Definition of do without phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

do without

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

do without (somebody/something)

 
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to manage without someone or something She can't do without an assistant. If they can't get it to us in time, we'll just have to do without. do without doing something (ironic) Icould have done without being (= I wish I had not been) woken up at three in the morning.
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