Definition of 'ruinous'
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Britain has no will for another ruinous conflict.The Sun (2014)
But may we suggest a more cultured and less financially ruinous way of casting thoughts forward to the season of goodwill?Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Olympus faces the potentially ruinous prospect of being delisted from the Tokyo stock exchange over the scandal.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Africa is potentially rich in agriculture and minerals, but torn by ruinous tribal conflict and corruption.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The costs can be ruinous.Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986) The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
With much of the 2006 population frozen in the grip of mortgages and ruinous moving costs such as stamp duty, that is worth noting.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A few weeks ago, those deliberations looked pretty bleak, with potentially ruinous effect on his international career.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In the 21st century, once something has been published the harm is already done and the only redress is potentially ruinous resort to the libel courts.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is understandably reluctant: constructing an airport and town would be both financially and environmentally ruinous, while the old coconut plantations would no longer be economic.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Definition of ruinous from the Collins English Dictionary