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

Translation of disaster in Spanish:


  • 2 countable 2.1 (fiasco) a catalog of disasters
    una serie de desastres or de calamidades
    Example sentences
    • But a series of personal disasters and financial ruin triggered a mental disorder that was to turn the father of two into a killer.
    • The suite contains the computers and equipment necessary to help a small business function in the event of a company disaster.
    • It was recognised as such by the Iraqi people, but the subsequent handling of events was a disaster.
    2.2 (hopeless person) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • And it was fine for all the media celebs to go to a ball game but it was a total disaster for Kerry to do so.
    • He's had a very hard time. His current situation is a total disaster.
    • Maize, a relatively new crop, is looking like a total disaster, according to Mr Dempsey.
  • 3 uncountable (misfortune) disaster struck
    ocurrió or se produjo una catástrofe
    to be doomed to disaster
    estar condenado al fracaso
    the talks ended in disaster
    las conversaciones acabaron en un fracaso total
    the vacation ended in disaster
    las vacaciones acabaron de forma desastrosa
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