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Definition of "decapitation" [de•cap•i•ta•tion]

  • The act of beheading; beheading. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "decapitation" in a sentence
  • "It's about as big as it gets, I guess, when you remember, Paula, that the war began with an attempt, what they called a decapitation attempt, a bombing of what they thought was a bunker that Saddam -- there was one other attempt like it in a restaurant in a part of the city."
  • "STEPHEN GREY: Yeah, I'm not sure quite where you lost me there, but I was just saying that there's this parallel war, and 373 is involved in what they call decapitation operations."
  • "CNN: Ukraine general arrested in decapitation case"