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dynamite

noun [U]  /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌmɑɪt/ us  
a type of explosive: a stick of dynamite A subject can be called dynamite if it could have a sudden and important influence on the way many people think or feel: The Social Security issue is political dynamite.

dynamite

verb [T]  /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌmɑɪt/ us  
to use dynamite to destroy or break apart something in an explosion: A work crew dynamited the concrete pillars.
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