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cutoffnoun [C]

us   /ˈkʌt̬ˌɔf/
  • cutoff noun [C] (LIMIT)

a fixed point or limit at which something is stopped: The cutoff for blood donations is usually age 65.
  • cutoff noun [C] (ROAD)

a road that leaves another and provides a shorter route: We took the cutoff and saved 20 minutes on the trip home.
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cutoffnoun [C, usually singular]

also cut-off uk   /ˈkʌtɒf/ us  
a fixed point or level at which something stops: an age/income cutoff There is an income cutoff for eligibility.keep/put/set a cutoff at sth The return on your investment depends on how the FTSE 100 index performs, and they have set a cut-off at 60% - or 9.9% tax-free a year. The current cutoff for subsidy payments is $2.5 million.
a situation in which you stop doing, making, paying, or supplying something: The dispute over prices has led to a temporary cut-off in deliveries. The country's government is in danger of collapse because of the international cutoff of revenue and aid.

cutoffadjective [before noun]

also cut-off uk   /ˈkʌtɒf/ us  
relating to a fixed point or level at which something stops: a cutoff date/point January 31 is the cutoff date for claims to be filed.
(Definition of cutoff from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cutoff”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中断, 切断供应, 中断供应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中斷, 切斷供應, 中斷供應…
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