Meaning of “earthquake” in the English Dictionary


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

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earthquakenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɜrθˌkweɪk/

earth science a sudden, violent movement of the earth’s surface, often causing damage and sometimes deaths

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