Definition of circumcision noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

circumcision

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌsərkəmˈsɪʒn//
 
, NAmE//ˈsərkəmˌsɪʒn//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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the act of circumcising someone; the religious ceremony when someone, especially a baby, is circumcised
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