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a- {prefix} /ə/ (not, without, opposite of) :: a-
a {article} (an) SEE: an ::
A {abbr} /eɪ̯/ (playing card) :: A [as]
AA {prop} (Alcoholics Anonymous) :: AA {m-p}
Aachen {prop} /ˈɑkən/ (city in North Rhine-Westphalia) :: Aix-la-Chapelle
açai {n} /əˈsaɪ.i/ (South American palms of the genus Euterpe) :: palmier pinot {m}, pinot {m}, [French Guiana] wasséï {m}
açai {n} (fruit) :: açaï {m}
Aalenian {prop} (subdivision of the Middle Jurassic epoch) :: Aalénien {m}
Aalenian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Aalenian epoch) :: aalénien
Aar {prop} /ɑɹ/ (A river in Switzerland) :: Aar
Aarau {prop} /ˈaːɹau/ (Swiss town) :: Aarau
aardvark {n} /ˈɑɹd.vɑɹk/ (mammal) :: oryctérope {m}
aardwolf {n} /ˈɑɹd.ˌwʊlf/ (the mammal species Proteles cristatus) :: protèle {m}, loup fouisseur {m}
Aargau {prop} (canton) :: Argovie
Aaron {prop} /ˈɛɹ.ən/ (biblical brother of Moses) :: Aaron
Aaron {prop} (male given name) :: Aaron
Aaron's rod {n} (goldenrod) SEE: goldenrod ::
Aaron's rod {n} (mullein) SEE: mullein ::
ab {n} /æb/ (abdominal muscle) :: abdo
aba {n} (coarse, often striped, felted fabric from the Middle East, woven from goat or camel hair) SEE: abaya ::
abaca {n} /ˌæb.əˈkɑ/ (plant) :: abaca {m}
abaca {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
aback {adv} /əˈbæk/ (backwards) :: en arrière
aback {adv} (in the rear) :: derrière
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus ::
abacteremic {adj} :: abactériémique
abacus {n} /əˈbɑk.əs/ (calculating frame) :: abaque {m}, boulier {m}, boulier compteur {m}
abacus {n} (uppermost member of the capital of a column) :: abaque {f}, tailloir {m}
a bad workman always blames his tools {proverb} (not the tools but how they're employed) :: à méchant ouvrier, point de bon outil, un mauvais ouvrier a toujours de mauvais outils
abaft {prep} /əˈbɑft/ ((nautical) behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of) :: en arrière de, sur l'arrière de
abaft {adv} ((nautical) on the aft side) :: sur l'arrière, vers l'arrière
abaka {n} (plant) SEE: abaca ::
abaka {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
abalone {n} /æb.əˈloʊ.ni/ (edible univalve mollusc) :: ormeau {m}, haliotide {f}
abandon {v} /əˈbæn.dn̩/ (to give up control of, surrender) :: abandonner
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert; to forsake) :: abandonner
abandoned {adj} /əˈbæn.dn̩d/ (wicked, self-abandoned, given to sin) :: dévergondé {m}, dévergondée {f}
abandoned {adj} (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted) :: abandonné
abandonee {n} /əˈbæn.dəˌni/ :: abandonnataire {m} {f}
abandonment {n} /əˈbæn.dn̩.mn̩t/ (act of abandoning) :: désertion {f}
abandonment {n} (cessation of service) :: désertion {f}
abandonment {n} (careless freedom) :: abandon {m}
abandonware {n} (software which has been abandoned by its developer) :: abandogiciel {m}, logiciel abandonné {m}
abarthrosis {n} (diarthrosis) SEE: diarthrosis ::
abase {v} /əˈbeɪs/ (to lower so as to cause pain or hurt feelings) :: baisser, abaisser, rabaisser, humilier
abasement {n} /əˈbeɪs.mənt/ (the act of abasing) :: humiliation {f}
abash {v} /əˈbæʃ/ (to make ashamed, to embarrass) :: confondre
abashed {adj} /əˈbæʃt/ (embarrassed) :: confus, décontenancé
abasia {n} /ə.ˈbeɪ.ʒə/ (incapacity to walk) :: abasie
abate {v} /əˈbeɪt/ (to bring down or reduce to a lower state) :: réduire, ralentir
abate {v} (to bring down a person physically or mentally) :: abattre (physically), abaisser, déprimer (mentally)
abate {v} (to decrease or make less in strength) :: amoindrir, diminuer, descendre
abate {v} (to reduce in size, amount, or value) :: rabattre
abate {v} (to deduct, to omit) :: déduire, retrancher
abate {v} (obsolete: to bring entirely down or put an end to) :: cesser
abatement {n} /əˈbeɪt.mənt/ (the act of abating or the state of being abated) :: réduction {f}
abattoir {n} /ˈæb.əˌtwɑɹ/ (public slaughterhouse) :: abattoir {m}
abaya {n} /əˈbeɪ.jə/ (coarse, often striped, felted fabric from the Middle East, woven from goat or camel hair) :: abaya {f}
Abaza {prop} /əˈbɑ.zə/ (language) :: abaze {m}
abbacy {n} /ˈæb.ə.si/ (dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot) :: abbatiat {m}
Abbas {prop} (A male given name) :: Abbas
abbatial {adj} /əˈbeɪ.ʃl̩/ (belonging to an abbey) :: abbatial
abbess {n} /ˈæb.ɪs/ (female superior of a nunnery) :: abbesse {f}
Abbeville {prop} /ˈæb.iˌvɪl/ (town in Picardy, France) :: Abbeville
abbey {n} /ˈæb.i/ (monastery headed by an abbot) :: abbaye {f}
abbey {n} (church of a monastery) :: abbaye {f}
abbot {n} /ˈæb.ət/ (superior or head of an abbey or monastery) :: abbé {m}
abbreviate {v} /əˈbɹi.vi.eɪt/ (to make shorter) :: abréger
abbreviate {n} (abridgment) SEE: abridgment ::
abbreviated {adj} /əˈbɹi.viˌeɪ.tɪd/ (shortened) :: abrégé
abbreviation {n} /əˌbɹi.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩/ (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase) :: abréviation {f}
abbreviative {adj} (Tending to abbreviate) :: abréviatif
abbreviature {n} (abbreviation) SEE: abbreviation ::
ABC {n} (alphabet) SEE: alphabet ::
ABC {n} (rudiments) :: b.a.-ba {m} invariable
ABC book {n} (primer) SEE: primer ::
abdicant {n} /ˈæb.dɪ.kn̩t/ (one who abdicates) :: abdicataire
abdicate {v} /ˈæb.dɪˌkeɪt/ (surrender or relinquish) :: abdiquer
abdicate {v} (renounce a throne) :: abdiquer
abdication {n} /ˌæb.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder) :: abdication {f}
abdicative {adj} /ˈæb.dəˌkeɪ.tɪv/ ((rare) causing, or implying, abdication) :: abdicatif
abdomen {n} /ˈæb.də.mən/ (belly) :: abdomen {m}
abdominal {adj} /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩/ (of or pertaining to the abdomen) :: abdominal
abdominal cavity {n} (hollow portion of the torso, containing abdominal organs) :: cavité abdominale {f}
abdominal fin {n} (pelvic fin) SEE: pelvic fin ::
abdominocentesis {n} /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.sɜnˈti.səs/ (extraction of peritoneal fluid from the abdomen) :: abdominocentèse {f}
abdominous {adj} /æbˈdɑm.ə.nəs/ (pot-bellied) :: ventru {m}
abduct {v} /æbˈdʌkt/ (to take away) :: enlever, ravir
abduction {n} /æbˈdʌk.ʃn̩/ (leading away, carrying away) :: enlèvement {m}
abduction {n} (physiology: movement separating limb from axis) :: abduction {f}
abduction {n} (logic: type of syllogism) :: abduction {f}
abduction {n} (law: wrongful carrying off of a human being) :: rapt {m}, enlèvement {m}
abductor {n} /æbˈdʌk.tɚ/ (kidnapper) :: abducteur {m}, abducteuse {f}
Abdul {prop} /ɑbˈdʊl/ (male given name) :: Abdoul
Abdullah {prop} /ˌɑb.dʊlˈɑ/ (Muslim given name) :: Abdullah {m}, Abdallah, Abdoullah
abearance {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior ::
Abecedarian {n} /ˌeɪ.biˌsiˈdæɹ.i.ən/ (member of a 16th-century sect) :: abécédarien, abécédaire
abecedarium {n} (a book used to teach the alphabet) SEE: primer ::
abed {adv} /əˈbɛd/ (in bed, or on the bed) :: au lit
Abel {prop} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (biblical character) :: Abel {m}
Abel {prop} (male given name) :: Abel {m}
Abelard {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ˌlɑɹd/ (male given name) :: Abélard
abelian {adj} /əˈbi.li.ən/ (math: of a group) :: abélien {m}, abélienne {f}, commutatif {m}, commutative {f}
Abelian {n} (member of a sect living like Abel) :: abélien {m}, abélienne {f}, abélite {m} {f}, abélonien {m}, abélonienne {f}
abelian group {n} /əˈbi.li.ən ɡɹup/ (group in which the group operation is commutative) :: groupe abélien {m}, groupe commutatif
abelmosk {n} /ˈeɪbəlˌmɑsk/ (A. moschatus) :: ambrette {f}
Abelonian {n} (Abelian) SEE: Abelian ::
Abenaki {prop} /ˌæbəˈnæ.ki/ (language) :: abénaqui, abénaquis {m}
Abenaki {adj} (related to the Abenaki people or language) :: abénaqui, abénaquis {m}
Aberdeen {prop} /ˌæb.ɚˈdin/ (city in Scotland) :: Aberdeen
aberrance {n} /ˈæ.bɛɹ.n̩s/ (state of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude) :: aberrance {f}
aberrant {adj} /əbˈɛɹ.n̩t/ (deviating from the norm) :: aberrant
aberrant {adj} (straying from the right way) :: aberrant {m}
aberration {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹeɪ.ʃn̩/ (act of wandering or deviation; abnormality) :: anomalie {f}, anormalité {f}
aberration {n} (optics: convergence to different foci) :: aberration {f}
aberration {n} (astronomy: small periodical change of position of heavenly bodies) :: aberration {f}
abessive {n} /æˈbɛ.sɪv/ (the abessive case) :: abessif
abessive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something) :: abessif {m}
abet {v} /əˈbɛt/ (to assist or encourage in crime) :: encourager
abettor {n} /əˈbɛtə/ (accomplice) :: complice {m} {f}
abettor {n} (inciter) :: incitateur {m}, incitatrice {f}
abeyance {n} /əˈbeɪ.ənts/ (expectancy; condition of being undetermined) :: vacance {f}, vacant
abeyance {n} (suspension; temporary suppression) :: [adjective] en suspens, suspension {f}
abeyance {n} (heraldry: expectancy of a title) :: vacance {f}
Abha {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia) :: Abha
abhor {v} /æbˈhɔɹ/ (to regard with horror or detestation) :: avoir horreur de, abhorrer
abhorrence {n} /əbˈhɔɹ.n̩s/ (extreme aversion) :: aversion {f}, répulsion {f}, horreur {m}
abhorrent {adj} /æbˈhɔɹ.ənt/ (detestable or repugnant) :: répugnant
abide {v} /əˈbaɪd/ (bear patiently; tolerate) :: tolérer, supporter
abide {v} (dwell) :: demeurer
abide {v} (abide by) SEE: abide by ::
abide by {v} (accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it) :: se conformer, obéir à, se soumettre
abide by {v} (remain faithful to something or someone) :: tenir sa promesse, rester fidèle à
abiding {adj} /əˈbaɪ.dɪŋ/ (continue) :: continuel, sempiternel
Abidjan {prop} /ˌæb.ɪˈdʒɑn/ (the largest city of Côte d'Ivoire) :: Abidjan
Abidjan {adj} (Abidjanian) SEE: Abidjanian ::
Abidjanian {adj} (of or pertaining to Abidjan) :: abidjanais
Abidji {prop} (the language) :: abidji
Abigail {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ɡeɪl/ (biblical wife of David) :: Abigaïl, Abigail, Abigaël, Abigael
Abigail {prop} (female given name) :: Abigail, Abigaël, Abigaëlle
abigeat {n} (theft of cattle) :: abigéat {m}
ability {n} /əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ (quality or state of being able) :: capacité {f}, pouvoir {m}, habileté {f}
abiogenesis {n} /ˌeɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs/ (origination of living organisms from lifeless matter) :: abiogenèse {f}
abiotic {adj} /ˌeɪ.baɪˈɑt.ɪk/ (Nonliving) :: abiotique
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable) :: un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras (a here-you-go is worth more than two you-can-have-it-laters), moineau à la main vaut mieux que grue qui vole
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
a bit much {n} (More than is reasonable) :: un peu trop
abjad {n} (writing system) :: abjad {m}
abjadic {adj} :: abjadique
abject {adj} /ˈæb.d͡ʒɛkt/ (Sunk to a low condition; down in spirit or hope) :: abject {m}, abjecte {f}, méprisable
abject {adj} (Cast down; rejected; low-lying) :: misérable
abject {n} (A person in the lowest and most despicable condition) :: misérable, paria
abjectly {adv} /æbˈd͡ʒɛkt.li/ (with great shame, desperately; in an abject fashion) :: abjectement
abjure {v} /æbˈdʒʊɹ/ (to renounce with solemnity) :: abjurer
Abkhaz {n} /ɑbˈkɑz/ (person from Abkhazia) :: Abkhaze {m} {f}, Abkhazien {m}, Abkhazienne {f}
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia) :: abkhaze {m}, abkhazien {m}
Abkhazia {prop} /æbˈkeɪ.ʒi.ə/ (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia) :: Abkhazie {f}
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz ::
ablactation {n} /ˌæb.lækˈteɪ.ʃn̩/ (weaning) :: sevrage {m}
ablative {adj} /ˈæb.lə.tɪv/ (applied to one of the cases of the noun in other language) :: ablatif
ablative {n} (ablative case) SEE: ablative case ::
ablative absolute {n} /ˈæb.lə.tɪv æb.soʊˈlut/ (linguistic construction in Latin) :: ablatif absolu {m}
ablative case {n} (grammatical case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source) :: ablatif {m}
ablaut {n} /ˈɑbˌlaʊt/ (substitution of one root vowel for another) :: apophonie {f}
ablaze {adj} /əˈbleɪz/ (on fire) :: embrasé
ablaze {adv} (on fire) :: en flammes
able {adj} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (permitted to) :: capable
able {adj} (skillful) :: capable, expérimenté
able {adj} (legally qualified) :: habilité
-able {suffix} /ə.bl̩/ (able to be done) :: -able, -ible
-able {suffix} (due to be) :: -able
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy ::
able {v} (enable) SEE: enable ::
ableism {n} /ˈeɪ.bəl.ɪz.m̩/ (discrimination against persons with disabilities) :: capacitisme {m}, validisme {m}
ablet {n} (a small fresh-water fish) :: ablette {f}
ablution {n} /əˈblu.ʃn̩/ (the act of washing or cleansing) :: ablution {f}
ably {adv} /ˈeɪ.bli/ (with great ability) :: habilement
abnegation {n} /ˈæb.nɪˈɡɘɪ.ʃn̩/ (denial; renunciation) :: abnégation {f}
Abner {prop} /ˈæb.nɚ/ (biblical cousin of Saul) :: Abner
abnormal {adj} /ˈæbˌnɔɹ.ml̩/ (not conforming to rule or system) :: inhabituel, hors norme, exceptionnel, anormal
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms) :: anormal {m}, anormale {f}
abnormality {n} /ˌæbˌnɔɹˈmæl.ət.i/ (state of being abnormal) :: anomalie {f}, anormalité {f}
abnormally {adv} /æbˈnɔɹ.mə.li/ (In an abnormal manner) :: anormalement
abnormalness {n} (abnormality) SEE: abnormality ::
aboard {adv} /əˈbɔɹd/ (on board) :: à bord
aboard {prep} (on board of) :: à bord de
abode {n} /əˈboʊd/ (slightly dated: residence) :: demeure {f}
abode {n} (omen) SEE: omen ::
abolish {v} /əˈbɑl.ɪʃ/ (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice) :: abolir, supprimer
abolish {v} (to destroy) :: détruire
abolishment {n} /əˈbɑl.ɪʃ.mənt/ (The act of abolishing) :: abolissement {m}, abolition {f}, abrogation {f}
abolition {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.n̩/ (act of abolishing) :: abolition {f}
abolitionism {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.əˌnɪz.m̩/ (opinion in favor of the abolition of something) :: abolitionnisme {m}
abolitionist {n} /ˌæ.bə.ˈlɪʃ.n̩.ɪst/ (person who favors the abolition) :: abolitionniste {m} {f}
abomasum {n} /ˌæb.oʊˈmeɪ.səm/ (fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant) :: caillette {f}
A-bomb {n} (atomic bomb) :: bombe atomique {f}
abominable {adj} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩/ (hateful; detestable; loathsome) :: abominable
abominable snowman {n} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩ ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (humanoid or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas) :: abominable homme des neiges {m}, yéti {m}
abominably {adv} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bli/ (in an abominable manner) :: abominablement
abominate {v} /əˈbɒm.əˌnəɪt/ (to feel disgust towards, to hate in the highest degree) :: abominer
abomination {n} /əˌbɑm.əˈneɪ.ʃn̩/ (an abominable act) :: abomination {f}
abomination {n} (the feeling of extreme disgust) :: abomination {f}
abonnement {n} /æˈbɔn.mɑ̃/ (season ticket) :: abonnement {m}
aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (original; indigenous) :: indigène, aborigène
Aboriginal {n} (aboriginal) SEE: aboriginal ::
Aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (of or pertaining to aborigines) :: indigène, aborigène
Aboriginal {n} (original inhabitant of any land) :: indigène {m} {f}
aborigine {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪdʒ.ɪ.ni/ (aboriginal inhabitant of a country) :: aborigène {m} {f}
Aborigine {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪdʒ.ə.ni/ (Aboriginal person from Australia, Aboriginal Australian) :: Aborigène {m} {f}
abort {n} /əˈbɔɹt/ (miscarriage) :: fausse couche {f}
abort {n} (product of a miscarriage) :: avorton {m}
abort {v} (to miscarry) :: faire une fausse couche
abort {v} (to cause a premature termination) :: avorter, interrompre, abandonner
abort {v} (computing: to terminate a process prior to completion) :: interrompre, abandonner, échouer, s'arrêter
aborted {adj} (brought forth prematurely) :: avorté {m}
aborted {adj} (checked in development at an early stage) :: avorté {m}
abortifacient {adj} /əˌbɔɹ.təˈfeɪ.ʃn̩t/ (producing miscarriage) :: abortif
abortifacient {n} (agent that causes premature delivery) :: abortif {m}, remède abortif {m}
abortion {n} /əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/ (miscarriage) :: fausse couche {f}
abortion {n} (induced abortion) :: avortement {m}
abortion {n} (act of inducing abortion) :: avortement {m}, interruption volontaire de grossesse {f}, IVG {f}
abortion {n} (fruit/produce that doesn't come to maturity) :: avorton {m}
abortionist {n} /əˈbɔɹ.ʃə.nɪst/ (one who performs an illegal (backstreet) abortion) :: faiseur d'anges {m}, faiseuse d'anges {f}
abortionist {n} (one who performs a legal abortion) :: médecin avorteur {m}, avorteur {m}, avorteuse {f}
abortive {adj} /əˈbɔɹ.tɪv/ (produced by abortion; born prematurely) :: abortif {m}
abortive {adj} (imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile) :: abortif {m}, abortive {f}
abortive {adj} (causing abortion) :: abortif {m}, abortive {f}
abortive {adj} (medicine: cutting short) :: abortif {m}, abortive {f}
abound {v} /əˈbaʊnd/ (to be plentiful) :: foisonner
abound {v} (to be copiously supplied) :: abonder
abound with {v} (abound) SEE: abound ::
about {prep} /əˈbaʊt/ (on every side of) :: autour de
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity) :: proche de, environ, vers
about {prep} (on the point or verge of) :: sur le point
about {prep} (over or upon different parts of) :: au-dessus de, par-dessus
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in) :: au sujet (de), à propos (de)
about {prep} (concerning) :: de, sur, au sujet de
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of) :: aux environs de
about {adv} (nearly, approximately) :: environ
about-face {n} /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/ (military: abrupt turn to face the opposite direction) :: [literal] demi-tour {m}; [figurative] volte-face {f}, revirement {m}
about-face {v} (to turn 180 degrees) :: faire demi-tour,
about-face {v} (to change opinion or attitude) :: faire volte-face
about time {adv} (far past the desired time) :: il était temps, pas trop tôt
about to {phrase} (indicating imminence) :: sur le point de, aller [auxiliary verb ‘to be about to’]
about turn {n} /əˈbaʊt tɚn/ (about face) :: demi-tour {m}
about turn {n} (change of opinion) :: volte-face {f}
about turn {v} (perform an about turn) :: faire demi-tour
above {prep} /əˈbʌv/ (in or to a higher place) :: au-dessus de
above {prep} (superior to, surpassing) :: par-dessus
above {prep} (more) :: plus de
above {adv} (overhead, on top of) :: en haut
above {adv} (earlier in order in writing) :: ci-dessus
above {adv} (in a higher place) :: au-dessus
above {adj} (being located higher on the same page or on a preceding page) :: ci-dessus
above all {prep} (of prime importance) :: surtout
above board {prep} (openly) :: ouvertement, franchement
above board {prep} (honestly) :: franchement, honnêtement, honorablement
abovedescribed {adj} :: susdécrit
abovementioned {adj} (abovementioned) SEE: above-mentioned ::
above-mentioned {adj} /əˈbʌvˌmɛnʃn̩d/ (mentioned or named before; aforesaid) :: susmentionné, précité, susdit
above-named {adj} (mentioned or named before) SEE: above-mentioned ::
above-quoted {adj} /əˈbʌvˌkwoʊt.əd/ :: sus-cité
abovesaid {adj} (mentioned before) :: susmentionné, susdit, susnommé
above-said {adj} /əˈbʌvˌsɜd/ :: susdit
above-specified {adj} :: susspécifié
above the law {prep} (exempt from the laws that apply to everyone else) :: au-dessus des lois
above water {prep} (out of difficulty) :: à flot
abracadabra {interj} /ˌæ.bɹə.kəˈdæ.bɹə/ (used to indicate that a magic trick or other illusion has been performed) :: abracadabra
abrade {v} /əˈbɹeɪd/ ((transitive) to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction) :: abraser
Abraham {prop} /ˈeɪ.bɹəˌhæm/ (prophet in the Old Testament) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (male given name) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (surname) :: Abraham
Abrahamic {adj} /eɪ.bɹəˈhæm.ɪk/ (pertaining to Abraham) :: abrahamique
Abrahamic {adj} (pertaining to Abrahamic religions) :: abrahamique
Abrahamitic {adj} (Abrahamic) SEE: Abrahamic ::
abrasion {n} /əˈbɹeɪ.ʒn̩/ (act of abrading) :: abrasion {f}
abrasion {n} (geology: effect of mechanical erosion of rock) :: abrasion {f}
abrasion {n} (medicine: superficial wound) :: abrasion {f}
abrasive {adj} /əˈbɹeɪ.sɪv/ (producing abrasion; rough) :: abrasif
abrasively {adv} /ə.ˈbɹeɪ.sɪv.li/ (in an abrasive manner) :: brusquement
abrasively {adv} (in a rough manner) :: rudement
abrasiveness {n} (the property of being abrasive) :: abrasivité {f}
abreact {v} /ˌæb.ɹiˈækt/ (eliminate previously repressed emotions) :: abréagir
abreast {adv} /əˈbɹɛst/ (informed) :: au courant
abreast {adv} (side by side) :: côte à côte
abridge {v} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ/ (to make shorter) :: abréger
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words) :: abréger
abridged {adj} /əˈbɹɪdʒd/ (cut or shortened, especially of a literary work) :: abrégée
abridgment {n} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/ (act of abridging) :: raccourcissement {m}
abroad {adv} /əˈbɹɔd/ (in foreign countries) :: à l'étranger
abroad {n} (countries or lands abroad) :: l'étranger {m}
abrupt {adj} /ə.bɹʌpt/ (extremely steep) :: abrupt
abrupt {adj} (without notice) :: brusque, precipité
abrupt {adj} (curt in manner) :: brusque
abruptly {adv} /əˈbɹʌp.li/ (in an abrupt manner) :: abruptement, tout d'un coup
abruptly {adv} (precipitously) :: précipitamment
Abruzzo {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Abruzzes {f-p}
ABS {n} (antilock braking system) :: ABS
Absalom {prop} /ˈæb.sə.ləm/ (Biblical character) :: Absalom, Absalon
abscess {n} /ˈæbˌsɛs/ (cavity filled with pus) :: abcès {m}
abscess {v} (to form an abscess) :: abcéder
abscissa {n} /æbˈsɪs.ə/ (first of two coordinates) :: abscisse {f}
abseil {v} /ˈɑpˌzaɪl/ (to descend a vertical drop using a rope) :: descendre en rappel
absence {n} /ˈæb.sn̩s/ (state of being away) :: absence {f}
absence {n} (lack; deficiency; non-existence) :: absence {f}, manque {m}
absence {n} (inattention to things present) :: absence {f}
absence makes the heart grow fonder {proverb} (when someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love or miss them or it) :: chose rarement vue est plus chère; un peu d'absence fait grand bien, loin des yeux, près du cœur
absent {adj} /ˈæb.sn̩t/ (being away from a place) :: absent
absent {adj} (not existing) :: absent
absent {adj} (inattentive) :: absent
absent {v} /æbˈsɛnt/ :: s'absenter
absentee {n} /ˌæb.sn̩ˈti/ (person who is absent) :: absent {m}
absenteeism {n} /ˌæb.sənˈtiˌɪz.m̩/ (state of being absent) :: absentéisme
absent-minded {adj} /ˌæb.sn̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd/ (absent in mind) :: distrait
absent-mindedly {adv} /ˌæb.sn̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/ (preoccupiedly) :: distraitement
absent-mindedness {n} /ˌæb.sn̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/ (state or quality of being preoccupied) :: distraction {f}
absinthe {n} /ˈæb.sɪnθ/ (liquor) :: absinthe {m}
absinthe {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: armoise {f}, absinthe {f}
absinthium {n} (Artemisia absinthium) SEE: wormwood ::
absolute {adj} /ˈæb.səˌlut/ (free from limitations or conditions) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (peremptory) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (free from imperfection; complete in itself) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (pure; unmixed) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (complete, unmitigated) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (fundamental, ultimate, intrinsic, independent of references or relations to other things) :: absolu
absolute {adj} (grammar: not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence) :: absolu
absolute {n} (realm which exists without reference to anything else) :: absolu {m}
absolute advantage {n} (economics: capability) :: avantage absolu {m}
absolutely {adv} /ˌæb.səˈlut.li/ (in an absolute manner) :: absolument
absolutely {interj} (yes; certainly) :: absolument, [Quebec, informal] mets-en
absolute magnitude {n} /ˈmæɡ.nɪ.tjud/ (intrinsic luminosity of a celestial body) :: magnitude absolue {f}
absolute majority {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut məˈd͡ʒɑɹ.ɪ.ti/ (A number of votes totalling over 50 per cent) :: majorité absolue {f}
absolute monarchy {n} (rule) :: monarchie absolue {f}
absolute pitch {n} (ability to identify and reproduce a tone) SEE: perfect pitch ::
absolute superlative {n} (absolute superlative) :: superlatif absolu {m}
absolute value {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈvæl.ju/ (numerical value of a real number) :: valeur absolue {f}
absolute value {n} (modulus of a complex number) :: module
absolute zero {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈzi.ɹoʊ/ (coldest possible temperature) :: zéro absolu {m}
absolutism {n} /ˈæb.səˌluˌtɪz.m̩/ (political science: absolute or arbritary government; despotism) :: absolutisme
absolutive {adj} /ˌæbsəˈluːtɪv/ (grammatical case) :: absolutif {m}
absolutive case {n} (case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action) :: absolutif {m}
absolutize {v} /ˈæb.səˌlu.taɪz/ (to make absolute) :: absolutiser
absolve {v} /æbˈzɑlv/ (to set free) :: absoudre
absolve {v} (to pronounce free or give absolution) :: absoudre
absolve {v} (theology: to pronounce free or give absolution from sin) :: absoudre
absorb {v} /æbˈsɔɹb/ (to include so that it no longer has separate existence) :: absorber
absorb {v} (to suck up or drink in) :: absorber, éponger
absorb {v} (to learn) :: absorber
absorb {v} (to occupy fully) :: absorber
absorbed {adj} /æbˈsɔɹbd/ (fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed) :: absorbé, captivé
absorbency {n} /æb.sɔɹ.bn̩.si/ (quality of being absorbent) :: absorbance {f}
absorbent {adj} /æbˈsɔɹ.bn̩t/ (absorbing) :: absorbant
absorbent {n} (anything which absorbs) :: absorbant {m}
absorbent {n} (substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid) :: absorbant {m}
absorber {n} /əbˈsɔɹ.bɚ/ (one who, or that which, absorbs) :: absorbant {m}
absorption {n} /æbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩/ (act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything) :: absorption {f}
absorption {n} (act or process of being absorbed and made to disappear) :: absorption {f}
absorption {n} (chemistry, physics: imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action) :: absorption {f}
absorption {n} (physiology: process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed) :: absorption {f}
abstain {v} /əbˈsteɪn/ (refrain from) :: s'abstenir
abstain {v} (refrain from voting) :: s'abstenir
abstention {n} /æbˈstɛn.ʃn̩/ (the act of abstaining) :: abstention {f}
abstergent {n} /æbˈstɝ.d͡ʒn̩t/ (a substance used in cleansing) :: abstersif
abstinence {n} /ˈæb.stɪ.nəns/ (the act or practice of abstaining) :: abstinence {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from alcohol) :: abstinence {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from sexual intercourse) :: abstinence {f}, abstinence sexuelle {f}
abstinence {n} (the practice of self-denial) :: abstinence {f}
abstract {n} /ˌæbˈstɹækt/ (an abridgement or summary) :: résumé {m}
abstract {adj} (separate) :: abstrait
abstract {adj} (absent in mind) :: abstrait {m}
abstract {adj} (apart from practice or reality; not concrete) :: abstrait
abstract {adj} (difficult to understand) :: abstrait
abstract {adj} (art: free from representational qualities) :: abstrait {m}
abstract {adj} (general as opposed to particular) :: abstrait {m}
abstract {v} (to separate; to disengage) :: abstraire
abstract {v} (to abridge, epitomize, or summarize) :: abstraire
abstract {v} (to extract by means of distillation) :: distiller
abstract {v} (to withdraw oneself) :: se retirer
abstract algebra {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt ˈæl.d͡ʒɪ.bɹə/ (branch of mathematics) :: algèbre abstraite {f}
abstract art {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt ɑɹt/ (art that does not depict objects in the natural world) :: art abstrait {m}
abstract away {v} (to ignore, omit) SEE: ignore ::
abstract class {n} (in software - a class which cannot be instantiated) :: classe abstraite {f}
abstract data type {n} (data type defined only by data properties and operations) :: type abstrait de données {m}
abstraction {n} /æbˈstɹæk.ʃn̩/ (act of abstracting) :: abstraction {f}
abstractionism {n} /æbˈstɹæk.ʃn̩ˌɪz.m̩/ (abstract art) :: abstractionnisme
abstractionist {adj} /æbˈstɹæk.ʃən.əst/ (Related to abstract art) :: abstractionniste {m} {f}
abstractionist {n} (someone who paints or creates abstract art) :: abstractionniste {m} {f}
abstractionist {n} (an idealist) :: idéaliste {m} {f}
abstractionistic {adj} (abstractionist) SEE: abstractionist ::
abstract method {n} (software - a method of an abstract class that has to be implemented by all subtyping classes) :: méthode abstraite {f}
abstract noun {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt naʊn/ (noun that denotes an abstract concept) :: nom abstrait {m}
abstruse {adj} /əbˈstɹuːs/ (difficult to comprehend) :: abstrus
abstruseness {n} /æbˈstɹus.nəs/ (the property of being abstruse) :: dur de comprenure
absurd {adj} /æbˈsɝd/ (contrary to reason or propriety) :: absurde
Abu Dhabi {prop} /ˈɑ.bu ˈdɑ.bi/ (capital of UAE) :: Abou Dabi {m}
abugida {n} /ɑːbuˈɡiːdə/ (writing system, see also: alphasyllabary) :: abugida {m}, alphasyllabaire {m}
abulia {n} /əˈbu.li.ə/ (absence of will-power or decisiveness) :: aboulie {f}
abundance {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩s/ (ample sufficiency) :: abondance {f}
abundant {adj} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t/ (fully sufficient; plentiful) :: abondant
abundantly {adv} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t.li/ (in an abundant manner) :: abondamment
abundant number {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t ˈnʌm.bɚ/ (number that is less than the sum of its proper divisors) :: nombre abondant {m}
abuse {n} /əˈbjuːs/ (corrupt practice) :: abus {m}
abuse {n} (improper usage) :: abus {m}
abuse {n} (insulting speech) :: insulte {f}, offense {f}, injure {f}
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment) :: abus {m}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault) :: viol {m}
abuse {v} /əˈbjuz/ (to use improperly) :: abuser
abuse {v} (to hurt) :: abuser
abuse {v} (to rape) :: abuser
abuse {n} (delusion) SEE: delusion ::
abuse {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abusio {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abut {v} /əˈbʌt/ (to border on) :: aboutir, abouter
abutment {n} /əˈbʌt.mn̩t/ (state of abutting) :: butée
abut on {v} (to border on) :: s'avoisiner, être adossé, être contigu
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
abysmal {adj} /əˈbɪz.məl/ (pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound) :: abyssal {m}
abysmal {adj} (extremely bad) :: épouvantable {m} {f}, terrible {m} {f}, exécrable {m} {f}
abyss {n} /əˈbɪs/ (hell, bottomless pit) :: abîme {m}
abyss {n} (bottomless or unfathomed depth) :: précipice {m}, abysse {m}, abîme {m}, gouffre {m}
abyss {n} (anything infinite, immeasurable, or profound) :: abîme {m}
abyss {n} (heraldry: center of an escutcheon) :: abîme {m}
abyss {n} (abyssal zone) SEE: abyssal zone ::
abyssal zone {n} /əˈbɪs.l̩ zoʊn/ (deep ocean) :: abysse {m}
Abyssinia {prop} /ˌæb.ɪˈsɪn.i.ə/ (historical name of Ethiopia) :: Abyssinie {f}
Abyssinian {prop} (Amharic) SEE: Amharic ::
acacia {n} /əˈkeɪ.ʃə/ (shrub or tree) :: acacia {m}
academic {adj} /ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/ (belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato) :: académique {m} {f}
academic {adj} (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning) :: académique {m} {f}, universitaire {m} {f}
academic {n} (senior member of an academy, college, or university) :: universitaire {m} {f}
academician {n} /ˌæ.kə.dəˈmɪ.ʃn̩/ (member of an academy) :: académicien {m}
academic institution {n} (institution dedicated to higher education) :: université {f}
academicism {n} /ˌæk.əˈdɛm.əˌsɪz.m̩/ (A tenet of the Academic philosophy.) :: académisme {m}
academicism {n} (A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy.) :: académisme {m}
academicism {n} (art: traditional or orthodox formalism.) :: académisme {m}
academic year {n} /ˌæk.əˈdɛm.ɪk jɪɹ/ (time period) :: année académique {f}
academy {n} /əˈkæd.ə.mi/ (learned society) :: académie {f}
academy {n} (specialized school) :: académie {f}
academy {n} (college or university) :: académie {f}
Acadia {prop} /əˈkeɪ.di.ə/ (a French colonial territory in North America) :: Acadie {f}
Acadian {adj} /əˈkeɪ.di.n̩/ (of or pertaining to Acadia) :: acadien
Acadian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Acadian epoch) :: acadien
Acadian {prop} (Of or pertaining to Acadia) :: Acadien {m}, Acadienne {f}
Acadian {prop} (Acadian French) :: Acadien {m}
Acadian {prop} (Acadian epoch) :: Acadien {m}
Acadian Coast {prop} (New Brunswick) :: Côte acadienne / Côte Acadienne / côte Acadienne / côte acadienne; Péninsule acadienne / Péninsule Acadienne / péninsule acadienne / péninsule Acadienne;
Acadian Coast {prop} (Nova Scotia) :: Côte acadienne / Côte Acadienne / côte Acadienne / côte acadienne;
acai berry {n} /a.saˈiː.ˈbɛɹi/ (fruit) :: açaï {m}
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany ::
acajou {n} (cashew tree) SEE: cashew ::
acajou {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
acanthite {n} /əˈkæn.θaɪt/ (a mineral form of silver sulfide) :: acanthite {f}
acanthocephalan {n} /əˌkæn.θəˈsɛf.ə.lən/ (any of parasitic intestinal worms of the phylum Acanthocephala) :: acanthocéphale {m}
acanthocyte {n} (spur cell) SEE: spur cell ::
acanthoid {adj} /əˈkænˌθɔɪd/ (having the shape of a spine or thorn) :: acantoïde
a cappella {adv} /ˌɑ kə.ˈpɛl.ə/ (performed by a choir with no instrumental accompaniment) :: a cappella
acarid {adj} /ˈæk.ə.ɹɪd/ (of or pertaining to acarids) :: acarien
Acarnanian {n} /ɔ.kɔɹ.neɪ.niːən/ (inhabiting or originating from Acarnania) :: Acarnanien {m}, Acarnanienne {f}
acarology {n} /ækəˈɹɒləd͡ʒi/ (the study of ticks and mites) :: acarologie {f}
acarophobia {n} /ˌækəɹəˈfəʊbi.ə/ :: acarophobie {f}
acarus {n} /ˈæk.ə.ɹəs/ (genus) :: acarien {m}
acataphasia {n} (language trouble) :: acataphasie {f}
acatholic {adj} (not Catholic) :: acatholique
a cat may look at a king {proverb} (A purported inferior has certain rights or prerogatives, even in the presence of a purported superior.) :: un chien regarde bien un évêque
accedie {n} (acedia) SEE: acedia ::
accelerate {v} /ək.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪt/ (to cause to move faster) :: accélérer
accelerate {v} (to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process) :: accélérer
accelerate {v} (to hasten) :: accélérer
accelerate {v} (to become faster) :: accélérer
acceleration {n} /ək.ˌsɛl.ə.ˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (act or state) :: accélération {f}
acceleration {n} (amount) :: accélération {f}
acceleration {n} ((physics)) :: accélération {f}
accelerator {n} /æk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪ.tɚ/ (one who, or that which, accelerates) :: accélérateur {m}
accelerator {n} (device for causing acceleration) :: accélérateur {m}
accelerator {n} (accelerator pedal) :: accélérateur {m}
accelerator {n} (program for startup companies) :: accélérateur {m}
accelerometer {n} /æk.ˌsɛl.ə.ˈɹɑm.ə.tɚ/ (instrument for measuring acceleration) :: accéléromètre
accent {n} /ˈæk.sɛnt/ (stronger articulation) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (orthography: mark to indicate accent) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (prosody: stress on syllables of a verse) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (music: recurring stress on a tone) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (music: special emphasis on a tone) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (music: rhythmical accent) :: accent {m}
accent {n} (music: expressive emphasis of a passage) :: accent {m}
accent {v} /ækˈsɛnt/ (to emphasize) :: accentuer
accent {v} (to express the accent of) SEE: accentuate ::
accent {v} (to mark with written accents) SEE: accentuate ::
accent {n} (utterance) SEE: utterance ::
accentologist {n} (one who studies accentology) :: accentologue {m} {f}, accentologiste {m} {f}
accentology {n} (systematic analysis of word or phrase stress) :: accentologie {f}
accentor {n} /ək.ˈsɛn.tɚ/ (bird of the Prunella genus) :: accenteur {m}
accentuate {v} /əkˈsen.tʃu.eɪt/ (to pronounce with an accent) :: accentuer
accentuate {v} (to bring out distinctly) :: accentuer
accentuate {v} (to mark with a written accent) :: accentuer
accentuation {n} /ˌæk.ˌsɛn.tʃə.ˈweɪ.ʃən/ (act of accentuating) :: accentuation {f}
accept {v} /əkˈsɛpt/ (to receive with consent) :: accepter
accept {v} (to agree to) :: accepter (de)
accept {v} (to endure patiently) :: prendre sur soi, endurer patiemment
accept {v} (to agree to pay) :: accepter de payer
accept {v} (to receive officially) :: accueillir
acceptability {n} /ˌæk.ˌsɛp.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (acceptableness) :: acceptabilité {f}
acceptable {adj} /æk.ˈsɛp.tə.bəl/ (capable, worthy or sure of being accepted) :: acceptable {m} {f}, admissible {m} {f}
acceptance {n} /ək.ˈsɛp.təns/ (act of accepting) :: acceptation {f}
acceptance {n} (assent and engagement by person on whom bill of exchange is drawn) :: acceptation {f}
acceptance {n} (etendue) SEE: etendue ::
acceptancy {n} (acceptance) SEE: acceptance ::
acceptor {n} /ək.ˈsɛp.tɚ/ (one who accepts) :: accepteur {m}
access {n} /ˈæksɛs/ (way or means of approaching) :: accès {m}
access {n} (act of approaching or entering) :: approche {f} (act of approaching), entrée {f} (act of entering), accès
access {n} (onset, attack or fit of disease) :: accès {m}
access {n} (outburst of an emotion) :: accès {m}
access {n} (computing: process of locating data in memory) :: accès {m}
access {n} (communication with a computer program or the Internet) :: accès
access {v} (to gain or obtain access to) :: accéder, avoir accès
access {v} (computing: to have access to (data)) :: accéder, avoir accès
access code {n} (alphanumeric sequence) :: code d’accès {m}
accessibility {n} /æk.ˌsɛs.ə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach) :: accessibilité {f}
accessible {adj} /ək.ˈsɛs.ə.bəl/ (easy of access or approach) :: accessible
accessible {adj} (of a person, approachable) :: accessible
accessible {adj} (obtainable) :: accessible
accession {n} /æk.ˈsɛ.ʃən/ (a coming to) :: accession {f}
access modifier {n} (access specifier) SEE: access specifier ::
accessor {n} (Anything that accesses) :: accesseur
accessor {n} (Function that retrieves a value) :: accesseur
accessory {adj} /əkˈsɛsəɹi/ (having a supplementary function) :: accessoire
accessory {n} (that which belongs to something else deemed the principal, attachment) :: accessoire {m}
accessory {n} (clothing accessory) :: accessoire {m}
accessory {n} (unessential part in a work of art) :: accessoire {m}
accessory fruit {n} (A fruit with tissue not derived from ovary) :: faux-fruit {m}
access specifier {n} :: modificateur d'accès {m}
accident {n} /ˈæk.sə.dənt/ (unexpected event with negative consequences) :: accident {m}
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage) :: accident {m}
accidental {adj} /ˌæk.sɪ.ˈdɛn.tl̩/ (happening by chance) :: accidentel
accidentally {adv} /ˌæksəˈdɛnt(ə)li/ (unexpectedly, unintentionally) :: accidentellement
accident and emergency {n} (department of a hospital that deals with injuries and emergencies) :: urgences {f-p}
accidently {adv} (unexpectedly, unintentionally) SEE: accidentally ::
accidentologist {n} (a specialist in accidentology) :: accidentologue {m} {f}
accidentology {n} :: accidentologie {f}
accident-prone {adj} :: accidentogène
accipitrine {adj} /æk.ˈsɪp.ə.tɹaɪn/ :: accipitrin {m}, accipitrine {f}
accismus {n} /ækˈsɪzməs/ (feigning disinterest in something while actually desiring it.) :: accisme {m}
acclaim {v} /ə.ˈkleɪm/ (to shout) :: crier d'enthousiasme
acclaim {v} (to shout applause) :: acclamer
acclaim {v} (to applaud) :: acclamer, applaudir
acclaim {v} (to claim) :: réclamer
acclaim {v} (to declare by acclamations) :: déclamer
acclamation {n} /æk.lə.ˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (applause) :: acclamation
acclamative {adj} :: acclamatif
acclimate {v} /ˈæk.lɪ.meɪt/ ((transitive, mainly US) to habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize) :: acclimater
acclimation {n} (acclimatization) SEE: acclimatization ::
acclimatization {n} /ə.ˌklaɪ.mə.tə.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of acclimatizing) :: acclimatation {f}
acclimatize {v} /ə.ˈklaɪ.mə.ˌtaɪz/ (to get used to a new climate) :: acclimater
acclimatize {v} (to make used to a new climate) :: acclimater
accoil {v} (nautical sense) SEE: coil ::
accommodate {v} /əˈkɑməˌdeɪt/ (to show the correspondence of; adapt to fit) :: accommoder
accommodate {v} (rare: to adapt oneself) :: s'accommoder
accommodation {n} /ə.ˌkɑm.ə.ˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (lodging) :: hébergement {m}, logement {m}
accommodation {n} (state of being fitted and adapted) :: accommodation
accommodation {n} (adjustment of the eye) :: accommodation
accompaniment {n} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni.mənt/ (music: that which gives support or adds to the background) :: accompagnement {m}
accompaniment {n} (that which accompanies) :: accompagnement {m}
accompanist {n} /əˈ.kʌm.pə.nɪst/ (performer who takes the accompanying part) :: accompagnateur {m}, accompagnatrice {f}
accompany {v} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni/ (to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition) :: accompagner
accompany {v} (to attend as a companion) :: accompagner
accomplice {n} /ə.ˈkɑm.pləs/ (associate in the commission of a crime) :: complice {m} {f}, comparse {m}, compère {m}
accomplice {n} (cooperator) :: complice {m} {f}
accomplish {v} /əˈkʌm.plɪʃ/ (to finish successfully) :: accomplir
accomplish {v} (to complete, as time or distance) :: accomplir
accomplish {v} (to bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform) :: accomplir
accomplished {adj} /ə.ˈkɑm.plɪʃt/ (completed) :: accompli
accomplishment {n} /ə.ˈkɒm.plɪʃ.mənt/ (the act of accomplishing) :: accomplissement {m}
accomplishment {n} (that which completes) :: accomplissement {m}
accord {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd/ (agreement or concurrence of opinion) :: entente {f}
accord {v} (transitive: to grant) :: accorder
accordance {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd.əns/ (agreement; harmony; conformity) :: accordance {f}
accordingly {adv} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.dɪŋ.li/ (agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable) :: en conséquence, conséquemment
according to {prep} (based on statement) :: selon, d'après
according to {prep} (in proportion) :: selon
according to Hoyle {prep} (in strict accordance with the rules) :: en bonne et due forme
according to one's understanding {prep} (as far as one can understand) :: selon sa compréhension
accordion {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.di.ən/ (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument) :: accordéon {m}
accordionist {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd.i.ə.nəst/ (player of the accordion) :: accordéoniste {m} {f}
accost {v} /ə.ˈkɔst/ (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request) :: accoster
accost {v} (archaic or obsolete: to sail along the coast or side of) :: aborder
accost {v} (archaic or obsolete: to approach, come up to) :: aborder
accoucheur {n} /ˌæ.ku.ˈʃɝ/ (person who assists women in childbirth) :: sage-femme homme {m}, accoucheur {m}
accoucheuse {n} (woman who assists women in childbirth) :: accoucheuse {f}, sage-femme {f}
account {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt/ (a registry of pecuniary transactions) :: compte {m}
account {n} (a statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc.) :: récit {m}
account {n} (a statement of facts or occurrences) :: rapport, récit {m}
account {n} (an authorization to use a service) :: compte {m}
account {v} (credit (to)) SEE: credit ::
account {v} (account for) SEE: account for ::
account {v} (account to) SEE: account to ::
accountability {n} /ə.ˌkaʊn.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (state of being accountable) :: engagement responsable {m}, responsabilité {f}
accountable {adj} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tə.bəl/ (obliged to answer for one’s deeds) :: responsable {m} {f}
accountable {adj} (liable to be called on to render an account) :: responsable {m} {f}
accountable {adj} (capable of being accounted for; explicable) :: expliquable {m} {f}
accountancy {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt.ən.si/ (the profession of accounting) :: comptabilité {f}
accountant {n} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tənt/ (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)) :: comptable {m} {f}
accountant {n} (one who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts) :: comptable {m} {f}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another) :: expert-comptable {m}, comptable {m}
account book {n} (a book in which accounts are kept) :: livre de comptes {m}
account for {v} (to explain by relating circumstances) :: expliquer, rendre compte
account for {v} (to constitute in amount or portion) :: représenter, constituer
accounting {n} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tɪŋ/ (development and maintenance of system for recording and analyzing financial transactions) :: comptabilité {f}
accounts payable {n} (money that is owed by a party, and is counted by that party as a debit) :: dette fournisseur {f}
accounts receivable {n} (total monetary amount) :: créance client {f}, comptabilité des comptes débiteurs {f}
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement ::
account to {v} (to be responsible to) :: rendre des comptes à
accouplement {n} /əˈkʌpəlmənt/ (act of coupling; state of being coupled) :: accouplement {m}
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage ::
accouter {v} /əˈku tɚ/ :: accoutrer
accoutre {v} /əˈkuːtə/ (to equip, to attire, to array) :: accoutrer
accoutrement {n} (trappings) :: accoutrement {m}
Accra {prop} /ə.ˈkɹɑ/ (capital of Ghana) :: Accra
accredit {v} /ə.ˈkɹɛd.ɪt/ (To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction) :: accréditer
accredit {v} (To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.) :: accréditer
accreditation {n} /əˌkɹɛd.ɨˈteɪ.ʃən/ (giving of credentials) :: accréditation {f}
accretion {n} /ə.ˈkɹi.ʃən/ (act of increasing by natural growth) :: accrétion {f}
accretion {n} (concretion; coherence of separate particles; as, the accretion of particles so as to form a solid mass) :: accrétion {f}
accretion disk {n} (structure formed by matter falling into a gravitational source) :: disque d'accrétion {m}
accrue {v} /ə.ˈkɹu/ (increase) :: accroître
accubation {n} /ˌɑ.kju.ˈbeɪ.ʃən/ :: accubation
acculturate {v} /ə.ˈkʌl.tʃə.ˌɹeɪt/ (to change the culture of a person by the influence of another culture) :: acculturer
acculturate {v} (to be changed by acculturation) SEE: acculture ::
acculture {v} /əˈkʌl.tʃəɹ/ (familiarize oneself with a new culture) :: acculturer
accumulate {v} /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪt/ (to pile up) :: accumuler
accumulate {v} (to grow in number) :: accumuler
accumulator {n} /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪ.tɚ/ (one who or that which accumulates) :: accumulateur {m}
accumulator {n} (wet-cell storage battery) :: accumulateur {m}
accuracy {n} /ˈæk.jɚ.ə.si/ (state of being accurate) :: exactitude, précision
accurate {adj} /ˈæk.jə.ɹɪt/ (exact or careful conformity to truth) :: précis, exact
accurately {adv} /ˈæk.jə.ɹɪt.li/ (exactly, precisely) :: précisément
accursed {adj} /əˈkɝ.sɪd/ (hateful) :: [also as attributes] fichu, satanée, détestable
accursed {adj} (archaic, theology: cursed) :: maudit
accusant {n} /əˈkjuːzənt/ (accuser) :: accusateur {m}, plaignant
accusation {n} /ˌæk.jʊ.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (act of accusing or charging with a crime) :: accusation {f}
accusation {n} (that of which one is accused) :: accusation {f}
accusation {n} (declaration of fault or blame against another) :: accusation {f}
accusative {adj} /əˈkjuzətɪv/ (related to accusative case) :: accusatif
accusative {adj} :: accusatif
accusative {n} (accusative case) :: accusatif {m}, cas accusatif {m}
accusative case {n} (case used to mark the immediate object) SEE: accusative ::
accusatory {adj} /ə.ˈkju.zə.ˌtɔɹ.i/ (pertaining to, or containing, an accusation) :: accusateur {m}, accusateuse {f}
accuse {v} /əˈkjuz/ (attribute blame to someone) :: accuser
accused {n} /ə.ˈkjuzd/ (defendant) :: accusé
accuser {n} /əˑˈkju.zɚ/ (one who accuses) :: accusateur {m}, accusatrice {f}
accustom {v} /ə.ˈkʌs.təm/ (to make familiar by use) :: accoutumer
accustom {v} (cohabit) SEE: cohabit ::
accustomed {adj} /ə.ˈkʌs.təmd/ (familiar) :: accoutumé
AC/DC {adj} (bisexual) :: à voile et à vapeur (on windsail and on steam power)
ace {n} /eɪs/ (single point or spot on a card or die) :: as {m}
ace {n} (card with a single spot) :: as {m}
ace {n} (die face with a single spot) :: as {m}
ace {n} (very small quantity or degree) :: iota {m}, chouïa {m}
ace {n} (tennis: point scored without the opponent hitting the ball) :: ace {m}
ace {n} (expert) :: as {m}
ace {n} (excellent military aircraft pilot) :: as {m}
ace {n} (golf: hole in one) SEE: hole in one ::
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom ::
acedia {n} /əˈsiːdɪə/ (sloth) :: acédie {f}
Aceh {prop} (language) SEE: Acehnese ::
Acehnese {prop} (language) :: aceh {m}
ace in the hole {n} (ace up one's sleeve) SEE: ace up one's sleeve ::
acellular {adj} (not composed of cells) :: acellulaire
ace of aces {n} (ace with the greatest number of kills) :: as des as
ace of clubs {n} (playing card) :: as de trèfle
ace of diamonds {n} (playing card) :: as de carreau {m}
ace of hearts {n} (playing card) :: as de cœur {m}
ace of spades {n} /eɪs.əv.speɪdz/ (the playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip) :: as de pique {m}
acephalic {adj} (headless) SEE: headless ::
acephalous {adj} (headless) SEE: headless ::
acerb {adj} /əˈsɜːb/ (bitter to the taste) :: acerbe
acerbity {n} /əˈsɝbɪdi/ (sourness) :: acerbité {f}, amertume {f}
acerbity {n} (harshness) :: acerbité {f}, amertume {f}
acerola {n} /æ.səˈɹəʊ.lə/ (fruit) :: acérola {m}
acescence {n} /əˈsɛsəns/ (the quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation) :: acescence {f}
acescent {adj} /əˈsiːsənt/ (turning sour) :: acescent
acescent {n} (a substance liable to become sour) :: acescent
acetabulum {n} /ˌæs.ɪˈtæb.jə.ləm/ (Roman Antiquities: Vinegar cup) :: acétabule {f}
acetabulum {n} (Roman Antiquities: Socket of the hipbone) :: acétabulum {m}
acetabulum {n} (Anatomy: bony cup that receives the head of the thigh bone) :: acétabule {f}
acetabulum {n} (Anatomy: Cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted) :: acétabule {f}
acetabulum {n} :: [2a] acétabule {f}
acetal {n} /ˈæsɪˌtæl/ (any diether of a geminal diol) :: acétal {m}
acetaldehyde {n} /ˌæs.ɪˈtæl.dəˌhaɪd/ (the organic compound CH3CHO) :: acétaldéhyde {m}, éthanal {m}
acetamide {n} (amide of acetic acid) :: acétamide {m}
acetaminophen {n} /əˌsitəˈmɪnəfən/ (drug) :: paracétamol {m}, acétaminophène {m}
acetate {n} (salt or ester of acetic acid) :: acétate
acetic {adj} (pertaining to vinegar) :: acétique
acetic {adj} (pertaining to acetic acid) :: acétique
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH) :: acide acétique {m}
acetimeter {n} (an instrument) :: acétimètre {m}
acetoacetic acid {n} (organic compound) :: acide acétylacétique {m}
acetone {n} /ˈæ.sə.toʊn/ (the organic compound (CH3)2CO) :: acétone {f}
acetopropylic {adj} :: acétopropylique
acetyl {n} /ˈæsətɪl/ (univalent radical) :: acétyl {m}
acetylaminophenol {n} :: acétylaminophénol {m}
acetyl chloride {n} (acyl chloride of acetic acid) :: chlorure d'éthanoyle
acetylcholine {n} (the neurotransmitter compound) :: acétylcholine {f}
acetylene {n} /ə ˈsɛt əl ˌin/ (acetylene) :: acétylène
acetylide {n} :: acétylure {m}
acetylsalicylic acid {n} (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin) :: acide acétylsalicylique {m}
ace up one's sleeve {n} (a surprise of which others are not aware) :: joker, as dans la manche, atout dans la manche {m}, avoir un atout dans sa manche, garder un atout dans sa manche
Achaea {prop} (a region in the northern head of the Peloponnese) :: Achaïe {f}, Achaïe
Achaemenes {prop} /əˈkɛməniːz/ (the founder of the Achaemenid dynasty) :: Achéménès {m}
Achaemenid {adj} /əˈkiːmənɪd/ (relating to the dynasty which ruled the Persian empire c. 550–330 BCE) :: achéménide
Achaemenid {n} (a member of the dynasty which ruled the Persian empire c. 550–330 BCE) :: Achéménide
ache {v} /eɪk/ (be in pain) :: faire mal, avoir mal
ache {n} (dull pain) :: douleur {f}
acheilia {n} (liplessness) SEE: liplessness ::
achene {n} /əˈkiːn/ (small dry fruit) :: akène {m}
Acheron {prop} /ˈæ.kəɹ.ən/ (a river) :: Achéron {m}
achievable {adj} /əˈtʃivəbəl/ (capable of being achieved) :: réussissable {m} {f}
achieve {v} /əˈtʃiːv/ (to carry out successfully; to accomplish) :: accomplir, réaliser
achievement {n} /əˈtʃiːvmənt/ (act of achieving or performing) :: réalisation {f}, accomplissement {m}
achievement {n} (great or heroic deed) :: haut fait {m}
achievement {n} (a reward in video games) :: succès {m}
Achilles {prop} /əˈkɪliːz/ (Greek mythical hero) :: Achille {m}
Achilles heel {n} /əˌkɪl.iːz ˈhiːl/ (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation) :: talon d'Achille {m}
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg) :: tendon d’Achille {m}
achiote {n} (Bixa orellana) SEE: annatto ::
achiote {n} (seed) SEE: annatto ::
achiote {n} (dye) SEE: annatto ::
achondrite {n} (stony meteorite that contains no chondrules) :: achondrite {f}
achondroplasia {n} /eɪˌkɒndɹə(ʊ)ˈpleɪziə/ (the genetic disorder) :: achondroplasie {f}
achondroplastic {adj} /eɪkɑndɹəˈplæstɪk/ (relating to or suffering from achondroplasia) :: achondroplasique
achoo {interj} /əˈt͡ʃuː/ (the sound of a sneeze) :: atchoum !
achromaticity {n} (achromatism) SEE: achromatism ::
achromatism {n} (achromatopia) :: achromatisme
achylia {n} (lack or reduced production of gastric juices) :: achylie {f}
acid {adj} /ˈæs.ɪd/ (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste) :: aigre, acide
acid {adj} (sour-tempered) :: acide
acid {adj} (of or pertaining to an acid) :: acide
acid {n} (a sour substance) :: acide {m}
acid {n} (in chemistry) :: acide {m}
acid {n} (LSD) :: acide {m} {f}
acidic {adj} /əˈsɪdɪk/ (chemistry: having pH less than 7) :: acide
acidic {adj} (mineralogy: containing a high percentage of silica) :: acide
acidic {adj} (of or relating to acid) :: acide
acidifiable {adj} (capable of being acidified) :: acidifiable
acidification {n} (the act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid) :: acidification {f}
acidify {v} (to make something acidic) :: acidifier
acidimetry {n} (measurement of the strength of acids) :: acidimétrie {f}
acidity {n} /əˈsɪdɪti/ (quality or state of being acid) :: acidité {f}
acidness {n} (acidity) SEE: acidity ::
acidosis {n} (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) :: acidose
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain) :: pluie acide {f}
acid test {n} (Rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth) :: épreuve par le feu
acidulate {v} /əˈsɪdʒʊ.leɪt/ :: aciduler
acidulous {adj} (slightly sour) :: acidulé {m}, acidulée {f}
acinaciform {adj} (shaped like a scimitar) :: acinaciforme
acinesic {adj} (akinesic) SEE: akinesic ::
aciniform {adj} (clustered like grapes) :: acinoforme
acknowledge {v} /ækˈnɑː.lɪdʒ/ (to admit the knowledge of) :: reconnaître
acknowledge {v} (to notify receipt) :: accuser réception
acknowledge {v} (to own as genuine or valid) :: certifier
acknowledgment {n} /əkˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/ (act of acknowledging) :: aveu {m}, confession {f}, reconnaissance {f}
acknowledgment {n} (award) :: récompense {f}
acknowledgment {n} (expression of thanks) :: remerciement {m}
acme {n} /ˈæk.mi/ (the highest point) :: acmé {f}
acme {n} (full bloom) :: force de l'âge {f}
acne {n} /ˈæk.ni/ (a skin condition) :: acné {f}
acne {n} (a pattern of blemishes resulting from the skin condition) :: acné {f}
acoemetic {adj} :: acémète
a cold day in July {n} (an event that will never happen) :: à la Saint-Glinglin, quand les poules auront des dents, semaine des quatre jeudis {f}
acolyte {n} /ˈæ.kə.laɪt/ (Catholic church: highest of the minor orders; ordained to carry wine, water and lights at the Mass) :: acolyte
acolyte {n} (in general: assistant) :: acolyte {m} {f}
aconite {n} /ˈæ.kə.naɪt/ (herb wolfsbane) :: aconit {m}, napel {m}, tue-loup {m}
acorn {n} /ˈeɪ.kɔɹn/ (fruit of the oak tree) :: gland {m}
acorn woodpecker {n} (Melanerpes formicivorus) :: pic glandivore {m}
A Coruña {prop} /ˌɑ kəˈɹunjə/ (city in Galicia) :: La Corogne {f}
acosmic {adj} :: acosmique
acotyledon {n} /ˈeɪ.kɔt.l̩.iːdˌn̩/ (plant that has no cotyledons) :: acotylédone {f}
acotyledonous {adj} (having no seed lobes) :: acotylédone
acousmatic {adj} (referring to pre-recorded music that is presented in concert using loudspeakers) :: acousmate, acousmatique
acoustic {adj} /əˈkuːstɪk/ (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds) :: acoustique
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification) :: acoustique
acoustical {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing or acoustics) :: acoustique
acoustic guitar {n} (hollow-body guitar) :: guitare acoustique {f}
acoustics {n} /əˈkuːstɪks/ (quality of a space for doing music) :: acoustique {f}
acoustics {n} (physics: a science of sounds) :: acoustique {f}
acqua alta {n} /ˌækwə ˈæltə/ (regular flooding in Venice) :: acqua alta {f}
acquaintance {n} /ʌˈkweɪn.təns/ (state of being acquainted, acquaintanceship) :: relation {f}, [obsolete] accointance {f}
acquaintance {n} (person) :: fréquentation {f}, relation {f}, connaissance {f}
acquaintanceship {n} (the state of being acquainted) SEE: acquaintance ::
acquaintanceship {n} (acquaintance) SEE: acquaintance ::
acquiesce {v} /ˌækwiˈɛs/ (concur upon conviction) :: acquiescer
acquiescence {n} /ˈæk.wiːˌɛs.əns/ (silent or passive assent) :: acquiescement {m}, consentement
acquiescent {adj} /æˈkwi.ɛsn̩t/ (willing to acquiesce) :: bienveillant, indulgent
acquiescent {adj} (resting satisfied or submissive) :: docile, soumis
acquirable {adj} (capable of being acquired) :: acquérable
acquire {v} /əˈkwaɪɹ/ (to get) :: acquérir
acquire {v} (to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own) :: acquérir
acquire {v} :: acquérir
acquired immune deficiency syndrome {n} (infectious disease caused by HIV) :: syndrome d'immunodéficience acquise {m}
acquisition {n} /æ.kwɪ.ˈzɪ.ʃən/ (act or process of acquiring) :: acquisition {f}
acquisition {n} (thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain) :: acquisition {f}
acquisitional {adj} (relating to acquisition) :: acquisitif
acquittal {n} /əˈkwɪ.d(ə)l/ (legal decision of not guilty) :: acquittement {m}, relaxe {f}
acquittal {n} (acquittance from debt) :: acquittement {m}
acre {n} /ˈeɪ.kə/ (unit of surface area) :: acre {f}
Acre {prop} /ˈeɪ.kə/ (city) :: Acre {m}
acreage {n} (land measured in acres) :: acréage {m}
Acre antshrike {n} (acre antshrike) :: batara d'acre
acrid {adj} /ˈæk.ɹɪd/ (sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent) :: âcre {m} {f}
acrid {adj} (caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating) :: âcre {m} {f}
acrimonious {adj} /ˌæk.ɹɪ.ˈməʊ̯.nɪ.əs/ (angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies) :: acrimonieux {m}
acrobat {n} /ˈæk.ɹo.bæt/ (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination) :: acrobate {m} {f}
acrobatic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acrobat) :: acrobatique
acrobatics {n} (art of performing acrobatic feats) :: acrobatie {f}
acrocentric {adj} (having the centromere near an end) :: acrocentrique {m} {f}
acrochordon {n} (soft, pedunculated or pensile wart, consisting of myomatous or edematous fibrous tissue) SEE: skin tag ::
acrocyanosis {n} /ˌæ.kɹoʊ.ˌsaɪ.ə.ˈnoʊ.sɪs/ (acrocyanosis) :: acrocyanose
acrogenous {adj} (increasing by growth from the extremity) :: acrogène
acrolect {n} /ˈæk.ɹə.lɛkt/ (variety of speech that is considered the standard form) :: acrolecte
acromegaly {n} (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones) :: acromégalie {f}
acronym {n} /ˈæk.ɹə.nɪm/ (any abbreviation formed by initial letters) :: sigle {m}
acronym {n} (word formed by initial letters) :: acronyme {m}
acrophobia {n} (fear of heights) :: acrophobie {f}
acrophony {n} /əˈkɹɒfəni/ (naming of letters so their names begin with the letter itself) :: acrophonie
acropolis {n} /əˈkɹɒpəlɪs/ (promontory of Ancient Greek cities) :: acropole {f}
Acropolis {prop} /əˈkɹɒpəlɪs/ :: Acropole
across the board {prep} (pertaining to all categories or things) :: généralisé, répandu
across the pond {prep} (on the other side of Atlantic Ocean) :: outre-Atlantique
acrostic {n} /əˈkɹɔstɪk/ (poem or text with certain letters spelling out a name or message) :: acrostiche {m} {f}
acrylamide {n} /əˈkɹɪləmaɪd/ (Amide of acrylic acid) :: acrylamide {f}
acrylic {n} (acrylic resin) SEE: acrylic resin ::
acrylic fiber {n} (Synthetic fibers made from a polymer) :: acrylique {m}
acrylic resin {n} (acrylic resin) :: acrylique {m}
act {n} /ækt/ (deed) :: acte {m}
act {n} (state of existence) :: acte {m}
act {n} (statute) :: loi {f}
act {n} (process of doing) :: acte {m}, action {f}
act {n} (formal record of something done) :: acte {m}
act {n} (drama: division of theatrical performance) :: acte {m}
act {n} (display of behaviour) :: acte {m}
act {v} (to do something) :: agir, faire
act {v} (to perform a theatrical role) :: jouer
act {v} (to behave in a certain way) :: se comporter
act {v} :: faire , jouer , se comporter , réagir , agir
actin {n} (a globular structural protein) :: actine
acting {adj} /ˈæk.tɪŋ/ (temporarily assuming the duties or authority) :: intérimaire, par intérim
actinium {n} /ækˈtɪniəm/ (chemical element) :: actinium {m}
actinobiology {n} (study of the effects of radiation upon living organisms) :: actinobiologie {f}
actinolite {n} (mineral with monoclinic crystals belonging to the amphibole group) :: actinote {f}
actinometer {n} (measuring device) :: actinomètre {m}
actinometric {adj} (pertaining to actinometry) :: actinométrique
actinometry {n} (measurement of the heating power of electromagnetic radiation) :: actinométrie {f}
actinomorphic {adj} (having its petals arranged in a radially symmetric fashion) :: actinomorphe
actinomorphous {adj} (actinomorphic) SEE: actinomorphic ::
actinoscopy {n} (radiology) :: actinoscopie
action {n} /ˈæk.ʃən/ (something done so as to accomplish a purpose) :: action {f}
action {n} (way of motion or functioning) :: action {f}
action {n} (fast-paced activity) :: action {f}
action {n} (mechanism) :: mécanisme {m}
action {n} (military: combat) :: action {f}
action {n} (law: a charge) :: action en justice {f}, action légale {f}
action {interj} (signifying the start of something) :: action
action figure {n} (children's toy) :: figurine d'action {f}
actionism {n} (An excessive emphasis on action, activity, or change) :: actionisme {m}
action movie {n} (a type of motion picture) :: film d'action {m}
action plan {n} (planned series of actions) :: plan d'action {m}
actions speak louder than words {proverb} (it is more effective to act than speak) :: bien faire vaut mieux que bien dire [lit. doing well is better than talking well]
action word {n} (verb) SEE: verb ::
activate {v} /ˈæktɪˌveɪt/ (to put into operation) :: actionner, activer
activate {v} (to activate a software functionality) SEE: enable ::
activated carbon {n} (absorbent form of finely powdered carbon) :: charbon activé {m}, charbon actif {m}
activation {n} /æktɪˈveɪʃən/ (making active) :: activation {f}
activation {n} (process through which molecules are made able to react) :: activation
activator {n} (chemical increasing transcription) :: activateur
active {adj} /ˈæk.tɪv/ (having the quality or power of acting) :: actif
active {adj} (quick in physical movement) :: actif
active {adj} (in action) :: actif
active {adj} (given to action) :: actif
active {adj} (in grammar) :: actif
actively {adv} (in an active manner) :: activement
active matrix {n} (liquid crystal display) :: matrice active {f}
active voice {n} (the form in which the subject of a verb carries out some action) :: voix active {f}
active volcano {n} (active volcano) :: volcan actif {m}
activism {n} /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪz.m̩/ (practice of using action to achieve a result) :: activisme {m}
activist {n} /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪst/ (one who is politically active) :: militant {m}, militante {f}
activistic {adj} (activist) SEE: activist ::
activity {n} /ækˈtɪ.vɪ.ti/ (state or quality of being active) :: activité {f}
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement) :: activité {f}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment) :: activité {f}
act of God {n} (unforeseen occurrence) :: cas fortuit {m}, force majeure {f}
act one's age {v} (to be mature and not childish) :: ne pas faire l'enfant
actor {n} /ˈæk.tə/ (person who performs in a theatrical play or film, see also: actress) :: acteur {m}, actrice {f} [actress]
actor {n} (one who acts; a doer) :: faiseur {m}, faiseuse {f}
actor {n} (one who takes part in a situation) :: acteur {m}, actrice {f}
actor {n} (plaintiff) SEE: plaintiff ::
act out {v} /ˌækt ˈaʊ̯t/ (to perform a scene from a play, a charade or an exercise) :: jouer
act out {v} (to express one's feelings through disruptive actions) :: péter les plombs
actress {n} /ˈæk.tɹəs/ (female actor, see also: actor) :: actrice {f}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament) :: Actes des Apôtres {f-p}
actual {adj} /ˈæk(t)ʃ(əw)əl/ (existing in act or reality, not just potentially) :: réel, effectif
actual {adj} :: réel, effectif, présent, actuel
actualism {n} (the belief that only actual things exist) :: actualisme {m}
actually {adv} /ˈak.(t)ʃ(ʊ).ə.li/ (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively) :: en fait, effectivement (not: actuellement)
actuarial {adj} /æk.tjuˈɛəɹ.i.əl/ (pertaining to actuaries) :: actuariel
actuary {n} (maker of insurance calculations) :: actuaire {m} {f}
act up {v} (to misbehave, cause trouble) :: [informal] enquiquiner, énerver, [colloquial] courir sur le haricot, [formal] importuner, [vulgar] péter les pruneaux
acuity {n} /əˈkjuːɪti/ (sharpness or acuteness) :: acuité {f}
acuity {n} :: perception {f}
aculeiform {adj} (like a prickle) :: aculéiforme
acumen {n} /əˈkjumən/ (quickness of perception) :: sagacité {f}
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture ::
acupuncture {n} /ˈæ.kju.ˌpʌŋk.t͡ʃɝ/ (insertion of needles for remedial purposes) :: acupuncture {f}
acute {adj} /əˈkjuːt/ (intense, sensitive, sharp, see also: intense; sensitive; sharp) :: aigu {m}, aiguë {f}
acute {adj} ((geometry) of an angle: less than 90 degrees) :: aigu
acute {adj} ((medicine) of an abnormal condition of recent or sudden onset) :: aigu
acute {adj} ((medicine) of a short-lived condition) :: aigu
acute {adj} ((orthography) after a letter of the alphabet: having an acute accent) :: aigu
acute {adj} ((geometry) of a triangle: having all internal angles acute) SEE: acute-angled ::
acute {n} (acute accent) SEE: acute accent ::
acute accent {n} (acute accent) :: accent aigu {m}
acute angle {n} (angle measuring less than ninety degrees) :: angle aigu {m}
acute-angled {adj} (geometry) :: acutangle {m} {f}
acute-angled triangle {n} (acute triangle) SEE: acute triangle ::
acute-phase protein {n} (any of a class of proteins whose plasma concentrations change in response to inflammation) :: protéine de phase aigüe {f}
acute triangle {n} (triangle all of the angles of which are acute) :: triangle acutangle {m}
acyclic {adj} (not cyclic) :: acyclique
acyl {n} /ˈæ.sɪl/ (any of a class of organic radicals) :: acyle {m}
ad {n} /æd/ (short form of advertisement, see also: advertisement) :: pub {f}
AD {adv} (anno Domini) :: ap. J.-C., apr. J.-C. (après Jésus-Christ); en l'an de grâce [archaic]
Adam {prop} /ˈæ.dəm/ (first man in Abrahamic religions) :: Adam {m}
Adam {prop} (male given name) :: Adam {m}
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis)) :: Adam et Ève
adamant {adj} /ˈæ.də.mənt/ (determined; unshakeable; unyielding) :: inflexible, catégorique
adamant {n} (magnet or loadstone) SEE: magnet ::
Adam's apple {n} (Citrus medica) SEE: citron ::
Adam's apple {n} (lump in the throat) :: pomme d'Adam {f}
adapt {v} /əˈdæpt/ (to make suitable) :: adapter
adapt {v} (to fit by alteration) :: s'adapter
adapt {v} (to change to make oneself suitable) :: s'adapter
adapt {v} :: adapter
adapt {adj} (adapted (adjective)) :: adapté
adaptability {n} /ədæptəˈbɪlɪti/ (quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable) :: adaptabilité
adaptable {adj} /əˈdæptəbəl/ (capable of adapting or of being adapted) :: adaptable
adaptation {n} /ˌædæpˈteɪʃən/ (process of adapting an artistic work) :: adaptation {f}
adaptation {n} (artistic work that has been adapted) :: adaptation {f}
adaptation {n} :: adaptation {f}
adaptative {adj} (adaptive) SEE: adaptive ::
adapter {n} /əˈdaptə/ (one who adapts something) :: adaptateur {m}
adapter {n} (device to allow compatibility (in general)) :: adaptateur {m}
adapter {n} (device allowing more plugs at an outlet) :: adaptateur {m}
adapter {n} (device allowing plug to fit in an outlet of different type) :: adaptateur {m}
adaptive {adj} /əˈdæpˌtɪv/ (of, pertaining to, characterized by or showing adaptation; making or made fit or suitable) :: adaptatif
adaptive {adj} (capable of being adapted or of adapting; susceptible of or undergoing accordant change) :: adaptable
adaptive {adj} (of a trait: that helps an individual to function well in society) :: adaptatif
adaptogen {n} (herbal substance with a normalizing effect upon body functions) :: adaptogène {m}
add {v} /æd/ (to append, as a statement) :: ajouter
add {v} (to make an addition) :: additionner, ajouter, sommer
add {v} (to perform the arithmetical operation of addition, to add up) :: additionner, faire une addition
addend {n} /ˈæd.ɛnd/ (term added to another) :: cumulateur {m}
adder {n} /ˈædɚ/ (viper) :: vipère {f}
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict) :: jeter de l'huile sur le feu, mettre de l'huile sur le feu
addict {n} /ˈæ.dɪkt/ (person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug) :: dépendant {m}, dépendante {f}, intoxiqué {m}, intoxiquée {f}, accro {m}{f} [slang]
addiction {n} /əˈdɪkʃən/ (the state of being addicted) :: dépendance {f}
addiction {n} (a habit or practice) :: dépendance {f}
addictive {adj} /əˈdɪktɪv/ (tending to cause addiction) :: addictif
addictively {adv} (in an addictive manner) :: addictivement
addictogenic {adj} :: addictogène
addictologist {n} (person who practises addictology) :: addictologue {m} {f}
add insult to injury {v} (to further a loss with mockery or indignity) :: pour couronner le tout, comme si ça ne suffisait pas
Addis Ababa {prop} /ˌædɪs ˈæbəbə/ (capital of Ethiopia) :: Addis-Abeba, Addis-Ababa
Addison's disease {n} (Addison's disease) :: maladie d'Addison {f}
addition {n} /əˈdɪʃən/ (act of adding) :: addition {f}
addition {n} (thing added) :: addition {f}, ajout {m}
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding) :: addition {f}
additional {adj} /əˈdɪʃənəl/ (Supplemental or added to) :: additionnel
addition sign {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign ::
additive {n} /ˈæ.də.tɪv/ (substance added to another substance to produce certain properties) :: additif {f}
additive manufacturing {n} :: fabrication additive {f}
add oil {v} (make extra effort) :: insister
addon {n} (add-on) SEE: add-on ::
add-on {n} (something which can be appended to something else) :: ajout {m}, extension {f}
add-on {n} (software: extension of core application) :: extension, addiciel {m}
address {n} /əˈdɹɛs/ (direction for letters) :: adresse {f}
address {n} (act of addressing oneself to a person) :: discours {m}
address {n} (manner of speaking to another) :: langage {m}
address {n} (skill) :: habileté
address {n} (act of preparing oneself) :: préparatifs {m-p}
address {n} (description of the location of a property) :: adresse
address {n} (property) :: endroit {f}
address {n} (computing: location in computer memory) :: adresse {f}
address {n} (Internet address) :: adresse {f}
address {v} (to direct speech) :: s'adresser
address {v} (to direct speech to) :: s'adresser à
address {v} (to direct attention towards a problem or obstacle) :: aborder
address {v} (to refer a location in computer memory) :: adresser
address bar {n} (bar in a web browser that displays the address) :: barre d'adresse {f}
address book {n} (small book with addresses) :: carnet d'adresses {m}
address book {n} (computing: storage area for contacts) :: carnet d’adresses {m}
addressee {n} (person or organization to which something is addressed or sent) :: destinataire {m} {f}
addressing {n} /əˈdɹɛsɪŋ/ (the process of placing an address on something) :: adressage {m}
addressing {n} :: adressage
adductor {n} (muscle) :: adducteur
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense ::
add up {v} (take a sum) :: additionner
add up {v} (amount to) :: faire
Adela {prop} /ˈæ.də.lə/ (female given name) :: Adèle {f}
Adelaide {prop} /ˈæ.dɜ.læɪ̯d/ (female given name) :: Adélaïde {f}
Adelaide {prop} (state capital of South Australia) :: Adélaïde
Adele {prop} (female given name) SEE: Adela ::
Adelie penguin {n} (Pygoscelis adeliae) :: manchot Adélie {m}
adelopode {adj} :: adélopode
adelphic {adj} (describing a form of polyandry) :: adelphique
adelphopoiesis {n} (a ceremony where two men are united with one another) :: affrèrement {m}
Aden {prop} (seaport of Yemen) :: Aden {m}
adenine {n} /ˈæ.dəˌniːn/ (base that pairs with thymine or uracil) :: adénine {f}
adenoassociated {adj} :: adénoassocié
adenohypophysis {n} (the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland) :: adénohypophyse {f}
adenoid {n} (folds of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium) :: adénoïde {m} {f}
adenoma {n} /æd ˈənoʊ mʌ/ (benign tumour) :: adénome {m}
adenomatous {adj} (of or pertaining to adenoma) :: adénomateux
adenomyosis {n} (condition) :: adénomyose {m}
adenosine triphosphate {n} (adenosine triphosphate) :: Adénosine triphosphate
adenoviral {adj} :: adénoviral
adenovirus {n} (a virus of the family Adenoviridae) :: adénovirus {m}
adept {adj} /əˈdɛpt/ (well skilled) :: expert
adept {n} (one fully skilled or well versed in anything) :: expert {m}
adequate {adj} /ˈæ.də.kwɪt/ (equal to some requirement) :: adéquat
adequateness {n} (meeting needs) :: adéquation {f}
adessive case {n} (noun case used to indicate adjacent location) :: adessif {m}
adhan {n} /ɑːˈðɑːn/ ((Islam) The call to prayer) :: adhan
adhere {v} /ædˈhiɹ/ (To stick fast or cleave) :: adhérer
adhere {v} (To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree) :: adhérer
adherence {n} (support for a cause) :: adhésion {f}
adherent {adj} /ædˈ(h)ɪəɹənt/ :: adhérent
adherent {n} (a person who has membership in some group) :: adhérent
adhesin {n} (factor enabling bacteria to adhere to epithelial surfaces) :: adhésine {f}
adhesion {n} (agreement to adhere) :: adhésion {f}
adhesion {n} (binding of a cell) :: adhésion
adhesive {adj} /ædˈhi.sɪv/ (sticky) :: adhésif, collant
adhesive capsulitis {n} (disorder) :: capsulite rétractile {f}, épaule gelée {f}
adhesive tape {n} (adhesive tape generally) :: ruban adhésif {m}, scotch {m}
adhesive tape {n} :: ruban adhésif {m}, scotch {m}
ad hoc {adj} /ˌæd ˈhɒk/ (for this particular purpose) :: ad hoc
ad hoc {adj} (special) SEE: special ::
ad hoc {adj} (impromptu) SEE: impromptu ::
ad hominem {n} (personal attack) :: attaque personnelle {f}
adiabatic {adj} /ˌeɪdaɪəˈbætɪk/ (occurring without gain or loss of heat) :: adiabatique
adicity {n} (number of arguments) :: arité {m}
adieu {interj} (farewell, goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adieu {n} /əˈdu/ (a farewell) :: adieu, farewell
Adige {prop} /ˈadɪdʒeɪ/ (river in South Tyrol) :: Adige {m}
ad infinitum {adv} /ˌæd ɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm/ (endlessly) :: à l'infini
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adipose {adj} /ˈæd.ɪ.poʊs/ (containing, composed of, or consisting of fat) :: adipeux
adipose {n} :: adipeux, -euse
adipose tissue {n} (tissue) :: tissu adipeux
adiposis {n} (accumulation of adipose tissue) :: adipose
adiposity {n} (obesity) :: adiposité {f}
adipous {adj} (of or relating to adipose) :: adipeux
adive {n} (a domesticated, smaller form of the jackal) :: adive {m}
adjacency {n} (the quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch) :: adjacence {f}
adjacency matrix {n} (in graph theory) :: matrice d'adjacence {f}
adjacent {adj} /əˈdʒeɪ.sənt/ (lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring) :: adjacent
Adjara {prop} /əˈdʒɑːɹə/ (autonomous republic of Georgia) :: Adjarie {f}
adjectival {adj} /ˌæ.dʒəkˈtaɪ.vəl/ (functioning as an adjective) :: adjectif, adjectival
adjectival pronoun {n} (pronoun) :: pronom adjectif {m}
adjective {n} /ˈæ.d͡ʒɪk.tɪv/ ((grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent) :: adjectif {m}
adjective {adj} (methods of enforcement and rules of procedure) :: … de procédure
adjective {v} (To make an adjective of) :: adjectiver, adjectiviser, adjectivaliser
adjective {adj} (adjectival) SEE: adjectival ::
adjective phrase {n} (Phrase that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun) :: locution adjectivale {f}
adjectivization {n} (the process or result of adjectivizing) :: adjectivation {f}, adjectivisation {f}
adjectivize {v} (convert a word into an adjective) :: adjectiver
adjika {n} (spicy paste from the Caucasus) :: adjika
adjoin {v} /əˈdʒɔɪn/ (mathematics: to add (an element) to a structure) :: adjoindre
adjourn {v} /əˈdʒɝn/ (to postpone) :: ajourner
adjourn {v} (to defer) :: ajourner
adjourn {v} (to end or suspend an event) :: ajourner
adjourn {v} (to move from one place to another) :: mouvoir
adjournment {n} (the state of being adjourned) :: ajournement {m}, suspension {f}
adjudicate {v} /əˈdʒudɪˌkeɪt/ (to settle a legal case or other dispute) :: juger, trancher
adjudication {n} /ˌæd.dʒu.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (judgment) :: jugement {m}
adjudicator {n} /æ.dʒu.dɪˈkeɪ.tɔɹ/ (one who adjudicates) :: juge {m} [legal]
adjunct {n} /ˈæd.ʒʌŋkt/ (appendage) :: complément {m}, attribut {m}
adjust {v} /əˈdʒʌst/ (to modify) :: ajuster
adjust {v} (to improve or rectify) :: ajuster
adjust {v} :: ajuster
adjustable {adj} (capable of being adjusted) :: ajustable, réglable
adjustable spanner {n} (adjustable hand tool) :: clé à molette {f}, clé anglaise {f}
adjusted {adj} /əˈdʒʌstɪd/ (compensated in order to avoid bias) :: ajusté
adjustment {n} /əˈdʒʌst.mənt/ (result of adjusting, small change) :: ajustement {m}, arèglement {m}
adjutant {n} /ˈæ.dʒə.tənt/ (lower-ranking officer) :: adjudant {m}
adjuvant {adj} /ˈæ.dʒə.vənt/ (Containing an adjuvant) :: adjuvant
ad lib {adv} /æd ˈlɪb/ (to whatever extent) :: à discrétion
ad lib {v} (to perform without script) :: improviser
ad lib {v} (to perform without preparation) :: improviser
ad lib {v} (to perform extemporaneously) :: improviser
ad-lib {v} (to improvise) :: improviser
Adélie Land {prop} (one of the five French Southern and Antarctic Lands) :: Terre Adélie {f}
adminicle {n} (aid) SEE: aid ::
adminicle {n} (auxiliary) SEE: auxiliary ::
administer {v} /ədˈmɪnɪstɚ/ (to cause to take by openly offering or through deceit) :: administrer
administer {v} (to work in an administrative capacity; to supervise) :: administrer, gérer
administer {v} (to minister to the sick) :: administrer
administrate {v} (administer) SEE: administer ::
administration {n} /ədˌmɪnəˈstɹeɪʃən/ (the act of administering) :: administration {f}
administration {n} (the executive part of government) :: administration {f}
administration {n} (the act of administering or tendering something to another) :: administration
administrative {adj} /ədˈmɪ.nəsˌtɹeɪ.ɾɪv/ (of or relating to administering or administration) :: administratif
administrative law {n} (laws that pertain to the administrative agencies of government) :: droit administratif {m}
administratively {adv} (in an administrative manner) :: administrativement
administrator {n} /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtɚ/ (one who administers affairs) :: administrateur {m}, gestionnaire {m}, gérant {m}
administrator {n} (law: one to whom the right of administration has been committed) :: gestionnaire {m}
administrator {n} (computing: one who responsible for software and maintenance of a computer or network) :: administrateur {m}, admin {m}
admirable {adj} /ˈæd.məɹ.ə.bəl/ (deserving of the highest esteem or admiration) :: admirable
admirably {adv} /ˈæd.mɪɹ.əˌbli/ (in an admirable manner) :: admirablement
admirably {adv} (to an admirable degree) :: admirablement
admiral {n} /ˈæd.mə.ɹəl/ (naval officer of the highest rank) :: amiral {m}
admiral {n} (a naval officer of high rank, immediately below Admiral of the Fleet) :: amiral {m}
admiralty {n} /ˈæd.mɪ.ɹəl.ti/ (office or jurisdiction) :: amirauté
Admiralty Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: îles de l'Amirauté
admiration {n} /ˌæd.mɚˈeɪʃ.ən/ (adoration; appreciation) :: admiration {f}
admire {v} /ədˈmaɪə/ (regard with wonder and delight) :: admirer
admirer {n} /ædˈmaɪɚ.ɹɚ/ (one who admires) :: admirateur {m}, admiratrice {f}
admiring {adj} /æd.ˈmaɪ.ɚ.ɪŋ/ (feeling or showing admiration) :: admiratif
admissible {adj} (capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed; allowable, permissible, acceptable) :: admissible
admission {n} /ædˈmɪʃ.ən/ (power or permission to enter) :: admission
admit {v} /ədˈmɪt/ (to allow to enter; to grant entrance) :: admettre
admit {v} (to concede as true) :: admettre, avouer, reconnaître
admit {v} (admit into hospital) :: admettre
admittedly {adv} (by admission) :: certes
admixture {n} :: mélange
admonish {v} /ædˈmɑn.ɪʃ/ (warn or notify of a fault; exhort) :: admonester
admonish {v} (warn against danger or an offense) :: avertir
admonish {v} (To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify) :: réprimander
adnate {adj} (linked or fused) :: adné
ad nauseam {adv} /ˌæd ˈnɔːziəm/ (to a sickening degree) :: ad nauseam
ado {n} /əˈduː/ (doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss; bustle; as, to make a great ado about trifles) :: cérémonies {f-p}, manières {f-p}, bruit, histoire {f}, foin {m}
adobe {n} /əˈdoʊ.bi/ (unburnt brick) :: adobe {m}
adobe {n} (a house made of adobe brick) :: maison en adobes {f}
adolescence {n} /ˌædəˈlɛsəns/ (period between childhood and maturity) :: adolescence {f}
adolescent {adj} /ˌædəˈlɛsənt/ (characteristic of adolescence) :: adolescent
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adolph {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɔlf/ (male given name) :: Adolphe
Adolphus {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adonis {prop} /əˈdoʊnɪs/ (the young man loved by Aphrodite) :: Adonis {m}
adopt {v} /əˈdɑpt/ (to take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen) :: adopter
adopt {v} (to take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally) :: adopter
adoptable {adj} (able to be adopted) :: adoptable
adoptee {n} (adopted son or daughter) :: adopté {m}, adoptée {f}
adoptee {n} (person who was adopted as a child) :: adopté {m}, adoptée {f}
adoption {n} /əˈdɑpt.ʃn̩/ (act of adopting, or state of being adopted) :: adoption {f}
adoption {n} (transfer between old system to another) :: adoption
adoptive {adj} (related through adoption) :: adoptif
adoptive father {n} (man who has adopted a child) :: père adoptif {m}
adoptive mother {n} (woman who has adopted a child) :: mère adoptive {f}
adorable {adj} /əˈdɔːɹəbəl/ :: adorable, mignon
adoration {n} (an act of religious worship) :: adoration {f}
adoration {n} (admiration or esteem) :: adoration {f}
adoration {n} (the act of adoring) :: adoration {f}
adore {v} /əˈdɔɹ/ (worship) :: adorer
adore {v} (love with entire heart and soul) :: adorer
adorn {v} /əˈdɔɹn/ (to make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate) :: décorer, orner, parer
adposition {n} /ˈæd.pəˌzɪ.ʃən/ (element combining with a phrase and indicating how to interpret the phrase in the context) :: adposition {f}
adrenal {adj} /æˈdɹiːnəl/ (pertaining to adrenal glands) :: adrénal
adrenal {n} (noun sense) SEE: adrenal gland ::
adrenal gland {n} (endocrine gland situated above the kidney) :: glande surrénale {f}
adrenaline {n} /əˈdɹɛnəlɪn/ (the compound epinephrine) :: adrénaline {f}
adrenaline junkie {n} (one who is addicted with the sensation of risky, exciting situations) :: accro à l'adrénaline {m} {f}
adrenocorticotropic {adj} (that stimulates the adrenal cortex) :: adrénocorticotrope
adret {n} /ˈædɹeɪ/ (sun-facing side of a mountain) :: adret {m}
Adrian {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɹiː.ən/ (male given name) :: Adrien
Adriatic {prop} (Adriatic Sea) SEE: Adriatic Sea ::
Adriatic {adj} /ˌeɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Adriatic) :: adriatique
Adriatic Sea {prop} /eɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice) :: mer Adriatique {f}
adrift {adj} /əˈdɹɪft/ (floating at random) :: à la dérive
adrift {adv} (in a drifting condition) :: à la dérive
adroit {adj} (dexterous) SEE: dexterous ::
ADSL {n} (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) :: ADSL {m}
adsorbent {n} (substance on which the adsorbate accumulates) :: adsorbant {m}
adsorption {n} (process of forming a film on the surface of a solid) :: adsorption {f}
adstrate {n} (adstratum) SEE: adstratum ::
adstratum {n} (Any language having elements that are responsible for change in neighbouring languages) :: adstrat {m}
adulate {v} (to flatter effusively) :: aduler
adulation {n} /ˌædʒəˈleɪʃən/ (Flattery; fulsome praise) :: adulation {f}
adulator {n} (one who adulates) :: adulateur {m}, adulatrice {f}
adulatory {adj} (exhibiting adulation) :: adulatoire
adult {n} /əˈdʌlt/ (fully grown human) :: adulte {m} {f}
adult {adj} (fully grown) :: adulte
adult {adj} (pornographic) SEE: pornographic ::
adult actress {n} (female porn star) :: actrice X {f}, hardeuse {f}, star du porno {f}
adult baby {n} (person) :: bébé adulte {m}
adulterer {n} /əˈdʌltəɹɚ/ (husband or wife who commits adultery) :: adultère {m} {f}, homme adultère {m}, femme adultère {f}
adulterous {adj} (of or characterized by adultery) :: adultère {m} {f}
adultery {n} /əˈdʌltəɹi/ (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse) :: adultère {m}
adulthood {n} (time of life) :: âge adulte {m}, majorité {f}
adulticide {n} (pesticide designed to kill adult insects) :: adulticide {m}
adult shop {n} (sex shop) SEE: sex shop ::
adult star {n} (porn star) SEE: porn star ::
advance {v} /ədˈvæns/ (to raise to a higher rank; to promote) :: élever
advance {v} (to move forwards, to approach) :: avancer
advance {v} :: avancer
advance {n} (forward move) :: avancée {f}, progression {f}, progrès
advance {n} (amount of money) :: avance {f}, souscription {f}
advance {n} (opening approach) :: avances {f} {p}
advanced {adj} /ədˈvænst/ (at or close to state of the art) :: avancé
advanced {adj} (late) :: avancé
advance guard {n} (leading unit of an army) :: avant-garde {f}
advancement {n} /ɛdˈvæns.mɛnt/ (state of being advanced) :: progrès {m}
advancement {n} (payment in advance) SEE: advance payment ::
advance payment {n} (part of a contractually due sum) :: avance {f}, paiement à l'avance {m}
advantage {n} /ədˈvæn.tɪdʒ/ (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success) :: avantage {m}
advantage {n} (superiority; mastery) :: avantage
advantage {n} (superiority of state, or that which gives it) :: avantage {m}
advantage {n} (the score where one player wins a point after deuce) :: avantage {m}
advantage {v} (to provide with an edge) :: avantager, favoriser
advantageously {adv} (in an advantageous manner) :: avantageusement
advection {n} /ædˈvɛkʃən/ (The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc.) :: advection {f}
advection {n} (The transport of a scalar by bulk fluid motion) :: advection {f}
advent {n} /ˈæd.vɛnt/ (coming, arrival) :: arrivée {f}
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent ::
Advent {prop} (season before Christmas) :: Avent {m}
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent) :: calendrier de l'Avent {m}
Adventist {n} (believer in the Second Advent of Jesus; an advocate of Adventism) :: adventiste {m} {f}
adventitious {adj} /ˌæd.vənˈtɪʃ.əs/ (from an external source) :: acquis, adventice, exogène
adventitious {adj} (accidental, additional, appearing casually) :: adventice , aléatoire
adventitious {adj} (genetics, medicine: not congenital) :: acquis
adventitious {adj} (biology: developing in an unusual place or from an unusual source) :: ectopique, auxiliaire, adventice
adventure {n} /ədˈvɛnt͡ʃɚ/ (encountering of risks) :: aventure {f}
adventure {n} (remarkable occurrence) :: aventure {f}
adventure {n} (mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard) :: aventure {f}
adventure {n} (that which happens without design) :: aventure {f}
adventurer {n} /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ɚ/ (one who enjoys adventures) :: aventurier {m}, aventurière {f}
adventurer {n} :: aventurier {m}
adventuress {n} /ədˈvɛntʃəɹɪs/ (female adventurer) :: aventurière {f}
adventurism {n} /ədˈvɛn(t)ʃəɹɪz(ə)m/ (policy led by excessive risk taking) :: aventurisme {m}
adventurous {adj} /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ʌs/ (inclined to adventure) :: aventureux
adventurous {adj} (full of hazard) :: hasardeux
adverb {n} /ˈæd.vɝb/ (lexical category) :: adverbe {m}
adverbial {adj} /ædˈvɝbi.əl/ (of or relating to an adverb) :: adverbial
adverbial {n} (grammar: word or phrase modifying a verb) :: complément adverbial {m}
adverbial clause {n} (a subordinate clause that functions as an adverb within a main clause) :: expression adverbiale {f}
adverbialization {n} (the process of adverbializing) :: adverbialisation, adverbisation
adverbialize {v} (to change into an adverb) :: adverbialiser
adverbial participle {n} (linguistic sense) :: gérondif {m}
adverbial phrase {n} (type of phrase) :: locution adverbiale {f}
adversary {n} /ˈæd.vəɹ.sɛɹi/ (opponent) :: adversaire {m}, ennemi {m}
adversative {adj} (expressing opposition or difference) :: adversatif
adverse {adj} /ˈæd.və(ɹ)s/ (unfavourable) :: défavorable
adverse {adj} :: adverse
adversity {n} /ædˈvɝ.sɪ.ti/ (state of being adverse) :: malheur {m}, adversité {f}
adversity {n} (adverse event) :: adversité {f}
advert {n} (advertisement) SEE: advertisement ::
advertently {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
advertise {v} /ˈæd.vəɹ.taɪz/ ((transitive) to give public notice of; to announce publicly) :: annoncer
advertise {v} ((intransitive) to provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others) :: afficher, publier
advertisement {n} /ˈædvɚˌtaɪzmənt/ (commercial solicitation) :: publicité {f}, pub {f}, annonce {f}
advertisement {n} (public notice) :: avis {m}, annonce {f}
advertiser {n} (one who advertises) :: messager
advertising {n} (communication) :: publicité
advertorial {n} /ˌædvɚˈtɔɹi.əl/ (advertisement presented as editorial) :: publirédactionnel {m}, publireportage {m}
advice {n} /ædˈvaɪs/ (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel) :: conseil {m}
advisatory {adj} (advisory) SEE: advisory ::
advise {v} /ədˈvaɪz/ (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn) :: conseiller
advise {v} (to give information or notice to; to inform) :: conseiller, renseigner
advisedly {adv} (With intentionality; deliberately) :: intentionnellement
adviser {n} (advisor) SEE: advisor ::
advisor {n} /ædˈvaɪz.ɚ/ (one who offers advice) :: conseiller {m}
advisory {adj} /ədˈvaɪzəɹi/ (able to give advice) :: consultatif {m}
advisory {n} (A warning) :: alerte {f}, bulletin d'alerte {m}
advocacy {n} /ˈæd.və.kə.si/ (the profession of an advocate) :: barreau {m}
advocacy {n} (the act of arguing in favour of, or supporting something) :: mobilisation, promotion
advocacy group {n} (people who use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion) :: groupe de pression {m}
advocate {n} /ˈæd.və.kət/ (person who argues the case of another) :: avocat {m}, avocate {f}
advocate {n} (person who speaks in support of something) :: porte-parole {m}
advocate {v} (argue for) :: plaider
advocate {v} (encourage support for) :: préconiser
adware {n} (software application) :: publiciel {m}, logiciel publicitaire {m}, logiciel de publicité {m}
Adygea {prop} /ɑːdɪˈɡeɪ.ə/ (Adygea, Russia) :: Adyguée {f}
Adygei {prop} (Adygei) SEE: Adyghe ::
Adyghe {prop} /ˈɑː.dɪ.ɡeɪ/ (language spoken in the Republic of Adygea) :: adyguéen {m}
adynaton {n} /ædɪˈnɑːtɒn/ (form of hyperbole that expresses impossibility) :: adynaton {m}
adze {n} /ædz/ (cutting tool) :: herminette {f}
adzuki {n} (azuki bean) SEE: azuki bean ::
aedile {n} /ˈiːdaɪl/ (elected official in Ancient Rome) :: édile {m}
aedileship {n} (the office of an aedile) :: édilité {f}
Aegadian Islands {prop} /ɪˈɡeɪdiən ˈaɪləndz/ (islands off the coast of Sicily) :: les îles Égades, les îles Égates
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea ::
Aegean {adj} /iˈdʒi.ən/ (of or relating to the Aegean Sea) :: égéen
Aegean Sea {prop} /ɛˈdʒɛ.ən ˈsi/ (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea) :: mer Égée {f}
Aegidius {prop} (male given name) :: Égide
Aegina {prop} /iˈdʒaɪnə/ (island) :: Égine {f}
aegis {n} /ˈiːdʒɪs/ (mythological shield) :: égide {f}
aegis {n} (guidance, protection) :: égide {f}
Aegle {prop} (Greek goddess of good health) :: Églé
aegrotat {n} /ˈʌɪ.ɡɹəʊˌtæt/ (certificate indicating that a student is ill) :: certificat médical {m}
-aemia {suffix} (condition of the blood) :: -émie {f}
Aeneas {prop} /ɪˈniː.əs/ (Trojan hero) :: Énée {m}
Aeneid {prop} /ˈiː.ni.ɪd/ (Classic epic poem that tells the story of Aeneas fleeing Troy and settling in Italy.) :: Énéide {f}
aeolian {adj} (of, or relating to the wind) :: éolien
aeolian {adj} (carried, deposited or eroded by the wind) :: éolien
aeolian harp {n} (type of harp) :: harpe éolienne {f}, harpe à vent {f}, harpe d'Éole {f}, éoli-harpe {f} [archaic], éole-harpe {f} [archaic], harpe éolique {f} [rare]
Aeolian Islands {prop} (Lipari Islands) SEE: Lipari Islands ::
aeolipile {n} /ˈiː.əʊ.lɪ.pʌɪl/ (steam engine) :: éolipyle {m}
Aeolus {prop} /iˈoʊləs/ (character in Greek mythology) :: Éole {m}
aeration {n} (the circulation of air) :: aération
aerial {adj} /ˈɛɹ.i.əl/ (taking place in the air) :: aérien
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting) :: antenne {f}
aerial device {n} (aerial work platform) SEE: aerial work platform ::
aerialist {n} (acrobat performing high off the ground) SEE: tightrope walker ::
aerial photography {n} (taking photographs from the air) :: photographie aérienne {f}
aerial work platform {n} (device used to provide temporary access to areas at high levels) :: nacelle élévatrice {f}
aero- {prefix} (air; aircraft) :: aéro-
aerobatic {adj} (acrobatic maneuvers performed by an airplane) :: d'acrobaties aériennes, de voltige aérienne
aerobatics {n} (stunts, performed in an airplane) :: acrobatie aérienne {f}, [uncountable] voltige aérienne {f}, [uncountable] voltige {f}
aerobic {adj} /ɛˈɹoʊbɪk/ (living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen) :: aérobique
aerobic {adj} (involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body) :: aérobique
aerobic {adj} (of or relating to aerobics) :: aérobique
aerobics {n} /əˈɹoʊbɪks/ (exercise for cardiovascular fitness) :: aérobic {m}
aerobiology {n} (the study of the dispersion of airborne biological materials) :: aérobiologie {f}
aerobiosis {n} (form of life that is sustained by the presence of air) :: aérobiose {f}
aerocellular {adj} :: aérocellulaire
aerodrome {n} :: aérodrome {m}
aerodynamicist {n} (person who studies aerodynamics) :: aérodynamicien {m}
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases) :: aérodynamique {f}
aerodynamism {n} (having an aerodynamic shape) :: aérodynamisme {m}
aerodyne {n} (heavier-than-air aircraft) :: aérodyne {m}
aeroelastic {adj} (of or pertaining to aeroelasticity) :: aéroélastique {m} {f}
aeroelasticity {n} (scientific study of the effect of aerodynamic loads on structures.) :: aéroélasticité {f}
aerogel {n} (ultralight solid-state substance) :: aérogel {m}
aerogram {n} (foldable and gummed paper for writing a letter) :: aérogramme {m}
aerography {n} (branch of surrealist art) :: aérographie {f}
aerolite {n} /ˈɛə.ɹə.laɪt/ (a meteorite consisting of silicate minerals) :: aérolite {m}, aérolithe {m}
aerolithic {adj} :: aérolithique
aerology {n} (branch of meteorology) :: aérologie
aeromancer {n} (practitioner of aeromancy) :: aéromancien {m}, aéromancienne {f}
aeromancy {n} /ˈeə.ɹə.mæn.si/ (divination by use of atmospheric conditions) :: aéromancie
aeromodeller {n} (maker of model aircaft) :: aéromodéliste {m} {f}
aeronautic {adj} /ˌæɹoˈnɔtɪk/ (having to do with aerial navigation) :: aeronautique
aeronautics {n} (mechanics and science of aircraft) :: aéronautique {f}
aeronaval {adj} (relating to the navy and the air force) :: aéronaval
aeronaval {adj} (that moves both on sea and in the air) :: aéronaval
Aeronian {prop} :: Aéronien
aeropalynology {n} (study of pollen grains and spores in the atmosphere) :: aéropalynologie {f}
aerophane {n} (thin fabric) :: aérophane
aerophone {n} (musical instrument) :: aérophone
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane ::
aeroscope {n} (device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis) :: aéroscope {m}
aerosol {n} (gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter) :: aérosol {m}
aerosol can {n} (pressurized canister) :: bidon aérosol {m}
aerosol string {n} (sprayed coloured foam) :: aérosol à fil serpentin {m}
aerospace {adj} (of or relating to aircraft) :: aérospatial
aerospatial {adj} :: aérospatial
aerostat {n} (aircraft) :: aérostat {m}
aerostatic {adj} (pneumatic) SEE: pneumatic ::
aerotaxis {n} (movement of an organism either towards or away from a region of higher oxygen content) :: aérotaxie {f}
aerotechnic {adj} :: aérotechnique
aerotechnics {n} :: aérotechnique {f}
aerotropism {n} (growth of an organism either towards, or away from a region of higher oxygen content) :: aérotropisme {m}
Aeschylus {prop} /ˈɛs.kə.ləs/ (Greek tragedian) :: Eschyle {m}
Aesculapian {adj} (of or relating to Aesculapius) :: esculapien
Aesop {prop} /ˈiːsɒp/ (ancient Greek author) :: Ésope {m}
aesthete {n} /ˈɛs.θiːt/ (someone who cultivates an unusually high sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature) :: esthète {m} {f}
aesthetic {adj} /es.ˈθe.tɪk/ (concerned with beauty) :: esthétique
aesthetic {n} (that which appeals to the senses) :: esthétique {f}
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics ::
aesthetically {adv} :: esthétiquement
aestheticism {n} (doctrine which holds aesthetics as the highest ideal) :: esthétisme {m}
aesthetics {n} /ɛsˈθɛt.ɪks/ (study or philosophy of beauty) :: esthétique {f}
aesthetic surgeon {n} (performer of aesthetic surgery) :: chirurgien esthéticien {m}, chirurgienne esthéticienne {f}, chirurgien esthétique {m}, chirurgienne esthétique {f}
aesthetic surgery {n} (cosmetic surgery) SEE: cosmetic surgery ::
aestival {adj} /iːˈstʌɪv(ə)l/ (Relating to summer) :: estival {m}
aestivation {n} /ˌiːstɪˈveɪʃən/ (state of inactivity and metabolic depression during summer) :: estivation {f}
aetiology {n} /itiˈɑlədʒi/ (study of causes or origins) :: étiologie {f}
Aetius {prop} (given name) :: Aetius, Aétius
Aetolia {prop} /iːˈtəʊ.liː.ə/ (region of Greece) :: Étolie {f}
Afade {prop} (the language) :: afade
Afar {prop} (language) :: afar {f}
Afar {n} (member of this people) :: Afar
a fault confessed is half redressed {proverb} :: faute avouée est à moitié pardonnée
a few {determiner} (a small number of) :: quelques
a few {pron} (a small number of things) :: quelques-uns
affable {adj} /ˈæf.ə.bəl/ (friendly, courteous, sociable) :: aimable
affable {adj} (mild; benign) :: doux {m}
affair {n} /əˈfɛɹ/ (adulterous relationship) :: aventure {f}, liaison {f}
affect {v} /ə.ˈfɛkt/ (to influence or alter) :: affecter, toucher
affect {v} (to move to emotion) :: affecter, émouvoir
affect {v} (to infect or harm) :: affecter
affect {v} /əˈfɛkt/ (to make a false display of) :: feindre
affectation {n} /ˌæf.ɛkˈteɪ.ʃən/ (an attempt to assume or exhibit what is not natural or real) :: affectation {f}
affectation {n} (an unusual mannerism) :: affectation {f}
affected {adj} /əˈfɛktɪd/ (resulting from a mostly negative physical effect) :: affecté
affectionate {adj} /əˈfɛkʃənət/ (loving) :: affectueux
affectionately {adv} (in an affectionate manner) :: affectueusement
affective {adj} /əˈfɛktɪv/ :: affectif
afferent {adj} (Carrying towards) :: afférent
affidavit {n} /ˌæfɪˈdeɪvɪt/ (legal, signed document wherein an affiant makes a sworn statement) :: affidavit
affiliate {v} (to adopt) SEE: adopt ::
affine {n} (in-law) SEE: in-law ::
affine transformation {n} (linear transformation followed by a translation) :: transformation affine {f}
affinity {n} /əˈfɪnɪti/ (natural attraction for something) :: affinité {f}
affinity {n} (family relationship through marriage of a relative) :: affinité
affinity {n} (attraction between atoms) :: affinité {f}
affinity {n} (attraction between an antibody and an antigen) :: affinité {f}
affinity card {n} (credit card) :: carte affinitaire {f}
affirmance {n} (affirmation) SEE: affirmation ::
affirmation {n} /æfɝˈmeɪʃn/ (that which is affirmed) :: affirmation {f}
affirmative {adj} /əˈfɝmətɪv/ (pertaining to truth) :: affirmatif
affirmative {adj} (positive) :: affirmatif
affirmative {n} (answer that shows agreement or acceptance) :: phrase affirmative {f}
affirmative sentence {n} (sentence that affirms) :: phrase déclarative {f}
affix {n} /ˈæ.fɪks/ (that which is affixed) :: affixe {f}
affix {n} (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem) :: affixe {f}
affix {n} (suffix) SEE: suffix ::
affixation {n} (addition of an affix) :: affixation {f}
affixoid {n} (regular word that also works as an affix) :: affixoïde
affliction {n} (a state of pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: affliction {f}, détresse {f}
affliction {n} (something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: affliction {f}
afflictive {adj} (that causes physical or mental pain) :: afflictif
affluence {n} /ˈæf.lu.əns/ (abundance of wealth) :: opulence
affluent {n} /ˈæf.lu.ənt/ (someone wealthy) :: richard {m}
affluent {adj} (abundant) :: abondant
affluent {adj} (abounding in goods or riches; materially wealthy) :: riche
affluent {adj} (tributary) :: affluent
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary ::
affogato {n} /ˌɑːfəˈɡɑːtəʊ/ (dessert) :: affogato {m}
afford {v} /əˈfoɹd/ (to incur, stand, or bear) :: se permettre
afford {v} (to offer, provide, or supply) :: offrir
affordable {adj} /ʌˈfɔɹdʌbəl/ (able to be afforded) :: abordable
affordance {n} (A potential action that is made possible by a given object or environment) :: affordance {f}, potentialité {f}
afforestation {n} (creating a forest) :: boisement {m}
affreightment {n} (hire a vessel for cargo) :: affrètement {m}
affricate {n} /ˈæfɹɪkət/ (sound) :: affriquée {f}
affront {v} /əˈfɹʌnt/ (to insult intentionally, especially openly) :: défier, jeter le gant, envoyer un cartel
affront {v} (to meet defiantly; confront) :: se confronter
affront {v} (to meet or encounter face to face) :: rencontrer sur le terrain, aller sur le pré
affront {n} (open or intentional offense, slight, or insult) :: défi {m}, affront {m}
affront {n} (hostile encounter or meeting) :: duel {m}, rencontre {m}
Afghan {n} /ˈæfˌɡæn/ (person from Afghanistan) :: Afghan {m}
Afghan {adj} (pertaining to Afghanistan) :: afghan
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound ::
Afghan Hound {n} /ˌæfɡæn ˈhau̯nd/ (Afghan Hound) :: lévrier afghan {m}
Afghani {n} (citizen or native of Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {adj} (relating to Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghanistan {prop} /æfˈɡæn.ɪˌstæn/ (country) :: Afghanistan {m}
a-fib {n} (atrial fibrillation) SEE: afib ::
afib {n} (atrial fibrillation) :: FibA {f}, FIBA {f}, FA {f}
afire {adj} (literally on fire) :: ardent
afire {adj} (metaphorically on fire) :: ardent
A-flat major {n} (A-flat major) :: la bémol majeur
afloat {adv} /əˈfloʊt/ (floating) :: à flot
aflutter {adj} /əˈflʌt.ɚ/ (in a state of excited anticipation) :: tremblé
a fool and his money are soon parted {proverb} (it is easy to get money from foolish people) :: aux idiots l'argent file entre les doigts [Fools' money slips through their fingers], aux idiots l'argent brûle entre les doigts [Fools' money burns through their fingers]
afoot {adv} /əˈfʊt/ (means of locomotion, walking) :: à pied
afoot {adv} (support of the body, standing) :: debout
afoot {adv} (in progress) :: en cours
afore- {prefix} :: sus-
aforedeclared {adj} :: susdéclaré
aforedescribed {adj} :: susdécrit
afore-enumerated {adj} :: sus-énuméré
afore-explained {adj} :: sus-expliqué
aforementioned {adj} /əˈfɔɹˌmɛn.ʃənd/ (previously mentioned) :: susmentionné
aforementioned {n} (one or ones mentioned previously) :: suscité, ledit
aforenamed {adj} :: susnommé
aforenarrated {adj} :: susnarré
aforerelated {adj} :: susrelaté
aforereported {adj} :: susrapporté
aforesaid {adj} /əˈfɔɹsɛd/ (previously stated) :: susdit
a fortiori {adv} /ˈeɪ fɔɹʃˈjɔˑɹaɪ/ :: a fortiori
afraid {adj} /əˈfɹeɪd/ (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive) :: effrayé
Africa {prop} /ˈæ.fɹɪ.kə/ (continent south of Europe) :: l’Afrique {f}
Africa-Eurasia {prop} (Afro-Eurasia) SEE: Afro-Eurasia ::
African {adj} /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/ (Of or pertaining to Africa) :: africain
African {n} (a native of Africa) :: Africain {m}, Africaine {f}
African American {adj} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
African American {n} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
African-American {adj} (American and black) :: afro-américain {m}, afro-américaine {f}
African-American {n} (A black American) :: Afro-Américain {m}, Afro-Américaine {f}
African crake {n} (bird from the family Rallidae) :: râle des prés {m}
African elephant {n} (Loxodonta africana or Loxodonta cyclotis found in Africa) :: éléphant d'Afrique
African forest elephant {n} (Loxodonta cyclotis) :: éléphant de forêt d'Afrique
African hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) :: lycaon {m}
Africanism {n} (Eurocentric representation of Africans) :: africanisme {m}
African mahogany {n} (tree of the genus Khaya) :: caïlcédrat
African penguin {n} (Spheniscus demersus) :: manchot du Cap {m}
African Union {prop} (multinational organisation) :: Union africaine {f}
African violet {n} (perennial plant of the genus Saintpaulia) :: saintpaulia
African wild dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
a friend in need is a friend indeed {proverb} (someone who helps you in your time of need is a real friend) :: c'est dans le besoin que l'on reconnaît ses amis
Afrikaans {prop} /ˌɑːfɹɪˈkɑːnz/ (language) :: afrikaans {m}
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner) SEE: Afrikaner ::
Afrikaner {n} (member of ethnic group) :: Afrikaner {m}, Boer {m}, Afrikaans {m} {f}
afro {n} /ˈæ.fɹoʊ/ (hairstyle) :: afro {m}
Afro- {prefix} (African) :: afro-
Afro-American {n} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
Afro-American {adj} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
Afrocentric {adj} (focusing on black African people) :: afrocentrique
Afrocentrism {n} (black African ethnocentrism) :: afrocentrisme {m}
Afro-Eurasia {prop} /ˈæf.ɹoʊ.jʊɹˈeɪ.ʒə/ (supercontinent) :: Eurafrasie, Afro-Eurasie
Afrophobia {n} (the fear, hate or dislike of Africans) :: afrophobie {f}
Afsharid {n} :: Afcharide
aft {n} /æft/ (stern portion of a vessel) :: poupe {f}
after {adv} /ˈæf.tə(ɹ)/ (behind; later in time; following) :: après
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than) :: après
after {prep} (behind) :: derrière
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing) :: d'après
after {prep} (next in importance or rank) :: après, derrière
after {prep} (as a result of) :: à cause de
after {prep} (in spite of) :: malgré, malgré le fait que
after {conj} (Signifies that the action of its clause takes place before the action of the other clause) :: après que, après de
after all {prep} (in the end; anyway) :: après tout, finalement
afterbirth {n} /ˈæf.tɚ.bɚθ/ (material expelled after childbirth) :: délivrance {f}, arrière-faix
aftercare {n} /ˈæf.tɚ.kɛɹ/ (the care given to a patient during recovery) :: postcure {f}, suivi {m}
after dark {prep} (after nightfall, at night) :: après la tombée de la nuit
after-effect {n} (after-effect) SEE: aftereffect ::
aftereffect {n} /ˈæftəɹ.əˌfɛkt/ (delayed effect) :: effet retardé {m}
afterfeather {n} (downy lower barbs of a feather) :: hyporachis
afterings {n} /ˈæf.təɹ.ɪŋz/ :: lie {f}
afterlife {n} /ˈæftɚˌlaɪf/ (life after death) :: au-delà {m}, autre monde {m}, vie après la mort {f}, outre-tombe {m}
aftermath {n} /ˈæf.tɚˌmæθ/ (second mowing) :: regain {m}
aftermath {n} (that which happens after, that which follows) :: séquelles {f-p}
afternoon {n} /ˌɑːf.tə.ˈnuːn/ (part of the day between noon and evening) :: après-midi {m} {f}
afternoon tea {n} (formal afternoon meal) :: collation {f}
afternoon tea {n} (light meal or snack taken in the mid to late afternoon) :: goûter {m}
after-party {n} /ˈæftɚˌpɑɹti/ (party that takes place after another party) :: after {m}
aftershaft {n} (accessory plume) :: hypotile
aftershave {n} (lotion, gel or liquid) :: après-rasage {m}
after-shave {n} (lotion, gel, or liquid used after shaving) :: après-rasage {m}
aftershock {n} (earthquake that follows in the same vicinity as another) :: réplique {f}
aftertaste {n} (The persistence of the taste of something no longer present) :: arrière-goût
after the fact {prep} /ˌɑːftə ðə ˈfækt/ (too late) :: après coup
afterward {adv} (afterwards) SEE: afterwards ::
afterwards {adv} /ˈæf.tɚ.wɚdz/ (at a later or succeeding time) :: après, ultérieurement, ensuite, après coup, par la suite
afterword {n} (appendix) SEE: appendix ::
afterword {n} (postscript) SEE: postscript ::
afterword {n} (epilogue) :: postface {f}
after you {phrase} (polite invitation for another to go first) :: après vous
again {adv} /əˈɡɛn/ (another time) :: de nouveau, encore
again {adv} (used in a question to ask something one has forgotten) :: déjà
again and again {adv} (repeatedly) :: encore et encore
against {prep} /əˈɡɛnst/ (in a contrary direction to) :: contre
against {prep} (close to) :: contre
against {prep} (in physical contact with) :: contre
against {prep} (in opposition to) :: contre
against {prep} (in competition with) :: contre
against {prep} (as protection from) :: face à
against {prep} (in anticipation of, in preparation for) :: pour
against {prep} :: contre
against all odds {prep} (despite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability) :: contre tout pronostic, contre toute attente, contre vents et marées
against the clock {prep} (in a time-restricted manner) :: contre la montre
against the grain {prep} /əˈɡɛnst ðə ɡɹeɪn/ (woodworking) :: à contre-fil
against the grain {prep} (contrary to what is expected.) :: à contre-courant
against the grain {prep} (unwillingly, reluctantly) :: à contre-cœur, à son corps défendant
agalactia {n} (failure of a mother to produce sufficient milk following childbirth) :: agalactie {f}
agalactorrhea {n} (disease) SEE: agalactia ::
agalloch {n} (soft, aromatic, resinous wood of Aquilaria malaccensis) :: agalloche, calambour, calamba, calambac
agalmatophilia {n} (paraphilia) :: agalmatophilie {f}
agape {adj} /əˈɡeɪp/ (astonished) :: bouche bée
agariciform {adj} :: agariciforme
agarwood {n} (type of heartwood) :: calambac {m}, calambour {m}, gaharu {m}, bois d'aigle {m}
agate {n} /ˈæɡət/ (mineral) :: agate {f}
Agatha {prop} (female given name) :: Agathe {f}
age {n} (century) SEE: century ::
age {n} /eɪd͡ʒ/ (whole duration of a being) :: âge {m}
age {n} (one of the stages of life) :: âge {m}
age {n} (particular period of time in history) :: âge {m}
age {n} (great period in the history of the Earth) :: époque {f}, ère {f}
age {n} (generation, see also: generation) :: génération {f}
age {n} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time) :: âge {m}
age {v} (intransitive: become old) :: vieillir
-age {suffix} /ɪdʒ/ (collection or appurtenance) :: -age {m}
aged care {n} (eldercare) SEE: eldercare ::
ageful {n} (eternity) SEE: eternity ::
ageful {adj} (aged, old) SEE: elderly ::
age group {n} (demographic grouping based on age) :: tranche d'âge {f}, groupe d'âge {m}
ageism {n} /ˈeɪdʒ.ɪzm̩/ (the treating of a person or people differently from others based on assumptions or stereotypes relating to their age) :: âgisme {m}
ageless {adj} (having existed for so great a period of time that its longevity cannot be expressed) :: éternel
agency {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/ (faculty of acting or of exerting power) :: capacité d'agir {f}, agentivité {f} [philosophy]
agency {n} (office of an agent, or factor) :: agence {f}
agency {n} (place of business of an agent) :: agence {f}, action {f}, organisme {m}
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent ::
agenda {n} /əˈdʒɛn.də/ (temporally organized plan) :: planning {m}
agenda {n} (list of matters to be taken up) :: (in meetings) ordre du jour {m}
agenda {n} (agenda book; notebook for organizing and planning) :: agenda {m}
agender {adj} (having no gender) :: agenre {m} {f}
agent {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒənt/ (one who exerts power) :: agent {m}
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another) :: agent {m}
agent {n} (active power or cause) :: agent
agent {n} (someone who works for an intelligence agency) :: agent {m}, espion {m}
agent {n} (computing: part of the system that performs action on behalf of a client or server) :: agent {m}
agent {n} (grammar: performer of the action in a sentence) :: complément d'agent {m}
agent general {n} /ˌeɪdʒənt ˈdʒɛn(ə)ɹəl/ (representative of organisation / nation) :: agent général {m}
agentic {adj} /eɪ.ˈdʒɛn.tɪk/ (concept in Milgram's theory) :: en mode mission {m}
agent noun {n} (noun that denotes an agent) :: nom d'agent {m}
Agent Orange {prop} (herbicide) :: agent orange {m}
agent provocateur {n} /aʒɑ̃ pʁɔvɔkatœʁ/ (a person who disrupts a group's activities from within) :: agent provocateur
age of consent {n} (an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex) :: majorité sexuelle {f}
Age of Enlightenment {prop} (period of history) :: siècle des Lumières {m}
age of majority {n} (age at which the rights and privileges of an adult are legally granted) :: majorité civile {f}, majorité légale {f}
ageplay {n} /eɪd͡ʒ pleɪ/ (Form of roleplay.) :: jeu de régression {m}
Agesilaus {prop} (given name) :: Agésilas {m}
ageusia {n} /əˈɡjuːzɪə/ (loss of the sense of taste) :: agueusie {f}
aggiornamento {n} /əˌdʒɔɹnəˈmɛntəʊ/ (reform of some teachings of Roman Catholic Church in 1962-65) :: aggiornamento {m}
agglomeration {n} (act of collecting in a mass) :: agglomération {f}
agglomeration {n} (state of being collected in a mass) :: agglomération {f}
agglomeration {n} (extended city area) :: agglomération {f}
agglutination {n} (act of uniting by glue or other tenacious substance) :: agglutination {f}
agglutinative {adj} /əˈɡluːtɪnətɪv/ (sticky) :: agglutinant
agglutinative {adj} (having words derived by combining parts) :: agglutinant
agglutinatory {adj} :: agglutinateur
agglutinous {adj} :: agglutineux
aggregate {n} /ˈæɡɹɪɡət/ (a mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars) :: agrégat {m}
aggregate {n} (a mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles) :: agrégat {m}
aggregate {n} (solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material) :: granulats {m-p}
aggregate {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism) :: skandha
aggregate {v} (To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum) :: agréger
aggregation {n} /æɡɹəˈɡeɪʃən/ (The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated) :: agrégation {f}, aggrégation {f} [archaic]
aggregation {n} (a collection of particulars) :: ar {m}, agrégation {f}, aggrégation {f} [archaic]
aggregation {n} (Object-oriented programming) :: agrégation
aggregator {n} (feed reader) :: agrégateur {m}
aggression {n} /əˈɡɹɛʃən/ (act of initiating hostilities or invasion) :: agression {f}
aggression {n} (the practice or habit of launching attacks) :: aggression {f}
aggression {n} (hostile or destructive behavior or actions) :: aggression {f}
aggressive {adj} /əˈɡɹɛs.ɪv/ (tending or disposed to aggress) :: agressif
aggressiveness {n} (state or quality being aggressive) :: agressivité {f}
aggressor {n} (the person or country that first attacks or makes an aggression) :: agresseur {m}
agha {n} (an honorific for high officials used in Turkey and certain Muslim countries) :: agha {m}, aga {m}
aghast {adj} /əˈɡæst/ (terrified) :: effaré, stupéfait, épouvanté, paniqué, effrayé, affolé, pantois
Aghori {prop} (an order of Hindu ascetics) :: aghori
agile {adj} /ˈæd͡ʒ.aɪl/ (having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs) :: agile
agile gibbon {n} (Hylobates agilis) :: gibbon agile {m}
agility {n} /əˈdʒɪl.ɪ.ti/ (quality of being agile) :: agilité {f}
aging {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒɪŋ/ (the process of becoming older or more mature) :: vieillissement {m}
aging {adj} (becoming elderly) :: vieillissant
agitation {n} /æ.d͡ʒɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ (act of agitating) :: agitation {f}
agitprop {n} /ˈædʒ.ɪtˌpɹɒp/ (political propaganda) :: agitprop {f}
aglet {n} (catkin) SEE: catkin ::
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet ::
aglossal {adj} (having no tongue) :: aglosse
aglycone {n} (non-sugar fragment of a glycoside) :: aglycone
agnate {n} /ˈæɡneɪt/ (relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family) :: agnat {m}
agnathia {n} /æɡˈneɪ.θi.ə/ (birth defect) :: agnathie
agnatic {adj} (of the male bloodline) :: agnatique
agnation {n} (consanguinity by a line of males) :: agnation {f}
Agnes {prop} /ˈæɡ.nɪs/ (female given name) :: Agnès
agnostic {adj} /æɡˈnɑːstɪk/ (of or relating to agnosticism) :: agnostique
agnostic {n} (one who holds to a form of agnosticism.) :: agnostique
agnosticism {n} /æɡˈnɑstɪsɪzəm/ (view that the existence of a God or gods is unknown, unknowable, unproven, or unprovable) :: agnosticisme {m}
agnotology {n} (promotion of inaccurate or misleading scientific data) :: agnotologie {f}
agnus castus {n} (chaste tree) SEE: chaste tree ::
ago {adv} /əˈɡoʊ/ (past; gone by; since) :: il y a [used before the time]
agog {adj} /əˈɡɒɡ/ (wide open) :: écarquillé
agog {adv} (in a state of high anticipation) :: impatiemment
-agogue {suffix} (someone who leads) :: -agogue
agonistic {adj} /aɡəˈnɪstɪk/ (characterised by conflict or hostility) :: agonistique
agonizing {adj} (causing agony) :: agonisant
agonothete {n} (officer who presided over the great public games in Ancient Greece) :: agonothète {m} {f}
agony {n} /ˈæ.ɡə.niː/ (violent contest or striving) :: agonie {f}
agony {n} (extreme pain of mind or body) :: agonie {f}, angoisse {f}
agony {n} (last struggle of life) :: agonie {f}
a good beginning makes a good ending {proverb} (good beginnings promise a good end) :: bien commencer amène à bien terminer
agoraphobia {n} /ˌæɡəɹəˈfoʊbi.ə/ (fear of open spaces) :: agoraphobie {f}
agorism {n} /ˈæ.ɡəˌɹɪzm̩/ (philosophy that advocates the creation of a voluntaryist society through counter-economics) :: agorisme
agouti {n} /əˈɡuːti/ (a rodent similar in appearance to a guinea pig but having longer legs) :: agouti
Agra {prop} (city in India) :: Âgrâ {m}
agrammatism {n} (inability to form sentences) :: agrammatisme {m}
agrarian {adj} /əˈɡɹɛ(ə)ɹi.ən/ (relating to the cultivation of land) :: agraire
agrarianly {adv} :: agrairement
agree {v} /əˈɡɹiː/ (harmonize in opinion; be in unison or concord; be united; concur) :: être d'accord, consentir
agree {v} (to resemble, coincide, correspond) :: concorder
agree {v} (grammar: to correspond in gender, number, case, person, etc.) :: accorder
agree {v} :: accorder
agreeable {adj} /əˈɡɹiːəbl/ (pleasing) :: agréable
agreeableness {n} (personality trait) :: agréabilité {f}
agreeably {adv} (in an agreeable manner) :: agréablement
agreed {interj} /ə.ɡɹi.ːd/ (interjection that expresses agreement) :: d'accord
agreement {n} /əˈɡɹiːmənt/ (understanding to follow a course of conduct) :: accord {m}, entente {f}, pacte {m}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view) :: accord {m}
agreement {n} (legally binding contract) :: contrat {m}
agreement {n} (grammatical agreement) :: accord {m}
agreement in principle {n} (legally enforceable agreement) :: accord de principe
agribusiness {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌbɪznəs/ (big business connected to agriculture) :: agro-business {m}, agribusiness {m}
agricultural {adj} /ˌæɡɹɪˈkəlt͡ʃəɹəl/ (of or pertaining to agriculture) :: agricole
agriculture {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌkʌltʃɚ/ (the art or science of cultivating the ground) :: agriculture {f}
Agrigento {prop} /ˌæɡɹɪˈd͡ʒɛntəʊ/ (province and city in Sicily) :: Agrigente {f}
agrimi {n} (type of goat) :: chèvre sauvage crétoise {m}, kri-kri
agrimony {n} /ˈæɡ.ɹɪ.mən.i/ (plant of the genus Agrimonia) :: aigremoine {f}
agrisystem {n} (agricultural system) :: agrosystème {m}, agro-système {m}
agritourism {n} (tourism in which tourists stay in farms) :: agritourisme
agrivoltaic {adj} :: agrivoltaïque
agro- {prefix} (agriculture) :: agro-
agrobiology {n} (the science of plant life and nutrition) :: agrobiologie {f}
agrochemical {adj} (relating to agrochemistry) :: agrochimique
agroeconomic {adj} (economics of agriculture) :: agro-économique
agroecosystem {n} (conceptual model of an agricultural system) :: agroécosystème {m}
agro-environmental {adj} :: agroenvironnemental
agroforester {n} (one who takes part in agroforestry) :: agroforestier {m}
agrology {n} /əˈɡɹɒlədʒi/ (science and art of agriculture) :: agrologie {f}
agronomist {n} /əˈɡɹɑːnəmɪst/ (scientist specialized in agronomy) :: agronome {m} {f}
agronomy {n} /əˈɡɹɑːnəmi/ (science of utilizing plants, animals, and soils for food, fuel, feed and more) :: agronomie {f}
agrostology {n} (study of grasses) :: agrostologie {f}
Aguascalientes {prop} (state of Mexico) :: Aguascalientes {m}
ague {n} /ˈeɪ.ɡju/ (intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits) :: fièvre {f}
ague {n} (malaria) SEE: malaria ::
ah {interj} (an expression) :: ah
aha {interj} /ɑːhɑː/ (exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition) :: aha
Ahab {prop} /ˈeɪˌhæb/ (biblical king of Israel) :: Achab
aha moment {n} (instance of becoming clear) :: illumination
Ahasuerus {prop} /əˈhæ.zə.ɹəs/ (biblical king of Persia) :: Assuérus
ahead {adv} /əˈhɛd/ (in or to the front) :: devant
ahead of one's time {prep} (in advance of commonly accepted ideas) :: en avance sur son temps
ahistorical {adj} /ˌeɪhɪˈstɔɹɪkəl/ (lacking historical perspective) :: anhistorique {m} {f}
Ahmed {prop} /ˈɑː.mɛd/ (male given name) :: Ahmed {m}
ahorse {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
ahorseback {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
ahoy {interj} (used to hail a ship, etc) :: ohé
AI {prop} (artificial intelligence) :: IA {f}
AI {prop} (artificial insemination) :: IA {f}
aid {n} /eɪd/ (help; succor; assistance; relief) :: aide {f}
aid {n} (a person that promotes or helps in something being done; a helper) :: aide {m} {f}
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help) :: aide {f}
aid {n} (subsidy granted to the crown by parliament) :: aide {f}
aid {v} (to support) :: aider
aid {n} (aide-de-camp) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
Aida {prop} (female given name) :: Aïda {f}
aid climbing {n} (type of climbing) :: escalade artificielle {f}
aide {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
aide {n} (military: officer who acts as an assistant to a more senior one) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
aide-de-camp {n} /ˌeɪd dɪ ˈkæmp/ (military officer) :: aide de camp {m}, adjudant {m}
Aidi {n} (dog breed) :: chien de montagne de l'Atlas, aïdi
AIDS {n} /eɪdz/ (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) :: SIDA {m}
aid worker {n} :: bénévole {m}
aiglet {n} /ˈeɪ.ɡlɛt/ (tip on a ribbon or cord) :: aiglet {m}, aglet {m}, ferret {m}
aikido {n} /aɪˈkiːdəʊ/ (Japanese martial art) :: aïkido {m}
ail {v} /eɪl/ (to cause to suffer) :: manquer, faillir
ail {v} (to be ill) :: être malade, souffrir
ailing {adj} /ˈeɪ.lɪŋ/ (sick) :: malade, malsain
ailment {n} /ˈeɪlmənt/ (something which ails one; a disease; sickness) :: maladie {f}
ailuro- {prefix} /aɪˈlʊɹə-/ (prefix meaning “cat”) :: ailouro-, ailuro-
ailurophile {n} /aɪˈljʊəɹəˌfaɪl/ (cat-lover) :: ailurophile {m} {f}, ailourophile {m} {f}
ailurophobia {n} /ˌaɪljʊəɹəˈfəʊbɪ.ə/ (irrational fear or hatred for cats) :: ailurophobie {f}, ailourophobie {f}, galéphobie {f}
aim {n} /eɪm/ (point intended to be hit) :: cible {f}
aim {n} (Intention; purpose) :: objectif {m}, ambition {f}
aim {v} (to point or direct a missile weapon) :: viser
aim {v} (to direct the intention or purpose) :: viser, cibler
aim {v} :: cibler
aimlessly {adv} (without an aim) :: sans but, au hasard
Ain {prop} (département) :: Ain
Ainu {n} (ethnic group) :: aïnou {m}, aïnu {m}
Ainu {adj} (pertaining to ethnic group or language) :: aïnou {m}, aïnu {m}
Ainu {prop} (language) :: aïnou {m}, aïnu {m}
aioli {n} /aɪˈəʊlɪ/ (A type of sauce made from garlic, egg, lemon juice and olive oil) :: aïoli
air {v} /ˈɛəɹ/ (to bring into contact with the air) :: aérer
air {v} (to ventilate) :: éventer, ventiler
air {v} (to broadcast) :: mettre à l'antenne
air {n} (historical: one of the basic elements) :: air {m}
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth) :: air {m}
air {n} (music: a song, an aria) :: aria {f}
airbag {n} (protective system in automobiles) :: airbag {m}
air base {n} (military airport) :: base aérienne {f}
airbase {n} (airbase) SEE: air base ::
air bed {n} (A bed that inflated with air) :: matelas pneumatique {m}
air bladder {n} (swim bladder) SEE: swim bladder ::
airborne {adj} (carried by the air) :: aéroporté, transporté par l'air
airborne {adj} (in flight) :: en vol
airbrush {n} (handheld paint sprayer powered by compressed air) :: aérographe {m}
air-condition {v} (to mechanically cool a space or an entire structure) :: climatiser
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space) :: climatiseur {m}
air conditioning {n} (the state of temperature and humidity produced by an air conditioner) :: climatisation
air conditioning {n} (an air conditioner or system of air conditioners, see also: air conditioner) :: climatiseur
aircraft {n} /ɛəɹ.kɹæft/ (machine capable of atmospheric flight) :: aéronef {m}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft) :: porte-avions {m}
air cushion {n} (layer of trapped air) :: coussin d'air {m}
airdropped {adj} :: aérolargué
airer {n} (clotheshorse) SEE: clotheshorse ::
airfield {n} (place where airplanes can take off and land) :: aérodrome {m}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing ::
airfoil {n} (structure shaped to produce lift when moving in air) :: profil d'aile {m}
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare) :: armée de l'air {f}, force aérienne {f}
airframer {n} (airplane manufacturer) :: avionneur {m}
air freshener {n} (device containing substances that neutralize unpleasant odours) :: désodorisant {m}
air gun {n} /ˈɛɹ.ɡə/ (gun that propels a projective by compressed air) :: pistolet à air {m}, pistolet à air comprimé {m}
airhead {n} /ˈeəː.hɛd/ (having no brain) :: tête de linotte {f}
air hockey {n} :: air hockey
air hostess {n} (female flight attendant) SEE: stewardess ::
airing cupboard {n} (clothes storage cupboard) :: placard-séchoir {m}
airlift {n} /ˈɛə.lɪft/ (the transportation of troops) :: pont aérien {m}
airlift {n} (a flight) :: pont aérien {m}
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes) :: compagnie aérienne {f}
airliner {n} (passenger aircraft) :: avion de ligne {m}
airlock {n} (used to provide access to and from the sealed area) :: sas {m}
airmail {n} /ˈɛə.meɪl/ (the system of conveying mail using aircraft) :: poste aérienne {f}, aérogramme {m}, Aéropostale {f}
airmail {n} (the items of mail carried using aircraft) :: poste aérienne {m}, courrier aérien {m}
airmass {n} (a body of air with uniform characteristics) :: mass d'air
air out {v} (to expose to air) :: aérer
air out {v} (to discuss in the open) :: crever l'abcès
air pistol {n} (pistol that propels a pellet) :: pistolet à l'air {m}, pistolet à air comprimé {m}
airplane {n} /ˈɛəɹˌpleɪ̯n/ (powered aircraft) :: avion {m}, aéroplane {m}
air pocket {n} (a local region of low atmospheric pressure, or a local downward current) :: trou d'air {m}
air pollution {n} (contamination of the atmosphere by noxious gases and particulates) :: pollution atmosphérique {f}
airport {n} /ˈɛɹ.pɔɹt/ (place designated for airplanes) :: aéroport {m}
airport lounge {n} (area in an airport which offers comforts beyond those in the main parts) :: salon d'aéroport {m}
air pressure {n} (atmospheric pressure) SEE: atmospheric pressure ::
air purifier {n} (device used to remove contaminants from the air) :: purificateur d'air {m}
air quote {n} (hand gesture) :: guillemets ironiques {m-p}
air raid {n} (attack) :: raid aérien {m}
air-raid shelter {n} (reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids) :: abri anti-aérien {m}
air resistance {n} (friction that slows things moving through air) :: résistance de l'air {f}
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible ::
air show {n} (a public display of stunt flying, aerobatics, and historical aircraft) :: spectacle aérien {m}, meeting aérien {m}
airsickness {n} (form of motion sickness) :: mal de l'air {m}
airspace {n} (controlled portion of atmosphere) :: espace aérien {m}
airspace {n} (part of sky used by aircraft) :: espace aérien {m}
air strike {n} (attack by aircraft) :: attaque aérienne {f}
air tanker {n} (aircraft used to deliver liquids (or powders) from the air) :: avitailleur {m}
air ticket {n} (a pass entitling the holder to travel in an aeroplane) :: billet d'avion {m}
airtight {adj} (impermeable to air or other gases) :: hermétique, étanche
air-to-air {adj} (fired from an aircraft in flight at another one) :: air-air
air-to-surface {adj} (fired from an aircraft at a target on land or water) :: air-sol
air traffic control {n} (system designed to give assistance to aircraft) :: contrôle du trafic aérien {m}
air traffic controller {n} (operator of air traffic control system) :: contrôleur du trafic aérien {m}, contrôleur aérien {m}, aiguilleur du ciel {m}
airwaves {n} :: (radio) airwaves ondes (hertziennes) {f-p}
airway {n} (windpipe) SEE: windpipe ::
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea ::
airway {n} (flight path used by aeroplanes) :: route aérienne {f}
airwoman {n} (a female aviator) :: aviatrice {f}
airworthiness {n} (the state of being airworthy) :: navigabilité {f}, aeronavigabilité {f}
airy {adj} /ˈɛəɹ.i/ (breezy, in an airy situation) :: aéré {m}
Aisha {prop} /aɪˈiːʃə/ (female given name) :: Aïcha {f}
aisle {n} /aɪ̯l/ (clear path through rows of seating) :: allée {f}
aisle {n} (corridor in a supermarket) :: rayon {m}
aisle {n} (Seats that side the aisle in common transport) :: couloir, côté couloir {m}
aisle seat {n} (Seat beside an aisle) :: côté couloir {m}, couloir
Aisne {prop} (département) :: Aisne {m}
Aisne {prop} (river) :: Aisne {m}
aitch {n} /eɪtʃ/ (name of the letter H, h) :: âche {m} {f}, ache {m} {f}
Ajaccio {prop} /aˈʒaksɪəʊ/ (capital city of Corsica) :: Ajaccio
ajar {adv} /əˈd͡ʒɑɹ/ (slightly turned or opened) :: entrouvert, entrebâillé
ajar {adj} (slightly turned or opened) :: entrebâillé, entrouvert
Ajax {prop} /ˈeɪ.dʒæks/ (either of two heroes of the Trojan War) :: Ajax {m}
ajaxification {n} (use of AJAX) :: ajaxification
a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step {proverb} (a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step) :: un voyage de mille lieues commence toujours par un premier pas
AK-47 {n} /ˌeɪkeɪfɔːtiˈsevən/ (Kalashnikov assault rifle) :: AK-47 {m}
AKA {adv} (also known as) :: alias, autrement dit
Akan {prop} (language group spoken in Ghana) :: akan {m}
akanbe {n} (gesture) :: mon œil
akee {n} /ˈækiː/ (tree) :: aki {m}, akée
akimbo {adj} /əˈkɪm.bo͡ʊ/ (with a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward) :: poings sur hanches
akin {adj} /ʌˈkɪn/ (of the same kin; related by blood) :: apparenté {m}
akin {adj} (of the same kind; similar) :: analogue {m}
akinesic {adj} (of or pertaining to akinesia) :: akinésique {m} {f}, akinétique {m} {f}, acinétique {m} {f}
akinete {n} (a thick-walled, dormant cell found in cyanobacteria and green algae) :: akinète {f}
akinetic {adj} (akinesic) SEE: akinesic ::
Akkadian {adj} /əˈkeɪ.di.ən/ (pertaining to the language) :: akkadien, accadien
Akkadian {prop} (Semitic language) :: akkadien, accadien {m}
Akkadian {n} (inhabitant of the Akkad region) :: Akkadien {m}, Akkadienne {f}
Akrotiri and Dhekelia {prop} (British overseas territory) :: Akrotiri et Dhékélie
Alabama {prop} /ˌæ.lə.ˈbæ.mə/ (U.S. State) :: Alabama
Alabama {prop} (tribe) :: Alabama
alabaster {n} /ˈæl.əˌbæs.tɚ/ (variety of gypsum) :: albâtre {m}
alack {interj} /əˈlæk/ (expression of sorrow) :: hélas
alacrity {n} /əˈlækɹɨti/ (eagerness) :: alacrité {f}, empressement {m}
alacrity {n} (promptness) :: rapidité {f}
Aladdin {prop} (the fictional young man) :: Aladin {m}
Alan {prop} /ˈæ.lən/ (male given name) :: Alain
Aland {prop} (archipelago) :: les îles d'Åland
Al-Andalus {prop} (Islamic Spain) :: Al-Andalus
alanine {n} (nonessential amino acid; C3H7NO2) :: alanine {f}
alar {adj} (anatomy: related to the armpit) :: ailé
Alaric {prop} (king of Visigoths) :: Alaric
alarm {n} /əˈlɑːm/ (summons to arms) :: alarme {f}
alarm {n} (mechanical contrivance for awaking) :: réveille-matin {m}, réveil {m}
alarm {n} :: alarme
alarm {v} :: alarmer, donner/sonner l'alerte
alarm clock {n} (type of clock) :: réveil {m}, réveille-matin {m}
alarmed {adj} (worried) SEE: worried ::
alarming {adj} /ə.ˈlɑɹm.ɪŋ/ (causing alarm) :: alarmant
alarmism {n} (production of needless alarms) :: alarmisme {m}
alarmist {n} /əˈlɑɹmɪst/ (one who causes others to become alarmed without cause) :: alarmiste {m} {f}
alas {interj} /əˈlæs/ (exclamation of sorrow, etc.) :: hélas
Alaska {prop} /əˈlæs.kə/ (US state) :: Alaska {m}
Alaskan {adj} /əˈlæskən/ (of or pertaining to Alaska, its people or its culture) :: alaskien {m}
Alaskan {n} (someone from Alaska) :: Alaskien {m}
Alaskan Malamute {n} (Alaskan Malamute sled dog) :: malamute de l’Alaska {m}
Alaska pollock {n} (Gadus chalcogrammus) :: colin d'Alaska {m}
Alawite {n} :: alaouite {m} {f}
alb {n} /ælb/ (a long white robe worn by priests and other ministers) :: aube {f}
Alban {prop} (male given name) :: Alban
Albania {prop} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ə/ (country in south-eastern Europe) :: Albanie {f}
Albania {prop} (Caucasian Albania) SEE: Caucasian Albania ::
Albanian {adj} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ən/ (of or pertaining to Albania) :: albanais
Albanian {n} (person from Albania) :: Albanais {m}, Albanaise {f}
Albanian {prop} (language) :: albanais {m}
Albany {prop} (capital of New York) :: Albany
albatross {n} /ˈæl.bəˌtɹɔs/ (seabird) :: albatros {m}
albatross around one's neck {n} (thing that hinders) :: poids {m}
albedo {n} /ælˈbi.doʊ/ (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body) :: albédo {m}
albedo {n} (part of citrus fruit rind) :: ziste {m}, albédo {m}
albeit {conj} /ɔlˈbi.ət/ (despite its being; although) :: bien que, quoique
Albert {prop} /ˈæl.bɚt/ (male given name) :: Albert {m}
Alberta {prop} /ˌælˈbɜː(ɹ).tə/ (province) :: Alberta {f}
Albertan {n} (native or resident of Alberta) :: Albertain {m}, Albertaine {f}
Albin {prop} (male given name) :: Albin
albinism {n} (lack of melanin pigmentation) :: albinisme {m}
albino {adj} /ælˈbaɪnoʊ/ (congenitally lacking melanin) :: albinos
albino {n} (one congenitally lacking melanin) :: albinos {m} {f}
albinoism {n} (albinism) SEE: albinism ::
Albion {prop} /ˈælbi.ən/ (England) :: Albion {f}
Albireo {prop} (Beta (β) Cygni.) :: Albireo
album {n} /ˈælbəm/ (book for photographs, stamps, or autographs) :: album {m}
album {n} (phonograph record (LP)) :: album {m}
album {n} (group of audio recordings on any media) :: album {m}
albumen {n} /ˈælbjʊmən/ (white part of an egg) :: glaire, blanc d’œuf {m}, blanc
albumin {n} /æl.ˈbjuː.mən/ (class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water) :: albumine {f}
Albuquerque {prop} /ˈæl.bə.ˌkəɹ.ki/ (city) :: Albuquerque {f}
alburn {n} (bleak) SEE: bleak ::
alburnum {n} (sapwood) SEE: sapwood ::
alcazar {n} /ˌælkəˈzɑɹ/ (Moorish fortress in Spain) :: alcazar {m}
alchemical {adj} (pertaining to alchemy) :: alchimique
alchemist {n} /ˈæl.kə.mɪst/ (one who practices alchemy) :: alchimiste {m} {f}
alchemy {n} /ˈælkəmi/ (ancient chemistry) :: alchimie {f}
alchemy {n} (causing of mysterious transmutation) :: alchimie {f}
Alcibiades {prop} /ˌælsəˈbaɪədiz/ (Greek name) :: Alcibiade
alcid {n} /ˈal.sɪd/ (seabird of the family Alcidae - an alcid) :: alcidé {m}, alque {m}
Alcmene {prop} /ælkˈmiːni/ (the wife of Amphitryon and mother, by Zeus, of Heracles) :: Alcmène
alcohol {n} /ˈæl.kə.hɔl/ (organic chemistry sense) :: alcool {m}
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage) :: alcool {m}, boisson alcoolisée {f}, boisson alcoolique {f}
alcoholaemia {n} (presence of alcohol) :: alcoolémie {f}
alcoholaemia {n} (measure of the amount of alcohol) :: alcoolémie {f}
alcohol-free {adj} (containing no alcohol) :: sans alcool
alcoholic {n} /ˌælkəˈhɑlɪk/ (a person addicted to alcohol) :: alcoolique {m} {f}
alcoholic {n} (one who abuses alcohol) :: alcoolique {m} {f}
alcoholic {adj} (of or pertaining to alcohol) :: alcoolique
alcoholic {adj} (having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents) :: alcoolisé
Alcoholics Anonymous {prop} (proper noun) :: Alcooliques Anonymes {m-p}
alcoholism {n} /ˈælkə(ˌ)hɔlˌɪzəm/ (chronic disease) :: alcoolisme {m}
alcohologist {n} (one who studies alcohology) :: alcoologue {m} {f}
alcohology {n} (study of the effects of alcohol) :: alcoologie {f}
alcoholometer {n} (Specialized form of hydrometer used to measure amount of alcohol in liquid) :: alcoomètre {m}
alcoholometry {n} (Measurement of concentration of alcohol in liquid) :: alcoométrie
alcohol poisoning {n} (condition of having very high alcohol level in blood) :: intoxication alcoolique {f}
alcove {n} /ˈæl.kəʊv/ (small recessed area) :: alcôve {f}
Aldebaran {prop} /alˈdɛbəɹən/ (star) :: Aldébaran {m}
aldebaranium {n} (rejected named for ytterbium) :: aldébaranium {m}
aldehyde {n} /ˈæl.dɨ.haɪd/ (organic compound of the general formula R·CHO) :: aldéhyde {m}
al dente {adj} /æl ˈdɛn.teɪ/ (firm) :: al dente
alder {n} /ˈɔːldə/ (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus) :: aulne {m}, verne {m}
alderman {n} (member of a municipal legislative body in a city or town) :: échevin {m}, conseiller municipal {m}
Alderney {prop} (island) :: Aurigny
ale {n} /eɪl/ (beer produced by warm fermentation) :: bière anglaise {f}, ale {f}
aleatory {adj} /ˈæ.lɪ.ə.tɔ.ɹi/ (depending on the throw of a die; random, arising by chance) :: aléatoire
alecithal {adj} :: alécithe
Alecto {prop} (Greek goddess of vengeance) :: Alecto {f}
alehouse {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour ::
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander ::
Alemannic {adj} /ˌælɪˈmænɪk/ (of or relating to the Alemannic language or dialect group) :: alémanique
alembic {n} /əˈlɛmbɪk/ (chemical apparatus) :: alambic {m}
a leopard cannot change its spots {proverb} (one cannot change one's own nature) :: chassez le naturel, il revient au galop
aleph {n} (first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet and descendant script) :: aleph
Aleppo {prop} /əˈlɛpoʊ/ (Syrian city) :: Alep {m}
alerion {n} (a heraldic eagle) :: alérion {m}
alert {adj} /əˈlɜːt/ (attentive) :: alerte
alert {n} (an alarm) :: alarme {f}
Alessandria {prop} :: Alexandrie
alethic {adj} /əˈliːθɪk/ (logic: pertaining to the modalities of truth) :: aléthique {m} {f}
alethiology {n} (branch of logic dealing with truth and error) :: aléthiologie {f}
aleurodophagous {adj} :: aleurodiphage
aleuromancy {n} (divination using flour) :: aleuromancie
aleurone {n} /əˈl(j)ʊəɹəʊn/ (protein content of the embryo, endosperm or perisperm of cereals) :: aleurone {f}
Aleut {adj} /ˌæ.liːˈuːt/ (of the Aleutian Islands) :: aléoute
Aleut {n} (native of the Aleutian Islands) :: Aléoute {m} {f}
Aleut {prop} (language of the Aleutian Islands) :: aléoute {m}
Aleutian {adj} /ˌæ.liːˈuːʃən/ (of the Aleutian Islands) :: aléoutien
Aleutian {n} (a native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands) :: Aléoutien
Aleutian Islands {prop} /æliːuːʃən ɑɪlændz/ (archipelago) :: îles Aléoutiennes {m-p}
A level {n} (a non-compulsory examination taken in the final two years in British high schools) :: bac {m}, baccalauréat {m}
alevin {n} /ˈæl.ə.vən/ (newly hatched fish) :: alevin {m}
Alevism {n} ( Doctrine) :: alévisme {m}
alewife {n} /ˈeɪlˌwaɪf/ (female publican) :: patronne {f}
alewife {n} (Alosa pseudoharengus) :: gaspareau {m}, gasparot {m}
Alex {prop} (male given name) SEE: Alexius ::
Alexander {prop} /ˌæ.lɨɡˈzæn.dɚ/ (male given name) :: Alexandre {m}
Alexander the Great {prop} (King of Macedonia) :: Alexandre le Grand {m}
Alexandra {prop} (female given name) :: Alexandra
Alexandria {prop} /æləkˈzændɹi.ə/ (city in Egypt) :: Alexandrie
Alexandrina {prop} (female given name) :: Alexandrine {f}
alexandrine {n} (line of a twelve-syllable poetic meter) :: alexandrin {m}
alexandrite {n} /ˌæl.ɪɡ.ˈzæn.dɹaɪt/ (form of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change) :: alexandrite {f}
Alexandroupoli {prop} (city) :: Alexandroúpoli, Alexandroúpolis
alexia {n} /ə.ˈlɛk.si.ə/ (word blindness) :: alexie {f}
alexipyretic {adj} :: alexipyrétique
Alexius {prop} (male given name) :: Alexis
alfalfa {n} /ælˈfælfə/ (Medicago sativa) :: luzerne {f}
alfenide {n} (an alloy of nickel and silver electroplated with silver) :: alfénide
Alfonso {prop} (male given name) :: Alphonse
Alfred {prop} (Male given name) :: Alfred {m}
al fresco {adj} (outdoors) :: en plein air
al fresco {adv} (outdoors) :: en plein air
alfresco {adj} /æl.ˈfɹɛs.koʊ/ (outdoors) :: en plein air
Alfvén wave {n} (a hydromagnetic shear wave in a charged plasma) :: onde d’Alfvén {f}
alga {n} /ˈæl.ɡə/ (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms) :: algue
algae {n} /ˈæl.dʒi/ (plural of alga) :: algues {f-p}
algal {adj} (pertaining to, or like, algae) :: algal
algebra {n} /ˈæl.dʒɪ.bɹə/ (system for computation) :: algèbre {f}
algebra {n} (study of algebraic structures) :: algèbre {f}
algebra {n} (structure) :: algèbre {f}
algebraic {adj} /ˌældʒɪˈbɹeɪɪk/ (relating to algebra) :: algébrique
algebraic {adj} (containing numbers, letters, and arithmetic operators) :: algébrique
algebraically {adv} (using algebra) :: algébriquement
algebraically closed {adj} (that contains among its elements every root of every nonconstant single-variable polynomial definable over it) :: algébriquement clos
algebraic equation {n} (mathematical equation) :: équation algébrique {f}
algebraic function {n} (function definable as the root of some polynomial equation) :: fonction algébrique
algebraic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics that studies solutions of systems of algebraic equations using both algebra and geometry) :: géométrie algébrique {f}
algebraic integer {n} (algebraic number whose minimal polynomial has integer coefficients) :: entier algébrique {m}
algebraic structure {n} (sets with operations) :: structure algébrique {f}
algebraist {n} (mathematician) :: algébriste {m} {f}
Algeria {prop} /ælˈdʒɪəɹi.ə/ (country) :: Algérie {f}
Algerian {n} /ælˈdʒɪɹi.ən/ (person from Algeria) :: Algérien {m}, Algérienne {f}
Algerian {adj} (of Algeria or its people) :: algérien {m}, algérienne {f}
Algerian Arabic {prop} :: Algerien
Algerian War {prop} (War 1954–1962) :: guerre d'Algérie {f}
Algherese {prop} (Catalan dialect spoken in Alghero) :: alguérois {m}
Alghero {prop} /ɑlˈɡɛɹoʊ/ (port town in Sardinia) :: Alghero {f}
algid {adj} /ˈæl.dʒɪd/ (cold, chilly) :: froid, algide
algidity {n} (state of being algid) :: algidité {f}
Algiers {prop} /ælˈdʒɪɹz/ (the capital of Algeria) :: Alger
algin {n} (any of various gelatinous gums derived from algae) :: algine {f}
alginate {n} (any salt or ester of alginic acid) :: alginate {m}
alginic {adj} (relating to alginic acid or its derivatives) :: alginique
algivorous {adj} :: algivore
algolagnia {n} /alɡə(ʊ)ˈlaɡnɪə/ (Physical condition) :: algolagnie {f}
Algonquian {adj} /ælˈɡɑːŋkwi.ən/ (relating to a group of North American languages) :: algonquien
algophilia {n} (pleasure from experiencing pain) :: algophilie {f}, masochisme {m}
algorithm {n} /ˈælɡəɹɪðəm/ (well-defined procedure) :: algorithme {m}
algorithmic {adj} /ˌælɡəˈɹɪðmɪk/ (relating to an algorithm) :: algorithmique
algorithmics {n} (subdiscipline of informatics) :: algorithmique {f}
Ali {prop} (male given name from Arabic) :: Ali {m}
alias {n} /ˈeɪ.li.əs/ (another name; an assumed name) :: pseudonyme {m}
alias {n} :: pseudonyme {m}
aliasing {n} (distortion caused by a low sampling rate) :: repliement de spectre {m}, crénelage {m}
Ali Baba {prop} (a fictional character) :: Ali Baba {m}
alibi {n} /ˈæl.ə.baɪ/ (criminal legal defense) :: alibi {m}
Alicante {prop} (city in Spain) :: Alicante
Alice {prop} /ˈæl.ɪs/ (female given name) :: Alice {f}
Alice in Wonderland syndrome {n} (neurological condition affecting the perception of size) :: syndrome d’Alice au pays des merveilles {m}
a lie has no legs {proverb} (you can't get away with a lie) :: la vérité finit toujours par triompher
alien {n} /ˈeɪ.li.ən/ (person, etc. from outside) :: étranger {m}, étrangère {f}
alien {n} (foreigner) :: étranger {m}, étrangère {f}
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin) :: extraterrestre, alien {m}
alien {adj} (not belonging to the same country) :: étranger
alienate {v} /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/ (to convey or transfer) :: aliéner
alienate {v} (to estrange) :: aliéner
alienation {n} /ˌeɪli.əˈneɪʃən/ (the act of alienating) :: aliénation {f}
alienation {n} (the state of being alienated) :: aliénation {f}
alienation {n} (emotional isolation or dissociation) :: aliénation {f}
alienism {n} /ˈeɪ.lɪ.ən.ɪz.əm/ (the study or treatment of mental disorders; psychiatry) :: aliénisme {m}
alienist {n} (psychiatrist) SEE: psychiatrist ::
alienist {n} /ˈeɪ.lɪ.ən.ɪst/ (an expert in mental illness) :: aliéniste {m} {f}
alienist {n} (psychologist) SEE: psychologist ::
align {v} /əˈlaɪn/ (To form in line; to fall into line) :: aligner
align {v} (To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking) :: aligner
align {v} (To align sequences) :: aligner
aligned {adj} /əˈlaɪnd/ (having an alignment with something else) :: aligné
alignment {n} /əˈɫaɪnmənt/ (arrangement of items in a line) :: alignement {m}
alignment {n} (process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned) :: ajustage {m}
alignment {n} (alliance of factions) :: alliance {f}
alignment {n} (astronomy: conjunction of two celestial objects) :: conjonction {f}
alignment {n} (transport: precise route or course of a road etc.) :: itinéraire linéaire {m}
alignment {n} (a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein sequences) :: alignement
aligot {n} (a potato and cheese dish from Auvergne) :: aligot {m}
alike {adj} /əˈlaɪk/ (having resemblance; similar) :: semblable {m} {f}, pareil {m}, analogue {m} {f}
alike {adv} (tn the same manner, form, or degree; equally) :: pareillement
alimentary canal {n} (digestive tract) SEE: digestive tract ::
alimony {n} /ˈæ.lɪ.moʊ.ni/ (a court-enforced allowance) :: pension alimentaire {f}
aliphatic {adj} /ælɪˈfætɪk/ (organic chemistry: having carbon atoms arranged in an open chain) :: aliphatique
aliquot {n} /ˈæ.lɪ.kwɒt/ (portion) :: aliquote {f}
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: un peu
a little bird told me {phrase} (idiomatic) :: mon petit doigt m’a dit
aliturgical {adj} (on which the holy sacrifice is not offered) :: aliturgique
alive {adj} /əˈlaɪv/ (having life) :: en vie, vivant
alive and kicking {adj} (healthy, especially in opposition to other circumstances) :: vif, en pleine forme, bien en vie, sain et sauf
aliyah {n} /əliːˈjɑː/ (immigration of Jews into Israel) :: alya
alizaric {adj} :: alizarique
alizarin {n} /əˈlɪzəɹɪn/ (1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone) :: alizarine {f}
Al Jazeera {prop} /æl dʒəˈziːɹə/ (Arabic satellite TV news channel) :: Al Jazeera {f}
alkali {n} /ˈæl.kə.laɪ/ (class of caustic bases) :: alcali {m}
alkali metal {n} (soft, light, reactive metals of Group 1 of the periodic table) :: métal alcalin {m}
alkalimetry {n} (process of determining the strength of an alkali) :: alcalimétrie {f}
alkaline {adj} /ˈæl.kə.laɪn/ (of or relating to an alkali) :: alcalin
alkaline {adj} (having a pH greater than 7) :: basique {m}
alkaline earth metal {n} (any element of group II of the periodic table) :: métal alcalino-terreux {m}
alkalinity {n} (state of being alkaline) :: alcalinité
alkaloid {n} /ˈæl.kə.lɔɪd/ (organic heterocyclic base) :: alcaloïde {m}
alkaloidiferous {adj} :: alcaloïfère
alkalosis {n} /æl.kəˈləʊ̯sɪs/ (abnormally increased alkalinity in the blood) :: alcalose {f}
alkane {n} /ˈæl.keɪn/ (saturated hydrocarbon of formula CnH2n+2) :: alcane {m}
alkene {n} (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds) :: alcène {m}
alkyl {n} (univalent radical of the general formula CnH2n+1) :: alkyle {m}
alkylation {n} (reaction in which an alkyl group is added to a molecule) :: alkylation
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond) :: alcyne {m}
all {determiner} /ɔːl/ (every individual of the given class) :: [before a countable noun] tous les {m-p}, toutes les {f-p}; [before an uncountable noun] tout le {m}, toute la {f}
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time)) :: tout le {m}, toute la {f}
all {adv} (intensifier) :: tout {m}, toute {f}, tous {m-p}, toutes {f-p}
all {n} (everything possible) :: tout {m}
all {pron} (everyone) SEE: everyone ::
all {pron} (everything) SEE: everything ::
Allah {prop} /əˈlɑː/ (God, in Islam) :: Allah {m}
Allahu akbar {interj} /ˌaləhuː ˈakbɑː/ (Muslim takbir (proclamation)) :: Allah akbar, Allahu akbar, Allahou akbar
all along {adv} (duration) :: dès le départ, depuis le début
all and sundry {pron} (all; everyone) :: tout le monde
all and sundry {pron} (each one) :: tous
all and sundry {pron} :: tous sans exception
allantoic acid {n} (an amidocarboxylic acid derived from allantoin) :: acide allantoïque {m}
allantoin {n} (a diureide of glyoxylic acid) :: allantoïne {f}
allative {n} /ˈælətɪv/ (allative case) :: allatif {m}
allative case {n} (case used to indicate movement onto, or to the adjacency of something) :: allatif {m}
all at once {adv} /ˌɔːl ət ˈwʌn(t)s/ (unexpectedly) :: soudain, tout d'un coup, d'un coup d'un seul
all at once {adv} (All at the same time, all together) :: d'un seul coup
allay {v} /əˈleɪ/ (To make quiet or put at rest) :: apaiser, pacifier
allay {v} (To alleviate) :: soulager
all bark and no bite {adj} (full of big talk) :: grande gueule
all but {adv} (very nearly) :: presque, plus ou moins
all cats are gray at night {proverb} (all cats are grey in the dark) SEE: all cats are grey in the dark ::
all cats are grey in the dark {proverb} (proverb) :: la nuit, tous les chats sont gris, [Cajun French] dans la nuit, tous les chats sont gris
all day {adv} (the entire day) :: toute la journée
all dressed {adj} :: assaisonnée
all duck or no dinner {phrase} (all or nothing) :: c'est ça ou rien
all ears {adj} (listening intensely) :: tout ouïe
all ears {adj} (awaiting explanation) :: tout ouïe
allegate {v} (allege) SEE: allege ::
allegation {n} /ˌæl.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ (an assertion or accusation) :: assertion, allégation
allege {v} /əˈlɛdʒ/ (assert without proof) :: prétendre
alleged {adj} /əˈlɛdʒd/ (asserted) :: supposé
alleged {adj} (supposed) :: supposé prétendu
allegedly {adv} (according to someone's allegation) :: prétendument
allegement {n} (allegation) SEE: allegation ::
allegiance {n} /əˈliː.dʒəns/ (loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler) :: fidélité {f}, loyauté {f}, allégeance {f}
allegoric {adj} (of, or relating to allegory) :: allégorique
allegorical {adj} /ˌæl.ɪˈɡɔɹ.ɪ.kəl/ (of, relating to, or containing allegory) :: allégorique
allegory {n} /ˈæl.ɘˌɡoʊɹ.i/ (the representation of abstract principles) :: allégorie {f}
allegory {n} :: allégorie {f}
allegretto {adv} (musical direction) :: allégretto
allegretto {n} (a movement that is to be played fast and lively) :: allégretto {m}
allele {n} /əˈ.liː.l/ (variant of a gene) :: allèle
allelomorph {n} (allele) SEE: allele ::
alleluia {n} (liturgical form of hallelujah) :: alléluia
Allemanist {n} (a follower of the French socialist Jean Allemane) :: allemaniste {m} {f}
Allen key {n} /ˈælən kiː/ (a hex head wrench) :: clé Allen {f}, clef Allen {f}
allergen {n} (substance) :: allergène {m}
allergic {adj} /ə.ˈlɝ.dʒɪk/ (having an allergy) :: allergique
allergology {n} (the study of the causes and treatment of allergies) :: allergologie {f}
allergy {n} /ˈæl.ɚ.dʒi/ (disorder of the immune system) :: allergie {f}
allergy {n} (hypersensitivity) :: allergie {f}
allergy {n} (antipathy) :: allergie {f}
alleviate {v} /əˈli.vi.eɪt/ (make less severe) :: adoucir, calmer, soulager
alleviation {n} /əˌliːviˈeɪʃən/ (alleviation) :: allégement {m}, soulagement {m}
alley {n} /ˈæ.li/ (narrow street) :: ruelle {f}
alley oop {interj} /ˌæliˈup/ (interjection) :: allez-hop
alleyway {n} /ˈæ.li.weɪ/ (narrow street) :: allée {f}
alleyway {n} (passage between cabins) :: allée {f}
All Fools' Day {n} (April Fools' Day) SEE: April Fools' Day ::
all good things come to an end {proverb} (nothing good lasts forever) :: toutes les bonnes choses ont une fin
All Hallows' Day {prop} (All Saints' Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
allheal {n} (valerian) SEE: valerian ::
all hell breaks loose {v} (the situation becomes chaotic) :: l'enfer se déchaîne
alliaceous {adj} (tasting of garlic or onion) :: alliacé
alliance {n} /əˈlaɪ.əns/ (state of being allied) :: alliance {f}
alliance {n} (union resembling that of families or states) :: alliance {f}
alliance {n} (persons or parties allied) :: alliance {f}
alliance {n} (treaty between nations) :: alliance {f}
allied {adj} /əˈlaɪd/ (joined as allies) :: allié
Allied {adj} /ˈælaɪd/ :: interallié
allied health {n} (health care services outside the scope of the medicine profession) :: paramédical {m}
Allier {prop} (département) :: Allier {m}
alligator {n} /ˈæl.ɪ.ɡeɪ.tə/ (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator) :: alligator {m}
alligator clip {n} (electronics connector) :: pince crocodile
alligator pear {n} ((dialectal) avocado) :: poire-alligator, poire d'alligator
all in {adj} (With everything included) :: forfaitaire
all in a day's work {adj} (a nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.) :: les doigts dans le nez
all in all {adv} (generally) :: l'un dans l'autre, tout compte fait
all in good time {adv} ((set phrase) One should be patient.) :: en temps voulu, au bon moment
alliteration {n} /əˌlɪtəˈɹeɪʃən/ (the repetition of consonants) :: allitération {f}
all kidding aside {adv} (idiom, speech act) :: blague à part, sérieusement, sans blague
allocatable {adj} (able to be allocated) :: allouable
allocate {v} /ˈæl.ə.keɪt/ (to set aside for a purpose) :: allouer
allocate {v} (to distribute according to a plan) :: allouer
allocation {n} (The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.) :: allocation {f}
allochroite {n} (mineral) :: allochroïte {f}
allochthonous {adj} /ə.ˈlɒk.θə.nəs/ (originating in a place other than where it is found) :: allogène
allocortex {n} (the part of the cortex characterize by fewer cell layers than the neocortex) :: allocortex {m}
allocyclic {adj} (of or pertaining to an allocycle) :: allocyclique
allodium {n} (freehold land or property) :: alleu {m}
all of {adv} (neither more nor better than might be expected) :: en tout et pour tout
all of a sudden {adv} /ˌɔl əv ə ˈsʌdən/ (colloquial: suddenly, see also: suddenly) :: soudain, soudainement, subitement, tout à coup, tout d'un coup
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden ::
allogamy {n} (fertilization) :: allogamie {f}
allogenism {n} (lexical construction using elements from a language but which does not exist in that language) :: allogénisme
allometry {n} /ˈæləˌmɛtɹɪ/ (the science studying the differential growth rates of body parts or processes) :: allométrie {f}
all one's eggs in one basket {n} (the state of having invested in one area only) :: tous ses oeufs dans le même panier
allonge {n} /əˈlɒnʒ/ (attachment to negotiable instrument) :: allonge {f}
allonym {n} (the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name) :: allonyme {m}
allopath {n} (practitioner of allopathy) :: allopathe {m}
allopatric {adj} (geographically isolated) :: allopatrique
allophone {n} /ˈæləˌfoʊn/ (alternative pronunciation for a phoneme) :: allophone {m}
allophone {n} (person whose mother tongue is neither English nor French) :: allophone {m} {f}
allophone {adj} (of a language neither English nor French) :: allophone
allophylic {adj} :: allophyle, allophylique
allopurinol {n} /æl ɑn ˈpjʊɹ ɪ noʊl/ (drug) :: allopurinol {m}
allosomic {adj} :: allosomique
allotrope {n} /ˈæ.lə.tɹəʊp/ (element form of different molecular structure to another form of the same element) :: allotrope {m}
allotroph {n} (heterotroph) SEE: heterotroph ::
allotropic {adj} (of an element that exhibits allotropy) :: allotropique
allotropical {adj} (allotropic) SEE: allotropic ::
allotropism {n} (elemental property) SEE: allotropy ::
allotropy {n} (having multiple atomic structures) :: allotropie {f}
all over {adv} (all over) :: terminé, achevé
all over {adv} (over an entire extent) :: tout
all over {adv} (everywhere) :: partout
all over {adv} (in every way; thoroughly) :: tout craché
all over the place {prep} (In multiple directions or locations, often haphazardly; everywhere.) :: dans tous les sens, en tous sens
allow {v} /əˈlaʊ/ (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have) :: laisser, accorder, accorder
allow {v} (to permit) :: permettre
allow {v} :: laisser
allowance {n} /əˈlaʊəns/ (a customary deduction from the gross weight of goods) :: pension alimentaire {m}
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money ::
allowedly {adv} (admittedly) SEE: admittedly ::
alloxan {n} (an oxidation product of uric acid) :: alloxane {f}
alloy {n} /ˈæ.lɔɪ/ (metal combined of more elements) :: alliage {m}
alloy wheel {n} (mag wheel) SEE: mag wheel ::
alloy wheel {n} (aluminium wheel) :: roue en alliage
all-purpose {adj} (for all purposes) :: tout-usage {m} {f}, multi-usages, tous usages, tout usage, universel {m}, polyvalent {m}, à usages multiples
all right {adj} /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ (good) :: bien, d'accord, ok
all right {adj} (in good health) :: bien (to be all right, bien aller), en forme; are you all right?, ça va ?
all right {adv} (fairly well) :: bien
all right {interj} (Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent ) :: ça va, c'est bon
all right {interj} (Used to indicate support, favor or encouragement ) :: cest bon !, d'accord !, super
all right {interj} (Used to fill space or pauses ) :: alors, ok, bon
all right {interj} (Used as a general lead-in or beginning ) :: bien, bon
all right {interj} (Used to express exasperation or frustration, often with already ) :: bon, ça va bien (comme ça)
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula) :: tous droits réservés
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths can take to the same goal) :: tous les chemins mènent à Rome
All Saints Day {prop} (All Saints Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day) :: Toussaint {f}
all-season tire {n} :: pneu toute-saison, pneu trois-saison, pneu quatre-saison
all's fair in love and war {proverb} (unpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict) :: à la guerre comme à la guerre, en amour comme à la guerre, tous les coups sont permis
all smiles {adj} :: tout sourire
All Souls' Day {prop} (Christian feast day) :: Commémoration des fidèles défunts {f}
allspice {n} (spice) :: quatre-épices, tout-épice {m}, piment de la jamaïque {m}
all's well that ends well {proverb} (A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...) :: tout est bien qui finit bien
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so) :: tout ce qui brille n’est pas or
all that jazz {n} (everything else related to something; other similar things) :: et tout cela, et tout et tout
all the best {interj} (good luck) :: plein de bonnes choses [familiar], sincères salutations [in an email]
all the more {adv} (even more) :: d'autant plus
all there {adj} (negative form, "not all there": mentally incompetent) :: [colloquial] beubeu, [colloquial] bête à bouffer du foin, [informal] bête à pleurer, imbécile
all the same {adv} (anyway; nevertheless; nonetheless) :: néanmoins, tout de même, quand même
all the tea in China {n} (something priceless or invaluable) :: [all the gold in the world] tout l'or du monde
all the time {adv} (always) :: tout le temps
all the time {adv} (frequently) :: tout le temps, à longueur de temps
all the way {adv} (to the end) :: jusqu'au bout
all the world's a stage {proverb} (people have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre) :: le monde entier est un théâtre
all things being equal {adv} (without considering external factors) :: toutes choses égales par ailleurs
all things come to those who wait {proverb} (good things come to those who wait) SEE: good things come to those who wait ::
all things considered {adv} (all in all) :: tout bien considéré
all thumbs {adj} (clumsy (idiom)) :: avoir deux mains gauches (have two left hands)
all told {adv} (with all included, counted or summed) :: en tout, tout compris, au total
all too {adv} (way too) SEE: way too ::
allude {v} /əˈluːd/ (refer to something indirectly or by suggestion) :: alluder, faire allusion, suggérer
allure {n} /əˈl(j)ʊɚ/ (the power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction) :: attirance {f}
alluring {adj} /ɚˈluɚ.ɹɪŋ/ (having to power to allure) :: séduisant, attirant
allusive {adj} /əˈluː.sɪv/ (containing or making use of allusions) :: allusif
alluvial {adj} /əˈluː.vi.əl/ (pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream) :: alluvial
alluvial {n} (deposition of sediment) SEE: alluvium ::
alluvial fan {n} (cone-shaped heap of alluvium) :: cône de déjection {m}, cône alluvial {m}
alluvial plain {n} (plain formed by deposition of sediment of a river) :: plaine alluviale {f}
alluvium {n} (deposited material) :: alluvion {f}
all-weather tire {n} :: pneu toute-météo, pneu toute-condition
all wet {adj} (thoroughly soaked) :: trempé
all wet {adj} (utterly incorrect) :: faux, erroné
ally {v} /ˈæl.aɪ/ (to unite by agreement) :: allier
ally {v} (to form a relation on less formal basis) :: allier
ally {n} (one united to another by treaty or league) :: allié {m}
allyl {n} (organic radical) :: allyle {m}
allyl alcohol {n} :: alcool allylique {m}
almah {n} /ˈæl.mə/ (dancing-girl) :: almée {f}
alma mater {n} /ˌælmə ˈmeɪtə(ɹ)/ (graduated school) :: alma mater {f}
almanac {n} /ˈɔl.mə.næk/ (book or table listing astronomical, nautical or other events for the year) :: almanach {m}
almandine {n} /ˈal.mən.dʌɪn/ (mineral) :: almandin {m}
Almaty {prop} (Astana) SEE: Astana ::
almighty {adj} /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ (unlimited in might) :: tout-puissant
Almighty {prop} (God, the supreme being) :: Tout-Puissant {m}
Almodovarian {adj} :: almodovarien
almogavar {n} (light footsoldier during the Reconquista) :: almogavre {m}
Almohad {adj} :: almohade
almond {n} /ˈɑː(l).mənd/ (nut) :: amande {f}
almond {n} (tree) :: amandier {m}
almond butter {n} (paste) :: beurre d'amandes {m}, beurre d'amande {m}
almond paste {n} (paste made from ground almonds and sugar in equal quantities) :: pâte d'amande {f}
almond tree {n} (Prunus dulcis) :: amandier {m}
almoner {n} /ˈæl.mə.nɚ/ (person who distributes alms) :: aumônier {m}
Almoravid {n} :: Almoravide {m} {f}
almost {adv} /ˈɔl.moʊst/ (very close to) :: presque, quasiment
almost all {determiner} (all but a negligible set) :: presque tous {p}
almost doesn't count {proverb} (near success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness)) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
almost everywhere {adv} (everywhere except at a set of measure zero) :: presque partout
alms {n} /ɑmz/ (something given to the poor as charity) :: aumône {f}
almuce {n} (hood or cape made of fur) :: aumusse {f}
aloe {n} /ˈæ.loʊ/ (plant of the genus Aloe) :: aloès {m}
aloe vera {n} /ˈæ.loʊ ˈvɛ.ɹə/ (Aloe vera) :: aloé véra {m}
aloft {adv} /əˈlɔft/ (above) :: en haut, en l'air
alogical {adj} (not based upon logic) :: alogique {m} {f}
alogically {adv} (in an alogical way) :: alogiquement
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
alone {adv} /əˈloʊn/ (by oneself) :: seul
along {prep} /əˈlɔŋ/ (by the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to) :: le long de
along {adv} (in company, together) :: accompagné
alongside {adv} /ə.lɔŋˈsaɪd/ (along the side; by the side; side by side with) :: à côté de le long de Naut. par le travers
alongside {prep} (together with or at the same time) :: côte-à-côte avec
along with {conj} (in addition to) :: avec, ainsi que
aloof {adv} /əˈluːf/ (at or from a distance) :: à l'écart, à distance
aloof {adv} (without sympathy) :: dédaigneusement
aloof {adj} (reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant) :: distant, dédaigneux, réservé
alopecia {n} /æloʊˈpiː.ʃ(i)ə/ (pathology: deficiency of the hair) :: alopécie {f}
alopecia {n} (medicine: loss of hair) :: alopécie {f}
alopecia {n} (baldness) SEE: baldness ::
a lot {n} /əˈlɒt/ (a large amount) :: beaucoup
a lot {adv} (very much) :: beaucoup
a lot {adv} (often) :: souvent
aloud {adv} /əˈlaʊd/ (loudly) :: à voix haute, à haute voix, fort
aloud {adv} (audibly, not silent) :: à haute voix
Aloysius {prop} /æl.əʊˈɪʃ.əs/ (male given name) :: Aloïs {m}
alpaca {n} /ælˈpækə/ (camelid animal of the Andes) :: alpaga {m}
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence {prop} (département) :: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence {f-p}
Alpes-Maritimes {prop} (département) :: Alpes-Maritimes {f-p}
alpha {n} /ˈælfə/ (name of the letter Α, α) :: alpha {m}
alpha and omega {n} (the first and the last) :: l’alpha et l’oméga {m}
alphabet {n} /ˈæl.fə.bɛt/ (an ordered set of letters used in a language) :: alphabet {m}
alphabetic {adj} (alphabetical) SEE: alphabetical ::
alphabetical {adj} /ˌæl.fəˈbɛt.ɪ.kəl/ (pertaining to the alphabet) :: alphabétique
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet) :: alphabétique, abécédaire
alphabetically {adv} (in an alphabetical manner) :: alphabétiquement
alphabetically {adv} (arranged in the sequence of the alphabet) :: alphabétiquement
alphabetical order {n} (the sequence of a collection of items) :: ordre alphabétique {m}
alphabetisation {n} (act of arranging in alphabetical order) :: alphabétisation
alphabetism {n} (form of discrimination) :: alphabétisme {m}
Alpha Centauri {prop} (brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus) :: Alpha Centauri {f}, Alpha du Centaure {f}
alpha female {n} (dominant female animal) :: femelle dominante {f}
alpha male {n} (dominant male animal) :: mâle dominant {m}, mâle alpha {m}
alphanumeric {adj} /ˌæl.fə.n(j)uːˈmɛ.ɹɪk/ (consisting of letters and numbers) :: alpha-numérique
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric ::
alpha particle {n} (positively charged nucleus) :: particule α {f}, particule alpha {f}
alpha radiation {n} (radiation of alpha particles) :: radioactivité alpha {f}, rayonnement alpha {m}
alphasyllabary {n} (an alphasyllabary) :: alphasyllabaire {m}
alpha wave {n} (electrical signal produced by the brain) :: rythme alpha
alphorn {n} /ˈalp.hɔːn/ (musical instrument) :: cor des Alpes {m}
Alpine {adj} /ˈæl.paɪn/ (Relating to the Alps) :: alpin
alpine chough {n} /ˈalpaɪnˈtʃʌf/ (alpine chough) :: chocard à bec jaune {m}
alpine newt {n} (Ichthyosaura alpestris) :: triton alpestre {m}
alpine skiing {n} (sport) :: ski alpin {m}
alpinist {n} (mountain climber) SEE: mountaineer ::
Alps {prop} /ælps/ (a mountain range in Western Europe) :: Alpes {f-p}
al-Qaeda {prop} /ɒl ˈkaɪdə/ (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.) :: Al-Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem ::
already {adv} /ɔːlˈɹɛdi/ (prior to some time) :: déjà
already {adv} (so soon) :: déjà
already {adv} (used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation) :: à la fin, enfin
alrighty {interj} (informal indication of agreement or consent) :: dacodac
Alsace {prop} /ælˈseɪs/ (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine) :: Alsace {f}
Alsatian {adj} /ælˈseɪʃən/ (of or relating to Alsace) :: alsacien {m}, alsacienne {f}
Alsatian {n} (person from Alsace) :: Alsacien {m}, Alsacienne {f}
Alsatian {prop} (language of Alsace) :: alsacien {m}
also {adv} /ˈɔl.soʊ/ (in addition; besides; as well; further; too) :: aussi, également
also known as {adv} (used to introduce an alternative name) SEE: AKA ::
Altai {prop} (Altay) SEE: Altay ::
Altaic {adj} /ælˈteɪ.ɪk/ (pertaining to the group of languages) :: altaïque
Altair {prop} (star) :: Altaïr
altar {n} /ˈɔːl.tə/ (flat-topped structure used for religious rites) :: autel {m}
altar boy {n} (A boy serving as an acolyte) :: servant de la messe {m}
altar wine {n} (wine produced for ritual consumption during Mass) :: vin de messe {m}
Altay {prop} (mountain range) :: Altaï {m}
altazimuth {n} (the surveying instrument that has a mount permitting both horizontal and vertical rotation) :: altazimutal
alteration {n} /ɔl.tɚˈeɪ.ʃən/ (the state of being altered) :: altération
alterative {adj} /ˈɔl.tɚˌaɪ.tɪv/ (causing alteration) :: altérateur
altercation {n} /ɔl.tɚˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (dispute) :: altercation {f}, dispute {f}
alter ego {n} (alternate personality or persona) :: alter ego {m}, un autre moi-même {m}
alterity {n} (otherness) :: altérité {f}
alternate {adj} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nət/ (other; alternative) :: alternatif {m}, alternative {f}
alternate {v} (to vary by turns) :: alterner
alternately {adv} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nət.li/ (succeding by turns) :: alternativement
alternate universe {n} (hypothetical world) SEE: parallel universe ::
alternating {adj} (such that it alternates) :: alternatif, alternant
alternating current {n} (electric current that reverses direction periodically) :: courant alternatif {m}
alternation {n} (ablaut) SEE: ablaut ::
alternation {n} /ˈɔːl.tɚˌneɪ.ʃən/ (alternate succession) :: alternance {f}
alternation {n} (inclusive or) SEE: inclusive or ::
alternation of generations {n} (metagenesis) :: alternance de générations {f}
alternative {adj} /ˌɒlˈtɜːnətɪv/ (Relating to a choice) :: alternatif {m}
alternative {adj} (other) :: autre (NB : alternatif is a misuse)
alternative {n} (a situation which allows a choice between two or more possibilities) :: alternative {f}
alternative {n} (one of several things which can be chosen) :: alternative {f}
alternative dispute resolution {n} (resolution of a dispute through negotiation or similar means) :: mode alternatif de résolution des conflits {m}
alternative fact {n} (politically expedient assertion) :: fait alternatif {m}
alternative medicine {n} (any of various medical methods and practices used in place of conventional medicine) :: médecine non conventionnelle {f}, médecine alternative {f}
alternator {n} (an electric generator which produces alternating current) :: alternateur {m}
although {conj} /ɔlˈðoʊ/ (in spite of the fact that) :: bien que, quoique
although {conj} (but) :: mais
altimeter {n} (an apparatus for measuring altitude) :: altimètre {m}
altimetry {n} (the science of measuring altitude) :: altimétrie {f}
altitude {n} /ˈælt.ɪˌtuːd/ (absolute height) :: altitude {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured upwards) :: altitude {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured perpendicularly from a figure's vertex to the opposite side of the vertex) :: hauteur {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured angularly of a heavenly body) :: altitude {f}
altitude sickness {n} (oxygen deficiency at high altitudes) :: mal d'altitude {m}
alt key {n} (computing: a key on a keyboard) :: touche Alt {f}
alto {n} /ˈæl.toʊ/ (musical part) :: alto {m}
alto {n} :: alto
altocumulus {n} (cloud) :: altocumulus {m}
altogether {adv} /ɔl.tuˈɡɛð.ɚ/ (without exception; wholly; completely) :: complètement
altogether {adv} (on the whole; everything considered) :: en même temps, quoi qu'il en soit
altophobia {n} (acrophobia) SEE: acrophobia ::
altostratus {n} (cloud type) :: altostratus {m}
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests) :: altruisme {m}
altruist {n} (person imbued with altruism) :: altruiste {m} {f}
altruistic {adj} /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/ (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish) :: altruiste {m} {f}, désintéressé
altruistic filicide {n} /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk ˈfɪ.lɪ.sʌɪd/ :: filicide altruiste {m}
alum {n} /ˈal.əm/ (chemistry: double sulfate) :: alun {m}
alum {v} (To steep in, or otherwise impregnate with, a solution of alum; to treat with alum.) :: aluner
alumina {n} /əˈl(j)uːmɪnə/ (aluminum oxide) :: alumine {f}
aluminic {adj} (of, relating to or containing aluminium) :: aluminique
aluminiferous {adj} (containing aluminium) :: alunifère
aluminium {n} /ˌæl.(j)uˈmɪn.i.əm/ (silvery metal) :: aluminium {m}
aluminium foil {n} (very thin, pliable, eaily torn sheet of aluminium) :: papier d'aluminium {m}, papier d’alu {m}
aluminium oxide {n} (alumina, Al2O3) :: alumine, oxyde d'aluminium
aluminium paper {n} (aluminium foil) SEE: aluminium foil ::
aluminothermy {n} (the production of a metal from its oxide by heating it with aluminium) :: aluminothermie {f}
aluminous {adj} (of or pertaining to alumina or alum) :: alumineux
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium ::
alumna {n} /əˈlʌmnə/ (a female pupil or student) :: étudiante {f}, élève {f}
alumna {n} (a female graduate) :: diplômée {f}
alumna {n} (a student) :: étudiante {f}
alumna {n} (a graduate) :: diplômée {f}
alumnus {n} /əˈlʌmnəs/ (a male pupil or student) :: étudiant {m}, élève {m}
alumnus {n} (a male graduate) :: diplômé {m}, ancien élève
alumnus {n} (a student) :: étudiant {m}, étudiante {f}
alumnus {n} (a graduate) :: diplômé {m}, diplômée {f}
alunite {n} (mineral) :: alunite {f}
alveolar {adj} /æl.ˈvi.ə.lɚ/ (of or relating to the alvelous) :: alvéolaire
alveolar {adj} (relating to the jaw ridge) :: alvéolaire
alveolar {adj} (relating to the alveoli) :: alvéolaire
alveolar {adj} (formed with the tongue touching or approaching the ridge behind the upper teeth) :: alvéolaire
alveolar {n} (an alveolar consonant) :: alvéolaire {f}
alveolar ridge {n} (ridge that forms the borders of the maxilla and the mandible) :: crête alvéolaire {f}
alveolization {n} (the process or result of becoming alveolate) :: alvéolisation {f}
always {adv} /ˈɔl.weɪz/ (at all times) :: toujours
Alzette {prop} (river) :: Alzette {f}
Alzheimer's disease {n} /ˈɑːltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/ (mental disorder from brain tissue changes) :: maladie d'Alzheimer {f}
a.m. {adv} (before noon) :: du matin
AM {initialism} (before noon) :: du matin, avant-midi [Canada, Belgium]
Amadeus {prop} (male given name) :: Amédée {m}
amadou {n} /ˈæ.mə.duː/ (spongy, flammable substance prepared from bracket fungi) :: amadou
A major {n} (major key) :: la majeur
Amal {prop} (the language) :: amal {m}
amalgam {n} /əˈmæl.ɡəm/ (combination) :: amalgame {m}
amalgamation {n} /əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/ :: amalgamation
Amanda {prop} /əˈmændə/ (female given name) :: Amanda
a man is known by the company he keeps {proverb} (people are similar in character to their friends) :: qui se ressemble s'assemble
amanita {n} /ˌæməˈnaɪtə/ (mushroom of the genus Amanita) :: amanite {f}, amanite tue-mouches {f}
a man's home is his castle {proverb} (proverbial expression of personal privacy and security) :: charbonnier est maître chez lui; cordonnier est maître chez lui
amanuensis {n} (one employed to take dictation) :: copieur {m}, secretaire {m}
amanuensis {n} (a clerk, secretary or stenographer) :: sténographe
amaranth {n} /ˈæməɹænθ/ (herb of the genus Amaranthus) :: amarante {f}, amarantacée {f}
amaranth {n} (purplish-red colour) :: amarante {f}
amaretto {n} (a sweet almond-flavoured liqueur) :: amaretto {m}
amaryllis {n} /ˌæməˈɹɪlɪs/ (Amaryllis belladonna) :: amaryllis {f}
amass {v} /əˈmæs/ (to collect into a mass or heap) :: amasser
amateur {n} /ˈæ.mə.tɚ/ (person attached to a pursuit without pursuing it professionally) :: amateur {m}, amatrice {f}
amateur {n} (someone unqualified) :: amateur {m}, amateuse {f}
amateur {adj} (nonprofessional) SEE: nonprofessional ::
amateurish {adj} /ˈæ.mə.tʃʊɚ.ɪʃ/ (reflecting the efforts of an amateur) :: amateur
amateur radio {n} (hobby) :: CB {f}
amathophobia {n} (fear of dust) :: amathophobie {f}
amatory {adj} /ˈa.mə.tə.ɹi/ (of or relating to love, especially sexual love) :: amatoire
amaurosis {n} (blindness that is accompanied by no obvious change to the eye) :: amaurose {f}
amaurotic {adj} (pertaining to or suffering from amaurosis) :: amaurotique
amaze {v} /əˈmeɪz/ (to fill with surprise, astonish) :: stupéfier
amazed {adj} /əˈmeɪzd/ (astonished; confounded with fear, surprise or wonder) :: stupéfié {m}, abasourdi {m}
amazement {n} /əˈmeɪz.mənt/ (the condition of being amazed; overwhelming wonder, as from surprise, sudden fear) :: stupéfaction {f}, stupeur {f}
Amazighity {n} :: amazighité {f}
amazing {adj} (very good) SEE: good ::
amazing {adj} /əˈmeɪzɪŋ/ (causing wonder and amazement) :: étonnant
amazing {adj} (possessing uniquely wonderful qualities) :: formidable, super, extraordinaire, sensationnel
amazingly {adv} (wonderfully) :: incroyablement, brillamment, superbement
amazingly {adv} (difficult to believe) :: incroyablement
amazingly {adv} (to a wonder-inspiring extent) :: incroyablement, étonnamment
amazon {n} /ˈæ.məˌzɑ.ːn/ (tall, strong, athletic woman) :: amazone {f}
Amazon {prop} /ˈæm.əˌzɑːn/ (river) :: Amazone {f}
Amazon {prop} (used attributively in compounds) :: amazonien {m}
Amazonian {adj} /æməˈzoʊni.ən/ (of or relating to the Amazons) :: amazonien {m}
Amazonian antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus amazonicus) :: batara d'Amazonie
amazonite {n} /ˈæməzəˌnaɪt/ (gem) :: amazonite {f}
amazonstone {n} (amazonite) SEE: amazonite ::
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba ::
ambages {n} (indirect or roundabout ways of talking) SEE: circumlocution ::
amban {n} (provincial governor in a semi-independent territory under Chinese rule) :: amban {m}
ambassador {n} /æmˈbæs.ə.dɚ/ (minister) :: ambassadeur {m}, ambassadrice {f}
ambassador {n} (representative) :: ambassadeur {m}, ambassadrice {f}
ambassadress {n} (female ambassador) :: ambassadrice {f}
ambassadress {n} (wife of an ambassador) :: épouse / femme d’un ambassadeur {f}
amber {n} /ˈæm.bɚ/ (fossil resin) :: ambre {m}, ambre jaune {m}
amber {n} (colour) :: couleur d'ambre {f}
amber {n} (traffic light colour) :: feu orange {m}
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour) :: ambré
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris ::
Amber {prop} /ˈæm.bɚ/ (female given name) :: Ambre
ambergris {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.ɡɹɪs/ (waxy substance produced by sperm whales) :: ambre gris {m}
amberjack {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.dʒæk/ :: Sériole couronnée
ambidexterity {n} (property) :: ambidextrie {f}
ambidextrous {adj} /æm.bi.ˈdɛk.stɹəs/ (having equal ability in both hands) :: ambidextre {m} {f}
ambigram {n} (design that reads as the same word or phrase in two different orientations) :: ambigramme {m}
ambiguate {v} (to make more ambiguous) :: ambiguïser
ambiguity {n} /æmbɪˈɡjuːɪti/ (something liable to more than one interpretation) :: ambiguïté {f}
ambiguous {adj} /æmˈbɪɡjuəs/ (open to multiple interpretations) :: ambigu
ambiguous {adj} (vague and unclear) :: ambigu {m}
ambit {n} (sphere or area of control and influence of something) :: champ {m}
ambit {n} (circuit, or a boundary around a property) :: portée {f}
ambition {n} /æmˈbɪ.ʃən/ (desire) :: ambition {f}
ambition {n} :: ambition {f}
ambitious {adj} /æmˈbɪʃ.əs/ (possessing, or controlled by, ambition) :: ambitieux
ambitransitive {adj} (able to be used transitively or intransitively) :: ambitransitif
ambivalent {adj} /æmˈbɪv.ə.lənt/ (experiencing or expressing opposing feelings) :: ambivalent
amble {n} /ˈæm.bəl/ (an unhurried leisurely walk or stroll) :: amble
amble {v} (to stroll or walk slowly and leisurely) :: déambuler, ambler
amble {v} (of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other) :: ambler
amblyope {n} (person afflicted with amblyopia) :: amblyope {m} {f}
amblyopia {n} /æmblɪˈəʊpɪə/ (dimness or blurring of the eyesight) :: amblyopie {f}
ambo {n} /ˈæm.bəʊ/ (raised platform) :: ambon {m}
ambo {n} (informal: ambulance driver) :: ambulancier {m}
ambrein {n} (fragrant substance derived from ambergris) :: ambréine {m}
ambrosia {n} /æmˈbɹoʊʒə/ (food of gods or delicious foods) :: ambroisie {f}
ambrosin {n} (early coin of the Duchy of Milan, bearing the effigy of St. Ambrose) :: ambrosin {m}
ambulance {n} /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/ (emergency vehicle) :: ambulance {f}
ambulanceman {n} (driver of an ambulance) :: ambulancier {m}
ambulancewoman {n} (driver of an ambulance) :: ambulancière {f}
ambulatorial {adj} :: marcheur {m}
ambulatory {adj} /ˈam.bjə.ləˌtɔ.ɹi/ (Of, relating to, or adapted to walking) :: ambulatoire {m} {f}, déambulatoire {m} {f}
ambulatory {adj} (Performed on or involving an ambulatory patient or an outpatient) :: ambulatoire {m} {f}
ambulatory {n} (round walkway encircling the altar) :: déambulatoire
ambuscade {n} /ˈæmbəsˌkeɪd/ (ambush) :: embuscade {f}
ambuscade {v} (to lie in wait for, or to attack) :: embusquer
ambush {n} /ˈæm.bʊʃ/ (attack) :: embuscade {f}
ambush {n} :: embuscade ; embuscade {f}
ameban {adj} (of, pertaining to, or resembling an amoeba) :: amibien
Amelia {prop} /əˈmiːljə/ (female given name) :: Amélie {f}
ameliorate {v} /əˈmiːli.əɹeɪt/ (to make better) :: améliorer
amelioration {n} (improvement) :: amélioration {f}
amen {adv} /eɪˈmɛn/ (so be it) :: amen
amen {adv} (truly, verily) :: amen
amen {interj} (expression of strong agreement) :: amen
amen {n} :: amen {m}
amenable {adj} /əˈmɛn.ə.bəl/ (Willing to comply with; agreeable) :: conciliant
amend {v} /əˈmɛnd/ (to make better) :: amender
amend {v} :: amender
amendable {adj} (capable of being amended) :: amendable
amendment {n} /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/ (correction or addition to a law) :: amendement {m}
amenity {n} /əˈmiːnəti/ (pleasantness) :: aménité {f}, agrément {m}
amenity {n} (something that makes life easier or more pleasant) :: commodité {f}
amenity {n} (unit of community infrastructure) :: équipement {m}
amenity {n} (convenience) SEE: convenience ::
amenorrhoea {n} /əˌmɛnəˈɹiːə/ (lack of a menstrual period) :: aménorrhée {f}
amensalism {n} (form of symbiosis in which one species is harmed or impeded and the other is unaffected) :: amensalisme {m}
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish ::
amerce {v} (to impose a fine on) SEE: fine ::
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America ::
America {prop} (Americas) SEE: Americas ::
American {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkən/ (inhabitant of the Americas) :: Américain
American {n} (person born in, or a citizen of, the U.S.) :: Américain {m}, États-Unien {m}
American {prop} (American English, see also: American English) :: anglais américain
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas) :: américain
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture) :: américain, états-unien
American badger {n} (Taxidea taxus) :: blaireau d’Amérique {m}
American basswood {n} (Tilia americana) :: tilleul d'Amérique {m}
American bison {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkən ˈbaɪ̯sən/ (mammal) :: bison d'amérique {m}
American bittern {n} (Botaurus lentiginosus) :: butor d'Amérique {m}
American black bear {n} (Ursus americanus) :: baribal
American black vulture {n} (black vulture) SEE: black vulture ::
American brook char {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout ::
American Bulldog {n} (American Bulldog) :: bouledogue américain {m}
American Civil War {prop} (civil war in the United States (1861-1865)) :: guerre de Sécession {f}, guerre civile américaine {f}
American Dream {n} (determination) :: rêve américain {m}
American Dream {n} (philosophy) :: rêve américain {m}
American eagle {n} (bald eagle) SEE: bald eagle ::
American English {prop} (English of the United States) :: anglais américain {m}
American English {prop} (North American English) :: anglais américain {m}
American football {n} (American football) :: Canada: football {m}; football américain {m}
American golden plover {n} (Pluvialis dominic) :: pluvier bronzé {m}
American Indian {n} (a member of some indigenous peoples of the Americas) SEE: Indian ::
Americanisation {n} (assimilation) :: américanisation {f}
Americanism {n} (custom) :: américanisme {m}
Americanism {n} (linguistic feature) :: américanisme
Americanism {n} (preference) :: américanisme
Americanization {n} (Americanisation) SEE: Americanisation ::
Americanize {v} (to make American) :: américaniser
American kestrel {n} (species) :: crécerelle d'Amérique {f}
American League {prop} :: Ligue américaine {f}
American Samoa {prop} /əˈmɛɹ.ɪ.kən səˈmoʊ.ə/ (US overseas territory in Oceania) :: Samoa américaines {f-p}
American Sign Language {prop} (language that uses hands, facial expressions, and other bodily behavior to communicate) :: langue des signes américaine {f}
American Standard Code for Information Interchange {prop} (character encoding) :: Code américain normalisé pour l'échange d'information {m}
American sweetgum {n} (deciduous tree) :: copalme d'Amérique
American wigeon {n} (Anas americana) :: canard d'Amérique {m}
American woodcock {n} (Scolopax minor) :: bécasse d'Amérique {f}
Americas {prop} (North and South America) :: Amérique {f}, Amériques {f-p}
americium {n} /ˌæməˈɹɪsiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number 95) :: américium {m}
Amerindian {n} (an American Indian) SEE: Indian ::
Amerindians {n} (plural form of Amerindian) :: amérindiens {m} / amérindiennes {f}
amethyst {n} /ˈæm.ə.θɪst/ (gem) :: améthyste {f}
Amharic {prop} /æmˈhæɹɪk/ (language) :: amharique {m}
amiable {adj} /ˈeɪ.mi.ə.bəl/ (friendly as an amiable temper or mood) :: aimable {m} {f}, avenant, affable
amiable {adj} (possessing sweetness of disposition) :: aimable {m} {f}
amicable {adj} /ˈæ.mɨ.kə.bəl/ (showing friendliness or goodwill) :: amiable (agreement), amical (person)
amice {n} (hood, or cape with a hood, formerly worn by the clergy) :: amict {m}
amid {prep} /əˈmɪd/ (surrounded by) :: au milieu de, entre, parmi, entouré de
amide {n} /ˈeɪ.maɪd/ (organic chemistry: derivative of an oxoacid) :: amide {m}
amide {n} (ionic derivative of ammonia) :: amidure {m}
Amiens {prop} (a large city in The Somme) :: Amiens
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend ::
aminal {n} (organic compound with two amino groups on the same carbon atom) :: amine {f}
amine {n} /ˈæ.miːn/ (organic compound containing an amine functional group) :: amine {f}
-amine {suffix} (an amine) :: -amine
amine oxide {n} (class of organic compound) :: oxyde d'amine {m}
amine ylide {n} (an ammonium ylide) :: ylure d'ammonium {m}
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid) :: acide aminé {m}
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids) :: acide aminé {m}
aminogram {n} :: aminogramme {m}
A minor {n} (minor key) :: la mineur {m}
A minor {n} (minor chord) :: la mineur {m}
Amish {prop} /ˈɑː.mɪʃ/ (a strict Anabaptist sect) :: Amish
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong ::
a miss is as good as a mile {proverb} (failure remains a failure) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
a mite {adv} (to a small extent) SEE: a little ::
amity {n} /ˈæ.mɪ.ti/ (friendship) :: amitié {f}
am I under arrest {phrase} (am I under arrest?) :: suis-je en état d'arrestation?
Amman {prop} /ɑːˈmɑːn/ (the capital of Jordan) :: Amman {m}
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current) :: ampèremètre {m}
ammocoete {n} (lamprey larva) :: ammocète
ammonia {n} /əˈmoʊn.jə/ (the compound NH3) :: ammoniaque {f}, ammoniac {m}
ammoniac {adj} (relating to ammonia or possessing its properties) :: ammoniacal
ammoniacal {adj} /aməˈnʌɪəkəl/ (pertaining to or containing ammonia) :: ammonique
ammoniagenesis {n} :: ammoniogenèse {f}
ammonic {adj} (of or pertaining to ammonia) :: ammoniac {m}, ammoniaque {m}
ammonical {adj} (of or pertaining to ammonia) :: ammoniac {m}, ammoniaque {m}
ammonite {n} (cephalopod) :: ammonite
ammonitic {adj} (relating to, or containing, ammonites) :: ammonitique
ammonium {n} /əˈmoʊni.əm/ (univalent NH4+ cation) :: ammonium {m}
ammonium chloride {n} (NH4Cl) :: chlorure d'ammonium {m}
ammunition {n} /ˌæmjuˈnɪʃən/ (articles used in charging firearms) :: balle, munitions
amnesia {n} /ˌæmˈniʒə/ (loss of memory) :: amnésie {f}
amnesic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or suffering from amnesia) :: amnésique {m} {f}
amnesty {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.sti/ (forgetfulness) :: amnistie {f}
amnesty {n} (act of the sovereign power) :: amnistie
amnesty {v} (to grant a pardon (to a group)) :: amnistier
amnicolist {n} /æmˈnɪkəlɪst/ :: riverain {m}
amnicolous {adj} :: amnicole
amniocentesis {n} /ˌamnɪə(ʊ)sɛnˈtiːsɪs/ (procedure for obtaining amniotic fluid) :: amniocentèse {f}
amnion {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.ɑːn/ (a fetal membranes of reptiles, birds, and mammals, see also: amniotic sac) :: amnios {m}
amniotic fluid {n} (fluid that surrounds a developing embryo or fetus) :: liquide amniotique {m}
amniotic sac {n} (sac in which foetus develops, see also: amnion) :: sac amniotique {m}
amoeba {n} /əˈmiːbə/ (member of a genus of unicellular protozoa) :: amibe {f}
amoebiasis {n} (disease caused by parasitic protozoan) :: amœbose {f}
amoebic dysentery {n} (amoebiasis) SEE: amoebiasis ::
among {prep} /əˈmʌŋ/ (mingling or intermixing) :: parmi
among other things {adv} (inter alia) SEE: inter alia ::
amongst {prep} /əˈmʌŋst/ (Used to denote a mingling or intermixing) :: parmi
amorous {adj} /ˈæ.mɹəs/ (inclined to love) :: amoureux
amorous {adj} (indicating love or sexual desire) :: amoureux
amorous {adj} (of or relating to, or produced by, love) :: amoureux
amorous {adj} (affected with love) :: amoureux
amorously {adv} /ˈæ.mə.ɹəs.li/ (in an amorous manner) :: amoureusement
amorphous {adj} /əˈmɔɹfəs/ (physics: in the non-crystalline state of solid) :: amorphe
amorphous {adj} :: amorphe
amortization {n} /ˌæmɚtəˈzeɪʃən/ (process of distributing asset cost) :: amortissement {m}
Amory {prop} (male given name) :: Amaury
Amos {prop} /ˈeɪ.məs/ (figure mentioned in the Old Testament) :: Amos
Amos {prop} (book of the Old Testament) :: Amos
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number ::
amount {n} /əˈmaʊnt/ (total or sum of items) :: montant {m}
amount {n} (quantity or volume) :: quantité {f}
amount {v} (to total or evaluate) :: monter
amount {v} (to be the same as) :: correspondre
amoxicillin {n} /əˌmɑk.sɪˈsɪ.lɪn/ (antibiotic) :: amoxicilline {f}
Amoy {prop} (Xiamen) SEE: Xiamen ::
ampelite {n} (carbonaceous alum schist) :: ampélite {f}
ampelography {n} (science of grapevine cultivars) :: ampélographie
ampelophagous {adj} (feeding on grapevines) :: ampélophage
amperage {n} (electric current) SEE: current ::
ampere {n} /ˈæmˌpɪər/ (unit of electrical current) :: ampère {m}
ampere-hour {n} (unit of electric charge) :: ampère-heure {m}
Amperian {adj} :: ampérien
ampersand {n} /ˈæm.pə(ɹ).sænd/ (the symbol &) :: esperluette {f}, esperluète {f}, perluète {f} ; et commercial {m}
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
amphetamine {n} /æmˈfɛtəmin/ (amphetamine) :: amphétamine {f}
amphiberingian {adj} :: amphibéringien
amphibian {n} /æmˈfɪbɪən/ (vertebrate) :: amphibien {m}, batracien {m}
amphibious {adj} /æmˈfɪbi.əs/ (capable of functioning on land or in water) :: amphibie
amphibious {adj} :: amphibie {m} {f}
amphibole {n} (Any of a large group of similar hydrated double silicate minerals) :: amphibole {f}
amphibolic {adj} (pertaining to or exhibiting amphiboly) :: amphibolique
amphibolic {adj} (resembling or containing amphibole) :: amphibolique
amphictyonic {adj} (relating to the Amphictyons) :: amphictyonique
amphictyony {n} (religious cooperation among ancient Greek city-states) :: amphictyonie {f}
amphihaline {adj} :: amphihalin
amphipodiform {adj} :: amphipodiforme
amphiprostyle {adj} (having columns at either end but not along the sides) :: amphiprostyle {m}
amphitheatre {n} /ˈæmfɪˌθiːətə/ (an open, outdoor theatre) :: amphithéâtre {m}
amphitheatrical {adj} (characteristic of an amphitheatre) :: amphithéâtral
amphocholeretic {adj} :: amphocholérétique
amphogenic {adj} :: amphogène
amphora {n} /ˈæm.fə.ɹə/ (type of jar) :: amphore {f}
amphoric {adj} (produced by or indicating a hollow cavity in the lungs) :: amphorique
ample {adj} /ˈæm.pəl/ (large; great in size) :: ample
amplifiable {adj} (capable of being amplified) :: amplifiable
amplification {n} /ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (in genetics) :: amplification {f}
amplifier {n} /ˈæm.plə.faɪ.ɚ/ (anything that amplifies) :: amplificateur {m}
amplifier {n} (appliance or circuit) :: amplificateur {m}
amplify {v} /ˈæmp.lɪ.faɪ/ (render larger etc.) :: amplifier
amplitude {n} /ˈæm.plɪ.tud/ (maths: maximum absolute value) :: amplitude {f}
amplitude {n} (physics: maximum absolute value) :: amplitude {f}
amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information) :: modulation d'amplitude {f}
amply {adv} /ˈæmp.li/ (in an ample manner) :: amplement
ampoule {n} /ˈæm.puːl/ (small glass vial hermetically sealed) :: ampoule {f}
amputate {v} (To surgically remove a body part) :: amputer
amputation {n} (surgical removal of a limb) :: amputation {f}
Amsterdam {prop} /ˌæmstəˈdæm/ (capital of the Netherlands) :: Amsterdam {m}
Amsterdamer {n} (An inhabitant or a resident of Amsterdam) :: Amstellodamois {m}, Amstellodamoise {f}
AMT {prop} (Metropolitan Transit Agency) :: AMT
amulet {n} /ˈæm.jə.lɪt/ (protective charm) :: amulette {f}
Amun {prop} (Egyptian wind deity) :: Amon {m}
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China) :: Amour {m}
amurca {n} (sediment in olive oil) :: margine {f}
amuse {v} /əˈmjuːz/ (to entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner) :: amuser
amusement {n} /əˈmjuzmənt/ (entertainment) :: amusement {m}
amusement park {n} (commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions) :: parc d'attractions {m}
amusia {n} (the inability to comprehend or respond to music) :: amusie {f}
amusing {adj} /əˈmjuːzɪŋ/ (entertaining) :: amusant {m}, amusante {f}, divertissant {m}, divertissante {f}
amusing {adj} (funny) :: amusant {m}, amusante {f}, drôle {m} {f}
amygdala {n} /əˈmɪɡ.də.lə/ (region of the brain) :: amygdale cérébrale {f}
amylase {n} /ˈæmɪleɪs/ (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch) :: amylase
amyloid {adj} (containing or resembling starch) :: amyloïde {m} {f}
amylopectin {n} (insoluble form of starch) :: amylopectine {f}
amylum {n} (amylum) SEE: starch ::
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: maladie de Lou Gehrig, sclérose latérale amyotrophique, SLA
an {num} /æn/ (indefinite article) :: un {m}, une {f}
Anabaptism {n} /ænəˈbæptɪzm/ (doctrine of Anabaptists) :: anabaptisme {m}
Anabaptist {n} (member of radical wing of Christians during Reformation) :: anabaptiste {m} {f}
anabolism {n} (the constructive metabolism of the body) :: anabolisme {m}
anachronically {adv} (anachronistically) SEE: anachronistically ::
anachronism {n} /əˈnæ.kɹə.nɪ.z(ə)m/ (chronological mistake) :: anachronisme {m}
anachronistic {adj} /əˌnæk.ɹəˈnɪs.tɪk/ (erroneous in date) :: anachronique
anachronistically {adv} /əˌnækɹəˈnɪstɪkli/ (in an anachronistic manner) :: anachroniquement
anaclitic {adj} /ænəˈklɪtɪk/ (emotionally dependent) :: anaclitique
anacoluthon {n} /ænəkəˈluːθɒn/ (intentional rhetorical structure) :: anacoluthe {f}
anaconda {n} (any of various large nonvenomous snake of the genus Eunectes) :: anaconda {m}
anacrusis {n} /anəˈkɹuːsɪs/ ((music) an unstressed note (or notes) before the first strong beat of a phrase) :: anacrouse {f}
anadiplosis {n} (a rhetorical device) :: anadiplose {f}
anadromous {adj} /əˈnæd.ɹə.məs/ (of migratory fish) :: anadrome
anaesthesia {n} (anesthesia) SEE: anesthesia ::
anaesthetist {n} (anaesthetist) SEE: anesthesiologist ::
anagram {n} /ˈæ.nə.ɡɹæm/ (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase) :: anagramme {f}
anal {adj} /ˈeɪ.nəl/ (of, related to, intended for or involving the anus) :: anal {m}, anale {f}
anal {adj} (of the stage in psychosexual development) :: anal {m}, anale {f}
Anal {prop} /ə.nʌl/ (language) :: anal
anal beads {n} (sex toy) :: chapelet Thaï {m}
anal cleft {n} (groove between buttocks) SEE: gluteal cleft ::
Analects {prop} (collected sayings of Confucius) :: Analectes {m-p}, Entretiens de Confucius {m-p}
analemma {n} /ˌænəˈlɛmə/ (curve of the Sun's position in the sky throughout the year) :: analemme {m}
analepsis {n} (form of flashback) :: analepse {f}
analeptic {adj} /ˌænəˈlɛptɪk/ (that restores or stimulates health) :: analeptique
anal fin {n} (fin on the underside of a fish) :: nageoire anale {f}
analgesia {n} /ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə/ (absence of the sense of pain) :: analgésie {f}, analgie {f}
analgesic {n} /ˌæn.l̩ˈdʒiː.zɪk/ (medicine that reduces pain) :: analgésique {m}
anallagmatic {adj} (not changed in form by inversion) :: anallagmatique
anally {adv} (Involving the anus) :: analement
analog {adj} /ˈæ.nə.lɔɡ/ (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity) :: analogique
analog {n} (structural derivative) :: analogue
analog clock {n} (clock that displays the time using hands) :: horloge analogique
analogic {adj} (analogical) SEE: analogical ::
analogical {adj} :: analogique
analogically {adv} (in an analogical manner) :: analogiquement
analogous {adj} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/ (having analogy; corresponding to something else) :: analogue
analogously {adv} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs.li/ (in an analogous manner) :: de façon analogue, analoguement
analogue {n} (analog) SEE: analog ::
analogy {n} /əˈnæləd͡ʒi/ (relationship of resemblance or equivalence) :: analogie {f}
analphabet {n} /ænˈælfəbɛt/ (person who does not know the letters of the alphabet, see also: illiterate) :: analphabète {m} {f}
analphabetism {n} (analphabetism) :: analphabétisme {m}
anal sex {n} (sex involving the anus) :: sexe anal {m}
anal sphincter {n} (sphincter surrounding the anus) :: sphincter anal {m}
analysis {n} /əˈnælɪsɪs/ (decomposition into components in order to study) :: analyse {f}
analysis {n} (in mathematics) :: analyse {f}
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process) :: analyse
analysis {n} (psychoanalysis) SEE: psychoanalysis ::
analyst {n} (person who analyses) :: analyste {m}
analyst {n} (psychoanalysis practitioner) :: analyste {m}, psychanalyste {m}
analyst {n} (financial or business analyst) :: analyste {m}
analyst {n} (systems analyst) SEE: systems analyst ::
analyte {n} (substance undergoing analysis) :: analyte {m} {mf}
analytic {adj} /ˌænəˈlɪtɪk/ (relating to analysis) :: analytique
analytic {adj} (relating to division into elements or principles) :: analytique
analytic {adj} (able to analyze) :: analytique
analytic {adj} (relating to algebra) :: analytique
analytic {adj} (defined in terms of differential calculus) :: analytique
analytical {adj} (analytic) SEE: analytic ::
analyticity {n} (the property of being analytic) :: analyticité {f}
analytics {n} /ænəˈlɪtɪks/ (application of computer technology, operational research, and statistics to solve problems) :: analytique {f}
analyzable {adj} (able to be analyzed) :: analysable
analyze {v} /ˈæn.ə.laɪz/ (to subject to analysis) :: analyser
anamnesis {n} /ˌænæmˈniːsɪs/ (recollection) :: anamnèse
anamnesis {n} (medical history of a patient) :: anamnèse {f}
anamorphic {adj} /ˌænəˈmɔɹfɪk/ (producing distorted images) :: anamorphique {m} {f}
anamorphic {adj} (relating to the gradual lifecycles of certain organisms) :: anamorphique {m} {f}
anamorphosis {n} (distorted image that may be viewed correctly from a specific angle or with a specific mirror) :: anamorphose {f}
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple ::
Ananke {prop} /əˈnæŋki/ (Greek goddess of destiny, necessity and fate) :: Ananké {f}
Anansi {prop} (trickster spider in West African and Caribbean folklore) :: Anansi
ananym {n} (pseudonym derived by spelling one's name backwards) :: ananyme {m}
anapest {n} /ˈæ.nə.piːst/ (metrical foot) :: anapeste {m}
anapestic {adj} /ˌæ.nə.ˈpiː.stɪk/ (of, or relating to, or composed of anapests) :: anapestique
anaphase {n} /ˈænəˌfeɪz/ (stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate) :: anaphase {f}
anaphora {n} /ænəˈfɔɹə/ (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis) :: anaphore {f}
anaphora {n} (linguistics: expression that refers to another expression) :: anaphore {f}
anaphoresis {n} (movement of electrically charged particles) :: anaphorèse {f}
anaphoric {adj} (relating to an anaphora) :: anaphorique
anaphylactic {adj} (pertaining to anaphylaxis) :: anaphylactique
anaphylactic shock {n} (severe allergic reaction) :: choc anaphylactique {m}
anaphylaxic {adj} (anaphylactic) SEE: anaphylactic ::
anaphylaxis {n} (severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction to an allergen) :: anaphylaxie {f}
an apple a day keeps the doctor away {proverb} /əˈn‿æ.pəl‿ə ˈdeɪ ˈkips ðə ˈdɑk.tɚ əˈweɪ/ (apples are good for you) :: une pomme chaque matin éloigne le médecin ; chaque jour une pomme conserve son homme
anaptyxis {n} /ˌænəpˈtɪksɪs/ (epenthesis of a vowel) :: anaptyxe {f}
anarchic {adj} /ænˈɑɹ.kɪk/ (relating to anarchy) :: anarchique, anarchiste
anarchical {adj} (anarchic) SEE: anarchic ::
anarchism {n} /ˈænəɹˌkɪzəm/ (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms) :: anarchisme {m}
anarchist {n} /ˈæn.ɑɹ.kɪst/ (believer in anarchism) :: anarchiste {m} {f}
anarcho-capitalism {n} (philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state and a self-regulating free market) :: anarcho-capitalisme
anarcho-syndicalism {n} (A branch or field of anarchy that focuses on the abolition of capitalism) :: anarcho-syndicalisme {m}
anarchy {n} /ˈæn.ɑɹ.ki/ (absence of any form of political authority or government) :: anarchie {f}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion) :: anarchie {f}
an arm and a leg {n} (exorbitant amount) :: [verb] coûter les yeux de la tête, [verb] coûter la peau des fesses, [verb, slang] coûter la peau du cul
Anastasia {prop} /æn.ə.ˈsteɪ.ʒə/ (female given name) :: Anastasia {f}, Anastasie {f}
anastigmatic {adj} (free from astigmatism) :: anastigmatique
anastomotic {adj} (pertaining to anastomosis) :: anastomotique
anastrophe {n} (switching in the syntactical order of words) :: anastrophe {f}
anastylosis {n} (reassembly of ruined monuments) :: anastylose {f}
anatase {n} /ˈænəˌteɪs/ (mineral) :: anatase {f}
anathema {n} /əˈnæθəmə/ (ban or curse) :: anathème {f}
anathematic {adj} (having the characteristic of anathema) :: anathématique
anathematism {n} (formula of words) :: anathématisme
anatid {n} (any member of the Anatidae) :: anatidé {m}
Anatoli {prop} /æ.nə.ˈtɑ.li/ (transliteration of Анато́лий) :: Anatoli {m}, Anatole {m}
Anatolia {prop} /ˌænəˈtəʊli.ə/ (peninsula of Western Asia) :: Anatolie {f}
Anatolius {prop} (male given name) :: Anatole
anatomic {adj} (anatomical) SEE: anatomical ::
anatomical {adj} /æ.nə.ˈtɑ.mɪ.kəl/ (Of or relating to anatomy or dissection) :: anatomique
anatomically {adv} (pertaining to anatomy) :: anatomiquement
anatomy {n} /əˈnætəmi/ (art of studying the different parts of any organized body) :: anatomie {f}
anatoxin {n} (toxoid) :: anatoxine {f}
anatoxin {n} (neurotoxin produced by cyanobacteria) :: anatoxine {f}
anatto {n} (coloring and flavoring) SEE: annatto ::
Anaxagoras {prop} (philosopher) :: Anaxagore {m}
-ance {suffix} (a state) :: -ance
ancestor {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɚ/ (one from whom a person is descended) :: ancêtre
ancestral {adj} /ænˈsɛs.təɹ.əl/ (pertaining to ancestors) :: ancestral
ancestry {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɹi/ (condition as to ancestors) :: ascendance {f}
anchor {n} /ˈæŋ.kɚ/ (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom) :: ancre {f}
anchor {v} (to hold an object to a fixed point) :: ancrer
anchorage {n} (place for anchoring) :: ancrage {m}
anchorite {n} (one who lives in seclusion) :: anachorète {m}
anchorman {n} (TV host) :: présentateur
anchor's aweigh {interj} :: larguez les amarres
anchovy {n} /ˈæn.tʃoʊ.vi/ (small saltwater fish) :: anchois {m}
ancient {adj} /ˈeɪn.(t)ʃənt/ (having lasted from a remote period) :: ancien, antique
ancient {adj} (existent or occurring in time long past) :: ancien
ancient {adj} :: antique, ancien
Ancient Egypt {prop} (civilization) :: Égypte antique {f}
Ancient Greece {prop} (ancient civilization of the Mediterranean) :: Grèce antique {f}
Ancient Greek {prop} (the Greek language of classical antiquity) :: grec ancien {m}
ancient history {n} (period of history) :: Antiquité {f}
ancient history {n} (not worth discussing any more) :: histoire ancienne {f}
ancientness {n} (State or quality of being ancient) :: ancienneté
Ancient of Days {prop} (God) :: Ancien des jours {m}
Ancient Rome {prop} (civilization associated with Rome from the 9th century BC to the 5th century AD) :: Rome antique {f}
ancillary {adj} /ˈænsəˌleɹiː/ (subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory) :: subordonné {m}, secondaire {m} {f}, auxiliaire {m} {f}, ancillaire
ancillary {n} (thing) :: accessoire {m}
ancillary {n} (person) :: domestique, serviteur, boy, aide à la personne, employé de maison
Ancona {n} (city, province) :: Ancône
Ancus {prop} (male given name) :: Ancus
-ancy {suffix} (a condition or quality) :: -ance, -ancie
and {conj} (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera) :: et
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item) :: et
and {conj} (used to string together sentences or sentence fragments in chronological order) :: et, et puis
and all {phrase} (idiomatic: including every item associated with preceding item or items) :: et tout, et ainsi de suite, et cætera, et tout et tout, et tout le reste
and all {phrase} (idiomatic: used to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated) :: et tout le tremblement, tout ça
Andalusia {prop} /ˌændəˈluːsi.ə/ (autonomous community of Spain) :: Andalousie {f}
Andalusian {adj} (from or pertaining to Andalusia) :: andalou
Andalusian {n} (someone from Andalusia) :: Andalou {m}, Andaloue {f}
Andalusian {n} (horse of a breed from the Iberian Peninsula) :: Pure race espagnole {m}, PRE {m}, andalou {m}
Andalusian {n} (dialect (or varieties) of Spanish spoken in Andalusia) :: andalou {m}
Andalusian Arabic {prop} (variety of the Arabic language) :: arabe andalou {m}, arabe espagnol {m}
Andalusi Arabic {prop} (Andalusian Arabic) SEE: Andalusian Arabic ::
andalusite {n} (mineral) :: andalousite {f}
and change {phrase} (and some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number) :: et des brouettes, et des poussières, et des broquilles, et des
Andean {adj} /ænˈdiː.ən/ (of or pertaining to the Andes mountains) :: andin {m}, andine {f}
Andean flamingo {n} (Phoenicopterus andinus) :: flamant des Andes {m}
Andes {prop} /ˈæn.diːz/ (mountain range in South America) :: les Andes {f-p}
and how {phrase} /ˈænd ˈhaʊ/ (strong confirmation of preceding) :: et comment, [colloquial] un peu mon neveu, [formal] assurément
andiron {n} (a utensil for supporting wood while burning) :: chenet {m}
and/or {conj} (inclusive "or") :: et/ou
Andorra {prop} /ænˈdɔɹ.ə/ (country) :: Andorre {f}
Andorra la Vella {prop} (capital of Andorra) :: Andorre-la-Vieille {f}
Andorran {n} /ænˈdɔːɹən/ (person from Andorra) :: Andorran {m}, Andorrane {f}, andorran {m}, andorrane {f}
Andorran {adj} (pertaining to Andorra) :: Andorran {m}, Andorrane {f}, andorran {m}, andorrane {f}
andragogic {adj} (relating to andragogy) :: andragogique
andragogy {n} /ˈan.dɹə.ɡɒ.dʒi/ (methods used to teach adults) :: andragogie
Andrea {prop} /ˈændɹi.ə/ (female given name) :: Andrée
Andrew {prop} /ˈæn.dɹuː/ (the Apostle) :: André {m}
Andrew {prop} (male given name) :: André
andrewsarchus {n} (prehistoric mammal) :: andrewsarchus {m}
androcephalous {adj} (having a human head) :: androcéphale
androcracy {n} (government or rule by men) :: androcratie {f}
androdynamic {adj} :: androdyname
androecium {n} (set of stamens) :: androcée {m}
androgen {n} (androgen) :: androgène {m}
androgenic hair {n} (body hair) SEE: body hair ::
androgenism {n} (effect of androgens in the body) :: androgénisme {m}
androgyne {n} /ˈæn.dɹə.dʒaɪn/ (a person who is androgynous) :: androgyne {m} {f}
androgyne {n} (androgynous plant) :: androgyne {m} {f}
androgynous {adj} (having sex organs of both genders) SEE: hermaphroditic ::
androgynous {adj} /ænˈdɹɑdʒənəs/ (pertaining to a characteristic that is not definitively of either sex) :: asexué, androgyne
androgynous {adj} (possessing qualities of both sexes) :: androgyne {m} {f}, hermaphrodite
androgyny {n} /ænˈdɹɑdʒəni/ (hermaphroditism) :: androgynie {f}
androgyny {n} (having traits of both male and female genders) :: androgynie {f}
androgyny {n} (appearing to be neither feminine nor masculine) :: androgynie {f}
android {n} /ˈænˌdɹɔɪd/ (robot with human form) :: androïde {m}
android {adj} (possessing human qualities) :: androïde {m}
andrologist {n} (person who studies andrology) :: andrologue {m} {f}
andrology {n} (branch of medicine concerned with male diseases) :: andrologie {f}
Andromache {prop} /ænˈdɹɒməki/ (the wife of Hector) :: Andromaque
Andromeda {prop} /ænˈdɹɑmɪdə/ (mythical daughter of Cepheus) :: Andromède {f}
Andromeda {prop} (constellation) :: Andromède
andropause {n} (male equivalent of the menopause) :: andropause {f}
androphobe {n} (one who fears or is averse to men) :: androphobe {f}
androphobia {n} (fear of men) :: androphobie {f}
Andros {prop} (island in Greece) :: Andros, Ándhros
-andry {suffix} /-ˈandɹi/ (male mate, husband) :: -andrie {f}
-andry {suffix} (man, male) :: -andrie {f}
-andry {suffix} (male reproductive organ; stamen) :: -andrie {f}
and so forth {phrase} (indicating a list continues similarly) :: et cetera, etc.; et ainsi de suite, et tout et tout
and so on {phrase} (indicating a list continues) SEE: and so forth ::
and the like {phrase} (and the like) :: et ainsi de suite, et compagnie, et tout le tintouin, et patin-couffin
and then some {phrase} (confirming the preceding utterance) :: c'est rien de le dire, et pas qu'un peu
and whatnot {phrase} (and whatnot) :: et tutti quanti, et compagnie, et tout le bataclan, et tout le toutim
Andy {prop} /ˈæn.di/ (pet form of Andrew or its equivalent in the language concerned) :: Andy {m}
-ane {suffix} /eɪn/ (alkanes) :: -ane {m}
anecdotal {adj} /ˌænɪkˈdoʊtl̩/ (relating to or of the nature of an anecdote) :: anecdotique {m} {f}
anecdotally {adv} (in an anecdotal manner) :: anecdotiquement
anecdote {n} /ˈæ.nɪk.doʊt/ (short account of an incident) :: anecdote {f}
anecdotic {adj} (anecdotal) SEE: anecdotal ::
anecdotist {n} (one whoe relates anecdotes) :: anecdotier {m}, anecdotière {f}, anecdotiste {m} {f}
anecdotive {adj} (anecdotal) SEE: anecdotal ::
anecic {adj} (of earthworms: building deep vertical burrows and surfacing to feed) :: anécique
anelace {n} /ˈæ.nəˌleɪs/ (medieval long dagger) :: anelace {f}
anemia {n} /əˈnimi.ə/ (medical condition with decreased oxygen transport) :: anémie {f}
anemic {adj} /ʌˈni.mɪk/ (of or pertaining to anemia) :: anémique {m} {f}
anemograph {n} (anemometer that makes a graphical recording) :: anémographe {m}
anemometer {n} /ænɪˈmɑːmətɚ/ (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) :: anémomètre {m}
anemone {n} (sea anemone) SEE: sea anemone ::
anemone {n} /əˈnɛm.ə.ni/ (any plant of genus anemone) :: anémone {f}
anemonefish {n} (fish of the genus Amphiprion) SEE: clownfish ::
anemonin {n} (acrid toxic substance obtained from some species of anemone) :: anémonine {f}
aneroid {adj} (not using or containing fluid) :: anéroïde
aneroid {n} (aneroid barometer) SEE: aneroid barometer ::
aneroid barometer {n} (barometer that doesn’t use fluid) :: anéroïde {m}
anesthesia {n} /ˌæn.əs.ˈθi.ʒə/ (loss of bodily sensation) :: anesthésie {f}, anœsthésie {f}
anesthesia {n} (general anesthesia) SEE: general anesthesia ::
anesthesiologist {n} (physician specializing in anesthesiology) :: anesthésiste {m} {f}
anesthetic {adj} /ˌænəsˈθɛtɪk/ (reducing pain sensitivity) :: anesthésique
anesthetic {n} (a substance for the reduced perception of pain) :: anesthésie {f}
anesthetization {n} (an administration of anesthesia) :: anesthésation {f}, anesthésie {f}
anesthetize {v} /əˈniːs.θə.taɪz/ (administer anesthesia) :: anesthésier
anestrus {n} (sexual respite in between breeding periods) :: anœstrus {m}
anethical {adj} :: anéthique
aneugenic {adj} (that induces aneuploidy) :: aneugène
aneurysm {n} /ˈæn.jɚ.ɪz.m̩/ (abnormal blood-filled swelling) :: anévrisme {m}, anévrysme
anew {adv} /əˈnu/ (again) :: à nouveau, derechef
angel {n} /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/ (messenger from a deity) :: ange {m}
angel {n} (in Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels) :: ange {m}
angel {n} (selfless person) :: ange {m}
Angel {prop} (female given name) SEE: Angela ::
Angela {prop} /ˈændʒələ/ (female given name) :: Angèle {f}
angel hair {n} (very thin type of pasta) :: capelli d'angelo {m-p}, cheveux d'ange {m-p}, capellini {m-p}
angelic {adj} /ænˈdʒɛlɪk/ (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel) :: angélique
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica) :: angélique {f}
angelica {n} (candied stem) :: angélique {f}
Angelica {prop} (female given name) :: Angélique {f}
angelical {adj} (resembling, characteristic of, an angel) SEE: angelic ::
angelically {adv} /ænˈdʒɛlɪkli/ (in an angelic manner) :: angéliquement
Angelina {prop} /ænd͡ʒeˈliːnɪ/ (a female given name) :: Angeline
angelism {n} (doctrine) :: angélisme {m}
angelist {n} (a proponent of angelism) :: angéliste {m} {f}
angel of death {n} (personification of death in fiction and in art) :: ange de la mort {m}
angelology {n} (study of angels) :: angélologie
angel passes {phrase} (used to denote an awkward pause) :: un ange passe
angels dancing on the head of a pin {n} (arcane intellectual speculation) :: sexe des anges {m}, le sexe des anges {m}
angel shark {n} (a member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks) :: squatine {f}
angel wings {n} (crisp pastry in the form of twisted ribbons dusted with sugar) :: [Lyons] bugnes {f-p}, [southern France] oreillettes {f-p}, merveilles {f-p}
anger {n} /ˈæŋɡɚ/ (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something) :: colère {f}, ire {f}, courroux {m}, rage {f}, fureur {f}
anger {v} (to cause such a feeling of antagonism) :: mettre en colère, fâcher, encolérer
anger {v} (to become angry) :: se mettre en colère
Angevin {n} (native of Anjou) :: Angevin {m}
angina {n} (angina pectoris) SEE: angina pectoris ::
angina pectoris {n} /ˈændʒɪnə ˈpɛktəˌɹɪs/ (intermittent chest pain) :: angine de poitrine {f}
angio- {prefix} (relating to blood vessels or lymph vessels) :: angio-
angiogenesis {n} /andʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ (The formation and development of new blood vessels) :: angiogenèse
angiogenic {adj} (relating to angiogenesis) :: angiogénétique
angioma {n} (benign tumor) :: angiome {m}
angioneurotic {adj} (pertaining to, or affecting blood vessels and nerves) :: angionévrotique
angioplasty {n} /ˈæn.dʒi.əʊ.plæs.ti/ (widening of a blood vessel) :: angioplastie {f}
angiotenic {adj} :: angioténique
Angkor Wat {prop} /ˈɑŋ.kɔɹ ˈwɑt/ (Cambodian temple complex) :: Angkor Vat {m}
angle {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡəl/ (geometrical figure) :: angle {m}
angle {n} (measure of such a figure) :: angle {m}
angle {n} (corner where two walls intersect) :: angle {m}, coin {m}
angle {n} (viewpoint) :: point de vue {m}, angle {m}
angle bracket {n} (type of bracket) :: chevron {m}
angle grinder {n} (power tool) :: disqueuse {f}, meuleuse d'angle {f}
angle quote {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet ::
angler {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡlɚ/ (person who fishes with a hook and line) :: pêcheur à la ligne {m}
anglerfish {n} /ˈæŋɡlɚˌfɪʃ/ (fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes) :: baudroie {f}
Anglican {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡlɪ.kən/ (pertaining to the Church of England and related churches) :: anglican
Anglican {n} (member of an Anglican church) :: anglican {m}, anglicane {f}
Anglican Communion {prop} (worldwide network of churches) :: Communion anglicane {f}
Anglicanism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Anglican Church) :: anglicanisme {m}
anglicisation {n} /ˌæŋ.ɡlɪ.saɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (process of anglicising) :: anglicisation {f}
anglicise {v} (make English) :: angliciser
anglicise {v} (become English) :: s'angliciser
anglicised {adj} /ˈæŋ.lɪ.saɪzd/ (in a form similar to English) :: anglicisé
anglicism {n} /ˈæŋɡləˌsɪzəm/ (word or other feature borrowed from English to another language) :: anglicisme
anglicized {adj} (in a form similar to English) :: anglicisé
Anglo- {prefix} /ˈæŋ.ɡləʊ/ (prefix: relating to England, English, or the English) :: anglo-
Anglo-American {adj} (of relating to England and USA) :: anglo-américain
Anglo-Arabian {n} :: anglo-arabe {m}
Anglo-Catholic {n} (member of the Anglican Church with Catholic traditions) :: anglo-catholique {m} {f}
Anglocentric {adj} (focused on England) :: anglocentriste {m} {f}
Anglophile {n} (person who loves or admires the country, culture or people of England) :: anglophile {m} {f}
Anglophilia {n} /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈfɪ.li.ə/ (the love of the country, culture or people of England) :: anglophilie {f}
Anglophobe {n} /ˈaŋ.ɡlə(ʊ).fəʊb/ (person who hates or fears England, its people or anything English) :: anglophobe {m} {f}
Anglophobia {n} (hatred or fear of England or anything English) :: anglophobie {f}
Anglophone {adj} /ˈæŋɡləˌfəʊn/ (English-speaking) :: anglophone
Anglophone {n} (one who speaks English) :: anglophone {m} {f}
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English ::
Anglo-Saxon {n} /ˌæŋɡloʊˈsæksən/ (member of the Germanic peoples who settled in England during the early fifth century) :: Anglo-Saxons {m-p}, Anglosaxons {m-p}, Anglo-Saxon {m}, Anglosaxon {m}, Anglo-Saxonne {f}, Anglosaxonne {f}
Anglo-Saxon {adj} (related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language) :: anglo-saxon
Anglosphere {prop} /ˈæŋ.ɡləˌsfɪɹ/ (set of anglophone countries) :: anglophonie
ang moh {n} (white person) SEE: white ::
Angola {prop} /æŋˈɡoʊlə/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Angola {m}
Angolan {adj} /æŋˈɡoʊlən/ (of, from or pertaining to Angola or its people) :: angolais, angolaise {f}
Angolan {n} (person from Angola or of Angolan descent) :: Angolais {m}, Angolaise {f}
Angria {prop} (historical region) :: Angrie
angry {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡɹi/ (displaying anger) :: fâché {m}, fâchée {f}, en colère
angst {n} /æŋ(k)st/ (emotional turmoil) :: angoisse {f}
angst {n} (feeling of acute anxiety or apprehension) :: angoisse existentielle {f}
angstrom {n} /ˈæŋstɹəm/ (A very small unit of length, 10−10 m) :: ångström {m}, angström {m}, aangström {m}
anguiform {adj} (serpentine) SEE: serpentine ::
Anguilla {prop} /æŋˈɡwɪlə/ (British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Anguilla
Anguillan {n} /æŋˈɡwɪlən/ (person from Anguilla) :: Anguillan {m}, Anguillane {f}
anguish {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (extreme pain) :: angoisse de la mort, affres de la mort, calvaire, croix
angular {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡju.lɚ/ (relating to or forming an angle; sharp-cornered) :: angulaire
angular {adj} (figurative: sharp and stiff in character) :: anguleux
angular mil {n} (unit of angular measurement) :: millième {m}
angular momentum {n} (angular momentum) :: moment angulaire {m}
angular velocity {n} (angle turned in a given time) :: vitesse angulaire
anharmonic {adj} (disharmonious) SEE: disharmonious ::
anhedonia {n} /ˌæn.hiˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (inability to feel pleasure) :: anhédonie {f}
anhinga {n} (Anhinga anhinga) :: anhinga d'Amérique {m}
anhistous {adj} (without definite structure) :: anhiste
anhydrase {n} (enzyme) :: anhydrase {f}
anhydride {n} (Compound formally derived from another by loss of water molecule) :: anhydride {m}
anhydrite {n} (saline evaporite) :: anhydrite {m}
anhydrous {adj} (having no water) :: anhydre
anhygroscopic {adj} (not hygroscopic) :: non hygroscopique
aniconism {n} /ænˈaɪkənɪzəm/ (conviction that artists should not depict religious figures) :: aniconisme {m}
aniline {n} (the simplest aromatic amine) :: aniline {f}
anilingus {n} /ˌeɪnɪˈlɪŋɡəs/ (form of oral sex) :: anulingus, anilinctus
anilism {n} (aniline poisoning) :: anilisme {m}
animacy {n} (quality of being animate) :: animéité {f}, animacité {f}
animadversion {n} /ˌænɪmædˈvɝːʒən / (criticism, a critical remark) :: reprobation, critique, blâme
animal {adj} /ˈænɪməl/ (of animals) :: animal
animal {n} (organism) :: animal {m}, bête {f}
animal {n} (organism other than man) :: bête {f}, animal {m}
animal {n} (person who behaves wildly) :: bête {f}
animalcule {n} /ænɪˈmælkjuːl/ (microscopic animal, protozoan) :: animalcule {m}
animalculist {n} /anɪˈmalkjʊlɪst/ :: animalculiste
animal feed {n} (material prepared as feed for domestic or farm animals) :: alimentation animale {f}
animal husbandry {n} (management and care of farm animals) :: élevage {f}
animality {n} (animal kingdom) SEE: animal kingdom ::
animality {n} (characteristic of animality) :: animalité {f}
animal kingdom {n} (Regnum Animalia) :: règne animal {m}
animal magnetism {n} (magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings) :: magnétisme animal
animaloid {adj} :: animaloïde
animal rights {n} (fundamental rights for animals) :: droits des animaux {m-p}
animal rights activist {n} :: animaliste {m} {f}
animate {adj} /ˈæ.nɪ.mət/ (in grammar) :: animé
animate {v} (to impart motion or its appearance) :: animer
animated {adj} /ˈæn.ɪ.meɪ.tɪd/ (endowed with life) :: animé
animated cartoon {n} (any of several types of film/movie, the frames of which are drawn by hand) :: dessin animé {m}
animation {n} /æn.əˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (The act of animating) :: animation, invigoration
animation {n} (causing images to appear to move) :: animation
animator {n} (one who animates something) :: animateur {m}, animatrice {f}
animator {n} (one who creates an animation) :: animateur {m}, animatrice {f}
anime {n} /ˈæn.ɪ.meɪ/ (an animated work originated in Japan) :: animé {m}
animism {n} (belief in spirits) :: animisme {m}
animist {n} (believer in animism) :: animiste {m} {f}
animosity {n} /æn.əˈmɑs.ɪ.ti/ (violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike) :: animosité {f}
anion {n} /ˈæn.aɪ.ɑn/ (negatively charged ion) :: anion {m}
anise {n} /æˈnis/ (plant) :: anis {m}
anise {n} (fennel) SEE: fennel ::
aniseed {n} /æn.ɪˈsid/ (the seed-like fruit of the anise) :: graine d’anis {f}
Anishinaabe {n} (member of Anishinaabe people) :: anichinabé {m}, anichinabée {f}, anichinabés {m-p}, anichinabées {f-p}
anisocoria {n} /ænˌaɪsəˈkɔɹ i ə/ (unequal size of the pupils) :: anisocorie {f}
anisodont {adj} :: anisodonte
anisomorphism {n} (differences between two languages) :: anisomorphisme
anisotomous {adj} :: anisotome
anisotropic {adj} (exhibiting anisotropy) :: anisotrope
anisotropy {n} (the property of being directionally dependent) :: anisotropie {f}
Anjou {prop} /ˈɒnʒuː/ (a former county of France) :: Anjou
Anjouan {adj} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin ::
Anjouan {n} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin ::
Ankara {prop} /ˈæŋ.kə.ɹə/ (capital of Turkey) :: Ankara
ankerite {n} /ˈɑŋkɚˌaɪt/ (any of a group of mixed carbonate minerals) :: ankérite {f}
ankh {n} /ɑːŋk/ (cross shaped like a T with a loop at the top) :: ankh {m}, ânkh {m}
ankle {n} /ˈæŋ.kəl/ (joint between foot and leg) :: cheville {f}
anklebone {n} /ˈaŋk(ə)lbəʊn/ (the talus) :: talus {m}, astragale {m}, os astragale {m}
ankle bracelet {n} (anklet) SEE: anklet ::
ankle bracelet {n} (ankle monitor) SEE: ankle monitor ::
ankle monitor {n} (device individuals under house arrest are often required to wear) :: bracelet électronique {m}
anklet {n} (a bracelet at the ankle) :: jambelet {m}, bracelet de cheville {m}, chaîne de cheville {f}
Ankou {prop} (personification of death in Breton mythology) :: Ankou {m}
ankylose {v} (to cause bony structures to fuse or stiffen as a result of ankylosis) :: ankyloser
ankylosing spondylitis {n} (arthritis disease) :: spondylarthrite ankylosante {f}
ankylosis {n} (the growing together of bones) :: ankylose {f}
Ann {prop} /æn/ (female given name) :: Anne {f}
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
Anna {prop} /ˈænə/ (biblical prophetess) :: Anne {f}
Annabel {prop} /ˈænəbɛl/ (female given name) :: Annabelle {f}
annalist {n} (writer of annals) :: annaliste {m}
annals {n} /ˈæn.əlz/ (a relation of events) :: annales {f-p}
annals {n} (historical records; chronicles) :: annales {f-p}
Annam {prop} (the former name of Vietnam) :: Annam {m}
Annamite {n} (inhabitant of Annam) :: Annamite
Annamite {adj} (of or from Annam) :: annamite
annatto {n} (plant Bixa orellana) :: rocou {m}, roucou {m}
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
anneal {v} /əˈniːl/ (to subject to great heat and then cooling) :: recuire
annealing {n} (act of heating solid metal or glass) :: recuit {m}
annelid {n} (annelid) :: annélide {m}, annélidé {m}
annex {n} /əˈnɛks/ (addition, an extension) :: annexe
annex {n} (addition or extension to a building) :: annexe {f}
annex {v} (to add something to another, to incorporate into) :: annexer
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation ::
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something) :: annexion {f}
annihilate {v} /əˈnaɪə.leɪt/ (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate) :: annihiler, anéantir
annihilation {n} /əˈnaɪ.ə.leɪ.ʃən/ (act of reducing to nothing) :: annihilation
anniversary {n} /ˌænəˈvɝs(ə)ɹi/ (day an exact number of years since an event) :: anniversaire {m}
anniversary {n} (wedding anniversary) :: anniversaire de mariage {m}
anno Domini {n} (in the year of our Lord) SEE: Anno Domini ::
Anno Domini {adv} (in the year of our Lord) :: après Jésus-Christ (abbr. après JC, ap. J.-C., ap. JC, etc.)
annotate {v} (to add annotation) :: annoter
annotation {n} (critical or explanatory commentary or analysis) :: annotation {f}
annotation {n} (comment added to a text) :: annotation {f}
annotation {n} (process of writing a comment or commentary) :: annotation {m}
annotation {n} (metadata added to a document or program) :: commentaire {m}
annotation {n} (information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases) :: annotation
annotation {n} :: annotation {f}
announce {v} /əˈnaʊns/ (give public notice) :: annoncer
announcement {n} /əˈnaʊns.mɛnt/ (act) :: annoncement {m}
announcement {n} (that which conveys what is announced) :: annonce {f}
announcer {n} /əˈnaʊnsɚ/ (announcer) :: annonceur {m}, présentateur {m}, speaker {m}
annoy {v} /əˈnɔɪ/ (to disturb or irritate) :: gêner, ennuyer, embêter, agacer, asticoter
annoyance {n} /əˈnɔɪəns/ (that which annoys) :: ennui {m}, nuisance {f}
annoyance {n} :: irritation {f}, agacement {m}, désagrément {m}
annoyed {adj} /əˈnɔɪd/ (troubled, irritated by something unwanted or unliked; vexed) :: contrarié, fâché, vexé
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious) :: agaçant, irritant, énervant, ennuyeux, ennuyant
annual {adj} /ˈæn.ju.əl/ (happening once a year) :: annuel
annually {adv} (once every year) :: annuellement
annual report {n} (company report of activities for the preceding year) :: rapport annuel {m}
annual ring {n} (layer of wood) SEE: tree ring ::
annuity {n} /əˈn(j)uɪti/ (right to receive amounts of money regularly) :: rente {f}, annuité {m}
annul {v} /əˈnʌl/ (formally revoke the validity of) :: annuler
annular {adj} /ˈænjəlɚ/ (having the form of a ring) :: annulaire
annulment {n} /əˈnʌl.mənt/ (act or instance of annulling) :: annullation, nullification
annulment {n} (invalidation; declaration of something as being invalid) :: annullation
annulment {n} (legal invalidation of a marriage) :: annullation (d'un marriage)
annulus {n} (ring-shaped structure) :: anneau {m}
annunciate {v} (announce) :: annoncer
annunciation {n} (act of annunciating) :: annonciation
Annunciation {prop} (Christianity) :: Annonciation {f}
annus mirabilis {n} /ˌanəs mɪˈɹɑːbɪlɪs/ (year that includes significant and fateful events) :: annus mirabilis {m}
anoa {n} /əˈnoʊə/ (a small Indonesian water buffalo) :: anoa
anocracy {n} (political system which is neither fully democratic nor fully autocratic) :: anocratie {f}
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another ::
anode {n} /ˈæn.oʊd/ (the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs) :: anode {f}
anodyne {adj} /ˈæn.ə.daɪn/ (soothing or relaxing) :: apaisant
anodyne {n} (any medicine or other agent that relieves pain) :: analgésique {m}
anodyne {n} (a source of relaxation or comfort) :: calmant {m}
anoint {v} /əˈnɔɪnt/ (to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance) :: oindre, enduire, étaler, étendre
anoint {v} (to apply oil to or to pour oil upon) :: oindre
anointed {n} /ə.ˈnɔɪn.tɪd/ (a person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons) :: oint {m}
anointment {n} (act) :: onction {f}
anomalistic {adj} (irregular) SEE: irregular ::
anomalistic {adj} (anomalous) SEE: anomalous ::
anomalous {adj} (deviating from the normal) :: anormal, anomal
anomaly {n} /əˈnɑməli/ (deviation from norm) :: anomalie {f}
anomaly {n} (astronomy: any of various angular distances) :: anomalie {f}
anomaly {n} (dated: an irregularity or inconsistency) :: anomalie {f}
anomic {adj} /əˈnɒmɪk/ (socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated) :: anomique
anomie {n} /ˈænəmiː/ (alienation or social instability) :: anomie {f}
anomocarpous {adj} :: anomocarpe
anon {adv} /əˈnɑn/ (straightway, at once) :: tout de suite, tantôt [Québec]
anonymity {n} /ænəˈnɪmɪti/ :: anonymat
anonymization {n} (act of making anonymous) :: anonymisation {f}
anonymize {v} (to render anonymous) :: anonymiser
anonymous {adj} /əˈnɒnəməs/ (wanting a name, not named and determined) :: anonyme
anonymous {adj} (without any name (of responsible agent) acknowledged) :: anonyme
anonymous {adj} (of unknown name; whose name is withheld) :: anonyme
anonymous {adj} (lacking individuality) :: anonyme {m} {f}
anonymous {adj} (without consideration of prestige, title, rank or background) :: anonyme {m} {f}
anonymous class {n} :: classe anonyme {f}
anonymously {adv} /əˈnɒnəməsli/ (in an anonymous manner) :: anonymement
anonymousness {n} (the state or quality of being anonymous) :: anonymat
anopheles {n} /əˈnɒfɪliːz/ (member of the Anopheles genus of mosquitos) :: anophèle {m}
anopheline {n} (anopheles) SEE: anopheles ::
anopia {n} (medical condition) :: manque de vision
anorak {n} (heavy weatherproof jacket) :: anorak {m}
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa ::
anorexia {n} /ænəˈɹɛksi.ə/ (loss of appetite) :: anorexie {f}
anorexia nervosa {n} (disorder) :: anorexie mentale
anorexic {n} /ænəˈɹɛksɪk/ (someone suffering from anorexia nervosa) :: anorexique
anorgasmic {adj} (unable to achieve orgasm) :: anorgasmique
anorthic {adj} (triclinic) SEE: triclinic ::
anosmia {n} (inability to smell) :: anosmie {f}
anosmic {adj} /æˈnɒzmɪk/ (having anosmia) :: anosmique
anosmic {n} (person having anosmia) :: anosmique
another {determiner} /əˈnʌ.ðɚ/ (one more, in addition to a former number) :: plus, un de plus
another {determiner} (not the same; different) :: un autre, autre
an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure {proverb} (prevention is better than cure) SEE: prevention is better than cure ::
anovulation {n} (lack of ovulation) :: anovulation
anovulatory {adj} (characterized by a lack of ovulation) :: anovulatoire
anoxaemia {n} (critical lack of oxygen in blood) :: anoxyhémie
anoxia {n} (condition in which a tissue or environment is totally deprived of oxygen) :: anoxie {f}
anoxic {adj} (lacking oxygen) :: anoxique
Anschluss {n} /ˈan.ʃlʊs/ (the annexation of Austria into Germany in 1938 or an analogy) :: anschluss {m}
answer {n} /ˈɑːn.sə/ (response) :: réponse {f}
answer {n} (solution) :: solution, réponse
answer {n} (reply to e-mail) :: réponse
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to) :: répondre
answer {v} :: [1, 2] répondre
answer back {v} (to reply impertinently; to talk back) :: répondre
answering machine {n} (device that automatically records voice mail) :: répondeur {m}
answerphone {n} (answering machine) SEE: answering machine ::
answer to {v} (to be responsible to) :: répondre à; être responsable devant qn.
ant {n} /ænt/ (insect) :: fourmi {f}
antacid {n} (agent reducing acidity) :: antiacide {m}
antacid {adj} (counteracting acidity) :: antiacide
antagonism {n} (strong dislike) :: antagonisme {m}
antagonistic {adj} /æn.tæ.ɡə.ˈnɪs.tɪk/ (antagonistic) :: antagonique
antagonize {v} (to oppose) :: contrarier
Antananarivo {prop} (city) :: Tananarive {f}, Antananarivo {f}
Antarctic {adj} /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪk/ (pertaining to Antarctica) :: antarctique
Antarctica {prop} /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪkə/ (southernmost continent) :: Antarctique {m}
Antarctic Circle {prop} (geographical line) :: cercle antarctique {m}
Antarctic Peninsula {prop} (the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica) :: Péninsule Antarctique {f}
Antares {prop} (star) :: Antarès {m}
ante {n} /ˈæn.tʰi/ (in games) :: mise {f}
ante {v} (To pay the ante in poker) :: miser
anteater {n} /ˈæntˌitɚ/ (mammal) :: fourmilier {m}
antebellum {adj} (of a period of time prior to a war) :: d'avant-guerre
antebrachium {n} (forearm) SEE: forearm ::
antecedence {n} (act of preceding) :: antécédence {f}
antecedent {n} /ˌantɪˈsiːdənt/ (any thing that precedes another thing) :: antécédent {m}
antecedent {n} (ancestor) :: ascendant {m}
antecedent {n} (word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun) :: antécédent {m}
antecedent {n} (conditional part of a hypothetical proposition) :: antécédent {m}
antechamber {n} /ˈæntiˌt͡ʃeɪmbɚ/ (small room) :: antichambre {f}
anteconsonantal {adj} :: antéconsonantique
antedate {v} /ˈæntiˌdeɪt/ (To assign a date earlier than the actual date; to backdate) :: antidater
antediluvian {adj} /ˌantɪdɪˈluːvɪən/ :: antédiluvien
anteflexion {n} (a forward bending or an organ, especially of the uterus) :: antéflexion {f}
antegrammatical {adj} :: antégrammatical
antelope {n} /ˈæn.tə.loʊp/ (mammal of the family Bovidae) :: antilope {f}
antenatal {adj} (before birth) :: anténatal {m}
antenna {n} /ænˈtɛn.ə/ (feeler organ) :: antenne {f}
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial ::
antenuptial {adj} (prenuptial) SEE: prenuptial ::
antepenultimate {adj} (two before the last) :: antépénultième
anterior {adj} (before in place) :: antérieur, précédent
anterior {adj} (anatomy: nearer the forward end) :: antérieur
anterior chamber {n} (space between cornea and iris) :: chambre antérieure de l'œil {f}
anterograde {adj} (medicine: taking place immediately after a traumatic event) :: antérograde {m} {f}
anterograde {adj} (medicine: moving or occurring in the normal forward or downstream direction of) :: antérograde {m} {f}
anterograde amnesia {n} (inability to remember new information) :: amnésie antérograde {f}
anteroom {n} (antechamber) SEE: antechamber ::
anthem {n} /ˈæn.θəm/ (national anthem) :: hymne {m}
anthem {n} (hymn of praise or loyalty) :: hymne {f}
anthemol {n} :: anthémol {m}
anther {n} /ˈænθɚ/ (pollen-bearing part of the stamen) :: anthère {f}
antheridium {n} (bryophyte organ producing male gametes) :: anthéridie {f}
ant-hill {n} (anthill) SEE: anthill ::
anthill {n} /ˈænt.hɪl/ (home of ants and termites) :: fourmilière {f} (ants), termitière {f} (termites)
anthocyanin {n} (any of many water-soluble red to violet plant pigments) :: anthocyane {f}
anthologist {n} /ænˈθɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (person who anthologises) :: anthologiste
anthology {n} /ænˈθɑlədʒi/ (collection of literary works) :: anthologie, florilège
Anthony {prop} /ˈæn.tə.ni/ (given name) :: Antoine
anthophagous {adj} (that feeds on flowers) :: anthophage
anthoxanthin {n} (any of a group of water-soluble flavonoid pigments found in plants) :: anthoxanthine {f}
anthracene {n} (tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) :: anthracène {m}
anthraciferous {adj} (yielding anthracite) :: anthracifère
anthracite {n} /ˈænθɹəˌsaɪt/ (type of coal) :: anthracite {m}
anthracitic {adj} (pertaining to, or composed of, anthracite) :: anthraciteux
anthrax {n} /ˈæn.θɹæks/ (disease) :: charbon
anthro {n} (An anthropomorphic character.) :: anthro {m} {f}
anthropic {adj} /ænˈθɹɒp.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to mankind or humans) :: anthropique
anthropization {n} (transformation or adaptation of the environment to meet the needs of humans) :: anthropisation {f}
anthropize {v} (to adapt by human activity) :: anthropiser
Anthropocene {prop} /ˈænθɹəpəˌsiːn/ (the current geological period) :: anthropocène {m}
anthropocentric {adj} (giving preference to humans) :: anthropocentrique
anthropocentrism {n} /ˌæn.θɹə.poʊˈsɛn.tɹɪz.m/ (viewpoint) :: anthropocentrisme {m}
anthropodermic {adj} :: anthropodermique {m} {f}, anthropodermiques {m-p} {f-p}
anthropogenic {adj} (having its origin in the influence of human activity on nature) :: anthropique
anthropogeny {n} (study of human origins and development) :: anthropogénie {f}
anthropography {n} (branch of anthropology that deals with human divisions as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions and customs) :: anthropographie {f}
anthropolatry {n} (worship of men) :: anthropolâtrie {f}
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological ::
anthropological {adj} /æn.θɹə.pə.ˈlɑdʒikəl/ (relating to anthropology) :: anthropologique
anthropologist {n} /ˌæn.θɹoʊˈpɑl.ə.d͡ʒɪst/ (one who is versed in anthropology) :: anthropologue {m} {f}
anthropology {n} /ˌænθɹəˈpɑːlədʒi/ (the study of humanity) :: anthropologie {f}
anthropomorphic {adj} /ænθɹɒpəˈmɔɹfɪk/ (having the form of a person) :: anthropomorphe
anthropomorphism {n} (the attribution or ascription of human characteristics to something not human) :: anthropomorphisme {m}
anthropomorphize {v} (attribute human qualities) :: anthropomorphiser
anthroponym {n} (name of a person) :: anthroponyme
anthropophagy {n} (the practice of eating human flesh) :: anthropophagie {f}
anthropophobia {n} (fear of human beings) :: anthropophobie {f}
anthroposophic {adj} /ˌæŋθɹəˈpɑsəfɪk/ (of or pertaining to anthroposophy) :: anthroposophique
-anthropy {suffix} (humanity; mankind) :: -anthropie
anthumous {adj} :: anthume
anti- {prefix} /ænti/ (against, hostile to) :: anti-
anti-abolitionism {n} (campaign against the abolition of the slave trade) :: anti-abolitionnisme {m}
antiabortion {adj} (opposed to the practice of abortion) :: anti-avortement
antiabortionist {n} (one who is opposed to the practice and/or legality of abortion) :: adversaire de l'avortement {m} {f}
antiacid {n} (antacid) SEE: antacid ::
antiacridian {adj} :: antiacridien
anti-aging {adj} (related to the lessening or halting of the aging process) :: antiâge
anti-aircraft {adj} (intended to attack aircraft) :: anti-aérien
antialcoholism {n} (opposition to alcoholism) :: antialcoolisme {m}
antialiasing {n} /ˈæn.ti.ˈeɪ.li.əs.ɪŋ/ (any technique that reduces aliasing) :: anticrènelage
antiamarillic {adj} :: antiamaril
anti-American {adj} (opposing America) :: antiaméricain
anti-Americanism {n} (the fear or dislike of the United States or American people, policies, culture or government) :: antiaméricanisme {m}
antiarin {n} (either of two cardiac glycoside poisons produced by the upas tree) :: antiarine {m}
antiarrhythmic {adj} (used to treat or prevent arrhythmia) :: antiarythmique
antiasthenic {adj} (that counters asthenia) :: antiasthénique
antiatom {n} (atom made up of antiparticles) :: l'antiatome {m}
antibacchic {adj} :: antibacchiaque
antibacterial {adj} (killing or inhibiting bacteria) :: antibactérien
antibacterial {n} (antibacterial drug) :: antibactérien {m}
Antibes {prop} (resort town in Alpes-Maritimes, France) :: Antibes
antibiogram {n} (laboratory procedure in which samples of a bacterium are treated with a variety of antibiotics) :: antibiogramme {m}
antibioresistance {n} :: antibiorésistance {f}
antibiotic {n} /ˌæn.taɪ.baɪˈɑ.tɪk/ (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria) :: antibiotique {m}
antibiotic {adj} (of or relating to antibiotics) :: antibiotique
antiblue {adj} (one of the possible colours of an antiquark) :: antibleu
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen) :: anticorps {m}
antibolshevism {n} (opposition to Bolshevism) :: antibolchévisme {m}
antibonding orbital {n} (an orbital whose energy increases as its constituent atoms are brought closer together) :: orbitale antiliante {f}
antiBoulangist {adj} :: antiboulangiste
antibrachium {n} (antibrachium) SEE: forearm ::
anti-burka {adj} :: antiburqa
antic {n} /ˈæn.tɪk/ (ludicrous act or behaviour) :: bouffonnerie {f}, pitrerie {f}
antic {n} (grotesque performer or clown) :: clown {m}, pitre {m}, bouffon {m}
anticaking agent {n} (substance) :: anti-agglomérant (or antiagglomérant) {m}
anti-Catalanism {n} (hostility against Catalans) :: anticatalanisme
anticathode {n} (anode) SEE: anode ::
anticatholic {adj} (opposed to Catholicism) :: anticatholique
anticholera {adj} (preventing or counteracting cholera) :: anticholérique
anticholesterol {adj} :: anticholestérol
antichrist {n} (Someone that works against the teachings of Christ) :: antéchrist {m}
Antichrist {prop} (one under the direct control of the Devil) :: antéchrist {m}
anticipate {v} /ænˈtɪs.ə.peɪt/ (to know of something before it manifests) :: anticiper, prévoir
anticline {n} /ˈæntiklaɪn/ (anticlinal fold) :: anticlinal
anticlockwise {adj} /ˌæntiˈklɑkwaɪz/ (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d’une montre, dans le sens antihoraire, antihoraire {m} {f}
anticlockwise {adv} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d’une montre, dans le sens contraire des aiguilles d’une montre, dans le sens antihoraire
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
anticoagulant {n} (substance) :: anticoagulant {m}
anticodon {n} /ˌæntiˈkəʊdɒn/ (sequence of three nucleotides) :: anticodon {m}
anticolonialism {n} (the movement that opposes colonialism) :: anticolonialisme {m}
anticommunism {n} /æntɪˈkɒmjʊnɪzəm/ (against communism) :: anticommunisme {m}
anticommutative {adj} (math) :: anti-commutatif
anticommutativity {n} (math) :: anti-commutativité {f}
anticompetitive {adj} (acting to hinder or obstruct competition) :: anticoncurrentiel
anticonstitutional {adj} :: anticonstitutionnel {m} {f}
anticonstitutionally {adv} (anticonstitutionally) :: anticonstitutionnellement
anticorruption {adj} /ˌæntiːkəˈɹʌpʃən/ (opposed to or combating corruption) :: anticorruption
anticyclone {n} (system of winds) :: anticyclone {m}
anticyclonic {adj} (of, relating to, or consisting of an anticyclone) :: anticyclonique
antidemocratic {adj} (opposed to the tenets of democracy) :: antidémocratique
antidepressant {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts depression) :: antidépresseur {m}
antidepressant {adj} (preventing or counteracting depression) :: antidépresseur
antidepression {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {n} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antiderivative {n} (function whose derivative is a given function) :: primitive {f}
antidicotyledon {adj} :: antidicotylédone
antidiscrimination {adj} (antidiscriminatory) SEE: antidiscriminatory ::
antidiscriminative {adj} (antidiscriminatory) SEE: antidiscriminatory ::
antidiscriminatory {adj} (opposing or disallowing discrimination) :: antidiscriminatoire
antidoping {adj} (proscribing or combating doping in sports) :: antidopage
antidotal {adj} (relating to or being an antidote) :: alexipharmaque
antidotary {n} (antidote) SEE: antidote ::
antidote {n} /ˈæn.tə.dot/ (remedy to counteract a poison) :: alexipharmaque {m}, antidote, contrepoison {m}
antidotical {adj} (antidotal) SEE: antidotal ::
antidrug {adj} (against drug use) :: antidrogue {m} {f}, anti-drogue {m} {f}
anti-establishment {adj} (opposed to the existing system) :: antisystème
anti-European {adj} (opposing European integration and the European Union) :: antieuropéen {m}
anti-European {adj} (disliking Europe or Europeans) :: antieuropéen {m}
anti-Europeanism {n} :: antieuropéanisme {m}
antieverything {adj} (opposing everything) :: antitout
antifamily {adj} (opposed to the traditional social construct of the family) :: antifamille
antifascism {n} (opposition to fascism) :: antifascisme {m}
antifascist {adj} (opposed to fascism) :: antifasciste
antifascist {n} (person opposed to fascism) :: antifasciste {m} {f}
antifascistic {adj} (antifascist) SEE: antifascist ::
antifebrile {adj} (antipyretic) SEE: antipyretic ::
antifebrile {n} (antipyretic) SEE: antipyretic ::
anti-federalism {n} (opposition to federalism) :: antifédéralisme {m}
antifelting {adj} :: antifeutrant
antifeminism {n} (any belief antagonistic to feminism) :: antiféminisme {m}
antifeminist {adj} (antagonistic to feminism) :: antiféministe
antifeministic {adj} (antifeminist) SEE: antifeminist ::
antiferromagnetism {n} (a phenomenon, similar to ferromagnetism) :: antiferromagnétisme {m}
antifever {adj} (antipyretic) SEE: antipyretic ::
antifragility {n} (the ability of a system to benefit from a certain class of random events, errors, and volatility) :: antifragilité {f}
antifreeze {n} (a substance used to lower the freezing point of water) :: antigel {m}
antifungal {adj} (that inhibits the growth of fungi) :: antifongique
antifungal {n} (drug that inhibits the growth of fungi) :: antifongique {m}
antifungus {adj} (antifungal) SEE: antifungal ::
anti-Gaullist {adj} :: antigaulliste
antigen {n} (substance that induces an immune response) :: antigène {m}
antigenemia {n} (the presence of antibodies (especially viral antibodies) in the bloodstream) :: antigénémie {f}
antigenic {adj} (of or relating to an antigen) :: antigénique {m} {f}
antigenized {adj} :: antigénisé
Antigone {prop} /ænˈtɪɡəni/ (the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta) :: Antigone
anti-gravity {n} (gravity cancellation) :: antigravité {f}
Antigua {prop} /ænˈtiːɡ(w)ə/ (island) :: Antigua {f}
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} /ænˌti.ɡ(w)ə ænd bɑɹˈbju.də/ (country) :: Antigua-et-Barbuda
Antiguan {n} /ænˈtiːɡən/ (person) :: Antiguais {m}, Antiguaise {f}
antigypsyism {n} (prejudice or hostility against Romani people) :: antitziganisme {m}
antihero {n} /ˈæn.taɪˌhi.ɹoʊ/ (protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner) :: antihéros
antiheroic {adj} (pertaining to or typical of an antihero) :: antihéroïque
antihistamine {n} /ˌæn.tiˈhɪs.tə.miːn/ (drug or substance) :: antihistaminique {m}
antihistaminic {n} (antihistamine) SEE: antihistamine ::
antihydrogen {n} (antimatter equivalent of hydrogen) :: antihydrogène {m}
antihypertension {adj} (antihypertensive) SEE: antihypertensive ::
antihypertensive {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension) :: antihypertensif {m}, antihypertenseur {m}
antihypertensive {adj} (preventing or counteracting hypertension) :: antihypertensif {m}, antihypertenseur {m}
anti-imperialism {n} (belief or practice which opposes imperialism) :: anti-impérialisme {m}
anti-index {n} (listing of records) :: anti-index {m}
anti-inflammatory {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation) :: antiinflammatoire
anti-inflammatory {adj} (preventing or counteracting inflammation) :: antiinflammatoire
anti-Islamic {adj} (hostile against Islam or Muslims) :: antimusulman, antifoulard
anti-Jew {n} (anti-Jew) :: antijuif {m}, antijuive {f}, anti-juif {m}, anti-juive {f}, anti-Juif {m}, anti-Juive {f}
anti-Jewish {adj} (opposed to Jews) :: antijuif, anti-juif
antijihadist {adj} :: antijihadiste
antilegal {adj} (opposing the law) :: antilégal
antilepton {n} (antiparticle of a lepton) :: antilepton {m}
antiliberalism {n} (antiliberal beliefs and practices) :: antilibéralisme {m}
Antilles {prop} /ænˈtɪl.iːz/ (islands) :: Antilles {f-p}
anti-lock {adj} (preventing from becoming stuck or jammed) :: antiblocage
antilocking {adj} (anti-lock) SEE: anti-lock ::
antilog {n} (antilogarithm) SEE: antilogarithm ::
antilogarithm {n} (number of which a given number is the logarithm) :: antilogarithme {m}
antilogue {adj} /ˈæntiˌlɔɡ/ (of the magnetic pole which is negative when heated and positive when cooled) :: antilogue
antimacassar {n} /ˌæn.tɪ.məˈkæs.ɚ/ (cover for furniture) :: têtière
antimatter {n} /ˈæntimæˌtɚ/ (matter composed of antiparticles) :: antimatière {f}
antimedia {adj} (opposing the media) :: antimédiatique
antimetabole {n} (rhetorical technique) :: antimétabole {f}
antimetabolite {n} (any substance that competes with, or inhibits the normal metabolic process) :: antimétabolite {m}
antimicrobe {adj} (antimicrobial) SEE: antimicrobial ::
antimicrobial {adj} (destroying microbes) :: antimicrobien
antimicrobial {adj} (inhibiting the growth of microbes) :: antimicrobien
antimicrobial {adj} (preventing the pathogenic action of microbes) :: antimicrobien
antimicrobial {n} (agent that destroys microbes) :: antimicrobien
antimicrobic {adj} (antimicrobial) SEE: antimicrobial ::
antimicrobic {n} (antimicrobial) SEE: antimicrobial ::
anti-militarism {n} (a doctrine that opposes war) :: antimilitarisme {m}
antimitotic {adj} (preventing or disrupting mitosis) :: antimitotique
antimitotic {n} (an agent that prevents or disrupts mitosis) :: antimitotique {m}
antimonarchic {adj} (opposing monarchy) :: antimonarchique
antimonarchical {adj} (antimonarchic) SEE: antimonarchic ::
antimonarchist {n} (one who is opposed to monarchy) :: antimonarchiste {m} {f}
antimonarchist {adj} (opposed to monarchy) :: antimonarchiste
antimonarchy {adj} (antimonarchic) SEE: antimonarchic ::
antimony {n} /ˈæn.təˌmoʊ.ni/ (chemical element) :: antimoine {m}
antimoral {adj} (opposing or countering moral behaviour) :: antimoral
antimuon {n} (antiparticle) :: antimuon {m}
antimycotic {adj} (antifungal) SEE: antifungal ::
antimycotic {n} (antifungal) SEE: antifungal ::
antinatalism {n} (opposition to the increase in human population) :: antinatalisme {m}
antinatalist {n} (a supporter of antinatalism) :: antinataliste
antinationalism {n} (opposition to nationalism) :: antinationalisme
antinatural {adj} (unnatural) SEE: unnatural ::
antinaupathic {adj} :: antinaupathique
antinaupathic {n} :: antinaupathique {m}
antineoplastic {adj} /æntaɪni.əplæstɪk/ (inhibiting the development of tumours) :: antinéoplasique
anting {n} /ˈæntɪŋ/ (bird behaviour) :: formicage {m}
antinomy {n} /ænˈtɪnəmi/ (contradiction) :: antinomie {f}
antinuclear {adj} (opposed to the use of nuclear weapons or nuclear energy) :: antinucléaire
Antioch {prop} /ˈæn.ti.ɒk/ (city) :: Antioche
Antiochene {adj} /ænˈtaɪəkiːn/ (of or pertaining to Antioch) :: antiochien
Antiochian {adj} (Antiochene) SEE: Antiochene ::
Antiochian {n} (Antiochene) SEE: Antiochene ::
antioxidant {n} (substance that slows oxidation) :: antioxydant {m}
antioxidant {n} :: antioxydant {m}
antioxidant {adj} (acting against oxidation) :: antioxydant
antioxidative {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygen {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygenic {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antiparallel {adj} (parallel of opposite direction) :: antiparallèle
antiparticle {n} /ˈæntiˌpɑɹtɪkəl/ (a subatomic particle) :: antiparticule {f}
antipasto {n} (Italian starter for a meal) :: [culin.] hors d'œuvre {m}
antipathic {adj} (characterized by antipathy) :: antipathique
antipathical {adj} (antipathic) SEE: antipathic ::
antipathy {n} /ænˈtɪpəθi/ (contrariety or opposition in feeling) :: antipathie {f}
antipeople {adj} (antipopular) SEE: antipopular ::
antiperspirant {n} (a substance used to minimize sweating) :: antisudorifique {m}
antiphony {n} (singing by a choir split in two parts or a piece sung in this manner) :: antienne {f}
antiphrasis {n} (use of a word or phrase in a sense not in accord with its literal meaning) :: antiphrase {f}
antiplatelet {adj} (destroying blood platelets) :: antiplaquettaire
antipodagric {adj} :: antipodagrique
antipodagric {n} :: antipodagrique {m}
antipodism {n} (form of foot juggling) :: antipodisme {m}
antipodist {n} (one who juggles using his or her feet lying down) :: antipodiste {m} {f}
antipope {n} /ˈantɪpəʊp/ (person who claims to be pope) :: antipape {m}
antipopular {adj} (opposing the people) :: antipopulaire
antiproliferative {adj} (Tending to suppress cell growth) :: antiprolifératif
antiprotection {adj} (antiprotectionist) SEE: antiprotectionist ::
antiprotectionist {adj} (disapproving of protectionism) :: antiprotectionniste
antiproton {n} (antiparticle of the proton) :: antiproton {m}
antiptosis {n} /æntɪpˈtəʊsɪs/ (substitution of one grammatical case for another) :: antiptose {f}
antipyretic {adj} (that reduces fever) :: antipyrétique
antipyretic {n} (medication that reduces fever) :: antipyrétique
antiquarian {adj} /ˌæn.tɪˈkwɛɹ.i.ən/ (pertaining to antiquaries; second-hand) :: antique {m} {f}
antiquarian {n} (collector, student or expert) :: antiquaire {m}
antiquark {n} (the antiparticle of a quark) :: antiquark {m}
antiquated {adj} /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/ (old fashioned) :: vieilli
antique {adj} /ænˈtiːk/ (old; out of date) :: ancien, antique
antique {n} (old piece) :: antique {m}
antiquity {n} /ænˈtɪk.wə.ti/ (ancient times) :: Antiquité {f}
antiquity {n} (the ancients) :: Antiquité {f}
antiquity {n} (relic or monument of ancient times) :: antiquité {f}
Antiquity {prop} (period of history) :: Antiquité {f}, Antiquité classique {f}
antiradar {adj} (preventing detection by radar) :: antirradar
antired {adj} (one of the three possible colours of an antiquark) :: antirouge
antiretroviral {adj} (fighting retrovirus) :: antirétroviral
antiretroviral {n} (agent fighting retroviruses) :: rétroviral {m}
antiRobespierrist {adj} (opposed to the politics of Robespierre) :: antirobespierriste
antirrhinum {n} (snapdragon) SEE: snapdragon ::
anti-Semite {n} (anti-Semite) :: antisémite {m} {f}
anti-Semitic {adj} /ˌæntiːsəˈmɪtɪk/ (exhibiting anti-Semitism) :: antisémite
anti-Semitism {n} /ˌæntɪˈsɛmɪˌtɪzəm/ (prejudice or hostility against Jews) :: anti-sémitisme {m}
antisense {n} /ˌæntaɪˈsɛns/ (a molecule which suppresses transcription) :: antisens
antisepsis {n} (countering microbial infection) :: antiseptique {m}
antiseptic {adj} (of or relating to antisepsis) :: antiseptique
antiseptic {n} (substance that inhibits the growth of microorganisms) :: antiseptique
antisepticism {n} (antisepsis) SEE: antisepsis ::
antiskid {adj} (designed to increase friction) :: antipatinage
antiskidding {adj} (antiskid) SEE: antiskid ::
antislave {adj} (antislavery) SEE: antislavery ::
antislavery {adj} (opposed to the practice of slavery) :: antiesclavagiste
anti-smoking {adj} (antismoking) SEE: antismoking ::
antismoking {adj} (opposing or prohibiting smoking) :: antitabac
antisocial {adj} /ˌæntiˈsoʊʃəl/ (unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people) :: antisocial
antisocial personality disorder {n} (A personality disorder marked by disregard and violations of the rights of others) :: personnalité antisociale {f}
antisocratic {adj} :: antisocratique
antispasmatic {adj} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antispasmatic {n} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antispasmodic {adj} (that suppresses spasms) :: antispastique, antispasmodique
antispasmolytic {adj} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antispastic {adj} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antispastic {n} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antispasticity {adj} (antispasmodic) SEE: antispasmodic ::
antistatism {n} (opposition to state intervention into personal, social or economic affairs) :: antiétatisme {m}
Antisthenes {prop} /ænˈtɪsθəniːz/ (Greek name) :: Antisthène
antisurveillance {n} (countersurveillance) SEE: countersurveillance ::
antisymmetric {adj} ((order theory; of a binary relation on a set)) :: antisymétrique
antisymmetrical {adj} (antisymmetric) SEE: antisymmetric ::
antitank {adj} (designed for attacking tanks or other armored vehicles) :: anti-char
antitau {n} (antitauon) SEE: antitauon ::
antitauon {n} (antiparticle) :: antitauon {m}, antitau {m}
antitaurine {adj} :: antitaurin
antitax {adj} (opposed to taxes) :: antifiscal
antitaxic {adj} :: antitaxique
antiterror {adj} (antiterrorist) SEE: antiterrorist ::
antiterrorism {n} (activity aiming at opposing terrorism) :: antiterrorisme {m}, contreterrorisme {m}
antiterrorist {adj} (counteracting terrorism) :: antiterroriste {m} {f}
antitheft {adj} (preventing from being stolen) :: antivol, anti-vol
antitheism {n} (active opposition to theism) :: antithéisme {m}
antithesis {n} /ænˈtɪ.θə.sɪs/ (proposition that is opposite to other proposition) :: antithèse {f}
antithetic {adj} (antithetical) SEE: antithetical ::
antithetical {adj} (pertaining to or being an antithesis) :: antithétique
antitotalitarian {adj} (opposed to or acting against totalitarianism or totalitarian behavior) :: antitotalitaire
antitrinitarianism {n} (rejection of the doctrine that God subsists as three distinct persons) :: antitrinitarisme
antitrust {adj} (opposed to or against the establishment or existence of trusts) :: antitrust {m} {f}
antityphoid {adj} (countering typhoid fever) :: antityphique
antiulcerous {adj} :: antiulcéreux
antivenereal {adj} (that is used to treat or cure venereal disease) :: antivénérien
antivirus {n} (computing software) :: antivirus {m}
anti-war {adj} (opposed to war) :: anti-guerre
antiwarfare {adj} (anti-war) SEE: anti-war ::
antiwater {n} (a hypothetical substance resembling water but made from antimatter) :: l'antieau {f}
antiwhite {adj} (opposed to white people) :: antiblanc
antixerophthalmic {adj} (countering xerophthalmia) :: antixérophtalmique
antiziganism {n} (antigypsyism) SEE: antigypsyism ::
anti-Zionist {n} (one who is opposed to Zionism) :: antisioniste
anti-Zionist {adj} (opposed to Zionism) :: antisioniste
antler {n} /ˈænt.lɚ/ (bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk) :: bois {m}, andouiller {m}
Antlia {prop} (constellation) :: Machine pneumatique {f}
antlion {n} (nocturnal insects) :: fourmi-lion {m}
Antoinette {prop} (female given name from French Antoinette) :: Antoinette
Antonio {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonomasia {n} /ˌæntənəˈmeɪʒə/ (substitution of an epithet or title in place of a proper noun) :: antonomase {f}
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonym {n} /ˈæntəˌnɪm/ (word which has the opposite meaning) :: antonyme {m}
antonymous {adj} /ænˈtɑnɪməs/ (having an opposite meaning) :: antinomique
antonymy {n} /ˈæntə.nɪm.i/ (semantic relation between antonyms) :: antonymie {f}
antrum {n} /ˈæn.tɹəm/ (bodily cavity) :: antre {m}
antshrike {n} (several passerine bird species of various genera in the antbird (Thamnophilidae) family) :: batara
ants in one's pants {n} (agitated and fidgety state) :: (avoir) le feu aux fesses ((to have) fire at the buttocks), (avoir) chaud aux fesses
antsy {adj} /ˈæn.tsi/ (restless, apprehensive and fidgety) :: agité, inquiet
Antwerp {prop} /ˈæn.twɝp/ (province) :: Anvers {f}, province d’Anvers {f}
Antwerp {prop} (city) :: Anvers
Antwerpian {n} (someone from Antwerp) :: Anversois {m}, Anversoise {f}
Antwerpian {adj} (of Antwerp) :: anversois
Anubis {prop} (Egyptian god of the dead and tombs) :: Anubis {m}
anuria {n} (a condition in which the kidneys do not produce urine) :: anurie {f}
anurous {adj} (having no tail) :: anoure
anus {n} /ˈeɪ.nəs/ (lower opening of the digestive tract) :: anus {m}, trou du cul {m}, trou de cul {m}
anusvara {n} (anusvara diacritic) :: anusvara {m}
anvil {n} /ˈæn.vəl/ (block used in blacksmithing) :: enclume {f}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear) :: enclume {f}, incus
anxietude {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
anxiety {n} /ˌæŋ(ɡ)ˈzaɪ.ə.ti/ (concern) :: anxiété {f}, inquiétude {f}
anxiety {n} (pathological condition) :: anxiété, angoisse
anxiodepressive {adj} :: anxiodépressif
anxiogenic {adj} (causing anxiety) :: anxiogène
anxious {adj} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃəs/ (full of anxiety) :: anxieux
anxious {adj} (earnestly desirous) :: désireux
anxiously {adv} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃəs.li/ (in an anxious manner) :: anxieusement
anxiousness {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
any {adv} /ˈɛni/ (at all) :: du tout
any {determiner} (at least one (kind)) :: [with a negative particle] aucun
any {determiner} (no matter what kind) :: n'importe quel, quelconque
anybody {pron} /ˈɛn.i.bɑd.i/ :: n’importe qui , n’importe qui (2, negative only: pas n’importe qui)
anybody {pron} (anyone) SEE: anyone ::
anyhow {adv} /ˈɛn.i.haʊ/ (in any way, in any manner) :: de toute manière
anyhow {adv} (in any case) SEE: in any case ::
any longer {adv} (any more) SEE: any more ::
any more {adv} (not any more) SEE: no longer ::
any more {adv} (in negative or interrogative constructions) :: plus
any old {determiner} (any, absolutely any) :: n'importe quel
anyone {pron} /ˈɛniˌwʌn/ (anybody) :: quelqu'un {m}, quelqu'une {f}, n'importe qui, personne
anyone else {pron} (any other person) :: toute autre personne, personne d'autre
anyone's guess {n} :: mystère, surprise {f}
anyplace {adv} (anywhere) SEE: anywhere ::
anything {pron} /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ (any thing of any kind) :: n’importe quoi, [in negative sentences] rien
anything else {pron} (any other thing) :: autre chose
anytime {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome ::
anytime {adv} (at any time) :: n'importe quand [at any moment], toujours [always]
anyway {adv} /ˈɛniweɪ/ (regardless) :: quand même, de toute façon
anyway {adv} (used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement) :: en tout cas, de toute façon, d'ailleurs
anyway {adv} (used to indicate change of subject) :: bref
anyway {adv} (in any way) :: quoi qu'il en soit
any way one slices it {phrase} (from any perspective; in every case) :: en tout cas, de toute façon
anywhere {adv} /ˈɛn.i.hwɛɹ/ (in or at any location) :: n'importe où, où que ce soit, nulle part [(in a negative sentence]
ANZAC Day {prop} (public holiday in Australia and New Zealand on April 25) :: journée de l'ANZAC {f}
Aomen {prop} (Macau) SEE: Macau ::
aorist {n} /ˈeɪ.ə.ɹɪst/ (a grammatical aspect) :: aoriste {m}
aorist {adj} (pertaining to verb in aorist aspect) :: aoriste {m}
aorist aspect {n} (a grammatical aspect) :: aoriste {m}
aoristic {adj} (aorist) SEE: aorist ::
aorta {n} /eɪˈɔːɹtə/ (great artery) :: aorte {f}
aortal {adj} (of or relating to the aorta) :: aortique
aortic {adj} /eˈoɹ.tɪk/ (of or concerning the aorta) :: aortique
aortic arch {n} (curving portion of the aorta) :: arc aortique {m}, crosse de l’aorte {f}
Aosta {prop} /ɑːˈɒstə/ (city in Italy) :: Aoste {f}
Aostan {adj} (of or from Aosta) :: aostois
Aostan {n} (one from Aosta) :: Aostois {m}, Aostoise {f}
Aosta Valley {prop} (Valle d'Aosta) SEE: Valle d'Aosta ::
apace {adv} /əˈpeɪs/ (Quickly, rapidly, with speed) :: rapidement, to proceed apace: aller bon train
Apache {prop} /ə.ˈpæ.t͡ʃi/ (Apache language) :: apache
Apache {prop} (town) :: Apache
Apache {n} (Apache people) :: Apache
Apache {n} (Apache person) :: Apache
Apache {n} (Parisian gangster) :: apache
apadravya {n} (apadravya piercing) :: Apadravya
apagoge {n} (an indirect argument which proves a thing by showing the impossibility or absurdity of the contrary) :: apagogie {f}
Apamea {prop} (name of several Hellenistic cities) :: Apamée
apanage {n} /ˈæpənɪdʒ/ (grant as a birthright) :: apanage {m}
apart {adv} /əˈpɑː(ɹ)t/ (separately, in regard to space or company) :: séparé, séparément
apart {adv} (in two or more parts; asunder) :: en morceaux, en pièces
apart {adv} (apart from) SEE: apart from ::
apart from {prep} (except for) :: à part, sinon
apartheid {v} /əˈpɑɹthaɪt/ (policy of racial separation in South Africa) :: apartheid {m}
apartment {n} /əˈpɑːt.mənt/ (domicile occupying part of a building) :: appartement {m}
apartment {n} (archaic: suite of rooms within a domicile) :: appartements {m-p}
apartment building {n} (residential building with multiple flats) :: immeuble résidentiel {m}
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (US)) SEE: roommate ::
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (UK)) SEE: flatmate ::
apatheism {n} /æ.pə.θi.ɪzəm/ (apathy concerning the existence of God) :: apathéisme {m}
apathetic {adj} /æp.əˈθɛt.ɪk/ (void of feeling) :: indifférent {m}, indifférente {f}
apatheticness {n} (apathy) SEE: apathy ::
apathistical {adj} (apathetic) SEE: apathetic ::
apathy {n} /ˈæ.pə.θi/ (lack of emotion or motivation) :: apathie {f}
apatite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (type of mineral) :: apatite
apatosaur {n} (large, herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus) :: apatosaure {m}
apatosaurus {n} (apatosaur) SEE: apatosaur ::
ape {n} /eɪp/ (animal) :: singe {m}, hominoïdé {m}, singe anthropoïde {m}
ape {v} (to imitate) :: singer
APEC {prop} (trade agreement) :: Coopération économique pour l'Asie-Pacifique {f}, APEC
ape leader {n} (old maid) :: vieille fille {f}
apelike {adj} (simian) SEE: simian ::
apely {adj} (simian) SEE: simian ::
Apennines {prop} (mountain range) :: Apennins {p}, Apennin {m}
apeptic {adj} :: apeptique
aper {n} (someone who apes something) SEE: imitator ::
aperture {n} /ˈæp.ɚ.tʃɚ/ (opening) :: ouverture
aperture {n} (diameter of the aperture (in the sense above)) :: ouverture {f}
apetalous {adj} (having no petals) :: apétale {m} {f}
apex {n} /ˈeɪˌpɛks/ (highest point) :: apex {m}, sommet {m}
apex {n} (moment of greatest success, expansion, etc) :: apogée {f}
apex {n} (in geometry: topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid) :: apex {m}
apex {n} (pointed end) :: apex {m}
apex court {n} (supreme court) SEE: supreme court ::
apex predator {n} (an animal atop the food chain) :: superprédateur {m}
aphakial {adj} (aphakic) SEE: aphakic ::
aphakic {adj} (exhibiting aphakia) :: aphake, aphakique
aphasia {n} /əˈfeɪzɪə/ (pathological speech disorder) :: aphasie {f}
aphelion {n} /əˈfiːlɪən/ (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the Sun) :: aphélie {m}
apheresis {n} /əˈfɛɹəsɪs/ (loss of letters or sounds from the beginning of a word) :: aphérèse {f}
aphetism {n} /ˈa.fəˌtɪ.zəm/ (shortened word) :: aphérèse {f}
aphid {n} /ˈeɪ.fɪd/ (insect) :: puceron {m}
aphis {n} (aphid) SEE: aphid ::
aphobia {n} (fearlessness) SEE: fearlessness ::
aphorism {n} /ˈæ.fə.ɹɪzm̩/ (short phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought) :: aphorisme {m}
aphotic {adj} /eɪˈfəʊtɪk/ (having no sunlight) :: aphotique
aphrodisiac {adj} /æf.ɹoʊ.ˈdi.zi.æk/ (intensifying sexual desire) :: aphrodisiaque
aphrodisiac {n} (food or drug) :: aphrodisiaque {m}
Aphrodite {prop} /æfɹəˈdaɪti/ (Greek goddess) :: Aphrodite {f}
aphroditic {adj} (venereal) SEE: venereal ::
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease ::
aphthous ulcer {n} (ulcer in the mouth caused by break in mucous membrane) :: aphte {m}
apiarian {adj} /eɪpɪˈɛəɹɪən/ (pertaining to beekeeping) :: apiaire
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiaristic {adj} (apiarian) SEE: apiarian ::
apiary {n} /ˈeɪ.pi.ɛɹ.i/ (a place where bees and hives are kept) :: rucher {m}
apicifloral {adj} :: apiciflore
apicodental {adj} :: apicodental
apicoplast {n} (a relict, non-photosynthetic plastid found in most of the Apicomplexa) :: apicoplaste {m}
a picture is worth a thousand words {proverb} (visualisation is better than verbal description) :: une image vaut mille mots
a picture paints a thousand words {proverb} (a picture is worth a thousand words) SEE: a picture is worth a thousand words ::
apiculate {adj} (having a short, sharply pointed tip) :: apiculé
apiculated {adj} (apiculate) SEE: apiculate ::
apiculturalist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculture {n} (beekeeping) SEE: beekeeping ::
apiculturist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculus {n} (part of a spore) :: hile {m}
apiece {adv} /əˈpis/ (apiece) :: chacun {m}, chacune {f}
apiol {n} (oleoresin) :: apiol {m}
aplacental {adj} (lacking a placenta) :: aplacentaire
aplanatic {adj} (free from, or corrected for, spherical aberration and chromatic aberration) :: aplanétique
aplasia {n} (incomplete development or absence of organ or tissue) :: aplasie {f}
aplastic {adj} (relating to aplasia) :: aplasique
aplitic {adj} (composed of, or relating to, aplite) :: aplitique
apnea {n} (cessation of breathing) :: apnée
apo- {prefix} (away from, or separate) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (without, or lacking) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (derived from, or related to) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (the apoprotein form of the protein) :: apo-
apoapsis {n} (point of a body's elliptical orbit) :: apoapse, apoapside {m}
apocalypse {n} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (revealing or revelation) :: apocalypse {f}
apocalypse {n} (end of the world) :: apocalypse {f}
apocalypse {n} (cataclysmic event) :: apocalypse {f}
Apocalypse {prop} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (the written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet) :: apocalypse
Apocalypse {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Apocalypse
apocalyptic {adj} /əˈpɒ.kə.lɪp.tɪk/ (of or relating to an apocalypse) :: apocalyptique
apocalyptic {n} (one who predicts apocalypse) :: apocalyptique {m}
apocalyptical {adj} (apocalyptic) SEE: apocalyptic ::
apocalypticist {n} (apocalyptic) SEE: apocalyptic ::
apocopate {adj} (shortened by apocope) :: apocopé
apocopate {v} (shorten using apocope) :: apocoper
apocope {n} /əˈpɒ.kə.pi/ (loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word) :: apocope {f}
apocopic {adj} (of or pertaining to apocope) :: apocopique
apocrisiarius {n} (a high diplomatic ecclesiastical representative) :: apocrisiaire
apocryphal {adj} /əˈpɑːkɹɪfəl/ (of doubtful authenticity) :: apocryphe
apodictic {adj} /apəʊˈdɪktɪk/ (incontrovertible) :: apodictique
apodyterium {n} (the apartment at the entrance of the baths, or in the palestra, for getting undressed) :: apodytère, apodytérium
apogalacticon {n} (furthest point in the orbit of a star) :: apogalacticon {m}
apogamy {n} /əˈpɒɡəmɪ/ (asexual reproduction of a fully formed plant directly from a bud) :: apogamie {f}
apogee {n} /ˈæ.pə.dʒi/ (a point in an orbit around the Earth) :: apogée {m}
apolitical {adj} (Having no interest or involvement in politics) :: apolitique
apolitical {adj} (Having no political relevance or function) :: apolitique
Apollinarianism {n} (Apollinarism) SEE: Apollinarism ::
Apollinarism {n} (the doctrine that Jesus’s mind was only divine and not human) :: apollinarisme {m}
Apollo {prop} /əˈpɒləʊ/ (the son of Zeus) :: Apollon {m}
Apollo {prop} (a very handsome young man) :: apollon {m}
Apollo {prop} (a three-man spacecraft) :: Apollo
Apollo {prop} (a town in Pennsylvania) :: Apollo
Apollo {prop} (butterfly) :: apollon {m}
Apollo {n} (asteroid type) :: Apollon {m}
Apollonia {prop} (the name of a number of Ancient Greek cities and colonies) :: Apollonie
Apollyon {prop} (The destroying angel of the abyss, the undoer or disintegrator) :: Apollyon {m}
apologia {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologise {v} (apologise) SEE: apologize ::
apologism {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologize {v} /əˈpɑləd͡ʒaɪz/ (to make an apology or defense) :: faire l'apologie de
apologize {v} (to make an apology or excuse) :: s'excuser
apologue {n} (a short story with a moral, often involving talking animals or objects) :: apologue {m}
apologue {n} (rhetoric: use of fable to persuade the audience) :: apologue {m}
apology {n} /əˈpɒl.ə.dʒi/ (an expression of regret) :: excuse {f}
apology {n} (formal justification, defence) :: apologie {f}
apolysis {n} (the separation of the cuticula from the epidermis in arthropods and related groups) :: apolyse {f}
apolysis {n} (a prayer of dismissal at the end of an Eastern Orthodox service) :: apolyse {f}
apomictic {adj} (of or pertaining to apomixis) :: apomictique
apomixis {n} (plant reproduction without fertilization, meiosis, or the production of gametes) :: apomixie {f}
apomorphia {n} (apomorphine) SEE: apomorphine ::
apomorphine {n} (drug) :: apomorphine {f}
aponeurosis {n} (flattened fibrous membrane) :: aponévrose {f}
apophantic {adj} (having a declaration, statement or proposition) :: apophantique {m} {f}
apophenia {n} /æpɵˈfiːni.ə/ (the perception of connectedness in unrelated phenomena) :: apophénie {f}
apophony {n} (alternation of sounds within a word) SEE: ablaut ::
apophyge {n} ((architecture) a curvature found on the top or bottom of certain columns) :: apophyge {f}
apophysis {n} (outgrowth) :: apophyse {f}
apoplast {n} (the space outside of a plant's plasma membrane) :: apoplasme {m}
apoplexy {n} /ˈæp.əˌplɛk.si/ (loss of consciousness) :: apoplexie {f}
apoptosis {n} /ˌæ.pəˈtoʊ.sɪs/ (death of cells) :: apoptose
aporophobia {n} (fear, dislike, or hate of poor people) :: aporophobie {f}, pauvrophobie {f}
aposematism {n} /ˌæpə(ʊ)sɪˈmætɪz(ə)m/ (adaptation that warns off potential predators) :: aposématisme {m}
aposiopesis {n} /ˌæpəsaɪəˈpiːsɪs/ (abrupt breaking-off in speech) :: aposiopèse {f}, réticence {f}
apostasy {n} /əˈpɒstəsi/ (renunciation of set of beliefs) :: apostasie {f}
apostate {n} /ə.ˈpɒs.teɪt/ (person who renounces a religion or faith) :: apostat {m}, apostate {f}
apostatic {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
apostatical {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
a posteriori {adv} (in a manner that deduces theories from facts) :: a posteriori
apostille {n} (a special sign) :: apostille {f}
apostle {n} /əˈpɑsl̩/ (missionary or leader of a mission) :: apôtre {m}, apôtre {f}, apôtresse {f}
apostle {n} (top-ranking Mormon church official) :: apôtre {m}, apôtre {f}
apostle {n} (pioneer) SEE: pioneer ::
Apostle {n} (any of the group of twelve disciples) :: apôtre {m}
apostlehood {n} (apostleship) SEE: apostleship ::
Apostles' Creed {prop} (statement of Christian belief) :: Symbole des apôtres {m}
apostleship {n} (the position of being an apostle) :: apostolat {m}
apostolate {n} (office, or responsibilities of an apostle) :: apostolat {m}
apostolic {adj} /ˌæpəˈstɑːlɪk/ (pertaining to apostles, or to the apostles) :: apostolique
apostolic {adj} (according to the doctrines of the apostles) :: apostolique
apostolical {adj} (apostolic) SEE: apostolic ::
apostolically {adv} (in an apostolic way) :: apostoliquement
apostolicalness {n} (apostolicity) SEE: apostolicity ::
apostolicism {n} (apostolicity) SEE: apostolicity ::
apostolicity {n} /əˌpɒstəˈlɪsɪti/ (the quality of being apostolic) :: apostolicité {f}
apostolicness {n} (apostolicity) SEE: apostolicity ::
apostolic succession {n} (chain of consecrations of bishops) :: succession apostolique {f}
apostrophe {n} /əˈpɑːs.tɹə.fi/ (the character ’) :: apostrophe {f}
apostrophe {n} (sudden piece of dialogue) :: apostrophe {f}
apostrophize {v} (to use the apostrophe in writing or speech) :: apostropher
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
apothecium {n} (the ascigerous fructification of lichens) :: apothécie {f}
apothegm {n} /ˈæp.ə.θɛm/ (A short witty instructive saying) :: apophthegme {m}
apothem {n} /ˈæp.ə.θɛm/ (perpendicular distance from the center of a circle to a chord) :: apothème
apothem {n} (the distance from the center of a polygon to a side) :: apothème
apotheosis {n} /əˌpɑː.θiˈoʊ.sɪs/ (deification; becoming a god) :: apothéose {f}
apotheosize {v} (deify) :: apothéoser
apotheotic {adj} (relating to apotheosis) :: apothéotique
apotropaic {adj} (intended to ward off evil) :: apotropaïque
apoxia {n} (altitude sickness) SEE: altitude sickness ::
app {n} /ʔæʔp̚/ (small computer application) :: appli {f}
Appalachians {prop} /ˌæ.pəˈleɪ.ʃənz/ (a mountain range in eastern North America) :: Appalaches {p}
appalling {adj} (That appalls/appals or appall/appal) :: épouvantable, effroyable
apparatchik {n} /æpəˈɹæt͡ʃɪk/ (member of a Communist apparat) :: apparatchik {m}
apparatchik {n} (blindly loyal bureaucrat) :: apparatchik {m}
apparatus {n} /æ.pəˈɹeɪ.təs/ (complex machine or instrument) :: appareil {m}
apparatus {n} (bureaucratic organization) :: appareil {m}
apparatus {n} (firefighting: vehicle for emergency response) SEE: fire engine ::
apparent {adj} /əˈpæ.ɹənt/ (visible) :: apparent {m}, apparente {f}, visible {m} {f}
apparent {adj} (clear) :: manifeste {m} {f}, criant {m}, criante {f}, évident {m}, évidente {f}
apparent {adj} (seeming) :: apparent {m}, apparente {f}
apparently {adv} /əˈpæɹ.ɨnt.li/ ((archaic) plainly) :: apparemment, évidemment
apparently {adv} (seemingly) :: apparemment
apparent magnitude {n} (measure of the brightness of a heavenly body) :: magnitude apparente {f}
apparition {n} /ˌæp.ɚˈɪʃ.n̩/ (act of becoming visible) :: apparition {f}
appeal {v} (to accuse) SEE: accuse ::
appeal {v} /əˈpiːl/ (to apply for the removal of a cause to a superior judge or court) :: interjeter appel, faire appel
appeal {v} (to call upon another) :: appeler (à)
appeal {v} (to be attractive) :: plaire (à)
appeal {n} (application for the removal of a cause to a superior judge) :: appel {m}
appeal {n} (power to attract or interest) :: attrait {m}
appeal {v} (to invoke) SEE: invoke ::
appealable {adj} (that may be appealed) :: susceptible de recours, appelable, susceptible d'appel
appeals court {n} (appellate court) SEE: appellate court ::
appear {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
appear {v} (to appear) SEE: seem ::
appear {v} /əˈpɪɹ/ (To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible) :: apparaître, paraître
appear {v} (To come before the public) :: apparaître
appear {v} (To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look) :: sembler, paraître
appearance {n} /əˈpɪɹəns/ (The act of appearing or coming into sight) :: apparition {f}
appearance {n} (A thing seen) :: apparition {f}
appearance {n} (Semblance, or apparent likeness) :: apparence {f}
appearance {n} (The coming into court of either of the parties) :: comparution {f}
appearing {n} (appearance) SEE: appearance ::
appease {v} /əˈpiːz/ (to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify) :: apaiser
appellant {n} /əˈpɛln̩t/ (litigant or party that is making an appeal) :: appelant {m}
appellate court {n} (court having jurisdiction to hear appeals) :: cour d'appel {f}
appellative {n} (common noun) SEE: common noun ::
appellative {adj} (of or pertaining to a common noun) :: appellatif
append {v} /ʌˈpɛnd/ (to hang or attach to, as by a string) :: appendre, suspendre, ajouter
append {v} (to add as an accessory) :: ajouter
appendectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: appendicectomie {f}
appendiceal {adj} (of or pertaining to the appendix) :: appendiculaire
appendicectomy {n} (appendectomy) SEE: appendectomy ::
appendiciform {adj} :: appendiciforme
appendicitis {n} /əˈpɛnd.ɪ.saɪt.əs/ (inflamation of the vermiform appendix) :: appendicite {f}
appendicolith {n} (a calcified fecal deposit associated with appendicitis) :: stercolithe {m}
appendicular {adj} (of or pertaining to the appendix) SEE: appendiceal ::
appendiculate {adj} (bearing appendages) :: appendiculé
appendix {n} /əˈpɛn.dɪks/ (text added to the end of a book or an article) :: annexe {f}, appendice {m}
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix) :: appendice {m}
Appenzell Inner Rhodes {prop} (Swiss canton) :: Appenzell Rhodes-Intérieures
Appenzell Outer Rhodes {prop} (a Swiss canton) :: Appenzell Rhodes-Extérieures
appertain {v} /æpɚˈteɪn/ (to belong to or be a part of, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate to) :: appartenir
appetence {n} /ˈæp.ɪ.təns/ (the state or action of desiring or craving) :: appétence
appetency {n} (appetence) SEE: appetence ::
appetite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (desire of or relish for food) :: appétit {m}
appetizer {n} (small, light first course) :: amuse-gueule, garniture d'apéritif, entrée {f}
appetizing {adj} /ˈæp.ə.taɪz.ɪŋ/ (that appeals to, or stimulates the appetite) :: appétissant
Appian {prop} /ˈæ.pi.ən/ (Roman name) :: Appien
Appius {prop} (Roman name) :: Appius
applaud {v} /əˈplɔd/ (to express approval by clapping) :: applaudir
applaud {v} (to praise, or express approval by words) :: louer, approuver
applaudable {adj} (praiseworthy) SEE: praiseworthy ::
applause {n} /əˈplɔz/ (act of applauding) :: applaudissements {m-p}, acclamation {f}
apple {n} /ˈæp.əl/ (fruit) :: pomme {f}
apple {n} (wood) :: pommier {m}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree ::
apple blossom {n} (the flower of an apple tree) :: fleur de pommier {f}
apple-corer {n} (a tool) :: vide-pomme {m}
apple dumpling {n} (baked dessert made from apples) :: rabote
apple-green {adj} (apple-green) :: vert pomme
apple juice {n} (the juice of apples, often used as a drink) :: jus de pomme
apple of discord {n} /ˈæp(ə)l əv ˈdɪskɔːd/ (object which sows anger and dissension) :: pomme de discorde {f}