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English definition of “strip”

strip

verb [T] (REMOVE COVERING)   /strɪp/ (-pp-)
to remove, pull, or tear the covering or outer layer from something: I have this cabinet that had about eight layers of paint on it, and I stripped it down to refinish it. If you strip someone of something, you remove it from that person: Canada wants to strip Luitjens, a retired University of British Columbia botany instructor, of his citizenship.
(Definition of strip verb (REMOVE COVERING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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