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Related to cutting losses: at first, cut a figure
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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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05 an ounce, slightly cutting losses to trade down one per cent at $1,187 by 1410GMT.
The chief executive said the airline's target for the year is to continue towards long-term sustainability, further cutting losses.
Club chief executive Ferran Soriano said significant strides had been taken in cutting losses and boosting turnover.