1Kill a large number of people: the plague had wiped out whole villages
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- If we don't co-operate with them, they kill us, wipe us out of existence.
- Then we will be able to massacre them, and wipe them out while they are at their weakest.
- We don't relish the thought of destroying innocents, wiping out cultures.
2 (usually be wiped out) Ruin someone financially.
- If American Golf declared bankruptcy, he could be wiped out financially.
- Reports that Laura has wiped Bruno out financially are, says Warren, nonsense. ‘He's got plenty of money left, whatever people wrote about his divorce settlement.
- One of these lawsuits finally wiped him out financially.
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