English version

expunge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexpungeex‧punge /ɪkˈspʌndʒ/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 REMOVEto remove a name from a list, piece of information, or book2 FORGETto make someone forget something unpleasantexpunge something from something 🔊 I wanted to expunge the memory of that first race from my mind.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
expungeThey know that his letters home will be read by censors, and that any indication of his whereabouts will be expunged.I wrote the letter a dozen times, trying to moderate the tone, studiously expunging all traces of passion.You don't need to - it was expunged automatically long ago.Three others served probationary terms and their charges have been expunged, Charlton said.My karma was to help her expunge her personal devils by being smaller than she was when she was angry.Their criminal records were expunged in return for their testimony.I don't think there's anything terrible about expunging Sylvie.expunge something from somethingHoward tried to expunge the whole episode from his memory.
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Verb table
expunge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexpunge
he, she, itexpunges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexpunged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave expunged
he, she, ithas expunged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad expunged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill expunge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have expunged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam expunging
he, she, itis expunging
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you, we, theyare expunging
Past
I, he, she, itwas expunging
you, we, theywere expunging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been expunging
he, she, ithas been expunging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been expunging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be expunging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been expunging
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