shut off from

phrasal verb
shut off from; shutting off from; shuts off from

Definition of shut off from

1 : to keep (oneself) in a place that is away from (other people) He shut himself off from his family.
2 : to separate (someone or something) from (something) usually used as (be) shut off fromHere on the island, people are shut off from (contact with) the outside world.

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“Shut off from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shut%20off%20from. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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