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scandal

noun [C/U]  /ˈskæn·dəl/ us  
an action or event that is considered immoral, causing the public to react with shock or anger: [C] People withdrew their money from banks caught up in the scandal.
scandalous
adjective  /ˈskæn·dəl·əs/ us  
She has a reputation for spreading scandalous gossip.
Translations of “scandal”
in Korean 스캔들, 추문…
in Arabic فَضيحة…
in French scandale, ragots…
in Turkish rezalet, kepazelik, skandal…
in Italian scandalo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醜行, 醜聞, 震驚…
in Russian скандал…
in Polish skandal…
in Spanish escándalo, chisme, chismorreo…
in Portuguese escândalo…
in German der Skandal, üble Nachrede, der Klatsch…
in Catalan escàndol…
in Japanese スキャンダル, 醜聞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丑行, 丑闻, 震惊…
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