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Definition of pulverize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pulverize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈpʌlvəˌraɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pulverize
     
    he / she / it pulverizes
     
    past simple pulverized
     
    -ing form pulverizing
     
     
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  1. 1pulverize something (formal) to crush something into a fine powder
  2. 2 pulverize somebody/something (informal) to defeat or destroy someone or something completely synonym crush We pulverized the opposition.
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