English translation of 'dévaster'
Verb Table transitive verb
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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 ministèreLe Monde (2002)
Un malin plaisir à dévaster la pelouse du voisin, sous les aboiements de son chien.Le Monde (1999)
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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.
Translation of dévaster from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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