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extinguish

US [ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ]
UK [ɪk'stɪŋɡwɪʃ]
  • v.熄灭;扑灭;消灭;毁灭
  • Web偿清;压制;灭火
Simple Present:extinguishes  Present Participle:extinguishing  Past Tense:extinguished  
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v.
1.
~ sth
熄灭;扑灭to make a fire stop burning or a light stop shining
Firefighters tried to extinguish the flames.
消防队员奋力救火。
All lights had been extinguished.
所有灯光都熄灭了。
2.
~ sth
毁灭;消灭;使破灭to destroy sth
News of the bombing extinguished all hope of peace.
轰炸的消息使和平的希望全部破灭。

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