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crushing blow n.
coup dur ; sacré coup
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
broiement
[Med.]
n.
broyage
pr. part
concassant (vt.) ; écrasant (vt.)
[Tech.]
n.
écrasement
[Tech.]
adj.
écrasant
[Tech.]
pr. part
écrasant
pr. part
pressant
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crushing

  

      adj  
   [defeat]   écrasant (e)     
[disappointment]  
terrible  
[blow]  
terrible  
[victory]  
écrasant (e)     
→ She took advantage of her opponent's momentary loss of concentration and achieved a crushing victory.        
   [weight]   écrasant (e)  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"crushing blow": examples and translations in context
The theft of the plans was a crushing blow. Il était très fier de l'efficacité de son service et ce vol lui a porté un coup fatal.
Every minute I am not conducting research... is a crushing blow to science. Parce que chaque minute où je ne fais pas de recherche, est une ignoble perte pour la science.
Christine Hayward's testimony delivered a crushing blow in the Alvanta Chemical Senate hearing earlier today. Le témoignage de Christine Hayward a porté un terrible coup à l'usine chimique Alvanta lors de l'audition du Sénat cet après-midi.
The death of King Hussein was also a crushing blow to his people. La mort du roi Hussein a aussi affligé son peuple.
The injuries were all caused by one huge crushing blow. Les blessures proviennent d'un seul coup énorme.
The injuries were all caused by one huge crushing blow. Les blessures ont toutes été causées par un énorme coup écrasant.
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