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1spoil/ˈspojəl/verb
spoilsspoiledor chiefly Britishspoilt/ˈspojəlt/spoiling
1spoil
/ˈspojəl/
verb
spoilsspoiledor chiefly Britishspoilt/ˈspojəlt/spoiling
Learner's definition of SPOIL  
[+ object]  : to have a bad effect on (something) : to damage or ruin (something)
[no object]  : to decay or lose freshness especially because of being kept too long
Synonyms see: 1decay
[+ object] 
disapproving  : to give (someone, such as a child) everything that he or she wants : to have a bad effect on (someone) by allowing too many things or by not correcting bad behavior — often used as (be) spoiled — sometimes used figuratively
   b  : to treat (someone) very well

(be) spoiling for

: to have a strong desire for (something, such as a fight)
2spoil/ˈspojəl/noun
pluralspoils
2spoil
/ˈspojəl/
noun
pluralspoils
Learner's definition of SPOIL  
[count]formal
: something stolen or taken by thieves, soldiers, etc. — usually plural — usually used with the
: something valuable or desirable that someone gets by working or trying hard — usually plural — usually used with the
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