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Translation of "guillotine" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

guillotine

noun (DEVICE) 装置     /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
[C or S] a device, invented in France, consisting of a sharp blade in a tall frame which was used in the past for killing criminals by cutting off their heads (法国发明的)断头台 King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution. 法国大革命期间,国王路易十六和玛丽‧安托瓦尼特被推上了断头台。 Death penalties [C] UK a device with a long sharp blade which is used for cutting large quantities of paper 切纸机;裁切机 ToolsGardening toolsOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
(Definition of guillotine noun (DEVICE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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