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guillotine

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɡɪlətiːn/
a piece of equipment used to cut off criminals' heads in the past
гильотина
Death penaltiesCutting off and disconnecting
guillotine verb [T]
гильотинировать
Translations of “guillotine”
in Spanish guillotina…
in French guillotine, massicot…
in German die Guillotine, die Papierschneidemaschine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, (法國發明的)斷頭台, 切紙機…
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 from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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