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earthquake in English:

1. a sudden shaking of the earth's surface that often causes a lot of damage a sudden shaking of the earth's surface that often causes a lot of damage



English word "earthquake"(a sudden shaking of the earth's surface that often causes a lot of damage) occurs in sets:

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2. quake


the quakes are very dangerous
At the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, all the reactors stopped just after the quake.
During the Golden Week holidays, many volunteers went to the quake and tsunami-hit areas in Tohoku.