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strip sth out

phrasal verb with strip uk   us   /strɪp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to ignore particular ​numbers in a ​situation in ​order to understand what is really important: After ​stripping out ​propertysales, the firm's ​operatingprofitsrose 10%.
to ​remove particular ​costs: Axa ​stripped out ​substantialcosts when it took over the UK ​insurancegroup.
UK to ​remove a ​piece of ​equipment or ​machinery in ​order to ​replace it with something new: Productionlines have been ​stripped out and ​replaced.
(Definition of strip sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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