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catastrophe

noun
 
/kəˈtæs·trə·fi/
an extremely bad event that causes a lot of suffering or destruction: The country is facing an environmental catastrophe.
Translations of “catastrophe”
in Korean 재앙…
in Arabic كارِثة…
in French catastrophe…
in Turkish felaket, afet, facia…
in Italian catastrofe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大災難, 大災禍, 困境,不利的局面…
in Russian катастрофа…
in Polish katastrofa…
in Spanish catástrofe…
in Portuguese catástrofe…
in German die Katastrophe…
in Catalan catàstrofe…
in Japanese 大惨事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大灾难, 大灾祸, 困境,不利的局面…
(Definition of catastrophe from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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