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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “wreak”

wreak

verb [T]     /riːk/ formal
to cause something to happen in a violent and often uncontrolled way
造成,引起(災禍等)
The recent storms have wreaked havoc on crops .
最近的暴風雨給農作物造成了巨大災害。
She was determined to wreak revenge / vengeance on both him and his family .
她決心要報復他和他的家人。
Causing things to happen
(Definition of wreak verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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