Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you:
In terms of things you need to sever, tacos (た) are #1 on your list. No more tacos for you, going to cut those off from my diet.
Can you promise me you’ll abstain from alcohol?