There are 2 translations of ruin in Spanish:

ruin1

Pronunciation: /ˈruːən; ˈruːɪn/

n

  • 1.1 (sth ruined) (often pl) ruina (f) we visited the ruin(s) visitamos las ruinas the town lay in ruins la ciudad estaba en ruinas his life/career was in ruins su vida/carrera estaba arruinada 1.2 (cause) (no pl) ruina (f), perdición (f) drink will be the ruin of her la bebida será su ruina or perdición, la bebida la va a perder 1.3 u (state) ruina (f) he's heading for financial ruin va derecho a la ruina or a la bancarrota the venture ended in ruin la empresa zozobró or fracasó the castle has fallen into ruin el castillo está en ruinas

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There are 2 translations of ruin in Spanish:

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  • 1 (destroy) [city/building] destruir*; [career/life] arruinar, acabar con; [health] acabar con; [hopes] destruir*, echar por tierra; [plans] arruinar, echar por tierra the recession ruined the company la compañía quebró debido a la recesión he was ruined by the lengthy court case los costos de un juicio tan largo lo arruinaron or lo dejaron en la bancarrota

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