trample Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"trample" in British English

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trampleverb [I or T, usually + prep]

uk   us   /ˈtræm.pl̩/

trample verb [I or T, usually + prep] (STEP HEAVILY ON)

to ​stepheavily on something or someone, ​causingdamage or ​injury: Somebody trampled all over my flowerbeds! Eight ​people were trampled to ​death (= ​killed) when the ​stadiumcollapsed and the ​crowdrushed out onto the ​footballpitch.

trample verb [I or T, usually + prep] (TREAT WITHOUT RESPECT)

to ​act without any ​respect for someone or something: She ​accused the ​government of trampling on the ​needs and ​rights of the ​ordinarycitizen. He ​argues that ​Congress trampled the ​constitutionalrights of ​legalimmigrants in the new ​welfarereformlaw.
(Definition of trample from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trample" in American English

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trampleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈtræm·pəl/
to ​stepheavily on or ​crush someone or something: [T] The ​commuter in a ​hurry tramples anyone who gets in the way. [I] fig. An ​employer cannot trample on the ​rights of employees (= ​damage or ​destroy them).
(Definition of trample from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trample”
in Korean 짓밟다…
in Arabic يَسْحَق…
in Malaysian memijak-mijak…
in French piétiner…
in Russian топтать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 踩, 踩,踐踏…
in Italian calpestare…
in Turkish çiğnemek, ayağı altında ezmek…
in Polish deptać…
in Spanish pisotear, hollar…
in Vietnamese giậm, giẫm đạp…
in Portuguese pisar com força…
in Thai กระทืบ…
in German (zer-)trampeln…
in Catalan trepitjar…
in Japanese 踏みつける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 踩, 踩,践踏…
in Indonesian menginjak-injak…
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