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English definition of “kill sth/sb off”

kill sth/sb off

phrasal verb with kill
 
 
/kɪl/ verb
to stop something or someone from existing any more: Lack of funding is killing off local theatres.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingKillingMurder and attempted murder
(Definition of kill sth/sb off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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