cut noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “cut” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [C]
INJURY B1 an injury made when the skin is cut with something sharp: He suffered cuts and bruises in the accident.Cutting and stabbing
OPENING an opening made with a sharp tool: She made a cut in the material.Cutting and stabbing
REDUCTION B2 a reduction in the number or amount of something: tax/job cuts The workers were angry about the cut in pay.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
MEAT a piece of meat from a particular part of an animal: an expensive cut of beefKinds of meat
SHARE a share of something, usually money: My family owns the company, so we get a cut of the profits.Sharing
an electricity/power, etc cut B2 an occasion when the supply of something is stoppedElectricity and electronics
HAIR ( also haircut) the style in which your hair has been cut →  See also shortcut Cutting and stabbing
(Definition of cut noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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