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detruncate

[dih-truhng-keyt]
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verb (used with object), de·trun·cat·ed, de·trun·cat·ing.
  1. 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
Related formsde·trun·ca·tion, noun
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Related Words for detruncate

trim, shave, prune, shear, ream, pare, truncate, dock, shorten, crop, skim, decapitate, amputate, curtail, cream, pollard, mow, chop, hew, clip

British Dictionary definitions for detruncate

detruncate

verb
  1. (tr) another word for truncate
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Derived Formsdetruncation, noun
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