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  • n  an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • n  a ruined building
    they explored several Roman ruins
  • n  the process of becoming dilapidated
  • n  an event that results in destruction
  • n  failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  • n  destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
  • v  destroy completely; damage irreparably
    You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
    The tears ruined her make-up
  • v  destroy or cause to fail
    This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election
  • v  reduce to bankruptcy
  • v  reduce to ruins
    The country lay ruined after the war
  • v  deprive of virginity
  • v  fall into ruin

  • Photographer Sean Hemmerle finds an elegiac sign of America's fading industrial might in the crumbling urban ruins of the Motor City.
  • In movies, our technology is so often the ruin of us.
  • You need to be fit to visit Guatemala's most spectacular Maya ruins.
News & Articles

  • The Julie Ruin, Body/Head and Majical Cloudz Play Northside
    The Julie Ruin, led by Kathleen Hanna, and Body/Head, with Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, made intriguing, urgent music at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn on Thursday night.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Times
  • Buzzworthy Obsession: The Julie Ruin, 'Oh Come On' (VIDEO)
    Punk pioneer Kathleen Hanna is back with The Julie Ruin's new lyric video, "Oh Come On." We're not usually in the habit of assigning homework around here, especially this close to summer, but if the name Kathleen Hanna doesn't ring a bell, then you should promptly close whatever other tabs you have open IMMEDIATELY and [...]
    June 14, 2013 - MTV
  • Kathleen Hanna's the Julie Ruin Added to Pitchfork Showcase Tomorrow at Brooklyn's Northside Festival
    The Julie Ruin: "Oh Come On" on SoundCloud . We're happy to announce that Kathleen Hanna 's new band the Julie Ruin will perform at Pitchfork's Northside Festival showcase tomorrow at St. Vitus in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The group joins a lineup that also features Body/Head (Kim Gordon and Bill Nace), Majical Cloudz , and Foreplay . Tickets are still available here . The Julie Ruin is Hanna's full ...
    June 12, 2013 - Pitchfork
Quotes

  • President Bush in China Post
    He's nothing more than an extension of what his brother did, which was to ruin an island and to imprison people because of their beliefs,Bush said.
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    This plan will not save every home, but it will give millions of families resigned to financial ruin a chance to rebuild,Obama told a crowd here, in one of the communities hardest hit by the housing crisis. "It will prevent the worst...

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