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English definition of “cast sb/sth aside/off”

cast sb/sth aside/off

formal phrasal verb with cast     /kɑːst/ US  /kæst/ verb (cast, cast)
to get rid of someone or something: You must cast aside all thoughts of revenge.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
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