Circumcise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɜːrkəmsaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word circumcise
Brit.  |ˈsəːkəmsʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word circumcise

verb

- cut the skin over the clitoris
- cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys

During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised

Examples

The Puritans were strongly bent to circumcise the Church both in authority and revenue.

During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: circumcise
he/she/it: circumcises
present participle: circumcising
past tense: circumcised
past participle: circumcised
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