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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ruin /ruin/
  • danh từ
    • sự đổ nát, sự suy đồi
      • to bumble (lie, lay) in ruin: đổ nát
    • sự tiêu tan
      • the ruin of one's hope: sự tiêu tan hy vọng
    • sự phá sản, sự thất bại; nguyên nhân phá sản, nguyên nhân đổ nát
      • to bring somebody to ruin: làm cho ai bị phá sản
      • to cause the ruin of...: gây ra sự đổ nát của...
    • ((thường) số nhiều) tàn tích; cảnh đổ nát, cảnh điêu tàn
      • the ruins of Rome: tàn tích của thành La mã
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm hỏng, làm đổ nát, tàn phá
    • làm suy nhược, làm xấu đi
      • to ruin someone's health: làm suy nhược sức khoẻ của ai
      • to ruin someone's reputation: làm mất thanh danh của ai
    • làm phá sản
      • to ruin oneself in gambling: phá sản vì cờ bạc
    • dụ dỗ, cám dỗ, làm mất thanh danh, làm hư hỏng (con gái)
    • nội động từ
      • (thơ ca) ngã rập mặt xuống đất
      • đổ sập xuống, sụp đổ
    Concise Dictionary
    +an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    +a ruined building
    +the process of becoming dilapidated
    +an event that results in destruction
    +failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
    +destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    +destroy completely; damage irreparably
    +destroy or cause to fail
    +reduce to bankruptcy
    +reduce to ruins
    +deprive of virginity
    +fall into ruin

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 downfall, destruction, devastation, havoc, breakdown, breakup, débâcle, collapse, fall, disintegration, ruination, dissolution, wiping out, failure, decay, undoing, end; conquest, defeat, overthrow; bankruptcy, liquidation, failure:
    Alexander was responsible for the ruin of the Persian empire. Overwhelming debts spelt Theo's financial ruin
    2 degradation, dishonour, debasement, defilement, corruption, vitiation, seduction, degrading, dishonouring, debasing, defiling, corrupting, vitiating, seducing; deflowering, defloration:
    Who was the libertine who brought about the ruin of Lord Harecombe's daughter?
    3 nemesis, curse, end, bane, curse:
    That boy will be my ruin!
    4 gin, mother's ruin, blue ruin, Slang rot-gut:
    After eating, we sat down and polished off a bottle of mother's ruin.
    5 hag, witch, crone, beldam; dotard, (old) fogy or fogey, fossil, fuddy-duddy, antique, Brit OAP (= 'old-age pensioner'), Chiefly US retiree, Colloq (old) geezer, wreck, Slang dodo:
    It's hard to understand what those two old ruins see in each other.
    6 ruins. debris, wreckage, fragments, rubble, remains:
    He stood among the ruins of the burnt-out house wondering what to do next. She was trying to piece together the ruins of her disastrous marriage.
    7 destroy, devastate, demolish, annihilate, dissolve, wipe out, undo, overthrow, lay waste, raze, shatter, wreck, crush, flatten, wreak havoc (up)on, reduce to nothing or naught, pulverize, smash, bring to ruin:
    The bomb ruined the entire centre of the city.
    8 spoil, disfigure, damage, botch, mess up, make a mess of, mar, uglify:
    The county office building completely ruins the Aylesbury skyline.
    9 spoil, destroy, wreck, nullify, damage, harm, hurt, impair, poison, Slang louse up, screw up, put the kibosh on, US bollix up, Taboo Slang chiefly Brit make a balls-up of:
    I think that your behaviour at the office party may just have ruined your prospects for promotion
    10 bankrupt, pauperize, impoverish, reduce to penury or poverty or destitution or indigence:
    Paying off the loan virtually ruined me.
    11 violate, deflower, ravish, seduce, lead astray, dishonour, defile, corrupt, debase, defile:
    She claimed that it was the local squire who ruined her, despite evidence to the contrary.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective
    [only before noun] (of a building, town, etc.) destroyed or severely damaged so that only parts remain: a ruined castle

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