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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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He said: "The moment my office timings are over, I get stressed thinking about the rush to reach home due to the traffic created by vehicles cutting across lanes at signals.
The video, compiled over a sixmonth period between May and November, shows a car cutting across a junction, narrowly missing another oncoming vehicle.
Summary: Political leaders cutting across party lines congratulated the team of Slumdog Millionaire for its resounding success at the Oscars Awards ceremony.
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