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burnt outadjective

uk   us   mainly UK (US usually burned out)
  • burnt out adjective (FIRE)

A ​building or ​vehicle that is ​burnt out has been ​badlydamaged by ​fire: After the ​fire the ​factory was ​completelyburnt out. [before noun] a burnt-out ​house
  • burnt out adjective (TIRED)

ill or very ​tired from ​working too hard
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