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Avoidance or inadequate performance of a task or duty; the action of copping out.

His disappearance on the day of the audition was just a cop-out.

Additional definitions for 'cop-out':

cop-outA person who cops out.
cop-outAn excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.
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