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sever ties with (someone or something)

To cease associating, working, or communicating with someone or something. Sarah severed ties with her family when she was only 17. We decided to sever ties with the company after their horse-meat scandal became public knowledge.
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sever ties with someone

Fig. to end a relationship or agreement suddenly or completely. The company severed its ties with the dishonest employee. John has severed all ties with his parents.
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A severe weather watch is issued by the SPC several hours in advance for a broad area of potential severe weather.
Prialt is the first medicine that was approved in Europe as a non-opioid, intrathecal, severe chronic pain agent.
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Topics addressed in these chapters include employment and the dually diagnosed individual with a history of drug and alcohol use, special problems associated with finding suitable job placements for individuals with severe mental illness with high levels of skill and education, utilizing supported education as a way of helping clients develop job skills that will increase their employability, and the need for employment specialists and other team members to develop cultural sensitivity that will allow them to deliver culturally competent employment and other clinical services to diverse client populations.
In addition to showing the effectiveness of the allergy shots, the results demonstrate that a large number of young people allergic to stings but unimmunized remain at substantial risk of a severe reaction, Moffitt says.
Some individuals may only have mild reactions; others may have a history of severe reactions.
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The researchers found an increased likelihood of severe complications after delivery among women who delivered by cesarean, whether surgery was performed before or during labour, especially for women aged 35 and older.
'The start of the production facility will help ensure that a local commodity to treating severe acute malnutrition is available.
Patients will be followed up during their hospital stay and assessed the severe of Dengue.
However, there is still much confusion regarding the diagnosis of certain categories of hypertensive disorders--particularly preeclampsia with severe features and superimposed preeclampsia with or without severe features.
Objective: To analyze the significance of myocardial enzymes, cardiac troponin T (cTnT) and hepatic and renal function in the treatment of severe pneumonia in children.
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