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English definition of “guillotine”

guillotine

verb [T] (KILL)    /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
to cut someone's head off using a guillotine: During the French Revolution, thousands of people were guillotined.Death penalties
(Definition of guillotine verb (KILL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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