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Definition of truncation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

truncation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//trʌŋˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌŋkeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
 
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an act of making something shorter, especially by cutting off the top or end The restaurant's name is a truncation of the words ‘France Origine’.