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earthquake
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earthquake /'ə:θkweik/
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Concise Dictionary
earthquakesnoun
+shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
+a disturbance that is extremely disruptive

Advanced English Dictionary
(also informal quake)
+ noun
a sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface: damage caused by a powerful earthquake + The earthquake measured 68 on the Richter scale.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

big, great, huge, major, massive, severe | minor, small

EARTHQUAKE + VERB

happen, hit sth, occur, strike (sth)
The earthquake hit the city at two in the morning.
| shake sth
The earthquake shook buildings throughout the business district.
| destroy sth, devastate sth, kill sb, leave sb homeless | measure sth
an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale

EARTHQUAKE + NOUN

zone

PREP.

in a/the ~
The block of flats was destroyed in an earthquake.

PHRASES

the epicentre of an earthquake, the magnitude of an earthquake



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