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English definition of “hollow sth out”

hollow sth out

phrasal verb with hollow     /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈhɑː.loʊ/ verb
to make an empty space inside something: Sand carried by the wind has hollowed out the base of the cliff.Emptying
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