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Definition of truncate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] truncate something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they truncate
he / she / it truncates
past simple truncated
-ing form truncating
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to make something shorter, especially by cutting off the top or end My article was published in truncated form. a truncated pyramid Further discussion was truncated by the arrival of lunch.
noun [uncountable, countable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: truncate