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undercutverb [T]

 us   /ˌʌn·dərˈkʌt/ (present participle undercutting, past tense and past participle undercut)
to weaken, damage, or cause the failure of something; undermine : He's got a plan, so I don't want to undercut the effort that he has underway. To undercut is also to charge less than a competitor: Large supermarkets can undercut their smaller rivals.
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