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éclat {n} /eɪˈklɑ/ (brilliant or successful effect) :: éclat {m}
écu {n} /eɪˈkuː/ (obsolete French unit of currency) :: écu {m}
e {n} /iː/ (name of the letter E, e) :: e {m}
E {n} /ɛ/ (slang: ecstasy) :: Hebrew
ea. {abbr} (each) :: ch.
each {determiner} /it͡ʃ/ (every) :: chaque
each {determiner} (per) :: chacun
each other {pron} /iˈtʃʌðɚ/ (to one another; one to the other) :: l'un l'autre, les uns les autres {p}
each to his own {proverb} (proverb) :: à chacun son goût
eager {adj} /ˈiɡɚ/ (excited by desire in the pursuit of any object) :: désireux, enthousiaste, impatient
eagerly {adv} /ˈiɡɚli/ (in an eager manner) :: avidement
eagle {n} /ˈiːɡəl/ (any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae) :: aigle {m}
eagle {n} (a gold coin with a face value of $10.00) :: pièce de dix dollars
eagle-eyed {adj} (Having great visual acuity) :: œil de lynx
eaglehawk {n} (a large Australian eagle) :: uraète {m}
eagle owl {n} /ˈiːɡəl ˈɑʊl/ (large owl of genus Bubo) :: grand duc {m}
eaglet {n} (an eagle chick) :: aiglon {m}, aiglette {f}
ear {n} /ɪɹ/ (organ of hearing) :: oreille {f}
ear {n} (slang: police informant) :: indic {m}, balance {f}, mouchard {m}
ear {n} (fruiting body of a grain plant) :: épi {m}
ear {v} (archaic: to plough) :: labourer
ear {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
ear {n} (external part of the organ of hearing) SEE: pinna ::
earache {n} /ˈɪə̯ɹeɪk/ (pain in the ear) :: otalgie
ear bud {n} (small earphone) :: écouteur
ear canal {n} (tube or meatus running from the outer ear to the eardrum) :: conduit auditif {m}
eardrum {n} /ˈi˞ˌdɹʌm/ (membrane separating outer and middle ears) :: tympan {m}
earl {n} /ɝl/ (a British or Irish nobleman) :: comte
earless seal {n} (seal of family Phocidae) :: phoque
earlier {adv} /ˈɝliɚ/ (comparative of early and of soon) :: plus tôt
earlier {adv} (previously; before now; sooner) :: plus tôt
ear lobe {n} (a part of the ear) :: lobe {m} (de l'oreille)
early {adj} /ˈɝli/ (at a time in advance of the usual) :: de bonne heure, tôt
early {adj} (arriving at a time before expected) :: en avance
early {adj} (near the start or beginning) :: ancien
early {adj} (illness: having began to occur) :: précoce
early {adv} (at a time before expected) :: tôt, de bonne heure, en avance
early bird {n} (one who wakes early) :: lève-tôt {m}
Early Middle Ages {prop} (Translations) :: Haut Moyen Âge
Early Modern English {prop} (Early Modern English) :: anglais moderne naissant {m}
Early New English {prop} (15th to mid-17th century form of English) SEE: Early Modern English ::
early retirement {n} (early retirement) :: préretraite {f}
early riser {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise {proverb} (Benjamin Franklin quote) :: coucher de poule et lever de corbeau écartent l'homme du tombeau
earmark {v} (to specify or set aside for a particular purpose) :: allouer, réserver
earmuff {n} (garment to keep the ears warm) :: cache-oreilles {p}
earn {v} /ɝn/ (transitive: receive (money) for working) :: gagner
earn {v} (deserve) :: mériter
earn {v} (intransitive: receive money for working) :: gagner
earnest {adj} /ˈɝnɪst/ (ardent) :: ardent
earnest {adj} (important, serious) :: sérieux, grave
earnings {n} (wages, money earned, income) :: revenus {m-p}
earphone {n} (sound device held near the ear) :: écouteur {m}
earphones {n} (small speakers worn over the ears) :: écouteurs {m-p}
earpick {n} (instrument for removing earwax) :: cure-oreille {m}
earplug {n} (protective clothing for the ear canal) :: bouchon d’oreille {m}
earring {n} /ˈɪɹɪŋ/ (piece of jewelry) :: boucle d'oreille {f}
ears are burning {phrase} :: avoir les oreilles qui sifflent
ear shell {n} (abalone) SEE: abalone ::
earshot {n} /ˈɪəˌʃɒt/ (distance) :: portée de voix {f}
earth {n} /ɝθ/ (soil) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (any general rock-based material) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (the ground, land) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (electrical connection) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (fox's lair) :: terrier
earth {n} (world of our current life, as opposed to afterlife) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (one of the four basic elements) :: terre {f}
earth {n} (one of the five basic elements) :: terre {f}
earth {v} (connect electrically to the earth) :: relier à la terre, mettre à la terre
earth {v} (to bury) :: enterrer
earth {prop} (our planet, third out from the Sun) SEE: Earth ::
Earth {prop} /ɝːθ/ (third planet of the Solar System) :: Terre {f}
Earth {prop} (personification of Earth) SEE: Mother Earth ::
earthbound {adj} (unimaginative or mundane) :: terre-à-terre
Earth Day {prop} (global day of observance of the need to protect the earth) :: Jour de la Terre {m}
earthenware {n} (ceramic) :: poterie {f}
Earthling {n} /ˈɜːθ.lɪŋ/ (inhabitant of the planet Earth) :: terrien {m}, terrienne {f}
earthly {adj} /ˈəːθli/ (as opposed to heaven) :: terrestre
earthly branch {n} (set of twelve terms in East Asian cultures) :: branche terrestre {f}
Earth mass {n} (Unit of mass) :: masse de la Terre {f}
earth pig {n} (aardvark) SEE: aardvark ::
earthquake {n} /ˈɜːθkweɪk/ (shaking of the surface of a planet) :: tremblement de terre {m}, séisme {m}
earth science {n} (any of the sciences dealing with the planet Earth) :: géoscience {f}, science de la terre {f}
earthshine {n} (reflected Earthlight) :: clair de Terre {m}, lumière cendrée {f}
earthworm {n} (worm (animal)) :: ver de terre {m}, lombric {m} [formal], lèche {f} [Louisiana]
ear to the ground {n} (the practice of carefully gathering information) :: (to keep one's ear to the ground) rester à l'écoute, être à l'écoute
earwax {n} (waxy substance secreted by the ear) :: cérumen {m}
earwig {n} (the insect) :: forficule {f}, perce-oreille {m}
earwitness {n} /ˈɪə̯wɪtnəs/ (witness who gives evidence of what he or she has heard) :: témoin auriculaire {m}
ease {n} /iz/ (ability, see also: ability) :: facilité {f}
ease {n} (relaxation) :: repos {m}
easel {n} /ˈiː.z(ə)l/ (upright frame for displaying or supporting something) :: chevalet {m}
easement {n} /ˈiːzm(ə)nt/ (legal right to use another person's property) :: servitude
ease nature {v} (to urinate and/or defecate (euphemism)) SEE: relieve oneself ::
ease up {v} (to become more relaxed) :: lâcher du lest
ease up {v} (to reduce speed) :: lever le pied
easier said than done {adj} (easy to propose, but difficult to accomplish) :: plus facile à dire qu’à faire
easily {adv} /ˈiːzɪli/ (without difficulty) :: facilement
easily {adv} (without question) :: facilement
east {n} /iːst/ (compass point) :: est {m}, orient {m}, levant {m}
east {adj} (in or towards the east) :: à l'est
east {adj} (meteorology: easterly) :: de l'est
east {adj} (of or pertaining to the east) :: de l'est
east {adj} (from the East) :: oriental {m}, orientale {f}
east {adv} (towards the east) :: vers l 'est
East {prop} /iːst/ (Eastern world) :: orient {m}, levant {m}
East {prop} (Eastern states of the US) :: les états de l'est des États-Unis
East al-Quds {prop} (East Jerusalem) SEE: East Jerusalem ::
East Anglia {prop} (area of eastern England) :: Est-Anglie {f}
East Asia {prop} (eastern subregion of Asia) :: Asie de l'Est {f}
East Asian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to East Asia) :: est-asiatique
East Asian {n} (a person from East Asia) :: Est-Asiatique {m} {f}
East Berlin {prop} (the Soviet sector of Berlin between 1949 and 1990) :: Berlin-Est {m}
east by north {n} (compass point) :: est-quart-nord-est {m}
east by south {n} (compass point) :: est-quart-sud-est {m}
East China Sea {prop} (a sea) :: mer de Chine orientale {f}
East Coast {prop} (the eastern seaboard of the United States) :: Côte Est {f}
Easter {n} /ˈi.stɚ/ (Christian holiday) :: Pâques {f-p}
Easter Bunny {prop} /ˈiːs.tɚ ˈbʌ.ni/ (Symbolic rabbit sometimes depicted delivering Easter eggs to children) :: lapin de Pâques {m}
Easter egg {n} /ˈiː.stəɹ ˌɛɡ/ (a dyed or decorated egg) :: œuf de Pâques {m}
Easter egg hunt {n} (activity held at Easter where hidden Easter eggs have to be found) :: chasse aux œufs {f}
Easter Island {prop} (Island in the Pacific) :: île de Pâques {f}
Easter Monday {prop} (Monday after Easter Sunday) :: Lundi de Pâques {m}
eastern {adj} /ˈiːstən/ (related to the east) :: oriental
Eastern Arabic {prop} (Levantine Arabic) SEE: Levantine Arabic ::
Eastern Bloc {prop} (The largely Communist countries of the eastern world) :: pays de l'Est {m}
eastern buzzard {n} (Buteo japonicus) :: buse du Japon {f}
easterner {n} (a native or inhabitant of the east) :: Oriental {m}
Eastern Europe {prop} (Eastern Europe) :: Europe de l'Est {f}
Eastern Hemisphere {prop} (hemisphere of the Earth) :: hémisphère est {m}
Eastern Orthodox Church {prop} (division of Christianity) :: Église orthodoxe {f}, Communion des Églises orthodoxes {f}
Eastern Standard Time {prop} (timezone) :: heure normale de l'est
Easter Sunday {prop} (Easter Sunday) :: dimanche de Pâques {m}
East Flanders {prop} (East Flanders) :: Flandre-Orientale {f}
East Frisian {prop} (Frisian language) :: frison oriental {m}
East Germany {prop} (former European country) :: Allemagne de l'Est {f}
East Indies {prop} (Southeast Asia) :: Indes orientales {f-p}
East Jerusalem {prop} (eastern sector of Jerusalem) :: Jérusalem-Est {m}
east-northeast {n} (compass point) :: est-nord-est {m}
East Prussia {prop} (historical province of Germany) :: Prusse-Orientale {f}
East Sea {prop} (South China Sea) SEE: South China Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (Baltic sea) SEE: Baltic Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (Sea of Japan) SEE: Sea of Japan ::
East Sea {prop} (Dead Sea) SEE: Dead Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (East China Sea) SEE: East China Sea ::
East Siberian Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean) :: mer de Sibérie orientale {f}
East Slavic {adj} (of or relating to the East Slavs) :: slave oriental
east-southeast {n} (compass point) :: est-sud-est {m}
East Timor {prop} (Country in Oceania) :: Timor Oriental
East Turkestan {prop} (Xinjiang) SEE: Xinjiang ::
Eastwoodian {adj} (relating to, or characteristic of Clint Eastwood) :: eastwoodien
easy {adj} (comfortable) SEE: comfortable ::
easy {adj} /ˈiːzi/ (requiring little skill or effort) :: facile
easy {adj} (consenting readily to sex) :: facile
easy as pie {adj} (very easy) :: simple comme bonjour
easy chair {n} (a comfortable chair) :: fauteuil
easy does it {phrase} (do something gently or slowly) :: doucement, d'une main légère
easygoing {adj} (casual and informal) :: sympathique
eat {v} /it/ (to ingest, see also: consume; ingest) :: manger, bouffer [slang]
eat {v} (colloquial: cause to worry) :: ronger, bouffer [familiar]
eat {v} (eat a meal) :: manger
eatable {adj} (able to be eaten) SEE: edible ::
eat crow {v} (to recognize that one has mistaken) :: faire amende honorable, admettre son erreur, reconnaître son erreur, aller à Canossa, venir à Canossa
eater {n} /ˈiːtɚ/ (one who eats) :: mangeur
eatery {n} /ˈiːtəɹi/ (a restaurant or café) :: resto {m}
eat humble pie {v} (to admit one's faults) :: avaler son chapeau
eating disorder {n} (psychological disorder) :: trouble des conduites alimentaires {m}
eat like a bird {v} (to eat small amounts) :: manger comme un moineau
eat like a horse {v} (eat large amounts) :: manger comme un ogre, manger comme quatre
eat my shorts {phrase} /ˈiːt maɪ ˈʃɔːɹts/ (irreverent rebuke or dismissal) :: va te faire shampooiner, va te faire shampouiner [France], mange de la crotte [Canada]
eat one's hat {v} (to express disbelief about a proposition) :: manger son chapeau
eat one's heart out {v} (feel overwhelming negative emotion) :: se ronger le cœur
eat out of someone's hand {v} (to be submissive due to fascination) :: manger dans la main
eat pussy {v} (to perform cunnilingus) :: faire minette, coller les timbres à la cave, brouter le gazon, bouffer la chatte
eau de toilette {n} /ˌəʊ dɪ twɑːˈlɛt/ (lightly scented perfume) :: eau de toilette {f}
eave {n} /iːv/ (the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building) :: égout {m}, avant-toit {m}
eaves {n} /iːvz/ (underside of a roof) :: avant-toit {m}, corniche
eavesdrop {v} /ˈivzˌdɹɑp/ (to hear a conversation one is not intended to hear) :: être aux écoutes, écouter secrètement, écouter discrètement
eavesdrop {n} (space around a house on which such water drips) :: chéneau {m}
eavesdropping {n} (interception of electronic communication) :: écoute clandestine {f}
eavestrough {n} (roof gutter) :: gouttière {f}
e-banking {n} :: homebanking {m}
ebb {n} /ɛb/ (receding movement of the tide) :: reflux {m}, jusant {m}
ebb {n} (low tide) :: reflux {m}
ebb {v} (to fall away or decline) :: refluer, décliner
e-bike {n} (bicycle powered by an electric motor) :: vélo à assistance électrique {m}
Ebola {n} (Ebola virus) SEE: Ebola virus ::
Ebola {n} (Ebola fever) SEE: Ebola fever ::
Ebola fever {n} (illness caused by the Ebola virus) :: fièvre Ebola {f}
Ebola virus {n} (virus) :: virus Ebola {m}
ebonite {n} /ˈebəˌnaɪt/ (product of vulcanizing rubber with sulfur) :: ébonite {f}
ebony {n} /ˈɛb.ən.i/ (wood) :: ébène {f}, bois d'ébène {m}
ebony {n} (tree) :: ébénier
ebony {n} (colour) :: ébène
ebony {adj} (made of ebony wood) :: d'ébène
e-book {n} (electronic book) :: livre numérique {m}, livrel, livre électronique
e-book reader {n} (e-reader) SEE: e-reader ::
Ebro {prop} (Spanish river) :: Èbre {m}
EBU {prop} (European Broadcasting Union) :: UER
ecard {n} (computerized greeting card) :: e-carte {f}
ECB {prop} (European Central Bank) :: BCE
eccentric {adj} /ɛkˈsɛntɹɪk/ (not at or in the centre) :: excentrique
eccentric {adj} (deviating from the norm) :: excentrique
eccentric {n} (person who does not behave like others) :: excentrique {m} {f}
eccentricity {n} /ˌɛk.sɛnˈtɹɪs.ɪ.ti/ (the quality of being eccentric) :: excentricité {f}
eccentricity {n} (eccentric behaviour) :: excentricité {f}
eccentricity {n} (a ratio between distances in a conic section) :: excentricité {f}
ecchi {n} :: ecchi {m}
ecchymosis {n} (skin discoloration) SEE: bruise ::
ecchymosis {n} /ˌɛk.ɪˈmoʊ.sɪs/ (leaking of blood into the tissues of the body as a result of a bruise) :: ecchymose
Ecclesiastes {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Ecclésiaste, Qohéleth {m}
ecclesiastic {adj} /əkliziˈæstɪk/ (pertaining to the church) :: ecclésiastique
ecclesiastical {adj} /əˌkli.ziˈæ.stə.kəl/ (pertaining to the church) :: ecclésiastique
Ecclesiastical Latin {prop} (Latin language) :: latin ecclésiastique {m}
ecclesiology {n} (branch of theology) :: ecclésiologie {f}
echelon {n} /ˈɛʃəlɒn/ (level or rank) :: échelon {m}
echelon {n} ((military) formation of troops) :: échelon {m}
echidna {n} /əˈkɪdnə/ (any of the four species of small spined monotremes) :: échidné {m}
echinococcosis {n} (a potentially fatal parasitic disease of animals and humans, caused by the Echinococcus tapeworm) :: échinococcose
echinococcus {n} (parasite) :: échinocoque {m}
echinoderm {n} (member of the Echinodermata) :: échinoderme {m}
echinofauna {n} :: échinofaune {f}
echo {n} /ˈɛkoʊ/ (reflected sound) :: écho {m}
echo chamber {n} (room) :: chambre d’échos {f}
echography {n} (the use of ultrasound as a diagnostic aid) :: échographie {f}
echolalia {n} /ɛkə(ʊ)ˈleɪlɪə/ (echoing of words or phrases) :: écholalie {f}
echolalic {adj} (of or pertaining to echolalia) :: écholalique {m} {f}
echolocation {n} /ˌɛkoʊloʊˈkeɪʃən/ (use of echos to detect objects) :: écholocation {f}, écholocalisation {f}
Echternach {prop} (city) :: Echternach
eclair {n} (an oblong chocolate covered creme filled pastry) :: éclair {m}
eclaircissement {n} (explanation of something obscure or unknown) :: éclaircissement {m}
eclampsia {n} (complication of pregnancy) :: éclampsie {f}
eclectic {adj} /ɛkˈlɛk.tɪk/ (selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles) :: éclectique
eclectic {adj} (unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous) :: hétérogène, hétéroclite disparate, de bric et de broc
eclipse {n} /ɪˈklɪps/ (passage of a planetary object between others) :: éclipse {f}
eclipse {v} (To cause an eclipse) :: éclipser
eclipse {v} (To overshadow) :: éclipser
ecliptic {n} /ɪˈklɪp.tɪk/ (Earth's orbital plane) :: écliptique {m}
eclogue {n} (pastoral poem) :: églogue {f}
eco- {prefix} /ˈiːˌkəʊ/ (concerning ecology or the environment) :: éco-
ecochemistry {n} :: écochimie {m}
ecocide {n} /ˈiːkəʊsaɪd/ (destruction of an ecosystem) :: écocide {m}
ecoclimatic {adj} (relating to ecoclimate) :: écoclimatique
ecodistrict {n} :: écoquartier {m}
ecofeminism {n} (a sociopolitical movement combining feminism and environmentalism) :: écoféminisme {m}, éco-féminisme {m}
ecofeminist {adj} (of or relating to ecofeminism) :: écoféministe, éco-féministe
ecofeminist {n} (one who subscribes to ecofeminism) :: écoféministe {m} {f}, éco-féministe {m} {f}
ecofeministic {adj} (resembling or relating to ecofeminism) :: écoféministe
eco-friendly {adj} (ecologically friendly) SEE: environmentally friendly ::
E-collar {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
ecologic {adj} (related to ecology) SEE: ecological ::
ecological {adj} /ˌiːkəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkl̩/ (relating to ecology) :: écologique
ecological footprint {n} (measure of human demand on the Earth's ecosystems) :: empreinte écologique {f}
ecologically {adv} (in an ecological manner) :: écologiquement
ecologist {n} (A scientist who studies ecology) :: écologue {m} {f}, écologiste {m} {f}
ecology {n} /i.ˈkɑ.lə.dʒi/ (branch of biology) :: écologie {f}
e-commerce {n} (commercial activity conducted via the Internet) :: commerce électronique {f}, vente en ligne {f}
ecomuseum {n} (museum focused on a local community) :: écomusée {m}
ecomusicology {n} (study of music, culture, and nature) :: écomusicologie {f}
econometrics {n} (branch of economics) :: économétrie {f}
economic {adj} /ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪk/ (pertaining to an economy) :: économique {m} {f}
economic {adj} (cheap) :: économique
economic {adj} (pertaining to the study of money) :: économique {m} {f}
economical {adj} (relating to economy) SEE: economic ::
economical {adj} /ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪkəl/ (careful with money) :: économe {m} {f}
economical {adj} (saving money or resources) :: économique {m} {f}
economic crisis {n} (period of economic slowdown) SEE: financial crisis ::
economic refugee {n} (person fleeing poverty) :: réfugié économique
economics {n} /ikəˈnɑmɪks/ (study) :: économie {f}
economies of scale {n} (the characteristics of a production process) :: économies d'échelle {f-p}
economism {n} (Definition) :: économisme {m}
economist {n} (expert in economics) :: économiste {m}
economy {n} /iˈkɒn.ə.mi/ (frugal use of resources) :: économie {f}
economy {n} (production and distribution and consumption) :: économie {f}
ecophysiology {n} :: écophysiologie {f}
eco-region {n} (region, smaller than an ecozone, that contains distinct biodiversity of flora and fauna) :: écorégion {m}
eco-responsible {adj} :: écoresponsable
ecosphere {n} (portion of the atmosphere) :: écosphère {f}
ecosystem {n} /ˈikoʊˌsɪstəm/ (system of an ecological community and its environment) :: écosystème {m}
ecotone {n} /ˈiːkətəʊn/ (a region of transition) :: écotone
ecotourism {n} /ˌɛkoʊˈtʊɹɪzəm/ (responsible travel) :: écotourisme {m}
ecotype {n} (organism adapted to an environment) :: écotype {m}
ecozone {n} (large geographical region having a distinct biodiversity) :: écozone {f}
ecru {adj} (beige) SEE: beige ::
ECSC {prop} (European Coal and Steel Community) :: CECA {f}
ecstasy {n} /ˈɛk.stə.si/ (intense pleasure) :: extase {f}
ecstasy {n} (intense emotion) :: extase {f}
ecstasy {n} (trance associated with mystic or prophetic exaltation) :: extase {f}
ecstasy {n} (drug) :: ecstasy {m}, exta {m}
ecstatic {adj} /ɛkˈstætɪk/ (feeling or characterized by ecstasy) :: extatique
ectoblast {n} (the outer layer of the blastoderm; the ectoderm or epiblast) :: ectoblaste {m}
ectoderm {n} (tissue layer in the embryo) :: ectoderme {m}
ectopic pregnancy {n} (type of pregnancy) :: grossesse extra-utérine {f}
ectoplasm {n} /ˈɛktəˌplæzəm/ (parapsychology: visible substance believed to emanate from spiritualistic mediums) :: ectoplasme
ectoproct {n} (a microscopic sessile moss-like aquatic animal) :: ectoprocte
ectothermic {adj} (of or relating to ectotherm) :: poïkilotherme, à sang froid
ecu {n} (European Currency Unit) :: écu {m}
Ecuador {prop} /ˈɛk.wə.dɔɹ/ (country in South America) :: Équateur {m}
Ecuadorian {n} (person from Ecuador) :: Équatorien {m}, Équatorienne {f}
ecumenic {adj} (ecumenical) SEE: ecumenical ::
ecumenical {adj} /ˌɛk.jʊˈmɛ.nɪ.kəl/ (ecclesiastical: pertaining to the Christian Church in a worldwide sense) :: œcuménique
ecumenical {adj} (general, universal, worldwide) :: œcuménique
ecumenism {n} (philosophy) :: œcuménisme
ecumenopolis {n} /ˌɛkjuːmɛˈnɒpəlɪs/ (planet-wide city) :: œcumenopolis {f}
eczema {n} /ˈɛɡzɪmə/ (acute or chronic inflammation of the skin) :: eczéma {m}, exéma {m}
Edam cheese {n} (type of cheese) :: édam {m}
edaphic {adj} (of or relating to soil) :: édaphique
edaphology {n} (ecological relationship of soil with plants, and land cultivation practices) :: édaphologie
eddy {n} /ˈɛd.i/ (air or water running in an opposite direction to the main current) :: contre-courant, remou
edelweiss {n} (a European perennial alpine plant) :: edelweiss {m}
edema {n} /ɪ.ˈdiː.mə/ (excessive accumulation of serum in tissue) :: œdème {m}
Eden {prop} /ˈiːdən/ (garden) :: Éden {m}
Edenic {n} (of or suggesting Eden) :: paradisiaque,édénique,
edentate {adj} (toothless) SEE: toothless ::
edentulous {adj} (toothless) SEE: toothless ::
Edgar {prop} /ˈɛdɡɚ/ (male given name) :: Edgar {m}
edge {n} /ɛdʒ/ (boundary line of a surface) :: bord {m}
edge {n} (joining line between two vertices of a polygon) :: côté {m}
edge {n} (place where two faces of a polyhedron meet) :: arête {f}
edge {n} (thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument) :: carre {f}
edge {n} (any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge) :: bord {m}
edge {n} (in graph theory: any of the pairs of vertices in a graph) :: arête {f}
edgy {adj} /ˈɛdʒi/ (nervous) :: nerveux, anxieux, à cran
edgy {adj} (on the edge between acceptable and offensive) :: limite
edible {adj} /ˈɛdəbəl/ (that can be eaten without harm; suitable for consumption) :: comestible
edible {adj} (that can be eaten without disgust) :: mangeable
edible dormouse {n} (dormouse which is food) :: loir gris {m}
edict {n} /ˈiː.dɪkt/ (a proclamation of law) :: édit {m}
e-dictionary {n} (electronic dictionary) :: dictionnaire électronique {m}
edification {n} /ˌɛdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the act of edifying, or the state of being edified) :: édification {f}
edification {n} (building) :: édification {f}
edifice {n} /ˈɛd.ɪ.fɪs/ (building) :: édifice {m}
edify {v} /ˈɛdɪfaɪ/ (To instruct or improve morally or intellectually) :: édifier
Edinburgh {prop} /ˈɛdənbəɹə/ (capital of Scotland) :: Édimbourg
edit {n} /ˈɛdɪt/ (a change to the text of a document) :: modification {f}, correction {f}
edit {v} (to change a text, or a document) :: modifier, corriger, rediger, éditer
editable {adj} (capable of being edited) :: modifiable
Edith {prop} (female given name) :: Édith
editing {n} /ˈɛdɪtɪŋ/ (an act or instance of something being edited) :: rédaction {f}
edition {n} /ɪˈdɪʃən/ (literary work) :: édition {f}
edition {n} (whole set of copies) :: édition {f}
editor {n} /ˈɛdɪtə/ (person who edits) :: rédacteur {m}
editor {n} (person who edited a specific document) :: lecteur-correcteur {m}, correcteur {m}, (Canada) réviseur {m}
editor {n} (newspaper editor) :: éditeur {m}
editor {n} (machine for editing film) :: monteuse {m}
editor {n} (someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order) :: monteur {m}
editorial {adj} (of or relating to an editor, editing, or an editorial) :: éditorial
editorial {n} (article giving the opinion of editors) :: éditorial {m}
editorial cartoon {n} (illustration containing social or political commentary) :: dessin de presse {m}
editor in chief {n} (highest ranking editor) :: rédacteur en chef {m}, rédactrice en chef {f}
edit war {n} (a dispute over the content of a page on a wiki or other editable work) :: guerre d'édition {f}
Edmonton {prop} (city in Canada) :: Edmonton
Edmund {prop} (male given name) :: Edmond
Edo {prop} /ˈɛdəʊ/ (former name of Tokyo) :: Yédo {m}, Edo {m}
Edom {prop} /ˈidəm/ (region whose inhabitants traditionally traced their ancestry to Esau) :: Idumée
e-dress {n} (e-mail address) SEE: e-mail address ::
EDT {initialism} (Eastern Daylight Time) :: heure d'été de New-York
educable {adj} (capable of being educated) :: éducable
educate {v} /ˈɛdʒəkeɪt/ (to instruct or train) :: éduquer
educated {adj} /ˈɛdʒɘkeɪɾɪd/ (having attained a level of higher education) :: cultivé
educated guess {n} (guess based on experience or knowledge) :: supposition éclairée {f}, supposition bien informée {f}, hypothèse raisonnée, hypothèse raisonnable {f}, hypothèse bien fondée {f}, à vue de nez, au pifomètre, estimation éclairée {f}, jugement approximatif {m}, approximation {f}, spéculation bien informée {f}, hypothèse éclairée {f}
educatee {n} (someone who is being educated) :: élève
education {n} /ˌɛd͡ʒʊˈkeɪʃn̩/ (process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment) :: éducation {f}, enseignement
education {n} (facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally) :: éducation {f}
educational {adj} /ˌɛdʒʊˈkeɪʃənəl/ (Of or pertaining to education) :: éducatif
educative {adj} (educational) :: éducatif {m}, éducative {f}
educator {n} (teacher) SEE: teacher ::
educator {n} /ˈɛdʒəkeɪtɚ/ :: éducateur
educology {n} (the fund of knowledge about the educational process) :: éducologie {f}
edulcorate {v} (to sweeten) :: édulcorer
Edward {prop} /ˈɛdwɚd/ (male given name) :: Édouard
Edwardian {adj} (relating to the reign of Edward VII) :: édouardien
-ee {suffix} (forming words meaning a person to whom or a thing to which an action is done) :: {m}, -ée {f}
-ee {suffix} (forming words meaning a person who or a thing that does an action, especially where a passive sense of the verb is implied) :: -eur {m}, -euse {f}
EEA {prop} (European Economic Area) :: EEE
eek {interj} /iːk/ (scream or shriek) :: hiii
eel {n} /iːl/ (any fish of the order Anguilliformes) :: anguille {f}
eelgrass {n} :: zostère marine
eelworm {n} (a nematode, or roundworm, especially any that resemble small eels) :: anguillule {f}
eeny, meeny, miny, moe {n} (similar children's counting-out games in other languages) :: ams tram gram
eerie {adj} /ˈɪɹi/ (weird) :: étrange {m} {f}, sinistre
eerie {adj} (frightened) :: craintif {m}, timide {m} {f}, peureux {m}
eerily {adv} /ˈɪəɹɪli/ (In an eerie manner) :: étrangement, sinistrement
ef {n} /ɛf/ (name of the letter F, f) :: effe {m} {f}
efface {v} /əˈfeɪs/ (to erase) :: effacer
efface {v} (cause to disappear as if by rubbing out) :: effacer
efface {v} (make oneself inobtrusive) :: s'effacer
effacement {n} (withdraw in order to make oneself inconspicuous) :: effacement {m}
effect {n} /ɪˈfɛkt/ (result of an action) :: effet
effect {n} (movie and television industries term) :: effet
effect {n} (scientific phenomenon) :: effet {m}
effect {n} (belongings) :: effets {m-p}
effect {v} (to make or bring about; to implement) :: effectuer
effective {adj} /ɪˈfɛktɪv/ (having the power to produce a required effect or effects) :: efficace {m} {f}
effective {adj} (producing a decided or decisive effect) :: efficace {m} {f}, décisif {m}
effective {adj} (efficient, serviceable, or operative) :: efficace {m} {f}
effective {adj} (actually in effect) :: en vigueur
effectively {adv} (in an efficient or effective manner; with powerful effect) :: efficacement
effectiveness {n} (property) :: efficacité
effect size {n} (a measure of the strength or magnitude of the effect) :: taille d'effet {f}
effeminacy {n} (the quality of being effeminate) :: efféminement {m}
effeminate {adj} /ɪˈfɛmɪnət/ (of a man, behaving like a woman) :: efféminé {m}, efféminée {f}
effendi {n} /ɛˈfɛndi/ (title of respect) :: effendi {m}
efferent {adj} (carrying away from) :: efférent
effervescence {n} (the escape of gas from solution in a liquid) :: effervescence {f}
effete {adj} /ɪˈfit/ (lacking strength) :: affaibli
effete {adj} (decadent) :: décadent
efficacious {adj} (effective) :: efficace {m} {f}
efficacity {n} (efficacy) SEE: efficacy ::
efficacy {n} /ˈɛf.ɪ.kə.si/ (ability to produce effect) :: efficience {f}, efficacité {f}
efficiency {n} /ɪˈfɪʃn̩si/ (extent to which time is well used) :: efficacité
efficiency {n} (extent to which a resource is used for the intended purpose) :: rendement
efficiency {n} :: rendement
efficient {adj} /əˈfɪʃənt/ (making good use of resources) :: efficace
efficient {adj} (using a particular proportion of available energy) :: efficace
efficiently {adv} (in an efficient manner) :: efficacement
effigy {n} /ˈɛfədʒi/ (dummy or other crude representation) :: effigie {f}
effigy {n} (likeness of a person) :: effigie {f}
efflorescence {n} (formation of a powdery surface) :: efflorescence
efflorescence {n} (production of flowers) :: efflorescence
efflorescence {n} (rapid flowering of a culture) :: efflorescence
efflorescence {n} (eruption on the skin) :: efflorescence, irruption {f}
efflower {v} (leatherworking: remove an outer surface with a knife) SEE: graze ::
effluence {n} /ˈɛfːluəns/ (process of flowing out) :: effluence {f}
effluvium {n} /ɪˈfluːvi.əm/ (A gaseous or vaporous emission, especially a foul-smelling one) :: effluvium
effort {n} (endeavor) SEE: endeavor ::
effort {n} /ˈɛfɚt/ (the amount of work involved in achieving something) :: effort
effortless {adj} (without effort) :: sans effort, aisé {m}, aisée {f}
effrontery {n} /ɪˈfɹʌntəɹi/ (insolent and shameless audacity) :: effronterie {f}
effusion {n} (outpouring of liquid) :: effusion {f}
effusion {n} (outpouring of speech or emotion) :: effusion {f}
effusion {n} (seeping of fluid into a body cavity) :: effusion {f}
effusive {adj} /ɪˈfjuːsɪv/ (extravagant or excessive) :: excessif
E-flat {n} (tone between D and E) :: mi bémol {m}
E-flat {n} (mechanism for producing an E-flat) :: mi bémol {m}
E-flat {n} (E-flat major) :: mi bémol {m}
E flat major {n} (Major scale of E-flat) :: mi bémol majeur
E flat major {n} (Major chord of E-flat) :: mi bémol majeur
eftsoons {adv} (soon after) :: bientôt
e.g. {adv} /ˌiˈdʒi/ (abbreviation for “for example”) :: par ex. [par exemple]
egalitarian {adj} /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈtɛɹ.i.ən/ (characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people) :: égalitaire
egalitarian {n} (person who accepts or promotes social equality and equal rights for all people) :: égalitaire
egalitarianism {n} (political doctrine of universal equality) :: égalitarisme {m}
egg {v} /ɛɡ/ (to throw eggs at) :: jeter des oeufs
egg {n} (body housing an embryo) :: œuf {m}
egg {n} (egg of domestic fowl as food item) :: œuf {m}
egg {n} (ovum) :: ovule {m}
egg cell {n} (ovum) SEE: ovum ::
eggcup {n} (a small dish used to support a boiled egg while it is eaten) :: coquetier {m}
egghead {n} (pejorative: intellectual) :: intello
egghead {n} :: crâne d'œuf {m}
eggnog {n} /ˈɛɡ.nɑɡ/ (alcoholic beverage) :: lait de poule {m}
egg on {v} (provoke) :: pousser à
eggplant {n} (plant) :: aubergine {f}
eggplant {n} (edible fruit) :: aubergine {f}
egg roll {n} (a food made made by wrapping a combination of ingredients) :: pâté impérial {m}
eggs and bacon {n} (bacon and eggs) SEE: bacon and eggs ::
eggshell {n} /ˈɛɡʃɛl/ (object) :: coquille d'œuf {f}
egg timer {n} (timer with an alarm) :: [with sand] sablier {m}, [mechanical] minuteur {m}
egg white {n} (albumen) SEE: albumen ::
egg yolk {n} (central part of an egg) SEE: yolk ::
eglantine {n} (rose) :: églantine {f}
ego {n} /ˈiːɡəʊ/ (the self) :: moi {m}
ego {n} (psychoanalytic ego) :: moi {m}
egocentric {adj} (egotistical) :: égocentrique
egoism {n} (tendency to think of self) :: égoïsme {m}
egoist {n} (person who talks excessively about himself or believes in his own importance or superiority) SEE: egotist ::
egoist {n} (advocate of egoism) :: égoïste {m} {f}
egotist {n} :: égoïste
egotist {n} (egocentric or self-centered person) SEE: egoist ::
egregious {adj} /ɪˈɡɹiː.dʒəs/ (conspicuous, exceptional, conspicuous) :: flagrant, inouï
egregore {n} /ˈɛɡɹɪɡɔɹ/ (psychic entity influencing thoughts) :: égrégore {m}
egress {n} (exit) SEE: exit ::
egress {n} /ˈiːɡɹɛs/ (process of exiting) :: sortie {f}
egret {n} /ˈi.ɡɹɪt/ (Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea) :: aigrette {f}
Egypt {prop} /ˈiː.dʒɪpt/ (country in North Africa) :: Égypte {f}
Egyptiac {adj} (of or relating to Ancient Egypt) :: Egyptiaque
Egyptian {adj} /ɪˈdʒɪp.ʃən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Egypt) :: égyptien {m}, égyptienne {f}
Egyptian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Egyptians) :: égyptien {m}, égyptienne {f}
Egyptian {n} (person from Egypt) :: Égyptien, Égyptienne, Egyptien {m}, Egyptienne
Egyptian {prop} (language) :: égyptien {m}
Egyptian Arabic {prop} (Egyptian Arabic) :: arabe égyptien {m}
Egyptian cobra {n} (Naja haje) :: cobra égyptien {m}
Egyptian plover {n} (Pluvianus aegyptius) :: pluvian fluviatile {m}, pluvian d'Égypte {m}, pluvian du Nil {m}
Egyptologist {n} (A person; one who is skilled professes or practices Egyptology) :: égyptologue {m} {f}
egyptology {n} (Egyptology) SEE: Egyptology ::
Egyptology {n} /ˌidʒɪpˈtɑlədʒi/ (the study of ancient Egypt) :: égyptologie {f}
eh {interj} /eɪ/ (used as a tag question) :: hein, tu savoir, n'est-ce pas
eh {interj} (used to mean “What?”) :: hein
eh {interj} ((Canadian) an interjection used to ascertain the continued attention) :: hein
eh {interj} (meh) SEE: meh ::
eicosanoid {n} :: eicosanoïde {m}
Eid {prop} /iːd/ (Muslim religious festival) :: Aïd
Eid al-Adha {prop} (Islamic festival) :: Aïd el-Kebir {m}, Aīd al-Kabīr {m}
Eid al-Fitr {prop} /ˌiːd æl ˈfiːtəɹ/ (religious celebration) :: Aïd el-Fitr {m}
eider {n} /ˈaɪdə/ (duck of genus Somateria) :: eider {m}
eiderdown {n} (a quilt stuffed with this down) :: édredon {m}
eid mubarak {phrase} (eid mubarak) :: eid mubarak, aïd moubarak
eidolopeia {n} :: idolopée {f}
eidolopoeia {n} :: idolopée {f}
Eifelian {prop} :: Eifelien
Eiffel Tower {prop} (tower in Paris) :: tour Eiffel {f}, [by ellipsis] Tour {f}
eigen- {prefix} :: propre
eigenfunction {n} (function) :: fonction propre {f}
eigenmode {n} (physics) :: mode propre {m}
eigenspace {n} (set of the eigenvectors associated with a particular eigenvalue) :: espace propre {m}
eigenvalue {n} /ˈaɪɡənˌvæljuː/ (scalar multiplier of an eigenvector) :: valeur propre {f}
eigenvector {n} (vector not rotated by linear transformation) :: vecteur propre {m}
eight {num} /eɪt/ (cardinal number 8) :: huit
eight {n} (The digit/figure 8) :: huit {m}
eight {n} (Playing card with value 8) :: huit {m}
eighteen {num} /ˈeɪ(t).tin/ (cardinal number) :: dix-huit {m}
eighteenth {adj} /ˌeɪˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number eighteen) :: dix-huitième (before the noun) (abbreviation 18ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) dix-huit (after the name) (abbreviation XVIII)
eighteenth {n} (The person or thing in the eighteenth position) :: dix-huitième {m} {f}
eighteenth {n} (One of eighteen equal parts of a whole) :: dix-huitième {m}
eighth {adj} /eɪtθ/ (ordinal form of the number eight) :: huitième (before the noun) (abbreviation 8e); (in names of monarchs and popes) huit (after the name) (abbreviation VIII)
eighth {n} (person or thing in the eighth position) :: huitième {m} {f}
eighth {n} (one of eight equal parts of a whole) :: huitième {m}
eighth note {n} (eighth note) SEE: quaver ::
eight hundred {num} /ˈeɪt ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 800) :: huit cents
eighties {n} (the decade of the 1980s) :: années quatre-vingt {f-p}, années 80 {f-p}
eightieth {adj} /ˈeɪ.ti.əθ/ (ordinal form of the number eighty) :: [France, Quebec, Belgium, Luxembourg] quatre-vingtième, [Switzerland] huitantième (abbreviation 80ème)
eightieth {n} (The person or thing in the eightieth position) :: [France, Quebec, Belgium, Luxembourg] quatre-vingtième {m}{f}; [Switzerland] huitantième {m}{f}
eightieth {n} (One of eighty equal parts of a whole) :: [France, Quebec, Belgium, Luxembourg] quatre-vingtième {m}; [Switzerland] huitantième {m}
eight o'clock {n} (the start of the ninth hour) :: huit heures {f}
eight thousand {n} (cardinal number) :: huit mille
eighty {num} /ˈ(ʔ)eɪ̯ɾi/ (80) ::
eighty {num} (80) :: [All French-speaking countries except part of Switzerland and Acadia] quatre-vingts; [former word, Switzerland] octante; [part of Switzerland] huitante
eighty-eight {num} (88) :: quatre-vingt-huit
eighty-first {num} (ordinal number 81st) :: quatre-vingt-et-unième (abbreviation 81ème)
eighty-first {n} (one of eighty-one equal parts of a whole) :: quatre-vingt-et-unième {m}
eighty-four {num} (84) :: quatre-vingt-quatre
eighty-nine {num} (89) :: quatre-vingt-neuf, huitante-neuf [Switzerland]
eighty-one {num} (81) :: quatre-vingt-un
eighty-seven {num} (87) :: quatre-vingt-sept
eighty-six {num} (cardinal number 86) :: quatre-vingt-six
eightysomething {n} (octogenarian) SEE: octogenarian ::
eighty-three {num} (83) :: quatre-vingt-trois
eighty-two {num} (82) :: quatre-vingts deux
einkorn {n} (einkorn wheat) SEE: einkorn wheat ::
einkorn wheat {n} (wild einkorn) :: engrain sauvage {m}
einkorn wheat {n} (domesticated einkorn) :: engrain {m}, petit épeautre {m}
Einstein {prop} /ˈaɪnstaɪn/ (Albert Einstein) :: Einstein
Einstein field equation {n} (tensor equation in general relativity that describes gravitational force as curvature) :: Équation de champ d'Einstein
Einsteinian {adj} /aɪnˈstaɪ.nɪ.ən/ (of or relating to Albert Einstein) :: einsteinien
einsteinium {n} /aɪnˈstaɪni.əm/ (element with atomic number 99) :: einsteinium {m}
Einstein's constant {prop} (constant) :: constante d'Einstein {f}
either {determiner} /ˈaɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (each of two) :: chaque
either {adv} ((after a negative) as well) :: non plus
either {conj} (introduces the first of two options) :: ou, soit; soit ... soit, ou ... ou
either way {adv} (regardless of what happens) :: peu importe, dans un cas comme dans l'autre
ejaculate {v} /ɪˈdʒæk.jʊ.leɪt/ (to eject semen or vaginal fluid) :: éjaculer
ejaculate {n} (the liquid ejected during ejaculation) :: éjaculat {m}
ejaculation {n} /iˌdʒækjuˈleɪʃən/ (ejection of semen through the urethra) :: éjaculation {f}
ejaculatory {adj} /ɪ.ˈdʒæ.kjə.lə.ˌtɔɹ.i/ (of or pertaining to ejaculation) :: éjaculateur
eject {v} /ɪˈdʒɛkt/ (to compel to leave) :: éjecter, expulser
eject {v} (to throw out forcefully) :: éjecter, expulser
ejecta {n} (material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano) :: éjecta {m}
ejectable {adj} (able to be ejected) :: éjectable
ejection {n} /əˈdʒɛkʃən/ (act of ejecting) :: éjection {f}
eke out {v} (supplement) :: améliorer
eke out {v} (obtain with difficulty) :: survivre, rammasser
ekranoplan {n} (ground-effect vehicle) :: ékranoplane
el {n} /ɛl/ (name of the letter L, l) :: elle {m}
El Aaiún {prop} (El Aaiún, Western Sahara) :: Laâyoune
elaborate {v} /ɪˈlæbəɹət/ (to give further detail or explanation) :: approfondir
elaborated sap {n} (sap produced in leaves) :: sève élaborée {f}
Elamite {n} (an inhabitant of ancient Elam) :: Élamite
eland {n} /ˈiːlənd/ (antelope) :: éland {m}
elapse {v} ((of time) to pass or move by) :: se passer, s'écouler
elastic {adj} /iˈlæstɪk/ (capable of stretching) :: élastique {m} {f}
elastic {adj} (made of elastic) :: élastique {m} {f}
elastic {adj} (sensitive to changes in price) :: élastique {m} {f}
elastic {n} (material) :: élastique {m}
elastic {adj} (elasticated) SEE: elasticated ::
elastic {n} (elastic band) SEE: elastic band ::
elasticated {adj} (containing a strip of elastic) :: élastiqué {m}, élastiquée {f}
elastic band {n} (loop of rubber or similar material) :: élastique {m}, bande élastique {f}
elasticity {n} /ɪ.læsˈtɪs.ɪ.ti/ (physics: property by which a material can regain its original dimensions) :: élasticité {f}
elasticity {n} (economics: sensitivity of a variable to changes in another variable) :: élasticité
elasticity {n} (adaptability) SEE: adaptability ::
elastin {n} (protein with elastic properties, similar to collagen) :: élastine {f}
elated {adj} (extremely happy and excited) :: transporté (e) de joie
elation {n} (An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism) :: élation {f}
elation {n} :: allégresse {f}, exaltation {f}
elative {n} /ɪˈleɪtɪv/ (elative degree of an adjective) :: élatif
elative {n} (elative case of a noun) :: élatif {m}
elative case {n} (case used to indicate movement out of something) :: élatif {m}
elbaite {n} (a type of tourmaline) :: elbaïte {f}
Elbe {prop} /ˈɛlbə/ (European river) :: Elbe {f}
elbow {n} /ˈɛɫ.boʊ/ (joint between upper arm and forearm) :: coude {m}
elbow {n} (pipe fitting) :: coude {m}
elbow {v} (to push with the elbow) :: jouer des coudes
elbow bone {n} (olecranon) SEE: olecranon ::
elbow grease {n} (effort or hard work) :: huile de coude {f}
elbow room {n} (room or space in which to move or maneuver) :: place {f}, espace {m}
elbow room {n} (freedom or leeway) :: liberté d'action {f}, marge de manœuvre {f}
Elbrus {prop} (mountain) :: Elbrouz {m}
ELCIC {prop} /ˌiːˌɛlˌsiːˌaɪˈsiː/ (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) :: Église évangélique luthérienne au Canada {f}
elder {adj} /ˈɛldɚ/ (greater than another in age or seniority) :: aîné
elder {n} (elderly person) :: grans {m} (plural)
elder {n} (leader of a community) :: ancien {m}
elder {n} (Sambucus nigra) :: sureau {m}
elder {n} (Sambucus) :: sureau {m}
elder {n} :: sureau {m}
elderberry {n} (elder tree) SEE: elder ::
elderberry {n} (fruit) :: baie de sureau {f}
eldercare {n} (care for the elderly) :: soins aux personnes âgées {f-p}
elderly {adj} (old) :: vieux, ancien, âgé
elderly care {n} (eldercare) SEE: eldercare ::
Eleanor {prop} (female given name) :: Éléonore, Aliénor {f}
e-learning {n} (learning conducted via electronic media) :: téléformation {f}, formation en ligne {f}, [Canada] e-learning {m}
elecampane {n} (Inula helenium) :: aunée officinale {f}, grande aunée {f}, inule aunée {f}
elect {v} (to elect) SEE: choose ::
elect {n} /ɪˈlɛkt/ (One chosen or set apart) :: élu {m}, élue {f}
elect {n} (One chosen by God) :: élu {m}, élue {f}
elect {v} (to choose or make decision) :: choisir, décider
elect {v} (to choose in election) :: élire
elect {adj} (who has been elected) :: élu
election {n} /ɪˈlekʃ(ə)n/ (process of choosing a new leader or representatives) :: élection {f}
election {n} (choice of a leader or representatives) :: élection {f}
elective {adj} (optional or discretionary) :: facultatif {m}
elective {n} :: option {f}
elector {n} (person eligible to vote) :: électeur {m} votard {m} [pejorative], votant {m}
elector {n} (in the Holy Roman Empire, a participant in the election of the emperor) SEE: Elector ::
Elector {n} (elector or prince-elector) :: prince-électeur {m} (princesse-électrice {f} [Elector's wife])
electoral {adj} (of, or relating to elections) :: électoral
electoral college {n} (body of electors empowered to elect someone to a particular office) :: collège électoral {m}
electoral district {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials) :: circonscription {f}
electoral fraud {n} (illegal interference with an election) :: fraude electoral {f}
electoral system {n} (voting system) SEE: voting system ::
electorate {n} (those entitled to vote collectively) :: électorat {m}
electorate {n} (geographic area encompassing electoral district) SEE: electoral district ::
Electra complex {n} (Psychoanalytical theory) :: complexe d'Électre {m},
electric {adj} /ɪˈlɛktɹɪk/ (electrical) :: électrique
electric {adj} (electronic (musical instrument)) :: électrique
electric {n} (electric car) :: voiture électrique {f}
electrical {adj} /ɪˈlɛktɹɪkəl/ (related to electricity and electronics) :: électrique
electrical engineering {n} (branch of engineering) :: électrotechnique {f}, génie électrique {m}
electrically {adv} (by means of electricity) :: électriquement
electrical tape {n} (plastic tape) :: ruban isolant {m}
electric car {n} (a car that uses electric motors) :: voiture électrique {f}
electric chair {n} (device used for performing execution by electrocution) :: chaise électrique {f}
electric charge {n} (electric energy of a charged body) :: charge électrique {f}
electric charge {n} :: charge {f}, charge électrique {f}
electric circuit {n} (path or interconnected group of paths (at least one of which is closed) that can carry an electric current) :: circuit électrique {m}
electric current {n} (measurement of the rate of flow of electric charge) :: courant {m}, courant électrique {m}
electric fence {n} (electric fence) :: électrificateur de clôture {m}, clôture électrique {f}
electric guitar {n} /ə.ˈlɛk.tɹɪk ɡɪ.ˈtɑːɹ/ (guitar which requires electronic amplification) :: guitare électrique {f}
electric guitarist {n} (someone who plays or performs on the electric guitar) :: guitariste électrique {m} {f}
electrician {n} (tradesman who works with electrical equipment) :: électricien {m}, électricienne {f}
electricity {n} /əˌlɛkˈtɹɪsɪti/ (form of energy) :: électricité {f}
electric ray {n} (fish of the order Torpedodiniformes) :: torpille {f}, torpedo {m}
electric shock {n} (physical reaction) :: choc électrique {m}, électrisation {f}
electric vehicle {n} (vehicle that uses an electric motor as the means of propulsion) :: véhicule électrique {m}
electrification {n} (the act of electrifying, or the state of being charged with electricity) :: électrification {f}
electrify {v} (to adapt for electric power) :: électrifier
electro- {prefix} (of electricity or electrical) :: électro-
electro {n} (The musical genre) :: electro {m}, électro {m}
electroacoustics {n} (the science of the interaction and interconversion of electric and acoustic phenomena) :: électroacoustique {f}
electrobiology {n} (study of the production of electricity by organisms) :: électrobiologie
electrocardiogram {n} /əˌlɛktɹəˈkɑɹdi.əˌɡɹæm/ (trace of an electrocardiograph) :: électrocardiogramme {m}
electrocardiography {n} (the science of preparation and diagnostic interpretation of electrocardiograms) :: électrocardiographie {f}
electrocatalysis {n} (atalysis of a half cell reaction) :: électrocatalyse {f}
electrocatalyst {n} (material that catalyzes a half cell reaction) :: électrocatalyseur {m}
electrocatalytic {adj} (pertaining to electrocatalysis or an electrocatalyst) :: électrocatalytique {m} {f}
electroconvulsive therapy {n} (biomedical therapy using electrical current) :: électroconvulsivothérapie
electrocute {v} /ɪˈlektɹəkjuːt/ (to cause death from immediate complications resulting from electric shock) :: électrocuter
electrocution {n} (accidental death or suicide by electric shock) :: électrocution {f}
electrocution {n} (deliberate execution by electric shock) :: électrocution {f}
electrocution {n} (a severe electric shock) :: électrocution {f}
electrode {n} /əˈlɛk.tɹəʊd/ (the terminal through which electric current passes) :: électrode {f}
electroencephalogram {n} (a recording of electrical brain activity made by an electroencephalograph) :: électroencéphalogramme {m}
electrofugal {adj} :: électrofuge
electrology {n} (the branch of physical science that deals with electricity and its properties) :: électrologie {f}
electroluminescence {n} (generation of light by application of an alternating current or by electric discharge) :: électroluminescence {f}
electrolysis {n} /ɪlɛkˈtɹɒləsɪs/ (chemical change) :: électrolyse {f}
electrolysis {n} (destruction of hair roots by electric current) :: électrolyse {f}
electrolyte {n} /ɨˈlɛk.tɹɵˌlaɪt/ (substance that ionizes and conducts electricity) :: électrolyte {m}
electrolytic {adj} /ɨˌlɛk.tɹɵˈlɪ.tɪk/ :: électrolytique
electromagnet {n} (magnet) :: électro-aimant {m}
electromagnetic {adj} (pertaining to electromagnetism) :: électromagnétique {m} {f}
electromagnetic interaction {n} (electromagnetic interaction) :: interaction électromagnétique {f}
electromagnetic spectrum {n} (electromagnetic spectrum) :: spectre électromagnétique {m}
electromagnetic wave {n} (electromagnetic radiation) :: onde électromagnétique {f}
electromagnetism {n} /ɪˌlɛk.tɹəʊˈmæɡ.nəˌtɪzm̩/ (a fundamental force) :: électromagnétisme {f}
electromechanical {adj} (combining the fields of mechanics and electronics) :: électromécanique
electron {n} /ɪˈlɛktɹɑn/ (the negatively charged subatomic particles that orbit atoms) :: électron {m}
electronarcosis {n} (process of rendering one unconscious) :: électronarcose {f}
electronegativity {n} (degree of electron attraction) :: électronégativité {f}
electron hole {n} (lack of an electron) SEE: hole ::
electronic {adj} /ˌɛl.ɛkˈtɹɒn.ɪk/ (pertaining to electrons) :: électronique
electronic {adj} (operating on behavior of electrons) :: électronique {m} {f}
electronic {adj} (generated by electronic device) :: électronique {m} {f}
electronic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Internet) :: électronique {m} {f}
electronic book {n} (e-book) SEE: e-book ::
electronic cigarette {n} /ɪˌlɛkˈtʃɹɑːnɪk ˈsɪɡɚˌɛt/ (electronic cigarette) :: cigarette électronique {f}, e-cigarette {f}
electronic circuit {n} :: circuit électronique
electronic game {n} (game played on an electronic device) :: jeu électronique {m}
electronic mail {n} (email) SEE: email ::
electronics {n} ((physics)) :: électronique {f}
electron microscope {n} (any of several forms of microscope that use a beam of electrons) :: microscope électronique {m}
electron volt {n} (a unit for measuring the energy of subatomic particles) :: électronvolt {m}, électron-volt {m}
electrophoresis {n} (method for separation of large molecules) :: électrophorèse
electroscope {n} (device that detects the presence of an electric charge) :: électroscope
electrosensibility {n} :: électrosensiblité
electrosensible {n} :: électrosensible
electrostatic {adj} (of, relating to, or producted by electrostatics or static electricity) :: électrostatique
electrostatic precipitator {n} (particulate collection device) :: électrofiltre {m}
electrostatics {n} (branch of physics) :: électrostatique {f}
electrotechnician {n} (specialist in electrotechnology) :: électrotechnicien {m}, électrotechnicienne {f}
electrotechnology {n} (electrical technology and engineering) :: électrotechnique {f}
electroweak {adj} (combination of the electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces) :: électrofaible
electrum {n} (fossil resin) SEE: amber ::
electrum {n} /ɪˈlɛktɹəm/ (alloy of gold and silver) :: électrum {m}
elegance {n} (grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners) :: élégance {f}, grâce {f}, finesse {f}
elegance {n} :: élégance {f}
elegant {adj} /ˈɛl.ə.ɡənt/ (exhibiting elegance) :: élégant
elegiac {adj} /ˌɛləˈdʒaɪæk/ (Of, or relating to an elegy) :: élégiaque {m} {f}
elegy {n} /ˈɛlɪdʒi/ (mournful or plaintive poem or song) :: élégie {f}
element {n} /ˈel.ɪ.mənt/ (simplest or essential part or principle of anything) :: élément {m}
element {n} (chemistry: simplest chemical substance) :: élément {m}
element {n} (atmospheric forces) :: élément {m}
element {n} (place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards) :: élément {m}
element {n} (law: component of a cause of action) :: élément {m}
element {n} (set theory: object in a set) :: membre {m}, point {m}
element {n} (computing: conceptual object in a markup language) :: élément {m}
elemental {adj} (basic, fundamental, elementary) SEE: elementary ::
elementary {adj} /(ˌ)ɛlɪ̈ˈmɛnt(ə)ɹɪ/ (relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something) :: élémentaire
elementary charge {n} :: charge élémentaire {f}
elementary particle {n} (subatomic particle that does not consist of smaller particles) :: particule élémentaire {f}
elementary school {n} (school for children) SEE: primary school ::
elemi {n} (elemi) :: élémi
elephant {n} /ˈɛləfənt/ (mammal) :: éléphant {m}, éléphante {f}, éléphanteau {m}, [rare] éléphantelle {f}
elephant {n} (anything huge and ponderous) :: éléphantesque {m} {f}
elephantiasis {n} /ˌɛlɪfənˈtaɪəsɪs/ (disease) :: éléphantiasis
elephantine {adj} /ɛl.ə.ˈfæn.tin/ (of or relating to elephants) :: éléphantin
elephantine {adj} (very large) :: éléphantesque
elephant in the room {n} (problem that is obvious but ignored) :: l'éléphant dans la pièce
elephant seal {n} (mammal of the genus Mirounga) :: éléphant de mer {m}
elephant shrew {n} (Any member of the order Macroscelidea) :: musaraigne à trompe {f}
elevate {v} (promote) SEE: promote ::
elevate {v} /ˈɛləveɪt/ (raise) :: élever
elevate {v} (increase the intensity of) :: augmenter
elevate {v} (ennoble) SEE: ennoble ::
elevated {adj} (Above normal) :: élevé
elevated railway {n} (railway) :: ligne ferroviaire aérienne {m}
elevating work platform {n} (aerial work platform) SEE: aerial work platform ::
elevation {n} /ˌɛlɪˈveɪʃən/ (act of raising) :: élévation {f}
elevation {n} (condition of being elevated) :: élévation {f}
elevation {n} (that which is raised) :: élévation {f}
elevator {n} (permanent construction) SEE: lift ::
eleven {num} /ɪˈlɛv.ən/ (the cardinal number occurring after ten and before twelve) :: onze
eleven hundred {num} (one thousand one hundred) :: mille cent, onze cent
eleven o'clock {n} (the start of the twelfth hour) :: onze heures {f}
eleventh {adj} /ɨˈlɛv.nθ/ (ordinal form of eleven) :: onzième (before the noun) (abbreviation 11e); (in names of monarchs and popes) onze (after the name) (abbreviation XI)
eleventh {n} (something in the eleventh position) :: onzième {m} {f}
eleventh {n} (one of eleven equal parts of a whole) :: onzième {m}
eleventh hour {n} (The last minute) :: à la dernière minute
eleventy {num} (one hundred and ten) :: onzante {m} {f} [rare]
elf {n} /ɛlf/ (Norse mythology: luminous spirit dwelling in Álfheim) :: elfe {m}
elf {n} (mythical, supernatural being) :: elfe {m}, lutin {m}, farfadet {m}
elf {n} (fantasy: magical, typically forest-guarding creature) :: elfe {m}
elf {n} (very diminutive person) SEE: dwarf ::
Elginism {n} /ˈɛlɡɪnɪzəm̩/ (cultural vandalism) :: elginisme
Elias {prop} (male given name) SEE: Elijah ::
elicit {v} (To draw out, bring out.) :: causer, réaliser, obtenir
elicit {v} (To use logic to arrive at truth.) :: raisonner, déduire
elide {v} /ɪˈlaɪd/ (to leave out or omit) :: omettre
elide {v} (to cut off, as a vowel or a syllable) :: élider
elide {v} (to conflate) :: amalgamer, confondre
Eliezer {prop} (biblical character) :: Éliézer {m}
eligibility {n} (quality of being eligible) :: éligibilité {f}
eligible {adj} /ˈɛlɪdʒəb(ə)l/ (meeting the necessary requirements to participate; worthy of being chosen) :: éligible, approprié
Elijah {prop} /ɨˈlaɪd͡ʒə/ (biblical prophet) :: Élie
Elijah {prop} (male given name) :: Élie
eliminate {v} /ɪˈlɪməneɪt/ (completely destroy) :: éliminer
eliminate {v} (kill) :: tuer
elimination {n} (act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off) :: élimination {f}
eliminator {n} (one who, or that which, eliminates) :: éliminateur {m}, éliminatrice {f}
eliminatory {adj} (tending to eliminate) :: éliminatoire
Elisabeth {prop} (female given name) SEE: Elizabeth ::
Elisha {prop} /ɨˈlaɪʃə/ (biblical prophet) :: Élisée
Elisheba {prop} (biblical wife of Aaron) :: Elichéba
elision {n} /ɪˈlɪʒ.n̩/ (the omission of a letter or syllable) :: élision {f}
elite {adj} /ɪˈliːt/ (of high birth or social position) :: élite, élitaire, d'élite
elite {n} (group with higher status) :: élite {f}
elitism {n} (belief society should be run by elite) :: élitisme {m}
elixir {n} /ɪˈlɪksə(ɹ)/ (pharmacy: sweet taste-masking liquid) :: élixir {m}
elixir of life {n} (elixir that brings immortality) :: élixir de vie {m}
Elizabeth {prop} /əˈlɪzəbəθ/ (female given name) :: Élisabeth {f}
Elizabeth {prop} (mother of John the Baptist) :: Élisabeth {f}
Elizabeth {prop} (wife of Aaron) SEE: Elisheba ::
Elizabethan {adj} /əˌlɪzəˈbiːθən/ (pertaining to the reign of Elizabeth I of England) :: élisabéthain {m}, élisabéthaine {f}
Elizabethan collar {n} (protective medical device) :: collerette vétérinaire {f}
elk {n} (Alces alces) SEE: moose ::
elk {n} (wapiti - Cervus canadensis) SEE: wapiti ::
ell {n} /ɛl/ (measure of cloth) :: aune {f}
ell {n} (extension of a building) :: aile {f}
Elliott wave {n} (wave pattern) :: vague d'Elliott {f}
ellipse {n} /ɪˈlɪps/ (curve) :: ellipse {f}
ellipsis {n} /ɪˈlɪpsɪs/ (typographic mark) :: points de suspension {m}
ellipsis {n} (omission of word or phrase) :: ellipse {f}
ellipsoid {adj} (shaped like an ellipse) SEE: elliptical ::
ellipsoid {n} (surface all of whose cross sections are elliptic or circular) :: ellipsoïde {m}
elliptic {adj} (relating to an ellipse or its mathematical definition) :: elliptique
elliptical {adj} /ɪˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl/ (oval) :: elliptique
elliptical {adj} (showing ellipsis) :: elliptique
elliptical {adj} (in math) SEE: elliptic ::
elm {n} /ɛlm/ (tree of genus Ulmus) :: orme {m}
El Niño {n} (a global coupled ocean-atmosphere phenomenon) :: El Niño {m}
Elohim {prop} /ˌɛlɵˈhiːm/ (name for God) :: Elohim {m}
Eloise {prop} (female given name) :: Éloïse, Héloïse
elongate {adj} (lengthened) :: allongé
elongate {v} (to make long) :: allonger
elongated {adj} (extensive in length) :: élongé
elope {v} /ɨˈloʊp/ (run away with a paramour) :: s'enfuir
elope {v} (run away from home) :: fuguer
eloquence {n} /ˈɛləkwəns/ (the quality of artistry and persuasiveness in speech or writing) :: éloquence {f}
eloquent {adj} /ˈɛl.əˌkwənt/ (fluently persuasive and articulate) :: éloquent
eloquent {adj} (effective in expressing meaning) :: éloquent
eloquent {adj} :: éloquent
El Salvador {prop} /ɛl ˈsæl.və.dɔɹ/ (country in Central America) :: Salvador {m}, El Salvador {m}
else {adj} /ɛls/ (other) :: d'autre
else {adv} (word that implies any result with the exception of the one being referred to) :: sinon, autrement
elsewhere {adv} /ˈɛlsˌʍɛːɹ/ (in or at some other place) :: ailleurs
elsewhere {adv} (to some other place) :: ailleurs
Elsinore {prop} /ˈɛlsɪnɔː/ (Danish city) :: Elseneur {m}
elucidate {v} /əˈluː.sɪ.de͡ɪt/ (make clear) :: élucider, expliquer
elucidation {n} /ɪˌlu.sɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration) :: élucidation {f}
elusive {adj} /ɪˈluːsɪv/ (evading capture, comprehension or remembrance) :: évasif
elute {v} /i.ˈluːt/ (to separate substances using a solvent) :: éluer
elver {n} (a young eel) :: anguille de verre {f}, civelle {f}, pibale {f}, bouiron
Elvira {prop} (female given name) :: Elvire
elvish {adj} /ˈɛlvɪʃ/ (of or having to do with elves) :: elfique
Elvish {prop} /ˈɛlvɪʃ/ (language spoken by elves) :: elfique
Elysian {adj} /ɪˈlɪ.zi.ən/ (of or pertaining to Elysium) :: élyséen
Elysian Fields {prop} (Elysian Fields, see also: Elysium) :: Champs-Élysées {m-p}
Elysium {prop} /ɪˈli.ʒi.əm/ (In mythology: paradise, see also: Elysian Fields) :: Élysée {m}
elytron {n} /ˈɛlɪtɹɒn/ (outer covering of insect) :: élytre {m}
em {n} /ɛm/ (name of the letter M, m) :: emme {m}
emaciate {v} ((transitive) make extremely thin or wasted) :: amaigrir, émacier [rare]
emaciate {v} ((intransitive) become extremely thin or wasted) :: s'émacier, s'amaigrir
emaciated {adj} /əˈmeɪsieɪtɪd/ (thin or haggard) :: émacié
emaciation {n} (the act of making very lean) :: émaciation {f}
emaciation {n} (the state of being emaciated) :: émaciation {f}, émaciement {m} [rare]
e-mail {n} (email) SEE: email ::
e-mail {v} (email) SEE: email ::
email {n} /ˈiːmeɪl/ (system) :: courrier électronique {m}, courriel {m}, email {m}
email {n} (message sent via email) :: courriel {m}, courriels {m-p}, courrier électronique {m}, [colloquial] email {m}, e-mail {m}
email {n} (an email address) :: adresse courriel {f}
email {v} (to send an email or emails to) :: envoyer un courriel, courrieller
email {v} (intransitive: to send an email or emails) :: envoyer un courriel, courrieller
email {v} (to send via email) :: envoyer par courriel, courrieller
email address {n} (e-mail address) SEE: e-mail address ::
e-mail address {n} (unique identifier) :: adresse électronique {f}, adresse courriel {f}, adresse de courrier électronique {f}, adresse e-mail
Emajõgi {prop} (river in Estonia) :: Emajõgi
E major {n} (the major key with E as its tonic) :: mi majeur {m}
E major {n} (the major chord with a root of E) :: mi majeur {m}
emanate {v} /ˈɛm.ə.ˌneɪt/ (To come from a source) :: émaner
emanation {n} /ˌɛməˈneɪʃən/ (act of flowing) :: émanation {f}
emanation {n} (that which flows) :: émanation {f}
emanation {n} (radon, see also: radon) :: [obsolete] émanation {f}, radon {m}
emancipation {n} /ɨˈmænsɨˌpeɪʃnˌ/ (act of setting free from the power of another) :: émancipation {f}
emasculate {adj} /ɪˈmæskjʊleɪt/ (deprived of virility or vigor) :: émasculé
emasculate {v} (to deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate) :: émasculer
emasculation {n} (castration) :: émasculation {f}
embalm {v} (to treat a corpse in order to prevent decomposition) :: embaumer
embalm {v} (to perfume) :: embaumer
embankment {n} (artificial mound of earth and stone) :: chaussée {f}, talus {m}
embarcadère {n} (a pier, a wharf) :: embarcadère {m}
embarge {n} (embargo) SEE: embargo ::
embarge {v} /əmˈbɑɹdʒ/ (to put in a barge) :: embarquer
embarge {v} (to board a barge) :: embarquer, monter
embargo {n} /ɪmˈbɑɹɡoʊ/ (an order by the government prohibiting ships from leaving port) :: embargo {m}
embargo {n} (a ban on trade with another country) :: embargo {m}
embarkation {n} (embarking) :: embarquement {m}
embarrass {v} /ɪmˈbæ.ɹəs/ (to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely) :: embarrasser, gêner
embarrassed {adj} /ɪmˈbæɹ.əst/ (Having a feeling of shameful discomfort) :: embarrassé, gêné
embarrassing {adj} (causing embarrassment) :: embarrassant, gênant {m}
embarrassment {n} /ɪmˈbæɹəsmənt/ (state of discomfort) :: embarras {m}
embarrassment {n} (state of confusion) :: embarras {m}
embarrassment {n} (person whose actions cause humiliation) :: (être la) honte (de) {f}
embassy {n} /ˈɛmbəsi/ (organization representing a foreign state) :: ambassade {f}
embattled {adj} /ɛmˈbæt.əld/ (subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates) :: contesté, encerclé
embattled {adj} (prepared or armed for battle) :: armé, prêt pour la bataille
embattled {adj} (having battlements or crenellations) :: toujours en difficultés, crénaux d'une muraille
embattled {adj} ((heraldry) drawn with a line of alternating square indendations and extensions) :: crénelé {m}
embed {v} /ɛmˈbɛd/ (lay as in a bed; lay in surrounding matter) :: insérer, encastrer, incruster
embed {v} (mathematics; embed in) :: plonger dans
embedded {adj} /ɪmˈbɛdɪd/ (part of; firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into) :: imbriqué, incrusté, inclus
embedding {n} (in mathematics) :: plongement {m}
embellish {v} /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ/ (To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate) :: embellir
embellish {v} (To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort) :: embellir
ember {n} /ˈɛm.bɚ/ (glowing piece of coal or wood) :: braise {f}, tison {m}, brandon {m}
ember {n} (smoldering ash) SEE: embers ::
embers {n} (the smoldering or glowing remains of a fire, smoldering ash) :: braise {f}
embetterment {n} (improvement) SEE: improvement ::
embezzle {v} /əmˈbɛzəl/ (to steal money that one has been trusted with) :: divertir, détourner
embezzlement {n} (The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner) :: détournement {m}
embiggen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
embiopteran {n} (insect) :: embioptère {m}
emblem {n} /ˈɛmbləm/ (representative symbol) :: emblème {m}
emblematic {adj} (serving as a symbol) :: emblématique
embodiment {n} (entity typifying an abstraction) :: incarnation {f}
embody {v} (represent in a physical form; to incarnate or personify) :: incarner, personnifier
embody {v} (include or represent, especially as part of a cohesive whole) :: représenter
embolden {v} /ɛmˈbəʊldən/ (To encourage, inspire, or motivate) :: encourager,enhardir
embolism {n} (obstruction or occlusion of an artery by an embolus) :: embolie {f}
embolism {n} (insertion of days into the calendar) :: embolisme {m}
emboss {v} (to mark or decorate with a raised design or symbol) :: estamper, gaufrer, bosseler
embouchure {n} /ˈɑm.bə.ʃɚ/ (use of the lips, facial muscles, tongue, and teeth when playing a wind instrument) :: embouchure {f}
embourgeoisement {n} /ɒmbɔːˈʒwazmɑ̃/ (the adoption the characteristics of the bourgeoisie) :: embourgeoisement {m}
embrace {v} /ɪmˈbɹeɪs/ (to hug (a person)) :: étreindre, embrasser
embrace {v} ((metaphorical) to enfold or include (ideas, principles, etc)) :: embrasser
embrace {n} (hug) :: accolade {f}, embrassement {m}, embrassade {f}, étreinte {f}
embrasure {n} (Any of the indentations between the merlons of a battlement) :: embrasure {f}, ébrasure {f}
embrocation {n} (to rub oil or spirit etc. onto a diseased parts) :: embrocation {f}
embroider {v} (to stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread) :: broder
embroider {v} (to add imaginary detail to a narrative) :: broder
embroiderer {n} (person who embroiders) :: brodeur {m}
embroideress {n} (female embroiderer) :: brodeuse {f}
embroidery {n} /ɪmˈbɹɔɪdəɹi/ (ornamentation) :: broderie {f}
embroidery {n} (fabric) :: broderie {f}
embroidery {n} (elaboration of an account with details) :: broderie {f}
embroil {v} /ɪmˈbɹɔɪl/ (to draw into a situation) :: embourber
embroilment {n} (an entangled situation) SEE: imbroglio ::
embryo {n} /ˈɛmbɹi.əʊ/ (fertilized egg before developing into a fetus) :: embryon {m}
embryogenesis {n} (The process by which an embryo is formed and develops) :: embryogenèse {f}
embryologist {n} (expert or specialist in embryology) :: embryologist {m} {f}, embryologue {m} {f}
embryology {n} (the scientific study of embryos) :: embryologie {f}
embryomorphosis {n} :: embryomorphose {f}
embryonic {adj} /ˈɛm.bɹi.ɒn.ɪk/ (embryology: of or relating to an embryo) :: embryonnaire
embryonic {adj} (figuratively: something, especially a project, that is very new and is still evolving) :: embryonnaire
em dash {n} (typographical symbol '—') :: tiret cadratin {m}
-eme {suffix} /-iːm/ (linguistic base unit) :: -ème {m}
emerald {adj} /ˈɛməɹəld/ (rich green colour) :: émeraude
emerald {n} (gemstone) :: émeraude {f}
emerald {n} (colour) :: émeraude {f}
emerald ash borer {n} (Agrilus planipennis) :: agrile du frêne
emerald green {n} (colour) :: émeraude {m}, vert émeraude {m}
emerge {v} /i.ˈmɝdʒ/ (to come into view) :: émerger
emerge {v} (to come out of) :: émerger, sortir
emerge {v} :: émerger
emergence {n} /ɪˈmɜːdʒ(ə)ns/ (The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view) :: émergence {f}
emergence {n} (the arising of emergent structure in complex systems) :: émergence {f}
emergency {n} /ɪˈmɝ.dʒə (situation requiring urgent assistance) :: urgence {f}, crise {f}
emergency {n} (emergency department) :: urgences {f-p}
emergency brake {n} (type of brake) :: signal d'alarme {m}
emergency escape {n} (fire escape) SEE: fire escape ::
emergency exit {n} (exit for evacuation) :: sortie de secours {f}
emergency goalie {n} :: gardien d'urgence
emergency physician {n} (emergency physician) :: médecin d’urgence {m}, urgentiste {m} {f}, médecin urgentiste {m}, urgentologue {m} {f} [Canadian French]
emergency room {n} (hospital department) :: salle d'urgences {f}, salle des urgences {f}
emergency stairs {n} (fire escape) SEE: fire escape ::
emerging {adj} (becoming prominent; newly formed; emergent; rising) :: émergent
emeritus {adj} (retired but retaining an honorific version of previous title) :: émérite
emery {n} /ˈɛməɹi/ (mineral) :: émeri {m}
Emery {prop} (male given name) :: Émeric, Aymeric
Emesa {prop} (Former name of Homs) :: Émèse {f}
Emesene {adj} (Of or pertaining to Emesa) :: émésène {m} {f}
Emesene {n} (A person from, or an inhabitant of, Emesa) :: Émésène {m} {f}
Emesene {prop} :: Émésène {f}
Emesenian {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Emesene (region)) :: émésénien {m}, émésénienne {f}
Emesenian {n} (A native or inhabitant of the Emesene) :: Émésénien {m}, Émésénienne {f}
emetic {adj} /əˈmɛt.ɪk/ (causing nausea and vomiting) :: émétique, vomitif
emetic {n} (agent) :: émétique, vomitif
emetophilia {n} (sexual fetish) :: émétophilie {f}
emigrate {v} /ˈɛmɪɡɹeɪt/ (to leave one's country in order to reside elsewhere) :: émigrer
emigration {n} (act of emigrating) :: émigration {f}
Emil {prop} (male given name) :: Émile
Emile {prop} (Emil) SEE: Emil ::
Emilian {prop} (language) :: émilien {m}
Emilia-Romagna {prop} (region of Italy) :: Émilie-Romagne {f}
Emily {prop} (given name) :: Émilie
eminent {adj} /ˈɛmɪnənt/ (remarkable, great) :: remarquable
eminent {adj} (of a person: distinguished, noteworthy) :: éminent
eminent domain {n} (government's right to expropriate private land) :: expropriation {f}, expropriation pour cause d'utilité publique {f}
eminent domain {n} (lord's property interest in a fief or fee) :: domaine direct {m}, domaine éminent {m}
eminently {adv} /ˈɛmɪnəntli/ (in an eminent manner) :: éminemment
eminently {adv} (to a great degree) :: parfaitement, éminemment
E minor {n} (the minor key with E as its tonic) :: mi mineur {m}
E minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of E) :: mi mineur {m}
emir {n} (Islamic prince or leader) :: émir {m}
emirate {n} /ˈeməɹət/ (country ruled by an emir) :: émirat {m}
Emirati {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to United Arab Emirates) :: émirati, émirien
Emirati {n} (a person from the United Arab Emirates) :: Émirati, Émirien {m}
emissary {n} /ˈɛmɪˌsɛɹi/ (an agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else) :: émissaire {m} {f}
emission {n} /ɪˈmɪʃən/ (something that is emitted) :: émission {f}
emission {n} (act of sending or throwing out) :: émission {f}
emit {v} /ɪˈmɪt/ (to send out or give off) :: émettre
emitter {n} /əmɪtə/ (that which emits) :: émetteur {m}
emitter {n} (terminal of a transistor) :: émetteur {m}
Emma {prop} /ˈɛmə/ (female given name) :: Emma
Emmanuel {prop} (male given name) :: Emmanuel
Emmanuel {prop} (figure whose birth is foretold) SEE: Immanuel ::
Emmanuel {prop} (this figure, regarded as Christ) SEE: Immanuel ::
Emmeline {prop} (female given name) :: Émeline
emmer {n} /ˈɛmɚ/ (Triticum dicoccon) :: amidonnier {m}
emoji {n} /ɪˈməʊdʒi/ (digital graphic icon) :: emoji {m}, émoji {m}
emollient {n} /ɪˈmɑl.jənt/ (Something which softens or lubricates the skin) :: émollient {m}
emollient {adj} (Soothing; mollifying) :: lénifiant
emolument {n} /ɪˈmɒljəmənt/ (payment for an office or employment) :: émolument {m}
emoticon {n} /əˈmoʊtəˌkɑn/ (representation of an emotion of the writer) :: émoticône {m}, émoticone {m}, binette {f}, frimousse {f}
emotion {n} /ɪˈmoʊʃən/ (person's internal state of being) :: émotion {f}
emotional {adj} /ɪˈməʊʃənəl/ (of or relating to the emotions) :: émotionnel
emotional {adj} (characterised by emotion) :: émotionnel
emotional {adj} (determined by emotion rather than reason) :: émotif
emotional {adj} (easily affected by emotion) :: émotif
emotional blackmail {n} (psychological misuse of a person's emotions) :: chantage affectif {m}
empathic {adj} (showing or expressing empathy) :: empathique
empathize {v} /ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz/ (to feel empathy for another person) :: compatir, s'apitoyer
empathy {n} /ˈɛmpəθi/ (intellectual identification with another person) :: empathie {f}
Empedocles {prop} /ɛmˈpɛdəkliːz/ (philosopher) :: Empédocle
emperor {n} /ˈɛmpəɹɚ/ (ruler of an empire) :: empereur {m}
emperor penguin {n} (largest penguin) :: manchot empereur {m}
emphasis {n} /ˈɛmfəsɪs/ (special weight or forcefulness given to something considered important) :: accent {m}, emphase {f}
emphasis {n} :: graisse {f}
emphasize {v} /ˈɛm.fə.saɪz/ (stress) :: souligner
emphatic {adj} /ɪmˈfætɪk/ (characterized by emphasis) :: emphatique {m} {f}
emphatic {adj} (stated with conviction) :: emphatique {m} {f}
emphatic {adj} (of emphatic consonants) :: emphatique {m} {f}
emphysema {n} /ˌɛmfɪˈsiːmə/ (abnormal accumulation of air in tissues) :: emphysème {m}
emphyteusis {n} (right) :: emphytéose {f}
emphyteutic {adj} (pertaining to emphyteusis) :: emphytéotique
empire {n} /ˈɛmpaɪə/ (political unit) :: empire
empire {n} (state ruled by an emperor) :: empire {m}
empire {n} :: empire {m}
Empire of Japan {prop} (nation-state) :: Empire du Japon {m}
empiric {n} (unqualified or dishonest practitioner) SEE: charlatan ::
empiric {adj} (empiric) SEE: empirical ::
empiric {n} (one guided by empiricism) SEE: empiricist ::
empirical {adj} /ɪmˈpɪɹɪkəl/ (pertaining to or based on experience) :: empirique
empiricism {n} (philosophical theory) :: empirisme {m}
empiricist {n} (an advocate or supporter of empiricism) :: empiriste
employ {v} (employ, apply) SEE: use ::
employ {v} /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ (to give someone work) :: employer, embaucher, recruter
employability {n} /ɪmˌplɔɪəˈbɪləti/ (state of being employable) :: employabilité {f}
employable {adj} (able to be employed) :: employable
employee {n} /ɛmplɔɪˈiː/ (individual who provides labor to a company or another person) :: employé {m}, employée {f}, salarié {m}, salariée {f}
employer {n} (person or entity which employs others) :: employeur {m}, employeuse {f}
employment {n} /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ (use, purpose) :: emploi {m}
employment {n} (the act of employing) :: emploi {m}
employment {n} (the state of being employed) :: emploi {m}
employment {n} (the work or occupation for which one is paid) :: travail {m}, emploi {m}
employment agency {n} (organisation that matches employers to employees) :: agence pour l'emplo {f}
employment contract {n} (category of contract) :: contrat de travail {m}
empower {v} (to give permission to) :: autoriser
empower {v} (to give confidence and/or strength to) :: encapaciter
empowerment {n} (granting of power) :: autonomisation
empress {n} /ˈɛmpɹəs/ (female monarch of an empire) :: impératrice {f}
emptiness {n} (the state or feeling of being empty) :: vide {m}, néant {m}, vacuité {f}
emptiness {n} :: néant
empty {adj} /ˈɛmpti/ (devoid of content) :: vide
empty {v} (to make empty) :: vider
empty {n} (empty bottle) :: cadavre {m}
empty constructor {n} (constructor with no argument) :: constructeur par défaut
empty-handed {adj} (emptyhanded) SEE: emptyhanded ::
emptyhanded {adj} (having nothing to give) :: les mains vides {p}
emptyhanded {adj} (having given or received nothing) :: bredouille {m} {f}
empty product {n} (result of multiplying no numbers) :: produit vide {m}
empty set {n} (unique set that contains no elements) :: ensemble vide {m}
empty space {n} (vacuum) SEE: vacuum ::
empty sum {n} (result of adding no numbers) :: somme vide {f}
empty the tank {v} (make the utmost effort) :: se donner à fond
empty vessels make the most sound {proverb} (proverb) :: c'est pas parce-qu'on n'a rien à dire qu'il faut fermer sa gueule
empyema {n} (collection of pus) :: empyème {m}
empyrean {adj} /ɛmˌpaɪˈɹiːn̩/ (the highest heaven) :: Empyrée {m}
Emsian {prop} :: Emsien
emu {n} /ˈiːmjuː/ (Dromaius novaehollandiae) :: émeu {m}, émeus {m-p}
emulate {v} /ˈɛm.jə.leɪt/ (to attempt to equal or be the same as) :: émuler
emulate {v} (to copy or imitate, especially a person) :: émuler, imiter
emulate {v} (to feel a rivalry with; to be jealous of, to envy) :: émuler
emulate {v} :: copier, simuler
emulator {n} :: émulateur
emulsion {n} (suspension of one liquid in another) :: émulsion {f}
en {n} /ɛn/ (name of the letter N, n) :: enne {m}
enable {v} /ɪˈneɪbəl/ (to give power, sanction or authorization to; to provide with abilities, means, opportunities) :: autoriser
enable {v} (to make something possible) :: permettre
enable {v} (to allow a way out or excuse for an action) :: permettre
enable {v} (to activate a function of an electronical or mechanical device) :: activer
enact {v} (to make (a bill) into law) :: promulguer
enact {v} (to act the part of; to play) :: jouer
enamel {n} /ɪˈnæməl/ (opaque, glassy coating baked onto metal or ceramic objects) :: émail {m}, glaçure {f}
enamel {n} (coating that dries to a hard, glossy finish) :: émail {m}
enamel {n} (covering on the tooth) :: émail {m}
enamel {n} :: émail {m}
enamel {v} (to coat with enamel) :: émailler
enameling {n} (the art of applying enamel) :: émaillerie {f}
enantio- {prefix} /ɛnˈæntɪəʊ/ (opposite) :: énantio-
enantiodromic {adj} (Relating to enantiodromia) :: énantiodromique
enantiomer {n} (one of a pair of mirror-image stereoisomers) :: énantiomère
enantiotropic {adj} :: énantiotrope {m} {f}
enarthrosis {n} (a ball-and-socket joint) :: énarthrose {f}
en bloc {adv} (as a whole) :: en bloc
encampment {n} (campsite) :: campement {m}
encampment {n} (temporary living quarters) :: campement {m}
encapsulate {v} /ɪnˈkæps(j)ʊˌleɪt/ (to enclose as if in a capsule) :: encapsuler
encapsulate {v} (object-oriented programming: To enclose objects in a common interface) :: encapsuler
encapsulation {n} (act of enclosing in a capsule) :: encapsulation
encapsulation {n} (object-oriented programming: grouping together an object's state) :: encapsulation
-ence {suffix} (-ance) :: -ence, -ance
Enceladus {prop} /ɛnsɛlədəs/ (mythology) :: Encelade {m}
Enceladus {prop} (moon of Saturn) :: Encelade {m}
encephalitis {n} (inflammation of the brain) :: encéphalite {f}
encephalo- {prefix} (pertaining to the brain) :: encéphalo-
encephalography {n} (X-ray examination of brain) :: encéphalographie {f}
encephalon {n} /ɛnˈsɛfələn/ (brain) :: encéphale {m}
encephalopathy {n} /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθi/ (condition affecting the brain) :: encéphalopathie
enchant {v} /ɛnˈtʃænt/ (to attract and delight) :: enchanter
enchanted {adj} (under the influence of enchantment) :: enchanté
enchanter {n} (A spellcaster, conjurer, wizard, sorcerer or soothsayer) :: enchanteur {m}, enchanteuse {f}
enchanting {adj} (having the ability to enchant) :: enchanteur {m}, enchanteresse {f}
enchantment {n} (act, feeling of enchanting) :: enchantement {m}, ensorcellement {m}
enchantress {n} (attractive woman skilled at using magic) :: enchanteresse {f}
enchondroma {n} (a cartilage cyst found in the bone marrow) :: enchondrome {m}
encircle {v} /ɛnˈsɜɹkəl/ (surround) :: encercler {f}
enclitic {adj} /ɪnˈklɪtɪk/ (clitic which joins with the preceding word) :: enclitique
enclosure {n} /ɛnˈkloʊʒəɹ/ (area partially or entirely enclosed by walls, fences or buildings) :: enclos {m}
encode {v} (genetics) :: encoder, coder
encoder {n} (a device to encode a signal) :: encodeur
encoding {n} (character encoding (computing)) :: codage {m}
encompass {v} /ɛnˈkʌm.pəs/ (encircle) :: encercler
encompass {v} (surround) :: entourer
encompass {v} (include) :: englober, inclure, comprendre, renfermer
encore {n} /ˈɑnkɔɹ/ (brief extra performance after the main performance is complete) :: bis {m}
encore {n} (a call for a repeat performance) :: bis {m}, rappel {m}
encounter {v} /ɪnˈkaʊntɚ/ (meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly) :: rencontrer
encounter {n} (unplanned meeting) :: rencontre {f}
encounter {n} :: rencontre
encourage {v} /ɪnˈkɝɹɪdʒ/ (mentally support or motivate) :: encourager
encourage {v} (spur on, recommend) :: encourager
encouragement {n} /ɪnˈkʌɹɪdʒmənt]/ (the act of encouraging) :: encouragement {m}
encouragement {n} (that which serves to incite, support, promote or advance, as favor, countenance, reward etc.) :: encouragement {m}
encrust {v} (To cover with a hard crust) :: encroûter, encrouter
encrust {v} (To inset or affix decorative material) :: incruster
encrypt {v} (to conceal information by means of a code or cipher) :: coder, chiffrer, crypter
encrypted {adj} (that is in code) :: chiffré
encryption {n} (process of obscuring information to make it unreadable without special knowledge, key files, and/or passwords) :: chiffrement
encyclical {n} /ɛnˈsɪklɪkəl/ (papal letter delivered to Bishops) :: encyclique {f}
encyclopaedia {n} (encyclopedia) SEE: encyclopedia ::
encyclopedia {n} /ənˌsəɪ.kləˈpi.di.ə/ (comprehensive reference with articles on a range of topics) :: encyclopédie {f}
encyclopedic {adj} (of or relating to comprehensiveness and other characteristics of an encyclopedia) :: encyclopédique
encyclopedic {adj} (in lexicography) :: encyclopédique
encyclopedic dictionary {n} (form of dictionary) :: dictionnaire encyclopédique
encyclopedicity {n} /ɛnˌsaɪk.ləʊˈpiːˌdɪs.ɪ.ti/ (quality or state of being encyclopaedic) :: encyclopédicité {f}
end {n} /ɛnd/ (extreme part) :: fin {f}, bout {m}, extrémité {f}
end {v} (ergative, intransitive: be finished, be terminated) :: finir, terminer
end {v} (transitive: finish, terminate (something)) :: finir, terminer
endanger {v} /ənˈdeɪndʒɚ/ (to put someone or something in danger) :: compromettre
endangered {adj} (in danger, at risk) :: en danger
endangered species {n} (species which is in danger of becoming extinct) :: espèce en danger {f}, espèce menacée {f}, espèce en voie de disparition {f}
en dash {n} (typographical symbol –) :: tiret demi-cadratin {m}
endbrain {n} (telencephalon) SEE: telencephalon ::
endbutton {n} (wooden plug in the end of the instrument) :: bouton {m}
endearing {adj} /ɪnˈdɪəɹɪŋ/ (inspiring affection or love) :: attendrissant
endearment {n} (an expression of affection) :: affection
endeavor {n} /ɛnˈdɛv.ɚ/ (a sincere attempt) :: effort {m}
endeavor {n} (enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity) :: effort {m}, entreprise {f}
endeavor {v} (attempt through application of effort) :: tenter, s’efforcer, tâcher
endeavor {v} (to work with purpose) :: se dévouer à quelque chose, tâcher
endectocide {n} :: endectocide {m}
endemic {adj} /ɛnˈdɛm.ɪk/ (native to a particular area) :: indigène, endémique
endemic {adj} (peculiar to a particular area) :: endémique
endemic {adj} (prevalent in a particular area) :: endémique
endgame {n} (part of a chess game) :: finale {f}
ending {n} /ˈɛndɪŋ/ (termination or conclusion) :: fin {f}
ending {n} (grammar: last morpheme of a word) SEE: termination ::
end in itself {n} (something without a purpose) :: fin en soi {m}, raison d’être {f}
endive {n} /ˈɛndaɪv/ (salad vegetable) :: laitue romaine {f}
endless {adj} /ˈɛndlɪs/ (having no end) :: infini, interminable, perpétuel
endless {adj} :: infini
endlessly {adv} (in an endless manner) :: indéfiniment
endling {n} (last individual) :: dernier spécimen recensé {m}
endnote {n} (annotation placed at the end of a document) :: note {f} en fin de chapitre / de texte / d’ouvrage
endocardium {n} (membrane that lines the interior of the heart) :: endocarde {m}
endocarp {n} (inner layer of the pericarp) :: endocarpe {m}
endocrine {adj} /ˈɛnd.oʊ.kɹɪn/ (producing internal secretions that are transported around the body by the bloodstream) :: endocrine
endocrine system {n} (system of ductless glands) :: système endocrinien {m}
endocrinologist {n} /ˈɛn.dəʊ.kɹɪnˌɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (practitioner of endocrinology) :: endocrinologue {m} {f}
endocrinology {n} (study of the endocrine glands) :: endocrinologie {f}
endodermic {adj} (of or relating to the endoderm; endodermal) :: endodermique
end of the world {n} (end of the world) :: fin du monde {f}
endogamous {adj} (of a marriage, within a social group) :: endogamique, endogame
endogamy {n} /ɛnˈdɒɡəmi/ (the practice of marrying within one's own social group) :: endogamie {f}
endogeneity {n} (state) :: endogénéité {f}
endogenous {adj} /ɨnˈdɑdʒənəs/ (produced, originating or growing from within) :: endogène
endogenous {adj} (of a disease, caused by factors within the body) :: endogène
endohedral {adj} :: endoédrique
endometrectomy {n} :: endométrectomie {f}
endometriosis {n} /ˌɛndoʊˌmiːtɹiˈoʊsɪs/ (endometrium condition) :: endométriose {f}
endometrium {n} /ˌɛndəˈmiːtɹi.əm/ (mucous membrane) :: endomètre {m}
endonym {n} (a name used by a group or category of people to refer to themselves or their language) :: endonyme {m}
endoparasite {n} /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈpæɹəˌsaɪt/ (indwelling parasite) :: endoparasite {m}
endoplasmic reticulum {n} (network of membranes) :: réticulum endoplasmique
endorheic {adj} /ɛn.doʊˈɹi.ɪk/ (internally drained; having no outlet) :: endoréique
endorphin {n} /ɛnˈdɔ(ɹ)fɪn/ (any of a group of peptide hormones) :: endorphine {f}
endorse {v} (support) :: soutenir, approuver
endorse {v} (write on the back of a cheque) :: endosser
endorsement {n} (support from an important, renowned figure of a media) :: soutien
endoscope {n} (instrument) :: endoscope {m}
endoscopic {adj} (of or relating to endoscopy) :: endoscopique
endoscopy {n} /ɛnˈdɔ.skə.piː/ (examination using an endoscope) :: endoscopie {f}
endoskeletal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to an endoskeleton) :: endosquelettique {m} {f}
endoskeleton {n} (internal skeleton of an animal) :: endosquelette {m}
endosome {n} (endocytic vacuole) :: endosome
endosperm {n} (tissue) :: albumen {m}
endosymbiosis {n} (living within another organism) :: endosymbiose {f}
endosymbiotic theory {n} (the theory that concerns the origins of mitochondria and chloroplasts) :: hypothèse de l'endosymbiose {f}, hypothèse endosymbiotique {f}
endothermic {adj} /ˌɛndəʊˈθəːmɪk/ (zoology: of animal with regulated temperature) :: homéotherme, à sang chaud
endotoxic {adj} (of, related to, or caused by an endotoxin) :: endotoxique
endotoxin {n} (any toxin secreted by a microorganism that is released into surrounding environment only when it dies) :: endotoxine {f}
endotracheal {adj} (within or through the trachea) :: endotrachéal
endovascular {adj} (within a blood vessel) :: endovascolare
endow {v} /ɪnˈdaʊ/ (to furnish with money or its equivalent) :: doter
endow {v} (to enrich or furnish with anything of the nature of a gift) :: doter, enrichir
endowment {n} /ɛnˈdaʊmənt/ (something with which a person or thing is endowed) :: dotation {f}
endpaper {n} (either of two folded sheets of paper used to connect the front and back covers of a book to the first and last pages) :: page de garde {f}
endpin {n} (spike of a musical instrument) :: pique {f}
endpoint {n} (either of two points at the end of a line) :: extrémité {f}
end up {v} (conclude, turn out) :: se terminer, se finir
end up {v} (arrive at a destination) :: se retrouver, finir
end up {v} (eventually do) :: finir par [+infinitive]
endurable {adj} (able to be endured; tolerable; bearable) :: endurable, tolérable
endurance {n} /ɪnˈdjʊəɹəns/ (the measure of a person's stamina or persistence) :: endurance {f}
endurance {n} (ability to endure hardship) :: endurance {f}
endure {v} (to endure) SEE: take ::
endure {v} (endure, undergo) SEE: suffer ::
endure {v} /ɪnˈd(j)ʊɹ/ (to continue despite obstacles) :: endurer, perdurer
end user {n} (the final consumer of a product; the intended recipient or user) :: utilisateur final {m}
-ene {suffix} (alkene) :: -ène {m}
enema {n} /ˈɛn.ə.mə/ (injection of fluid into the rectum) :: lavement {m}
enemy {n} /ˈɛnəmi/ (someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else) :: ennemi {m}, ennemie {f}
enemy {adj} (of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy) :: ennemi
energetic {adj} (Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy) :: énergique, énergétique
energetic {adj} (Of or relating to energy) :: énergétique
energetically {adv} (in an energetic manner) :: énergiquement
energumen {n} /ɛn.ə.ˈɡjuː.mən/ (A person possessed by an evil ghost, spirit, or entity) :: énergumène {m} {f}
energy {n} /ˈɛnɚd͡ʒi/ (impetus behind activity) :: énergie {f}
energy {n} (capacity to do work) :: énergie {f}, courage {m}
energy {n} (physics) :: énergie {f}
energy drink {n} (caffeinated soft drink) :: boisson énergisante {f}
enervate {v} /ˌɛn.ə(ɹ)ˈveɪt/ (to reduce strength or energy; debilitate) :: affaiblir
enfantement {n} (obsolete: act of giving birth) :: enfantement {m}
enfant terrible {n} (unconventional badly-behaved person) :: enfant terrible {m}
enfeeble {v} (make feeble) :: affaiblir
enfleurage {n} /ˌɑ̃.fluˈɹɑʒ/ (the process of extracting fragrance from flowers) :: enfleurage {m}
enforcer {n} (one who enforces) :: exécuteur
enforcer {n} (member of a group charged with keeping dissident members obedient) :: homme de main
Engadin {prop} (long valley in the Swiss Alps) :: Engadine {f}
engage {v} /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ (intransitive: to enter into battle) :: engager
engage {v} (to employ or obtain the services of someone) :: engager
engage {v} (to mesh or interlock) :: embrayer
engaged {adj} /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/ (agreed to be married) :: fiancé {m}, fiancée {f}
engaged {adj} (already involved in a telephone call) :: engagé
engagement {n} /ɪnˈɡeɪd͡ʒ.mənt/ (period of time when marriage is planned or promised) :: fiançailles {f-p}
engagement ring {n} (a ring signifying a promise to wed) :: bague de fiançailles {f}
en garde {interj} /ɑn ˈɡɑɹd/ :: en garde
engender {v} /ɛnˈdʒɛn.dɚ/ (to bring into existence, cause) :: engendrer, concevoir, donner le jour à, donner naissance à
engine {n} /ˈɛnd͡ʒɪn/ (mechanical device) :: moteur {m}
engine {n} (influential group) :: moteur {m}
engine {n} (brain or heart) :: moteur {m}
engine {n} (locomotive) SEE: locomotive ::
engine block {n} (casting containing piston cylinders) :: bloc-moteur {m}, bloc-cylindres {m}
engineer {n} /ˌɛnd͡ʒɪˈnɪɹ/ (person qualified or professionally engaged in engineering) :: ingénieur {m} , ingénieure {f}
engineer {n} (locomotive operator) :: machiniste {m}, mécanicien {m}
engineering {n} /ˌen.dʒɪˈnɪə.ɹɪŋ/ (application of science to the needs of humanity) :: ingénierie {f}, génie
engineering {n} (work of an engineer) :: ingénierie {f}
engineering {n} (profession) :: ingénierie {f}
engineering {n} (area aboard a ship where the engine is located) :: salle des machines {f}
engineer's scale {n} :: kutsch {m}
engine room {n} (compartment on a ship) :: salle des machines {f}
engine trouble {n} (problems occurring with an engine or motor) :: panne {f}
England {prop} /ˈɪŋ(ɡ)lənd/ (region of Great Britain) :: Angleterre {f}
english {n} (spinning or rotary motion around the vertical axis) :: anglais
English {adj} /ˈɪŋ(ɡ)lɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to England) :: anglais {m}, anglaise {f}
English {adj} (of or pertaining to the English language) :: anglais
English {n} (people from England) :: Anglais {m}, Anglaise {f}
English {n} (the English language) :: anglais {m}, langue de Shakespeare {f}
English {n} (one's ability to employ the English language) :: anglais {m}
English {n} (14-point type) :: gros-texte
English bond {n} (in bricklaying, an arrangement of bricks) :: appareil français {m}, appareil à la française {m}, appareil flamand {m}, appareil picard {m}
English Canada {prop} (English-speaking Canada) :: Canada anglais {m}, Canada anglophone {m}
English Canada {prop} (English Canadians) :: Canadiens anglais {m-p}
English-Canadian {adj} (anglophone Canadian, English-speaking Canadian, English-language Canadian) :: canadien anglophone {m}, canadienne anglophone {f}
English-Canadian {adj} (English-Canadian) :: canadien-anglais {m}, canadienne-anglaise {f}, anglo-canadien {m}, anglo-canadienne {f}
English Carrier {n} (English Carrier) :: pigeon carrier {m}, carrier {m}, [from the Origin of Species translation] Pigeon Messager anglais {m} (pigeon messager anglais {m}), [from the Origin of Species translation] Messager anglais {m} (messager anglais {m}), [from the Origin of Species translation] Messager {m} (messager {m})
English Channel {prop} (The part of the Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and France) :: La Manche {f}
English horn {n} (cor anglais) SEE: cor anglais ::
Englishman {n} /ˈɪŋ.(ɡ)lɪʃ.mən/ (male native or inhabitant of England) :: Anglais {m}
English Opening {n} (chess opening) :: partie anglaise {f}
English studies {n} (academic discipline) :: anglistique {f}
Englishwoman {n} (a female native or inhabitant of England) :: Anglaise {f}
engobe {n} (A clay slip coating applied to a ceramic body) :: engobe {m}
engrailed {n} (moth) :: boarmie crépusculaire {f}
engrave {v} (carve text or symbols into (something)) :: graver
engraving {n} (the practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface) :: gravure {f}
engraving {n} (an engraved image) :: gravure {f}
engross {v} /ɛnˈɡɹoʊs/ (to buy up wholesale) :: accaparer, rafler, s'emparer de
engross {v} (to monopolize; to concentrate possession) :: accaparer, monopoliser, truster
engross {v} (to engage completely) :: captiver, passionner, fasciner, polariser, envoûter, ravir, charmer, capter, obnubiler, obséder
engross {v} (to make gross or fat) :: engraisser
engrossed {adj} /ɛn.ˈɡɹoʊst/ (preoccupied) :: obnubilé {m}, absorbé
engrossing {adj} /ɛnˈɡɹoʊsɪŋ/ (absorbing) :: absorbant, captivant
engulf {v} (overwhelm) :: submerger
engulf {v} (surround; cover) :: engloutir, engouffrer
enhance {v} /ɪnˈhæns/ (augment or make something greater) :: augmenter, accroître
enhance {v} (improve something by adding features) :: améliorer
enhanced {adj} (improved) :: avancé
enhanced {adj} (raised up) :: amplifié
enhancement {n} (an improvement) :: amélioration {f}
enhydros {n} (chalcedony containing liquid) :: enhydre {f}
enhydrous {adj} (having water within) :: enhydre {m} {f}
enigma {n} /ɪˈnɪɡmə/ (something puzzling, mysterious or inexplicable) :: énigme {f}
enigma {n} :: énigme {f}
enigmatic {adj} /ˌɛnɪɡˈmætɪk/ (pertaining to an enigma) :: énigmatique
enigmatic {adj} (mysterious) :: énigmatique
enjail {v} (put in jail) SEE: imprison ::
enjambment {n} /ɪnˈdʒæmbmənt/ (a technique in poetry) :: enjambement {m}
enjoy {v} /ɪnˈd͡ʒɔɪ/ (to receive pleasure or satisfaction from something) :: [with a noun] profiter de, jouir de, [with a verb] no translation
enjoy {v} (to have the use or benefit of something) :: jouir de
enjoyable {adj} /ɛnˈdʒɔɪ.jə.bəl/ (giving pleasure or delight) :: agréable, amusant
enjoyment {n} /ɛnˈdʒɔɪmənt/ (the condition of enjoying anything) :: jouissance {f}, plaisir {m}
enjoy oneself {v} (take pleasure) :: s'amuser, s'égayer
enjoy your meal {phrase} (bon appétit) SEE: bon appétit ::
enlarge {v} /ɪnˈlɑːdʒ/ (make larger) :: agrandir, élargir, accroître
enlargement {n} (Act of making larger) :: élargissement, agrandissement
enlargen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
enlighten {v} (to supply with light) :: éclairer
enlighten {v} (to make clear to the intellect) :: éclairer, informer
enlightenment {n} (philosophy and psychology related to achieving clarity of perception, reason and knowledge) :: illumination
Enlightenment {prop} (the Enlightenment) :: les Lumières {f-p}
enlist {v} (to join a cause or organization) :: rejoindre
enlist {v} (to recruit or to obtain) :: recruter
enlistment {n} (voluntary service) :: enrôlement {m}
en masse {adv} /ɑn ˈmæs/ (in a single body or group) :: en masse
enmesh {v} (To mesh; to tangle or interweave) :: piéger,captiver
enmesh {v} (To involve in such complications.) :: emberlificoter,empêtrer,entortiller
enmesh {v} (To involve in difficulties.) :: entortiller,inclure,englober
enmity {n} /ˈɛn.mɪ.tiː/ (hostile or unfriendly disposition) :: inimitié {f}
Enna {prop} (province of Sicily, Italy) :: Enna
Enna {prop} (town and capital of Enna) :: Enna
ennea- {prefix} (prefix) :: ennéa-
enneagon {n} /ˈɛ.niː.ə.ɡən/ (a polygon with nine sides; a nonagon) :: ennéagone {m}
ennealogy {n} (A set of nine works of art that are connected) :: ennéalogie {f}
ennoble {v} (To bestow with nobility, honour or grace) :: anoblir
ennui {n} /ɑnˈwi/ (listlessness, boredom) :: apathie {f}, indolence {f}
ennui {n} (melancholia, depression) :: mélancolie {f}, dépression {f}
Enoch {prop} (biblical character) :: Hénoch
enol {n} (compound containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which is doubly bonded to another carbon) :: énol {m}
enormous {adj} /ɪˈnɔː(ɹ)məs/ (extremely large) :: énorme
enormously {adv} (to an enormous degree) :: énormément
enough {determiner} /ɪˈnʌf/ (sufficient) :: assez
enough {adv} (sufficiently) :: suffisamment, assez
enough {pron} (a sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc) :: suffisamment, assez
enough {interj} (stop!) :: ça suffit !, assez !
enough is enough {phrase} (the limit of patience or tolerance has been reached) :: ça commence à bien faire
en passant {adv} /ɒn ˈpasɒ̃/ (in passing) :: en passant
en passant {adv} ((chess) captured “in passing” by the other player's pawn) :: en passant
en passant {n} (chess move) :: en passant
enquiry {n} /ɛnˈkwaɪ.ɹi/ (a question) :: enquête {f}, demande {f} de renseignement
enrage {v} (to fill with rage) :: rendre furieux, mettre en rage, enrager
enrich {v} /ɪnˈɹɪt͡ʃ/ (to make rich(er)) :: enrichir
enriched uranium {n} (uranium enriched with a higher amount of U-235) :: uranium enrichi {m}
enriching {adj} :: enrichissant {m}
enrichment {n} (the act of enriching) :: enrichissement {m}
enrichment {n} (the process of making enriched uranium) :: enrichissement {m}
enroll {v} /ɛnˈɹoʊl/ (to enter (a name) in a register, roll or list) :: s'inscrire, s'enrôler
enroll {v} (to enlist (someone) or make (someone) a member of) :: enrôler
enrollment {n} (act of enrolling or state of being enrolled) :: enrôlement {m}
enrollment {n} (people enrolled) :: enrôlé {m}, enrôlés {m-p}, enrôlée {f}, enrôlées {f-p}
enrollment {n} (registration) :: enrôlement {m}
enrolment {n} (act of enrolling or state of being enrolled) :: inscription {f}, enrôlement {m}
en route {prep} /ɒn ɹu(ː)t/ (on the way) :: en route
en route {prep} (along the way) :: sur la route, sur le chemin
ensemble {n} /ˌɑnˈsɑm.bəl/ (a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole) :: ensemble {m}
ensemble {n} (a group of musicians, dancers etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company) :: ensemble {m}
enshrine {v} /ɪnˈʃɹʌɪn/ (to enclose (a sacred relic etc.) in a shrine or chest) :: enchâsser
ensign {n} /ˈɛnsaɪn/ (military officer) :: aspirant {m}
ensign {n} (banner) :: pavillon {m}
enslave {v} (to make subservient; to strip one of freedom; enthrall) :: asservir
enslavement {n} (the act of enslaving or the state of being a slave; bondage) :: asservissement {m}, esclavage {m}
ensnare {v} (To snare, to catch through a snare or trap) :: piéger
ensnare {v} (To entangle) :: empêtrer
enstatite {n} (mineral) :: enstatite {f}
ensue {v} /ɪnˈsuː/ (to occur as consequence) :: résulter, découler
ensure {v} (assure) SEE: assure ::
ensure {v} /ɪnˈʃʊə/ (make sure or certain) :: s'assurer, garantir, assurer
ENT {n} (ear, nose and throat) :: ORL {m} {f}
entail {v} /ɛnˈteɪl/ (to imply or require) :: comporter, impliquer, requérir
entail {v} (to settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing) :: conférer, accorder
entail {n} (That which is entailed) :: entail
entangle {v} /ɛnˈtaŋɡəl/ (twist or interweave) :: intriquer, empêtrer, tortiller
entanglement {n} (the state of being entangled) :: intrication {f}
entelechy {n} /ɛnˈtɛləki/ (complete realisation and final form of some potential concept or function) :: entéléchie {f}
enter {v} /ˈɛntɚ/ (to go into (a room, etc.)) :: entrer
enter {v} (to type into a computer) :: taper, saisir
enteric {adj} (of, relating to, within, or by way of the intestines) :: entérique
entering tone {n} (short sharp tone) :: ton d'entrée
enter into {v} (enter into) SEE: penetrate ::
enteritis {n} (intestinal disease) :: entérite {f}
enterolith {n} (mineral concretion in the intestinal tract) :: entérolithe {m}
enterprise {n} /ˈɛntɚˌpɹaɪz/ (company, business, organization, or endeavor) :: entreprise {f}
enterprise {n} (undertaking, especially a daring and courageous one) :: venture {f}
enterprise {n} (willingness to undertake projects, energy and initiative) :: initiative {f}
enterprise union {n} (a form of trade union) :: syndicat d'entreprise, syndicat d'industrie
enterprising {adj} (very able and ingenious in business dealings) :: entreprenant
entertain {v} /ˌɛntəˈteɪn/ (to amuse) :: divertir
entertain {v} (to have over at one's home) :: recevoir
entertainability {n} :: amusabilité {f}, divertissabilité {f}
entertainer {n} (person who entertains) :: amuseur {m}, divertisseur {m}
entertaining {adj} (amusing) :: divertissant {m}, distrayant
entertainment {n} /ɛn.tɝˈteɪn.mənt/ (activity designed to give pleasure or relaxation) :: divertissement {m}
enthalpy {n} /ˈɛn.θəl.piː/ (a measure of the heat content) :: enthalpie {f}
enthesis {n} /ɪnˈθiː.sɪs/ (point at which a tendon, etc., inserts into a bone) :: enthèse
enthesopathy {n} (disease) :: enthésiopathie, enthésopathie
enthral {v} (hold spellbound) SEE: enthrall ::
enthral {v} (make subservient) SEE: enthrall ::
enthrall {v} (hold spellbound) :: captiver
enthrone {v} (put on the throne) :: introniser
enthronement {n} (the act of enthroning or the state of being enthroned) :: intronisation {f}
enthronise {v} (enthrone) SEE: enthrone ::
enthuse {v} /ɛnˈθuz/ (to cause (someone) to feel enthusiasm) :: enthousiasmer
enthusiasm {n} /ɪnˈθjuːzɪæz(ə)m/ ((obsolete or historical) possession by a god; divine inspiration) :: enthousiasme {m}
enthusiasm {n} (feeling of excited, lively interest) :: enthousiasme {m}, passion {f}
enthusiast {n} (person filled with or guided by enthusiasm) :: passionné, amateur
enthusiast {n} (person exhibiting over-zealous religious fervour) :: enthousiaste {m} {f}, zélote {m} {f}
enthusiastic {adj} /ɪnˌθuːziˈæstɪk/ (with zealous fervor; excited, motivated) :: enthousiaste
enthusiastically {adv} (in an enthusiastic manner) :: avec enthousiasme
enthymeme {n} (by and large statement) :: enthymème {m}
enthymeme {n} (syllogism with required but unstated assumption) :: enthymème {m}
entice {v} (to lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope) :: appâter, attirer
enticing {adj} (alluring) :: aguicheur
entire {adj} (internal; interior) SEE: internal ::
entire {n} (stallion) SEE: stallion ::
entire {adj} /ɪnˈtaɪɚ/ (whole) :: entier {m}, entière {f}
entirely {adv} /ɪnˈtaɪɹli/ :: entièrement
entirety {n} /ɪnˈtaɪ.ə.ɹɪ.ti/ (wholeness) :: entièreté {f}
entitle {v} /ənˈtaɪtəl/ (to give a title to a book etc.) :: intituler
entitled {adj} (having a title - book etc) :: intitulé
entitled {adj} (having a right to something) :: ayant droit {m}
entitlement {n} /ənˈtaɪtəlmənt/ (the right to have something) :: (avoir) droit sur
entitlement {n} (something that one is entitled to) :: revendication {f}, droit {m}
entitlement {n} (government payments that are guaranteed to a segment of the population) :: allocation {f}
entity {n} /ˈen.tɪ.ti/ (that which exists as an individual unit) :: entité {f}
entity {n} (something that has properties of being real) :: entité {f}
entity {n} (computing: anything about which data can be stored) :: entité {f}
entoblast {n} (any of the embryonic blastomeres that develop into the endoderm) :: entoblaste {m}
entognath {n} (arthropod) :: enthognathe {m}
entomological {adj} (of or pertaining to entomology) :: entomologique
entomologist {n} (scientist who studies insects) :: entomologiste {m} {f}
entomology {n} (study of insects) :: entomologie {f}, insectologie {f}
entourage {n} /ˈɑn.tə.ɹɑʒ/ (retinue of attendants, associates or followers) :: entourage {m}
entr'acte {n} /ˈɑnˌtɹækt/ (interval between two acts) :: entracte {m}
entr'acte {n} (another performance during this interval) :: entracte {m}
entrance {n} /ˈɛn.tɹəns/ (action of entering, or going in) :: entrée
entrance {n} (place of entering) :: entrée {f}
entrance {n} (right to go in) :: entrée
entrance {v} /ɛnˈtɹæns/ :: enchanter
entrance examination {n} (examination used by an educational institution to select which students it will grant admission to) :: concours d'entrée {m}
entrée {n} (dish served before the main course of a meal) :: entrée {f}
entrée {n} (act of entering) :: entrée {f}
entrée {n} (main dish) SEE: main course ::
entreaty {n} /ɛnˈtɹiːti/ (petition, solicitation, prayer) :: supplication {f}
entrecôte {n} (a premium cut of beef) :: entrecôte {f}
entrepreneur {n} /ˌɑn.t(ʃ)ɹə.pɹəˈnʊəɹː/ (person who organizes and operates a business and assumes the associated risk) :: entrepreneur {m}, entrepreneuse {f}
entrepreneurial {adj} /ˌɒntɹəpɹəˈnɜːɹi.əl/ (having the spirit, attitude or qualities of an entrepreneur; enterprising) :: entreprenant, entrepreneur, entrepreneurial
entrepreneurship {n} (quality of being an entrepreneur) :: entrepreneuriat {m}
entresol {n} (an intermediate floor in a building) :: entresol {m}
entropy {n} /ˈɛntɹəpi/ (term in thermodynamics) :: entropie {f}
entropy {n} :: entropie {f}
entrust {v} /ɪnˈtɹʌst/ (To trust to the care of) :: confier
entry {n} /ˈɛntɹɪ/ (act of entering) :: entrée {f}
entry {n} (permission to enter) :: entrée {f}, accès {m}
entry {n} (doorway that provides a means of entering a building) :: entrée {f}, accès {m}
entry {n} (room immediately inside the front door) :: entrée {f}, vestibule {m}
entry {n} (article in a dictionary or encyclopedia) :: article {m}, rubrique {f}
entry {n} (record in a log or in a database) :: élément {m}, article {m}, enregistrement {m}, rubrique {f}
entry {n} (term in a matrix) :: coefficient {m}, élément {m}
entry-level {adj} (simple enough to be appropriate to an inexperienced person) :: facile d'accès {m}
entryphone {n} (an electronic communication system, see also: intercom) :: interphone {m}
entwine {v} /ɨnˈtwaɪn/ (twist or twine) :: entrelacer
enucleate {v} /ɪˈnukliˌeɪt/ (to remove, especially a tumor) :: énucléer
enumerate {v} /ɪˈnjuː.məˌɹeɪt/ (to specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order) :: énoncer
enumerate {v} (to determine the amount of) :: dénombrer
enumeration {n} (the act of enumerating) :: énumération {f}
enunciation {n} /ɪˌnʌn.sɪˈeɪ.ʃən/ (act of enunciating) :: énonciation {f}
envelop {v} /ɛnˈvɛləp/ (to surround or enclose) :: envelopper
envelope {n} /ˈɛn.və.ləʊp/ (wrapper for mailing) :: enveloppe {f}
envelope {n} (geometry: object that is the tangent to a family of objects) :: enveloppe {f}
envier {n} (one who envies) :: envieux {m}, envieuse {f}
envious {adj} /ˈɛnvɪəs/ (feeling or exhibiting envy) :: envieux
enviously {adv} (in an envious manner or to an envious degree) :: envieusement
environment {n} /ɪnˈvaɪɹə(n)mɪnt/ (area around something) :: environnement {m}
environment {n} (natural world or ecosystem) :: environnement {m}
environmental {adj} (pertaining to the environment) :: environnemental
environmentalism {n} (ideology seeking to prevent the degradation of environment) :: écologisme {m}, environnementalisme {m}
environmentalist {n} (one who advocates for the protection of the biosphere) :: environnementaliste {m} {f}, écologiste {m} {f}
environmentally {adv} (affecting the environment) :: environnementalement
environmentally friendly {adj} (causing little harm to the environment) :: écologique
envisage {v} /ɛnˈvɪzɪdʒ/ (to conceive or see something within in one's mind) :: envisager, prévoir
envision {v} (to conceive or see something within one's mind) :: envisager
envoy {n} /ˈɑnvɔɪ/ (representative) :: envoyé {m}, émissaire {m}
envy {n} /ˈɛnvi/ (resentful desire of something possessed by another) :: envie {f}, jalousie {f}
envy {v} (to feel displeasure towards (someone) because of their good fortune, possessions) :: envier
Enyo {prop} /ɨˈnaɪoʊ/ (goddess of war) :: Ényo {f}
enzymatic {adj} (of, relating to, or caused by enzymes) :: enzymatique {m} {f}
enzyme {n} /ˈɛn.zaɪm/ (catalytic protein) :: enzyme {m} {f}
eon {n} /ˈiː.ɒn/ (eternity) :: éternité {f}
eon {n} (period of 1,000,000,000 years) :: éon
eon {n} (geological time period) :: éon {m}
eon {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: bail {m}
Eonavian {prop} :: éonavien {m}
eosinophil {n} /i.əˈsɪnəˌfɪl/ (type of white blood cell) :: éosinophile {m}
epagomenic {adj} (all senses) :: épagomène
epanadiplosis {n} :: épanadiplose {f}
epanalepsis {n} :: épanalepse {f}
eparchy {n} (district of the Roman Empire) :: éparchie
eparchy {n} (diocese of a bishop) :: éparchie
epaulet {n} /ˈɛpəlɛt/ (shoulder decoration) :: épaulette {f}
epaulette {n} (ornamentation) :: épaulette {f}
epee {n} (A fencing sword) :: épée {f}
epenthesis {n} /ɪˈpɛn.θə.sɪs/ (insertion of a phoneme or letter into a word) :: épenthèse {f}
epenthetic {adj} /ˌɛpənˈθɛtɪk/ (of or pertaining to epenthesis) :: épenthétique
epenthetic {adj} (inserted into a word) :: épenthétique
epenthetically {adv} (epenthetically) :: épenthétiquement
ephedrine {n} /ˈɛfədɹɪn/ :: éphédrine {f}
ephelcystic {adj} (grammar) :: éphelcystique
ephemeral {adj} /ɛˈfɛ.mə.ɹəl/ (lasting for a short period of time) :: éphémère
ephemeris {n} /ɪˈfɛməɹɪs/ (table giving the apparent position of celestial bodies throughout the year) :: éphéméride {f}
Ephesians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Éphésiens {p}
Ephesus {prop} (ancient city) :: Éphèse {m}
Ephialtes {prop} (either the ancient Greek statesman or a mythological Giant) :: Éphialtès {m}, Éphialte {m}
ephod {n} /ˈiː.fɒd/ (apron worn by chief priest of ancient Israel) :: éphod
ephor {n} /ˈɛfə/ (superintendent) :: éphore {m}
Ephraim {prop} /ˈifɹi.əm/ (the younger son of Joseph) :: Éphraïm {m}
Ephraim {prop} (given name) :: Ephraïm
epi- {prefix} (above, over, on, in addition to) :: épi-
epiboly {n} /ɛˈpɪbəli/ (the expansion of one cell sheet over other cells, as takes place during gastrulation or secondary intention wound healing) :: épibolie {m}
epic {n} /ˈe.pɪk/ (extended narrative poem) :: épopée
epic {adj} (of, or relating to, an epic) :: épique
epic {adj} (Momentously heroic) :: épique
epicalyx {n} (group of bracts) :: épicalice {m}
epicardium {n} (layer of tissue between the pericardium and the heart) :: épicarde {m}
epicaricacy {n} (rejoicing at or deriving pleasure from the misfortunes of others) SEE: schadenfreude ::
epicarp {n} (exocarp) SEE: exocarp ::
epicene {n} (transvestite) SEE: transvestite ::
epicene {n} (transsexual) SEE: transsexual ::
epicene {adj} (effeminate) SEE: effeminate ::
epicene {n} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite ::
epicene {adj} (having no sexual characteristics) SEE: asexual ::
epicene {adj} /ˈɛ.pɪˌsin/ (relating to words invariant by gender) :: épicène
epicene {n} (effeminate person) :: efféminé {m}, personne efféminée {f}
epicene {adj} (androgynous) SEE: androgynous ::
epicene {adj} (unisex) SEE: unisex ::
epicene {n} (androgyne) SEE: androgyne ::
epicene {n} (intersex) SEE: intersex ::
epicentre {n} /ˈɛpɪˌsɛntɚ/ (point above earthquake) :: épicentre {m}
epicentre {n} (focal point of activity) :: épicentre {m}
epiclesis {n} (part of the Divine Liturgy or the Mass) :: épiclèse {f}
epicness {n} /ˈɛ.pɪk.nəs/ (quality or state of being epic) :: héroïcité {f}
Epictetus {prop} /ˌɛ.pɪk.ˈtiː.ɾəs/ :: Épictète {m}
Epicureanism {n} (system of philosophy based upon the teachings of Epicurus) :: éicurisme {m}
Epicurus {prop} /ˌepɪˈkjʊɹəs/ (ancient Greek philosopher) :: Épicure
epicycle {n} /ˈɛpɪsaɪkəl/ (a small circle whose centre is on the circumference of a larger circle) :: épicycle
epicyclic gear {n} (system of gears) SEE: planetary gear ::
epicycloid {n} (locus) :: épicycloïde {f}
epidemic {n} /ˌɛpɪˈdɛmɪk/ (widespread disease) :: épidémie
epidemic {n} (occurrence of such disease) :: épidémie
epidemic {adj} (like an epidemic) :: épidémique
epidemiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to epidemiology) :: épidémiologique
epidemiological {adj} (of or pertaining to epidemiology) SEE: epidemiologic ::
epidemiology {n} /ˌɛp.ɪˌdi.miˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ (branch of medicine dealing with transmission and control of disease in populations) :: épidémiologie {f}
epidermis {n} (skin's outer layer in animals) :: épiderme {m}
epididymis {n} /ɛpiˈdɪdɪmɪs/ (tube) :: épididyme {m}
epidote {n} (class of mixed minerals) :: épidote {f}
epidural {n} /ɛpɪˈdjʊəɹəl/ (anaesthetic) :: péridurale {f}, épidurale {f}
epigastric {adj} (of or pertaining to the epigastrium) :: épigastrique
epigenetically {adv} :: épigénétiquement
epigenetics {n} (The study of the processes involved in the genetic development of an organism, especially the activation and deactivation of genes) :: épigénétique {f}
epigenetics {n} (The study of heritable changes caused by the activation and deactivation of genes without any change in DNA sequence) :: épigénétique {f}
epiglottal {adj} (pertaining to the epiglottis) :: épiglottal
epiglottal {adj} (phonetics) :: épiglottal
epiglottis {n} /ˌɛpɪˈɡlɑtɪs/ (cartilaginous organ in the throat) :: épiglotte {f}
epigram {n} /ˈɛpɪɡɹæm/ (inscription in stone) :: épigramme {m}
epigram {n} (brief but witty saying) :: épigramme {m}
epigram {n} (short, witty or pithy poem) :: épigramme {m}
epigrammatic {adj} (characteristic of an epigram) :: épigrammatique
epigraph {n} /ˈɛpɪɡɹaf/ (inscription) :: épigraphe {f}
epigraph {n} (literary quotation placed at the beginning of a text) :: épigraphe {f}
epigraph {n} (set of all points lying on or above a mathematical function's graph) :: épigraphe {m}
epigraphic {adj} (of or pertaining to an epigraph or to epigraphy) :: épigraphique
epigraphy {n} /ɪˈpɪɡɹəf i/ (study of inscriptions) :: épigraphie {f}
epilanguage {n} :: épilangue {f}
epilaryngeal {adj} :: épilaryngien
epilate {v} (to remove hair) SEE: depilate ::
epilation {n} (removal of hair) :: épilation {f}
epilepsy {n} /ˈɛpɪlɛpsi/ (medical condition) :: épilepsie {f}
epileptic {adj} (of or relating to epilepsy) :: épileptique
epilogue {n} /ˈɛpɪlɔɡ/ (brief oration or script at the end of a literary piece) :: épilogue {m}
epimutation {n} /ɛpɪmjuˈteɪʃən]/ :: épimutation {f}
epinasty {n} (botany: downward curvature) :: épinastie {f}
epinephrine {n} /ɛpɪˈnɛfɹɪn/ (epinephrine) :: épinéphrine {f}
Epiphanes {prop} /ɛˈpɪfəniːz/ (epithet) :: Épiphane
epiphany {n} /ɪˈpɪf.ə.ni/ (manifestation or appearance of a divine or superhuman being) :: apparition {f}
epiphany {n} (illuminating realization or discovery) :: illumination, révélation {f}
Epiphany {n} (Christian feast) :: Épiphanie {f}, fête des Rois {f}
epiphenomenon {n} /ˌɛp.ə.fəˈnɒm.əˌnɒn/ (medicine: a symptom that develops during the course of a disease not connected to the disease) :: épiphénomène
epiphenomenon {n} (philosophy, psychology: mental state or process that is an incidental byproduct of physiological events) :: épiphénomène {m}
epiphenomenon {n} (any state, process or other activity that is the result of another) :: épiphénomène {m}
epiphrasis {n} (epexegesis) :: épiphrase {f}
epiphysis {n} (pineal gland) SEE: pineal gland ::
epiphyte {n} (plant that grows on another) :: épiphyte {m} {f}
epiploic {adj} (pertaining to the omentum) :: épiploïque
Epirus {prop} /ɨˈpaɪəɹəs/ (region; historical kingdom) :: Épire {m}
Epirus {prop} (one of the 13 peripheries) :: Épire {m}
episcopal {adj} /əˈpɪs.kə.pl̩/ (related to a bishop) :: épiscopal {m}
episiotomy {n} /əˌpiːziːˈɒtəmiː/ (surgical incision) :: épisiotomie {f}
episode {n} /ˈɛpɪsəʊd/ (incident or action connected with a series of events) :: épisode {m}
episode {n} (installment of a drama told in parts) :: épisode {m}
epistaxis {n} /ˌɛpɪˈstækˌsiz/ (nosebleed) :: épistaxis {f}, [casual] saignement de nez {m}
episteme {n} /ˌɛ.pɪˈstiː.mi/ (philosophy (general): scientific knowledge) :: épistémè {f}
episteme {n} (Foucaultian philosophy) :: épistémè
epistemic {adj} (relating to knowledge or cognition) :: épistémique
epistemic {adj} (relating to theory of knowledge) :: épistémologique
epistemological {adj} /ɪˌpɪstəməˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/ (of, or relating to, epistemology) :: épistémologique
epistemologist {n} (A person, especially a philosopher, who studies theory of knowledge) :: épistémologue {m} {f}
epistemology {n} /ɪˌpɪstəˈmɑlədʒi/ (branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge) :: épistémologie {f}
epistemophilia {n} :: épistémophilie {f}
epistle {n} /ɪˈpɪs.l/ (a letter) :: épître {f}, épitre {f}
epistle {n} (book of the New Testament) :: épître {f}, épitre {f}
epistolary {adj} /ɪˈpɪst(ə)ˌləɹi/ :: épistolaire
epitaph {n} /ˈɛpɪtæf]/ (inscription on a gravestone) :: épitaphe {f}
epithalamium {n} /ɛpɪθəˈleɪmɪəm/ (song or poem celebrating a marriage) :: épithalame {m}
epithalamus {n} (segment of the diencephalon) :: épithalamus {m}
epithelial {adj} (of or pertaining to the epithelium) :: épithélial
epithelium {n} /ˌɛpɪˈθiːlɪəm/ (membranous tissue) :: épithélium {m}
epithet {n} /ˈɛ.pɪ.θɛt/ (term used to characterize a person or thing) :: épithète {f}
epithet {n} (term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person) :: épithète {f}
epithet {n} (abusive or contemptuous word or phrase) :: épithète {f}
epitome {n} /əˈpɪt.ə.mi/ (embodiment or encapsulation of) :: résumé, épitomé {m}
epitome {n} (representative example) :: personnification {f}, incarnation {f}
epitome {n} (summary) :: résumé, abrégé
epitomize {v} /əˈpɪt.əˌmaɪz/ (make an epitome) :: résumer
epitrachelion {n} /ˌɛpɪtɹəˈkiliɒn/ (vestment) :: épitrachelion {m}
epitrite {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt) :: épitrite {m}
epitrochoid {n} (geometric curve) :: épitrochoïde {f}
epitrope {n} :: épitrope {f}
e pluribus unum {proverb} (e pluribus unum - a United States' motto) :: un à partir de plusieurs, de plusieurs, un
epoch {n} /ˈɛpˌək/ (particular period of history) :: époque {f}, ère {f}, période {f}
epoch {n} (notable event) :: singularité {f}, évènement {m}
epoch {n} ((computing) time reference point) :: moneto {m}
eponym {n} /ˈɛpənɪm/ (name of a person that has given rise to the name of something) :: éponyme {m}
eponym {n} (word formed from a person’s name) :: éponyme {m}
eponymous {adj} /ɪˈpɑnɪməs/ (relating to the person after which something is named) :: éponyme
eponymy {n} (Quality of being eponymous) :: éponymie {f}
epoophoron {n} (a group of tubules, a remnant of the Wolffian body, often found near the ovary or oviduct) :: époophore
epopee {n} /ˈɛpəpiː/ (an epic, saga) :: épopée {f}
epoxide {n} (cyclic ether) :: époxyde {m}
epoxy {n} (epoxy resin) SEE: epoxy resin ::
epoxy resin {n} (polyether resin) :: époxy {m}
eprix {n} /iːˈpɹiː/ (electric grand prix) :: eprix
epsilon {n} /ɛpˈsaɪ.lən/ (name for the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet) :: epsilon {m}
equal {adj} /ˈiːkwəl/ (the same in all respects) :: égal
equal {adj} (mathematics: exactly identical) :: égal {m}, égale {f}
equal {v} (be equal to) :: égaler à
equal {n} (person or thing of equal status to others) :: égal {m}, égale {f}
equalitarian {adj} (egalitarian) SEE: egalitarian ::
equality {n} /ɪˈkwɑl.ɪ.ti/ (fact of being equal) :: égalité {f}
equality {n} (mathematics: fact of having the same value) :: égalité {f}
equality {n} (equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences) :: égalité {f}
equalization {n} (act of equalizing) :: égalisation
equalize {v} /ˈikwəˌlaɪz/ (to make equal) :: égaliser
equalize {v} (to make the score equal) :: égaliser
equalizer {n} (a goal that equalizes the score) :: but égalisateur {m}
equally {adv} /ˈiːkwəli/ (in an equal manner) :: également
equal sign {n} (symbol) :: signe égal {m}, signe d'égalité {m}
equanimity {n} /ˌɛkwəˈnɪmɪtiː/ (state of being calm) :: équanimité {f}
equanimous {adj} /ɪˈkwæn.ɪ.məs/ (Calm and composed; of stable disposition) :: équanime
equation {n} /ɪˈkweɪʃən/ (mathematics: assertion) :: équation {f}
equation {n} (astronomy: correction) :: équation {f}
equational {adj} (of, pertaining to, or constructed using equations) :: équationnel
equator {n} /ɪˈkweɪ.tɚ/ (circle around the earth) :: équateur {m}
equator {n} (celestial equator) SEE: celestial equator ::
equatorial {adj} /ˌɛkwəˈtɔːɹiəl/ (of, near, or relating to the equator) :: équatorial {m}, équatoriale {f}
Equatorial Guinea {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Guinée équatoriale {f}
equerry {n} /ɪˈkwɛ.ɹi/ (responsible for the care of horses) :: écuyer {m}
equestrian {adj} (of horseback riding or horseback riders) :: hippique
equestrianism {n} (the art or sport of riding horses) :: équitation {f}
equestrianly {adv} :: hippiquement
equiangular {adj} (geometry: having all internal angles equal) :: équiangle
equilateral triangle {n} (type of triangle) :: triangle équilatéral {m}
equilibrist {n} (tightrope walker) :: équilibriste {m} {f}
equilibrium {n} /ɛkwɪˈlɪbɹɪəm/ (condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced) :: équilibre {m}
equilibrium {n} (physics: state of a body at rest or in uniform motion in which the resultant of all forces on it is zero) :: équilibre {m}
equilibrium {n} (chemistry: state of a reaction in which the rates of the forward and reverse reactions are the same) :: équilibre {m}
equilibrium {n} (mental balance) :: équilibre {m}
equine {adj} /ˈiːkwaɪn/ (Of or relating to a horse or horses) :: chevalin, équin, hippique
equinoctial {n} (celestial equator) SEE: celestial equator ::
equinox {n} /ˈiːkwəˌnɑːks/ (intersection of the ecliptic with the celestial equator) :: équinoxe {m}
equipage {n} /ˈɛ.kwɪ.pɪdʒ/ (equipment or supplies, especially military ones) :: bagages, fourgons, train des équipages
equipage {n} (a type of horse-drawn carriage) :: équipage
equipment {n} /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/ (the act of equipping) :: équipement {m}
equipment {n} (whatever is used in equipping) :: équipement {m}
equisonant {adj} /iːkwɪˈsəʊnənt/ (intra-octavally consonant) :: équisonnant
equity {n} /ˈɛk.wɪ.ti/ (ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business) :: action {f}
equity {n} (justice, impartiality and fairness) :: impartialité {f}, solidarité {f}
equivalence {n} /ɪˈkwɪvələns/ (condition of being equivalent) :: équivalence {f}
equivalence {n} (equivalence relation) :: équivalence {f}
equivalence {n} (relationship between two propositions) :: équivalence {f}
equivalence relation {n} (binary relation) :: relation d'équivalence {f}
equivalent {adj} /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/ (similar or identical in value) :: équivalent {m}
equivalent {adj} (of two sets, having a one-to-one relationship) :: équivalent {m}
equivalent {adj} (relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation) :: équivalent {m}
equivalent {n} (anything that is virtually equal to something else) :: équivalent {m}
equivocal {adj} /ɪˈkwɪvək(ə)l/ (having several applicable significations) :: équivoque {m} {f}, ambigu {m}, incertain {m}
equivocal {adj} (capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters) :: douteux {m}, incertain {m}, indéterminé {m}, équivoque {m} {f}
equivocal {adj} (uncertain, doubtful) :: équivoque {m} {f}
equivocation {n} /ɪˌkwɪvəˈkeɪʃən/ (Logical fallacy) :: équivocité {f}
equivocation {n} (Expression susceptible of a double signification, possibly misleading) :: équivoque {f}, quiproquo {m}
Equuleus {prop} (second smallest constellation of the northern sky) :: le Petit Cheval {m}
-er {suffix} /ɚ/ ((used to form agent nouns) person or thing that does...) :: -eur {m}, -euse {f}
-er {suffix} (person whose occupation is...) :: for players of instruments or games, often translated as joueur {m}/joueuse {f} de followed by the name of the instrument or game played, but some words have specific translations
-er {suffix} ((with numbers, measurements or quantified sets) ranked by or having...) :: Not used in French
-er {suffix} ((used form a demonym) resident or inhabitant of...) :: often translated as habitant {m}/habitante {f} de followed by the name of the place, but some words have specific translations
-er {suffix} (used to form the comparative of adjectives) :: plus [used before the adjective]
-er {suffix} (used to form the comparative of adverbs) :: plus [used before the adverb]
era {n} /ˈɛɹ.ə/ (time period) :: ère {f}, période {f}, époque {f}
eradicate {v} /ɪˈɹæd.ɪ.keɪt/ (to completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically) :: éradiquer
eradication {n} (act of plucking up by the roots) :: éradication {f}
eradicator {n} (that which eradicates) :: éradicateur
erasable {adj} (capable of being erased) :: effaçable
erase {v} /ɪˈɹeɪs/ (to remove markings or information) :: effacer
erase {v} (to obliterate information) :: effacer
erase {v} (to clear a storage medium) :: effacer
erase {v} (intransitive: to be erased) :: s'effacer
erase {v} :: effacer
eraser {n} /ɪˈɹeɪsɚ/ (thing used to erase something written or drawn) :: gomme {f}, effaceur {m}, [Quebec] efface {f}
eraser {n} (chalkboard eraser) :: brosse à tableau {f}
eraser pen {n} (fine eraser) :: stylo-gomme {f}
Erasmus {prop} /ɪˈɹæz məs/ (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam) :: Érasme {m}, Érasme de Rotterdam {m}
Erasmus {prop} (male given name) :: Érasme {m}
erbium {n} /ˈɜːɹbiəm/ (chemical element) :: erbium {m}
e-reader {n} (device) :: liseuse {f}, e-reader {m}
Erebus {prop} /ˈɛɹəbəs/ (mythology) :: Érèbe {m}
erectile {adj} /əˈɹɛktaɪl/ :: érectile
erectile dysfunction {n} (erectile dysfunction) :: dysfonction érectile {f}
erection {n} /ɪˈɹɛkʃən/ (act of building) :: érection {f}
erection {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) :: érection
eremacausis {n} (oxidation) :: érémacausie {f}
eremetic {adj} (of or pertaining to eremites) SEE: eremitic ::
eremite {n} (hermit) SEE: hermit ::
eremitic {adj} (characteristic of hermit) :: érémitique {m} {f}
eremitical {adj} (eremitic) SEE: eremitic ::
eremitism {n} (state of being a hermit) :: érémitisme {m}
erethism {n} /ˈɛɹɪθɪzəm/ (pathology: abnormal excitement) :: éréthisme {m}
ereyesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday) SEE: day before yesterday ::
ereyesterday {n} (the day before yesterday) SEE: day before yesterday ::
ergative {n} (ergative case) SEE: ergative case ::
ergative case {n} (case used to indicate the agent of a verb) :: ergatif {m}
ergo {conj} :: donc
ergodic {adj} (of or relating to certain systems that, given enough time, will eventually return to previously experienced state) :: ergodique
ergometer {n} (dynamometer used for muscles) :: ergomètre {m}
ergonomic {adj} (of, or relating to the science of ergonomics) :: ergonomique
ergonomics {n} /əːɡəˈnɒmɪks/ (science of the design of equipment) :: ergonomie {f}
ergot {n} /ˈɜːɡət/ (any fungus of the genus Claviceps) :: ergot {m}
ergot {n} (deformed grain) :: ergot {m}
erhu {n} /ˈɜːhuː/ (Chinese fiddle) :: erhu {m}
Eric {prop} /ˈɛɹɪk/ (male given name) :: Éric
Eridanus {prop} (constellation) :: Éridan
Erie {prop} /ˈɪɹi/ (one of Great Lakes) :: Érié {m}
eriometer {n} (optical device) :: ériomètre {m}
Eris {prop} /ˈɪəɹɨs/ (Greek goddess of chaos) :: Éris {f}
Eris {prop} (dwarf planet) :: Éris {f}
Eritrea {prop} /ˌeɹɪˈtɹiːə/ (country in Eastern Africa) :: Érythrée {f}
Eritrean {n} (A person from Eritrea or of Eritrean descent) :: Érythréen {m}, Érythréenne {f}
Eritrean {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Eritrea, the Eritrean people or the Eritrean culture) :: érythréen {m}, érythréenne {f}
Erlenmeyer {prop} :: Erlenmeyer
Erlenmeyer flask {n} (conical laboratory flask) :: erlenmeyer
erm {interj} (expression of uncertainty) :: euh
ermine {n} /ˈɜːmɪn/ (Mustela erminea) :: hermine {f}
ermine {n} (the white fur of this animal) :: hermine {f}
ermine {n} ((heraldry) a white field with black spots) :: hermine {f}
erne {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle ::
Ernest {prop} /ˈɜː(ɹ)nɪst/ (given name) :: Ernest
Ernestine {adj} :: ernestine
erode {v} /ɪˈɹəʊd/ (To wear away by abrasion, corrosion or chemical reaction) :: éroder
erogenous {adj} /əˈɹɒd͡ʒɪnəs/ (sensitive to sexual arousal) :: érogène
erogenous zone {n} (erogenous zone) :: zone érogène {f}
Eros {prop} /ɛɹɒs/ (God of love) :: Éros {m}
Eros {prop} (433 Eros (asteroid)) :: Éros {m}
erosion {n} /əˈɹoʊˌʒən/ (the result of having being eroded) :: érosion {f}
erosion {n} (the changing of a surface by mechanical action) :: érosion {f}
erosion {n} (destruction by abrasive action of fluids) :: érosion {f}
erotic {adj} /ɪˈɹɑtɪk/ (tending to arouse sexual desire) :: érotique
erotically {adv} (in an erotic manner) :: érotiquement
eroticism {n} (the state of being erotic, or of being sexually aroused) :: érotisme {m}
eroticization {n} (act of eroticizing) :: érotisation {f}
eroticize {v} (to make erotic) :: érotiser
eroto- {prefix} (used to form terms related to sexual desire) :: éroto-
erotomania {n} (mental disorder based on the delusion of a romantic relationship) :: érotomanie {f}
erotophobia {n} (fear of a romantic relationship) :: érotophobie {f}
err {v} (sin) SEE: sin ::
err {v} /ɛɚ/ (make a mistake) :: se tromper, errer
errand {n} /ˈɛɹənd/ (trip to accomplish a small task) :: course {f}
errand {n} (oral message) :: commission {f}
errand boy {n} (male employed to run errands) :: coursier {m}, garçon de courses {m}
errant {adj} /ˈɛɹənt/ (straying from the proper course or standard) :: errant
errata {n} /ɛˈɹɑtə/ (added page listing the errors which were discovered after printing) :: errata {m}
erratum {n} (corrigendum) SEE: corrigendum ::
errhine {adj} /ˈɛɹ.aɪn/ (causing an increase in mucus within the nose) :: errhin {m}
erroneous {adj} /ɛɹˈoʊ.ni.əs/ (containing an error; inaccurate) :: erroné {m}, erronée {f}
erroneously {adv} /ɪˈɹəʊnɪəsli/ (in an erroneous manner) :: par erreur, à tort, erronément, faitivement
erroneously {adv} (incorrectly) SEE: incorrectly ::
error {n} /ˈɛɹɚ/ (mistake) :: erreur {f}
error {n} (difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one) :: erreur {f}
error {n} (any alteration in the DNA chemical structure) :: erreur
error {v} ((nonstandard) To make a mistake; to result in an error) SEE: err ::
error message {n} (message displayed when a failure condition occurs) :: message d'erreur {m}
ersatz {n} /ˈɝsæts/ (something made in imitation) :: ersatz {m}
erstwhile {adj} /ˈɝst.waɪl/ (former, previous) :: ancien, d'autrefois
erstwhile {adv} (erstwhile) SEE: formerly ::
erudite {adj} /ˈɛɹ.(j)ə.daɪt/ (scholarly, learned) :: érudit
eruditely {adv} (in a learned or scholarly manner) :: éruditement
erudition {n} /ˌeɹʊˈdɪʃən/ (profound knowledge, especially that based on learning and scholarship) :: érudition {f}
erupt {v} /ɪˈɹʌpt/ (to violently eject) :: entrer en éruption
eruption {n} /ɪˈɹʌpʃən/ (violent ejection, such as that of lava from a volcano) :: éruption {f}
eruption column {n} (cloud of ash emitted during a volcanic eruption) :: panache éruptif {m}, panache volcanique {m}, colonne éruptive {m}, colonne volcanique {f}
ervil {n} /ˈɜː.vɪl/ (Vicia ervilia) :: ers
Erymanthian Boar {prop} (boar) :: sanglier d'Érymanthe
erysipelas {n} /ɛɹɪˈsɪpələs/ (severe skin disease) :: érysipèle {m}
erysipelatous {adj} (Resembling erysipelas) :: érysipélateux
erythema {n} (abnormal redness) :: érythème {m}
Erythraean Sea {prop} (Red Sea) SEE: Red Sea ::
erythrocyte {n} (red blood cell) SEE: red blood cell ::
erythronium {n} (vanadium) SEE: vanadium ::
erythronium {n} (plant of genus Erythronium) :: érythrone
ESA {prop} (European Space Agency) :: ASE
Esau {prop} /ˈiːsɔ/ (son of Isaac and Rebekah) :: Ésaü
escalade {v} /ˈɛskəˌleɪd/ (to scale the walls of a fortification) :: escalader
escalate {v} /ˈɛs.kə.leɪt/ (to intensify) :: intensifier
escalation {n} (a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict) :: escalade {f}
escalator {n} /ˈɛs.kə.leɪ.tɚ/ (mechanical device) :: escalator {m}, escalier mécanique {m}, escalateur {m}
escallop {n} (scallop) SEE: scallop ::
escallop {n} (thin slice of meat) SEE: escalope ::
escalope {n} (thin slice of meat) :: escalope {f}
escapade {n} /ˈɛskəˌpeɪd/ (daring or adventurous act; undertaking which goes against convention) :: escapade {f}
escape {v} /ɪˈskeɪp/ (to get free) :: échapper, s'échapper
escape {v} (to elude) :: éviter
escape {v} (to avoid capture) :: s'en tirer
escape {n} (act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation) :: évasion {f}, échappatoire
escape velocity {n} (minimum velocity) :: vitesse de libération {f}
escapism {n} (inclination to escape) :: escapisme
escapology {n} /ˈɛskəˌpɒlədʒiː/ (the study or art of escaping from a constriction) :: escapologie {f}
escargot {n} (dish) :: escargot {m}, escargot de Bourgogne {m}
escarpment {n} (steep descent or declivity) :: escarpement {m}
Escaut {prop} (the river Scheldt) SEE: Scheldt ::
eschar {n} /ˈɛskɑː/ (dry dark scab or scar) :: escarre
eschatological {adj} /ˌɛskətəˈlɑdʒɪkəl/ (pertaining to eschatology) :: eschatologique
eschatology {n} /ɛskəˈtɒlədʒi/ (system of doctrines concerning final matters, such as death) :: eschatologie {f}
eschatology {n} (the study of the end times) :: eschatologie {f}
eschew {v} /ɛsˈtʃu/ (avoid, shun) :: esquiver
Esch-sur-Alzette {prop} (city) :: Esch-sur-Alzette
escort {n} /ˈɛ.skɔɹt/ (group of people who provide safety) :: escorte {f}
escort {v} /ɛˈskɔɹt/ (To attend to in order to guard and protect) :: escorter
escrow {n} /ˈɛskɹoʊ̯/ :: fiducie
esculic acid {n} :: acide esculique {m}
escutcheon {n} /ɪˈskʌtʃən/ (coat of arms) :: écusson {m}
escutcheon {n} (plate or bezel to fill the gap around a protruberance) :: écusson {m}
Esdras {prop} (any of four books) :: Esdras
-ese {suffix} (forming adjectives and nouns describing things characteristic of a particular place) :: -ais, -ois
esker {n} /ˈɛskɚ/ (ridge created under glacier) :: esker {m}
Eskimo {prop} /ˈɛs.kɪ.moʊ/ (group of native peoples) :: Esquimaux {m-p}, Eskimos {m-p}
Eskimo {prop} (language) :: esquimau {m}, eskimo {m}
Eskimo {n} (member of the Eskimo people(s)) :: Esquimau {m}, Eskimo {m}
Eskimo {adj} (of, or relating to an Eskimo, Eskimos or their language, languages) :: esquimau, eskimo
Esmeralda {prop} /ɛzməˈɹɑːldə/ (Female given name) :: Esméralda
esophageal {adj} (pertaining to the esophagus) :: œsophagien {m}
esophageal cancer {n} (cancer) :: cancer de l'œsophage {m}
esoteric {adj} /ˌɛs.əˈtɛɹ.ɪk/ (Understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle.) :: ésotérique
esoteric {adj} (having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical) :: cérébral
esoterism {n} (inward forms of faith and religion) :: ésotérisme
ESP {n} (extrasensory perception) :: PES
espadrille {n} /ɛspəˈdɹɪl/ (light shoe) :: espadrille {f}
esparto {n} (species of North African grass) :: alfa {m}
especially {adv} /ɪˈspɛʃ(ə)li/ (particularly) :: spécialement, particulièrement, surtout, en particulier
especially {adv} (in a special manner) :: spécialement
Esperantist {n} (specialist or speaker of Esperanto) :: espérantiste {m} {f}, [speaker] espérantophone {m} {f}
Esperantize {v} (to turn into Esperanto) :: espérantiser
Esperanto {prop} /ˌɛspəˈɹæntəʊ/ (auxiliary language) :: espéranto {m}
Esperantologist {n} (academic of Esperanto) :: espérantologue {m} {f}
Esperantujo {prop} (notional land) :: espérantie
espionage {n} /ˈɛs.pi.ə.nɑːʒ/ (act of learning secret information through clandestine means) :: espionnage {m}
espousal {n} (betrothal) SEE: betrothal ::
espouse {v} /ɪˈspaʊz/ (become married to) :: épouser
espouse {v} (accept, support, take as one’s own) :: épouser, adopter
espresso {n} /ɛˈspɹɛsoʊ/ (strong type of coffee) :: café express {m}, express {m}, café expresso {m}, expresso {m}, café espresso {m}, espresso {m}, café court {m}
esprit de corps {n} /ɛˌspɹi də ˈkɔɹ/ (shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion) :: esprit de corps
-esque {suffix} /-ɛsk/ (in the style of) :: -esque
-esque {suffix} (resembling) :: -esque
esquire {n} /ˈeskwaɪəɹ/ (a squire) :: écuyer {m}
esquire {n} (shield bearer) :: écuyer {m}
-ess {suffix} /-ɛs/ (female suffix) :: -esse {f}, -euse {f}, -e {f}
ess {n} /ɛs/ (name of the letter S, s) :: esse {m}
essay {n} /ˈɛˌseɪ/ (written composition) :: essai {m}, rédaction {f}, dissertation {f}
essayist {n} /ˈɛ.seɪ.ɪst/ (one who composes essays; a writer of short compositions) :: essayiste {m} {f}
essence {n} /ˈɛsəns/ (inherent nature) :: essence {f}
essence {n} (true nature of something) :: essence {f}
essential {adj} /ɪˈsɛn.ʃəl/ (of high importance) :: indispensable
essential {adj} (in basic form) :: essentiel, fondamental
essential {adj} :: essentiel
essentialism {n} (view that objects have properties that are essential to them) :: essentialisme {m}
essentially {adv} (essentially) :: essentiellement, en essence
essential oil {n} (volatile oil used to make perfumes and flavourings) :: huile essentielle {f}
essential tremor {n} (Neurological condition) :: tremblement essentiel {m}
essive case {n} (case used to indicate a temporary state of being) :: essif {m}
Essonne {prop} (département) :: Essonne {f}
-est {suffix} /ɪst/ (superlative of adjectives and adverbs) :: le plus (put before the adjective), e.g. biggest = le plus grand
-est {suffix} (second-person singular present tense of verbs) :: -es [for regular -er verbs]; -is [for regular -ir verb]; -s [for most -re verbs]
EST {prop} (Eastern Standard Time) :: HNE
EST {n} (English subtitles) :: STA
establish {v} /ɪˈstæb.lɪʃ/ (To make stable or firm; to confirm) :: affermir
establish {v} (To found; to institute) :: établir
establish {v} :: établir
established {adj} /ɪˈstæb.lɪʃt/ (defined, described) :: établi
establishment {n} /ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt/ (the act of establishing) :: établissement {m}
establishment {n} (the state of being established) :: établissement {m}
establishment {n} (that which is established) :: établissement {m}
establishment {n} (slang: the ruling class or authority group) :: establishment {m}, établissement {m}
estate {n} /ɪsˈteɪt/ (law: nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land) :: proprieté {f},
estate {n} (area of land under single ownership) :: domaine, propriété
estate {n} (body style of cars) SEE: station wagon ::
estate {n} (housing estate) SEE: housing estate ::
estate agent {n} (one acting for another in sale or lease of real estate) :: agent immobilier {m}
estate car {n} (station wagon) SEE: station wagon ::
esteem {n} /ɛsˈtiːm]/ (favourable regard) :: estime {f}, respect {m}
esteem {v} (to regard with respect) :: respecter
ester {n} /ˈɛstɚ/ (compound with carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom) :: ester {m}
Esther {prop} /ˈɛstɚ/ (female given name) :: Esther
Esther {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Esther
Esther {prop} (the heroine of the Book of Esther) :: Esther
estimate {n} /ˈɛstɨmɨt/ (rough calculation or guess) :: estimation {f}
estimate {v} (to calculate roughly) :: estimer
estimation {n} /ɛstɨˈmeɪʃən/ (the process of making an estimate) :: estimation
estival {adj} (of or relating to summer) :: estival
estivate {v} /ˈɛstɪˌveɪt/ (go into stasis in the summer months) :: estiver
Estonia {prop} /ɛsˈtoʊ.ni.ə/ (country) :: Estonie {f}
Estonian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the country of Estonia, its people or their language) :: estonien {m}, estonienne {f}
Estonian {n} (person) :: Estonien {m}, Estonienne {f}
Estonian {n} (language) :: estonien {m}
estragon {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon ::
estrange {v} /ɪˈstɹeɪndʒ/ (cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate) :: éloigner
estrange {v} (remove from an accustomed place or set of associations) :: aliéner
estranged {adj} (having become a stranger) :: éloigné, perdu de vue (lost sight of); see also désuni, which applies to two or more parties
estrangement {n} (the act of alienating) :: éloignement {m}
estrangement {n} (the state of being alien) :: éloignement {m}
estrogen {n} /ˈɛstɹədʒən/ (estrogen) :: œstrogène {m}
estrous {adj} (Of or relating to estrus) :: œstral
estuary {n} (place where ocean tides and river water merge) :: estuaire {m}
esurient {adj} (avid, eager) SEE: avid ::
esurient {adj} (very greedy or hungry) SEE: voracious ::
eszett {n} (a German letter) :: eszett {m}
Esztergom {prop} /ˈɛstɛɹɡom/ (a city in Hungary) :: Esztergom {f}
eta {n} /ˈeɪtə/ (Greek letter) :: êta {m}
etacism {n} (pronunciation of the Greek eta like the Italian long e) :: étacisme {m}
et al. {phrase} /ɛtˈɑːl/ (and others) :: et al., et coll., & cie
etc. {phrase} /ˌɛt ˈsɛt(ə)ɹə/ (and so on, see also: and so forth) :: et cétéra, etc., et cætera, ...
et cetera {phrase} (noting the omission of the remainder of a list) SEE: etc. ::
etch {v} /ɛtʃ/ (to engrave) :: graver
etch {v} (to make a lasting impression) :: marquer
etching {n} /ˈetʃ.ɪŋ/ (art of producing an image) :: gravure {f}, eau-forte {f}
etching {n} (image created by this process) :: eau-forte {f}
etendue {n} /ˌeɪtɒnˈd(j)uː/ (conserved property of the light in an optical system) :: étendue de faisceau {f}, étendue géométrique {f}
eternal {adj} /ɪˈtɝnəl/ (lasting forever) :: éternel
Eternal City {prop} (nickname for Rome) :: ville éternelle {f}
eternal life {n} (immortality) SEE: immortality ::
eternal life {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
eternally {adv} (forever) :: éternellement
eternal sleep {n} (death (euphemism)) :: sommeil éternel {m}
eternity {n} /ɪˈtɝnɪti/ (infinite time) :: éternité {f}
eternity {n} (time extending infinitely far into the future) :: éternité {f}
eternity {n} (period of time that elapses after death) :: éternité {f}
eternity {n} (informal: a comparatively long time) :: éternité {f}
etesian {adj} /ɪˈtiːzɪən/ (pertaining to a specific eastern Mediterranean wind) :: étésien
etesian {n} (a specific eastern Mediterranean wind) :: étésien {m}
Ethan {prop} /ˈiːθən/ (male given name) :: Éthan
ethane {n} /ˈɛθeɪn/ (aliphatic hydrocarbon, C2H6) :: éthane {m}
ethanol {n} /ˈɛ.θə.nɒl/ (simple aliphatic alcohol: CH3-CH2-OH) :: éthanol {m}
ethene {n} (ethylene) SEE: ethylene ::
ether {n} /ˈiːθə/ ((organic chemistry) compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups) :: éther {m}
ether {n} (sky, heavens) SEE: heavens ::
ethereal {adj} /ɪˈθɪɹ.i.əl/ (Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere) :: éthéré
ethereal {adj} (Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy) :: éthéré
ethereal {adj} (Delicate, light and airy) :: éthéré
Ethernet {n} /ˈiθəɹˌnɛt/ (network cabling protocol standards) :: Ethernet
Ethernet {n} (computer network which complies with standards) :: Ethernet
ethical {adj} /ˈɛθɪkəl/ (of or relating to the study of ethics) :: éthique
ethical dative {n} (form of the dative case) :: datif éthique {m}
ethics {n} /ˈɛθ.ɪks/ (study of principles governing right and wrong conduct) :: éthique {f}
ethics {n} (standards of conduct) :: éthique {f}
Ethiopia {prop} /iθiˈoʊpi.ə/ (country in Eastern Africa) :: Éthiopie
Ethiopian {n} /ˌiːθiˈəʊpi.ən/ (person) :: Éthiopien
Ethiopian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Ethiopia) :: éthiopien
ethnic {adj} /ˈɛθ.nɪk/ (of or relating to a group of people) :: ethnique
ethnic {adj} :: ethnique, païen
ethnic cleansing {n} (ethnic cleansing) :: nettoyage ethnique {m}, épuration ethnique {f}
ethnic group {n} (ethnic group) :: ethnie {f}, groupe ethnique {m}
ethnicity {n} /ɛθˈnɪsɪti/ (The characteristics of an ethnic group) :: ethnicité {f}, appartenance ethnique {f}
ethnicity {n} (An ethnic group) :: ethnie {f}, groupe ethnique {f}
ethnic minority {n} (people with different characteristics to those of the majority) :: minorité ethnique {f}
ethnie {n} (ethnicity) SEE: ethnic group ::
ethno- {prefix} /ɛθnoʊ/ (race, ethnicity) :: ethno-
ethnocentric {adj} (related to ethnocentrism) :: ethnocentrique {m} {f}
ethnocentrism {n} /ˈɛθ.nəʊˌsɛn.tɹɪzm̩/ (tendency) :: ethnocentrisme {m}
ethnocide {n} :: ethnocide {m}
ethnocultural {adj} (all senses) :: ethnoculturel
ethnographer {n} (one who studies ethnography) :: ethnographe
ethnographic {adj} (of, or relating to ethnography) :: ethnographique
ethnography {n} (branch of anthropology) :: ethnographie {f}
ethnolect {n} (language variety) :: ethnolecte {m}
ethnolinguist {n} (scholar of ethnolinguistics) :: ethnolinguiste {m} {f}
ethnolinguistics {n} (field of linguistic anthropology) :: ethnolinguistique {f}
ethnologic {adj} (ethnologic) SEE: ethnological ::
ethnological {adj} (of or relating to ethnology) :: ethnologique
ethnologist {n} (one who practices ethnology) :: ethnologue {m} {f}
ethnology {n} (branch of anthropology) :: ethnologie {f}
ethnomusicology {n} (study of music and culture) :: ethnomusicologie {f}
ethnonym {n} (name of an ethnic group) :: ethnonyme {m}
ethography {n} (study of moral behaviour) :: éthographie {f}
ethology {n} /iːˈθɒlədʒi/ (study of human and animal behaviour) :: éthologie
ethopoeia {n} (rhetorical technique of creating an imaginary speech) :: éthopée {f}
ethyl acetate {n} (ethyl ester of acetic acid) :: acétate d'éthyle {m}, éthanoate d’éthyle {m}
ethylene {n} /ˈɛθəˌliːn/ (compound) :: éthylène {m}, éthène {m}
ethylene {n} (radical) :: éthylène {m}
ethylene glycol {n} ((organic chemistry) organic compound HO-CH2-CH2-OH) :: éthylène glycol {m}
ethylene oxide {n} (simplest epoxide) :: oxyde d'éthylène {m}, dihydroxyrène {m}, oxyde de diméthylène {m}, oxiranne {m}
ethylene-vinyl acetate {n} (copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate) :: éthylène-acétate de vinyle {m}
etilefrine {n} (a cardiac stimulant used as an antihypotensive) :: étiléfrine {m}
etiological {adj} (of or pertaining to an aetiology) :: étiologique
etiquette {n} /ˈɛtɪˌkɛt/ (forms to be observed in social or official life) :: étiquette {f}
etiquette {n} (customary behavior) :: étiquette {f}
Etna {prop} /ˈɛtnə/ (volcano in Sicily, Italy) :: Etna {m}
Etruria {prop} /ɪˈtɹʊə.ɹɪ.ə/ (ancient country) :: Étrurie {f}
Etruscan {adj} /ɪˈtɹʌskən/ (pertaining to the region and culture of Etruria) :: étrusque
Etruscan {n} (inhabitant of Etruria) :: Étrusque
Etruscan {prop} (extinct language of Etruria) :: étrusque {m}
Ettelbruck {prop} (city) :: Ettelbruck
et tu, Brute {phrase} /ɛt ˈtu ˌbɹutɛ/ (expression of betrayal) :: tu quoque mi fili
etymological {adj} (of or relating to etymology) :: étymologique
etymologically {adv} (Based on or belonging to etymology) :: étymologiquement
etymologist {n} (person who specializes in etymology) :: étymologiste {m} {f}
etymologize {v} (to find or provide etymology for a word) :: étymologiser
etymology {n} /ˌɛtəˈmɑlədʒi/ (study of the historical development of languages, particularly of individual words) :: étymologie {f}
etymology {n} (account of the origin and historical development of a word) :: étymologie {f}
etymon {n} /ˈɛt.ə.mɑn/ (source word) :: étymon {m}
EU {prop} /ˌiː ˈjuː/ (European Union, see also: European Union) :: UE {f}
Euboea {prop} /juːˈbiːə/ (Greek island) :: Eubée
eucalyptus {n} /ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs/ (any of many trees of genus Eucalyptus) :: eucalyptus, eucalypte
eucatastrophe {n} /ˌjuːkəˈtæstɹəfi/ (catastrophe that results in the protagonist's well-being) :: eucatastrophe {f}
Eucharist {n} /ˈjuːkəɹɪst/ (sacrament) :: eucharistie {f}
eucharistic {adj} (pertaining to the Eucharist) :: eucharistique {m}
euchologion {n} /juːkə(ʊ)ˈləʊdʒɪən/ (prayer book) :: eucologe {m}
Euclid {prop} /ˈjuːklɪd/ (Greek mathematician) :: Euclide {m}
Euclidean {adj} /juːˈklɪd.i.ən/ (of traditional geometry) :: euclidien
Euclidean {adj} (of Euclid's Elements) :: euclidien
Euclidean algorithm {n} (number theory) :: algorithme d'Euclide {m}
Euclidean geometry {n} (mathematical system) :: géométrie euclidienne {f}
Euclidean space {n} (ordinary space) :: espace euclidien {m}
Euclidian space {n} (Euclidean space) SEE: Euclidean space ::
eudiometer {n} (tube for measuring volume of gases) :: eudiomètre
euergetism {n} (the practice of élite in Greek and Roman cities to distribute a part of their wealth to the community) :: évergétisme {m}
euergetist {n} (one who practices euergetism) :: évergète {m}
Eugene {prop} (male given name) :: Eugène {m}
Eugenia {prop} (female given name) :: Eugénie
Eugenius {prop} (given name) :: Eugène
eukaryote {n} /juˈkæɹi.əʊt/ (any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cells contain at least one distinct nucleus) :: eucaryote
eukaryotic {adj} (having complex cells) :: eucaryote
Eulalie {prop} (female given name) :: Eulalie
Euler {prop} /ˈɔɪlɚ/ (Leonhard Euler) :: Euler {m}
Euler's formula {prop} (Euler's formula) :: formule d'Euler {f}
eulogistic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in the form of a eulogy) :: dithyrambique, élogieux
eulogy {n} /ˈjulədʒi/ (an oration to honor a deceased person) :: éloge {m}
eumetazoan {n} ((zoology) animal of the subkingdom Eumetazoa) :: eumétazoaire {m}
eunuch {n} /ˈjuː.nʌk/ (castrated human male) :: eunuque {m}, castrat {m}
eunuch {n} (such a man who was harem guard or in Middle Eastern courts under Roman Emperors, important officials of the state) :: eunuque {m}
Euphemia {prop} /ɛffiːˈmiːə/ (female given name) :: Euphémie {f}
euphemism {n} /ˈjuː.fəˌmɪ.z(ə)m/ (use of a word or phrase to replace another word with one considered less offensive) :: euphémisme {m}
euphemism {n} (word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way) :: euphémisme {m}
euphemistic {adj} (of euphemism) :: euphémique
euphemistically {adv} (in a euphemistic manner) :: euphémiquement
euphonic {adj} (harmonious) :: euphonique
euphonically {adv} (in a euphonic manner) :: euphoniquement
euphony {n} :: euphonie {f}
euphoria {n} /juːˈfɔːɹi.ə/ (an excited state of joy) :: euphorie {f}, [colloquial] pêche {f}, [colloquial] frite {f}
euphoric {adj} (feeling great well-being or elation or intense happiness; characterized by euphoria) :: euphorique
euphotic {adj} (describing that part of the near-surface ocean in which photosynthesis is possible) :: euphotique
Euphrates {prop} /juːˈfɹeɪtiːz/ (river in the Middle East) :: Euphrate {m}
euphuism {n} (style of writing) :: euphuisme {m}
Eurasia {prop} /jʊˈɹeɪʒə/ (the largest landmass on Earth, consisting of Europe and Asia) :: Eurasie {f}
Eurasian {adj} (pertaining to Eurasia) :: eurasiatique
Eurasian black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) :: vautour moine
Eurasian collared dove {n} (Streptopelia decaocto) SEE: collared dove ::
Eurasian eagle owl {n} (Bubo bubo) :: hibou grand-duc {m}
Eurasian Economic Union {prop} (economic union, see also: EAU; EAEU) :: Union eurasiatique {f}
Eurasian jay {n} (Garrulus glandarius) :: geai des chênes {m}
Eurasian siskin {n} (Spinus spinus) :: tarin {m}, tarin des aulnes {m}
Eurasian sparrowhawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) :: épervier {m}
Eurasian wigeon {n} /jʊ.ɹeɪʒən.wɪd͡ʒən/ (dabbling duck) :: Canard siffleur {m}
Eure {prop} (département) :: Eure {f}
Eure-et-Loir {prop} (département of France) :: Eure-et-Loir
eureka {interj} /juˈɹikə/ (exclamation indicating sudden discovery) :: eurêka
Euribor {n} (Euro Interbank Offered Rate) :: euribor
Euripides {prop} /jʊˈɹɪp.ɪˌdiz/ (a Greek tragedian) :: Euripide {m}
euro {n} /ˈjʊɹoʊ/ (currency unit of the European Monetary Union) :: euro {m}
Euro- {prefix} (pertaining to Europe) :: euro-
euro area {n} (Eurozone) SEE: Eurozone ::
Eurocentrism {n} (practice of viewing the world from a European perspective) :: européocentrisme {m}, eurocentrisme {m}
euro coin {n} (coin in the eurozone) :: monnaie en euro {f}
Eurocommunism {n} (trend) :: eurocommunisme {m}
Euroconnector {n} (SCART) SEE: SCART ::
Eurocrat {n} (employee of the EU) :: eurocrate {m} {f}
Eurogroup {n} (body of Eurozone finance ministers) :: Eurogroupe {m}
Eurolinguistics {n} (branch of linguistics) :: eurolinguistique
Euromaidan {prop} (series of anti-government protests in Ukraine) :: Euromaïdan {m}
Europa {prop} /jʊˈɹoʊpə/ (a moon of Jupiter) :: Europe {f}
Europe {prop} (European Union) SEE: European Union ::
Europe {prop} /ˈjʊɹəp/ (continent) :: Europe {f}
European {adj} /ˌjʊɹəˈpi.ən/ (relating to Europe or the European Union) :: européen {m}, européenne {f}
European {n} (person) :: Européen {m}, Européenne {f}
European alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder ::
European ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior) SEE: common ash ::
European bee-eater {n} (Merops apiaster) :: guêpier d'Europe {m}
European bison {n} /jʊɹəˌpiːən ˈbaɪsn̩/ (the wisent species Bison bonasus) :: bison d'Europe {m}
European bullhead {n} (species) :: chabot {m}
European Central Bank {prop} (central bank for the European Union) :: Banque centrale européenne {f} (note: only capital letter to Bank)
European Commission {prop} (executive branch) :: Commission européenne
European Council {prop} (an institution of the European Union) :: Conseil européen
European garden spider {n} (Araneus diadematus) :: épeire diadème {f}
European hedgehog {n} (Erinaceus europaeus) :: hérisson commun
European herring gull {n} (Larus argentatus) :: goéland argenté {m}
European hornet {n} (Vespa crabo) :: frelon européen {m}
Europeanisation {n} (assimilation) :: européanisation {f}
Europeanize {v} (to make something, or someone, more European) :: européaniser
Europeanness {n} :: européanité {f}
European Parliament {n} (legislative chamber of the European Union) :: Parlement européen {m}, Europarlement {m}, Eurochambre {f}, Chambre européenne {f}
European peacock {n} (colorful butterfly) :: paon du jour {m}
European perch {n} (Perca fluviatilis) :: perche commune {f}, perche de rivière
European rabbit {n} (Oryctolagus cuniculus) :: lapin de garenne {m}
European redbud {n} (Judas tree) SEE: Judas tree ::
European roller {n} (Coracias garrulus) :: rollier d'Europe {m}
European seabass {n} (Dicentrarchus labrax) :: bar commun {m}, bar européen {m}, perche de mer {f}, loup de mer {m}
European smelt {n} (Osmerus eperlanus) :: éperlan {m}
European Union {prop} /ˌjʊəɹəˈpiːən ˈjuːnjən/ (European supranational organisation) :: Union européenne {f}
Europhilia {n} (love of Europe) :: europhilie {f}
Europhone {adj} :: europhone
europium {n} /jʊəˈɹoʊpiəm/ (chemical element) :: europium {m}
Europop {n} (European pop music) :: europop {m}
Euro-sceptic {n} (One who is sceptical of increasing the powers of the European Union) :: eurosceptique {m} {f}
Euro-sceptic {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euro-sceptics or Euro-scepticism) :: eurosceptique
Eurosceptic {n} (one who is sceptical of increasing the powers of the European Union) :: eurosceptique {m} {f}
Eurosceptic {adj} (of or pertaining to Eurosceptics or Euroscepticism) :: eurosceptique
Eurosceptical {adj} (of or pertaining to Eurosceptics or Euroscepticism) SEE: Eurosceptic ::
Euro-sceptical {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euro-sceptics or Euro-scepticism) :: eurosceptique
Euroscepticism {n} (scepticism of increasing powers of the EU) :: euroscepticisme
Euroskeptic {n} (One who is skeptical of increasing the powers of the European Union) :: eurosceptique {m} {f}
Euroskeptic {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euroskeptics or Euroskepticism) :: eurosceptique
Euro-skeptic {n} (One who is skeptical of increasing the powers of the European Union) :: eurosceptique {m} {f}
Euro-skeptic {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euro-skeptics or Euro-skepticism) :: eurosceptique
Euro-skeptical {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euro-skeptics or Euro-skepticism) :: eurosceptique
Euroskeptical {adj} (Of or pertaining to Euroskeptics or Euroskepticism) :: eurosceptique
Eurotunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel ::
Eurovision {prop} /ˈjɝ.əˌvɪ.ʒ(ə)n/ (television network) :: Eurovision {f}
Eurozone {prop} (those European Union members whose official currency is the euro) :: zone euro {f}, eurozone {f} rare
Eurydice {prop} /jʊˈɹɪdɨsi/ (mythology) :: Eurydice {f}
euryoecious {adj} :: euryèce
euryxenous {adj} :: euryxène
Eusebius {prop} /juˈsibi.əs/ (given name) :: Eusèbe
eusocial {adj} (biology) :: eusocial
eusociality {n} (state of being eusocial) :: eusocialité {f}
eusocially {adv} (biology) :: eusocialement
Eustace {prop} /ˈjuːˌstɪs/ (male given name) :: Eustache
Eustachian tube {n} (tube that links the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear) :: trompe d’Eustache {f}, trompe auditive {f}, tube auditif {m}
eustasy {n} /ˈjuːstəsi/ (worldwide change in sea level) :: eustatisme {m}
euthanasia {n} /juːθəˈneɪʒə/ (practice of killing a human being or animal) :: euthanasie {f}
euthanasist {n} (a person who performs euthanasia) :: euthanasiste {m} {f}
euthanize {v} /ˈjuː.θən.ˌaɪz/ (submit (a person or an animal) to euthanasia) :: euthanasier, faire euthanasier
eutrophication {n} (becoming eutrophic) :: eutrophisation
Euxine Sea {prop} SEE: Black Sea ::
EVA {n} (extravehicular activity) SEE: extravehicular activity ::
EVA {n} (ethylene-vinyl acetate) SEE: ethylene-vinyl acetate ::
evacuate {v} (to move out of an unsafe location into safety) :: évacuer
evacuation {n} (act of emptying) :: évacuation {f}
evacuation {n} (act of leaving a place for protection) :: évacuation {f}
evaluate {v} /ɪ̈ˈvaljəˌweɪt/ (to draw conclusions from by examining) :: évaluer
evaluation {n} /ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃən/ (assessment) :: évaluation {f}
evanescent {adj} /ˌɛv.əˈnɛs.ənt/ (vanishing, decaying, weak) :: évanescent
evangelical {adj} /iːvænˈdʒɛlɪkəl/ (pertaining to the doctrines or teachings of the Christian gospel or Christianity in general) :: évangélique
evangelically {adv} (in an evangelical manner) :: évangéliquement
Evangeline {prop} (female given name) :: Évangéline {f}
evangelist {n} /ɪˈvændʒəlɪst/ (itinerant or special preacher, especially a revivalist) :: évangéliste {m} {f}
evangelist {n} (preacher of the gospel) :: évangéliste {m} {f}
evangelist {n} (writer of a gospel) :: évangéliste {m} {f}
evangelist {n} :: évangéliste
Evangelist {n} (gospel writer) :: évangéliste {m} {f}
evangelize {v} (tell people about Christianity) :: évangéliser
evaporate {v} /ɪˈvæpəɹeɪt/ (to transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state) :: évaporer
evaporated milk {n} (milk that has been concentrated by evaporation) :: lait évaporé {m}, lait concentré {m}
evaporation {n} (process of liquid converting to the gaseous state) :: évaporation
evaporation {n} :: évaporation {f}
evasion {n} /ɪˈveɪʒən/ (the act of eluding or evading or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation) :: esquive
eve {n} /iːv/ (day or night before) :: veille {f}
Eve {prop} /iːv/ (the first woman) :: Ève {f}
Eve {prop} (given name) :: Ève {f}
Evelyn {prop} (female given name) :: Évelyne
even {adj} /ˈivən/ (flat and level) :: plat
even {adj} (without great variation) :: monotone [voice], uniforme
even {adj} (equal) :: régulier, uniforme
even {adj} (arithmetic: divisible by two) :: pair {m}, paire {f}
even {adj} (of a number: convenient for rounding other numbers to) :: rond
even {v} (to make even) :: aplatir, égaliser, niveler
even {adv} (exactly, fully) :: exactement, complètement
even {adv} (implying extreme example) :: même, voire
even {adv} (emphasising comparative) :: encore, même
even {n} (Evening of the day) :: veillée (du soir)
even {n} (even number) SEE: even number ::
Even {prop} /əˈvɛn/ (language) :: évène
even function {n} (unaffected by sign) :: fonction paire {f}
even Homer nods {proverb} (no one is immune to error) :: tout le monde peut se tromper
even if {conj} (irrespective of) :: même si
evening {n} /ˈiːvnɪŋ/ (time of day between dusk and night) :: crépuscule {m}, soir {m}
evening {n} (time of day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight) :: soir {m}
evening dress {n} (elegant dress worn by women) :: robe de soirée {f}
evening star {n} (planet Venus seen in the evening) :: étoile du soir {f}
evenly {adv} (so as to make flat) :: uniformément
evenly {adv} (in a fair manner) :: également, équitablement
even number {n} (positive integer that can be divided by two) :: nombre pair {m}
even so {adv} (in spite of the preceding remark or facts) :: quand même
event {n} /ɪˈvɛnt/ (occurrence) :: événement {m}, évènement {m}
event {n} (point in spacetime (physics)) :: événement {m}, évènement {m}
event {n} (computing: action which triggers an event handler) :: événement {m}, évènement {m}
event {n} (probability theory: a set of some of the possible outcomes) :: événement {m}, évènement {m}
event {n} ((medicine) An episode of severe health conditions) :: accident
event-driven {adj} :: orienté événements
eventful {adj} (pertaining to high levels of activity) :: mouvementé
event horizon {n} (gravitational sphere within which light cannot escape) :: horizon des événements {m}
even though {conj} (although) :: bien que, quoique
eventing {n} (equestrian event which comprises dressage, cross-country, and showjumping) :: concours complet {m}
eventuality {n} (possible event) :: éventualité
eventually {adv} /ɪ.ˈvɛn.t͡ʃu.ə.li/ (in the end) :: finalement, à terme, à la fin
ever {adv} /ˈɛvɚ/ (always) :: toujours
ever {adv} (at any time) :: jamais
Everest {prop} (Mount Everest) SEE: Mount Everest ::
Everett {prop} (male given name) :: Évrard
evergreen {adj} /ˈɛvɚɡɹin/ (of plants, that do not shed their leaves) :: sempervirent
everlasting {adv} (Lasting or enduring forever) :: éternel
everlasting {adv} (Continuing indefinitely) :: permanent
evermore {adv} (always) :: toujours
ever since {adv} (continuously since a specified time or event) :: depuis lors
ever since {conj} (continuously since) :: depuis que
every {determiner} /ˈɛv.ɹi/ (all of a countable group) :: tout, chaque
everybody {pron} /ˈɛvɹibʌdi/ (all people) :: tout le monde, chacun, tous
every cloud has a silver lining {proverb} (in every bad situation there is an element of good) :: après la pluie, vient le beau temps
every day {adv} (daily) SEE: daily ::
everyday {adj} /ˈɛvɹiˌdeɪ/ (commonplace, ordinary) :: usuel
everyday life {n} (everyday life) :: quotidien {m}
every man for himself {phrase} (forget about comradeship; save yourselves!) :: chacun pour soi; sauve qui peut
everyone {pron} /ˈɛv.ɹi.wʌn/ (every person) :: chacun, tout le monde, tous
every other {adj} (every second) SEE: every second ::
every second {adj} (every other; each alternate) :: un sur deux {m}, une sur deux {f}
every silver lining has a cloud {proverb} (every good situation has the potential to turn bad) :: toute médaille a son revers
every so often {adv} (occasionally) :: de temps en temps
everything {pron} /ˈɛvɹiˌθɪŋ/ (all the things) :: tout {m}
everything but the kitchen sink {n} (Almost everything, whether needed or not) :: tout le/un/son bric-à-brac/bazar
every time {adv} (at each occasion that) :: chaque fois que, à chaque fois que
everywhere {adv} /ɛv.ɹi.(h)wɛɹ/ (at all places) :: partout
everywhere else {adv} (in all other places) :: partout ailleurs
evict {v} (to expel) :: expulser, évincer
eviction {n} (the act of evicting) :: expulsion {f}, éviction {f}
evidence {n} /ˈɛvəɾəns]/ (facts presented in support of an assertion) :: preuve {f}
evidence {n} (anything admitted by a court as proof) :: preuve
evident {adj} /ˈɛ.vɪ.dənt/ (obviously true) :: évident {m}
evidently {adv} /ˈɛvɪdəntli/ (obviously) :: de toute évidence, manifestement
evil {adj} /ˈiːvɪl/ (intending to harm) :: mauvais {m}, maléfique {m} {f}, méchant
evil {n} (moral badness, wickedness) :: mal {m}
evildoer {n} (person who performs evil acts) :: malfaiteur {m}, méchant {m}
evil eye {n} (wicked look) :: mauvais œil {m}
evil laugh {n} (stereotypical villain's laugh) :: rire sardonique {m}, rire de méchant {m}, rire diabolique {m}
evil laughter {n} (stereotypical villain's laughter) SEE: evil laugh ::
evince {v} /iˈvɪns/ (show or demonstrate clearly) :: montrer, prouver
eviscerate {v} /ɪˈvɪsəˌɹeɪt/ (to disembowel) :: éviscérer
evisceration {n} (A disemboweling) :: ôter les tripes, étriper
evisceration {n} (A vigorous verbal assault) :: démolir verballement, éreinter quelque chose
evitable {adj} /ˈɛvɪtəb(ə)l/ (possible to avoid) :: évitable
evocative {adj} (that evokes (brings to mind) a memory, mood or image; redolent or reminiscent) :: évocateur
evoke {v} /ɪˈvoʊk/ (to cause the manifestation of) :: évoquer, remémorer
evolution {n} /ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)n/ (general: a gradual process of development) :: évolution {f}
evolution {n} (biology: change in the genetic composition of a population over time) :: évolution {f}
evolutional {adj} (of or pertaining to evolution, or coming about as a result of its principles) :: évolutionnel {m}
evolutionary {adj} /ˌiːvəˈluːʃəneɹi/ (of or relating to evolution) :: évolutif {m}, évolutive {f}, évolutionnaire {m} {f}
evolutionary biology {n} (sub-field of biology) :: biologie de l’évolution {f}, biologie évolutive {f}
evolutionary developmental biology {n} (branch of biology) :: biologie évolutive du développement {f}
evolutionary theory {n} (theory of evolution) :: théorie de l'évolution {f}
evolutionist {n} (a proponent or supporter of evolutionism) :: évolutionniste {m} {f}
evolutionistic {adj} (of or pertaining to evolutionism) :: évolutionniste
evolve {v} (move in regular procession through a system) :: évoluer, progresser
evolve {v} (come into being; develop) :: élaborer
ew {interj} /ɪʊ̯/ (expression of disgust or nausea) :: beurk
e-wallet {n} :: portefeuille électronique {m}
e-warfare {n} (cyberwarfare) SEE: cyberwarfare ::
ewe {n} /juː/ (female sheep) :: brebis {f}
ewer {n} /ˈju.ɚ/ (widemouthed pitcher) :: pichet {m}, aiguière, broc, cruche {f}
ex {n} /ɛks/ (name of the letter X, x) :: ixe {m}
ex {n} (colloquial: former partner or spouse) :: ex
ex- {prefix} (former) :: ex-
exa- {prefix} (SI prefix) :: exa-
exacerbate {v} /ɪɡˈzæsɚˌbeɪt/ (make worse) :: agraver, empirer
exact {adj} /ɪɡˈzækt/ (precisely agreeing) :: exact {m}, précis {m}
exact {v} (To demand and enforce) :: exiger
exactitude {n} (accuracy; attention to small details.) :: exactitude {f}
exactly {adv} /ɪɡˈzæk(t)li/ (in an exact manner) :: exactement
exactness {n} (the state of being exact) :: exactitude {f}
exact science {n} (field of science capable of quantitative expression) :: science exacte {f}, science dure {f}
exaggerate {v} /ɛɡˈzæ.dʒə.ɹeɪt/ (to overstate, to describe more than is fact) :: exagérer, outrer
exaggeration {n} (act of exaggerating) :: exagération {f}
examination {n} /ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of examining) :: examen {m}
examination {n} (formal test) :: examen {m}
examine {v} /ɪɡˈzæmɪn/ (to observe or inspect carefully or critically) :: examiner
examine {v} (to check the health or condition of something or someone) :: examiner
examiner {n} /əɡˈzæmɪnɚ/ (person who investigates someone or something) :: examinateur {m}, examinatrice {f}
example {n} /ɪɡˈzæmpl̩/ (something representative of a group) :: exemple {m}
example {n} (something serving to explain or illustrate a rule) :: exemple {m}
example {n} (something serving as a pattern of behaviour) :: exemple {m}
example {n} (person punished as a warning to others) :: exemple {m}
example {n} (parallel or closely similar case) :: exemple {m}
example {n} (instance as a problem to be solved) :: exemple {m}
exanimate {adj} /ɪɡˈzænɪmɪt/ (lifeless; dead) :: sans vie, mort
exanimate {adj} (spiritless, dispirited, disheartened, not lively) :: déprimé, découragé
exasperate {v} /ɪɡˈzæsp(ə)ɹeɪt/ (frustrate, vex, annoy) :: exaspérer
exasperation {n} (the act of exasperating) :: exaspération {f}
Excalibur {prop} /ɛksˈkæ.lɪ.bɚ/ (Legendary sword) :: Excalibur {f}
excavate {v} (to make a hole in (something); to hollow) :: excaver
excavation {n} (archaeological excavation) :: fouille {f}
excavator {n} (curette used to scrape out pathological material) SEE: curette ::
excavator {n} /ˈɛkskəˌveɪtə/ (vehicle, often on tracks, used to dig ditches etc; a backhoe) :: excavateur {m}
exceed {v} /ɪkˈsiːd/ (to be larger, greater than something else or than expected or desirable) :: excéder
exceed {v} (to go beyond the limits of something) :: excéder, dépasser
exceed {v} :: excéder
exceedingly {adv} /ɪkˈsiːdɪŋli/ (extremely) :: extrêmement, énormément
excel {v} (transitive: to surpass someone or something) :: dépasser
excel {v} (intransitive: to be much better than others) :: dépasser
excellence {n} /ˈɛksələns/ (the quality of being excellent) :: excellence {f}
Excellence {prop} (title of honor or respect) :: Excellence {m}
Excellency {n} (Form of address for certain high officials or dignitaries) :: Excellence {f}
excellent {adj} /ˈɛksələnt/ (of the highest quality) :: excellent
excellently {adv} (very well) :: excellemment
excelsior {n} /ɛkˈsɛlsɪɔː/ (3-point type) :: diamant
except {v} /ɪkˈsɛpt/ (to exclude) :: faire une exception pour, excepter
except {v} (to take exception, to object to) :: objecter, protester, s'élever contre
except {prep} (with the exception of) :: excepté, sauf, à l'exception de, hormis
except {conj} (with the exception that) :: si ce n'est
exception {n} /əkˈsɛpʃən/ (that which is excepted or taken out from others) :: exception {f}
exception {n} :: exception {f}
exceptional {adj} /ɪkˈsɛpʃənəl/ (superior due to exception or rarity) :: exceptionnel
exceptionalism {n} (belief that a particular nation does not conform to an established norm) :: exceptionnalisme {m}
exceptionally {adv} (unusual, remarkable or exceptional degree) :: exceptionnellement, par exception
exception that proves the rule {n} (a form of argument) :: l'exception confirme la regle
excerpt {n} /ˈɛɡzɜ(ɹ)pt/ (a clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work) :: extrait {m}, passage {m}
excerpt {v} (to select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work) :: extraire
excess {n} /əkˈsɛs/ (state of surpassing limits) :: excès
excess {n} (degree by which one thing exceeds another) :: excès {m}
excess {n} (insurance condition) :: franchise {f}
excess {v} (Excessive) :: excessif
excessive {adj} /ɪkˈsɛsɪv/ (exceeding the bounds of something) :: excessif
excessively {adv} (to an excessive degree) :: excessivement, bien trop (much too...), beaucoup trop (much too...)
excessively {adv} (in excess) :: excessivement, de trop
exchange {n} /ɛkstʃeɪndʒ/ (act of exchanging or trading) :: échange {m}, troc {m}
exchange {n} (place for conducting trading) :: bourse {f}
exchange {v} (To trade or barter) :: échanger, troquer
exchange {v} (To replace with a similar item) :: échanger
exchange rate {n} (currency rate (finance)) :: taux de change {m}, cours de change {m}
exchequer {n} (treasury) SEE: treasury ::
excipient {n} (Drug additive without therapeutic or diagnostic effect) :: excipient {m}
excircle {n} (escribed circle) :: cercle exinscrit {m}
excise {n} (excise tax) SEE: excise tax ::
exciseman {n} (collector of excise tax) :: accisien {m}
excise tax {n} (any of various taxes levied on the production or sale of certain goods) :: droit d'accise {m}, accise {f}
excitation {n} (the act of producing excitement (stimulation); also, the excitement produced) :: excitation
excite {v} /ˈɛɡzaɪt/ (to stir the emotions of) :: exciter
excite {v} (to arouse or bring out (eg feelings); to stimulate) :: exciter
excite {v} (to cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state) :: exciter
excited {adj} /ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/ (having great enthusiasm) :: excité, enthousiasmé
excited {adj} (being in a state of higher energy) :: excité
excitement {n} /ɪkˈsaɪtmənt/ (state of being excited) :: excitation {f}
exciton {n} (bound state of electron and hole) :: exciton {m}
exclaim {v} /ɛkˈskleɪm/ (to cry out) :: exclamer
exclamation {n} (exclamation mark) SEE: exclamation mark ::
exclamation {n} /ˌekskləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ (loud calling or crying out; outcry) :: exclamation {f}
exclamation mark {n} /ˌɛks.kləˈmeɪ.ʃənˌmɑɹk/ (punctuation “!”) :: point d'exclamation {m}
exclamation point {n} (exclamation mark) SEE: exclamation mark ::
exclave {n} /ˈɛkskleɪv/ (a country's territory not connected to the main part) :: exclave {f}
exclude {v} /ɪksˈkluːd/ (to bar from entering; keep out) :: exclure
excluding {prep} (to the exclusion of) :: à l’exclusion de
exclusion {n} /ɪksˈkluːʒən/ (act of excluding or shutting out) :: exclusion
exclusive {adj} /ɪkˈsklu.sɪv/ (excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions) :: exclusif
exclusive {adj} (of high quality and/or renown) :: exclusif
exclusive {adj} :: exclusif
exclusively {adv} (to the exclusion of anything or anyone else) :: exclusivement, uniquement
exclusive or {n} (exclusive disjunction) :: ou exclusif
exclusive right {n} (The power to allow or disallow others from taking certain actions) :: droite exclusive
exclusivity {n} (the quality of being exclusive) :: exclusivité {f}
excommunicate {v} /ˌɛkskəˈmjunəkət/ (to officially exclude someone from membership of a church or religious community) :: excommunier
excommunicate {v} (to exclude from any other group; to banish) :: bannir
excommunication {n} /ɛkskəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of excommunicating, disfellowshipping or ejecting) :: excommunication {f}
excoriate {v} /ɪkˈskɔɹ.iˌeɪt/ (to strongly denounce or censure) :: fustiger
excoriation {n} /ˈɛks.kɔ.ɹi.eɪʃən/ (skin abrasion) :: excoriation {f}
excrement {n} /ˈɛkskɹəmənt/ (human and animal solid waste) :: excrément {m}
excrescence {n} /ɛkˈskɹɛsəns/ (something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else) :: excès {m}, excroissance {f}
excrete {v} /ɛkˈskɹiːt/ (to discharge material) :: excréter
excretion {n} (process of removing from the body) :: excrétion {f}
excretory {adj} (of, or relating to excretion) :: excrétoire
excruciate {v} /ɛk.ˈskɹu.ʃi.eɪ̯t/ (to inflict intense pain or mental distress on (someone); to torture) :: torturer
excursion {n} /ɪks.kɜːɹ.ʒən/ (brief recreational trip) :: excursion {f}, randonnée {f}
excuse {v} /ɪksˈkjuz/ (forgive, pardon) :: excuser, pardonner
excuse {v} (allow to leave) :: excuser
excuse {v} (explain with the aim of alleviating guilt or negative judgement) :: excuser, justifier
excuse {n} (explanation designed to avoid or alleviate guilt or negative judgement) :: prétexte {m}, excuse {f}
excuse me {phrase} (request to repeat) :: pardon, plaît-il, comment, quoi, [familiar] hein
excuse me {phrase} (request for attention) :: pardon
excuse me {phrase} (request to pass) :: pardon, excusez-moi, [informal] excuse-moi
excuse me {phrase} (sorry, as apology) :: pardon, excusez-moi, mes excuses, je m'excuse
ex-directory {adj} (unlisted) :: sur la liste rouge
execrable {adj} /ˈɛksɪkɹəbl/ (of the poorest quality) :: exécrable {m} {f}
execrate {v} (To feel loathing for) :: exécrer
execration {n} /ɛksɪˈkɹeɪʃən/ (act or instance of cursing) :: exécration {f}
executable {adj} /ˈɛksɪkjuːtəbl/ (capable of being executed) :: exécutable
executable {n} (file that can be run) :: fichier exécutable {m}
execute {v} /ˈɛksɪˌkjuːt/ (to kill as punishment) :: exécuter, mettre à mort
execute {v} (To start, launch or run software) :: exécuter
execution {n} /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/ (act of executing or the state of being executed) :: exécution {f}
execution {n} (act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty) :: exécution {f}
execution {n} (carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will) :: exécution {f}
execution {n} (carrying out of an instruction by a computer) :: exécution {f}
execution {n} :: exécution {f}
executioner {n} (the person who carries out the execution) :: exécuteur des hautes œuvres {m}, bourreau {m}
executive {adj} /ɛɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/ (designed for execution) :: exécutif
executive {n} (title of a chief officer or administrator) :: cadre, gestionnaire, directeur, administrateur {m}
executive {n} (branch of government responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions) :: exécutif {m}
executive committee {n} (the cabinet of ministers for a city government) :: comité exécutif {m}
executive order {n} (decree issued on the authority of the executive branch of government) :: ordonnance {f}
executor {n} /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɚ/ (one who carries out some task) :: exécuteur {m}, exécutrice {f}
exegesis {n} /ɛksɪˈdʒisɪs/ (formal written exposition or explanatory essay) :: exégèse {f}
exegete {n} /ˈeksɪdʒiːt/ (person skilled in exegesis) :: exégète
exemplar {n} (role model) SEE: role model ::
exemplar {n} /ɛɡˈzɛm.plə/ (handwritten manuscript) :: exemple {f}
exemplary {adj} /ɛɡˈzɛmpləɹi/ (of such high quality as to serve as an example, see also: ideal; perfect) :: exemplaire
exemplify {v} /ɛɡˈzɛmplɪfaɪ/ (to show as an example) :: illustrer
exemption {n} (act of exempting) :: exemption {f}
exercise {n} /ˈɛk.sə.saɪz/ (any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability) :: exercice {m}
exercise {n} (physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness) :: exercice {m}
exercise {v} (to set into action) :: exercer
exercise {v} (to perform activities to develop skills) :: exercer
exercise {v} (to take action, enforce) :: exercer
exercise bicycle {n} (exercise machine) :: vélo stationnaire {m}, vélo d'appartement {m}, bicyclette stationnaire {f}
exercise book {n} (booklet for students) :: cahier {m}, cahier d'exercices {m}
exert {v} (to put in vigorous action) :: exercer
exertion {n} /əɡˈzɝʃən/ (the action of exerting) :: effort {m}, dépense {f}
exfoliant {n} (an agent or substance used for the process of exfoliation) :: exfoliant {m}
exfoliation {n} (the removal of a layer of skin, as in cosmetic preparation) :: exfoliation {f}
exhalation {n} (meteor) SEE: meteor ::
exhale {v} /ɛksˈheɪl/ (to breathe out) :: expirer
exhaust {v} /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ (to empty by drawing or letting out the contents) :: épuiser
exhaust {n} (exhaust gas) :: gaz d'échappement
exhaust {n} (exhaust pipe) SEE: exhaust pipe ::
exhausted {adj} /ɪɡˈzɔstɪd/ (in a state of exhaustion) :: épuisé, à bout de forces
exhausting {adj} (Very tiring) :: épuisant {m}, épuisante {f}
exhaustion {n} /ɪɡˈzɔːs.tʃən/ (point of complete depletion) :: épuisement {m}
exhaustion {n} (supreme tiredness; having exhausted energy) :: harassement {m}, épuisement {m}
exhaustive {adj} /ɛɡˈzɑ.stɪv/ (including every possible element) :: exhaustif
exhaust pipe {n} (pipe that vents waste gases from the engine) :: pot d'échappement {m}, silencieux {m}
exhibit {v} /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/ (display or show (something) for others to see) :: exposer
exhibit {n} (public showing) :: exposition {f}
exhibit {n} (article as evidence in court) :: pièce à conviction {f}
exhibition {n} /ɛksɪˈbɪʃən/ (large scale public showing of objects or products) :: exposition {f}
exhibition game {n} (practice game) :: match amical {m}
exhibitionism {n} (practice of drawing attention to oneself) :: exhibitionnisme {m}
exhibitionism {n} (practice of displaying one's private bodily parts in public) :: exhibitionnisme {m}
exhibitionist {n} (one who attempts by his behaviour to draw attention to himself) :: poseur {m}, poseuse {f}, exhibitionniste {m} {f}
exhibitionist {n} (someone who exposes their genitalia in public) :: exhibitionniste {m} {f}
exhibition match {n} (exhibition game) SEE: exhibition game ::
exhilarating {adj} (refreshingly thrilling) :: jubilatoire {m} {f}, grisant {m}
exhort {v} /ɛɡˈzɔːt/ (urge) :: exhorter
exhortation {n} (Act or practice of exhorting) :: exhortation {f}
exhumation {n} /ˌeks.hjuːˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of digging up that which has been buried) :: exhumation {f}
exhume {v} /ɛkˈ.s(j)um/ (To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of burial; to disinter) :: exhumer
ex-husband {n} (a former husband) :: ex-mari {m}
exigent {adj} /ˈɛk.sɪ.dʒənt/ :: exigeant, urgent, pressant
exile {n} /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl/ (the state of being banished from one's home or country) :: exil {m}
exile {n} (someone who is banished from one's home or country) :: exilé
exine {n} (outer layer of a pollen grain or spore) :: exine {f}
exinscribed {adj} :: exinscrit
exist {v} /ɪɡˈzɪst/ (to be) :: exister
existence {n} /ɛɡ.ˈzɪs.təns/ (state of being, existing, or occurring) :: existence {f}
existent {adj} (existing; having life or being, current; occurring now) :: existant
existential {adj} :: existentiel {m}
existentialism {n} /ˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃəlɪzəm/ (philosophical movement) :: existentialisme {m}
existentialist {n} (a person who adheres to the philosophy of existentialism) :: existentialiste {m} {f}
existential quantifier {n} (operator used in predicate calculus) :: quantificateur existentiel
existing {adj} /ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ/ (that exists) :: existant
exit {n} /ˈɛɡzɪt/ (way out) :: sortie {f}
exit {n} (passage from inside to outside) :: sortie {f}
exit {n} (action of leaving) :: sortie {f}
exit {n} :: sortie {f}, issue {f}
exit {v} (go out) :: sortir
exit poll {n} (poll taken of a sample of voters as they leave a voting station) :: sondage sortie des urnes {m}
exit strategy {n} (plan) :: stratégie de sortie {f}
exobiology {n} (biology dealing with extraterrestrial lifeforms) :: exobiologie {f}
exocarp {n} (outermost layer of the pericarp) :: épicarpe {m}
exodus {n} /ˈɛksədəs/ (sudden departure) :: exode {m}
Exodus {prop} /ˈɛksɵdəs/ (departure of Hebrew slaves) :: Exode
Exodus {prop} (book of Torah and Old Testament) :: Exode {m}
exogamous {adj} (of or relating to exogamy) :: exogamique {m} {f}, exogame
exogeography {n} (study of physical structure and inhabitants outside the Earth) :: exogéographie {f}, exo-géographie {f}
exogeography {n} (physical structure outside a particular region; terrain) :: exogéographie {f}, exo-géographie {f}
exolingual {adj} (pertaining to a series of utterances between two people who do not speak the same language) :: exolingue
exomoon {n} (moon of an extrasolar planet) :: exolune {f}, lune extrasolaire {f}, satellite extrasolaire {m}, exosatellite {m}
exon {n} /ˈɛksɑn/ (region of a gene) :: exon {m}
exonerate {v} /ɪɡˈzɒnəɹeɪt/ (to relieve (someone or something) of a load; to unburden (a load)) :: exonérer
exonerate {v} (to free from an obligation, responsibility or task) :: exonérer
exonerate {v} (to free from accusation or blame) :: exonérer
exonym {n} (name used by foreigners) :: exonyme {m}
exophthalmos {n} (abnormal protrusion of the eyeball) :: exophtalmie {f}, proptose {m}
exoplanet {n} (planet outside Earth's solar system) :: exoplanète
exoplanetology {n} (study of exoplanets) :: exoplanétologie {f}
exorbitant {adj} /ɪɡˈzɔːbɪtənt/ (exceeding proper limits) :: exorbitant
exorcise {v} (To drive out an evil spirit from a person, place or thing, especially by an incantation or prayer) :: exorciser
exorcism {n} (ritual driving out of evil spirits) :: exorcisme {m}
exorcist {n} (a person who practices exorcism) :: exorciste {m} {f}
exorcize {v} (exorcise) SEE: exorcise ::
exoskeletal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to an exoskeleton) :: exosquelettique {m} {f}
exoskeleton {n} (hard outer structure) :: exosquelette {m}
exosphere {n} (the uppermost layer of a planet's atmosphere) :: exosphère {f}
exoteric {adj} /ˌɛksoˈtɛɹɪk/ :: exotérique
exotic {adj} /ɪɡˈzɑtɪk/ (foreign, with the connotation of excitingly foreign) :: exotique
exotic {adj} :: exotique {m} {f}
exotic atom {n} (irregular subatomic particle) :: atome exotique {m}
exoticism {n} (the state of being exotic) :: exotisme {m}
exotoxin {n} (any toxin secreted by a microorganism into surrounding environment) :: exotoxine {f}
expand {v} /ɛkˈspænd/ ((transitive) to change from a smaller form/size to a larger one) :: agrandir
expand {v} ((intransitive) to speak or write at length or in detail) :: élaborer
expand {v} :: élaborer, (s')éteindre
expandable {adj} (having the capacity to be expanded) :: extensible {m} {f}
expansion {n} (act of expanding) :: expansion {f}
expat {n} /ˈɛksˌpæt/ (An expatriate) :: expat {m} {f}
expatiate {v} /ɛkˈspeɪʃɪeɪt/ :: parler longuement, appesentir sur quelque chose
expatriate {n} /ɛksˈpætɹɪɪt/ (person living outside own country) :: expatrié {m}, expatriée {f}
expect {v} (to expect) SEE: look ::
expect {v} /ɪkˈspɛkt/ (to look for, look forward to, anticipate) :: attendre, s'attendre à
expect {v} (To consider obligatory) :: attendre
expectancy {n} (expectation or anticipation; the state of expecting something) :: attente {f}, espérance {f}, expectative {f}
expectation {n} /ɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən/ (act or state of expecting) :: attente
expectation {n} (that which is expected or looked for) :: attente
expected {adj} /ɪksˈpɛktɪd/ (anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur) :: attendu
expected value {n} (weighted average of outcomes) :: espérance mathématique {f}
expectorate {v} (spit) SEE: spit ::
expectorate {v} /ɪkˈspɛktəɹeɪt/ (to cough up fluid from the lungs) :: expectorer
expectoration {n} (the act) :: expectoration {f}
expectoration {n} (that which is expectorated) :: expectoration {f}
expediency {n} /ɛk.ˈspiː.dɪ.ə (quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end) :: efficacité {f}, opportunisme {m},
expedient {adj} /ɪkˈspiːdi.ənt/ (simple, easy, or quick; convenient) :: expédient
expedient {n} (a means for achieving an end) :: expédient {m}
expedition {n} /ɛkspəˈdɪʃən/ (An important enterprise, implying a change of place) :: expédition {f}
expel {v} /ɪkˈspɛl/ (to eject) :: expulser
expel {v} (to remove from membership) :: expulser
expel {v} (to deport) :: déporter, expulser
expend {v} /ɪkˈspɛnd/ (to spend money) :: dépenser
expendable {adj} (able to be expended) :: consommable {m} {f}
expendable {adj} (designed for a single use) :: jetable {m} {f}
expendable {adj} (not essential or mandatory) :: facultatif {m}
expendable {adj} (not worth preserving or saving) :: sacrifiable {m} {f}
expenditure {n} (act of expending) :: dépense {f}
expenditure {n} (amount expended) :: dépense {f}
expense {n} /ɪkˈspɛns/ (a spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure) :: dépense {f}
expensive {adj} /ɪkˈspɛnsɪv/ (having a high price or cost) :: cher {m}, chère {f}, coûteux {m}, coûteuse {f}
expensiveness {n} /ɛkˈspɛnsɪvnəs/ (quality of being expensive) :: cherté {f}
experience {n} /ɪkˈspɪɹ.i.əns/ (event(s) of which one is cognizant) :: expérience {f}
experience {n} (activity which one has performed) :: expérience {f}
experience {n} (collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge) :: expérience {f}
experience {n} (the knowledge thus gathered) :: expérience {f}
experience {v} (to observe or undergo) :: éprouver
experienced {adj} /ɪkˈspɪɹ.i.ənst/ (having experience) :: expérimenté
experience points {n} (set of points accumulated by a player character) :: point d'expérience {m}
experiential {adj} /ɪkˌspɪɹiˈɛnʃəl/ (of, related to, encountered in, or derived from experience) :: expérientiel {m}, expérienciel {m}
experiment {n} /ɪkˈspɛɹ.ə.mənt/ (test under controlled conditions) :: expérience {f}
experiment {v} (to conduct an experiment) :: expérimenter
experimentally {adv} (in the manner of an experiment) :: expérimentalement
experimentation {n} (act of experimenting) :: expérimentation {f}
experimenter {n} (person who experiments) :: expérimentateur {m}, expérimentatrice {f}
expert {n} /ˈɛkspɚt/ (person with extensive knowledge or ability) :: expert {m}
expertise {n} /ˌɛkspɚˈtiːs/ (great skill or knowledge) :: compétence {f}, expertise {f}
expertise {n} (advice or opinion of an expert) :: expertise {f}
expert witness {n} (witness with topical expertise) :: témoin expert
expiation {n} (an act of atonement) :: expiation {f}
expiatory {adj} (of or pertaining to expiation) :: expiatoire
expiration {n} /ˌɛk.spəˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (act of expiring) :: expiration {f}
expiration {n} (act or process of breathing out, or forcing air from the lungs through the nose or mouth; as, respiration consists of inspiration and expiration) :: expiration {f}
expiration {n} (emission of volatile matter; exhalation) :: expiration {f}
expiration {n} (coming to a close; cessation; extinction; termination; end) :: expiration {f}
expiration date {n} (expiration date) SEE: expiry date ::
expire {v} (die) SEE: die ::
expire {v} /ɪkˈspaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (become invalid) :: expirer
expire {v} (exhale) SEE: exhale ::
expired {adj} (dead) SEE: dead ::
expired {adj} (that is no longer valid) :: expiré
expiry {n} (death) SEE: death ::
expiry {n} /ɪkˈspaɪ.əɹ.i/ (end, termination) :: expiration {f}
expiry date {n} (date something expires) :: date de péremption {f}
explain {v} /ɪkˈspleɪn/ (report) :: expliquer
explain {v} (excuse) :: justifier
explainable {adj} (explicable) SEE: explicable ::
explanation {n} /ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən/ (the act or process of explaining) :: explication {f}
explanation {n} :: explication {f}
expletive {adj} /ˈɛksplətɪv/ :: explétif
expletive {n} :: explétif {m}
expletive {n} (profane, vulgar term) SEE: swear word ::
explicable {adj} /ɪkˈsplɪkəbəl/ (able to be explained) :: explicable
explicatable {adj} (explicable) SEE: explicable ::
explicitly {adv} (in an explicit manner) :: explicitement
explode {v} /ɪkˈsploʊd/ (to destroy with an explosion) :: exploser
explode {v} (to explode (intransitive)) :: détoner, exploser
exploit {n} /ˈɛksplɔɪt/ (heroic or extraordinary deed) :: exploit {m}
exploit {n} (computing security) :: exploit {m}
exploit {v} (use for one’s advantage) :: exploiter
exploit {v} (exploit) SEE: take advantage of ::
exploitation {n} /ˌɛkˌsplɔɪˈteɪʃn̩/ (act of exploiting) :: exploitation {f}
exploitation film {n} (A film that relies on lurid subject matter for its appeal.) :: film d'exploitation {m}
exploiter {n} (one who exploits) :: exploiteur {m}, exploiteuse {f}
exploration {n} /ˌɛkspləˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of exploring) :: exploration {f}
exploration {n} :: exploration {f}
explore {v} /ɪkˈsplɔɹ/ (to examine or investigate something systematically) :: explorer
explore {v} (to travel somewhere in search of discovery) :: explorer
explore {v} (to (seek) experience first hand) :: explorer
explorer {n} (person who explores) :: explorateur {m}, exploratrice {f}
explorer {n} (person who by expedition seeks new information) :: explorateur {m}, exploratrice {f}
explorer {n} (any of various tools in dentistry) :: sonde {f}
explosion {n} /ɛkˈsploʊ.ʒən/ (violent release of energy) :: explosion {f}
explosive {adj} (with the capability to, or likely to, explode) :: explosif
explosive {n} (explosive substance) :: explosif {m}
explosive {adj} (shocking) SEE: shocking ::
exponent {n} /ɛkˈspəʊnənt/ (one who expounds, represents or advocates) :: exposant {m}
exponent {n} ((in mathematics) the power to which something is raised) :: exposant {m}
exponential {adj} /ˌɛk.spoʊ.ˈnɛn.tʃəl/ (expressed in terms of a power of e) :: exponentiel
exponential {adj} :: exponentiel
exponential function {n} (function in which an independent variable is in the form of an exponent) :: fonction exponentielle {f}
exponential growth {n} (growth proportional to value) :: croissance exponentielle {f}
exponentiation {n} /ˌɛk.spoʊ.ˌnɛn.ʃi.ˈeɪ.ʃən/ (process) :: exponentiation {f}
export {n} /ˈɛks.pɔɹt/ (the act of exporting) :: exportation {f}
export {v} (to sell (goods) to a foreign country) :: exporter
export {v} (to cause to spread in another part of the world) :: exporter
export {v} (computing: send (data) from one program to another) :: exporter
exporter {n} (person who or organization that exports) :: exportateur {m}, exportatrice {f}
exposé {n} /ˌɛkspoʊˈzeɪ/ (publication of investigative journalism) :: révélations {f-p}
expose {v} /ɪkˈspoʊz/ (to reveal, uncover, make visible, bring to light, introduce to) :: exposer, dénoncer
expose {v} (to subject photographic film to light) :: exposer
exposed beam {n} :: poutre apparente {f}
exposition {n} /ɛkspəˈzɪʃən/ (action of putting something out to public view) :: exposition {f}
exposure {n} /ɪkˈspoʊʒɚ/ (condition) :: exposition {f}
exposure {n} (gardening) :: exposition {f}
exposure meter {n} (an instrument used in photography) :: posemètre {m}
express {n} /ɪkˈspɹɛs/ (quick mode of transportation) :: express {m}
express {v} (to convey meaning) :: exprimer
express {v} (to excrete or cause to excrete) :: exprimer
expressible {adj} (able to be expressed) :: exprimable
expression {n} /ɪkˈspɹɛʃ.ən/ (particular way of phrasing an idea) :: expression {f}
expression {n} (colloquialism or idiom) :: expression {f}
expression {n} (facial appearance) :: expression {f}
expression {n} (mathematics: arrangement of symbols) :: expression {f}
expression {n} (process of translating a gene into a protein) :: expression
expression {n} ((computing) a piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value) :: expression {f}
expressionism {n} (movement in the arts) :: expressionnisme {m}
expressionless {adj} (without expression) :: inexpressif
expressive {adj} (effectively conveying feeling) :: expressif {m}
expressively {adv} (in expressive manner) :: expressivement
expressivity {n} (quality of being expressive) :: expressivité {f}
express train {n} (a train making limited stops) :: train express {m}, rapide {m}
expressway {n} (US: divided highway) :: autoroute {f}
expressway {n} (freeway) SEE: freeway ::
expropriate {v} (to deprive a person of their property) :: exproprier
expropriation {n} /ɛksˌpɹoʊpɹiˈeɪʃən/ (act of expropriating) :: expropriation {f}
expulsion {n} /ɪkˈspʌlʃən/ (the act of expelling or the state of being expelled) :: expulsion {f}
expunge {v} /ɛks.ˈpʌndʒ/ (to erase or strike out) :: effacer
expunge {v} (to eliminate) :: éliminer
expurgate {v} /ˈɛks.pɚ.ɡeɪt/ (to cleanse, to purge) :: expurger
exquisite {n} (fop, dandy) SEE: fop ::
exquisite {adj} /ɪkˈskwɪzɪt/ (especially fine) :: exquis
exquisite corpse {n} (art game) :: cadavre exquis {m}
exsanguine {adj} (Lacking blood) :: exsangue {m} {f}
exstrophic {adj} :: exstrophique
exstrophy {n} :: exstrophie {f}
extant {adj} /ˈɛkstənt/ (still in existence) :: existant
extend {v} /ɛkˈstɛnd/ (to increase in extent) :: étendre
extend {v} (to cause to last for a longer period of time) :: prolonger
extension {n} /ɪkˈstɛnʃən/ (act of extending or the state of being extended) :: extension {f}
extension {n} (computing: file extension) :: extension
extension {n} (computing: optional software component) :: extension
extension cord {n} (an electrical cord) :: prolongateur {m}
extensive {adj} /ɛksˈtɛn.sɪv/ (wide) :: étendu
extensively {adv} (to a great extent) :: largement
extent {n} /ɪksˈtɛnt/ (space, area, volume to which something extends) :: mesure {f}
extent {n} :: étendue, {f}
extenuate {v} /ɪkˈstɛnjueɪt/ (lessen; palliate) :: atténuer
extenuating circumstance {n} (fact that mitigates a crime) :: circonstance atténuante {f}
exterior {adj} (being from outside a country) SEE: foreign ::
exterior {adj} (external) SEE: external ::
exterior {adj} (outer) SEE: outer ::
exterminate {v} /ɪkˈstɝ.mɪ.neɪt/ (to kill all of a population) :: exterminer
exterminate {v} :: exterminer, anéantir
extermination camp {n} (death camp) SEE: death camp ::
external {adj} /ɛksˈtɝnəl/ (outside of something) :: externe
externality {n} /ɛkstəˈnælɪti/ (impact on any party not involved in a given economic transaction) :: externalité {f}
externalization {n} (physical thing that typifies an abstract thing) :: externalisation
external link {n} :: lien externe {m}
extinct {adj} /ɪkˈstɪŋkt/ (extinguished, no longer alight (of fire, candles etc.)) :: éteint
extinction {n} /ɪkˈstɪŋkʃ(ə)n/ (the action of making or becoming extinct) :: extinction {f}
extinct language {n} (dead language) SEE: dead language ::
extinguish {v} /ɪkˈstɪŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (to put out, as in fire; to end burning; to quench) :: éteindre
extirpate {v} /ˈɛkstəpeɪt/ (to pull up by the roots) :: déraciner, extirper
extirpate {v} (to destroy completely) :: extirper, annihiler
extirpate {v} (to surgically remove) :: extirper
extol {v} /ɪkˈstoʊl/ (to praise; to make high) :: louer, faire l'éloge de
extort {v} (to wrest from an unwilling person by undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity) :: extorquer
extortion {n} /ɪkˈstɔːɹʃn/ (the practice of extorting money or other property) :: extorsion {f}
extortioner {n} (someone who extorts) SEE: extortionist ::
extortionist {n} (someone who extorts) :: extorqueur {m}, extorqueuse {f}
extra- {prefix} (outside, beyond) :: extra-
extra {adj} /ˈɛkstɹə/ (beyond what is due, usual) :: supplémentaire
extra {adv} (to an extraordinary degree) :: particulièrement
extra {n} (extra edition of a newspaper) :: hors-série {m}
extra {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on ::
extract {n} /ˈɛkstɹækt/ (something extracted) :: extrait {m}
extract {n} (portion of a document) :: extrait {m}
extract {n} (solution made by drawing out from a substance) :: extrait
extract {v} (to draw out) :: extraire
extract {v} (to withdraw in process) :: extraire
extraction {n} (extract obtained from a mixture or from a plant etc) SEE: extract ::
extraction {n} (one's origin, lineage or ancestry) :: extraction
extraction {n} (removal of a tooth from its socket) :: extraction
extractor hood {n} (kitchen device) :: hotte aspirante {f}
extracurricular {adj} (outside of the normal curriculum of an educational establishment) :: parascolaire, périscolaire, extrascolaire
extradite {v} /ˈɛkstɹədait/ (to remove a person from one state to another by legal process) :: extrader
extradition {n} (a formal process by which a criminal suspect is handed over to another government) :: extradition {f}
extragalactic {adj} (originating outside of the Milky Way) :: extragalactique {m} {f}
extragalactic {adj} (originating outside of a galaxy) :: extragalactique {m} {f}
extrajudicial {adj} (carried out without legal authority) :: extrajudiciaire
extralegal {adj} (occurring outside the law) :: extralégal
extramarital {adj} (taking place outside marriage) :: extraconjugal
extramural {adj} (taking place outside the walls of an institution, especially a school or university) :: externe
extra-natural {adj} (supernatural) SEE: supernatural ::
extraneous {adj} /ɪkˈstɹeɪ.ni.əs/ (not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing) :: étranger
extranet {n} (private computer network accessed via the Internet) :: extranet {m}
extraordinarily {adv} (in an extraordinary manner) :: extraordinairement
extraordinary {adj} /ɪksˈtɹɔː(ɹ)dɪˌnəɹɪ/ (not ordinary) :: extraordinaire
extraplanetary {adj} (originating or located outside of a planet) :: extraplanétaire {m} {f}, extra-planétaire {m} {f}
extraplanetary {adj} (extraterrestrial) :: extraplanétaire {m} {f}, extra-planétaire {m} {f}
extrapolate {v} /ɛkˈstɹæp.ə.leɪt/ (to infer by extending known information) :: extrapoler
extrapolate {v} (to estimate the value of a variable outside a known range) :: extrapoler
extrapolation {n} (calculation of an estimate) :: extrapolation {f}
extrapulmonary {adj} (beyond or outside the lungs) :: extrapulmonaire
extrasensory {adj} /ˌɛkstɹəˈsɛnsəɹi/ (of or relating to extrasensory perception) :: extrasensoriel
extrasensory perception {n} /ˌɛkstɹəˈsɛnsəɹi pəˈsɛpʃən/ (supposed ability to obtain information without the use of normal sensory channels) :: perceptions extra-sensorielles {f-p}, PES
extrasolar {adj} (originating outside the Solar System) :: extra-solaire {m} {f}, extrasolaire {m} {f}
extrasolar {adj} (originating in a solar system other than ours) :: extra-solaire {m} {f}, extrasolaire {m} {f}
extraterrestrial {adj} /ˌɛkstɹətɚˈɛstɹi.əl/ (originating from outside of the Earth) :: extraterrestre
extraterrestrial {n} (being originating from outside of the Earth) :: extraterrestre {m} {f}
extraterritoriality {n} /ˌɛk.stɹəˌtɛ.ɹɪˌtɔː.ɹɪˈæl.ɪ.ti/ (immunity from the local laws of a certain area) :: extraterritorialité {f}
extra time {n} (an additional period played at the end of some games of football) :: prolongation {f}
extrauterine {adj} (outside the uterus) :: extra-utérin
extravagant {adj} /ɪkˈstɹævəɡənt/ (exceeding the bounds of something) :: extravagant
extravaganza {n} /ɪkˌstɹæv.əˈɡæn.zə/ (event or display of fantastic or chaotic behaviour or conduct) :: extravagance {f}
extravasate {v} /ɪkˈstɹævəˌseɪt/ (to flow from a vessel) :: extravaser
extravehicular activity {n} (work outside of spacecraft) :: activité extravéhiculaire {f}, AEV {f}, EVA {f}, sortie extravéhiculaire {f}
Extremadura {prop} /ˌɛkstɹəməˈdʊəɹə/ (autonomous province of Spain) :: Estrémadure {f}, Extrémadure {f}
Extremaduran {prop} (the language of Extremadura) :: estrémaduran {m}, extrémaduran {m}
extreme {adj} /ɪkˈstɹiːm/ (of a place, the most remote, farthest or outermost) :: extrême {m} {f}
extreme {adj} (in the greatest or highest degree; intense) :: extrême
extreme {adj} (excessive, or far beyond the norm) :: extrême {m} {f}, excessif {m}, excessive {f}
extreme {adj} (drastic, or of great severity) :: extrême {m} {f}
extreme {adj} (of sports, difficult or dangerous; performed in a hazardous environment) :: extrême {m} {f}
extreme {adj} (archaic: ultimate, final or last) :: extrême {m} {f}
extreme {n} (greatest or utmost point, degree or condition) :: extrême {m}
extreme {n} (each of the things at opposite ends of a range or scale) :: extrême {m}
extreme {n} (drastic expedient) :: extrême {m}
extremely {adv} /ɪksˈtɹiːmli/ (to an extreme degree) :: extrêmement, vachement (slang)
extreme sport {n} (sport) :: sport extrême {m}
extreme unction {n} /ɛk.stɹiːm.ʌŋk.ʃən/ (sacrament) :: extrême-onction {f}
extremism {n} (extreme ideas or actions) :: extrémisme {m}
extremist {n} (person who holds extreme views) :: extrémiste {m}
extremity {n} /ɪkˈstɹɛmɪti/ (furthest point) :: extrémité {f}
extremity {n} (hand or foot) :: extrémité {f}
extremity {n} (limb) SEE: limb ::
extremophile {n} (organism that lives under extreme conditions) :: extrêmophile
extroverted {adj} /ˈɛkstɹəˌvəɹtɪd/ (psychology: of or related to an extrovert) :: extraverti
extruder {n} (machine for extruding) :: extrudeuse {f}
extrusion {n} (manufacturing process) :: extrusion {f}
extrusive {adj} (jutting out or extruding) :: extrusif
extubate {v} (remove a tube from the body) :: extuber
exuberant {adj} /ɪɡˈzuːbəɹənt/ (abundant, luxuriant, profuse, superabundant) :: exubérant {m}, exubérante {f}
exude {v} /ɪɡˈzud/ (to discharge through pores) :: exsuder
exult {v} /ɪɡˈzʌlt/ (rejoice) :: exulter
exultation {n} (lively joy at success or victory) :: exultation {f}
ex-wife {n} (a former wife) :: ex-femme {f}
Eyak {prop} /ˈijæk/ (language) :: eyak
eye {n} /aɪ/ (organ) :: œil {m}
eye {n} (hole in needle) :: chas {m}, trou {m}
eye {n} (loop of metal) :: œillet {m}
eye {n} (of a hurricane) :: œil {m}
eye {n} (mark on an animal resembling an eye) :: œil {m}
eye {n} (of a potato) :: œil {m}
eye {v} :: examiner
eyeball {n} (ball of the eye) :: globe oculaire {m}
eyebright {n} (any of the flowering plants of the genus Euphrasia) :: euphraise {f}
eyebrow {n} /ˈaɪˌbɹaʊ/ (hair that grows over the bone ridge above the eye socket) :: sourcil {m}
eyebrow pencil {n} (makeup used to define or draw on the eyebrows) :: crayon à sourcils {m}
eye contact {n} (action of looking at another human or animal in the eye) :: contact visuel {m}
eyedrop {n} (eye medicine) :: gouttes oculaires {f-p}
eye for an eye {n} (compensation for an injury) :: œil pour œil, dent pour dent
eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth {proverb} (compensation for an injury) :: œil pour œil, dent pour dent
eyeglass {n} (eyepiece) SEE: eyepiece ::
eyeglass {n} (a monocle) :: monocle {m}
eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
eyehole {n} (eye socket) SEE: eye socket ::
eyelash {n} /ˈaɪlæʃ/ (hair growing on the edge of an eyelid) :: cil {m}
eyelet {n} /ˈaɪ.lət/ (A small hole to receive a cord or fastener) :: œillet {m}
eyelid {n} /ˈaɪlɪd/ ((anatomy) a thin skin membrane that covers and moves over an eye) :: paupière {f}
eyeliner {n} (makeup) :: [France] eyeliner, ligneur {m}, [Québec] pinceau-traceur
eye patch {n} (patch worn to cover one eye) :: cache-œil {m}
eyepiece {n} (lens or combination of lens) :: oculaire {m}
eye shadow {n} (makeup around the eyes) :: ombre à paupières {f}
eyesight {n} /ˈaɪˌsaɪt/ (faculty of sight) :: vue {f}, vision {f}
eye socket {n} (socket of eye) :: orbite {f}, cavité oculaire {f}, orbite crânienne {f}, orbite de l'œil {f}
eyes-only {adj} (only in writing, not in speech) :: classé
eyesore {n} (a displeasing sight) :: horreur {f}
eye test {n} (test of vision) :: examen de la vue {m}
Eyetie {n} (person of Italian descent) SEE: wop ::
eye tooth {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth ::
eyewall {n} (ring of towering thunderstorms of a cyclone) :: mur de l'œil {m}
eyewitness {n} (person who has seen and can testify about an event) :: témoin oculaire {m}
eyot {n} (islet) SEE: islet ::
eyrie {n} /ˈɛɹi/ (bird of prey's nest) :: nid d'aigle {m}, aire {f}
eyrie {n} :: aire {f}
Ezekiel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Ézéchiel
Ezekiel {prop} (prophet) :: Ézéquiel {m}
Ezekiel {prop} (male given name) :: Ézéquiel {m}
Ezra {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Esdras
Ezra {prop} (Jewish high priest) :: Esdras
Ezra {prop} (male given name) :: Esdras {m}
éminence grise {n} (a secret or unofficial decision-maker; the power behind the throne, see also: power broker) :: éminence grise {f}