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Definición de “obliterate” en inglés

obliterate

verb uk   /əˈblɪt.ər.eɪt/ us    /-ˈblɪt̬.ə.reɪt/
[T often passive] to remove all signs of something, either by destroying it or by covering it so that it cannot be seen: The missile strike was devastating - the target was totally obliterated. All of a sudden the view was obliterated by the fog. [T] to make an idea or feeling disappear completely: Perhaps she gets drunk to obliterate painful memories.
obliteration
noun [U] uk   /əˌblɪt.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌblɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/
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