cost cutting

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cost cutting

: reduction in spending
  • The company needs to do some cost cutting.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : loss or penalty incurred especially in gaining something

  1. : to require expenditure or payment

  2. : to require effort, suffering, or loss

  3. : to have a price of

cutting play
  1. : something cut or cut off or out: such as

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

  3. : harvest

  1. : given to or designed for cutting

  2. : marked by sharp piercing cold

  3. : inclined or likely to wound the feelings of others especially because of a ruthless incisiveness


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