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doom
British English: /duːm/
American English: /dum/

Translation of doom in German:

noun

  • 1 (fate) (ruin) meet one's doom
    vom Schicksal heimgesucht od. [formal] ereilt werden
  • 2no pl., no art.
    (Last Judgement)
    das Jüngste Gericht
    crack 1 1

transitive verb

  • doom somebody/something to something
    jemanden/eine Sache zu etwas verdammen od. verurteilen
    doom somebody to die
    jemanden dem Tode weihen
    [formal]
    be doomed to fail or failure be doomed to exile
    ins Exil verbannt werden
    be doomed
    verloren sein

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