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self–destruct

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intransitive verb self–de·struct \-di-ˈstrəkt\

Simple Definition of self–destruct

  • : to destroy itself

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–destruct

  1. :  to destroy oneself or itself

self–destruct

adjective

1968

First Known Use of self–destruct

1968


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