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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: exit /ˈeksɪt/ 
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singularexit
pluralexits
  1. 1
    a door that leads out of a public place such as a room or building

    I was wandering round Belgrade Airport looking for the exit.

    emergency/fire exit (=a door allowing people to leave a building or vehicle quickly when there is danger):

    Passengers should leave the plane by the nearest emergency exit.

  2. 3
    the act of leaving a place

    She stepped in front of me and blocked my exit.

    make an exit:

    They made a hasty exit through the back door.

  3. 4
    formal an occasion when someone stops being involved in a situation or activity, or is no longer in a particular position

    His opponent's inspired performance condemned the champion to an early exit.

    exit from:

    the massive election defeat that led to his exit from the political scene

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