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  • noun Plural form of undercut.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of undercut.


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  • The label undercuts our comments and then you get to claim we’re all the same person trying to say bad things your precious C-130J.

    Costing the Jerc 2007

  • Curiously, what the doctor wrote about Batman and Robin undercuts his main thesis in the book — that reading comics deadened children’s sensitivity to the suffering of others.

    No chance against Dick Roger Sutton 2009

  • In fact, the Lilliput phrase undercuts the humor of what you've written.

    Snarklings Duel with the Snarkometer, Round 40 Miss Snark 2005

  • The Kindle Fire's $199 (£130) price tag undercuts the Nook Color by $50 (£30) and is significantly cheaper than more powerful tablets from Apple, Samsung, Motorola and others.

    BBC News - Home 2011

  • Its £99.97 price tag undercuts Microsoft's £129 SRP, which the company is widely advertising on the TV at the moment.

    TrustedReviews Site-wide Feed 2008

  • The real reason I'm highlighting this is the excuse given this time for covering the haircut: The question of whether the haircut "undercuts" Edwards 'efforts to highlight poverty -- in other words, whether he's a "bad messenger" for his cause.

    Washington Post Again Hits Edwards For $400 Haircut -- In LEDE Of Story 2009

  • To assert that a ceremony honoring the Yellow Emperor "undercuts" this uniqueness is disingenuous.

    Cultural Ties Bind China and Taiwan 2009

  • There's another stat that kind of undercuts the unemployment rate thingie.

    The Growing Inequality Steve Hulett 2006

  • Smith, deputy head of the House of Representatives international relations panel, said China's purported move to bail the Zimbabwe government out of its economic mess "undercuts" efforts by neighbour South Africa and the United Nations to get Mugabe to halt the destruction of his country's opposition area housing and businesses.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • As soon as you start a radio show as sort of an auxiliary arm of a presidential campaign, it kind of undercuts your whole mission which of course is to tell the truth or truth as you see.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2004 2004


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