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English definition of “cut”

cut

verb (TAKE SHORT WAY)    /kʌt/ (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
[I usually + adv/prep] to go through or across a place , especially in order to get somewhere quickly : to cut through a passage Crossing and moving through cut a corner UK to fail to keep to your own side of the road when going round a corner Driving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of cut verb (TAKE SHORT WAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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