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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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British bank Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) (NYSE: BCS) is set to announce investment banking job cuts across Asia, including closures in South Korea and Taiwan, Reuters has reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.
But chief executive Richard Bowker today warned this may not be enough to prevent cuts across the company.
But Morrisons - whose latest campaign is fronted by singer Lulu - hit back, saying its cuts across its range were "about giving great value on the whole shopping basket rather than parts of it.
I think it involves a growing lack of respect and lack of involvement in civil life that cuts across all sorts of boundaries.
North 13th Street cuts across very different socio-economic neighborhoods, going in a matter of blocks from a working class, predominantly Latino area of modest row-homes, to the solidly middle and upper-middle class single-family homes surrounding a college campus.
Because this safety system combines the steering column, knee bolster, and pedals into an integrated safety system," says Dan Crishon, Business Line Executive for Steering Columns and Intermediate Shafts, "it cuts across the functional silos around which most OEM purchasing departments are organized.
Nevertheless, I appreciate that Riverdance cuts across cultural boundaries and provides step dancers with a career.
Castle in the Sky begins ominously: an airship, pursued by a band of pirates, cuts across stormy skies.