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cut sb/sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with cut   /kʌt/ ( present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut) us  
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.
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