self–destruct

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verb self–de·struct \-di-ˈstrəkt\

Definition of self–destruct

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to destroy oneself or itself

self–destruct

adjective

1968

First Known Use of self–destruct

1968


SELF–DESTRUCT Defined for English Language Learners

self–destruct

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verb self–de·struct \-di-ˈstrəkt\

Definition of self–destruct for English Language Learners

  • : to destroy itself

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