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cutoffnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʌt̬ˌɔf/
  • cutoff noun [C] (LIMIT)

a ​fixedpoint or ​limit at which something is ​stopped: The cutoff for ​blood donations is usually ​age 65.
  • cutoff noun [C] (ROAD)

a ​road that ​leaves another and ​provides a ​shorterroute: We took the cutoff and ​saved 20 ​minutes on the ​triphome.
(Definition of cutoff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cutoffnoun [C, usually singular]

(also cut-off) uk   us   /ˈkʌtɒf/
a ​fixedpoint 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 ​indexperforms, and they have set a cut-off at 60% - or 9.9% ​tax-free a ​year. The ​current cutoff forsubsidypayments 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 indeliveries. The country's ​government is in danger of ​collapse because of the ​international cutoff ofrevenue and ​aid.

cutoffadjective [before noun]

(also cut-off) uk   us   /ˈkʌtɒf/
relating to a ​fixedpoint or ​level at which something ​stops: a cutoff date/point January 31 is the cutoff ​date for ​claims to be ​filed.
(Definition of cutoff from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cutoff”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中断, 切断供应, 中断供应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中斷, 切斷供應, 中斷供應…
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