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strike downphrasal verb
- 1(of a disease, etc.) to make someone unable to lead an active life; to make someone seriously ill; to kill someone He was struck down by cancer at the age of thirty.
- 2to hit someone very hard, so that they fall to the ground
strike somebody down[usually passive]
to decide that a law is illegal and should not apply The Supreme Court struck down a Texas state law. The law was struck down as unconstitutional.jump to other results