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"Destroy" in Chinese?

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How do I Say "Destroy" in Chinese?

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"Destroy" in Chinese : 破坏

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Pronunciation : De*stroy"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. destroien, destruien, destrien, OF. destruire, F. détruire, fr. L. destruere, destructum; de + struere to pile up, build. See Structure.]
Definition : 1. To unbuild; to pull or tear down; to separate virulently into its constituent parts; to break up the structure and organic existence of; to demolish. But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves. Ex. xxxiv. 13.

2. To ruin; to bring to naught; to put an end to; to annihilate; to consume. I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation. Jer. xii. 17.

3. To put an end to the existence, prosperity, or beauty of; to kill. If him by force he can destroy, or, worse, By some false guile pervert. Milton.

Syn. -- To demolish; lay waste; consume; raze; dismantle; ruin; throw down; overthrow; subvert; desolate; devastate; deface; extirpate; extinguish; kill; slay. See Demolish.

t. [imp. & p. p. Destroyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Destroying.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913



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