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Meaning of “debris” - Learner’s Dictionary

debris

noun [U]     /ˈdebriː/ US  /dəˈbriː/
broken pieces of something: Debris from the aircraft was scattered over a wide area.Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
Translations of “debris”
in Arabic حُطام…
in Korean 잔해…
in Malaysian puing, sampah sarap…
in French débris…
in Turkish enkaz, moloz, kalıntı…
in Italian macerie, detriti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碎片,殘駭…
in Russian обломки, осколки…
in Polish szczątki…
in Vietnamese khoản nợ, vật vô giá trị…
in Spanish escombros, restos…
in Portuguese escombros, entulho…
in Thai ซากสลักหักพัง, ขยะ…
in German Trümmer (pl.), der Schutt…
in Catalan runa, restes…
in Japanese 破片…
in Indonesian puing, sampah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碎片,残片…
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