destruction

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Middle English, from Old French destrucion, from Latin dēstructio.

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destruction (plural destructions)

  1. The act of destroying.
    The destruction of the condemned building will take place at noon.
  2. The results of a destructive event.
    Amid the seemingly endless destruction, a single flower bloomed.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French destrucion, from Latin destructio.

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destruction f (plural destructions)

  1. destruction

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 17:51