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English definition of “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 beef Kinds 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 stopped Electricity and electronics
HAIR (also haircut) the style in which your hair has been cut → See also shortcutCutting and stabbing
(Definition of cut noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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