Die Übersetzung von "annihilate" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /əˈnaɪ.ə.leɪt/ us

to destroy something completely so that nothing is left

a city annihilated by an atomic bomb

informal to defeat completely

dar uma surra em
He was annihilated in the finals of the competition.
annihilation noun [ no plural ] uk /əˌnaɪ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us

During the Cold War the threat of nuclear annihilation was always on people’s minds.
informal The opposition party’s candidate suffered annihilation (= complete defeat) at the polls.

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