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quit

verb [I or T]
 
 
/kwɪt/
informal HR, WORKPLACE to leave your job: quit your job (as sth) Unable to drive, Lee was forced to quit his job. Mr. Turner quit his job as a loan officer to take up dairy farming. If she hates her job, why doesn't she quit?
informal to leave a place or stop an activity: He hates Britain and wants to quit for good. I would love to quit magazine work.quit doing sth As many as a third of producers have indicated that they intend to quit milking cows unless returns improve.
IT to close a program on a computer: If a window appears asking you whether to quit any open applications, click Continue.
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