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English definition of “cut down”

cut down

phrasal verb with cut
 
 
/kʌt/ verb [T] (cutting, cut, cut)
[I or T] to reduce the amount or number of something: cut down on sth The supermarket chain has promised to cut down on packaging. This new system should cut down the time spent in meetings.
(Definition of cut down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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