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Verb
End, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly
“The scale of the crisis facing Yorkshire schools emerged last night, with more than 250 teaching jobs to be axed following a Government-funding fiasco.”
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“500 staff were axed as part of a rationalization programme.”
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A tool used for chopping wood, typically of iron with a steel edge and wooden handle
“After the game finished, he was surprised to find the wooden handle of his axe had rotted.”
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