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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shortcut, cutoff, crosscutnoun

    a route shorter than the usual one


  1. shortcutnoun

    A path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths.

  2. shortcutnoun

    A method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps.

  3. shortcutnoun

    A symlink (symbolic file link); especially, one that appears as an icon.

    There are shortcuts to some of my favourite applications on my desktop.

  4. shortcutnoun

    A keyboard shortcut - a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation


  1. Shortcut

    Shortcut is a Swedish-language magazine and meeting place centred on work and lifestyle. It is aimed at: ⁕People with higher education ⁕Entrepreneurs ⁕Free agents ⁕Self-taught people As at August 8, 2004 it has 40,374 members.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortcut in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortcut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shortcut in a Sentence

  1. Shelley Chapman:

    Saying this is a sub rosa plan doesn't make it one, this is not actually an attempt by anyone to take a shortcut.

  2. Vice Admiral Robert Murrett:

    The Arctic is a terrific shortcut, whether you're in an aircraft, whether you're underneath the surface of the ocean and also for intercontinental ballistic missile, this goes back to the Cold War.

  3. Martin Fayulu:

    Tshisekedi took a dangerous shortcut to power at the expense of the Congolese people that Felix Tshisekedi pretended to defend, kabila couldn't manipulate the polls for his preferred candidate, so he went with Tshisekedi as a Plan B because( he was) seen as manipulable. ( There's) no long-term peace and stability with faulty institutions.

  4. Philip Mudd:

    Access to human beings is hard to replicate, human beings can shortcut,' What's their plan going into the next election. What do they talk about ?'.

  5. Steven Hoffman:

    In economics literature, there's recognition of something called signaling, which is whereby in a marketplace filled with competing ideas, people are constantly looking for a shortcut in order to identify which products or practices they should be following, and so a celebrity endorsing a product provides a cognitive shortcut to an otherwise very complicated decision.

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