GRE Word List

TRUNCATE

to shorten by or as if by cutting off

The meaning of the word truncate is to shorten by or as if by cutting off.

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bromidea binary compound of bromine with another element or a radical including some (such as potassium bromide) used as sedatives
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chapela subordinate or private place of worship: such as
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contrivedevise
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