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disaster

noun
 
/dɪˈzɑːstər/
a very bad situation, especially something that causes a lot of harm or damage: floods and other natural disasters
something that is a failure or negative result: His idea was a total disaster.
Translations of “disaster”
in Korean 재난, 재앙…
in Arabic كارِثة, نَكْبة…
in French désastre…
in Turkish felaket, âfet, yıkım…
in Italian disastro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 災難,大禍…
in Russian бедствие, катастрофа…
in Polish klęska, katastrofa…
in Spanish desastre…
in Portuguese desastre…
in German die Katastrophe…
in Catalan desastre…
in Japanese 災害, 大惨事, 大失敗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灾难,大祸…
(Definition of disaster from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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