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strip sth out

phrasal verb with strip uk   /strɪp/ us   verb [T] -pp-
to ignore particular numbers in a situation in order to understand what is really important: After stripping out property sales, the firm's operating profits rose 10%.
to remove particular costs: Axa stripped out substantial costs when it took over the UK insurance group.
UK to remove a piece of equipment or machinery in order to replace it with something new: Production lines have been stripped out and replaced.
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