French translation of discredit
- (= cast doubt on) [theory, report, claim, policy]
mettre en doute
- (= cast a slur on) [person, organization]
⇒ It is to his discredit that he did not manage to avert the disaster.
Il est discrédité par le fait de n'avoir pas su éviter le désastre.
Example Sentences Including 'discredit'
The task was to undermine her faith in this priest, to discredit him in her eyes.Grace
His son-in-law had told him of the plot to discredit Dayton by planting communist material and espionage apparatus in his house.A Matter of Conscience
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Translation of discredit from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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