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wash (sth) out

phrasal verb with wash uk   /wɒʃ/  us   /wɑːʃ/ verb

wash sth out

phrasal verb with wash uk   /wɒʃ/  us   /wɑːʃ/ verb
If an ​event or ​sportscompetition is ​washed out, it is ​prevented from ​happening or ​stopped early because of ​heavyrain: The men's ​tennissemifinals were ​washed out this ​morning.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 洗掉,洗净(颜色或污迹)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗掉,洗淨(顏色或汙跡)…
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