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haircut

noun [C] uk   /ˈheə.kʌt/ us    /ˈher-/

haircut noun [C] (HAIR)

B1 the style in which someone's hair is cut, or an occasion of cutting the hair: She has a really awful haircut. I wish he'd get/have a haircut.

haircut noun [C] (MONEY)

specialized finance & economics a reduction in an amount of money, such as the price of a share or bond: The crisis means that lenders will have to take a haircut.
(Definition of haircut from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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