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English definition of “smash-up”

smash-up

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈsmæʃ.ʌp/ (also smash)
a road or train accident: He hasn't driven since his smash-up two years ago.Accidents involving vehiclesHitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of smash-up noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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