destruction

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈstrʌkʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈstrʌkʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di strukshən)

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destruction

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. arrested for the destruction of property
  2. recovering from the destruction of the war
  3. are calculating the scale of the destruction
  4. [total, complete] destruction
  5. the destruction of the [environment, rainforest]
  6. death and destruction
  7. the unintentional destruction of
  8. [habitat, environment] destruction
  9. the destruction of natural habitats
  10. left a trail of destruction in its wake
  11. left a trail of destruction behind them
  12. insure against damage and destruction (of property)
  13. weapons of mass destruction
  14. the [town's, city's] destruction
  15. in the destruction of the [town]
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