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English definition of “cut across something”

cut across something

verb    /kʌt/ (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut) phrasal verb with cut    /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
to include several things that usually are separated from each other: Iron deficiency in women cuts across all socioeconomic levels.
(Definition of cut across something verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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