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Phrasal Verbs

stamp out

This page is about the phrasal verb stamp out

Meaning

to stop something bad or harmful by taking strong action against it

Synonym

eradicate (formal)

For example

  • stamp out sth The government is trying to stamp out police corruption.

  • stamp sth out Universities want to stamp cheating in exams out, but students are very cunning.

Nouns often used as objects with stamp out: crime, corruption, fraud, racism, sexism, cheating, bad behaviour, hate crimes

Quick Quiz

The taxation department is trying to stamp out

a. tax forms

b. tax returns

c. tax evasion

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