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English definition of “torpedo”


verb [T]    /tɔrˈpi·doʊ/ (present tense torpedoes, present participle torpedoing, past tense and past participle torpedoed)
to hit something with a torpedo: The ship was torpedoed by a submarine. fig. In fact, both sides torpedoed the ceasefire (= destroyed its chances for success).
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