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English definition of “douse”

douse

verb [T]
 
 
/daʊs/
POUR to pour a lot of liquid over someone or something: The dessert was doused with brandy and set alight.Wet weather and wetness
STOP BURNING to stop a fire burning by putting a lot of water on it: to douse the flames/fireStopping fires
(Definition of douse from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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