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flat·ten

flatten

 
 
pronunciation:
flae tn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: flattens, flattening, flattened
definition: to make flat.
The car ran over the toy and flattened it.
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similar words:
crush, lay, level
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The word flatten contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.