Meaning of “ravage” in the English Dictionary

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"ravage" in American English

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ravageverb [ T ]

us /ˈræv·ɪdʒ/

to cause great damage to something or someone:

Hurricane Mitch ravaged the tiny Central American country.
plural noun us /ˈræv·ɪ·dʒɪz/

They survived the ravages of disease and malnutrition.

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