detruncate

[ dih-truhng-keyt ]
/ dɪˈtrʌŋ keɪt /

verb (used with object), de·trun·cat·ed, de·trun·cat·ing.

to reduce by cutting off a part; cut down.

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Origin of detruncate

First recorded in 1615–25, detruncate is from the Latin word dētruncātus (past participle of dētruncāre). See de-, truncate

OTHER WORDS FROM detruncate

de·trun·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for detruncate

detruncate
/ (diːˈtrʌŋkeɪt) /

verb

(tr) another word for truncate

Derived forms of detruncate

detruncation, noun
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