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circumcise

  
  ( circumcises    3rd person present)   ( circumcising    present participle)   ( circumcised    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If a boy or man is circumcised, the loose skin at the end of his penis is cut off.  
usu passive  
He had been circumcised within eight days of birth as required by Jewish law.      be V-ed  
  circumcision      n-uncount   also a N  
Jews and Moslems practise circumcision for religious reasons.     
2       verb   In some cultures, if a girl or woman is circumcised, her clitoris is cut or cut off.  
usu passive  
An estimated number of 90 to 100 million women around the world living today have been circumcised.      be V-ed  
  circumcision      n-uncount  
...a campaigner against female circumcision.     
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