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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theykeep out
he/she/itkeeps out
present participlekeeping out
past tensekept out
past participlekept out
  1. 1
    [transitive] keep someone/something out to prevent someone or something from entering a place

    Cars should be kept out of the city centre.

  2. 2
    keep out used on signs to tell people not to go into a place
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