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cost-cut

[ kawst-kuht, kost- ]
/ ˈkɔstˌkʌt, ˈkɒst- /
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verb (used with object), cost-cut, cost-cut·ting.
to reduce the cost of: to cost-cut expenditures.
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Origin of cost-cut

First recorded in 1970–75
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