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English definition of “kibosh”

kibosh

noun uk   /ˈkaɪ.bɒʃ/ us    /-bɑːʃ/ informal
put the kibosh on sth to spoil or destroy an idea or plan: The rain certainly put the kibosh on our plans for a picnic.
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