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cord cutting

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Definition of cord cutting in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
The practice of cancelling or forgoing a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favour of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service: whenever there is talk of a pay TV decline, thoughts inevitably turn to 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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