spoil

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1 spoil /ˈspojəl/ verb
spoils; spoiled or chiefly British spoilt /ˈspojəlt/ ; spoiling
1 spoil
/ˈspojəl/
verb
spoils; spoiled or chiefly British spoilt /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: [1]decay
[+ 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
: to treat (someone) very well

(be) spoiling for

: to have a strong desire for (something, such as a fight)
2 spoil /ˈspojəl/ noun
plural spoils
2 spoil
/ˈspojəl/
noun
plural spoils
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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