Definitions for shambles
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a condition of great disorder
abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse(noun)
a building where animals are butchered
a scene of great disorder or ruin
a great mess or clutter
This website is a shambles.
a scene of bloodshed, carnage or devastation
a butcher's shop
Origin: From scamul. A borrowing from scamellum, diminutive of scamnum.
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Where I come from, life is not easy, my neighborhood has big problems, my house is all in a shambles, all in a shambles.
Whether they can survive is going to depend on platinum prices and on whether they can fix themselves for a new reality of lower margins, they have to hold discussions with the government and with the unions to try to save what was a national treasure which is now a shambles.
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