English translation of 'amputer'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. (Medicine) to amputate
amputer qn d’un pied to amputate sb’s foot
amputer qn d’un bras to amputate sb’s arm
2. (figurative) to cut drastically ⧫ to reduce drastically
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Example Sentences Including 'amputer'
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A Noisy-le-Grand et à Calais, le distributeur devra s'amputer de trois magasins d'un coup.Le Monde (2000)
Et à sa demande, il s'était fait amputer sa main greffée, en février 2001, à Londres.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Le mouvement de hausse des taux, observé ces dernières semaines, devrait amputer la performance de ces produits.Le Monde (2002)
Vouloir le river à une seule activité ou affection revient à l'amputer.Marie Claire
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'amputer' in Other Languages
British English: amputate VERB
To amputate someone's arm or leg means to cut all or part of it off in an operation because it is diseased or badly damaged.
To save his life, doctors amputated his legs.
Translation of amputer from the Collins French to English
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