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chaos

noun [U]     /ˈkeɪ.ɒs/ US  /-ɑːs/
B2 a state of total confusion with no order : Snow and ice have caused chaos on the roads . Ever since our secretary walked out, the office has been in a state of total / utter chaos. We muddled up the name labels and chaos ensued (= resulted ).Social order and disorderConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
(Definition of chaos noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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