how to pronounce circumcision

/ˌsɝkəmˈsɪʒən/

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circumcision is pronounced in four syllables

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sɝkəmsɪʒən

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An example use of circumcision in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… cutting at Sears circumcision right okay …”

meanings of circumcision

noun:

  1. The surgical removal of the clitoris; clitoridectomy, usually referred to as female genital mutilation.
  2. The surgical removal of the clitoral hood of the clitoris; female circumcision.
  3. The surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis.

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