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

 

blot out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    blot somethingout

     
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  1. 1to cover or hide something completely Clouds blotted out the sun.
  2. 2to deliberately try to forget an unpleasant memory or thought He tried to blot out the image of Helen's sad face. She just wanted to sleep and blot out the terrifying events of the day.
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