Definition Leave

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Definition

to leave: to exit, to go away, to depart; to abandon, to deposit, to give over
verb
When do you leave for France? When are you going to France?
I've left five messages on her answerphone. I rang and recorded five messages on her answerphone.
I left the country two years ago. I exited the country two years ago.

This is an irregular verb:
I leave / I left / I have left

(there's nothing) left: (there's nothing) remaining, (there is) no more
verb
There's still some food left. There is still some food that hasn't been eaten.
What is left to do? What remains to be done?

Pronunciation examples
UK: I'd like to leave the office early today.
US: You left early yesterday. Get back to work.

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