Definition of amputee in English:


Line breaks: am¦pu|tee
Pronunciation: /ampjʊˈtiː


  • A person who has had a limb amputated.
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    • In the past few years he has turned his attention to achieving similar results for upper and lower limb amputees and has generated similar controversy.
    • For example, your pain could be similar to the phantom pain some amputees feel in their amputated limbs.
    • As the number of amputees grew, so did improvements to artificial limbs.

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