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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “holocaust”

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
大屠殺,大毀滅,浩劫
A nuclear holocaust (= destruction caused by nuclear weapons) would leave few survivors.
一場核武浩劫後,幾乎沒多少倖存者。
Murder and attempted murderKillingAccidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures
(Definition of holocaust from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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