cut back


cut back
vt
to \cut back back <-> sth
1) hort etw zurückschneiden [o stutzen];
2) fin, econ etw kürzen [o verringern];
the President wants to \cut back back defence spending by 10% der Präsident will die Verteidigungsausgaben um 10% reduzieren;
to \cut back back benefits die Leistungen beschneiden [o kürzen];
to \cut back back costs die Kosten senken [o reduzieren];
to \cut back back production die Produktion zurückschrauben vi
1) (return) zurückgehen, kehrtmachen
2) (reduce)
to \cut back back on sth etw kürzen;
to \cut back back on orders weniger Aufträge erteilen;
to \cut back back on spending die Ausgaben reduzieren [o senken];
to \cut back back on wastage weniger Abfall produzieren

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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