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English definition of “catastrophe”
/kəˈtæs·trə·fi/ n [C]
› a sudden event that causes great suffering or destruction: Losing his job was a financial catastrophe for his family. A chemical plant leak could cause an environmental catastrophe. catastrophic
/ˌkæt̬·əˈstrɑf·ɪk/ adj › Continued rain will cause catastrophic flooding.