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apocalypse

noun [C/U]  /əˈpɑk·əˌlɪps/ us  
an event resulting in great destruction and violent change: Nobody was artistically better prepared to deal with the watery apocalypse that followed Hurricane Katrina than this 75-year-old man. In the Bible, the Apocalypse is the total destruction of the world.
Translations of “apocalypse”
in Spanish Apocalipsis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大災變, 大動亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大灾变, 大动乱…
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