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desert

verb [T]  us   /dɪˈzɜrt/
to leave someone or something without help or in a difficult situation: Local people deserted the city as hordes of tourists arrived. If you desert the armed forces, you leave without permission and with no intention of returning: He denied that he had deserted his post.
Translations of “desert”
in Arabic صَحْراء…
in Korean 사막…
in Malaysian abai, tinggalkan tanpa izin…
in French abandonner, déserter…
in Turkish çöl…
in Italian deserto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙漠,荒漠…
in Russian пустыня…
in Polish pustynia…
in Vietnamese bỏ đi, đào ngũ…
in Spanish abandonar, desertar…
in Portuguese deserto…
in Thai ทอดทิ้ง, หนีทหาร…
in German verlassen, fahnenflüchtig werden…
in Catalan desert…
in Japanese 砂漠…
in Indonesian meninggalkan, melarikan diri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙漠,荒漠…
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