Definition of 'decimate'
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Used Rarely. decimate is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'decimate'
British English: decimate VERB
To decimate something such as a group of people or animals means to destroy a very large number of them.
The pollution could decimate the river's thriving population of kingfishers.
Definition of decimate from the Collins English Dictionary
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