cut back


cut back
1. transitive verb
1) (reduce) einschränken [Produktion]; verringern [Investitionen]
2) (prune) stutzen
2. intransitive verb
(reduce)

cut back on something — etwas einschränken

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to reduce considerably: The government cut back (on) public spending (noun cutback) kürzen
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cut back
I. vt
to \cut back back ⇆ sth
1. HORT etw zurückschneiden [o stutzen
2. FIN, ECON etw kürzen [o verringern]
the President wants to \cut back back defence spending by 10% der Präsident will die Verteidigungsausgaben um 10 % reduzieren
to \cut back back benefits die Leistungen beschneiden [o kürzen]
to \cut back back costs die Kosten senken [o reduzieren]
to \cut back back production die Produktion zurückschrauben
II. vi
1. (return) zurückgehen, kehrtmachen
2. (reduce)
to \cut back back on sth etw kürzen
to \cut back back on orders weniger Aufträge erteilen
to \cut back back on spending die Ausgaben reduzieren [o senken]
to \cut back back on wastage weniger Abfall produzieren
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cut back
A v/t academic.ru/18012/cut">cut C 3, C 14, C 16
B v/i
1. besonders US (zu)rückblenden (to auf akk) (in Film, Roman etc)
2. cut back on etwas einschränken:
cut back on smoking auch weniger rauchen
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1. transitive verb
1) (reduce) einschränken [Produktion]; verringern [Investitionen]
2) (prune) stutzen
2. intransitive verb
(reduce)

cut back on something — etwas einschränken


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