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verb bulldoze pronunciation in British English /ˈbʊlˌdəʊz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybulldoze
he/she/itbulldozes
present participlebulldozing
past tensebulldozed
past participlebulldozed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to clear an area by removing earth, stones etc with a bulldozer
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  2. 2
    [transitive] informal to force someone to do something that they do not really want to do by being very determined and ignoring what they do to oppose you
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] informal to rudely force your way into or through a place

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