An act or instance of reducing something, typically expenditures: cutbacks in defense spending
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- Other companies that previously raised money have made cutbacks to reduce costs.
- Because direct taxes will not rise, any shortfall will be clawed back through cutbacks.
- It is estimated that state cutbacks may reduce economic growth by at least one-half percent.
reduction, cut, decrease;
economy, saving, rollback
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