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present tense
I/you/we/theycast off
he/she/itcasts off
present participlecasting off
past tensecast off
past participlecast off
  1. 1
    [transitive] to get rid of someone or something

    It took many years for Chicago to cast off its reputation as the home of violent gangsters.

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