detonate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"detonate" in British English

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detonateverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈdet.ən.eɪt/  us   /ˈdet̬-/
to (​cause something to) ​explode: The ​device detonated ​unexpectedly. A ​remotecontroldevice was used to detonate the ​bomb.
(Definition of detonate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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detonateverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdet·ənˌeɪt/
to ​explode, or to ​cause a ​bomb to ​explode: [T] A ​remotecontroldevice was used to detonate the ​bomb.
(Definition of detonate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detonate”
in Spanish detonar…
in Vietnamese làm nổ…
in Malaysian meletup…
in Thai ระเบิด…
in French (faire) détoner…
in German zur Explosion bringen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引爆,(使)爆炸…
in Turkish patla(t)mak, infilak et(tir)mek…
in Russian детонировать…
in Indonesian meledakkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引爆,(使)爆炸…
in Polish detonować…
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