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English definition of “expunge”

expunge

verb [T] uk   /ɪkˈspʌndʒ/ formal us  
to rub off or remove information from a piece of writing: His name has been expunged from the list of members.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere to cause something to be forgotten: She has been unable to expunge the details of the accident from her memory.Forgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of expunge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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