cost-cutting

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cost-cutting

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the reduction of costs
b. (as modifier): cost-cutting measures.
2. (Commerce)
a. the reduction of costs
b. (as modifier): cost-cutting measures.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (as modifier): cost-cutting measures.
4. (Commerce) (as modifier): cost-cutting measures.
Translations

cost-cutting

[ˈkɒstˌkʌtɪŋ] Nrecorte m de costes or (LAm) costos
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