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strip

verb /strip/ ( past tense, past participle stripped)
to remove the covering from something
enlever
He stripped the old varnish off the wall He stripped the branch (of its bark) with his knife.
to undress
(se) déshabiller
She stripped the child (naked) and put him in the bath He stripped and dived into the water They were told to strip to the waist.
to remove the contents of (a house etc)
vider
The house/room was stripped bare / stripped of its furnishings They stripped the house of all its furnishings.
to deprive (a person) of something
destituer
The officer was stripped of his rank for misconduct.
strip cartoon a row of drawings, eg in a newspaper or comic paper, telling a story.
bande dessinée
strip-lighting noun lighting by long tubes rather than bulbs.
éclairage fluorescent
striptease noun the act, by a woman, of removing her clothes one by one as a theatrical entertainment.
effeuillage
strip off to remove clothes or a covering from a thing or person
enlever
He stripped (his clothes) off and had a shower The doctor stripped his bandage off.
(Definition of strip from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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