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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·di·tion /pɝˈdɪʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·di·tion n.
 1. Entire loss; utter destruction; ruin.
    The mere perdition of the Turkish fleet.   --Shak.
 2. religion Damnation; the utter loss of the soul, or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death.
    If we reject the truth, we seal our own perdition.   --J. M. Mason.
 3. Loss or diminution. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil;
          where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd
          headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John
          Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit" [syn: Hell,
           Inferno, infernal region, nether region, the pit]
          [ant: Heaven]