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noun [singular] bloodbath pronunciation in American English /ˈblʌdˌbæθ/
  1. 1
    a period of fighting in which a lot of people are killed or injured

    The threat of a further bloodbath hangs over the people of the region.

  2. 2
    a situation in which a lot of businesses close or a lot of people lose their jobs because there is so much competition

    There has been a bloodbath in the retail section.

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