Meaning of DISASTER in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈzɑ:stə ]

n. 1 a great or sudden misfortune. 2 a a complete failure. b a person or enterprise ending in failure. øødisastrous adj. disastrously adv. [orig. 'unfavourable aspect of a star', f. F d÷sastre or It. disastro (as DIS-, astro f. L astrum star)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.