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English definition of “wreak”

wreak

verb [T]  /rik/ (past tense and past participle wreaked or wrought  /rɔt/) us  
to cause something to happen in a violent way: Uncontrolled financial markets continue to wreak one disaster after another. Changes in the climate have wreaked/wrought havoc with the region’s usual weather pattern.
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