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pərˈdu, -ˈdyu, pɛr-per·du

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  1. perduadjective


    Etymology: From the French.

  2. perduadjective

    Lost (from a soldier given a mission not expected to return from).

    Etymology: From the French.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perduadjective

    one placed on watch, or in ambush

    Etymology: [See Perdu, a.]

  2. Perduadjective

    a soldier sent on a forlorn hope

    Etymology: [See Perdu, a.]

  3. Perduadjective

    alt. of Perdue

    Etymology: [See Perdu, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perdu

    Perdue, per-dū′, adj. lost to view: concealed: being on a forlorn hope or on a desperate enterprise: reckless.—n. (Shak.) one lying in concealment or ambush: one on a forlorn hope. [Fr., pa.p. of perdre, to lose—L. perdĕre, to destroy.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. perdu

    A word adopted from the French, signifying to lie flat and closely in wait. It likewise means employed on desperate purposes; accustomed to desperate enterprises.

Anagrams for perdu »

  1. drupe, duper, prude

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perdu in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perdu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of perdu in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Aujourd'hui, je suis heureux de partager la connaissance et la philosophie de la vie, de gita bhagavad par le Seigneur Krishna. il est comme suit: «l'homme qui me voit en tout et tout en moi ne sera pas perdu pour moi, je ne le ferai jamais être perdue pour lui. celui qui est enraciné dans l'unité se rend compte que je suis en chaque être; partout où il va, il reste en moi. quand il voit tout étant égal dans la souffrance ou dans la joie, car ils sont comme lui, que l'homme a grandi parfait dans le yoga ".

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Joseph lost his son and Christ. (Joseph a perdu - Son fils et Jésus.)

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    We have got to let loose sometimes, rather than indulging intractably in self-harm or self-mistreatment, by pursuing impervious dreams. ( « Les choses avaient enfin perdu leur pesanteur » )

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    base and cowardly
    • A. tenebrous
    • B. lank
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