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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
For the father his it was the crushing blow, and weeks through two he died. Pour son père cela il y avait un coup terrible, et la semaine dans deux lui est mort.
On the contrary, the development of the Polish revolution received a crushing blow. Par contre, un coup terrible avait été porté au développement de la révolution polonaise.
I know it's not exactly a crushing blow, but... Ce n'est pas un coup fatal, mais...
How does it feel to have personally dealt a crushing blow to a man's career? Ça te fait quel effet d'avoir porté un coup fatal à la carrière d'un homme ?
Vanessa and everyone keeps asking me that, trying to get me to talk about it, like it was this crushing blow. Vanessa et tout le monde n'arrête pas de me le demander, en essayant de me faire parler, comme si c'était un coup de massue.
That is why, when they were able to reappear after the crushing blow of the world war, the worker masses did not find at hand any centre of ideological organisation on which they could base themselves. C'est pourquoi, lorsqu'elles purent renaître après le coup de massue de la guerre mondiale, les masses ouvrières ne trouvèrent à leur portée aucun centre d'organisation idéologique auquel il leur fût possible de s'appuyer.
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