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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
vicissitude /vi'sisitju:d/
  • danh từ
    • sự thăng trầm; sự thịnh suy
      • the vicissitudes of life: những nỗi thăng trầm của cuộc đời
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ); (thơ ca) sự thay đổi chu kỳ, sự tuần hoàn
      • the vicissitude of seasons: sự tuần hoàn của các mùa
Concise Dictionary
vicissitudesvɪ'sɪsɪtuːd /-tju-
+a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something
+mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 change, mutation, alteration, changeability, mutability, variation, variability, variety, alternation, flux, fluctuation, unpredictability:
Who seeks stability in life often encounters its vicissitude.
2 vicissitudes. fluctuations, changes, variations, contrasts, inconstancy, unpredictability, uncertainties, Colloq ups and downs, flukiness:
His success is amazing in light of the vicissitudes he survived.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[usually pl.] (formal) one of the many changes and problems in a situation or in your life, that you have to deal with: the vicissitudes of family life

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