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English noun: cutting off

1. cutting off (act) the act of cutting something off


Synonymsabscission


Broader (hypernym)remotion, removal


Narrower (hyponym)circumcision

2. cutting off (act) the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends


SamplesThe barber gave him a good cut.


Synonymscut, cutting


Broader (hypernym)shortening


Narrower (hyponym)clip, clipping, clipping, haircut, shearing, snip, trim, trimming









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