black sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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black sth out

phrasal verb with black uk   us   /blæk/ verb [T]


mainly UK to ​cover a ​face or a ​name so that it cannot be ​seen: In the TV ​interview, they ​blacked out the victim's ​face.


to make a ​placedark, ​especially by ​covering or ​switching off all the ​lights: The ​entirecity was ​blacked out ​overnight.
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(Definition of black sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 遮盖, 遮挡…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遮蓋, 遮擋…
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