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Definition of 'cutting edge'

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Doctors need to listen to what patients want rather than using cutting edge technology for its own sake, it urges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are supposed to remain cutting edge without using any outside idea agencies. Scarlett Thomas POPCO (2002)So it's not exactly what you'd call ` cutting edge ' journalism, but I really don't mind. Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)There are also fears for research into cutting-edge treatments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cutting-edge design features a thin metal band running around the edge of the phone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It draws on baroque themes as well as contemporary cutting-edge design. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do not expect cutting-edge design in the dozen bedrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But they are at the cutting-edge of rug design. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Rarely has cutting-edge technology been so gentle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All were uncovered or made with the help of cutting-edge science and technology. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These were the men and women doing the cutting-edge research dealing with dietary fat and coronary heart disease. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Drivers considering splashing out on a new car with cutting-edge technology that improves fuel economy should do their homework. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Imperial says that its new campus will be unique because it will harness the commercial value of its research in cutting-edge technologies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Business schools often emphasise the important role that their cutting-edge research and academic theories play in underpinning the business school learning experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Over the next four weeks we will feature cutting-edge research that will open up a new world of possibilities for using your brain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A mix of vibrant paintings and cutting-edge research explains the history of each hue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have protected research funding, encouraging universities to invest in cutting-edge research. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This includes cutting-edge research into the production and performance of music, audio technology and acoustics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)China can't get enough of cutting-edge design. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is still an involving thriller, but the cutting-edge technology now looks a bit old hat. The Sun (2008)But the capital's most cutting-edge design names are not churning out their ideas in a downtown office complex. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Instead, cutting-edge medicine takes over. The Sun (2006)In the sciences most cutting-edge research in the UK is done by academics in universities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fast Exercise is based on cutting-edge scientific research that has shown you can get fit in about the time it takes to change into your gym clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'cutting edge'

British English: cutting edge NOUN
If you are at the cutting edge of a particular field of activity, you are involved in its most important or most exciting developments.
This shipyard is at the cutting edge of world shipbuilding technology.
British English: cutting edge ADJECTIVE
Cutting-edge techniques or equipment are the most advanced that there are in a particular field.
What we are planning is cutting-edge technology never seen in this country before.
  • American English: cutting edge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de ponta
  • Chinese: 前沿的
  • European Spanish: de vanguardia
  • French: en pointe
  • German: Spitzen-
  • Italian: d'avanguardia
  • Japanese: 最先端の
  • Korean: 제일선
  • European Portuguese: de ponta
  • Latin American Spanish: de vanguardia

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