transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪzɑ:stə(r), -zæs- ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A disaster is a very bad accident such as an earthquake or a plane crash, especially one in which a lot of people are killed.
It was the second air disaster in the region in less than two months...
If you refer to something as a disaster , you are emphasizing that you think it is extremely bad or unacceptable.
The whole production was just a disaster!
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Disaster is something which has very bad consequences for you.
The government brought itself to the brink of fiscal disaster...
If you say that something is a recipe for disaster , you mean that it is very likely to have unpleasant consequences.
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