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Definition of keep off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

keep off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

keep off something

 
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to avoid mentioning a particular subject It's best to keep off politics when my father's around.

keep somebody/somethingoff

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keep somebody/something off somebody/something

 
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to prevent someone or something from coming near, touching, etc. someone or something They lit a fire to keep off wild animals. Keep your hands off (= do not touch) me!
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: keep off