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debacle

División en sílabas: de·ba·cle
Pronunciación: /dāˈbäk(ə)l
 
, dəˈbäk(ə)l
 
/

Definición de debacle en inglés:

sustantivo

A sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco: the economic debacle that became known as the Great Depression
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I caution you however, to mention that the left cannot afford any more debacles that could have easily been prevented by fact checking.
  • Often the films in question turn into debacles.
  • The debacle at Gallipoli meant the war ministry in London needed a propaganda success.
Sinónimos
fiasco, failure, catastrophe, disaster, mess, ruin;
downfall, collapse, defeat
informal foul-up, screw-up, hash, botch, washout, snafu

Origen

early 19th century: from French débâcle, from débâcler 'unleash', from dé- 'un-' + bâcler 'to bar' (from Latin baculum 'staff').

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