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cut

verb
 
/kʌt/ ( present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
A2 to use a knife or other sharp tool to divide something or make a hole in something
cortar
Cut the meat into small pieces. He cut the piece of wood in half. I had my hair cut last week.
cut something/yourself B1 to hurt a part of your body on a sharp object that makes you bleed
cortar algo/cortar-se
She cut her finger on some broken glass.
to reduce the size or amount of something
cortar, reduzir
Prices have been cut by 25 percent.
to remove part of a movie or piece of writing
cortar
The movie was too long, so they cut some scenes.
(Definition of cut verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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