cutoff date

/'kʌtɒf deɪt/ noun
a date when something is stopped, such as the final date for receiving applications for shares, or the date when the current trading account ends and the next account begins

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • cutoff — cut‧off [ˈkʌtɒf ǁ ɒːf] also cut off noun [singular] 1. the level at which you decide to stop doing something: • They will review the case and determine a cut off point at which Medicaid will no longer provide coverage. • There was a rush by… …   Financial and business terms

  • cutoff — [kut′ôf΄] n. 1. the act of cutting off; esp., the limit or ending set for a process, activity, etc. 2. a road or passage that cuts across, shortening the distance 3. ☆ a) a new and shorter channel cut by a river across a bend, or dug out to… …   English World dictionary

  • cutoff — also cut off BrE noun 1 (C) a fixed limit or level at which you decide to or have to stop doing something: cutoff date/score/point (=the date etc when you stop doing something): The cutoff point for this sample was a score of 50% or more. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cutoff — The point of time at which a *financial reporting period ends. Cutoff dates are important in determining the allocation of transactions to time periods in accordance with the *accruals basis of accounting. For example, an auditor may verify that… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • cutoff — UK [ˈkʌtɒf] / US [ˈkʌtˌɔf] noun Word forms cutoff : singular cutoff plural cutoffs 1) [countable] a level or limit at which something stops the cutoff date by which all applications must be received 2) [countable] a part of a pipe that can be… …   English dictionary

  • cutoff — /kut awf , of /, n. 1. an act or instance of cutting off. 2. something that cuts off. 3. a road, passage, etc., that leaves another, usually providing a shortcut: Let s take the cutoff to Baltimore. 4. a new and shorter channel formed in a river… …   Universalium

  • cutoff — cut|off [ kʌt,ɔf ] noun 1. ) count a level or limit at which something stops: the cutoff date by which all applications must be received 2. ) count a part of a pipe that can be closed to stop a gas or liquid flowing 3. ) cutoffs plural short… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cutoff — [ˈkʌtɒf] noun [C] a level or limit at which something stops the cutoff date by which all applications must be received[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • cutoff — cut•off [[t]ˈkʌtˌɔf, ˌɒf[/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of cutting off 2) something that cuts off 3) a point serving as the limit beyond which something is no longer effective, applicable, or possible 4) a road, passage, etc., that leaves another …   From formal English to slang

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