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English definition of “hole up (somewhere)”

hole up (somewhere)

informal phrasal verb with hole     /həʊl/ US  /hoʊl/ verb [T] specialized
to stay in a safe place, often as a way of avoiding something or hiding from someone: We'd better find some shelter and hole up until the storm passes.Hiding and disguising
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