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carpet-bombingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɑː.pɪtˌbɒm.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkɑːr.pɪtˌbɑː.mɪŋ/
the ​act of ​dropping a lot of ​bombs all over a ​particulararea so that it will be ​destroyed
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