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snuff sth out

phrasal verb with snuff uk   us   /snʌf/ verb [T]
informal to ​cause something to end ​suddenly: The ​country has been ​able to ​celebrate the ​return of ​itsindependence so ​brutallysnuffed out in 1940. to put out a ​flame, ​especially from a ​candle: One by one she ​snuffed out the ​candles.
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