Pronunciation: (ship'rek"), [key]
1. the destruction or loss of a ship, as by sinking.
2. the remains of a wrecked ship.
3. destruction or ruin: the shipwreck of one's hopes.
1. to cause to suffer shipwreck.
2. to destroy; ruin.
to suffer shipwreck.
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