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blight

  
      n  
   to be a blight on sth      (=disgrace to)   être un fléau pour qch, être une plaie pour qch  
→ This discriminatory policy has really been a blight on America.        
    urban blight  
   (=disease)     (in roses, cereals)    rouille    f     ,   (in potatoes)    mildiou    m  , brunissure    f  
      vt  
     [+career, life]   gâcher  
→ Her career has been blighted by some clashes with the authorities.        
→ families whose lives were blighted by unemployment        
     [+hopes]   anéantir, briser  


potato blight   (=disease)  
      n   mildiou    m   de la pomme de terre  
urban blight  
      n   dégradation    f   urbaine  
→ Manchester still suffers from urban blight and unacceptable poverty.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
ruiner
n.
ruine
exp.
être une plaie pour qch
exp.
être un fléau pour qch
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'blight' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
blight of extremism
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