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extinguish

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/
LAW to take something away, for example a right to do something: A deed restriction extinguishes the right to use or develop a property for certain things.
FINANCE to decide that a debt does not have to be paid: With interest the debt doubled and was not finally extinguished until years later.
Translations of “extinguish”
in Korean 불을 끄다…
in Arabic يُطْفِىء, يُخْمِد…
in French éteindre…
in Turkish söndürmek…
in Italian estinguere, spengere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火/光, 熄滅,撲滅(火或光)…
in Russian тушить, гасить…
in Polish gasić…
in Spanish extinguir, apagar…
in Portuguese extinguir…
in German löschen…
in Catalan extingir…
in Japanese (火、光など)を消す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火/光, 熄灭,扑灭(火或光)…
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