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abyss

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈbɪs/
SITUATION a very bad situation that will not improve: [usually singular] The country is sinking into an abyss of violence and bloodshed.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
HOLE literary a very deep holeHoles, hollows and dips
Translations of “abyss”
in Spanish abismo, Abismo…
in French abîme…
in German der Abgrund…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洞, 深淵…
in Russian бездна…
in Turkish hiç iyiye gitmeyen kötü bir durum, çok derin çukur, cehennem çukuru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洞, 深渊…
in Polish otchłań, przepaść…
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