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burn out

phrasal verb with burn uk   /bɜːn/  us   /bɝːn/ verb (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)

(FIRE)

If a fire burns out, it stops producing flames because nothing remains that can burn.

(BREAK)

B2 If something such as a motor burns out, it stops working because of damage from heat: It looks like the starter motor on the car has burned out.
Translations of “burn out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 火, (火)燒盡…
in Russian угасать…
in Turkish için için yanarak sönmek, yavaş yavaş sönmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火, (火)烧尽…
in Polish wypalać się…
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