- nounAn act of decreasing monetary sources.
The cutback in military spending has caused many bases to be closed.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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cutback — n. 1. a reduction in quantity or rate; a reduction in the amount of an activity or the funding for an activity; as, cutbacks in government research funding increased unemployment among scientists; the recession caused a cutback in auto production … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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cutback — [n] decrease abatement, belt tightening, curtailment, decline, decrement, economy, lessening, lowering, reduction, reversal; concept 698 Ant. increase, raise … New thesaurus
cutback — ► NOUN ▪ a reduction, especially in expenditure … English terms dictionary
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cutback — n. a cutback in (a cutback in production) * * * [ kʌtbæk] a cutback in (a cutback in production) … Combinatory dictionary
cutback — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ drastic, major, severe, sharp ▪ budget, budgetary, economic, financial ▪ production … Collocations dictionary
cutback — UK [ˈkʌtˌbæk] / US noun [countable] Word forms cutback : singular cutback plural cutbacks a reduction in something such as the amount of money available to spend cutback in: Many hospitals face cutbacks in services. The company will be forced to… … English dictionary
cutback — cut|back [ˈkʌtbæk] n [C usually plural] a reduction in something, such as the number of workers in a company or the amount of money a government or company spends ▪ The shortage of teachers was blamed on government cutbacks. cutback in ▪ cutbacks … Dictionary of contemporary English