"downfall" French translation
His capture is not just a symbol of the downfall of the former regime in Iraq.
This was, after all, one of the causes of the downfall of the last Commission.
The mighty, through their arrogance, invariably sow the seeds of their own downfall.
After all, it was the people of Europe that brought about the change in, and downfall, of Communism.
History gives us ample examples of the ultimate downfall of those who pursue only force and arrogance.
Beware; I do not know if this heedless enlargement of Europe will be its downfall, but its biggest problem will be the economy.
The crisis also caused economic downfall and a large budget deficit.
There are three kinds of failure: you can lose to your opponents, you can fail to achieve goals that are set too high, and you can be your own downfall.
What is more, as with all of life's pleasures - 'wine, tobacco and women are a man's downfall ', as the Italian proverb goes - everything should be done in moderation.
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Usage examples for "downfall" in French
Pluralism is its defining characteristic, not a potential factor in its downfall.
This process must be inclusive and succeed in isolating those forces which seek Iraq's downfall.
(c) To take care of assistance to young people who are threatened by moral or physical downfall.
My advice to them is to close this particular can of worms before it leads to their own downfall.
It was this practice which led to the Commission's downfall.
The major reason was a downfall in the building industry.
Dialogue among the judicious and the wise has become an urgent necessity if we are to avoid a downfall.
There is already a 15 per cent reduction in births... Our arctic animals are trying to warn us that their doom will be our downfall.
I believe it started with the penetration of the Ottoman empire into Europe and the gradual withdrawal and downfall of the Ottoman empire.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am speaking today in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, on ground that bears the scars of wars and the downfall of Europe.
The political crisis which led to the downfall of the Commission earlier this year clearly demonstrated the need for unambiguous and enforceable rules of conduct.
This attitude has been reinforced by the maladministration, deceit and lack of accountability which led to the downfall of the previous Commission.
That is something with which Mr Poettering cannot yet come to terms, and he believes that his speeches in this Parliament will bring about Mr Schröder's downfall in Germany.
Twenty years later, as a result of the drastic restructuring programmes and their terrible social cost in the 1970s and 1980s, it almost caused the downfall of this same Union.
I have been a member in the House since 1993. Most of the concerns with regard to immigration and the downfall in citizenship come from first or second generation immigrants.
According to the Afghan opposition leader, who is on a visit here today, only political reform in Pakistan can lead to the downfall of the Muslim extremists in the neighbouring country.
The Committee of Independent Experts says that OLAF must be given the necessary resources to put an end to this aura of corruption which brought about the downfall of the former Commission.
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