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English definition of “strike sb off (sth)”

strike sb off (sth)

UK phrasal verb with strike     /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
If someone with a responsible job such as a doctor or lawyer is struck off, they are officially not allowed to continue in that work because of having done something seriously wrong : A solicitor who insulted two officials from the Law Society was struck off for abusive behaviour .Firing staff and being fired
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