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English definition of “lop”


verb [T]    /lɑp/ (-pp-)
to cut a piece from something with a single quick action: [M] We’ve got to lop off the lower branches of this tree. fig. The city council lopped thousands of dollars from the budget.
(Definition of lop verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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