cut-off date meaning, cut-off date definition | English Cobuild dictionary



     ( cut-offs    plural  ) , cutoff  
1       n-count   A cut-off or a cut-off point is the level or limit at which you decide that something should stop happening.  
usu sing, oft N n  
The cut-off date for registering is yet to be announced..., On young girls it can look really great, but there is a definite age cut-off on this.     
2       n-count   The cut-offof a supply or service is the complete stopping of the supply or service.  
usu sing  
A total cut-off of supplies would cripple the country's economy...     
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first day date for calculation of pregnancy
For calculation of Pregnancy Age
person that you date
who cannot find a partner, a date
very short haircut
to release sth that is tied up
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
laughing my fucking ass off
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.


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