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A series of disasters forced the company to close down.
Protect your property from natural disasters such as flooding.
Disaster struck when the plane's engine exploded shortly after take-off.
The expedition ended in disaster, with three people being killed.
More bad weather would spell disaster for this year's wheat crop.
This is the British English definition of disaster. View American English definition of disaster.
a curved area at one end of a church
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