Definition of 'cutback'
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An overview of your outgoings will help you to assess where you can make cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Crucial weather observations were missing after weather ships had been withdrawn as part of financial cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We must all be seen to make cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also a way to fend off growing budget deficits and impending government cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That is the signal that police forces cannot withstand any further cutbacks in their budgets. The Sun (2015)Worries about cutbacks in government spending are understandable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Draw up a budget to see if you can make any cutbacks. The Sun (2014)Women are bearing the brunt of the cutbacks in government spending. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There will have to be cutbacks in public spending and that will be painful. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Better management of public sector property and built assets has rightly come under the spotlight during the local government cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The increase in workload and internal forecasts of a rise in competition cases could lead to forced cutbacks and further delays. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has had to make cutbacks after receiving less licence-fee income than requested. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The buck stops with this Government in cutbacks to councils. The Sun (2011)Last year more than 370 were switched off in government cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Next year will bring tax rises, a jump in unemployment and big cutbacks in public sector spending. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A round of further production cutbacks in the new year is planned. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Job losses and banking cutbacks have the potential to depress consumer spending, reduce tax receipts and undermine business confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cash saved by the Government cutback will be used to help those at risk of welfare dependency to find work. The Sun (2014)WOLVES will be forced to make big cutbacks if they fail to reach the Premiership this season. The Sun (2006)Emergency departments have become increasingly chaotic in recent months, struggling to cope with a sharp rise in the number of patients amid staff cutbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I had to lay off the elves, make cutbacks in quality and we just lost our competitive edge. The Sun (2008)WHEN will cutbacks hit prisoners? The Sun (2011)She had to make major financial cutbacks to get the 7,500 she needed for the operation and a plane ticket to Florida. The Sun (2012)GREECE has promised big cutbacks in exchange for a three-year emergency loan from the European bailout fund. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'cutback'
British English: cutback /ˈkʌtˌbæk/ NOUN
A cutback is a reduction in something.
...cutbacks in spending on education.
- American English: cutback
- Arabic: تَقْلِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: redução
- Chinese: 削减
- Croatian: smanjenje
- Czech: snížení
- Danish: nedskæring
- Dutch: bezuiniging
- European Spanish: recorte reducción
- Finnish: vähentäminen
- French: réduction
- German: Kürzung
- Greek: περικοπή
- Italian: taglio
- Japanese: 縮小
- Korean: 삭감
- Norwegian: nedskjæring
- Polish: przycięcie
- European Portuguese: redução
- Romanian: reducere
- Russian: понижение
- Spanish: recorte
- Swedish: nedskärning
- Thai: การลดจำนวนลง
- Turkish: azaltma
- Ukrainian: скорочення
- Vietnamese: sự cắt giảm
Definition of cutback from the Collins English Dictionary
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