Definition of tear-off in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛərɒf/


Denoting something that is removed by being torn off, typically along a perforated line: please complete the tear-off slip
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  • The bill which quotes an address in Denmark, has an invoice number, a ‘payment due’ date, a ‘customer account number’, and even a bank giro credit tear-off slip.
  • Gü Puds, for example, which makes gooey chocolate puddings, recently carried on its packaging a tear-off cardboard strip that offered customers a free Johnny Depp DVD.
  • Those players already intending to attend are asked to send in the tear-off confirmation slip as soon as possible.
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