No quoting

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There is no way to protect the delimiter. Spreadsheets and similar CSV-handling software usually can recognize a text-quoting character which makes it possible to define strings containing a delimiter. With cut you cannot.

$ cut -d, -f3 <<<'John,Smith,"1, Main Street"'

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