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  • 1 Desert — Désert Pour les articles homonymes, voir Désert (homonymie). Vallée de la mort (en Californie …

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  • 2 désert — désert, erte 1. (dé zêr, dé zèr t ) adj. 1°   Qui est sauvage et sans habitants. Une campagne déserte. île déserte. •   C est un instinct commun à tous les êtres sensibles et souffrants de se réfugier dans les lieux les plus sauvages et les plus… …

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  • 3 deşert — DEŞÉRT, ÁRTĂ, (1) deşerţi, arte, adj., (II) deşerturi, s.n. I. adj. 1. Care nu conţine nimic în interior; gol. 2. (Despre terenuri, ţări, regiuni) Lipsit de vietăţi şi de vegetaţie; pustiu. ♦ Nelocuit, nepopulat. 3. fig. Lipsit de temei; amăgitor …

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  • 4 Desert — Des ert, a. [Cf. L. desertus, p. p. of deserere, and F. d[ e]sert. See 2d {Desert}.] Of or pertaining to a desert; forsaken; without life or cultivation; unproductive; waste; barren; wild; desolate; solitary; as, they landed on a desert island.… …

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  • 5 désert — DÉSERT, ERTE. adj. Inhabité, ou qui n est guère fréquenté. Lieu désert. Ville déserte. Campagne déserte. [b]f♛/b] On dit au Palais, qu Un appel est désert, Quand celui qui l a interjeté, ne l a pas relevé par lettres dans les trois mois. [b]f♛/b] …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 6 Desert — Des ert (d[e^]z [ e]rt), n. [F. d[ e]sert, L. desertum, from desertus solitary, desert, pp. of deserere to desert; de + serere to join together. See {Series}.] 1. A deserted or forsaken region; a barren tract incapable of supporting population,… …

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  • 7 Desert — De*sert (d[ e]*z[ e]rt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deserted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deserting}.] [Cf. L. desertus, p. p. of deserere to desert, F. d[ e]serter. See 2d {Desert}.] 1. To leave (especially something which one should stay by and support); to… …

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  • 8 Désert — (franz. für Wüste) ist der Name folgender Personen: Alex Désert (* 1968), US amerikanischer Schauspieler, Musiker und Synchronsprecher Claire Désert (* 1967), französische Pianistin Solen Désert Mariller (* 1982), französischer Kurzstreckenläufer …

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  • 9 desert — DESERT, [des]erte. adj. Inhabité, qui n est guere frequenté. Lieu desert. ville deserte. campagne deserte. l Arabie deserte. Il est aussi substantif, & signifie un lieu desert. Desert sauvage. desert effroyable. les deserts de l Arabie. les… …

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  • 10 desert — DESÉRT, deserturi, s.n. Fel de mâncare, de obicei dulciuri, fructe, brânzeturi etc., care se serveşte la sfârşitul mesei; timpul când se serveşte această mâncare. – Din fr. dessert. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 12.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  desért s. n …

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  • 11 desert — Ⅰ. desert [1] ► VERB 1) leave without help or support; abandon. 2) leave (a place), causing it to appear empty. 3) illegally run away from military service. DERIVATIVES desertion noun. ORIGIN Latin desert …

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  • 12 desert — desert1 [di zʉrt′] vt. [Fr déserter < LL desertare < desertus, pp. of L deserere, to desert, lit., to disjoin < de , from + serere, to join < IE base * ser , to join, place in a row > Gr eirein, to fasten in rows, L series] 1. to… …

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  • 13 desert — index abandon (physically leave), abandon (relinquish), abscond, default, defect, depart, disclaim, escape …

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  • 14 desert — desert; desert·thorn; sub·desert; semi·desert; …

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  • 15 desert# — desert n *waste, badlands, wilderness desert n *due, merit Analogous words: meed, guerdon, reward (see PREMIUM): punishment, chastisement, chastening, disciplining or discipline (see corresponding verbs at PUNISH) desert vb f …

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  • 16 desert — desert, dessert There are two unrelated words spelt desert: one, with stress on the first syllable, is the barren area of land, and the other, with stress on the second syllable, is what one deserves, as in get one s just deserts. The verb desert …

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  • 17 desert — [adj] barren, uncultivated arid, bare, desolate, infertile, lonely, solitary, sterile, uninhabited, unproductive, untilled, waste, wild; concept 560 Ant. cultivated, fertile, productive desert [n] wasteland; dry area arid region, badland, barren …

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  • 18 desert — Desert, Desertum, Eremus, Solitudo, Lieu delaissé, et non frequenté. Appel desert, Prouocatio deserta. Lieux desers, ou nul ne frequente, Desertae solitudines. S enfuir en quelque desert pour sauver sa vie, Mandare vitam suam fugae et solitudini …

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  • 19 Desert — De*sert (d[ e]*z[ e]rt ), n. [OF. deserte, desserte, merit, recompense, fr. deservir, desservir, to merit. See {Deserve}.] That which is deserved; the reward or the punishment justly due; claim to recompense, usually in a good sense; right to… …

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  • 20 Desert — • The word wilderness, which is more frequently used than desert of the region of the Exodus, more nearly approaches the meaning of the Hebrew Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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