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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycut out
he/she/itcuts out
present participlecutting out
past tensecut out
past participlecut out
  1. 1
    [transitive] to remove something from a larger piece by cutting
    cut something out of something:

    I cut this article out of a magazine for you.

    1. a.
      to make something by cutting it from a larger piece
      cut something out from something:

      Using the 5cm cutter, cut out six circles from the rectangular cake.

  2. 2
    [transitive] same as cut1

    They’ve cut out several scenes in which I appeared.

  3. 5
    [transitive]cut someone out to not allow someone to do something or get something
    cut someone out of something:

    I don’t want to cut the children out of our plans.

    cut someone out of your will (=not leave them anything when you die):

    Frank’s mother cut him out of her will.

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