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Origin of catastrophe
synonym study for catastrophe
OTHER WORDS FROM catastrophecat·a·stroph·ic [kat-uh-strof-ik], /ˌkæt əˈstrɒf ɪk/, cat·a·stroph·i·cal, ca·tas·tro·phal, adjectivesu·per·ca·tas·tro·phe, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for catastrophe
Both are important, but the focus of this piece is preventing further catastrophe.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.|Sigal Samuel|September 17, 2020|Vox
Those factors have lead to a surge in trading for catastrophe bonds in the past few days, according to Artemis.Insurers are getting nervous as Hurricane Laura is set to make landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm|Jeremy Kahn|August 26, 2020|Fortune
We’ve shown that there are lots of smart, relatively cheap things we can do now to reduce the risk of another catastrophe like this one.To prevent the next pandemic, we might need to cut down fewer trees|Jonathan Lambert|July 23, 2020|Science News
The public health crisis has led to an economic catastrophe.
Once again the federal government is fumbling its response to a catastrophe that disproportionately affects Black people, and once again officials are using stories about looting to place the blame on Black victims of police violence.
The director left then; he could see the impending catastrophe.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The 1986 Chernobyl disaster is widely considered to be the greatest nuclear catastrophe in world history.
In turn, this economic catastrophe subsequently led to the rise of the Nazi party.
But a Western policy that is blind to the urgent need for reform and justice is certain to end in catastrophe.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a critical system that leaves you one failure away from catastrophe, as in this case.
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.
This may be called the first day of the revolution, although the object of the meeting was to prevent such a catastrophe.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
On one hand is the yawning gulf of social catastrophe represented by socialism.
To say that the party looked aghast at this sudden catastrophe, would be to give but a feeble idea of the state of their minds.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
The risk of such a catastrophe might perhaps be avoided, if she would consent to leave the stage and live entirely in Russia.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky