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"cutting edge" in American English

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cutting edgenoun [U]

us   /ˈkʌt̬·ɪŋ ˈedʒ/
the most recent stage in the development of something: His research is at the cutting edge of new therapies for cancer.
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"cutting edge" in Business English

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cutting edgenoun [S]

uk   us  
something that gives someone or something an advantage over others: Employees need to develop the necessary skills to maintain a cutting edge in technological advance.
the cutting edge (of sth)
the most recent and advanced stage of development in a particular type of work or activity, with the newest systems, equipment, etc.: We want to be at the cutting edge of this technology. Video games companies are always on the cutting edge in terms of the graphics.
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cutting-edgeadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌkʌtɪŋˈedʒ/ us  
very modern, and with all the newest features: cutting-edge companies/designs/products
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Translations of “the cutting edge”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展前沿, 领先位置, 先锋地位…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展前沿, 領先位置, 先鋒地位…
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