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Definition of eclipse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they eclipse
    he / she / it eclipses
    past simple eclipsed
    -ing form eclipsing
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  1. 1[often passive] eclipse something (of the moon, the earth, etc.) to cause an eclipse
  2. 2eclipse somebody/something to make someone or something seem dull or unimportant by comparison synonym outshine synonym overshadow Though a talented player, he was completely eclipsed by his brother.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: eclipse

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