Translation of "holocaust" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

holocaust

noun [ C ] uk us /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

大屠杀,大毁灭,浩劫
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。

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