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Definition of beat out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

beat out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    beat somethingout

     
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  1. 1to produce a rhythm by hitting something many times
  2. 2to put a fire out by beating We beat the flames out.
  3. 3 to remove something by hitting it with a hammer, etc. They can beat out the dent in the car's fender.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: beat out