Definition of cutback in English:


Syllabification: cut·back
Pronunciation: /ˈkətˌbak


  • 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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