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cord cutting

Syllabification: cord cut·ting

Definition of cord cutting in English:

noun

informal
The practice of canceling or forgoing a cable television subscription or landline telephone connection in favor of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service: the cable industry has seen a decline in television subscribers as customers engage in cord cutting
More example sentences
  • A service that offers live television could make cord cutting even more palatable.
  • Cable's more reliable performance has served as a deterrent for cord cutting.
  • It seems that a new statistic emerges every couple of weeks that attempts to quantify the severity of cord cutting.

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