Definition of 'raze'
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Here older homes are being razed to make way for new houses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To see the shop razed to the ground was like suffering a bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands of vacant properties were razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Schools have also been razed to the ground. The Sun (2014)It was razed to the ground by the council. The Sun (2015)His village was razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cities and castles were razed to the ground. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and entire towns razed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Much of the city is razed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another village razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He emerged to discover the city razed, and was put to work clearing bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thousands of Rohingya homes were razed during the riots. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Houses belonging to prominent Catholics were razed to the ground. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Both suffered extensive damage in the war, particularly the latter which was almost completely razed to the ground. The Wine Roads of France (1989)The racing was raised to new global heights, but news was that the track would be razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It won her the Turner Prize before being razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In one weekend last month 42 churches in Egypt were razed to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The coach's pad in Australia was razed to the ground in a blaze caused by an electrical fault. The Sun (2010)And now the photographs are of Polish villages instead, razed to the ground and with only the chimneys left standing. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
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