Meaning of “strike sb/sth off” in the English Dictionary


"strike sb/sth off" in Business English

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strike sb/sth off

phrasal verb with strike uk /straɪk/ us 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)