drown sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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drown sth out

phrasal verb with drown uk   us   /draʊn/ verb
C2 If a ​loudnoisedrowns out another ​noise, it ​prevents it from being ​heard.
(Definition of drown sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drown sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) (噪音)盖过,淹没…
in Chinese (Traditional) (噪音)蓋過,淹沒…
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