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noun [uncountable] chaos pronunciation in British English /ˈkeɪɒs/
  1. 1
    a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
    bring/cause/create chaos:

    There have been severe floods, bringing chaos to the region.

    total/complete/utter/absolute chaos:

    The new road construction has caused total chaos in the city.

    in chaos:

    Six months after the revolution, the country is still in chaos.

  2. 2
    science the state believed to have existed before the universe gained order, in which it had no shape or form


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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