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kaput
American English: /kəˈpʊt/
, /kɑˈpʊt/
British English: /kəˈpʊt/

adjective

  • [colloquial] (predicative) to be kaput
    estar kaput [colloquial]
    the business went kaput
    el negocio se fue al traste or al hoyo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Now, he told me, the ‘big way’ of thinking is finished, kaput.
    • I was just about done, finished, kaput, when I saw the sign up ahead.
    • Well, my conspiracy was pretty much dead, kaput, nada.

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