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Present participle for end, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly
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“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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Present participle for to end, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly
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“500 staff were axed as part of a rationalization programme.”
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Present participle for to chop or cut into very small pieces
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Present participle for to clean out or get rid off
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Present participle for to draw, or cause to draw, to a close
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Present participle for to expel or send away, especially permanently
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Present participle for to get rid of (something undesirable or no longer required)
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Present participle for to decrease in amount or degree
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Present participle for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Present participle for to remove (a section) from a text or piece of music
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Formal act of putting an end to, annulling
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The action of forcing or throwing something out
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The amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower
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