Definition of 'mar'
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The 70-year-old's election victory was marred by widespread protest and violence. The Sun (2016)The sales were also marred by violence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The election was marred by allegations of bribery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a moment in the match that marred the afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The carnival has been marred by violence in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the match was marred by sickening crowd violence. The Sun (2007)Similar protests last year were marred by violence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Germany won on penalties but the end of the game was marred by a scuffle between players and backroom staff. The Sun (2010)The day was further marred by the death of a jailed journalist after a ten-day hunger strike. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It didn't mar the game but it should have been avoided. The Sun (2013)Yet another top-flight match was marred by rank defending and shoddy midfield play. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The match was marred by controversy over the Wales try. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cops are considering the move in a bid to avert violence that marred previous meetings between the bitter London rivals. The Sun (2011)And they ignored the way he won a meaningless election marred by murder last year with a ludicrous 93 per cent share of the vote. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I can only imagine the tangled thoughts and confused emotions behind their outpouring as they feel the weight of a world marred by violence and loss. Christianity Today (2000)I hope it does not mar the game,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. mar is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mar'
British English: mar VERB
To mar something means to spoil or damage it.
A number of problems marred the smooth running of this event.
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