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British English: /dɪˈzɑːstə/
American English: /dəˈzæstər/

Translation of disaster in German:


  • 1 air disaster
    (with many deaths also) Flugzeugkatastrophe Fem.
    a railway/mining disaster
    ein Eisenbahn-/Grubenunglück
    motorway disaster
    schwerer Unfall auf der Autobahn
    end in disaster
    in einer Katastrophe enden
  • 2 (complete failure)
    Fiasko Neutr.
    lead to disaster
    zu einem Fiasko od. einer Katastrophe führen
    prove a disaster
    sich als katastrophal erweisen

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