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English definition of “way out”

way out

noun [C]    
DOOR UK (UK/US exit) a door that takes you out of a building Doors and parts of doors
SITUATION a way of avoiding doing something unpleasant : I'm supposed to be going to this meeting at 2.00 and I'm looking for a way out.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
(Definition of way out noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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