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Definition of ravage verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ravage

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈrævɪdʒ//
     
    [usually passive] ravage somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ravage
     
    he / she / it ravages
     
    past simple ravaged
     
    -ing form ravaging
     
     
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  1. 1to damage something badly synonym devastate
  2. 2 a country ravaged by civil war a recession that has ravaged the textile industry
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