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English definition of “strip sth out”

strip sth out

phrasal verb with strip
 
 
/strɪp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to ignore particular numbers in a situation in order to understand what is really important: After stripping out property sales, the firm's operating profits rose 10%.
to remove particular costs: Axa stripped out substantial costs when it took over the UK insurance group.
UK to remove a piece of equipment or machinery in order to replace it with something new: Production lines have been stripped out and replaced.
(Definition of strip sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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