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annihilate

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈnaɪɪleɪt/
DESTROY to destroy something completely: a city annihilated by an atomic bombDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
DEFEAT informal to defeat someone very easilyWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
annihilation
 
 
/əˌnaɪɪˈleɪʃən/ noun [U]
Translations of “annihilate”
in Spanish aniquilar…
in French anéantir…
in German vernichten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底摧毀, 消滅, 毀滅…
in Russian уничтожать…
in Turkish bir şeyi tamamen yok etmek, imha etmek, birini kolayca yenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底摧毁, 消灭, 毁灭…
in Polish unicestwiać, rozgromić…
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