Translation of cercenar in English:

cercenar

to sever, v.

transitive verb

formal

  • 1

    (cortar la punta de) to sever
    (cortar el borde de) to trim
    (cortar el borde de) to cut off
    la máquina le cercenó el brazo the machine severed his arm
    • un artículo cercenado por la censura an article which had been cut by the censor
  • 2

    (derecho) to encroach on