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defeat

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfiːt/

Translation of defeat in French:

n

  • défaite (f) to admit defeat [team, troops] concéder la défaite [person] avouer son échec

vt

  • 1 vaincre [enemy]; battre [team, opposition, candidate] the government was defeated le gouvernement a été mis en échec
  • 3it defeats me ça me dépasse

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