guillotine Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “guillotine” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "guillotine" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations


uk   us   /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/

guillotine noun (DEVICE)

[C or S] a ​device, ​invented in France, consisting of a ​sharpblade in a ​tallframe, used in the past for ​killingcriminals by ​cutting off ​theirheads: King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were ​killed by the guillotine) during the ​French Revolution. [C] UK a ​device with a ​longsharpblade that is used for ​cuttinglargequantities of ​paper

guillotine noun (LIMIT)

[C] UK specialized politics a ​limit on the ​amount of ​discussionallowed about a ​particularlaw in Parliament, made by setting a ​fixedtime before a ​finalvote must be taken

guillotineverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/

guillotine verb [T] (KILL)

to ​cut someone's ​head off using a guillotine: During the ​French Revolution, thousands of ​people were guillotined.

guillotine verb [T] (LIMIT)

UK specialized politics to set a ​fixedtime before a ​finalvote must be taken on a ​particularlaw in Parliament: The ​bill was guillotined at the ​committeestage.
(Definition of guillotine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "guillotine" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

guillotinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɪl·əˌtin/  /ˈɡi·əˌtin/
a ​device, ​invented in France, consisting of a ​sharpblade in a ​tallframe that was used for ​killing a ​person by ​cutting off his or her ​head
verb [T]  us   /ˈɡɪl·əˌtin/  /ˈɡi·əˌtin/
During the ​FrenchRevolution, thousands of ​people were guillotined.
(Definition of guillotine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de guillotine
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“guillotine” in American English

Palabra del día


peaceful, quiet, and without worry

Palabra del día

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Aprende más 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Aprende más