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|Noun||1.||cutting off - the act of cutting something off |
circumcision - the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males
|2.||cutting off - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"|
shortening - act of decreasing in length; "the dress needs shortening"
haircut - the act of cutting the hair
shearing - removing by cutting off or clipping