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Portuguese translation: absolutamente caótico

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21:57 Mar 22, 2020
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English term or phrase: omnishambolic
Definition from Oxford Dictionary:
Adjective: A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations. First used in the British satirical television series The Thick of It.

Example sentence(s):
  • Ken could still win. Anger at the Prime Minister and his omnishambolic administration could still tip the scales. The Telegraph
  • On charities, the reality is that the Prime Minister is not making the rich worse off. He is making charities worse off. Over the past month we have seen the charity tax shambles, the churches tax shambles, the caravan tax shambles and the pasty tax shambles, so we are all keen to hear the Prime Minister’s view on why he thinks, four weeks on from the Budget, even people within Downing Street are calling it an omnishambles Budget. Ed MilibParliament of the United Kingdom
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Portuguese translation:absolutamente caótico
Algo extremamente desorganizado e ineficiente sob todos os pontos de vista
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4 +3absolutamente caótico
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  confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
absolutamente caótico

Definition from own experience or research:
Algo extremamente desorganizado e ineficiente sob todos os pontos de vista

Example sentence(s):
  • À medida que avançava na zona das urgências apercebia-me de que o ambiente era absolutamente caótico, com uma pequena multidão misturando-se numa . - Triagem de Manchester  
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