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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybuy out
he/she/itbuys out
present participlebuying out
past tensebought out
past participlebought out
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    buy someone out British to pay money so that someone can leave an organization, especially the military, before the time that they had originally agreed
    buy out of: He bought himself out of the army.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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