débâcles

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plural form of débâcle
debacle
An event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously, often with humiliating consequences

The BP Prudhoe Bay debacle thus provides but the latest in a long line of reasons why leasing this region of the NPR-A is a bad idea.

debacle
A breaking up of a natural dam, usually made of ice, by a river and the ensuing rush of water

When this débâcle commences , the masses of ice, drifting with the current and unable to pass, are hurled upon those already soldered together; thus an enormous barrier is formed.

debacle
de·ba·cle debacles in BRIT, also use débâcle A debacle is an event or attempt that is a complete failure. After the debacle of the war the world was never the same again = fiasco. an event or situation that is a complete failure (débâcle, from débâcler )
debacle
flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
debacle
Debacle (dî-bä´kel) noun 1 (Geology) A breaking or bursting forth; a violent rush or flood of waters which breaks down opposing barriers, and hurls forward and disperses blocks of stone and other débris 2 A sudden downfall, or defeat; a rout 3 A total failure
debacle
(1) The breaking up of ice in a river (2) A violent flood
debacle
{i} rout, defeat, collapse, devastation, havoc; stampede
debacle
a sudden and violent collapse flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
debacle
A breaking or bursting forth; a violent rush or flood of waters which breaks down opposing barriers, and hurls forward and disperses blocks of stone and other débris
debacle
An event or enterprise that ends disastrously
debacle
(1) Break up of river ice (2) A break up of river ice in the spring thaw, causing a violent rush of flowing water and ice ADVANCE \x 540
debacle
a sound defeat
debacle
A sudden breaking up or breaking loose; a violent dispersion or disruption; impetuous rush; outburst
debacle
a sudden and violent collapse
débâcles