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English definition of “cut sth down”

cut sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with cut   /kʌt/ (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut) us  
B2 to make a tree or other plant fall to the ground by cutting it near the bottomForestryCutting and stabbing
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