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"doomsday" in British English

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doomsdaynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈduːmz.deɪ/
the end of the ​world, or a ​time when something very ​bad will ​happen: Ecologists ​predict a doomsday scenario (= a ​time when ​death and ​destruction will ​happen) if ​globalwarmingcontinues to ​increase at the ​presentrate. You could ​talk till/until doomsday (= for a very ​longtime), but they will never ​changetheirminds.
(Definition of doomsday from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doomsday" in American English

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doomsdaynoun [U]

 us   /ˈdumzˌdeɪ/
the end of the ​world Doomsday is also ​JudgmentDay.
(Definition of doomsday from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doomsday”
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界末日…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界末日…
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