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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarmar /mɑː $ mɑːr/ ●○○ verb (marred, marring) [transitive]  SPOILto make something less attractive or enjoyable syn spoil Their wedding was marred by the death of Jenny’s mother a week earlier. A frown marred his handsome features.see thesaurus at spoil→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
marI see what were once beautiful, shade-giving trees left marred and destroyed.Low, clear conditions marred Bradford's charity open on the usually prolific Cowthorpe reaches of the River Nidd.The race was marred by a horrific accident involving Niki Lauda.He had handsome Arabic features, marred by a long scar across his face.The occasion was marred by bickering.The table was marred by cigarette burns.The movie's premiere was marred by gang-related violence.First, the campaign was free and fair, though marred by mudslinging.Electricity cables and oil pipelines mar many of the world's most beautiful landscapes.Do these really mar our understanding of informative articles, aiming to make us wiser on equestrian subjects?Two unsightly slush machines mar the ambience, and tacky little bowls of pretzels are strewn throughout.There was no incident of any kind to mar the journey until we ran into that ditch in Rodgers Field.Outbreaks of fighting and lawlessness marred the New Year celebrations.During the rest of that day there was no other adventure to mar the peace of their journey.
Related topics: Chronology
Mar.Mar. (also Mar British English)TMCthe written abbreviation of March
From Longman Business DictionaryMar.Mar. written abbreviation for MARCH
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Verb table
mar
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymar
he, she, itmars
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymarred
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave marred
he, she, ithas marred
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad marred
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mar
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have marred
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam marring
he, she, itis marring
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you, we, theyare marring
Past
I, he, she, itwas marring
you, we, theywere marring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been marring
he, she, ithas been marring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been marring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be marring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been marring
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