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English definition of “strike sb/sth off”

strike sb/sth off

phrasal verb with strike     /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to remove a doctor, lawyer, etc. from an official list so that they are no longer allowed to work in that job, usually because they have done something dishonest or illegal: be struck off Company directors can be struck off if they are caught employing illegal workers.
(Definition of strike sb/sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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