Definition of 'landslide'
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She would win a historic landslide. The Sun (2016)Despite the landslide referendum victory, this looks a distant dream. The Sun (2016)Now he is striking fear into them after his landslide victory in the Republicans primary on Sunday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He won the election by a landslide. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The party that promises speed bumps on all residential roads would win a landslide. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Soldiers and rescue workers battled to recover the bodies and help survivors but were hampered by floods and landslides. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last year hundreds of deaths were caused by similar floods and landslides near Rio. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It found that floods and landslides had trebled since 1980 and storms had doubled. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hundreds of villages have been swept away by rain, flash floods and landslides. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At least 137 died in floods and landslides. The Sun (2008)The storm lashed the south of the country with torrential rain yesterday, triggering flash floods and landslides. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But to think of this as a straightforward political landslide is to misunderstand the tragic paradox of Japanese politics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He'd win by a landslide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Premier for the second time after a landslide election victory last year, he seems intent on ensuring that he does not lose again. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That did not stop the Conservatives winning the 1983 general election by a landslide. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Italy has been battered by storms throughout 2014, leading to floods and landslides. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was the Prime Minister who had won two landslide elections and was already in his third term. Times, Sunday Times (2010)AT least 20 people were killed in floods and landslides after a typhoon hit Japan at the weekend. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'landslide'
British English: landslide /ˈlændˌslaɪd/ NOUN
If an election is won by a landslide, it is won by a large number of votes.
He won the election by a landslide.
- American English: landslide
- Arabic: أَكْثَرِيَّةٌ سَاحِقَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: deslizamento de terra
- Chinese: 山体滑坡
- Croatian: velikom većinom
- Czech: sesuv půdy
- Danish: stemmeskred
- Dutch: aardverschuiving
- European Spanish: desprendimiento de tierras
- Finnish: maanvyörymä
- French: glissement de terrain
- German: Erdrutsch
- Greek: κατολίσθηση
- Italian: plebiscito
- Japanese: 地すべり
- Korean: 산사태
- Norwegian: jordras
- Polish: osuwisko
- European Portuguese: deslizamento de terras
- Romanian: majoritate zdrobitoare de voturi
- Russian: обвал
- Spanish: desprendimiento de tierras
- Swedish: jordskred
- Thai: ชนะแบบขาดลอย
- Turkish: toprak kayması
- Ukrainian: перемога на виборах більшістю голосів
- Vietnamese: sự thắng phiếu lớn
Definition of landslide from the Collins English Dictionary
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