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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
destruction /dis'trʌkʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự phá hoại, sự phá huỷ, sự tiêu diệt; tình trạng bị tàn phá, tình trạng bị tiêu diệt
    • nguyên nhân huỷ diệt, nguyên nhân suy vi; nguyên nhân gây ra cái chết
Concise Dictionary
+the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
+an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
+a final state

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 demolition, razing, wrecking, ruin, ruining, ruination, breaking up or down, mayhem, havoc, annihilation, devastation, tearing or knocking down, laying waste, ravagement; rack and ruin, Colloq wiping out:
The destruction of the city took place in 1942.
2 slaughter, annihilation, killing, eradication, murder, extermination, holocaust, liquidation, massacre, extinction, genocide, assassination, slaying, putting to death, putting an end to, making an end of, doing away with, putting away, Colloq doing in, wiping out; Slang US rubbing out, rub-out:
They were bent on the destruction of an entire people.
3 undoing, end, ruin, ruination, downfall, termination, breakup, breakdown, collapse:
The imprisonment of the bosses spelt the destruction of the entire crime network.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] the act of destroying sth; the process of being destroyed: the destruction of the rainforests + weapons of mass destruction + a tidal wave bringing death and destruction in its wake + The central argument is that capitalism sows the seeds of its own destruction (= creates the forces that destroy it).
Collocation Dictionary


complete, total, wholesale | large-scale, mass, massive, widespread
modern weapons of mass destruction
| rapid | systematic | wanton
the wanton destruction of public property
| environmental, forest, habitat
the environmental destruction caused by road building


bring (about), cause, lead to, result in, wreak
(formal) the destruction brought about by war He gasped as he saw how much destruction she had wrought with the hammer.
| prevent
Some shopkeepers closed early to prevent the wholesale destruction of their property by the hooligans.


leave a trail of destruction
The tornado left a trail of destruction behind it.
| the seeds of destruction
By doubling its prices, the industry sowed the seeds of its own destruction.
| test sth to destruction
Children will quickly test their toys to destruction.

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