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(undercuts, undercutting; past and past participle undercut) [with object]
1offer goods or services at a lower price than (a competitor):these industries have been undercut by more efficient foreign producers 2cut or wear away the part below or under (something, especially a cliff). cut away material to leave (a carved design) in relief. 3weaken; undermine:the chairman denied his authority was being undercut 4(in sports such as tennis or golf) strike (a ball) with a chopping motion so as to give it backspin.
1a space formed by the removal or absence of material from the lower part of something, such as a cliff, a coal seam, or part of a carving in relief. North American a notch cut in a tree trunk to guide its fall when felled. 2British the underside of a sirloin of beef.