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stay

verb [I]
 
 
/steɪ/
to not move away or leave: stay for 2 days/2 weeks/2 years, etc. They need an assistant who is willing to stay for six months.stay at work/home We stayed at work until 10 pm.stay in/on sth She will stay on the board after she steps down as CEO.stay here/there How long do you plan to stay here in Boston?
to continue doing something, or to continue to be in a particular state: stay open/closed The shops stay open until 9 o' clock.stay in/on/at sth It is becoming too expensive for small dairy farms to stay in business.stay within sth Most departments had stayed within budget.
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