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chaosnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkeɪ.ɒs/  us   /-ɑːs/
(Definition of chaos from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chaosnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkeɪ·ɑs/
a ​state of ​disorder and ​confusion: Repairs to the ​majorhighway this ​summer will ​bring chaos to commuters.
chaotic
adjective  us   /keɪˈɑt̬·ɪk/
The ​house is a little chaotic ​right now – we’re in the ​middle of repainting.
(Definition of chaos from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chaos”
in Korean 혼란…
in Arabic فَوضى…
in Malaysian huru-hara…
in French chaos…
in Russian хаос…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂, 無秩序狀態…
in Italian caos…
in Turkish kargaşa, kaos, karışıklık…
in Polish chaos…
in Spanish caos…
in Vietnamese sự hỗn loạn…
in Portuguese caos…
in Thai ความยุ่งเหยิง…
in German das Chaos…
in Catalan caos…
in Japanese 大混乱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混乱, 无秩序状态…
in Indonesian kekacauan…
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