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English definition of “guillotine”

guillotine

noun [C]     /ˈɡɪlətiːn/
a piece of equipment used to cut off criminals' heads in the pastDeath penaltiesCutting off and disconnecting
guillotine verb [T]
(Definition of guillotine noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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