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Definition of undercut verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    undercut

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they undercut
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌt//
     
    he / she / it undercuts
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌts//
     
    past simple undercut
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌt//
     
    past participle undercut
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌt//
     
    -ing form undercutting
    BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈkʌtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈkʌtɪŋ//
     
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  1. 1undercut somebody/something to sell goods or services at a lower price than your competitors to undercut somebody’s prices We were able to undercut our European rivals by 5%. See related entries: Economy
  2. 2undercut somebody/something to make somebody/something weaker or less likely to be effective synonym undermine Some members of the board were trying to undercut the chairman's authority.
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