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victime
Pronunciation: / viktim /

Translation of victime in English:

nom féminin

  • 1 (d'accident, de désastre, phénomène) le cyclone a fait de nombreuses victimes
    the cyclone claimed many victims ou casualties
    les victimes des accidents de la route
    road accident victims, road casualties
    leur entreprise fut l'une des victimes de la crise du pétrole [figuré]
    their firm was one of the casualties of the oil crisis
    être victime de calomnies/d'une idéologie/des circonstances [figuré]
    to be a victim of slander/of an ideology/of circumstances
    être victime d'un infarctus
    to be the victim of a heart attack
    être victime d'un complot [figuré]
    to be the victim of a conspiracy
    les victimes du cancer
    cancer victims
    arrête de jouer les victimes [ironique]
    stop playing the victim
    [ironique]
    le joueur, victime d'une blessure au genou…
    the player, suffering from a knee injury…
    victime d'une panne, il a abandonné la course
    hit by mechanical problems, he abandoned the race
    il a été victime de son succès/bon cœur/orgueil
    his success/kind-heartedness/pride has been his undoing

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