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MAC address {n} (Media Access Control address)  :: adresse MAC {f}
MB {n} (megabyte)  :: Mo
MBps {initialism} (megabytes per second)  :: Mo/s
MEP {initialism} (Member of the European Parliament)  :: eurodéputé {m}, eurodéputée {f}
MITI {prop} (Ministry of International Trade and Industry)  :: MITI
MMC {prop} (Montreal)  :: CMM
MOOC {n} (Massive Open Online Course)  :: CLOM
MP3 player {n} (electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format)  :: lecteur MP3 {m}
MRSA {n} /ˈɛm.ɑɹ.ɛs.eɪ/ (initialism or acronym for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)  :: SARM {m}
MSRP {n} (Manufacturer's suggested retail price)  :: PDSF, PDSC
MTC {prop} (Montreal Transit Corporation)  :: STM
MTC {prop} (Montreal Transit Commission)  :: CTM
MTC {prop} (Montreal Tramways Company)  :: MTC
MUC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community)  :: CUM
MUCTC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community Transit Corporation)  :: STCUM
MUCTC {prop} (Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission)  :: CTCUM
MVP {n} (minimum viable product)  :: produit minimum viable
Macanese {n} (Macanese (person))  :: macanais, macanéen
Macaoese {n} (Macaoese)  :: macanais, macanéen
Macau {prop} /məˈkaʊ/ (a city just west of Hong Kong)  :: Macao {m}
Maccabee {n} /ˈmæk.kəˌbi/ (Maccabee)  :: Maccabée {m} {f}
Maccabees {prop}  :: Maccabées
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian  ::
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 {prop} (Slavic language of Macedonia)  :: macédonien {m}
Macerata {prop} (province)  :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town)  :: Macerata
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}
Macron {prop} /mæˈkɹɒn/ (surname)  :: Macron {m} {f}
Madagascar {prop} /mædəˈɡæskɑɹ/ (country in Southern Africa)  :: Madagascar
Madagascar buzzard {n} (Buteo brachypterus)  :: buse de Madagascar {f}
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]
Madhya Pradesh {prop} (Madhya Pradesh, India)  :: Madhya Pradesh {m}
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary  ::
Madras {prop} (city)  :: Madras {m}
Madrid {prop} /məˈd(ʒ)ɹɪd/ (capital of Spain)  :: Madrid {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  ::
Mafioso {n} (member of the mafia, see also: mobster)  :: mafieux {m}, mafieuse {f}
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}
Maggie {prop} /mæɡi/ (female given name)  :: Maguy, Margot {f}
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}
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
Magnesian {n} /mæɡˈniʒən/ (inhabitant or a resident of Magnesia)  :: Magnesien {m}, Magnesenne {f}
Magnon {prop}  :: Magnon
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian  ::
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, it is believed, will appear and restore peace and justice before the end of the world. from 17th c)  :: mahdi {m}
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev  ::
Mahorais {n} (person from Mayotte)  :: Mahorais
Mahoran {adj} (from Mayotte)  :: mahorais
Maillard reaction {n} /maɪˈjɑː(ɹ) ɹiˈækʃən/ (condensation reaction of an amino acid)  :: réaction de Maillard {f}
Maimonides {prop} /maɪˈmɑnədiz/ (medieval Jewish philosopher)  :: Maïmonide
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany)  :: Main {m}
Main Street {prop} (generic name of a primary street)  :: rue principale
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})
Mainz {prop} /maɪn(t)s/ (the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate)  :: Mayence {f}
Majesty {pron} /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ (term of address for royalty and imperiality)  :: majesté {f}
Majorca {prop} /məˈdʒɔɹ.kə/ (island)  :: Majorque {f}
Makemake {prop} /ˈmɑ.keˈmɑ.ke/ (creator deity)  :: Make-Make
Makemake {prop} (dwarf planet)  :: Makemake
Makhachkala {prop} (capital of Dagestan, Russia)  :: Makhatchkala {m}
Malé {prop} (capital of the Maldives)  :: Malé
Malachi {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Malachie
Malachi {prop} (minor prophet)  :: Malachie
Malachi {prop} (male given name)  :: Malachie
Malagasy {n} /ˌmæləˈɡæsi/ (person)  :: Malgache {m} {f}
Malagasy {prop} (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language)  :: malgache {m}
Malagasy {adj} (pertaining to Madagascar)  :: malgache
Malawi {prop} /məˈlɑːwi/ (Republic of Malawi)  :: Malawi {m}
Malawian {n} (A person from Malawi or of Malawian descent)  :: Malawite {m} {f}, Malawien {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}  :: malais
Malay {prop} (the Malay language)  :: malais {m}
Malayalam {prop} /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 {n} /məˈleɪ.zi.ən/ (a native of Malaysia)  :: Malaisien {m}, Malaisienne {f}
Maldives {prop} /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/ (country in South Asia)  :: Maldives {f-p}
Maldivian {n} (person)  :: Maldivien {m}, Maldivais {m}, Maldivois [less frequent]
Maldivian {prop} (language) SEE: Dhivehi  ::
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
Mallarméan {adj} /ˌmalɑːˈmeɪən/ (of or relating to Stéphane Mallarmé)  :: mallarméen
Malmö {prop} /ˈmɑlmʊ/ (city in Sweden)  :: Malmö {f}, Malmoe {f}
Malpighian {adj} (of, relating to, or discovered by Marcello Malpighi)  :: malpighien
Malrucian {adj}  :: malrucien
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 {prop} (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}
Malukus {prop} (Indonesian archipelago)  :: Moluques {p}
Mamoudzou {prop} (capital of Mayotte)  :: Mamoudzou {m}
Man {prop} (genus Homo)  :: Homme {m}
Manama {prop} (the capital city of Bahrain)  :: Manama
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}
Mandarin {prop} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese)  :: mandarin {m}
Mandopop {n} (Mandarin pop music)  :: mandopop {f}
Mangalore {prop} (city in western India)  :: Mangalore
Mangarevan {prop} (the Polynesian language)  :: mangarévien {m}
Manhattan {prop} /mænˈhæt.ən/ (borough)  :: Manhattan {m}
Manichaeism {prop} /ˈmænɪkiːɪz(ə)m/ (religion)  :: manichéisme {m}
Manila {prop} /məˈnɪl.ə/ (capital of the Philippines)  :: Manille {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca)  :: chanvre de Manille {m}, abaca {m}
Manipur {prop} /ˌmənɪpʊɹ/ (Manipur, India)  :: Manipur
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}
Mantua {prop} (province)  :: Mantoue
Mantua {prop} (city)  :: Mantoue
Manx {adj} /meɪŋks/ (relating to the Isle of Man and/or its people)  :: mannois
Manx {n} (a Manx person)  :: Mannois {m}, Mannoise {f}
Manx {prop} (Manx Gaelic) SEE: Manx Gaelic  ::
Manx Gaelic {prop} (a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man)  :: mannois {m}, manxois {m}
Manx cat {n} /mæŋks kæt/ (mammal)  :: chat Manx {m}
Manxman {n} (a man from the Isle of Man)  :: Mannois {m}
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 {prop} (language of the Māori)  :: maori {m}
Maori {n} (member of the people of New Zealand)  :: Maori {m}, Maorie {f}
Maple Leaf {prop}  :: Unifolié {m}
Marathi {prop} /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 {prop} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (town in Greece)  :: Marathon
Marceau {prop}  :: Marceau
Marcel {prop} /mɑɹˈsɛl/ (male given name)  :: Marcel {m}
Marcella {prop} (female given name)  :: Marcelle
Marcellus {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcel
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}
Marcionism {n} /ˈmɑːʃənɪz(ə)m/ (early Christian teaching)  :: marcionisme
Marcius {prop} (a Roman nomen gentile)  :: Marcius
Marechal's test {prop}  :: réaction de Maréchal {f}
Margaret {prop} (female given name)  :: Marguerite {f}
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  ::
Marina {prop} (female given name)  :: Marina
Marinid {n} (a member of a dynasty of Zenata Berber descent that ruled Morocco from the 13th to the 15th century)  :: Mérinide {m-f}
Mariolatry {n} (worship of Mary)  :: mariolâtrie {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
Marius {prop} (male given name)  :: Marius {m}
Mark {prop} /mɑɹk/ (male given name)  :: Marc {m}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist)  :: Marc {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Marc {m}
Markham {prop} (city in Ontario)  :: Markham {m}
Marlene {prop} (female given name)  :: Marlène
Marne {prop} (river)  :: Marne
Marne {prop} (département)  :: Marne {f}
Marotiri {prop} (Island in French Polynesia)  :: Îlots de Bass
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}
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}
Marseille soap {n} (kind of hard soap)  :: savon de Marseille {m}
Marseilles {prop} /mɑː(ɹ)ˈseɪ(l)(z)/ (city in France)  :: Marseille {m}
Marshall Islands {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz/ (Republic of the Marshall Islands)  :: îles Marshall {f-p}
Marshallese {prop} (language)  :: marshallais {m}
Martha {prop} /ˈmɑɹθə/ (female given name)  :: Marthe
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary)  :: Marthe
Martial {prop} (male given name)  :: Martial
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 {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.tn̩/ (given name)  :: Martin
Martina {prop} /mɑɹˈtinə/ (female given name)  :: Martine {f}
Martinican {n} (A person from Martinique)  :: Martiniquais
Martinican {adj} (From Martinique)  :: martiniquais
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique)  :: Martinique {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
Mascarene Islands {prop} (islands)  :: Mascareignes {f-p}
Masovia {prop} (Region of Poland)  :: Masovie {f}, Mazovie {f}
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt  ::
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}
Massif Central {prop} (area)  :: Massif central {m}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland)  :: Mazurie
Matera {prop} (province)  :: Matera
Matera {prop} (town)  :: Matera
Matilda {prop} /məˈtɪldə/ (female given name, cognates and transliterations)  :: Mathilde
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan)  :: Matsuyama
Matt {prop} (Transliterations of the surname)  :: Matthieu {m}
Matterhorn {prop} (mountain)  :: Cervin
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
Maud {prop} (given name)  :: Maud {f}
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}
Maximilian {prop} (male given name)  :: Maximilien
May {prop} /meɪ/ (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: mai {m}
May Day {n} (workers' holiday)  :: fête du Travail; fête des Travailleurs
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer  ::
Maya {prop} /ˈmaɪə/  :: Maya {m} {f}
Mayenne {prop} (département)  :: Mayenne {f}
Maykop {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Maïkop {m}
Mayotte {prop} /maɪˈɒt/ (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte)  :: Mayotte
Mazanderani {adj} (pertaining to Mazandaran)  :: masanique
Mazzinian {adj}  :: mazzinien
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip  ::
Möbius strip {n} /ˈməʊ.biː.əs stɹɪp/ (one-sided surface)  :: ruban de Möbius {m}
McCarthyism {prop} (intense opposition to Communism)  :: maccarthysme {m}
McDonald's {prop} (fast-food restaurant)  :: McDonald's {m}, MacDo {m} [slang]
McIntosh {n} (apple tree and fruit variety)  :: McIntosh
Meaco {prop} (medieval name for Kyoto)  :: Meaco
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia)  :: La Mecque {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}
Medieval Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek  ::
Medieval Latin {prop} (language)  :: latin médiéval {m}
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}
Medusa {prop} /məˈduːsə/ (one of the Gorgons)  :: Méduse {f}
Megalesian {adj} (pertaining to, or in honour of, Cybele)  :: mégalésien
Megam {prop} (the Sino-Tibetan language)  :: megam {m}
Megan {prop} /ˈmɛɡən/ (female given name)  :: Mégane
Meganticois {adj} (noun)  :: Méganticois
Meganticois {adj} (adjective)  :: méganticois
Megaric {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Megara)  :: mégarique
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language)  :: mégléno-roumain
Mekong {prop} (river in Asia)  :: Mékong {m}
Melanesia {prop} (part of Oceania)  :: Mélanésie {f}
Melanesian {n} (person living in or coming from Melanesia)  :: Mélanésien {m}, Mélanésienne {f}
Melanie {prop} (female given name)  :: Mélanie
Melbourne {prop} /ˈmɛl.bɚn/ (city in Australia)  :: Melbourne
Melchizedek {prop} /melˈkɪzədek/ (king and priest)  :: Melchisédek
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}
Melody {prop} (female given name)  :: Mélodie
Member of Parliament {n} (representative)  :: Député or membre du Parlement or parlementaire
Memnon {prop} (Ethiopian king and warrior)  :: Memnon {m}
Memphis {prop} /ˈmemfɪs/ (city of ancient Egypt)  :: Memphis
Mencius {prop} (Chinese philosopher)  :: Mencius
Mende {prop} (language)  :: mendé {m}
Mendelian {adj} (of or relating to Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics)  :: mendélien
Mendelssohnian {adj} (relating to Mendelssohn)  :: mendelssohnien
Menelaus {prop} /ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs/ (the king of Mycenaean Sparta)  :: Ménélas
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}
Menologium {n}  :: menologe, ménologe
Mensa {prop} /ˈmɛnsə/ (constellation)  :: Table {f}
Menshevik {n} /ˈmɛnʃəvɪk/ (member of a faction of the Russian revolutionary movement)  :: menchevik {m}
Mephistopheles {prop} /ˌmɛ.fɪ.ˈstɒ.fɪ.liːz/ (Devil to whom Faust sold his soul)  :: Méphistophélès {m}
Merc {n}  :: Merco
Mercurian {n} (someone from Mercury)  :: Mercurien {m}, Mercurienne {f}
Mercury {prop} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (planet)  :: Mercure {f}
Mercury {prop} (Roman god)  :: Mercure {m}
Merkel {prop} /ˈmeɹkəl/ (surname)  :: Merkel {m} {f}
Merlin {prop} (Wizard in Arthurian legend)  :: Merlin {m}
Meroitic {adj} (describing the language once used in Meroë)  :: méroïtique
Merovingian {n} /ˌmeɹəˈvɪndʒɪən/ (Salian Frankish dynasty)  :: Mérovingien
Merovingian {adj} (of or relating to the dynasty)  :: mérovingien
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year)  :: joyeux Noël et bonne année !
Mersch {prop} (city)  :: Mersch
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period)  :: mésolithique {m}
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
Mesozoic {adj} (of era from 230 to 65 milion years ago)  :: mésozoïque
Mesozoic {prop} (Mesozoic era)  :: Mésozoïque {m}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus)  :: Messie {m}
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
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}
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character)  :: Mathusalem {m}
Metis {n} /meɪˈtiː(s)/  :: Métis
Metis {prop} /ˈmiːtɨs/ (in Greek mythology)  :: Métis
Metis {prop} (satellite of Jupiter)  :: Métis
Metonic cycle {n}  :: cycle métonique {m}
Metz {prop} (the capital city of the région of Lorraine)  :: Metz
Meuse {prop} (river)  :: Meuse {f}
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 Spanish {prop} (Mexican dialect of Spanish)  :: espagnol mexicain {m}
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}
Mexican wave {n} (A phenomenon at sports events)  :: hola {f}, ola {f}
Mexicanness {n} (quality of being Mexican)  :: mexicanité {f}
Mexico {prop} /ˈmɛk.sɪ.koʊ/ (country)  :: Mexique {m}
Mexico {prop} (Mexico City) SEE: Mexico City  ::
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico)  :: Mexico
Miami {prop} /maɪˈæmi/ (city in Florida, United States)  :: Miami
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
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
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
Microscopium {prop} (faint constellation of the southern spring sky)  :: Microscope {m}
Microsoftian {adj} (relating to Microsoft)  :: microsoftien
Midas {prop} /ˈmaɪ.dəs/ (Greek mythology)  :: Midas {m}
Middle Ages {prop} /ˌmɪdl̩ ˈeɪdʒɪz/ (historical period)  :: Moyen Âge {m}
Middle Breton {prop} (Extinct Brittonic language)  :: breton moyen {m}
Middle Cornish {prop} (the Celtic language spoken in Cornwall)  :: moyen cornique {m}
Middle Dutch {prop} (the Middle Dutch language)  :: moyen néerlandais {m}
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 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}
Middle Norwegian {prop} (Middle Norwegian)  :: moyen norvégien {m}
Middle-earth {prop} (fictional place on Earth where most of the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien are set)  :: Terre du Milieu {f}
Midgard {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth  ::
Mi'kmaq {prop} /ˈmɪkmæk]/ (language)  :: micmac {m}
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}
Mileikowski {adj} (surname)  :: Meleikowsky {m}
Mileikowsky {adj} (surname)  :: Meleikowsky {m}
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy)  :: Voie lactée {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky)  :: voie lactée {f}
Miller {prop} /ˈmɪlɚ/ (surname meaning "a miller")  :: Meunier, Dumoulin
Mimas {prop} (moon of Saturn)  :: Mimas
Min Bei {prop} (Chinese language)  :: minbei {m}
Min Nan {prop} (the language)  :: Minnan {m}
Minerva {prop} /mɪˈnɝ.və/ (goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, and the arts)  :: Minerve {f}
Minnesotan {n} /ˌmɪnəˈsoʊtən/ (person from Minnesota)  :: habitant {m} du Minnesota
Minorca {prop} (An island of Spain)  :: Minorque {f}
Minsk {prop} /mɪnsk/ (capital of Belarus)  :: Minsk {m}
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch)  :: Miocène {m}
Mira {prop} (star)  :: Mira
Miranda {prop} (moon of Uranus)  :: Miranda
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language)  :: mirandais {m}
Miriam {prop} (sister of Moses and Aaron)  :: Miryam
Miriam {prop} (female given name)  :: Myriam
Miss {n} /mɪs/ (title)  :: mademoiselle {f} (Mlle) [Not used anymore in official writing / by administration in France], madame {f} (Mme) [Most modern usage]
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
Mistralian {adj} (of or relating to the Mistralian norm)  :: mistralien
Mithridates {prop} (ancient male given name)  :: Mithridate {m}
Miyako {prop} (Language)  :: miyako
Mizar {prop} (binary star in the constellation Ursa Major)  :: Mizar
Mjollnir {prop} (the hammer of Thor, Thor's hammer Mjollnir)  :: Mjolnir {m}, Mjollnir {m}
Málaga {prop} /ˈmæləɡə/ (port and city in Andalusia)  :: Malaga
Münchausen syndrome {n} (a psychiatric disorder)  :: syndrome de Münchhausen {m}
Mnemosyne {prop} /nɨˈmɒsɨni/ (Titaness)  :: Mnémosyne {f}
Modena {prop} (province)  :: Modène
Modena {prop} (city)  :: Modène
Modern Greek {prop} (Modern Greek)  :: néo-grec
Modern Standard Arabic {prop} (Modern Standard Arabic)  :: arabe standard moderne {m}, fous-ha {f}
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}
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city)  :: Mogadiscio {m}
Moghul {n}  :: Moghol, moghol (adj.)
Mogilev {prop} (city)  :: Moguilev {m}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammedan {n} (Muslim)  :: mahométan
Mohammedan {adj} (Muslim, Islamic)  :: mahométan
Mohawk {n} (hairstyle)  :: crête iroquoise {f}
Mohican {n} (hairstyle) SEE: Mohawk  ::
Moira {prop} /ˈmɔɪɹə/ (personification of fate)  :: Moire {f}
Moksha {prop} (language)  :: mokcha {m}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova  ::
Moldavian {n} (inhabitant of the Republic of Moldova)  :: Moldave {m} {f}
Moldavian {prop} (language)  :: moldave
Moldova {prop} /mɔlˈdoʊ.və/ (country)  :: Moldavie {f}
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Molieresque {adj} (reminiscent of Molière)  :: moliéresque
Molise {prop} /mɔˈli.zeɪ/ (region of Italy)  :: Molise {m}
Molotov cocktail {n} /ˈmɒ.lə.ˌtɒf.ˈkɒk.teɪl/ (simple incendiary bomb)  :: cocktail Molotov {m}
Moluccas {prop} /məˈlʌkəz/  :: Moluques {p}
Mon {abbr} (Monday)  :: lun. {m}
Mona Lisa {prop} /ˌmoʊnə ˈlisə/ (painting by Leonardo da Vinci)  :: la Joconde {f}
Monaco {prop} /ˈmɑ.nə.koʊ/ (country in Europe)  :: Monaco {m}
Monaco {prop} (capital city)  :: Monaco
Monastir {prop} (former name of Bitola in Macedonia)  :: Bitola
Monday {n} /ˈmʌn.deɪ/ (day of the week)  :: lundi {m}
Monday {adv} (on Monday)  :: lundi
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
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}
Monica {prop} /ˈmɒ.nɪ.kə/ (female given name)  :: Monique
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica  ::
Monoceros {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Licorne {f}
Monophysite {n} /məˈnɒfɪsaɪt/ (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature)  :: monophysite
Monopoly money {n} (strange-looking foreign currency)  :: billet de Monopoly {m}
Mons {prop} (city)  :: Mons
Monsignor {n} /mɑnˈsiː.njɚ/ (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope)  :: Monseigneur
Mont Blanc {prop} /ˌmɑn ˈblɑŋk/ (the highest mountain in Europe)  :: mont Blanc {m}, Mont-Blanc {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}
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}
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
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
Montrealer {n} (one of Montreal)  :: Montréalais {m}, Montréalaise {f}
Montserrat {prop} /mɒntsəˈɹæt/ (island)  :: Montserrat {m}
Montserratian {n} (person from Montserrat)  :: Montserratien {m}, Montserratienne {f}
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth)  :: lune {f}, Lune {f}
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}
Moorish {adj} /ˈmʊɹ.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Moors)  :: mauresque
Mopsuestia {prop} (ancient city)  :: Mopsuestie
Moravia {prop} (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
Morbihan {prop} (département)  :: Morbihan
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  ::
Morea {prop} (historical name for the modern Peloponnese)  :: Morée {f}
Morgan {prop} /ˈmɔɹɡən/ (female given name)  :: Morgane
Morgan le Fay {prop} /ˌmɔːɡən lə ˈfeɪ/ (half-sister of King Arthur)  :: Morgane la fée {f}, fée Morgane {f}, Morgane {f}
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}
Morning Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn)  :: étoile du matin {f}
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco)  :: Marocain {m}, Marocaine {f}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco)  :: marocain
Morocco {prop} /məˈɹɒkəʊ/ (country)  :: Maroc {m}
Moron {prop} (Commune in Haiti)  :: Moron
Moroni {prop} (Book of Mormon prophet and leader)  :: Moroni
Morpheus {prop} /ˈmɔɹfjuːs/ (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams)  :: Morphée
Morris column {n} (pillar for advertisements)  :: colonne Morris {f}
Morse code {prop} (a character code represented by dots and dashes)  :: code Morse {m}, alphabet Morse {m}
Mosaic {adj} (Of or relating to Moses or the Torah)  :: mosaïque
Moscovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Moscovien {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}
Most High {prop} (title of God)  :: Très-Haut {m}
Mosul {prop} /ˈməʊsəl/ (city)  :: Mossoul
Mother Earth {prop} (personification of Earth)  :: Terre-Mère {f}
Mother Nature {prop} (the personification of Nature and the Earth's biosphere as a woman)  :: Mère Nature {f}
Mother Russia {prop} (national personification of Russia)  :: Mère Russie {f}
Mother Teresa {prop} (nun)  :: mère Teresa {f}
Mother's Day {n} (a day in honor of mothers)  :: fête des Mères {f}
Mount Everest {prop} (world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas)  :: mont Everest {m}
Mount McKinley {prop} (Denali) SEE: Denali  ::
Mount of Olives {prop} (mountain ridge)  :: mont des Oliviers {m}, montagne des Oliviers {f}
Moutai {prop} (a kind of Chinese liquor)  :: maotai {m}, maotaijiu {m}
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
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
Mrs {abbr} /ˈmɪs/ (title before woman's name)  :: Mme {f}, Madame {f}
Mrs. Claus {prop} (Wife of Santa Claus)  :: mère Noël {f}
Mrs. Watanabe {prop} (personification of the Japanese housewife speculators)  :: Madame Watanabe
Mössbauer effect {n} (emission and absorption)  :: effet Mössbauer {m}
Muay Thai {n} /muːeɪ ˈtaɪ/ (the martial art/sport)  :: muay thaï {m}
Muggle {n} (amateur) SEE: amateur  ::
Muggle {n} /ˈmʌɡl̩/ (non-magical person)  :: moldu {m}, moldue {f}, non-magique
Mughal Empire {prop} (empire)  :: Empire moghol
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam)  :: Mahomet {m}
Muhu {prop} (island)  :: Muhu
Mumbai {prop} /mʊm.ˈbaɪ/ (state capital of Maharashtra, see also: Bombay)  :: Bombay {f}
Munich {prop} /mjuːnɪk/ (capital of Bavaria)  :: Munich
Munsee {prop} (Eastern Algonquian language)  :: munsee {m}
Muntenia {prop} /mʊnˈtɛni.ə/ (Muntenia)  :: Munténie {f}
Murad {prop} (male given name)  :: Mourad
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
Muriel {prop} /ˈmjʊəɹɪ.əl/ (female given name)  :: Muriel {f}, Murielle {f}
Murmansk {prop} (city)  :: Mourmansk {m}
Murphy's law {prop} (adage which states that if anything can go wrong it will)  :: loi de Murphy {f}
Musa {prop} (male given name)  :: Moussa {m}
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}
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}
Muse {n} /mjuːz/ (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts)  :: muse {f}, Muse {f}
Muslim {n} /ˈmʌsləm/ (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
Mustafa {prop} (male given name)  :: Moustapha {m}
Mwotlap {prop} (language)  :: mwotlap {m}
Myanmar {prop} /ˌmjɑːnˈmɑɹ/ (Southeast Asian country)  :: Myanmar {m}, Birmanie {f}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese  ::
Mykonos {prop} (island)  :: Mýkonos
Mysia {prop} /ˈmɪʒə/ (ancient region)  :: Mysie
Mytilene {prop} (another name for Lesbos)  :: Mytilène
Mytilene {prop} (capital of Lesbos)  :: Mytilène
mRNA {n} (messenger RNA)  :: ARNm
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}
macaque {n} /məˈkɑk/ (any monkey of the family 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}
macaw {n} /məˈkɑː/ (various parrots)  :: ara {m}
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}
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
machaca {n}  :: fulgore porte-lanterne {m}
machete {n} /məˈʃɛ.ti/ (a sword-like tool)  :: machette
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 language {n} (set of instructions for a computer)  :: langage machine {m}, code machine
machine learning {n} (field of study)  :: apprentissage automatique {m}
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}
machinery {n} /məˈʃiːnəɹi/ (collective parts of something which allow it to function)  :: machinerie
machinery {n}  :: mécanique {f}, machinierie, méchanique, parc de machines
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  ::
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}
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}
mad cow {n} (mad cow disease)  :: vache folle {f}
mad cow disease {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: maladie de la vache folle {f}
mad scientist {n} (stock character in popular fiction)  :: savant fou {m}
madam {n} /ˈmæd.əm/ (polite term of address to a woman)  :: madame {f}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel)  :: mère maquerelle {f}
madarosis {n} (loss of eyebrows or eyelashes)  :: madarose {f}
maddah {n} (Arabic diacritic)  :: madda {m} {f}
madder {n} /ˈmædə(ɹ)/ (plant)  :: garance
madder {n} (colour)  :: garance
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
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
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
madras {n} (fabric)  :: madras {m}
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology)  :: médersa {f}
madrigal {n} /ˈmædɹɪɡəl/ (either musical sense)  :: madrigal {m}
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree  ::
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}
mag wheel {n} (wheel of magnesium alloy)  :: roue en alliage
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}
magenta {n} /məˈdʒɛntə/ (colour)  :: magenta
maggot {n} /ˈmæɡət/ (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing flesh)  :: asticot {m}, larve {f} [larva]
maggot {n}  :: asticot {m}, larve
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
magic carpet {n} (a carpet capable of magical flight)  :: tapis volant {m}
magic carpet {n} (a skier/snowboarder conveyor)  :: tapis roulant
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}
magical {adj} /ˈmædʒɪkəl/ (relating to magic)  :: magique
magically {adv} /ˈmædʒɪkli/ (in a magical manner)  :: magiquement
magician {n} /məˈdʒɪʃən/ (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic)  :: magicien {m}
magician {n}  :: magicien {m}, [1] magicienne {f}, sorcier {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
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
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 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}
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}
maharaja {n} /ˌmɑ.hɑˈɹɑː.dʒə/ (a Hindu prince ranking above a raja)  :: maharadja {m}
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}
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
maid of honor {n} (the primary woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: demoiselle d'honneur {f}
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  ::
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name)  :: nom de jeune fille {m}
maiden voyage {n} (first trip of a vessel)  :: voyage inaugural
maidenhead {n}  :: virginité
maidenhood {n} /ˈmeɪd(ə)nhʊd/ (condition of being maiden)  :: virginité
maid-of-all-work {n} (female servant employed to do general housework)  :: bonne à tout faire {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
mailman {n} (post office employee)  :: facteur {m}
maim {v} (to cause permanent loss of a part of the body)  :: mutiler, estropier
main {adj} /meɪn/ (principal)  :: principal
main {n} (strength) SEE: strength  ::
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland  ::
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas  ::
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}
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}
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
maize {n} /meɪz/ (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays)  :: maïs {m}
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
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}
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}
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
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 a mistake {v} (to err)  :: méprendre, 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse, see also: copulate)  :: faire l'amour
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
make peace {v} (to end hostilities)  :: faire la paix
make sense {v} (be coherent)  :: avoir du sens, tenir debout [France, familiar]
make shift {v} (contrive, find a way through difficulty)  :: se débrouiller
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
make up one's mind {v} (to decide, to reach a conclusion)  :: se décider
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]
makeover {n} (a major change in use or appearance)  :: relooking
maker {n} /ˈmeɪk.ɚ/ (one who makes)  :: faiseur {m}, fabricant {m}, créateur {m}
makeshift {adj} /ˈmeɪkˌʃɪft/ (made to work or suffice)  :: de fortune
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}
makeup remover {n} (product for removing make-up)  :: démaquillant {m}
makhorka {n} (Nicotiana rustica)  :: makhorka {f}
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}
malaise {n} /mæˈleɪz/ (bodily feeling)  :: malaise {m}
malapropism {n} /ˈmæləpɹɑːpɪzəm/ (the blundering use of a similar-sounding expression)  :: abus de langage {f}, malapropisme {m}, barbarisme {m}, impropriété {f}, solécisme {m}
malar {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malaria {n} (disease)  :: paludisme {m}, malaria {f}
malatang {n} (hot spicy soup of meat and vegetables)  :: malatang {f}
malaxator {n} (agent used to malaxate something)  :: malaxeur {m}
maldevelopment {n}  :: maldéveloppement
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}
male member {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
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
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}
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}, [Quebec] mail {m}
mallard {n} /ˈmælɚd/ (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos)  :: colvert {m}, canard colvert {m}, canard sauvage {m}
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}
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment)  :: malnutrition {f}
malt {n} /mɑlt/ (sprouted grain used in brewing)  :: malt {m}
malt {v} (to convert grain into malt)  :: malter
malt whiskey {n} (malt whisky) SEE: malt whisky  ::
malt whisky {n} (whisky made from malted barley)  :: whisky pur malt {m}
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11)  :: maltose {m}
maltreatment {n} /malˈtɹiːtmənt/ (cruel or harmful treatment)  :: sévice {m}, maltraitement {m}
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
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 Friday {n}  :: grouillot, factotum
man in the street {n} (a typical person)  :: clampin {m}
man is the measure of all things {phrase}  :: l'homme est la mesure de toute chose
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 overboard {interj} (cry indicating someone has fallen over the side)  :: un homme à la mer
man proposes, God disposes {proverb} (things don't always work out as they were planned)  :: l’homme propose et Dieu dispose
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}
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}
-mancy {suffix} (specified forms of divination)  :: -mancie {f}
mandala {n} (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 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}
mandarinate {n} (all senses)  :: mandarinat {m}
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}
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 (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position)  :: manœuvrer
manga {n} /ˈmæŋɡə/ (comic originated in Japan)  :: manga {m}
manga {n} (comic done in Japanese style)  :: manga {m}
manganese {n} /ˈmæŋɡəniz/ (chemical element)  :: manganèse {m}
manganism {n} (manganese poisoning)  :: manganisme {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} /ˈmeɪŋ.ɡəl/ (to change, mutilate or disfigure)  :: mutiler
mangle {v} (to wring laundry)  :: essorer
mangle {n} (a hand-operated device with rollers for wringing laundry)  :: essoreuse {f}
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  ::
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
manicure {n} (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} (obsolete: public declaration)  :: profession de foi, manifeste, proclamation, déclaration, mise au point, coming out
manifest {n} (list of passengers or goods)  :: manifeste, bordereau
manifest typing {n}  :: typage explicite {m}
manifestation {n} /ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən/ (the act or process of becoming manifest)  :: manifestation {f}
manifestation {n} (medicine: symptoms or observable conditions)  :: manifestation {f}
manifesto {n} /ˌmæn.əˈfɛʊ)/ (public declaration)  :: manifeste {m}
-manifold {n} (manifold) SEE: manifold  ::
manifold {n} /ˈmænɪˌfold/ (locally Euclidean space)  :: variété {f}
manifold {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
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}
manita {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree  ::
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}
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}
manner of articulation {n} (configuration and interaction of the articulators)  :: mode d'articulation {m}
mannerism {n} (group unconscious habitual behaviors)  :: maniérisme {m}, manières {f-p}
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-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}
manpower {n}  :: main-d’œuvre
manpower {n} (workforce) SEE: labour force  ::
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}
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}
manual transmission {n} (Mechanical transmission which shifts gears by the action of the driver's hand on the gearstick)  :: boite de vitesses manuelle
manually {adv} (by hand)  :: manuellement
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}
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]
many hands make light work {proverb} (a large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily)  :: l'union fait la force
many thanks {phrase} (many thanks)  :: merci beaucoup, merci bien
man-year {n} (one person's working time)  :: année-homme
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
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 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}
marathon {n} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (road race)  :: marathon {m}
marathon {n} (any extended or sustained activity)  :: marathon {m}
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}
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}
marchioness {n} /ˈmɑɹʃənɨs/ (wife of a marquess)  :: marquise
marcophily {n} (branch of philately)  :: marcophilie {f}
marcot {v} (to propagate by marcottage)  :: marcotter
mare {n} /mɛə/ (female horse)  :: jument {f}
mareogram {n} (marigram) SEE: marigram  ::
mare's milk {n} (white liquid produced by the mammary glands of a mare)  :: lait de jument {m}
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} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)dʒɪn/ (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} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)ˌdʒɪn.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  ::
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}
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  ::
marinize {v} (adapt for marine environments)  :: mariniser
marionette {n} (string puppet)  :: marionnette {f}
marionettist {n} /ˌmæɹɪəˈnɛtɪst/ (A marionette-puppeteer)  :: marionettiste {m} {f}
marital {adj} /ˈmæɹɪtəl/ (pertaining to marriage)  :: matrimonial
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}
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
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 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}
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}
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
marlin {n} (game fish)  :: marlin
marline {n} (a light rope)  :: lusin {m}
marmalade {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)m.ə.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}
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
marque {n} (brand of a manufactured product)  :: marque {f}
marquess {n} /ˈmɑɹ.kwɪs/ (title of nobility)  :: marquis {m}
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess  ::
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}
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  ::
marsh {n} /mɑɹʃ/ (area of low, wet land)  :: marais
marsh buck {n} (Tragelaphus spekii)  :: sitatunga
marsh marigold {n} (plant)  :: populage des marais {m}
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
marshalling yard {n}  :: gare de triage {f}
marshmallow {n} /ˈmɑɹʃˌmɛl.oʊ/ (plant)  :: guimauve {f}
marshmallow {n} (confectionery)  :: guimauve {f}, marshmallow {m}, chamallow {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} /ˈmɑɹtən/ (mammal)  :: marte {f}
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 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}
martin {n} /ˈmɑɹ.tɪn/ (bird)  :: martinet {m}
martini {n} /ˌmɑɹˈtiːni/ (cocktail)  :: martini {m}
martlet {n} (depiction of a mythological bird)  :: merlette {f}
martyr {n} /ˈmɐːtə/ (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} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment  ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous  ::
marvelous {adj} /ˈmɑɹvələs/ (exciting wonder or surprise)  :: merveilleux {m}, merveilleuse {f}
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}
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  ::
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  ::
mason wasp {n} (potter wasp) SEE: potter wasp  ::
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}
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  ::
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 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}
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}
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}
massif {n} /mæˈsiːf/ (principal mountain mass)  :: massif {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}
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}
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}
master race {n} (race of people)  :: race supérieure
mastercraftsman {n} (master of a craft or trade)  :: maître artisan {m}
masterpiece {n} /ˈmæstɚˌpis/ (piece of work that has been given much critical praise)  :: chef-d'œuvre {m}
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}
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}
match fixing {n} (the act of losing, or playing to a pre-determined result)  :: match arrangé {m}, match truqué {m}
match point {n} (state in a game)  :: balle de match {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}
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}
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)  :: 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  ::
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}
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}
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
matter of time {n} (an inevitable result)  :: question de temps {f}
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}
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
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 does not abide by rules)  :: anticonformiste, excentrique, non-conformiste {m} {f}
maverick {n} (one who creates or uses controversial and/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-
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
maximize {v} (to make as large as possible)  :: maximiser
maximum {n} (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 the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck)  :: que la Force soit avec toi, que la Force soit avec vous
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
mayday {n} /ˈmeɪ.deɪ/ (international distress signal used by shipping and aircraft)  :: mayday, SOS
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}
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}
maypole {n} (pole, garlanded with streamers held by people who dance around it to celebrate May Day)  :: arbre de mai
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}
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta)  :: mâche, mâche potagère, valérianelle, blanchette, boursette, clairette, doucette, oreillette, rampon, valérianelle, salade de blé
me {pron} /mi/ (direct object of a verb)  :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or a mute h), moi [imperative]
me {pron} (obsolete reflexive)  :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or an mute h)
me {pron} (object of a preposition)  :: moi
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb)  :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or an mute h), moi [imperative]
me {pron} (reflexive indirect object of a verb)  :: me (becoming m' before a vowel or an 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 too {phrase} (I agree)  :: moi aussi
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
meadow mushroom {n} (Agaricus campestris) SEE: field mushroom  ::
meadowlark {n} (songbird)  :: sturnelle {f}
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/ (describing a substance that resembles 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}
mean proportional {n} (geometric mean) SEE: geometric mean  ::
mean solar day {n} (average length of a solar day)  :: jour solaire moyen {m}
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}
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions)  :: sens de la vie {m}
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning)  :: dénué de sens, dépourvu de sens
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  ::
meantime {n} /ˈmiːntaɪm/  :: pendant ce temps
meanwhile {adv} (during the time)  :: pendant ce temps-là, entretemps
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
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}
measurement {n} /ˈmɛʒɚmənt/ (act of measuring)  :: mesure {f}
measurement {n} (magnitude determined by measuring)  :: mesure {f}
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  ::
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic  ::
meat pie {n} (pie containing meat)  :: tourte {f}
meatball {n} (meatball)  :: boulette {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat)  :: hachoir {m}
meatloaf {n} /ˈmitloʊf/ (mixture of ground meat)  :: pain de viande {m}, rôti haché {m}
mebibyte {n} (1,048,576 bytes)  :: mébioctet
mecha {n} (armoured robot)  :: mecha
mechanic {n} (skilled worker)  :: mécanicien {m}
mechanical {adj} /məˈkæ.nə.kəl/ (physics: related to mechanics)  :: mécanique
mechanical engineering {n} (subfield of engineering)  :: génie mécanique {f}
mechanical pencil {n} (pencil with a lead that wears away with use)  :: porte-mine {m}, portemine {m}
mechanically {adv} (In a mechanical manner)  :: machinalement
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}
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}
media studies {n} /ˈmiːdi.ə ˈstʌdis/ (academic discipline)  :: science des médias {f}
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}  :: médiastinal
mediate {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate  ::
mediator {n} /ˈmidieɪtɚ/ (one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement)  :: médiateur {m}
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}
medieval {n} (a medieval thing)  :: médiéval {m}
medieval {n} (someone living in the Middle Ages)  :: médiéval {m}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal  ::
medieval studies {n} (medieval studies)  :: médiévisme
medievalist {n} (one who studies culture and history in the Middle Ages)  :: médiéviste {m} {f}
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}
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}
meek {adj} /mik/ (humble, modest, or self-effacing)  :: humble, modeste
meekly {adv} /miː (quietly)  :: humblement
meerkat {n} /ˈmɪɹkæt/ (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}
meeting room {n} (room for holding meetings)  :: salle de réunion {f}, salle de conférence {f}
meetingitis {n}  :: réunionite {f}
mega- {prefix} /ˈmɛɡə/ (multiplication factor one million)  :: méga-
megabase {n}  :: mégabase {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
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}
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}
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  ::
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-hour {n} (unit of energy)  :: mégawattheure {m}
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}
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}
melanism {n} (congenital excess of melanin pigmentation)  :: mélanisme {m}
melanoma {n} /mɛləˈnoʊmə/ (type of skin tumor)  :: mélanome {m}
melatonin {n} /ˌmɛləˈtoʊnɪn/ (hormone)  :: mélatonine {f}
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}
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}
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  ::
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
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}
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 organisation {n} (organisation connected to an umbrella organisation)  :: organisation membre {f}
member state {n} (state that is a member of a confederation)  :: état membre {m}
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}
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}
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}
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}
men {n} /mɛn/ (human people)  :: gens {m-p}, hommes {m-p}, on
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}
mend {v} /mɛnd/ (to repair)  :: réparer, raccommoder
mend {v} (to repair a tear in clothing)  :: rapiécer
mend one's ways {v} (attempting to remedy one's failings)  :: faire amende honorable
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false  ::
mendacious {adj} (lying, untruthful or dishonest)  :: fallacieux, mensonger
mendelevium {n} (chemical element)  :: mendélévium {m}
mendicant {adj} /ˈmɛn.dɪ.kənt/ (depending on alms)  :: mendiant {m}
mendicant order {n} (religious order)  :: ordre mendiant {m}
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}
meno- {prefix} (relating to month)  :: méno-
meno- {prefix} (relating to menstruation)  :: méno-
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation)  :: ménopause
menorrhagia {n} (excessive menstruation)  :: ménorragie {f}
menotropin {n}  :: ménotropine {f}
men's room {n} (lavatory intended for men, see also: toilet)  :: toilettes pour hommes {f-p}
menses {n} /ˈmen.siːz/ (menstrual flow)  :: règles, menstruation
mensiversary {n} (day that is an exact month (or specified number of months) since the occurrence of an event)  :: mensiversaire {m}
menstrual {adj} /ˈmɛn.stɹəl/ (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} (to undergo menstruation)  :: avoir ses règles
menstruation {n} /ˌmɛnstɹuˈeɪʃən/ (periodic discharging of the menses)  :: menstruation {f}
mental {adj} /ˈmɛntəl/ (relating to the mind)  :: 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
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}
merchant {n} (trading vessel) SEE: cargo ship  ::
merchant fleet {n} (fleet of merchant ships)  :: flotte marchande {f}
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  ::
merchantability {n} (state of being merchantable)  :: commerciabilité {f}
merchantable {adj} (fit for market)  :: commerciable
merchantman {n} (merchant) SEE: merchant  ::
merchantman {n} (cargo ship) 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
mercury {n} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (element)  :: mercure {m}, vif-argent {m}
mercury-vapour lamp {n} (a gaseous discharge lamp)  :: lampe à vapeur de mercure {f}
mercy {n} /ˈmɝsi/ (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} /mɜː(ɹ)dʒ/ (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} /məˈɹeɪŋ/ (mixture)  :: meringue
meringue {n} (shell)  :: meringue {f}
merism {n} (enumeration)  :: mérisme {m}
merit {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹɪt/ (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
merlin {n} /ˈmɝlɪn/ (small falcon)  :: faucon émerillon {m}, faucon 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}
meronym {n} /ˈmɛɹənɪm/ (word denoting part of whole)  :: méronyme {m}
merrily {adv} (in a cheerful or merry manner)  :: gaiement
merry {adj} /ˈmɛɹɪ/ (jolly and full of high-spirits)  :: joyeux
merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time)  :: joyeux Noël
merry-go-round {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹi.ɡoʊ.ɹaʊnd/ (carousel)  :: carrousel {m}, manège {m}
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
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}
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}
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  ::
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
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}
messianic {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling a messiah, the Messiah)  :: messianique {m} {f}
messianism {n} (the belief in a messiah)  :: messianisme {m}
messianist {adj}  :: messianiste
messianist {n}  :: messianiste {m-f}
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.ɾl̩]/ (atomic element or material made of such atoms)  :: métal {m}, métaux {p}
metal detector {n}  :: détecteur de métaux {m}
metalanguage {n} (linguistical term)  :: métalangage {m}
metalanguage {n} (computing term)  :: métalangage {m}
metalepsis {n} (strict sense)  :: métalepse {f}
metalexicography {n} (study of lexicography in the abstract)  :: metalexicographie
metallic {adj} /məˈtæl.ɪk/ (made of metal)  :: métalisé
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} (or or relating to metallurgy)  :: métallurgique {m} {f}
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} (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}
meteor shower {n} (Meteors seen on Earth for short time period)  :: pluie de météores {f}
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor)  :: météorite {f}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological  ::
meteorological {adj} (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
meter {n} /ˈmiːtə/ (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)
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
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}
methyl {n} /ˈmɛθəl/ (univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3)  :: méthyle {m}
methyl- {prefix} (prefix used to form terms describing the attachment of a methyl group)  :: méthyl-
methyl tert-butyl ether {n}  :: méthyl tert-butyl éther {m}
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  ::
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}
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  ::
metonymy {n} (figure of speech)  :: métonymie {f}
metonymy {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym  ::
metre {n} /ˈmiːɾɚ]/ (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}
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}
metrical foot {n} (basic unit of verse)  :: pied {m}
metro {n} /ˈmɛtɹəʊ/ (underground railway)  :: métro {m}, métropolitain {m}
metro station {n} (railway station for a rapid transit system)  :: station de métro {f}
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}
-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
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow  ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow  ::
mew {n} /mjuː/ (gull or seagull)  :: mouette {f}, goéland {m}
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}
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
micelle {n} /maɪˈsɛl/ (colloidal aggregate)  :: micelle {f}
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}
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}
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
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}
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 {adj} /mɪd/ (denoting the middle part)  :: mi-
mid {adj} (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
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 class {n} (social and economic class)  :: classe moyenne {f}
middle ear {n} (cavity in the ear)  :: oreille moyenne {f}
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 name {n} (name between given name and surname)  :: deuxième prénom {m}, patronyme {m} [patronymic]
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}
middle-aged {adj} (of, or relating to middle age)  :: d'âge moyen, entre deux âges, d'âge mûr
midfielder {n} (player)  :: milieu de terrain
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
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}
mil {n} /mɪl/ (angular mil)  :: millième {m}
milady {n} /mɪˈleɪdi/ (English noblewoman)  :: milady {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}
mile {n} /maɪ̯l/ (measure of length)  :: mille {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} /mɪlk/ (liquid)  :: lait {m}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal)  :: traire
milk {n} (semen) SEE: semen  ::
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
milk fever {n} (fever after childbirth)  :: fièvre de lait {f}
milk jug {n} (woman's breast)  :: lolo {m}
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids)  :: lait en poudre
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-cap {n} (mushroom of the genus Lactarius)  :: lactaire {m}
milker {n} (person who, or machine which, milks)  :: trayeur {m}
milkfish {n} (Chanos chanos)  :: poisson-lait {m}
milking machine {n} (machine)  :: trayeuse {f}
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}
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-vetch {n} (Astragalus)  :: astragale {f}
milkwort {n} (Polygala)  :: polygale {m}
milky {adj} /ˈmɪlki/ (resembling milk in color or consistency)  :: laiteux
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
mill race {n} /ˈmɪlɹeɪs/ (channel)  :: bief de moulin {m}
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}
miller {n} (milling machine) SEE: milling machine  ::
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} /ˈmɪliɑɹd/ (10^9)  :: milliard
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}
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}
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  ::
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}
mince {n} /mɪns/ (finely chopped meat)  :: hachis {m}
mince {v} (chop fine)  :: hacher
mince words {v} (to use euphemisms)  :: [sense: "not to mince words"] ne pas mâcher ses mots
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  ::
mind {n} /maɪnd/ (ability for rational thought)  :: esprit {m}
mind {v} (to dislike, object to, have a contrary opinion toward)  :: déranger (e.g. est-ce que ça vous dérange...)
mind {v} (to pay attention to, obey)  :: prendre garde
mind {v} (to remember) SEE: remember  ::
mind control {n} (subverting an individual's control of his or her mind)  :: manipulation mentale {f}
mind map {n} (diagram)  :: carte heuristique
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)  :: s'occuper de ses affaires
mindboggling {adj} /ˈmaɪndˌbɑɡlɪŋ/ (that causes the mind to boggle)  :: stupéfiant
minder {n} (bodyguard)  :: garde du corps {m}
mindful {adj} /ˈmʌɪndfəl/ (bearing in mind)  :: conscient
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness  ::
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  ::
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals)  :: eau minérale {f}
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}
miner's disease {n} (eye condition) SEE: nystagmus  ::
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
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}
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
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} /ˈmɪnɪstə/ (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} (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}
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}
minor interval {n}  :: intervalle mineur {m}
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}
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}
minotaur {n} /ˈmɪnɵˌtɑɹ/ (monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man)  :: minotaure
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 flavour)  :: 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
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative)  :: signe moins {m}
minuscule {n} /ˈmɪ.nəˌskjul/ (lower-case letter)  :: minuscule {f}
minuscule {adj} (written in minuscules)  :: minuscule
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny)  :: minuscule
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}
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}
miracle worker {n} (a person who performs a (supernatural) miracle)  :: personne qui fait des miracles {f}
miracle worker {n} (a person who accomplishes a difficult task)  :: faiseur de miracles {m}, faiseuse de miracles {f}
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  ::
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
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
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 out {v} (to miss something that should not be missed)  :: manquer, perdre, laisser passer, louper
missile {n} /ˈmɪsəl/ (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} /ˈmɪʃən/ (set of tasks that fulfills a purpose)  :: mission {f}
mission {n} (religious evangelism)  :: mission {f}
mission impossible {n} (extremely difficult or impossible task)  :: mission impossible {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}
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.kə (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} /ˈmɪsəltəʊ/ (either species of such evergreen plant)  :: gui {m}
mistral {n} /mɪˈstɹɑːl/ (a strong cold north-west wind in southern France and the Mediterranean)  :: mistral {m}
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  ::
mithridatism {n} (the practice of ingesting successively greater amounts of a poison)  :: mithridatisation {f}, mithridatisme {m}
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}, mélange hétéroclite {m}, assortiment {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 reaction {n} (state of diverse reception)  :: réactions assorties {f-p}, réactions diverses {f-p}, reception diverse {f}
mixed-race {adj} (having genetic characteristics of two or more different races)  :: métis, métissé
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}
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast  ::
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast sail)  :: artimon {m}
mizzenmast {n} /ˈmɪz.ənˌmæst/ (nautical: aftmost mast)  :: artimon {m}, mât d’artimon {m}
m'kay {interj} /mːˈkeɪ/ ((informal) Okay)  :: m’voyez [France], m’kay [Quebec]
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
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
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 rule {n} (government by the masses)  :: voyoucratie {f}, ochlocratie
mobile {adj} /ˈmoʊbiːl/ (capable of being moved)  :: mobile
mobile {n} (decoration)  :: mobile {m}
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
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}
moccasin {n} /ˈmɑ.kə.ˌsɪn/ (low-heeled shoe)  :: mocassin {m}
moccasin {n} (native North American deerskin 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
mock exam {n} (an examination where the marks do not count)  :: examen blanc {m}
mock object {n}  :: mock {m}
mocker {n} (one who mocks)  :: moqueur {m}
mockingbird {n} /ˈmɑkɪŋˌbɝd/ (songbird of the family Mimidae)  :: moqueur {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
modal verb {n} (a kind of verb)  :: modal {m}, verbe modal {m}
modality {n} (state of being modal)  :: modalité {f}
modality {n}  :: modalité {f}
modchip {n}  :: modchip
mode {n} /moʊd/ (style or fashion)  :: mode {f}
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood  ::
mode of transport {n} (vehicle or system used to transport people or goods)  :: mode de transport {m}, moyen de transport {m}
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}
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}
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} (process of modernizing)  :: modernisation {f}
modernize {v} /ˈmɑdɚnaɪz/ (bring something up to date)  :: moderniser
modernly {adv} (in a modern manner)  :: modernement
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} (changed; altered)  :: modifié
modifier {n} /ˈmɒdɪfaɪə/ (one who modifies)  :: modificateur {m}
modifier {n} (grammar: qualifying word, clause or phrase)  :: modificateur {m}
modify {v} /mɒdɪfaɪ̯/ (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
mofetta {n}  :: mofette {f}
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}
mohatra {adj}  :: mohatra
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half  ::
moiety {n} /ˈmɔɪ.ə.ti/ ((chemistry) a specific segment of a molecule)  :: groupement
moil {n} (hard work)  :: corvée {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}
mojibake {n} /ˌmoʊ.dʒiˈbɑ.ki/ (corrupt characters or letters)  :: mojibake
mojito {n} /moʊˈhi.toʊ/ (Cuban cocktail)  :: mojito {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}
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}
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}
mole rat {n} (rodent)  :: rat-taupe {m}, rate-taupe {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} (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds)  :: molécule {f}
molehill {n} /ˈməʊlhɪl/ (A small mound of earth)  :: taupinière {f}
moleskin {n} (fabric)  :: moleskine {f}
molest {v} (to abuse)  :: violer, abuser
molest {v} (to annoy intentionally)  :: embêter
molester {n} (one who molests)  :: violeur, agresseur
molinology {n} (study of mills)  :: molinologie {f}
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} /ˈmɑːləsk/ (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam; oyster; mussel)  :: mollusque
mollycoddle {v} /ˈmɑl.iˌkɑd.əl/ (to be overprotective and indulgent toward)  :: couver
molten {adj} /ˈmoʊltən/ (melted)  :: fondu {m}
molten {adj} (glowing red-hot)  :: incandescent
molybdenite {n} (mineral)  :: molybdénite {f}
molybdenum {n} (chemical element)  :: molybdène {m}
molybdic {adj}  :: 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
monad {n} (mathematics and computing term)  :: monade
monadic {adj} (of or relating to a monad)  :: monadique
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
monatomic {adj} (consisting os a single atom)  :: monoatomique
monetarily {adv} (in a monetary sense)  :: monétairement
monetarism {n}  :: monétarisme {m}
monetary {adj} (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}
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
moneybags {n} (wealthy person)  :: richard {m}
monger {n} /ˈmʌŋɡəɹ/ (dealer)  :: marchand {m}
mongolism {n} (Down syndrome)  :: mongolisme {m}
mongoose {n} /ˈmɑŋɡus/ (a small carnivore of the family Herpestidae)  :: mangouste
mongrel {n} /ˈmɑŋ.ɡɹəl/ (someone of mixed kind)  :: bâtard {m}, corniaud {m}, métis {m}, métisse {f}
monic {adj} (of a polynomial whose leading coefficient is one)  :: unitaire, normalisé
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  ::
monitor lizard {n} (lizard of the genus Varanus)  :: varan {m}, goanna {f}
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on)  :: surveillance {f}, monitoring {m}
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 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}
monkey-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle  ::
monkeyflower {n} (plant of the genus Mimulus)  :: mimule {f}
monkfish {n} (fish)  :: baudroie {f}
monk's hood {n} (monkshood) SEE: monkshood  ::
monkshood {n}  :: aconit {m}, napel {m}
mono- {prefix} /ˈmɒ.no/ (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}
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
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}
monoprogramming {n}  :: monoprogrammation {f}
monopsony {n} /məˈnɒpsəni/ (singular buyer)  :: 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 pubis {n} /ˌmɒnz ˈpjubɪs/ (fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones)  :: mont de Vénus {m}
monsoon {n} /mɒnˈsuːn/ (wind)  :: mousson {f}
monsoon {n} (tropical rainy season)  :: mousson {f}
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}
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
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 !
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 bag {n} (pouch)  :: banane {f}
moon landing {n} (arrival of a spacecraft on the moon)  :: alunissage {m}
moon letter {n} (moon letter)  :: lettre lunaire {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}
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}
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
mooring {n} (act of securing a vessel)  :: amarrage {m}
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}
mop up {v} (To fix problems; to correct or repair)  :: arranger les choses, faire le ménage
moped {n} /moʊpt/ (two-wheeled vehicle)  :: vélomoteur {m}, cyclomoteur {m}, mobylette {f}, mob {f}
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}
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}
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry)  :: panique morale, tollé public
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics  ::
morale {n} /məˈɹɑːl/ (capacity)  :: enthousiasme {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
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}
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
mordacious {adj}  :: mordant, mordicant, corrosif, caustique
mordant {v} /mɔː(ɹ)dənt/ (to subject to a mordant)  :: amordancer
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
more Catholic than the Pope {adj} (adhering more stringently to Roman Catholic practice than is required)  :: plus catholique que le pape
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 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
more or less {adv} (approximately)  :: peu ou prou, plus ou moins
more or less {adv} (almost)  :: plus ou moins, presque
morel {n} /məˈɹɛl/ (black morel, Morchella elata / Morchella conica)  :: morille
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}
morganatic {adj} /mɔɹɡəˈnætɪk/  :: morganatique
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
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 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 tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection)  :: gaule du matin {f}, érection matinale {f}
morning-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill)  :: pilule du lendemain {f}
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  ::
morose {adj} /mɒˈɹoʊs/ (Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour)  :: sombre
morpheme {n} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)fiːm/ (smallest linguistic unit)  :: morphème {m}
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
morphoplasm {n} (kinoplasm, trophoplasm)  :: morphoplasme {m}
morphopsychology {n}  :: morphopsychologie {f}
morphosyntactic {adj} (pertaining to morphosyntax)  :: morphosyntaxique
morphosyntactical {adj} (morphosyntactic)  :: morphosyntaxique
morphosyntax {n}  :: morphosyntaxe {f}
morrow {n} /mɔɹoʊ]/ (the next or following day)  :: lendemain {m}
morrow {n} (morning)  :: matin {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}
mortal sin {n} (grave sin)  :: péché capital {m}
mortality {n} /mɔɹˈtælɪti/ (condition of being susceptible to death)  :: mortalité {f}, condition mortelle {f}
mortality rate {n} (the number of deaths)  :: taux de mortalité {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}
mosaiculture {n}  :: mosaïculture
moscovium {n} /mɒˈskəʊ.vi.əm/ (115th element)  :: moscovium {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 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
mostly {adv} /ˈmoʊstli/ (for the most part)  :: surtout, majoritairement
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}
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} /ˈmʌðɚ/ (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  ::
mother hen {n} (overprotective woman)  :: mère poule {f}
mother superior {n} (nun in charge of a convent)  :: mère supérieure {f}
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue)  :: langue maternelle {f}
motherboard {n} /ˈmʌðɚˌbɔɹd/ (primary circuit board of a computer)  :: carte mère {f}, carte principale {f}, carte de fond de panier {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]
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-of-pearl {n} (the hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells)  :: nacre {f}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk) SEE: breast milk  ::
mother-to-be {n} (pregnant woman)  :: future mère {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
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}
motionless {adj} /ˈmoʊʃənlɛs/ (at rest, not moving)  :: immobile
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}
motor home {n} (recreational home on wheels)  :: camping-car
motor neuron disease {n} (progressive neurological disorder attacking motor neurons)  :: sclérose latérale amyotrophique {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}
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  ::
motorcaravan {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}
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}
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}
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  ::
mountain goat {n} (Oreamnos americanus)  :: chèvre des montagnes Rocheuses {f}
mountain lion {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar  ::
mountain range {n} (line of mountains)  :: chaine de montagnes, cordillère {f}
mountain range {n} (series of mountain lines)  :: cordillère {f}
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}
mountainous {adj} /ˈmaʊntɪnəs/ (having many mountains)  :: montagneux
mounted {adj} /ˈmaʊntɪd/ (on horseback)  :: à cheval
mounted police {n} (unit of the civil police)  :: police montée {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}
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
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad)  :: tapis de souris {m}
mouse wheel {n} (disc used for scrolling)  :: molette de souris {f}
mousehole {n} (hole through which a mouse enters a room)  :: trou de souris {m}
mousekin {n} (baby mouse)  :: souriceau {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}
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
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}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica  ::
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer  ::
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth)  :: gorgée {f}, bouchée {f}
mouthguard {n} (device)  :: protège-dent {m}
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}
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth)  :: bain de bouche {m}, gargarisme {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}
movie star {n} (star of the cinema)  :: star de cinéma {f}
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
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  ::
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 something 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/  :: tripes {f-p}
mozzarella {n} /mɒt.sə.ˈɹɛl.ə/ (soft Italian cheese)  :: mozzarelle {f}, mozzarella {f}
mph {initialism} (miles per hour)  :: mille par heure
métier {n} (activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling)  :: métier
mu {n} /mjuː/ (Greek letter)  :: mu {m}
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 {adj} (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}
mucous {adj} /ˈmjuːkəs/ (pertaining to mucus)  :: muqueux
mucous membrane {n} (membrane which secretes mucus)  :: muqueuse {f}
mucus {n} /ˈmjuːkəs/ (slippery secretion)  :: mucus {m}
mud {n} /mʌd/ (mixture of soil and water)  :: boue {f}, fange {f}
mud {n} (willfull remarks or claims)  :: boue {f}
mud {v} (to make muddy)  :: embouer
mud flat {n} (flat expanse of mud at edge of water)  :: sèche {f}
mud wrestling {n} (form of entertainment)  :: lutte dans la boue {f}
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}
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}
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)  :: emmitoufler, couvrir
muffle {v} (To mute or deaden)  :: étouffer, assourdir
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
mug shot {n} (photograph taken of the head and shoulders)  :: portrait {m}, photographie d'identité judiciaire {f}
mugger {n} (the large crocodile Crocodilus palustris)  :: crocodile des marais {m}
muggle {n} (Muggle) SEE: Muggle  ::
muggy {adj} /ˈmʌɡi/ (humid or hot and humid)  :: étouffant, humide
mugwort {n} /ˈmʌɡwəːt/ (any of several artemisias)  :: armoise {f}
mugwort {n} (Artemisia vulgaris)  :: armoise commune {f}
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} (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} /mʌltɪˈkʌltʃəɹəlɪz(ə)m/ (societal idea)  :: multiculturalisme {m}
multidimensional {adj} (having more than two dimensions)  :: multidimensionnel
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 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}
multiple-choice question {n} (a question where the answerer has the choice between multiple answers)  :: question à choix 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} (container)  :: multiensemble {m}
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 populous 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}
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}
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}
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}
mural {n} /ˈmjʊɹəl/ (painting on wall)  :: peinture murale
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  ::
murder weapon {n} (weapon used to commit a murder)  :: arme du crime {f}
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
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  ::
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
murrey {n} (mulberry) SEE: mulberry  ::
musalla {n} (oratory) SEE: oratory  ::
musalla {n} (prayer rug) SEE: prayer rug  ::
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  ::
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
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}
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
music notation {n} (system which represents aurally perceived music) SEE: musical notation  ::
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}
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}
musical notation {n} (writing system)  :: notation musicale {f}
musical saw {n} (musical instrument)  :: scie musicale {f}
musicality {n} /ˌmjuzɪˈkælɪti/ (condition of being musical)  :: musicalité
musically {adv} (in a musical manner)  :: musicalement
musician {n} /mjuˈzɪʃən/ (person who performs or writes music)  :: musicien {m}, musicienne {f}
musicological {adj} (of or pertaining to musicology)  :: musicologique
musicologist {n} (one who studies musicology)  :: musicologue {m} {f}
musicology {n} (study of music)  :: musicologie {f}
musing {adj} (absorbed in thought; contemplative)  :: songeur, pensif
musing {n} (thought)  :: pensée {f}
musk {n} /mʌsk/ (greasy secretion with powerful odour)  :: musc {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk  ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal)  :: bœuf musqué {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}
muskrat {n} /ˈmʌskɹæt/ (Ondatra zibethicus)  :: rat musqué {m}
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric  ::
muslin {n} (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  ::
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}
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} (changeable)  :: mutable {m} {f}
mutagen {n} (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}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor)  :: cygne muet {m}, cygne tuberculé {m}
muteness {n} (characteristic of being mute)  :: mutité {f}, mutisme {m}, aphonie {f}
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}
mutiny {n} /ˈmju.tə.ni/ (organized rebellion)  :: révolte {f}, mutinerie
mutism {n} (psychological disorder)  :: mutisme {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} (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
my {determiner} /maɪ/ (belonging to me)  :: mon {m}, ma {f}, mes {p}
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
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
my lips are sealed {phrase} (I won't tell anyone)  :: motus et bouche cousue
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself)  :: je m'appelle..., mon nom est ...
my pleasure {interj} (a polite reaction to receiving thanks)  :: tout le plaisir est pour moi, [formal] ce fut un plaisir, de rien
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}
myna {n} /ˈmaɪnə/ (the Asian members of starling family)  :: mainate {m}
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} /maɪˈoʊ.pi.ə/ (disorder of vision)  :: myopie {f}
myopic {adj} /maɪˈoʊpɪk/ (unable to see distant objects unaided)  :: myope
myostatin {n} (a protein)  :: myostatine {f}
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} /ˈmɜɹtəl/ (evergreen shrub)  :: myrte
myself {pron} /maɪˈsɛlf/ (me, reflexive case of I)  :: me, moi-même
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
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}