The BBC is facing cutbacks after the government announced in January that it would freeze the licence fee for two years.
“The worst inflation in four decades is a direct result of President Biden’s spending spree and cutbacks on domestic energy production,” Mr. Ortiz said.
The Düsseldorf-based company has sustained deep financial losses because of the Russian cutbacks.
—New York Times
a reduction in quantity or rate
A cutback is a decrease in something, usually money. A state cutback in funding for education might result in larger classes and fewer field trips.
During difficult economic times, money is scarce and cutbacks are almost inevitable. If your parents are having money troubles, there may be cutbacks in your allowance, and when state governments suffer, there are often cutbacks in aid for schools, roads, and people in need. In news reports, you’ll often hear phrases like "cutbacks in defense spending" or "cutbacks in overtime pay."
He says education cutbacks send "a message to the kids that they really don’t matter."
—Danza back in Philly to host fundraiser for school by ???
Congressional reaction to the article, published on MSNBC.com, was forceful enough to cause the department to scrap the cutbacks.
国会对这篇发表在 MSNBC.com 上的文章的反应强烈到足以使该部门取消削减开支。
—What happens when a whistleblower returns to work after a decade’s fight by ???
"We have to trust our successors, and their successors, and theirs, to steer the project through a hundred years of political skulduggery, climate change, budget cutbacks and zombie apocalypses," he wrote.
—David Mitchell has a new book, but you’ll have to wait 98 years to read it by Los Angeles Times
cutback (n.)also cut-back, "reduction" in expenditures, etc., by 1943, from the verbal phrase; see cut (v.) + back (adv.).Related entries & more
cutback (n.) 也削减，“减少”支出等，到 1943 年，从口头短语；见 cut (v.) + back (adv.).Related entries & more
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