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white something out

Definition of white something out in English:

1Obliterate a mistake with white correction fluid.
Example sentences
  • A teacher at the school took a copy of the New York ballot paper, photocopied it and whited out all the nominees names, putting school subjects in their place.
  • The governor's office had whited out the answers.
  • They should release the documents containing the allegations against him, with the sensitive bits whited out.
2Impair someone’s vision with a sudden bright light.
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