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Engelsk navneord: destruction

1. destruction (om handling) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)devastation


Mindre specifikke termerconclusion, ending, termination


Mere specifikke termerannihilation, decimation, demolishing, demolition, disaster, extermination, holocaust, hooliganism, kill, laying waste, leveling, liquidation, malicious mischief, neutralisation, neutralization, obliteration, razing, ruin, ruination, ruining, sabotage, self-destruction, spoliation, tearing down, vandalism, wrecking

2. destruction (om begivenhed) an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demolition, wipeout


Mindre specifikke termerconclusion, ending, finish


Mere specifikke termerannihilation, depredation, disintegration, eradication, obliteration, rack, ravage, razing, ruin, ruination, wrack, wrecking

3. destruction (om tilstand) a final state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe came to a bad end.
The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)death, end


Mindre specifikke termerstate









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