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English definition of “rub sth out”

rub sth out

UK phrasal verb with rub     /rʌb/ verb [I or T] (-bb-)
B2 to remove writing or a mark from something by rubbing it with a piece of rubber or a cloth : It's in pencil , so you can rub it out if you need to.Deleting writing
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