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

keep (sb/sth) out of sth

phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to avoid becoming involved in something, or to stop someone or something becoming involved in something: I prefer to keep out of arguments about money. Keep me out of this!Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingAbstaining and refraining
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