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English translation of 'destruir'

destruir

[dʒisˈtrwir]
transitive verb
to destroy

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'destruir' in Other Languages

British English: destroy /dɪˈstrɔɪ/ VERB
To destroy something means to cause so much damage to it that it is completely ruined or does not exist any more.
The building was completely destroyed.
  • American English: destroy
  • Arabic: يُدَمِّرُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: destruir
  • Chinese: 破坏
  • Croatian: uništiti
  • Czech: ničit
  • Danish: ødelægge
  • Dutch: verwoesten
  • European Spanish: destruir
  • Finnish: tuhota
  • French: détruire
  • German: zerstören
  • Greek: καταστρέφω
  • Italian: distruggere
  • Japanese: 破壊する
  • Korean: 파괴하다
  • Norwegian: ødelegge
  • Polish: zniszczyć
  • European Portuguese: destruir
  • Romanian: a distruge
  • Russian: уничтожать
  • Spanish: destruir
  • Swedish: förstöra
  • Thai: ทำลาย
  • Turkish: yok etmek
  • Ukrainian: знищувати
  • Vietnamese: phá hủy
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: obliterate VERB
If something obliterates an object or place, it destroys it completely.
Whole villages were obliterated by the forest fire.

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Translation of destruir from the Collins Portuguese to English
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