erase Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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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 Arabic يَمحو…
in Korean 지우다…
in Malaysian padam…
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 Vietnamese tẩy xoá…
in Spanish borrar…
in Portuguese apagar…
in Thai ลบ…
in German ausradieren…
in Catalan esborrar…
in Japanese ~を消す…
in Indonesian menghapus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痕迹, 抹去,擦掉(尤指铅笔字迹)…
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