zero out

zero out
phase out or reduce to zero

the bill would zero out capital gains taxes

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zero out [phrasal verb]
zero (something) out or zero out (something) US : to reduce the amount of (something) to zero

Be sure to zero out [=empty] the account before you switch banks.

: to remove (something) completely

New legislation will zero out further funding for the project. [=will completely eliminate further funding for the project]

This program will be zeroed out [=eliminated] in the budget for next year.

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