recortar

v.
1 to cut off or away (cortar) (lo que sobra).
2 to trim (pelo, flequillo).
3 to cut (down) (gastos).
4 to cut out, to crop, to clip, to clip off.
Lisa recorta las plantas Lisa trims the plants.
5 to prune, to trim.
6 to cut back, to cut down, to lower, to cut.
Lisa recorta los gastos Lisa cuts back the expenses.
7 to suppress, to eliminate.
8 to criticize, to censure, to carp at, to dispraise.
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recortar
verbo transitivo
1 (muñecos, telas, etc) to cut out
2 (lo que sobra) to cut off
3 (el pelo) to trim
4 figurado to cut, restrict
han recortado las subvenciones subsidies have been cut
verbo pronominal recortarse
1 (sobresalir) to stand out
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verb
1) to cut, reduce
2) trim
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1. VT
1) [+ pelo] to trim; [+ exceso, sobras] to cut away, cut off
2) [+ figura, diseño] to cut out
3) [+ escopeta] to saw off
4) [+ presupuesto] to cut, reduce; [+ plantilla] to cut, cut back; [+ víveres] to cut down
5) (=perfilar) to draw in outline
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <figura/artículo/anuncio> to cut out

la escopeta tenía los cañones recortados — the barrels of the shotgun had been sawed off (AmE) o (BrE) sawn off

b) <pelo/puntas> to trim
2) <gastos/plantilla> to reduce
3) (Méx fam) (criticar) to tear into (colloq), to pull ... apart (colloq)
2.
recortarse v pron (liter) perfil/figura

recortarse SOBRE algo — to be outlined o silhouetted against something

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= cut away, cut, trim, pare down, clip, make + inroads, cutting out, slim down, cut out, trim off, shave off, prune, slash.
Ex. Punching equipment is not always as accurate as it might be; holes may not be well centred upon their coding position, and holes are sometimes not completely cut away.
Ex. 'The word's out: all departments have to cut their staffs by 10%' -- Her voice was weak and laden with woe.
Ex. The edges of the leaves may have been trimmed smooth by the binder, or left rough (uncut).
Ex. He said again that we should pare it down to something much more in line with his figures.
Ex. Some libraries frequently subscribe to specific newspapers in duplicate in order to clip articles and illustrations of interest for particular subject files.
Ex. In all this flurry of activity in the early seventies public libraries were not only ignored but showed little interest, in spite of the fact that inroads were being made into their traditional library functions.
Ex. These include: matching characters with nursery rhymes; quizzes; colouring and cutting out; treasure hunts; fancy dress parades; making words of jumbled letters; and a pets' parade.
Ex. The abundance of book types and titles makes display and merchandising increasingly difficult; some booksellers are dealing with this by slimming down or cutting out certain categories.
Ex. The project focused on newspaper clipping archives and libraries which currently cut out articles.
Ex. If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
Ex. You can shave off as much as 50% or even more from your current rate for home insurance in Arizona.
Ex. More balanced schedules were achieved by pruning the 31000 subjects enumerated in the fourteenth edition to 4700.
Ex. Finally, a few copies of an edition seem generally to have slipped through with their cancellanda uncancelled, so that examples of the original settings may sometimes be found (occasionally slashed by the warehouse keeper's shears, deliberate defacement which escaped notice).
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* dado a recortar presupuestos = budget-cutting.
* máquina de recortar con cuchilla recta = straight-knife trimming machine.
* recortar el presupuesto = cut back + budget, cut + budget, squeeze + budget.
* recortar gastos = cut + expenditure, cut + expenses.
* recortar la financiación = cut + funding.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <figura/artículo/anuncio> to cut out

la escopeta tenía los cañones recortados — the barrels of the shotgun had been sawed off (AmE) o (BrE) sawn off

b) <pelo/puntas> to trim
2) <gastos/plantilla> to reduce
3) (Méx fam) (criticar) to tear into (colloq), to pull ... apart (colloq)
2.
recortarse v pron (liter) perfil/figura

recortarse SOBRE algo — to be outlined o silhouetted against something

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= cut away, cut, trim, pare down, clip, make + inroads, cutting out, slim down, cut out, trim off, shave off, prune, slash.

Ex: Punching equipment is not always as accurate as it might be; holes may not be well centred upon their coding position, and holes are sometimes not completely cut away.

Ex: 'The word's out: all departments have to cut their staffs by 10%' -- Her voice was weak and laden with woe.
Ex: The edges of the leaves may have been trimmed smooth by the binder, or left rough (uncut).
Ex: He said again that we should pare it down to something much more in line with his figures.
Ex: Some libraries frequently subscribe to specific newspapers in duplicate in order to clip articles and illustrations of interest for particular subject files.
Ex: In all this flurry of activity in the early seventies public libraries were not only ignored but showed little interest, in spite of the fact that inroads were being made into their traditional library functions.
Ex: These include: matching characters with nursery rhymes; quizzes; colouring and cutting out; treasure hunts; fancy dress parades; making words of jumbled letters; and a pets' parade.
Ex: The abundance of book types and titles makes display and merchandising increasingly difficult; some booksellers are dealing with this by slimming down or cutting out certain categories.
Ex: The project focused on newspaper clipping archives and libraries which currently cut out articles.
Ex: If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
Ex: You can shave off as much as 50% or even more from your current rate for home insurance in Arizona.
Ex: More balanced schedules were achieved by pruning the 31000 subjects enumerated in the fourteenth edition to 4700.
Ex: Finally, a few copies of an edition seem generally to have slipped through with their cancellanda uncancelled, so that examples of the original settings may sometimes be found (occasionally slashed by the warehouse keeper's shears, deliberate defacement which escaped notice).
* dado a recortar presupuestos = budget-cutting.
* máquina de recortar con cuchilla recta = straight-knife trimming machine.
* recortar el presupuesto = cut back + budget, cut + budget, squeeze + budget.
* recortar gastos = cut + expenditure, cut + expenses.
* recortar la financiación = cut + funding.

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recortar [A1 ]
vt
A
1 ‹figura/artículo/anuncio› to cut out
la escopeta tenía los cañones recortados the barrels of the shotgun had been sawed off (AmE) o (BrE) sawn off
2 ‹pelo/puntas› to trim
B ‹presupuesto/gastos› to cut, reduce; ‹plantilla› to reduce, cut down on
C (Méx fam) (criticar) to tear into (colloq), to pull … apart (colloq)
recortarse
v pron
(liter) recortarse SOBRE algo to stand out AGAINST sth, be silhouetted AGAINST sth
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recortar (conjugate recortar) verbo transitivo
1
a)figura/artículo/anuncioto cut out

b)pelo/puntasto trim

2gastos/plantillato reduce
recortar verbo transitivo
1 (una foto, un texto) to cut out
2 (bordes, puntas del pelo) to trim
3 (gastos) to reduce, cut
'recortar' also found in these entries:
English:
ax
- axe
- clip
- cut out
- lop off
- trim
- cut
- edit
- scale
- whittle
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recortar
vt
1. [cortar] [lo que sobra] to cut off o away;
[figuras] to cut out
2. [pelo, flequillo] to trim
3. [reducir] to cut;
hay que recortar gastos we'll have to cut (down) our expenditure
4. Dep to sidestep;
recortó a un defensa he sidestepped a defender
See also the pronominal verb recortarse
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recortar
v/t cut out; fig
cut; exceso reduce, cut back on
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recortar vt
1) : to cut, to reduce
2) : to cut out
3) : to trim, to cut off
4) : to outline
See also the reflexive verb recortarse
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recortar vb
1. (foto, figura, etc) to cut out [pt. & pp. cut]
recortó la fotografía de una revista she cut the photo out of a magazine
2. (pelo, bordes, etc) to trim [pt. & pp. trimmed]
la peluquera le recortó el flequillo the hairdresser trimmed her fringe
3. (gastos) to cut [pt. & pp. cut]
decidieron recortar gastos y ahorrar para las vacaciones they decided to cut their expenses and save up for their holidays

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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