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Synonyms for circumcision
ˌsɜr kəmˈsɪʒ əncir·cum·ci·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1noun

    (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st

  2. circumcisionnoun

    the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

  3. circumcisionnoun

    the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males

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  1. circumcision


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  1. Marianne Comparet:

    In the same way that circumcision came out as something that really changed the way people approached HIV transmission, this could really be the next big thing in controlling HIV transmission.

  2. Kimihiko Moriya:

    Circumcision is not a universally accepted custom.

  3. Jonathan Friedman:

    People are not OK with a 4-year-old boy being circumcised -- a conscious, articulate boy. That's just not OK, not everyone is against circumcisions, but I think everyone is against a 4-year-old's circumcision.

  4. Mala Seyyed Hasan Vazhi:

    Female circumcision does nothing but hurt your daughter's body, this practice must stop.

  5. Lauren Young:

    It looked like it had been cut and sewn back on, not a normal-looking scar from circumcision. Something didn't look normal.

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