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ruin

Definition of ruin:

part of speech: verb

To demolish; to destroy; to subvert; to bring to an end in any manner; to impoverish; to bring to misery.

part of speech: plural

The remains of any decayed or demolished place or thing, as a house or city.

part of speech: noun

Fall; destruction; overthrow; that change of a thing which destroys it, which entirely defeats its objects, or which unfits it for use; subversion; that which destroys; loss of happiness or fortune; mischief.

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