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English definition of “cut sth off”

cut sth off

(STOP) phrasal verb with cut     /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to stop providing something such as electricity , supplies , etc.: If this bill is not paid within five days , your gas supply will be cut off. The aim was to cut off the enemy's escape route / supplies .Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of cut sth off (STOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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