English translation of 'désarmer'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [agresseur, pays] to disarm
2. (figurative) [personne]
[personne, question, remarque, réaction] to disarm
[sentiment] to disarm
Sa candeur me désarme. I find his ingenuousness disarming.
(= décharger) to unload
(= mettre le cran de sûreté à) to put the safety catch on
4. (Nautical) to lay up
Verb Table intransitive verb
1. [pays] to disarm
2. [haine, fureur] to wane
3. [personne] to give up the fight
ne pas désarmer not to give up the fight
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Example Sentences Including 'désarmer'
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Il me dit, narquois : Et la France, elle va tout désarmer ?Actuel
Le Canada a pour sa part répété sa proposition d'un compromis qui donnerait trois semaines à l'Irak pour désarmer.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Si l'Irak voulait vraiment désarmer, il n'aurait pas de programme de déplacement de tel ou tel moyen ou d'activité souterraine.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
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'désarmer' in Other Languages
British English: disarm VERB
To disarm a person or group means to take away all their weapons.
We will agree to disarming troops and leaving their weapons at military positions.
Translation of désarmer from the Collins French to English
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