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English definition of “cut sth out”

cut sth out

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

(REMOVE)

C1 to remove something or form a shape by cutting, usually from paper or cloth: She cut out his picture from the magazine.

(STOP EATING)

C1 to stop eating or drinking something, usually to improve your health: Since my heart attack, I've cut fatty foods out altogether.
(Definition of cut sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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