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Meaning of “clobber” - Learner’s Dictionary

clobber

verb [T]     /ˈklɒbər/ informal
HIT
to hit someoneHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
AFFECT
to affect someone very badly: This policy has clobbered people on low incomes.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
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