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sever
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
to split something into two unconnected parts — usually by cutting

or:

to break up or end a relationship; or to separate from something
  • A mild insecurity about language may be part of the American birthright, psychological residue from the one fiber in the colonial cord that was never quite severed.
    one — The Language Wars (3% in)

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