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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: prune /pruːn/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprune
he/she/itprunes
present participlepruning
past tensepruned
past participlepruned

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    prune

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    prune back

    to remove parts of a tree or plant, for example to make it grow better

    We'll need to prune back the branches this year.

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