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

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thunderboltnoun

uk   /ˈθʌn.də.bəʊlt/  us   /-dɚ.boʊlt/

thunderbolt noun (THUNDER)

[C] a ​flash of lightning and the ​sound of ​thunder together

thunderbolt noun (SURPRISE/SHOCK)

[S] an ​announcement, ​event, or ​idea that is ​completelyunexpected or ​shocking: The ​news of the ​layoffs was a thunderbolt that ​left us all ​reeling.
(Definition of thunderbolt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thunderbolt" in American English

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thunderboltnoun [C]

 us   /ˈθʌn·dərˌboʊlt/
a ​flash of ​lightning, esp. with the ​sound of ​thunder
(Definition of thunderbolt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thunderbolt”
in Chinese (Simplified) 雷, 雷电,霹雳…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷, 雷電,霹靂…
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