Meaning of “doom” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “doom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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doomnoun [ U ]

us /dum/

death, destruction, or any very bad situation that cannot be avoided:

A sense of doom hung over the entire country.

doomverb [ T ]

us /dum/

to be the certain cause of someone or something having a bad end, esp. to die or to fail:

The effort is doomed to failure.
He was doomed to be a one-term president like Jimmy Carter.

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