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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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That could see RBS reduce its stake in Ulster below 50%, which would help cut losses from its balance sheet.
THOMAS Cook yesterday said it had cut losses by PS10m, despite the impact of Egypt's political turmoil on bookings in the quarter to December 31.
He said the government was making efforts to streamline the system in all the sectors including Railways to cut losses of billions of rupees.
Zynga surged 13 percent after the Internet gaming company reported it had cut losses in the third quarter.
KMC Administrator Hashim Raza Zaidi believes these should be provided in all buildings and factories to cut losses and overcome emergencies effectively.
Citizens says the plan could lower the last-resort insurer's potential exposure by $16 billion and cut losses by $439 million in the event of a once-in-a-century storm.
But EasyJet's shares were up almost 6 per cent or 67p to 1197p, as it took advantage of Britons fleeing the winter deep freeze and rivals' retreat to cut losses by 46 per cent to PS61million during the six months to the end of March.
Villa's chief financial officer Robin Russell said: "By managing costs effectively, the club cut losses by more than half during a period which continued to be challenging economically.
IAG said last month it planned to lay off 3,807 employees in Spain, or 19 percent of the workforce of Iberia in order to cut losses and costs.
stocks cut losses late in Wednesday's trading session, with two key indexes barely squeaking into positive territory on the strength of surging commodities prices and the shares of companies that produce them.
Net Payne, chief marketing officer for March Networks, said, 'Our Searchlight software applications help banks sift quickly through vast amounts of video and transaction data to find the exact information they need to combat fraud and cut losses dramatically.
It may be mentioned, in April 2010, the Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Director General Muhammad Khalid had urged the government to observe two public holidays in a week to mitigate power outages and cut losses being incurred by the country's industrial sector.