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strike sb/sth off

phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to ​remove a ​doctor, ​lawyer, etc. from an ​officiallist so that they are no ​longerallowed 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 ​caughtemployingillegalworkers.
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