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behead

Saltos de línea: be¦head
Pronunciación: /bɪˈhɛd
 
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Definición de behead en inglés:

verbo

Cut off the head of (someone), especially as a form of execution: Mary was beheaded at Fotheringhay (as noun beheading) a beheading on Tower Hill
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most likely it was some tradition from the days long ago when the executioners would personally behead the criminals.
  • People were beheaded and killed during the last five weeks of the war.
  • They hold hands as the line in front of them thins, as the prisoners are beheaded one by one.
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Origen

Old English behēafdian; from be- 'off' (expressing removal) + hēafod (see head).

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