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English definition of “help”

help

verb (STOP YOURSELF)    /help/
can't/couldn't help B1 If you can't/couldn't help something, such as acting in a particular way or making a particular remark, you are/were not able to control or stop it: It was awful, but I couldn't help laughing. "Stop giggling!" "I can't help it!" I can't help thinking (= my true feeling is that) she'd be better off without him.Inevitable
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