ruiner

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruiner (plural ruiners)

  1. someone who ruins.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See ruin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ruiːnər/, [ʁuˈiːˀnɐ]

Noun[edit]

ruiner c

  1. plural indefinite of ruin

Etymology 2[edit]

See ruinere (to ruin).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

ruiner or ruinér

  1. Imperative of ruinere.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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 French[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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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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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruiner

  1. indefinite plural of ruin