Translation of "holocaust" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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holocaustnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒl.ə.kɔːst/ us /ˈhɑː.lə.kɑːst/

a very large amount of destruction, especially by fire or heat, or the killing of very large numbers of people

A nuclear holocaust (= destruction caused by nuclear weapons) would leave few survivors. 核浩劫后几乎不会留下什么幸存者。

the Holocaustnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈhɒl.ə.kɔːst/ us /ˈhɑː.lə.kɑːst/

the killing of millions of Jews and others by the Nazis before and during the Second World War



(Translation of “holocaust” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)