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verb (par, ing)
  1. (transitive) To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife.
She pared the paired pears.
  1. (transitive) To reduce or trim something as if by cutting off.
Albrecht sought to his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.
Etymology: parer "arrange, prepare, trim," from parare "make ready," from Proto-Indo-European base
  • per- "to bring forward, bring forth".



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