cut off

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun
    (written as cut-off)
    a date and procedure for isolating the flow of cash and goods, stocktaking and the related documentation, to ensure that all aspects of a transaction are dealt with in the same financial period

Electronics

  • (written as cut-off)
    To shut off, discontinue, separate, isolate, or block.

Marketing

  • noun
    (written as cut-off)
    the time after which a spot cannot be broadcast, usually late at night

Media Studies

  • noun
    (written as cut-off)
    a stance or gesture which avoids interpersonal communication, e.g. avoiding a person’s gaze

Military

  • verb to prevent someone from retreating or from rejoining their comrades
  • verb to surround a unit so that it can neither retreat, nor be reinforced or supported
  • verb to stop the supply of food, power, water, etc.
  • verb to prevent movement to or from a location
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