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cut-off

noun
     
cut-off, cut‧off
1 [countable usually singular] a limit or level at which you stop doing something [↪ deadline]
cut-off date/point/score etc (=the date etc when you stop doing something)
The cut-off date for registration is July 2.
2 [countable usually singular] when you completely stop doing something or supplying something
cut-off of
A full-scale cut-off of US aid would be a disaster.
3

cutoffs

or cut-off jeans/trousers etc [plural]DCC short trousers that you make by cutting off the bottom part of a pair of trousers

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