désastre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian disastro (literally bad star), with Frenchification of the prefix; see dés- and astre.

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Noun[edit]

désastre m (plural désastres)

  1. disaster
    Synonym: catastrophe
  2. bankruptcy, breakup
    Synonym: faillite

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Descendants[edit]

  • German: Unstern (calque)
  • Romanian: dezastru

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