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way out

noun
     
Related topics: Household
way out plural ways out [countable]
1DHTBB British English a door or passage through which you leave a building [= exit]
2 a way to escape a difficult or bad situation:
He was in a dilemma, and could see no way out.
3

on the/your way out

a) if you do something on the way out, you do it as you leave a place:
Pick up your mail on the way out.
b) soon to be replaced by someone or something else:
The old type of passport is on its way out.

➔ take the easy way out

at easy1 (6)

➔ way out

at way1 (3)

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