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excise (s) (noun), excises (pl)
An internal tax charged on goods produced, sold, or consumed within a country or the use of a service.
excise (verb), excises; excised; excising
1. To remove surgically or as if by cutting: The doctor excised the tumor during the Tom's operation.
2. To delete a part of something such as a text, part of a film, etc: The producer excised two scenes from the movie.
3. Etymology: from Latin excis-, past participle of excidere "to cut out" from ex-, "out" + caedere "to cut".
This entry is located in the following units: -cise, -cis, -cide (page 1) ex-, e-, ef- (page 3)
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(Greek: a suffix; cut, excise, surgical removal of)