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Meaning of ruin

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you
           have brought ruin on this entire family" [syn: {ruin},
      2: a ruined building; "they explored several Roman ruins"
      3: the process of becoming dilapidated [syn: {dilapidation},
      4: an event that results in destruction [syn: {ruin},
      5: failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
         [syn: {downfall}, {ruin}, {ruination}]
      6: destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or
         ruined [syn: {laying waste}, {ruin}, {ruining}, {ruination},
      v 1: destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my
           car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her
           make-up" [syn: {destroy}, {ruin}]
      2: destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your
         chances of winning the election"
      3: reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going
         to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed
         him" [syn: {bankrupt}, {ruin}, {break}, {smash}]
      4: reduce to ruins; "The country lay ruined after the war"
      5: deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several
         young girls in the village" [syn: {deflower}, {ruin}]
      6: fall into ruin

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