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destruction
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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
destructions-kʃn
noun
+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
n.
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
noun

ADJ.

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

VERB + DESTRUCTION

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.

PHRASES

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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