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English definition of “truncate”

truncate

verb [T] uk   /trʌŋˈkeɪt/ us  
to make something shorter or quicker, especially by removing the end of it: Television coverage of the match was truncated by a technical fault.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
truncated
adjective uk   /-ˈkeɪ.tɪd/ us    /-ˈkeɪ.t̬ɪd/
Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
truncation
noun [U] uk   /trʌŋˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of truncate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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