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English definition of “wreck”

wreck

verb [T]
 
 
/rek/
to destroy or badly damage something: Several protesters set out to wreck the company's headquarters.
to spoil a chance, plan, etc.: be wrecked by sth The deal was wrecked by the recent turmoil in the debt markets. Backbenchers were accused of plotting to wreck the government's plans.
(Definition of wreck verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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