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verb [transitive] obliterate pronunciation in British English /əˈblɪtəreɪt/
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present tense
present participleobliterating
past tenseobliterated
past participleobliterated
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  1. 1
    to destroy something completely
    The bombing raid has obliterated whole villages.
  2. 2
    to get rid of a memory, thought, or feeling from your mind
    He tried to obliterate all thoughts of Mary from his mind.
  3. 3
    to cover something completely so that you cannot see it
    The park had been obliterated beneath a layer of snow.

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 obliterate pronunciation in British English /əˌblɪtəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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