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English definition of “excise”


verb [T]     /ekˈsaɪz/ formal
to remove something, especially by cutting : During a three-hour operation six tumours were excised from the wall of the patient's stomach . The official censors have excised the controversial sections of the report .Removing and extractingSurgery
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