Definition of cord cutting in English:

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cord cutting

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
  • During the last 14 months, my fiancee and I have found cord cutting to be surprisingly easy overall, though occasionally frustrating.
  • There's still a lot of momentum behind cord cutting and a la carte television consumption.
  • We believe this growth will be short lived as cord cutting continues and alternate video platforms continue to add more subscribers.

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Syllabification: cord cut·ting

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