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detruncate

[ dih-truhng-keyt ]
/ d瑟藞tr蕦艐 ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路trun路cat路ed, de路trun路cat路ing.
to reduce by cutting off a part; cut down.
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Origin of detruncate

First recorded in 1615鈥25, detruncate is from the Latin word d膿trunc膩tus (past participle of d膿trunc膩re). See de-, truncate

OTHER WORDS FROM detruncate

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

detruncate
/ (di藧藞tr蕦艐ke瑟t) /

verb
(tr) another word for truncate

Derived forms of detruncate

detruncation, noun
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