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Now, they are largely erased from modern memory in the region. Smithsonian Mag (2017)He tried to erase the tapes as he wasn't happy with it but an engineer restrained him. The Sun (2017)So if I learn how to play my music through my car stereo, another nugget of information must be erased from the memory banks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Victims of past purges have been completely erased from the media. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It did not take long for them to erase it completely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The couple manage to get into her account and erase the message. The Sun (2014)We have unfinished business from last year and a great opportunity to erase those negative thoughts. The Sun (2008)Then the tape will be erased. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It consumed him until the next match, a chance to erase the defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then I needed to borrow his phone and he quickly tried to erase two messages. The Sun (2009)I don't know how to erase these thoughts. The Sun (2008)The sin, the error, the evil is to be wiped out and erased from memory. Christianity Today (2000)She claims that the erased messages were personal, dealing with matters such as yoga classes and her daughter's wedding plans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She smiled at the thought of erasing one or two of them, and maybe one brother, but no more than one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cultural policy will above all be negative, a critique of the past; it will be aimed at erasing from the memory and at destroying. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)
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Translations for 'erase'
British English: erase /ɪˈreɪz/ VERB
If you erase a thought or feeling, you destroy it completely so that you can no longer remember it or feel it.
The team tried to erase the memory of their last defeat.
- American English: erase
- Arabic: يـَمْحُو
- Brazilian Portuguese: apagar
- Chinese: 抹去
- Croatian: brisati
- Czech: vymazat
- Danish: udviske
- Dutch: wissen
- European Spanish: borrar
- Finnish: pyyhkiä pois
- French: gommer
- German: ausradieren
- Greek: σβήνω
- Italian: cancellare
- Japanese: 消す 消去
- Korean: 지우다
- Norwegian: viske ut
- Polish: wymazać
- European Portuguese: apagar
- Romanian: a șterge
- Russian: стирать
- Spanish: borrar
- Swedish: radera
- Thai: ลบออก
- Turkish: silmek
- Ukrainian: стирати
- Vietnamese: tẩy xóa
Definition of erase from the Collins English Dictionary
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