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verb [intransitive/transitive] computing     cut and paste pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycut and paste
he/she/itcuts and pastes
present participlecutting and pasting
past tensecut and pasted
past participlecut and pasted
  1. to move a piece of writing from one place in a computer file to another place

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     cut and paste pronunciation in British English
noun [uncountable]


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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