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Meaning of “cut” - Learner’s Dictionary

cut

noun [C]     /kʌt/
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
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