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tear-off

[tair-awf, -of] /ˈtɛərˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
adjective
1.
designed to be easily removed by tearing, usually along a perforated line:
a sales letter with a tear-off order blank.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; adj., noun use of verb phrase tear off
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British Dictionary definitions for tear-off

tear off

/tɛə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to separate by tearing
2.
(intransitive, adverb) to rush away; hurry
3.
(transitive, adverb) to produce in a hurry; do quickly and carelessly: to tear off a letter
4.
(Brit, informal) tear someone off a strip, to reprimand or rebuke someone forcibly
adjective
5.
(of paper, etc) produced in a roll or block and marked with perforations so that one section at a time can be torn off
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