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Definition of truncate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

truncate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈtrʌŋkeɪt//
 
[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.
NAmE//trʌŋˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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