Translation of apocalypse in Spanish:

apocalypse

Pronunciation: /əˈpɑːkəlɪps; əˈpɒkəlɪps/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Bible] the Apocalypse el Apocalipsis 1.2 (disaster) apocalipsis (masculine)
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    • As ever, Roth has the ability to suggest a vast historical catastrophe through the tiny apocalypses of ordinary life, which he renders with all of Baudelaire's poetic acuity.
    • They say an apocalypse is coming and, after so much destruction, many suspect it has already started.
    • These modernist writers wrote at what they took to be a moment of transition, between two apocalypses, one historical - and thus merely destructive - and one to be imagined.

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