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English definition of “chop sth down”

chop sth down

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with chop   /tʃɒp/ us    /tʃɑːp/ (-pp-)
C2 to cut through something to make it fall down: Most of the diseased trees were chopped down last year.Cutting and stabbing
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