Complete Definition of "apocalypse"

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Etymology
From AGr. polytonic|á¼ÏοκάλÏÏÎ¹Ï "revelation".

Pronunciation
UK IPA|[ÉËpÉkÉlɪps]
US IPA|[ÉËpÉkÉlɪps]
SAMPA|/@"[email protected]/
:Hyphenation: a·poc·a·lypse

Noun
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  1. uncountable (Religion) The written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet.
  2. uncountable The end of life on earth or all.

Translations
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Albanian: :sq:apokalips|apokalips
Bulgarian: ÐпокалипÑиÑ
Chinese: å¯ç¤º (qÇ shì)
Croatian: t-|hr|Apokalipsa|f (1), t-|hr|apokalipsa|f (2)
Finnish: ilmestys (1), maailmanloppu (2)
German: Apokalypse f
Hebrew: ×פ×ק××פס×
Italian: apocalisse
Polish: apokalipsa
Romanian: apocalipsÄ f
Slovenian: apokalipsa
Spanish: apocalipsis
French: apocalypse

Derived terms
apocalyptic
apocalypticism

Synonyms
armageddon
doomsday
ragnarok
judgement day

See also
w:Apocalyptic literature|Apocalyptic literature

Category:Greek derivations

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