strike sb off (sth) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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strike sb off (sth)

phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
If someone with a ​responsiblejob such as a ​doctor or ​lawyer is ​struck off, they are ​officially not ​allowed to ​continue in that ​work because of having done something ​seriouslywrong: A ​solicitor who ​insulted two ​officials from the Law Society was ​struck off forabusivebehaviour.
(Definition of strike sb off (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike sb off (sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 取消(医生、律师等)的执业资格…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取消(醫生、律師等)的執業資格…
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