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shatter

1. verb break (sth) into many pieces2. verb break into many pieces3. verb destroy, seriously damage4. verb beat (record) by large amount5. verb end (peace, silence) 1 verb break (sth) into many pieces TRANSITIVEpléasc verb  c m ubris ina smidirínísmionagar a dhéanamh dethe glass was shattered rinneadh smidiríní den ghloinehis leg had been shattered by a bomb rinne buama smionagar dá chosthe ship was shattered into matchwood on the rocks rinneadh cipíní den bhád ar an carraigeacha, briseadh an bád ina smionagar ar na carraigeacha 2 verb break into many pieces INTRANSITIVEthe mirror shattered rinneadh smidiríní den scáthánthe walls would shatter into dust dhéanfaí mionachar de na ballaí, dhéanfaí deannach de na ballaí, dhéanfaí míle píosa de na ballaí
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3 verb destroy, seriously damage TRANSITIVEscrios verb  c m umill verbcuir ó mhaithmy dreams were soon shattered ba ghearr gur scriosadh mo chuid aislingíhis health was shattered by the war chuir an cogadh a shláinte ó mhaith, loit an cogadh a shláintethese stereotypes must be shattered caithfear deireadh a chur leis na stéiréitíopaí sin, caithfear na seanmhúnlaí sin a chur de dhroim seoil 4 verb beat (record) by large amount TRANSITIVEbris go héascasáraigh gan stróbuail amach  c m ushe shattered the world record bhris sí an churiarracht dhomhanda go héasca, sháraigh sí an churiarracht dhomhanda gan stró 5 verb end (peace, silence) TRANSITIVEscrios verb  c m umill verbdeireadh a chur lethe bell shattered the silence chuir an clog deireadh leis an gciúnas, réab an clog an ciúnas