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guillotine

noun (DEVICE)
裝置
 
 
/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
(法國發明的)斷頭台
King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution.
法國大革命期間,國王路易十六和瑪麗‧安托瓦內特被推上了斷頭台。
Death penalties
[C] UK a device with a long sharp blade which is used for cutting large quantities of paper
切紙機;裁切機
ToolsGardening toolsOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
Translations of “guillotine”
in Spanish guillotina…
in French guillotine, massicot…
in German die Guillotine, die Papierschneidemaschine…
in Russian гильотина…
in Turkish giyotin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, (法国发明的)断头台, 切纸机…
in Polish gilotyna…
(Definition of guillotine noun (DEVICE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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