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scrubbed

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scrubbed

verb
past tense of scrub

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to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • the outdoor art project was scrubbed when the organizers found out they needed permission from city hall

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The first known use of scrubbed was in 1596

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“Scrubbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrubbed. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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