Cuts to the chase legal definition of cuts to the chase
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See: bowdlerize, break, censor, commute, curtail, decrease, decrement, deduct, deduction, delete, depreciate, diminution, discontinue, discount, divide, division, edit, excise, expurgate, ignore, interrupt, lancinate, lessen, minimal, mutilate, reap, rebate, reduce, refund, rend, retrench, separate, sever, split, subdivide, tenor
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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Those who know Cowen personally speak of a shrewd politician who cuts to the chase