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Meaning of “trim” - Learner’s Dictionary

trim

verb [T]     /trɪm/ ( present participle trimming, past tense and past participle trimmed)
CUT ( also trim off) to cut a small amount from something to make it tidy or to remove parts that you do not need: I've had my hair trimmed. Trim the fat off the meat.Cutting and stabbing
REDUCE to reduce something: to trim costsBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
be trimmed with sth to be decorated with something around the edges: a silk dress trimmed with laceDecorating or making something attractive
(Definition of trim verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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