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English definition of “trample”

trample

verb [I or T, usually + prep] (STEP HEAVILY ON)    /ˈtræm.pl̩/
to step heavily on something or someone, causing damage or injury: Somebody trampled all over my flowerbeds in the night! Eight people were trampled to death (= killed) when the stadium collapsed and the crowd rushed out onto the football pitch.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingInjuring and injuries
(Definition of trample verb (STEP HEAVILY ON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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