There are 2 definitions of cut in in English:

cut in1

1Interrupt someone while they are speaking: ‘It’s urgent,’ Raoul cut in
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  • I began reading off of the script, before she cut in.
  • Alison opened her mouth to begin explaining, but Lily cut in.
  • The other woman began to protest, but the girl cut in.
Synonyms
interrupt, butt in, break in, interject, interpose, chime in
British informal chip in
2Pull in too closely in front of another vehicle after having overtaken it: she cut in on a station wagon, forcing the driver to brake
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  • Imagine cruising along at 200 km/h plus when a vehicle travelling at 160 cuts in front of you.
  • Half-listening, I braked as a decidedly more upmarket vehicle cut in front of the van, giving the driver the finger as he peeled off into the surge of traffic up ahead.
  • They became upset when the two military policemen who were riding a motorcycle ignored all the vehicles lined up for gas and cut in front of their car.
3(Of a motor or other mechanical device) begin operating, especially when triggered automatically by an electrical signal: emergency generators cut in
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  • Nerves began cutting in and he shuffled his feet.
  • Moving back up the other side of the finger to about 15m, the fun began as the current cut in and we headed rapidly over a seascape of hard and soft coral outcrops.
  • So this morning, my high-speed Internet connection suddenly begins cutting in and out, mostly out.
4 dated Interrupt a dancing couple to take over from one partner: Saturday night she goes to an informal dance where men are rare and any girl may cut in
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  • Isn't it customary to ask the person's dancing partner before cutting in?
  • He eventually came to his senses and cut in between my dancing partner and I.
  • During slow song number four a red-haired girl asked to cut in.
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Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...

There are 2 definitions of cut in in English:

cut-in2

Line breaks: cut-in

noun

A shot in a film that is edited into another shot or scene: the frequent cut-ins to people skiing over cliffs had less relevance
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  • The remaining commentary is in the form of cut-ins provided by Susan Clark and Brad Savage who, truth be told, don't even appear to be in the same room.
  • We did a few cut-ins before the start of our five o'clock newscast, and I remember starting the first one with the words, ‘If you're able to watch this special report on your television right now, you're one of the lucky ones.’
  • Noticias 23 al Amanecer runs from 6 to 7 every morning, before the three-hour national morning program Despierta America, which includes local-news cut-ins.

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