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pulverize

verb [T] uk (UK usually pulverise)   /ˈpʌl.vər.aɪz/ us    /-və.raɪz/
to press or crush something until it becomes powder or a soft mass: pulverized coal/bonesSqueezing and grinding informal to defeat someone easilyWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
pulverization
noun [U] uk (UK usually pulverisation)   /ˌpʌl.vər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-vɚ.ə-/
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