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English definition of “gut”

gut

verb [T]     /ɡʌt/ (present participle gutting, past tense and past participle gutted)
ANIMAL to remove the organs from inside a fish or other animalPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
BUILDING to completely destroy or remove the inside of a building: A fire gutted the bookshop last week.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingConstruction work and workers
(Definition of gut verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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