Focus on the pronunciation of cost-cutting
English definition of “cost-cutting”
/ˈkɒstˌkʌtɪŋ/ noun [U]
› the process of reducing how much a company or organization spends: Restructuring and cost-cutting has led to an increase in annual earnings for the industry. cost-cutting adjective [before noun] › cost-cutting measures/plans/programmes cost cut noun [C] › Council cost cuts will mean job losses in the area.