scandal

  • 1 Scandal — • A word or action evil in itself, which occasions another s spiritual ruin Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Scandal     Scandal     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 scandal — UK US /ˈskændəl/ noun ► [C or U] an action or event that shocks people and makes them feel disapproval: cause/create (a) scandal »The politician s behaviour caused a scandal. a scandal breaks/erupts »When the subprime loan scandal broke, the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 scandal — SCANDÁL, scandaluri, s.n. 1. Zarvă, vâlvă produsă de o faptă reprobabilă, ruşinoasă; indignare, revoltă provocată de o asemenea faptă. ♦ Zgomot mare, gălăgie, tărăboi. ♢ expr. (fam.) A face cuiva scandal = a mustra aspru, a certa pe cineva cu… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 SCANDAL — (groupe japonais) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Scandal. Scandal Pays d’origine Japon …

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  • 5 Scandal — Scan dal, n. [F. scandale, fr. L. scandalum, Gr. ?, a snare laid for an enemy, a stumbling block, offense, scandal: cf. OE. scandle, OF. escandle. See {Slander}.] 1. Offense caused or experienced; reproach or reprobation called forth by what is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Scandal — «Scandal» Canción de Queen Álbum The Miracle Publicación 1989 Grabación …

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  • 7 Scandal — (engl. für Skandal) bezeichnet: den britischen Spielfilm Scandal des Regisseurs Michael Caton Jones von 1989 über die Ereignisse der Profumo Affäre die 1989 erschienene Single von Queen, siehe den Albumartikel The Miracle die Rockband Scandal (US …

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  • 8 Scandal — Scan dal, v. t. 1. To treat opprobriously; to defame; to asperse; to traduce; to slander. [R.] [1913 Webster] I do fawn on men and hug them hard And after scandal them. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To scandalize; to offend. [Obs.] Bp. Story. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 scandal — I noun aspersion, attaint, bad name, bad reputation, bad repute, baseness, brand, censure, damaging report, dedecoration, defamation, degradation, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 scandal — (n.) 1580s, discredit caused by irreligious conduct, from M.Fr. scandale, from L.L. scandalum cause for offense, stumbling block, temptation, from Gk. skandalon a trap or snare laid for an enemy, in New Testament, metaphorically as a stumbling… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 Scandal — Scandal, so v.w. Skandal …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Scandal —    Drame de Michael Caton Jones, avec John Hurt, Joanne Whalley Kilmer, Ian McKellen, Bridget Fonda, Britt Ekland.   Pays: Grande Bretagne   Date de sortie: 1989   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 54    Résumé    Évocation de l affaire… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 13 scandal — n 1 *offense, sin, vice, crime Analogous words: indignity, insult, *affront: offending or offense, outraging or outrage (see corresponding verbs at OFFEND): wrong, grievance, injury, *injustice 2 * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 scandal — [n] public embarrassment aspersion, backbiting, backstabbing, belittlement, calumny, crime, defamation, depreciation, detraction, dirty linen*, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, disrepute, dynamite, eavesdropping, gossip, hearsay,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 scandal — ► NOUN 1) an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage. 2) outrage, rumour, or gossip arising from this. ORIGIN Latin scandalum cause of offence , from Greek skandalon snare, stumbling block …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 scandal — [skan′dəl] n. [altered (infl. by Fr scandale or LL) < ME scandle < OFr escandele < LL(Ec) scandalum, cause for stumbling, temptation < Gr(Ec) skandalon, a snare: see DESCEND] 1. Christian Theol. unseemly conduct of a religious person… …

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  • 17 scandal — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, major ▪ current, recent ▪ national, public ▪ abuse …

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  • 18 scandal — scan|dal [ˈskændl] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Late Latin; Origin: scandalum offense , from Greek skandalon] 1.) an event in which someone, especially someone important, behaves in a bad way that shocks people ▪ It caused quite a scandal when he left… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 scandal — n. 1) to cause, create a scandal 2) to cover up, hush up; uncover a scandal 3) a juicy, sensational scandal 4) an open; political; public scandal 5) a scandal bursts, erupts 6) a breath, hint, suggestion of scandal 7) a scandal that + clause (it… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 scandal */*/ — UK [ˈskænd(ə)l] / US noun Word forms scandal : singular scandal plural scandals 1) a) [countable/uncountable] a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people a sex scandal The company has been damaged …

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