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English definition of “clip”

clip

verb (CUT)    /klɪp/ (-pp-)
[T] to cut something with scissors or a similar sharp tool , especially to make it tidier : I'm going to clip the hedge this weekend . When the guard came to clip my train ticket (= make a hole in it to show that it had been used), I couldn't find it. I'm always clipping recipes out of magazines .Cutting and stabbing [T] to reduce something by the stated amount : Christie has clipped a tenth of a second off the record .Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of clip verb (CUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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