Definition of 'shipwreck'

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The aim was to reduce the heavy toll of shipwrecks caused by the crude navigational method of dead reckoning. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)He survived another shipwreck to make it to Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She seemed to be in some distress, clutching her head and talking of a storm and a shipwreck in which all were lost. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A highly respected British diver has died during the exploration of a shipwreck off the coast of Greece. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'shipwreck'

British English: shipwreck /ˈʃɪpˌrɛk/ NOUN
When there is a shipwreck, a ship is destroyed in an accident at sea.
...the dangers of storm and shipwreck.
  • American English: shipwreck
  • Arabic: حُطَامُ السَّفِينَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: naufrágio
  • Chinese: 海难
  • Croatian: brodolom
  • Czech: ztroskotání lodi
  • Danish: skibsvrag
  • Dutch: schipbreuk
  • European Spanish: naufragio
  • Finnish: haaksirikko
  • French: naufrage
  • German: Schiffbruch
  • Greek: ναυάγιο
  • Italian: naufragio
  • Japanese: 難破
  • Korean: 난파
  • Norwegian: skipsvrak
  • Polish: wrak
  • European Portuguese: naufrágio
  • Romanian: naufragiu
  • Russian: кораблекрушение
  • Spanish: naufragio
  • Swedish: skeppsbrott
  • Thai: เรือแตก
  • Turkish: deniz kazası
  • Ukrainian: кораблетроща
  • Vietnamese: vụ đắm tàu


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