stamp out

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /stamp aʊt/
  • Hyphenation: stamp out

Verb[edit]

stamp out (third-person singular simple present stamps out, present participle stamping out, simple past and past participle stamped out)

  1. (transitive) To extinguish by stamping.
  2. (transitive) To get rid of totally; to eradicate.
    Since 1956, Nasution had been trying to stamp out corruption in the Army.

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