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English definition of “off”


adverb (COMPLETELY)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
in such a way as to be completely absent , especially because of having been used or killed : It says on the bottle that it kills off all known germs . It'll take some time before she manages to pay off all her debts . The good thing about exercise is that it burns off calories . Between us we managed to finish off eight bottles of wine .Unavailable and inaccessiblePresent
(Definition of off adverb (COMPLETELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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