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English definition of “mutilate”

mutilate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈmjuːtɪleɪt/
to damage someone's body violently and severely, often by cutting off a part of it: a mutilated body/corpse Injuring and injuries
mutilation
 
 
/ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
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