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Definition of guillotine verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

guillotine

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verb
NAmE//ˈɡɪləˌtin//
 
, NAmE//ˈɡiəˌtin//
 
, NAmE//ˌɡiəˈtin//
 
guillotine somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they guillotine
 
he / she / it guillotines
 
past simple guillotined
 
-ing form guillotining
 
 
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to kill someone by cutting off their head with a guillotine Thousands of aristocrats were guillotined during the French Revolution.
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