blank sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “blank sth out” in the English Dictionary

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blank sth out

phrasal verb with blank uk   us   /blæŋk/ verb

blank sth out (COVER)

to ​intentionallycover over something that is written so that it cannot be ​read: Some of the ​names in the ​report have been blanked out.

blank sth out (FORGET)

to ​stop yourself ​thinking about a ​memory because it is ​unpleasant and you would ​prefer not to ​remember it: There may be a ​traumaticincident in ​your past that you have blanked out.
(Definition of blank sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blank sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遮盖, 遮住, 涂掉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遮蓋, 遮住, 塗掉…
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