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English definition of “cut sb/sth off”

cut sb/sth off

phrasal verb with cut     /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to cause a person or place to become separate , or cause someone to be or feel alone : When his wife died , he cut himself off from other people . Many villages have been cut off by the heavy snow .Isolating and separating
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