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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
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