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English definition of “delete”

delete

verb [I or T]     /dɪˈliːt/
B1 to remove or draw a line through something, especially a written word or words: They insisted that all expletives be deleted from the article . Here is a list of possible answers . Please delete (= draw a line through them) as appropriate .Deleting writing
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