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English definition of “havoc”

havoc

noun [U]     /ˈhæv.ək/
confusion and lack of order , especially causing damage or trouble : The storm wreaked (= caused ) havoc in the garden , uprooting trees and blowing a fence down. The delay played (= caused ) havoc with their travel arrangements .Social order and disorderConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
(Definition of havoc noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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