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English definition of “strip sb of sth”

strip sb of sth

verb uk phrasal verb with strip   /strɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to take something important, such as a title, away from someone as a punishment: He was stripped of his knighthood after he was convicted of stealing from the company.Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of thingsPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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