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noun [countable] short cut pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
singularshort cut
pluralshort cuts

or shortcut short cut pronunciation in British English /ˈʃɔː(r)tˌkʌt/

  1. 1
    a path or route that is quicker and shorter than the usual way
  2. 2
    a way of saving time or effort in doing something, often a method that produces a result that is not good enough
  3. 3
    computing a computer icon or a combination of keys on the keyboard such as ‘Alt + C’ that helps you to do something on the computer more quickly, for example go to a particular program or copy information


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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