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See also: Ruine, ruiné, and ruïne

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NounEdit

ruine (countable and uncountable, plural ruines)

  1. Obsolete form of ruin.
    • 1678, John Collinges, Several Discourses Concerning the Actual Providence of God
      Sin in its own nature tendeth to nothing, but the ruine and eternal destruction of a Soul []

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ruine, borrowed from Latin ruīna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruine f (plural ruines)

  1. ruin, wreck
  2. (finance) ruin

VerbEdit

ruine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ruiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ruiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ruiner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of ruiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of ruiner

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ruine

  1. Alternative form of ruyne

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ruīna.

NounEdit

ruine f (oblique plural ruines, nominative singular ruine, nominative plural ruines)

  1. ruin (remnant of something that has been damaged or destroyed)

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VerbEdit

ruine

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of ruinar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of ruinar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of ruinar.