bloodletting

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bloodletting /ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ/ noun
plural bloodlettings
bloodletting
/ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ/
noun
plural bloodlettings
Learner's definition of BLOODLETTING
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: the former practice of taking some blood out of the bodies of sick people to heal them
: the practice of causing someone to bleed as part of a religious ceremony
[noncount] : the killing of people
: the act of reducing the number of workers in a company
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