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wipe sth off sth

phrasal verb with wipe uk   us   /waɪp/ verb [T]
to remove something from something: All their customer information was wiped off the computer by a virus. $8 billion has been wiped off share prices worldwide.
Translations of “wipe sth off sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從…中除去(或抹去)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从…中除去(或抹去)…
(Definition of wipe sth off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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