transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to raze sth (to the ground) arrasar algoMore example sentences
- Next it was the turn of armoured bulldozers to raze building after building.
- A frenzy of hotel building razed old neighbourhoods and transformed city centres.
- Military bulldozers yesterday knocked down all the structures in Kadim, and were razing buildings in Ganim.
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