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English definition of “eclipse”

eclipse

verb [T]     /ɪˈklɪps/
MAKE LESS to make another person or thing seem much less important, good, or famous: [often passive] Braque was somewhat eclipsed by Picasso.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
MOON/SUN to make an eclipse of the moon or sunAstronomy - general words
(Definition of eclipse verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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