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extinguish

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/ formal
to stop something burning or giving out light: The fire took two hours to extinguish.Stopping fires
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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