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destroy/dɪˈstroɪ/verb
destroysdestroyeddestroying
destroy
/dɪˈstroɪ/
verb
destroysdestroyeddestroying
Learner's definition of DESTROY  
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: to cause (something) to end or no longer exist : to cause the destruction of (something) : to damage (something) so badly that it cannot be repaired
: to kill (an animal) especially because it is sick, injured, or dangerous
informal  : to defeat (someone or something) easily or completely
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