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madhouse

noun uk   us   /ˈmæd.haʊs/
[S] informal disapproving a place where there is no order and control: With four small children running around, the place is a madhouse. He called the government's policy "the economics of the madhouse". [C] old use a mental hospital
Translations of “madhouse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂的地方, 精神病醫院…
in Russian бедлам, сумасшедший дом…
in Turkish tımarhane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混乱的地方, 精神病医院…
in Polish dom wariatów…
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