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blank

3 verb
     
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1 also blank out [intransitive] informal if you blank, or if your mind blanks, you are suddenly unable to remember something:
I just blanked in the oral exam.
2 [transitive] British English informal to ignore someone who you would usually greet or speak to:
Last time I saw Mike Adams he completely blanked me.

blank something ↔ out

phrasal verb
1 to cover something so that it cannot be seen:
The actual names had been blanked out.
2 to completely forget something, especially deliberately:
I tried to blank out everything he had said.

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