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Definition of Devastate

Devastate

  1. To lay waste; to ravage; to desolate.

Devastate Quotations

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.
Barack Obama

I was raised in a Bronx public housing project, but studied at two of the nation's finest universities. I did work as an assistant district attorney, prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
Sonia Sotomayor

Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen.
Dick Armey

I work to create systems that can accurately detect pandemics early, determine their likely importance, and, with any luck, crush those that have the potential to devastate us.
Nathan Wolfe

The more worrying feature of the new global corporate structures is their capacity to devastate national labour markets by transferring their operations to cheaper locations overseas.
Fredric Jameson
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Devastate Translations

devastate in Italian is desolare
devastate in Latin is depopulo, diripio, evasto, diripio
devastate in Spanish is desolar, devastar

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