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verb corrode pronunciation in British English /kəˈrəʊd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycorrode
he/she/itcorrodes
present participlecorroding
past tensecorroded
past participlecorroded
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] chemistry if metal or another substance corrodes, or if something corrodes it, it is gradually destroyed by a chemical reaction
    Acid rain poisons fish, destroys forests, and corrodes buildings.
    The metal structure is corroding badly and needs to be replaced.
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to make something weak by causing gradual damage
    a society corroded by fear

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