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strip sth away

phrasal verb with strip
 
 
/strɪp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to get rid of something that is considered not to be necessary: Stripping away layers of bureaucracy would release the extra money necessary to develop services that patients really need.
to remove a large amount of money, for example from a budget, so that there is less to spend: Most of their profits have been stripped away by competitors.
Translations of “strip sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸削減, 慢慢剝奪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐削减, 慢慢剥夺…
(Definition of strip sth away from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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