cutting back 1 of 2

cutting back

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present participle of cut back
as in shaving
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument we need to cut back the bushes a bit so that the house number is visible from the street

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“Cutting back.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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