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English definition of “keep (sb) off sth”

keep (sb) off sth

verb uk phrasal verb with keep   /kiːp/ (kept, kept) us  
to not eat, drink, or use something that can harm you, or to stop someone else from doing this: The doctor told me to keep off fatty foods.Diets and dieting
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