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Significado de “disaster” - Diccionario Inglés

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disasternoun [C or U]

uk   /dɪˈzɑː.stər/  us   /dɪˈzæs.tɚ/
B2 (an event that results in) great harm, damage, or death, or serious difficulty: An inquiry was ordered into the recent rail disaster (= a serious train accident). It would be a disaster for me if I lost my job. This is one of the worst natural disasters ever to befall the area. Heavy and prolonged rain can spell disaster for many plants. Everything was going smoothly until suddenly disaster struck. Inviting James and Ivan to dinner on the same evening was a recipe for disaster (= caused a very difficult situation) - they always argue with each other.
be a disaster B2 informal
to be very unsuccessful or extremely bad: The evening was a complete disaster. As an engineer, he was a disaster.

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(Definition of disaster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disasternoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈzæs·tər/
an event causing great harm, damage, or suffering: [C/U] financial disaster [U] disaster aid/relief [C] Over 100 people died in the disaster. [C] The hurricane may be the costliest natural disaster in US history.
fig. A disaster is also a complete failure: [C] Our last dinner party was an absolute disaster.
(Definition of disaster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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disasternoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈzɑːstər/
a sudden event that causes a lot of damage, such as a very bad fire, storm, or accident: Insurance companies often charge extra to cover floods, earthquakes, or other natural disasters.
an extremely bad situation that can destroy a company’s plans, success, or ability to operate: mean/spell disaster for sb A crash in real estate prices would mean financial disaster for the housing lenders. The $7.48 billion takeover quickly turned into a major disaster.
(Definition of disaster from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “disaster”
en coreano 재난, 재앙…
en árabe كارِثة, نَكْبة…
in Malaysian bencana…
en francés désastre…
en ruso бедствие, катастрофа…
en chino (tradicionál) 災難,大禍…
en italiano disastro…
en turco felaket, âfet, yıkım…
en polaco klęska, katastrofa…
en español desastre…
in Vietnamese tai họa…
en portugués desastre…
in Thai ความหายนะ…
en alemán die Katastrophe…
en catalán desastre…
en japonés 災害, 大惨事, 大失敗…
en chino (simplificado) 灾难,大祸…
in Indonesian bencana…
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