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noun [uncountable] British English pronunciation: havoc /ˈhævək/

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  1. a situation in which there is a lot of damage or destruction, or in which something cannot continue in its normal way because of problems
    cause/create havoc:

    Winter storms continued to cause havoc for drivers.

    play havoc with something (=cause a lot of problems):

    The strike played havoc with the train schedules.

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