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cir·cum·ci·sion

 (sûr′kəm-sĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act of circumcising.
2. A religious ceremony in which a boy or man is circumcised.
3. Circumcision Christianity A feast observed on January 1 celebrating the circumcision of Jesus. Used with the.
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circumcision

(ˌsɜːkəmˈsɪʒən)
n
1. (Surgery)
a. surgical removal of the foreskin of males
b. surgical incision into the skin covering the clitoris in females
c. removal of the clitoris
2. (Judaism) the act of circumcision, performed as a religious rite by Jews and Muslims
3. (Islam) the act of circumcision, performed as a religious rite by Jews and Muslims
4. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the festival celebrated on Jan 1 in commemoration of the circumcision of Jesus
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cir•cum•ci•sion

(ˌsɜr kəmˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
1.
a. the act of circumcising.
b. brith.
2. (cap.) a church festival in honor of the circumcision of Jesus, observed on Jan. 1.
[1125–75; Middle English < Late Latin]
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circumcision

Surgery to remove the penis foreskin, often for religious reasons.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circumcision - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of JesusCircumcision - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
2.circumcision - the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
religious rite, rite - an established ceremony prescribed by a religion; "the rite of baptism"
Berit, Berith, Bris, Briss, Brith - the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
3.circumcision - the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males
cutting off, abscission - the act of cutting something off
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Translations
تَطْهير، خِتان
obřezáníobřízka
omskærelse
ختنه
ख़तना
körülmetélés
umskurîur
apipjaustymas
circumcizie
obriezka
ختنہ

circumcision

[ˌsɜːkəmˈsɪʒən] Ncircuncisión f
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circumcision

[ˌsɜːrkəmˈsɪʒən] n [boy, man] → circoncision f; [girl] → excision f
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circumcision

nBeschneidung f; the Circumcision (Eccl) → der Tag der Beschneidung des Herrn
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circumcision

[ˌsɜːkəmˈsɪʒn] ncirconcisione f
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circumcise

(ˈsəːkəmsaiz) verb
1. to remove the foreskin (of a man).
2. to remove a part of the clitoris (of a woman).
ˌcircumˈcision (-ˈsiʒən) noun
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cir·cum·ci·sion

n. circuncisión, excisión del prepucio.
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circumcision

n circuncisión f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Adult circumcision will go down from Sh50,000 to Sh40,000 and child circumcision from Sh70,000 to Sh56,000.
Adult Circumcision. For those who still want to be circumcised past puberty, it is best to see a urologist, the surgical expert in the genito-urinary system.
et al., Adult Circumcision Outcomes Study: Effect on Erectile Function,
Indeed, aspects of human sexuality are highly variable over time, irrespective of adult circumcision. Furthermore, the purpose of the pre-post experimental design in the Kigozi et al.
A sexual risk reduction intervention increased demand for male adult circumcision, according to a cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in 2012-2014 in Zambia.
(9.) The practice of adult circumcision in itself is not unethical but rather the practice of involuntary neonatal circumcision.
One woman dropped in on my conversation and mentioned the "importance" of adult circumcision in HIV prevention.
showed that adult circumcision is associated with poor erectile function.
The surgical procedure - minor for male infants - has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection by 60 percent; the World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS have recommended neonatal and adult circumcision.
These costs are based on $30-$60 per adult circumcision, and a life-time treatment cost of $7 000 per HIV infection (first-line therapy only).
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Adult circumcision lowers the risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the risk of coital injury without reducing pleasure or causing sexual dysfunction, two new studies have shown.

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