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See also: hands-off
- hands-off (adjective)
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- (informal) don't touch!
- (nautical, historical) cut off a hand: decreed by old admiralty law as punishment for pulling a knife during a fight with a shipmate.
cut off a hand!
- Tending not to interfere with people's (employees', subjects', etc.) decisions and actions.
- a hands-off policy
- Antonym: hands-on
not interfering with others' decisions and actions
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hand off