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verb scrap pronunciation in British English /skræp/
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present tense
present participlescrapping
past tensescrapped
past participlescrapped
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  1. 1
    [transitive] informal to decide not to continue with something such as a plan or an event

    There were political problems and the idea was eventually scrapped.

    The trip was scrapped because of a lack of support.

    1. a.
      to get rid of something

      There is talk of scrapping the age limit altogether.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to take an old machine or vehicle apart and throw away all the parts that cannot be used
  3. 3
    [intransitive] informal to have a small fight or argument
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