stamp out

phrasal verb
stamped out; stamping out; stamps out

Definition of stamp out

1 : to stop or destroy (something bad) stamp out smallpox/corruption
2 : to stop (something) from burning by stepping on it forcefully with the feet stamp out a fire stamp a cigarette out

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“Stamp out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stamp%20out. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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