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English translation of 'dévaster'

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dévaster

[devaste ]
Verb Table transitive verb
to devastate

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Example Sentences Including 'dévaster'

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C'est le cas des deux tempêtes qui viennent successivement de dévaster l'ouest et le nord, l'est et le sud de la France.
Le Monde (1999)
REPORTAGE A Ramallah, soixante-cinq minutes pour dévaster un ministère
Le Monde (2002)
Un malin plaisir à dévaster la pelouse du voisin, sous les aboiements de son chien.
Le Monde (1999)

Trends of 'dévaster'

Used Occasionally. dévaster is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'dévaster' in Other Languages

British English: wreck /rɛk/ VERB
To wreck something means to completely destroy or ruin it.
Twenty-one people were injured and 50 houses wrecked.
  • American English: wreck
  • Arabic: يُحَطِّمُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: destruir
  • Chinese: 拆毁
  • Croatian: uništiti
  • Czech: zdemolovat
  • Danish: ødelægge
  • Dutch: verwoesten
  • European Spanish: demoler
  • Finnish: romuttaa
  • French: dévaster
  • German: zerstören
  • Greek: τορπιλίζω
  • Italian: demolire
  • Japanese: 大破する
  • Korean: 파괴하다
  • Norwegian: vrake
  • Polish: zdewastować
  • European Portuguese: destruir
  • Romanian: a avaria
  • Russian: терпеть катастрофу
  • Spanish: demoler
  • Swedish: förstöra
  • Thai: ทำให้เสียหายยับเยิน
  • Turkish: berbat etmek
  • Ukrainian: руйнувати
  • Vietnamese: làm hỏng
British English: devastate VERB
If something devastates an area or a place, it damages it very badly or destroys it totally.
A fire had devastated large parts of the castle.

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Translation of dévaster from the Collins French to English
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