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1excise/ˈɛkˌsaɪz/noun
pluralexcises
1excise
/ˈɛkˌsaɪz/
noun
pluralexcises
Learner's definition of EXCISE  
[count]
: a tax on certain things that are made, sold, or used within a country
— called also excise tax
2excise/ɪkˈsaɪz/verb
excisesexcisedexcising
2excise
/ɪkˈsaɪz/
verb
excisesexcisedexcising
Learner's definition of EXCISE  
[+ object]formal
: to remove (something) by cutting it out

— excision

/ɪkˈsɪʒən/nounpluralexcisions
[count]
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