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Synonyms for cutting off
cut·ting off

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  1. abscission, cutting offnoun

    the act of cutting something off

    cutting, cut, abscission

  2. cut, cutting, cutting offnoun

    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

    "the barber gave him a good cut"

    gash, abscission, press clipping, clipping, cold shoulder, press cutting, slip, cutting, film editing, slash, newspaper clipping, cut, swing, deletion, carving, thinning, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, snub, slice, stinger

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  1. Aydan Ozoguz:

    It was an illusion to think that cutting off Mare Nostrum would prevent people from attempting this dangerous voyage across the Mediterranean.

  2. Gregory Bernstein:

    Everyone's pain threshold is a little different. An embolization is pretty painful regardless. Think about it. Jamin Brahmbhatt are cutting off the blood supply to tissue in the body, which cuts off oxygen, which causes tissue to die, and that can be pretty painful.

  3. Ben Cardin:

    And closing the border - that makes no sense at all, we need Mexico's cooperation to work with us, and cutting off the border just tells Mexico: 'We're doing it alone'.

  4. Natalia Krapiva:

    Putin's goal is to isolate the people, leave them one-on-one with the propaganda, cut off all alternative information and to suppress all independent voices, and by cutting off internet services, we help Vladimir Putin.

  5. Edward J. Burns:

    This was supposed to be a cooperative process, not an adversarial one, but the abrupt cutting off of this process through this raid was a direct affront to this necessary notion of cooperation.


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