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slough off

verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento

Translation of slough off in Spanish:

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] [skin] mudar de 1.2 [responsibility] librarse de; [characteristic] deshacerse* de to slough off a habit abandonar una costumbre
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