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Noun
The act of stopping or blocking the flow or availability of something
“We have seen in many situations that the cutting off of aid may hurt innocent populations.”
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The stoppage of a given service or activity
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The state or experience of being alienated
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The action or process of detaching or dismembering a part or limb from a structure or body
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The act of severing or the state of being severed
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Present participle for to physically cut off or sever
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“The tree was getting too big and I had to cut off many of its branches.”
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Present participle for to interrupt a conversation or activity
“Peter would cut me off as I was speaking just to ask me a ridiculous question.”
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Present participle for to disown, especially to disinherit from one's will
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“She would cut off her eldest son from her will due to his recalcitrance.”
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Present participle for to end a relationship or want nothing more to do with
“If I were not familiar with him personally, I would cut him off from the community.”
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Present participle for to bring to an end or prevent from continuing
“The president would cut off funding to certain key sectors of government.”
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Present participle for to block an opening or prevent the continued flow of
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“If you are brewing one serving, cut off the flow of coffee after one serving has dribbled out.”
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Present participle for to prevent or impede someone from engaging in an activity
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“The Post Office is moving to cut off their ability to mail contraband from these locations.”
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Present participle for to keep apart or isolate from others
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“Shifting winds would help to cut off the island from the mainland.”
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Present participle for to refuse to provide (as per usual)
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Present participle for disconnect, cut off
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Present participle for to take apart from
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Present participle for to form a ring or circle around
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Present participle for to cause to feel less close, friendly or caring
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Present participle for to lower in length or size
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Present participle for block off
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Present participle for to breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation)
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Present participle for to peel or remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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Present participle for to draw, or cause to draw, to a close
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Present participle for forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for to allay or make less intense
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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Present participle for to suppress the noise or speech of
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Present participle for to give, especially by way of a will after one's passing
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Present participle for to remove completely, leaving no trace
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