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gut

2 verb
     
Related topics: Cooking
gut2 past tense and past participle gutted, present participle gutting [transitive]
1 [usually passive] to completely destroy the inside of a building, especially by fire:
The building was completely gutted by fire.
2DFC to remove the organs from inside a fish or animal in order to prepare it for cooking
3 to change something by removing some of the most important or central parts

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