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(Definition of “stay on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stay on

phrasal verb with stay uk /steɪ/ us verb [ I ]

to continue to be in a place, job, or school longer than usual or longer than other people:

We stayed on to complete the data entry before the morning deadline.
A government allowance was paid to encourage students from poor families to stay on at school.
stay on as sth He will stay on as boss after the merger.

(Definition of “stay on” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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