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English definition of “stop over”

stop over

phrasal verb with stop     /stɒp/ US  /stɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
B2 to stay at a place for one night or a few nights on the way to somewhere else or before returning home: They're stopping over in Malaysia for a couple of nights on the way to Australia.UK Come round for dinner one night and you can stop over. → See also stopoverVisiting
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