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strike sb off (sth)

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phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
If someone with a responsible job such as a doctor or lawyer is struck off, they are officially not allowed to continue in that work because of having done something seriously wrong: A solicitor who insulted two officials from the Law Society was struck off for abusive behaviour.
Translations of “strike sb off (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 取消(醫生、律師等)的執業資格…
in Chinese (Simplified) 取消(医生、律师等)的执业资格…
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