wreak Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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wreakverb [T]

uk   us   /riːk/ formal
to ​cause something to ​happen in a ​violent and often ​uncontrolled way: The ​recentstorms have wreaked havoc on ​crops. She was ​determined to wreak revenge/​vengeance on both him and his ​family.
(Definition of wreak from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wreakverb [T]

 us   /rik/ (past tense and past participle wreaked or wrought  /rɔt/ )
to ​cause something to ​happen in a ​violent way: Uncontrolled ​financialmarketscontinue to wreak one ​disaster after another. Changes in the ​climate have wreaked/wrought ​havoc with the region’s ​usualweatherpattern.
(Definition of wreak from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wreak”
in Chinese (Simplified) 造成,引起(灾祸等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 造成,引起(災禍等)…
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