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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyweed out
he/she/itweeds out
present participleweeding out
past tenseweeded out
past participleweeded out
  1. to remove a person or thing that is not suitable or good enough, especially from a group or collection
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