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black sth out

phrasal verb with black uk   us   /blæk/ verb [T]

(COVER)

mainly UK to cover a face or a name so that it cannot be seen: In the TV interview, they blacked out the victim's face.

(NO LIGHT)

to make a place dark, especially by covering or switching off all the lights: The entire city was blacked out overnight.
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Translations of “black sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遮蓋, 遮擋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遮盖, 遮挡…
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