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delete

Pronunciation: /dɪˈliːt/

Translation of delete in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • suprimir, eliminar; (by crossing out) tachar delete as applicable táchese lo que no corresponda
    Example sentences
    • But once the dogs of war started howling he deleted the fine print.
    • The pharmacy deleted an important ingredient in your blood pressure management when it made this switch.
    • I vote that the second half of the film be deleted, re-written, and re-filmed to completely focus on the time spent on The Farm.

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