Meaning of “pulverize” in the English Dictionary

"pulverize" in British English

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pulverizeverb [ T ]

UK usually pulverise uk /ˈpʌl.vər.aɪz/ us /ˈpʌl.və.raɪz/
pulverization
noun [ U ] UK usually pulverisation uk /ˌpʌl.vər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌpʌl.vɚ.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

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

"pulverize" in American English

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pulverizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈpʌl·vəˌrɑɪz/

to press or crush something until it becomes powder or a soft mass:

Seashells were pulverized by the ocean’s waves.
infml Our team aims to pulverize the competition (= badly defeat them).

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