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"pandemonium" in British English

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pandemoniumnoun [U]

uk   /ˌpæn.dəˈməʊ.ni.əm/  us   /-ˈmoʊ-/
a ​situation in which there is a lot of ​noise and ​confusion because ​people are ​excited, ​angry, or ​frightened: Pandemonium ​reigned in the ​hall as the ​unbelievableelectionresults were ​read out. the pandemonium of the ​schoolplayground
(Definition of pandemonium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pandemonium" in American English

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pandemoniumnoun [U]

 us   /ˌpæn·dəˈmoʊ·ni·əm/
noisyconfusion and ​wildexcitement: Pandemonium ​erupted in the ​courtroom when the ​verdict was ​read.
(Definition of pandemonium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pandemonium”
in Spanish pandemonio, estruendo infernal…
in Vietnamese sự huyên náo…
in Malaysian hiruk-pikuk…
in Thai ความโกลาหล…
in French vacarme…
in German der Höllenlärm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骚动, 群情沸腾…
in Turkish karışıklık, velvele, curcuna…
in Russian смятение, шум…
in Indonesian kekalutan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 騷動, 群情沸騰…
in Polish wrzawa, zamieszanie…
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