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chop

verb [T]  us   /tʃɑp/ (-pp-)

chop verb [T] (CUT)

to cut something into pieces with a sharp tool, such as an ax : Cal went out to chop some wood for the fireplace. To chop something off is to separate it from what it was part of by cutting: Chop the ends off the carrots. If you chop up something, you cut it into small pieces: She chopped up some celery for the salad.

chop

noun [C]  us   /tʃɑp/

chop noun [C] (MEAT)

a small piece of meat with a bone still in it: a lamb/pork/veal chop
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