Catastrophe

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Definition

a catastrophe: a disaster, a tragedy, a calamity
noun

Examples

  • "by Marjorie Breille, disaster and catastrophe correspondent"
  • "The authorities have blamed a faulty switch for the catastrophe, which will cost the state five to six million euros."
  • "What a catastrophe!"
  • "It was a real catastrophe: bodies everywhere, charred wreckage and explosions."
  • "I discovered the receipt for a sizeable equipment purchase from 1998, which was not registered, and could have caused a catastrophe."

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