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English definition of “keep (sb/sth) off sth”

keep (sb/sth) off sth

phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
B1 to not go onto an area, or to stop someone or something going onto an area: There was a notice saying 'Keep off the grass'.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
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