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Definition of circumcise verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they circumcise
    he / she / it circumcises
    past simple circumcised
    -ing form circumcising
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  1. 1circumcise somebody to remove the foreskin of a boy or man for religious or medical reasons
  2. 2circumcise somebody to cut off part of the sex organs of a girl or woman
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: circumcise