destruction

  • 1 destruction — [ dɛstryksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • déb. XIIe; lat. destructio ♦ Action de détruire; son résultat. 1 ♦ Action de jeter bas, de faire disparaître (une construction). Destruction d une ville par un incendie, par les bombardements. Moyens, engins de destruction …

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  • 2 Destruction — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Destruction Información personal …

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  • 3 Destruction (EP) — Destruction EP by Destruction Released February 26, 1994 …

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  • 4 destruction — DESTRUCTION. s. f. Ruine totale. La destruction du Temple de Jérusalem. La destruction de Carthage. [b]f♛/b] Il se dit figurément De plusieurs choses. La destruction d une famille. La destruction d un État. Cela a causé la destruction de cette… …

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  • 5 Destruction — De*struc tion, n. [L. destructio: cf. F. destruction. See {Destroy}.] 1. The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation. [1913 Webster] The Jews smote all their enemies with the… …

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  • 6 Destruction — may refer to: Destruction Bay, Yukon, Canada Destruction (band), a German thrash metal band Destruction (DC Comics), one of the Endless in Neil Gaiman s comic book series The Sandman Destruction (film), a 1915 film starring Theda Bara The… …

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  • 7 Destruction (EP) — Destruction Album par Destruction Sortie 1994 Durée 20:58 Genre Thrash Metal Label Brain Butcher Compact …

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  • 8 Destruction — Destruction …

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  • 9 destruction — I noun abolition, annihilation, breaking down, collapse, consumption, decimation, decomposition, demolishment, demolition, devastation, dissolution, eradication, extinction, extirpation, nullification, obliteration, perdition, ruin, ruination,… …

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  • 10 destruction — Destruction. s. f. v. Action de destruire. La destruction du Temple de Salomon. le Roy a ordonné la destruction des Temples des Calvinistes. Il se prend aussi fig. La destruction d une famille. la destruction d un Estat. cela a causé la… …

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  • 11 destruction — Destruction, Disperditio, Vastitas, Vastatio, Excidium. Destruction de quelque chose que ce soit, Pernicies. La destruction du pays, Patriae interitus. Destruction des moeurs, Morum populatio. Estre cause de la destruction d une ville,… …

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  • 12 Destruction — Allgemeine Informatione …

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  • 13 destruction — early 14c., from O.Fr. destruction (12c.) and directly from L. destructionem (nom. destructio) a pulling down, destruction, from pp. stem of destruere tear down (see DESTROY (Cf. destroy)) …

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  • 14 destruction — [di struk′shən] n. [ME destruccioun < OFr destruction < L destructio < destructus, pp. of destruere: see DESTROY] 1. the act or process of destroying; demolition or slaughter 2. the fact or state of being destroyed 3. the cause or means… …

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  • 15 Destruction — Destruction, lat. Verwüstung, Zerstörung; destructiv, zerstören, revolutionär; destruiren, zerstören …

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  • 16 destruction — *ruin, havoc, devastation Analogous words: demolishing or demolition, razing (see corresponding verbs at DESTROY): annihilation, extinction (see corresponding verbs at ABOLISH) …

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  • 17 destruction — [n] demolition, devastation abolishing, abolition, annihilation, assassinating, bane, carnage, crashing, crushing, disintegrating, disrupting, dissolving, downfall, elimination, end, eradication, extermination, extinction, extinguishing,… …

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  • 18 destruction — ► NOUN 1) the action of destroying or the state of being destroyed. 2) a cause of someone s ruin. ORIGIN Latin, from destruere destroy …

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  • 19 destruction — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, total, utter, wholesale ▪ large scale, mass, massive, widespread ▪ modern weapons of mass …

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  • 20 destruction — n. 1) to carry out destruction (with a human subject: the soldiers carried out the total destruction of the village) 2) to cause destruction (with any subject: the flood caused great destruction) 3) complete, total, utter; wanton destruction * *… …

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