how to pronounce undercut

/ˈʌndɚˌkʌt/

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undercut frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word undercut occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

undercut is pronounced in three syllables

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ʌndɚkʌt

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

“… pink plaster that undercut any read of …”

meanings of undercut

noun:

  1. The underside of a sirloin of beef; the fillet.
  2. A blow dealt upward.
  3. A hairstyle that is shaved or clipped short on the sides and kept long on the top.
  4. The notch cut in a tree to direct its fall when being felled.
  5. A cut made in the lower part of something; the material so removed.

verb:

  1. To sell (something) at a lower price, or to work for lower wages, than a competitor.
  2. To undermine.
  3. To create an overhang by cutting away material from underneath.
  4. To strike a heavy blow upward.

adjective:

  1. Having the parts in relief cut under.
  2. Designed so as to cut from the underside.
  3. Produced by undercutting.

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