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British pronunciation/kˈʌt dˈaʊn/
American pronunciation/kˈʌt dˈaʊn/
to cut down
[phrase form: cut]
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to cut through something at its base in order to make it fall

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to reduce the amount, size, or number of something

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to use a blade or mower to trim or reduce the height of something, typically plants, grass, or vegetation

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(in sports or games) to block a player and stop them from moving forward or making progress

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to cause something to fall by delivering a forceful blow, typically with the intent of bringing it to the ground

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to limit or avoid certain types of food or ingredients for health or dietary reasons

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The lumberjack skillfully cut down trees with powerful swings of his ax.
The lumberjacks had to cut down the old oak tree to clear space for the new construction project.
The city had to cut down several diseased trees to prevent the spread of the infection to healthier ones.
Environmentalists protested the decision to cut down a grove of ancient trees for the development of a shopping mall.
Clearing the backyard required cutting down overgrown bushes and shrubs with a sharp implement.
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