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devastating / devastador
 
devastating   [ˈdevəsteɪtɪŋ]   -adjective
1. (=destructive)   [flood, storm, consequence]   devastador   [attack]   demoledor
·nuclear war would be devastating for Europe
·una guerra nuclear tendría un efecto devastador sobre Europa
2. (=crushing)   [blow, loss]   tremendo   [argument, opposition, logic, defeat]   aplastante   [news]   terrible   [criticism, report]   demoledor   [wit]   apabullante
·the devastating news that she had cancer
·la terrible noticia de que tenía cáncer
·the news is devastating
·la noticia es un golpe tremendo or durísimo
·a strike would be devastating to the economy
·una huelga sería un golpe tremendo para la economía
3. (=stunning)   [beauty, woman, charm]   irresistible
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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