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cutoff

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌt.ɒf/ us    /ˈkʌt̬.ɑːf/

cutoff noun [C] (STOP)

the act of stopping the supply of something: The US has announced a cutoff of military aid to the country.Causing something to endComing to an end a fixed point or level at which you stop including people or things: 31 March is the cutoff date for applications to be accepted.Range and limits

cutoff noun [C] (TROUSERS)

cutoffs [plural] (also cutoff jeans) a pair of jeans or trousers that has had the bottom parts of the legs removedTrousers
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