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English definition of “burn down (something)”

burn down (something)

verb phrasal verb with burn  /bɜrn/ (past tense and past participle burned  /bɜrnd, bɜrnt/ or burnt  /bɜrnt/) us  
to destroy something with fire, or to be destroyed in this way: They weren’t injured, but their house burned down.
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