conflagration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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conflagrationnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒn.fləˈɡreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/ formal
a ​largefire that ​causes a lot of ​damage a ​large and ​violentevent, such as a ​war, ​involving a lot of ​people: The ​government has ​turned a ​minorlocalproblem into a ​full-blownregional conflagration.
(Definition of conflagration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conflagration”
in Spanish conflagración…
in Vietnamese đám cháy lớn…
in Malaysian kebakaran besar…
in Thai ไฟที่ลุกไหม้…
in French incendie…
in German die Feuersbrunst…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大火,大火灾, 冲突, 灾祸…
in Indonesian kebakaran…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大火,大火災, 衝突, 災禍…
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