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rotverb [I/T]

 us   /rɑt/ (-tt-)
to decay, or to cause something to decay or weaken: [I] The fallen apples rotted on the ground. [T] Dampness rotted the old wood.
rot
noun [U]  us   /rɑt/
Rot weakened the beams in the house.
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