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Definition of cut-off noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cut-off

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkʌt ɒf//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌt ɔːf//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkʌt ɑːf//
     
     
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  1. 1a point or limit when you stop something Is there a cut-off point between childhood and adulthood? Set a cut-off date for work to be finished.
  2. 2the act of stopping the supply of something The government announced a cut-off in overseas aid.
  3. 3 cut-offs [plural] trousers/pants that have been made shorter by cutting off part of the legs wearing frayed cut-offs
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