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raze

Pronunciation: /reɪz/

Translation of raze in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to raze sth (to the ground) arrasar algo
    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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