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destruction /dɪˈstrʌkʃən/ noun [uncountable]

خرابی ، ویرانی ، تخریب ، اتلاف ، انهدام ، تباهی ، معماری: ویرانی ، قانون ـ فقه: تلف ، خرابی ، شیمی: تخریب ، روانشناسی: ویرانی ، بازرگانی: نابودی ، علوم نظامی: تخریب
Synonyms: ruin, annihilation, demolition, devastation, eradication, extermination, havoc, slaughter, wreckage

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

destruction W3 /dɪˈstrʌkʃən/ noun [uncountable]
[Word Family: noun: destroyer, destruction; adjective: indestructible, destructive; verb: destroy; adverb: destructively]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Latin; Origin: destructus, past participle of destruere; destroy]
the act or process of destroying something or of being destroyed ⇒ destroy
destruction of
the destruction of the rainforest
weapons of mass destruction
the environmental destruction caused by the road building programme
The floods brought death and destruction to the area.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. complete, total, wholesale | large-scale, mass, massive, widespread modern weapons of mass destruction
rapid | systematic | wanton the wanton destruction of public property
environmental, forest, habitat the environmental destruction caused by road building
VERB + DESTRUCTION bring (about), cause, lead to, result in, wreak (formal) the destruction brought about by war He gasped as he saw how much destruction she had wrought with the hammer.
prevent Some shopkeepers closed early to prevent the wholesale destruction of their property by the hooligans.
PHRASES leave a trail of destruction The tornado left a trail of destruction behind it.
the seeds of destruction By doubling its prices, the industry sowed the seeds of its own destruction.
test sth to destruction Children will quickly test their toys to destruction.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


total/complete destruction
In a populated area, a wave that high would cause total destruction.
wholesale destruction formal (=total)
It was an act of war, the wholesale destruction of a city.
wanton destruction (=done deliberately and without caring about it)
People were shocked by the wanton destruction that occurred during the riots.
environmental destruction
The islands are already threatened by environmental destruction.
forest/rainforest destruction
a Brazilian report on rainforest destruction
habitat destruction (=of the natural homes of plants and animals)
Habitat destruction has reduced elephant herds in central Africa.
widespread destruction
The rains caused widespread destruction to crops.
great/massive destruction
Much of the city was rebuilt after the massive destruction of World War II.
ozone destruction
Ozone destruction is most severe over the Antarctic due to climatic and atmospheric extremes.
cause/lead to/bring about destruction
It's clear that the bomb was intended to cause death and destruction.
wreak destruction formal (=cause destruction)
The destruction wrought by the hurricane left thousands of people homeless.
weapons of mass destruction (=weapons intended to cause a lot of death and destruction)
The country is believed to have the potential to develop weapons of mass destruction.
a trail of destruction (=a long line of things that have been destroyed)
The accident, involving five vehicles, caused a trail of destruction on the motorway.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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