Meaning of DECAPITATE in English

DECAPITATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪkæpɪteɪt ]

( decapitates, decapitating, decapitated)

If someone is decapitated , their head is cut off. ( FORMAL )

A worker was decapitated when a lift plummeted down the shaft on top of him...

VERB : be V-ed

• de‧capi‧ta‧tion

(decapitations)

...executions by decapitation.

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