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English definition of “wash sth out”

wash sth out

phrasal verb with wash     /wɒʃ/ US  /wɑːʃ/ verb
If an event or sports competition is washed out, it is prevented from happening or stopped early because of heavy rain: The men's semifinals in the tennis were washed out this morning. → See also washoutRain
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