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English definition of “doom”

doom

verb [T usually passive]     /duːm/
to make someone or something certain to do or experience something unpleasant , or to make something bad certain to happen : [+ to infinitive] Are we doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past? Mounting debts doomed the factory to closure .Inevitable
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