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    the quality of being able to gain attention for something, especially in the media, when this is difficult (by 'cutting through' the other stuff)

    The announcement has led news bulletins and generated debate, achieving more cut-through in the media than most of the things Labour has to say.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/02/2013

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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