Meaning of “incinerate” in the English Dictionary

"incinerate" in British English

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incinerateverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈsɪn.ər.eɪt/ us /ɪnˈsɪn.ə.reɪt/

to burn something completely:

to incinerate waste
The spacecraft and its crew were incinerated by the billion-degree temperatures generated by the fireball.
incineration
noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˌsɪn.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪnˌsɪn.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “incinerate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incinerate" in American English

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incinerateverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈsɪn·əˌreɪt/

to burn something completely:

The company is accused of incinerating hazardous waste without a license.

(Definition of “incinerate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)