Focus on the pronunciation of cutoff
› a fixed point or level at which something stops: an age/income cutoff There is an income cutoff for eligibility.keep/put/set a cutoff at sth The return on your investment depends on how the FTSE 100 index performs, and they have set a cut-off at 60% - or 9.9% tax-free a year. The current cutoff for subsidy payments is $2.5 million.
› a situation in which you stop doing, making, paying, or supplying something: The dispute over prices has led to a temporary cut-off in deliveries. The country's government is in danger of collapse because of the international cutoff of revenue and aid.