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English definition of “cut”

cut

verb     /kʌt/ (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
KNIFE [I, T] A2 to use a knife or other sharp tool to divide something, remove part of something, or make a hole in something: Use a pair of scissors to cut the paper . Cut the meat into small pieces . He cut the piece of wood in half . I had my hair cut last week . Surgeons cut out the tumour . She cut off all the diseased buds . These old scissors don't cut very well.Cutting and stabbing
REDUCE [T] B2 to reduce the size or amount of something: Prices have been cut by 25%. The company is cutting 50 jobs .Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
INJURE [T] B1 to injure yourself on a sharp object that makes you bleed : She cut her finger on a broken glass .Cutting and stabbing
REMOVE [T] B2 to remove part of a film or piece of writing: The film was too long so they cut some scenes . → See also cut corners, cut it/things fine, have your work cut outRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of cut verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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