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cut·back

 (kŭt′băk′)
n.
1. A decrease; a curtailment: "The political effects of food cutbacks could be devastating" (New York Times).
2. A sharp reversal of direction, as of a ball carrier in football.

cutback

(ˈkʌtˌbæk)
n
1. a decrease or reduction
2. (Film) another word (esp US) for flashback
vb (adverb)
3. (tr) to shorten by cutting off the end; prune
4. (when: intr, foll by on) to reduce or make a reduction (in)
5. (Film) (intr) chiefly US (in films) to show an event that took place earlier in the narrative; flash back

cut•back

(ˈkʌtˌbæk)

n.
1. a reduction in rate, quantity, etc.: a cutback in production.
2. a return in the course of a story, film, etc., to earlier events.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutback - a reduction in quantity or rate
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
service cutback - the act of reducing service

cutback

noun reduction, cut, retrenchment, economy, decrease, lessening A 200-person cutback in staff was announced.

cutback

noun
Translations
snížení
nedskæring
vähentäminen
smanjenje
縮小
삭감
nedskärning
การลดจำนวนลง
sự cắt giảm

cutback

[ˈkʌtbæk] N
1. (in expenditure, staff, production) → recorte m, reducción f
to make cutbacks (in sth)hacer or realizar recortes (en algo)
2. (Cine) (= flashback) → flashback m

cutback

[ˈkʌtbæk] n (in spending, funding)réduction f; (in production)diminution f
staff cutbacks → réductions de personnel
government cutbacks → réductions budgétaires du gouvernement
a cutback in sth [+ spending, funding] → une réduction de qch; [+ production] → une diminution de qch

cutback

n
Kürzung f
(Film) → Rückblende f

cutback

[ˈkʌtˌbæk] n
a. (in expenditure, staff, production) → taglio, riduzione f
b. (Cine) (flashback) → flashback m inv

cutback

تَقْلِيل snížení nedskæring Kürzung περικοπή recorte vähentäminen réduction smanjenje taglio 縮小 삭감 bezuiniging nedskjæring przycięcie redução понижение nedskärning การลดจำนวนลง azaltma sự cắt giảm 削减
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