truncar

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

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]

Latin truncāre.

Verb[edit]

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."
  2. be disappointing to one's expectacions: "Sus ilusiones se vieron truncadas."
  3. to interrupt and not let further develop: "Una novela sobre unos refugiados que vieron truncadas sus vidas por la guerra."

Conjugation[edit]

  • c becomes qu before e.