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One entry found for decapitate.
Main Entry: de·cap·i·tate
Pronunciation: di-primarystresskap-schwa-secondarystresstamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -tat·ed; -tat·ing
Etymology: derived from Latin decapitare "to cut off the head of," from de- "from, away" and caput "head" --related to CAPITAL
: to cut off the head of : BEHEAD
- de·cap·i·ta·tion /-secondarystresskap-schwa-primarystresstamacr-shschwan/ noun

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