Meaning of “debacle” in the English Dictionary


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debaclenoun [ C ]

us /dɪˈbɑk·əl, di-, -ˈbæk-/

an event or situation that is a complete failure:

The candidate’s behavior during the debate turned what could have been a victory into a political debacle.

(Definition of “debacle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)