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English definition of “out”

out

adverb, preposition (NOT ACCURATE)    /aʊt/ informal
C1 not accurate : Our estimates were only out by a few dollars . You were 25 cm out in your measurements . Those sales figures were way out (= completely wrong ).US I'm out $25 on this trip (= it cost me $25 more than expected ).Wrong
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (NOT ACCURATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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