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English definition of “extinguish”

extinguish

verb [T] (FEELING/IDEA)    /ɪkˈstɪŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ literary
to stop or get rid of an idea or feeling : Nothing could extinguish his love for her.Forgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of extinguish verb (FEELING/IDEA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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