truncar

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truncar (first-person singular present trunco, past participle truncat)

  1. To truncate
  2. to cut short

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truncar (first-person singular present indicative trunco, past participle truncado)

  1. (transitive) to truncate (shorten something as if by cutting off part of it)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin truncāre.

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  • IPA(key): /tɾunˈkaɾ/, [t̪ɾũŋˈkaɾ]

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truncar (first-person singular present trunco, first-person singular preterite trunqué, past participle truncado)

  1. to truncate, to cut off, to cut on one side
    El nuevo edificio de la Tate Gallery presenta una fachada truncada.
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  2. to be disappointing to one's expectacions
    Sus ilusiones se vieron truncadas.
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  3. to interrupt and not let further develop
    Una novela sobre unos refugiados que vieron truncadas sus vidas por la guerra.
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