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ma {n} (colloquial form of mother) :: maman {f}
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow ::
macabre {adj} /məˈkɑb/ (representing or personifying death) :: macabre
macabre {adj} (obsessed with death) :: macabre, morbide, gothique, thanatophile
macabre {adj} (ghastly, shocking, terrifying) :: macabre, sinistre lugubre, morbide, funèbre, funeste, effrayant, horrible
macadamia {n} (macadamia nut) SEE: macadamia nut ::
macadamia nut {n} (edible seed of the macadamia tree) :: noix de macadamia {m}
MAC address {n} (Media Access Control address) :: adresse MAC {f}
Macanese {n} (Macanese (person)) :: macanais, macanéen
Macaoese {n} (Macaoese) :: macanais, macanéen
macaque {n} /məˈkɑk/ (any monkey of the genus Macaca) :: macaque {m}
macaron {n} /mɑkəˈɹoʊn/ (pastry) :: macaron {m}
macaroni {n} /ˌmækəˈɹoʊni/ (type of pasta) :: macaronis {m-p}
macaronic {adj} /ˌmækəˈɹɑnɪk/ (jumbled) :: bâtard
macaronic {adj} (written in a mixture of languages) :: macaronique
macaronic {n} (macaronic work) :: galimatias, charabia, amphigouri
macaroon {n} /ˌmæk.əˈɹun/ (soft biscuit or cookie prepared with almond or coconut dough) :: congolais, rocher coco {m}
Macau {prop} /məˈkaʊ/ (a city just west of Hong Kong) :: Macao {m}
macaw {n} /məˈkɑː/ (various parrots) :: ara {m}
Maccabee {n} /ˈmæk.kəˌbi/ (Maccabee) :: Maccabée {m} {f}
Maccabees {prop} :: Maccabées
macchia {n} /mæk.ɪa/ (shrubland biota) :: maquis
mace {n} /meɪs/ (weapon) :: masse {f}, masse d'armes {f}
mace {n} (ceremonial form of this weapon) :: masse {f}
mace {n} (a spice) :: macis {m}
Macedonia {prop} /ˌmæs.əˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (ancient kingdom) :: Macédoine {f}
Macedonia {prop} (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, see also: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) :: Macédoine {f}
Macedonia {prop} (region of northern Greece) :: Macédoine {f}
Macedonian {adj} /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ (of Macedonia or its people or language) :: macédonien
Macedonian {n} (person from Macedonia) :: macédonien {m}, macédonienne {f}
Macedonian {n} (Slavic language of Macedonia) :: macédonien {m}
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian ::
Macerata {prop} (province) :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town) :: Macerata
macerate {v} /ˈmæs.ə.ɹɪt/ (to soften or separate by immersion in a liquid) :: macérer
maceration {n} /mæsəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act or process of macerating) :: macération {f}
macerator {n} /ˈmæsəˌɹeɪtɚ/ (a machine that reduces solids to small pieces) :: broyeur
MacGyver {v} (to jury-rig) SEE: jury-rig ::
machaca {n} :: fulgore porte-lanterne {m}
machete {n} /məˈʃɛ.ti/ (a sword-like tool) :: machette
Machiavellian {adj} /ˌmɑk.i.əˈvɛl.i.ən/ (attempting to achieve goals by cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous methods) :: machiavélique
Machiavellian {adj} (related to the philosophical system of Niccolò Machiavelli) :: machiavélien
Machiavellianism {n} (philosophy) :: machiavélisme {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (political maneuver) :: machiavélisme {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (ruthless, duplicitous behavior) :: machiavélisme {m}
machicolation {n} /məˌtʃɪ.kəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (shooting hole) :: mâchicoulis {m}
machination {n} /ˌmækɪˈneɪʃən/ (clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes) :: machination {f}
machine {n} /məˈʃiːn/ (mechanical or electrical device) :: machine
machine {n} (a person who is very proficient) :: machine {f}
machine code {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language ::
machine code {n} (machine code) :: code machine {m}
machine gun {n} (type of firearm) :: mitrailleuse {f}
machine-gunner {n} (someone who uses a machine gun) :: mitrailleur
machine language {n} (set of instructions for a computer) :: langage machine {m}, code machine
machine learning {n} (field of study) :: apprentissage automatique {m}
machinery {n} /məˈʃiːnəɹi/ (collective parts of something which allow it to function) :: machinerie
machinery {n} :: mécanique {f}, machinierie, méchanique, parc de machines
machine tool {n} /məˈʃiːn ˈtuːl/ (tool used for machining) :: machine-outil {f}
machine translation {n} (act of translating something by means of a machine) :: traduction automatique {f}
machinist {n} (operator) SEE: operator ::
machinist {n} /mə.ˈʃi.nɪst/ (person employed to shift scenery in a theater) :: machiniste {m}
machismo {n} /mɑːˈtʃiz.moʊ/ (exaggerated masculinity) :: machisme {m}
macho {adj} /ˈmɑtʃoʊ/ (manly, tough) :: macho {m}
macho {n} (macho person) :: macho {m}
mackerel {n} /ˈmækɹəl/ (edible fish) :: maquereau {m}
mackerel bird {n} (wryneck) SEE: wryneck ::
mackintosh {n} (raincoat in general) SEE: raincoat ::
macpalxochitl {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree ::
macramé {n} /ˈmækɹəˌmeɪ/ (textile) :: macramé {m}
macro {adj} /ˈmæk.ɹoʊ/ (very large in scale) :: macro-
macro {n} (an abbreviation of complicated input) :: macro {f}, macro-commande {f}
macro- {prefix} /ˈmæk.ɹoʊ/ (large) :: macro-
macrobiotic {adj} (diet) :: macrobiotique
macroblock {n} (block of adjacent pixels) :: macrobloc
macrocephaly {n} (a condition in which the head is abnormally large) :: macrocéphalie {f}
macrocosm {n} (the universe) SEE: universe ::
macrocosm {n} /ˈmæk.ɹəˌkɑ.zəm/ (a complex structure containing numerous smaller-scale structures) :: macrocosme {m}
macrocosmic {adj} (of or pertaining to the macrocosm) :: macrocosmique {m} {f}
macroeconomics {n} /ˌmæk.ɹoʊˌiː.kəˈnɒ.mɪks/ (study of the entire economy) :: macroéconomie {f}
macrogamete {n} (larger of a pair of conjugating gametes) :: macrogamète {m}
macrography {n} :: macrographie {f}
macrometeorology {n} (study of the large-scale behaviour of the atmosphere) :: macrométéorologie {f}
macron {n} /ˈmækɹɒn/ (short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark) :: macron {m}
Macron {prop} /mæˈkɹɒn/ (surname) :: Macron {m} {f}
macrophage {n} (type of white blood cell) :: macrophage {m}
macrophotography {n} (close-up photography) :: macrophotographie {f}
macrophyte {n} /ˈmækɹəˌfaɪt/ (macroscopic plant) :: macrophyte {f}
macroscopic {adj} (visible to the unassisted eye) :: macroscopique
macula {n} (anatomy: yellow spot near the center of retina) :: macula {f}, macula lutea {f}
maculate {adj} (Defiled; impure) :: impur
mad {adj} /mæd/ (insane (adj.)) :: fou {m}, folle {f}
mad {adj} (angry) :: fâché {m}, fâchée {f}, en colère {m} {f}
Madagascar {prop} /mædəˈɡæskɑɹ/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Madagascar
Madagascar buzzard {n} (Buteo brachypterus) :: buse de Madagascar {f}
madam {n} /ˈmæd.əm/ (polite term of address to a woman) :: madame {f}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel) :: mère maquerelle {f}, maquerelle {f}, tenancière, tenancière d’une maison close, souteneuse {f} [rare]
madarosis {n} (loss of eyebrows or eyelashes) :: madarose {f}
mad cow {n} (mad cow disease) :: vache folle {f}
mad cow disease {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) :: maladie de la vache folle {f}
maddah {n} (Arabic diacritic) :: madda {m} {f}
madder {n} /ˈmædəɹ/ (plant) :: garance {f}
madder {n} (colour) :: garance {f}
madder {adj} (colour) :: garance
made in China {adj} (manufactured in the PRC) :: fabriqué en Chine
made in Japan {adj} (manufactured in Japan) :: fabriqué au Japon
Madeira {prop} /məˈdɪəɹ.ə/ (island and autonomous region) :: Madère
Madeira {n} (wine) :: madère
Madeiran {n} (someone from Madeira) :: Madérien {m}, Madérois {m} [less frequent], Madériote [rare], Madéran [rare]
madeleine {n} /ˈmædələn/ (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell) :: madeleine {f}
mademoiselle {n} (courtesy title for an unmarried woman in France or a French-speaking country) :: mademoiselle {f}
made-to-measure {adj} (made to individual specifications) :: fait sur mesure
Madhya Pradesh {prop} (Madhya Pradesh, India) :: Madhya Pradesh {m}
madly {adv} /ˈmædli/ (in a mad manner) :: follement
madman {n} (An insane man) :: fou {m}, insensé {m}
madness {n} /ˈmæd.nɪs/ (insanity) :: folie {f}
madness {n} :: folie
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary ::
madras {n} (fabric) :: madras {m}
Madras {prop} (city) :: Madras {m}
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology) :: médersa {f}
Madrid {prop} /məˈd(ʒ)ɹɪd/ (capital of Spain) :: Madrid {m}
madrigal {n} /ˈmædɹɪɡəl/ (either musical sense) :: madrigal {m}
Madrilenian {adj} (of Madrid) :: madrilène
Madrilenian {n} (Someone from Madrid) :: Madrilène
Madrileño {adj} (of Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian ::
Madrileño {n} (Someone from Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian ::
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
mad scientist {n} (stock character in popular fiction) :: savant fou {m}
madwoman {n} (a woman who is insane) :: folle {f}
maelstrom {n} /ˈmeɪlstɹəm/ (large whirlpool) :: tourbillon {m}, maëlstrom {m}
maenad {n} /ˈmiː.næd/ (follower of Dionysus) :: ménade {f}
mafia {n} /ˈmɑfi.ə/ (a crime syndicate) :: mafia {f}
Mafioso {n} (member of the mafia, see also: mobster) :: mafieux {m}, mafieuse {f}
magazine {n} /mæɡəˈzin/ (periodical) :: magazine {m}, revue {f}
magazine {n} (ammunition storehouse) :: arsenal {m}
magazine {n} (ammunition clip or chamber enabling multiple rounds to be held before firing) :: magasin {m}
Magdalene {prop} /ˈmæɡdəlin/ (female given name) :: Madeleine
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene ::
Magdeburg {prop} (city) :: Magdebourg {m}
Magellanic Cloud {n} (galaxy) :: nuage de Magellan {m}
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin) :: manchot de Magellan {m}
magenta {n} /məˈdʒɛntə/ (colour) :: magenta
Maggie {prop} /mæɡi/ (female given name) :: Maguy, Margot {f}
maggot {n} /ˈmæɡət/ (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing flesh) :: asticot {m}, larve {f} [larva]
maggot {n} :: asticot {m}, larve
Maghreb {prop} (region in Africa) :: Maghreb {m}
Maghrebi {adj} (of or relating to the Maghreb) :: maghrébin {m}
Maghrebi {n} (native of the Maghreb) :: Maghrébin {m}, Maghrébine {f}
Magi {prop} /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/ (the wise men who gave gifts to Jesus) :: Rois mages {m}
magic {n} /ˈmædʒɪk/ (use of supernatural rituals, forces etc.) :: magie {f}
magic {n} (illusion performed to give the appearance of magic or the supernatural) :: magie {f}
magic {n} (something spectacular or wonderful) :: magie {f}
magic {n} :: magie {f}, sorcelerie
magic {adj} :: magique, ensorcelé
magical {adj} /ˈmædʒɪkəl/ (relating to magic) :: magique
magically {adv} /ˈmædʒɪkli/ (in a magical manner) :: magiquement
magic carpet {n} (a carpet capable of magical flight) :: tapis volant {m}
magic carpet {n} (a skier/snowboarder conveyor) :: tapis roulant
magician {n} /məˈdʒɪʃən/ (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic) :: magicien {m}
magician {n} :: magicien {m}, [1] magicienne {f}, sorcier {m}
magic lantern {n} (early form of slide projector) :: lanterne magique {f}
magic mushroom {n} (mushroom-like fungus that has psychedelic effects) :: champi {m}, champignon hallucinogène {m}
magic trick {n} (act of illusion or magic) :: tour de magie {m}
magic wand {n} (wand used to perform magic) :: baguette magique {f}
magic word {n} /ˈmædʒɪkˌwɝd/ (word with magical effect) :: formule magique {f}, incantation {f}
magic word {n} (the word "please" or "thanks") :: mot magique {m}
magister {n} /ˈmædʒɪstə(ɹ)/ (The possessor of a master's degree) :: professeur {m}, maître {m}
magistrate {n} /ˈmædʒɪstɹeɪt/ (judicial officer) :: magistrat {m}
magma {n} /ˈmæɡ.mə/ (molten matter) :: magma {m}
magma chamber {n} (a large underground pool of molten rock) :: chambre magmatique {f}
magmatic {adj} /maɡˈmatɪk/ (of, related to, or produced by magma) :: magmatique
Magna Carta {prop} /ˌmæɡ.nə ˈkɑː.tə/ (Magna Carta) :: Magna Carta {f}
Magna Graecia {prop} (Ancient Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily) :: Grande-Grèce, Grande Grèce
magnality {n} (great or wonderful thing) SEE: miracle ::
magnanimity {n} /ˌmæɡnəˈnɪmɪti/ (The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul) :: magnanimité {f}
magnanimous {adj} /mæɡˈnæn.ɪ.məs/ (noble and generous in spirit) :: magnanime
magnanimously {adv} (in a magnanimous manner) :: magnanimement
magnate {n} /ˈmæɡneɪt/ (Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.) :: magnat {m}
magnesemia {n} (the presence of magnesium ions in the blood) :: magnésémie {f}
magnesian {adj} (containing magnesia) :: magnésien
Magnesian {n} /mæɡˈniʒən/ (inhabitant or a resident of Magnesia) :: Magnesien {m}, Magnesenne {f}
magnesite {n} (a form of magnesium carbonate, O3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state) :: magnésite {f}
magnesium {n} /ˌmæɡˈnizi.əm/ (chemical element) :: magnésium {m}
magnesium chloride {n} (magnesium salt of hydrochloric acid) :: chlorure de magnésium
magnet {n} /ˈmæɡnət/ (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism) :: aimant {m}
magnet- {prefix} /maɡˌniːt/ (magnet, magnetic, magnetism) :: magnéto-
magnetar {n} (pulsar with an extremely powerful magnetic field) :: magnétar {m}
magnetic {adj} /mæɡˈnɛtɪk/ (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism) :: magnétique {}
magnetic {adj} (having the properties a magnet) :: magnétique
magnetic {adj} (determined by earth's magnetic fields) :: magnétique
magnetic {adj} (having an extraordinary ability to attract) :: magnétique
magnetic compass {n} (instrument) :: boussole magnétique {f}
magnetic field {n} (a field of magnetic force) :: champ magnétique {m}
magnetic flux {n} (measure of the strength of a magnetic field in a given area) :: flux magnétique {m}
magnetic flux density {n} ((physics)) :: densité de flux magnétique {f}
magnetic moment {n} (magnetic moment) :: moment magnétique {m}
magnetic pole {n} :: pôle magnétique {m}
magnetic tape {n} (acrylic tape used for recording data) :: bande magnétique {f}
magnetism {n} /ˈmæɡ.nəˌtɪz.əm/ (the property of being magnetic) :: magnétisme {m}
magnetite {n} /ˈmaɡnətʌɪt/ (a mineral) :: magnétite {f}
magnetization {n} (The act of magnetizing, or the state of being magnetized) :: magnétisation {f}
magneto {n} /maɡˈniːtəʊ/ :: magnéto
magneto- {prefix} (magnet-) SEE: magnet- ::
magnetometer {n} /ˌmæɡnəˈtɑmədər/ (instrument) :: magnétomètre {m}
magnetooptical {adj} (having both magnetic and optical elements) :: magnéto-optique {m} {f}
magnetooptical {adj} (describing the effect of a magnetic field on an optical system) :: magnéto-optique {m} {f}
magnetosphere {n} (region around a planet) :: magnétosphère {f}
magnification {n} /ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of magnifying) :: agrandissement {m}
magnificent {adj} /mæɡˈnɪfəsənt/ (grand, elegant or splendid in appearance) :: magnifique
magnify {v} /ˈmæɡnɪfaɪ/ (to make larger) :: agrandir
magnifying glass {n} (instrument) :: loupe {f}
magnitude {n} /mæɡnɪtjuːd/ (size, etc.) :: ampleur {f}
magnitude {n} (number) :: grandeur {f}
magnitude {n} (of a vector) :: module {m}
magnitude {n} (apparent brighness of a star) :: magnitude {f}
magnitude {n} (energy of earthquake) :: magnitude {f}
magnocellular {adj} (having large cells) :: magnocellulaire
magnolia {n} /ˌmæɡˈnoʊ.li.ə/ (tree) :: magnolia {m}
magnolia {n} (flower) :: magnolia {m}
magnolia warbler {n} (Dendroica magnolia) :: paruline à tête cendré {m}
magnon {n} (quantum of a spin wave) :: magnon {m}
Magnon {prop} :: Magnon
magnum opus {n} /ˌmæɡnəm ˈoʊpəs/ (the greatest work of an author or artist) :: magnum opus {m}, grand œuvre {m}
magpie {n} /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/ (bird of genus Pica) :: pie {f}
magpie {n} (Australian bird, Gymnorhina tibicen) :: cassican flûteur {m}
magpie-goose {n} (Anseranas semipalmata) :: canaroie semipalmée {f}
magret {n} (the breast meat of the Moulard duck) :: magret {m}
magus {n} /ˈmeɪɡəs/ (magician, mage) :: mage {m}
magus {n} (Zoroastrian priest or astrologer) :: mage {m}
mag wheel {n} (wheel of magnesium alloy) :: roue en alliage
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian ::
maharaja {n} /ˌmɑ.hɑˈɹɑː.dʒə/ (a Hindu prince ranking above a raja) :: maharadja {m}
Maharashtrian {adj} (of or pertaining to Maharashtra) :: maharashtrien
Maharashtrian {n} (native or resident of Maharashtra) :: maharashtrien
Mahdi {prop} /ˈmɑːdi/ (a leader in Islamic eschatology who will appear and restore peace and justice before the end of the world) :: mahdi {m}
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev ::
mahjong {n} /mɑˈdʒɔŋ/ (game for four players) :: mah-jong {m}
mahlab {n} (aromatic spice made from cherry stones) :: mahaleb {m}
mahogany {n} /məˈhɒɡəni/ (tropical tree) :: acajou {m}, mahagoni
mahogany {n} (wood) :: acajou {m}
Mahorais {n} (person from Mayotte) :: Mahorais
Mahoran {adj} (from Mayotte) :: mahorais
mahout {n} /məˈhaʊt/ (elephant driver and keeper) :: cornac {m}
mahr {n} (a mandatory gift from the groom to the bride upon marriage in Islamic cultures) :: mahr {m}
maid {n} /meɪd/ (young female) :: demoiselle {f}, jeune fille {f}
maid {n} (female servant or cleaner) :: bonne {f}, bonne à tout faire {f}, domestique {f}, servante
maiden {n} /ˈmeɪdən/ (unmarried young female) :: jeune fille {f}, jeune femme {f}, demoiselle {f}, pucelle {f} [informal or dated]
maiden {n} (female virgin) :: vierge {f}, pucelle {f} [informal]
maiden {adj} (describing a first occurrence or event) :: inaugural
maiden {adj} (virgin) SEE: virgin ::
maidenhead {n} :: virginité
maidenhood {n} /ˈmeɪd(ə)nhʊd/ (condition of being maiden) :: virginité
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name) :: nom de jeune fille {m}
maiden voyage {n} (first trip of a vessel) :: voyage inaugural
maid-of-all-work {n} (female servant employed to do general housework) :: bonne à tout faire {f}
maid of honor {n} (the primary woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony) :: demoiselle d'honneur {f}
maidservant {n} (female servant, maid) :: servante {f}
maieutics {n} (Socratic method) SEE: Socratic method ::
mail {n} /meɪ̯l/ (postal delivery system) :: poste {f}, courrier {m}
mail {n} (organisation) :: poste {f}
mail {n} (parcels and letters) :: courrier, correspondance {f}
mail {n} (electronic mail) :: courrier électronique, courriel, e-mail
mail {v} (to send via the post) :: poster
mail {n} (armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together) :: cotte de mailles {f}
mailboat {n} (a boat used to transport mail) :: courrier {m}
mailbox {n} (box into which mail is put) :: boîte à lettres {f}, boîte aux lettres {f}, [Switzerland] case postale {f}
mailing list {n} (collection of names and addresses) :: liste de diffusion
Maillard reaction {n} /maɪˈjɑː(ɹ) ɹiˈækʃən/ (condensation reaction of an amino acid) :: réaction de Maillard {f}
mailman {n} (post office employee) :: facteur {m}
maim {v} (to cause permanent loss of a part of the body) :: mutiler, estropier
Maimonides {prop} /maɪˈmɑnədiz/ (medieval Jewish philosopher) :: Maïmonide
main {adj} /meɪn/ (chief, most important, or principal in extent, etc.) :: principal
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland ::
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas ::
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany) :: Main {m}
main clause {n} (grammar: clause that can stand alone syntactically) :: proposition simple {f}
main course {n} (main dish of a meal) :: plat principal {m}, plat de résistance {m}
main diagonal {n} (diagonal line of a matrix) :: diagonale principale {f}
Maine {prop} /mɛːn/ (province in France) :: Maine {m}
Maine {prop} /meɪn/ (US State) :: Maine {m}
Mainer {n} (native or inhabitant of the State of Maine) :: Mainois {m}, Mainoise {f} (cf. adj. mainois {m})
mainland {n} /ˈmeɪ̪nlənd/ (the main landmass of a country or continent) :: continent {m}
mainland China {prop} (area under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) :: Chine continentale {f}
mainly {adv} /ˈmeɪnli/ (chiefly; for the most part) :: surtout, principalement
mainmast {n} (mainmast) :: French: grand mât {m}
mainsail {n} (largest sail on a sailing vessel) :: grand-voile {f}
mainsheet {n} (rope connecting to mainsail) :: grande écoute {f}
mainspring {n} (the principal spring of a clockwork mechanism) :: ressort moteur {m}
mainstay {n} /ˈmeɪn.steɪ/ (chief support) :: pilier {m}
mainstay {n} (nautical: stabilizing rope) :: grand étai {m}
mainstream {adj} (used or accepted broadly; common, usual or conventional) :: commercial
mainstream {n} (that which is common) :: courant principal {m}
Main Street {prop} (generic name of a primary street) :: rue principale
maintain {v} (to maintain, to consider) SEE: hold ::
maintain {v} /meɪnˈteɪn/ (to keep up) :: entretenir
maintain {v} (to declare or affirm a point of view to be true) :: maintenir
maintainability {n} (ease with which something can be maintained) :: maintenabilité {f}
maintenance {n} /ˈmeɪnt(ə)nəns/ (keeping a machine or system in service) :: entretien {m}, maintenance {f}
maintenance {n} (process of keeping an organism alive) :: maintenance
maintenance {n} (legal: payment made to a spouse after a divorce) SEE: alimony ::
maintenance window {n} (time set aside for maintenance) :: créneau de maintenance
Mainz {prop} /maɪn(t)s/ (the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate) :: Mayence {f}
maisonette {n} (small house) :: maisonnette {f}
maisonette {n} (apartment, often on two floors) :: duplex {m}
maize {n} /meɪz/ (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays) :: maïs {m}, blé d'Inde {m} [Canada]
majestic {adj} /məˈdʒɛstɪk/ (having splendor or royalty) :: majestueux
majestical {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic ::
majesty {n} /ˈmædʒ.əs.ti/ (the quality of being impressive and great) :: majesté
Majesty {pron} /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ (term of address for royalty and imperiality) :: majesté {f}
majiang {n} (mahjong) SEE: mahjong ::
majlis {n} /ˈmædʒlɪs/ (council, assembly, or public meeting, in some Muslim countries or territories) :: majlis {m}
major {n} /ˈmeɪ.dʒə(ɹ)/ (military rank) :: commandant {m}, major {m}
major {adj} (of great significance or importance) :: majeur, de taille, très important
major {adj} (greater in number, quantity, or extent) :: plus grand, plus important, majeur
major {adj} (of full legal age; having attained majority) :: majeur
major {adj} (music: of a scale that follows the pattern: tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone) :: majeur
major {adj} (music: being the larger of two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number) :: majeur
major {adj} :: majeure {f}
major {n} (the main area of study) :: matière principale {f}
major {n} (a student at a college or university concentrating on a given area of study) :: étudiant spécialisé {m}, étudiante spécialisée {f}
major {n} (person of legal age) :: majeur {m}
major {v} (to concentrate on a particular area of study) :: se spécialiser
major {n} (major premise) SEE: major premise ::
major arcana {n} (Tarot cards) :: arcanes majeurs {m}
major axis {n} (longest diameter of an ellipse) :: grand axe {m}
Majorca {prop} /məˈdʒɔɹ.kə/ (island) :: Majorque {f}
majordomo {n} /ˌmeɪ.dʒɚˈdoʊ.moʊ/ (head servant) :: majordome {m}
majorette {n} /ˌmeɪ.dʒəˈɹɛt/ (dancer) :: majorette {f}
majoritively {adv} (majoritively) :: majoritairement
majority {n} /məˈd͡ʒɑɹɪɾi/ (more than half) :: majorité {f}
majority {n} (legal adulthood) :: majorité
major junior {adj} :: junior majeur
major key {n} (music: a musical key based upon a major scale) :: mode majeur {m}, tonalité majeure {f}
major premise {n} (premise whose terms are the major term and middle term) :: majeure {f}
major scale {n} (diatonic scale) :: gamme majeure {f}, mode majeur {m}
major third {n} (interval of four semitones) :: tierce majeure {f}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter ::
make {v} /meɪk/ (to construct) :: faire
make {v} (to cause to be) :: rendre
make {v} (to earn, to gain (money)) :: gagner
make {v} :: faire, construire
make {n} (brand ) :: marque {f}
make a decision {v} (to decide) :: prendre une décision
make a killing {v} (to win or earn a large amount of money) :: toucher le jackpot
make a living {v} (earn enough income) :: gagner sa vie
make a meal of {v} (spend more time and energy on some task than it warrant) :: faire tout un plat
make amends {v} (to repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress) :: obtenir satisfaction, donner satisfaction, se réconcilier, se racheter, faire amende honorable
make a mistake {v} (to err) :: se tromper
make a mountain out of a molehill {v} (to treat a problem as greater than it is) :: faire une montagne d'une souris, en faire tout un fromage, faire une montagne d'une taupinière, se noyer dans un verre d'eau
make an effort {v} (to try; to work towards a goal) :: faire un effort
make an exhibition of oneself {v} (to embarrass oneself in public) :: se couvrir de ridicule
make a point {v} (to take care in doing something of something) :: mettre un point d'honneur à, se faire un point d'honneur de
make do {v} (to get by (with)) :: faire avec, se débrouiller
make ends meet {v} (get by financially) :: joindre les deux bouts, arrondir ses fins de mois
make eyes {v} (to flirt by making obvious glances) :: faire les yeux doux
make for {v} (set out to go to, move towards) :: se diriger vers
make friends {v} (to create friendships) :: se faire des amis, se lier d'amitié
make friends {v} (to befriend, to become closer) :: se lier d'amitié
make fun of {v} (tease, ridicule) :: se moquer de, se foutre de la gueule de, bafouer
make hay {v} (to cut grass to turn into hay) :: faner, faire les foins
make head or tail of {v} (understand even minimally) :: y comprendre quelque chose [affirmative], ne rien y comprendre [negative], n’avoir ni queue ni tête [only negative]
make it {v} (to succeed in doing something, for example in reaching a place, or getting there on time) :: arriver à temps, réussir
make it snappy {v} (to do it quickly) :: et que ça saute
make love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse, see also: copulate) :: faire l'amour
Makemake {prop} /ˈmɑ.keˈmɑ.ke/ (creator deity) :: Make-Make
Makemake {prop} (dwarf planet) :: Makemake
make oneself at home {v} (make oneself comfortable as if one were in one's own home) :: faire comme chez soi
make out {v} /meɪk aʊt/ (to kiss or to make love) :: embrasser, faire l'amour
make out {v} (to discern) :: discerner, dégager
make out {v} (to succeed; to turn out or end up) :: réussir, [to seducing] conclure
makeover {n} (a major change in use or appearance) :: relooking
make peace {v} (to end hostilities) :: faire la paix
maker {n} /ˈmeɪk.ɚ/ (one who makes) :: faiseur {m}, fabricant {m}, créateur {m}
make sense {v} (be coherent) :: avoir du sens, tenir debout [France, familiar], faire sens
make shift {v} (contrive, find a way through difficulty) :: se débrouiller
makeshift {adj} /ˈmeɪkˌʃɪft/ (made to work or suffice) :: de fortune
make sure {v} (to verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution) :: s'assurer
make the bed {v} (arrange sheets, etc smoothly and neatly) :: faire le lit
make the world go around {v} :: faire tourner le monde
make up {v} (to compensate, fill in or catch up) :: compenser
make up {v} (to invent, imagine, or concoct) :: inventer, controuver
make up {v} (to apply cosmetics or makeup) :: maquiller
make up {v} (to resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight) :: se réconcilier
makeup {n} (composition) :: constitution
makeup {n} (cosmetics) :: maquillage {m}
make-up artist {n} (artist who applies makeup for theatrical, television, or film productions) :: maquilleur {m}, maquilleuse {f}
make up one's mind {v} (to decide, to reach a conclusion) :: se décider
makeup remover {n} (product for removing make-up) :: démaquillant {m}
make use {v} (make use of something) SEE: take advantage ::
make use {v} (to use) :: faire usage (de), se servir de
make use {v} (to help oneself) :: se servir
make waves {v} (To cause a disturbance) :: faire des vagues
make yourself at home {phrase} :: fais comme chez toi [to one person, informal], faites comme chez vous [to one person, formal or to many people]
Makhachkala {prop} (capital of Dagestan, Russia) :: Makhatchkala {m}
makhorka {n} (Nicotiana rustica) :: makhorka {f}
Malé {prop} (capital of the Maldives) :: Malé
Malachi {prop} /ˈmæləkaɪ/ (book of the Bible) :: Malachie
Malachi {prop} (minor prophet) :: Malachie
Malachi {prop} (male given name) :: Malachie
malachite {n} /ˈmæləkaɪt/ (mineral) :: malachite {f}
malacia {n} (craving) :: malacie {f}
malacologist {n} :: malacologue
malacology {n} (study of molluscs) :: malacologie {f}
malacopterygian {n} (one of the Malacopterygii) :: malacoptérygien
maladroit {adj} /ˌmæl.ə.ˈdɹɔɪt/ (not adroit; clumsy) :: maladroit
malady {n} /ˈmæl.ə.di/ (a disease, illness, or other health disorder) :: maladie {f}
Malagasy {n} /ˌmæləˈɡæsi/ (person) :: Malgache {m} {f}
Malagasy {n} (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language) :: malgache {m}
Malagasy {adj} (pertaining to Madagascar) :: malgache
malaise {n} /mæˈleɪz/ (bodily feeling) :: malaise {m}
malapropism {n} /ˈmæləpɹɑːpɪzəm/ (the blundering use of a similar-sounding expression) :: abus de langage {f}, malapropisme {m}, impropriété {f}
malar {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone ::
malaria {n} /mə'lɛ.ri.ə/ (disease) :: paludisme {m}, malaria {f}
malatang {n} (hot spicy soup of meat and vegetables) :: malatang {f}
Malawi {prop} /məˈlɑːwi/ (Republic of Malawi) :: Malawi {m}
Malawian {n} (A person from Malawi or of Malawian descent) :: Malawite {m} {f}, Malawien {m}
malaxator {n} (agent used to malaxate something) :: malaxeur {m}
Malay {adj} /ˈmeɪleɪ/ (of the Malay people) :: malais
Malay {adj} (of or pertaining to Malaysia) :: malais
Malay {adj} (in, of or otherwise pertaining to the Malay language) :: malais
Malay {n} (Malay person) :: Malais {m}, Malaise {f}
Malay {n} (the Malay language) :: malais {m}
Malay {n} :: malais
Malayalam {n} /ˌmɑː.ləˈjɑː.ləm/ (language) :: malayalam {m}
Malayan night heron {n} (Gorsachius melanolophus) :: bihoreau malais {m}
Malaysia {prop} /məˈleɪʒə/ (country in Southeast Asia) :: Malaisie {f}
Malaysian {prop} (Malay) SEE: Malay ::
Malaysian {adj} /məˈleɪ.zi.ən/ (Pertaining to Malaysia) :: malaisien
Malaysian {n} (a native of Malaysia) :: Malaisien {m}, Malaisienne {f}
maldevelopment {n} :: maldéveloppement
Maldives {prop} /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/ (country in South Asia) :: Maldives {f-p}
Maldivian {n} (person) :: Maldivien {m}, Maldivais {m}, Maldivois [less frequent]
Maldivian {n} (language) SEE: Dhivehi ::
male {adj} (grammatically masculine) SEE: masculine ::
male {adj} /meɪl/ (belonging to the sex which typically produces sperm, or the gender typically associated with it) :: [animal] mâle, [human] masculin
male {adj} (having an external plug) :: mâle
male {n} (human of masculine sex or gender) :: homme {m}
male {n} (animal of masculine sex) :: mâle {m}
male chauvinism {n} (belief in the innate superiority of men over women) :: machisme {m}
male chauvinistic {adj} (of or pertaining to male chauvinism or male chauvinists) :: machiste {m} {f}
maledict {v} (curse) SEE: curse ::
maledict {v} (berate) SEE: berate ::
malediction {n} (curse) SEE: curse ::
malediction {n} (evil speech) :: malédiction {f}
malefactor {n} /ˈmæləˌfæktɚ/ (evildoer) :: malfaiteur {m}
maleficent {adj} /məˈlɛf.ɪ.sənt/ (harmful or evil in intent or effect) :: maléfique
male member {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
malevolence {n} (hostile feeling and attitude) :: malveillance {f}, hostilité {f}
malevolent {adj} /məˈlɛvələnt/ (having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others) :: malintentionné, malveillant, malévolent [rare]
malevolently {adv} (malevolently) SEE: maliciously ::
malfeasor {n} (wrongdoer) SEE: wrongdoer ::
malformation {n} (abnormal formation) :: malformation {f}
malformation {n} ((teratology) abnormal developmental feature of offspring) :: malformation {f}, difformité {f}
malfunction {n} /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ (faulty functioning) :: défaut de fonctionnement {m}
malfunction {n} (failure to function) :: défaut de fonctionnement {m}
Mali {prop} /ˈmɑːli/ (a country in Western Africa) :: Mali
Malian {n} (A person from Mali or of Malian descent) :: Malien {m}
Malian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Mali or the Malian people) :: malien
malice {n} /ˈmælɪs/ (intention to harm) :: malice {f}
malicious {adj} (Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite) :: malveillant
malicious {adj} (Deliberately harmful; spiteful) :: mauvais
maliciously {adv} (In a malicious manner) :: malicieusement
maliciousness {n} (maliciousness) SEE: malevolence ::
malign {v} /məˈlaɪn/ (slander or traduce; to make defamatory statements about) :: vilipender, injurier
malignant {adj} /məˈlɪɡnənt/ (harmful, malevolent, injurious) :: malin, malveillant
malignant {adj} (tending to produce death) :: malin
malkin {n} (cat) SEE: cat ::
mall {n} /mɑl/ (enclosed shopping centre) :: centre commercial {m}, mail {m} [Quebec]
mallard {n} /ˈmælɚd/ (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos) :: colvert {m}, canard colvert {m}, canard sauvage {m}
Mallarméan {adj} /ˌmalɑːˈmeɪən/ (of or relating to Stéphane Mallarmé) :: mallarméen
malleable {adj} /ˈmæli.əbəl/ (able to be hammered into thin sheets) :: malléable
malleolar {adj} (of or relating to the malleolus) :: malléolaire
malleolus {n} (bony prominence in ankle joint) :: malléole {m}
mallet {n} /ˈmælɪt/ (small maul) :: maillet {m}
malleus {n} /ˈmæl.i.əs/ (the small hammer-shaped bone of the middle ear) :: malléus, marteau
mallow {n} /ˈmæloʊ/ (any of a group of plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae) :: mauve {f}
Malmö {prop} /ˈmɑlmʊ/ (city in Sweden) :: Malmö {f}, Malmoe {f}
malmsey {n} /ˈmɑ(l)mzi/ (wine made from malvasia) :: malvoisie {m} {f}
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment) :: malnutrition {f}
Malpighian {adj} (of, relating to, or discovered by Marcello Malpighi) :: malpighien
Malrucian {adj} :: malrucien
malt {n} /mɑlt/ (sprouted grain used in brewing) :: malt {m}
malt {v} (to convert grain into malt) :: malter
Malta {prop} /ˈmɑl.tə/ (republic) :: Malte
Malta {prop} (island) :: Malte
Malta Island {prop} (the largest island of Malta) :: Malte
Maltese {n} /ˌmɑlˈtiz/ (inhabitant of Malta) :: Maltais {m}, Maltaise {f}
Maltese {n} (breed of dog) :: bichon maltais {m}
Maltese {n} (language of Malta) :: maltais {m}
Maltese {adj} (pertaining to Malta or its language) :: maltais
Maltese cross {n} (cross) :: croix de Malte {f}
Maltese cross {n} (plant) :: lychnis croix de Malte ou croix de Jérusalem {f}
malthouse {n} (plant) :: malterie {f}
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11) :: maltose {m}
maltreatment {n} /malˈtɹiːtmənt/ (cruel or harmful treatment) :: sévice {m}, maltraitement {m}
malt whiskey {n} (malt whisky) SEE: malt whisky ::
malt whisky {n} (whisky made from malted barley) :: whisky pur malt {m}
Malukus {prop} (Indonesian archipelago) :: Moluques {p}
malvasia {n} /ˌmælvəˈsi.ə/ (grapevine used to make malmsey) :: malvoisie {m} {f}
malware {n} /ˈmæl.weə(ɹ)/ (software developed to cause harm to a computer system) :: maliciel {m}, logiciel malveillant {m}
mama {n} (mother) SEE: mother ::
mama {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
mama bear {n} (protective woman) :: mère poule {f}
mama's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy ::
mamba {n} (venomous snake) :: mamba {m}
mambo {n} /ˈmɑmboʊ/ (Latin American music genre) :: mambo {m}
mamelliform {adj} :: mamelliforme
mamma {n} (mother) SEE: mother ::
mamma {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
mammal {n} /ˈmæməl/ (animal of the class Mammalia) :: mammifère {m}
mammalian {n} (any mammal) SEE: mammal ::
mammalian {adj} /məˈmeɪl.jən/ (of, or pertaining to, mammals) :: mammalien
mammalian {adj} :: mammalien
mammary {adj} /ˈmæməɹi/ (of or relating to mamma) :: mammaire
mammary gland {n} (milk-secreting gland) :: glande mammaire {f}, mamelle {f}
mammectomy {n} (surgical procedure to remove all or part of the breast) :: masectomie {f}
mammogram {n} (X-ray picture of the breasts) :: mammogramme {m}
mammography {n} (X-ray examination of the breasts) :: mammographie {f}
mammoth {n} /ˈmæməθ/ (elephant-like mammal) :: mammouth {m}
mammy {n} (child's name for mother) :: maman
Mamoudzou {prop} (capital of Mayotte) :: Mamoudzou {m}
mamzer {n} (person of illegitimate birth) :: mamzer {m}
man {interj} /mæn/ (an interjection used to place emphasis upon something or someone) :: mec {m} [slang]
man {n} (human) :: homme {m}, être humain {m}, humain {m}
man {n} (adult male human) :: homme {m}
man {n} (piece in board games) :: pion {m}
Man {prop} (genus Homo) :: Homme {m}
manage {v} /ˈmænɪdʒ/ (to direct or be in charge) :: gérer, ménager
manage {v} (to handle or control a situation or job) :: diriger
manage {v} (to handle a tool with ease) :: manier
manage {v} (to succeed at an attempt) :: parvenir, réussir
manage {v} (to achieve without fuss, or without outside help) :: accomplir
manageable {adj} /ˈmæn.ɪd͡ʒ.ə.bəl/ (capable of being managed) :: gérable, maniable
management {n} /ˈmænədʒmənt/ (administration; the process or practice of managing) :: administration {f}, gestion {f}, gérance {f}, direction {f}
management {n} (judicious use of means) :: gestion {f}
manager {n} /ˈmæn.ɪ.dʒɚ/ (person whose job is to manage something (for female equivalents, see manageress)) :: [of a business] directeur {m}, [of a restaurant, etc.] gérant {m}, [of a sports team, etc] manager {m}, chef {m}
managerial {adj} (involving management-like duties) :: managérial {m}
managing director {n} (the chief executive of a limited company) :: directeur général {m}
Manama {prop} (the capital city of Bahrain) :: Manama
man and wife {n} (opposite-sex married couple) SEE: husband and wife ::
man-at-arms {n} (heavily armed mounted member of the cavalry) :: homme d'armes {m}
manatee {n} /ˈmæn.əˌtiː/ (any of several plant-eating marine mammals, of family Trichechidae) :: lamantin {m}
Manchu {n} /ˌmænˈtʃuː/ (person of Manchuria) :: Mandchou {m}, Mandchoue {f}
Manchu {prop} (language) :: mandchou {m}
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu(rian) people) :: mandchou
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu language) :: mandchou
Manchukuo {prop} (state in Manchuria) :: Mandchoukouo {m}
Manchuria {prop} (Manchuria) :: Mandchourie
Mancunian {adj} /manˈkjuː.nɪ.ən/ (related or pertaining to Manchester, England) :: mancunien, mancunienne {f}
Mancunian {n} (person raised or living in the city of Manchester, England) :: Mancunien {m}, Mancunienne {f}
-mancy {suffix} (specified forms of divination) :: -mancie {f}
mandala {n} /ˈmʌn.də.lə/ (Hindu design) :: mandala {m}
mandala {n} (division of Rigveda) :: mandala {m}
mandarin {n} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat) :: mandarin {m}
mandarin {n} (fruit) SEE: mandarin orange ::
mandarin {n} (tree) SEE: mandarin orange ::
mandarin {n} (mandarin duck) SEE: mandarin duck ::
Mandarin {n} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese) :: mandarin {m}
mandarinate {n} (all senses) :: mandarinat {m}
mandarin collar {n} (short unfolded stand-up collar on a shirt or jacket) :: col mandarin {m}
mandarin duck {n} /ˈmændəɹɪn dʌk/ (bird) :: canard mandarin {m}
mandarin fish {n} (carnivorous freshwater fish) :: poisson mandarin {m}, perche chinoise {f}
mandarin fish {n} (colorful saltwater fish) :: poisson mandarin {m}, poisson cachemire {m}
mandarin orange {n} (tree) :: mandarinier {m}
mandarin orange {n} (fruit) :: mandarine {f}
mandate {n} /ˈmæn.deɪt/ (official command) :: mandat {m}
mandate {v} (authorize) :: autoriser
mandatory {adj} /ˈmæn.dəˌtɔ.ɹi/ (obligatory) :: obligatoire, requis
man-day {n} (one person's working time) :: jour-homme
mandolin {n} /ˈmændəlɪn/ (musical instrument) :: mandoline {f}
Mandopop {n} (Mandarin pop music) :: mandopop {f}
mandrake {n} (botany) :: mandragore {f}
mandrill {n} /ˈmæn.dɹɪl/ (Mandrillus sphinx) :: mandrill {m}
mane {n} /meɪn/ (longer hair growth on back of neck of a horse) :: crinière {f}
mane {n} (longer hair growth around head of male lions) :: crinière {f}
man-eating {adj} (inclined to eat human flesh) :: mangeuse d’homme, mangeuse d’homme {f}
maned wolf {n} (Chrysocyon brachyurus) :: loup à crinière {m}
manes {n} /ˈmɑːneɪz/ (spirits of the dead) :: mânes {m-p}
maneuver {n} /məˈnuːvɚ/ (a movement, often one performed with difficulty) :: manœuvre {f}
maneuver {n} (a large training exercise of military troops) :: manœuvre {f}
maneuver {v} (to move carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position) :: manœuvrer
man Friday {n} :: grouillot, factotum
manga {n} /ˈmæŋɡə/ (comic originated in Japan) :: manga {m}
manga {n} (comic done in Japanese style) :: manga {m}
Mangalore {prop} (city in western India) :: Mangalore
manganese {n} /ˈmæŋɡəniz/ (chemical element) :: manganèse {m}
manganism {n} (manganese poisoning) :: manganisme {m}
Mangarevan {prop} (the Polynesian language) :: mangarévien {m}
mange {n} /meɪndʒ/ (skin disease) :: gale {f}
manège {n} (art) :: manège {m}
manège {n} (school) :: manège {m}
manège {n} (unroofed arena) :: manège {m} découvert
mangelwurzel {n} (a root vegetable) :: betterave {f}
manger {n} /ˈmeɪn.dʒə(ɹ)/ (trough for animals to eat from) :: mangeoire {f}
mangetout {n} /ˈmɑ̃ʒ.tuː/ (vegetable pea eaten when immature) :: mange-tout {m}
mangle {v} /ˈmæŋ.ɡəl/ (to change, mutilate or disfigure) :: mutiler
mangle {n} (a hand-operated device with rollers for wringing laundry) :: essoreuse {f}
mangle {v} (to wring laundry) :: essorer
mango {n} /ˈmæŋɡoʊ/ (tropical fruit tree Mangifera indica) :: manguier {m}
mango {n} (fruit) :: mangue {f}
mango juice {n} (juice) :: jus de mangue {m}, jus de mangues {m}
mangonel {n} (type of military engine) :: mangonneau {m}
mangosteen {n} /ˈmæŋɡəstiːn/ (fruit) :: mangoustan, mangouste
mangrove {n} /ˈmæŋɡɹəʊv/ (tropical tree or shrub that grows in shallow water) :: palétuvier {m}
mangrove {n} (habitat) :: mangrove {f}
mangy {adj} /ˈmeɪndʒi/ (afflicted with mange) :: galeux
manhater {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope ::
manhattan {n} (cocktail) SEE: Manhattan ::
Manhattan {prop} /mænˈhæt.ən/ (borough) :: Manhattan {m}
manhole {n} (a hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations) :: regard d'égout {m}, bouche d'égout {f}, trou d'homme {m}
manhood {n} /ˈmænhʊd/ (state of being human) :: humanité {f}
manhood {n} (state of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.) :: virilité {f}
manhood {n} (qualities ascribed to manliness) :: masculinité {f}, virilité {f}
manhunt {n} (organized search) :: chasse à l'homme {f}
mania {n} /ˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ (violent derangement) :: manie {f}
-mania {suffix} (indicating a compulsion or obsession) :: -manie
maniac {n} /ˈmeɪniˌæk/ (insane person) :: maniaque {m} {f}
maniac {n} (fanatic, obsessive) :: maniaque {m} {f}, cinglé {m}, cinglée {f}
-maniac {suffix} (indicating a person who experiences compulsion) :: -mane
manic-depressive {adj} (exhibiting manic depression) :: maniaco-dépressif
Manichaean {n} /ˌmænɪˈkiːən/ (a follower of Manichaeism) :: manichéen {m}
Manichaean {adj} (of or relating to Manichaeism) :: manichéen {m}
Manichaeism {prop} /ˈmænɪkiːɪz(ə)m/ (religion) :: manichéisme {m}
manicure {n} /ˈmæ.nɪ.kjʊɹ/ (cosmetic treatment for the fingernails) :: manucure {f}
manicurist {n} (manicurist) :: manucure {m} {f}
manifest {adj} /ˈmæn.ɪ.fɛst/ (evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent) :: manifeste {m} {f}
manifest {n} (list of passengers or goods) :: manifeste, bordereau
manifest {n} (obsolete: public declaration) :: profession de foi, manifeste, proclamation, déclaration, mise au point, coming out
manifestation {n} /ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən/ (the act or process of becoming manifest) :: manifestation {f}
manifestation {n} (medicine: symptoms or observable conditions) :: manifestation {f}
manifesto {n} /ˌmæn.əˈfɛs.to(ʊ)/ (public declaration) :: manifeste {m}
manifest typing {n} :: typage explicite {m}
manifold {n} /ˈmænɪˌfold/ (pipe fitting) :: collecteur {m}
manifold {n} (locally Euclidean space) :: variété {f}
manifold {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
Manila {prop} /məˈnɪl.ə/ (capital of the Philippines) :: Manille {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca) :: chanvre de Manille {m}, abaca {m}
man in the street {n} (a typical person) :: homme de la rue {m}, monsieur Tout-le-monde {m}, Monsieur Tout-le-Monde {m}, individu lambda, pékin moyen {m}, pékin de base, simple quidam {m}, Madame Tout-le-Monde {f}
manioc {n} /ˈmæn.iˌɑk/ (tropical plant) :: manioc {m}
manioc {n} (root) :: manioc {m}
manioc {n} (starch) :: couac {m}, tapioca {m}
maniple {n} /ˈmænɪpəl/ (division of the Roman army) :: manipule {m}
maniple {n} (vestment) :: manipule {m}
manipulatable {adj} (gullible) SEE: gullible ::
manipulate {v} /məˈnɪpjʊleɪt/ (influence or manage) :: manipuler
manipulative {adj} /məˈnɪpjələtɪv/ (describing a person who manipulates others) :: manipulateur, manipulatif
manipulator {n} (person) :: manipulateur {m}
manipulator {n} (device) :: manipulateur {m}
Manipur {prop} /ˌmənɪpʊɹ/ (Manipur, India) :: Manipur
man is the measure of all things {phrase} :: l'homme est la mesure de toute chose
manita {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree ::
Manitoba {prop} /ˈmæn.ɪ.təʊ.bə/ (Province in western Canada) :: Manitoba {m}
Manitoban {adj} (of Manitoba) :: manitobain
Manitoban {n} (a native) :: Manitobain {m}, Manitobaine {f}
mankind {n} /mænˈkaɪnd/ (human race) :: humanité {f}
mankind {n} (men collectively, as opposed to all women) :: hommes {m-p}
manliness {n} (similarity to man) :: masculinité {f}, virilité {f}
manly {adj} /ˈmænli/ (having the characteristics of a man) :: viril
man-made {adj} (created by a human) :: synthétique
man-midwife {n} (man who assists women in childbirth) :: sage-femme homme {m}, accoucheur {m}
man-month {n} (amount of work) :: mois-homme {m}
manna {n} /ˈmænə/ (food) :: manne {f}
manna {n} (any good thing) :: manne {f}
manna ash {n} (Fraxinus ornis) :: frêne à fleurs {m}, frêne à manne {m}, frêne orne {m}, orne à manne {m}, orne d’Europe {m}, orne {m}
manned {adj} (operated by a person) :: avec équipage
mannequin {n} /ˈmænəˌkɪn/ (model of the human body used for the displaying of clothes) :: mannequin {m}
mannequin {n} (model of human body used by artists) :: mannequin {m}
mannequin {n} (model of human body used for teaching) :: mannequin {m}
mannequin {n} (a person who models clothes) :: mannequin {m}
manner {n} /ˈmænɚ/ (way of performing or effecting; method or style) :: manière {f}, façon {f}, mode {m}
mannerism {n} (group unconscious habitual behaviors) :: maniérisme {m}, manières {f-p}
manner of articulation {n} (configuration and interaction of the articulators) :: mode d'articulation {m}
manners {n} /ˈmæn.ɚz/ (etiquette) :: mœurs {f-p}, manières {f-p}
manny {n} (male nanny) :: assistant maternel {m}
manoeuvrability {n} (quality of being manoeuvrable) :: manœuvrabilité {f}
man of God {n} :: homme de Dieu
man of letters {n} (a literary man) :: homme de lettres {m}, littérateur {m}
man of the world {n} (worldly man) :: homme du monde {m}
man-of-war {n} /mæn.əvˈwɔɹ/ (military man) :: homme de guerre {m}
man-of-war {n} (armed naval vessel) :: navire de guerre {m}
man-of-war {n} (cnidarian) SEE: Portuguese man-of-war ::
manograph {n} (optical device) :: manographe
manometer {n} /məˈnɑmɪtɚ/ (instrument to measure pressure) :: manomètre {m}
manor {n} /ˈmænəɹ/ (landed estate) :: manoir {m}
manor {n} (mansion) :: manoir, maison-forte
manor house {n} (house of the lord of the manor) :: manoir {m}
man overboard {interj} (cry indicating someone has fallen over the side) :: un homme à la mer
manpower {n} :: main-d’œuvre
manpower {n} (workforce) SEE: labour force ::
man proposes, God disposes {proverb} (things don't always work out as they were planned) :: l’homme propose et Dieu dispose
man's best friend {n} (an affectionate term for a dog) :: le meilleur ami de l’homme {m}
manservant {n} (male servant) :: serviteur {m}
mansion {n} /ˈmæn(t)ʃən/ (large house or building) :: manoir {m}, demeure {f}
manslaughter {n} (act of killing unlawfully) :: homicide involontaire {m}
mansplain {v} /manˈspleɪn/ :: mecspliquer
mansplaining {n} :: mecsplication, mecspliquer
manta ray {n} /ˈmæntəɹeɪ/ (any of several very large pelagic rays) :: raie manta {m}
mantelpiece {n} /ˈmæntlpiːs/ (shelf) :: tablette de cheminée {f}
manticore {n} /ˈmæntɪˌkɔɹ/ (mythical creature) :: manticore {m} {f}
mantid {n} :: mantidé {m}
mantis {n} (any of various large insects of the order Mantodea) :: mante {f}
mantispid {n} :: mantispidé {m}
mantissa {n} (part of a logarithm after the decimal point) :: mantisse {f}
mantle {n} /ˈmæn.təl/ (clothing like an open robe or cloak) :: manteau {m}
mantle {n} (zoology: body wall of a mollusc) :: manteau {m}
mantle {n} (incandescent gauze in a gas lamp) :: manchon {m}
mantle {n} (geology: layer of the Earth) :: manteau {m}
mantling {n} (heraldry: drapery behind and around a coat of arms) :: lambrequin {m}
man-to-man {adj} (direct, forthright and honest) :: d'homme à homme
mantou {n} (Chinese steamed bun) :: mantou
mantra {n} /ˈmæn.tɹə/ (the hymn portions of the Vedas) :: mantra {m}
mantra {n} (a phrase repeated to assist concentration during meditation) :: mantra {m}, incantation {f}
mantra {n} (a slogan or phrase often repeated) :: slogan {m}, mantra {m}
Mantua {prop} (province) :: Mantoue
Mantua {prop} (city) :: Mantoue
manual {n} /ˈmænjə(wə)l/ (handbook or booklet that instructs) :: manuel {m}
manual {adj} (performed with the hands) :: manuel {m}, manuelle {f}
manual labor {n} (physical work) :: travail manuel {m}
manually {adv} (by hand) :: manuellement
manual transmission {n} (type of transmission) :: boite de vitesses manuelle
manufacture {n} /ˌmænjuˈfæktʃɚ/ (action or process of making goods systematically or on a large scale) :: production {f}
manufacture {n} (anything made, formed or produced; product) :: produit {m}, production {f}
manufacture {v} (to make things) :: fabriquer
manufacture {v} (to produce goods) :: produire
manufacture {v} (to create false evidences) :: fabriquer
manufacture {v} :: manufacturer
manufacturer {n} /ˌmænjuˈfæktʃɚ(ɹ)ɚ/ (one who manufactures) :: fabricant {m}
manul {n} (Otocolobus manul) :: manul {m}, chat de Pallas {m}
manumission {n} /mænjʊˈmɪʃən/ (release from slavery, freedom, the act of manumitting) :: manumission {f}, affrachissement d'un esclave
manumit {v} /mænjʊˈmɪt/ (to free one's slave) :: manumission, affranchissement
manure {n} /məˈn(j)ʊɹ/ (excrement) :: fumier {m}
manus {n} (hand) SEE: hand ::
manuscript {adj} (handwritten, or by extension typewritten) :: manuscrit
manuscript {n} (book, composition or any other document, written by hand) :: manuscrit {m}
manuscript {n} (book, article etc, submitted for reproductive publication) :: manuscrit {m}
manuscript paper {n} (paper for writing music) :: papier à musique {m}
Manx {adj} /mæŋks/ (relating to the Isle of Man and/or its people) :: mannois
Manx {n} (a Manx person) :: Mannois {m}, Mannoise {f}
Manx {n} (language) SEE: Manx Gaelic ::
Manx cat {n} /mæŋks kæt/ (mammal) :: chat Manx {m}
Manx Gaelic {n} (a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man) :: mannois {m}, manxois {m}
Manxman {n} (a man from the Isle of Man) :: Mannois {m}
many {determiner} /ˈmɛni/ (an indefinite large number of) :: beaucoup de, de nombreux, plusieurs
many {pron} (a collective mass of people) :: le plus grand nombre
many {pron} (an indefinite large number of people or things) :: beaucoup, un grand nombre
many a mickle makes a muckle {proverb} (lot of small amounts together, become a large amount) :: les petits ruisseaux font les grandes rivières [small streams make big rivers]
man-year {n} (one person's working time) :: année-homme
many hands make light work {proverb} (a large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily) :: l'union fait la force
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
many thanks {interj} (many thanks) :: merci beaucoup, merci bien
Manzonian {adj} (of or in the style of Alessandro Manzoni) :: manzonien
Manzonian {n} (follower or imitator of Alessandro Manzoni) :: manzonien {m}, manzonienne {f}
Maoism {n} /ˈmaʊɪzəm/ (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong) :: maoïsme {m}
Maoist {adj} (of Maoism) :: maoïste
Maoist {n} (Maoist advocate) :: maoïste {m} {f}
Maori {adj} /meɪˈ(j)ɔːɹi/ (of, from, or pertaining to the Māori) :: maori {m}, maorie {f}
Maori {n} (member of the Maori people of New Zealand) :: Maori {m}, Maorie {f}
Maori {n} (language of the Māori) :: maori {m}
map {n} /mæp/ (visual representation of an area) :: carte {f}, plan {m}
map {n} (function) :: application {f}
map {v} (to create a visual representation of a territory) :: cartographier
map {v} (to act as a function on) :: mapper, faire correspondre
maple {n} /ˈmeɪpl̩/ (tree of the Acer genus) :: érable {m}
maple leaf {n} (leaf) :: feuille d'érable {f}
maple leaf {n} (symbol) :: feuille d'érable {f}
Maple Leaf {prop} :: Unifolié {m}
maple syrup {n} (syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple) :: sirop d'érable {m}
mapper {n} (one who maps) :: cartographe
mapping {n} /mæpɪŋ/ (process of making maps) :: cartographie {f}
mapping {n} (process of locating genes on a chromosome) :: cartographie {f}
maquis {n} /ˈmakiː/ (vegetation) :: maquis {m}
mar {v} /mɑɹ/ (to spoil, to damage) :: entacher [figuratively]
marasmus {n} /məˈɹæz.məs/ (wasting disease) :: marasme {m}
Marathi {n} /məˈɹɑːti/ (language of Maharashtra) :: marathi {m}, marathe {m}
Marathi {n} (people of Maharashtra) :: Marathe {m} {f}
Marathi {adj} (pertaining to Maharashtra or its language) :: marathe {m} {f}
marathon {n} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (road race) :: marathon {m}
marathon {n} (any extended or sustained activity) :: marathon {m}
Marathon {prop} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (town in Greece) :: Marathon
maraud {v} /məˈɹɑːd/ (intransitive: to move about in roving fashion looking for plunder) :: marauder
maraud {v} (transitive: to raid and pillage) :: piller
marauder {n} (one who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder) :: maraudeur {m}
marble {n} /ˈmɑɹbəl/ (crystalline limestone) :: marbre {m}
marble {n} (spherical ball) :: bille {f}
marble {v} (to cause to have the streaked appearance of marble) :: marbrer
marbles {n} (game) :: billes {f-p}
marcassin {n} /mɑːˈkasɪn/ (young wild boar) :: marcassin {m}
Marceau {prop} :: Marceau
Marcel {prop} /mɑɹˈsɛl/ (male given name) :: Marcel {m}
Marcella {prop} (female given name) :: Marcelle
Marcellus {prop} (male given name) :: Marcel
marcescent {adj} (botany) :: marcescent
march {n} /mɑɹtʃ/ (formal, rhythmic way of walking) :: marche {f}
march {n} (political rally or parade) :: défilé {m}, manifestation {f}
march {n} (song in the genre of music written for marching) :: marche {f}
march {v} (walk with long, regular strides) :: marcher
march {n} (region at a frontier governed by a marquess) :: marche {f}
March {prop} /mɑɹt͡ʃ/ (third month of the Gregorian calendar) :: mars {m}
March break {n} (vacation during March) SEE: spring break ::
Marche {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Marches {f-p}
marchioness {n} /ˈmɑɹʃənɨs/ (wife of a marquess) :: marquise
Marcionism {n} /ˈmɑːʃənɪz(ə)m/ (early Christian teaching) :: marcionisme
Marcius {prop} (a Roman nomen gentile) :: Marcius
marcophily {n} (branch of philately) :: marcophilie {f}
marcot {v} (to propagate by marcottage) :: marcotter
mare {n} /mɛə/ (female horse) :: jument {f}
Marechal's test {prop} :: réaction de Maréchal {f}
mareogram {n} (marigram) SEE: marigram ::
mare's milk {n} (white liquid produced by the mammary glands of a mare) :: lait de jument {m}
Margaret {prop} (female given name) :: Marguerite {f}
margarine {n} /ˈmɑɹ.dʒə.ɹɪn/ (spread) :: margarine {f}
margaritiferous {adj} (producing pearls) :: margaritifère
margay {n} (Leopardus wiedii) :: margay {m}, chat-tigre {m}, chat sauvage de la Nouvelle Espagne {m}
margin {n} /ˈmɑːɹdʒ(ə)n/ (edge of the paper that remains blank) :: marge {f}
margin {n} (edge or border of any flat surface) :: marge {f}
margin {n} (yield or profit) :: marge {f}
marginal {adj} /ˈmɑːˌdʒɪn.əl/ (of, relating to, or located at a margin or an edge) :: marginal, périphérique
marginal {adj} (geographically adjacent) :: adjacent, limitrophe, voisin
marginal {adj} (written in the margin of a book) :: marginal
marginal {adj} (at the lower extent of a standard) :: médiocre
marginal {adj} (of land that is barely productive) :: pauvre
marginally {adv} /ˈmɑɹdʒɪnəli/ (in a marginal manner) :: marginalement
margrave {n} /ˈmɑɹɡɹeɪv/ :: margrave {m}
marguerite {n} (oxeye daisy) SEE: oxeye daisy ::
Marian {prop} (Female given name) :: Marianne {f}
Marian {adj} (relating to Virgin Mary) :: marial {m}
Mariana Trench {prop} (trench in the North Pacific Ocean) :: Fosse des Mariannes
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary ::
marigold {n} /ˈmɛɹ.ɪˌɡoʊld/ (Calendula) :: souci {m}
marigram {n} (Printed recording of tidal level) :: marégramme {m}
marijuana {n} /ˌmɛɹɪˈwɑ.nə/ (the drug) :: marijuana {f}, marihuana {f}
marimba {n} /mə.ˈɹɪm.bə/ (musical instrument) :: marimba {m}
marina {n} /məˈɹinə/ (harbour) :: port de plaisance {m}
Marina {prop} (female given name) :: Marina
marinade {v} (marinate) SEE: marinate ::
marinade {n} (liquid mixture) :: marinade {f}
marinate {v} (soak in marinade) :: mariner
marine {adj} /məˈɹiːn/ (of or pertaining to the sea) :: marin, maritime
marine {n} (member of a marine corps) :: marinier {m}
marine aerodrome {n} :: hydroaérodrome
marine biologist {n} (someone who studies marine biology) :: biologiste marin {m}, biologiste marine {f}
marine biology {n} (branch of biology) :: biologie marine {f}
marine corps {n} /məˈɹinˌkɔɹ/ (military organization of marines who are trained and equipped to fight on or from ships) :: infanterie de marine {f}, troupes de marine {n}
mariner {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor ::
mariner's compass {n} (compass) SEE: compass ::
Marinid {n} (a member of a dynasty of Zenata Berber descent that ruled Morocco from the 13th to the 15th century) :: Mérinide {m-f}
marinize {v} (adapt for marine environments) :: mariniser
Mariolatry {n} (worship of Mary) :: mariolâtrie {f}
marionette {n} (string puppet) :: marionnette {f}
marionettist {n} /ˌmæɹɪəˈnɛtɪst/ (A marionette-puppeteer) :: marionettiste {m} {f}
Marist {n} /ˈmaɹɪst/ (member of any of several Roman Catholic organizations named after the Virgin Mary) :: Mariste {m} {f}
Marist {adj} (of or pertaining to these organizations or their members) :: mariste
marital {adj} /ˈmæɹɪtəl/ (pertaining to marriage) :: matrimonial
marital rape {n} :: viol conjugal
marital status {n} (term describing relationship) :: situation de famille {f}
mariticide {n} (a man who kills his wife) SEE: uxoricide ::
maritime {adj} /ˈmæ.ɹɪˌtaɪm/ (bordering on the sea) :: maritime
maritime pine {n} (a pine tree) :: pin maritime {m}
Marius {prop} (male given name) :: Marius {m}
marjoram {n} /ˈmɑɹd͡ʒəɹəm/ (plant) :: marjolaine {f}
marjoram {n} (culinary herb) :: marjolaine {f}
mark {n} /mɑɹk/ (indication for reference or measurement) :: marque {f}, signe {m}
mark {n} (academic score) :: note {f}
mark {n} (sporting score) :: score {m}
mark {n} (visible impression, blemish, stain) :: trace {f}
mark {v} (indicate) :: marquer
mark {v} (take note of) :: noter
mark {v} (blemish) :: tacher
mark {v} (correct) :: corriger
mark {n} (old unit of weight for gold etc.) :: marc {m}
mark {n} (unit of currency) :: mark {m}
mark {n} (coin) :: pièce {f} d'un mark
Mark {prop} /mɑɹk/ (male given name) :: Marc {m}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist) :: Marc {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Marc {m}
markedly {adv} /ˈmɑːkɪdli/ (In a marked manner) :: nettement
marker {n} (object to mark location) :: marqueur {m}
marker {n} (something that marks) :: marqueur {m}
marker {n} (fires a paintball) :: marqueur {m}
marker {n} (A gene or DNA sequence with a known location) :: marqueur
marker {n} (marker pen) SEE: marker pen ::
marker pen {n} (pen) :: marqueur {m}
market {n} /ˈmɑɹkɪt/ (spacious site for trading) :: marché {m}
market {n} (organised event of trading) :: marché {m}
market {n} (group of potential customers) :: marché {m}
market {n} (geographical area where a commercial demand exists) :: marché {m}
market {n} (formally organized system of trading in specified goods or effects) :: marché {m}
market {n} (total sum of trading) :: marché {m}
market {n} (used attributively) :: du marché
market {v} (to make available and promote) :: commercialiser
market {v} (to sell) SEE: sell ::
market {n} (flea market) SEE: flea market ::
market economy {n} (economy in which and services are exchanged in a free market) :: économie de marché {f}
market-garden {n} (garden for growing vegetables to sell) :: maraichage {m}
marketing {n} (the promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service) :: mercatique {f}, marketing {m}
marketplace {n} (open area in a town housing a public market) :: marché {m}
marketplace {n} (space, actual or metaphorical, in which a market operates) :: marché {m}, place du marché {f}
marketplace {n} (the world of commerce and trade) :: marché {m}
market share {n} (percentage of some market) :: part de marché {m}
market square {n} (open area in a town housing a public market) :: place du marché {f}
market town {n} (town that has a traditional right to hold a regular market) :: bourg {m}
Markham {prop} (city in Ontario) :: Markham {m}
marking gauge {n} :: trusquin {f}
marksman {n} /ˈmɑɹksmən/ (a man skilled in shooting at a target) :: tireur d'élite {m}
markup {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)k.ʌp/ (notation used to indicate how text should be displayed) :: balise, balisage {m}
markup {n} (percentage or amount added to buy-in price) :: marge
markup {n} (increase in price) :: majoration {f}
markup language {n} (computer language using markups) :: langage de balisage {m}
marl {n} /mɑɹl/ (a mixed earthy substance) :: marne {f}
marl {v} (to cover with marline) :: marner
Marlene {prop} (female given name) :: Marlène
marlin {n} (game fish) :: marlin
marline {n} (a light rope) :: lusin {m}
marmalade {n} /ˈmɑː.mə.leɪd/ (jam) :: confiture {f}, confiture d'oranges {f}, marmelade d'oranges {f}
marmoreal {adj} /mɑːˈmɔːɹɪəl/ (resembling marble) :: marmoréen
marmoset {n} /ˈmɑɹməsət/ (small monkey) :: ouistiti {m}, marmouset {m}
marmot {n} /ˈmɑɹmət/ (rodent of the genera Marmota) :: marmotte {f}
Marne {prop} (river) :: Marne
Marne {prop} (département) :: Marne {f}
maroon {n} /məˈɹuːn/ (runaway slave) :: nègre marron {m}, nègresse marron {f}, nègre libre {m}, nègresse libre {f}
maroon {n} (dark red, somewhat brownish colour) :: marron pourpré, bordeaux
maroon {adj} (color) :: marron pourpré, bordeaux
Marotiri {prop} (Island in French Polynesia) :: Îlots de Bass
marque {n} (brand of a manufactured product) :: marque {f}
marquess {n} /ˈmɑɹ.kwɪs/ (title of nobility) :: marquis {m}
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess ::
Marrakech {prop} (city in Morocco) :: Marrakech {m}
Marranic {adj} :: marranique
Marranism {prop} :: marranisme {m}
Marrano {n} /məˈɹɑːnəʊ/ (Iberian Jew who practised Judaism in secret) :: marrane {m}
marriage {n} /ˈmæɹɪdʒ/ (state of being married) :: mariage {m}
marriage {n} (union of two people) :: mariage {m}
marriage {n} (wedding) :: mariage {m}, noces {f-p}
marriageable {adj} (suitable for marriage) :: mariable, nubile
marriage agency {n} (business) :: agence de mariage {f}
marriage certificate {n} (document) :: certificat de mariage {m}
marriage guidance {n} :: thérapie de couple {f}, conseil conjugal {m}
marriage of convenience {n} (marriage motivated by some reason other than love) :: mariage de convenance {m}
married {adj} /ˈmæɹ.id/ (In a state of marriage; having a wife or a husband) :: marié {m}, épousé {m}
married couple {n} (two people who are married to each other) :: couple marié {m}
marron glacé {n} /məˌɹɑn ɡləˈseɪ/ (chestnut preserved in sugar or syrup and flavoured with vanilla) :: marron glacé {m}
marrow {n} /ˈmæɹoʊ/ (substance inside bones) :: moelle {f}, moelle osseuse {f}
marrow {n} (kind of vegetable) :: courgette {f}, courge {f}
marrowbone {n} (bone with edible marrow) :: os à moelle {m}
marry {v} /ˈmæɹɪ/ (to take a husband or wife) :: [get married] se marier
marry {v} (to be joined in marriage) :: être marié
marry {v} (to unite in wedlock) :: marier
marry {v} (to give away as wife or husband) :: marier
marry {v} (to take for husband or wife) :: épouser
marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal to a woman (the shortest form)) :: épouse-moi
marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal to a man (the shortest form)) :: épouse-moi
marry off {v} (successfully arrange the marriage of someone) :: marier
marry up {v} (join) SEE: join ::
Mars {prop} /ˈmɑɹz/ (planet) :: Mars {m}
Mars {prop} (god of war) :: Mars {m}
Mars {prop} (brand of chocolate bar) :: Mars {m}
Marseillais {n} :: Marseillais
Marseillaise {prop} /mɑːɹseɪˈjɛz/ (the French national anthem) :: la Marseillaise {f}
Marseilles {prop} /mɑː(ɹ)ˈseɪ(l)(z)/ (city in France) :: Marseille {m}
Marseille soap {n} (kind of hard soap) :: savon de Marseille {m}
marsh {n} /mɑɹʃ/ (area of low, wet land) :: marais
marshal {n} /ˈmɑɹʃəl/ (officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord) :: maréchal
marshal {n} (military officer of the highest rank) :: maréchal
marshal {n} (sheriff’s assistant) :: marshal
Marshallese {n} (language) :: marshallais {m}
marshalling yard {n} :: gare de triage {f}
Marshall Islands {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz/ (Republic of the Marshall Islands) :: îles Marshall {f-p}
marsh buck {n} (Tragelaphus spekii) :: sitatunga
marshmallow {n} /ˈmɑɹʃˌmɛl.oʊ/ (plant) :: guimauve {f}
marshmallow {n} (confectionery) :: guimauve {f}, marshmallow {m}, chamallow {m}
marsh marigold {n} (plant) :: populage des marais {m}
marshrutka {n} (share taxi) :: marchroutka {f}, taxi collectif {m}
marshy {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃi/ (of, or resembling a marsh; boggy) :: marécageux
marsupial {n} /mɑɹˈsupi.əl/ (mammal of which the female typically has a pouch) :: marsupial {m}
marsupium {n} (pouch of a marsupial) :: marsupium {m}
marten {n} /ˈmɑɹ.tən/ (mammal) :: marte {f}
Martha {prop} /ˈmɑɹθə/ (female given name) :: Marthe
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary) :: Marthe
martial {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃəl/ (of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike) :: martial
martial {adj} (relating to or connected with the armed forces or military life) :: martial
martial {adj} (characteristic of or befitting a warrior) :: martial
Martial {prop} (male given name) :: Martial
martial art {n} (fighting style) :: art martial {m}
martial artist {n} (practitioner of martial arts) :: artiste martial {m}
martial law {n} (rules by military authorities) :: loi martiale {f}
Martian {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃən/ (pertaining to the planet Mars) :: martien {m}, martienne {f}
Martian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the planet Mars) :: martien {m}, martienne {f} (also: Martien {m}, Martienne {f})
Martian {prop} (language) :: martien {m}
martin {n} /ˈmɑɹ.tɪn/ (bird) :: martinet {m}
Martin {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.tn̩/ (given name) :: Martin
Martina {prop} /mɑɹˈtinə/ (female given name) :: Martine {f}
martini {n} /ˌmɑɹˈtini/ (cocktail) :: martini {m}
Martinican {n} (A person from Martinique) :: Martiniquais
Martinican {adj} (From Martinique) :: martiniquais
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique) :: Martinique {f}
martlet {n} (depiction of a mythological bird) :: merlette {f}
martyr {n} /ˈmɐːtə(ɹ)/ (one willing to be killed for religion) :: martyr {m}, chahîd {m}, chahid {m}
martyr {n} (one who sacrifices their life for an important cause) :: martyr {m}
martyr {n} (one who suffers greatly, even involuntarily) :: martyr {m}
martyr {n} :: martyr {m}, martyre {f}
martyr {v} (to make someone a martyr) :: martyriser
martyr {v} (torture) SEE: torture ::
martyr {v} (persecute) SEE: persecute ::
martyrdom {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ).tə(ɹ).dəm/ :: martyre {m}
martyrology {n} (list of martyred Christian saints) :: martyrologie {f}
martyry {n} (a shrine in honor of a martyr) :: martyrium {m}
marvel {n} (miracle) SEE: miracle ::
marvel {n} (wonder) SEE: wonder ::
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous ::
marvelous {adj} /ˈmɑɹvələs/ (exciting wonder or surprise) :: merveilleux {m}, merveilleuse {f}
Marx {prop} (surname) :: Marx
Marxian {adj} (of or pertaining to Karl Marx and his ideas) :: marxien {m}, marxiste {m} {f}
Marxism {n} (philosophy) :: marxisme {m}
Marxism {n} (ideology) :: marxisme {m}
Marxism-Leninism {prop} (communist ideological stream) :: marxisme-léninisme {m}
Marxist {adj} /ˈmɑːɹksɪst/ (following Marxism) :: marxiste
Marxist {n} (one who follows Marxism) :: Marxiste {m} {f}
Marxologist {n} :: marxologue {m} {f}
Mary {prop} /ˈmɛəɹɪ/ (female given name) :: Marie {f}
Mary {prop} (biblical mother of Jesus) :: Marie {f}
Mary Jane {prop} (double given name) :: Marie-Jeanne {f}
Mary Jane {n} (slang for marijuana) :: Marie-Jeanne {f}
Mary Jane {n} (type of shoe) :: baby
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus) :: Marie-Madeleine
marzipan {n} /ˌmɑːzɪˈpæn/ (confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white) :: massepain {m}
masala chai {n} (spiced Indian tea drink) :: chai
mascara {n} /ˌmæsˈkæɹə/ (eyelash cosmetic) :: rimmel {m}, mascara {m}, ricil {m}
Mascarene Islands {prop} (islands) :: Mascareignes {f-p}
mascarpone {n} (cheese) :: mascarpone {m}
mascot {n} /ˈmæsˌkɑːt/ (something thought to bring good luck) :: mascotte {f}
mascot {n} (something used to symbolize a sports team or other group) :: mascotte {f}
masculine {adj} /ˈmæskjulɪn/ (of the male sex; biologically male, not female; manly) :: masculin
masculine {adj} (belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males) :: masculin
masculine {adj} (having male qualities, not feminine or effeminate) :: masculin
masculine {adj} (grammar: being of the masculine class, being inflected in the masculine manner) :: masculin
masculine {n} ((grammar)) :: masculin {m}
masculinity {n} /ˌmæskjəˈlɪnɪti/ (degree or property of being masculine) :: masculinité {f}
masculinization {n} (Act of making masculine) :: masculinisation {f}
masculinize {v} (make (more) masculine) :: masculiniser
masculism {n} (a social theory or political movement) :: masculinisme {m}, masculisme {m}
masdar {n} (verbal noun) SEE: verbal noun ::
masdar {n} (a part of speech in Arabic) :: masdar {m}
maser {n} /ˈmeɪzɚ/ (beam of microwaves) :: maser {m}
mash {n} /mæʃ/ (a mass of mixed ingredients) :: purée {f}
mash {n} (in brewing) :: empâtage {m}, brassin {m}, maische {f}
mash {n} (a mixture of meal or bran and water fed to animals) :: mash {m}
mash {v} (convert (something) into a mash) :: écraser
mash {v} (to steep grains in brewing) :: tremper, empâter
mash {v} (press down hard on (something)) :: écraser
mash {n} (mashed potatoes) SEE: mashed potatoes ::
mashed potatoes {n} (potatoes that have been boiled and mashed) :: purée {f}, purée de pommes de terre {f}, patates pilées {f} [Canada]
masjid {n} (mosque) SEE: mosque ::
mask {n} /mɑːsk/ (cover for the face) :: masque {m}
mask {n} :: masque {f}
masked lapwing {n} (Vanellus miles) :: vanneau soldat {m}
masked palm civet {n} (Paguma larvata) :: civette palmiste à masque {f}
masochism {n} /ˈmæs.ə.kɪ.zəm/ (the enjoyment of receiving pain or humiliation) :: masochisme {m}
masochist {n} (someone who enjoys pain or humiliation) :: masochiste
mason {n} /ˈmeɪsən/ (one who builds with stone or brick) :: maçon {m}
mason {n} (Freemason) SEE: Freemason ::
masonry {n} (art or occupation of a mason) :: maçonnerie {f}
masonry {n} (that which is built by a mason) :: maçonnerie
masonry {n} (freemasonry) :: maçonnerie {f}
mason wasp {n} (potter wasp) SEE: potter wasp ::
Masovia {prop} (Region of Poland) :: Masovie {f}, Mazovie {f}
masquerade {n} (party of people wearing masks, and amusing themselves) :: bal masqué, mascarade
masquerade {v} (to frolic or disport in disguise) :: déguiser
masquerade {v} (disguise) SEE: disguise ::
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt ::
mass {n} /mæs/ (physics: quantity of matter which a body contains) :: masse {f}
mass {n} (medicine: palpable or visible abnormal globular structure) :: masse
mass {n} :: masse {f}
mass {n} /mæs/ (religion: Eucharist) :: messe {f}
mass {n} (religion: celebration of the Eucharist) :: messe {f}
Mass {n} /ˈmæs/ (Roman Catholic Church: the principal liturgical service) :: messe {f}
Massa Carrara {prop} (province) :: Massa e Carrara
Massachusetts {prop} /ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɪts/ (a state of the United States of America) :: Massachusetts {m}
massacre {n} /ˈmæs.ə.kɚ/ (intentional mass killing) :: massacre {m}
massacre {v} (to kill in considerable numbers) :: massacrer
massage {n} /məˈsɑʒ/ (rubbing, kneading, or hitting muscled part of a body) :: massage {m}
massage {v} (to perform a massage on somebody) :: masser
masses {n} /ˈmæs.ɪz/ (people, especially a large number) :: masses {f-p}
masseur {n} /məˈsuːɹ/ (a person who performs massage) :: masseur {m}, masseuse {f}
mass funeral {n} :: obsèques collectives {f-p}
mass grave {n} (a grave with many human corpses) :: [in a war or any other zone of conflict (corpses are anonymous and not put in a coffin] charnier {m}; [natural desaster, war, etc. (corpses are put in a coffin and totally or partiallly identified)] fosse commune {f}
massif {n} /mæˈsiːf/ (principal mountain mass) :: massif {m}
Massif Central {prop} (area) :: Massif central {m}
massify {v} (become oriented towards mass production) :: massifier
massive {adj} /ˈmæs.ɪv/ (massive) :: massif
massively multiplayer online role-playing game {n} (online computer role-playing game) :: jeu de rôle en ligne massivement multijoueur {m}
mass media {n} (public communication that reaches a large audience) :: mass-médias {p}, médias de masse {p}
mass murderer {n} (someone who commits a mass murder, see also: serial killer) :: tueur de masse {m}, meurtrier de masse {m}
mass noun {n} (noun describing something that cannot be counted) :: nom massif {m}, nom non comptable {m}, nom indénombrable {m}
mass shooting {n} :: fusillade {f}
mast {n} /mæst/ (support of a sail) :: mât {m}
mastectomy {n} (surgical procedure to remove all or part of the breast) :: masectomie {f}
master {n} /ˈmɑːs.tə/ (someone who has control over something or someone) :: maître {m}
master {n} (expert at something) :: maître {m}
master {v} (to learn to a high degree) :: maîtriser
master class {n} :: classe de maître {f}
mastercraftsman {n} (master of a craft or trade) :: maître artisan {m}
master cylinder {n} (control device) :: maître-cylindre {m}
master key {n} (a key that opens a set of several locks) :: passe-partout {m}, passepartout {m}, passe {m}
masterpiece {n} /ˈmæstɚˌpis/ (piece of work that has been given much critical praise) :: chef-d'œuvre {m}
master race {n} (race of people) :: race supérieure
master's {n} (master's degree) SEE: master's degree ::
master's degree {n} (postgraduate degree) :: master {m}, maîtrise {f}
master's thesis {n} (thesis) :: mémoire {m}, maîtrise {f},
masterstroke {n} (Action demonstrating great skill) :: coup de maître {m}, prouesse {f}
masterwork {n} (piece of quality indicative of having been made by a master) SEE: masterpiece ::
masterwork {n} (piece done to be ranked a master) :: chef-d’œuvre {m}
masterwort {n} /ˈmɑːstəwəːt/ (Peucedanum ostruthium) :: impératoire {f}
masterwort {n} (Astrantia spp.) :: astrance
mastery {n} (philosopher's stone) SEE: philosopher's stone ::
mastic {n} (the flexible, waterproof filler) :: mastic
masticate {v} (chew) SEE: chew ::
mastiff {n} /ˈmæstɪf/ (mastiff) :: dogue {m}
mastitis {n} (inflammation of a breast) :: mastite {m}
mastodon {n} /ˈmæstədɑn/ (extinct elephant-like mammal of the genus Mammut) :: mastodonte {m}
masturbate {v} /ˈmæstɚbeɪt/ (to masturbate) :: masturber
masturbation {n} /ˌmæstɚˈbeɪʃən/ (manual erotic stimulation of the genitals) :: masturbation {f}, onanisme {m}, branlette {f} [slang]
masturbator {n} (someone who masturbates) :: masturbateur {m}
masturbatory {adj} /ˌmæs.tɜː(ɹ)ˈbeɪ.tə.ɹi/ (pertaining to masturbation) :: masturbatoire {m} {f}
masu {n} /ˈmasuː/ (square wooden box) :: masu {m}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland) :: Mazurie
mat {n} /mæt/ (foot wiping device or floor covering) :: foot wiping device: paillasson {m}, tapis {m}, floor covering: carpette {f}, tapis {m}, natte {f}
mat {n} (thickly tangled mess) :: épais fouillis
matachin {n} (dance with swords and bucklers) :: matassin {m}
matador {n} /ˈmætədɔɹ/ (bullfighter) :: matador {m}
match {n} /mætʃ/ (sporting event) :: match {m}
match {v} (to agree; to equal) :: concorder, accorder, correspondre
match {v} (make a successful pairing) :: combiner
match {n} (device to make fire) :: allumette {f}
matcha {n} /ˈmɑ.tʃə/ (powdered green tea for ceremonies) :: matcha {m}
matchbox {n} (small cardboard box in which matches are kept) :: boîte d'allumettes {f}
match fixing {n} (the act of losing, or playing to a pre-determined result) :: match arrangé {m}, match truqué {m}
matching {adj} /ˈmætʃɪŋ/ (the same as another; sharing the same design) :: See ensemble {m} [noun], correspondant {m}
matchmaker {n} (someone who finds suitable marriage partners) :: entremetteur {m}, entremetteuse {f}, marieur {m}, marieuse {f}, apparieuse {f}
matchmaker {n} (someone who makes matchsticks) :: allumettier {m}, allumettière {f}
match point {n} (state in a game) :: balle de match {f}
matchstick {n} (piece of wood) :: allumette {f}
mate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: copulate ::
mate {n} (checkmate) SEE: checkmate ::
mate {n} /meɪt/ (friend, see also: friend) :: copain {m}, camarade {m}
mate {n} :: copain {m}, pote {m}
mate {v} (copulate) :: s'accoupler
mate {v} :: s'assembler
mate {n} (nautical: first mate) SEE: first mate ::
Matera {prop} (province) :: Matera
Matera {prop} (town) :: Matera
material {adj} /məˈtɪɹi.əl/ (worldly) :: matériel
material {n} (matter) :: matériau, matière
material {n} (text) :: matériel
material {n} (sample or specimens for study) :: matériel {m}
material {n} (cloth) :: étoffe {f}, tissu {m}
materialism {n} (concern over material possessions) :: matérialisme {m}
materialism {n} (philosophical belief) :: matérialisme {m}
materialist {n} /məˈtiːɹɪəlɪst/ (someone who is materialistic) :: matérialiste {m} {f}
materialistic {adj} (being overly concerned with possessions) :: matérialiste {m} {f}
materiel {n} /mətɪɹiˈɛl/ (military equipment, apparatus and supplies) :: matériel
maternal {adj} /məˈtɜɹnəl/ (of or pertaining to a mother) :: maternel
maternal {adj} (related through the mother, or her side of the family) :: maternel
maternal aunt {n} (one's mother's sister) :: tante {f}; [informal] tatie {f}
maternal custody {n} (arrangement in which the mother has the custody of a child) :: garde maternelle {f}
maternal death {n} (death of a woman that occurs directly related to the procreative process) :: mort de grossesse {f}, mort obstétrique {f}
maternal grandfather {n} (one's mother's father) :: grand-père maternel {m}
maternal grandmother {n} (The mother of one's mother) :: grande-mère maternelle {f}
maternal uncle {n} (brother of one's mother) :: oncle maternel {m}
maternity leave {n} (leave of absence) :: congé de maternité
maternity ward {n} (hospital ward) :: maternité {f}
math {n} /mæθ/ (short form of mathematics) :: maths {f-p}
mathematical {adj} /ˌmæθəˈmætɪkəl/ (of, or relating to mathematics) :: mathématique {m} {f}
mathematically {adv} (according to or using mathematics) :: mathématiquement
mathematician {n} /ˈmæθ(.ə)ˌmə.tɪʃ.ən/ (expert in mathematics) :: mathématicien {m}, mathématicienne {f}
mathematics {n} /mæθ(ə)ˈmætɪks/ (field of study) :: mathématiques {f-p}
mathematizable {adj} (able to be transcribed in mathematical concepts) :: mathématisable {m} {f}
mathematize {v} (describe in terms of a mathematical equation) :: mathématiser
maths {n} /mæθs/ (short form of mathematics) :: maths {f-p}
Matilda {prop} /məˈtɪldə/ (female given name, cognates and transliterations) :: Mathilde
matinee {n} /ˈmætɪˌneɪ/ (a showing of a movie or theatrical performance in the afternoon) :: matinée {f}
mating {n} (pairing of organisms for copulation) :: accouplement {m}, monte {f}
mating season {n} (time of year during which animals mate) :: saison des amours
matins {n} (Earliest canonical hours) :: matines {f-p}
matriarch {n} /ˈmeɪt(ʃ)ɹiɑɹk/ (a female leader of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or religious group) :: matriarche {f}
matriarchy {n} (social system) :: matriarcat {m}
matricide {n} (The killing of one's mother.) :: matricide {m}
matricide {n} (A person who kills their mother.) :: matricide {m} {f}
matriculation {n} (enrollment in a college or university) :: inscription {f}
matriculation {n} (A pass in some university examinations) :: examen d'admission {m}
matrilaterally {adv} :: matrilatéralement
matrilineal {adj} /ˌmeɪtɹɪˈlɪnɪəl/ :: matrilinéaire
matrimony {n} /ˈmatɹɪməni/ (marriage or the state of being married) :: mariage {m}
matrix {n} (womb) SEE: womb ::
matrix {n} /ˈmeɪtɹɪks/ (extracellular matrix, see also: extracellular matrix) :: matrice
matrix {n} (math: rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms) :: matrice {f}
matroid {n} :: matroïde {m}
matron {n} /ˈmeɪtɹən/ (mature woman) :: matrone
matryoshka {n} (Russian doll) SEE: Russian doll ::
matsutake {n} /maːtsuːˈtaːkiː/ :: matsutake {m}, champignon des pins {m}
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Matsuyama
Matt {prop} (Transliterations of the surname) :: Matthieu {m}
matte {adj} /mæt/ (not reflective of light) :: mat {m}, mate {f}
matter {n} /ˈmætɚ/ (basic structural component of the universe) :: matière {f}
matter {n} (non-antimatter matter) :: matière {f}
matter {n} (kind of substance) :: matière {f}
matter {n} (situation) :: affaire {f}
matter {n} (cause) :: cause {f}, matière {f}
matter {n} (neurology: nerve tissue type) :: substance {f}, matière {f}
matter {v} (to be important) :: importer, compter
Matterhorn {prop} (mountain) :: Cervin {m}
matter of time {n} (an inevitable result) :: question de temps {f}
Matthew {prop} /ˈmæθjuː/ (male given name) :: Matthieu {m}
Matthew {prop} (biblical disciple) :: Matthieu
Matthew {prop} (gospel of Matthew) :: Matthieu {m}
Matthias {prop} /məˈθaɪəs/ (the Apostle replacing Judas) :: Matthias
Matthias {prop} (male given name) :: Matthias
mattock {n} (agricultural tool) :: pioche-hache {f}
mattress {n} /ˈmætɹɪs/ (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep) :: matelas {m}
mattress pad {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector ::
mattress protector {n} (removable bedding that sits on top of a mattress) :: protège-matelas {m}
mattress topper {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector ::
maturation {n} (process of becoming mature) :: maturation {f}
mature {adj} /məˈtʃʊ(ə)ɹ/ (fully developed) :: mûr, mature
mature {adj} (profound; careful) :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
mature {v} (to become mature; to ripen) :: mûrir, arriver à maturité, [cheese] s'affiner
mature {v} (to gain experience or wisdom with age) :: mûrir, devenir mature
mature {v} (to reach the date when payment is due) :: arriver à échéance
maturity {n} /məˈtʊəɹəti/ (state of being mature, ready or ripe) :: maturité {f}
maturity {n} :: maturité
matutinal {adj} /məˈtjutɪnəl/ (Of, occurring in, or relating to the early morning) :: matutinal
matzo {n} /ˈmɑːtsə/ (thin, unleavened bread) :: matza {f}
Maud {prop} (given name) :: Maud {f}
maudlin {adj} /ˈmɑd.lɪn/ (extravagantly or excessively sentimental; self-pitying) :: histrionique, sentimental {m}, pleurnicheur, maniéré, mièvre, affecté
maudlin {adj} (affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner) :: larmoyant, démonstratif, hystérique, pleurnicheur
maugre {prep} (in spite of) SEE: in spite of ::
maul {n} (heavy, long-handled hammer) :: merlin {m}
maul {v} (handle in a rough way) :: maltraiter
maulstick {n} /ˈmɔːl.stɪk/ :: appui-main {m}
maunch {n} /mɑːntʃ/ (heraldry: a long stylised sleeve) :: manche
maundy {n} (commandment) SEE: commandment ::
Maundy Thursday {prop} (Thursday before Easter) :: Jeudi saint
Mauretania Caesariensis {prop} /ˌmɔːɹɪˈteɪnɪə sɪˌzɑːɹɪˈɛnsɪs/ (northwest-African province of the Roman Empire) :: Maurétanie Césarienne {f}
Maurice {prop} /məˈɹis/ (male given name) :: Maurice
Mauricie {prop} :: Mauricie
Mauritania {prop} /ˌmɔːɹɪˈteɪni.ə/ (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) :: Mauritanie {f}
Mauritanian {n} (Mauritanian person) :: Mauritanien {m}, Mauritanienne {f}
Mauritanian {adj} (Mauritanian) :: mauritanien
Mauritian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture) :: mauricien
Mauritian {n} (person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent) :: Mauricien {m}, Mauricienne {f}
Mauritian {prop} (Mauritian Creole) SEE: Mauritian Creole ::
Mauritian Creole {prop} (creole language of Mauritius) :: créole mauricien
Mauritius {prop} /məˈɹɪʃəs/ (country) :: Maurice {m}
Mauritius {prop} (island) :: île Maurice {f}, Maurice {f} [less common]
Mauritius {prop} (given name) :: Maurice {m}
Mauser {n} (firearm) :: Mauser {m}
mausoleum {n} /ˌmɔː(ɹ).zəˈliː.əm/ (large tomb) :: mausolée {m}
mauve {n} /mɔːv/ (colour) :: mauve {m}
mauve {adj} (colour) :: mauve
maven {n} /ˈmeɪvən/ (expert in a given field) :: virtuose {m}, spécialiste {m} {f}, connaisseur {m}
maverick {adj} /ˈmævəɹɪk/ (showing independence in thoughts or actions) :: individualiste {m} {f}
maverick {n} (one who is unconventional or does not abide by rules) :: anticonformiste, excentrique, non-conformiste {m} {f}
maverick {n} (one who creates or uses controversial or unconventional ideas or practices) :: dissident {m}, franc-tireur {m}
maw {n} /mɔ/ (upper digestive tract) :: gueule {f}
mawlid {n} (holiday celebrating the birthday of a holy man or prophet, especially Muhammad) :: mouloud
max {adj} /mæks/ (abbreviation for maximum) :: max
maxi- {prefix} (prefix) :: maxi-
maxillary {adj} (of or pertaining to the jaw) :: maxillaire
maxim {n} /ˈmæk.sɪm/ (moral precept) :: maxime {f}
maximal {adj} (Largest, greatest, highest, most) :: maximal {m}, maximum
maximalism {n} (tendency toward excess) :: maximalisme {m}
maximaphily {n} :: maximaphilie
Maximilian {prop} (male given name) :: Maximilien
maximize {v} (to make as large as possible) :: maximiser
maximum {n} /ˈmæksɪməm/ (highest limit) :: maximum {m}
maximum {adj} (highest degree) :: maximum, maximal
may {v} /meɪ/ (have permission to) :: pouvoir
may {v} (possibly, but not certainly) :: peut-être, se pouvoir [impersonal, third-person singular]
may {v} (subjunctive) :: use subjunctive of pouvoir
may {n} (the hawthorn bush or its blossom) :: aubépine {f}
May {prop} /meɪ/ (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: mai {m}
Maya {prop} /ˈmaɪə/ :: Maya {m} {f}
maybe {adv} /ˈmeɪbi/ (indicating a lack of certainty) :: peut-être, peut-être que + indicative, il se peut que + subjunctive
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence) :: peut-être, c'est possible
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer ::
mayday {n} /ˈmeɪ.deɪ/ (international distress signal used by shipping and aircraft) :: mayday, SOS
May Day {n} (workers' holiday) :: fête du Travail; fête des Travailleurs
Mayenne {prop} (département) :: Mayenne {f}
mayfly {n} (insect of order Ephemeroptera) :: éphémère
mayhem {n} /ˈmeɪhɛm/ (chaos) :: grabuge {m}, tumulte {m}, chaos {m}, désordre {m}
mayhem {n} (infliction of violent injury) :: mutilation {f}, dévastation {f}
Maykop {prop} (city in Russia) :: Maïkop {m}
mayonnaise {n} /ˈmæn.eɪz/ (dressing) :: mayonnaise {f}
mayor {n} /ˈmeɪ.ɚ/ (leader of a city) :: maire {m}, mairesse {f}, bourgmestre {m} {f} [Belgium]
mayor {n} (royal steward) :: maire
mayoress {n} (female mayor) :: mairesse {f}
Mayotte {prop} /maɪˈɒt/ (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte) :: Mayotte
maypole {n} (pole, garlanded with streamers held by people who dance around it to celebrate May Day) :: arbre de mai
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck) :: que la Force soit avec toi, que la Force soit avec vous
Mazanderani {adj} (pertaining to Mazandaran) :: masanique
maze {n} /ˈmeɪz/ (Puzzle to get through) :: dédale {m}
mazel tov {interj} /ˈmɑz(ə)lˌtɔf/ ((Hebrew/Yiddish) congratulations or good wishes, especially at weddings) :: mazeltov, mazaltov
mazurka {n} (dance) :: mazurka {f}
Mazzinian {adj} :: mazzinien
MB {n} (megabyte) :: Mo
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip ::
Möbius strip {n} /ˈməʊ.biː.əs stɹɪp/ (one-sided surface) :: ruban de Möbius {m}
MBps {initialism} (megabytes per second) :: Mo/s
McCarthyism {prop} (intense opposition to Communism) :: maccarthysme {m}
McDonald's {prop} (fast-food restaurant) :: McDonald's {m}, MacDo {m} [slang]
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta) :: mâche, mâche potagère, valérianelle, blanchette, boursette, clairette, doucette, oreillette, rampon, valérianelle, salade de blé
McIntosh {n} /ˈmækɪntɒʃ/ (apple tree and fruit variety) :: McIntosh
me {pron} /mi/ (direct object of a verb) :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or a mute h), moi [imperative]
me {pron} (object of a preposition) :: moi
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb) :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or a mute h), moi [imperative]
me {pron} (reflexive indirect object of a verb) :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or a mute h)
me {pron} (complement of the copula) :: moi
me {pron} (marking ownership) :: mon {m}, ma {f}, mes {p}
me {pron} (subject of a verb with “and”) :: moi
me {pron} (subject of a verb without “and”) :: moi
me {pron} (myself) SEE: myself ::
Meaco {prop} (medieval name for Kyoto) :: Meaco
mea culpa {n} /ˌmeɪ.əˈkʊl.pə/ (My fault, due to my error) :: mea culpa
mead {n} /miːd/ (alcoholic drink) :: hydromel {m}, chouchen {m}
meadow {n} /ˈmɛdoʊ/ (field or pasture) :: pré {m}
meadow brown {n} (butterfly) :: myrtil
meadowlark {n} (songbird of Sturnella or Leistes) :: sturnelle {f}
meadow mushroom {n} (Agaricus campestris) SEE: field mushroom ::
meadowrue {n} (plant) :: pigamon {m}
meadowsweet {n} /ˈmɛdoʊˈswit/ (Filipendula ulmaria) :: reine-des-prés {f}
meager {adj} /ˈmiɡɚ/ (lean) :: maigre
meager {adj} (poor, deficient or inferior) :: maigre, pauvre {m}
meagerness {n} (state of being meager) :: maigreur {f}
meagre {n} /ˈmiːɡɚ/ (Argyrosomus regius) :: maigre {m}
meagre {adj} (Having little flesh; lean; thin.) :: maigre {m} {f}
meagre {adj} :: maigre
meal {n} /miːl/ (food that is prepared and eaten) :: repas {m}
meal {n} (coarse-ground edible part of various grains) :: mouture {f}
meal ticket {n} (a voucher for food) :: ticket-restaurant, ticket-repas {m}, bon, ticket, coupon
meal ticket {n} (an exploited source of income or livelihood) :: gagne-pain {m}, poire pour la soif, poire, roue de secours, gogo, pigeon
mealworm beetle {n} (mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor) :: Ténébrion meunier {m}, ténébrion {m}
mealy {adj} /miːli/ (resembling meal) :: farineux {m}
mealy-mouthed {adj} (not forthright) :: hypocrite
mean {v} /miːn/ (to intend; plan on doing) :: avoir l'intention
mean {v} (to convey, indicate) :: signifier, vouloir dire
mean {v} (to signify) :: vouloir dire, signifier
mean {adj} (causing or intending to cause intentional harm) :: méchant, cruel
mean {adj} (low in quality; inferior) :: inférieur {m}, inférieure {f}
mean {adj} (having the mean as its value) :: moyen
mean {n} (method by which something is done) :: moyen {m}
mean {n} (intermediate value) :: moyenne {f}
mean {n} (arithmetic mean) :: moyenne {f}
mean {n} (the statistical value) :: moyenne {f}
meander {n} /miˈændɚ/ (winding, crooked or involved course) :: méandre {m}
meander {n} (tortuous or intricate movement) :: méandre {m}
meander {v} (wind or turn) :: méandrer
meander {v} (to wander idly) :: errer
meaning {n} /ˈmiːnɪŋ/ (symbolic value of something) :: signification {f}, sens {m}
meaning {n} (significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life") :: signification {f}
meaning {n} (definition or connotation of a word) :: sens {m}
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning) :: dénué de sens, dépourvu de sens
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions) :: sens de la vie {m}
mean proportional {n} (geometric mean) SEE: geometric mean ::
means {n} /miːnz/ (resources) :: moyens {m-p}
means of production {n} (combination of the means of labor and the subject of labor) :: moyens de production {m-p}
means of transport {n} (mode of transport) SEE: mode of transport ::
mean solar day {n} (average length of a solar day) :: jour solaire moyen {m}
meantime {n} /ˈmiːntaɪm/ :: pendant ce temps
meanwhile {adv} /ˈmiːnwaɪl/ (during the time) :: pendant ce temps-là, entretemps, en attendant
meanwhile {adv} (at the same time but elsewhere) :: pendant ce temps-là
measles {n} /ˈmiːzəlz/ (acute highly contagious viral disease) :: rougeole {f}
measure {n} /ˈmɛʒə/ (size ascertained by measuring) :: mesure
measure {n} (musical designation) :: mesure {f}
measure {n} (action to achieve some purpose) :: mesure {f}
measure {v} (ascertain the quantity of a unit) :: mesurer
measurement {n} /ˈmeʒ.ɚ.mənt/ (act of measuring) :: mesure {f}
measurement {n} (magnitude determined by measuring) :: mesure {f}
measure twice and cut once {proverb} (plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action) :: Mesurer deux fois, couper une fois
measure word {n} (measure word, classifier) :: classificateur {m}
measuring cup {n} (utensil to measure the volume) :: verre doseur {m}
measuring jug {n} (jug for measuring liquids) SEE: measuring cup ::
measuring tape {n} (tape measure) SEE: tape measure ::
meat {n} /miːt/ (animal flesh used as food) :: viande {f}
meat {n} (type of meat) :: viande {f}
meat {n} (any sort of flesh) :: viande {f}
meat {n} (substance, solid part) :: viande {f}
meat {n} (totem) SEE: totem ::
meatball {n} (meatball) :: boulette {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat) :: hachoir {m}
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic ::
meatloaf {n} /ˈmitloʊf/ (mixture of ground meat) :: pain de viande {m}, rôti haché {m}
meat pie {n} (pie containing meat) :: tourte {f}
mebibyte {n} (1,048,576 bytes) :: mébioctet
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia) :: La Mecque {f}
mecha {n} (armoured robot) :: mecha
mechanic {n} (skilled worker on machinery) :: mécanicien {m}
mechanical {adj} /məˈkæ.nə.kəl/ (physics: related to mechanics) :: mécanique
mechanical engineering {n} (subfield of engineering) :: génie mécanique {f}
mechanically {adv} (In a mechanical manner) :: machinalement
mechanical pencil {n} (pencil with a lead that wears away with use) :: porte-mine {m}, portemine {m}
mechanics {n} (a branch of physics) :: mécanique {f}
mechanism {n} /ˈmɛkənɪzm/ (mechanical means for the conversion or control of motion) :: mécanisme {m}
mechanism {n} (mental, chemical, or physical process) :: mécanisme
mechanization {n} (the use of machinery to replace human or animal labour) :: mécanisation {f}
mechanize {v} /ˈmɛkənaɪz/ (to equip with machinery) :: mécaniser
mechano- {prefix} (machines or mechanisms) :: mécano-
mechanobiology {n} :: mécanobiologie
mechanotherapeutic {adj} :: mécanothérapique
mechatronics {n} (synergistic combination) :: mécatronique {f}
Mechelen {prop} /ˈmɛkələn/ (city) :: Malines
Mecklenburg {prop} (region of Germany) :: Mecklembourg {m}
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania {prop} (one of the component states of Germany) :: Mecklembourg-Poméranie-Occidentale {m}
meconate {n} :: méconate {m}
meconic acid {n} :: acide méconique {m}
medal {n} /ˈmɛɾ.ɫ̩]/ (stamped metal disc) :: médaille {f}
medalist {n} /ˈmɛdəlɪst/ (one who has received a medal) :: médaillé {m}, médaillée {f}
medallion {n} /məˈdæljən/ (large decorative medal) :: médaillon {m}
meddle {v} /ˈmɛd.əl/ (to interfere in affairs) :: se mêler
meddle {v} (to have sex) SEE: have sex ::
meddler {n} /ˈmɛdlɚ/ (one who meddles or interferes) :: fouineur {m}, fouineuse
meddlesome {adj} (inclined to meddle or interfere) :: importun
medfly {n} (fruit fly) :: mouche méditerranéenne des fruits
media {n} /ˈmiːdi.ə/ (the journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry) :: médias {m-p}
mediaeval {adj} (medieval) SEE: medieval ::
median {n} /ˈmiːdi.ən/ (statistics: measure of central tendency) :: médiane {f}
median {n} (area separating two lanes of opposite-direction traffic) :: terre-plein central
median {adj} (having the median as its value) :: médian {m}, médiane {f}
mediastinal {adj} (relating to the mediastinum) :: médiastinal
mediastinum {n} /ˌmiːdi.əˈstaɪnəm/ (the region in mammals) :: médiastin {m}
media studies {n} /ˈmiːdi.ə ˈstʌdis/ (academic discipline) :: science des médias {f}
mediate {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate ::
mediator {n} /ˈmidieɪtɚ/ (one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement) :: médiateur {m}
MediaWiki {prop} /ˈmiːdi.əˌwɪki/ :: MediaWiki
medic {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
medic {n} (paramedic) SEE: paramedic ::
medical {adj} /ˈmɛdɪkl̩/ (of the practice of medicine) :: médical
medical certificate {n} (statement from a physician) :: certificat médical {m}
medical history {n} (details about patient's previous medical experiences) :: dossier médical {m}
medical record {n} (details about a patient's previous medical experiences) SEE: medical history ::
medical tourism {n} (type of tourism) :: tourisme médical {m}
medicaster {n} /ˈmɛdɪkastə/ (quack doctor) :: médicastre {m}, meige {m}
medication {n} /mɛdɪˈkeɪʃən/ (one or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient) :: médication {f}
medication {n} (administration of medicine) :: médication {f}
medicinal {adj} /meˈdɪsɪnəl/ (tending to cure disease) :: médicinal
medicine {n} /ˈmɛ.dɪ.sɪn/ (substance which promotes healing) :: médicament {m}, remède {m}
medicine {n} (treatment or cure) :: traitement {m}, médicaments {m-p}
medicine {n} (field of study) :: médecine {f}
medicine ball {n} :: médecine ball {m}
medicine man {n} (shamanistic healer) :: homme-médecine {m}, sorcier {m}
medicine woman {n} (shamanistic healer) :: femme-médecine {f}, sorcière {f}
medieval {adj} /ˌmɛd.i.ˈiː.vəl/ (of or relating to the Middle Ages) :: médiéval {m}
medieval {adj} (having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages) :: médiéval {m}, moyenâgeux {m}
medieval {n} (a medieval thing) :: médiéval {m}
medieval {n} (someone living in the Middle Ages) :: médiéval {m}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal ::
Medieval Greek {n} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek ::
medievalist {n} (one who studies culture and history in the Middle Ages) :: médiéviste {m} {f}
Medieval Latin {prop} (language) :: latin médiéval {m}
medieval studies {n} (medieval studies) :: médiévisme
medina {n} /məˈdiːnə/ (old town of Arab cities) :: médina {f}
mediocre {adj} /ˌmidiˈoʊkəɹ/ (having no peculiar or outstanding features) :: médiocre
mediocre {n} (person of minor significance, accomplishment or acclaim) :: médiocre
meditate {v} (contemplate) :: méditer
meditate {v} :: méditer
meditation {n} /mɛdɪˈteɪʃən/ (devotional contemplation) :: méditation {f}
meditation {n} :: méditation {f}
Mediterranean {adj} /ˌmɛdɪtəˈɹeɪnɪən/ (Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it) :: méditerranéen
Mediterranean {prop} (region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea) :: Bassin méditerranéen {m}, Monde méditerranéen {m}
Mediterranean {prop} (Mediterranean Sea) SEE: Mediterranean Sea ::
Mediterranean Sea {prop} (the sea between Europe and Africa) :: Mer Méditerranée {f}, Méditerranée {f}
medium {n} /ˈmiːdɪəm/ (nature of the surrounding environment) :: milieu {m}
medium {n} (format for communicating or presenting information) :: médium {m}, média {m}
medium {n} (nutrient solution for the growth of cells in vitro) :: milieu
medium {n} (someone who supposedly conveys information from the spirit world) :: médium
medium {n} (anything having a measurement intermediate between extremes) :: moyen
medium {adj} (of intermediate size) :: moyen
medium dry {adj} :: demi-sec
medium rare {adj} (cooked somewhat lightly) :: à point
medium-sized {adj} (having a medium or intermediate size) :: de grandeur moyenne
mediumwave {adj} :: onde moyenne {f}
medlar {n} (tree) :: néflier {m}
medlar {n} (fruit) :: nèfle {f}
medley {n} /ˈmɛdli/ (collection or mixture of things) :: mélange {m}, salade {f}
medley {n} (collection of related songs) :: pot-pourri
medoid {n} :: médoïde {m}, médianoïde {m}
Medusa {prop} /məˈduːsə/ (one of the Gorgons) :: Méduse {f}
meek {adj} /mik/ (humble, modest, or self-effacing) :: humble, modeste
meekly {adv} /miːk.li/ (quietly) :: humblement
meerkat {n} /ˈmɪəɹkæt/ (small carnivorous mammal) :: suricate {m}
meerschaum {n} (mineral) :: écume de mer {f}
meet {v} /miːt/ (encounter by accident) :: rencontrer
meet {v} (see through arrangement) :: se retrouver, se rejoindre, se donner rendez-vous
meet {v} (to get acquainted) :: rencontrer, faire la connaissance de
meet {v} (converge and touch) :: se rejoindre
meet {v} (gather for a formal discussion) :: se réunir, se rencontrer
meet {v} (comply with) :: satisfaire, [cost] prendre en charge
meet {v} (hit something while moving) :: heurter
meet {v} (adjoin) :: rejoindre
meet {v} (come together in conflict) :: (s')affronter, se rencontrer
meet {v} ((sport) play a match) :: (se) rencontrer, (s')affronter
meet {v} (meet face-to-face) :: rencontrer
meeting {n} /ˈmitɪŋ/ (gathering for a purpose) :: réunion {f}
meeting {n} (encounter between people) :: rencontre {f}
meeting {n} :: réunion {f}
meetingitis {n} :: réunionite {f}
meeting room {n} (room for holding meetings) :: salle de réunion {f}, salle de conférence {f}
mega- {prefix} /ˈmɛɡə/ (multiplication factor one million) :: méga-
megabase {n} :: mégabase {m}
megabat {n} (bat of the family Pteropodidae) :: mégachiroptère {m}
megabyte {n} /ˈmɛɡəˌbaɪt/ (about a million bytes) :: mégaoctet {m}, mégabyte {m}
megacalorie {n} :: mégacalorie {f}
megaceros {n} (the Irish elk) :: mégacéros {m}
megacity {n} (very large city) :: mégacité {f}
megacolon {n} (all senses) :: mégacôlon {m}
mega-colossal {adj} :: mégacolossal
megadisaster {n} (all senses) :: mégadésastre {m}
megadrought {n} (a drought lasting for decades or centuries) :: mégasécheresse {f}
megadyne {n} :: mégadyne {f}
megaelectron volt {n} (one million electron volts, abbreviated as MeV) :: mégaélectronvolt {m}
megafarad {n} (a unit of electrical capacitance equal to one million farads) :: mégafarad {m}
megafarm {n} (large farm) :: mégaferme {f}
megafauna {n} (large animals) :: mégafaune {f} {s}
megaherbivore {n} :: mégaherbivore {m}
megakatal {n} (an SI unit of catalytic activity) :: mégakatal
Megalesian {adj} (pertaining to, or in honour of, Cybele) :: mégalésien
megaliter {n} (megalitre) SEE: megalitre ::
megalith {n} (construction) :: mégalithe {m}
megalithic {adj} (of or pertaining to megaliths) :: mégalithique
megalitre {n} (1000000 litres) :: mégalitre {m}
megalo- {prefix} /mɛˈɡæ.ləʊ/ :: mégalo-
megalocephalic {adj} :: mégalocéphale
megalodon {n} (a group of extinct sharks) :: mégalodon {m}
megalography {n} :: mégalographie {f}
megalomania {n} /ˌmɛɡəloʊˈmeɪniə/ (psychopathological condition) :: mégalomanie {f}
megalopa {n} (the final larval stage found in decapod crustaceans) :: mégalope {f}
megalopolis {n} /mɛ.ɡəˈlɒ.pə.lɪs/ (large conurbation) :: mégalopole {f}
megalosaur {n} (dinosaur of the Megalosauridae family) :: mégalosaure {m}
Megam {prop} (the Sino-Tibetan language) :: megam {m}
megameter {n} (megametre) SEE: megametre ::
megametre {n} (distance of 1,000 km) :: mégamètre {m}
megamix {n} (a remix taking the form of a medley, with radical alterations and many constituent pieces of music) :: mégamix {m}
megamosque {n} (a very large mosque; a mosque with a large congregation) :: mégamosquée {f}
Megan {prop} /ˈmɛɡən/ (female given name) :: Mégane
Meganticois {adj} (noun) :: Méganticois
Meganticois {adj} (adjective) :: méganticois
megaohm {n} (one million ohms) :: mégaohm {m}, méga-ohm {m}, mégohm {m}
megaphanerophyte {n} :: mégaphanérophyte {m}
megaphone {n} /ˈmɛɡ.əˌfəʊn/ (portable device used to amplify a person's voice) :: porte-voix {m}, portevoix
megaphonic {adj} (all senses) :: mégaphonique
megapixel {n} (one million pixels, used as a unit of resolution of digital cameras) :: mégapixel {m}
megapode {n} (bird) :: mégapode {m}
megapolis {n} (megapolis) SEE: megalopolis ::
Megaric {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Megara) :: mégarique
megarich {adj} (extremely rich; having a lot of money) :: mégariche
megaron {n} /ˈmeɡəɹɑːn/ (Mycenean rectangular hall) :: mégaron {m}
megaseism {n} (a large or severe earthquake) :: mégaséisme {m}
megastructure {n} :: mégastructure {f}
megaton {n} /ˈmɛɡəˌtʌn/ (unit of measure) :: mégatonne {f}
megatsunami {n} /mɛɡə-tsuːˈnɑːmi/ (a very large tsunami) :: mégatsunami {m}
megawatt {n} (one million watts) :: mégawatt {m}
megawatt-hour {n} (unit of energy) :: mégawattheure {m}
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language) :: mégléno-roumain
meh {interj} /mɛ/ (slang: expressing indifference or lack of enthusiasm) :: bof
meiosis {n} /maɪˈəʊsɪs/ (cell division) :: méiose {f}
meiotic {adj} (of or pertaining to meiosis) :: méiotique
meitnerium {n} /maɪtˈnɜɹi.əm/ (chemical element) :: meitnérium {m}
Mekong {prop} (river in Asia) :: Mékong {m}
melancholic {adj} (filled with or affected by melancholy) :: mélancolique {m} {f}
melancholy {adj} /ˈmɛl.ənˌkɑl.i/ (Affected with sadness or depression) :: mélancolique
melancholy {n} (Sadness or depression) :: mélancolie {f}
Melanesia {prop} /ˌmɛl.əˈniː.zi.ə/ (part of Oceania) :: Mélanésie {f}
Melanesian {n} (person living in or coming from Melanesia) :: Mélanésien {m}, Mélanésienne {f}
Melanie {prop} (female given name) :: Mélanie
melanism {n} (congenital excess of melanin pigmentation) :: mélanisme {m}
melanoma {n} /mɛləˈnoʊmə/ (type of skin tumor) :: mélanome {m}
melatonin {n} /ˌmɛləˈtoʊnɪn/ (hormone) :: mélatonine {f}
Melbourne {prop} /ˈmɛl.bɚn/ (city in Australia) :: Melbourne
Melchizedek {prop} /melˈkɪzədek/ (king and priest) :: Melchisédek
melic {n} (grass) :: mélique
melilot {n} (plant of the genus Melilotus) SEE: sweet clover ::
melisma {n} /məˈlɪzmə/ (a passage of several notes sung to one syllable of text) :: mélisme
melissa {n} /məˈlɪsə/ (plant of genus Melissa) :: mélisse {f}
Melissa {prop} /məˈlɪsə/ (female given name) :: Mélissa
Melk {prop} (city of Austria) :: Melk
Melkite {n} /ˈmɛlkʌɪt/ (an Eastern Christian who adhered to the doctrines agreed by the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon) :: melchite {m} {f}, melkite {m} {f}
mellifluous {adj} /mɛˈlɪflu.əs/ (sweet and smooth (tone, voice...)) :: mélodieux, mielleux {m}, melliflue {m} {f}
mellow {adj} /ˈmɛloʊ/ (Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp) :: moelleux
melodica {n} (free-reed keyboard wind instrument) :: mélodica {m}
melodious {adj} (having a pleasant melody) :: mélodieux
melodrama {n} (romantic drama) :: mélodrame {m}
melodramatic {adj} /ˈmɛl.ə.dɹəˌmæt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to melodrama) :: mélodramatique
melody {n} /ˈmɛl.ə.di/ (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase) :: mélodie {f}
Melody {prop} (female given name) :: Mélodie
melomania {n} /ˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/ (an abnormal love of music) :: mélomanie {f}
melomaniac {n} /ˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪak/ (one with an abnormal fondness of music; person who loves music) :: mélomane {m} {f}
melon {n} /ˈmɛlən/ (fruit) :: melon {m}
melon {n} (colour) :: melon {m} {f}
melon {n} (slang: breasts) :: melons {m-p}, pastèques {f-p}
melon baller {n} (tool) :: cuillère à pomme parisienne
melongene {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant ::
melt {v} /mɛlt/ (intransitive: to change from a solid to a liquid) :: fondre , se dissoudre
melt {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot ::
meltdown {n} (severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor) :: fusion du cœur d'un réacteur nucléaire {f}
melting {n} /ˈmɛltɪŋ/ (process of changing the state of a substance) :: fusion
melting point {n} (temperature at which solid and liquid phases are in equilibrium) :: point de fusion {m}
melting pot {n} (place where many divergent things come together and are homogenized) :: melting pot {m}
melt in the mouth {v} (to be deliciously soft and creamy, need little chewing) :: fondre dans la bouche, fondre en bouche
melt in the mouth {adj} (deliciously soft and creamy, needing little chewing) :: fondant
meltwater {n} (water from melting ice or snow) :: eau de fonte {f}
member {n} (part of a discourse, period, sentence, or verse) SEE: clause ::
member {n} (in set theory) SEE: element ::
member {n} /ˈmɛmbɚ/ (one who officially belongs to a group) :: membre {m}
member {n} (organ, limb) :: membre {m}
member {n} (logic: one of the propositions making up a syllogism) SEE: premise ::
member class {n} (inner class declared outside a function) :: classe membre {f}
Member of Parliament {n} (representative) :: Député or membre du Parlement or parlementaire
member organisation {n} (organisation connected to an umbrella organisation) :: organisation membre {f}
member's bill {n} (private member's bill) SEE: private member's bill ::
membership {n} (fact of being a member) :: adhésion {f}
membership {n} (in set theory) :: appartenance {f}
member state {n} (state that is a member of a confederation) :: état membre {m}
membrane {n} /ˈmembɹeɪn/ (enclosing or separating tissue) :: membrane {f}
membranophone {n} (instrument) :: membraphone {m}
membranous {adj} (having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a membrane) :: membraneux
meme {n} /miːm/ (unit of cultural information) :: mème {m}
memento {n} (a keepsake) :: souvenir
memetic {adj} (pertaining to memes, replication of concepts) :: mémétique
memetics {n} /mɛˈmɛtɪks/ (study of memes) :: mémétique {f}
Memnon {prop} (Ethiopian king and warrior) :: Memnon {m}
memo {n} /ˈmɛmoʊ̯/ (a short note) :: note {f}, memorandum {m}
memoir {n} /ˈmɛmˌwɑɹ/ (book describing the personal experiences of an author) :: mémoires {m-p}
memoirs {n} (autobiography) SEE: memoir ::
memoization {n} :: mémoization {f}
memorabilia {n} (objects that are connected to past events) :: objets de collection, souvenirs
memorable {adj} (worthy of being remembered) :: mémorable
memorandum {n} (short note serving as a reminder) :: mémorandum {m}
memorandum {n} (written business communication) :: mémorandum {m}
memorandum {n} (brief diplomatic communication) :: mémorandum {m}
memorandum of understanding {n} (document that outlines the legal premises of parties) :: mémorandum d'entente {m}
memorial {n} /məˈmɔːɹi.əl/ (structure) :: mémorial {m}
memorial {adj} (serving as a remembrance) :: mémoriel
memorial service {n} (funeral) SEE: funeral ::
memorize {v} /ˈmɛm.əɹˌaɪ̯z/ (to commit to memory, to learn by heart) :: mémoriser, apprendre par cœur
memory {n} /ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi/ (ability to recall) :: mémoire {f}
memory {n} (stored record) :: souvenir {m}
memory {n} (RAM or ROM) :: mémoire {f}
memory stick {n} (portable solid-state flash memory storage device) SEE: flash drive ::
memory stick {n} (memory card, flash card) :: carte mémoire {f}
Memphis {prop} /ˈmemfɪs/ (city of ancient Egypt) :: Memphis
men {n} /mɛn/ (human people) :: gens {m-p}, hommes {m-p}, on
menace {n} /ˈmɛnɪs/ (perceived threat or danger) :: menace {f}
menacing {v} (Suggesting imminent harm) :: menaçant
menacing {v} (threatening) :: menaçant
menagerie {n} /mɪˈnædʒəɹɪ/ (collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept) :: ménagerie {f}
menarche {n} /mɛˈnɑːki/ (first menstruation) :: ménarche {f}
Mencius {prop} (Chinese philosopher) :: Mencius
mend {v} /mɛnd/ (to repair) :: réparer, raccommoder
mend {v} (to repair a tear in clothing) :: rapiécer
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false ::
mendacious {adj} /mɛnˈdeɪʃəs/ (lying, untruthful or dishonest) :: fallacieux, mensonger
Mende {prop} (language) :: mendé {m}
mendelevium {n} /ˌmɛndəˈliːviəm/ (chemical element) :: mendélévium {m}
Mendelian {adj} (of or relating to Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics) :: mendélien
Mendelssohnian {adj} (relating to Mendelssohn) :: mendelssohnien
mendicant {adj} /ˈmɛn.dɪ.kənt/ (depending on alms) :: mendiant {m}
mendicant order {n} (religious order) :: ordre mendiant {m}
mend one's ways {v} (attempting to remedy one's failings) :: faire amende honorable
Menelaus {prop} /ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs/ (the king of Mycenaean Sparta) :: Ménélas
menhir {n} /ˈmɛnhɪə(r)/ (standing stone as a monument) :: menhir {m}
menial {adj} /ˈmiːni.əl/ (of or relating to work normally performed by a servant) :: ancillaire {m} {f}
menial {adj} (of or relating to unskilled work) :: subalterne {m} {f}
menial {n} (domestic servant) :: domestique {m} {f}
meningitis {n} (inflammation of the meninges) :: méningite {f}
meninx {n} /ˈmiːnɪŋks/ (membrane) :: méninge
meniscus {n} /mɛˈnɪs.kəs/ (the curved surface of liquids) :: ménisque {m}
meniscus {n} (a crescent) :: ménisque {m}
meniscus {n} (either of two parts of the human knee) :: ménisque {m}
Meänkieli {prop} (Finnic language spoken in northern Sweden) :: finnois tornédalien {m}, meänkieli {m}
Mennonite {n} (a group of churches or denominations (the Mennonites)) :: mennonitisme {m}
Mennonite {n} (a member of such a church or denomination or a person with a Mennonite heritage) :: mennonite {m} {f}, mennoniste {m} {f} [older term not used by today's Mennonites]
Mennonite {adj} (of or related to a Mennonite, Mennonites, their movement or church(es)) :: mennonite
Mennonitism {n} (the beliefs and practices of Mennonites) :: mennonitisme {m}
meno- {prefix} (relating to month) :: méno-
meno- {prefix} (relating to menstruation) :: méno-
Menologium {n} :: menologe, ménologe
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation) :: ménopause
menorrhagia {n} (excessive menstruation) :: ménorragie {f}
menotropin {n} :: ménotropine {f}
Mensa {prop} /ˈmɛnsə/ (constellation) :: Table {f}
menses {n} /ˈmen.siːz/ (menstrual flow) :: règles, menstruation
Menshevik {n} /ˈmɛnʃəvɪk/ (member of a faction of the Russian revolutionary movement) :: menchevik {m}
mensiversary {n} (day that is an exact month (or specified number of months) since the occurrence of an event) :: mensiversaire {m}
men's room {n} (lavatory intended for men, see also: toilet) :: toilettes pour hommes {f-p}
menstrual {adj} /ˈmɛn.stɹu.əl/ (of or having to do with the menses) :: menstruel
menstrual {adj} (occurring once a month) :: mensuel
menstrual cup {n} (A receptacle worn inside the vagina during menstruation to collect menstrual fluid) :: coupe menstruelle {f}
menstruate {v} /ˌmɛnstɹuˈeɪt/ (to undergo menstruation) :: avoir ses règles
menstruation {n} /ˌmɛnstɹuˈeɪʃən/ (periodic discharging of the menses) :: menstruation {f}
mensur {n} (length of the vibrating string) :: diapason {m}
mental {adj} /ˈmɛntəl/ (relating to the mind) :: mental
mental disorder {n} (behavioral pattern) :: trouble psychique, trouble mental
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders) :: clinique psychiatrique {f}, hôpital psychiatrique {m}, asile psychiatrique {m}; asile de fous {m} [colloquial]
mental hygiene {n} (concern and care for clean state of mind) :: hygiène mentale
mental illness {n} (property (uncountable)) :: maladie mentale {f}
mental illness {n} (mental disorder (countable)) :: maladie mentale {f}
mental institution {n} (psychiatric hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
mentality {n} /menˈtæləti/ (mindset) :: mentalité {f}
mentally {adv} /ˈmɛntəli/ (in a mental manner) :: mentalement
mention {v} (mention) SEE: cover ::
mention {v} /ˈmɛnʃən/ (make a short reference to something) :: mentionner
mentor {n} /ˈmɛnˌtɔː/ (A wise and trusted counselor or teacher) :: mentor {m}
menu {n} /ˈmɛnjuː/ (details of the food to be served at a banquet) :: carte {f}, menu {m}
menu {n} (printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant) :: carte {f}, menu {m}
menu {n} (list from which the user may select an operation to be performed) :: menu {m}
meow {interj} /miˈaʊ̯/ (cry of a cat) :: miaou, miaulement {m}
meow {n} (cry of a cat) :: miaou {m}, nyaw {f}
meow {v} (of a cat, to make its cry) :: miauler
MEP {initialism} (Member of the European Parliament) :: eurodéputé {m}, eurodéputée {f}
Mephistopheles {prop} /ˌmɛ.fɪ.ˈstɒ.fɪ.liːz/ (Devil to whom Faust sold his soul) :: Méphistophélès {m}
Merc {n} :: Merco
mercantile {adj} /ˈmɝ.kənˌtaɪl/ (related to the exchange of goods for profit) :: mercantile
mercaptan {n} /məːˈkapt(ə)n/ (sulphuric compound) :: mercaptan {m}
mercenary {n} /ˈmɜː.sə.nə.ɹi/ (person employed to fight) :: mercenaire {m}
mercenary {adj} (motivated by private gain) :: mercenaire {m} {f}
merchandise {n} /ˈmɝtʃənˌdaɪs/ (commodities offered for sale) :: marchandise
merchant {n} /ˈmɝtʃənt/ (person who traffics in commodities) :: marchand {m}, marchande {f}
merchant {n} (trading vessel) SEE: cargo ship ::
merchantability {n} (state of being merchantable) :: commerciabilité {f}
merchantable {adj} (fit for market) :: commerciable
merchant fleet {n} (fleet of merchant ships) :: flotte marchande {f}
merchantman {n} (merchant) SEE: merchant ::
merchantman {n} (cargo ship) SEE: cargo ship ::
merchant marine {n} :: marine marchande, marin marchand {m}
merchant navy {n} (civilian naval fleet) :: marine marchande {f}
merchant ship {n} (marine cargo vessel) SEE: cargo ship ::
merciful {adj} (showing mercy) :: miséricordieux {m}, indulgent {m}, sensible {f}
merciless {adj} /ˈmɝsɪlɛs/ (showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless) :: impitoyable
mercilessly {adv} /ˈmɜːsɪləslɪ/ (in a merciless manner) :: sans pitité
mercurial {adj} /mɝˈkjʊɹi.əl/ (containing the element mercury) :: mercuriel {m}, mercurielle {f}
mercurial {adj} (lively, quick-witted) :: lunatique
Mercurian {n} (someone from Mercury) :: Mercurien {m}, Mercurienne {f}
mercury {n} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (element) :: mercure {m}, vif-argent {m}
Mercury {prop} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (planet) :: Mercure {f}
Mercury {prop} (Roman god) :: Mercure {m}
mercury-vapour lamp {n} (a gaseous discharge lamp) :: lampe à vapeur de mercure {f}
mercy {n} /ˈmɜːsɪ/ (relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another) :: miséricorde {f}
mercy {n} (forgiveness or compassion) :: miséricorde {f}
mercy {n} (tendency toward forgiveness) :: miséricorde {f}
mercy killing {n} (euthanasia) SEE: euthanasia ::
mere {adj} /mɪɚ/ (the smallest amount) :: simple
merely {adv} /ˈmɪɹli/ (only, just, and nothing more) :: simplement, uniquement, seulement
meretricious {adj} /ˌmɛɹɪˈtɹɪʃəs/ (Tastelessly gaudy) :: spécieux,de mauvais goût
meretricious {adj} (of, or relating to prostitutes) :: racoleur,putassier
merge {v} /mɝdʒ/ (to combine into a whole) :: fusionner
merge {v} (to be combined into a whole) :: amalgamer, fusionner
merger {n} /ˈmɝdʒɚ/ (the legal union of two or more corporations) :: fusion {f}
merger {n} :: union, absorption
merger {n} (type of sound change merging two or more sounds) SEE: phonemic merger ::
mergirl {n} (mermaid) SEE: mermaid ::
meridian {n} (imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface) :: méridien {m}
meridian {n} (44-point type) :: trimégiste
meringue {n} /məˈɹæŋ/ (mixture) :: meringue
meringue {n} (shell) :: meringue {f}
merism {n} (enumeration) :: mérisme {m}
merit {n} /ˈmɛɹ.ɪt/ (something deserving recognition) :: mérite
merit {n} (something worthy of a high rating) :: mérite {m}
meritocracy {n} /mɛɹəˈtɑkɹəsi/ (rule by merit) :: méritocratie {f}
meritocratic {adj} :: méritocratique
Merkel {prop} /ˈmeɹkəl/ (surname) :: Merkel {m} {f}
merlin {n} /ˈmɝlɪn/ (small falcon) :: faucon émerillon {m}, faucon merlin {m}
Merlin {prop} (Wizard in Arthurian legend) :: Merlin {m}
merlon {n} (any of the projections between the embrasures of a battlement) :: merlon {m}
mermaid {n} /ˈmɝ.meɪd/ (mythological woman with a fish's tail) :: sirène {f}
merman {n} :: triton {m}
Meroitic {adj} (describing the language once used in Meroë) :: méroïtique
meronym {n} /ˈmɛɹənɪm/ (word denoting part of whole) :: méronyme {m}
Merovingian {n} /ˌmeɹəˈvɪndʒɪən/ (Salian Frankish dynasty) :: Mérovingien
Merovingian {adj} (of or relating to the dynasty) :: mérovingien
merrily {adv} (in a cheerful or merry manner) :: gaiement
merry {adj} /ˈmɛɹi/ (jolly and full of high-spirits) :: joyeux
merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time) :: joyeux Noël
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year) :: joyeux Noël et bonne année !
merry-go-round {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹi.ɡoʊ.ɹaʊnd/ (carousel) :: carrousel {m}, manège {m}
Mersch {prop} (city) :: Mersch
mesangial {adj} (of or pertaining to the mesangium) :: mésangial
mesaxonic {adj} (having an enlarged middle digit that forms the axis of the foot) :: mésaxonique
mesencephalon {n} (midbrain) SEE: midbrain ::
mesenchyme {n} (that part of the mesoderm of an embryo that develops into connective tissue, bone, cartilage, etc) :: mésenchyme {m}
mesentery {n} /ˈmɛ.sənˌtɛ.ɹi/ (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen) :: mésentère {m}
mesh {n} /mɛʃ/ (structure) :: maillage {m}
mesh {n} (opening) :: maille {f}
mesh {n} (engagement of teeth of gears) :: engrenage {m}
mesh {v} (fit in, come together) :: concorder
mesh {n} (computing: polygon mesh) SEE: polygon mesh ::
mesne {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate ::
meso- {prefix} (prefix meaning middle) :: méso-
mesoblastic {adj} (realted to the mesoblast) :: mésoblastique {m} {f}
mesocarp {n} (middle layer) :: mésocarpe {m}
mesoderm {n} (tissue produced by gastrulation) :: mésoderme {m}
mesodermic {adj} :: mésodermique
mesoecosystem {n} :: mésoécosystème {m}
mesoglea {n} (a gelatinous material found between the epithelial cellular layers of jellyfish and coelenterates) :: mésoglée {m}
mesokurtic {adj} :: mésokurtique {m} and {f}
mesokurtosis {n} :: mésokurticité {f}
mesolect {n} (speech between acrolect and basilect) :: mésolecte
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period) :: mésolithique {m}
mesological {adj} :: mésologique
mesology {n} (branch of biology and environmental/sociological influence) :: mésologie {f}
mesometeorology {n} (study of atmospheric phenomena on a medium scale) :: mésométéorologie {f}
meson {n} /ˈmiːzɒn/ (elementary particle) :: méson {m}
mesonic {adj} (pertaining to mesons) :: mésonique {m} {f}
mesopause {n} (the boundary between the mesosphere and the ionosphere) :: mésopause {f}
mesophase {n} :: mésophase {f}
Mesopotamia {prop} /mɛsəpəˈteɪmɪə/ (region between Euphrates and Tigris) :: Mésopotamie {f}
Mesopotamian {n} /mɛsəpəˈteɪmɪən/ (person from Mesopotamia) :: Mésopotamien {m}, Mésopotamienne {f}
Mesopotamian {adj} (of or pertaining to Mesopotamia) :: mésopotamien
mesoregion {n} (meso-region) SEE: meso-region ::
meso-region {n} (administrative system) :: mesorrégion {f}
mesosphere {n} (layer of the Earth's atmosphere) :: mésosphère
mesothelioma {n} (uncommon malignant tumour of the mesothelium) :: mésothéliome {m}
mesotron {n} (meson) :: mésotron {m}
Mesozoic {adj} (of era from 230 to 65 milion years ago) :: mésozoïque
Mesozoic {prop} (Mesozoic era) :: Mésozoïque {m}
mess {n} /mɛs/ (disagreeable mixture or confusion of things) :: fouillis {m}, [slang] bordel {m}, gâchis, foutoir {m} [colloquial], chenis {m} [Switzerland], chienlit {f}
mess {n} (church service) SEE: Mass ::
message {n} /ˈmɛsɪdʒ/ (communication, concept or information conveyed) :: message {m}
message in a bottle {n} (message put in an empty bottle and set adrift on the ocean) :: bouteille à la mer {f}
messenger {n} /ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ]/ (one who brings messages) :: messager {m}
messenger RNA {n} (information carrying RNA) :: ARN messager
messiah {n} /məˈsaɪ.ə/ (ordained to lead the people of Israel) :: messie {m}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus) :: Messie {m}
messianic {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling a messiah or the Messiah) :: messianique
messianism {n} (the belief in a messiah) :: messianisme {m}
messianist {adj} :: messianiste
messianist {n} :: messianiste {m-f}
Messidor {prop} /ˌmɛsɪˈdɔɹ/ (the tenth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: messidor {m}
Messina {prop} /mɛˈsiːnə/ (province) :: Messine {f}
Messina {prop} (town) :: Messine {f}
Messinian {prop} :: Messinien
mess kit {n} (set of eating utensils) :: gamelle {f}
mess up {v} (to make a mess of) :: gâcher
mess up {v} (to cause an error or problem in) :: foirer [pejorative]
mess with {v} (to diss) :: chercher
messy {adj} /ˈmɛsi/ (in a disorderly state; causing mess or confusion; chaotic; disorderly) :: désordonné
meta- {prefix} (chemistry: contrasted with ortho- and para-) :: méta-
meta-analysis {n} (statistics) :: méta-analyse {f}
metabasis {n} (A change of subject) :: métabase
metabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to metabolism) :: métabolique
metabolic pathway {n} (series of chemical reactions) :: voie métabolique {f}
metabolism {n} /məˈtæbəlɪzəm/ (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells) :: métabolisme {m}
metabolite {n} /mɪˈtæbəlaɪt/ (any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction) :: métabolite {m}
metabolization {n} (process of metabolism) :: métabolisation
metacharacter {n} :: métacaractère {m}
metachronism {n} /məˈtækɹənɪzm/ (error) :: métachronisme {m}
metaclass {n} (object-oriented programming) :: métaclasse {f}
metacompiler {n} :: métacompilateur {m}
metadata {n} /ˈmɛt.əˌdeɪ.tə/ (data that describes data) :: métadonnées {f-p}
metadiegetic {adj} /ˌmɛt.ə.daɪ.ɪˈd͡ʒɛt.ɪk/ (pertaining to a story within a story) :: métadiégétique
metagalaxy {n} (any very large-scale organized collection of galaxies) :: métagalaxie {f}
metajoke {n} :: métablague {f}
metal {n} /ˈmɛ.ɾɫ̩]/ (atomic element or material made of such atoms) :: métal {m}, métaux {p}
metal {n} (certain category of rock music) :: metal
metalanguage {n} (linguistical term) :: métalangage {m}
metalanguage {n} (computing term) :: métalangage {m}
metal detector {n} :: détecteur de métaux {m}
metalepsis {n} (strict sense) :: métalepse {f}
metalexicography {n} (study of lexicography in the abstract) :: metalexicographie
metallic {adj} /məˈtæl.ɪk/ (related to metal) :: métallique
metallic {adj} (made of metal) :: métalisé, métallique
metalliferous {adj} (containing a metallic element) :: métallifère
metallogeny {n} (the branch of geology concerned with the study of the formation of mineral deposits) :: métallogénie {f}
metallography {n} (the study of the structure of metals and their alloys) :: métallographie {f}
metalloid {n} /ˈmɛtəlɔɪd/ (element) :: métalloïde {m}
metalloplastic {adj} (Definition) :: métalloplastique {m} {f}
metalloprotein {n} (a protein that contains a metal atom as a cofactor) :: métalloprotéine {f}
metallurgic {adj} (metallurgical) SEE: metallurgical ::
metallurgical {adj} (of or relating to metallurgy) :: métallurgique
metallurgically {adv} (in a metallurgical manner) :: métallurgiquement
metallurgist {n} (person skilled in metallurgy) :: métallurgiste {m} {f}, métallurge
metallurgy {n} /meˈtælədʒi/ (science of metals) :: métallurgie {f}
metamathematics {n} (branch of mathematics dealing with mathematical systems and their nature) :: métamathématiques {f-p}
metamorphic {adj} /ˌmɛtəˈmɔɹfɪk/ :: métamorphique {m} {f}
metamorphic rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth) :: roche métamorphique
metamorphosis {n} /ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfəsɪs/ (transformation) :: métamorphose {f}
metamorphosis {n} (in biology) :: métamorphose {f}
metanalysis {n} (rebracketing) SEE: rebracketing ::
metanarrative {n} (a narrative about narratives of historical meaning, experience or knowledge) :: métarécit
metaphase {n} :: métaphase {f}
metaphor {n} /ˈmɛt.ə.fɔ(ə)ɹ/ (uncountable: figure of speech) :: métaphore {f}
metaphor {n} (countable: word or phrase used in metaphor) :: métaphore {f}
metaphorically {adv} (in a metaphoric manner) :: métaphoriquement
metaphorize {v} (describe something using metaphors) :: métaphoriser
metaphysical {adj} /ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to metaphysics) :: métaphysique
metaplasm {n} (linguistics: alteration of a word’s letters or sounds) :: métaplasme
metaplastic {adj} (relating to, or produced by metaplasia) :: métaplastique
metapsychology {n} (principles of psychology) :: métapsychologie {f}
metasearch engine {n} :: métamoteur {m}, méta-moteur {m}, méta-chercheur {m}
metastability {n} (unstable but potentially long-lived state) :: métastabilité {f}
metastable {adj} (long-lived unstable state) :: métastable {m} {f}
metastasis {n} /mɪˈtæstəsɪs/ (transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body) :: métastase {f}
metastatic {adj} /mɛtəˈstætɪk/ (relating to metastasis) :: métastatique
metasyntax {n} (syntax of a metalanguage) :: métasyntaxe
metatheoretical {adj} /ˌmɛt.ə.θi.əˈɹɛt.ɪkl̩/ (pertaining to metatheory) :: métathéorétique
metathesis {n} /mə.ˈtæ.θə.səs/ (the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word) :: métathèse {f}
metathesis {n} :: métathèse {f}
metazoa {n} (multicellular animals) :: métazoaires {m-p}
metazoan {n} ((zoology) animals with differentiated tissues) :: métazoaire {m}
metazoan {adj} ((zoology) relating to metazoa) :: métazoaire {m} {f}
metazoic {adj} (relating to the metazoa) :: métazoïque {m} {f}
metempsychosis {n} /mɛtəmsʌɪˈkəʊsɪs/ (Transmigration of the soul) :: métempsycose {f}
meteor {n} /ˈmitiɚ/ (streak of light) :: météore {m}
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor) :: météorite {f}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological ::
meteorological {adj} /ˌmitiəɹəˈlɑd͡ʒɪkl̩/ (relating to meteorology) :: météorologique
meteorological bomb {n} :: bombe météorologique
meteorologist {n} (person who studies meteorology) :: météorologue {m} {f}, météorologiste {m} {f}
meteorologist {n} (weather forecaster) :: météorologue {m} {f}, météorologiste {m} {f}
meteorology {n} /ˌmiti.əˈɹɑːlədʒi/ (science) :: météorologie {f}
meteoromancy {n} (divination by interpreting meteorological phenomena) :: meteoromancie
meteor shower {n} (Meteors seen on Earth for short time period) :: pluie de météores {f}
meter {n} /ˈmitəɹ/ (measuring instrument) :: mètre {m}, compteur {m}
meter {n} (unit of length) SEE: metre ::
meter {v} (to measure) SEE: measure ::
-meter {suffix} (used to form a measuring device) :: -mètre
metformin {n} (oral drug) :: metformine {f}
methadone {n} /ˈmɛθədoʊn/ (synthetic opioid analgesic) :: méthadone {f}
methamphetamine {n} /ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin/ (the drug (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine) :: méthamphétamine {f}
methanal {n} (formaldehyde) SEE: formaldehyde ::
methane {n} /ˈmɛθeɪn/ (the compound CH4) :: méthane {m}
methanic {adj} :: méthanique
methanoic acid {n} (formic acid) :: acide méthanoïque {m}
methinks {contraction} /mɪˈθɪŋks/ (it seems to me) :: il me semble, il m’apparaît (the latter is unusual, so conveys better the archaic meaning), m'est avis
methionine {n} /mɛˈθaɪəˌniːn/ (amino acid) :: méthionine {f}
method {n} /ˈmɛθəd/ (process by which a task is completed) :: méthode {f}
method {n} (type of acting) :: La Méthode {f}
methodical {adj} (in an organized manner) :: méthodique
methodically {adv} (in a methodical manner) :: méthodiquement
Methodism {n} (Methodist Christian movement founded by John Wesley) :: méthodisme {m}
Methodist {prop} /ˈmɛθədɪst/ (a member of the Methodist Church) :: méthodiste {m} {f}
Methodist {adj} (of or relating to Methodism) :: méthodiste {m} {f}
methodological {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using methodology) :: méthodologique
methodology {n} /meθəˈdɒlədʒi/ (the study of methods used in a field) :: méthodologie {f}
methodology {n} (a collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field) :: méthodologie {f}
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character) :: Mathusalem {m}
methyl {n} /ˈmɛθəl/ (univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3) :: méthyle {m}
methyl- {prefix} (prefix used to form terms describing the attachment of a methyl group) :: méthyl-
methylation {n} /ˌmɛθəˈleɪʃən/ (addition of a methyl group) :: méthylation {f}
methylene {n} (divalent radical) :: méthylène {m}
methylene {n} (group present as a repeating unit) :: méthylène {m}
methylene {n} (unstable carbene CH2) :: méthylène {m}
methylguanosine {n} (methyl derivative of guanosine) :: méthylguanosine {f}
methylpropane {n} (isobutane) SEE: isobutane ::
methylpropene {n} (isobutylene) SEE: isobutene ::
methyl tert-butyl ether {n} :: méthyl tert-butyl éther {m}
metic {n} /ˈmɛtɪk/ (resident alien in ancient Greece) :: métèque
meticulosity {n} (meticulousness) SEE: meticulousness ::
meticulous {adj} /mɨˈtɪkjɨlɨs/ (characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details) :: méticuleux, soigneux
meticulously {adv} (meticulously) :: minutieusement, méticuleusement
meticulousness {n} (state or characteristic of being meticulous) :: méticulosité {f}
metis {adj} (a person of mixed European and Aboriginal descent) :: métis {m}, métisse {f}
Metis {n} /meɪˈtiː(s)/ :: Métis
Metis {prop} /ˈmiːtɨs/ (in Greek mythology) :: Métis
Metis {prop} (satellite of Jupiter) :: Métis
Metonic cycle {n} :: cycle métonique {m}
metonym {n} /ˈmɛtənɪm/ (word that names an object from a single characteristic of it) :: métonyme {m}
metonymic {adj} /ˌmɛt.əˈnɪm.ɪk/ (of, or relating to, a word that names an object from a single characteristic of it or of a closely related object) :: métonymique
metonymic {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym ::
metonymical {adj} (metonymic) SEE: metonymic ::
metonymy {n} (figure of speech) :: métonymie {f}
metonymy {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym ::
me too {phrase} (I agree) :: moi aussi
metre {n} /ˈmiːtəɹ/ (unit of length) :: mètre {m}
metre per second {n} (SI unit for measuring speed) :: mètre par seconde {m}
metrete {n} (unit of liquid measure) :: métrète {f}
metric {adj} /ˈmɛt.ɹɪk/ (relating to metric system) :: métrique
metric {adj} (relating to musical meter) :: métrique
metric {n} (measure for something) :: métrique {f}
metric {n} (notion in mathematics) :: métrique {f}
metrical foot {n} (basic unit of verse) :: pied {m}
metric space {n} (space (mathematics)) :: espace métrique {m}
metric system {n} (International System of Units) SEE: International System of Units ::
metric ton {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms) :: tonne {f}
metro {n} /ˈmɛtɹəʊ/ (underground railway) :: métro {m}, métropolitain {m}
metrological {adj} (of or pertaining to metrology) :: métrologique
metrologist {n} (one who studies of practices metrology) :: métrologue {m} {f}, métrologiste {m} {f}
metronome {n} /ˈmɛtɹəˌnoʊm/ (a device used in music) :: métronome {m}
metropole {n} (city) SEE: metropolis ::
metropolis {n} /mɪˈtɹɒpəlɪs/ (colony’s mother city) :: métropole {f}
metropolis {n} (large, busy city) :: métropole {f}
metropolis {n} :: métropole {m}
metropolis {n} (metropolitan archbishop) SEE: archbishopric ::
metropolitan {adj} /mɛtɹɵˈpɑlɨtən/ (pertaining to a metropolis) :: métropolitain, urbain
metropolitan France {prop} (part of France) :: France métropolitaine, Métropole
metropolitanly {adv} :: métropolitainement
metrosexual {n} (man concerned with personal appearance) :: métrosexuel {m}
metrosexuality {n} (quality of being metrosexual) :: métrosexualité {f}
metro station {n} (railway station for a rapid transit system) :: station de métro {f}
-metry {suffix} (forming nouns relating to measures and measurement) :: -métrie {f}
mettle {n} (metal) SEE: metal ::
mettle {n} /ˈmɛt.l̩/ (a quality of endurance and courage) :: prouesse {f}
mettlesome {adj} (of great mettle) :: preux
Metz {prop} (the capital city of the région of Lorraine) :: Metz
Meuse {prop} (river) :: Meuse {f}
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow ::
mew {n} /mjuː/ (gull or seagull) :: mouette {f}, goéland {m}
Mexican {n} /ˈmɛks.ɪ.kən/ (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent) :: Mexicain {m}, Mexicaine {f}
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Mexico) :: mexicain {m}, mexicaine {f}
Mexican {n} (Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl ::
Mexican {n} (Mexican dialect of Spanish) SEE: Mexican Spanish ::
Mexican duck {n} (Anas diazi) :: canard du Mexique {m}
Mexican hairless {n} /ˈmɛks.ɪ.kən ˈhɛə.ləs/ (Dog of that breed.) :: xoloitzcuintle {m}
Mexican hand tree {n} :: arbre à la main {m}
Mexican jumping bean {n} (seed of a Sebastiania shrub with a hatched moth larva) :: pois sauteur {m}
Mexican marigold {n} (Tagetes erecta) :: rose d'Inde {f}
Mexicanness {n} (quality of being Mexican) :: mexicanité {f}
Mexican Spanish {prop} (Mexican dialect of Spanish) :: espagnol mexicain {m}
Mexican wave {n} (A phenomenon at sports events) :: hola {f}, ola {f}
Mexico {prop} /ˈmɛk.sɪ.koʊ/ (country) :: Mexique {m}
Mexico {prop} (Mexico City) SEE: Mexico City ::
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico) :: Mexico
mezereon {n} (shrub) :: mézéréon {m}
mezuzah {n} /məˈzuːzɔː/ (piece of parchment attached to the doorpost of a house) :: mezouza {f}, mezouzah {f}
mezzaluna {n} (crescent-shaped steel blade) :: hachoir {m}
mezzanine {n} /ˈmɛzəˌniːn/ (a floor under the stage, from which contrivances such as traps are worked) :: mezzanine
mezzo-soprano {n} (pitch) :: mezzo-soprano {m}
mi {n} /miː/ (third note of a major scale) :: mi {m}
Miami {prop} /maɪˈæmi/ (city in Florida, United States) :: Miami
miasma {n} /maɪˈæzmə/ (noxious atmosphere or influence) :: miasme {m}
miasmatic {adj} (having the nature of miasma) :: miasmatique
mica {n} /ˈmaɪkə/ (hydrous aluminosilicate minerals) :: mica {m}
micaceous {adj} (of, pertaining to, consisting of, containing or resembling mica) :: micacé
Micah {prop} /ˈmaɪkə/ (book of the Bible) :: Michée
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: minor prophet and author) :: Michée
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: Ephraimite featured in Judges 17–18) :: Michée
Micah {prop} (male given name) :: Michée
micellar {adj} :: micellaire {f}, micellair {m}
micellar water {n} :: eau micellaire
micelle {n} /maɪˈsɛl/ (colloidal aggregate) :: micelle {f}
Michael {prop} /ˈmaɪkəl/ (male given name) :: Michel {m}, Michaël {m}
Michael {prop} (archangel) :: Michel {m}
Michaela {prop} (feminine form of Michael) :: Michèle, Michelle
Michelangelo {prop} /ˌmaɪ.kəˈlæn.d͡ʒɪ.loʊ/ (Italian artist) :: Michel-Ange {m}
Michelle {prop} (female given name) SEE: Michaela ::
Michif {prop} (language of the Metis) :: métchif {m}, mitchif {m}
Mickey Mouse {prop} (Disney character) :: Mickey Mouse
micro- {prefix} (very small) :: micro-
micro- {prefix} (one millionth) :: micro-
microarcsecond {n} (a unit of angle; one millionth (10-6) of an arcsecond) :: microseconde d’arc {f}
microarray {n} (two-dimensional array of small quantities of biological material) :: micromatrice, microréseau
microbe {n} /ˈmaikɹoʊb/ (microorganism) :: microbe {m}
microbead {n} (microscopic bead) :: microbille {f}
microbial {adj} /maɪˈkɹoʊb.i.əl/ (relating to microbes) :: microbien
microbicide {n} (substance that is harmful to microorganisms) :: microbicide
microbiologist {n} (scientist whose speciality is microbiology) :: microbiologiste {m} {f}
microbiology {n} (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms) :: microbiologie {f}
microblog {n} (blog on which one posts brief updates) :: microblog {m}, microblogue {m}
microburst {n} (strong downdraft) :: microrafale
microcephalic {adj} (having a small head) :: microcéphale {m} {f}
microcephaly {n} (neurological disorder) :: microcéphalie {f}
microchip {n} /ˈmaɪkɹoʊˌtʃɪp/ (integrated circuit) :: micropuce {f}
microcircuit {n} :: microcircuit
microcomputer {n} (computer designed around a microprocessor) :: microordinateur {m}
microcontroller {n} (microcomputer on a single chip) :: microcontrôleur
microcosm {n} /ˈmaɪ.kɹoʊˌkɑzəm/ (human nature or body as representative of the wider universe) :: microcosme {m}
microcosm {n} (smaller system as representative of a larger one) :: microcosme {m}
microcosmic {adj} (of, or relating to the microcosm) :: microcosmique {m} {f}
microdissect {v} :: microdisséquer
microdot {n} (image that has been reduced in size to that of a dot) :: micropoint
microecosystem {n} :: microécosystème {m}
microelectrode {n} (small electrode) :: microélectrode {m}
microemulsion {n} :: microémulsion {f}
microfinance {n} (finance provided to low-income people) :: microfinance {f}
microflora {n} (microscopic plant life) :: microflore {f}
microfoam {n} /ˈmʌɪkɹə(ʊ)fəʊm/ :: micro-mousse {f}
microfossil {n} (microscopic fossil) :: microfossile {m}
microframework {n} :: micro-framework {m}
microgamete {n} :: microgamète {m}
microgram {n} (µg) :: microgramme {m}
microgravity {n} (very low gravity) :: micropesanteur
microgroove {n} (groove of a vinyl LP record) :: microsillon
micrometeorite {n} (extraterrestrial particle) :: micrométéorite {f}
micrometeorology {n} (small scale meteorology) :: micrométéorologie {f}
micrometer {n} (one millionth of a meter) :: micromètre {m}
micrometer {n} (instrument) :: micromètre {m}
micrometre {n} (micrometer) SEE: micrometer ::
micron {n} /ˈmaɪkɹɒn/ (micrometer) :: micron {m}
Micronesia {prop} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈniː.ʒə/ (country) :: Micronésie
Micronesian {n} (A person from Micronesia or of Micronesian descent) :: Micronésien {m}, Micronésienne {f}
Micronesian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Micronesia or the Micronesian people) :: micronésien
microorganism {n} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈɔːɹ.ɡən.ɪ.zəm̩/ (an organism too small to be seen by unaided eye) :: microorganisme {m}
micropaleontology {n} (the study of microfossils) :: micropaléontologie {f}
micropayment {n} (financial transaction) :: micropaiement, microtransaction
micropenis {n} /mɑikɹəʊpiːnɪs/ (unusually small penis) :: micropénis {m}
microphone {n} (transducer of sound waves to electricity) :: microphone {m}
microphotography {n} (field of study) :: microphotographie {f}
micropolitan {adj} (less populated than metropolitan but more than rural) :: micropolitain
microprocessor {n} (the entire CPU of a computer on a chip) :: microprocesseur {m}
microprogram {n} (a set of microinstructions in a CPU) :: microprogramme {m}
microprogram {v} (to manually write a microprogram) :: microprogrammer
micropyle {n} /ˈmaɪ.kɹoʊˌpaɪl/ (botany) :: micropyle {m}
microregion {n} (micro-region) SEE: micro-region ::
micro-region {n} (administrative system) :: microrrégion {f}
microscope {n} /ˈmaɪkɹəskoʊp/ (an optical instrument) :: microscope {m}
microscopic {adj} /ˌmaɪkɹəˈskɑpɪk/ (relating to microscopes) :: microscopique
microscopic {adj} (so small that it can only be seen using a microscope) :: microscopique
microscopic {adj} (very small) :: microscopique
Microscopium {prop} (faint constellation of the southern spring sky) :: Microscope {m}
microscopize {v} (microscope) SEE: microscope ::
microscopy {n} /maɪ.ˈkɹɔ.skə.pi/ (study of microscopes) :: microscopie {f}
microscopy {n} (use of microscopes) :: microscopie
microsecond {n} (unit of time equal to 10−6 seconds) :: microseconde {f}
microskirt {n} (extremely short skirt) :: microjupe {f}
Microsoftian {adj} (relating to Microsoft) :: microsoftien
microsporophyll {n} (a leaflike organ that bears one or more microsporangia) :: microsporophylle {f}
microsurgery {n} (surgical procedures that are very small) :: microchirurgie {f}
microtubule {n} (microscopic tube in cells) :: microtubule
microwavable {adj} (suitable for heating in a microwave oven) :: micro-ondable
microwave {n} (microwave oven) SEE: microwave oven ::
microwave {n} /ˈmaɪkɹəˌweɪv/ (electromagnetic wave) :: micro-onde {f}
microwave {v} (cook in a microwave oven) :: micro-onder
microwave oven {n} /ˈmaɪkɹə(ʊ)ˌweɪv ˈʌv(ə)n/ (oven using microwave energy) :: four à micro-ondes {m}, micro-ondes {m}
microzooplankton {n} :: microzooplancton {m}
micturate {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
micturition {n} (physiology: urination) :: miction {f}
mid {prep} /mɪd/ (denoting the middle part) :: mi-
mid {prep} (occupying a middle position; middle) :: mi-
mid-April {n} (any time in the middle of April) :: mi-avril
mid-April {adv} (in the middle of April) :: mi-avril
Midas {prop} /ˈmaɪ.dəs/ (Greek mythology) :: Midas {m}
midbrain {n} (part of brain) :: mésencéphale {m}
midday {n} (12 o'clock during the day) SEE: noon ::
middle {n} /ˈmɪdəl/ (centre, midpoint) :: milieu {m}
middle {n} :: milieu
middle {adj} (located in the middle; in between) :: moyen
middle {adj} (central) :: central
middle age {n} (the period of life between youth and old age) :: âge moyen {m}
middle-aged {adj} (of, or relating to middle age) :: d'âge moyen, entre deux âges, d'âge mûr
Middle Ages {prop} /ˌmɪdl̩ ˈeɪdʒɪz/ (historical period) :: Moyen Âge {m}
Middle Breton {prop} (Extinct Brittonic language) :: breton moyen {m}
middle class {n} (social and economic class) :: classe moyenne {f}
Middle Cornish {prop} (the Celtic language spoken in Cornwall) :: moyen cornique {m}
Middle Dutch {prop} (the Middle Dutch language) :: moyen néerlandais {m}
middle ear {n} (cavity in the ear) :: oreille moyenne {f}
Middle-earth {prop} (fictional place on Earth where most of the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien are set) :: Terre du Milieu {f}
Middle Earth {prop} (Middle-earth) SEE: Middle-earth ::
Middle Earth {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth ::
Middle East {prop} (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa) :: Moyen-Orient
Middle English {prop} (Middle English) :: moyen anglais {m}
middle finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger) :: majeur {m}, doigt du milieu {m}, médius {m}, doigt III {m}, troisième doigt {m}
Middle French {prop} (Middle French) :: moyen français {m}
Middle Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek ::
Middle High German {prop} (Middle High German) :: moyen haut-allemand {m}
Middle Irish {prop} (the Gaelic language spoken in Ireland) :: moyen irlandais {m}
Middle Kingdom {prop} (nickname for China) :: Empire du Milieu {m}
Middle Kingdom {prop} (Egypt in the 12th and 13th dynasties) :: Moyen Empire {m}
middleman {n} /ˈmɪdɫ̩ˌmæn]/ (intermediate dealer between manufacturer and the retailer or customer) :: intermédiaire
middle name {n} (name between given name and surname) :: deuxième prénom {m}, patronyme {m} [patronymic]
Middle Norwegian {prop} (Middle Norwegian) :: moyen norvégien {m}
middle of nowhere {n} (remote place; a place lacking population, interesting things or defining characteristics) :: milieu de nulle part, Saint Éloigné des voies ferrées, Saint-Loin-Loin de Pas Proche, en pleine cambrousse
middle school {n} (school contain both primary and secondary students) :: collège {m}, cycle {m} [Switzerland]
middle voice {n} (grammatical form) :: voix moyenne {f}
midfielder {n} (player) :: milieu de terrain
Midgard {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth ::
midge {n} /mɪdʒ/ (fly of family Chironomidae or Ceratopogonidae) :: moucheron {m}
midget {n} (person of small stature of adult height less than 4'10") :: nain {m}, naine {f}
midget {n} (derogatory: any short person) :: nain {m}, naine {f}, nabot {m}
midhusband {n} (accoucheur) SEE: accoucheur ::
mid-life crisis {n} (emotional period of doubt) :: crise de la quarantaine {f}
midnight {n} /ˈmɪdnʌɪt/ (12 am) :: minuit {f}
midnight sun {n} /ˈmɪdnʌɪt sʌn/ (phenomenon occurring when Sun does not set) :: soleil de minuit {m}
midriff {n} (mid section of the human torso) :: ventre {m}
midseason {n} (The middle part of a season) :: mi-saison {f}
midst {n} /mɪdst/ (place in the middle of something) :: centre, milieu
midterm {adj} /ˈmɪdˌtəɹm/ (halfway through a term) :: [politics] mi-mandat, [Quebec, education] mi-session
midterm {n} (exam) :: [France] partiel {m}
midway {adv} (halfway) SEE: halfway ::
midwife {n} /ˈmɪd.waɪf/ (person who assists women in childbirth) :: sage-femme {f}, sage-femme homme {m}, accoucheur {m}, accoucheuse {f}
midwifery {n} /ˈmɪdˌwaɪfəɹi/ (the practice and science of being a midwife) :: obstétrique {f}
midwinter {n} (the middle of winter) :: milieu de l'hiver
midwinter {n} (the winter solstice) :: solstice d'hiver
mielie {n} (maize) SEE: maize ::
mien {n} /miːn/ (demeanor; facial expression or attitude, especially one which is intended by its bearer) :: mine {f}
mien {n} (specific facial expression) :: mine {f}
miff {n} /mɪf/ (an argument, quarrel) :: fâcherie {f}
miff {v} (to offend slightly) :: fâcher
miffed {adj} /mɪft/ (Irritated) :: irrité
might {n} /maɪt/ (personal power) :: pouvoir {m}, puissance {f}
might {n} (physical strength) :: force
might {v} (indicator of conditional or possible actions) :: peut-être
might makes right {proverb} (the stronger and more powerful rule others) :: la raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure
mighty {adj} /ˈmaɪti/ (very strong, possessing might) :: puissant
migraine {n} /ˈmaɪɡɹeɪn/ (headache usually affecting only one side of the head) :: migraine {f}
migrant {n} /ˈmaɪɡɹənt/ (A migratory bird or other animal) :: oiseau migrateur {m}
migrant {n} (A person moving from one region or country to another) :: migrateur {m}, immigré {m}
migrant worker {n} (guest worker) SEE: guest worker ::
migrate {v} /ˈmaɪɡɹeɪt/ :: migrer
migration {n} /maɪˈɡɹeɪʃ(ə)n/ (moving a place to live to another) :: free, french {p}, migration
migratory {adj} /ˈmaɪ.ɡɹəˌtɔ.ɹi/ ((of birds, etc) that migrate) :: migrateur
mikado {n} (emperor of Japan) :: empereur Japonais {m}, mikado {m}
Mi'kmaq {prop} /ˈmɪkmæk]/ (language) :: micmac {m}
mil {n} /mɪl/ (angular mil) :: millième {m}
milady {n} /mɪˈleɪdi/ (English noblewoman) :: milady {f}
Milan {prop} /mɪˈlæn/ (province) :: Milan {f}
Milan {prop} (city and capital) :: Milan {f}
Milanese {adj} (pertaining to Milan) :: milanais
Milanese {n} (native or inhabitant of Milan) :: Milanais {m}, Milanaise {f}
milch cow {n} (cash cow) SEE: cash cow ::
mild {adj} /ˈmaɪld/ (gentle; pleasant; kind; soft) :: doux {m}, douce {f}
mild {adj} ((illness or pain) not serious or dangerous) :: léger
mildew {n} /ˈmɪl.d(j)u/ (growth of minute fungi) :: mildiou {m}
mild steel {n} :: acier au carbone {m}
mile {n} /maɪ̯l/ (measure of length) :: mille {m}
Mileikowsky {prop} (surname) :: Meleikowsky {m}
milestone {n} (one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals) :: borne {f} (kilométrique)
milestone {n} (important event) :: jalon {m}
miliaria {n} (rash) :: miliaire {f}
miliary {adj} :: miliaire
milieu {n} (medium) SEE: medium ::
milieu {n} /mɪl.ˈju/ (person’s social setting or environment) :: milieu {m}
militancy {n} /ˈmɪlɪtənsi/ (quality of being militant) :: militance {f}
militarisation {n} (process) SEE: militarization ::
militarism {n} (militarism) :: militarisme {m}
militarist {n} (one who believes in military force) :: militariste
militarization {n} (process) :: militarisation {f}
militarize {v} (to train or equip for war) :: militariser
military {adj} /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tɛɹ.i/ :: militaire
military {n} (armed forces) :: armée {f}, troupes {f-p}
military attaché {n} (a diplomatic attaché for military affairs) :: attaché militaire {m}
military order {n} (order of knighthood) :: ordre militaire {m}
military service {n} (service in an army) :: service militaire {m}
militate {v} (to influence) :: militer
militia {n} /məˈlɪʃə/ (army of trained civilians called upon in time of need) :: milice {f}
militiaman {n} (member of a militia) :: milicien {m}
milk {n} /mɪɰk̟]/ (liquid) :: lait {m}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal) :: traire
milk {n} (semen) SEE: semen ::
milk brother {n} :: frère de lait {m}
milk-cap {n} (mushroom of the genus Lactarius) :: lactaire {m}
milk chocolate {n} (Chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients) :: chocolat au lait {m}
milk churn {n} (conical or cylindrical container for the transportation of milk) :: pot à lait, pot au lait
milker {n} (person who, or machine which, milks) :: trayeur {m}
milk fever {n} (fever after childbirth) :: fièvre de lait {f}
milkfish {n} (Chanos chanos) :: poisson-lait {m}
milking {n} (the act by which a cow is milked) :: traite {f}, mulsion {f}
milking machine {n} (machine) :: trayeuse {f}
milk jug {n} (woman's breast) :: lolo {m}
milkmaid {n} /ˈmɪlkmeɪd/ (a young woman who milked the cows on a farm) :: laitière {f}, trayeuse {f}, fille de laiterie {f}
milkmaid's yoke {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole ::
milkman {n} (man who delivers milk early in the morning) :: laitier {m}
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids) :: lait en poudre
milkshake {n} /ˈmɪɫk.ʃeɪk]/ (milk and ice cream beverage) :: milk-shake {m}, [Quebec] lait frappé {m}, [Suisse romande]/[New England] frappé {m}
milkshake {n} (emulsion of oil and water in an engine) :: mayonnaise {f}
milk tea {n} (bubble tea) SEE: bubble tea ::
milk tooth {n} (tooth of the first set of teeth) :: dent de lait {f}, dent laniaire {f}
milk-vetch {n} (Astragalus) :: astragale {f}
milkwort {n} (Polygala) :: polygale {m}
milky {adj} /ˈmɪlki/ (resembling milk in color or consistency) :: laiteux
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy) :: Voie lactée {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky) :: voie lactée {f}
mill {n} /mɪl/ (grinding apparatus) :: moulin {m}
mill {n} (building housing a grinding apparatus) :: moulin
mill {n} (manufacturing plant) :: manufacture {f}, usine {f}, fabrique {f}
mill {n} (building) :: manufacture {f}
mill {v} (grind or process using a mill or other machine) :: moudre
mille-feuille {n} /ˌmilˈfɔɪ/ (a type of pastry with several layers of puff pastry) :: mille-feuille {m}
millennial {adj} /mɪˈlɛni.əl/ (referring to a 1000th anniversary) :: millénaire {m} {f}
millennial {adj} (occurring every 1000 years) :: millénaire {m} {f}
millennial {n} (member of the millennial generation) :: millennial {m}
millennium {n} /mɪˈlɛnɪəm/ (thousand-year period) :: millénaire {m}
miller {n} (person) :: meunier {m}, meunière {f}
miller {n} (milling machine) SEE: milling machine ::
Miller {prop} /ˈmɪlɚ/ (surname meaning "a miller") :: Meunier, Dumoulin
millet {n} /ˈmɪlɪt/ (any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food) :: millet {m}
milli- {prefix} /ˈmɪlɪ/ (prefix) :: milli-
milliampere {n} (mA) :: milliampère {m}
milliard {num} (10^9) SEE: billion ::
millibar {n} (non-SI unit of pressure) :: millibar {m}
milligram {n} /ˈmɪlɪɡɹæm/ (milligram) :: milligramme {m}
milliliter {n} (milliliter) SEE: millilitre ::
millilitre {n} (a unit of volume) :: millilitre {m}
millimeter {n} (millimetre) SEE: millimetre ::
millimetre {n} (unit of measure) :: millimètre {m}
millimetric {adj} (size) :: millimétrique
milling cutter {n} (rotary cutting tool) :: fraise
milling machine {n} (machine) :: fraiseuse {f}
million {num} /ˈmɪljən/ (cardinal number) :: million {m}
millionaire {n} (somebody whose wealth is greater than one million) :: millionnaire {m} {f}
millionth {adj} /ˈmɪljənθ/ (millionth) :: millionième, 1.000.000e
millionth {n} (person or thing in the millionth position) :: millionième {m} {f}
millionth {n} (one of a million equal parts of a whole) :: millionième {m}
millipede {n} /ˈmɪləpid/ (elongated arthropod) :: diplopode {m}, mille-pattes {m}
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second) :: milliseconde {f}
mill race {n} /ˈmɪlɹeɪs/ (channel) :: bief de moulin {m}
millstone {n} /ˈmɪlstəʊn/ (large round stone used for grinding grain) :: meule {f}
millstone {n} (coarse-grained sandstone) :: meulière {f}
milord {n} /mɪˈlɔːd/ (Traveling English nobleman) :: milord {m}
milt {n} /mɪlt/ (fish semen) :: laite {f}, laitance {f}
milt {n} (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen ::
Mimas {prop} (moon of Saturn) :: Mimas
mime {n} /maɪm/ (pantomime) :: pantomime {f}, mime {m}
mime {n} (pantomime actor) :: mime {m}
mimeograph {n} (machine for making copies) :: machine à polycopier
mimeograph {v} (to make mimeographs) :: polycopier
mimesis {n} /mɪˈmiːsɪs/ (the representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions) :: mimèse, mimèsis
mimic {n} (imitation) SEE: imitation ::
mimicry {n} /ˈmɪm.ɪk.ɹi/ (the act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else) :: mimétisme {m}, mimique {f}
mimsy {adj} (flimsy and miserable) :: enmîmé
mina {n} (monetary unit) :: mine {f}
mina {n} (unit of weight) :: mine {f}
mina {n} (myna) SEE: myna ::
minaret {n} /ˈmɪnərɛt/ (mosque tower) :: minaret {m}
minaudière {n} /ˌmɪnəʊˈdjɛː/ (woman who is exaggeratedly affected or coquettish) :: minaudière {f}
minaudière {n} (type of formal, decorative women's clutch bag) :: minaudière {f}
Min Bei {prop} (Chinese language) :: minbei {m}
mince {n} /mɪns/ (finely chopped meat) :: hachis {m}
mince {v} (chop fine) :: hacher
minced {adj} (finely chopped) :: haché
minced oath {n} (euphemism based on a profanity) :: formule d'évitement {f}, forme édulcorée {f}
mincer {n} (a kitchen utensil used for mincing meat) SEE: meatgrinder ::
mince words {v} (to use euphemisms) :: [sense: "not to mince words"] ne pas mâcher ses mots
mind {n} /maɪnd/ (ability for rational thought) :: esprit {m}
mind {v} (to pay attention to, take note of) :: prendre garde
mind {v} (to dislike, object to, have a contrary opinion toward) :: déranger (e.g. est-ce que ça vous dérange...)
mind {v} (to remember) SEE: remember ::
mindboggling {adj} /ˈmaɪndˌbɑɡlɪŋ/ (that causes the mind to boggle) :: stupéfiant
mind control {n} (subverting an individual's control of his or her mind) :: manipulation mentale {f}
minder {n} (bodyguard) :: garde du corps {m}
mindful {adj} /ˈmʌɪndfəl/ (bearing in mind) :: conscient
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness ::
mind map {n} (diagram) :: carte heuristique
mind-numbing {adj} (excessively boring) :: abrutissant
mind one's own business {v} (to concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others) :: se mêler de ses affaires
mindset {n} (a way of thinking) :: état d'esprit {m}, disposition d’esprit {f}, mentalité {f}
mine {pron} /maɪn/ (that which belongs to me) :: le mien {m}, à moi
mine {n} (place from which ore is extracted) :: mine {f}
mine {n} (exploding device) :: mine {f}
mine {v} (remove from the ground) :: extraire
minecart {n} (a wheeled container that travels on tracks, used for moving mining materials) :: wagonnet {m}
mineola {n} (fruit) :: mineola {m}
miner {n} /ˈmaɪnə/ (a person who works in a mine) :: mineur {m}
mineral {n} /ˈmɪ.nəɹ.əl/ (in geology) :: minéral {m}
mineral {n} (as opposed to animal and vegetable) :: minéral {m}
mineral {n} (in nutrition) :: minéral {m}
mineral {n} (mineral water) :: eau minérale {f}
mineral {adj} (relating to or containing minerals) :: minéral
mineral lick {n} (salt lick) SEE: salt lick ::
mineralogical {adj} (relating to mineralogy) :: minéralogique
mineralogist {n} (expert in mineralogy) :: minéralogiste {m} {f}
mineralogy {n} /ˌmɪnəˈɹɑlədʒi/ (the study or science of minerals) :: minéralogie {f}
mineralomass {n} :: minéralomasse {f}
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals) :: eau minérale {f}
miner's disease {n} (eye condition) SEE: nystagmus ::
Minerva {prop} /mɪˈnɝ.və/ (goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, and the arts) :: Minerve {f}
mineshaft {n} (mineshaft) :: puits de mine {m}
minestrone {n} /ˌmɪnəˈstɹoʊni/ (thick Italian vegetable soup) :: minestrone {m}
minesweeper {n} (vehicle, device or person for the removal of mines) :: démineur {m}, dragueur de mines {m}
minesweeper {n} (video game) :: démineur {m}
mineworker {n} (mineworker) :: mineur {m}
mingle {v} /ˈmɪŋ.ɡəl/ (To mix; to intermix; to combine or join) :: mélanger
mingle-mangle {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
mini- {prefix} (a smaller than usual version of an item) :: mini-
miniature {n} /ˈmɪn(i)ətʃəɹ/ (a model of reduced scale) :: miniature {f}
miniature {n} (manuscript illustration) :: enluminure {f}
miniature golf {n} (informal form of golf) :: minigolf {m}, golf miniature {m}
miniaturization {n} (act or process of miniaturizing) :: miniaturisation {f}
minibar {n} (small refrigerator in a hotel room) :: mini-bar {m}
minibus {n} (a small bus) :: minibus {m}
minidress {n} (woman's short dress) :: minirobe {f}
minigolf {n} (miniature golf) SEE: miniature golf ::
minikin {n} (3-point type) SEE: excelsior ::
minim {n} /ˈmɪ.nɪm/ (A half note, drawn as a semibreve with a stem) :: blanche {f}
minimal {adj} /mɪnəməl/ (The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree) :: minimum
minimalism {n} (style of art) :: minimalisme {m}
minimalist {adj} (believing in or seeking a minimal state) :: minimaliste
minimalist {n} (one who believes in or seeks a minimal state) :: minimaliste
minimal pair {n} (Pair of words) :: paire minimale {f}
minimal polynomial {n} (monic polynomial of smallest degree having an element as a root) :: polynôme minimal {m}
minimart {n} (convenience store) SEE: convenience store ::
minimize {v} /ˈmɪnɨmaɪz/ (To make small as possible) :: minimiser
minimize {v} ((computing) To cause a window to disappear) :: réduire
minimum {n} /ˈmɪnɪməm/ (lowest limit) :: minimum {m}
minimum {adj} (lowest degree) :: minimum
minimum wage {n} (lowest rate of pay that an employer can legally pay) :: salaire minimum {m}
mining {n} /ˈmaɪnɪŋ/ (activity of removing solid valuables from the earth) :: extraction minière
minion {n} /ˈmɪnjən/ (loyal servant of another more powerful being) :: subalterne {m} {f}, sous-fifre {m}, séide {m}
minion {n} (sycophantic follower) :: laquais
minion {n} (7-point type) :: mignone, mignonne
miniskirt {n} /ˈmɪnɪskəːt/ (skirt) :: minijupe {f}
minister {n} /ˈmɪnɨstɚ/ (person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church) :: pasteur
minister {n} (politician who heads a ministry) :: ministre {m} {f}
ministry {n} /ˈmɪnɪstɹi/ (government department) :: ministère {m}
ministry {n} (practice and education of the minister of a particular religion) :: ministère {m}, ministère du culte {m}, cabinet {m}, gouvernement {m}
minium {n} /ˈmɪnɪəm/ (red lead) :: minium {m}
minivan {n} (small van) :: fourgonnette, mini-fourgonnette, mini-fourgon
miniver {n} /ˈmɪnɪvɚ/ (a light gray or white fur) :: menu-vair {m}
mink {n} /mɪŋk/ (mammal) :: vison {m}
minke whale {n} (Balaenoptera acutorostrata or Balaenoptera bonaerensis) :: baleine de minke {f}, petit rorqual {m}
Min Nan {prop} (the language) :: Minnan {m}
Minnesotan {n} /ˌmɪnəˈsoʊtən/ (person from Minnesota) :: habitant {m} du Minnesota
Minnie {prop} (Diminutive) :: Minnie
minnow {n} /ˈmɪnəʊ/ (a small freshwater fish) :: vairon
minnow {n} (any small fish) :: fretin
minnow {v} :: vaironner
minor {adj} /maɪnə/ (of little importance) :: mineur
minor {adj} (musical scale) :: mineur
minor {n} (someone below the legal age) :: mineur {m}
Minorca {prop} (An island of Spain) :: Minorque {f}
minor interval {n} :: intervalle mineur {m}
minoritary {adj} :: minoritaire
minority {n} /maɪˈnɒɹ.ɪ.ti/ (subgroup that does not form a numerical majority) :: minorité {f}
minority {n} (period or condition of a person prior to reaching adulthood) :: minorité {f}
minority {n} :: minorité, minoritaire
minority language {n} (language spoken by a minority) :: langue minoritaire {f}
minor key {n} (music: a musical key based upon a minor scale) :: mode mineur {m}, tonalité mineure {f}
minor scale {n} (diatonic scale) :: gamme mineure {f}, mode mineur {m}
minor third {n} (musical interval) :: tierce mineure {f}
minotaur {n} /ˈmɪnɵˌtɑɹ/ (monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man) :: minotaure
Minsk {prop} /mɪnsk/ (capital of Belarus) :: Minsk {m}
minster {n} /ˈmɪnstə/ (a monastic church) :: moutier {m}
minstrel {n} (medieval traveling entertainer) :: ménestrel {m}, ménétrier {m}
minstrel show {n} (A variety show performed by white people in blackface) :: minstrel show
mint {n} /mɪnt/ (money-producing building or institution) :: hôtel des monnaies {m}, atelier des monnaies {m}
mint {n} (large amount of money) :: fortune {f}
mint {v} (to reproduce coins) :: monnayer
mint {adj} (numismatics: near-perfect) :: impeccable
mint {n} (plant) :: menthe
mint {n} (herb flavouring) :: menthe
mint {n} (candy) :: bonbon à la menthe {m}, pastille à la menthe {f}
mint chocolate chip {n} (ice cream flavor) :: menthe pépites de chocolat {f}
minuend {n} /ˈmɪnjʊˌɛnd/ (number from which another is subtracted) :: diminuende {m}
minuet {n} (dance) :: menuet {m}
minuet {n} (music accompanying the dance) :: menuet {m}
minus {n} (minus sign) SEE: minus sign ::
minus {prep} /ˈmaɪnəs/ (mathematics: less) :: moins
minus {adj} (negative) :: strictement négatif {m}, strictement négative {f}
minus {adj} (on the negative part of a scale) :: moins
minus {adj} (ranking just below a designated rating) :: moins
minuscule {n} /ˈmɪ.nəˌskjul/ (lower-case letter) :: minuscule {f}
minuscule {adj} (written in minuscules) :: minuscule
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny) :: minuscule
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative) :: signe moins {m}
minute {n} /ˈmɪnɪt/ (unit of time) :: minute {f}
minute {n} (short but unspecified period of time) :: minute {f}, moment {m}, instant {m}
minute {n} (unit of angular measure) :: minute {f}
minute {n} (record of meeting) :: procès-verbal {m}
minute {adj} /maɪˈn(j)ut/ (very small) :: minuscule
minute {adj} (very careful and exact, giving small details) :: minutieux
minute hand {n} (clock hand) :: grande aiguille {f}, aiguille des minutes {f}
minute of angle {n} (one 60th of a degree) :: minute d'arc {f}
minutes {n} /ˈmɪnɪts/ (the official notes kept during a meeting) :: procès-verbal {m}
minutia {n} /maɪˈn(j)uːʃ(iː)ə/ (minor detail) :: petit détail {m}
minx {n} /mɪŋks/ (a pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman) :: pimbêche {f}
minyan {n} /ˈmɪn.jən/ (minimum number of ten adult Jews required for a communal religious service) :: miniane {m}
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch) :: Miocène {m}
Mira {prop} (star) :: Mira
mirabelle plum {n} (Prunus domestica subsp. syriaca) :: mirabelle {f}
miracle {n} /ˈmɪɹəkəl/ (wonderful event attributed to supernatural powers) :: miracle {m}
miracle {n} (a fortunate outcome that prevails despite overwhelming odds against it) :: miracle {m}
miracle {n} (an awesome and exceptional example of something) :: miracle {m}
miracle berry {n} (the berry of Synsepalum dulcificum) :: fruit miraculeux {m}
miraculous {adj} (by supernatural or uncommon causes) :: miraculeux
miraculously {adv} (in a miraculous manner) :: miraculeusement
mirage {n} /mɪˈɹɑːʒ/ (an optical phenomenon) :: mirage {m}
mirage {n} (illusion) SEE: illusion ::
Miranda {prop} (moon of Uranus) :: Miranda
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language) :: mirandais {m}
mirativity {n} (the quality of being mirative) :: mirativité {f}
mire {n} /ˈmaɪɚ/ (deep mud) :: fange {f}, bourbier {m}
mire {v} (to sink into mud) :: s'embourber, s'enliser
mirepoix {n} (combination of vegetables and herbs) :: mirepoix
Miriam {prop} (sister of Moses and Aaron) :: Miryam {f}
Miriam {prop} (female given name) :: Myriam {f}
mirror {n} /ˈmiɹ.ɚ/ (smooth reflecting surface) :: glace {f}, miroir {m}
mirror {n} (computing: exact copy of a data set) :: copie {f}
mirror ball {n} (disco ball) SEE: disco ball ::
mirth {n} /mɜɹθ/ (merriment) :: gaieté {f}
misalignment {n} (state of being misaligned) :: mauvais alignement {m}
misandry {n} /mɪˈsændɹi/ (hatred of or prejudice against men) :: misandrie {f}
misanthrope {n} /ˈmɪs.ənˌθɹoʊp/ (one who hates all mankind) :: misanthrope {m} {f}
misanthropic {adj} /ˌmɪs.ənˈθɹɑp.ɪk/ (hating or disliking mankind) :: misanthropique
misanthropist {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope ::
misanthropy {n} (hatred or dislike of people or mankind) :: misanthropie {f}
misappropriate {v} (to embezzle) SEE: embezzle ::
misbegotten {n} (one born out of wedlock) SEE: bastard ::
misbegotten {adj} (of a person: born out of wedlock) SEE: illegitimate ::
misbehavior {n} /ˌmɪsbəˈheɪvjɚ/ (conduct that is inappropriate) :: inconduite {f}
miscarriage {n} /ˈmɪs.kɛɹ.ədʒ/ (termination of pregnancy) :: fausse couche {f}
miscarriage of justice {n} (error which led to an unjust outcome) :: erreur judiciaire {f}
miscarry {v} /ˌmɪsˈkæɹi/ (to abort a foetus) :: avorter
miscegenation {n} /mɪˌsɛdʒ.əˈneɪ.ʃən/ (the mixing or blending of race) :: métissage {m}
miscellaneous {adj} /ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪəs/ (consisting of a variety of ingredients or parts) :: divers
miscellaneous {adj} :: [Recueil scientifique ou littéraire] miscellanées, divers
mischief {n} /ˈmɪstʃɪf/ (harm or evil caused by an agent or brought about by a particular cause) :: espièglerie, polissonnerie
mischief {n} (one who causes mischief) :: espiègle
mischief {n} (vexatious or annoying conduct) :: espièglerie, bêtise
mischievous {adj} /ˈmɪs.t͡ʃɪ.vəs/ (causing mischief) :: espiègle
mischievous {adj} (naughty) :: coquin, espiègle, malicieux, malin, méchant
mischievously {adv} (in a mischievous manner) :: malicieusement
miscommunication {n} :: mécommunication {f}
miscomprehend {v} (misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand ::
misconception {n} /ˌmɪskənˈsɛp.ʃən/ (a mistaken belief) :: idée erronée {f}
misconduct {n} (bad behavior) SEE: misbehavior ::
miscreant {adj} /ˈmɪs.kɹi.ənt/ (holding an incorrect religious belief) :: mécréant
miscreant {n} (one who holds a false religious belief; an unbeliever) :: mécréant {m}, mécréante {f}
misdeed {n} /mɪsˈdiːd/ (something wrong done) :: méfait {f}
misdemeanor {n} /ˌmɪsdɪˈmiːnə(ɹ)/ (small crime) :: forfait {m}, délit {m}
mise en scène {n} /mizɑ̃sɛn/ (physical environment; surroundings) :: mise en scène {f}
mise en scène {n} (the arrangement of props and actors on a stage or for film) :: mise en scène {f}
miser {n} /ˈmaɪzə(ɹ)/ (skinflint or scrooge) :: avare {m}
miserabilist {n} /ˈmɪzəɹəbəlɪst/ (one who extols being miserable) :: misérabiliste
miserable {adj} /ˈmɪzɹəbəl/ (in a state of misery) :: misérable
miserably {adv} (in a miserable manner) :: misérablement, minablement
miserliness {n} (property of being miserly) :: avarice {f}
miserly {adj} /ˈmaɪ.zə(ɹ).li/ (like a miser; very covetous; stingy) :: avare, pingre, chiche
misery {n} /ˈmɪzəɹɪ/ (great unhappiness) :: misère
misfire {v} /ˈmɪsˌfaɪɹ/ (To fail to discharge properly) :: s'enrayer
misfire {v} (To fail to ignite in the proper sequence) :: caler
misfit {n} /ˈmɪsfɪt/ (a badly adjusted person) :: inadapté {m}
misfortune {n} /mɪsˈfɔɹtʃən/ (bad luck) :: malchance {f}
misfortune {n} (an undesirable event such as an accident) :: mésaventure {f}, malheur {m}
misfortunes never come singly {proverb} (bad things come in groups) SEE: it never rains but it pours ::
misgender {v} /mɪsˈdʒɛndɚ/ (to refer to a person using terms that express the wrong gender, either accidentally or deliberately) :: mégenrer
misguided {adj} (lacking proper guidance) :: errant {m}
mishap {n} /ˈmɪs.hæp/ (accident, mistake, or problem) :: erreur {f}, accident {m}
misheard {v} /ˈmɪshɜɹd/ (Past participle of mishear) :: malentendu
mishegoss {n} (madness, mishegoss) :: folie, frénésie
mishmash {n} (a collection of miscellany) :: méli-mélo, mélimélo {m}
misinform {v} (give or deliver false information) :: mésinformer, induire en erreur, désinformer
misinformation {n} (disinformation) SEE: disinformation ::
misinterpretation {n} (instance of misinterpreting) :: contresens
mislay {v} (to leave something in the wrong place and then forget where one put it) SEE: misplace ::
mislead {v} /mɪsˈliːd/ (lead in a false direction) :: égarer
mislead {v} (to deceive by lies or other false impression) :: égarer, mésinformer
mislead {v} (to deceptively trick into something wrong) :: égarer, induire en erreur
mislead {v} (trick or mislead) SEE: deceive ::
misleading {adj} (tending to mislead) :: trompeur
misnomer {n} /mɪsˈnoʊmɚ/ :: terme mal approprié {m}
misogynist {n} /mɪˈsɑdʒ.ən.ɪst/ (hater of women) :: misogyne {m} {f}
misogyny {n} /mɪˈsɑːdʒ.ɪ.ni/ (hatred or contempt for women) :: misogynie {f}
misology {n} (Hatred or fear of reasoning or argument) :: misologie {f}
misplace {v} (to put something somewhere and then forget its location) :: égarer
misprision {n} /mɪsˈpɹɪʒ(ə)n/ (misinterpretation or misunderstanding) :: méprise {f}
mispronounce {v} (to pronounce incorrectly) :: mal prononcer
mispronunciation {n} /mɪspɹəˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ (act of mispronouncing) :: mauvaise prononciation {f}
mispronunciation {n} (mispronounced word or phrase) :: faute {f} de prononciation {f}
miss {v} /mɪs/ (to fail to hit) :: manquer, rater
miss {v} (to feel the absence of someone or something) :: languir, manquer
miss {v} (to fail to attend) :: manquer, rater
miss {v} (to be late for something) :: rater
miss {n} (unmarried woman) :: mademoiselle {f}, madame {f} (used now by administration in France instead of mademoiselle)
miss {n} (Miss) SEE: Miss ::
Miss {n} /mɪs/ (title) :: mademoiselle {f} (Mlle) [Not used anymore in official writing / by administration in France], madame {f} (Mme) [Most modern usage]
missed call {n} (call to someone to which the responder doesn't answer) :: appel en absence {m}
missile {n} /ˈmɪsaɪl/ (air-based weapon) :: projectile {m}
missile {n} (self-propelled, guidable projectile) :: missile {m}
missile silo {n} (container) :: silo de missile {m}
missing {adj} /ˈmɪsɪŋ/ (missing, lacking, lost) :: manquant, disparu
missing in action {adj} (person with whom contact is lost) :: porté disparu
missing link {n} (hypothetical primate) :: chaînon manquant {m}
missing link {n} (figuratively: sought-after intermediary figure) :: chaînon manquant {m}
missing person {n} (person whose whereabouts are unknown) :: disparu {m}
mission {n} /ˈmɪʃ(ə)n/ (set of tasks that fulfills a purpose) :: mission {f}
mission {n} (religious evangelism) :: mission {f}
missionary {n} (person traveling to spread a religion) :: missionnaire {m}
missionary {n} (missionary position) SEE: missionary position ::
missionary position {n} (position for sexual intercourse) :: position du missionnaire {f}
mission impossible {n} (extremely difficult or impossible task) :: mission impossible {f}
Mississauga {prop} /ˌmɪ.sɪˈsɔː.ɡə/ (city) :: Mississauga {m}
Mississippi {n} /ˌmɪsɪˈsɪpi/ (state) :: Mississippi
Mississippi {n} (river) :: Mississippi {m}
Missouri {prop} /mɪˈzɝ.i/ (US state) :: Missouri
Missouri {prop} (river) :: Missouri
miss out {v} (to miss something that should not be missed) :: manquer, perdre, laisser passer, louper
misspell {v} /mɪsˈspɛl/ (to spell incorrectly) :: mal orthographier, mal écrire
misspelling {n} (misspelt word) :: faute d'orthographe {f}
misstep {n} (step that is wrong) :: faux pas {m}
misstep {n} (error or mistake) :: faux pas {m}, bourde {f}
misstep {v} (to step badly or incorrectly) :: faire un faux pas, trébucher, [colloquial] s'emmêler les pinceaux
misstep {v} (to make an error or mistake) :: faire un faux pas, faire une bourde, gaffer
missus {n} /ˈmɪs.əz/ (wife) :: femme {f}, épouse {f}
mist {n} /mɪst/ (Water or other liquid finely suspended in air) :: brouillard {m}, brume {f}
mist {n} (A layer of fine droplets or particles) :: buée {f}
mist {v} (To form mist) :: faire de la brume, brumer
mistake {n} /mɪˈsteɪk/ (an error) :: faute {f}, erreur {f}
mistake {v} (to take one thing for another) :: méprendre, confondre (avec), faire erreur
mistake {v} (To make an error) :: se tromper,
mistakenly {adv} /mɪˈsteɪ.kən.li/ (by accident) :: par erreur, à tort
mister {n} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (title of adult male) :: monsieur {m}
mistle thrush {n} (Turdus viscivorus) :: draine {f}, drenne {f}
mistletoe {n} /ˈmɪs(ə)ltəʊ/ (any of several hemiparasitic evergreen plants of the order Santalales) :: gui {m}
mistral {n} /mɪˈstɹɑːl/ (a strong cold north-west wind in southern France and the Mediterranean) :: mistral {m}
Mistralian {adj} (of or relating to the Mistralian norm) :: mistralien
mistranslation {n} (incorrect translation) :: métraduction {f}
mistreat {v} (treat someone or something roughly or badly) :: maltraiter
mistress {n} /ˈmɪstɹɪs/ (woman of authority) :: maîtresse {f}
mistress {n} (female teacher) :: maîtresse {f}
mistress {n} (woman in extramarital relationship) :: maîtresse {f}, amante {f}
mistrust {n} /mɪsˈtɹʌst/ (lack of trust) :: défiance
misty {adj} (with mist; foggy) :: brumeux
misunderstand {v} /mɪs.ʌn.də(ɹ)ˈstænd/ (to understand incorrectly, while believing one has understood correctly) :: mal interpréter, méprendre
misunderstanding {n} (mistake) :: malentendu {m}, quiproquo {m}
misuse {n} /mɪsˈjuːs/ (incorrect, improper or unlawful use) :: mésusage {m}
mitch {v} /mɪtʃ/ :: sécher
mite {n} /maɪt/ (arachnid) :: acarien
mite {n} (lepton) SEE: lepton ::
Mithridates {prop} (ancient male given name) :: Mithridate {m}
mithridatism {n} (the practice of ingesting successively greater amounts of a poison) :: mithridatisation {f}, mithridatisme {m}
MITI {prop} (Ministry of International Trade and Industry) :: MITI
mitigate {v} /ˈmɪt.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to reduce, lessen, or decrease) :: réduire, atténuer, mitiger
mitigation {n} (relief) :: soulagement
mitochondrial {adj} /ˌmaɪ.t̬əˈkɑːn.dɹi.əl/ (of, or relating to mitochondria) :: mitochondrial
mitochondrion {n} (respiratory organelle) :: mitochondrie {f}
mitosis {n} /maɪˈtoʊsɪs/ (division of a cell nucleus) :: mitose {f}
mitosome {n} /ˈmaɪtəˌsoʊm/ (organelle found within eukaryotes) :: mitosome {m}
mitre {n} /ˈmaɪtəɹ/ (a covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries) :: mitre {f}
mitt {n} (mitten) SEE: mitten ::
mitten {n} /ˈmɪtn̩/ (type of glove) :: moufle {f}, mitaine {f}
mix {v} /ˈmɪks/ (stir two or more substances together) :: mélanger
mix {v} (combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate) :: mêler
mix {v} (music: combine several tracks) :: mixer
mix {n} (result of mixing two or more substances) :: mélange {m}
mix apples and oranges {v} (to mix two totally different things) :: mélanger les torchons et les serviettes (confuse between dishcloths and napkins)
mixed {adj} /mɪkst/ (having two or more separate aspects) :: mélangé, mêlé, mixte
mixed {adj} :: mixte
mixed bag {n} (a group of entities with few characteristics in common) :: mélange {m}, assortiment {m}
mixed doubles {n} (game between two male-female teams) :: double mixte {m}
mixed marriage {n} (marriage between people of different races, cultures, religions, etc) :: mariage mixte {m}
mixed martial arts {n} (Style of combat sport) :: combat libre {m}
mixed nuts {n} :: noix mélangées {f-p}
mixed-race {adj} (having genetic characteristics of two or more different races) :: métis, métissé
mixed reaction {n} (state of diverse reception) :: réactions assorties {f-p}, réactions diverses {f-p}, reception diverse {f}
mixer {n} (blender) :: batte-beurre {f}, mixeur {m}
mixer tap {n} :: mélangeur {f}
mixing bowl {n} (Large bowl used for mixing ingredients) :: saladier {m}, cul-de-poule {m}
mixture {n} /ˈmɪkstʃɚ/ (act of mixing) :: mélange {m}
mixture {n} (something produced by mixing) :: mélange {m}
Miyako {prop} (Language) :: miyako
Mizar {prop} (binary star in the constellation Ursa Major) :: Mizar
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast ::
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast sail) :: artimon {m}
mizzenmast {n} /ˈmɪz.ənˌmæst/ (nautical: aftmost mast) :: artimon {m}, mât d’artimon {m}
Mjollnir {prop} (the hammer of Thor, Thor's hammer Mjollnir) :: Mjolnir {m}, Mjollnir {m}
m'kay {interj} /mːˈkeɪ/ ((informal) Okay) :: m’voyez [France], m’kay [Quebec]
Málaga {prop} /ˈmæləɡə/ (port and city in Andalusia) :: Malaga
MMC {prop} (Montreal) :: CMM
Münchausen syndrome {n} (a psychiatric disorder) :: syndrome de Münchhausen {m}
mnemonic {adj} /nəˈmɑːnɪk/ (related to mnemonics) :: mnémonique, mnémotechnique
mnemonic {n} (Anything (especially something in verbal form) used to help remember something) :: mnémonique, mnémotechnie, mnémotechnique {f}
mnemonics {n} /nəˈmɑn.ɪks/ (study of techniques for improving memory) :: mnémotechnique
Mnemosyne {prop} /nɨˈmɒsɨni/ (Titaness) :: Mnémosyne {f}
mnemotechnic {adj} /ˌniːməˈtɛknɪk/ (pertaining to mnemotechny) :: mnémotechnique
moan {n} /moʊn/ (a low cry of pain) :: gémissement {m}
moan {v} (to make a moan or similar sound) :: gémir, mugir
moan {v} (to complain) :: se plaindre, geindre
moaning dove {n} (Columbina passerina) :: colombe à queue noire {f}
moat {n} /moʊt/ (defensive ditch) :: douve {f}
mob {n} /mɑb/ (unruly group of people) :: troupeau {m}, cohue {f}, foule {f}
mob {n} :: foule {f}
mob {n} (mafia) SEE: mafia ::
mob cap {n} /ˈmɒb kap/ (plain cap or headdress for women or girls) :: charlotte {f}
mob cap {n} (disposable head covering with an elasticated band) :: charlotte {f}
mobile {adj} /ˈmoʊbil/ (capable of being moved) :: mobile
mobile {n} (decoration) :: mobile {m}
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
mobile elevating work platform {n} (aerial work platform) SEE: aerial work platform ::
mobile phone {n} (portable telephone) :: téléphone mobile {m}, portable {m}, GSM {m} (note: often used for mobile phones that are not technically GSM), [Quebec] téléphone cellulaire {m}, [Canada/Quebec] cellulaire {m}, mobile {m} [colloquial], [Switzerland] natel {m}
mobile station {n} (mobile equipment) :: station mobile {f}
mobile telephone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
mobilisation {n} (mobilization) SEE: mobilization ::
mobility {n} /mə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/ (ability to move) :: mobilité {f}
mobility kill {n} (damage inflicted by a weapon on a vehicle that immobilises it, but does not totally destroy it, leaving the vehicle's crew able to use its weapons) :: destruction mobilité {f}
mobilization {n} (marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war) :: mobilisation {f}
mobocracy {n} /mɒbˈɒkɹəsi/ (rule of the mob) :: ochlocratie {f}
mob rule {n} (government by the masses) :: voyoucratie {f}, ochlocratie
moccasin {n} /ˈmɒkəsɪn/ (traditional native North American shoe) :: mocassin {m}
moccasin {n} (modern shoe) :: mocassin {m}
mocha {n} /ˈmoʊkə/ (coffee) :: moka {m}
mock {n} /mɑk/ (imitation) :: imitation {f}, succédané {m}
mock {n} (act of mocking) :: se moquer, parodier
mock {n} (practice exam) :: examen blanc {m}
mock {v} (to mimic) :: imiter
mocker {n} (one who mocks) :: moqueur {m}
mock exam {n} (an examination where the marks do not count) :: examen blanc {m}
mockingbird {n} /ˈmɑkɪŋˌbɝd/ (songbird of the family Mimidae) :: moqueur {m}
mock object {n} :: mock {m}
mockumentary {n} (programme) :: faux documentaire {m}, documenteur {m}
mockup {n} /mɒk.ʌp/ (a full-scale working model of something) :: maquette {f}, modèle {m}
modal {n} (modal verb) SEE: modal verb ::
modal {adj} (of, relating to, or describing the mood of a clause) :: modal
modal {adj} :: modal
modality {n} (state of being modal) :: modalité {f}
modality {n} :: modalité {f}
modal verb {n} (a kind of verb) :: modal {m}, verbe modal {m}
modchip {n} :: modchip
mode {n} /moʊd/ (style or fashion) :: mode {f}
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood ::
model {n} /ˈmɑdl̩/ (person) :: mannequin {m} (for clothes), modèle {m} (for artist and praiseworthy example)
model {n} (miniature) :: maquette {m}, modèle réduit {m}
model {n} (simplified representation) :: modèle {m}, maquette {f}
model {n} (style) :: modèle {m}
model {n} (structural design) :: modèle {m}
model {n} (praiseworthy example) :: modèle {m}, exemple {m}
model {adj} (worthy of being a model) :: exemplaire, modèle
model {v} (use as a model) :: modéliser
model {v} (make a miniature model) :: modéliser
model {v} (create from a substance) :: modeler
model aircraft {n} (aircraft made to a smaller scale) :: aéromodèle {m}
modeling {n} (The art of sculpting models from clay) :: modelage {m}
modeling {n} (work of someone who models clothes) :: mannequinat {m}
modeling {n} (The construction and use of a computer model) :: modélisation {f}
modem {n} /ˈmoʊdəm/ (device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals) :: modem {m}
Modena {prop} (province) :: Modène
Modena {prop} (city) :: Modène
mode of transport {n} (vehicle or system used to transport people or goods) :: mode de transport {m}, moyen de transport {m}
moderantism {n} :: modérantisme {m}
moderate {adj} /ˈmɒdəɹət/ (not excessive) :: modéré {m}, modérée {f}
moderate {adj} (mediocre) :: modéré {m}
moderate {adj} (having an intermediate position in politics) :: modéré {m}
moderate {n} (one who holds an intermediate position) :: modéré {m}
moderate {v} (to reduce the excessiveness) :: modèrer
moderate {v} (to become less excessive) :: modérer
moderate {v} (to preside over as a moderator) :: modérer
moderate {v} (to act as a moderator) :: modérer
moderate {v} :: modérer
moderation {n} /ˌmɑdəˈɹeɪʃən/ (state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes) :: modération {f}
moderation {n} (instance of moderating; to bring away from extremes) :: modération {f}
moderator {n} (someone who moderates) :: modérateur {m}
modern {adj} /ˈmɒd(ə)n/ (pertaining to the current time and style) :: moderne
modern art {n} (modern art) :: art moderne {m}
Modern Greek {n} (Modern Greek) :: néo-grec
modernism {n} (any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century) :: modernisme {m}
modernist {adj} (relating to modernism) :: moderniste
modernist {n} (follower of modernism) :: moderniste {m} {f}
modernity {n} /məˈdɜː(ɹ)n.ɪ.ti/ :: modernité, modernisme
modernization {n} /ˌmɒdənɪˈzeɪʃn̩/ (process of modernizing) :: modernisation {f}
modernize {v} /ˈmɑdɚnaɪz/ (bring something up to date) :: moderniser
modernly {adv} (in a modern manner) :: modernement
Modern Standard Arabic {prop} (Modern Standard Arabic) :: arabe standard moderne {m}, fous-ha {f}
modest {adj} /ˈmɑdəst/ (not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements) :: modeste
modest {adj} (small) :: modeste
modesty {n} /ˈmɒd.ə.sti/ (the quality of being modest) :: modestie {f}
modesty {n} (pudency, avoidance of sexual explicitness) :: pudeur {f}
modicum {n} /ˈmɑdɪkəm/ (small amount) :: modique
modification {n} /ˌmɑdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act or result of modifying or condition of being modified) :: modification {f}
modification {n} (alteration or adjustment) :: modification {f}
modified {adj} /ˈmɑdɪfaɪd/ (changed; altered) :: modifié
modifier {n} /ˈmɒdɪfaɪə/ (one who modifies) :: modificateur {m}
modifier {n} (grammar: qualifying word, clause or phrase) :: modificateur {m}
modify {v} /ˈmɒdɪfaɪ/ (to make partial changes to) :: modifier
modular {adj} (of or relating to a module or modules) :: modulaire
modularity {n} (property of being modular) :: modularité
modulate {v} (to regulate) :: moduler
modulator {n} (device that modulates) :: modulateur {m}
module {n} /ˈmɑdʒuːl/ (self-contained component of a system) :: module {m}
module {n} :: module
module {n} (abelian group) SEE: abelian group ::
modulus {n} (absolute value of a complex number) :: module
modus operandi {n} /ˈməʊ.dʌs ˌɒp.ə.ɹæn.daɪ/ (person or thing's method of operation) :: modus operandi
Moebius syndrome {n} (disorder) :: syndrome de Möbius {m}, syndrome de Moebius {m}
Moesia {prop} /miːʃi.ə/ (an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans) :: Mésie {f}
mofetta {n} :: mofette {f}
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city) :: Mogadiscio {m}
Moghul {n} :: Moghol, moghol (adj.)
Mogilev {prop} (city) :: Moguilev {m}
mogul {n} /ˈmoʊ.ɡəl/ (a rich or powerful person) :: magnat {m}
mogul {n} (a hump on a skiing piste) :: bosse
moguled {adj} /ˈmoʊ.ɡəld/ :: bosselé {m}
mogulist {n} :: bosseur {m}, bosseuse {f}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammedan {n} (Muslim) :: mahométan
Mohammedan {adj} (Muslim, Islamic) :: mahométan
mohatra {adj} :: mohatra
Mohawk {n} (hairstyle) :: crête iroquoise {f}
Mohican {n} (hairstyle) SEE: Mohawk ::
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half ::
moiety {n} /ˈmɔɪ.ə.ti/ (specific segment of a molecule) :: groupement
moil {n} (hard work) :: corvée {f}
Moira {prop} /ˈmɔɪɹə/ (personification of fate) :: Moire {f}
moist {adj} /mɔɪst/ (slightly wet) :: humide, moite (skin)
moist {adj} (of eyes: tearful) :: au bord des larmes
moisten {v} (to make moist) :: humidifier
moisten {v} (to become moist) :: mouiller
moisture {n} /ˈmɔɪstʃɚ/ (a moderate degree of wetness) :: humidité {f}
moisturising cream {n} (cream that moisturises the skin) :: crème hydratante {f}
moisturizer {n} (moisturising cream) SEE: moisturising cream ::
mojibake {n} /ˌmoʊ.dʒiˈbɑ.ki/ (corrupt characters or letters) :: mojibake
mojito {n} /moʊˈhi.toʊ/ (Cuban cocktail) :: mojito {m}
Moksha {prop} (language) :: mokcha {m}
molar {n} /ˈmoʊlɚ/ (back tooth) :: molaire {f}
molar solution {n} (solution that contains one mole of solute per litre) :: solution molaire {f}
molasses {n} /məˈlæ.sɨz]/ (thick brownish syrup refined from raw sugar) :: mélasse {f}
mold {n} /moʊld/ (hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance) :: moule {m}
mold {n} :: moulage
mold {n} (woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi) :: moisissure {f} moisi {m}, mildiou {m}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova ::
Moldavian {n} (inhabitant of the Republic of Moldova) :: Moldave {m} {f}
Moldavian {prop} (language) :: moldave
moldboard {n} (curved piece of metal on a plow or bulldozer) :: versoir {m}
molding {n} /ˈmoʊl.dɪŋɡ/ (act or process of shaping in a mold) :: moulage {m}
molding {n} (anything cast in a mold) :: moulage {m}
molding {n} (architecture: narrow decorative surface) :: moulure {f}, modénature {f}
Moldova {prop} /mɔlˈdoʊ.və/ (country) :: Moldavie {f}
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
moldy {adj} (mouldy) SEE: mouldy ::
mole {n} /mol/ (dark spot on the skin) :: grain de beauté {m}, nævus {m}
mole {n} /mol/ (burrowing insectivore) :: taupe {f}
mole {n} (internal spy) :: taupe {f}
mole {n} /mol/ (massive structure used as a pier or breakwater) :: môle {m}
mole {n} /mol/ (unit of amount) :: mole {f}
mole {n} /mol/ (hemorrhagic mass of tissue in the uterus) :: môle {f}
mole {n} /ˈmoʊleɪ/ (sauce) :: mole {m}
mole {n} (mole rat) SEE: mole rat ::
mole cricket {n} (insect of Gryllotalpidae) :: courtilière {f}
molecular {adj} /məˈlɛkjələɹ/ (relating to molecules) :: moléculaire
molecular biologist {n} (scientist who specializes in molecular biology) :: biologiste moléculaire {m} {f}
molecular biology {n} (branch of biology) :: biologie moléculaire {f}
molecular formula {n} (a notation indicating the number of atoms of each element present in a compound) :: formule moléculaire {f}
molecular genetics {n} (a field of biology) :: moleculaire genetique
molecular mass {n} (mass of single molecule) :: masse moléculaire {f}
molecular weight {n} (the sum of the atomic weights of every atom in a molecule) :: masse moléculaire {f}
molecule {n} /ˈmɒləkjuːl/ (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds) :: molécule {f}
molehill {n} /ˈməʊlhɪl/ (A small mound of earth) :: taupinière {f}
mole rat {n} (rodent) :: rat-taupe {m}, rate-taupe {f}
moleskin {n} (fabric) :: moleskine {f}
molest {v} (to annoy intentionally) :: embêter
molest {v} (to abuse) :: violer, abuser
molester {n} /məˈlɛstə(ɹ)/ (one who molests) :: violeur, agresseur
Molieresque {adj} (reminiscent of Molière) :: moliéresque
molinology {n} (study of mills) :: molinologie {f}
Molise {prop} /mɔˈli.zeɪ/ (region of Italy) :: Molise {m}
moll {adj} (minor) SEE: minor ::
mollie {n} (Molotov cocktail) SEE: Molotov cocktail ::
mollify {v} /ˈmɑːlɪfaɪ/ (to ease a burden) :: apaiser, calmer
mollify {v} (to appease) :: apaiser
mollusc {n} /ˈmɒləsk/ (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam; oyster; mussel) :: mollusque
mollycoddle {v} /ˈmɑl.iˌkɑd.əl/ (to be overprotective and indulgent toward) :: couver
Molotov cocktail {n} /ˈmɒ.lə.ˌtɒf.ˈkɒk.teɪl/ (simple incendiary bomb) :: cocktail Molotov {m}
molten {adj} /ˈmoʊltən/ (melted) :: fondu {m}
molten {adj} (glowing red-hot) :: incandescent
Moluccas {prop} /məˈlʌkəz/ :: Moluques {p}
molybdenite {n} (mineral) :: molybdénite {f}
molybdenum {n} /məˈlɪbdɪnəm/ (chemical element) :: molybdène {m}
molybdic {adj} /məˈlɪbdɪk/ :: molybdique
mom {n} (mother) SEE: mum ::
moment {n} /ˈmoʊmənt/ (very brief period of time) :: instant {m}, moment {m}
moment {n} (moment of force) :: moment {m}
momentary {adj} (lasting for only a moment) :: momentané {m}, momentanée {f}
momentous {adj} /moʊˈmɛn.təs/ (of outstanding importance or great consequence) :: capital, considérable
momentum {n} /ˌmoʊˈmɛntəm/ (product of mass and velocity) :: quantité de mouvement
momentum {n} (impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events) :: élan
momma's boy {n} (male overly attached to his mother) :: petit garçon à sa maman {m}
mommy {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
momo {n} (type of dumpling) :: momo
Mon {abbr} (Monday) :: lun. {m}
Monaco {prop} /ˈmɑ.nə.koʊ/ (country in Europe) :: Monaco {m}
Monaco {prop} (capital city) :: Monaco
monad {n} (mathematics and computing term) :: monade
monadic {adj} (of or relating to a monad) :: monadique
Mona Lisa {prop} /ˌmoʊnə ˈlisə/ (painting by Leonardo da Vinci) :: la Joconde {f}
monarch {n} /ˈmɑnɚk/ (ruler) :: monarque {m}
monarchist {n} (an advocate of, or believer in, monarchy) :: monarchiste {m} {f}
monarchy {n} /ˈmɑnəɹki/ (form of government with a hereditary head of state) :: monarchie {f}
monastery {n} /ˈmɑnəstɛɹi/ (building for monks) :: monastère
monastic {adj} (of or relating to monasteries or monks) :: monastique
Monastir {prop} (former name of Bitola in Macedonia) :: Bitola
monatomic {adj} (consisting os a single atom) :: monoatomique
Monday {n} /ˈmʌn.deɪ/ (day of the week) :: lundi {m}
Monday {adv} (on Monday) :: lundi
monetarily {adv} (in a monetary sense) :: monétairement
monetarism {n} :: monétarisme {m}
monetary {adj} /ˈmɑnɪteri/ (of or relating to money) :: monétaire
monetary unit {n} (standard unit of currency) :: unité monétaire {f}
monetisation {n} (monetization) SEE: monetization ::
monetization {n} (the conversion of something into money) :: monétisation {f}
money {n} /ˈmʌni/ (means of exchange and measure of value) :: argent {m}
money {n} (currency) :: argent {m}
money {n} (cash) :: liquide {m}
money {n} :: argent, monnaie
money bag {n} (wealthy person) :: richard {m}
moneybags {n} (wealthy person) :: richard {m}
money cowry {n} (mollusc of the species Cypraea moneta) :: cauri {m}
money doesn't grow on trees {proverb} (you must work in order to have money) :: l'argent ne tombe pas du ciel [money doesn't fall from the sky]
money laundering {n} (act of obscuring the origin of money that has been obtained illegally) :: blanchiment d'argent {m}
money market {n} (market) :: marché financier {m}, marché monétaire {m}
money order {n} (a type of cheque) :: mandat-carte
money pit {n} (A financial commitment the costs of which are unsustainable) :: abîme {m}
money talks {proverb} /ˈmʌn.i tɔks/ (it is easier to accomplish goals using money) :: l’argent parle
Monégasque {n} /ˈmɒ.nə.ɡask/ (a native or inhabitant of Monaco) :: Monégasque {m} {f}
Monégasque {adj} (of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants) :: monégasque
monger {n} /ˈmʌŋɡəɹ/ (dealer) :: marchand {m}
Mongol {n} (A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian) SEE: Mongolian ::
Mongolia {prop} /mɑːŋˈɡoʊli.ə/ (Central Asian country) :: Mongolie {f}
Mongolian {adj} (of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures) :: mongol {m}, mongole {f}
Mongolian {n} (native or inhabitant of Mongolia) :: Mongol {m}, Mongole {f}
Mongolian {n} (person of Mongoloid physical type) :: mongol {m}, mongol {f}
mongolism {n} (Down syndrome) :: mongolisme {m}
mongoose {n} /ˈmɑŋɡus/ (a small carnivore of the family Herpestidae) :: mangouste
mongrel {n} /ˈmɑŋ.ɡɹəl/ (dog of mixed breed) :: bâtard {m}
mongrel {n} (someone of mixed kind) :: bâtard {m}, corniaud {m}, métis {m}, métisse {f}
monic {adj} (of a polynomial whose leading coefficient is one) :: unitaire, normalisé
Monica {prop} /ˈmɒ.nɪ.kə/ (female given name) :: Monique
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica ::
moniker {n} /ˈmɑn.ɪ.kɚ/ (personal name or nickname) :: sobriquet {m}
moniker {n} (signature) SEE: signature ::
monism {n} (doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality) :: monisme {m}
monitor {n} /ˈmɒnɨtə/ (someone who watches over something) :: moniteur {m}, monitrice {f}
monitor {n} (computer display) :: écran {m}, moniteur {m}
monitor {v} (watch over, guard) :: contrôler, surveiller, monitorer
monitor {n} (monitor lizard) SEE: monitor lizard ::
monitor {n} (ironclad) SEE: ironclad ::
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on) :: surveillance {f}, monitoring {m}
monitor lizard {n} (lizard of the genus Varanus) :: varan {m}, goanna {f}
monk {n} (slang: judge) SEE: judge ::
monk {n} /mʌŋk/ (male member of monastic order) :: moine
monk {n} (slang: loner) SEE: loner ::
monkey {n} /ˈmʌŋki/ (primate) :: singe {m}, guenon {f}
monkey bars {n} (jungle gym) SEE: jungle gym ::
monkey business {n} (an activity that is considered silly, or stupid, or time-wasting (idiomatic)) :: bêtise {f}, espièglerie {f}
monkey-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle ::
monkeyflower {n} (plant of the genus Mimulus) :: mimule {f}
monkey house {n} (a building where monkeys are exhibited to the public) :: singerie {f}
monkey-house {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel ::
monkey puzzle {n} /ˈmʌŋkiˌpʌz(ə)l/ (Araucaria araucana) :: araucaria du Chili {m}, désespoir des singes {m}
monkey wrench {n} (adjustable wrench) :: clé anglaise {f}
monkey wrench {n} (problem) :: grain de sable dans l’engrenage {m}
monkfish {n} (fish) :: lotte {f}, baudroie {f}
monkshood {n} :: aconit {m}, napel {m}
mono- {prefix} /ˈmɒ.nəʊ/ (one) :: mono-, uni-
monoamine oxidase {n} (biochemistry: enzyme that degrades biogenic amines) :: monoamine oxydase {f}
monobasic {adj} :: monobasique
monocephalous {adj} (having a single head) :: monocéphale {m-f}
Monoceros {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Licorne {f}
monochord {n} :: monocorde {m}
monochrome {adj} /ˈmɑ.nə.kɹoʊm/ (having only one colour) :: monochrome
monochrome {adj} :: monochrome
monocle {n} /ˈmɑnəkəl/ (a single lens) :: monocle {m}
monoclinic {adj} (having three unequal axes) :: monoclinique {m} {f}
monocoque {n} (structure design) :: monocoque {m} {f}
monocotyledon {n} /ˌmɒnəˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/ (Plant belonging to Monocotyledones or Liliopsida) :: monocotylédone {f}
monocracy {n} (autocracy) SEE: autocracy ::
monoculist {n} :: monoculiste {m}
monoculture {n} /ˈmɒnəˌkʌlt͡ʃə(ɹ)/ (the cultivation of a single crop) :: monoculture {f}
monoculture {n} (a culture that lacks diversity) :: monoculture {f}
monocyte {n} (type of blood leukocyte) :: monocyte {m}
monodromic {adj} :: monodrome
monofin {n} :: monopalme {f}
monogamous {adj} (being married to one person at a time) :: monogame
monogamy {n} /məˈnɑɡəmi/ (permanent pair bond between two beings) :: monogamie {f}
monogermane {n} (germane) SEE: germane ::
monoglottism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism ::
monogram {n} (a design composed of one or more letters used as an identifying mark) :: monogramme {m}
monogram {v} ((transitive) to mark something with a monogram) :: monogrammer
monograph {n} (scholarly book or treatise) :: monographie {f}
monoi {n} :: monoï {m}
monoid {n} (type of set) :: monoïde {m}
monokini {n} /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈkiːni/ (bikini worn without the upper part) :: monokini {m}
monolingual {adj} (only knowing or spoken in one language) :: monolingue
monolingualism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism ::
monolith {n} /ˈmɑ.nə.lɪθ/ (block of stone) :: monolithe {m}
monolith {n} :: monolithe {m}
monolithism {n} :: monolithisme {m}
monologue {n} (drama: long speech by one person) :: monologue {m}
monologue {n} :: monologue {m}
monomania {n} /ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪni.ə/ (an excessive interest with a singal subject) :: monomanie {f}
monometer {n} (having one meter) :: monomètre
monomial {n} (term with numbers and variables) :: monôme {m}
monomorphism {n} (mathematics: injective homomorphism) :: monomorphisme {m}
monophobia {n} (fear of being alone) :: monophobie {f}
monophthong {n} /ˈmɑnəfθɔŋ/ (vowel that has same sound throughout its pronunciation) :: monophtongue {f}
monophthongization {n} (the process of becoming monophthong) :: monophtongaison {f}
monophthongize {v} (to change to a monophthong) :: monophtonguer
monophysite {adj} (Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite) :: monophysite
Monophysite {n} /məˈnɒfɪsaɪt/ (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature) :: monophysite
monophysitism {n} (Christian believe claiming a human-only nature of Jesus Christ) :: monophysisme
monoplegia {n} (paralysed condition) :: monoplégie {f}
monopolization {n} (the act of monopolizing or the state of being monopolized) :: monopolisation {f}
monopolize {v} (have a monopoly) :: monopoliser, accaparer
monopolize {v} (dominate) :: accaparer
monopoly {n} /məˈnɑpəˌli/ (situation of exclusive supply) :: monopole {m}
monopoly {n} :: monopole {m}
Monopoly money {n} (strange-looking foreign currency) :: billet de Monopoly {m}
monoprogramming {n} :: monoprogrammation {f}
monopsony {n} /məˈnɒpsəni/ (market situation in which there is only buyer for a product) :: monopsone {m}
monopteral {adj} (having a single row of columns) :: monoptère {m} {f}
monorail {n} /ˈmono ɹeill/ (a railroad system where the trains run on one rail) :: monorail {m}
monorail {n} (a train running on a single rail) :: wagon monorail {m}
monosaccharide {n} (a simple sugar, composed of a single ring) :: monosaccharide {m}, ose {m}
monosemic {adj} :: monosème
monosemy {n} /ˈmɒ.nə(ʊ)ˌsiː.mi/ (property of terms of having single meaning) :: monosémie {f}
monosodium glutamate {n} (mono sodium salt of the amino acid, glutamic acid) :: glutamate monosodique {m}, glutamate de sodium {m}
monostable {adj} (electronics: having more than one state, only one of which is stable) :: monostable
monosyllabic {adj} /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sɪˈlabɪk/ (consisting of one syllable) :: monosyllabe, monosyllabique
monosyllabic {adj} (using monosyllables) :: monosyllabique
monosyllable {n} (a word of one syllable) :: monosyllabe {m}
monotheism {n} (belief in one God) :: monothéisme {m}
monotheist {n} (a believer in, or advocate of, monotheism) :: monothéiste
monotonic {adj} /ˌmɑnəˈtɑnɪk/ (mathematics: never decreasing or increasing as its independent variable increases) :: monotone {m} {f}
monotonic function {n} (type of function) :: fonction monotone {f}
monotonicity {n} (mathematics, physics: the state of being monotonic) :: monotonie {f}
monotonize {v} :: monotoniser
monotonous {adj} /məˈnɑtənəs/ :: monotone, ennuyeux
monotony {n} /məˈnɑtəni/ (tedium) :: monotonie {f}
monotown {n} :: monoville {f}
monotreme {n} (egg-laying mammal) :: monotrème {m}
monotypic {adj} (Relating to monotypy) :: monotypique
monovular {adj} (derived from the same ovum) :: monovulaire, mono-ovulaire
monoxide {n} (oxide containing a single oxygen atom) :: protoxyde
Mons {prop} (city) :: Mons
Monsignor {n} /mɑnˈsiː.njɚ/ (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope) :: Monseigneur
monsoon {n} /mɒnˈsuːn/ (wind) :: mousson {f}
monsoon {n} (tropical rainy season) :: mousson {f}
mons pubis {n} /ˌmɒnz ˈpjubɪs/ (fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones) :: mont de Vénus {m}
monster {n} /ˈmɑnstɚ/ (terrifying dangerous creature) :: monstre {m}
monster {n} (a prodigy) :: bête {f}, monstre {m}
monster {adj} (very large) :: monstrueux
monster truck {n} (truck designed to perform in monster truck shows) :: monster truck {m}, camion monstre {m} [Quebec]
monstrance {n} /ˈmɑnztɹəns/ (ornamental in which the consecrated host is placed for veneration) :: ostensoir {m}
monstrosity {n} /mɒnˈstɹɒsɪti/ (Monstrous thing, person or act) :: monstruosité {f}
monstrosity {n} (State of being monstrous) :: monstruosité {f}
monstrous {adj} (hideous or frightful) :: monstrueux
monstrous {adj} (enormously large) :: monstrueux
montage {n} /mɒnˈtɑːʒ/ (composite work created by assembling other elements) :: montage {m}
Montagnais {prop} (Algonquian language) :: montagnais {m}
Montanism {n} /ˈmɒntənɪz(ə)m/ (the doctrines of a heretical sect of the second to fifth centuries in Asia Minor, who held millenarian beliefs) :: montanisme {m}
Montanist {n} (a follower of Montanism) :: montaniste {m-f}
Mont Blanc {prop} /ˌmɑn ˈblɑŋk/ (the highest mountain in Europe) :: mont Blanc {m}, Mont-Blanc {m}
Monte Carlo {prop} (a part of Monaco) :: Monte-Carlo
Montego Bay {prop} (city) :: Montego Bay
Montenegrin {n} /ˌmɒntɪˈniːɡɹɪn/ (person from Montenegro) :: Monténégrin {m}, Monténégrine {f}
Montenegro {prop} /ˌmɑn.təˈneɪ.ɡɹoʊ/ (country in Europe) :: Monténégro {m}
Monterey cypress {n} (tree native to California) :: cyprès de Lambert {m}, cyprès de Monterey
Montevideo {prop} /ˌmɒntɪvɪˈdeɪəʊ/ (capital of Uruguay) :: Montevideo {m}
Montferrat {prop} /ˌmɒntfəˈɹat/ (territory of Piedmont, Italy) :: Montferrat {m}
month {n} /mʌnθ/ (period into which a year is divided) :: mois {m}
monthiversary {n} (commemorative event taking place monthly) SEE: mensiversary ::
monthly {adj} /ˈmʌnθli/ (Occurring every month) :: mensuel
monthly {adv} (Occurring every month) :: mensuel, mensuellement
Montpellier {prop} (a city in France) :: Montpellier {m}
Montreal {prop} /ˌmɑn.tɹiˈɔl/ (a city in Quebec) :: Montréal {m}
Montreal {prop} (an island in Quebec) :: Montréal
Montrealer {n} (one of Montreal) :: Montréalais {m}, Montréalaise {f}
Montreal melon {n} (muskmelon from Montreal, QC, Can.) :: melon de Montréal {m}
Montreal steak spice {n} :: assaisonnement à steak de Montréal, épices à steak de Montréal, épices à bifteck de Montreal, assaisonnement à bifteck de Montreal
Montserrat {prop} /mɒntsəˈɹæt/ (island) :: Montserrat {m}
Montserratian {n} (person from Montserrat) :: Montserratien {m}, Montserratienne {f}
monument {n} /ˈmɑnjəmənt/ (structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons) :: monument {m}, mémorial
moo {n} /mu/ (characteristic sound made by a cow or bull) :: meuglement {m}, beuglement {m}
moo {v} (to make a lowing sound) :: meugler, beugler, mugir
moo {interj} (sound made by a cow or bull) :: meuh !
MOOC {n} (Massive Open Online Course) :: CLOM
mooch {v} /muːtʃ/ (wander around aimlessly) :: errer
mooch {n} (moocher) SEE: moocher ::
moocher {n} (a person having a tendency to repeatedly ask help of others) :: tapeur {m}, tapeuse {f}
mood {n} /muːd/ (mental state) :: humeur {f}
mood {n} (bad mood) :: mauvaise humeur {f}, humeur {f}
mood {n} (disposition (see also in the mood)) :: humeur {f}
mood {n} (prevalent atmosphere) :: atmosphère {f}, ambiance {f}
mood {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood ::
moody {adj} /ˈmuːdi/ (Given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental) :: lunatique
moody {adj} (sulky or depressed) :: mélancolique
moody {adj} (dour, gloomy or brooding) :: lugubre, taciturne, mélancolique
moola {n} /ˈmuː.lə/ (informal: money) :: blé, oseille, pognon, thune
moo-moo {n} ((childish) cow) :: meumeu {f}
moon {n} /muːn/ (largest natural satellite of planet Earth) :: lune {f}
moon {n} (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet) :: lune {f}
moon {n} (month) :: lune [poetic], mois {m}
moon {v} (to display one's buttocks to) :: montrer sa lune
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth) :: lune {f}, Lune {f}
moon bag {n} (pouch) :: banane {f}
moonbase {n} (a base located on a moon) :: base lunaire {f}
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight ::
moonbounce {n} (bouncing castle) SEE: bouncing castle ::
moonbow {n} (Meteorological phenomenon) :: arc-en-ciel lunaire {m}
mooncake {n} (Chinese pastry) :: gâteau de lune {m}
moondial {n} (instrument for telling time) :: cadran lunaire {m}
moonfish {n} (any of various flat, oval marine fish species) :: sélène {f}
mooning {n} (Act of showing one's buttocks) :: mooning {m}
moon landing {n} (arrival of a spacecraft on the moon) :: alunissage {m}
moon letter {n} (moon letter) :: lettre lunaire {f}
moonlight {n} /ˈmunˌlaɪt/ (light reflected from the moon) :: clair de lune {m}
moonlight {v} (to work at a secondary job) :: travailler au noir, avoir une double casquette, cumuler
moonlighter {n} (person who works a second job) :: travailleur au noir {m}, travailleuse au noir {f}, cumulard {m}
moonlighting {n} (period of working on the side) :: travail au noir {m}, travail dissimulé {m}
moonquake {n} (lunar seismic event) :: tremblement de lune {m}
moonraker {n} /ˈmuːn.ɹeɪ.kɚ/ (small, light sail high on a mast) :: cacatois, perruche, bonnette
moonrise {n} (The time of day or night when the moon begins to rise over the horizon) :: lever de lune {m}
moonset {n} (the setting of the moon below the horizon) :: coucher de lune {m}
moonshine {n} /ˈmuːnʃaɪn/ (shine of the moon) :: clair de la lune {m}
moonshine {n} (illicit liquor) :: alcool de contrebande {m}
moonsickle {n} /ˈmuːnˌsɪkl̩/ (thin crescent of the moon) :: croissant de lune {m}
moonstone {n} (translucent gemstone) :: pierre de lune
moonstruck {adj} (crazy or insane when affected by the phases of the Moon) :: lunatique {m} {f}
moonwalk {n} /ˈmunwɔk/ (dance style) :: moonwalk {m}
moor {n} /mɔɹ/ (region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath) :: lande {f}
moor {v} (to cast anchor or become fastened) :: mouiller, amarrer, ancrer
moor {v} (to fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains) :: ancrer (with an anchor), amarrer (with ropes or cables)
moor {v} :: amarrer
Moor {n} /mʊ(ə)ɹ/ (a member of a certain mixed race of Arab and Berber people) :: Maure {m} {f}
Moor {n} (a member of a this race that formerly occupied Spain) :: Maure {m} {f}
Moore's law {prop} (empirical observation) :: loi de Moore {f}
mooring {n} (act of securing a vessel) :: amarrage {m}
Moorish {adj} /ˈmʊɹ.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Moors) :: mauresque
moorland {n} (land covered with heather or bracken) :: lande {f}, bruyère {f}
moose {n} /muːs/ (largest member of the deer family (Alces alces)) :: élan {m} d'Amérique [Europe], orignal {m} [North America]
moot {n} (debate) SEE: debate ::
moot {n} (discuss) SEE: discuss ::
moot {adj} /muːt/ (subject to discussion) :: discutable
moot {adj} (having no practical importance) :: non pertinent, stérile {m} {f}, vain {m}, vaine {f}
moot point {n} (issue that is open for debate) :: contentieux {m}
mop {n} /mɑp/ (implement for washing floors) :: serpillière {f}, [Quebec] vadrouille {f}, [Quebec] mop {f}, torchon [Belgium]
mop {n} (a grimace) :: grimace {f}
mop {n} (head of hair) :: tignasse {f}
moped {n} /ˈmoʊ.pɛd/ (two-wheeled vehicle) :: vélomoteur {m}, cyclomoteur {m}, mobylette {f}, mob {f}
Mopsuestia {prop} (ancient city) :: Mopsuestie
mop up {v} (To fix problems; to correct or repair) :: arranger les choses, faire le ménage
moraine {n} /məˈreɪn/ (accumulation of rocks and debris) :: moraine {f}
moral {adj} /ˈmɔɹəl/ (relating to principles of right and wrong) :: moral
moral {adj} (conforming to a standard of right behavior) :: moral
moral {adj} (capable of right and wrong action) :: moral {m}
moral {n} (the moral significance or practical lesson) :: moralité {f}
moral {n} (moral practices or teachings) :: morale {f}
moral code {n} (set of rules prescribing behavior) :: code moral {m}
morale {n} /məˈɹæl/ (capacity) :: moral {m}
moral hazard {n} (prospect that a party insulated from risk may behave differently from the way it would behave if it were fully exposed to the risk) :: hasard moral {m}
moralism {n} /ˈmɒɹəlɪzm/ (Act or process of moralizing) :: moralisme {m}
morality {n} /məˈɹalɪti/ (recognition of / obedience to the rules of right conduct) :: moralité {f}
morality {n} :: moralité
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry) :: panique morale, tollé public
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics ::
morass {n} /məˈɹæs/ (tract of soft, wet ground) :: marais, marécage
moratorium {n} /ˌmɔ.ɹəˈtɔ.ɹi.əm/ (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments) :: moratoire {m}
moratorium {n} (suspension of an ongoing activity) :: moratoire {m}
Moravia {prop} /mɔˈɹeɪvi.ə/ (historical region) :: Moravie {f}
Moravian {adj} (pertaining to Moravia) :: morave {m} {f}
Moravian {n} (person from Moravia) :: Morave {m} {f}
Moravian {n} (member of the Moravian Church) :: frère morave
moray {n} (eels of the family Muraenidae) :: murène {f}
moray eel {n} (brightly colored marine eel) SEE: moray ::
morbid {adj} /ˈmɔɹ.bɪd/ :: morbide, macabre, malsain, pathologique
morbidity {n} :: morbidité
Morbihan {prop} (département) :: Morbihan
mordacious {adj} :: mordant, mordicant, corrosif, caustique
mordant {v} /mɔː(ɹ)dənt/ (to subject to a mordant) :: amordancer
Mordecai {prop} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)dəkaɪ̯/ (a Biblical character in the Book of Esther) :: Mardochée {m}
Mordovia {prop} (republic of Russia) :: Mordovie {f}
Mordvinia {prop} (republic of Russia) SEE: Mordovia ::
more {determiner} /ˈmɔɹ/ (comparative of many) :: plus
more {determiner} (comparative of much) :: plus
more {adv} (comparative of much) :: plus, davantage de
more {adv} (word to form a comparative) :: plus
Morea {prop} (historical name for the modern Peloponnese) :: Morée {f}
more and more {adv} (progressively more) :: de plus en plus
more and more {adv} :: de plus en plus
more and more {determiner} :: de plus en plus de
more Catholic than the Pope {adj} (adhering more stringently to Roman Catholic practice than is required) :: plus catholique que le pape
more haste, less speed {proverb} (when one is in a hurry, one often ends up completing a task more slowly) :: il ne faut pas confondre vitesse et précipitation
morel {n} /məˈɹɛl/ (black morel, Morchella elata / Morchella conica) :: morille
more or less {adv} (approximately) :: peu ou prou, plus ou moins
more or less {adv} (almost) :: plus ou moins, presque
moreover {adv} /mɔɹˈoʊvɚ/ (in addition to what has been said) :: de plus, en plus, au surplus, en outre, de surcroît, par surcroît, par ailleurs, d'ailleurs, d'un autre côté, d'autre part, au reste, du reste, pour le reste, au demeurant, aussi, qui plus est
mores {n} /ˈmɔː.ɹeɪz/ (a set of accepted moral norms or customs) :: mœurs {f-p}, coutumes {f-p}
Morgan {prop} /ˈmɔɹɡən/ (female given name) :: Morgane
morganatic {adj} /mɔɹɡəˈnætɪk/ :: morganatique
Morgan le Fay {prop} /ˌmɔːɡən lə ˈfeɪ/ (half-sister of King Arthur) :: Morgane la fée {f}, fée Morgane {f}, Morgane {f}
morgue {n} /mɔɹɡ/ (place for dead people) :: morgue
morgue {n} (haughty attitude) SEE: arrogance ::
moribund {adj} /ˈmɔːɹɪbʌnd/ (approaching death) :: moribond, mourant
morion {n} /ˈmɒɹɪən/ (type of helmet) :: morion
Mormon {prop} /ˈmɔɹmən/ (ancient prophet) :: Mormon
Mormon {n} (member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) :: Mormon {m}
Mormon {adj} (pertaining to the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr) :: mormon
Mormonism {prop} (religious aspects of the Latter-day Saint movement) :: mormonisme {m}
morna {n} /məʊˈɹnɑ/ (a genre of Cape Verdean music) :: morna
morning {n} /ˈmɔɹnɪŋ/ (part of the day between dawn and midday) :: matin {m}, matinée {f}; avant-midi {m} [Canada]
morning {n} (the part of the day after midnight and before midday) :: matin {m}, matinée {f}
morning after {n} (hangover) SEE: hangover ::
morning-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill) :: pilule du lendemain {f}
morning dress {n} (formal day wear) :: jaquette {f}
morning glory {n} (erection present on waking) SEE: morning wood ::
morning glory {n} (plant) :: ipomée, volubilis, belle-de-jour {f}
morning person {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
morning star {n} (planet Venus as seen around dawn) :: étoile du matin {f}
Morning Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn) :: étoile du matin {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection) :: gaule du matin {f}, érection matinale {f}
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco) :: Marocain {m}, Marocaine {f}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco) :: marocain
Morocco {prop} /məˈɹɒkəʊ/ (country) :: Maroc {m}
moron {n} /ˈmɔːɹɒn/ (person of borderline intelligence) :: attardé, crétin {m}, demeuré {m}
moron {n} (person who makes uncool attempts to impress others) :: andouille {f}
moron {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot ::
Moron {prop} (Commune in Haiti) :: Moron
Moroni {prop} (Book of Mormon prophet and leader) :: Moroni
morose {adj} /mɒˈɹoʊs/ (Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour) :: sombre
morpheme {n} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)fiːm/ (smallest linguistic unit) :: morphème {m}
Morpheus {prop} /ˈmɔɹfjuːs/ (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams) :: Morphée
morphine {n} /ˈmɔɹfiːn/ (crystalline alkaloid) :: morphine {f}
morphism {n} :: morphisme
morphoclimatic {adj} :: morphoclimatique {f}
morphogenic {adj} (of or pertaining to a morphogen, morphogene or to morphogenesis) :: morphogénique
morphogeny {n} (history of the evolution of forms; that part of ontogeny that deals with the germ history of forms, distinguished from physiogeny) :: morphogénie {f}
morphological {adj} /ˌmɔːfəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/ (relating to morphology) :: morphologique
morphologically {adv} (with regard to morphology) :: morphologiquement
morphology {n} /mɔɹˈfɑlədʒi/ (a scientific study of form and structure) :: morphologie {f}
morphology {n} (biological study of the form and structure) :: morphologie
morphology {n} (linguistic study of the form and structure) :: morphologie {f}
morphometric {adj} (of or pertaining to morphometrics) :: morphométrique
morphophonemic {adj} (relating to morphophonemes or morphophonemics) :: morphophonémique
morphophonology {n} :: morphophonologie {f}
morphoplasm {n} (kinoplasm, trophoplasm) :: morphoplasme {m}
morphopsychology {n} :: morphopsychologie {f}
morphosyntactic {adj} (pertaining to morphosyntax) :: morphosyntaxique
morphosyntactical {adj} (morphosyntactic) :: morphosyntaxique
morphosyntax {n} :: morphosyntaxe {f}
Morris column {n} (pillar for advertisements) :: colonne Morris {f}
morrow {n} /mɔɹoʊ]/ (the next or following day) :: lendemain {m}
morrow {n} (morning) :: matin {m}
Morse code {prop} (character code) :: code Morse {m}, alphabet Morse {m}
morsel {n} /ˈmɔɹsəl/ (small fragment) :: morceau {m}
mortal {adj} /ˈmɔːtəl/ (susceptible to death) :: mortel
mortal {adj} (causing death; deadly; fatal; killing) :: mortel
mortal {n} (human; someone susceptible to death) :: mortel {m}, mortelle {f}
mortality {n} /mɔɹˈtælɪti/ (condition of being susceptible to death) :: mortalité {f}, condition mortelle {f}
mortal sin {n} (grave sin) :: péché capital {m}
mortar {n} /ˈmɔːtə(ɹ)/ (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water) :: mortier {m}
mortar {n} (short large-bore cannon) :: mortier {m}
mortar {n} (vessel used to grind ingredients) :: mortier {m}
mortgage {n} /ˈmɔɹ.ɡɪdʒ/ (special form of secured loan) :: hypothèque {f}
mortgage {v} (to borrow against a property) :: hypothéquer
mortician {n} (undertaker) SEE: undertaker ::
mortise {n} /mɔ(ɹ).tis/ (a hole for a tenon) :: mortaise {f}
mortise-and-tenon joint {n} (joint) :: tenon et mortaise
mortmain {n} /ˈmɔɹt.meɪn/ (inalienable possession of lands) :: mainmorte {f}
mortuary {n} (morgue) SEE: morgue ::
mosaic {n} /moʊˈzeɪɪk/ (artwork) :: mosaïque {f}
mosaic {n} (genetically diverse individual) :: mosaïque {f}
mosaic {n} (viral disease) :: mosaïque {f}
Mosaic {adj} (Of or relating to Moses or the Torah) :: mosaïque
mosaiculture {n} :: mosaïculture
Moscovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Moscovien {m}
moscovium {n} /mɒˈskəʊ.vi.əm/ (115th element) :: moscovium {m}
Moscow {prop} /ˈmɑskaʊ/ (capital city of Russia) :: Moscou {f}
Moselle {prop} (River) :: Moselle {f}
Moses {prop} /ˈmoʊzəz/ (the biblical patriarch) :: Moïse {m}
Moses basket {n} (basket) :: moïse {m}
mosque {n} /mɑsk/ (a place of worship for Muslims) :: mosquée {f}
mosquito {n} /məˈski.toʊ/ (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood) :: moustique {m}
mosquito bite {n} (visible bump of inflamed skin) :: piqûre de moustique {f}, bouton de moustique {m}
mosquito bite {n} (event of a mosquito bite) :: piqûre de moustique {f}
mosquito fern {n} (aquatic fern) :: azolla {f}
mosquito net {n} (fine net used to protect against mosquitos) :: moustiquaire {f}
moss {n} (bog) SEE: bog ::
moss {n} /mɔs/ (plants of the division Bryophyta) :: mousse {f}
moss {n} (a kind or species of such plants) :: mousse {f}
mossy {n} /ˈmɑːsi/ (covered in or overgrown with moss) :: moussu {m}, moussue {f}
most {determiner} /ˈməʊst/ (majority of) :: la plupart de
most {adv} (adverb forming superlative) :: le plus + m noun, la plus + f noun, les plus + plural noun
most {adv} (highly) :: très, extrêmement
most certainly {interj} :: très certainement
Most High {prop} (title of God) :: Très-Haut {m}
mostly {adv} /ˈmoʊstli/ (for the most part) :: surtout, majoritairement
most of all {adv} (to a greater extent than anything else) :: plus que tout, par-dessus tout
most significant bit {n} (bit of the largest order) :: bit le plus significatif
Mosul {prop} /ˈməʊsəl/ (city) :: Mossoul
mote {n} /moʊt/ (A small particle; a speck) :: atome {m}
motel {n} /moʊˈtɛl/ (type of hotel) :: motel {m}
motet {n} (a composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style) :: motet {m}
moth {n} /mɔθ/ (insect similar to a butterfly) :: mite {f}, papillon de nuit {m}, phalène {m} {f}
mothball {n} (small ball) :: boule de naphtaline {f}
moth-eaten {adj} (containing moth holes) :: mangé aux mites
moth-eaten {adj} (old and in poor condition) :: mangé aux mites
mother {n} (motherfucker) SEE: motherfucker ::
mother {n} /ˈmʌðə(ɹ)/ (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant) :: mère {f}
mother {n} (one’s female parent) :: mère {f}
mother {v} (to treat as a mother would be expected to) :: materner
mother {n} (hysterical passion) SEE: hysteria ::
motherboard {n} /ˈmʌðɚˌbɔɹd/ (primary circuit board of a computer) :: carte mère {f}, carte principale {f}, carte de fond de panier {f}
Mother Earth {prop} (personification of Earth) :: Terre-Mère {f}
motherese {n} (motherese) :: mamanais {m}
motherfucker {n} /ˈmʌðəˌfʌkə/ (generic term of abuse) :: fils de pute (son of a bitch), enculé de ta mère, connard {m}, connasse {f}, brassière
motherfucking {adj} (an intensifier) :: astie de [Quebec], fils de pute de, putain de, saloperie de, tabarnak de [Quebec]
mother hen {n} (overprotective woman) :: mère poule {f}
motherhood {n} (the state of being a mother) :: maternité {f}
motherhood {n} :: maternité {f}
motherhouse {n} :: maison mère {f}
mother-in-law {n} /ˈmʌ.ðəɹ.ɪnˌlɑː/ (spouse’s mother) :: belle-mère {f}
motherland {n} /ˈmʌðɚˌlænd/ (the country of one's ancestors) :: patrie {f}
mother-naked {adj} (in the buff) SEE: in the buff ::
Mother Nature {prop} (the personification of Nature and the Earth's biosphere as a woman) :: Mère Nature {f}
Mother of God {prop} (mother of Jesus Christ) :: Mère de Dieu {f}
mother-of-pearl {n} (pearly layer) :: nacre {f}
Mother Russia {prop} (national personification of Russia) :: Mère Russie {f}
Mother's Day {n} (a day in honor of mothers) :: fête des Mères {f}
mother ship {n} (vessel that serves a smaller vessel) :: vaisseau mère {m}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk) SEE: breast milk ::
mother superior {n} (nun in charge of a convent) :: mère supérieure {f}
Mother Teresa {prop} (nun) :: mère Teresa {f}
mother-to-be {n} (pregnant woman) :: future mère {f}
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue) :: langue maternelle {f}
motif {n} /moʊˈtiːf/ (recurring or dominant element; a theme) :: motif {m}
motif {n} (music: short melodic passage that is repeated in several parts of a work) :: motif {m}
motif {n} (decorative figure that is repeated in a design) :: motif {m}
motif {n} (nucleotide or amino-acid sequence pattern) :: motif
motile {adj} /ˈməʊtaɪl/ (Having the power to move spontaneously) :: motile
motion {n} /ˈmoʊʃən/ (state of progression from one place to another) :: mouvement {m}
motion {n} (change of place or position) :: mouvement {m}
motion {n} (parliamentary proposal) :: motion {f}
motion capture {n} (use sensors to track and record the position, velocity, acceleration and impulse of a movement) :: capture de mouvement
motionless {adj} /ˈmoʊʃənlɛs/ (at rest, not moving) :: immobile
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
motion sickness {n} (nausea or dizziness in a moving vehicle) :: cinétose {f}, mal des transports {m}, cinépathie {f}, nausée {f}
motivate {v} /ˈmoʊtɪveɪt/ (to encourage) :: motiver
motivated {adj} (Enthusiastic; having motivation) :: motivé
motivation {n} (willingness of action especially in behavior) :: motivation {f}
motive {n} /ˈməʊtɪv/ (a cause to commit a crime) :: motif {m}
motive {n} (music: theme or subject) :: thème {m}, motif {m}
motive {n} (arts: motif) :: motif {m}
motive {v} (to prompt or incite) :: motiver
motive {adj} (causing motion) :: moteur
motive {adj} (Relating to motion and/or to its cause) :: mobile {m} {f}, mouvant
motocross {n} (off-road motorbike racing) :: motocross {m}
motor {n} /ˈməʊtə/ (engine) :: moteur {m}
motorbiker {n} (motorcyclist) SEE: motorcyclist ::
motorboat {n} (boat driven by an engine) :: canot automobile {m}
motorcade {n} (procession of cars) :: cortège motorisé {m}
motorcar {n} (enclosed passenger vehicle powered by engine) SEE: automobile ::
motor caravan {n} (motor home, recreational vehicle) SEE: motor home ::
motorcycle {n} /ˈməʊtəˌsaikəl/ (open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels) :: moto {f}, motocyclette {f}, motocycle {m}
motorcycle sport {n} (The sport of racing with motorcycles) :: motocyclisme {m}
motorcyclist {n} (someone who rides a motorcycle) :: motard {m}
motor home {n} (recreational home on wheels) :: camping-car
motoring {n} (car driving) :: automobilisme {m}
motorist {n} (one who drives a motor vehicle) :: automobiliste {m} {f}
motorization {n} (the act of motorizing something) :: motorisation {f}
motor racing {n} (auto racing) :: courses d'automobiles {f-p}
motor unit {n} (neuron and fibres) :: unité motrice {f}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation) :: véhicule automobile {m}
motorway {n} (broad highway) :: autoroute {f}
mottled {adj} /ˈmɑt əld/ (spotted) :: tacheté, marbré
mottled duck {n} (Anas fulvigula) :: canard brun {m}
motto {n} /ˈmɑ.toʊ/ (sentence, phrase or word forming part of an heraldic achievement) :: devise {f}
motto {n} (suggestive sentence, phrase or word) :: devise {f}
mouflon {n} /ˈmuːf.lɑːn/ (sheep) :: mouflon {m}
mould {n} (mould) SEE: mold ::
mould {v} (mould) SEE: mold ::
mouldwarp {n} (mole) SEE: mole ::
mouldy {adj} (neglected) SEE: neglected ::
mouldy {adj} (covered with mould) :: moisi
moulin {n} /ˈmuːlan/ (cylindrical, vertical shaft that extends through a glacier) :: moulin {m}
moult {n} /moʊlt/ (process) :: mue {f}
moult {n} (skin or feathers cast off) :: mue {f}
moult {v} (to shed hair, feathers, skin, horns etc., as an animal) :: muer
moult {v} (to shed in such a manner (transitive form)) :: muer
mound {n} /maʊnd/ (natural elevation) :: colline {f}
mound {n} (baseball term) :: monticule {m}
mound {n} (vulva) SEE: vulva ::
mount {n} (mountain) SEE: mountain ::
mount {n} /maʊnt/ (horse) :: monture {f}
mount {n} (a mounting) :: monture {f}
mount {n} (rider in cavalry) :: cavalier {m}
mount {v} (to place oneself on a horse, bcycle etc. to ride) :: chevaucher, enfourcher
mountain {n} /ˈmaʊntɪn/ (large mass of earth and rock) :: montagne {f}, mont {m}
mountain bike {n} (bicycle especially designed for off-road riding) :: vélo tout terrain {m}, VTT {m}
mountain buzzard {n} (Buteo oreophilus) :: buse montagnarde {f}
mountain chain {n} (a series of mountain ranges) :: chaîne de montagnes {f}
mountain climbing {n} (mountaineering) SEE: mountaineering ::
mountaineer {n} /ˌmaʊn.tɪnˈɪɹ/ (one who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure) :: alpiniste {m} {f}
mountaineer {n} (someone who lives in a mountainous area) :: montagnard {m}, montagnarde {f}
mountaineering {n} (sport) :: alpinisme {m}
mountain goat {n} (Oreamnos americanus) :: chèvre des montagnes Rocheuses {f}
mountain lion {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar ::
mountainous {adj} /ˈmaʊntɪnəs/ (having many mountains) :: montagneux
mountain range {n} (line of mountains) :: chaine de montagnes, cordillère {f}
mountain range {n} (series of mountain lines) :: cordillère {f}
mounted {adj} /ˈmaʊntɪd/ (on horseback) :: à cheval
mounted police {n} (unit of the civil police) :: police montée {f}
Mount Everest {prop} (world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas) :: mont Everest {m}
Mount Fuji {prop} (the highest mountain in Japan) :: mont Fuji {m}, Fuji {m}, [dated] Fujiyama {m}
Mount McKinley {prop} (Denali) SEE: Denali ::
Mount of Olives {prop} (mountain ridge) :: mont des Oliviers {m}, montagne des Oliviers {f}
mourn {v} /mʊɹn/ (express sadness for, grieve over) :: déplorer, porter le deuil
mournful {adj} (filled with grief or sadness) :: affligé, éploré, mélancolique, lugubre, funèbre, morne, chagrin
mourning {n} /ˈmʊɹnɪŋ/ (act of expressing sorrow) :: deuil {m}
mourning {n} (expressing sorrow over death) :: deuil
mourning {n} (clothes worn by mourners) :: deuil {m}
mourning dove {n} (Zenaida macroura) :: tourterelle triste {f}
mouse {n} /maʊs/ (rodent of the genus Mus) :: [mouse or rat] souris {f}
mouse {n} (computing: input device) :: souris {f}
mouse {v} (to mouse around) :: fureter
mousehole {n} (hole through which a mouse enters a room) :: trou de souris {m}
mousekin {n} (baby mouse) :: souriceau {m}
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad) :: tapis de souris {m}
mousepad {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad ::
mouser {n} (cat that catches mice) :: souricier {m}
mousetrap {n} /ˈmaʊsˌtɹæp/ (device for killing mice) :: piège à souris {m}, souricière {f}
mouse wheel {n} (disc used for scrolling) :: molette de souris {f}
mousse {n} /muːs/ (dessert) :: mousse {f}
moustache {n} /ˈmʌstæʃ/ (hair on upper lip) :: moustache {f}, bacchante {f}, [slang] charmeuses {f-p}
moustached {adj} (having moustache) :: moustachu
moustachio'd {adj} :: moustachu
Moutai {prop} (kind of Chinese liquor) :: maotai {m}, maotaijiu {m}
mouth {n} /maʊθ/ (the opening of a creature through which food is ingested) :: bouche {f}
mouth {n} (an outlet, aperture or orifice) :: embouchure {f}
mouth {n} (the end of a river out of which water flows) :: embouchure {f}
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth) :: gorgée {f}, bouchée {f}
mouthguard {n} (device) :: protège-dent {m}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica ::
mouthpiece {n} /ˈmaʊθˌpiːs/ (part of a wind or brass instrument) :: embouchure {f}
mouthpiece {n} (spokesman who speaks on behalf of someone else) :: porte-parole {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p} [Plural pre-1990], porte-paroles {m-p} {f-p} [Plural 1990 reformed spelling]
mouth-to-mouth {n} (resuscitation) :: bouche-à-bouche
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation {n} (first aid technique) :: bouche-à-bouche {m}
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer ::
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth) :: bain de bouche {m}, gargarisme {m}
mouthwatering {adj} (delicious in taste) :: alléchant {m}, appétissant {m}
movable nu {n} :: nu éphelcystique {m}
move {v} /muːv/ (to change place or posture; to go) :: se mouvoir, se déplacer, bouger
move {v} (to change residence) :: déménager, s'installer, partir, partir s'installer
move {v} (to change the place of a piece) :: bouger
move {v} (to cause to change place or posture; to set in motion) :: déplacer
move {v} (to excite to action) :: inciter
move {v} (to arouse the feelings or passions of) :: émouvoir
move {n} (the event of changing one's residence) :: déménagement {m}
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard) :: coup {m}, mouvement {m}
move away {v} :: déménager
move heaven and earth {v} (to go to extreme lengths) :: remuer ciel et terre
move house {v} (change place of residence) :: déménager
movement {n} /ˈmuːv.mənt/ (physical motion) :: mouvement {m}
movement {n} (trend in various fields or social categories) :: mouvement {m}
movie {n} /ˈmuːvi/ (motion picture) :: film {m}, œuvre cinématographique {f}
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
moviemaker {n} (a person who makes movies as a profession) SEE: filmmaker ::
moviemaking {n} (the production of movies) SEE: filmmaking ::
movie star {n} (star of the cinema) :: star de cinéma {f}
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
moving {adj} /ˈmuːvɪŋ/ (that causes someone to feel emotion) :: émouvant, touchant
moving spirit {n} (provider of significant impetus or guidance) :: âme {f}
moving walkway {n} (slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally) :: tapis roulant
mow {v} /moʊ/ (to cut down) :: couper l'herbe, faucher, tondre le gazon
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
moxa {n} (mugwort leaves) :: moxa {m}
moxibustion {n} /ˌmɒksɪˈbʌst͡ʃən/ (burning of moxa against skin) :: moxibustion {f}
moxie {n} /ˈmɒksi/ (spirit, courage, force of character) :: tripes {f-p}
Mozambican {n} (person from Mozambique or of Mozambican descent) :: Mozambicain {m}, Mozambicaine {f}
Mozambique {prop} /ˌmoʊ.zæmˈbiːk/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Mozambique {m}
Mozartian {adj} (of or pertaining to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) :: mozartien
mozzarella {n} /mɒt.sə.ˈɹɛl.ə/ (soft Italian cheese) :: mozzarelle {f}, mozzarella {f}
MP3 player {n} (electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format) :: lecteur MP3 {m}
mph {initialism} (miles per hour) :: mille par heure
Mr. {n} (Mr) SEE: Mr ::
Mr {n} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (abbreviation of Mister) :: M.
Mr. and Mrs. {n} (Title of a married couple) :: M. et Mme
Mérida {prop} (Spanish city) :: Mérida
mRNA {n} (messenger RNA) :: ARNm
Mrs {n} /ˈmɪs/ (title before woman's name) :: Mme {f}, Madame {f}
MRSA {n} /ˈɛm.ɑɹ.ɛs.eɪ/ (initialism or acronym for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) :: SARM {m}
Mrs. Claus {prop} (Wife of Santa Claus) :: mère Noël {f}
Mrs. Watanabe {prop} (personification of the Japanese housewife speculators) :: Madame Watanabe
MSRP {n} (Manufacturer's suggested retail price) :: PDSF, PDSC
Mössbauer effect {n} (emission and absorption) :: effet Mössbauer {m}
MTC {prop} (Montreal Transit Corporation) :: STM
MTC {prop} (Montreal Transit Commission) :: CTM
MTC {prop} (Montreal Tramways Company) :: MTC
métier {n} /ˈmɛtjeɪ/ (activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling) :: métier
mu {n} /mjuː/ (Greek letter) :: mu {m}
Muay Thai {n} /muːeɪ ˈtaɪ/ (the martial art/sport) :: muay thaï {m}
MUC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community) :: CUM
much {determiner} /mʌt͡ʃ/ (a large amount of) :: beaucoup
much {adv} (to a great extent) :: beaucoup
much ado about nothing {n} /mʌtʃ əˈduː əˈbaʊt ˈnʌθɪŋ/ (a lot of fuss) :: beaucoup de bruit pour rien
much obliged {interj} (thank you) SEE: thank you ::
much obliged {adj} (grateful) SEE: grateful ::
much of a muchness {phrase} (little difference between multiple things) :: bonnet blanc, blanc bonnet, kif-kif, c’est du pareil au même
muck {n} /mʌk/ (Slimy mud) :: boue, gadoue
muck {n} (Slimy manure) :: fumier
muckamuck {n} (person in a position of authority) SEE: big cheese ::
muckraker {n} (A scandal-mongering person who is not driven by any social principle) :: fouille-merde {m} {f}
mucoproteinuria {n} :: mucoprotéinurie {f}
mucosa {n} (mucous membrane) SEE: mucous membrane ::
mucous {adj} /ˈmjuːkəs/ (pertaining to mucus) :: muqueux
mucous membrane {n} (membrane which secretes mucus) :: muqueuse {f}
MUCTC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community Transit Corporation) :: STCUM
MUCTC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission) :: CTCUM
mucus {n} /ˈmjuːkəs/ (slippery secretion) :: mucus {m}
mud {n} /mʌd/ (mixture of soil and water) :: boue {f}, fange {f}
mud {n} (wilful remarks or claims) :: boue {f}
mud {v} (to make muddy) :: embouer
mudded {adj} (covered with mud) :: boueux
muddle {v} (mix together, to mix up; to confuse) :: confondre, mélanger, embrouiller, rendre confus
muddle {n} (A mixture; a confusion; a garble) :: désordre {m}, confusion {f}, pagaille {f}
muddy {adj} /ˈmʌdi]/ (covered with mud) :: boueux {m}, vaseux {m}
muddy the waters {v} (To make something unclear and difficult to understand) :: noyer le poisson, brouiller les pistes
mudflap {n} (A rectangular flap mounted near the wheel of a truck to prevent mud from being thrown up onto the vehicle) :: bavette {f}
mud flat {n} (flat expanse of mud at edge of water) :: sèche {f}
mudguard {n} (a cover over, or a flap behind, the wheels of a vehicle) :: garde-boue {m}, pare-boue {m}
mudra {n} /muːˈdɹɑː/ (symbolic hand postures of India) :: mudrâ
mudslide {n} (geological disaster in which a large amount of mud gathers and moves rapidly down a hill or slope) :: coulée de boue {f}
mud wrestling {n} (form of entertainment) :: lutte dans la boue {f}
muesli {n} /ˈmjuːzli/ (breakfast dish) :: muesli {m}, musli {m}
muezzin {n} /muˈɛzɪn/ (person who issues call to prayer) :: muezzin {m}
muff {n} /mʌf/ (a piece of fur or cloth for keeping the hands warm) :: manchon {m}
muff {n} (pubic hair) :: toison {f}, touffe {f} [slang]
muff diving {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
muffin {n} /ˈmʌfɪn/ (individual cake) :: muffin {m}
muffle {v} (To wrap up for warmth, protection or security) :: couvrir, emmitoufler
muffle {v} (To mute or deaden) :: assourdir, étouffer
muffler {n} /ˈmʌflɚ/ (part of exhaust pipe) :: pot d'échappement {m}, silencieux d'échappement {m}
muffler {n} (scarf) SEE: scarf ::
mufti {n} /ˈmʌfti/ (Muslim scholar) :: mufti {m}
mufti {n} (civilian dress) :: tenue civile {f}
mug {n} /mʌɡ/ (large cup) :: chope {m}, mug {m} [rarely]
mug {n} ((slang) the face) :: gueule {f}, tronche {f}, trogne {f}, poire {f}
mug {n} ((colloquial) a person who is easily fooled) :: couillon {m}, gogo {m}, poire {f}, pigeon {m}
mug {v} (to assault for the purpose of robbery) :: agresser
mug {v} (to exaggerate a facial expression) :: faire des simagrées
mugger {n} (the large crocodile Crocodilus palustris) :: crocodile des marais {m}
muggle {n} (Muggle) SEE: Muggle ::
Muggle {n} (amateur) SEE: amateur ::
Muggle {n} /ˈmʌɡl̩/ (non-magical person) :: moldu {m}, moldue {f}, non-magique
muggy {adj} /ˈmʌɡi/ (humid or hot and humid) :: étouffant, humide
Mughal Empire {prop} (empire) :: Empire moghol
mug shot {n} (photograph taken of the head and shoulders) :: portrait {m}, photographie d'identité judiciaire {f}
mugwort {n} /ˈmʌɡwəːt/ (any of several artemisias) :: armoise {f}
mugwort {n} (Artemisia vulgaris) :: armoise commune {f}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam) :: Mahomet {m}
Muhu {prop} (island) :: Muhu
mujahid {n} /mʊˈdʒɑːhɪd/ (a Muslim engaging in jihad) :: moudjahid {m}, mujâhid {m}
mujahideen {n} (mujahid) SEE: mujahid ::
mujik {n} /ˈmuː(d)ʒɪk/ (Russian peasant) :: moujik {m}
mulatto {n} /muˈlɑtoʊ/ (A person of mixed black and white descent) :: mulâtre {m} {f}
mulberry {n} /ˈmʌlbɛɹi/ (the tree) :: mûrier
mulberry {n} (the fruit) :: mûre {f}
mulberry {n} (the colour) :: mûre écrasée
mulch {n} /mʌltʃ/ (shredded matter for covering the soil) :: paillis {m}, paillage {m}
mulch {v} (to apply mulch) :: pailler
mulching {n} /mʌltʃɪŋ/ (the act of preparing/applying a mulch) :: paillage {m}
mulct {n} /mʌlkt/ (pecuniary penalty) :: amende {f}
mulct {v} (impose a fine) :: mulcter, verbaliser
mule {n} /mjuːl/ (offspring of male donkey and female horse) :: mule {f}
mule {n} (person paid to smuggle drugs) :: mule {f}
mule {n} (backless shoe) :: mule {f}
muleta {n} ((bullfighting) red flag) :: muleta {f}
muleteer {n} :: muletier
mull {v} /mʌl/ (to work over mentally) :: réfléchir, considérer, ruminer
mullah {n} /ˈmʊ.lə/ (a Muslim religious scholar and teacher) :: mollah {m}
mulled wine {n} (wine with spices served hot) :: vin chaud {m}
mullein {n} /ˈmʌlɨn/ (plants of the genus Verbascum) :: molène {f}
mullet {n} /ˈmʌlɪt/ (fish of the family Mugilidae (grey mullets)) :: mulet {m}, muge
mullet {n} (hairstyle) :: nuque longue, coupe Longueuil [Quebec]
mullion {n} (vertical bar between the casements of a window) :: meneau {m}
multi- {prefix} /mʌlti/ (pertaining to many) :: multi-
multi-billion {adj} (having more than 1,000,000,000) :: multi-billion
multibillion {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈbɪljən/ (having a value of several billion) :: multimilliard
multibillionaire {n} (person with net worth of multiple billions) :: multimilliardaire {m} {f}
multicellular {adj} (having many cells) :: multicellulaire
multicellularity {n} (the condition of being multicellular) :: multicellularité
multiclient {adj} :: multiclient
multicolor {adj} (multicolored) SEE: multicolored ::
multicolored {adj} /ˈmʌltɪˌkʌlɚd/ (having multiple colors) :: multicolore
multicombustible {adj} :: multicombustible
multicultural {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈkʌltʃəɹəl/ (relating to several different cultures) :: multiculturel
multiculturalism {n} /ˌmʌltɪˈkʌltʃəɹəˌlɪz(ə)m/ (societal idea) :: multiculturalisme {m}
multidimensional {adj} (having more than two dimensions) :: multidimensionnel, pluridimensionnel
multiethnic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or consisting of several ethnic groups) :: multiethnique {m} {f}
multifaceted {adj} (having multiple facets) :: multifacette
multihull {n} /ˈmʌltihʌl/ (type of boat) :: multicoque {m}
multilateral {adj} (having many sides or points of view) :: multilatéral
multilevel {adj} (Having several levels) :: multi-niveau, multiniveau
multilingual {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈlɪŋɡwəl/ (pertaining to multiple languages) :: plurilingue, multilingue
multilingual {adj} (able to communicate fluently in multiple languages) :: polyglotte
multilingualism {n} (ability to speak several languages) :: multilinguisme {m}, plurilinguisme {m}
multimedia {n} /mʌltiˈmiːdi.ə/ (The use of different media to convey information) :: multimédia {m}
multimethod {n} (object-oriented programming) :: multiméthode {f}
multi-million {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈmɪljən/ (having several millions) :: multi-million
multimillion {adj} (having more than 2,000,000 in the million range.) :: multimillion
multimillionaire {n} (person worth many millions) :: multimillionnaire {m} {f}
multinational {adj} (of, or involving more than two countries) :: multinational
multinational {adj} (operating, or having subsidiary companies in multiple countries) :: multinational
multinational {n} (multinational company) :: multinationale {f}
multinode {adj} (of or relating to multiple nodes) :: multi-nœud
multi-owner {adj} (to more than one owner) :: multi-propriétaire
multipair {adj} (comprising more than one twisted pair) :: multipaire
multiphysics {n} :: multiphysique {f}
multiplatform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform ::
multi-platform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform ::
multiplayer {n} /ˌmʌltiˈpleɪ̯ɚ/ (allowing multiple players to play simultaneously) :: multijoueur
multiple {adj} /ˈmʌltɪpl̩/ (having more than one element, part, component or function) :: multiple
multiple {n} (a number that may be divided by another number with no remainder) :: multiple {m}
multiple-choice question {n} (a question where the answerer has the choice between multiple answers) :: question à choix multiple {f}
multiple inheritance {n} (in programming: inheriting from multiple superclasses) :: héritage multiple {m}
multiple sclerosis {n} (chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord) :: sclérose en plaques {f}
multiple star {n} (Multiple star) :: étoile multiple {f}
multiplex {n} (large cinema complex) :: complexe multisalles
multiplex {v} (to combine signals) :: multiplexer
multiplexer {n} (device that interleaves several activities) :: multiplexeur {m}
multiplicand {n} /ˌmʌltəplɪˈkænd/ (number that is to be multiplied by another) :: multiplicande {m}
multiplication {n} /ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (process) :: multiplication {f}
multiplication {n} (calculation) :: multiplication {f}
multiplication sign {n} (symbol denoting multiplication) :: signe de multiplication {m}
multiplication table {n} (in arithmetic) :: table de multiplication {f}
multiplicity {n} (the state of being made of multiple diverse elements) :: multiplicité {f}
multiplicity {n} (a large indeterminate number) :: multiplicité
multiplier {n} /ˈmʌɫ.tɪ.ˌplaɪ.ɚ]/ (number) :: multiplicateur {m}
multiply {v} /ˈmʌltɪplaɪ/ (increase the amount, degree or number of) :: multiplier
multiply {v} (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number)) :: multiplier
multiply {v} (intransitive: grow in number) :: se multiplier
multiply {v} (intransitive: breed or propagate) :: se multiplier
multiply {v} (intransitive: perform multiplication) :: faire la multiplication
multipolar {adj} /mʌltiˈpəʊlə/ (physics, biology: having more than two poles) :: multipolaire
multipolar {adj} (having multiple centers of influence) :: multipolaire
multiprocessing {n} /ˈmʌltiˌpɹɒsɛsɪŋ/ (computation using one more than one procesor) :: calcul parallèle, traitement parallèle
multipurpose {adj} (having multiple uses) :: polyvalent, multifonction, multi-usages
multiresistant {adj} (resistant to multiple drugs) :: multirésistant
multisectoral {adj} :: multisectoriel
multiset {n} (generalized type of set that may contain multiple occurrences of elements) :: multiensemble {m}
multisyllabic {adj} (polysyllabic) SEE: polysyllabic ::
multi-tasking {n} (multitasking) SEE: multitasking ::
multitasking {n} (simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (computing)) :: multitâche {m}
multitenant {adj} (to more than one tenant) :: multi-locataire
multitude {n} /ˈmʌltɪtjuːd/ (great amount or number, often of people) :: multitude {f}
multitude {n} (mass of ordinary people; the populace or the masses) :: multitude {f}
multiuser {adj} :: multi-utilisateur {m} {f}
multivariate {adj} (having or involving multiple variables) :: multivarié, multivariable
multiverse {n} (hypothetical group of all possible universes) :: multivers {m}
mum {n} /mʌm/ (mother (informal, familiar)) :: maman {f}
Mumbai {prop} /mʊm.ˈbaɪ/ (state capital of Maharashtra, see also: Bombay) :: Bombay {f}
mumble {v} (to speak unintelligibly) :: marmonner
mummer {n} /ˈmʌm.ə/ (actor in a pantomime) :: mime {m}
mummery {n} (mummer's performance) :: mommerie
mummy {n} /ˈmʌmi/ (embalmed corpse) :: momie {f}
mummy {n} (child's term for mother) :: maman {f}
mummy's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy ::
mumps {n} (contagious disease) :: oreillons
mum's the word {phrase} (the accompanying facts are a secret) :: motus et bouche cousue
munchies {n} /ˈmʌntʃiz/ (craving for food as a result of use of cannabis) :: foncedalle {f} [slang]
mundane {adj} /mʌnˈdeɪn/ (worldly) :: profane {m} {f}, mondain {m}, mondaine {f}
mundane {adj} (ordinary) :: ordinaire {m} {f}
mundane {adj} (tedious) :: ordinaire {m} {f}, ennuyeux {m}, ennuyeuse {f}
mundane {adj} :: prosaïque
mung bean {n} (seed of Vigna radiata) :: haricot mungo {m}
Munich {prop} /mjuːnɪk/ (capital of Bavaria) :: Munich
municipal {adj} /mjuˈnɪsɪpəl/ (pertaining to city) :: municipal {m}
municipality {n} /mjʊˌnɪsɪˈpælɪti/ (a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts) :: municipalité
munificence {n} /mjuːˈnɪfɪsəns/ (the quality of being munificent; generosity) :: générosité {f}
Munsee {prop} (Eastern Algonquian language) :: munsee {m}
Muntenia {prop} /mʊnˈtɛni.ə/ (Muntenia) :: Munténie {f}
muntin {n} (window pane separator) :: croisillon {m}
muntjac {n} /ˈmʌntdʒak/ (deer of the genus Muntiacus) :: muntjac {m}
muon {n} /ˈmjuːɒn/ (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family) :: muon {m}
muonic {adj} (pertaining to, or composed of muons) :: muonique
mura {n} /ˈmu.ɹə/ (luminance non-uniformity) :: mura {m}
Murad {prop} (male given name) :: Mourad
mural {n} /ˈmjʊɹəl/ (painting on wall) :: peinture murale
Murasugi sum {n} (union of a finite sequence of surfaces taken over a disk) :: somme de Murasugi {f}
Murasugi sum {n} (union of links) :: somme de Murasugi {f}
Murcia {prop} (city) :: Murcie
murder {n} /ˈmɜːdə(ɹ)/ (an act of deliberate killing) :: meurtre {m}, homicide {m}
murder {n} (the crime of deliberate killing) :: meurtre {m}
murder {v} (to murder someone) SEE: remove ::
murderball {n} (wheelchair rugby) :: rugby-fauteuil {m}
murderer {n} /ˈmɝdəɹɚ/ (person who commits murder) :: meurtrier {m}, meurtrière {f}
murderess {n} (woman who commits murder) :: meurtrière {f}
murderous {adj} (likely to commit murder, homicidal) :: meurtrier
murder weapon {n} (weapon used to commit a murder) :: arme du crime {f}
Muriel {prop} /ˈmjʊəɹɪ.əl/ (female given name) :: Muriel {f}, Murielle {f}
murine {adj} /ˈmjʊəɹaɪn/ (characteristic of mice) :: murin
murky {adj} (hard to see through) :: sombre, trouble
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure ::
Murmansk {prop} (city) :: Mourmansk {m}
murmur {n} /ˈmɜː.mə(ɹ)/ (low sounds or speech) :: murmure {m}, rumeur {f}
murmur {n} (sound by turbulent flow of blood etc.) :: souffle {m}
murmur {n} (muttered complaint or protest) :: rumeur, murmure {m}
murmur {v} (to speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble) :: murmurer
Murphy's law {prop} (adage which states that if anything can go wrong it will) :: loi de Murphy {f}
murrey {n} (mulberry) SEE: mulberry ::
Musa {prop} (male given name) :: Moussa {m}
musalla {n} (oratory) SEE: oratory ::
musalla {n} (prayer rug) SEE: prayer rug ::
Musca {prop} (constellation) :: Mouche {f}
Muscat {prop} (capital city) :: Mascate
Muscatian {adj} (Of or relating to Muscat) :: mascatais
Muscatian {n} (Someone from Muscat) :: Mascatais {m}
muscle {n} /ˈmʌs.əl/ (contractile tissue) :: muscle {m}
muscle {n} (strength, force) :: muscle {m}
musclebound {adj} :: raide, aux muscles hypertrophiés
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
muscleman {n} (man with developed muscles) :: armoire à glace {f}
Muscovian {adj} (relating to Muscovy) :: moscovien
Muscovian {n} (descendant of the people of Muscovy) :: Moscovien {m}
Muscovite {n} /ˈmʌs.kəˌvaɪt/ (resident of Moscow) :: Moscovite {m} {f}
Muscovite {adj} (Relating to Moscow) :: moscovite
Muscovy {prop} (Grand Duchy of Moscow) :: Moscovie
Muscovy duck {n} (duck) :: [wild species] canard musqué {m}, [domesticated form] canard de Barbarie {m}
muscular {adj} /ˈmʌs.kjə.lɚ/ (of or relating to muscles) :: musculaire
muscular {adj} (having strength) :: musclé, musculeux
muscular dystrophy {n} (muscular dystrophy) :: dystrophie musculaire {f}
musculature {n} (collection of muscles) :: musculature {f}
musculotropic {adj} (acting on muscle tissue) :: musculotrope
muse {n} /mjuz/ (a source of inspiration) :: muse, égérie {f}
muse {v} (to become lost in thought) :: songer
Muse {n} /mjuːz/ (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts) :: muse {f}, Muse {f}
museum {n} /mjuˈzi.əm/ (building or institution) :: musée {m}
mushroom {n} /ˈmʌʃˌɹuːm/ (fruiting body of a fungus) :: champignon {m}
mushroom {v} (to grow quickly) :: champignonner
mushroom {v} (to gather mushrooms) :: champignonner
mushroom {n} (champignon) SEE: champignon ::
mushroom cloud {n} (mushroom shaped cloud) :: nuage en champignon {m}
mushy {adj} /ˈmʌʃi/ (resembling or having the consistency of mush; semi-liquid, pasty, or granular) :: pâteux
mushy {adj} (soft; squishy) :: mou
mushy {adj} (overly sappy, corny, or cheesy) :: à l'eau de rose, fleur bleue
music {n} /ˈmjuzɪk/ (sound, organized in time in a melodious way) :: musique {f}
music {n} (sheet music) :: partition {f}
musical {n} /ˈmju.zɪ.kəl/ (stage performance, show or film) :: comédie musicale {f}
musical box {n} (music box) SEE: music box ::
musical chairs {n} (game) :: chaises musicales {f-p}
musical instrument {n} (a device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds) :: instrument de musique {m}
musicality {n} /ˌmjuzɪˈkælɪti/ (condition of being musical) :: musicalité
musically {adv} (in a musical manner) :: musicalement
musical notation {n} (writing system) :: notation musicale {f}
musical saw {n} (musical instrument) :: scie musicale {f}
music box {n} (box that generates or plays music) :: boîte-à-musique {f}, boîte à musique {f}
music chart {n} (ranking of music) :: Hit-parade
musician {n} /mjuˈzɪʃən/ (person who performs or writes music) :: musicien {m}, musicienne {f}
music notation {n} (system which represents aurally perceived music) SEE: musical notation ::
musicological {adj} (of or pertaining to musicology) :: musicologique
musicologist {n} (one who studies musicology) :: musicologue {m} {f}
musicology {n} (study of music) :: musicologie {f}
music school {n} /ˈmjuːzɪkˌskuːl/ (school of music) :: école de musique {f}
music stand {n} (stand for holding sheet music) :: pupitre {m}
music therapy {n} (any of various therapeutic uses of music) :: musicothérapie {f}
music video {n} (motion picture accompanying a song) :: vidéoclip {m}, clip {m}, vidéo musicale {f}
musing {adj} (absorbed in thought; contemplative) :: songeur, pensif
musing {n} (thought) :: pensée {f}
musk {n} /mʌsk/ (greasy secretion with powerful odour) :: musc {m}
musket {n} /mʌskʌt/ (firearm) :: mousquet {m}
musketeer {n} (foot soldier) :: mousquetaire {m}
musketeer {n} (member of French royal bodyguard) :: mousquetaire {m}
musketeer {n} :: mousquetaire {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal) :: bœuf musqué {m}
muskrat {n} /ˈmʌskɹæt/ (Ondatra zibethicus) :: rat musqué {m}
Muslim {n} (believer of Islam) :: musulman {m}, musulmane {f}
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam) :: musulman {m}
Muslimize {v} (to convert to Islam) :: Musulmaniser, faire Musulman
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric ::
muslin {n} /ˈmʌz.lɪn/ (thin cotton cloth) :: mousseline
muslin {n} :: mousseline
musquash {n} (Ondatra zibethicus) SEE: muskrat ::
muss {n} (mess) SEE: mess ::
mussel {n} /ˈmʌsəl/ (any small edible bivalve shellfish, see also: clam; oyster; mollusc) :: moule {f}
must {v} /mʌst/ (be required to) :: devoir
must {n} (something mandatory) :: must {m} or obligation {m}
must {n} (Fruit juice that will ferment or has fermented, usually grapes) :: moût {m} or mout {m}
mustache {n} (moustache) SEE: moustache ::
Mustafa {prop} (male given name) :: Moustapha {m}
mustard {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚd]/ (plant) :: moutarde {f}
mustard {n} (condiment) :: moutarde {f}
mustard {adj} (of the colour of mustard) :: moutarde
mustard gas {n} (vesicant gas) :: gaz moutarde {m}, ypérite {f}
mustard greens {n} (Brassica juncea) :: moutarde brune {f}, moutarde indienne {f}, chou faux jonc {m}
muster {v} (to show, exhibit) SEE: show ::
muster {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚ/ (something shown for imitation) :: modèle {m}
muster {v} (to call or assemble together) :: battre le rappel
musty {adj} /ˈmʌstɪ]/ (having a stale odor) :: moisi
mutable {adj} /ˈmjuːtəbl̩/ (changeable) :: mutable {m} {f}
mutagen {n} /ˈmjuːtədʒn̩/ (agent or substance that can cause genetic mutation) :: mutagène
mutant {n} /ˈmjuʔn̩(t)/ (something that has mutated) :: mutant {m}
mutate {v} (to undergo mutation) :: muter
mutate {v} :: muter
mutating table {n} :: table mutante {f}
mutation {n} (mutant) SEE: mutant ::
mutation {n} /mjuˈteɪʃən/ (heritable change in genetic material) :: mutation {f}
mutation {n} (alteration in the sound of a word) :: mutation {f}
mutational {adj} (pertaining to mutation) :: mutationnel
mutatis mutandis {adv} /m(j)uˌtɑdəs m(j)uˈtɑndəs/ (having changed what needs to be changed) :: mutatis mutandis, toutes proportions gardées, toute proportion gardée
mute {adj} /mjuːt/ (not having the power of speech) :: muet, assourdi
mute {adj} (silent, not making a sound) :: muet {m}, muette {f}, silencieux {m}, silencieuse {f}, mutique {m} {f}
mute {n} (person unable to speak) :: muet {m}, muette {f}
mute {n} (sordine) :: sourdine {f}
mute {v} (silence, make quiet) :: taire, rendre silencieux, rendre muet
mute {v} (turn off the sound of) :: couper le son
mute h {n} /mjuːt eɪtʃ/ (usage of the letter h at the start of a word which allows liaison with a preceding consonant) :: h muet {m}
muteness {n} (characteristic of being mute) :: mutité {f}, mutisme {m}, aphonie {f}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor) :: cygne muet {m}, cygne tuberculé {m}
mutex {n} (object in a program) :: mutex {m}, exclusion mutuelle {f}
mutilate {v} (To physically harm as to impair use) :: mutiler
mutilate {v} :: mutiler
mutilation {n} (act of mutilating or the state of being mutilated) :: mutilation {f}
mutineer {n} (someone who participates in mutiny) :: mutin {m}
mutiny {n} /ˈmju.tə.ni/ (organized rebellion) :: révolte {f}, mutinerie
mutism {n} (psychological disorder) :: mutisme {m}
mutoscope {n} :: mutoscope {m}
mutt {n} /mʌt/ (a mongrel dog) :: bâtard {m}
mutt {n} (a term of abuse) :: crétin {m}, imbécile {m}, con {m}, corniaud {m}
mutter {n} /ˈmʌtə/ (instance of muttering) :: marmonnement {m}, marmottement {m}
mutter {v} (speak under one's breath) :: grommeler
mutter {v} (speak incoherently) :: marmonner, marmotter
mutter {v} (make a low sound) :: grogner, feuler, râler
muttering {n} (something muttered) :: grommellement {m}
mutton {n} /ˈmʌtn̩/ (the flesh of sheep used as food) :: mouton {m}
mutual {adj} /ˈmjuːt͡ʃuəl/ (having the same relationship, each to each other) :: mutuel
mutual {adj} (reciprocal) :: mutuel
mutual {adj} (relating to a form of mutual insurance or financial institution) :: mutuel
mutual {n} (mutual fund) SEE: mutual fund ::
mutual fund {n} (finance: form of collective investment) :: fonds mutuel {m}
mutualism {n} /ˈmjuː.tʃʊ.əˌlɪz.m̩/ (interaction between two species that benefits both) :: mutualisme {m}
mutuality {n} (the property of being mutual) :: mutualité {f}
mutually {adv} /ˈmjutʃuəli/ (in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally) :: mutuellement
muzzle {n} (part of animal's head) :: museau {m}
muzzle {n} (device to stop an animal from biting) :: muselière {f}
muzzle {v} (to apply a muzzle) :: museler
MVP {n} (minimum viable product) :: produit minimum viable
Mwotlap {prop} (language) :: mwotlap {m}
my {determiner} /maɪ/ (belonging to me) :: mon {m}, ma {f}, mes {p}
Myanmar {prop} /ˌmjɑnˈmɑɹ/ (Southeast Asian country) :: Myanmar {m}, Birmanie {f}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese ::
my arse {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disregard or disbelief) :: mon cul
my ass {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disagreement, or disbelief) :: mon cul
my bad {interj} (my fault) :: autant pour moi
my car has broken down {phrase} (my car has broken down) :: ma voiture est en panne
myco- {prefix} :: myco-
mycocecidium {n} :: mycocécidie {f}
mycologist {n} /maɪˌkɑləˈd͡ʒɪst/ (a person who studies, professes or practices mycology) :: mycologiste {m} {f}
mycology {n} (study of fungi) :: mycologie {f}
mycosis {n} (an infection caused by a fungus) :: mycose
mydriasis {n} /mɪˈdɹaɪ ə sɪs/ :: mydriase {f}
myelin {n} (white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins) :: myéline {f}
my eye {interj} (non-gloss Expression of disapproval, disregard, disdain, disgust, or disbelief) :: mon œil
my foot {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disregard or disbelief) :: mon œil
Mykonos {prop} (island) :: Mykonos, Myconos
my lips are sealed {phrase} (I won't tell anyone) :: motus et bouche cousue
myna {n} /ˈmaɪnə/ (the Asian members of starling family) :: mainate {m}
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself) :: je m'appelle..., mon nom est ...
myocardial {adj} /maɪəʊˈkɑːdi.əl/ (relating to the myocardium) :: myocardique
myocardial infarction {n} (heart attack) SEE: heart attack ::
myocardium {n} (muscles that surround and power the heart) :: myocarde {m}
myoglobin {n} (Small globular protein) :: myoglobine {f}
myoma {n} /maɪˈoʊmə/ (tumor composed of muscle tissue) :: myome {m}
myometrium {n} (smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus) :: myomètre {m}
myope {n} (One who has myopia) :: myope {m} {f}
myopia {n} (disorder of the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
myopic {adj} /maɪˈoʊpɪk/ (unable to see distant objects unaided) :: myope
myostatin {n} (a protein) :: myostatine {f}
my pleasure {interj} (a polite reaction to receiving thanks) :: tout le plaisir est pour moi, [formal] ce fut un plaisir, de rien
myriad {n} /ˈmɪɹi.æd/ (ten thousand, see also: ten thousand) :: myriade {f}
myriad {n} (vast diversity or number) :: myriade {f}
myriad {adj} (great in number) :: nombreux
myriametre {n} :: myriamètre {m}
myriarch {n} (all senses) :: myriarque {m}
myringitis {n} (inflammation of the eardrum) :: myringite
myrmecology {n} (study of ants) :: myrmécologie
myrrh {n} /mɝ]/ (dried sap of the myrrha tree) :: myrrhe {f}
myrtle {n} /ˈmɝtəl/ (evergreen shrub) :: myrte
myself {pron} /maɪˈsɛlf/ (me, reflexive form of I) :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or an mute h), moi-même
Mysia {prop} /ˈmɪʒə/ (ancient region) :: Mysie
mystacial {adj} :: mystaciale
mysterious {adj} /mɪˈstɪəɹi.əs/ (of unknown origin) :: mystérieux
mystery {n} /ˈmɪstəɹi/ (something secret or unexplainable) :: mystère {m}
mystery play {n} (medieval dramatic performance) :: mystère {m}
mystic {adj} /ˈmɪstɪk/ (of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries) :: mystique {m} {f}
mystic {n} (someone who practices mysticism) :: mystique {m} {f}
mystical {adj} (relating to mystics or mysticism) :: mystique
mysticism {n} (beliefs and ideas of mystics) :: mysticisme {m}
myth {n} /mɪθ/ (divine story) :: mythe
mythical {adj} (existing in myth) :: mythique {m} {f}
mythicize {v} :: mythifier
mythologic {adj} (mythological) SEE: mythological ::
mythological {adj} (of, or relating to myths or mythology) :: mythologique
mythology {n} /mɪˈθɑːlədʒi/ (myths of a people) :: mythologie {f}
mythology {n} (collection and study of myths) :: mythologie {f}
mythomania {n} (compulsion to tell lies) :: mythomanie {f}
mythomaniac {n} (someone who suffers from mythomania) :: mythomane {m} {f}, mythomaniaque {m} {f}
mythomaniacal {adj} (afflicted with mythomania) :: mythomane, mythomaniaque
Mytilene {prop} (another name for Lesbos) :: Mytilène
Mytilene {prop} (capital of Lesbos) :: Mytilène
myxobacterium {n} (any of many gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria, of the phylum Myxobacteria, that form colonies of slime) :: myxobactérie {f}
myxoma {n} (tumor of primitive connective tissue) :: myxome {m}
myxomatosis {n} (rabbit disease) :: myxomatose {f}
mzungu {n} /(ə)mˈzʊnɡuː/ (mzungu) :: mzoungou {m}