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English definition of “trounce”

trounce

verb [T]     /traʊns/ informal
to defeat a competitor by a large amount : France trounced Germany by five goals to one in the qualifying match . She trounced her rivals in the election .Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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