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verb [T]  /lɑp/ (-pp-) us  
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.
Translations of “lop”
in Spanish podar, recortar…
in French émonder, réduire…
in German abhacken…
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