Pronunciation: (kut'doun"), [key]
1. reduction; decrease; diminution: a cutdown in sales.
2. Surg.the incision of a superficial vein in order to effect direct insertion of a catheter.
1. reduced in size.
2. abridged or condensed: They televised a cutdown version of the movie.
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