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British English: /ˈdɛstɪtjuːt/
American English: /ˈdɛstəˌt(j)ut/

Translation of destitute in French:



  • 1
    (person, family, community)
    sans ressources
    to leave somebody destitute
    laisser quelqu'un dans le dénuement
  • 2 [formal]to be destitute of
    être dénué de (feeling, common sense, funds)

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