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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystrip away
he/she/itstrips away
present participlestripping away
past tensestripped away
past participlestripped away
  1. 1
    to remove something that covers something
    Take care when stripping away old paint.
  2. 2
    to remove unnecessary things that hide what something is really like
    Strip away the jargon, and these ideas are just the same as the old ones.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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