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English definition of “sever”

sever

verb [T]     /ˈsevər/
to cut through something, especially a part of the body : to sever an artery [often passive] Two of her fingers were severed in the accident .Cutting off and disconnecting
sever links/ties, etc with sb to end a relationship with someoneCutting off and disconnectingEnding relationships and divorce
(Definition of sever verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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