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from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary
a situation in which someone is defeated easily and completely in a battle or competition
Only the skill of the goalkeeper prevented the match from turning into a rout.
put someone to rout
to defeat someone easily and completely
They put the rebel army to rout.
put to rout
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