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"mar" in British English

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marverb [T]

uk   /mɑːr/  us   /mɑːr/ (-rr-) formal
to ​spoil something, making it less good or less ​enjoyable: Sadly, the ​text is marred by ​carelesserrors. It was a really ​niceday, marred only by a little ​argument in the ​car on the way ​home. I ​hope the ​fact that Louise isn't coming won't mar yourenjoyment of the ​evening.
(Definition of mar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mar" in American English

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marverb [T]

 us   /mɑr/ (-rr-)
to ​spoil something, making it less good or less ​enjoyable: Water will mar the ​finish of ​polishedwood.
(Definition of mar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Mar." in Business English

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Mar.

(also Mar) uk   us  
written abbreviation for March
(Definition of Mar. from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mar”
in Spanish estropear, echar a perder…
in Vietnamese làm hỏng…
in Malaysian dirosakkan…
in Thai ทำให้เสียหาย…
in French gâter…
in German verderben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 损坏, 破坏, 损伤…
in Turkish mart ayı…
in Russian март…
in Indonesian merusak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 損壞, 破壞, 損傷…
in Polish marz. (= = marzec)…
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