Meaning of RUIN in English


[verb] [T] - to spoil or destroy severely or completelyTourism has ruined this once unspoiled coastline.The previous owners ruined the house by covering the outside with plastic bricks. Rain ruined my trip.Her injury ruined her chances of winning the race.Cheap imported goods are ruining many businesses (= forcing them to close).

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.