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English definition of “undercut”

undercut

verb [T]    /ˌʌn·dərˈkʌt/ (present participle undercutting, past tense and past participle undercut)
to weaken , damage , or cause the failure of something; undermine : He's got a plan , so I don't want to undercut the effort that he has underway . To undercut is also to charge less than a competitor : Large supermarkets can undercut their smaller rivals .
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