Circumcision - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌsɜːrkəmˈsɪʒn|  American pronunciation of the word circumcision
Brit.  |səːkəmˈsɪʒ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word circumcision

noun

- (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
- the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
- the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males

Word forms

noun
singular: circumcision
plural: circumcisions
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