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holocaust

noun [C]
 
 
/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。
Murder and attempted murderKillingAccidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures
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