English translation of 'décapiter'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [prisonnier] to behead
(par accident) to decapitate
2. (figurative) [régime, organisation] to decapitate
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Trends of 'décapiter'
Used Occasionally. décapiter is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
'décapiter' in Other Languages
British English: decapitate VERB
If someone is decapitated, their head is cut off.
A worker was decapitated when a lift plummeted down the shaft on top of him.
Translation of décapiter from the Collins French to English
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Study guides for every stage of your learning
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Unlock French with the Paul Noble method
Take your French to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method. No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Next Steps is an intermediate course, which follows on from the Complete French Beginner's course- available to pre-order now!