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stamp sth out

phrasal verb with stamp uk   us   /stæmp/ verb
to get rid of something that is wrong or harmful: The new legislation is intended to stamp out child prostitution.
Translations of “stamp sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 消除,消滅…
in Russian искоренять…
in Turkish yok etmek, kökünü kurutmak, son vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消除,消灭…
in Polish wyplenić coś…
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