how to pronounce undercut


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undercut is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to undercut wages in the more wealthy …”

meanings of undercut


  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.


  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.


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

undercut frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word undercut occurs in english on average 1.7 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.

topics undercut 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 undercut can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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