crushing defeat

сокрушительный разгром, тяжелое поражение

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • crushing defeat — major defeat, defeat by a large margin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crushing — [krushiŋ] adj. 1. overwhelming or decisive [a crushing defeat] 2. hurtful or demoralizing [crushing remarks] crushingly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • crushing — [krushiŋ] adj. 1. overwhelming or decisive [a crushing defeat] 2. hurtful or demoralizing [crushing remarks] crushingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • defeat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, comprehensive (esp. BrE), decisive, heavy, major, overwhelming, resounding, serious, stunning, total …   Collocations dictionary

  • defeat — de|feat1 W3 [dıˈfi:t] n [U and C] 1.) failure to win or succeed ▪ She was a woman who hated to admit defeat . ▪ The Democratic Party candidate has already conceded defeat . defeat in ▪ The socialist party suffered a crushing defeat in the French… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crushing — adjective 1 very hard to deal with, and making you lose hope and confidence: the crushing burden of debt | crushing blow (=something that makes you lose hope and confidence): Failing his final exams was a crushing blow. | crushing defeat: his… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crushing — [[t]krʌ̱ʃɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) A crushing defeat, burden, or disappointment is a very great or severe one. ...since their crushing defeat in the local elections. ...a crushing burden of debt... His loss would be a crushing blow to… …   English dictionary

  • crushing — crush|ing [ˈkrʌʃıŋ] adj [usually before noun] 1.) very hard to deal with, and making you lose hope and confidence ▪ The Eighth Army had suffered a crushing defeat . ▪ Failing his final exams was a crushing blow (=made him lose hope and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crushing — crush|ing [ krʌʃıŋ ] adjective 1. ) complete and achieved very easily: a crushing defeat/victory 2. ) very severe: a crushing blow: It s a crushing blow for the president s foreign policy. 3. ) criticizing someone or something very severely: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crushing — UK [ˈkrʌʃɪŋ] / US adjective 1) complete and achieved very easily a crushing defeat/victory 2) very severe a crushing blow: It s a crushing blow for the president s foreign policy. 3) criticizing someone or something very severely a crushing reply …   English dictionary

  • defeat */*/ — I UK [dɪˈfiːt] / US [dɪˈfɪt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms defeat : singular defeat plural defeats failure to win a competition or to succeed in doing something England suffered a 2–0 defeat by Scotland. a humiliating/heavy/crushing… …   English dictionary

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