Definition of drop out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Phrasal Verbs

    drop out (of something)

     
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  1. 1  to no longer take part in or be part of something He has dropped out of active politics. a word that has dropped out of the language
  2. 2  to leave school, college, etc. without finishing your studies She started a degree but dropped out after only a year. related noun dropout (1) See related entries: Teaching and learning
  3. 3to reject the ideas and ways of behaving that are accepted by the rest of society related noun dropout (2)
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