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English definition of “stamp on sth”

stamp on sth

phrasal verb with stamp     /stæmp/ verb
to use force to stop or prevent something that you consider to be wrong or harmful : Any opposition to the new government was immediately stamped on by the army .Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingCausing something to endComing to an end
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