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English noun: cutting off

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


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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