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panic

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈpænɪk/
a sudden strong feeling of fear that prevents reasonable thought and action: panic about/over sth There is no cause for panic about oil prices.a state/wave of panic The government was in a state of panic.cause/trigger panic The drop in prices could cause panic among investors. There is no sense of panic yet or any feeling that this is the start of a long-term decline in the pound.
Translations of “panic”
in Arabic فَزَع, ذُعْر, هَلَع…
in Korean 공황…
in Malaysian panik…
in French panique…
in Turkish panik, büyük korku…
in Italian panico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐慌,驚慌…
in Russian паника…
in Polish panika…
in Vietnamese hoảng loạn…
in Spanish pánico…
in Portuguese pânico…
in Thai ความตื่นตกใจ…
in German die Panik…
in Catalan pànic…
in Japanese パニック…
in Indonesian kepanikan, ketakutan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐慌,惊慌…
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