spectre Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"spectre" in British English

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spectrenoun

UK (US specter) uk   /ˈspek.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
the spectre of sth the ​idea of something ​unpleasant that might ​happen in the ​future: The ​awful spectre of ​civilwarlooms over the ​country. Drought and ​war have raised the spectre offoodshortages for up to 24 million ​Africanpeople. [C] literary a ghost
(Definition of spectre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spectre”
in Spanish espectro, fantasma…
in Vietnamese con ma, bóng ma…
in Malaysian hantu…
in Thai วิญญาณ…
in French spectre…
in German das Gespenst…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幽灵, 鬼魂…
in Turkish hayalet…
in Russian призрак…
in Indonesian hantu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幽靈, 鬼魂…
in Polish upiór, widmo…
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