1. the previously organized termination point or limit for an evaluation. The limit might be with regard to time, amount of answers provided inaccurately, or amount of questions delivered. 2. a previously organized score performance standard for a chosen test. Those who perform at or beyond this level will be given priority attention, for example, for particular programs or universities; those who perform under this level will not.
TEST CUTOFF: "Unfortunately, the test cutoff was just above what your son scored."