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verb
  1. 1
    to use a knife, pair of scissors, or other sharp tool to divide something into two or more pieces

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    1. a.
      to use a sharp tool to remove a piece from something

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  2. 2
    to be capable of cutting in a particular way

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    1. a.
      to be able to cut a particular substance

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  3. 3
    to injure a part of your body with something sharp that cuts the skin

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  4. 4
    to reduce something such as the amount or level of something

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  5. 9
    to divide a set of playing cards into two piles

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  6. 12

    cut

    or

    cut across

    to pass through or across something

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  7. 13

    cut

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    cut in line

    American to take a place near the front of a line of people rather than going to the back

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phrases

English version of definition of cut

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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skanky

very unpleasant or dirty

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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