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English definition of “chop”


verb [T] (CUT)   /tʃɑp/ (-pp-)
to cut something into pieces with a sharp tool , such as an ax: Cal went out to chop some wood for the fireplace . To chop something off is to separate it from what it was part of by cutting : Chop the ends off the carrots . If you chop up something, you cut it into small pieces : She chopped up some celery for the salad .
(Definition of chop verb (CUT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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