Translation of "downfall" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈdaʊn.fɔːl/ us /-fɑːl/

(something that causes) the usually sudden destruction of a person, organization, or government and their loss of power, money, or health

caída, perdición, ruina
Rampant corruption brought about the downfall of the government.
In the end, it was the continual drinking that was his downfall.

(Translation of “downfall” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)