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English definition of “sell out (something)”

sell out (something)

verb [I/T] phrasal verb with sell  /sel/ ( past tense and past participle sold  /soʊld/) us  

(DO FOR MONEY)

to give up support for a person or belief for money or personal advantage: He wouldn't sell out the cause to serve his own interests.
(Definition of sell out (something) phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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