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short·cut (short cut)

shortcut (short cut)

 
 
pronunciation:
short kuht
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quicker or more direct route.
I know a shortcut we could take to get there quicker.
antonyms:
detour
similar words:
knack
definition 2: a method or process that is quicker than a standard one.
My sister taught me a shortcut for making hollandaise sauce.I don't believe in shortcuts; the traditional way always gets the best results.
similar words:
knack
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