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ruiner

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ruiner (plural ruiners)

  1. someone who ruins.

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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See ruin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ruiːnər/, [ʁuˈiːˀnɐ]

NounEdit

ruiner c

  1. plural indefinite of ruin

Etymology 2Edit

See ruinere (to ruin).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ruineːr/, [ʁuiˈneːˀɐ̯], [ʁuiˈneɐ̯ˀ]

VerbEdit

ruiner or ruinér

  1. imperative of ruinere

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ruine. Cf. also Latin ruīnāre. Compare Italian rovinare, Occitan arroïnar, Spanish ruinar, arruinar.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ruiner

  1. to ruin
  2. to raze to the ground, to destroy, to wreck
  3. (figuratively) to shatter (hope), to ruin (reputation)

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

ruiner

  1. to destroy; to ruin
  2. to spoil; to ruin; to wreck
    il voloit ruiner le roi
    he wanted to ruin the king
  3. (intransitive) to become a ruin

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

ruiner

  1. indefinite plural of ruin