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English definition of “cut”

cut

verb (STOP)    /kʌt/ (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
[I or T] to stop or interrupt something: to cut an engine/a motor "Cut! (= stop filming!)" shouted the director.Cancelling and interruptingCausing something to endComing to an end cut sb short to stop someone from talking before they have finished what they were saying: He started to explain, but she cut him short.Cancelling and interruptingCausing something to endComing to an end cut it/that out! informal used to tell someone to stop talking or stop behaving in an annoying way: Just cut it out! I've had enough of your silly jokes.Expressions telling people to stop doing something
(Definition of cut verb (STOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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