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cutoff

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌt.ɒf/ us    /ˈkʌt̬.ɑːf/

cutoff noun [C] (STOP)

the act of stopping the supply of something: The US has announced a cutoff of military aid to the country. a fixed point or level at which you stop including people or things: 31 March is the cutoff date for applications to be accepted.

cutoff noun [C] (TROUSERS)

cutoffs [plural] ( also cutoff jeans) a pair of jeans or trousers that has had the bottom parts of the legs removed
Translations of “cutoff”
in Chinese (Traditional) 中斷, 切斷供應, 中斷供應…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中断, 切断供应, 中断供应…
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