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Ils doivent bloquer ses adversaires.

Translation

They must defeat their opponents.



Analysis


ils
     1. pron. They.
doivent
     1. v. third-person plural present indicative of devoir
     devoir
          1. n. duty
          2. n. exercise (set for homework)
          3. v. must, to have to (as a requirement)
          4. v. must, to do or have with certainty
          5. v. to owe (money, obligation and etc)
          6. v. (literary, intransitive, in imperfect subjunctive, with inversion of subject) (even) though it be necessary (+ infinitive)
          7. v. (reflexive, ~ de) to have a duty to
bloquer
     1. v. to block (physically), to barricade, to obstruct
     2. v. to jam, to wedge, to fix in place
     3. v. to freeze (e.g. prices)
     4. v. to defeat
     5. v. to block, to impede, to hinder
     6. v. (reflexive, of a computer program) To freeze, to lock up
     7. v. (reflexive) To become jammed
     8. v. (reflexive) To retreat
ses
     1. det. his, her (when referring to a plural noun)
adversaires
     1. n. plural of adversaire
     adversaire
          1. n. adversary, opponent, opposition, antagonist


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