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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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Avoiding it is not the same as winning the war, but it is a way to cut one's losses.
Better to cut one's losses and go gracefully before credibility is completely destroyed.
The first is to cut one's losses and leave the market, which is a move that won't do much to A & P's status with analysts and other industry observers.