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cutting
British English: /ˈkʌtɪŋ/
American English: /ˈkədɪŋ/

Translation of cutting in French:

noun

  • 3 (Railways)
    tranchée (f)

also: cuttings plural noun

  • (of wood, metal)
    copeaux mpl
    grass cuttings
    herbe (f) coupée

adjective

  • 1 (sharp)
    (pain)
    aigu/-uë
    (wind)
    cinglant
    to deal somebody a cutting blow
    [literal]
    asséner un coup violent à quelqu'un
    [figurative]
    descendre quelqu'un en flèche

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