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English definition of “strip”

strip

verb
 
 
/strɪp/ (present participle stripping, past tense and past participle stripped)
CLOTHES [I, T] (also UK strip off) to remove all your clothes, or to remove all of someone else's clothes: She was stripped and searched by the guards. He stripped off his clothes and ran into the sea.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereNot wearing or removing clothes
COVERING [T] (also strip off) to remove a covering from the surface of something: to strip paint/wallpaper off the wallRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereInterior decoration
(Definition of strip verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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