efface Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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effaceverb

uk   us   /ɪˈfeɪs/

efface verb (REMOVE)

[T] formal to ​remove something ​intentionally: The ​wholecountry had ​tried to efface the ​memory of the ​olddictatorship.

efface verb (BE MODEST)

efface yourself to ​behave in a modest way and ​treat the good things that you have ​achieved as if they are not ​important, often because you do not have much ​confidence
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