HyperDic: annihilation

English > 2 senses of the word annihilation:
NOUNactannihilation, obliterationdestruction by annihilating something
eventannihilation, disintegrationtotal destruction
annihilation > pronunciation
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English > annihilation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningDestruction by annihilating something.
Narroweratomization, atomisationannihilation by reducing something to atoms
pulverization, pulverisationannihilation by pulverizing something
vaporization, vaporisationannihilation by vaporizing something
Broaderdestruction, devastationThe termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
Spanishaniquilación, obliteración
Catalananihilació, aniquilació
Verbsannihilatekill / kill / kill in large numbers
English > annihilation: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningTotal destruction.
Example"bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll"
Narrowerextinction, exterminationcomplete annihilation
Broaderdestruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Spanishaniquilación, aniquilamiento, arrasamiento, desintegración
Catalananihilació, anorreament
Verbsannihilatekill / kill / kill in large numbers

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