arrasar

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arrasar (first-person singular present arraso, past participle arrasat)

  1. (transitive) to sweep away, to raze, to clear cut, to devastate
  2. (intransitive) to triumph

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arrasar (first-person singular present indicative arraso, past participle arrasado)

  1. to raze, demolish
  2. (slang) to do something very well so that one gets popular attention

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From rasar.

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  • IPA(key): /araˈsaɾ/, [a.raˈsaɾ]

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arrasar (first-person singular present arraso, first-person singular preterite arrasé, past participle arrasado)

  1. (transitive) to raze, level, to smooth
    Synonym: allanar
  2. (transitive) to lay waste to, to rampage, to devastate
    Synonym: destruir
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) to triumph, to crush, to sweep (to be phenomenally successful)
    • 2021 May 4, Carlos E. Cué, “Ayuso arrasa en Madrid”, in El País[1]:
      Las cosas han cambiado mucho en el PP actual, pero el esquema se repite de alguna manera. Ayuso arrasa y tiene todo el poder en Madrid, la comunidad más rica y la que más peso político y mediático acumula, al ser la capital política y financiera y la sede de los principales medios de comunicación del país.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  4. (intransitive, or transitive with con) to wipe out

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