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ruin

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noun
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1 verb destroy TRANSITIVEmill verbloit verb  c m uscrios verb  c m uthey ruined my coat mhill siad mo chóta, loit siad mo chótathat ruined any chance we had chuir sin deireadh le haon seans a bhí againnit nearly ruined her life ba bheag nár scrios sé a saol, ba bheag nár chuir sé a saol ó rath 2 verb spoil TRANSITIVEmill verbscrios verb  c m uloit verb  c m ucuir ó mhaiththe referee ruined the game mhill an réiteoir an cluiche
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3 verb make sb or sth lose everything TRANSITIVEbánaigh verb  c m ucreach verb  c m uthey ruined the company bhánaigh siad an comhlacht
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4 noun state of being destroyedscrios masc  c m ucreachadh masc  c m uthe castle's falling into ruin tá an caisleán ag titim as a chéile, tá an-drochbhail ar an gcaisleán 5 noun remains of a buildingfothrach masc1  c m uballóga  c m uthe abbey is in ruins now níl sa mhainistir ach fothrach, níl fágtha den mhainistir ach na seanbhallógathe ruins of the temple are still in evidence tá fothrach an teampaill le feiceáil fós 6 noun remnantiarsma masc4  c m u 7 noun bankruptcyit spelt ruin for her b'in deireadh léithe country is in financial ruin tá an tír bancbhristethe business is on the verge of ruin ní fada go dtitfidh an tóin as an ngnó 8 noun (of life) falling apartdrink brought about his ruin chuir an t-ól de dhroim seoil é, scrios an t-ól é she's on the road to ruin tá sí ar bhealach a haimhleasa, tá a cosa nite 9 noun cause of sb's downfalldeireadh masc1  c m uthat'll be the ruin of her sin a chuirfidh deireadh léi