Definition of cost-cutting in English:

cost-cutting

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The reduction of costs, especially in a business: the company would take a hard look at a new round of cost-cutting [as modifier]: the most extensive cost-cutting exercise in Canadian history

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cost-cutter

noun

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