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erase

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪˈreɪz/ US   /ɪˈreɪs/
to cancel the effect of an increase or fall in something such as an amount of debt, the price of shares, etc.: erase a deficit/debt/loss To erase the budget deficit through cuts alone would mean extreme measures such as shutting prisons and college campuses. erase a profit/gain
to remove information or data from the place where it was stored: erase sth from sth Fraudulent accounts had been erased from the records. All personal data is securely erased in accordance with our data protection policy.
Translations of “erase”
in Korean 지우다…
in Arabic يَمحو…
in French effacer…
in Turkish (söz, müzik, resim vb.) silmek…
in Italian cancellare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痕跡, 抹去,擦掉(尤指鉛筆字跡)…
in Russian стирать, уничтожать…
in Polish wymazać, usuwać, kasować…
in Spanish borrar…
in Portuguese apagar…
in German ausradieren…
in Catalan esborrar…
in Japanese ~を消す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痕迹, 抹去,擦掉(尤指铅笔字迹)…
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