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snip

verb [I or T] uk   us   /snɪp/ (-pp-)
to cut something with scissors, usually with small, quick cuts: Have you seen the scissors? I want to snip off this loose thread. I snipped out the article and gave it to her.

snip

noun uk   us   /snɪp/

snip noun (CUT)

[C] a quick, short cut with scissors: Give it a snip with the scissors.the snip UK informal humorous a vasectomy

snip noun (CHEAP PRODUCT)

[S] UK informal a product that is being sold cheaply, for less than you would expect: The sunglasses are now available in major stores, a snip at £12 a pair.
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