amputee


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am·pu·tee

 (ăm′pyo͝o-tē′)
n.
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.

amputee

(ˌæmpjʊˈtiː)
n
(Medicine) a person who has had a limb amputated

am•pu•tee

(ˌæm pyʊˈti)

n.
a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amputee - someone who has had a limb removed by amputationamputee - someone who has had a limb removed by amputation
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
Translations

amputee

[ˌæmpjʊˈtiː] namputé(e) m/f

amputee

nAmputierte(r) mf

amputee

[æmpjʊˈtiː] nmutilato/a (chi ha subito un'amputazione)

amputee

n amputado -da mf
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