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verb [transitive] delete pronunciation in British English /dɪˈliːt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledeleting
past tensedeleted
past participledeleted

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  1. 1
    to remove or cross out something that has been written
    delete something from something:

    Several names had been deleted from the list.

  2. 2
    to remove information stored in a computer

    Your records have been deleted from our database.


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