Translation of "annihilate" - English-Spanish dictionary

annihilate

verb uk /əˈnaɪ.ə.leɪt/ us

to destroy something completely so that nothing is left

aniquilar
a city annihilated by an atomic bomb

informal to defeat completely

dar una paliza a
He was annihilated in the finals of the competition.
annihilation noun [ no plural ] uk /əˌnaɪ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us

aniquilación
During the Cold War the threat of nuclear annihilation was always on people’s minds.
informal The opposition party’s candidate suffered annihilation (= complete defeat) at the polls.

(Translation of “annihilate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

annihilate

verb /əˈnaiəleit/

to destroy completely

aniquilar
The epidemic annihilated the population of the town.
annihilation noun

aniquilación
the annihilation of the indigenous peoples.

(Translation of “annihilate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)