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chopping block

noun

Simple Definition of chopping block

  • : a hard wooden block on which things (such as meat, wood, or vegetables) are chopped or cut

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chopping block

  1. 1 :  a wooden block on which material (as meat, wood, or vegetables) is cut, split, or diced

  2. 2 :  a situation in which someone or something is threatened with elimination <government programs on the chopping block>


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