Meaning of “power cut” in the English Dictionary

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"power cut" in British English

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power cutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpaʊə ˌkʌt/ us /ˈpaʊ.ɚ ˌkʌt/ UK US power outage

B2 an interruption in the supply of electricity:

Storms caused power cuts in hundreds of homes last night.

(Definition of “power cut” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)