ravage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “ravage” in the English Dictionary

"ravage" in British English

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ravageverb [T often passive]

uk   us   /ˈræv.ɪdʒ/
to ​causegreatdamage to something: The ​area has been ravaged by ​drought/​floods/​war.
(Definition of ravage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ravage" in American English

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ravageverb [T]

 us   /ˈræv·ɪdʒ/
to ​causegreatdamage to something or someone: Hurricane Mitch ravaged the ​tiny Central American ​country.
plural noun  us   /ˈræv·ɪ·dʒɪz/
They ​survived the ravages of ​disease and ​malnutrition.
(Definition of ravage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ravage”
in Spanish devastar…
in Vietnamese tàn phá, cướp bóc…
in Malaysian memusnahkan…
in Thai ทำให้เสียหาย…
in French ravager…
in German verwüsten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重破坏, 损坏, 毁坏…
in Turkish tahrip/harap etmek, yerle bir etmek, yakıp yıkmak…
in Russian опустошать, разорять…
in Indonesian membinasakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重破壞, 損壞, 毀壞…
in Polish spustoszyć…
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