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Meaning of “snuff sth out” - Learner’s Dictionary

snuff sth out

phrasal verb with snuff     /snʌf/ verb
END informal
to suddenly end something: England's chances were snuffed out by three brilliant goals from the Italians.Causing something to endComing to an end
FLAME
to stop a candle flame from burning by covering it or pressing it with your fingersDarkness and becoming darkStopping fires
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