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English definition of “grow out of sth”

grow out of sth

(INTEREST) phrasal verb with grow     /ɡrəʊ/ US  /ɡroʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
If you grow out of an interest or way of behaving , you stop having or doing it as you become older : He wants to join the army when he leaves school , but I hope he'll grow out of the idea .Stop having or doing something
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