Struck off means "to be removed", usually from a position of power or responsibility or stature.
In the UK it has a colloquial meaning of being removed from a GP Surgery list. [http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/actionnetwork/A1182584]
* In the
United States Navy, the final decommissioning of a ship is when it is struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
* In the
United Kingdom, the erasure of a medicalpractitioner from the Medical Register by the General Medical Council, usually as a sanction.
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