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English definition of “ravage”

ravage

verb [T]    /ˈræv·ɪdʒ/
to cause great damage to something or someone: Hurricane Mitch ravaged the tiny Central American country. ravages    /ˈræv·ɪ·dʒɪz/ plural noun They survived the ravages of disease and malnutrition.
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