Lengua inglesa
catastrophe pronunciación
noun (catastrophes )
1 a terrible blow or calamity.
2 a great disaster, causing destruction, loss of life, etc.
3 a disastrous ending or conclusion of a play.
4 a violent event in the geological history of the Earth.
5 in catastrophe theory: a discontinuous change.
[16c: Greek, from katastrephein to overturn]
catastrophic adjective .
catastrophically adverb .

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