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catastrophes

noun , plural of catastrophe

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1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction
  • more than one natural catastrophe has threatened to destroy their farm over the years
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2 something that has failed
  • the movie was a catastrophe, nearly bankrupting the studio that produced it
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