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Definition of expunge verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    expunge something (from something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they expunge
    he / she / it expunges
    past simple expunged
    -ing form expunging
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  1. 1to remove or get rid of something such as a name or memory from a book or list or from your mind synonym erase
  2. 2 Details of his criminal activities were expunged from the file. What happened just before the accident was expunged from his memory.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: expunge