cut back/down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cut back/down

phrasal verb with cut uk   us   /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to do less of something or use something in ​smalleramounts: The ​government has ​announcedplans to ​cut back ondefencespending by 10 ​percent next ​year. I'm ​trying to ​cut down oncaffeine.
(Definition of cut back/down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut back/down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少,削减,缩减…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少,削減,縮減…
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