verbranden

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verbranden (past singular verbrandde, past participle verbrand)

  1. (transitive) To burn, consume/kill in fire
  2. (intransitive) To be consumed by fire
  3. (transitive) To burn, affect gravely with corrosive etc. chemicals
  4. (intransitive) To burn, be affected gravely with corrosive etc. chemicals
  5. (transitive, figuratively) To discredit completely, ruin psychologically for future use, e.g. by scandal or media leak
    Nadat uitlekte wie het plan van de premier verbrandde door het te lekken, was die minister zelf verbrand en moest ontslag nemen
    After it was leaked who compromised the P.M.'s plan by leaking it, that minister was compromised himself and had to resign

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