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dispose of sb/sth

phrasal verb with dispose uk   /dɪˈspəʊz/  us   /-ˈspoʊz/ verb formal
C1 to get rid of someone or something or deal with something so that the matter is finished: How did they dispose of the body? It took only five minutes for the world champion to dispose of (= defeat) his opponent.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 清除, 處理, 解決…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清除, 处理, 解决…
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