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English definition of “cutoff”

cutoff

noun [C] (STOP)    /ˈkʌt.ɒf/ US  /ˈkʌt̬.ɑːf/
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
(Definition of cutoff noun (STOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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