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English definition of “cut down (something)”

cut down (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 reduce something in amount , size , or number of times repeated : I’ve decided to cut down on snacks . Seat belts have cut down the number of injuries in car accidents .
(Definition of cut down (something) verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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