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English definition of “mow sb down”

mow sb down

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with mow   /məʊ/ us    /moʊ/ (mowed, mown or mowed)
to kill people, usually in large numbers, by shooting them or driving a vehicle into them: Three shoppers were mown down this afternoon when a drunken driver lost control of his car.
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