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Meaning of cutdown

cut•down

Pronunciation: (kut'doun"), [key]
— n.
  1. reduction; decrease; diminution: a cutdown in sales.
  2. the incision of a superficial vein in order to effect direct insertion of a catheter.
—adj.
  1. reduced in size.
  2. abridged or condensed: They televised a cutdown version of the movie.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.