Definition of cut back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cut back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Gardening
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1  (also cut back (on something)) to reduce something If we don't sell more we'll have to cut back production. to cut back on spending related noun cutback
  2. 2to make a bush, etc. smaller by cutting branches off synonym prune to cut back a rose bush See related entries: Gardening
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