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"incinerate" in British English

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incinerateverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈsɪn.ər.eɪt/  us   /-ə.reɪt/
to ​burn something ​completely: to incinerate ​waste The ​spacecraft and ​itscrew were incinerated by the billion-degree ​temperaturesgenerated by the ​fireball.
incineration
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌsɪn.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-əˈreɪ-/
(Definition of incinerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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incinerateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈsɪn·əˌreɪt/
to ​burn something ​completely: The ​company is ​accused of incinerating ​hazardouswaste without a ​license.
(Definition of incinerate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incinerate”
in Spanish incinerar…
in Vietnamese thiêu…
in Malaysian membakar…
in Thai เผาให้เป็นเถ้าถ่าน…
in French incinérer…
in German einäschern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…烧成灰烬, 焚毁…
in Indonesian membakar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…燒成灰燼, 焚毀…
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