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English definition of “whitewash”

whitewash

verb [T] (DEFEAT)    /ˈwaɪt.wɒʃ/ US  /-wɑːʃ/ UK informal
to defeat a player or team completely, especially while preventing them from scoring any pointsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of whitewash verb (DEFEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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