truncate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/trʌŋˈkeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theytruncate
he/she/ittruncates
present participletruncating
past tensetruncated
past participletruncated
  1. to make something shorter, especially by removing the end or top of it

derived word

truncation

 

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/trʌŋˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulartruncation
pluraltruncations