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wilderness
British English: /ˈwɪldənɪs/
American English: /ˈwɪldərnəs/

Translation of wilderness in French:

noun

  • 1 (barren area, wasteland)
    étendue (f) sauvage et désolée
    (Bible)
    désert (m)
    a wilderness of factories
    un paysage désolé d'usines
  • 2 (Ecology) (uncultivated, wild area)
    étendue (f) sauvage
    the world's great wildernesses
    les grandes étendues sauvages du monde
    the garden has become a wilderness
    le jardin est devenu une vraie jungle

Idioms

to be in the wilderness

(person)
faire sa traversée du désert

he spent ten years in the wilderness

sa traversée du désert a duré dix ans

to be a voice crying in the wilderness

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