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English definition of “strike sth out/through”

strike sth out/through

verb uk phrasal verb with strike   /straɪk/ (struck, struck) us  
to draw a line through text in a document to show that it does not relate to you or is not correct: Please strike out whichever option does not apply to you.Deleting writing
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