Definition of 'scandal'
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The scheme was brought in after a series of scandals about multiple occupancy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But those in the know say this was just one scandal waiting to happen. The Sun (2013)We want to end the scandal of people in crisis being unnecessarily locked up. The Sun (2016)The biggest scandal here is that no one actually really does seem to care. The Sun (2011)The fuel that drives pop culture seems to be gossip and scandals. Christianity Today (2000)Their political careers were wrecked by the expenses scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is a scandal and it must be stopped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But some people are scandals waiting to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a scandal that the biggest firms punish the poor for being poor. The Sun (2014)It is an absolute scandal, a disgrace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The financial scandals that erupted when the dotcom bubble burst highlighted the important role of the non-executives. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There's something refreshing about the horsemeat scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He resigned in disgrace and the scandal saw Labour ratings dramatically plunge five per cent that week. The Sun (2013)An AIM-listed mobile phone software company reeling from an alleged financial scandal has collapsed into administration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A whole chapter is devoted to handling the news frenzy if your partner is involved in a scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All the ministers involved in the scandal have denied the allegations against them, claiming evidence was framed or taken out of context. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'scandal'
British English: scandal /ˈskændl/ NOUN
A scandal is a situation, event, or someone's behaviour that shocks a lot of people because they think it is immoral.
...a financial scandal.
- American English: scandal
- Arabic: فَضِيحَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: escândalo
- Chinese: 丑闻
- Croatian: skandal
- Czech: skandál
- Danish: skandale
- Dutch: schandaal
- European Spanish: escándalo
- Finnish: skandaali
- French: scandale
- German: Skandal
- Greek: σκάνδαλο
- Italian: scandalo
- Japanese: スキャンダル
- Korean: 추문
- Norwegian: skandale
- Polish: skandal
- European Portuguese: escândalo
- Romanian: scandal
- Russian: скандал
- Spanish: escándalo
- Swedish: skandal
- Thai: เรื่องอื้อฉาว
- Turkish: skandal
- Ukrainian: скандал
- Vietnamese: vụ bê bối
Definition of scandal from the Collins English Dictionary
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