Definition of obliteration in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌblɪtəˈreɪʃn/


[mass noun]
The action or fact of obliterating or being obliterated; total destruction: headlines about the obliteration of the green belt
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  • It means disorganization, destruction, obliteration, of the institutions of government and nationhood.
  • Perhaps the danger we face is not the mutually assured obliteration of the two parties, but the destruction of our democracy.
  • The disaster scenarios prophesied in such reasonable arguments will range from everything from personal ostracism to nuclear obliteration.
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