how to pronounce cutting


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cutting is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cutting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has to do with cutting and airflow and …”

meanings of cutting


  1. The action of the verb to cut.
  2. The editing of film or other recordings.
  3. The process of bringing metals to a desired shape by chipping away the unwanted material.
  4. An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.
  5. (countable) A section removed from a larger whole.
  6. The act of cutting one's own skin as a symptom of a mental disorder; self-harm.
  7. A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
  8. A newspaper clipping.
  9. An open passage at a level lower than the surrounding terrain, dug for a canal, railway, or road to go through.


  1. Piercing, sharp.
  2. That is used for cutting.
  3. Of a beverage: half-sized.
  4. Of criticism, remarks, etc.: (potentially) hurtful.


  1. Present participle of cut.


  1. A surname​.

cutting frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word cutting occurs in english on average 46.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cutting can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cutting can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with cutting


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