spell doom

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Definition of spell doom

: to lead to the failure or end of something The poor economy spelled doom for many small businesses.

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“Spell doom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spell%20doom. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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