Meaning of CUTOFF in English


ˈcut-off BrE AmE , cut‧off /ˈkʌtɒf $ -ɒːf/ noun

1 . [countable usually singular] a limit or level at which you stop doing something ⇨ deadline

cut-off date/point/score etc (=the date etc when you stop doing something)

The cut-off date for registration is July 2.

2 . [countable usually singular] when you completely stop doing something or supplying something

cut-off of

A full-scale cut-off of US aid would be a disaster.

3 . cutoffs ( also cut-off jeans/trousers etc ) [plural] short trousers that you make by cutting off the bottom part of a pair of trousers

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.