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apocalypse

noun uk   /əˈpɒk.ə.lɪps/ us    /-ˈpɑː.kə-/
[S or U] a very serious event resulting in great destruction and change: The book offers a vision of the future in which there is a great nuclear apocalypse.the Apocalypse [S] in the Bible, the total destruction and end of the world
Translations of “apocalypse”
in Spanish Apocalipsis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大災變, 大動亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大灾变, 大动乱…
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