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amputate

verb [T or I] uk   /ˈæm.pjʊ.teɪt/ us  
to cut off a part of the body: They had to amputate his foot to free him from the wreckage. In these cases there is no choice but to amputate.
amputation
noun [U or C] uk   /ˌæm.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
Amputation of the limb is really a last resort. Most amputations in this region are the result of accidents with land mines.
Translations of “amputate”
in Korean 절단하다…
in Arabic يَبتُر…
in French amputer…
in Turkish birinin bacağını, kolunu, parmaklarını tıbbi bir ameliyatla kesmek…
in Italian amputare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 截(肢), 切除(身體部位)…
in Russian ампутировать…
in Polish amputować…
in Spanish amputar…
in Portuguese amputar…
in German amputieren…
in Catalan amputar…
in Japanese (手足など)を切断する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 截(肢), 切除(身体部位)…
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