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demolish

US [dɪˈmɑlɪʃ]
UK [dɪˈmɒlɪʃ]
  • v.拆毁;破坏;驳倒(观点或理论);轻易而彻底地打败
  • Web毁坏;拆除;推翻
Simple Present:demolishes  Present Participle:demolishing  Past Tense:demolished  
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v.
1.
~ sth
拆毁,拆除(建筑物)to pull or knock down a building
The factory is due to be demolished next year.
这个工厂定于明年拆除。
2.
~ sth
(意外)毁坏,破坏to destroy sth accidentally
The car had skidded across the road and demolished part of the wall.
汽车打滑冲过马路,把部分墙撞塌了。
3.
~ sth
推翻,驳倒(观点或理论)to show that an idea or theory is completely wrong
A recent book has demolished this theory.
最近出版的一本书推翻了这种理论。
4.
~ sb/sth
轻易而彻底地打败to defeat sb easily and completely
They demolished New Zealand 44–6 in the final.
他们在决赛中以 44:6 大败新西兰队。
5.
(informal)
~ sth
狼吞虎咽地吃;贪婪地吃to eat sth very quickly
The children demolished their burgers and chips.
孩子们狼吞虎咽地吃了汉堡包和炸土豆条。

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