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car crashnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.kræʃ/  us   /ˈkɑːr-/
a ​seriousaccidentinvolving one or more ​cars: He was ​killed in a ​carcrash. [usually singular] mainly UK informal something that ​failscompletely or goes ​extremelybadly: At that ​time my ​privatelife was a ​carcrash. It could have been an ​absolutecarcrash but Dolores ​stepped in and ​saved the ​day.
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