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noun as in decrease

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Indeed, city leaders recently asked city departments to outline cutbacks that could help close the city’s massive budget gap.

More than 60 local newsrooms shuttered over the course of 2020, while others have endured layoffs, furloughs and other cutbacks, according to journalism research organization Poynter.

From Time

He suspects that the company’s warning to employees could merely serve as a pretext for further cutbacks at Cumulus’s many stations.

Potential cutbacks will soon officially be on the table as the city stares down a projected $124 million deficit for the upcoming budget year.

This year, that may be even more the case if advertisers may have more than the usual amount of money carrying over from cutbacks in the spring and summer.

From Digiday

I'm not sure how some lower-end retail workers are going to survive the cutback.

In my view, this small cutback on the president's power will not prove that consequential.

In the throes of cutback after cutback, the content being presented is suffering.

I always thought S'Bucks was a ripoff anyway, so that's a cutback that I really don't mind at all.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cutback, such as: belt-tightening, decline, reduction, reversal, abatement, and curtailment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.