Meaning of “cut” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /kʌt/

B1 an injury made when the skin is cut with something sharp:

He suffered cuts and bruises in the accident.

an opening made with a sharp tool:

She made a cut in the material.

B2 a reduction in the number or amount of something:

tax/job cuts
The workers were angry about the cut in pay.

a piece of meat from a particular part of an animal:

an expensive cut of beef

a share of something, usually money:

My family owns the company, so we get a cut of the profits.
an electricity/power, etc cut

B2 an occasion when the supply of something is stopped

HAIR also haircut

the style in which your hair has been cut

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(Definition of “cut noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)