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English definition of “annihilate”

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]
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