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Translation of "guillotine" - English-Spanish dictionary

guillotine

noun   /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
a device, invented in France, consisting of a sharp blade in a tall frame, used in the past for killing criminals by cutting off their heads guillotina King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution.703
UK a device with a long sharp blade that is used for cutting large quantities of paper guillotina 4181448
verb   /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
to cut someone’s head off using a guillotine to cut someone’s head off using a device that consists of a sharp blade in a tall frame guillotinar During the French Revolution, thousands of people were guillotined.703
(Definition of guillotine from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

guillotine

noun /ˈɡilətiːn/
in France formerly, an instrument for cutting criminals’ heads off. guillotina
a machine for cutting paper. guillotina
(Definition of guillotine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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