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My son's face was covered in cuts and bruises.
She suffered a deep cut to her scalp.
Make a series of small cuts in the meat.
The government threatened a cut in education spending.
I chopped the log with one clean cut.
a cut and blow-dry
We gave Jenny's hair a softer cut.
the stylish cut of his evening clothes
Some drastic cuts have been made in the third act.
the director's cut
a lean cut of beef
Don't forget your agent takes a 10% cut.
This is a cut above the average Hollywood thriller.
He enjoys the cut and thrust of political life.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of cut from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.