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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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British Dictionary definitions for detruncate


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