ruination

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noun ru·in·a·tion \ˌrü-ə-ˈnā-shən\

Examples of ruination in a sentence

  1. Water pollution is causing the ruination of the fishing industry.

  2. <neglect and indifference have proved to be the ruination of more than one marriage>

1664

First Known Use of ruination

1664


RUINATION Defined for English Language Learners

ruination

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noun ru·in·a·tion \ˌrü-ə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of ruination for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of destroying something


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