stop out Brit.

stop out Brit.
stop out Brit.
informal
stay out later than expected.
stop

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  • stop-out — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: stop out, verb (herein) : a person who stops out of a college or university * * * /stop owt /, n. 1. a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one s education. 2. a student who withdraws from …   Useful english dictionary

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  • stop — v. & n. v. (stopped, stopping) 1 tr. a put an end to (motion etc.); completely check the progress or motion or operation of. b effectively hinder or prevent (stopped them playing so loudly). c discontinue (an action or sequence of actions)… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • stop — ► VERB (stopped, stopping) 1) come or bring to an end. 2) prevent from happening or from doing something. 3) cease or cause to cease moving or operating. 4) (of a bus or train) call at a designated place to pick up or set down passengers. 5) Brit …   English terms dictionary

  • stop in — stop off, stop over, stop in or (N American) stop by To break one s journey, pay a visit to (usu with at) • • • Main Entry: ↑stop * * * ˌstop ˈin [intransitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

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