Definition of obliterate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    obliterate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əˈblɪt̮əˌreɪt//
     
    [often passive]obliterate somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they obliterate
     
    he / she / it obliterates
     
    past simple obliterated
     
    -ing form obliterating
     
     
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  1. 1to remove all signs of something, either by destroying or covering it completely The building was completely obliterated by the bomb. The snow had obliterated their footprints.
  2. 2(figurative) Everything that happened that night was obliterated from his memory.
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NAmE//əˌblɪt̮əˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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