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de·struct / diˈstrəkt/ • v. [tr.] cause deliberate, irreparable damage to (something, typically a rocket or missile). • n. [in sing.] [usu. as adj.] the deliberate causing of terminal damage: he had ordered him to go for the destruct button.

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