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Definition of wipe out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wipe out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

wipe out

(informal)
 
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to fall over, especially when you are doing a sport such as skiing or surfing She wiped out at the third gate in the slalom race.

wipe somebodyout

(informal)
 
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to make someone extremely tired All that traveling has wiped her out. see also wiped out

wipe somebody/somethingout

[often passive]
 
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to destroy or remove someone or something completely Whole villages were wiped out by the earthquake. Last year's profits were virtually wiped out. a campaign to wipe out malaria related noun wipeout
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