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erase

verb [T]  us   /ɪˈreɪs/

erase verb [T] (DESTROY)

to destroy or remove something completely: A subdirectory filled with precious data can be erased if you are not careful.

erase verb [T] (RUB AWAY)

to remove something written or a mark by rubbing: I kept changing my mind and erasing my answers on the test.
Translations of “erase”
in Arabic يَمحو…
in Korean 지우다…
in Malaysian padam…
in French effacer…
in Turkish (söz, müzik, resim vb.) silmek…
in Italian cancellare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痕跡, 抹去,擦掉(尤指鉛筆字跡)…
in Russian стирать, уничтожать…
in Polish wymazać, usuwać, kasować…
in Vietnamese tẩy xoá…
in Spanish borrar…
in Portuguese apagar…
in Thai ลบ…
in German ausradieren…
in Catalan esborrar…
in Japanese ~を消す…
in Indonesian menghapus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痕迹, 抹去,擦掉(尤指铅笔字迹)…
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