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C++ {prop} (C++)  :: C++
ca {adv} (abbreviation of circa) SEE: ca.  ::
cab {n} /kæb/ (taxi)  :: taxi {m}
cabalistic {adj} (of or relating to a cabal)  :: cabalistique
cabalistically {adv} (in a cabalistic manner)  :: cabalistiquement
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub)  :: cabaret {m}
cabassou {n} (armadillo)  :: kabassou {m}
cabbage {n} /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (plant)  :: chou {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable)  :: chou {m}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship)  :: cabine {f}
cabin {n} /ˈkæbɪn/ (a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier)  :: cabane {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship)  :: mousse {m}, moussaillon {m}
cabin crew {n} (members of staff aboard aircraft)  :: personnel navigant
cabinet {n} (group of advisors)  :: cabinet {m}
cabinet {n} (group of ministers)  :: cabinet {m}
cabinet {n} /ˈkæbɪnɪt/ (storage closet)  :: armoire {f}
cabinetmaker {n} (skilled woodworker)  :: ébéniste {m} {f}
cabin fever {n} (psychological condition)  :: claustrophobie {f}
cable {n} /keɪbl/  :: câble {m}
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage)  :: téléphérique {m}
cable length {n} (one tenth of a nautical mile)  :: encablure {f}
cable television {n} (television received through coaxial cables)  :: télévision par câble {f}, câblodiffusion {f}, câblodistribution {f}
cableway {n} (system of cables)  :: téléphérique {m}
Cabo Verde {prop} /kɑboʊˈvɝdeɪ/ (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde  ::
cabriolet {n} (a light two wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse)  :: cabriolet {m}
cabriolet {n} /kæ.bɹi.ə.ˈleɪ/ (an automobile with a retractable top)  :: cabriolet {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean)  :: fève de cacao {f}
cacao {n} /kəˈkaʊ̯/ (cacao tree)  :: cacaoyer {m}
cachalot {n} /ˈkæ.ʃə.ˌlɑt/ (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale  ::
cache {n} /kæʃ/ (computing: fast temporary storage for data)  :: cache {m}, mémoire cache {f}
cache-sexe {n} (article of clothing)  :: cache-sexe {m}
cackle {n} (cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg)  :: caquet {m}
cackle {n} (laugh resembling the cry of a hen or goose)  :: ricanement {m}
cackle {v} (to laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry)  :: caqueter
cacophony {n} /kəˈkɒfəni/ (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance)  :: cacophonie {f}
cactus {n} /ˈkæktʊs/ (member of the Cactaceae)  :: cactus {m}
cadaver {n} /kəˈdævɚ/ (a dead body)  :: cadavre {m}
cadaveric {adj} /kadəˈvɛɹɪk/ (pertaining to a corpse)  :: cadavérique
caddie {n}  :: caddie {m}
caddie {n} /ˈkædi/ (alternative form of cadie) SEE: cadie  ::
cadence {n} /ˈkeɪ.dn̩s/  :: cadence
cadenza {n} (decorative solo piece of music)  :: cadence {f}
cadet {n} /kəˈdɛt/ (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer)  :: cadet {m}
Cadix {prop} (commune in the Tarn Department)  :: Cadix {f}
Cadiz {prop} /kəˈdɪz/ (port city in Andalusia, Spain)  :: Cadix {f}, Cadiz {f}
CADM {abbr} (commodore admiral)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
cadmium {n} (chemical element)  :: cadmium {m}
caecal {adj} (of or pertaining to caecum)  :: cæcal
caecum {n} /ˈsiːkəm/ (blind pouch connected to the large intestine)  :: cæcum {m}
Caelum {prop} (constellation)  :: Burin {m}
Caesar {prop} /ˈsiːzəɹ/ (ancient Roman family name)  :: César {m}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb)  :: césarienne {f}
Caesaropapism {n}  :: césaropapisme {m}
caesium {n} /ˈsiːziəm/ (a metallic chemical element)  :: césium {m}, cæsium {m}
caesura {n} /siˈzjʊrə/ (a pause or interruption)  :: césure {f}
caesura {n} (using two words to divide a metrical foot)  :: césure {f}
café {n} /ˌkæˈfeɪ/ (coffee shop)  :: café {m}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk)  :: café au lait
café au lait {n} (colour)  :: café au lait {m} {f}
cafe {n} /ˌkæˈfeɪ/ (café) SEE: café  ::
cafeteria {n} (a dining area)  :: caféteria {f}, cantine {f}, réfectoire {m}
cafeteria {n} (restaurant)  :: cafétéria {f}, cafèt’ {f}
caffeine {n} /ˈkæfiːn/ (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants)  :: caféine {f}
cage {n} /keɪdʒ/ (enclosure)  :: cage {f}
cage {n} (lift compartment)  :: cage {f}
cage {v} (to put into a cage)  :: encager
Cagliari {prop} (capital of Cagliari)  :: Cagliari
Cagliari {prop} /ˈkæljəɹi/ (province of Italy)  :: Cagliari
caid {n} /kɑːˈiːd/ (local governor or leader)  :: caïd {m}
caiman {n} /ˈkeɪ.mən/ (alligator relative)  :: caïman {m}
Cain {prop} /keɪn/ (son of Adam and Eve)  :: Caïn {m}
-caine {suffix} (a synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic)  :: -caïne
caipirinha {n} (a traditional Brazilian drink)  :: caïpirinha {f}
Cairene {adj} (of or pertaining to Cairo)  :: cairote
cairn {n} /kɛərn/ (terrier) SEE: cairn terrier  ::
Cairo {prop} /ˈkaɪɹoʊ/ (capital of Egypt)  :: Le Caire {m}
caisson {n} /ˈkeɪsɑn]/ (architecture: coffer) SEE: coffer  ::
caisson disease {n} (decompression sickness) SEE: decompression sickness  ::
caixin {n} (choy sum) SEE: choy sum  ::
Cajetan {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaétan
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake  ::
cake {n} /keɪk/ (a sweet dessert)  :: gâteau {m} [large cake served in slices, or a small, individual cake], pâtisserie {f} [small, individual cake]
cakery {n} (cake shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
cake server {n} (a tool for serving cake)  :: pelle à tarte {f}, pelle à gâteau {f}
cake shop {n} /ˈkeɪk ʃɑp/ (cake shop, see also: shop where cakes can be bought; patisserie)  :: pâtisserie {f}
calabash {n} (a vine grown for its fruit)  :: calebasse {f}
calabash {n}  :: calebasse {f}
Calabrese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Calabria) SEE: Calabrian  ::
Calabrese {n} (elliptically: the Calabrese horse) SEE: Calabrese horse  ::
Calabrese {n} (Nero d’Avola wine grape) SEE: Nero d’Avola  ::
Calabrese {n} (Sangiovese wine grape) SEE: Sangiovese  ::
Calabria {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Calabre {f}
Calabrian {n} /kəlæbriːən/ (inhabitant of Calabria)  :: calabrais
Calais {prop} (a town in France)  :: Calais
calamari {n} /kæləˈmɑːri/ (as mollusk) SEE: squid  ::
calamitous {adj} (concerning or involving calamity, disastrous)  :: calamiteux
calamity {n} (event resulting in great loss)  :: calamité {f}
calamondin {n} (tree)  :: calamondin {m}
calcareous {adj} (resembling or containing limestone)  :: calcaire {m} {f}
calcic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from calcium or lime)  :: calcique
calciferous {adj} (of or pertaining to calcium, calcium carbonate or calcite)  :: calcarifère {m} {f}
calcify {v} (intransitive)  :: se calcifier
calcify {v} (transitive)  :: calcifier
calcination {n} (the process of calcining)  :: calcination
calcine {v} (transitive)  :: calciner
calcite {n} /ˈkæl.saɪt/ (calcium carbonate mineral)  :: calcite {f}
calcium {n} /ˈkælsiəm/ (chemical element of atomic number 20)  :: calcium {m}
calcium carbonate {n} (CaCO3)  :: carbonate de calcium {m}
calcium oxide {n} (whit powderous substance)  :: oxyde de calcium {m}
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions)  :: calculer
calculate {v} /ˈkæɫkjuːleɪt/ ((transitive) to determine value)  :: calculer
calculator {n} /ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(r)/ (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: calculatrice {f}, calculette {f}
calculator {n} (set of mathematical tables)  :: tables {f-p}
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject)  :: calcul {m}
calculus {n} /ˈkælkjuːləs/ (formal mathematical system)  :: calcul {m}
calculus {n} (stony concretion in an organ)  :: calcul {m}, lithiase {f}
calculus of variations {n} (a form of calculus)  :: calcul des variations {m}
Calcutta {prop} (current name of the city) SEE: Kolkata  ::
Calcutta {prop} /kælˈkʌtə/ (former name of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal)  :: Calcutta {m}, Kolkata {m}
caldera {n} /kælˈdɛɹ.ə/ (geology: a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion)  :: caldera {f}
Caleb {prop} (biblical character)  :: Caleb
calendar {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/ (system by which time is divided)  :: calendrier
calendar {n} (list of planned events)  :: agenda {m}, emploi du temps {m}, programme {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date)  :: calendrier {m}
calendarist {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dəɹ.ɪst/ (a person who uses a calendar)  :: calendariste {f}
calender {n} /ˈkæləndɚ/ (machine)  :: calendre
calender {n} (one of an order of dervishes)  :: calender
calendric {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system)  :: calendaire
calendrical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system)  :: calendaire
calends {n} (the first day of the Roman month)  :: calende {f}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee)  :: mollet {m}
calf {n} /kæf/ (young cow or bull)  :: veau {m}
calf {n} (young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals))  :: éléphanteau {m}, chiot {m} [seal calf; lit., "puppy"], blanchon {m} [seal calf], baleineau {m} [whale calf]
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone)  :: péroné {m}
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California  ::
calibrate {v} (to check or adjust by comparison with a standard)  :: étalonner, calibrer
calibration {n} /kælɪˈbɹeɪʃən/ (act of calibrating)  :: étalonnage {m}, calibrage {m}
calibre {n} /ˈkælɪbə(ɹ)/ (Diameter of the bore of a firearm)  :: calibre {m}
calico {n} (kind of cloth)  :: calicot {m}
California {prop} /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.njə/ (state of the United States of America)  :: Californie {f}
Californian {adj} (of or relating to California)  :: californien
Californian {n} (an inhabitant of California)  :: Californien {m}, Californienne {f}
California Spangled Cat {n} (cat breed)  :: Californian spangled {m}
californium {n} (chemical element)  :: californium {m}
caliginousness {n} (state or quality of being caliginous) SEE: caliginosity  ::
caliper {n} (calipers) SEE: calipers  ::
caliper {n} (part of a disc brake)  :: étrier {m}
calipers {n} /ˈkæl.ɨ.pɚz/ (device used to measure thickness between two surfaces)  :: compas d'épasseur
caliph {n} /ˈkeɪ̪lɨf/ (political leader of the Muslim world)  :: calife {m}
caliphate {n} /ˈkælɪfeɪt/ (Islamic government)  :: califat {m}
calisthenics {n} /ˌkæl.ɪsˈθɛn.ɪks/ (gymnastic exercises)  :: callisthénie {f}
call {n} (beckoning or summoning)  :: appel
call {n} (characteristic cry of a bird or other animal)  :: chant {m}, cri {m}
call {n} ((computing): the act of jumping to a subprogram)  :: appel {m}, exécution
call {n} (cry or shout)  :: appel, cri {m}
call {n} /kɔl/ (telephone conversation)  :: appel {m}
call {n} ((medicine): overnight duty in the hospital)  :: sur appel
call {n} (social visit)  :: visite {f}
call {v} (to be called)  :: être appelé, s'appeler
call {v} (to contact by telephone)  :: appeler, téléphoner
call {v} (to cry or shout)  :: appeler, crier
call {v} (to match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet)  :: suivre
call {v} (to name or refer to)  :: appeler
call {v} (to pay a social visit)  :: visiter
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon)  :: appeler
call {v} (to require, demand)  :: faire appel
call an ambulance {phrase} (call an ambulance)  :: appelez une ambulance
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth)  :: appeler un chat un chat [to call a cat a cat]
call back {v} (telephone someone again)  :: rappeler
callback {n} (function pointer passed to another function)  :: fonction de rappel {f}
call center {n} (business location for customer service, etc.)  :: centre d'appel {m}
call for {v} (to ask for (something) in loud voice)  :: demander, commander
call for {v} (to come to a place to ask for (someone))  :: passer
call for {v} (to necessitate, demand)  :: exiger, nécessiter
call for {v} (to request, demand)  :: demander
call for {v} (to summon)  :: appeler
calligrapher {n} /kəˈlɪɡrəfə(r)/ (one who practices calligraphy)  :: calligraphe {m}
calligraphic {adj} (of calligraphy)  :: calligraphique
calligraphic {adj} (written as calligraphy)  :: calligraphique
calligraphy {n} /kəˈlɪɡrəfi/ (art of writing with decorative strokes)  :: calligraphie {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card  ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
Calliope {prop} /kəˈlaɪə.pi/ (the Muse of eloquence and epic)  :: Calliope
callipygian {adj} /ˌkæ.ləˈpɪ.dʒi.ən/ (having beautiful buttocks)  :: callipyge
callipygous {adj} /ˌkæl.ɪˈpɪ.dʒəs/ (having beautiful buttocks)  :: callipyge {f} {m}
Callisto {prop} (satellite of Jupiter)  :: Callisto
call it a day {v} (to retire)  :: se retirer
call number {n} (identification number for materials within a library)  :: cote {f}
call on the carpet {v} (reprimand)  :: réprimander
callous {adj} /ˈkæləs/ (emotionally hardened)  :: endurci, sans-coeur, insensible {m} {f}
call out {v}  :: déclarer
callout {n}  :: convocation {f}
Callovian {prop}  :: Callovien
callow {adj} /ˈkæloʊ]/ (Bald)  :: chauve
call premium {n}  :: prime de remboursement {f}
call sign {n} (broadcasting)  :: indicatif d'appel
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign  ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police)  :: appelez la police
call to prayer {n} (A public proclamation made five times a day in Muslim societies)  :: appel à la prière {m}
callus {n} /ˈkæləs/ (hardened part of the skin)  :: calus {m}, durillon {m}
calm {adj} /kɑ(l)m/ (free of noise and disturbance)  :: calme {m} {f}, tranquille
calm {adj} (without wind or storm)  :: calme {m} {f}
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance)  :: le calme avant la tempête
calm down {v} (To become less excited)  :: se calmer, s'apaiser
calm down {v} (To cause to become less excited)  :: calmer, tranquilliser, apaiser
calmly {adv} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)m.li/ (in a calm manner)  :: paisiblement
calmness {n} (the state of being calm; tranquillity; silence)  :: calme {m}
calorie {n} /ˈkæləri/ (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C)  :: calorie {f}
calorimeter {n} (appartus for measuring amount of heat)  :: calorimètre {f}
calorimetric {adj} (relating to calorimetry)  :: calorimétrique
calorimetry {n} (the scientific discipline)  :: calorimétrie {f}
calpack {n} (hat)  :: colback {m}
calque {n} /kælk/ (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language)  :: calque {m}
calque {v} (to adopt a word by translation of its parts)  :: calquer
Caltanissetta {prop} (town and province in Sicily)  :: Caltanissetta
caltrop {n} /ˈkæltrəp/ (weaponry)  :: chausse-trape, pied de corbeau
caltrop {n} (starthistle)  :: centaurée chausse-trape, chardon étoilé
caltrop {n} (Tribulus terrestris)  :: tribule terrestre
calumniate {v} /kəˈlʌmni.eɪt/ (to make hurtful untrue statements)  :: calomnier
calumnious {adj} (possessing the traits of calumny)  :: calomnieux
calumniously {adv} (in the manner of a falsification intended to discredit another)  :: calomnieusement
calumny {n} /ˈkæləmni/ (falsification to discredit another)  :: calomnie
Calvados {prop} (département of France, in the Basse-Normandie region)  :: Calvados {m}
Calvary {prop} (the hill outside Jerusalem)  :: Calvaire
Calvinism {n} (Christian religious tradition)  :: calvinisme {m}
Calvinist {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism, a Calvinist or Calvinists)  :: calviniste {m} {f}
Calvinist {n} (follower)  :: calviniste {m} {f}
calx {n} /kælks/ (calcium oxide) SEE: calcium oxide  ::
calzone {n} /kælˈzoʊn(eɪ)/ (baked Italian turnover)  :: calzone {m} {f}
cam {n} /kæm]/ (camera) SEE: camera  ::
camaraderie {n} (a spirit of familiarity and closeness)  :: camaraderie {f}
camaraderie {n} /ˌkɑməˈɹɑdəɹi/ (close friendship in a group of friends)  :: camaraderie {f}
Camargue {prop} (marshland area)  :: Camargue {f}
Cambodia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Cambodge {m}
Cambodian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cambodia, the Cambodian people, or the Khmer language)  :: cambodgien {m}
Cambodian {n} (a person from Cambodia or of Cambodian descent)  :: Cambodgien
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people)  :: cambodgien {m}
Cambrian {n} /ˈkæmbɹiən/ (the Cambrian geologic period)  :: Cambrien
cambric {n} (finely-woven fabric) SEE: batiste  ::
Cambridge {prop} /ˈkeɪm.bɹɪdʒ/ (city)  :: Cambridge
Cambridge {prop} (university)  :: l'université de Cambridge {f}
camcorder {n} /ˈkæmˌkɔɹdɚ/ (electronic device)  :: caméscope {m}, caméra vidéo {f}
came {n} /keɪm/ (A grooved strip of lead)  :: plomb {m}
camel {n} /ˈkæməl/ (beast of burden)  :: chameau {m}
cameleer {n} (camel rider)  :: chamelier {m}
camellia {n} /kəˈmɛlɪə/ (plant)  :: camélia {m}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe  ::
Camelopardalis {prop} (constellation)  :: Girafe {f}
cameltoe {n} (clear visible presence of a woman's vulva)  :: cameltoe {m}
camembert {n} (creamy cheese from France)  :: camembert {m}
cameo {n} /ˈkæm.iː.əu/ (relief work)  :: camaïeu {m}
camera {n} /ˈkæm.ɹə/ (still pictures)  :: appareil photo {m}
camera {n} (moving pictures)  :: caméra {f}
cameraman {n} (somebody who operates a film or TV camera)  :: caméraman {m}, cadreur {m}
camerlengo {n} (chamberlain)  :: camerlingue {m}
Cameroon {prop} /kæməˈruːn/ (country in Central Africa)  :: Cameroun {m}
Cameroonian {n} (person from Cameroon)  :: Camerounais {m}, Camerounaise {f}
Camilla {prop} (female given name)  :: Camille
camomile {n} (plant)  :: camomille {f}
camomile {n} (tea)  :: camomille {f}
camomile tea {n} (beverage)  :: thé à la camomille {m}
Camorra {prop} (crime organization)  :: camorra {f}
camouflage {n} (act of disguising)  :: camouflage {m}
camouflage {n} (biology)  :: camouflage
camouflage {n}  :: camouflage {m}; déguisement {m}
camouflage {n} /ˈkæ.mə.ˌflɑːʒ/ (disguise)  :: déguisement {m}
camouflage {n} (military)  :: camouflage {m}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise)  :: camoufler
camp {n} (outdoor place)  :: camp {m}
camp {n} (summer camp) SEE: summer camp  ::
camp {v} (to live in a tent)  :: camper
camp {v} (to set up a camp)  :: camper, bivouaquer
campaign {n} (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal)  :: campagne {f}
campaign group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
Campania {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Campanie {f}
campanologic {adj} (of or relating to campanology)  :: campanologique
campanology {n} (study of bells)  :: campanologie {f}
camp bed {n} (a cot)  :: lit de camp {m}, lit pliant {m}
campfire {n} (fire at a campground)  :: feu de camp {m}
camphor {n} /ˈkæmfɚ/ (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone)  :: camphre {m}
camping {n} (activity)  :: camping, campisme {m}
Campobasso {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Campobasso
Campobasso {prop} (town and capital)  :: Campobasso
campsite {n} (a place where a tent may be or is pitched)  :: camping {m}, terrain de camping, campement
campus {n} /ˈkæm.pəs/ (grounds or property of a school, etc)  :: campus {m}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams)  :: arbre à cames
Camus {prop} (surname)  :: Camus {m} {f}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants)  :: arrosoir {m}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister)  :: boîte de conserve {f}
can {n} (buttocks)  :: fesses {f-p}, boule {m}, miches {f-p}
can {n} /kæn/ (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids)  :: bidon {m}, canette {f}
can {n} (toilet)  :: WC {m}, chiottes {m-p}
can {v} /kæn/ (to be able)  :: pouvoir
can {v} (may)  :: pouvoir
can {v} (to discard)  :: jeter
can {v} (to preserve)  :: conserver
can {v} (to shut up)  :: se taire
Canaan {prop} /ˈkeɪnən/ (historic region)  :: Canaan
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog)  :: chien de Cannan {m}
Canaanite {adj} (of or pertaining to this sect or its followers)  :: cananéen {m}, chananéen {m}
Canaanite {n} /ˈkeɪnənaɪt/ (member of ancient Semitic people)  :: Cananéen {m}
Canada {prop} /ˈkæn.ə.də/ (Country in North America)  :: Canada {m}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis)  :: bernache du Canada {f}, outarde
Canada thistle {n} (corn thistle) SEE: corn thistle  ::
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to a Canadian, Canadians)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canadian (the language), Canadian English)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian {n} /kəˈneɪdɪən/ (person from Canada)  :: Canadien {m}, Canadienne {f}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English)  :: anglais canadien {m}
Canadian Armed Forces {prop} (Canadian Forces)  :: Forces armées canadiennes {f-p}
Canadian dollar {n} (official currency of Canada)  :: dollar canadien {m}
Canadian football {n} (sport)  :: football canadien {m}
Canadian Forces {prop} (armed forces of Canada)  :: Forces canadiennes {f-p}
Canadianism {n} (word or phrase originated in Canada or with special meaning in Canada)  :: canadianisme {m}, québécisme {m}
Canadianize {v} /kəˈneɪdiənaɪz/ (to make Canadian)  :: canadianiser
Canadian Security Intelligence Service {prop} (security agency)  :: Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité
canal {n} (a tubular channel within the body)  :: canal {m}
canal {n} /kəˈnæl/ (artificial waterway)  :: canal {m}
canapé {n} (a bite size slice open-faced sandwich)  :: canapé {m}
canapé {n} (elegant sofa)  :: canapé {m}
canard {n} /kəˈnɑɹd/ (type of aircraft)  :: avion-canard {m}, canard {m}
canard {n} (winglike structure)  :: aileron {m}, plan canard {m}, moustache {f}
Canarian {n} (Canadian English)  :: Canarien {m}, Canarienne {f}
canary {n} (bird from Canary Islands)  :: canari {m}
canary {n} (colour)  :: jaune canari {m}
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa)  :: îles Canaries {f-p}, Canaries {f-p}
canasta {n} (card game)  :: canasta {f}
Canberra {prop} (Capital of Australia)  :: Canberra
cancan {n} (dance)  :: cancan {m}
cancel {n} (cancellation)  :: annulation {f}
cancel {n} (mark cancelling a sharp or flat)  :: bécarre {m}
cancel {v}  :: annuler
cancel {v} /ˈkænsəl̩/ (invalidate, annul)  :: annuler, résilier (a telephone contract, a subscription), se désabonner (a subscription), mettre fin
cancel {v} (mark as used)  :: oblitérer (cancelling stamps)
cancel {v} (offset, equalize)  :: neutraliser, compenser
cancel {v} (remove a common factor)  :: éliminer, annuler
cancellable {adj} (which can be cancelled)  :: résiliable
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling)  :: annulation {f}
cancelled {adj} (No longer planned or scheduled)  :: annulé {m}
cancer {n} /ˈkænsɚ/ (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)  :: cancer {m}
Cancer {n} (Someone with a Cancer star sign)  :: Cancer
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Cancer
Cancer {prop} /ˈkænsɚ/ (constellation)  :: Cancer {m}
cancerogenic {adj} (carcinogenic) SEE: carcinogenic  ::
cancerous {adj} /kænsərəs/ (relating to or affected with cancer)  :: cancéreux
candela {n} (unit of luminous intensity)  :: candela {f}
candelabrum {n} /kændɪˈlɑːbɹəm/ (candle holder)  :: candélabre {m}
candid {adj}  :: candide
candid {adj} /ˈkæn.dɪd/ (straightforward, open and sincere)  :: sincère
candid {adj} (not posed or rehearsed)  :: spontané
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate)  :: candidature {f}
candidate {n} /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/ (person running in an election)  :: candidat {m}, candidate {f}
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy  ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate)  :: candidature {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly  ::
candidly {adv} (in a candid manner)  :: de bonne foi
candle {n} /ˈkændəl/ (a light source)  :: bougie {f}, chandelle {f}
candleholder {n} (device for holding one or more lit candles)  :: chandelier {m}
Candlemas {n} /ˈkæn.dəl.məs/ (Christian feast)  :: Chandeleur {f}
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source)  :: bougie {f}
candlestick {n} /ˈkændəlˌstɪk/ (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle)  :: chandelier {m}
candlewick {n} (thread used to make the wicks of candles)  :: mèche {f}, mèche de bougie {f}
candor {n} /ˈkæn.dɚ/ (sincere and open in speech, honesty in expression)  :: candeur {f}
candrabindu {n} (candrabindu)  :: chandrabindu {m}
candy {n} /ˈkændi/ (confection) SEE: confectionery  ::
candy {n} (piece of candy)  :: bonbon {m}, sucrerie {f}
candy {v} (to cook, or coat with sugar or syrup)  :: candir, confire
candy apple {n} (apple covered in a hard sugar candy coating)  :: pomme d'amour {f}
candy floss {n} (sweet)  :: barbe à papa {f}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment)  :: canne {f}
cane {n} /kʰeɪn/ (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo)  :: canne, tige
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people)  :: canne {f}, canne blanche {f}
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane  ::
cane {n} (the cane: corporal punishment consisting of a beating with a cane)  :: bastonnade
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
cane {v} (to beat with a cane)  :: bâtonner
cane rat {n} (rodent)  :: aulacode {m}
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugarcane plant)  :: sucre de canne {m}
Canes Venatici {prop} (constellation)  :: les Chiens de chasse {m-p}
cane toad {n} (Bufo marinus)  :: crapaud-buffle {m}
can I buy you a drink {phrase} (can I buy you a drink?)  :: puis-je vous offrir quelque chose à boire ? [formal]
can I come in {phrase} /kən ˌaɪ kʌm ˈɪn/ (phrase)  :: puis-je entrer?
canine {n} /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/ (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth  ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth)  :: dent œillère {f}, dent de l'œil {f}
caning {n} (a beating with a cane)  :: bastonnade {f}
Canis Major {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Grand Chien {m}
Canis Minor {prop} (small winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Petit Chien {m}
can I use your phone {phrase} (can I use your phone?)  :: puis-je utiliser votre téléphone ?
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana  ::
cannabis {n} (plant)  :: cannabis {m}
canned {adj} (preserved in cans)  :: en conserve, en boîte
cannibal {n} /ˈkænɪbl/ (an organism which eats others of its own species)  :: cannibale {m} {f}
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species)  :: cannibalisme {m}
cannibalistic {adj} (tending toward cannibalism)  :: cannibale
canning {n} (preserving process)  :: mise en conserve {f}, mise en boîte {f}
cannon {n} (bone of horse's leg) SEE: cannon bone  ::
cannon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (artillery piece)  :: canon {m}
cannonade {n} (firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time)  :: canonnade {f}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon)  :: boulet de canon {m}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable)  :: chair à canon
cannot {v} /ˈkæ(n.)nɑt/ (cannot, see also: can, see also: not)  :: ne pas pouvoir
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal  ::
canny {adj} /ˈkæni/ (careful, prudent, cautious)  :: prudent
canny {adj} (knowing, shrewd, astute)  :: rusé {m}, astucieux {m}
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant  ::
canoe {n} /kəˈnuː/ (small long and narrow boat)  :: canoë {m}
canoe birch {n} (Betula papyrifera) SEE: paper birch  ::
canoeist {n} (person who travels by canoe)  :: canoéiste {m} {f}
canoer {n} (one who travels by canoe) SEE: canoeist  ::
can of worms {n} (a complex, troublesome situation)  :: sac de nœuds {m}, lit., "a bag of knots"
canola {n}  :: bouton d'or {m}
canola oil {n} (vegetable oil)  :: huile de canola {f}
canon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (generally accepted principle)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter)  :: chanoine {m}
canon {n} (piece of music)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (religious law)  :: canon {m}
canonic {adj} (canonical) SEE: canonical  ::
canonical {adj} /kəˈnɒn.ɪ.kl̩/ (Prototypical) SEE: prototypical  ::
canonical form {n} (standard or normal presentation of a mathematical entity)  :: forme canonique {f}
canonically {adv} (in a canonical manner)  :: canonialement, canoniquement
canonization {n}  :: canonisation {f}
canonry {n} (The office of a canon)  :: canonicat
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans)  :: ouvre-boîtes {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener  ::
canopy {n} (highest foliage and branches of a forest)  :: canopée {f}
canopy {n} /ˈkæ.nə.pi/ (high cover)  :: dais {m}, baldaquin {m}, voûte {f}
canopy {n} (overhanging or projecting roof structure)  :: marquise {f}
canopy {n} (parachute cloth)  :: toile de parachute {f}
canopy bed {n} (a bed equipped with a canopy)  :: lit à baldaquin {m}
can't {contraction} /kaːnt/ (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cant {n} (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms)  :: armes parlantes
cant {n} (hypocritical talk)  :: lange de bois {f}, langue de bois {f}
cant {n} /kænt/ (secret language)  :: argot {m}
cant {n} (whining speech, such as that used by beggars.)  :: lamentation {f}
Cantabria {prop} (autonomous community)  :: Cantabrie {f}
Cantal {n} (Type of cheese)  :: cantal {m}
Cantal {prop} (département)  :: Cantal {m}
cantaloupe {n} /ˈkæn.tə.loʊp/ (melon)  :: cantaloup
cantankerous {adj} /kænˈtæŋkəɹəs/ (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby)  :: irritable
canteen {n} /kænˈtiːn/ (small cafeteria or snack bar)  :: cantine {f}
Canterbury {prop} /ˈkantəb(ə)ɹi/ (ancient city in England)  :: Cantorbéry
canthus {n} /ˈkænθəs/ (corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet)  :: canthus {m}
cantle {n} /ˈkæntəl/ (back part of saddle)  :: troussequin {m}
canton {n} /ˈkæntn̩/ (state of Switzerland)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of an arrondissement)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Luxembourg)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Serbia)  :: canton {m}
Canton {prop} (Canton Province, former name for Guangdong (Province), and the province's former official name was Kwangtung)  :: Guangzhou (Canton)
Canton {prop} (former official name for Guangzhou (city))  :: Canton
Cantonese {adj} /kæn.təˈniːz/  :: cantonais
Cantonese {prop} (language)  :: cantonais {m}
cantopop {n} (Cantonese pop music)  :: cantopop {f}
can't wait {v} (look forward) SEE: look forward  ::
can't wait {v} (to eagerly anticipate)  :: avoir hâte
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint)  :: toile {f}
canvas {n} /ˈkæn.vəs/ (a type of coarse cloth)  :: toile {f}
canvas {v} (To cover an area or object with canvas)  :: toiler, entoiler
canyon {n} /ˈkænjən/ (a valley cut in rock by a river)  :: canyon {m}
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?)  :: pouvez-vous m'aider ?
caoshu {n} (grass script) SEE: grass script  ::
caoutchouc {n} (natural rubber)  :: caoutchouc {m}
cap {n} /kæp/ (head covering)  :: bonnet {m}, casquette {f}, [Quebec] tuque {f}
capable {adj} (able and efficient)  :: capable
capacious {adj} /kəˈpeɪʃəs/ (Having a lot of space inside)  :: spacieux
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit)  :: capacité électrique {f}
capacitor {n} (electronic component)  :: condensateur {m}
capacity {n} (capability; the ability to perform some task)  :: capacité
capacity {n} /kəˈpæsɪti/ (the ability to hold, receive or absorb)  :: capacité
capacity utilization {n} (capacity utilization) SEE: capacity utilization rate  ::
cape {n} (garment)  :: cape {f}
cape {n} /keɪp/ (headland)  :: cap {m}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant)  :: coqueret du Pérou {m}
Cape Horn {prop} (southernmost headland of Tierra del Fuego)  :: Cap Horn {m}
capelin {n} (small fish)  :: capelan {m}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita)  :: lion du Cap {m}
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa)  :: cap de Bonne-Espérance {m}
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie  ::
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer  ::
capercaillie {n} /kæpəˈkeɪli/ (Tetrao urogallus)  :: grand tétras {m}, grand coq de bruyère {m}
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis)  :: canard du Cap
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa)  :: Le Cap {m}
Cape Verde {prop} /keɪpˈvɝd/ (country in Western Africa)  :: Cap-Vert
Cape Verdean {n} (a person from Cape Verde or of Cape Verdean descent)  :: Cap-Verdien {m}, Cap-Verdienne {f}, Capverdien {m}, Capverdienne {f}
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde)  :: créoles du Cap-Vert
capias {n} /ˈkeɪ.piəs/ (arrest warrant) SEE: arrest warrant  ::
capillary {n} /ˈkæpɪˌlɛɹi/ (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins)  :: capillaire {m}
capillary action {n} (drawing of a liquid up interstices)  :: capillarité {f}
capisce {interj} /ka.ˈpiʃ/ ("understood?")  :: pigé?
capital {adj} (excellent)  :: excellent
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death)  :: capital {m}, capitale {f}
capital {adj} (uppercase)  :: majuscule
capital {n} /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl/ (capital city) SEE: capital city  ::
capital {n} (money and wealth)  :: capital {m}
capital {n} (uppercase letter)  :: majuscule {f}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column)  :: chapiteau
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government)  :: capitale {f}
capital gains tax {n} (tax on profit made from selling capital)  :: impôt sur les plus-values {m}
capitalisation {n} (act or process of capitalising)  :: capitalisation {f}
capitalisation {n} (state of being capitalised)  :: capitalisation {f}
capitalism {n} (socio-economic system based on private property rights)  :: capitalisme {m}
capitalist {adj} (supporting or endorsing capitalism)  :: capitaliste
capitalist {n} (supporter of capitalism)  :: capitaliste {m} {f}
capitalistic {adj} (of or pertaining to capitalism or to capitalists)  :: capitaliste
capitalize {v} /ˈkæpətəˌlaɪz/ (In writing or editing, to make use of capital letters)  :: capitaliser
capitalize {v} (to convert into capital)  :: capitaliser
capital letter {n} (letters A B C)  :: majuscule {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death)  :: peine capitale {f}, peine de mort {f}, punition capitale {f}
capital ship {n} (warship)  :: bâtiment précieux , navire capital
Capitanian {prop}  :: Capitanien
capitate {n} (capitate bone) SEE: capitate bone  ::
capitation {n} /kapɪˈteɪʃən/ (poll tax) SEE: poll tax  ::
capitol {n} /ˈkæpɨɾəɫ]/ (the building in Washington, D.C.) SEE: Capitol  ::
Capitol {prop} (the building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets)  :: Capitole des États-Unis d’Amérique {m}
Capitol Hill {prop} (Congress) SEE: Congress  ::
Capitol Hill {prop} (the hill in Washington, DC)  :: Capitole {m}, colline du Capitole {f}, Capitol Hill {m}
capitulation {n} (surrender to an enemy)  :: capitulation {f}
capon {n} /ˈkeɪpən/ (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table)  :: chapon {m}
caponata {n} (caponata)  :: caponata {f}
caponier {n} (fortification structure)  :: caponnière {f}
caponize {v} (remove the testes)  :: chaponner
Cappadocia {prop} /kæpəˈdoʊʃə]/ (ancient region)  :: Cappadoce
Cappadocian {adj} (of or pertaining to Cappadocia)  :: cappadocien
Cappadocian {n} (person from Cappadocia)  :: Cappadocien {m}, Cappadocienne {f}
Cappadocian {prop} (Cappadocian Greek) SEE: Cappadocian Greek  ::
cappuccino {n} (beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
capric {adj} (related to capric acid)  :: caprique {m} {f}
capric acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: acide caprique {m}
capriccio {n} (piece of music)  :: capriccio {m}
caprice {n} /kəˈpɹis/ (impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action)  :: caprice {m}
capricious {adj} (Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim)  :: capricieux
Capricorn {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Capricorne
Capricorn {prop} /ˈkæprɪkɔːrn/ (constellation) SEE: Capricornus  ::
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn  ::
Capricornus {prop} /ˌkæprɪˈkɔːrnəs/ (constellation)  :: Capricorne {m}
capri pants {n} (casual pants for women)  :: corsaire {m}, pantacourt {m}
caprolactam {n} (the organic compound)  :: caprolactame {m}
Capsian {adj} (of or pertaining to a Paleolithic culture of North Africa)  :: capsien
capsicum {n} /ˈkæpsɪkəm/ (plant of the genus Capsicum (only terms covering capsicum in general apply, NOT species-specific))  :: piment doux {m}, piment {m}
capsicum {n}  :: [plant] piment {m}, [fruit] poivron {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray  ::
capsize {v} ((intransitive) to overturn)  :: chavirer
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn)  :: faire chavirer, chavirer
capsizing {n} (An overturning of a boat)  :: chavirage {m}
Caps Lock {n} (capslock) SEE: capslock  ::
capstan {n} (vertical cleated drum or cylinder)  :: cabestan
capsule {n} /ˈkæps(ə)l/ (botany: seed-case)  :: capsule {f}
capsule {n} (part of spacecraft containing crew's living space)  :: capsule {f}
capsule {n} (small container containing a dose of medicine)  :: capsule {f}, gélule {f}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel  ::
capsule hotel {n} (a hotel with capsules)  :: hôtel capsule {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral)  :: capitaine de vaisseau
captain {n} /ˈkæp.tɪn/ (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel)  :: capitaine
Captain Obvious {n} (someone who makes superfluous statements)  :: Capitaine Évident
caption {n} (capture) SEE: capture  ::
caption {n} /ˈkæp.ʃn/ (descriptive title or heading of (part of) a document)  :: légende {f}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast)  :: sous-titre {m}
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon)  :: légende {m}
caption {v} (to add captions to a film or broadcast)  :: sous-titrer
caption {v} (to add captions to a text or illustration)  :: légender
captivate {v} /ˈkæptɪveɪt/ (to attract and hold interest and attention of)  :: captiver
captive {adj} (held prisoner)  :: captif
captive {n} (a person who has been captured)  :: captif {m}, captive {f}
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive  ::
captivity {n} (state of being captive)  :: captivité {f}
capuchin {n} (capuchin monkey) SEE: capuchin monkey  ::
Capuchin {n} (a member of the Roman Catholic order)  :: capucin {m}
capuchin monkey {n} (New World monkey of the genus Cebus)  :: capucin {m}
capybara {n} (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)  :: capybara
car {n} /kɑɹ/ (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)  :: voiture {f}, auto {f}, automobile {f}, char {m} [Canada]
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not)  :: wagon {m}, voiture {f}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage  ::
carabiner {n} (metal link with a gate)  :: mousqueton {m}
caracal {n} (Caracal caracal)  :: caracal
Caracalla {prop} (emperor)  :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela)  :: Caracas {m}
carafe {n} /kəˈɹæf/ (bottle for seving wine, water, or beverages)  :: carafe {f}, carafon {m}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit  ::
caramel {n} /ˈkɑɹ.m(ə)l/ (confection)  :: caramel {m}
carapace {n} /ˈker.əˌpeɪs/ (hard protective covering)  :: carapace {f}
carat {n} /ˈkærət/ (weight)  :: carat {m}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold)  :: carat {m}
caravan {n} /ˈkærəvæn/ (a convoy or procession of travelers, their vehicles and cargo, and any pack animals)  :: caravane {f}
caravan {n} ((UK, Australian English) a furnished vehicle towed behind a car, etc., and used as a dwelling when stationary)  :: caravane {f}
caravanserai {n} /kaɹəˈvansəɹʌɪ/ (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest)  :: caravansérail {m}
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel)  :: caravelle {f}
caraway {n} (plant)  :: carvi {m}
caraway {n} (seed/fruit)  :: carvi {m}
carb {n} /kɑː(ɹ)b/ (carbohydrate)  :: glucide {m}
carbamazepine {n} (anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy)  :: carbamazépine {f}
carbine {n} /ˈkɑrbiːn/ (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length)  :: carabine {f}
carbinolamine {n} (a hemiaminal)  :: carbinolamine {f}
carbohydrate {n} /kɑːɹboʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt/ (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose)  :: glucide {m}
car bomb {n} (automobile made a bomb)  :: voiture piégée {f}
carbon {n} (chemical element)  :: carbone {m}
carbon {n} (impure carbon (e.g., coal, charcoal))  :: charbon {m}
carbon {n} (informal: carbon copy)  :: carbone {m}
carbonade {n} /ˈkærbɒneɪd/ (stew of meat cooked in beer)  :: carbonade {f}
carbonara {n} (spaghetti)  :: carbonara {f}
carbonate {n} /ˈkɑrbənət/ (any salt or ester of carbonic acid)  :: carbonate {m}
carbonated {adj} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)bɒneɪtəd/ (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure))  :: gazeux, gazéifié
carbonated water {n} (water containing carbon dioxide)  :: eau gazeuse {f}
carbon black {n} (fine black powder of amorphous carbon)  :: noir de carbone {m}
carbon copy {n} (a copy)  :: copie {f}
carbon copy {n} (duplicate)  :: copie carbone
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon)  :: cycle du carbone {m}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂)  :: anhydride carbonique {m}, dioxyde de carbone {m}, gaz carbonique {m} [as a gas]
carbon fibre {n} (carbon fiber) SEE: carbon fiber  ::
carbon footprint {n} (measure of carbon dioxide produced by someone)  :: empreinte carbonique {f}
carbon group {n} (group of the periodic table)  :: cristallogène {f}
carbonic {adj} (of or relating to carbon)  :: carbonique {m} {f}
carbonic acid {n} (A weak unstable acid, H2CO3)  :: acide carbonique {m}
Carboniferous {adj} (relating to the geologic period)  :: carbonifère
Carboniferous {prop} (the geologic period)  :: Carbonifère {m}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO)  :: oxyde de carbone {m}
carbon nanotube {n} (nanostructure having graphene layers wrapped into perfect cylinders)  :: nanotube de carbone {m}
carbon paper {n} (sheet of paper used to make carbon copies)  :: papier carbone {m}
carbonyl {n}  :: carbonyle
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group)  :: carboxylique
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group)  :: acide carboxylique {m}
carboy {n} (demijohn) SEE: demijohn  ::
carburetor {n} (a device in an internal combustion engine)  :: carburateur {m}
carburettor {n} (motor car part) SEE: carburetor  ::
carburize {v} (carbonize) SEE: carbonize  ::
carcass {n} (dead animal)  :: carcasse {m}, cadavre {m}
carcass {n} (dead human) SEE: corpse  ::
carcinogen {n} /kɑrˈsɪnədʒɛn/ (substance or agent that can cause cancer)  :: cancérogène {m}, carcinogène {m}
carcinogenic {adj} (causing or tending to cause cancer)  :: cancérigène {m} {f}
card {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
card {n} (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.)  :: carte {f}, fiche {f}
card {n} /kɑɹd/ (playing card) SEE: playing card  ::
card {n} (machine for disentagling the fibres of wool prior to spinning)  :: carde {f}
card {v} (to use carding device)  :: carder
cardamom {n} (plant)  :: cardamome {f} {m}
cardamom {n} (spice)  :: cardamome {f} {m}
cardboard {n} /ˈkɑɹdbɔɹd/ (material resembling heavy paper)  :: carton {m}
cardboard box {n} (container)  :: carton {m}
card game {n} (any of very many games played with playing cards)  :: jeu de cartes {m}, cartes
cardia {n} (section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach)  :: orifice de l'estomac
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardiaque
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood)  :: arrêt cardiaque {m}
Cardiff {prop} (The capital city of Wales)  :: Cardiff
cardigan {n} /ˈkɑːdɪɡən/ (type of sweater)  :: cardigan {m}, veste {f}
cardinal {adj} (having a bright red color)  :: rouge cardinal
cardinal {adj} /ˈkɑɹdɪnəl/ (describing a number that indicates quantity)  :: cardinal
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae)  :: cardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral  ::
cardinal {n} (colour)  :: rouge cardinal
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity)  :: cardinal
cardinal {n} (official in Catholic Church)  :: cardinal {m}
cardinal direction {n} (principal compass direction) SEE: cardinal point  ::
cardinality {n} (in set theory)  :: cardinalité {f}
cardinal number {n}  :: nombre cardinal {m}
cardinal number {n} (number denoting quantity)  :: nombre cardinal {m}
cardinal number {n} (number used to denote the size of a set)  :: nombre cardinal {m}
cardinal point {n} (cardinal point)  :: point cardinal {m}
cardinalship {n} (office of a cardinal) SEE: cardinalate  ::
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardio-
cardioid {n} (epicycloid with one cusp)  :: cardioïde {f}
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology)  :: cardiologique
cardiologist {n} (physician)  :: cardiologue {m} {f}
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart)  :: cardiologie {f}
cardiopulmonary {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the heart and the lungs)  :: cardiopulmonaire
cardiopulmonary resuscitation {n} (a first aid procedure for cardiac arrest)  :: réanimation cardio-pulmonaire {f}, RCP {f}, réanimation cardio-respiratoire {f}, RCR {f}
cardiothoracic {adj} (of or pertaining to both the heart and the chest)  :: cardio-thoracique {m} {f}, cardiothoracique {m} {f}
cardiovascular {adj} (relating to the circulatory system)  :: cardiovasculaire
cardiovascular disease {n} (disease involving the heart or blood vessels)  :: maladie cardiovasculaire {f}
carditis {n} (inflammation of the muscles of the heart)  :: cardite {f}
card key {n} (keycard) SEE: keycard  ::
cardoon {n} (perennial plant)  :: artichaut à cardes {m}, cardon {m}
car door {n} (door designed for use on a car)  :: portière {f}
cards {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
cardshark {n} (cardsharp) SEE: cardsharp  ::
care {n} /keəɻ/ (close attention, concern or responsibility)  :: souci {m}
care {n} (treatment of those in need)  :: soin {m}
care {n} (worry)  :: souci {m}
care {v} (to be concerned about)  :: se soucier, s'intéresser
care {v} (to look after)  :: soigner
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears)  :: Bisounours, [Canada] Calinours
careen {v} (to heave a ship down on one side so as to expose the other)  :: caréner
careen {v} (to sway violently from side to side or lurch)  :: battre ou mettre en carène (of boat)
careen {v} (to tilt on one side)  :: se coucher (of ship)
career {n} (an individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan)  :: carrière {f}
career {n} /kəˈrɪr/ (one's calling in life; a person's occupation)  :: carrière {f}
careerism {n} (priority given to one's career)  :: carriérisme {m}
careerist {adj} (related to careerism)  :: carriériste {m} {f}
careerist {n} (person who pursues his or her own career as his or her main aim)  :: carriériste {m} {f}
carefree {adj} /ˈkɛɘfriː/ (worry free, light hearted, etc.)  :: insouciant
careful {adj} /ˈkɛːfəl/ (cautious)  :: prudent {m}, prudente {f}
careful {adj} (meticulous)  :: soigneux {m}, soigneuse {f}
carefully {adv} /ˈkɛːfəli/ (in a careful manner)  :: soigneusement
care-giver {n} (carer) SEE: carer  ::
care home {n} (place of residence for people with significant deficiencies) SEE: nursing home  ::
careless {adj} /ˈkɛːlɘs/ (not concerned or worried)  :: insouciant
careless {adj} (not giving sufficient attention or thought)  :: négligent {m}, étourdi {m}
carelessly {adv} (in a careless manner)  :: négligemment
carelessness {n} (lack of care)  :: négligence, incurie {f}
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary))  :: a/s, aux bons soins de, à l'attention de
carer {n} /ˈkɛəɹɚ/ (someone who looks after another)  :: soignant {m}, soignante {f}
caress {v} /kəˈrɛs/ (touch or kiss lovingly)  :: caresser
caretaker {adj} (temporary, on a short term basis)  :: gardien
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.)  :: gardien {m}, gardienne {f}
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a place or thing.)  :: concierge {m} {f}, gardien {m}, gardienne {f}
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship)  :: cargaison {f}
cargo hold {n} (ship's hold)  :: cale {f}, cale avant {f}, cale arrière {f}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo)  :: navire de charge {m}, cargo {m}
Caria {prop} (a historical region in the southwest corner of Asia Minor)  :: Carie {f}
Caribbean {adj} /kæɹɪˈbiːɪn/ (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies)  :: caraïbe
Caribbean {prop} (countries)  :: Caraïbes {f-p}
Caribbean {prop} (sea)  :: mer des Antilles {f}
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere)  :: mer des Caraïbes {f}
caribou {n} (North American reindeer)  :: caribou {m}
caricature {n} (grotesque misrepresentation)  :: caricature
caricature {n} /ˈkær.ɪ.kə.tʃʊɚ/ (pictorial representation of someone for comic effect)  :: caricature {f}
caricaturesque {adj} (in the style of a caricature)  :: caricaturesque
caricaturist {n} (person who draws caricatures)  :: caricaturiste {m} {f}
caries {n} /ˈkeriz/ (progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay)  :: carie {f}
carillonneur {n} (person who plays the carillon) SEE: carillonist  ::
Carina {prop} (constellation)  :: Carène {f}
Carinthia {prop} (state of Austria)  :: Carinthie {f}
caritive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something)  :: caritif {m}
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles  ::
carmaker {n} (company)  :: constructeur automobile {m}
carmine {adj}  :: carmin, carminé
carmine {n}  :: carmin, carminé
carnage {n} /ˈkɑɹ.nɪdʒ/ (death and destruction)  :: carnage
carnal {adj} (relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites)  :: charnel
carnation {adj} (colour)  :: incarnat
carnation {n} (flower)  :: œillet {m}
carnation {n} /kɑɹˈneɪ.ʃən/ (plant)  :: œillet
carnation {n} (rosy pink colour)  :: incarnat {m}
carnauba {n} (palm)  :: carnauba {f}
carnelian {n} (a reddish brown chalcedony)  :: cornaline {f}
carnival {n} (festive occasion marked by parades)  :: carnaval {m}
carnivore {n} /ˈkɑːnɪvɔː/ (meat-eating animal)  :: carnivore {m}
carnivorous {adj} (Insectivorous)  :: carnivore
carnivorous {adj} /kɑɹˈnɪv.əɹ.əs/ (Of, or relating to carnivores, or the taxonomic order Carnivora)  :: carnivore {m} {f}
carnivorous {adj} (Predatory or flesh-eating)  :: carnivore, carnassier
carob {n} (fruit)  :: caroube {f}
carob {n} (tree)  :: caroubier {m}
carol {n} /ˈkæɹəl/ (round dance accompanied by singing)  :: carole {f}
carol {n} (religious song or ballad of joy)  :: chœur {m}
Carol {prop} (female name)  :: Carole
Carolina wren {n} (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  :: troglodyte de Caroline {m}
Caroline {prop} (female given name)  :: Caroline
Carolingian {adj} (of or pertaining to the reign of Charlemagne)  :: carolingien
Carolingian {n} (member of a Frankish noble family)  :: carolingien
Carolinian {adj} (Carolingian) SEE: Carolingian  ::
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček  ::
carotenoid {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: caroténoïde
carousel {n} /kɛɹ ə ˈsɛl/ (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round  ::
carp {n} /ˈkɑɹp/ (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae)  :: carpe {f}
-carp {suffix} (fruit)  :: -carpe
carp {v} (To complain about a fault)  :: maugréer
carpal {n} (any of the eight bones of the wrist)  :: carpien
carpal bone {n} (carpal) SEE: carpal  ::
carpale {n} (bone of the carpus) SEE: carpal  ::
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist)  :: canal carpien {m}
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury)  :: syndrome du canal carpien {m}
car park {n} /ˈkɑːpɑːk/ (car park) SEE: parking lot  ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe)  :: Karpates {p}, Karpatique {m}
carpe diem {proverb} /ˌkɑɹ.peɪ ˈdi.əm/ (seize the day)  :: cueille le jour, carpe diem
carpel {n} (structural unit of a pistil)  :: carpelle {m}
carpenter {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ).pən.tə(ɹ)/ (carpentry person)  :: menuisier {m}, charpentier {m}
carpentry {n} (the trade of cutting and joining timber)  :: charpenterie {f}
carpet {n} /ˈkɑː.pɪt/ (A fabric used as a floor covering)  :: tapis {m}, moquette
carpet {v}  :: tapisser
carpetbag {n} (a type of bag)  :: sac de voyage {m} [en tissu]
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret  ::
carpool {n} (arrangement)  :: covoiturage {m}
carpool {v} (travel together)  :: faire du covoiturage
carport {n} /kɑː(ɹ).pɔːt/ (roofed structure for automobile storage)  :: carport {m}
car rental {n} (the hiring of cars for short periods)  :: location de voiture {f}
carriage {n} (railroad car)  :: wagon {m}, voiture {f}
carriage {n} (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power)  :: carrosse
carriage return {n} (The action on a typewriter or printer that returns it to the beginning of the line)  :: retour chariot {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic)  :: chaussée {f}
carrier {n} (homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer)  :: pigeon voyageur {m}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag)  :: sac plastique {m}, sac de caisse {m}
carrion {n} (dead flesh; carcasses)  :: charogne {f}
carrot {n} /ˈkæɹət/ (orange root vegetable)  :: carotte {f}
carry {v} (in an addition)  :: retenir
carry {v} /ˈkɛ.ɹi/ (to transport by lifting)  :: porter
carrying pole {n} (a yoke of wood or bamboo, used by people to carry a load)  :: palanche {f}
carry on {v} /ˈkʰæɹijˈɑn/ (To continue or proceed as before)  :: continuer, poursuivre
carry out {v} (To fulfill)  :: réaliser, accomplir, mettre en application, mettre à exécution
carry out {v} (To hold while moving something out.)  :: sortir, transporter dehors
carsickness {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ˌsɪk.nəs/ (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle)  :: mal de la route {m}
cart {n} /kɑɹt/ (small, open, wheeled vehicle)  :: chariot {m}, charrette {f}
carte blanche {n} /kɑɹtˈblɑnʃ/ (unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority)  :: carte blanche {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
carte de visite {n} (visiting card) SEE: visiting card  ::
cartel {n} (combination of political groups)  :: cartel {m}
cartel {n} /kɑɹˈtɛl/ (group of businesses or nations that collude to fix prices)  :: cartel {m}
carter {n} (person who transports a load on an animal-drawn cart)  :: charretier {m}
Cartesian {adj} /kɑɹˈti.ʒən/ (of or pertaining to Descartes)  :: cartésien
Cartesian coordinate {n} (the rectangular coordinates of a point)  :: coordonnées cartésiennes
Cartesian coordinates {n} (coordinates of a point)  :: coordonnées cartésiennes {f-p}
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs)  :: produit cartésien {m}
Cartesian space {n} (Euclidian space described by Cartesian coordinates)  :: espace cartésien {m}
Carthage {prop} /ˈkɑɹθɪdʒ/ (ancient city in North Africa)  :: Carthage {f}
Carthaginian {adj} (of or pertaining to Carthage )  :: carthaginois
cartilage {n} /ˈkɑɹtəlɪd͡ʒ/ (dense connective tissue)  :: cartilage {m}
cartilaginous {adj}  :: cartilagineux
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts)  :: cartographe {m} {f}
cartographic {adj} /ˌkɑɹ.təˈɡɹæf.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the making of maps)  :: cartographique
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic  ::
cartography {n} /kɑːˈtɒɡɹəfi/ (The creation of charts and maps)  :: cartographie {f}
cartomancy {n} (fortune telling using cards)  :: cartomancie {f}
carton {n} (a box-like creation made with paper designed to hold things for a short time)  :: carton {m}
cartoon {n} (animated cartoon)  :: dessin animé
cartoon {n} /kɑɹˈtuːn/ (humorous drawing or strip)  :: bande dessinée, BD, caricature {f}
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons)  :: dessinateur {m}, dessinatrice {f}, dessinateur de bande dessinée {m}, dessinateur de bande dessinée {m}, cartooniste {m} {f} dessinateur de dessins animés {m}, dessinatrice de dessins animés {f}
cartouche {n} (hieroglyphs)  :: cartouche {m}
cartouche {n} /kɑɹˈtuʃ/ (in architecture)  :: cartouche {m}
cartridge {n} /ˈkɑrtrɪdʒ/ (firearms package)  :: cartouche {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer)  :: cartouche {f}
cartridge box {n} (case for cartridges)  :: giberne {f}
cartwheel {n} (A gymnastic maneuver)  :: roue {f}
caruncle {n} (small, fleshy excrescence on an animal)  :: caroncule {f}
carvel {n} (sea blubber) SEE: sea blubber  ::
carving {n} /ˈkɑɹvɪŋ]/ (the object produced)  :: gravure {f}, sculpture {f}, découpage {m}
car wash {n} (place at which a car is washed, often mechanically)  :: tunnel de lavage {m}, lave-auto {m} [Canada]
caryatid {n} (a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural element)  :: cariatide {f}; cariatyde {f}
Casablanca {prop} (city)  :: Casablanca {f}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture)  :: caisse {f}
case {n} (grammar: set of grammatical cases or their meanings)  :: cas {m}
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case  ::
case {n} /keɪs/ (instance or event as a topic of study)  :: cas {m}
case {n} (legal proceeding)  :: cause {f}
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus)  :: carter {m}
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic)  :: vitrine {f}
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus)  :: écrin {m}
case {n} (suitcase)  :: malle {f}
case {n} (typography: the nature of a piece of alphabetic type)  :: casse {f}
case dependent {adj} (case sensitive) SEE: case sensitive  ::
casein {n} /ˈkeɪ.si.ɪn/ (proteid substance)  :: caséine {f}
case in point {n} ((idiom) An example that illustrates a point)  :: cas d'exemple {m}, parfait exemple {m}, cas d'école {m}
case law {n} (system of laws established on judicial precedent) SEE: common law  ::
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification)  :: casemate {f}
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate  ::
casement {n} (casement window) SEE: casement window  ::
casement window {n} (type of window)  :: fenêtre à l’anglaise {f}
Caserta {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Caserte
Caserta {prop} (town and capital)  :: Caserte
case study {n} (research performed in detail on a single case)  :: étude de cas {f}
caseworker {n} (social worker) SEE: social worker  ::
cash {n} /kæʃ/ (money in the form of notes/bills and coins)  :: espèces {f-p}
cash {v} (to exchange (a check/cheque) for money)  :: encaisser
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow)  :: vache à lait {f}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register)  :: caisse {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut  ::
cashew {n} /ˈkæʃuː/ (tree)  :: cajou {m}, anacardier {m}
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree)  :: noix de cajou {m}
cash flow {n} (stream of funds)  :: flux de trésorerie {m}
cashier {n} /kaˈʃɪə/ (one who works at a till or receiving payments)  :: caissier {m}, caissière {f}
cashier {v} /kəˈʃɪə/ (to dismiss from service)  :: caissier {m}
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die  ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashmere {n} /kæʒ.ˈmiɹ/ (fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat)  :: cachemire
cashmere {n} (soft fabric made of wool)  :: cachemire {m}
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cash register {n} (machine)  :: caisse enregistreuse {f}
Casimir {prop} (male given name)  :: Casimir {m}
casino {n} /kæˈsinoʊ/ (a public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling)  :: casino {m}
cask {n} /kæsk/ (a large barrel for the storage of liquid)  :: tonneau {m}, fût {m}, barrique {f}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
casket {n} /ˈkæs.kɪt/ (little box e.g. for jewelry)  :: coffret {m}
Caspar {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaspard
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi)  :: Gaspard
Caspian {adj} /ˈkæspiən/ (Of or pertaining to Caspian Sea or the region around it.)  :: caspien
Caspian roach {n} (Rutilus caspicus) SEE: vobla  ::
Caspian Sea {prop} (landlocked sea)  :: mer Caspienne {f}
Cassandra {prop} /kəˈsæn.dɹə/ (prophetess who was daughter of King Priam of Troy)  :: Cassandre {f}
cassation {n} /kæˈseɪʃən/ (the abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment)  :: cassation {f}
cassava {n} (manioc, the source of tapioca)  :: manioc {m}
casserole {n} (food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish)  :: timbale {f}
casserole {n} /ˈkæs.əˌɹoʊl/ (glass or earthenware dish)  :: cocotte {f}, casserole {f}
cassette {n} /kəˈsɛt/ (small flat case containing magnetic tape)  :: cassette {f}, cassette audio {f}, audiocassette {f}, cassette vidéo {f}, vidéocassette {f}
cassette recorder {n} (a tape recorder that records on cassette tapes)  :: magnétocassette {m}
Cassiopeia {prop} (constellation)  :: Cassiopée {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (mythical wife of Cepheus)  :: Cassiopée {f}
cassock {n} /ˈkæsək/ (item of clerical clothing)  :: soutane {f}
cassowary {n} (a large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius)  :: casoar {m}
cast {n} (act of throwing)  :: jet
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device)  :: plâtre
cast {n} (mould used to make cast objects)  :: moule
cast {n} (object made in a mould)  :: moulage
cast {n} (squint)  :: strabisme
cast {n} (visual appearance)  :: forme
cast {v} (computing: to change the type of a variable)  :: retyper, transtyper
cast {v} /kæst/ (to throw forcefully)  :: jeter
cast {v} (to add up a column of figures)  :: additionner, sommer
cast {v} (to deposit a ballot)  :: voter
cast {v} (to direct one's eyes)  :: diriger
cast {v} (to heave a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water)  :: sonder
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould)  :: couler, fondre
cast {v} (to perform, bring forth a magical spell or enchantment)  :: jeter
cast {v} (to set in a cast)  :: plâtrer
cast {v} (to throw a fishing line or net into the water)  :: lancer
cast {v} (to throw off the skin, shell etc.; to shed the hair or fur)  :: muer
cast a chill {v} (provoke an uneasy feeling)  :: jeter un froid
castanet {n} /ˌkæs.tə.ˈnɛt/ (a single handheld percussion instrument)  :: castagnette {f}
castanets {n} /ˌkæs.tə.ˈnɛts/ (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet  ::
cast away {v} (discard)  :: faire naufrage
castaway {n} /ˈkæ.stə.weɪ/ (nautical: shipwrecked sailor)  :: naufragé
caste {n} /kɑːst/ (hereditary social class)  :: caste {f}
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batara de Castelnau
caster {n} (wheeled assembly)  :: roulette {f}
castigate {v} /ˈkæs.tɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to punish severely)  :: châtier
castigate {v} (to revise a publication)  :: réviser, corriger
Castilian {n} (Language)  :: castillan
casting {n} (regurgitation of indigestible material by hawks)  :: moulage
casting {n} (selection of performers)  :: audition
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon)  :: fonte {f}
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook  ::
castle {n} /ˈkɑː.səl/ (fortified building)  :: château {m}, château-fort {m}
castle {v} (to perform the move of castling)  :: roquer
castle in the air {n} (idea that is unlikely to be ever realized)  :: châteaux en Espagne {m-p}
castling {n} /ˈkɑːsəlɪŋ/ (move in chess)  :: roque {m}
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster  ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster  ::
Castor {prop} (Dioscuri)  :: Castor {m}
Castor {prop} (Star)  :: Castor {m}
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation)  :: preuve par neuf {f}
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine)  :: jeter des perles aux pourceaux, donner de la confiture aux cochons [literally, “to give jam to pigs”]
castrate {v} /ˈkæs.tɹeɪt/ (remove the testicles of)  :: châtrer, castrer
castrated {adj} (having had the reproductive organs removed)  :: castré
castration {n} /kæˈstɹeɪʃən/ (act of removing the testicles)  :: castration {f}
castrato {adj}  :: castrat {m}
castrato {n} /kæsˈtrɑː.təʊ/ (male soprano or alto voice; the singer)  :: castrat {m}
castrator {n} (person who castrates)  :: châtreur {m}, châtreuse {f}
Castrist {n} (a supporter of Fidel Castro)  :: castriste
cast the first stone {v} (act self-righteously)  :: jeter la pierre
casual {adj} /ˈkæʒuəl/ (coming without regularity; occasional or incidental)  :: occasionnel
casualty {n} /ˈkaʒ(ʊ)əlti/ (person)  :: victime {m} {f}
casuistic {adj} /ˌkæzjuˈɪstɪk/  :: casuistique
casuistics {n} (casuistry) SEE: casuistry  ::
casuistry {n} /ˈkæʒuɪstɹi/ (process)  :: casuistique {f}
cat {n} (cat-o'-nine-tails) SEE: cat-o'-nine-tails  ::
cat {n}  :: [game of trap and ball, or the trap itself, or both?] bistoquet {m}
cat {n} /kæt/ (domestic species)  :: chat {m}, chatte {f}
cat {n} (member of the extinct subfamily Machairodontinae)  :: machairodontiné {m}, machairodontinés {p}
cat {n} (member of the family Felidae)  :: félin {m}, [la famille des félidés] félidé {m}
cat {n} (member of the subfamily Felinae)  :: féliné {m}
cat {n} (member of the subfamily Pantherinae)  :: panthériné {m}
cat {n} (member of the suborder (or superfamily) Feliformia (Feloidea), "cat-like" carnivorans)  :: féliforme {m}, féliformes {p}, féloidé {m}, féloidés {p}
cat {n} (spiteful woman) SEE: bitch  ::
cat {n} (strong tackle used to hoist an anchor to the cathead of a ship)  :: capon {m}
cat {n} (type of boat) SEE: catboat  ::
cat {n} (type of fish) SEE: catfish  ::
cat {v} (flog)  :: fouetter avec un chat à neuf queues
cat {v} (raise anchor to cathead)  :: caponner
cat {v} (vomit)  :: dégobiller, débecter, débequeter
catabolism {n} (notion in chemistry)  :: catabolisme {m}
cataclysm {n} /ˈkætəˌklɪzm̩/ (sudden, violent event)  :: cataclysme {m}
catacomb {n} /ˈkætakoʊm/ (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves)  :: catacombe
catadromous {adj} (of migratory fish)  :: catadrome
catafalque {n} /ˈkatəfalk/ (platform to display or convey a coffin)  :: catafalque {m}
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia)  :: catalan
Catalan {n} /ˈkæ.tə.ˌlæn/ (Person from Catalonia)  :: Catalan {m}, Catalane {f}
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia)  :: catalan {m}
Catalanophone {adj} (Catalan-speaking)  :: catalanophone
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items)  :: catalogue {m}, inventaire {m}
catalogue {n}  :: catalogue {m}
catalogue {n} /ˈkætəlɔɡ/ (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.)  :: catalogue {m}
catalogue {v}  :: cataloguer
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue)  :: cataloguer
Catalonia {prop} /ˌkæt.əˈləʊn.i.ə/ (autonomous community in Spain)  :: Catalogne {f}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
catalysis {n} /kəˈtæləsɪs/ (chemistry: the increase of the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst)  :: catalyse {f}
catalyst {n} (catalytic converter) SEE: catalytic converter  ::
catalyst {n} /ˈkæt.ə.lɪst/ (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process)  :: catalyseur {m}
catalyst {n} (someone or something that helps or encourages progress or change)  :: catalyseur, ferment, démiurge, électron libre, levain, agitateur, enzyme
catalytic {adj} /ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk/ (of, or relating to catalysts)  :: catalytique
catalytic converter {n} (a chamber which oxidises carbon dioxide from exhaust gases)  :: pot catalytique {m}
catalyze {v} (to bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction)  :: catalyser
catalyzer {n} (that which catalyzes)  :: catalyseur {m}
catamaran {n} /ˈkætəmɚˌæn/ (twin-hulled boat)  :: catamaran {m}
cat and mouse {n} (two keeping check on one another)  :: jeu du chat et de la souris {m}
Catania {prop} (capital of Catania)  :: Catane
Catania {prop} (province of Sicily)  :: Catane
Catanzaro {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Catanzaro
Catanzaro {prop} (town and capital)  :: Catanzaro
catapult {n} /ˈˈkæ.tə.pʌlt/ (device for launching large objects)  :: catapulte {f}
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot  ::
catapult {v} (to be fired from or as if from a catapult)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to fire a missile from a catapult)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to have one's status increased rapidly)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to increase the status rapidly)  :: catapulter
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye)  :: cataracte {f}
cataract {n} (waterfall)  :: cataracte {f}
catarrh {n} /kəˈtɑr/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes)  :: catarrhe {m}
catastrophe {n} /kəˈtæs.trə.fi/ (any large and disastrous event of great significance)  :: catastrophe {f}
catastrophic {adj} (disastrous; ruinous)  :: catastrophique, désastreux
catastrophic {adj} (of or pertaining to a catastrophe)  :: catastrophique
catastrophically {adv} (in a catastrophic manner)  :: catastrophiquement
catatonia {n} (a severe psychiatric condition)  :: catatonie {f}
catatonic {adj} (of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia)  :: catatonique
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation )  :: hic {m}
catch {n} /kætʃ/ (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend )  :: prise {f}, touche [vulgar], conquête
catch {v} (to capture or snare)  :: attraper
catch {v} (to intercept an object in the air etc. )  :: attraper
catch a cold {v} (to suffer from cold)  :: prendre froid, attraper un rhume
catch-all {n} (used to hold, include, or describe a broad range of things)  :: attrape-tout, fourre-tout {m}
catcher {n} (baseball player who receives pitches)  :: receveur {m}
catcher {n} /ˈkætʃ.ə(ɹ)/ (that which catches)  :: attrapeur {m}
catch fire {v} (become engulfed with flames)  :: s'enflammer
catch out {v} (caught out)  :: piéger
catch up {v} (reach a point)  :: rattraper
catechesis {n} (religious instruction)  :: catéchèse {f}
catechetical {adj} (of or pertaining to catechesis)  :: cathéchétique
catechine {n} (chemical substance)  :: catéchine {f}
catechism {n} /ˈkætɪˌkɪzəm/ (book summarizing the principles of Christianity)  :: catéchisme {m}
catecholamine {n} /katəˈkəʊləmiːn/ (any of a class of aromatic amines)  :: catécholamine {f}
catechumen {n} /ˌkæt.əˈkju.mən/ (convert the Christianity prior to baptism)  :: catéchumène {m}
categorical {adj} (absolute; having no exception)  :: catégorique {m} {f}
categorical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using categories)  :: catégoriel {m}, catégorielle {f}
categorically {adv} /ˈkæt.ə.ɡɒ.ɹɪk.li/ (In a categorical manner)  :: catégoriquement
categorize {v} (to assign a category)  :: classer, classifier, catégoriser
category {n} (collection in math)  :: catégorie {f}
category {n} /ˈkæɾəˌɡɒɹi/ (group)  :: catégorie {f}
catenary {n} /ˈkæt n ˌɛɹ i/ (curve of a flexible chain)  :: chaînette {f}
catenate {v} /ˈkæt.ən.eɪt/ (connect)  :: caténer
catenative {adj} /ˈkætn̩ə.tɪv/ (having the ability to catenate)  :: caténatif
catenoid {n} (Three-dimensional surface formed by rotation of a catenary)  :: caténoïde {f}
catering {n} /ˈkeɪtəɹɪŋ/ (the business of providing food and related services)  :: restauration {f}
caterpillar {n} /ˈkætəpɪlə(ɹ)/ (larva of a butterfly)  :: chenille {f}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt)  :: chenille {f}
caterwaul {v}  :: faire un vrai sabbat
caterwaul {v} /ˈkæt.ɚ.wɔl/ (to cry as cats)  :: miauler
caterwaul {v} (to have a noisy argument)  :: faire du chahut
catfish {n} (type of fish)  :: poisson-chat {m}, silure {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in)  :: chatière {f}
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap  ::
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats)  :: nourriture pour chat
catgirl {n} (female character with feline characteristics)  :: fille-chat {f}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?)  :: tu as perdu ta langue ? [have you lost your tongue/language?]
catgut {n} (cord)  :: corde de boyau {f}, corde en boyau {f}, catgut {m}
Cathar {n} (a member of Christian sect)  :: cathare {m}
Catharist {adj} (relating to Cathari)  :: cathare
catharsis {n} (any release of emotional tension)  :: défoulement {m}
catharsis {n} (a therapeutic technique to relieve tension)  :: défoulement {m}
catharsis {n} /kəˈθɑːɹˌsɪs/ (in drama, a release of emotional tension)  :: catharsis {f}
cathartic {adj} (purgative; inducing catharsis)  :: cathartique
cathartic {n} (a laxative)  :: cathartique {m}
cathedral {n} /kəˈθiːdrəl/ (principal church of a bishop's diocese)  :: cathédrale {f}
Catherine {prop} /ˈkæθ.ɹɪn/ (female given name)  :: Catherine {f}
catheter {n} (small tube inserted into a body cavity)  :: cathéter {m}
cathetus {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/ (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse)  :: cathète {f}
cathode {n} /ˈkæ.θoʊd/ (electrode through which current flows outward)  :: cathode {f}
Catholic {adj} (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church)  :: catholique
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church)  :: catholique {m} {f}
Catholicism {n} /kəˈθɔləsɪzm/ (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church)  :: catholicisme {m}
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism  ::
cation {n} /ˈkæt.aɪ.ɒn/ (a positively charged ion)  :: cation {m}
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence)  :: chaton, iule
catlike {adj} (resembling a cat)  :: félin
catmint {n} /ˈkætmɪnt/ (catnip) SEE: catnip  ::
catnip {n} (specific species which causes intoxication among cats)  :: cataire {f}
cat-o'-nine-tails {n} (whip)  :: chat à neuf queues {m}
cat's cradle {n} (children's game)  :: (jeu du) berceau, (jeu de la) scie
cat's whisker {n} (wire that touches the crystal in a crystal radio)  :: chercheur {m}
cattail {n} /ˈkæt.teɪl/ (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha)  :: massette {f}, quenouille {f}
cattle {n}  :: bovin {m}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock)  :: bétail {m}
cattle {n} /ˈkæt(ə)l/ (domesticated bovine animals)  :: bétail
cattleman {n} (man who raises or tends cattle)  :: offre de bétail
catty {adj} (spiteful)  :: rosse, rosserie, méchant
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade)  :: passerelle {f}, podium {m}
Caucasian {adj} /kɔːˈkeɪzɪən]/ (pertaining to the Caucasus region or people)  :: caucasien
Caucasian {n} (member of Caucasian race)  :: Blanc {m}, Blanche {f}, Caucasien {m}, Caucasienne {f}
Caucasian {n} (native of the Caucasus region)  :: Caucasien {m}, Caucasienne {f}
Caucasian Albania {prop} (ancient region and kingdom south of Caucasus mountains)  :: Albanie du Caucase
Caucasus {prop} /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ (geographic region)  :: Caucase {m}
caucus race {n} (laborious but arbitrary and futile activity)  :: course à l'échalote {f}
caucus race {n} (political competition)  :: course à l'échalote {f}
caudal {adj} /ˈkɔːdəl/ (pertaining to the tail)  :: caudal
caudal fin {n} (the tailfin of a fish and other aquatic vertebrates)  :: nageoire caudale {f}
caudal peduncle {n} (part of a fish's body)  :: pédoncule caudal {m}
caudillo {n} /kɔˈdiː(j)oʊ/ (military dictator in South America)  :: caudillo {m}
caught with one's hand in the cookie jar {adj} (observed or apprehended while committing a theft)  :: pris la main dans le sac (cf. verb: prendre la main dans le sac)
caul {n} /kɔːl/ (a style of close-fitting circular cap)  :: coiffe {f}
caul {n} (part of the amniotic sac which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth)  :: coiffe céphalique {f}
cauldron {n} /ˈkɔːl.drən/ (large bowl-shaped pot)  :: chaudron {m}
cauliflower {n} /ˈkɑl.əˌflaʊ.ɚ/ (Vegetable)  :: chou-fleur {m}
caulk {n} /kɔːk/ (caulking) SEE: caulking  ::
caulk {v} (to seal joints with caulk)  :: calfeutrer, étouper, calfater
causal {adj} /ˈkɔːz.əl/ (of, relating to or being a cause of something)  :: causal {m}, causale {f}
causality {n} (agency of cause)  :: causalité
causation {n} (the act of causing)  :: causation {f}
causative {n} (causing or forcing)  :: causatif {m}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle)  :: cause {f}
cause {n} /kɔz/ (source or reason of an event or action)  :: cause {f}, raison {f}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action)  :: causer
cause célèbre {n} /kɔz sɛˈlɛb/ (an issue or incident arousing heated public debate)  :: fait marquant {m}
causeway {n} /ˈkɔːz.weɪ/ (raised roadway)  :: chaussée {f}
caustic {n} /ˈkɔːstɪk/ (caustic soda) SEE: caustic soda  ::
causticity {n} /kɔːˈstɪsᵻti/ (the quality of being caustic)  :: causticité {f}
caustic soda {n} (sodium hydroxide)  :: soude caustique {f}
caustification {n}  :: caustification {f}
cauterization {n} (act of searing some morbid part)  :: adustion
cauterize {v} /ˈkʰɒɾəɹaɪz]/ (burn tissue)  :: cautériser
cautery {n} (device used for cutting or sealing body tissue)  :: cautère {m}
cautery {n} (process of cutting or sealing body tissue with heat or cold)  :: cautérisation {f}
caution {n} /ˈkɑːʃn/  :: admonition, avertissement {m}, mise en garde , précaution
caution {v} (to warn)  :: avertir
cautious {adj} /ˈkɔːʃəs/ (careful)  :: prudent
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner)  :: précautionneusement
cavalcade {n} /ˈkævəlˌkeɪd/ (company of riders)  :: cavalcade {f}
cavalier {adj} /ˌkævəˈlɪər/ (not caring enough about something important)  :: cavalier {m}
cavalier {adj} (supercilious, haughty, disdainful)  :: cavalier {m}
cavalier {n} (a military man serving on horse)  :: chevalier {m}
cavalier {n} (a sprightly military man)  :: cavalier {m}, chevalier {m}
cavalier {n} (a well mannered man; a gentleman)  :: cavalier {m}
cavalry {n} (military service that fights with riding horses)  :: cavalerie {f}
cavalryman {n} (a soldier in the cavalry)  :: cavalier {m}
cave {n} /keɪv/ (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground)  :: caverne {f}, grotte {f}
cave {n} (mining: collapse or cave-in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave {n} (place of retreat)  :: antre {m}
cave {n} (storage cellar)  :: cave {f}
caveat {n} /ˈkæ.viˌɑːt]/ (a warning)  :: avertissement {m}
cave in {n} (The act of something collapsing or caving in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave in {n} (The location where something has caved in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave in {v} (to collapse inward or downward)  :: s'effondrer, cabosser
cave in {v} (to relent, comply, lose willpower, etc.)  :: s'effondrer
caveman {n} (early humans or related species)  :: homme des cavernes {m}
cavern {n} (large cave)  :: caverne {f}, grotte {f}
cavesson {n} (part of a horse's bridle)  :: caveçon {m}
caviar {n} (red caviar) SEE: ikra  ::
caviar {n} (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar))  :: caviar {m}
cavil {v} /ˈkæv.əl/ (to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons)  :: chicane {f}
cavitation {n} (formation of vapor bubbles)  :: cavitation {f}
cavity {n} /ˈkʰævɪɾi]/ (soft area in a decayed tooth)  :: carie {f}
cavort {v} /kəˈvɔɹt/ (move/play boisterously)  :: cabrioler
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig  ::
caw {n} /kɔː/ (cry of a crow)  :: croassement {m}
caw {v} (to make the cry of a crow, rook, or raven)  :: croasser
Cayenne {prop} (capital of French Guiana)  :: Cayenne {f}
Caymanian {adj} (of the Cayman Islands)  :: caïmanais
Caymanian {n} (person from the Cayman Islands)  :: Caïmanais {m}
Cayman Islands {prop} (British territory in the Caribbean)  :: Îles Caïmans {f-p}
CCGC {initialism}  :: CGCC
CCGS {initialism}  :: NGCC
CD {n} /ˌsiːˈdiː/ (abbreviations of compact-disc which are actually in use; for the full term's translations, see "compact disc")  :: CD {m}
CD burner {n} (CD burner)  :: graveur de CD {m}
CD player {n} (CD player)  :: lecteur CD {m}, lecteur de CD {m}
CDRE {abbr} (commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
cease {v} /siːs/ (intransitive)  :: cesser, arrêter
cease {v} (transitive)  :: cesser de + infinitive , s'arrêter de + infinitive
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action)  :: cessez et renoncez
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose)  :: cessez-le-feu {m}, trêve {f}
Cebuano {adj} (pertaining to the language or its speakers)  :: cébouano
Cebuano {prop} (language)  :: cébouano {m}, cebuano, visayan
Cecilia {prop} (female given name)  :: Cécile
Cecina {prop} (town in the province of Livorno)  :: Cecina
cedar {n} (aromatic wood)  :: cèdre
cedar {n} /ˈsi.dɚ/ (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus)  :: cèdre {m}
cedarn {adj} (made of cedar)  :: en cèdre
cede {v} /siːd/ (give up)  :: céder
cedilla {n} /səˈdɪlə/ (mark placed under the letter c)  :: cédille {f}
Cedric {prop} (male given name)  :: Cédric
ceil {n} /siːl/ (ceiling) SEE: ceiling  ::
ceiling {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ/ (upper limit of room)  :: plafond {m}
ceiling {n} (smallest integer)  :: partie entière par excès {f}
-cele {suffix} (hernia)  :: -cèle
-cele {suffix} (tumour)  :: -cèle
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.)  :: fêter, célébrer
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in)  :: célébrer
celebrate {v} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪt/ (extol or honour in a solemn manner)  :: rendre hommage, célébrer
celebrate {v} (to engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event)  :: fêter, faire la fête
celebrated {adj} (famous or widely praised)  :: célèbre
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite)  :: célébration {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun)  :: célébration {f}, fête {f}
celebrity {n} (fame)  :: célébrité {f}
celebrity {n} /sᵻˈlɛbɹᵻti/ (a famous person)  :: célébrité {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery)  :: céleri-rave
celerity {n} /sɪˈlɛɹɪti/ (speed)  :: célérité {f}
celerity {n} (speed of individual waves)  :: célérité {f}
celery {n} /ˈsɛl.ə.ri/ (herb)  :: céleri {m}
celery {n} (the stalks of this herb)  :: céleri {m}
celery salt {n} (spice)  :: sel de céleri {m}
celesta {n} /səˈlɛstə/ (a musical instrument consisting of a set of graduated steel plates struck with hammers)  :: célesta {m}
celestial {adj} (relating to heaven (religious))  :: céleste
celestial {adj} (relating to sky)  :: céleste
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere)  :: corps céleste {m}, astre {m}
celestial sphere {prop} (abstract sphere of infinite radius)  :: sphère céleste {f}
celestial stem {n} (heavenly stem) SEE: heavenly stem  ::
celestine {n} (mineral)  :: célestine {f}
Celia {prop} (female given name)  :: Célia
celibacy {n} (abstaining from sexual relations)  :: célibat {m}
celibacy {n} (state of being unmarried)  :: célibat {m}
celibate {adj} (unmarried)  :: célibataire
celibate {n} (person who is not married)  :: célibataire {m} {f}
Celine {prop} (female given name)  :: Céline
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (biological cavity)  :: cellule {f} [of a honeycomb]
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone)  :: portable {m}, mobile {m}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (room in a prison for containing inmates)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} /sɛl/ (component of an electrical battery)  :: pile {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization)  :: cellule {f}
cellar {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (underground space)  :: cellier {m}, cave {f}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello)  :: violoncelliste
cello {n} /ˈtʃɛloʊ/ (musical instrument)  :: violoncelle {m}
cellophane {n} /ˈsɛləfeɪn/ (the transparent plastic film)  :: cellophane {f}
cell phone {n} (portable, wireless telephone capable of changing antenna connections during travel)  :: portable {m}, téléphone mobile {m}, [Quebec] téléphone cellulaire {m}, [Quebec] cellulaire {m}, mobile {m}
cellular {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells)  :: cellulaire {m} {f}
cellular {n} (cell phone) SEE: cell phone  ::
cellular automaton {n} (automaton)  :: automate cellulaire {m}
cellularly {adv} (in a way of or pertaining to cells)  :: cellulairement
celluloid {n} (cinema or film)  :: ducinéma {m}
celluloid {n} (variety of thermoplastics)  :: celluloïd {m}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose)  :: cellulose {f}
cellulose nitrate {n} (nitrocellulose) SEE: nitrocellulose  ::
cell wall {n} /sɛl wɔːl/ (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae)  :: paroi cellulaire {f}
Celsius {adj} /sɛlsiːəs/ (metric scale of temperature)  :: Celsius {m}
Celt {prop} /kɛlt/ (a member of one of the ancient peoples of Western Europe)  :: Celte {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts)  :: celtique {m} {f}, celte {m} {f}
Celtic {prop} /ˈsɛltɪk/ (branch of languages)  :: celtique {m}
celtuce {n} /ˈsɛlt.əs/ (type of lettuce)  :: lattuga asparago {f}
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord  ::
cement {n} (any material with strong adhesive properties)  :: colle {f}, adhésif {m}
cement {n} /ˈsimɛnt/ (a powdered substance)  :: ciment
cement {n} (the paste-like substance)  :: ciment {m}
cement {v}  :: cimenter
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete)  :: bétonnière {f}
cemetery {n} /ˈsɛ.məˌtɛ.ɹi/ (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard  ::
cendrée {n} (grey colour (noun))  :: cendrée
-cene {suffix} (suffix indicating a geologic period)  :: -cène
cenobite {n} /ˈsiːnəbaɪt/ (monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude)  :: cénobite {m}
Cenomanian {prop}  :: Cénomanien
cenotaph {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tæf/ (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere)  :: cénotaphe {m}
cenote {n} /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/ (deep natural well or sinkhole)  :: cénote {m}
Cenozoic {prop} (geological epoch)  :: Cénozoïque
cense {v} (to perfume with incense)  :: encenser
censer {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (religious ornamental container for burning incense)  :: encensoir {m}
censor {n}  :: censeur {m}
censor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content)  :: censeur {m}
censor {v} (to remove objectionable content)  :: caviarder [familiar]
censor {v} (to review in order to remove objectionable content)  :: censurer
censorship {n} /ˈsɛnsɚˌʃɪp/ (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression)  :: censure {f}
censorware {n} (software or hardware used to filter content on the Internet)  :: logiciel de censure
censure {v} /ˈsɛn.ʃɚ/  :: décrier, censurer
census {n} /sɛnsəs/ (official count of members of a population)  :: recensement {m}
cent {n} (coin)  :: [of dollar] (pièce d'un) cent {m}; [of euro] (pièce d'un) centime {m}
cent {n} (one-hundredth of a euro)  :: centime {m}
cent {n} /sɛnt/ (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere)  :: cent {m}, centime {m}
centaur {n} (astronomy)  :: Centaure
centaur {n} /ˈsɛntɑɹ/ (mythical half-man, half-horse)  :: centaure {m}
Centaur {n} (astronomy)  :: Centaure
Centaur {n} (Greek mythology)  :: Centaure
Centaurus {prop} (spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: Centaure {m}
centaury {n} /ˈsɛntɔri/ (plant)  :: centaurée {f}
centenarian {n} /ˈsɛnt.əˌneə(ɹ).i.ən/ (one who is at least 100 years old)  :: centenaire {m} {f}
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years)  :: centenaire
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial  ::
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion  ::
centennial {n} (100th anniversary)  :: centenaire {m}
center {adj} (of, at or related to center)  :: central
center {n} (basketball player who plays closest to the basket)  :: pivot {m}
center {n} (centre forward in icehockey)  :: centre {m}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs)  :: centre {m}, foyer {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle)  :: centre {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere)  :: centre {m}
center {n} (point in the interior of figure with mean coordinates)  :: centre de masse {m}
center {n} /ˈsɛn.tɚ/ (point on a line midway between the ends)  :: centre {m}, milieu {m}
center {n} (topic of particular importance in a given context)  :: sujet {m}
centerfold {n} /ˈsɛntɚfoʊld/ (person in such a photograph)  :: pin-up {f} [woman]
centerfold {n} (sexually attractive person)  :: pin-up {f} [woman]
center of gravity {n} /ˌsen.tər əv ˈɡræv.ə.ti/ (a point, near or within a body, at which the object's mass can be assumed to be concentrated)  :: centre de gravité {m}
centi- {prefix} (10-2)  :: centi-
centiampere {n} (10-2 amperes)  :: centiampère {m}
centime {n} (coin)  :: pièce d'un centime {f}, centime {m}
centime {n} (subunit of currency)  :: centime {m}
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre)  :: centimètre {m}
centipede {n} /ˈsɛnt.ɪ.pid/ (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda)  :: centipède {m}
central {adj} (being the most important)  :: central
central {adj}  :: central
central {adj} /ˈsɛntɹəl/ (being in the centre)  :: central {m}, centrale {f}
Central Africa {prop} (region)  :: Centrafrique, centre d'Afrique
Central African {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa or the Central African people)  :: centrafricain
Central African {n} (A person from Central Africa or of Central African descent)  :: Centrafricain {m}
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa)  :: République centrafricaine
Central America {prop} (the part of the Americas between North America and South America)  :: Amérique centrale {f}
Central American {adj} (relating to Central America)  :: centraméricain {m}
Central Asia {prop} (smaller area of Central Asia)  :: Asie centrale {f}
central business district {n} (central area of a city)  :: quartier d'affaires {m}, centre-ville {m}
Central Europe {prop} /ˈsɛntrəl ˈjʊɹəp/ (geographical region in the center of Europe)  :: Europe centrale {f}
Central European {adj} (Central European)  :: centreuropéen {m}, médioeuropéen {m}
central heating {n} (heating system)  :: chauffage central {m}
centralise {v} (centralize) SEE: centralize  ::
centralism {n} (a system that centralizes)  :: centralisme {m}
centralization {n} /ˌsɛntrəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the act or process of centralizing)  :: centralisation {f}
central nervous system {n} (that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord)  :: système nerveux central {m}
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer)  :: unité centrale de traitement {f}
Centre {prop} (region)  :: Centre {m}
centreboard {n} (The adjustable keel on a small yacht)  :: dérive {f}
centre circle {n} (the circle in the centre of the pitch in soccer)  :: rond central {m}
centre forward {n} (most central of the strikers)  :: avant-centre {m}, attaquant de pointe {m}
centre of mass {n} (point where the mass can be considered concentrated)  :: centre de masse {m}
centrifugal {adj} /sɛnˈtɹɪf(j)əɡəl/ (tending, or causing, to recede from the center)  :: centrifuge {m} {f}
centrifugal force {n} (a force)  :: force centrifuge {f}
centrifuge {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌfjʊdʒ/ (device for separation of substances)  :: centrifugeuse {f}
centripetal {adj} (directed or moving towards a centre)  :: centripète
centrism {n} (moderate political philosophy)  :: centrisme {m}
centromere {n} /ˈsɛntɹə(ʊ)mɪə/ (region of a eukaryotic chromosome)  :: centromère {m}
centurion {n} /sɛnˈtjʊɹ.i.ən/ (commander of a century of soldiers)  :: centurion {m}
century {n} (political division of Rome)  :: centurie {f}
century {n} (Roman army type unit)  :: centurie {f}
century {n} /ˈsɛn.tʃɚ.i/ (100 years)  :: siècle {m}
century egg {n} (a Chinese delicacy)  :: œuf de cent ans {m}
CEO {n} (chief executive officer)  :: PDG
cep {n} /sɛp/ (Boletus edulis)  :: cèpe {m}
cephalic {adj} /ˈsɪfæl ɪk/ (of or referring to the head)  :: céphalique
cephalon {n} /ˈsefələn/ (the head of a trilobite)  :: céphalon {m}
cephalopod {n} (mollusc)  :: céphalopode {m}
cephalothorax {n} (anatomy: fused head and thorax)  :: céphalothorax {m}
cepheid variable {n} (radially pulsating variable star)  :: céphéide {f}
Cepheus {prop} (constellation)  :: Céphée {m}
Cepheus {prop} (mythical husband of Cassiopeia)  :: Céphée {m}
ceramic {adj} /səˈɹæmɪk/ (of or pertaining to ceramic as material)  :: céramique
ceramic {n} (material)  :: céramique {f}
ceramide {n} (lipid)  :: céramide {m}
Cerberus {prop} (mythological three-headed dog)  :: Cerbère {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal  ::
cereal {n} /ˈsɪəɹiːəɫ]/ (type of grass)  :: céréale {f}
cerebellum {n} /ˌserəˈbeləm/ (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates)  :: cervelet {m}
cerebral {adj} (intellectual)  :: cérébral
cerebral {adj} (retroflex) SEE: retroflex  ::
cerebral {adj} /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/ (of, or relating to the brain)  :: cérébral
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions)  :: paralysie cérébrale {f}, infirmité motrice cérébrale {f}
cerebrospinal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to brain or spine)  :: cérébrospinal
cerebrospinal fluid {n} (clear bodily fluid)  :: liquide cérébro-spinal {m}
cerebrum {n} (The upper part of the brain)  :: telencéphale {m}
cerement {n} (cerecloth) SEE: cerecloth  ::
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony)  :: cérémonial {m}
ceremonial {n} (a ceremony, or series of ceremonies)  :: cérémonial {m}
ceremony {n} (official gathering to celebrate)  :: cérémonie {f}
ceremony {n} /ˈsɛrəmoʊnɪ/ (ritual with religious significance)  :: cérémonie {f}
Cerenkov effect {n} /tʃɛˈɹɛŋkəf ɛˈfɛkt/ (emission of light)  :: effet Cerenkov
Ceres {prop} (dwarf planet)  :: Cérès {f}
Ceres {prop} /ˈsɪəriːz/ (Roman goddess)  :: Cérès {f}
cerise {n} (colour)  :: cerise
cerite {n} (cerite)  :: cérite {f}
cerium {n} (chemical element)  :: cérium {m}
certain {adj} /ˈsɝtn̩/ (sure, positive, not doubting)  :: certain
certain {determiner} (having been determined but unspecified)  :: certain
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer)  :: certainement, bien sûr, pour sûr, évidemment
certainly {adv} (with certainty)  :: certainement
certainly {adv} (without doubt, surely)  :: certainement, sûrement, sans nul doute, sans aucun doute
certainty {n} (state of being certain)  :: certitude {f}
certificate {n} /sərˈtɪfɪkət/ (a document containing a certified statement)  :: document
certification {n} (act of certifying)  :: certification {f}
certify {v} (to attest as to)  :: certifier
certitude {n} (sureness, certainty)  :: certitude {f}
cerulean {adj} (sky-blue)  :: céruléen
cerulean {n} /səˈɹuːliən/ (sky blue)  :: bleu céruléen {m}
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
cerussite {n} (mineral)  :: cérusite {f}
cervical {adj} /ˈsɝːvɪ.kəl/  :: cervical
cervical cancer {n} (cancer of the cervix)  :: cancer cervical {m}, cancer du col de l'utérus {m}, cancer du col utérin {m}
cervical collar {n} (neck brace) SEE: neck brace  ::
cervical smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: frottis {m}
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck)  :: vertèbre cervicale {f}
cervicide {n} (killing of deer)  :: cérvicide
cervix {n} (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina)  :: col de l'utérus {m}
cervix {n} /ˈsɝ.vɪks/ (neck) SEE: neck  ::
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
cesspool {n} (filthy place)  :: cloaque {m}, porcherie {f}
cesspool {n} /ˈsɛsˌpuːl/ (place for sewage)  :: fosse d’aisance {f}, fosse {f}
c'est la vie {phrase} /ˈseɪ.lɑˌvi/ (such is life) SEE: such is life  ::
cetacean {n} /sɪˈteɪʃən/ (an animal belonging to the order Cetacea)  :: cétacé {m}
cetane {n} (C16H34)  :: cétane {m}, hexadécane {m}
cetane number {n} (performance rating of diesel fuel)  :: indice de cétane {m}
cetology {n} (whalelore) SEE: whalelore  ::
Cetus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Baleine {f}
Ceylon {prop} (old name for Sri Lanka)  :: Ceylan
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka  ::
cf {abbr} (compare)  :: cf.
CF {abbr} (Canadian Forces)  :: FC
CFAV {initialism}  :: NAFC
CFL {abbr} (Canadian Football League)  :: LCF {f}
cha-cha {n} (ballroom dance)  :: Cha-cha-chá {m}
cha-cha-cha {n} (cha-cha) SEE: cha-cha  ::
Chad {prop} /tʃæd/ (country in central Africa)  :: Tchad
Chadian {adj} (pertaining to Chad)  :: tchadien
Chadian {n} (person from Chad)  :: Tchadien
chador {n} (a loose robe worn by Muslim women)  :: tchador {m}, chador {m}
chaebol {n} (large, family-controlled Korean business conglomerate)  :: chaebol
chafe {n} (heat excited by friction)  :: chauffer en frictionnant
chafe {n} (injury or wear caused by friction)  :: inflammation {f}, abrasion {f}
chafe {n} (vexation; irritation of mind; rage)  :: énervement {m} , colère {f}
chafe {v} (to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated)  :: irriter, vexer
chaff {n} /tʃæf/ (inedible parts of grain plant)  :: balle {f}
chaffinch {n} /ˈt͡ʃæfɪnt͡ʃ/ (bird)  :: pinson {m}
chagrin {n}  :: chagrin {m}
chagrin {n} /ʃəˈɡɹɪn/ (distress from failure; vexation or mortification)  :: chagrin {m}
chai {n} /tʃaɪ/ (spiced black tea) SEE: masala chai  ::
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn/ (series of interconnected rings or links)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {v} (to be chained to another data item)  :: chaîner
chain {v} (to fasten with a chain)  :: enchaîner
chain {v} (to link together)  :: enchaîner
chain mail {n} (Armor)  :: cotte de mailles {f}
chain reaction {n} (nuclear reaction in which particles produced by the fission of one atom trigger fissions of other atoms)  :: réaction en chaîne {f}
chain reaction {n} (series of events)  :: réaction en chaîne {f}
chainring {n} /ˈtʃeɪnɹɪŋ/ (large forward ring on a bicycle)  :: plateau {m}
chainsaw {n} /ˈtʃeɪnˌsɔː/ (saw with a power-driven chain)  :: tronçonneuse {f}
chain smoker {n} (one who habitually smokes a lot)  :: gros fumeur {m}
chain store {n} (retail outlet that is one of a group)  :: chaîne de magasins {f} [chain stores]
chair {n} /tʃɛəɹ/ (furniture)  :: chaise {f}, fauteuil {m}
chair {v} (to act as chairperson)  :: présider
chairlift {n} (moving series of open seats)  :: télésiège {m}
chairman {n} /ˈtʃɛːmən/ (person presiding over a meeting)  :: secrétaire général (for a political party), président {m}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board)  :: secrétaire général (for a political party), président {m}
chaise longue {n} /ʃeɪzˈlɒŋ/ (chair)  :: chaise longue {f}
chai tea {n} (masala chai) SEE: masala chai  ::
chakra {n} /ˈtʃæk.ɹə/ (spiritual energy nexuses)  :: chakra {m}, tchakra {m}
Chalcedon {prop} /ˈkælsɪdɑːn/ (town in Asia Minor)  :: Chalcédoine
chalcedony {n} /kælˈsɛdəni/ (form of fine-grained quartz)  :: calcédoine
Chaldea {prop} (nation of Chaldea)  :: Chaldée {f}
Chaldean {n} (member of the Chaldean Catholic Church)  :: Chaldéen {m}, Chaldéenne {f}
Chaldean {n} (native of Chaldea)  :: Chaldéen {m}, Chaldéenne {f}
chalet {n} /ʃæleɪ/ (wooden house)  :: chalet {m}
chalice {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪs/ (large drinking cup)  :: calice {m}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard)  :: craie {f}
chalk {n} (... prevent from falling when climbing)  :: magnésie {f}
chalk {n} (tailor's chalk) SEE: tailor's chalk  ::
chalk {n} /tʃɔk/ (a soft, white, powdery limestone)  :: craie {f}
chalkboard {n} (slate board for writing on with chalk)  :: [classroom] tableau noir {m}, [small-sized board in a bar or restaurant] ardoise
chalk up {v} (to achieve something)  :: décrocher, remporter, multiplier, totaliser, engranger, enregistrer
chalk up {v} (to credit or blame)  :: mettre sur le compte de, attribuer la responsabilité, attribuer le mérite
challenge {n} (difficult task)  :: défi, challenge
challenge {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪndʒ/ (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not)  :: défi {m}
challenge {v} (to dare someone)  :: défier
challenge {v} (to invite someone to take part in a competition)  :: défier
challenger {n} (one who challenges)  :: challengeur {m}
chalumeau {n} /ˌʃælʊˈməʊ/ (woodwind instrument preceding the clarinet)  :: chalumeau {m}
Cham {adj}  :: cham
Chamaeleon {prop} (small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky)  :: Caméléon {m}
chamber {n} (enclosed space)  :: chambre {f}, salle {f}
chamber {n} (legislative body)  :: chambre {f}
chamber {n} (part of a firearm holding the round before firing)  :: chambre {f}
chamber {n} /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ (bedroom)  :: chambre {f}, pièce {f}
chamberlain {n} (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign)  :: chambellan {m}
chambermaid {n} /ˈtʃeɪm.bə(r).meɪd/ (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom)  :: femme de chambre {f}
chamber music {n} (chamber music)  :: musique de chambre {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association)  :: chambre de commerce {f}
chamber orchestra {n} (orchestra to play chamber music)  :: orchestre de chambre {m}
chamber pot {n} (a bowl kept in a bedroom to serve as a temporary toilet)  :: pot de chambre {m}
chameleon {n} /kəˈmiːlɪən/ (reptile)  :: caméléon {m}
chamfer {n} /ˈtʃæm.fɚ/ (an angled relief or cut at an edge)  :: chanfrein {m}, champfrain
chamfer {v} (to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel)  :: chanfreiner
chamois {n} /ˈʃæmwɑː/ (goat)  :: chamois {m}, isard {m}
chamois {n} (cloth)  :: chamois {m}
chamois leather {n} (suede leather) SEE: suede  ::
champagne {n} /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (sparkling wine made in Champagne)  :: champagne {m}
Champagne {prop} (region of France)  :: Champagne {f}
Champagne-Ardenne {prop} (region)  :: Champagne-Ardenne {f}
champansky {n} (imitation champagne)  :: champansky {m}
champ at the bit {v} (of horse: to bite the bit)  :: ronger son frein
champ at the bit {v} (to show impatience when delayed)  :: ronger son frein
champian {n} (agriculture: common land) SEE: common land  ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield  ::
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field  ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain  ::
champignon {n} (Agaricus bisporus)  :: champignon {m}
champion {n} (someone who has been winner in a contest)  :: champion {m}, championne {f}
champion {v} (to advocate)  :: championner
championship {n} (competition to determine a champion)  :: championnat {m}
championship {n} (position of champion, or winner)  :: champion {m}, championne {f}
Champions League {prop} (the highest-level European club football tournament)  :: Ligue des champions
chance {n} (probability of something happening)  :: [beneficial] chance {f}, [detrimental, risky] risque {m}
chance {n} (random occurrence)  :: raccroc {m}
chance {n} /tʃæns/ (an opportunity or possibility)  :: chance {f}
chancellor {n} (Chancellor of the Exchequer) SEE: Chancellor of the Exchequer  ::
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries)  :: chancelier {m}, chancelière {f}
chancellor {n} (record keeper for a diocese)  :: contremaître de jury {m}
chancellor {n} /ˈtʃænsəlɚ/ (important notary; person in charge of some area of government)  :: chancelier {m}, chancelière {f}
chandelier {n} /ʃændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling)  :: lustre {m}
change {n} (money given back)  :: monnaie {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination)  :: monnaie {f}
change {n} /tʃeɪndʒ/ (the process of becoming different)  :: changement {m}, modification {f}, mutation {f}, évolution {f}
change {v} (to become something different)  :: changer, se transformer, muter [biology]
change {v} (to make something into something different)  :: changer, transformer
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing)  :: se changer
change {v} (to replace)  :: remplacer
change {v} (to transfer to another vehicle)  :: changer
changeable {adj} (capable of being changed)  :: changeable {m} {f}
changeable {adj} (subject to sudden or frequent changes)  :: changeant
change hands {v} (To become the property of someone else.)  :: changer de main
changeling {n} ((Mythology) an infant of a fairy, sprite or troll that the creature has secretly exchanged for a human infant)  :: changelin {m}, changeling {m}
change management {n} (management of personnel transitioning)  :: accompagnement au changement {m}
change of heart {n} (change of opinion)  :: revirement {m}
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before)  :: changer d'avis, se raviser
change someone's mind {v} (to convince someone to make a decision)  :: faire changer quelqu'un d'avis
Changhsingian {prop}  :: Changxing'ien
changing room {n} (room in gym)  :: vestiaire {m}
changing room {n} (room in shop)  :: cabine d'essayage {f}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze  ::
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television)  :: chaîne {f}
channel {n} /ˈtʃænəl]/ (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies)  :: chaîne {f}
channel {v} (direct the flow)  :: canaliser
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel)  :: îles Anglo-Normandes {f-p}, îles de la Manche {f-p}
channel surf {v} (quickly change channel)  :: zapper, faire du zapping
Channel Tunnel {prop} (man-made tunnel)  :: le tunnel sous la Manche {m}
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony  ::
chanson {n} (French song)  :: chanson {f}, chanson française {f}
chansonnier {n} (book)  :: chansonnier {m}
chansonnier {n} (singer of chansons)  :: chansonnier {m}, chansonnière {f}
chant {v} /tʃænt/ (sing monophonically without instruments)  :: chanter
chantefable {n} (a form of Medieval French literature)  :: chantefable {m}
chanter {n}  :: scandeur {m}, scandeuse {f}
chanter {n} (the pipe of a bagpipe)  :: chalumeau {m}
chanterelle {n} /ˈtʃæntəɹɛl/ (Cantharellus cibarius)  :: chanterelle {f}
chaos {n} /ˈkeɪ.ɒs/ (state of disorder)  :: chaos {m}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory)  :: théorie du chaos {f}
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray)  :: chaotique
chaotic {adj} /keɪ.ˈɒt.ɪk/ (Filled with chaos)  :: chaotique
chaotically {adv} (In a chaotic manner)  :: chaotiquement
chap {n} /tʃæp/ (A man or fellow)  :: bougre {m}, mec {m}, quidam {m}
chaparral {n} (region of shrubs)  :: maquis
chapel {n} /ˈtʃapəl/ (place of worship)  :: chapelle {f}
chapel of ease {n} (remote chapel)  :: succursale {f}
chaperone {n} (an older person who accompanies other younger people to ensure the propriety of their behaviour, often an older woman accompanying a young woman)  :: chaperon {m}
chaplain {n} /tʃæp.lɪn/ (a member of the clergy officially assigned to an institution, group, private chapel, etc.)  :: aumônier, chapelain {m}
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara de Chapman
chapped {adj} (dry and flaky due to excessive evaporation of water from its surface)  :: gercé {m}
chaps {n} /tʃæps/ (Protective leather leggings attached at the waist)  :: guêtres {f}
chapter {n} (an administrative division of an organization)  :: branche {f}, section {f}
chapter {n} /ˈtʃæptɚ/ (section in a book)  :: chapitre {m}
char {n} /tʃɑɹ/ (fish)  :: omble {m}
char {v} /tʃɑɹ/ (to burn something to charcoal)  :: carboniser, calciner
charabanc {n} /ˈʃæ.ɹə.bæŋ(k)/ (a horse-drawn, and then later, motorized omnibus with open sides, and often, no roof)  :: char-à-bancs {m}
character {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: caractère {m}
character {n} /ˈkʰæɹɨktɚ/ (being in a story)  :: personnage {m}
character {n} (moral strength)  :: caractère
character {n} (notable or eccentric person)  :: personnage {m}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word)  :: caractère {m}
characteristic {adj} /ˌkʰæɹəktəˈɹɪstɪk/ (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing)  :: caractéristique
characteristic {n}  :: caractéristique {f}
characteristically {adv} (in a usual or expected way)  :: typiquement
characteristic function {n} (function equal to one on elements of a given set) SEE: indicator function  ::
characteristic polynomial {n} (linear algebra)  :: polynôme caractéristique {m}
characterization {n} (act or process of characterizing)  :: caractérisation {f}
characterize {v} /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/ (to depict someone or something a particular way)  :: caractériser
characterize {v} (to determine the characteristics of)  :: caractériser
character set {n} (set of characters in a character encoding)  :: jeu de caractères {m}
charade {n} /ʃɚˈɹeɪd/ (party game) SEE: charades  ::
charades {n} (game)  :: charade {f}
charcoal {n} /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/ (substance)  :: charbon de bois {m}
chard {n} /tʃɑɹd/ (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla)  :: bettes
Chardonnay {n} (grape)  :: chardonnay {m}
Chardonnay {n} (wine)  :: chardonnay {m}
Charente {prop} (département)  :: Charente {f}
Charente-Maritime {prop} (département)  :: Charente-Maritime {f}
chargé d'affaires {n} (diplomat)  :: chargé d'affaires {m}, chargée d'affaires {f}
charge {n} (accusation)  :: inculpation {f}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service)  :: frais {m-p}
charge {n} (electric charge)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (ground attack)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (instruction)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (measured amount of powder and/or shot)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} /ˈt͡ʃɑɹd͡ʒ/ (load or burden)  :: charge {f}
charge {v} (cricket: to take a few steps down the pitch towards the bowler as he delivers the ball)  :: charger, s'élancer
charge {v} (to assign a debit to an account)  :: charger
charge {v} (to assign a duty to)  :: charger
charge {v} (to cause to take on an electric charge)  :: charger
charge {v} (to formally accuse of a crime)  :: accuser, charger
charge {v} (to load equipment with material required for its use)  :: charger
charge {v} (to move forward forcefully)  :: charger
charge {v} (to pay on account)  :: charger, créditer
charge {v} (to place a burden upon, to assign a duty)  :: armer, charger
charger {n} (A device that charges or recharges)  :: chargeur {m}
chargino {n} (particle)  :: chargino {m}
chargon {n} (holon) SEE: holon  ::
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare)  :: char {m} (de guerre), charriot {m}
charioteer {n} (person who drives a chariot)  :: aurige {f}
charisma {n} /kəˈɹɪzmə/ (personal charm or magnetism)  :: charisme {m}
charismatic {adj} (of, related to, or having charisma)  :: charismatique
charitable {adj}  :: caritatif
charitable organization {n} (organization)  :: association caritative {f}
charity {n} (goods or money given)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} (organization)  :: organisme de charité {m}
charity {n} (providing of goods or money)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} /ˈtʃæɹɪti/ (attitude)  :: charité {f}
charity stripe {n} (free-throw line) SEE: free-throw line  ::
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacaphony  ::
charivari {n} /ʃɑːɹɪˈvɑːɹi/ (mock serenade)  :: charivari
charlady {n} /ˈtʃɑːˌleɪ.di/ (woman who cleans houses and offices) SEE: charwoman  ::
charlatan {n} /ˈʃɑɹlətən/ (malicious trickster)  :: charlatan {m}
charlatanism {n} (charlatanry) SEE: charlatanry  ::
charlatanry {n} (state of being a charlatan)  :: charlatanisme {m}
Charlemagne {prop} /ˈʃɑrlɨmeɪn/ (king of the Franks)  :: Charlemagne
Charleroi {prop} (city)  :: Charleroi {m}
Charles {prop} (given name)  :: Charles
charley horse {n} (a muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg)  :: crampe dans la jambe
Charlotte {prop} /ˈʃɑrlət/ (female given name)  :: Charlotte
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)  :: charme
charm {n} /tʃɑɹm/ (something with magic power)  :: fétiche, charme
charm {n} (trinket)  :: breloque {f}
charming {adj} /ˈtʃɑː(ɹ).mɪŋ/ (pleasant, charismatic)  :: charmant
charmonium {n} (meson)  :: charmonium {m}
charm quark {n} (charm quark)  :: quark charme, quark charm {m}, quark charmé {m}
Charon {prop} /ˈʃærən/ (a moon of Pluto)  :: Charon
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram  ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph  ::
chart {n} (map) SEE: map  ::
chart {n} (non-narrative presentation of data)  :: graphe {m}
chart {n} (table) SEE: table  ::
charter {n} (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc)  :: charte {f}
charter {v} (grant or establish a charter)  :: affretter
Chartres {prop} (town)  :: Chartres
Chartres blue {n} (blue)  :: bleu de Chartres {m}
charwoman {n} (awoman employed to do housework)  :: technicienne de surface {f}, femme de ménage {f}, nettoyeuse {f}
Charybdis {prop} /kəˈɹɪbdɪs/ (Greek mythological monster)  :: Charybde {f}
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {n} /tʃeɪs/ (action of the verb "to chase")  :: poursuite {f}
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed)  :: poursuivre, chasser
chaser {n} (a mild drink consumed immediately after another drink of hard liquor)  :: pousse-café {m}
chaser {n} /tʃeɪsə/ (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases*)  :: poursuivant {m}
chase tail {v} (to be on hunt for a (mostly sexual) partner)  :: courir le jupon [female partners only]
chasm {n} (difference of opinion)  :: fossé {m}, divergence {f}
chasm {n} /ˈkæzəm/ (gap)  :: fossé {m}, gouffre {m}, crevasse {f}
chasse {v} (gliding step (noun))  :: pas chassé {m}
chassis {n} /ˈtʃæsi/ (base frame of motor vehicle)  :: châssis {m}
chaste {adj} (austere) SEE: austere  ::
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate  ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent  ::
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest  ::
chaste {adj} /tʃeɪst/ (abstaining from sexual intercourse)  :: chaste {m} {f}
chastely {adv} (in a chaste manner)  :: chastement
chasten {v} (discipline) SEE: discipline  ::
chasten {v} /ˈtʃeɪ.sən/ (purify) SEE: purify  ::
chastise {v} /ˈtʃæstaɪz/ (to punish or scold)  :: châtier
chastisement {n} (The act of chastising)  :: châtiment {m}
chastity {n} (abstaining from sexual intercourse outside of marriage)  :: chasteté {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt like garment)  :: ceinture de chasteté {f}
chastushka {n} (Russian or Ukrainian folk poem)  :: tchastouchka {f}
chasuble {n} /ˈt͡ʃæzjʊbəl/ (liturgical vestment)  :: chasuble {f}
chat {n}  :: discussion ; clavardage, chat
chat {v}  :: discuter, converser ; clavarder, chatter , bavarder
chat {v} /tʃæt/ (be engaged in informal conversation)  :: jaser, placoter, bavarder
chateaubriand {n} (a very thick tenderloin steak of beef)  :: châteaubriand {m}
chatter {n} (sound of a magpie)  :: jacassement {m}
chatter {n} /ˈtʃætɚ/ (talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk)  :: jacassement {m}, bagou {m}
chatter {v} (talk idly)  :: jacasser, bavarder
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess)  :: moulin à paroles {m}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch)  :: Chattien
chatty {adj} (chatting a lot or fond of chatting)  :: bavard
chauffeur {n} /ʃoʊˈfɜ˞/ (a person employed to drive a motor car)  :: chauffeur {m}, chauffeuse {f}
chaulk {n} /tʃɑk/ (chalk) SEE: chalk  ::
chaulk {v} (chalk) SEE: chalk  ::
chauvinism {n} /ˈʃoʊ.vɪˌnɪzm̩/ (excessive patriotism)  :: chauvinisme {m}
chauvinism {n} (unwarranted bias)  :: chauvinisme {m}
chauvinist {adj} (chauvinistic) SEE: chauvinistic  ::
chauvinist {n} (chauvinist person)  :: chauviniste {m} {f}, [pejorative] chauvin {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chayote {n} (fruit)  :: chayotte {f}, [French Antilles] christophine {f}, [Réunion] chouchou {m}, séchion {m}
chayote {n} /tʃɑˈjoʊti/ (plant)  :: chayotte {f}, [French Antilles] christophine {f}, [Réunion] chouchou {m}, séchion {m}
cheap {adj} (frugal, stingy)  :: radin
cheap {adj} (of little worth)  :: modique
cheap {adj} (of poor quality)  :: [colloquial] à deux balles, au rabais
cheap {adj} /tʃiːp/ (low in price)  :: bon marché, pas cher, peu cher
cheapen {v} (to make cheaper)  :: déprécier, dévaluer
cheapskate {n}  :: avare {m}
cheapskate {n} (someone who avoids spending money)  :: avare {m}, pingre {m}
cheat {n} (card game)  :: menteur
cheat {n} (someone who is dishonest or cheats)  :: menteur, tricheur {m}, tricheuse {f}
cheat {v} (being unfaithful)  :: tromper
cheat {v} (violate rules to gain advantage)  :: tricher
cheater {n} /ˈtʃiːtə(r)/ (cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
cheat on {v} (be unfaithful to)  :: tromper
cheat sheet {n} (A sheet of paper used to assist on a test)  :: antisèche {f}, pompe {f}
Cheboksary {prop} (city)  :: Tcheboksary {m}
Chechen {prop} /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn/ (Language)  :: tchétchène {m}
Chechnya {prop} /ˈtʃɛtʃ.ni.ə/ (federal subject of Russia)  :: Tchétchénie {f}
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant)  :: addition {f}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop)  :: vérification {f}, contrôle {m}
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator)  :: croix {f}
check {n} (an inspection or examination)  :: vérification {f}, contrôle {m}, examen {m}
check {n} (cheque) SEE: cheque  ::
check {n} /tʃɛk/ (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece)  :: échec {m}
check {v} ((poker) to remain in the hand without betting)  :: checker
check {v} (to control, limit, or halt)  :: contrôler, faire attention
check {v} (to inspect, examine)  :: vérifier, contrôler
check {v} (to leave in safekeeping)  :: laisser, déposer
check {v} (to leave with shipping agent for shipping)  :: enregistrer
check {v} (to mark with a checkmark)  :: cocher
check {v} (to verify or compare with a source of information)  :: vérifier
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook  ::
checkbox {n} (A place on a form that can be checked or not)  :: case à cocher {f}
checkbox {n} ((graphical user interface): a feature on a webpage that can be marked or not)  :: case à cocher {f}
checker {n} /ˈtʃɛkɚ/ (One who checks something)  :: vérificateur {m}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares)  :: à carreaux
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts  ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival)  :: s'enregistrer
check-in {n} (act of checking in)  :: enregistrement {m}
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account  ::
checklist {n} /ˈtʃɛklɪst/ (list of things to be verified)  :: liste de contrôle {f}
checkmark {n} (mark to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement) SEE: tick  ::
checkmate {interj} /ˈt͡ʃɛkmeɪt/ (said when making the conclusive move in chess)  :: échec et mat
checkmate {n}  :: échec et mat
checkmate {v}  :: faire échec et mat
check out {v} (to die)  :: crever, claquer
check out {v} (to examine, inspect, look at closely)  :: mater (a person), regarder
check out {v} (to leave in a hurry)  :: se barrer, se casser, s'en aller
check out {v} (to pay when leaving)  :: régler sa note (d'hôtel)
check out {v} (to withdraw (an item) from a library etc., and have the withdrawal recorded)  :: emprunter
checkout {n} (supermarket checkout position)  :: caisse {f}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier)  :: point de contrôle {m}
checksum {n} (number serving to detect error)  :: somme de contrôle {f}
check up {v}  :: vérifier
checkup {n} (physical checkup)  :: check-up {m}, bilan de santé {m}
Cheddar {prop} /ˈtʃɛdɚ/ (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese  ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese)  :: fromage Cheddar {m}, cheddar {m}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock)  :: fesse {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: impudence)  :: culot {m}, toupet {m}
cheek {n} /tʃiːk/ (part of face)  :: joue {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone)  :: pommette {f}
cheek pouch {n} (pouch in the cheek)  :: abajoue {f}
cheep {v} /tʃiːp/ (make high-pitched sounds)  :: piailler, chanter
cheer {v} /t͡ʃɪɹ/ (To shout a cheer or cheers)  :: applaudir, acclamer
cheerful {adj} (happy)  :: joyeux, content
cheerio {interj} (exclamation used when greeting as well as when parting)  :: salut
Cheerios {prop} /ˈtʃɪə(ɹ).iː.əʊz/ (cereal)  :: Cheerios
cheerleader {n} (person (usually female) who encourages applaus)  :: pom-pom girl {f}, cheerleader {m}
cheerleading {n} (a physical activity)  :: cheerleading {m}
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: à plus, salut {m}, ciao
cheers {interj} /tʃɪrz/ (toast when drinking)  :: à votre santé [formal], santé, tchin-tchin
cheer up {v} (to make someone happy)  :: remonter le moral
cheese {interj} (said while being photographed)  :: ouistiti
cheese {n} (countable: any particular variety of cheese)  :: fromage {m}
cheese {n} (slang: money)  :: fric {m}
cheese {n} /t͡ʃiːz/ (dairy product)  :: fromage {m}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese)  :: cheeseburger {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food)  :: cheesecake {m}; Canada: gâteau au fromage {m}
cheese it {phrase} (a warning to stop, hide, or flee)  :: vingt-deux! (22!)
cheesemaker {n} (person skilled in making cheese)  :: fromager {m}
cheesemonger {n} (someone who sells cheese)  :: fromager {m}
cheeseparing {adj} (niggardly, stingy)  :: radin, radine {f}, radins {m-p}, radines {f-p}
cheese slicer {n} (instrument for slicing cheese)  :: coupe fromage {m}, tranche fromage {m}
cheesy {adj} (overdramatic, clichéd)  :: kitsch
cheesy {adj} (resembling cheese)  :: fromageux
cheesy {adj} /ˈtʃiːzi/ (of cheese)  :: fromageux
cheetah {n} /ˈtʃiːtə/ (Acinonyx jubatus)  :: guépard {m}
chef {n} /ʃɛf/ (The head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant)  :: chef cuisinier {m}, chef {m}
chelone {n} (genus of four species of plants)  :: chélone {f}
Chelyabinsk {prop} /tʃɪˈljabinsk/ (city)  :: Tcheliabinsk {m}
chemical {adj} /ˈkɛmɪkəl/ (relating to chemistry)  :: chimique
chemical {n}  :: produit chimique {m}
chemical biology {n} (study that embraces both chemistry and biology)  :: biochimie {f}
chemical bond {n} (any of binding forces)  :: liaison chimique {f}
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction)  :: élément chimique {m}
chemical engineering {n} (branch of engineering that deals with the process plants)  :: génie chimique {m}, génie des procédés {m}
chemical reaction {n} (process in which chemical substances are changed into others)  :: réaction chimique {f}
chemical reactor {n} (reaction vessel)  :: réacteur chimique {m}
chemicals {n} (chemical industry)  :: industrie chimique {f}
chemical sensitivity {n} (sensitivity to chemical compounds)  :: sensibilité chimique {f}
chemical series {n} (any group of elements whose chemical and physical properties have similarities)  :: série chimique {f}
chemical toilet {n} (type of toilet)  :: toilette chimique
chemical warfare {n} (use of chemical substances as weapons of war)  :: guerre chimique {f}
chemical weapon {n} (noxious substance in a delivery system)  :: arme chimique {f}
chemise {n} /ʃəˈmiːz/ (short nightdress)  :: chemise de nuit {f}, nuisette {f}
chemist {n} /ˈkɛmɪst/ (person working in chemistry)  :: chimiste {m} {f}
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist  ::
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance)  :: chimie {f}
chemistry {n} /ˈkɛm.ɪ.stri/ (branch of natural science)  :: chimie {f}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemostratigraphy {n} (the study and dating of sedimentary strata)  :: chimiostratigraphie {f}
chemosynthesis {n} (production of carbohydrates and other compounds from simple compounds)  :: chimiosynthèse {f}
chemotherapy {n} (chemical treatment to kill or halt cancer)  :: chimiothérapie {f}
chemotherapy {n} (therapeutic chemical treatment)  :: chimiothérapie {f}
Chennai {prop} (state capital of Tamil Nadu, India)  :: Chennai
cheongsam {n} (qipao) SEE: qipao  ::
Cheops {prop} /ˈkiɑːps/ (pharaoh)  :: Khéops
cheque {n} /tʃɛk/ (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity)  :: chèque {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques)  :: carnet de chèques {m}
chequered flag {n} (flag)  :: drapeau à damier {m}
cherish {v} (to hold dear, foster, promote)  :: chérir, tenir (à)
cherish {v} (to nurture with care)  :: chérir, tenir (à)
Cherkessk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Tcherkessk {m}
Chernigov {prop} (Chernihiv) SEE: Chernihiv  ::
Chernobyl {n} /tʃɜː(ɹ)ˈnɒb.əl/ (city in Ukraine)  :: Tchernobyl {m}
Chernovtsy {prop} (Chernivtsi) SEE: Chernivtsi  ::
chernozem {n} (black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus)  :: tchernoziom {m}, tchernozème {m}
Cherokee {prop} (language)  :: cherokee {m}
Cherokee {prop} (syllabary)  :: cherokee {m}
Cherokee {prop} /ˈt͡ʃɛr.ə.kiː/ (indigenous North American people)  :: Cherokees {p}
cheroot {n} /tʃəˈɹuːt/ (cigar)  :: cheroot {m}, stogie {f}
cherry {n} (slang: virginity)  :: cerise {f}
cherry {n} /ˈt͡ʃɛɹi/ (fruit)  :: cerise {f}
cherry {n} (tree)  :: cerisier {m}
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree)  :: fleur de cerisier {f}
cherry laurel {n} (shrub)  :: laurier-cerise {m}
cherry plum {n} (the fruit)  :: prunes-cerises
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus)  :: cerisier {m}
chert {n} (mineral)  :: chaille
cherub {n}  :: chérubin {m}
cherub {n} /ˈtʃɛrəb/ (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)  :: chérubin {m}
cherubim {n} (plural of cherub)  :: chérubin
chervil {n} /ˈtʃɜː(r)vɪl/ (spice)  :: cerfeuil
chess {n} /tʃɛs/ (two-player board game)  :: échecs {m-p}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess)  :: échiquier {m}
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece  ::
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)  :: pièce {f}, pièce d'échecs {f}
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece  ::
chess player {n} (a person who plays chess)  :: joueur d’échecs {m}, joueuse d’échecs {f}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
chest {n} /t͡ʃɛst/ (strong box)  :: coffre {m}
chest {n} (thorax)  :: poitrine {f}
chest cavity {n} (thoracic cavity) SEE: thoracic cavity  ::
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour)  :: marron, châtain
chestnut {n} (nut of the chestnut tree)  :: châtaigne {f}, marron {m}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour)  :: marron {m}, châtain {m}
chestnut {n} /ˈtʃɛs.nʌt/ (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree  ::
chestnut {n} (wood of a chestnut tree)  :: châtaigner {m}, marronnier {m}
chestnut-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus palliatus)  :: batara mantelé
chestnut teal {n} (Anas castanea)  :: sarcelle rousse {f}
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts)  :: châtaignier {m}
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes)  :: commode {f}, chiffonnier {m}
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chevon {n} /ˈʃɛvən/ (goatmeat) SEE: goatmeat  ::
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček  ::
chevron {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet  ::
chew {v} /t͡ʃu/ (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing)  :: mâcher, mordiller
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing)  :: chewing-gum {m}, chiclette {f}, machouillage {m} [archaic]
chew out {v} (To reprimand or rebuke)  :: engueuler, enguirlander
chew the fat {v} (chat idly or generally waste time talking) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
chew the scenery {v} (To perform in an excessively emotional or exaggerated manner)  :: cabotiner
Cheyenne {n} (member of the Cheyenne tribe)  :: Cheyenne {m} {f}
chi {n} /kaɪ/ (Greek letter)  :: chi {m}
chi {n} /tʃiː/ (qi) SEE: qi  ::
chiaroscuro {n} (artistic technique)  :: clair-obscur {m}
chiasmus {n} /kaɪˈæːzməs/ ((rhetoric) an inversion of the relationship between the elements of phrases)  :: chiasme {m}
chibouk {n} (Turkish tobacco pipe)  :: chibouque
chic {adj} /ʃiːk/ (Elegant)  :: chic
Chicago {prop} /ʃɪˈkɔ.ɡoʊ/ (large US city)  :: Chicago
chick {n} /t͡ʃɪk/ (young bird)  :: oisillon {m}
chick {n} (young chicken)  :: poussin {m}
chick {n} (young woman)  :: nana {f}, gonzesse {f}
chickadee {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪ.kə.ˌdi/ (songbird)  :: mésange {f}
Chickasaw {prop} (the language)  :: Chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} /ˈtʃɪkəsɔː/ (the tribe)  :: Chickasaw
chicken {n} (coward)  :: poule mouillée {f}, poltron {m}
chicken {n} (meat)  :: poulet {m}
chicken {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪk.ɪn/ (bird)  :: poule {f}
chicken {n} (young, attractive, slim man) SEE: twink  ::
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse  ::
chicken-or-egg question {n} (A question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first)  :: paradoxe de l’œuf et de la poule {m}
chicken out {v} (shy away from a daring task)  :: se dégonfler, lâcher, laisser tomber
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease)  :: varicelle {f}
chickenshit {n} (contemptible thing)  :: d'la merde {f}, des conneries {f-p}
chickenshit {n} (coward)  :: poule mouillée {f}
chicken soup {n} (soup with chicken as main ingredient)  :: soupe de poulet {f}
chickpea {n} (seed)  :: pois chiche {m}
chickweed {n} (herb)  :: mouron blanc
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive  ::
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus)  :: chicorée {f}
chide {v} /tʃaɪd/ (loudly admonish)  :: réprimander
chief executive officer {n} (highest-ranking corporate officer)  :: Président Directeur Général, PDG
chiefly {adv} /ˈtʃiːf.li/ (mainly)  :: surtout
chief of staff {n}  :: Chef d'état major {m}
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state  ::
Chieti {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Chieti
Chieti {prop} (town and capital)  :: Chieti
chigger {n} (chigoe flea)  :: puce chique {f}
chigger {n} (harvest mite)  :: aoutat {m}
chignon {n} (roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun)  :: chignon {m}
Chihuahua {n} /tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː/ (breed of dog)  :: chihuahua {m}
chilblain {n} /ˈtʃɪlbleɪnz]/ (inflammation)  :: engelure {f}
child {n} (a minor)  :: enfant {m}
child {n} /tʃaɪld/ (a female or male child, a daughter or son)  :: enfant {m} {f}
child abuse {n} /ˈtʃaɪldəbjuːs/ (mistreatment of a child)  :: maltraitance sur mineur {f}
childbirth {n} (act of giving birth)  :: accouchement, parturition {f}, naissance {f}
child bride {n} (very young bride)  :: enfant mariée {m}
Childermas {prop} (day commemorating the killing of the Holy Innocents)  :: massacre des Innocents {m}
child-free {adj} (having no children)  :: sans enfant
childhood {n} (the state of being a child)  :: enfance {f}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child)  :: enfance {f}
childish {adj} (behaving immaturely)  :: enfantin, puéril
childish {adj} (suitable for a child)  :: enfantin, puéril
childishness {n} (childishness)  :: enfantillage {m}
child language {n} (the language spoken by a child that doesn't have full control over it yet)  :: langage enfantin {m}
childless {adj} (not having any children)  :: sans enfants
childminder {n} (person who looks after other people's children)  :: nourrice {f}, nounou {f}
child porn {n} (child pornography) SEE: child pornography  ::
child pornography {n} (pornographic materials depicting minors)  :: pédopornographie {f}
child prodigy {n} (wunderkind) SEE: wunderkind  ::
children's home {n} (a public institution for the care and protection of children whose parents have died or can no longer care for them, see also: orphanage)  :: maison d'enfants {f}
child safety seat {n} (a car safety restraint designed for infants and young children)  :: siège enfant {m}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy)  :: jeu d'enfant
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
Chile {prop} /ˈtʃiː.leɪ/ (country in South America)  :: Chili {m}
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to a Chilean person or Chileans)  :: chilien {m}, chilienne {f}
Chilean {adj} /ˈtʃɪliən/ (pertaining to Chile)  :: chilien {m}, chilienne {f}
Chilean {n} (person from Chile)  :: Chilien {m}, Chilienne {f}
Chilean eagle {n} (the Black-chested buzzard eagle, Geranoaetus melanoleucus)  :: buse aguia
Chilean flamingo {n} (a species of flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis)  :: flamant du Chili {m}
chili {n} (chili con carne) SEE: chili con carne  ::
chili {n} /ˈtʃɪl.iː/ (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)  :: piment {m}
chiliarch {n} (a commander of a thousand troops in Hellenistic Greece)  :: chiliarque {m}
chiliasm {n} /ˈkɪ.lɪæ.z(ə)m/ (belief in an earthly thousand-year period of peace and prosperity)  :: millénarisme, chiliasme
chili oil {n} (condiment)  :: huile piquante {f}
chili pepper {n} (fruit)  :: piment {m}
chill {n} (sudden numbing fear or dread)  :: frisson {m}
chill {n} (sudden penetrating sense of cold)  :: froid {m}
chill {n} /tʃɪl/ (moderate, but uncomfortable coldness)  :: fraicheur {f}
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool)  :: se relaxer
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
chilly {adj} /ˈtʃɪl.i/ (cold)  :: froid
chime {n} /ˈtʃaɪm/ (musical instrument)  :: carillon {m}
chime {v} (to make the sound of a chime)  :: carillonner
chimera {n} (creature of the imagination)  :: chimère {f}
chimera {n} /kaɪˈmɪəɹə/ (mythical monster)  :: chimère {f}
chimera {n} (organism with cells from two zygotes)  :: chimère {f}
Chimera {prop}  :: chimère
chimerical {adj} /kɪˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to a chimera)  :: chimérique
chimney {n} /ˈtʃɪmni/ (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue)  :: cheminée {f}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive)  :: cheminée {f}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation)  :: ramoneur {m}
chimpanzee {n} /tʃɪmˈpæn.zi/ (ape)  :: chimpanzé {m}
chin {n} /tʃɪn/ (bottom of a face)  :: menton {m}
china {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: mate) SEE: mate  ::
china {n} /tʃʌɪnə/ (porcelain)  :: porcelaine {n}
China {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪnə/ (country in east Asia)  :: Chine {f}
chinaberry {n} (tree, Melia azedarach)  :: lilas de Perse {m}, azédarach {m}
China syndrome {n} (meltdown of a nuclear reactor)  :: syndrome chinois {m}
Chinatown {n} (a Chinese district outside China)  :: quartier chinois {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur)  :: chinchilla
chinchilla {n} /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ (rodent)  :: chinchilla {m}
Chinese {adj} (relating to China)  :: chinois
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal)  :: chinois {m}
Chinese {n} (person born in China)  :: Chinois {m}, Chinoise {f}
Chinese {n} (the people of China)  :: les Chinois {m-p}
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin  ::
Chinese {prop} /ˌtʃaɪˈniːz/ (Any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese, see also: Mandarin, see also: Cantonese, see also: Wu, see also: Min Nan)  :: chinois {m}
Chinese cabbage {n} (bok choy) SEE: bok choy  ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (napa cabbage) SEE: napa cabbage  ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character)  :: sinogramme {m}, caractère chinois {m}, hanzi {m}
Chinese checkers {n} (board game)  :: dames chinoises
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog)  :: chien chinois à crête {m}
Chinese desert cat {n} (Chinese mountain cat) SEE: Chinese mountain cat  ::
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo  ::
Chinese lantern {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
Chinese lantern {n} (paper lantern)  :: lampion {m}
Chinese New Year {n} (a Chinese holiday)  :: nouvel an chinois {m}
Chinese numeral {n} (numerals originated in China)  :: chiffre chinois {m}
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander  ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion  ::
Chinese whispers {n} (a game)  :: téléphone arabe
Chink {n} (offensive: Chinese person)  :: chinetoque {m} {f}, chinetoc {m} {f}, chintok {m} {f}
chinkapin {n} (shrub in the genus Castanopsis) SEE: chinquapin  ::
chinois {n} (fine-meshed conical strainer)  :: chinois {m}
chinrest {n} (instrument accessory)  :: mentonnière {f}
chintz {n} /tʃɪnts/ (fabric)  :: chintz {m}
chin up {interj} (cheer up)  :: haut les coeurs, courage
chin-up {n} /ˈtʃɪn.ʌp/ (an exercise done for strengthening the arms and back) SEE: pull-up  ::
Chios {prop} (city)  :: Chio
Chios {prop} /ˈki.ɑs/ (island)  :: Chio
chip {n}  :: chip , coche
chip {n} (circuit)  :: micropuce {f}
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry)  :: frite
chip {n} (thin, crisp, fried piece of potato or vegetable)  :: chips {f}, croustille {f} [Canada]
chip {n} /tʃɪp/ (small piece broken off)  :: brisure {f}
chip {v} (to break into small pieces)  :: briser
chip {v} (to break small pieces from)  :: cocher
chipboard {n} (A material made from compressed wood chips)  :: aggloméré {m}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent)  :: tamia {m}, suisse {m}
chipolata {n} (type of sausage)  :: chipolata {f}
chips {n} (Thin-sliced and deep-fried potatoes sold in sealed bags; potato chips, nacho chips, etc.)  :: chips {m-p}
chip wagon {n}  :: roulotte à patate {f}
chiral {adj} /ˈkaɪɹəl/ (of an object that exhibits chirality)  :: chiral
chirality {n} /kaɪˈrælɪti/ (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics)  :: chiralité {f}
chirology {n} (chirology) SEE: palm reading  ::
Chiron {prop} (astronomy)  :: Chiron
Chiron {prop} (mythology)  :: Chiron
chiropractor {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəˌpɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ (chiropractor)  :: chiropraticien {m}, chiropraticienne {f}
chiropterologist {n} /kaɪˌrɑptəˈɹɑlədʒɪst/ (one who studies bats)  :: chiroptérologue {m} {f}
chirp {n} /tʃɜː(ɹ)p/ (birds)  :: pépiement {m}, piaillement {m}
chirp {v} (birds)  :: gazouiller
chiru {n} (Tibetan antelope) SEE: Tibetan antelope  ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal)  :: ciseau {m}, burin {m}
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
chisel {v} (to use a chisel)  :: ciseler
Chisinau {prop} (The capital city and a municipality of Moldova)  :: Chișinău {m}
chit {n} (a child or babe)  :: départoir {m}
chit {v} (to initiate sprouting (of tubers))  :: piquer
Chita {prop} /tʃɪˈtɑː/ (city in Russia)  :: Tchita {f}
chit-chat {n} (gossip; mindless banter)  :: blabla {m}, parlotte {f}, bavardage {m}
chit-chat {v} (to engage in small talk)  :: blablater, parler de la pluie et du beau temps, parler de tout et de rien, tailler une bavette
chitin {n} /ˈkaɪtɪn/ (polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in arthropod and fungi)  :: chitine {f}
chiton {n} /ˈkaɪtɑn/ (Greek tunic)  :: chiton {m}
chiton {n} (mollusc)  :: chiton {m}
chitosan {n} (carbohydrate oligosaccharide)  :: chitosane {m}
Chittagong {prop} (Chittagong District) SEE: Chittagong District  ::
Chittagong {prop} (Chittagong Division) SEE: Chittagong Division  ::
chitterlings {n} (small pig intestine, boiled and fried)  :: tripes de porc {m-p}
chivalrous {adj}  :: chevaleresque
chivalrous {adj} /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹʌs/ (involving chivalry)  :: galant, chevaleresque
chivalry {n} (Courteous behavior, especially that of men towards women)  :: galanterie {f}
chivalry {n} /ˈʃɪvalri/ (ethical code)  :: chevalerie {f}
chive {n} (chives: herb)  :: ciboulette
chive {n} (plant)  :: ciboulette {f}, cive {f}
chlamydia {n} /kləˈmɪd.i.ə/ (sexually transmitted disease)  :: chlamydia {f}
chlamydiosis {n}  :: chlamydiase {f}
chlamys {n} /ˈklæmɪs/ (short cloak)  :: chlamyde {f}
Chloe {prop} (female given name)  :: Chloé
chlorate {n} (any salt of chloric acid)  :: chlorate {m}
chloric acid {n} (HClO3)  :: acide chlorique {m}
chloride {n} (any salt of hydrochloric acid)  :: chlorure {m}
chlorinate {v} (to add chlorine to)  :: chlorer
chlorine {n} /ˈklɔɹiːn/ (chemical element)  :: chlore {m}
chlorite {n} /ˈklɔːɹʌɪt/ (salt of chlorous acid)  :: chlorite {m}
chloro- {prefix} (chemistry: containing chlorine)  :: chloro-
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen)  :: chlorofluorocarbure {m}
chloroform {n} /ˈklɔːɹə(ʊ)̩fɔː(ɹ)m/ ((chemistry) an anesthetic)  :: chloroforme {m}
chloroform {v} (to treat with chloroform, or to render unconscious with chloroform)  :: chloroformer
chlorophyll {n} /ˈklɔɹ.ə.fɪl/ (green pigment)  :: chlorophylle {f}
chlorophyllic {adj} (of, pertaining to, resembling or derived from chlorophyll)  :: chlorophyllien
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle)  :: chloroplaste {m}
chlorosis {n} (yellow-green colouration of the skin)  :: chlorose {f}
chlorosis {n} (yellowing of the leaves)  :: chlorose {f}
chlorotic {adj} (afflicted with chlorosis)  :: chlorotique {m} {f}
chock {n} /tʃɒk/ (wooden block used as a wedge or filler)  :: coinceur {m}
chocolate {adj} (colour)  :: chocolat
chocolate {adj} (made of or containing chocolate)  :: de chocolat , au chocolat , chocolaté
chocolate {n} (colour)  :: chocolat {m}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate)  :: chocolat {m}, praline {f}
chocolate {n} /ˈtʃɑk(ə)lət/ (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans)  :: chocolat {m}
chocolate bar {n} (bar of chocolate) SEE: bar of chocolate  ::
chocolate chip {n} (a small, near-conical piece of chocolate)  :: pépite de chocolat {m}
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate)  :: chocolat au lait {m}
chocolatier {n} (producer of chocolate)  :: chocolatier {m}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred)  :: de choix
choice {n} (anything that can be chosen)  :: choix {m}
choice {n} (definite: best or most preferable part)  :: morceau de choix {m}
choice {n} (selection or preference)  :: choix {m}
choice {n} /tʃɔɪs/ (option or decision)  :: choix {m}
choir {n} (a rank or order of angels)  :: classe, chœur
choir {n} /kwaɪɚ/ (singing group)  :: chœur {m}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly)  :: chœur
choke {n} (constriction at a shotgun barrel)  :: réduit
choke {n} (control on a carburetor)  :: starter {m}
choke {n} (type of hold in wrestling etc.)  :: mainmise
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them)  :: étouffer, juguler
choke {v} /t͡ʃəʊk/ (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe)  :: suffoquer
choker {n} /ˈtʃəʊkə/ (jewelry or accessory)  :: ras-de-cou {m}
cholera {n} /ˈkɒləɹə/ (infectious disease)  :: choléra {m}
choleraic {adj} (relating to, or resembling, cholera)  :: cholérique
cholesteric {adj} (relating to chiral nematic phase of crystals)  :: cholestérique
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes)  :: cholestérol {m}
cholesterolemia {n} (presence of cholesterol in the blood)  :: cholestérolémie {f}
choline {n} (biochemistry: a compound)  :: choline {f}
chondroma {n} (benign tumour)  :: chondrome {m}
chondrosarcoma {n} (type of cancer)  :: chondrosarcome
Chongqing {prop} /ˈtʃɔŋˈtʃɪŋ/ (a municipality in central China)  :: Chongqing, [formerly] Tchongking
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way)  :: décider
choose {v} (to elect)  :: élire
choose {v} /tʃuːz/ (to pick)  :: choisir
choosy {adj} (taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements)  :: sélectif, exigeant, difficile, to be choosy: faire la fine bouche
chop {n}  :: coup de hache {m}
chop {n} (martial arts: type of blow)  :: atemi {m}
chop {n} (poker: result of a tied poker hand)  :: égalité {f}
chop {n} /tʃɒp/ (cut of meat)  :: côtelette {f}
chop {v} (to cut into pieces)  :: hacher, découper, couper
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up)  :: vite-vite, grouille-grouille ! grouille-toi !, magne-toi !, et on se dépêche !, plus vite que ça !, on va pas coucher là !
Chopin {prop} (surname)  :: Chopin {m} {f}
chopper {n} (informal: helicopter)  :: banane {f}, hélico {m}
chopper {n} (knife for chopping food)  :: hachoir {m}
chopper {n} (slang: penis)  :: zob {m}
chopper {n} /ˈtʃɑ.pɚ/ (axe/ax) SEE: axe  ::
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food)  :: planche à hacher {f}, planche à découper
choppy {adj} (having many small, rough waves)  :: haché, saccadé
chops {n} (The mouth, jaws or jowl)  :: babines {f-p}
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil)  :: baguette {f}
chop suey {n} (Cantonese dish)  :: chop suey {m}
chord {n} /kɔɹd/ (combination of three or more notes )  :: accord
chord {n} (straight line)  :: corde {f}
chore {n} /tʃɔːr/ (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task)  :: corvée {f}
choreographer {n} (person who choreographs)  :: chorégraphe
choreographic {adj} (balletic) SEE: balletic  ::
choreographist {n} (choreographist) SEE: choreographer  ::
choreography {n}  :: chorégraphie {f}
choreography {n} /ˌkɔɹ.iˈɒɡ.ɹə.fi/ (art)  :: chorégraphie {f}
chorion {n} (one of the membranes surrounding a fetus)  :: chorion {m}
chorion {n} (outer case of an insect egg)  :: chorion {m}
chorister {n} (singer in a choir)  :: chœureur {m}, chœureuse {f}
chorography {n}  :: chorographie {f}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh)  :: gloussement {m}
chortle {v} (to laugh with a chortle or chortles)  :: glousser
chorus {n} (group of people in a play or performance who recite together)  :: chœur {m}, chorale {f}
chorus {n} /ˈkɔːɹəs/ (group of singers and dancers in the religious festivals of ancient Greece)  :: chœur antique {m}, chœur {m}
chorus {n} (repeated part of a song)  :: refrain {m}
chorus {n} (singing group who perform together)  :: chœur {m}
chorus line {n} (a line of performers in a revue or other show, dancing in unison)  :: corps de ballet {m}
choux pastry {n} (light pastry)  :: pâte à choux {f}
chresmologue {n} (a compiler of oracles)  :: chresmologe
chrism {n} /ˈkɹɪz(ə)m/ (mixture of oil and balm)  :: chrême {m}
Christ {interj} (blasphemous interjection)  :: bon Dieu de merde, crisse
Christ {prop} /kraɪst/ (title for Jesus of Nazareth)  :: Christ {m}
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians)  :: christadelphe
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: christadelphe {m} {f}
christen {v} /ˈkɹɪsən/ (to perform the religious act)  :: baptiser
christen {v} (to name)  :: baptiser, nommer
Christendom {n} /ˈkɹɪsn̩dəm/ (the Christian world)  :: chrétienté {f}
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians)  :: chrétien
Christian {n} /ˈkɹɪʃtʃən/ (member of the Christian religion)  :: chrétien {m}, chrétienne {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name)  :: Christian
Christiana {prop} (a female given name)  :: Christiane
Christianities {n} (Christianities)  :: christianismes {m-p}
Christianity {n} /ˌkrɪstʃiˈænɪti/ (monotheistic religion)  :: christianisme {m}
Christianization {n} (converting to Christianity)  :: christianisation {f}
Christianize {v} (to convert to Christianity)  :: christianiser
Christian name {n} (any forename) SEE: forename  ::
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism)  :: nom de baptême {m}
Christina {prop} (female given name)  :: Christine {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina  ::
Christmas {n} /ˈkɹɪsməs/ (Christian holiday)  :: Noël {m}
Christmas card {n} (greeting card that celebrates Christmas)  :: carte de Noël {f}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas)  :: chant de Noël {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day)  :: veille de Noël {f}
Christmas Eve {prop} (evening before Christmas Day)  :: veillée de Noël {f}, nuit de Noël {f}, réveillon de Noël {m}
Christmas Island {prop} (Kiritimati) SEE: Kiritimati  ::
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia)  :: Île Christmas {f}
Christmas Islander {n} (person from the Christmas Island)  :: de l'île Christmas
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent  ::
Christmas tree {n} /ˈkrɪsməs triː/ (a tree used during the Christmas holiday season)  :: arbre de Noël {m}, sapin de Noël {m}
Christopher {prop} /ˈkɹɪs.tə.fɚ/ (a male given name)  :: Christophe {m}
chromatic {adj} (music: regarding all twelve traditional Western pitch classes, regardless of temperament or intonation)  :: chromatique
chromatin {n} /ˈkɹəʊmətɪn/ (complex of DNA, RNA, and proteins)  :: chromatine {f}
chromatophore {n} (pigment-bearing cell or structure)  :: chromatophore {m}
chrome {v} /krəʊm/ (to plate with chrome)  :: chromer
chromium {n} /ˈkɹoʊmiəm/ (chemical element)  :: chrome {m}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome  ::
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes)  :: chromosomique
chromosome {n} /ˈkɹoʊməˌsoʊm/ (structure in the cell nucleus)  :: chromosome {m}
chromosphere {n} (the faint pink extension of a star's atmospheric envelope)  :: chromosphère {f}
chronic {adj} (inveterate or habitual)  :: chronique
chronic {adj} /ˈkɹɒnɪk/ (that continues over an extended period of time)  :: chronique
chronic {adj} (medical: prolonged or slow to heal)  :: chronique
chronicity {n} (the condition of being chronic)  :: chronicité {f}
chronicle {n} (a written account)  :: chronique {f}
chronicler {n} (person who writes a chronicle)  :: chroniqueur {m}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Chroniques {f-p}
chrono- {prefix} (relation to time)  :: chrono-
chronogram {n} (a sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged)  :: chronogramme {m}
chronograph {n} (device which marks or records time or time intervals)  :: chronographe {m}
chronograph {n} /ˈkrɒnəɡrɑːf/ (chronogram) SEE: chronogram  ::
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological  ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest)  :: chronologique
chronologically {adv} (in a chronological manner)  :: chronologiquement
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order)  :: chronologie {f}
chronology {n} /kɹəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/ (determining the order of events)  :: chronologie {f}
chronometer {n} /kɹəˈnɒm.ə.tə(ɹ)/ (device for measuring time)  :: chronomètre {m}
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming  ::
chrysalis {n} /ˈkɹɪsəlɪs/ (the pupa of a butterfly or moth)  :: chrysalide {f}
chrysanthemum {n} (flower)  :: chrysanthème {m}
Chrysanthemum Throne {prop} (Japanese monarchy)  :: trône du Chrysanthème {m}
chryselephantine {adj} /kɹɪsɛlɪˈfæntɪn/ (made of gold and ivory)  :: chryséléphantin
chrysoberyl {n} /ˈkɹɪsə(ʊ)bɛɹɪl/ (mineral)  :: chrysobéryl {m}
chrysoprase {n} (variety of quartz)  :: chrysoprase {f}
Chrysostom {prop} /ˈkɹɪsəstəm/ (epithet)  :: Chrysostome
chrysotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of gold)  :: chrysothérapie {f}
chthonian {adj} /ˈkθəʊnɪən/  :: chthonien
chthonic {adj} /ˈθɑ.nɪk/ (dwelling within or under the earth)  :: chthonien
chthononosology {n} (the geography of diseases)  :: chthononosologie
chub {n} /tʃʌb/ (Leuciscus cephalus)  :: chevesne {m}, chevaine {m}
chubby {adj} (of a body part, containing a moderate amount of fat)  :: dodu {m}, potelé {m}
chubby {adj} /ˈtʃʌbi/ (of a person, somewhat fat)  :: potelé {m}, dodu {m}
chubby {n} (chubby person)  :: dodu {m}
chuck {n} (mechanical device)  :: mandrin {m}
chuck {v} (slang: to vomit)  :: vomir
chuckle {n} /ˈt͡ʃʌkəl/ (a quiet laugh)  :: ricanerie {f}
chuckle {v} (to laugh quietly or inwardly)  :: ricaner
chuckle {v} (to make the sound of chicken)  :: glousser
chuck up {v} (to give up or abandon (something))  :: laisser tout en plan
chug {v} /tʃʌɡ/ (to drink a large amount in a single action)  :: caler
Chukchi {prop} /ˈtʃuktʃiː/ (language)  :: tchouktche {m}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukchi Peninsula, see also: Chukchi Peninsula)  :: Tchoukotka {f}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, see also: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)  :: Tchoukotka {f}
chumminess {n} (state of being chummy) SEE: folksiness  ::
chump {n} (an unintelligent person)  :: abruti {m}, idiot {m}, andouille {f}, âne {m}, imbécile {m}
chunder {v} /ˈtʃandə/ (to vomit)  :: vomir
chunk {n} (a representative of substance)  :: bloc {m}
chunk {n} /t͡ʃʌŋk/ (a part of something)  :: pièce {f}, morceau {m}
chunky {adj} (euphemism for fat)  :: courtaud, rondouillard, rondelet, corpulent
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel  ::
chunter {v} /ˈtʃʌn.tɚ/ (grumble, complain)  :: se plaindre
church {n} (a religious organization)  :: église {f}
church {n} /t͡ʃɝt͡ʃ/ (house of worship)  :: église {f}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church)  :: pratiquant {m}, chrétien pratiquant {m}, catholique pratiquant {m}
churchgoing {adj} (regularly attending church)  :: pratiquant {m}
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England)  :: Église d'Angleterre {f}
Church of Ireland {prop} (Anglican church in Ireland)  :: Église d'Irlande {f}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland)  :: Église d'Écosse {f}
church service {n} (communal worship)  :: office religieux {m}
churchwarden {n} (churchwarden)  :: marguillier
churchwarden's pew {n} (pew)  :: banc d'œuvre {m}
churl {n} (boorish person)  :: rustre {m}
churn {n} (vessel for churning)  :: baratte {f}
churn {v} (figuratively: produce excessive motion)  :: agiter
churn {v} /tʃɚn/ (agitate rapidly)  :: baratter
churn {v} (tumble)  :: agiter
churro {n} (fried pastry)  :: chichi {m}
chute {n} /ʃuːt/  :: toboggan {m}
chutney {n} /ˈtʃʌtni/ (condiment)  :: chutney
chutzpah {n} /ˈxʊts.pə/ (nearly arrogant courage)  :: audace {f}, culot {m}
Chuvash {adj} (from, or pertaining to Chuvashia)  :: tchouvache
Chuvash {n} (person)  :: Tchouvache {m} {f}
Chuvash {prop} (Chuvash language)  :: tchouvache {m}
Chuvashia {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Tchouvachie {f}
chyme {n} /kaɪm/ (chyme)  :: chyme {m}
chypre {n}  :: chypre
ciabatta {n} /tʃəˈbɑː.ta/ (a broad, flat, white Italian bread)  :: ciabatta {f}
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
ciao {interj} /tʃaʊ/ (hello) SEE: hello  ::
ciborium {n} (A covered receptacle)  :: ciboire {m}
ciborium {n} /sɪˈbɔəɹɪəm/ (A fixed vaulted canopy)  :: ciborium {m}
cicada {n} /səˈkeɪdə/ (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)  :: cigale {f}
cicely {n} (Myrrhis odorata)  :: cerfeuil musqué {m}
Cicero {prop} /ˈsɪsəɹəʊ/ (Roman statesman and orator)  :: Cicéron {m}
cicerone {n} /t͡ʃɪt͡ʃəˈɹəʊni/ (guide)  :: cicérone {m}
Ciceronical {adj} /sɪsəˈɹɒnɪkəl/ (obsolete: Ciceronian) SEE: Ciceronian  ::
-cide {suffix} (killer of)  :: -cide
-cide {suffix} (killing of)  :: -cide
cider {n} (drink/glass of cider)  :: verre de cidre {m}
cider {n} /ˈsaɪ.dɚ/ (alcoholic beverage)  :: cidre {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink  ::
cigar {n} (tobacco)  :: cigare {m}
cigar box {n} (box used for storing cigars)  :: boîte à cigare {f}
cigarette {n} /sɪ.ɡə.rɛt/ (cigarette)  :: cigarette {f}
cigarette case {n} (a small flat case for holding cigarettes)  :: porte-cigare {m}, porte-cigares {m}
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter  ::
cigarillo {n} (cigar)  :: cigarillo {m}
cilantro {n} (leaves of the coriander plant)  :: coriandre
Cilicia {prop} /sɪˈlɪsɪə/ (ancient region)  :: Cilicie
Cimmerian {n} /sɪˈmɪərɪən/  :: Kimmérien
cinchona {n} /sɪŋˈkəʊnə/ (tree)  :: quinquina {m}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember  ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material)  :: cendre {f}
cinder block {n} (lightweight building block)  :: bloc de béton {m}
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale)  :: Cendrillon {f}
Cinderella {prop} /ˌsindəˈrɛlə/ (fairy tale)  :: Cendrillon {f}
cinema {n} (a film/movie theatre)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} (film or movies as a group)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} /ˈsɪn.ɪ.mə/ (a film)  :: film {m}
cinema {n} (the art of making films and movies)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} (the film and movie industry)  :: cinéma {m}
cinematic {adj} (relating to kinematics) SEE: kinematic  ::
cinematographer {n} (a movie photographer, especially one who is in charge of shooting a movie)  :: directeur de la photographie {m}, directeur photo {m}
cinematographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cinematography)  :: cinématographique
cinematography {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.məˌtɒɡ.ɹə.fiː/ (The discipline of making and reproducing motion pictures)  :: cinématographie {f}
cinephile {n} (enthusiast of films and cinema)  :: cinéphile {m} {f}
cinephilia {n} (cinephilia)  :: cinéphilie {f}
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
cingulotomy {n} (a form of brain surgery)  :: cingulotomie {f}
cinnabar {n} /ˈsɪ.nə.bɑɹ]/ (mineral)  :: cinabre {m}
cinnamon {adj} (colour)  :: cannelle (invariable)
cinnamon {n} (colour)  :: cannelle {m}
cinnamon {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ (Cinnamomum verum)  :: cannelier {m}
cinnamon {n} (spice)  :: cannelle {f}
cinquefoil {n} /ˈsɪŋk.fɔɪl/ (potentilla) SEE: potentilla  ::
cipher {n} (a grouping of three digits in a number, especially when delimited)  :: tranche {f}
cipher {n} /ˈsaɪfə/ (numeric character)  :: chiffre
circa {prep} /ˈsɝkə/ (approximately, about)  :: [with a measure] environ, [with a date] vers
circadian {adj} (circadian)  :: circadien
Circe {prop} (enchantress in Greek mythology)  :: Circé
Circinus {prop} (a small constellation of the southern winter sky)  :: Compas {m}
circle {n} (disc, two-dimensional solid geometric figure)  :: disque {m}
circle {n} /ˈsɝ.kəɫ]/ (two-dimensional outline geometric figure)  :: cercle {m}
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around)  :: encercler
circle {v} (surround)  :: entourer, encercler
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path)  :: cercler
circle contact lens {n} (contact lens that makes the iris appear larger)  :: lentilles cercle
circles {n} (darkening bagginess of skin under eyes)  :: yeux cernés {m-p}, cerne {f}
circle segment {n} (circular arc) SEE: circular arc  ::
circuit {n} (electric current path)  :: circuit
circuit board {n} (board)  :: circuit imprimé {m}
circuit breaker {n} (electrical switch)  :: disjoncteur {m}
circuitous {adj} /sɚˈkjuːətəs/  :: tortueux
circular {adj} (circular definition) SEE: circular definition  ::
circular {adj} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)k.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (in the shape of, or moving in a circle)  :: rond
circular {n} (circular letter)  :: circulaire
circular arc {n} (continuous section of the circumference of a circle)  :: arc de cercle {m}, arc {m}
circular breathing {n} (technique)  :: respiration circulaire {f}
circular letter {n} (freely distributed letter or pamphlet on routine matters)  :: circulaire {f}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade)  :: scie circulaire {f}
circular segment {n} (circular segment)  :: segment circulaire {m}
circulate {v}  :: circuler
circulation {n} /ˈsɝkjʊˌleɪʃən/ (The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system)  :: circulation {f}
circulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to a circulation)  :: circulatoire
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body)  :: circulation sanguine {f}
circumambient {adj} (surrounding) SEE: surrounding  ::
circumbendibus {n} /sɝkm̩ˈbɛndɨbəs/ (a roundabout or confusing manner)  :: circonlocution, galimatias, cultismegongorisme, préciosité
circumbinary {adj} (of, pertaining to, or having an orbit around a binary star)  :: circumbinaire
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis)  :: circoncire
circumcision {n} (excising foreskin from penis)  :: circoncision {f}
circumference {n} /sɝːˈkʌm.fɹəns/ (length of such line)  :: circonférence {f}
circumfix {n} /ˈsɚkəmfɪks/ (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part)  :: circonfixe {m}
circumflex {adj} (with circumflex accent)  :: circonflexe
circumflex {n} /ˈsɝːkəmˌflɛks/ (circumflex accent)  :: circonflexe {m} {f}
circumlocution {n} /sɚkəmloʊˈkjuʃən̩/ (roundabout or indirect way of speaking)  :: périphrase {f}
circumnavigate {v} /ˌsɝ.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to sail completely around something)  :: circumnaviguer
circumnavigation {n} (circumnavigating)  :: circumnavigation {f}
circumnavigator {n} (a person who sails around the world)  :: circumnavigateur {m}
circumscribe {v} /ˈsɝ.kəm.skɹaɪb/ (to draw a line around; encircle)  :: circonscrire
circumscribe {v} (to draw a circle, sphere, or higher-dimensional ball)  :: circonscrire
circumscribe {v} (to limit narrowly; restrict)  :: circonscrire
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district  ::
circumspect {adj} /ˈsɚ.kəm.spɛkt/ (carefully aware of all circumstances)  :: circonspect
circumspection {n} (attention to all the facts and circumstances)  :: circonspection {f}
circumstance {n} /ˈsɝkəmstæns/ (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event)  :: circonstance {f}
circumterrestrial {adj} (around the globe)  :: circumterrestre {m} {f}
circumvallation {n} /sɜːkəmvæˈleɪʃən/ (rampart)  :: circonvallation {f}
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something)  :: contourner
circumvent {v} (to outwit)  :: contourner
circumvent {v} (to surround or besiege)  :: cerner
circus {n} (company that travels)  :: cirque {m}
circus ring {n} (area inside a circus where acts are displayed)  :: piste {f}, piste de cirque {f}
cire perdue {n} (lost wax) SEE: lost wax  ::
cirque {n} /səːk/ (curved depression in a mountainside)  :: cirque {m}
cirrhosis {n} (chronic disease of the liver)  :: cirrhose {f}
cirrus {n} /ˈsɪɹəs/ (cloud)  :: cirrus {m}
cis {adj} /sɪs/ (chemistry)  :: cis
CIS {initialism} (Commonwealth of Independent States)  :: CEI {f}
cisalpine {adj} (On the south side of the Alps)  :: cisalpin
cisgender {adj} (having a gender the same as one's sex)  :: cisgenre {m} {f}
Ciskei {prop}  :: Ciskeï {m}
cissexual {adj} (having a gender identity which matches one's birth sex)  :: cissexuel
cissoid {n} (cissoid)  :: cissoïde {f}
cistern {n} (cisterna) SEE: cisterna  ::
cistern {n} (flush toilet's container)  :: chasse d'eau {f}
cistern {n} /ˈsɪs.tɚn/ (reservoir for holding water)  :: citerne {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place)  :: citadelle {f}
citadel {n} /ˈsɪtədəl/ (a strong fortress that sits high above a city)  :: citadelle {f}
citation needed {phrase} (A portion of a wiki needs to be validated by a source.)  :: référence nécessaire, refnec
cite {v} /saɪt/ (quote) SEE: quote  ::
citizen {n} (civilian)  :: civil {m}, civile {f}
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city)  :: citoyen {m}, citoyenne {f}, habitant {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place)  :: habitant {m}, résident {m}
citizen {n} /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən/ (legal member of a state)  :: citoyen {m}, citoyenne {f}
citizen extraordinaire {n} (a person who has done much good for his or her society)  :: citoyen d’honneur {m}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event)  :: journalisme citoyen
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen)  :: citoyenneté {f}, nationalité {f}
citric acid {n} (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7)  :: acide citrique {m}
citron {n} (fruit)  :: cédrat {m}
citron {n} /ˈsɪtɹən/ (greenish yellow colour)  :: jaune citron, citron
citronella {n} (grass)  :: citronnelle {f}
citrus {n} (fruit)  :: agrume {m}
cittern {n} (instrument similar to a mandolin)  :: cistre {m}
city {n} (central business district) SEE: central business district  ::
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city {n} /sɪtɪ/ (large settlement)  :: ville {f}, cité {f}
City {prop} (UK financial sector)  :: City {f}
city block {n} (part of town enclosed by streets)  :: pâté de maisons {m}
city council {n} (town/city governing body)  :: conseil municipal {m}
city hall {n} (the building that houses a city government)  :: hôtel de ville {m}, mairie {f}
City of Light {prop} (nickname for Paris)  :: Ville Lumière
city state {n} (a sovereign city)  :: cité-État {f}
civet {n} /ˈsɪ.vɪt/ (cat-like animal)  :: viverridé {m}, civette {f}
civet coffee {n} (coffee made from eaten berries) SEE: kopi luwak  ::
civic {adj} /ˈsɪvɪk/ (Having to do with a city or the people who live there)  :: civique
civil {adj} (behaving in a reasonable or polite manner)  :: civil
civil {adj} /ˈsɪv.əl/ (Related to people and government office as opposed to miliary or religion)  :: civil
civil disobedience {n} (active and non-violent refusal to obey)  :: désobéissance civile {f}
civil engineer {n} (engineer specialised in civil engineering)  :: ingénieur civil {m}
civil engineering {n} (technical design and construction of public works and/or equivalent private ones)  :: génie civil {m}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces)  :: civil
civilian {n} /sɪˈvɪljən/ (non-military person)  :: civil {m}, civile {f}
civilise {v}  :: civiliser
civilise {v} (to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour)  :: civiliser
civility {n} (politeness; behavior which conforms to social conventions)  :: politesse {f}
civilization {prop} /ˌsɪv.ə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/  :: civilisation
civilize {v} (civilise) SEE: civilise  ::
civilized {adj} (having a highly developed society or culture)  :: civilisé
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations)  :: droit civil {m}, code civil {m}
civil law {n} (legal system contrasting with common law)  :: droit civil {m}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances)  :: droits civiques {m-p}
civil servant {n} (a government employee)  :: fonctionnaire {m} {f}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies)  :: société civile {f}
civil union {n} (legal union similar to marriage)  :: union civile {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country)  :: guerre civile {f}, guerre intestine {f}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war  ::
civvies {n} /ˈsɪv.ɪis/ (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti  ::
clabber {n} /ˈklæb.ə(ɹ)/ (curdled milk)  :: crème fraîche {f}, lait aigre {m}
clad {v} (to clothe)  :: recouvrir
clade {n} /kleɪd/ (group of animals or other organisms derived from a common ancestor species)  :: clade {m}
claim {n} (demand of ownership for previously unowned land)  :: réclamation {f}, revendication {f}
claim {n} /kleɪm/ (demand of ownership)  :: réclamation {f}
claim {n} ((law) demand for compensation)  :: réclamation {f}, demande {f}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something)  :: affirmation {f}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something)  :: revendiquer
claimant {n} (one who claims)  :: prétendant
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara  ::
clairvoyance {n} /klɛɹˈvɔɪəns/ (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses)  :: clairvoyance {f}
clam {n} /klæm/ (mollusc, see also: mollusc, see also: oyster, see also: mussel)  :: palourde {f}, praire {m}
clamber {v} /klˈæm.bə(ɹ)/ (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly)  :: grimper
clammy {adj} (Cold and damp)  :: moite
clamor {n} /ˈklæm.ɚ/  :: clameur {m}
clamor {v}  :: clamer
clamor {v} (to become noisy insistently)  :: vociférer
clamorous {adj} (clamorsome) SEE: clamorsome  ::
clamp {n} (tool)  :: attache, parenthèse, serre-joint
clamped {v}  :: septé
clandestine {adj} /klænˈdɛstɪn/ (done or kept in secret)  :: clandestin
clang {n} /kleɪŋ/ (cry of crane, goose, etc)  :: (of crane) glapissement {m}; (of goose) criaillement {m}, sifflement {m}
clanger {n} /ˈklæŋ.ə(ɹ)/ (noticeable mistake)  :: couac {m}
clap {n} (gonorrhea)  :: chtouille {f}, chaude-pisse {f}
clap {v} /klæp/ (To applaud by clapping the hands)  :: applaudir
clapboard {n} /ˈklæpˌbɔː(ɹ)d/ (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapometer {n} (an audience reaction monitor)  :: applaudimètre {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film)  :: clap {m}, claquette {f}
claptrap {n} /ˈklæp.tɹæp/ (empty verbiage or nonsense)  :: verbiage, charabia, galimatias
claque {n} (people hired to applaud or boo)  :: claque {f}
Clara {prop} /klɛəɹə/ (female given name)  :: Claire
claret {n} /ˈklærɪt/ (wine)  :: bordeaux-clairet {m}, clairet {m}
clarification {n} (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc)  :: clarification {f}
clarified butter {n} (cooking fat made from butter)  :: beurre clarifié {m}
clarinet {n} /ˌklæɹɪˈnɛt/ (woodwind musical instrument)  :: clarinette {f}
clarinetist {n} (musician)  :: clarinettiste {m} {f}
clarion call {n} (appeal)  :: appel du clairon
Clarissa {prop} (female given name)  :: Clarisse
clarity {n} (the state or measure of being clear)  :: clarté {f}
clash {n} /ˈklɑːʃ/ (loud sound)  :: fracas, cliquetis
clash {n} (skirmish)  :: échauffourée {f}, escarmouche {f}
clash {v} (conflict)  :: s'affronter
clasp {n} (fastener or holder)  :: fermoir {m}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly)  :: serrer
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order)  :: classe
class {n} (division of society into classes)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year)  :: promotion {f}
class {n} /klæs/ (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes)  :: classe {f}
class {n} ((mathematics) collection of sets definable by a shared property)  :: classe
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject)  :: cours {m}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.)  :: classe {f}
class action {n} (lawsuit)  :: action collective {f}, recours collectif {m}
classeme {n} (generic seme)  :: classème
classic {adj} (exhibiting timeless quality)  :: classique {m} {f}
classic {adj} /ˈklæsɪk/ (exemplary of a particular style)  :: classique {m} {f}
classic {n} (example)  :: classique {m}
classic {n} (lasting work)  :: classique {m}
classic {n} (sports event)  :: classique {m}
classical {adj} (art etc)  :: classique
classical {adj} (Greek and Roman)  :: classique
classical {adj} (literature etc)  :: classique
Classical Arabic {prop} (Classical Arabic)  :: arabe classique {m}
Classical Chinese {prop} (language)  :: chinois classique {m}
Classical Greek {prop} (language)  :: grec classique {m}
Classical Latin {prop} (Latin language as spoken and written formally)  :: latin classique {m}
classical music {n} (music of the classical period)  :: musique classique {f}
classical music {n} (the more serious forms of European and American music)  :: musique classique {f}
classicism {n} (the classical traditions of the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome)  :: classicisme {m}
classicistic {adj} (emulating the classical, characterised by classicism)  :: classicisant {m}
classification {n} /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of forming into classes)  :: classification {f}
classified {n} (classified advertisement) SEE: classified advertisement  ::
classified ad {n} (classified advertisement) SEE: classified advertisement  ::
classifieds {n} (classified advertisements)  :: petite annonce {f} (individual ad), petites annonces {f-p} (all other uses)
classifier {n} ((linguistics) word or morpheme used to indicate a semantic class)  :: classificateur {m}, mot de mesure {m}
classify {v} /ˈklæsɪfaɪ/ (to identify or divide into classes)  :: classifier
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class in school)  :: camarade {m} {f}, camarade de classe
classroom {n} (room in a school)  :: salle de classe {f}
class struggle {n} (struggle between classes)  :: lutte des classes {f}
class warfare {n}  :: lutte des classes {f}
classy {adj} /ˈklæs.i/ (elegant and fashionable)  :: chic {m}, chique {f}
clathrate {n} /ˈklæθɹeɪt/ (clathrate compound)  :: clathrate {m}
Claude {prop} (male given name)  :: Claude
Claudia {prop} /ˈklɔː(ɹ).di.ə/ (female given name)  :: Claudie
Claus {prop} (male given name)  :: Nico
claustral {adj} (of or pertaining to a cloister)  :: claustral
claustrophobe {n} /ˈklɔstrəˌfoʊb/ (one who suffers from claustrophobia)  :: claustrophobe {m} {f}
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places)  :: claustrophobie {f}
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia)  :: claustrophobe
clavichord {n} /ˈklæv.ɪˌkɔɹd/ (early keyboard instrument)  :: clavicorde, manicordion
clavicle {n} (collar bone)  :: clavicule {f}
clavicular {adj} (relating to the clavicle)  :: claviculaire
clavis {n} /ˈklæv.ɪs/ (glossary) SEE: glossary  ::
claw {n} /klɔ/ (curved horny nail)  :: griffe
claw {n} (mechanical device for gripping)  :: pied-de-biche {m} (pieds-de-biche {p})
claw {n} (pincer of a crustacean)  :: pince
claw {v} (scratch or tear at)  :: griffer
claw {v} (to use claws to seize, to grip)  :: s'agripper
clay {n} /kleɪ/ (mineral substance)  :: argile {m}
clay {n} (tennis court surface)  :: terre battue {f}
claystone {n} (sedimentary rock composed of fine, clay particles)  :: argilite
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty  ::
clean {adj} /kliːn/ (not dirty)  :: propre, net
clean {adj} (not having used mind-altering or mood-changing substances)  :: abstinent
clean {adj}  :: propre
clean {adj} (pure, especially morally or religiously)  :: pur {m}
clean {v} ((intransitive) to make things clean)  :: nettoyer
clean {v}  :: nettoyer
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object)  :: nettoyer, poutzer [Switzerland]
clean {v} ((transitive) to tidy up)  :: ranger
clean and jerk {n} (in weightlifting)  :: épaulé-jeté {m}
clean as a whistle {adj} (Completely innocent)  :: blanc comme neige
clean as a whistle {adj} (Very clean)  :: propre comme un sou neuf
cleaner {n} (cleaning detergent)  :: nettoyant {m}
cleaner {n} (device that cleans)  :: nettoyeur {m}
cleaner {n} /ˈkliː.nɚ/ (person who cleans)  :: nettoyeur {m}
cleaner {n} (professional laundry)  :: pressing {m}
cleanliness {n} /ˈklɛnlinəs/ (the property of being cleanly)  :: propreté {f}
cleanly {adv} /ˈkliːnli/ (in a clean way)  :: proprement
cleanroom {n} (room or environment controlled to minimize airborne particulate matter)  :: salle blanche {f}
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent  ::
clean someone's clock {v} (defeat decisively)  :: battre à plate couture
clean up {v}  :: nettoyer
clean up {v} (to make an area or a thing clean)  :: nettoyer
cleanup {n} (the act of cleaning or tidying)  :: nettoyage {m}
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured)  :: clair
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct  ::
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt)  :: clair, sans ambiguïté
clear {adj} (free of obstacles)  :: libre
clear {adj} /klɪɚ/ (transparent in colour)  :: clair, transparent
clear {adj} (meteorology: less than 1/8 obscured by clouds)  :: dégagé
clear {adj} (without clouds)  :: dégagé, clair
clear {v}  :: débarrasser
clear {v} (to become clear)  :: s'éclaircir
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify)  :: clarifier
clearance {n} (sale of merchandise at a reduced price)  :: braderie {f}, liquidation {f}, soldes {m-p}
clearance {n} (soccer: The act of kicking a ball away from the goal one is defending)  :: dégagement {m}
clearcutting {n} (forestry practice)  :: coupe à blanc {f}, coupe rase {f}
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees)  :: clairière {f}
clearing house {n} (a central point where clearing banks exchange checks etc and settle accounts)  :: chambre de compensation {f}
clearly {adv} (in a clear manner)  :: clairement
cleartext {n} (unencrypted text)  :: texte en clair, texte lisible {m}
cleat {n} /kliːt/ (A protrusion on the bottom of a shoe for better traction)  :: crampon {m}
cleats {n} (pair of shoes equipped with cleats)  :: crampons {m-p}, chaussures à crampons
cleavable {adj} (capable of being cleaved)  :: scindable
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division)  :: division {f}
cleavage {n} (chemistry: the splitting of a large molecule into smaller ones)  :: clivage {m}
cleavage {n} /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/ (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft)  :: clivage {m}
cleavage {n} (mineralogy: tendency of a crystal)  :: clivage {m}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts)  :: décolleté {m}
cleave {v} /kliːv/ (transitive to split or sever)  :: cliver
cleaver {n} /ˈklivɚ/ (a squarish knife used for hacking)  :: fendoir {m}, couperet {m}
clef {n} (musical symbol)  :: clé {f}
cleft {n} (opening made or as if made by splitting)  :: fissure {f}
cleft chin {n} (cleft chin)  :: menton fendu {m}
cleft lip {n} (harelip) SEE: harelip  ::
Clelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Clélia
clematis {n} (any plant of the genus Clematis)  :: clématite {f}
clemency {n} (forgiveness or compassion)  :: compassion, pitié, miséricorde, commisération
clemency {n} /ˈklɛ.mən.si/ (leniency, mercy)  :: clémence {f}
clemency {n} (moderation of the severity of a punishment)  :: clémence {f}
Clement {prop} (male given name)  :: Clément
clementine {n} /ˈklɛməntiːn/ (fruit)  :: clémentine {f}
clench {v} (to squeeze)  :: serrer
Cleopatra {prop} /klioʊˈpætrə/ (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty)  :: Cléopâtre {f}
clepsydra {n} /ˈklɛpsɪdɹə/ (A water clock)  :: clepsydre {f}
clerestory {n} (upper part of a wall)  :: clair-étage {m}, claire-voie {f}
clergy {n} /ˈklɜːrdʒi/ (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services)  :: clergé {m}
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy)  :: prêtre {m}, clerc {m}
clergyperson {n} (ordained (male or female) Christian minister, male or female member of the clergy)  :: prêtre {m}, prêtresse {f}
cleric {n} /klɛɹɪk/ (clergy member)  :: prêtre {m}
clerical {adj} /ˈklɛɹɪkəl/ (of or relating to clerks or their work)  :: clérical
clerical {adj} (of or relating to the clergy)  :: clérical
clerk {n} /klaːk/ (one working with records etc.)  :: greffier {m}
Cleveland {prop} /ˈkliːv.lənd/ (city in Ohio)  :: Cleveland
clever {adj} /ˈklɛvɚ/ (nimble with hands or body)  :: habile, agile, adroit, adroite {f}
clever {adj} (mentally quick or sharp)  :: intelligent, malin {m}
clever {adj} (showing inventiveness or originality)  :: ingénieux
clever {adj} (skillful)  :: talentueux
clevis {n} (U-shaped coupling)  :: chape {n}
cliché {n} (anything (other than a phrase) that is overused)  :: platitude, lieu commun
cliché {n} /kliːˈʃeɪ/ (overused phrase or expression)  :: cliché {m}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché  ::
click {n} (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse)  :: clic {m}
click {n} /ˈklɪk/ (sharp sound)  :: déclic {m}, clic {m}
click {n} (sound made by a dolphin)  :: clic {m}
click {v} (intransitive: click the left button of a mouse)  :: [on: sur] cliquer
click {v} (transitive: operate so as to make click)  :: cliquer
click {v} (transitive: press and release (button on a mouse))  :: cliquer
client {n} (computing: the role of a computer application or system)  :: client {m}
client {n} /ˈklaɪ.ənt/ (a customer or receiver of services)  :: client {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person)  :: client {m}
clientele {n} /klaɪ.n̩ˈtɛl/ (body of clients who frequent an establishment)  :: clientèle {f}
client service {n} (customer service) SEE: customer service  ::
cliff {n} /klɪf/ (a (near) vertical rock face)  :: falaise {f}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation)  :: climat {m}
climate {n} /ˈklaɪmɪt/ (long-term atmospheric conditions)  :: climat {m}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate)  :: changement climatique {m}
climatic {adj} (of, relating to or influenced by climate)  :: climatique
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology)  :: climatologue, climatologiste
climatology {n} (science)  :: climatologie {f}
climax {n} /ˈklaɪmæks/ (point of greatest intensity or force)  :: apogée {f}
climax {n} (orgasm)  :: jouissance
climb {v} /klaɪm/ (to ascend, to go up)  :: grimper, monter
climb {v} (to mount, to move upwards on)  :: escalader
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet)  :: grimper
climb {v} (to practice the sport of climbing)  :: escalader
climber {n} /ˈklai.mɝ/ (one who climbs)  :: grimpeur {m}
climbing {n} /ˈklaɪ̯mɪŋ/ (the sport of climbing)  :: escalade {f}
cling {v} /ˈkliːŋ/ (hold tightly)  :: accrocher, s'accrocher, coller, se coller
clingy {adj} /ˈklɪŋi/ (having a tendency to cling)  :: collant {m}, collante {f}
clingy {adj} (possessive over a lover)  :: collant {m}, collante {f}
clinic {n} /ˈklɪnɪk/ (medical facility)  :: clinique {f}
clinical {adj} /ˈklɪnɪkəl/ (dealing with how to practically manage patients)  :: clinique
clinical examination {n} (physical examination) SEE: physical examination  ::
clinical psychology {n} (Branch of psychology)  :: psychologie clinique
clinker {n} /klɪŋkə/ (fetters) SEE: fetter  ::
clip {n} /klɪp/ (something which has been clipped)  :: extrait {m}, clip {m}
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage)  :: presse-papiers {m}
clipboard {n} (physical object)  :: planchette à pince {m}
clip-clop {n} /ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ (Onomatopoeia)  :: cataclop, tagada
clipper {n} (fast sailing ship)  :: clipperi {m}
clique {n} /kliːk/ (small, exclusive group)  :: clique {f}
clit {v} /klɪt/ (slang: clitoris)  :: clito {m}
clitic {n} /ˈklɪ.tɪk/ (morpheme attached to another word)  :: clitique {m}
clitoral {adj} /ˈklɪtəɹəl/ (of, or relating to the clitoris)  :: clitoridien
clitorectomy {n} (clitoridectomy) SEE: clitoridectomy  ::
clitorial {adj} /klᵻˈtɔːɹɪəl/ (clitoral) SEE: clitoral  ::
clitorially {adv} /klᵻˈtɔːɹɪəli/ (clitorally) SEE: clitorally  ::
clitoridectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: clitoridectomie {f}
clitoris {n} /ˈklɪtəɹɪs/ (elongated erectile organ)  :: clitoris {m}
cloaca {n} (duct)  :: cloaque {m}
cloak {n} /ˈklok/ (cape)  :: pelisse {f}, pèlerine {f}
cloak-and-dagger {adj} (marked by menacing furtive secrecy)  :: de cape et d’épée
cloakroom {n} (room for luggage)  :: consigne {f}
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
clobber {v} /klɒb.ə(ɹ)/ ((computing) To overwrite or override, often unintentionally.)  :: écraser
clobber {v}  :: tabasser
cloche {n} /klɒʃ/ (women's hat)  :: cloche {f}
clock {n} /klɑk/ (instrument to measure or keep track of time)  :: horloge {f}
clock {n} (odometer)  :: indicateur de vitesse {m}, compteur de vitesse {m}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks)  :: horloger
clockwise {adv} /ˈklɒkwaɪz/ (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock)  :: dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montre, dans le sens horaire
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise#Adverb  ::
clockwork {n} /klɑːkwɚk/ (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device)  :: rouage
clod {n} /klɒd/ (lump of something, especially of earth or clay)  :: motte {f}
clod {n} (stupid person)  :: [figuratively] cruche {f}
Cloelia {prop} (legendary woman)  :: Clélie {f}
clog {n} (a blockage)  :: bouchon {m}
clog {n} /klɑɡ/ (a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel)  :: sabot {m}
cloister {n}  :: cloître {m}
cloister {n} /ˈklɔɪstɚ/ (A covered walk with an open colonnade on one side)  :: cloître {m}
cloister {n} (place devoted to religious seclusion)  :: cloître
cloistral {adj} (of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister)  :: claustral
cloistral {adj} (sheltered from the world; monastic)  :: monastique, monacal
clone {n} (copy of something already existing)  :: clone {m}
clone {n} (group of identical cells derived from a single cell)  :: clone {m}
clone {n} (living organism (originally a plant))  :: clone {m}
clone {v} (create a clone)  :: cloner
close {adj} (intimate)  :: proche
close {adj} /kloʊs/ (at a little distance)  :: proche {m} {f}, près
close {n} (end or conclusion)  :: fin {f}, conclusion {f}, achèvement {m}
close {n} (street)  :: cul-de-sac {m}
close {v} /kloʊz/ (obstruct (an opening))  :: fermer, boucher, clore
close {v} (move (a door))  :: fermer
close {v} (put an end to)  :: clore, mettre fin à, terminer, conclure, finir
close {v} (to make a sale)  :: conclure
close, but no cigar {phrase} (that's almost correct, but not quite)  :: presque réussi, mais raté
closed {adj}  :: fermé
closed {adj} (non public)  :: privé
closed {adj} (not open)  :: fermé
closely {adv} /ˈkləʊsliː/ (in a close manner)  :: étroitement
closely {adv}  :: près
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative)  :: taciturne, peu bavard
closer {adj} /kləʊsə/ (comparative form of close)  :: plus près, plus proche
closer {n} /ˈkləʊzə/ (a relief pitcher in baseball)  :: stoppeur {m}
closet {n} /ˈklɑzɪt/ (furniture)  :: placard {m}
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
close to {prep} (near)  :: proche de, près de
close-up {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale)  :: gros plan
closing {n} (end or conclusion)  :: clôture {m}
closure {n} /ˈkloʊʒɝ/ (computing)  :: fermeture
closure {n} (mathematical set)  :: fermeture
clot {n} (a silly person)  :: imbecile {m}, idiot {m}
clot {n} /klɒt/ (blood clot)  :: caillot {m}
clot {v} (to form into a clot)  :: coaguler, cailler,
cloth {n} (a form of attire)  :: tenue {f}
cloth {n} (a piece of cloth)  :: tissu {m}
cloth {n} /klɔθ/ (woven fabric)  :: tissu {m}, étoffe {f}
clothe {v} /ˈkloʊð/ (adorn with clothing)  :: vêtir, habiller
clothes {n} /kloʊz/ (apparel)  :: vêtements
clothes-brush {n} (a brush for brushing clothes)  :: vergette {m}
clothes don't make the man {proverb} (clothes don't make the man)  :: l’habit ne fait pas le moine
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame)  :: étendoir {m}
clothesline {n} /ˈkloʊðzlaɪn/ (rope or cord for drying clothes)  :: corde à linge
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
clothes moth {n} (insect)  :: mite des vêtements {f}, teigne {f}, mite {f}
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)  :: pince à linge {f}, épingle à linge {f}
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg  ::
clothestree {n} (clothes tree) SEE: clothes tree  ::
clothing {n} /ˈkloʊðɪŋ/ (clothes)  :: vêtements {m-p}, habits {m-p}
Clotilda {prop} (female given name)  :: Clotilde
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying)  :: nuage
cloud {n} /klaʊd/ (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)  :: nuage {m}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke)  :: nuage {m}
cloud {n}  :: nuage {m}
cloud {v} (to become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight)  :: s'obscurcir
cloudberry {n} (fruit)  :: [France] ronce des tourbières, ronce petit-mûrier, mûre des marais, mûre arctique; [Canada] plaquebière, chicoutai
cloudburst {n} /ˈklaʊdˌbɝst/ (sudden heavy rainstorm)  :: averse {f}
cloud computing {n} (computing services provided over the Internet)  :: cloud computing {m}, informatique en nuage {f}
cloud-cuckoo-land {n} /klaʊdˈkʊkuːlænd/ (imaginary place with unrealistic or silly people)  :: Coucouville-les-Nuées
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat)  :: panthère nébuleuse, panthère longibande, léopard tacheté
cloud nine {n} (a state of happiness)  :: septième ciel
cloud over {v} (to become cloudy or overcast)  :: couvrir
cloudy {adj} /ˈklaʊdi/ (covered with or characterised by clouds)  :: nuageux
cloudy {adj} (not transparent; not clear)  :: trouble
cloudy {adj} (uncertain; unclear)  :: brumeux, nébuleux, opaque
clout {n} /klaʊt/ (influence, effectiveness)  :: influence {f}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic)  :: gousse
clove {n} (spice)  :: clou de girofle {m}
clove hitch {n} (a bend formed by two half hitches in opposite directions)  :: nœud de cabestan {m}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation  ::
clover {n} /ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (plant in genus Trifolium)  :: trèfle {m}
cloverleaf {n} /ˈkloʊvɚliːf/ (cloverleaf interchange) SEE: cloverleaf interchange  ::
clown {n} /klaʊn/ (performance artist working in a circus)  :: clown {m}
clown {n} (person acting in a silly fashion)  :: bouffon {m}
clownfish {n} (fish of the genera Amphiprion or Premnas)  :: poisson-clown, poisson clown {m}
cloze {n}  :: texte à trous {m}
club {n} (association of members)  :: club {m}
club {n} (hitting implement)  :: club
club {n} /klʌb/ (weapon)  :: bâton {m}, gourdin {m}
club {n} (nightclub)  :: boîte {f}, boîte de nuit {f}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣)  :: trèfle {m}
club {v} (to hit with a club)  :: bâtonner
clubs {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣)  :: trèfle {m}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club  ::
club soda {n} (carbonated water)  :: soda club {m}
cluck {n} (sound made by hen)  :: gloussement
cluck {v} (to produce cluck sound)  :: glousser
clue {n} /kluː/ (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion)  :: indice {f}
clue {n} (object or marking that may be used in evidence)  :: preuve {f}
clue {v} (to provide with information)  :: informer
clueless {adj} /ˈkluː.ləs/ (lacking knowledge or understanding)  :: ignorant
clump {n} (dull thud)  :: touffe {f}
clumsily {adv} (done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly)  :: maladroitement
clumsiness {n} /ˈklʌm.zi.nəs/ (the condition or quality of being clumsy)  :: maladresse {f}, inélégance {f}
clumsy {adj} /ˈklʌmzi/ (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous)  :: gauche, maladroit
clunker {n} (decrepit motor car)  :: tacot {m}
cluster {n}  :: groupe
cluster {n} /ˈklʌstɚ/ (group or bunch of something)  :: [group] groupe {m}, [cluster] grappe {f}
clusterfuck {n} /ˈklʌs.tɚˌfʌk/ (a chaotic situation)  :: bordel {m}, merdier
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission)  :: embrayage
clutch {n} (A group or bunch)  :: nichée {f}, couvée {f}
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission)  :: pédale d'embrayage
clutch {v} /klʌt͡ʃ/ (to grip or grasp tightly)  :: agripper, serrer
clutch bag {n} (Type of handbag)  :: pochette {f}
clutter {n} /ˈklʌtɚ/ (a confused disordered jumble of things)  :: bric-à-brac {m}, bordel {m}
Clymene {prop} (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: Clymène
C major {n} (the major chord with a root of C)  :: do majeur {m}, ut majeur {m}
C major {n} (the major key with C as its tonic)  :: do majeur {m}, ut majeur {m}
Cmdre {abbr} (abbreviation for commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come  ::
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here  ::
C minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of C)  :: do mineur {m}, ut mineur {m}
C minor {n} (the minor key with C as its tonic)  :: do mineur {m}, ut mineur {m}
c'mon {contraction} (come on)  :: vas-y, allez, envoye [Quebec, slang], enweye [Quebec, slang]
CNG {initialism} ((petrochemistry) compressed natural gas)  :: GNC {m} [gaz naturel comprimé]
CN Tower {prop} (the tower in Toronto, Ontario, Canada)  :: Tour CN {f}
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly)  :: co-
Co. {abbr} (company)  :: cie
coach {n} /koʊtʃ/ (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power)  :: coche {m}
coach {n} (railroad car drawn by a locomotive)  :: voiture {f}
coach {n} (trainer)  :: entraîneur {m}
coach {v} (sports: train)  :: entraîner, entrainer
coachman {n} (one who drives a coach)  :: cocher {m}
coadjutor {n} (assistant to a bishop)  :: coadjuteur {m}
coadjutor {n} /kəʊəˈdʒuːtə/ (assistant) SEE: assistant  ::
coagulate {n} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.lət/ (mass formed by means of coagulation)  :: caillot, coagulat, thrombus
coagulate {v} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/  :: coaguler, cailler, thromboser
coal {n}  :: charbon {m}, houille, [hot coals] braises {f}
coal {n} /koʊl/ (uncountable: carbon rock)  :: charbon
coalesce {v} /koʊ.əˈlɛs/ (to join into a single mass)  :: se fondre, coalescer
coalesce {v} (to form from different elements)  :: se réunir, s'unir
coalescer {n} (device used to perform coalescence )  :: coalesceur
coalfish {n} (blackish fish)  :: lieu noir
coalition {n} /koʊəˈlɪʃən/ (group of organizations)  :: coalition {f}
coal mine {n} (a mine from which coal is mined)  :: mine de charbon {f}
coalmine {n} (coal mine) SEE: coal mine  ::
coal tar {n} (black viscous tar)  :: coaltar {m}
coarse {adj} /koəɹs/ (of inferior quality)  :: brut {m}, brute {f}
coarse {adj} (not refined)  :: vulgaire
coarsely {adv} (in a coarse manner)  :: grossièrement
coast {n} /kəʊst/ (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay)  :: côte {f}
coast {v} (to sail along a coast)  :: caboter
coastal {adj} /ˈkoʊstəl/ (relating to the coast)  :: côtier
coaster {n} /kəʊ.stə(ɹ)/ (nautical: merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters)  :: caboteur
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table)  :: sous-verre {m}
coaster {n} (roller coaster) SEE: roller coaster  ::
coaster {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout  ::
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law)  :: garde-côte {m} {f}
coastline {n} (the shape of a coast)  :: rive {f}, littoral {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint)  :: couche {f}
coat {n} (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)  :: manteau {m}, paletot {m}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material)  :: couvrir
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc)  :: portemanteau, cintre {m}
coati {n} /koʊˈɑdi/ (any of several animals of the genus Nasua)  :: coati {m}
coating {n} (a thin outer layer)  :: couche {f}, pellicule {f}, enrobage {m}
coat of arms {n} (a hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon)  :: armoiries, armes, blason
coat-rack {n} (coat rack) SEE: coat rack  ::
coatrack {n} (coat rack) SEE: coat rack  ::
coat-stand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand  ::
coatstand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand  ::
coauthor {n} (author who collaborate with another to write something)  :: coauteur {m}
coax {v} /koʊks/ (persuade gradually)  :: cajoler, amadouer
coaxial {adj} /koʊ.ˈæk.sɪi.əl/ (having a common central axis)  :: coaxial
coaxial cable {n} (a transmission line)  :: coax {m}, coaxial {m}, câble coaxial {m}
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll  ::
cob {n} (building material of clay, sand, straw, water, and earth)  :: torchis {m}
cob {n} (cobnut) SEE: cobnut  ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob  ::
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull  ::
cob {n} /kɒb/ (male swan)  :: cygne mâle {m} (there is no special word in French for cob in this sense)
cobalt {n} /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/ (chemical element)  :: cobalt {m}
cobble {n} /ˈkɒb.əl/ (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone  ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes)  :: cordonnier {m}, cordonnière {f}, [archaic] savetier {m}, [archaic] savetière {f}
cobbler's {n} (shoe repair shop)  :: cordonnerie {f}
cobblestone {n} (a rounded stone)  :: pavé
cobra {n} /ˈkəʊbrə/ (venomous snake)  :: naja
co-brother-in-law {n} (one's spouse's brother-in-law)  :: co-beau-frère; [general use] beau-frère (brother-in-law)
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb  ::
coca {n} (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca))  :: coca
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink)  :: Coca-Cola
cocaine {n} /koʊˈkeɪn/ (the narcotic)  :: cocaïne {f}
-coccus {suffix} (any spherical microorganism)  :: -coque {m}
coccygeal {adj} (relating to the coccyx)  :: coccygien
coccyx {n} /ˈkɑksɪks/ ((medical) final fused vertebrae)  :: coccyx {m}
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batara du Cocha
cochineal {n} (dye)  :: cochenille {f}
cochineal {n} /ˈkɑtʃəˈniəl/ (insect)  :: cochenille {f}
cochlea {n} /ˈkɒk.lɪə/ (the complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear)  :: cochlée {f}
cochlear {adj} (of or pertaining to the cochlea)  :: cochléaire {m} {f}
cock {n} /kɑk/ (any male bird)  :: mâle {m}
cock {n} (male chicken or other gallinaceous bird)  :: coq {m}
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick  ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock  ::
cock {v} (to copulate (with))  :: baiser
cock {v} (to lift the cock of a firearm)  :: armer le chien
cockade {n} /kɒkˈeɪd/ (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge)  :: cocarde {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} (The cry of the rooster)  :: cocorico
Cockaigne {prop} /kɒˈkeɪn/ (mythical land)  :: cocagne {f}, pays de cocagne {m}
cockatiel {n} /ˌkɒk.əˈtil/ (a small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest)  :: calopsitte
cockatoo {n} (a bird)  :: cacatoès {m}
cockatrice {n} (legendary creature)  :: cocatrix {f}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha)  :: hanneton {m}
cocked {adj} (drunk)  :: bourré
cockerel {n} (young male chicken)  :: coquelet {m}
cockfight {n} (contest)  :: combat de coqs {m}
cockle {n} (any of several weeds, such as the corn cockle)  :: ivraie enivrante {f}
cockle {n} (corncockle) SEE: corncockle  ::
cockle {n} /ˈkɒkl̩/ (any of various edible European bivalve mollusks)  :: coque {f}
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle  ::
cocklebur {n} (any of the coarse composite weeds of the genus Xanthium, with a prickly fruit)  :: xanthium {m}
cock pigeon {n} (male pigeon)  :: [♂♀] pigeon {m}, pigeon mâle {m}, mâle du pigeon {m}
cockpit {n} (the space for pilot and crew in an aircraft)  :: cabine de pilotage {f}, cockpit {m}
cock pump {n} (penis pump) SEE: penis pump  ::
cock ring {n} (sex aid)  :: anneau pénien {m}
cockroach {n} (type of insect)  :: cafard {m}, blatte
cock-robin {n} (a male robin)  :: rouge-gorge mâle {m}
cockscomb {n} (fleshy red crest of a rooster)  :: crête de coq {f}
cockscomb {n} (Rhinanthus minor) SEE: yellow rattle  ::
cock-sparrow {n} (a male sparrow)  :: moineau mâle {m}
cocksucker {n} (a fellator)  :: suceur de bite {m}, suceuse de bite {f}
cocktail {n} (alcoholic beverage)  :: cocktail {m}
cocktail bar {n} (drinking establishment)  :: bar à cocktails {m}
cockteaser {n} (cocktease) SEE: cocktease  ::
cocky {adj} (overly self-confident and boastful)  :: suffisant, arrogant
cocoa {adj} (of a light to medium brown colour)  :: cacao
cocoa {n} (colour)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} (cup/mug of this drink)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} (hot drink)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} /ˈkoʊ.koʊ/ (powder)  :: cacao {m}, poudre de cacao {f}
Cocoa {prop} (programming API)  :: Cocoa {m}
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant)  :: fève de cacao {f}
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean)  :: beurre de cacao
coco-de-mer {n} /ˌkəʊkəʊdəˈmɛː/ (tree)  :: cocotier de mer {m}
coconut {n} (coconut palm) SEE: coconut palm  ::
coconut {n} /ˈkoʊ.kə.nʌt/ (fruit of coco palm)  :: noix de coco {f}
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut)  :: lait de coco {m}, lait de noix de coco {m}
coconut palm {n} (Cocos nucifera)  :: cocotier {m}
cocoon {n} (any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical)  :: cocon {m}
cocoon {n} (protective case)  :: cocon {m}
Cocytus {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Cocyte {m}
cod {n} /kɑd/ (marine fish of the family Gadidae)  :: morue {f}, cabillaud {m}
coddle {v} /ˈkɒdəl/ (to treat gently or with great care)  :: choyer, dorloter
code {n} (body of law)  :: code {m}
code {n} (machine code) SEE: machine code  ::
code {n} (set of rules for converting information)  :: code {m}
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code  ::
code {n} (system of principles, rules or regulations)  :: code {m}
code {v} (write software programs)  :: programmer
codebook {n} (computing: lookup table) SEE: lookup table  ::
codec {n} (A device or program capable of performing transformations on a data stream or signal)  :: codec {m}
codeine {n} (addictive alkaloid narcotic)  :: codéine {f}
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something)  :: nom de code {m}
code of conduct {n} (set of rules to guide behaviour and decisions in a specified situation)  :: code de conduite {m}
code-switching {n} (phenomenon of alternating between two or more languages)  :: alternance de code {f}
codex {n} /ˈkəʊdɛks/ (early book)  :: codex {m}
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod  ::
codger {n} (an amusingly eccentric or grumpy and usually elderly man)  :: grognon {m}, vieux bougon {m}
codicil {n} (addition made to a will)  :: codicille {m}
codification {n} (the process of precisely formulating a statement, as a code of laws)  :: codification {f}
codify {v} (to reduce to a code)  :: codifier
coding {n} (encoding) SEE: encoding  ::
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement)  :: huile de foie de morue {f}
codon {n} (sequence of three nucleotides)  :: codon {m}
codriver {n} (navigator in rally racing)  :: copilote {m} {f}
co-ed {adj} (that mixes males and females)  :: mixte {m} {f}
co-ed {adj} (that teaches both males and females)  :: mixte {m} {f}
co-ed {n} (dated: young woman who attends college)  :: étudiante {f}
coeducation {n} (education of both male and female students in the same institution)  :: éducation mixte {f}
coefficient {n}  :: coefficient {m}
coefficient {n} /ˌkəʊˈɪ.fɪʃn̩t/ (algebraic constant)  :: coefficient {m}, facteur {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic)  :: coefficient {m}
coelacanth {n} /ˈsiː.lə.kænθ/ (either of two species of deep-water fish)  :: cœlacanthe {m}
coeliac {adj} /ˈsiːlɪæk/ (of the abdomen)  :: cœliaque
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten)  :: cœlialgie {f}, maladie cœliaque {f}
coenure {n} (larva of taenia)  :: cénure {m}, coenure {m}
coerce {v}  :: contraindre, forcer
coerce {v} (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will)  :: forcer
coercion {n} /koʊˈɜrʒən/ (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person)  :: coercition
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary  ::
Coeur d'Alene {prop} /kɜrdəˈleɪn/ (ethnic group)  :: Cœur d'Alène {m}
Coeur d'Alene {prop} (language)  :: cœur d'alène {m}
coeval {adj} /koʊˈi.vəl/ (of the same age)  :: du même âge, contemporain {m}
coexist {v} (Exist contemporaneously)  :: coexister
coexistence {n} (two or more things existing together)  :: coexistence {f}
co-father-in-law {n} (father of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: co-beau-père {m}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour)  :: café
coffee {n} (beans)  :: café
coffee {n} /ˈkɔ.fi/ (beverage)  :: café {m}
coffee {n} (plant)  :: caféier {m}
coffee bean {n} (The seed of a tropical plant of the genus Coffea)  :: grain de café {m}
coffee break {n} (a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee)  :: pause-café {f}
coffee grinder {n} (A device for pulverizing or powdering coffee beans)  :: moulin à café {m}
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee)  :: machine à café {f}
coffee plunger {n} (cafetière) SEE: cafetière  ::
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee)  :: cafetière
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffee table {n} (type of table)  :: table basse {f}, table de salon {f}
coffer {n} (architecture: ornamental sunken panel)  :: caisson {m}
coffer {n} (cofferdam) SEE: cofferdam  ::
coffer {n} /ˈkɔfɚ/ (strongbox)  :: coffre {m}
coffin {n} /ˈkɔfɪn/ (box for the dead)  :: cercueil {m}
coffin bone {n}  :: os du pied {m}
cog {n} /kɑɡ/ (tooth on a gear)  :: dent {f}
cog {n} (unimportant individual)  :: pion {m}
cogener {n} (congener) SEE: congener  ::
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning)  :: intelligible, logique
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive)  :: irréfutable
cogent {adj} /ˈkoʊdʒn̩t/ (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence)  :: convaincant, persuasif, cohérent
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable  ::
cogitate {v} /ˈkəʊdʒɪteɪt/  :: cogiter
cogitation {n} /kɒdʒ.ɪ.ˈteɪʃ.ən/ (process of cogitating)  :: cogitation {f}
cognac {n} /ˈkɒnjæk/ (type of brandy)  :: cognac {m}
cognate {adj} /ˈkɒɡ.nɨt/ (derived from the same roots)  :: apparenté
cognate {n} (word derived from the same roots as a given word)  :: cognat {m}, mot apparenté {m}
cognition {n} /kɑɡˈnɪʃən/ (process of knowing)  :: connaissance {f}
cognitive {adj} /ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv/ (mental functions)  :: cognitif
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: psychologie cognitive {f}
cognizant {adj} /ˈkɒɡnəzənt/ (aware)  :: conscient
cogon {n}  :: paille de dys, paillotte, impérata cylindrique, impérate
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cohabit {v} (to reside with another as if married or as a married couple)  :: cohabiter
cohabitation {n} (act of living together)  :: cohabitation {f}
cohere {v} (to stick together)  :: s'attirer, attirer
coherence {n}  :: cohérence
coherence {n} (quality of cohering; of being coherent)  :: cohérence {f}
coherent {adj} /koʊˈhɛrənt/ (orderly, logical and consistent)  :: cohérent {m}
coherent {adj} (of waves having the same direction, wavelength and phase)  :: cohérent
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers)  :: cohéreur
cohesion {n} (the state of cohering, or of sticking together)  :: cohésion
cohesion {n} (the various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together)  :: cohésion
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor  ::
cohort {n} (associate) SEE: associate  ::
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague  ::
cohort {n} /ˈkoʊ̯.hɔɹt/ (accomplice) SEE: accomplice  ::
coif {n} (hood)  :: coiffe {f}
coif {n} /kwɑf/ (hairdo)  :: coiffure
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle  ::
coil {n} (electrical)  :: bobine {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device)  :: stérilet {m}
coil {n} /kɔɪl/ (something wound)  :: spire {f}
coil {v} (wind into regular rings)  :: enrouler, enbobiner
coil winder {n} (machine that winds wire into coils)  :: bobinoir {m}
coin {n} (A token used in a special establishment like a casino)  :: jeton {m}
coin {n} /kɔɪn/ ((currency) A piece of currency)  :: monnaie {f}, pièce {f}
coin {v} (to create coins)  :: frapper une monnaie
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish)  :: inventer, forger
coincide {v} (to correspond)  :: coïncider
coincide {v} (to occupy exactly the same space)  :: coïncider
coincide {v} (to occur at the same time)  :: coïncider
coincidence {n} (coincidence point) SEE: coincidence point  ::
coincidence {n} (of objects, property of being coincident)  :: coïncidence {f}
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not)  :: coïncidence {f}
coincidental {adj} /ˈkəʊ.ɪn.sɪˌdɛn.tl̩/ (occurring as or resulting from coincidence)  :: fortuit, coïncidentiel {m}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured)  :: franchise {f}
coitus {n} /ˈkɔɪ.təs/ (sexual interaction)  :: coït {m}
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis)  :: coït interrompu {m}, coitus interruptus {m}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
coke {n} /kəʊk/ (coal product)  :: charbon, coke {m}
coke {n} (short for cocaine)  :: coke {f}
Coke {n} (Coca-Cola)  :: coca {f}
Coke {n} (informal: any cola-flavored drink)  :: coca {m}
cola {n} /ˈkoʊlə/  :: coca {m}
colander {n} /ˈkʌləndər/ (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta)  :: passoire {f}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid)  :: colchicine {f}
cold {adj} /koʊld/ (having a low temperature)  :: froid {m}
cold {adj} (of a person)  :: (to be cold) avoir froid [idiom in French; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (of the weather)  :: (to be cold) faire froid [idiom in French; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (unfriendly)  :: froid
cold {adj} (unprepared)  :: froid
cold {n} (illness)  :: rhume {m}
cold {n} (low temperature)  :: froid {m}
cold-blooded {adj} /ˈkoʊldˈblʌd.ɪd/ (having an unregulated body temperature; ectothermic)  :: poïkilotherme, à sang froid
cold chain {n}  :: chaîne du froid {f}
cold cream {n} (emulsion of water and certain fats)  :: cérat de Galien {m}
cold front {n} (leading edge of an advancing mass of cold air)  :: front froid {m}
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion)  :: fusion froide {f}
cold hands, warm heart {proverb} (having cold hands is an indication of warmheartedness)  :: froides mains, chaudes amours
coldly {adv} (in a cold or uncaring manner)  :: froidement
coldness {n} (limited enthusiasm or affection)  :: froideur {f}
coldness {n} (the relative lack of heat)  :: froideur {f}, froid {m}
coldness {n} (the sensation)  :: froid {m}
cold sore {n} (small bump on the lips)  :: bouton de fièvre {m}
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations)  :: guerre froide {f}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991)  :: Guerre froide {f}
cole {n} (brassica)  :: choux
cole {n} /koʊl/ (cabbage) SEE: cabbage  ::
coleopterologist {n} (expert in coleopterology)  :: coléoptérologiste {m} {f}, coléoptérologue {m} {f}
coleopterology {n} (scientific study of beetles)  :: coléoptérologie {f}
coleoptile {n} (in botany, a pointed sheath)  :: coléoptile {m}
cole slaw {n} (salad based on shredded cabbage) SEE: coleslaw  ::
coleslaw {n} /ˈkəʊlslɔː/ (a salad)  :: coleslaw {m}
coleta {n} ((bullfighting) pigtail)  :: coleta {f}
colic {n} (pain)  :: colique {f}
colitis {n} (inflammation of the colon)  :: colite {f}
collaborate {v} /kəˈlæbəɹeɪt/ (to work together on a piece of work)  :: collaborer
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably)  :: collaborer
collaboration {n} /kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən/ (act of collaborating)  :: collaboration {f}
collaboration {n} (treasonous cooperation)  :: collaboration {f}
collaborator {n} (a person who collaborates)  :: collaborateur
collage {n} /kəˈlɑʒ/ (picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface)  :: collage {m}
collagen {n} /'kɒlədʒən/ (glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers)  :: collagène {m}
collagist {n} (one who makes collages)  :: collagiste {m} {f}
collapse {n} (act of collapsing)  :: effondrement {m}
collapse {v} (to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown)  :: s'effondrer
collapse {v} (to fall down suddenly; to cave in)  :: s'effondrer
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed)  :: pliable
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure)  :: collier {m}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal)  :: collier {m}
collar {n} /ˈkɑ.lɚ/ (fabric garment part fitting around throat)  :: col {m}
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle  ::
collard greens {n} (plant)  :: chou cavalier {m}, chou fourrager {m}
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batara de Bernard
collared dove {n} (collared dove)  :: tourterelle turque
collared peccary {n} (mammal)  :: pécari à collier {m}
collateral {adj}  :: collatéral, indirecte
collateral {adj} /kəˈlætəɹəl/ (of an indirect, not linear ancestral family relationship)  :: collatéral
collateral {n}  :: nantissement {m}
collateral {n} (security or guarantee)  :: collatéral {m}
collative {adj} /kəˈleɪtɪv/ (of a benefice: in which the ordinary and the patron are the same person)  :: collatif
colleague {n} /ˈkɑli:g/ (fellow member of a profession)  :: confrère, collègue {m} {f}
collect {v} /kəˈlɛkt/ (to gather together)  :: rassembler, recueillir
collect {v} (to accumulate items for a hobby)  :: collectionner
collect {v} (to get from someone)  :: percevoir, récupérer
collected {adj} (Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus)  :: posé
collection {n} /kəˈlɛkʃən/ (set of items)  :: collection
collection {n} (multiple related objects)  :: collection {f}
collective agreement {n} (contract on terms and conditions of employment)  :: convention collective de travail {f}
collective noun {n} (noun referring to a group of similar things)  :: nom collectif {m}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively)  :: collectivisme {m}
collectivity {n} (a body of people considered as a whole)  :: collectivité {f}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing)  :: collectivisation {f}
collector {n} (amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor)  :: collecteur {m}
collector {n} (person or thing that collects)  :: collectionneur {m}, collectionneuse {f}
collector {n} (person who is employed to collect payments)  :: percepteur {m}, encaisseur {m}, collecteur {m}
collect up {v} (to find and put together)  :: amasser
college {n} /ˈkɑlɪdʒ/ (politics: electoral college) SEE: electoral college  ::
collegiality {n} (power and authority that is shared among peers)  :: collégialité
collide {v} /kəˈlɑɪd/ (to impact directly, especially if violent)  :: entrer en collision, heurter
collie {n} /ˈkɒli/ (group of dog breeds)  :: colley {m}
collier {n} /ˈkɑliɚ/ (person)  :: charbonnier {m}
colligation {n} (formulation of a general hypothesis)  :: colligation {f}
collision {n} (instance of colliding)  :: collision {f}
collocation {n} /ˌkɔloʊˈkeɪʃən/ (grouping of words that commonly occur together)  :: collocation {f}
colloid {n} /ˈkɒlɔɪd/ (stable system of two phases)  :: colloïde {m}
colloquial {adj} /kəˈloʊ.kwi.əl/ (of oral communication language)  :: familier, parlé
colloquialism {n} (an expression more often spoken than written)  :: expression familière {f}
colloquium {n} /kəˈləʊkwiːəm/ (academic meeting)  :: colloque {m}
colloquy {n} /ˈkɒ.lə.kwi/ (conversation, dialogue)  :: colloque {m}, conversation
collude {v} (to conspire)  :: faire collusion, comploter, [law,dated] colluder
collusion {n} /kəˈluːʒən/ (conspiracy)  :: collusion {f}
colluvium {n} (a loose accumulation of rock and soil debris at the foot of a slope)  :: colluvion {m}
cologne {n} (eau de Cologne)  :: eau de Cologne {m}
Cologne {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Cologne {f}
Colombia {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bi.ə/ (country in South America)  :: Colombie {f}
Colombian {adj} (pertaining to Colombia)  :: colombien {m}, colombienne {f}
Colombian {n} (A person from Colombia)  :: Colombien
Colombo {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bəʊ/ (capital of Sri Lanka)  :: Colombo {m}
colon {n} (digestive system)  :: côlon {m}
colon {n} /ˈkoʊlən/ (punctuation mark)  :: deux points {m-p}
colonel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (commissioned office in the armed services)  :: colonel {m}
colonial {adj} /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl/ (Of or pertaining to a colony)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (US: Of or relating to the original thirteen colonies of the USA)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (US: Of or relating to the style of architecture)  :: colonial
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy)  :: colonialisme {m}
colonialistic {adj} (of or pertaining to colonialism)  :: colonialiste
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony)  :: coloniser
colonist {n} /kɒlənɪst/ (a founder of a colony)  :: coloniste {m} {f}
colonization {n} (process of establishing a colony)  :: colonisation {f}
colonnade {n} (a series of columns at regular intervals)  :: colonnade
colonoscopic {adj} (coloscopic) SEE: coloscopic  ::
colonoscopy {n} /kɑləˈnɑskəpi/ (examination of the colon using a colonoscope)  :: coloscopie {f}, colonoscopie {f}
colony {n} /ˈkɑləniː/ (region or governmental unit)  :: colonie {f}
colophon {n} /ˈkɒləfən/ (end note about author and manuscript)  :: colophon {m}
colophon {n} (printer notice at the end of a book)  :: achevé d’imprimer {m}
colophony {n} (rosin) SEE: rosin  ::
coloproctology {n} (branch of medicine)  :: colonproctologie {f}
color {adj} (conveying color)  :: en couleur
color {n}  :: couleur {f}
color {n} /ˈkʌl.ɚ/ (spectral composition of visible light)  :: couleur {f}
color {n} (particular set of the visible spectrum)  :: couleur {f}
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow)  :: rougir
color {v} (draw using crayons)  :: colorier
color {v} (give something color)  :: colorer, teinter
Colorado beetle {n} (beetle)  :: doryphore {m}
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired)  :: daltonisme {m}
color coordinate {n} (coodinate of color)  :: coordonnée colorimétrique {f}
colorectal {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to the colorectum)  :: colorectal
colored {adj} (colorful)  :: coloré, de couleur, en couleur
colored {adj} (influenced pervasively but subtly)  :: marqué, teinté
colored {adj} /ˈkʌləɹd/ (having a particular kind of color)  :: coloré, de couleur
colored {adj} (South Africa: of neither black nor white skin color)  :: métis
colored {adj} (US: of skin color other than the white, particularly black)  :: de couleur
colored {n} (colored article of clothing)  :: couleurs {f-p}
colored {n} (colored person)  :: personne de couleur {f}
colorful {adj} (interesting, multifaceted)  :: coloré
colorful {adj} (possessing prominent and varied colors)  :: coloré
colorimetric {adj} (analytical chemistry: of or pertaining to colorimetry)  :: colorimétrique {m} {f}
colorimetric {adj} (obtained by using a colorimeter)  :: colorimétrique {m} {f}
colorimetry {n} (science of measuring colours and assigning them numeric values)  :: colorimétrie {f}
coloring book {n} (a type of book)  :: livre de coloriage {m}
colorization {n} (a process to add color to movies)  :: colorisation
colorize {v} (to add color to)  :: coloriser
colossal {adj} /kəˈlɒsəl/ (extremely large)  :: colossal
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Colossiens {p}
colossus {n} (a statue of gigantic size)  :: colosse
colossus {n}  :: colosse {m}
Colossus of Rhodes {prop} (the statue of Helios)  :: Colosse de Rhodes {m}
colostomy {n} (incision)  :: colostomie {f}
colostrum {n} /kəˈlɒstɹəm/ (a form of milk)  :: colostrum {m}
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {n} /ˈkʌl.ɚ/ (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colourant {n} (a pigment, dye etc added to something to change its colour or hue)  :: colorant {m}
colourless {adj} /ˈkʌlə(ɹ).ləs/ (having no colour)  :: sans couleur, incolore
colour television {n} (television in colour)  :: télévision en couleur {f}
-colous {suffix} (having a specified habitat)  :: -cole
colposcope {n} /ˈkɒlpəskəʊp/ (a form of endoscope)  :: colposcope {m}
colt {n} /koʊlt/ (young male horse)  :: poulain {m}
colt {n} (novice)  :: jeunot {m}
colter {n} /ˈkoʊltəɹ/ (cutter attached to the beam of a plow)  :: coutre {m}
colubrid {n} (snake in the family Colubridae)  :: colubridé {m}
Columba {prop} (constellation)  :: Colombe {f}
columbine {n} /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn/ (any plant of the genus Aquilegia)  :: ancolie {f}
column {n}  :: colonne {f}
column {n} /ˈkɑləm/ (upright supporting member)  :: colonne
columnist {n} (regular writer of a column)  :: chroniqueur {m}
colza {n} (cabbage variety)  :: colza {m}
coma {n} (Cloud surrounding a comet nucleus)  :: chevelure {f}, coma {f}
coma {n} /ˈkoʊmə/ (Deep sleep)  :: coma {m}
Comanche {prop} (language)  :: comanche {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles)  :: crête {f}
comb {n} /koʊm/ (toothed implement for grooming the hair)  :: peigne {m}
comb {n} (structure of cells made by bees) SEE: honeycomb  ::
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)  :: peigner, coiffer
comb {v} (to search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb)  :: passer au peigne fin, ratisser
comb {v} (to separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers)  :: peigner
combat {n} (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory)  :: combat {m}, bataille {f}, lutte {f}
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory)  :: combattre
comber {n} /ˈkɑmbɚ/ (Serranus cabrilla)  :: perche de mer {f}
combinable {adj} (able to be combined)  :: combinable
combination {n} /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of combining)  :: combinaison {f}
combination {n} (one or more elements selected without regard of the order)  :: combinaison {f}
combinatorics {n} (a branch of mathematics)  :: combinatoire {f}
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination  ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester  ::
combine {v} /ˈkɑm.baɪn/ (bring two or more things or activities together)  :: combiner
combined {adj} /kəmˈbaɪnd/ (resulting from adding together)  :: combiné
combine harvester {n} /ˈkɑmˌbaɪn ˈhɑrvəstər/ (combine)  :: moissonneuse-batteuse {f}
combo box {n} /ˈkɒmbəʊ bɒks]/ (GUI widget)  :: boîte combinée {f}
comb over {v} (examine scrupulously)  :: passer au crible
comb through {v} (examine scrupulously)  :: passer au crible
combustion {n}  :: combustion
combustion {n} (the act or process of burning)  :: combustion
combustion chamber {n} (space in a heat engine)  :: chambre de combustion {f}
come {v} /kʌm/ (to move from further away to nearer to)  :: venir
come {v} (to arrive, to appear)  :: arriver
come {v} (to become)  :: devenir
come {v} (to orgasm)  :: jouir, venir
come across {v} (find, usually by accident)  :: tomber sur
come across {v} (give an appearance or impression)  :: avoir l'air de
come again {v} (Could you repeat that)  :: pardon ?
come a long way {v} (to make significant progress)  :: faire du chemin, parcourir du chemin
come at {v} (To attack)  :: attaquer, se jeter à
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place)  :: revenir
comeback {n} (retort or answer)  :: repartie {f}
come between {v} (to affect negatively)  :: provoquer une séparation, séparer
come by {v} (to get (trans.))  :: mettre la main sur ...
come clean {v} (to confess)  :: avouer, se confesser
Comecon {abbr} (Comecon)  :: CAEM
comedian {n} /kəˈmiːdiən/ (entertainer)  :: humoriste, comique
comedienne {n} (female comedian)  :: comédienne
come down with {v} (to show symptoms of an illness)  :: tomber malade
comedy {n} (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone)  :: comédie {f}
comedy duo {n} (comic pairing) SEE: double act  ::
come-hither {adj} (seductive)  :: aguicheur {m}
come in {v} /kʌm ˈɪn/ (enter) SEE: enter  ::
come in handy {v} (to be useful or heplful)  :: être utile
come into force {v} (become valid or active)  :: entrer en vigueur
comely {adj} /ˈkʌmli/ (pleasing or attractive to the eye)  :: avenant
come off {v} (become detached)  :: se détacher, se décoller
come on {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: mais enfin, mais voyons, c'est pas vrai
come on {interj} (expression of encouragement)  :: allez, vas-y
come on {interj} (expression of exasperation/impatience)  :: mais enfin, à la fin
come on {interj} (hurry up)  :: allez
come on {n} /ˈkʌm ˌɔn/ (come-on) SEE: come-on  ::
come on {v} (to meet)  :: tomber sur
come on to {v} (make a romantic or sexual advance to)  :: [slang] draguer
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet  ::
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference)  :: sortir du placard, faire son coming out
comet {n} /ˈkɒmət/ (a celestial body, generally with a tail)  :: comète {f}
Comet Halley {prop} (comet)  :: comète de Halley {f}
come to {v} (recover consciousness after fainting)  :: revenir à soi
come to {v} (to total, to amount to)  :: monter à
come to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
come to nought {v} (come to nothing) SEE: come to nothing  ::
come to pass {v} (to happen, to occur)  :: advenir
come to power {v} (To be installed in high office)  :: arriver au pouvoir
come to somebody's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone)  :: venir en aide
come true {v} (to become real)  :: se réaliser
comeuppance {n} /kʌmˈʌpəns/ (an outcome which is justly deserved)  :: châtiment {m}
come up with {v} (to invent, create)  :: inventer
come what may {adv} (idiomatic)  :: advienne que pourra
comfort {n}  :: confort
comfort {n} /ˈkʌm.fəɹt/ (contentment, ease)  :: confort {m}
comfort {v} (console) SEE: console  ::
comfort {v} (to provide comfort)  :: consoler
comfortable {adj} /ˈkʌmf.tɚ.bəl/ (providing physical comfort and ease)  :: confortable
comforting {adj} (giving comfort)  :: rassurant {m}, rassurante {f}
comfort woman {n} (comfort woman)  :: femme de réconfort {f}
comfy {adj} (comfortable)  :: confortable
comic {adj}  :: comique {m} {f}
comic {adj} /ˈkɑmɪk/ (being funny)  :: comique, drôle, cocasse, marrant
comic {n} (cartoon story)  :: bande dessinée {f}, BD {f}
comic {n} (comedian)  :: comédien {m}
comical {adj} /ˈkɑmɪkəl/  :: comique
comic relief {n} (inclusion of a humorous character or scene)  :: soupape comique, soulagement comique {m}
comics {n} (artistic medium)  :: Bande dessinée, BD {f}, bédé {f}
comic strip {n} (a series of illustrations)  :: bande dessinée {f}
coming {n} (act of arriving; an arrival)  :: venue {f}, arrivée {f}
coming out {v} /ˈkʌmɪŋˈaʊt/ (self-disclosure of sexual orientation) SEE: coming out of the closet  ::
coming out of the closet {v} (self-disclosure of sexual orientation)  :: coming out {m}, sortie du placard {f}
Comino {prop} (island)  :: Comino
Comintern {prop} /ˈkɒmɪntəːn/ (international association of Communist parties)  :: Komintern {m}, Comintern
comitative case {n} (case used to denote companionship)  :: comitatif {m}
comitia {n} (a popular legislative assembly in ancient Rome)  :: comices
comitology {n} (art of resolving issues by committees)  :: comitologie {f}
comma {n} /ˈkɑm.ə/ (Punctuation mark ',')  :: virgule {f}
command {n} (computing: directive to a computer program)  :: commande {f}; commande {f}
command {v} (to order)  :: commander {m}
commandant {n} /ˈkɒməndænt/ (a commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division)  :: commandant {m}
commandeer {v} (to force into military service)  :: enrôler de force
commandeer {v} (to seize for military use)  :: réquisitionner
commander {n} (Commander in an honorary order)  :: commandeur {m}
commander {n} (One who exercises control and direction of a military or naval organization)  :: commandant {m}
commander in chief {n} (Supreme commander of the armed forces of an entire country)  :: commandant en chef {m}
Commander Islands {prop} (Russian islands in the Bering Sea)  :: îles Komandorski {f-p}, îles du Commandeur {f-p}
command line {n} (text prompt)  :: ligne de commande {f}
commandment {n} (a command or edict)  :: commandement {m}
command post {n} (headquarters of unit or commanding officer)  :: poste de commandement {m}
comme ci comme ça {adv} (neither well nor poorly)  :: comme ci comme ça
comme il faut {adj} (proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards)  :: comme il faut
commemorate {v} (to honor the memory of someone or something)  :: commémorer
commemorate {v} (to serve as memorial to someone or something)  :: commémorer
commemoration {n} (act of commemorating)  :: commémoration
commemorative {n} (commemorative postage stamp)  :: commémoratif, commémoratif {m}, commémorative {f}, commémoratifs {m-p}, commémoratives {f-p}
commence {v} /kəˈmɛns/ (To begin, start)  :: commencer
commend {v} (to congratulate or reward)  :: féliciter
commend {v} (to entrust)  :: recommander
commend {v} (to praise)  :: féliciter
commensurate {adj} /kəˈmenʃəɹət/ (proportionate; of a similar measurable standard)  :: commensurable
commensurately {adv} (In a commensurate manner.)  :: proportionnel
commensurately {adv} (With equal measure or extent.)  :: convergent,correspondant
comment {n}  :: commentaire {m}
comment {n} /ˈkɑmɛnt/ (spoken remark)  :: commentaire {m}
comment {v} (to remark)  :: commenter
commentator {n} /ˈkɑmənˌteɪtər/ (person who comments)  :: commentateur {m}
commenter {n} (one who comments)  :: commentateur
comment out {v} (disable a section of source code)  :: commenter
commerce {n} (coitus)  :: rapports {m-p}
commerce {n} (large scale trade)  :: commerce {m}
commercial {adj} (of or pertaining to commerce)  :: commercial
commercial {n} /kʰəˈmɚʃəɫ]/ (advertisement in a common media format)  :: publicité {f}
commercial at {n}  :: arrobe {f}
commercialization {n} (the act of commercializing)  :: commercialisation {f}
commercially {adv} (in a commercial manner)  :: commercialement
commie {n} (communist (pejorative))  :: coco {m} {f}
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commiserate {v} /kəˈmɪzəɹeɪt/  :: compatir
commiseration {n} (act of commiserating)  :: commisération {f}
commission {n} /kəˈmɪʃən/ (fee charged)  :: commission {f}, commission d'agent immobilier {f}, courtage {m}
commission {v} (order a work of art)  :: commander
commission {v} (put into active service)  :: mettre en service
commission {v} (send to do something)  :: charger, missionner
commissioner {n} (someone commissioned to perform certain duties)  :: commissaire {m} {f}
commissioning {n} (process)  :: mise en service {f}
commit {n} ((computing) making changes in the current database transaction permanent, visible and accessible to all users with the right access)  :: commit {m}
commit {v} /kəˈmɪt/ (to entrust; to consign)  :: confier, commettre, remettre
commit {v} (to do; to perpetrate)  :: commettre
commit {v} (to imprison)  :: consigner
commit {v} (to pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger)  :: s'engager
commitment {n}  :: engagement {m}
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself)  :: se suicider
committee {n} (archaic: someone in charge of another)  :: tuteur {m}, gardien {m}, curateur {m}
committee {n} /kɑmɪˈtiː]/ (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose)  :: comité {m}, commission {f}
commit to memory {v} (to learn by heart)  :: apprendre par cœur
commo {n} (commie) SEE: commie  ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication  ::
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commode {n} (A low chest of drawers)  :: commode {f}
commodity {n} /kəˈmɑdəti/ (anything movable traded)  :: produit {m}, bien {m}
commodity {n} (undifferentiated good)  :: bien de consommation courante {m}
commodore {n} (a naval officer)  :: commodore
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common {adj} (grammar: of the gender resulting from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine genders)  :: (genre) commun
common {adj} /ˈkɑmən/ (mutual)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinaire
common {adj} (usual)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder  ::
commonality {n} /kɒməˈnalɪti/ (common people) SEE: commonalty  ::
common ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior)  :: frène commun {m}
common bean {n} (plant)  :: haricot {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird  ::
common bullfinch {n} (Eurasian bullfinch) SEE: Eurasian bullfinch  ::
common cold {n} (mild infection)  :: rhume
common columbine {n} (common columbine / Common Columbine, Aquilegia vulgaris)  :: ancolie commune {f}
common dandelion {n} (most common and well-known dandelion)  :: pissenlit commun {m}
common eland {n} (antelope)  :: antilope canna
commoner {n} (a member of the common people)  :: roturier {m}, homme du peuple {m}, plébéien {m}
Common Era {prop} (secular equivalent of anno Domini and the Christian Era)  :: de notre ère, ère commune {f}, ère vulgaire {f}
common fraction {n} (fraction with two integers)  :: fraction d'entiers
Common Germanic {prop} (Proto-Germanic) SEE: Proto-Germanic  ::
common good {n} (general interest of the population as a whole)  :: bien commun {m}
common grackle {n} (Quiscalus quiscula)  :: quiscale bronzé {m}
common gull {n} /ˈkɑːmən ˌɡʌl/ (Larus canus)  :: goéland cendré
common hepatica {n} (Hepatica nobilis)  :: anémone hépatique {f}
common kestrel {n} (small falcon)  :: faucon crécerelle {m}
common law {n}  :: jurisprudence {f}
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver  ::
commonly {adv} (as a rule; usually)  :: fréquemment
common man {n} (the average citizen)  :: monsieur Tout-le-monde
common minnow {n} (a widespread species of minnow)  :: vairon {m}
common name {n} (a name by which a species is known to the general public)  :: nom vernaculaire
common noun {n} (Not a particular object like a proper noun. Is in a large group with the others of its kind.)  :: nom commun {m}
commonplace {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinaire, banal
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché)  :: lieu commun {m}
common quail {n} (bird in the pheasant family)  :: caille {f}
commons {n}  :: communs
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding)  :: bon sens {m}, sens commun {m}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus)  :: musaraigne carrelet {f}, musaraigne commune {f}
common time {n} (4/4) SEE: 4/4  ::
commonwealth {n} /ˈkɑmənˌwɛlθ/ (form of government)  :: communauté, richesse commune
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) SEE: Commonwealth of Australia  ::
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
Commonwealth Games {prop} (sport event)  :: Jeux du Commonwealth {m-p}
Commonwealth of Australia {prop} (formal and full name of Australia)  :: Commonwealth d’Australie {m}
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (successor to the Soviet Union)  :: Communauté des États indépendants {f}, CEI {f}
Commonwealth of Nations {prop} (association of independent states)  :: Commonwealth {m}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus)  :: corégone lavaret {m}
communal {adj} /kəˈmjuːnəl/ (pertaining to a community)  :: communautaire
communal {adj} (shared by a community; public)  :: commun {m}
communicable {adj} (able to be transmitted between people or species)  :: communicable, communiquable
communicate {v}  :: communiquer
communicate {v} /kəˈmjunəkeɪt/ (to impart information or knowledge of; to make known, to tell)  :: communiquer
communicate {v} (to express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means)  :: se communiquer
communication {n}  :: communication {f}
communication {n} /kʌˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃən/ (concept of information exchange)  :: communication {f}
Communications Security Establishment {prop} (agency)  :: Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications
Communications Security Establishment Canada {prop} (agency)  :: Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications Canada
communicator {n} (one who communicates)  :: communicateur {m}, communicatrice {f}
communiqué {n} /kəˌmjuːn.ɪˈkeɪ/ (official announcement)  :: communiqué {m}
communism {n} /ˈkɒm.juˌnɪzm̩/ (philosophy)  :: communisme {m}
communism {n} (society)  :: communisme
communist {adj} (of or relating to communism)  :: communiste
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy)  :: communiste {m} {f}
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist Party of China {prop} (ruling party of PRC)  :: parti communiste chinois {m}
community {n} /k(ə)ˈmjunəti/ (group of people sharing a common understanding)  :: communauté {f}
community service {n} (alternative penalty)  :: travail d'intérêt général {m}, travaux communautaires {m-p} [Quebec]
communize {v} (To impose Communist ideals on people)  :: communiser
commutative {adj}  :: commutatif {m}, commutative {f} , abélien {m}, abélienne {f}
commutativity {n} (mathematics, physics: The state of being commutative.)  :: commutativité {f}
commute {v} /kəˈmjuːt/ (to regularly travel to and from work, school etc.)  :: faire la navette
commute {v} (math: to be commutative)  :: commuter
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work)  :: navetteur {m}, pendulaire {m} {f}
Como {prop} (City and capital of Como)  :: Côme
Como {prop} (Province of Lombardy)  :: Côme
COMO {abbr} (abbreviation for commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
Comoran {adj} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian  ::
Comoran {n} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian  ::
comorbidity {n} (presence of one or more disorders)  :: comorbidité {f}
Comorian {adj} (pertaining to the Comoros)  :: comorien {m}, comorienne {f}
Comorian {n} (person)  :: Comorien {m}, Comorienne {f}
Comorian {prop} (language)  :: comorien {m}
Comoros {prop} /ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz/ (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Comores
co-mother-in-law {n} (mother of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: co-belle-mère {f}
compact {adj} (having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space)  :: compact
compact {adj} /ˈkɒmpækt/ (closely packed)  :: compact
compact disc {n} (optical disc used to store data)  :: disque compact {m}, CD {m}
compact disk {n} (CD) SEE: compact disc  ::
companion {n} (someone with whom one spends time or keeps company)  :: compagnon {m}, compagne {f}
company {n} (companionship)  :: compagnie {f}
company {n} (group of individuals with a common purpose)  :: compagnie {f}
company {n} /ˈkʌmpəni/ (in legal context, a corporation)  :: société {f}, entreprise {f}, firme {f}, compagnie {f}
company {n} (social visitors)  :: compagnie {f}
comparability {n}  :: comparabilité
comparable {adj} /kɒmˈpæɹəbl̩/ (able to be compared)  :: comparable
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar  ::
comparative {adj} /kəmˈpɛɹ.ə.tɪv/ (of or relating to comparison)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {adj} (using comparison as a method of study)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {n} (grammatical construction)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {n} (word in comparative form)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative degree {n} ((grammar))  :: comparatif {m}
comparative linguist {n} (linguist whose field is comparative linguistics)  :: linguiste comparatif
comparative linguistics {n} (a branch of historical linguistics that is concerned with comparing languages)  :: linguistique comparée {f}
compare {v} /kəmˈpɛɹ/ (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another)  :: comparer
comparison {n} (ability of adjectives and adverbs to form three degrees)  :: degrés de comparaison (degrees of comparison)
comparison {n} (evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things)  :: comparaison {f}
comparison {n} /kəmˈpɛɹɪsən/ (act of comparing or the state of being compared)  :: comparaison {f}
comparison {n} (state of being similar or alike)  :: comparaison {f}
compartment {n} (chamber)  :: compartiment {m}
compass {n} (area)  :: portée {f}, étendue {f}
compass {n} /ˈkʌm.pəs/ (navigational compass)  :: boussole {f}
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses  ::
compassion {n} /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ (deep awareness of the suffering of another)  :: compassion {f}
compass point {n} (any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass)  :: point cardinal {m}
compatibility {n} (the capability to exist without mutual interference)  :: compatibilité {f}
compatible {adj} /kəmˈpætəbəl/ (capable of easy interaction)  :: compatible
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: compatriote {m} {f}
compel {v}  :: contraindre
compel {v} /kəmˈpɛl/ (exact by force)  :: obliger
compendium {n} (short, complete summary)  :: recueil {m}, compendium {m}
compensate {v} /ˈkɒmpənseɪt/  :: compinscate
compensation {n} (equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate)  :: compensation {f}, contrepartie {f}
compensation {n} (extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors)  :: dédommagement {m}, indemnisation {f}
compensation {n} /ˌkɒmpɛnˈseɪʃən/ (act or principle of compensating)  :: compensation {f}
compensation {n} (recompense or reward for some loss or service)  :: dédommagement {m}, émolument {m}, indemnisation {f}
compensation {n} (that which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent)  :: compensation {f}
compensatory lengthening {n} (lengthening of a vowel which occurs when a following consonant is lost)  :: allongement compensatoire {m}
compersion {n} (...)  :: compersion {f}
compete {v} /kəm.ˈpiːt/ (to contend)  :: rivaliser
competence {n} /ˈkɒmpətəns/ (the quality or state of being competent for a general role.)  :: compétence {f}
competence {n} (the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.)  :: compétence {f}
competency {n} /ˈkɒmpətənsi/ (linguistics: implicit knowledge of a language’s structure)  :: compétence {f}
competently {adv} (in a competent manner)  :: avec compétence, de façon compétente
competition {n} (contest for a prize or award)  :: concours {m}, compétition {f}
competition {n} /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən/ (action of competing)  :: compétition {f}, concurrence {f}
competitive {adj} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/ (biochemistry: inhibiting an enzyme)  :: compétitif
competitiveness {n} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪvnəs/ (state of being competitive)  :: compétitivité {f}
competitor {n} (person against whom one is competing)  :: compétiteur {m}, compétitrice, concurrent
compilate {v} /kʌmpaɪl/ (assemble from a collection)  :: compiler
compilate {v} (produce executable)  :: compiler
compilation {n} /kɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/ (act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources)  :: compilation {f}
compilation {n} (that which is compiled)  :: compilation {f}
compilator {n} (compiler) SEE: compiler  ::
compile {v} /kəmpʌɪl/ (assemble from a collection)  :: compiler
compile {v} (produce executable)  :: compiler
compiler {n} (a person who compiles)  :: compilateur {m}, compilatrice
compiler {n} /kəmˈpaɪ.lə/ (computer program)  :: compilateur {m}
complacency {n} (feeling)  :: complaisance {f}
complacent {adj} (uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements)  :: suffisant, complaisant
complain {v} (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)  :: se plaindre
complain {v} (to make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge)  :: porter plainte
complainant {n} (plaintiff)  :: plaignant {m}
complaint {n} /kʌmˈpleɪnt/ (a grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining)  :: plainte {f}
complaint {n}  :: plainte {f}, réclamation {f}
compleat {adj} (complete) SEE: complete  ::
compleat {v} (complete) SEE: complete  ::
complement {n} /ˈkɑːmpləmənt/ (something which complements)  :: complète
complement {v} (to complete)  :: compléter
complement {v} (to provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides)  :: complémenter
complementary {adj} (acting as a complement)  :: complémentaire
complementary angles {n} (pair of angles)  :: angle complémentaire {m}
complementizer {n} (form of subordinate conjunction)  :: complémenteur {m}
complete {adj} (of metric space: such that every Cauchy sequence converges in it)  :: complète {f}
complete {adj} (with everything included)  :: complet {m}, complète {f}
complete {v} /kəmˈpliːt/ (to finish)  :: accomplir, terminer
complete {v} (to make whole or entire)  :: compléter
completed {adj} (finished)  :: accompli, terminé
completely {adv} (in a complete manner)  :: complètement
completely {adv} (to the fullest extent or degree)  :: complètement
completeness {n} (state or condition of being complete)  :: complétude {f}
completion {n} /kəmˈpliːʃən/ (making complete; conclusion)  :: achèvement
completion {n} (law: conclusion of an act of conveyancing)  :: exécution {f}
complex {adj} (in mathematics)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {adj} /kəmˈplɛks/ (intricate)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {adj} (not simple or straightforward)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {n} (in chemistry)  :: complexe {m}
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem  ::
complex analysis {n} (the branch of mathematics that studies holomorphic functions)  :: analyse complexe {f}
complexify {v} (make something more complex)  :: complexifier
complexion {n} /kəmˈplɛkʃən/ (appearance of the skin on the face)  :: teint {m}, complexion {f}
complexity {n} /kəmˈplɛk.sɪ.ti/ (The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement)  :: complexité {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication)  :: complexité {f}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi)  :: nombre complexe {m}
complex sentence {n} (sentence containing one independent clause and no dependent clause)  :: phrase complexe {f}
compliance {n} /kəmˈplaɪəns/ (act of complying)  :: conformité {f}
compliance {n} (medical: accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan)  :: observance {f}
compliancy {n} (state of being compliant) SEE: compliance  ::
complicate {v} (to combine intricately)  :: compliquer
complicated {adj} (difficult or convoluted)  :: compliqué, alambiqué
complication {n} (act of complicating)  :: complication {f}
complication {n} (a disease)  :: complication {f}
complicit {adj} /kəmˈplɪs.ɪt/ (associated with or participating in an activity, especially one of a questionable nature)  :: complice
complicity {n} (The state of being complicit)  :: complicité {f}
compliment {n} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement)  :: compliment {m}
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion)  :: complimenter, faire des compliments
complimentary {adj} (free; provided at no charge)  :: gratuit
complimentary {adj} /kɑmpləˈmɛɾ̃əɹi/ (in the nature of a compliment)  :: flatteur, laudatif
compline {n} (last of the canonical hours)  :: complies {f-p}
comply {v} (to yield assent)  :: se conformer, respecter, acquiescer
component {n} /kʌmˈpoʊnənt/ (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity)  :: composant {m}
comport {v} /kəmˈpɔː(ɹ)t/ ( to be in agreement)  :: se conformer à, s'accorder avec, être en agrément avec, se mettre d'accord, tomber d'accord
comport {v} (to behave (usually reflexive) )  :: se comporter, se conduire, se tenir
compose {v}  :: composer
compose {v} /kəmˈpəʊz/ (to make something by merging parts)  :: composer
compose {v} (to construct by mental labor; to think up)  :: composer
compose {v} (to make up the whole; to constitute)  :: composer
composer {n} (one who composes music)  :: compositeur {m}
composite {adj} /kəmˈpɑːzɪt/  :: composé, combiné
composite {n}  :: composite {m}
composite {v} (to make a composite)  :: composer
composite bow {n} (bow made from horn, wood and sinew)  :: arc composite {m}
composite particle {n} (any particle that is not an elementary particle)  :: particule composite {f}
composition {n} (essay)  :: essai {m}
composition {n} (general makeup of something)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} /ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ (combining of different parts to make a whole)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} (mixture or compound)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art)  :: composition {f}, œuvre {f}
compositor {n} (a typesetter)  :: typographe {m} {f}
compost {n} /kɑmpoʊst/ (decayed remains of organic matter)  :: compost {m}
compost {v}  :: composter
composure {n} (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession)  :: quiétude {f}, calme {m}
compound {adj} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (composed of elements)  :: composé
compound {n} (anything made by combining several things)  :: composé
compound {n} (chemistry: substance made by chemical combination of elements)  :: composé chimique
compound {n} (group of buildings for the same purpose)  :: complexe {m}
compound {n} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined)  :: complexe {m}
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word  ::
compound {v} (to put together)  :: composer
compound bow {n}  :: arc à poulies
compound sentence {n} (a sentence that has two or more independent clauses, joined by a conjunction and/or punctuation.)  :: phrase complexe {f}
compound word {n} (word composed of others)  :: mot composé {m}
comprador {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary  ::
comprador bourgeoisie {n} (section of an indigenous middle class)  :: comprador {m}
comprehend {v} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnd/ (to cover)  :: comprendre
comprehend {v} (to understand)  :: comprendre
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended)  :: compréhensible {m} {f}
comprehension {n} (thorough understanding)  :: compréhension {f}, entendement {m}
comprehensive {adj} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnsɪv/ (broadly or completely covering)  :: complet, exhaustif
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities)  :: école moyenne {f}
compress {n} /ˈkɑmprɛs/ (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds)  :: compresse {f}
compress {v}  :: comprimer, condenser
compress {v} /kəmˈprɛs/ (to press together into a smaller space)  :: comprimer
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge  ::
compress {v} (to encode digital information into less bits)  :: compresser
compressed air {n} (air increased in pressure)  :: air comprimé {m}
compressibility {n}  :: compressibilité {f}
compression {n} /kɒm.prɛʃ.ən/  :: compression, réduction, concision
compressor {n} (device that produces pressure)  :: compresseur {m}
compressor {n} (device that reduces the range of an audio signal)  :: compresseur {m}
comprise {v} (compose)  :: être composé de
comprise {v} (include)  :: comprendre
comprise {v} /kəmˈpɹaɪz/ (be made up of)  :: contenir
compromise {v} /ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/ (to cause impairment of)  :: compromettre
compromise {v} (to breach a security system)  :: compromettre
comptroller {n} /kəmpˈtroʊləɹ]/ (the chief accountant of a company or government)  :: contrôleur
compulsorily {adv} (in a compulsory manner)  :: compulsivement
compulsory {adj} (mandatory)  :: obligatoire
compulsory {adj}  :: obligatoire
compunction {n} (a pricking of conscience)  :: componction {f}, remords {m-p}
computation {n} (the act or process of computing)  :: calcul {m}
computation {n} (the result of computation)  :: résultat
computational {adj} (of or relating to computation)  :: informatique, computationnel
computational linguistics {n} (an interdisciplinary field dealing with the statistical and/or rule-based modeling of natural language)  :: linguistique informatique
computative {adj}  :: computatif
compute {v} /kɒmpjuːt/ (reckon or calculate)  :: computer
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense  ::
computer {n} /kəmˈpjutɚ/ (device)  :: ordinateur {m}
computer engineering {n} (branch of engineering)  :: génie informatique {m}, ingénierie informatique {f}
computer game {n} (electronic game)  :: jeu vidéo {m}, jeu informatique {m}
computer graphics {n} (representation and manipulation of pictures by computer)  :: infographie {f}
computerization {n} /kʌmˌpjuːtəɹaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the act of computerizing)  :: informatisation {f}
computerize {v} (equip with a computer or a computer system)  :: informatiser
computer language {n} (language associated with computers)  :: langage informatique {m}
computer language {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language  ::
computer language {n} (programming language) SEE: programming language  ::
computer program {n} (software)  :: logiciel {m}
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture)  :: informatique {f}
computer scientist {n} (one who studies or practises computer science)  :: informaticien {m}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus  ::
computing {n} (calculation) SEE: calculation  ::
computing {n}  :: computation, utilisation d'un ordinateur, informatique
computing {n} (the study, field of computers and computer programming)  :: informatique {f}
comrade {n} (fellow socialist or communist)  :: camarade {m} {f}
comrade {n} /ˈkɑmɹæd/ (mate, companion, or associate)  :: camarade
comrade {n} (title used by a Communist regime)  :: camarade
comrade in arms {n} (brother-in-arms) SEE: brother-in-arms  ::
comradeship {n} (the company of others)  :: camaraderie {f}
con {n} (a convicted criminal, a convict)  :: taulard {m}
con {n} (a fraud)  :: duper, escroquer, arnaque {f}
con {n} /kɑn/ (disadvantage of something)  :: inconvénient {m}, inconvénients {m-p}, contre {m}
con {v} (to trick or defraud, usually for personal gain)  :: duper, escroquer
con artist {n} (scam operator, conman)  :: escroc {m} {f}, arnaqueur {m}, arnaqueuse {f}
concatenate {v} (computing: to join two strings together)  :: concaténer
concatenate {v} /kənˈkætəneɪt/ (link together)  :: enchaîner, concaténer
concatenation {n} /kɑn.ˌkæt.ɪ.ˈneɪ.ʃən/ (series of links united)  :: enchaînement {m}
concave {adj} (curved inward)  :: concave
concavity {n} (the state of being concave)  :: concavité {f}
conceal {v} (to hide something)  :: dissimuler, cacher
concede {v} /kənˈsiːd/ (to yield or suffer; to surrender)  :: concéder, céder, admettre
concede {v} ((sports) to have a point scored against)  :: concéder
concede {v} (to admit to be true)  :: concéder que, reconnaître, admettre
concede {v} (to grant, as a right or privilege)  :: concéder
concede {v} (to yield or make concession)  :: céder
conceit {n} (idea, literary device)  :: concept {m}
conceit {n} (overly high self-esteem)  :: vanité {f}, orgueil {m}
conceited {adj} (having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself)  :: prétentieux, vaniteux
conceited {adj}  :: vaniteux, orgueilleux, prétentieux {m}, narcissique
conceitedly {adv} (in a conceited or egotistical manner)  :: frivolement
conceivable {adj} (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable)  :: pensable, imaginable
conceive {v} /kənˈsiːv/ (to become pregnant)  :: concevoir, tomber enceinte
concentrate {n} (A substance that is in a condensed form)  :: concentré {m}
concentrate {v}  :: [1,2] concentrer, [3] se concentrer
concentrate {v} (focus one's thought or attention)  :: se concentrer
concentrate {v} (increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore)  :: concentrer
concentrate {v} /kɒn.sən.treɪt/ (bring to, or direct toward, a common center)  :: concentrer
concentrated {adj} (not dilute)  :: concentré
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained)  :: camp de concentration {m}
concept {n} /ˈkɒn.sɛpt/ (something understood and retained in the mind)  :: concept {m}, notion
conception {n} /kənˈsɛpʃən/ (initiation of an embryonic animal life)  :: conception {f}
conceptual {adj} /kənˈsɛp.tʃu.əl/ (of, or relating to concepts or mental conception; existing in the imagination)  :: conceptuel
conceptualisation {n} (the act of conceptualising, or something conceptualised)  :: conceptualisation {f}
conceptualize {v}  :: conceptualiser
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company)  :: importance, intérêt.
concern {n} (that which affects one's welfare or happiness)  :: inquiétude, souci.
concern {n} (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person)  :: soin, souci.
concern {v} (to be of importance to)  :: concerner, interesser, toucher
concern {v} (to make somebody worried)  :: inquiéter, préoccuper
concerning {prep} (Regarding)  :: à propos de, au sujet de
concert {n} (a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part)  :: concert {m}
concert {n} /kənˈsɝt/ (agreement in a design or plan)  :: concert {m}
concert {n} (musical accordance or harmony)  :: concert {m}
concertation {n} (form of dialogue and co-decision)  :: concertation
concert hall {n} (building)  :: salle de concert {f}
concertina {n} /ˌkɑnsɚˈtinə/ (the musical instrument)  :: accordéon {m}
concertmaster {n} (the first violin in a symphony orchestra)  :: premier violon {m}
concerto {n} /kənˈtʃɛɹ.toʊ/ (a piece of music for one or more solo instruments and orchestra)  :: concerto {m}
concession {n} /kənˈsɛʃən/ (something, such as an argument, that is conceded or admitted to be wrong)  :: concession {m}
conch {n} /kɒŋk/ (marine mollusc)  :: conque
conch {n} (shell of this sea animal)  :: conque
concierge {n}  :: concierge {m}
concierge {n} /ˌkɑn.siˈɛɹʒ/ (one who attends to the slightest desire of hotel guests)  :: concierge {m}
conciliatory {adj} (willing to conciliate)  :: accommodant
concise {adj} /kənˈsaɪs/ (brief and precise)  :: concis
concisely {adv} (in a concise manner)  :: concisément
conclave {n} (group of Roman Catholic cardinals)  :: conclave
conclave {n} /ˈkɑn.kleɪv/ (set of apartments within which the cardinals are secluded)  :: conclave
conclavist {n} (personal aide of a cardinal at a papal conclave)  :: conclaviste {m}
conclude {v} /kən.ˈkluːd/ (to end)  :: conclure
conclusion {n} /kənˈkluːʒən/ (end, final part)  :: conclusion {f}, fin {f}
conclusion {n} (outcome)  :: conclusion {f}
concoct {v}  :: concocter
concomitance {n} (occurrence or existence together)  :: concomitance {f}
concomitant {adj} /kənˈkɑːmətənt/ (following as a consequence)  :: concomitant
concord {n} (A state of agreement; harmony; union)  :: concorde {f}
concordant {adj} (agreeing, correspondent, harmonious)  :: concordant – Feminine: concordante
concourse {n} (A large open space in a building where people can gather)  :: hall {m}
concrete {adj} /ˈkɑːnkriːt/ (particular, perceivable, real)  :: concret
concrete {adj} (made of concrete)  :: de béton
concrete {adj} (not abstract)  :: concret
concrete {n} (building material)  :: béton {m}
concrete {v} (cover with concrete)  :: bétonner
concrete {v} (solidify)  :: concréter [old], concrétiser
concrete mixer {n} (cement mixer) SEE: cement mixer  ::
concrete noun {n} (noun that denotes a tangible thing)  :: nom concret {m}
concubine {n} /ˈkɑŋkjəbaɪn/ (a woman who lives with a man, but who is not a wife)  :: concubine {f}
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress  ::
concubine {n} (slave-girl) SEE: slave-girl  ::
concupiscence {n} /kənˈkjuːpɪsəns/ (Ardent desire)  :: concupiscence
concur {v} (To meet in the same point)  :: convenir
concur {v} (To unite or agree)  :: être d'accord
concurrent {adj} (happening at the same time; simultaneous)  :: concomitant
concussion {n} (an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain)  :: commotion {f}, commotion cérébrale {f}
concussion {n} (a violent collision or shock)  :: choc {m}
condemn {v} (to confer eternal divine punishment upon)  :: condamner
condemnation {n} (act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong)  :: condamnation {f}
condemnation {n} (act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty)  :: condamnation {f}
condemned {adj}  :: condamné
condensate {n} (product of condensation)  :: condensat {m}
condensation {n} (chemistry, the reaction of two substances with the simultaneous loss of water)  :: déshydratation {f}, condensation {f}
condensation {n} (physics, the conversion of a gas to a liquid)  :: condensation {f}
condensation {n} (the act or process of condensing)  :: condensation {f}
condense {v} (to be transformed into a liquid)  :: se condenser
condense {v} (to decrease size or volume)  :: condenser
condense {v} (to transform something into a liquid)  :: condenser
condensed milk {n} (Milk that has been reduced and sweetened to the consistency of syrup)  :: lait concentré sucré {m}, lait condensé {m}
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor  ::
condenser {n} (device designed to condense a gas into a liquid)  :: condenseur {m}
condescendence {n} (condescension) SEE: condescension  ::
condescending {adj} /ˈkɔn.dɪ.sɛnd.ɪŋ/ (assuming a tone of superiority or a patronizing attitude)  :: condescendant
condescension {n} (act of condescending)  :: condescendance {f}
condiment {n} /ˈkɒn.dɪ.mənt/ (something used to enhance flavor)  :: condiment {m}
conditional {adj} (limited by a condition)  :: conditionnel
conditional {n}  :: conditionnel {m}
conditional {n} (mood)  :: conditionnel {m}
conditionality {n} (state of being subject to conditions)  :: conditionnalité
conditionally {adv} (under specified conditions)  :: conditionnellement
conditional mood {n} (contingent upon something else)  :: conditionnel {m}
conditional sentence {n} (probation) SEE: probation  ::
conditional tense {n} (conditional mood)  :: temps conditionnel {m}
conditioned response {n} (conditioned reflex) SEE: conditioned reflex  ::
conditioner {n} (hair conditioner) SEE: hair conditioner  ::
conditioning {n}  :: conditionnement
condolence {n} /ˈkɑndələns/ (comfort, support or sympathy)  :: réconfort {m}
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died)  :: condoléances {f-p}
condolence card {n} (sympathy card) SEE: sympathy card  ::
condom {n} /ˈkɑndəm/ (flexible sleeve worn on the penis)  :: préservatif {m}, capote anglaise {f}, [informal] capote {f}, [Quebec] condom {m}
condominium {n} /kɒndəˈmɪnɪəm/ (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly)  :: copropriété {f}
condone {v} (to allow)  :: permettre, autoriser
condone {v} (to forgive)  :: pardonner
condor {n} (California condor)  :: condor {m}
conducive {adj} (tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result)  :: favorable
conduct {n} /ˈkɑndʌkt/ (manner of guiding or carrying one's self)  :: comportement {m}, conduite {f}
conduct {v} (reflexively: behave)  :: se comporter
conduct {v} (to carry out))  :: conduire, mener
conductance {n} (measure of the ability to conduct electricity)  :: conductance {f}
conduction {n} (conveying of heat or electricity through material)  :: conduction {f}
conductivity {n} (ability to conduct)  :: conductivité {f}
conductivity {n} (reciprocal of resistivity)  :: conductivité {f}
conductor {n} /kənˈdʌktɚ/ (person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble)  :: chef d'orchestre {m}
conductor {n} (person who takes tickets on public transportation)  :: [of a bus] conducteur
conductor {n} (something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound)  :: conducteur
condyle {n} /ˈkɒndaɪl/ (prominence on a bone)  :: condyle
cone {n} (anything shaped like a cone)  :: cône {m}
cone {n} (fruit of conifers)  :: cône {m}, pomme de pin {f}, pive {f} [Switzerland]
cone {n} (ice-cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone  ::
cone {n} (photosensitive cell in retina)  :: cône {m}
cone {n} (solid of revolution)  :: cône {m}
cone {n} (surface of revolution)  :: surface conique {f}
cone {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone  ::
cone of shame {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar  ::
confection {n} /kənˈfɛkʃən/ (food item)  :: confection {f}, bonbon {m}
confectioner's {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confectioner's cream {n} (cream used by confectioners)  :: crème pâtisserie
confectioners sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectioners' sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectionery {n} (business of manufacturing confectionery)  :: confiserie {f}
confectionery {n} (shop where confectionery is sold) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confectionery {n} (sweet foodstuffs, collectively)  :: confiserie {f}, sucreries {f-p}
confederacy {n} (Alliance)  :: confédération
confederation {n} (union or alliance of states)  :: confédération {f}
conference {n} /ˈkɑːnfəɹəns/ (a meeting of people)  :: conférence {f}
conference call {n} (telephone conference) SEE: telephone conference  ::
confess {v} /kənˈfɛs/ (to admit to the truth)  :: avouer, confesser
confess {v} (to acknowledge faith in)  :: confesser
confessedly {adv} (admittedly) SEE: admittedly  ::
confession {n} (disclosure of one's sins to a priest)  :: confession {f}
confession {n} /kənˈfɛʃən/ (open admittance of having done something)  :: confession {f}
confessional {n} (a small room where confession is performed)  :: confessionnal {m}
confessional chair {n} (chair in a church or chapel)  :: confessional {m}
confessor {n} /kənˈfɛsə/ (priest who hears confession)  :: confesseur {m}
confetti {n} /kʌnˈfɛti/ (small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions)  :: confetti {m}
confidence {n} (information held in secret)  :: confidence {f}
confidence {n} /ˈkɒnfɪdəns/ (self-assurance)  :: assurance, confiance en soi {f}
confidence {n} (quality of trusting)  :: confiance {f}
confidence game {n} (swindle) SEE: con game  ::
confidence interval {n} (a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter)  :: intervalle de confiance {m}
confidence trick {n} (con game) SEE: con game  ::
confident {adj} /ˈkɑːnfɪdənt/ (being very sure of or positive about something)  :: assuré, confiant, sûr
confident {adj} (self-confident) SEE: self-confident  ::
confidential {adj} /ˌkɑːnfɪˈdenʃl/ (meant to be kept secret within a certain circle)  :: confidentiel
confidently {adv} (in a confident manner)  :: candidement, confidemment
configuration {n} (arrangement of electrons)  :: configuration
configuration {n} (relative disposition)  :: configuration
configure {v} /kənˈfɪɡ(j)ɚ/ (to set up or arrange something)  :: configurer
confine {n} (limit)  :: limite {f}
confine {v} (arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
confine {v} (detain) SEE: detain  ::
confine {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
confine {v} (incarcerate) SEE: incarcerate  ::
confine {v} /ˈkɑnfaɪn/ (to restrict; to keep within bounds)  :: confiner
confine {v} (lock up) SEE: lock up  ::
confines {n} (borders or limits of an area)  :: confins {m-p}
confirm {v} /kənˈfəːm/ (to assure)  :: confirmer
confirmation {n} /kɑnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (indicator)  :: confirmation {f}
confirmation {n} (sacrament)  :: confirmation {f}
confirmation {n} (verification)  :: confirmation {f}, vérification {f}
confiscate {v} (take possession of by force)  :: confisquer
confiscation {n} (the act or process of confiscating an item from public use; expropriation)  :: confiscation {f}
confiture {n} (a preserve or candied fruit)  :: confiture {f}
conflagration {n} /kɒnflæɡˈɹeɪʃən/ (a large, ferocious, and destructive fire)  :: conflagration {f}, incendie {f}
conflate {v} /kənˈfleɪt/ (fuse into a single entity)  :: amalgamer
conflict {n} (incompatibility)  :: conflit {m}, incompatibilité
conflict {n} /ˈkɑːn.flɪkt/ (clash or disagreement)  :: conflit {m}
conflict of interest {n} (conflicting interests in position of trust)  :: conflit d'intérêts
confluence {n} (convergence or combination)  :: confluent {m}, convergence {f}
confluence {n} (point where two rivers or streams meet)  :: confluent {m}, confluence {f}
conform {v} /kənˈfɔɹm/ (Act in accordance with expectations; behave in the manner of others)  :: s'aligner
conform {v} (To be in accordance with a set of specifications)  :: se conformer (à)
conformable {adj} (having the same shape)  :: conforme
conformism {n} (willingness to conform)  :: conformisme {m}
conformity {n} (state of things being similar, or identical)  :: conformité {f}
confront {v}  :: confronter
confront {v} /kʌnˈfrʌnt/ (to stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance)  :: confronter
confrontation {n} (A conflict between armed forces)  :: confrontation {f}
confrontation {n} (The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face)  :: confrontation {f}
Confucian {adj} (of, pertaining to, or conforming to the teachings of Confucius)  :: confucéen, confucien
Confucian {n} (one who follows the teachings of Confucius)  :: confucianiste {m} {f}
Confucianism {n} (philosophy)  :: confucianisme {m}
Confucianist {n} (Confucian) SEE: Confucian  ::
Confucius {prop} /kənˈfju.ʃəs/ (Chinese philosopher)  :: Confucius {m}
confuse {v} /kənˈfjuːz/ (to rout) SEE: rout  ::
confuse {v} (to mistake one thing for another)  :: confondre
confuse {v} (to mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder)  :: confondre
confused {adj} (chaotic, jumbled or muddled)  :: embrouillé {m}
confused {adj} (embarrassed)  :: embarrassé {m}
confused {adj} /kənˈfjuːzd/ (unable to think clearly or understand)  :: confus {m}, embrouillé {m}
confused {adj} (making no sense; illogical)  :: incohérent {m}
confusing {adj} /kənˈfjuːzɪŋ/ (difficult to understand)  :: complexe, déroutant {m}, déroutante {f}
confusion {n} /kənˈfjuːʒən/ (lack of clarity or order)  :: confusion {f}, désordre {m}
confusion {n} (state of being confused; misunderstanding)  :: malentendu {m}, confusion {f}
conga {n} /ˈkɑŋɡə/ (dance)  :: conga {f}
con game {n} (malicious breach of trust)  :: abus de confiance {m}
congee {n} /ˈkɒndʒiː/ (a type of rice porridge)  :: congee {m}
congenial {adj} (friendly)  :: sympathique
congenial {adj} (suitable to one's needs)  :: agréable
congeniality {n} (quality of being congenial)  :: sociabilité {f}
congenital {adj} (present since birth)  :: congénital
congenital disorder {n} (birth defect) SEE: birth defect  ::
congenital insensitivity to pain {n} (CIP)  :: insensibilité congénitale à la douleur {f}
conger eel {n} (large marine eel)  :: congre {m}
congestion {n} (excess of traffic)  :: embouteillage {m}, bouchon {m}
Congo {prop} (country with Kinshasa as capital)  :: Congo {m}, Zaïre {m}
Congo {prop} /ˈkɑːŋɡoʊ/ (country with Brazzaville as capital)  :: Congo {m}
Congo {prop} (river)  :: Congo {m}
Congo-Brazzaville {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congo-Kinshasa {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Democratic Republic of Congo)  :: kino-congolais {m}, congolais {m}
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Republic of Congo)  :: congolais {m}, congolaise {f}, brazza-congolais {m}
Congolese {n} /ˌkɒŋ.ɡəˈliːz/ (person from either of the Congos)  :: Congolais {m}, Congolaise {f}
Congolese {n} (person from Democratic Republic of Congo)  :: Congolais de Kinshasa {m}, Congolaise de Kinshasa {f}, Kino-Congolais {m}
Congolese {n} (person from Republic of Congo)  :: Congolais de Brazzaville {m}, Congolaise de Brazzaville {f}, Brazza-Congolais {m}
congratulate {v} (to express one’s sympathetic pleasure or joy to the person(s) it is felt for)  :: féliciter
congratulation {n} /kənˌɡɹatjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of congratulating)  :: félicitations {f-p}
congratulations {interj} (expressing approbation)  :: mes félicitations {f-p}
congratulations {n} (plural of congratulation)  :: félicitations {f-p}
congregation {n} (A large gathering of people)  :: assemblée {f}, rassemblement {m}
congregation {n} (A religious gathering of people in a place of worship; its ordinary audience)  :: assemblée des fidèles {f}, congrégation {f}
congregation {n}  :: congrégation, rassemblement
congregation {n} (Roman Congreation) SEE: Roman Congreation  ::
congress {n} (conference)  :: congrès {m}
congress {n} /ˈkɑŋɡɹɛs/ (legislative body)  :: congrès {m}
congress {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
Congress {prop} (the two legislative bodies of the USA)  :: Congrès {m}
congressman {n} (member of congress)  :: membre du Congrès {m}
congruence {n} (number theory, relation indicating two numbers give the same remainder when divided by some number)  :: congruence
congruent {adj}  :: congru
congruent {adj} (corresponding in character)  :: conforme, convenable
congruous {adj}  :: congru
congruous {adj} (harmonious) SEE: harmonious  ::
Coniacian {prop} (a subdivision of the Late (Upper) Cretaceous epoch)  :: Coniacien
conical {adj} (cone-shaped)  :: conique
conical {adj} (of or relating to a cone)  :: conique
conical flask {n} (Erlenmeyer flask) SEE: Erlenmeyer flask  ::
conifer {n} (plant)  :: conifère {m}
coniine {n} (poison)  :: conine {f}
conium {n} (Conium) SEE: poison hemlock  ::
conjectural {adj} (in the nature of a conjecture)  :: conjectural
conjecture {n} /kənˈd͡ʒɛk.t͡ʃɚ/ (unproven statement; guess)  :: conjecture {f}
conjecture {n} (statement likely to be true based on available evidence, but which has not been formally proven)  :: conjecture {f}
conjecture {n} (supposition based upon incomplete evidence; a hypothesis)  :: conjecture {f}
conjecture {v} (to guess)  :: conjecturer
conjugal {adj} (of, or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses)  :: conjugal
conjugate {n} (math: complex conjugate) SEE: complex conjugate  ::
conjugate {v} /ˈkɒndʒəɡeɪt/ (to inflect (a verb) for each person)  :: conjuguer
conjugation {n} (act of conjugating a verb)  :: conjugaison {f}
conjugation {n} (conjugated forms of a verb)  :: conjugaison {f}
conjugation {n} (in some languages, one of several classifications of verbs)  :: conjugaison {f}
conjunction {n} (grammar: word used to join words or phrases)  :: conjonction {f}
conjunction {n} (logic: proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the and operator)  :: conjonction {f}
conjunctiva {n} (membrane)  :: conjonctive {f}
conjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
conjunctivitis {n} /kənˌdʒʌŋktᵻˈvʌɪtᵻs/ (inflammation)  :: conjonctivite {f}
conjuncture {n} (A combination of events or circumstances)  :: conjoncture {f}
conjurer {n} (one who conjures)  :: conjurateur {m}, invocateur {m}
conk {n} (conch) SEE: conch  ::
conk {n} (in mycology: the shelf- or bracket-shaped fruiting body of a Bracket fungus)  :: langue {f}
conk {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
conk {v} (slang: to hit)  :: cogner
conlang {n} /ˈkʰɑnleɪŋ]/ (constructed language) SEE: constructed language  ::
conman {n} (A confidence trickster)  :: escroc {m} {f}, arnaqueur {m}
connect {v} /kəˈnɛkt/ (to join two or more pieces)  :: accoupler, connecter
Connecticut {prop} /kəˈnɛ.tə.kət/ (a state of the United States of America)  :: Connecticut
connecting rod {n} (rod that transmits power or motion)  :: bielle {f}
connection {n} (established communications or transportation link)  :: connexion {f}
connection {n} (feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people)  :: complicité {f}
connection {n} /kəˈnɛkʃən/ (act of connecting)  :: connexion {f}
connection {n} (point at which two or more things are joined)  :: lien {m}, rapport {m}
connection {n} (transfer in transport)  :: correspondance {f}
connective tissue {n} (type of tissue)  :: tissu conjonctif {m}
connectivity {n} (state of being connected)  :: connexité {f}, connectivité {f}
connector {n} (mating pair of devices)  :: connecteur {m}
connexion {n} (connection) SEE: connection  ::
conning tower {n} (structure of submarine)  :: tourelle {f}
conniption {n} (fit of laughing)  :: crise (f.) de fou-rire (m.)
conniption {n} /kəˈnɪp.ʃən/ (fit of anger or panic)  :: crise de colère {f} – crise de panique {f}
connive {v} (to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime)  :: conspirer
connive {v} (to plot or scheme)  :: conspirer, tramer
connoisseur {n} /ˌkɒnəˈsɜr/ (specialist whose opinion is valued)  :: connaisseur {m}
connotation {n} (suggested or implied meaning)  :: connotation {f}
connote {v} /kəˈnoʊt/ (to signify beyond principal meaning)  :: connoter, désigner, indiquer, impliquer
connote {v} (to imply, to suggest)  :: connoter, impliquer
conquer {v} /ˈkɑːŋkɚ/ (defeat in combat)  :: conquérir
conqueror {n} (someone who conquers)  :: conquérant {m}
conquest {n} /kɑŋkwɛst]/ (victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy)  :: conquête {f}
Conrad {prop} (given name)  :: Conrad
consanguineous {adj} /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪniəs/ (related by birth)  :: consanguin
consanguinity {n} /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪti/ (a blood relationship)  :: consanguinité {f}
conscience {n} /kɒnʃəns/ (moral sense)  :: conscience {f}
conscientious {adj} /ˌkɑnʃiˈɛnʃəs/ (thorough, careful, or vigilant)  :: consciencieux
conscientiousness {n} (state or characteristic of being conscientious)  :: conscienciosité
conscientious objector {n} (someone refusing to fight in an armed conflict because of religious or moral principles)  :: objecteur de conscience {m}
conscious {adj}  :: conscient
conscious {adj} /ˈkɒnʃəs/ (alert, awake)  :: conscient
consciously {adv} (in a conscious manner; knowingly, volitionally)  :: consciemment
consciousness {n} (awareness)  :: conscience {f}
conscript {n} /ˈkɒnskrɪpt/ (Draftee)  :: conscrit, appelé
conscription {n} (involuntary labor, especially military service)  :: conscription {f}
consecrate {v} (to declare, or otherwise make something holy)  :: consacrer
consecration {n} (action of consecrating)  :: consécration {f}
consecution {n} (sequel) SEE: sequel  ::
consecution {n} (sequence) SEE: sequence  ::
consecution {n} (succession) SEE: succession  ::
consecutive {adj} (having some logical sequence)  :: consécutif
consecutive {adj} /kɒnsɛkjuːtiv/ (following, in succession, without interruption)  :: consécutif
consecutively {adv} (in a consecutive manner)  :: consécutivement
consensus {n} (general agreement)  :: consensus {m}
consent {n} (voluntary agreement)  :: consentement {m}, approbation {f}, agrément
consent {v} /kənˈsɛnt/ (to express willingness)  :: consentir, approuver, agréer
consequence {n} /ˈkɑnsɪˌkwɛns/ (that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause)  :: conséquence {f}
consequently {adv} /ˈkɑːnsɪˌkwɛntli/ (as a result or consequence)  :: par conséquent
consequently {adv} (subsequently) SEE: subsequently  ::
conservation {n} (A wise use of natural resources)  :: défense {f}, préservation {f}
conservation {n} /ˌkɑnsə(r)ˈveɪʃən/ (The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting)  :: préservation {f}
conservationist {n} (A person who maintains natural areas or protects threatened species)  :: écologiste, défenseur de l'environnement
conservation law {n} (physical property remaining constant)  :: loi de conservation {f}
conservatism {n} (political philosophy that favors maintaining limited government involvement)  :: conservatisme {m}
conservative {adj} (based on pessimistic assumptions)  :: prudent
conservative {adj} (tending to resist change)  :: conservateur
conservative {n} (Canadian conservative)  :: conservateur
Conservative {prop}  :: conservateur; conservatrice
Conservative party {prop}  :: Parti conservateur {m}
Conservative Party {prop}  :: Parti conservateur
conservatoire {n} (school or educational institution that teaches music)  :: conservatoire {m}, école de musique {f}, école supérieure de musique {f}, académie de musique {f} [Belgium]
conservatory {n} (a greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants)  :: serre {f}
conservatory {n} (school of music or drama)  :: conservatoire {m}, école de musique {f}, école supérieure de musique {f}, académie de musique {f} [Belgium] école d'art dramatique {f}, école de théâtre {f}, école supérieure de théâtre {f}
conserve {v} /ˈkɒnsɜː(r)v/  :: conserver
consider {v} (assign some quality to)  :: considérer, estimer
consider {v} (look at attentively)  :: observer, considérer
consider {v} (take up as an example)  :: prendre
consider {v} / / (think about seriously)  :: considérer, examiner, réfléchir, songer
consider {v} (think of doing)  :: songer, envisager
considerable {adj} /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl/ (large in amount)  :: considérable
considerably {adv} (significantly)  :: considérablement, largement
considerate {adj} (deliberate)  :: réfléchi {m}, circonspect {m}
considerate {adj} /kənˈsɪdəɹət/ (thoughtful)  :: attentif
consideration {n}  :: considération, raison, motif {m}, récompense
consideration {n} (the process of considering)  :: considération {f}
considering {prep} (considering)  :: compte tenu de, vu, étant donné, eu égard à
consignee {n} /ˌkɒn.saɪˈniː/ (The person to whom a shipment is to be delivered)  :: destinataire {m} {f}, consignataire {m} {f}
consignor {n} (person who sends a consignment to a consignee)  :: expéditeur {m}
consist {v} /kənˈsɪst/ (to be composed (of))  :: consister (of: de), se composer (of: de)
consistence {n} (for non-physical things)  :: cohérence {f}
consistence {n} (physical quality)  :: consistance {f}
consistency {n} (degree of viscosity of something)  :: consistance {f}
consistent {adj} (compatible, accordant)  :: conforme
consistent {adj} (not logically contradictory)  :: cohérent
consistent {adj} (of dependable nature)  :: constant
consistently {adv} (constantly) SEE: constantly  ::
consist in {v} (have the thing mentioned as only or most important part)  :: consister en
consolable {adj} (able or likely to be consoled)  :: consolable
consolation {n} (act of consoling)  :: consoler, consolation {f}
console {n}  :: console {f}
console {n} /ˈkɑːn.soʊl/ (video games: device dedicated to playing video games)  :: console {f}, console de jeu {f}
console {v} /kənˈsoʊl/ (to comfort)  :: consoler
consolidate {v} /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/ (To make stronger or more solid)  :: consolider
consommé {n} (a clear broth made from reduced meat or vegetable stock)  :: consommé {m}
consonant {adj} (Characterized by harmony or agreement)  :: consonant
consonant {n} /ˈkɒn.sən.ənt/ (sound)  :: consonne {f}
consonant {n} (letter)  :: consonne {f}
consonant stem {n}  :: consonne radicale
consort {n} /ˈkɑnsɔrt/ (spouse of a monarch)  :: consort {m}
consortium {n} /kənˈsɔː(ɹ).ʃəm/ (association or combination of businesses)  :: consortium {m}
conspecific {adj} (relating to the same species)  :: conspécifique {m} {f}
conspicuous {adj} /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/ (obvious or easy to notice)  :: qui se remarque aisément, visible, voyant, remarquable
conspicuous {adj} (noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive)  :: qui attire l'attention
conspicuously {adv} (in a conspicuous manner)  :: ostensiblement
conspiracy {n} (an agreement to break the law)  :: conspiration {f}
conspiracy {n} /kənˈspirəsiː/ (act of working in secret to obtain some goal)  :: conspiration {f}
conspiracy theory {n} (hypothetical speculation)  :: théorie du complot {f}
conspirator {n} /kənˈspɪɹətɚ/ (person who is part of a conspiracy)  :: conspirateur {m}, conspiratrice {f}
conspiratorial {adj} /kənˌspɪrəˈtɔːrɪəl/ (pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators)  :: conspiratoire
constable {n} (elected head of a parish)  :: connétable {m} {f}
constable {n} /ˈkʌnstəbəl/ (police officer rank)  :: constable
constable {n} (officer of a noble court)  :: connétable {m} {f}
Constance {prop} (female given name)  :: Constance
constancy {n} (The quality of being constant)  :: constance {f}
constant {adj} (consistently recurring over time)  :: constant
constant {adj} /ˈkɑnstənt/ (unchanged through time)  :: constant
constant {adj} (steady)  :: constant
constant {n}  :: constante {f}
constant {n} (identifier that is bound to an invariant value)  :: constante {f}
constant function {n} (class of function)  :: fonction constante {f}
Constantine {prop} /ˈkɒns.tənˌtiːn/ (male given name)  :: Constantin
Constantinople {prop} /ˌkɔnstæntɪˈnəʊpl/ (Constantinople)  :: Constantinople
Constantinopolitan {adj} (related to Constantinople)  :: constantinopolitain
Constantinopolitan {n} /ˌkɒnˌstæntɨnɵˈpɒlɨtən/ (an inhabitant of Constantinople)  :: Constantinopolitain {m}
constantly {adv} (in an invariable manner)  :: constamment
constantly {adv} /ˈkɒnstəntli/ (in a constant manner)  :: constamment
constantly {adv} (recurring regularly)  :: constamment, en boucle
constellate {v} (fit, adorn with constellations)  :: consteller
constellation {n} /ˌkɑn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/  :: constellation {f}
consternation {n} /ˌkɑn.stɚˈneɪ.ʃən/ (amazement or horror; terror, combined with amazement; dismay)  :: consternation {f}, sidération {f}, accablement {m}, prostration {f}
constipate {v} (to cause constipation in)  :: constiper
constipation {n} (state of bowels)  :: constipation {f}
constituency {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials, see also: electoral district)  :: circonscription électorale {f}, circonscription {f}
constituency {n} (voters within such a district) SEE: electorate  ::
constituent {adj} (authorized to make a constitution)  :: constituant {m}, constituante {f}
constituent {n} (part, or component of a whole)  :: composant {m}
constitute {v} /ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt/ (to make up; to compose; to form)  :: constituer
constitution {n}  :: constitution {f}
constitution {n} (formal or informal system of primary principles and laws regulating a government or other institutions)  :: constitution {f}
constitution {n} (general health of a person)  :: constitution {f}
constitution {n} /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/ (act or process of setting something up, or establishing something; composition, structure, makeup)  :: constitution {f}
constitution {n} (legal document describing such a formal system)  :: constitution {f}
constitutional {adj} /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl/ (Relating to the constitution)  :: constitutionnel
constitutionalism {n} (Belief in government under a written constitution.)  :: constitutionnalisme
constitutionalization {n}  :: constitutionalisation
constitutionalize {v}  :: constitutionaliser
constitutional monarchy {n} (monarchy in which the monarch's power is limited by a written constitution)  :: monarchie constitutionnelle {f}
constrain {v} (to force; to compel; to oblige)  :: astreindre, contraindre, confiner
constraint {n} /kənˈstreɪnt/ (something that constrains)  :: contrainte {f}
construal {n} (act of interpreting)  :: interprétation
construct {v} (draw (a geometric figure))  :: construire
construct {v} /ˈkɑn.stɹʌkt/ (build or form by assembling parts)  :: construire
constructed language {n} (an artificially created language)  :: langue construite {f}
constructible {adj} (capable of being constructed)  :: constructible
constructible {adj} (suitable for constructing a building)  :: constructible
construction {n} /kənˈstrʌkʃən/ (process of constructing)  :: construction {f}
construction worker {n} (employee working at a construction)  :: ouvrier du bâtiment {m}
constructive {adj} (carefully considered and meant to be helpful)  :: constructif
constructive {adj} (imputed by law)  :: implicite
constructivism {n} (movement in modern art)  :: constructivisme
constructor {n} (in object oriented programming: code that creates objects)  :: constructeur {m}
construe {v} /kənˈstɹuː/ (to interpret or explain the meaning of something)  :: expliquer, comprendre
construe {v} (to translate) SEE: translate  ::
consul {n} /ˈkɑn.səl/ (official who protects the interests of citizens)  :: consul {m}
consular {adj} (pertaining to a consul)  :: consulaire
consulate {n} (an office of a government, comparable to an embassy)  :: consulat
consulate {n} (the residency of a consul)  :: consulat {m}
consul general {n} (consular officer who heads a consulate general)  :: consul général {m}
consult {v} /ˈkɑnsʌlt/ (transitive, to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of)  :: consulter
consultant {n} (person or party that is consulted)  :: consultant {m}, consultante {f}
consultation {n} (act of consulting)  :: consultation {f}
consume {v} /kənˈsuːm/ (to use)  :: consommer
consume {v} (to destroy completely)  :: consumer
consume {v} (to eat)  :: consommer
consumer {n} /kənˈsjuːmə/ (person purchasing goods)  :: consommateur
consumerism {n} (economic theory)  :: consumérisme {m}
consumer price index {n} (statistical estimate of the level of prices)  :: indice des prix à la consommation {m}
consummate {adj} /ˈkɑnsəmət/ (complete, perfect, absolute)  :: consommé
consummate {v} (to bring something to completion)  :: consommer
consummate {v} (to make (a marriage) complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse)  :: consommer
consumption {n} /kənˈsʌmp.ʃən/ (the act of consuming something)  :: consommation, consommer {m}, consumer {m}
consumption {n} (pulmonary tuberculosis) SEE: pulmonary tuberculosis  ::
consumption {n} (the amount consumed)  :: consommation {f}
contact {n} (an act of touching physically)  :: contact {m}
contact {n} (an establishment of communication)  :: contact {m}
contact {n} (colloquial: a contact lens (see contact lens))  :: lentille {f}
contact {n} (electrical: a device designed for repetitive connections)  :: contact {m}
contact {n} (someone with whom one is in communication)  :: contact {m}, connaissance {f}
contact {v} (establish communication with)  :: contacter
contact {v} (touch physically)  :: toucher
contact details {n} (information on how to contact a person)  :: coordonnées {f-p}
contact juggling {n} (The art of moving a single ball or mutiple balls, as by rolling or spinning)  :: jonglerie de contact {f}
contact lens {n} (thin lens placed directly on the eye)  :: lentille de contact {f}
contacts {n} (contact lenses) SEE: contact lens  ::
contacts {n} (Plural form of contact) SEE: contact  ::
contagion {n} (infection) SEE: infection  ::
contagion {n} (transmission of a contagious disease)  :: contagion {f}
contagious {adj} (capable of spreading a disease)  :: contagieux
contagious {adj} /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ (of a disease, easily transmitted to others)  :: contagieux
contagious {adj} (of a fashion, laughter, etc, easily passed on to others)  :: contagieux
contagiousness {n} (state or condition of being contagious)  :: contagiosité {f}
contain {v}  :: contenir
contain {v} /kənˈteɪn/ (To hold inside)  :: contenir
contain {v} (To include as a part)  :: contenir
contain {v} (To limit through restraint)  :: contenir
container {n} (an item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported)  :: récipient {m}, contenant {m}
container {n} (a very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods)  :: conteneur {m}, container {m}
containerization {n} (the act of containerizing)  :: conteneurisation {f}
containerize {v}  :: conteneuriser
container ship {n} (cargo vessel)  :: porte-conteneurs {m}
contaminate {v} (To introduce impurities or foreign matter)  :: contaminer, salir
contamination {n} (The act or process of contaminating)  :: contamination {f}
contemplate {v} /ˈkɑn.təm.ˌpleɪt/ (think about something in a concentrated manner)  :: envisager, étudier, contempler
contemplation {n} (The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study)  :: contemplation {f}
contemporaneous {adj} /kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪniəs/ (existing or created in the same period of time)  :: contemporain {m}
contemporary {adj} (from the same time period)  :: contemporain
contemporary {adj} (modern)  :: contemporain
contemporary {n} (someone living at the same time)  :: contemporain {m}
contempt {n} /kənˈtɛmpt/ (a feeling or attitude)  :: mépris {m}
contempt {n} (law: open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority)  :: outrage {m}
contemptible {adj} /kənˈtɛmptəbəl/ (deserving contempt)  :: méprisable
contemptuous {adj} /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs/ (showing contempt)  :: méprisant, dédaigneux
content {adj} /kənˈtɛnt/ (satisfied)  :: content {m}, contente {f}
content {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛnt/ (that which is contained)  :: contenu {m}
content {n} (subject matter)  :: contenu {m}
content {n} (the amount of material contained)  :: contenu {m}
content {v} (satisfy)  :: satisfaire
contentious {adj} (given to struggling)  :: belliqueux, agressif, provocateur, combatif, batailleur, bagarreur, chamailleur, querelleur
contentious {adj} /kənˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (marked by controversy)  :: controversé
contentment {n} (state or degree of being contented)  :: contentement {m}
contents {n} (table of contents) SEE: table of contents  ::
contents {n} (that which is contained)  :: contenu {m}
conterminous {adj} /kənˈtɝ.mɪ.nəs/ (adjoining)  :: limitrophe
contest {n} (competition)  :: concours {m}, compétition {f}
contest {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛst/ (combat) SEE: combat  ::
contestable {adj} (that which can be contested)  :: contestable
contested {adj} (controversial) SEE: controversial  ::
context {n} (circumstances or settings)  :: contexte {m}
context {n} /ˈkɑːntɛkst/ (text in which a word appears)  :: contexte {m}
contextual {adj} (depending on context)  :: contextuel
contiguity {n} /kɒntɪˈɡjuːɪti/ (state in which objects are physically touching)  :: contiguïté {f}
contiguous {adj} (adjacent, neighboring)  :: contigu, voisin, adjacent
contiguous {adj} (connecting without a break)  :: contigu, attenant
contiguous {adj} /kənˈtɪɡjuəs/ (connected, touching, abutting)  :: contigu
contiguous United States {prop} (of or relating to a continent or continents)  :: États-Unis contigus {m}
continent {n} /ˈkɒntɪnənt/ (each of main land-masses on earth's surface)  :: continent {m}
continental {adj} (of or relating to a continent or continents)  :: continental {m}, continentale {f}
continental drift {n} (continental drift)  :: dérive des continents {f}
continental quilt {n} (duvet) SEE: duvet  ::
continental shelf {n} (the area of sea around a land mass)  :: plateau continental {m}
continental United States {prop} (of or relating to a continent or continents)  :: États-Unis continentaux {m}
contingence {n} (contingency) SEE: contingency  ::
contingency {n} /kənˈtɪndʒənsi/ (quality of being contingent; unpredictability)  :: contingence {f}, éventualité {f}
contingent {adj} /kən.ˈtɪn.dʒənt/ (possible, liable, incidental, casual)  :: contingent, éventuel, hypothétique
continuation {n} (act or state of continuing)  :: continuation {f}
continue {v} (intransitive: resume)  :: continuer
continue {v} /kənˈtɪnjuː/ (transitive: proceed)  :: continuer (followed by à or de and the infinitive)
continue {v} (transitive: proceed)  :: to continue reading, to continue to read - continuer à lire or continuer de lire
continuity {n} /ˌkɑntɪˈn(j)uːəti/ (lack of interruption)  :: continuité {f}
continuity {n} (notion in mathematics)  :: continuité {f}
continuous {adj} (in grammar)  :: continu
continuous {adj} (in mathematical analysis)  :: continu
continuous {adj} /kənˈtɪnjuəs/ (without break, cessation, or interruption in time)  :: continu, continuel
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in space)  :: continu
continuous function {n} (function from one topological space to another)  :: fonction continue {f}
continuous function {n} (function whose value changes only slightly when its input changes slightly)  :: fonction continue {f}
continuously {adv} (without pause)  :: continuellement
continuously variable transmission {n} (form of transmission)  :: boite de vitesses à variation continue
contoid {n} /ˈkɒntɔɪd/ (phonetic consonant)  :: contoïde {f}
contortion {n} (a form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body)  :: contorsion {f}
contortionist {n} (an acrobat who twists their body)  :: contorsionniste {m} {f}
contour {n} /ˈkɒntʊə(r)/ (outline, boundary or border)  :: contour {m}
contour line {n} (line on a map)  :: isobathe {f}
contraband {n} /ˈkɒn.tɹəˌbænd/ (goods which are prohibited from being traded, smuggled goods)  :: contrebande {f}
contrabass {n} /ˈkɑn.tɹə.ˌbeɪs/ (double bass) SEE: double bass  ::
contrabassoon {n} (contrabassoon)  :: contrebasson
contraception {n} (use of a device or procedure)  :: contraception {f}
contraceptive {adj} /ˈkɒn.trəˌsɛp.tɪv/ (that acts to prevent conception)  :: contraceptif
contraceptive {n} (means by which impregnating a woman can be prevented)  :: contraceptif {m}
contract {n} /ˈkɑntrækt/ (agreement that is legally binding)  :: contrat {m}
contract {v} (gain or acquire (an illness))  :: contracter
contract {v} /kənˈtrækt/ (intransitive: draw together; shorten; lessen)  :: se rétracter, se recroqueviller
contraction {n} /kənˈtɹæk.ʃən/ (reversible reduction in size)  :: contraction {f}
contraction {n} (phonetics: loss of sounds from within a word) SEE: syncope  ::
contract killer {n} (person who kills for money) SEE: hitman  ::
contractor {n} (A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects)  :: sous-traitant {m}
contractor {n}  :: entrepreneur {m}
contractor {n} /ˈkɒnˌtɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ (A person who executes the building or improving of buildings)  :: entrepreneur
contracture {n} (abnormal contraction of a muscle)  :: contracture {f}
contradict {v} (deny the truth of statements made by (a person))  :: contredire
contradict {v} /kɒntɹəˈdɪkt/ (deny the truth of (a statement or statements))  :: contredire
contradiction {n} /ˌkɑːntɹəˈdɪkʃən/ (act of contradicting)  :: contradiction {f}
contradiction {n} (proposition that is false for all values of its variables)  :: contradiction {f}
contradiction {n} (statement that contradicts itself)  :: contradiction {f}
contradiction {n} (the logical incompatibility of opposing elements)  :: contradiction {f}
contradiction in terms {n} (expression in which components contradict one another)  :: contradiction {f}
contradictorily {adv} (in a contradictory manner)  :: contradictoirement
contradictory {adj}  :: contradictoire
contradictory {adj} /ˌkɑntrəˈdɪktɚi/ (that contradicts something)  :: contradictoire
contradictory {adj} (that is itself a contradiction)  :: contradictoire
contrail {n} (artificial cloud from jet aircraft)  :: traînée de condensation {f}, traînée de vapeur {f}, traînée blanche {f}
contraindication {n} /ˌkɒntɹəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ (that which makes prescribed treatment inadvisable)  :: contre-indication {f}
contralto {n} (the lowest female voice)  :: contralto {m}
contrarious {adj} (persons)  :: contraire
contrariwise {adv} (on the other hand) SEE: on the other hand  ::
contrary to {prep} (despite) SEE: despite  ::
contrast {v} /ˈkɑnt(ʃ)ɹæst/ (set in opposition in order to show the difference or differences between)  :: contraster
contrast ratio {n} (ratio of luminances of white and black)  :: rapport de contraste
contribute {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹɪbjuːt/ (to give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole)  :: contribuer
contribution {n} (an amount of money given toward something)  :: contribution {f}, contribution financière {f}
contribution {n} (something given or offered that adds to a larger whole)  :: contribution {f}
contribution {n} (the act of contributing)  :: contribution {f}
contributor {n} (a benefactor; someone who gives to charity or some cause)  :: contributeur
contributor {n} (a person who contributes articles to a newspaper, magazine etc)  :: soumissionnaire, contributeur
contrite {adj} /kənˈtɹaɪt/ (Sincerely penitent)  :: contrit {m}
contrition {n} /kənˈtɹɪʃən/ (The state of being contrite; sincere penitence or remorse)  :: contrition {f}
contrivance {n} ((mechanical) device to perform a certain task)  :: appareil {m}, dispositif {m}
contrive {v} (To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot)  :: combiner
contrive {v} (To invent, to make devices; to form designs especially by improvisation)  :: inventer
contrived {adj} (adjective)  :: artificiel, forcé, affecté, feint
control {n}  :: contrôle {m}
control {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)roʊl/ (to exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of)  :: contrôler
controllable {adj} (able to be controlled)  :: contrôlable
controller {n}  :: contrôleur
controller {n} (person who controls something)  :: contrôleur {m}, contrôleuse {f}
controversial {adj} /kɑn.tɹə.ˈvɝ.ʃəl/ (arousing controversy)  :: controversé, polémique {m} {f}
controversialist {n} (one who regularly engages in public controversies)  :: controversiste
controversy {n} /ˈkɑntɹəˌvɝsi/ (debate, discussion of opposing opinions)  :: controverse {f}, polémique {f}
contumacy {n} (disobedience, resistance to authority)  :: contumace {f}
contumelious {adj} /ˌkɑn.tʊˈmiː.li.əs/ (rudely contemptuous; showing contumely)  :: insolent, irrespectueux, méprisant, dédaigneux, contempteur
contusion {n} (wound in which the skin is not broken)  :: ecchymose {f}
conundrum {n} (difficult choice or decision)  :: dilemme {m}
conundrum {n} /kəˈnʌn.dɹəm/ (difficult question or riddle)  :: énigme {f}, problème {m}, casse-tête {m}
conurbation {n} /ˌkɑnɚˈbeɪʃən/ (an extended collection of urban communities; urban sprawl)  :: conurbation {f}, agglomération {f}
convector {n} (space heater)  :: convecteur {m}
convenience {n} (anything that makes for an easier life)  :: commodité {f}, avantage {m}
convenience store {n} (a small retail store)  :: épicerie {f}, [Canada] dépanneur {m}, épicerie de quartier {f}
convenient {adj} (of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient)  :: commode
conveniently {adv} (in a convenient manner)  :: à pic, à point, commodément
convent {n} /kɒn.vɛnt/  :: couvent {m}
convention {n} (convening) SEE: convening  ::
convention {n}  :: convention
convention {n} /kənˈvɛn.ʃən/ (meeting or a gathering)  :: convention
conventional {adj} /kənˈvɛnʃənl/ (ordinary, commonplace)  :: conventionnel
conventionalism {n} (Adherence to social conventions)  :: conventionnalisme {m}
conventional war {n} (conventional warfare) SEE: conventional warfare  ::
conventional warfare {n} (waging of war in a manner which does not use nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons)  :: guerre conventionnelle {f}
conventional warfare {n} (waging of war in set military battles)  :: guerre classique {f}, guerre conventionnelle {f}
conventional weapon {n} (weapon of warfare which is not nuclear, chemical, or biological in nature)  :: arme conventionnelle {f}
conventional weaponry {n} (destructive implements of warfare which are not nuclear, chemical, or biological in nature)  :: armement conventionnel {m}
converge {v} (to approach each other)  :: converger
converge {v} (to have a limit)  :: converger
conversation {n} /ˌkɑnvɚˈseɪʃən/ (talking)  :: conversation {f}
converse {n} /ˈkɑnvɝs/ (opposite)  :: opposé {m}, inverse {m}
converse {n} (proposition of the specific form)  :: réciproque {f}
converse {v} /kənˈvɝs/ (to engage in conversation)  :: converser
conversely {adv} (with reversed relationship)  :: inversement
convert {n} /ˈkɑn.vɝt/ (person who has converted religion)  :: reconverti
convert {n} (person in favour of something they previously opposed or disliked)  :: reconverti
convert {v} (change (something) from one use, function, or purpose to another)  :: convertir
convert {v} (exchange for (something) of equal value)  :: convertir
convert {v} (express (a quantity) in alternative units)  :: convertir
convert {v} (transform (something) into another form, substance, state, or product)  :: convertir
converter {n} (a person or thing that converts)  :: convertisseur
convertible {adj} (able to be converted)  :: convertible
convertible {n} (car whose roof can be removed or folded)  :: décapotable {f}, cabriolet {m}
convertible mark {n} (currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: mark convertible {m}
convex {adj} /ˈkɑnvɛks/ (curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle)  :: convexe
convex hull {n} (convex set of points)  :: enveloppe convexe
convexity {n} (state of being convex)  :: convexité {f}
convey {v} /kənˈveɪ/ (to carry)  :: transporter
convey {v} (to communicate)  :: véhiculer, communiquer
conveyancing {n} /kənˈveɪənsɪŋ/ (legal process)  :: cession des droits immobiliers {f}
conveyor {n} /kənˈveɪɚ/ (Anything that conveys, transports or delivers)  :: convoyeur {m}
conveyor belt {n} (continuous band moved to transport objects)  :: bande transporteuse {f}
convict {n}  :: bagnard {m}, condamné {m}
convict {v} /ˈkɑnvɪkt/ (to find guilty)  :: reconnaître coupable
convince {v} /kənˈvɪns/ (to make someone believe, or feel sure about something)  :: convaincre
convincing {adj} (effective as proof or evidence)  :: convaincant, probant
convoluted {adj} (complex)  :: compliqué, alambiqué
convoluted {adj} /ˈkɑːnvəˌluːtəd/ (having numerous overlapping coils)  :: convoluté
convolvulus {n} (plants of the genus Convolvulus)  :: convolvulus {m}
convoy {n} (group of vehicles traveling together for safety, especially one with an escort)  :: convoi
convoy {n} /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/ (merchant ships sailing in company under the protection of naval vessels)  :: convoi
convulsion {n}  :: convulsion {f}
convulsion {n} (intense muscular contraction)  :: convulsion {f}
coo {n} /kuː/ (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon)  :: roucoulement {m}
coo {v} (make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon)  :: roucouler
cook {n} /kʊk/ (a person who prepares food for a living)  :: chef, cuisinier
cook {v} (to become ready for eating)  :: cuire
cook {v} (to prepare food)  :: cuisiner
cook {v} (to prepare (food) for eating)  :: cuisiner
cookbook {n} (book of cooking recipes)  :: livre de cuisine {m}
cooked {adj} (of food, that has been prepared by cooking)  :: cuit
cooker hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood  ::
cookie {n} (HTTP cookie) SEE: HTTP cookie  ::
cookie {n} /ˈkʊki/ (flat cake)  :: biscuit {m}
cookie {n} (magic cookie) SEE: magic cookie  ::
cookie cutter {n} (a device used to cut flattened dough into shapes before baking)  :: emporte-pièce
cookiecutter shark {n} (Isistius brasiliensis)  :: squalelet féroce {m}
Cookie Monster {prop} (Sesame Street character)  :: Macaron le glouton {m}
cooking {n} /ˈkʊ.kɪŋ/ (the process of preparing food by using heat)  :: cuisine {f}
cooking {n} (the result of the process of preparing food)  :: tambouille {f} [familiar]
cooking oil {n} (purified fat)  :: huile de cuisson {f}
Cook Islander {n} (person from the Cook Islands)  :: des îles Cook
Cook Islands {prop} /ˈkʊk ˈai.ləndz/ (self-governing country in Oceania)  :: îles Cook {f-p}
cool {adj} (colloquial: all right, acceptable)  :: cool
cool {adj} (colloquial: being considered as "popular" by others)  :: chouette
cool {adj} (colloquial: in fashion)  :: cool {m} {f}
cool {adj} /kuːl/ (having a slightly low temperature)  :: frais
cool {adj}  :: sympa, looc
cool {n} (calm temperament)  :: calme {m}, sang-froid {m}
cool {n} (moderate temperature)  :: frais {m}
cool {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down  ::
cool down {v} (to become cooler (temperature)  :: se refroidir
cool down {v} (to make something cooler)  :: refroidir
coolie {n} /ˈkuːli/ (unskilled Asian worker)  :: coolie {m} {f}
cooling {n} (decrease in temperature)  :: refroidissement {m}
cooling {n} (refrigeration)  :: refroidissement {m}
cooling tower {n} (tower-shaped building in which warm water is cooled by evaporation)  :: tour de refroissement {f}
coolness {n} (the state of being cool, chilly)  :: frais
cooper {n} /ˈkuːpə(ɹ)/ (craftsman)  :: tonnelier
cooperate {v} /koʊˈɒpəɹeɪt/ (to work together)  :: coopérer
cooperation {n} (act of cooperating or being cooperative)  :: coopération {f}
coop up {v} (to confine)  :: mettre en cage, enfermer, claustrer
coordinate {n} /koʊˈɔɹdənɪt/ (mathematics or cartography)  :: coordonnée {f}
coordinate {v} (to match)  :: coordonner
coordinate {v} (to synchronize)  :: coordonner
Coordinated Universal Time {prop} (high-precision atomic time standard)  :: temps universel coordonné {m}
coordinates {n} (coordinated clothes)  :: coordonnées {f-p}
coordinate system {n} (method of representing points in a space)  :: système de coordonnées {m}
coordinating conjunction {n} (conjunction that joins two grammatical elements of the same status or construction)  :: conjonction de coordination {f}
coordination {n} /koʊˌɔrdɪˈneɪʃən/ (the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect)  :: coordination {f}
coordinator {n} (One who coordinates)  :: coordonnateur {m}, coordonnatrice {f}
cootchie-cootchie-coo {interj} (said when tickling)  :: guili-guili
cootie {n} /ˈkuːti/ (louse) SEE: louse  ::
cootie {n}  :: microbes {m-p}
cop {n} /kɑp/ (police officer)  :: flic {m}, keuf {m}, poulet {m}, police {f} [Quebec]
copacetic {adj} /ˌkoʊ.pəˈsɛt.ɪk/ (fine, excellent, going just right, swell)  :: super, extra, super-extra, ok, genial
co-parent {n} (person sharing parenting)  :: coparent {m}
co-parents-in-law {n}  :: co-beaux-pères
cope {n} (any covering)  :: chape {f}
cope {n} (ceremonial cloak)  :: chape {f}
cope {n} (top part of a sand casting mold)  :: chape {f}
cope {v} /kəʊp/ (to deal effectively with something difficult)  :: se débrouiller, faire face (à)
Copenhagen {prop} /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/ (capital of Denmark)  :: Copenhague {f}
copernicium {n} /koʊpərˈnɪsiəm/ (chemical element)  :: copernicium
copier {n} /ˈkɑpiɚ/ (machine)  :: copieur
copier {n} (person)  :: copiste {m} {f}
copilot {n} (relief or assistant pilot of an aircraft)  :: copilote {m} {f}
copper {adj} (made of copper)  :: cuivré
copper {n} (colour/color of copper)  :: cuivré {m}
copper {n} /ˈkɑ.pɚ/ (chemical element)  :: cuivre {m}
copper {n} (slang: a policeman)  :: flic {m}, [vulgar, verlan] keuf {m} [colloquial] poulet {m} [rare, colloquial, slang] poulaga {m}
copperas {n} (iron(II) sulfate) SEE: iron(II) sulfate  ::
copper shark {n} (Carcharhinus brachyurus)  :: requin cuivre {m}
coppersmith {n} (a person who forges things out of copper)  :: dinandier {m}, chaudronnier {m}
coppice {n} /ˈkɒpɪs/ (grove of small growth)  :: taillis {m}, boqueteau {m}
copra {n} (dried kernel of coconut)  :: coprah {m}
coprime {adj} ((of two or more positive integers) having no factors in common)  :: premiers entre eux
coproduction {n} (coproduction)  :: coproduction {f}
coprolalia {n} (uncontrolled use of obscenity)  :: coprolalie {f}
coprophilia {n} (marked interest in excrement; the use of feces for sexual excitement)  :: coprophilie {f}
cops {n} /kɒps/ (law enforcement)  :: vaches {f-p} [cows], bœufs {m-p} [oxen] [Canada], chiens {m-p} [dogs] [Canada], vandames {m-p}, cognes {m-p} [the beat], cakes {m-p} [the cakes]
copse {n} /kɒps/ (thicket of small trees or shrubs)  :: taillis {m}, boqueteau {m}
Copt {n} (member of the Coptic Church)  :: Copte {m}
Coptic {adj} /ˈkɑptɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language)  :: copte
copula {n} /ˈkɑpjələ/ (grammar: linking kind of word)  :: copule {f}
copulate {v} /ˈkɔ.pjə.leɪt/ (to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: coïter
copy {n} (imitation of inferior quality)  :: copie {f}
copy {n} /ˈkɒpiː/ (result of copying; an identical duplication)  :: copie {f}
copy {n} (printed edition of a book or magazine)  :: copie {f}, exemplaire {m}
copy {n} (text of a newspaper article)  :: copie {f}
copy {v} (imitate)  :: imiter
copy {v} (produce something identical)  :: copier
copy {v} (radio term)  :: recevoir
copyable {adj} (Definition)  :: copiable {m} {f}
copy and paste {v} (to copy and paste)  :: copier-coller
copybook {n} (student's exercise book) SEE: exercise book  ::
copycat {n} (one who imitates others' work without adding ingenuity)  :: copycat {m}, imitateur {m}, copieur {m}, faussaire {m}
copy edit {v} (prepare material for publishing)  :: corriger
copying {n}  :: copiage {m}, copie {f}
copyleft {n} (philosophy)  :: gauche d'auteur {f}, copyleft {m}
copyright {n} (right to publish)  :: [right always owned by the author] droit d'auteur {m}, [right attached to the work] copyright {m}
copywriter {n} /ˈkɑːpiˌɹaɪɾɚ/ (a person who writes advertising copy)  :: rédacteur {m}, concepteur-rédacteur {m}
coquetry {n} /ˈkoʊkətri/ (affectation of amorous tenderness)  :: coquetterie {f}, coquetisme {m}
coquette {n} /kɒˈkɛt/ (flirtatious woman)  :: allumeuse {f}, coquette {f}
coquettish {adj} (as a young, flirting girl; flirtatious)  :: coquette
coral {n} (colony)  :: corail {m}
coral {n} /ˈkɔɹəl/ (substance)  :: corail {m}
coralberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
coralberry {n} (Ardisia crenata) SEE: spiceberry  ::
coral island {n} (coral island)  :: île corallienne {f}, ile corallienne {f}
coral reef {n} (mound or hummock of coral)  :: récif corallien {m}
Coral Sea {prop} (part of the Pacific Ocean)  :: mer de Corail {f}
coral snake {n} (snake)  :: serpent corail {m}
cor anglais {n} (woodwind instrument)  :: cor anglais {m}
Cor Caroli {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Canes Venatici)  :: le Cœur de Charles
cord {n} /kɔɹd/ (length of twisted strands)  :: corde {f}
cord {n} (unit of measurement for firewood)  :: corde {f}
cordial {n} /ˈkɔɹ.dɪ.əl/ (concentrated drink)  :: sirop {m}
cordially {adv} (in a friendly manner)  :: cordialement
cordierite {n} (a cyclosilicate)  :: cordiérite {f}
Cordoban {adj} (of or pertaining to Córdoba)  :: cordouan {m}
Cordoban {n} (a person from Córdoba)  :: Cordouan {m}
cordocentesis {n} ((surgery, countable) one instance of that procedure)  :: cordocentèse {f}
cordocentesis {n} ((surgery, uncountable) removal of blood from a umbilical cord in utero for testing)  :: cordocentèse {f}
cordon {v} (to form a cordon around an area)  :: [slang] boucler
cords {n} (corduroys) SEE: corduroys  ::
corduroy {n} /ˈkɔːdəɹɔɪ/ (heavy fabric with vertical ribs)  :: velours côtelé
core {n} (assemblage) SEE: assemblage  ::
core {n} (center or inner part)  :: centre {m}, cœur {m}
core {n} (heart of a thing)  :: cœur {m}
core {n} /koəɹ/ (central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds)  :: trognon {m}, noyau {m}, cœur {m}
core {n} (most important part of a thing)  :: cœur {m}
core inflation {n}  :: inflation sous-jacente
co-religionary {n} (a fellow follower of one's religion) SEE: co-religionist  ::
coreopsis {n} (any of several composite herbs, of genus Coreopsis, typically with bright yellow flowers)  :: coréopsis {m}
coresidence {n} (living together)  :: corésidence {f}
Corfiot {adj} (relating to Corfu)  :: corfiote
Corfiot {n} (male Corfiot)  :: corfiote {m} {f}
Corfu {prop} (city)  :: Corfou
Corfu {prop} /ˈkɔɹ.fju/ (island)  :: Corfou
corgi {n} /ˈkɔɹɡi/ (breed of dog)  :: corgi {m}
coriander {n} (Coriandrum sativum plant)  :: coriandre
Corinna {prop} (female given name)  :: Corinne
Corinth {prop} /ˈkɒɹ.ɪnθ/ (city in Greece)  :: Corinthe
Corinthian {n} /kəˈrɪnθɪən/  :: Corinthien {m}, Corinthienne {f}
Corinthians {prop} (the name of the book of Acts in the Bible)  :: Corinthiens
cork {n} (angling float)  :: bouchon {m}
cork {n} (bark of the cork oak)  :: liège {m}
cork {n} (bottle stopper)  :: bouchon {m}
cork {n} (cork oak) SEE: cork oak  ::
cork oak {n} (a type of evergreen oak tree, Quercus suber)  :: chêne-liège {m}, liège {m}
corkscrew {n} /ˈkɔɹk.skɹu/ (implement for opening bottles sealed by a cork)  :: tire-bouchon {m}
corky {adj} (of wine, contaminated by cork)  :: bouchonné
cormorant {n} /ˈkɔːmərənt/ (seabird)  :: cormoran {m}
corn {n} /kɔɹn/ (maize) SEE: maize  ::
corn {n} (type of callus)  :: cor {m}
corncob {n} /ˈkɔɹnkɑb]/ (core of an ear of corn)  :: épi
corncockle {n} (plant of the genus Agrostemma)  :: nielle {f}
corncrake {n} (the bird Crex crex)  :: râle des genêts {m}
cornea {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ)niə/ (layer forming the front of the eye)  :: cornée {f}
corned beef {n} (a smoke cured and salted beef)  :: corned-beef {m}
cornel {n} (fruit)  :: cornouille {f}
cornel {n} (tree)  :: cornouiller {m}
Cornelian {adj}  :: cornélien
corner {n} (area in the angle between converging lines or walls)  :: coin {m}
corner {n} (corner kick) SEE: corner kick  ::
corner {n} /kɔːnɚ/ (point where two converging lines meet) SEE: angle  ::
corner {n} (secret or secluded place)  :: coin {m}
corner {v} (drive into a corner)  :: rencogner
corner {v} (get command of a stock or commodity)  :: négocier un prix de gros
corner {v} (handle a turn)  :: manœuvrer