Definition of natural disaster in English:

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natural disaster


A natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life: the number of people suffering food crises as a result of natural disasters has tripled in the last thirty years
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  • The step-by-step recovery plan aims to help people afflicted by natural disasters regain financial balance.
  • Natural disasters shouldn't stand in the way of your business.
  • The flood was considered one of the greatest natural disasters of the century.

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Syllabification: nat·u·ral dis·as·ter

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