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cost cutting

Definition of cost cutting

  1. :  reduction in spending <The company needs to do some cost cutting.>



Word by Word Definitions

costplay
  1. :  the amount or equivalent paid or charged for something :  price

    :  the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made to achieve an object

    :  loss or penalty incurred especially in gaining something

  1. :  to require expenditure or payment

    :  to require effort, suffering, or loss

    :  to have a price of

cuttingplay
  1. :  something cut or cut off or out: as

    :  a plant section originating from stem, leaf, or root and capable of developing into a new plant

    :  harvest

  1. :  given to or designed for cutting

    :  sharp, edged

    :  marked by sharp piercing cold


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