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p. {abbr} (page)  :: p.
pa {n} (grandfather)  :: pépé {m}
pa {n} /pɑː/ (father)  :: papa {m}
Pa {n} (grandfather)  :: pépé {m}
Pa {n} /paː/ (father)  :: papà {m}
Pabloism {n}  :: pablisme {m}
Pabloist {adj}  :: pabliste
Pabloist {n}  :: pabliste {m-f}
pablum {n} /ˈpæbləm/ (something bland or simplistic)  :: bouillie {f}
pace {n} /peɪs/ (step: step)  :: pas {m}
pace {n} (speed)  :: rythme {m}, train {m}, tempo {m}
pace {n} (step: distance covered)  :: pas {m}
pace {v} (to measure by walking)  :: arpenter
pace {v} (to walk to and fro)  :: arpenter
pacemaker {n} (medical implement)  :: stimulateur cardiaque {m}, pacemaker
pacemaker {n} /ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkəɹ/ (one who sets the pace in a race)  :: meneur de train {m}
pachyptile {n} /pəˈkɪptɪl/ (seabird in Pachyptila) SEE: prion  ::
pacific {adj} /pəˈsɪfɪk/ (calm, peaceful)  :: pacifique
pacific {adj} (preferring peace in nature; avoiding violence)  :: pacifique
pacification {n} (the process of pacifying)  :: pacification {f}
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: océan Pacifique {m}, Pacifique {m}
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: suce, sucette {f}, tétine {f}, tototte {f}
pacifier {n} (one who pacifies)  :: pacificateur {m}
pacifism {n} (doctrine that disputes should be settled without violence)  :: pacifisme {m}
pacifist {n} (one who loves, supports, or favours peace)  :: pacifiste {m} {f}
pacifistic {adj}  :: pacifiste
pacify {v} /ˈpæsɪfaɪ/ (bring peace, ending fighting)  :: pacifier
pack {n} (group of dogs)  :: meute {f}
pack {n} (group of wolves) SEE: wolfpack  ::
pack {n} /pæk/ (bundle to be carried)  :: pack {m}, paquet {m}
pack {v} (to make a pack)  :: emballer
package {n} /ˈpækɪdʒ/ (something which is packed)  :: paquet {m}
package {n} (piece of software)  :: paquet {m}
package {v} (to pack)  :: empaqueter, emballer
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store  ::
packaging {n} (the materials used to pack something)  :: emballage {m}
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden  ::
packed {adj} (filled to capacity)  :: bondé {m}
packed {adj} /pækt/ (filled with a large number or large quantity)  :: archiplein
packer {n} /ˈpækɚ/ (person packing things)  :: emballeur {m}, emballeuse {f}
packet {n} /ˈpæ.kɪt/ (vessel to convey mail)  :: paquet, colis
packet {n} (small fragment of data)  :: paquet
packhorse {n} (packhorse) SEE: pack horse  ::
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice)  :: banquise
packshot {n} (close-up of a product in advertising)  :: packshot {m}
pact {n} /pækt/ (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant)  :: pacte {m}
Pactolus {prop} (river)  :: Pactole {m}
pad {n} (animal's foot or paw)  :: coussinet {m}
pad {n} (block of paper)  :: bloc
pad {n} (colloquial: place of residence)  :: piaule {f}, taule {f}
pad {n} (cushion-like thickening of the skin on the underside of the toes of animals)  :: coussinet
pad {n} (cushion used as saddle)  :: coussinet {m}
pad {n} (keypad)  :: pavé numérique {m}, clavier {m} (de téléphone)
pad {n} /pæd/ (flattened mass of anything soft)  :: tampon {m}, coussinet {m}
pad {n} (slang: bed)  :: pieu {m}, plumard {m}, plume {m}, paddock {m}
pad {v} (to furnish with a pad or padding)  :: rembourrer
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
padded cell {n} (a room in insane asylum) SEE: rubber room  ::
padding {n} /ˈpædɪŋ/ (Soft filling material used in cushions etc.)  :: rembourrage {m}
paddle {n} (bat-shaped spanking implement)  :: palette {f}
paddle {n} (blade of a waterwheel)  :: pale {f}, aube {f}
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking)  :: pagaie {f}
paddle {n} (flat limb of turtle etc.)  :: palme {f}, nageoire {f}
paddle {n} (in a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water)  :: volet {m}
paddle {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: spatule {f}
paddle {n} (paddlewheel)  :: hélice {f}
paddle {n} /ˈpædl̩/ (two-handed, single-bladed oar)  :: pagaie {f}, rame {f}, aviron {m}
paddle {n}  :: palette {f}
paddle {n} (ping-pong bat)  :: raquette {f}
paddle {n} (slat of a paddleboat's wheel)  :: pale {f}
paddle {n} (time spent on paddling)  :: pagayage {m}
paddle {v} (toddle) SEE: toddle  ::
paddle {v} (to propel something through water with a paddle, hands or similar instrument)  :: pagayer
paddle {v} (to spank with a paddle)  :: paletter
paddle {v} (to walk or dabble playfully in shallow water)  :: patauger
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo  ::
paddy {n} /ˈpædi/ (rice unmilled)  :: paddy {m}, riz paddy {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rizière {f}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy  ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: panier à salade {m}
pademelon {n} (species of Thylogale)  :: thylogale {m}, pademelon {m}
padlock {n} /ˈpadˌlɒk/ (type of lock)  :: cadenas {m}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock)  :: cadenasser
pad saw {n} (type of narrow-bladed saw) SEE: keyhole saw  ::
Padua {prop} (city)  :: Padoue {f}
Padua {prop} (province)  :: Padoue {f}
paean {n} /ˈpiː.ən/ (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph)  :: péan {m}, paean {m}
paediatry {n} /piːˈdaɪətɹi/ (paediatry) SEE: pediatrics  ::
paella {n} /pɑːˈeɪ.(j)ə/ (Savory, cooked dish)  :: paella {f}, paélia {f}
pagan {adj} (immoral, uncivilized, savage)  :: immoral, incivilisé
pagan {adj} /ˈpeɪɡən/ (relating to non-Abrahamic religions)  :: païen
pagan {n}  :: païen {m}, païenne {f}
pagan {n} (person not adhering to any major or recognized religion)  :: païen {m}, païenne {f}
paganism {n} /ˈpeɪɡənɪzm̩/ (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity)  :: paganisme {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page  ::
page {n} /peɪdʒ/ (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: page {f}
page {n} (record)  :: page {f}, moment {m}, haut fait {m}
page {n} (serving boy)  :: page {m}
page {v} (call or summon)  :: convoquer
page {v} (contact by means of a pager)  :: biper
page {v} (mark the pages of)  :: paginer
page {v} (turn several pages of a publication)  :: feuilleter
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
pageant {n} /ˈpædʒɨnt̚/ (public display)  :: cortège {m}
pageant {n} (spectacular ceremony)  :: spectacle {m}
pageantry {n} /ˈpædʒəntɹi/ (A colourful show or display)  :: faste {m}, pompe {f}
pager {n} /peɪdʒə(ɹ)/ (device)  :: bip {m}, téléavertisseur {m}, pager {m}
paginate {v} /ˈpædʒəneɪt/ (to number the pages of a book or other document)  :: paginer
pagination {n} /ˌpædʒəˈneɪʃən/ (act of creating pages)  :: pagination {f}
paginator {n}  :: paginateur {m}
pagoda {n} /pəˈɡoʊ.də/ (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode {f}
PAH {n} (abbreviation: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon)  :: HAP {m}
Paibian {prop} (subdivision of the Cambrian period)  :: Paibien
pail {n} /peɪl/ (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (annoying person or thing)  :: casse-pied {m} {f}, casse-couilles {m} {f} (vulgar)
pain {n} /peɪn/ (ache or bodily suffering)  :: douleur {f}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental)  :: douleur {f}, peine {f}
painful {adj} /ˈpeɪn.fəl/ (causing pain)  :: douloureux
painful {adj} (requiring labor or toil)  :: laborieux
painfully {adv} /ˈpeɪnfəli/ (in a painful manner)  :: douloureusement
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the ass {n} (something that causes discomfort)  :: casse-pied {m} {f}, emmerde {f}, [vulgar] emmerdeur {m} [person], épine au pied
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
painkiller {n} (a drug that numbs the pain in the body)  :: analgésique, antidouleur {m}
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble)  :: indolore
painstaking {adj} /ˈpeɪnˌsteɪkɪŋ/ (careful attentive; diligent)  :: méticuleux {m}, méticuleuse {f}, minutieux {m}, minutieuse {f}
painstakingly {adv} /ˈpeɪnˌsteɪkɪŋli/ (in a painstaking manner; very slowly and carefully)  :: méticuleusement, minutieusement
paint {n} /peɪnt/ (substance)  :: peinture {f}
paint {v} (apply paint to)  :: peindre, [Quebec] peinturer
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures)  :: peindre
paintbrush {n} /ˈpeɪntˌbɹʌʃ/ (thin brush)  :: pinceau
painted bunting {n} (Smith's longspur) SEE: Smith's longspur  ::
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painter {n} (laborer)  :: peintre décorateur {m}, peintre décoratrice {f}, peintresse décoratrice {f}
painter {n} /ˈpeɪntɚ/ (artist)  :: artiste peintre {m} {f}, peintre {m} {f}, peintresse {f} [occasionally]
painting {n}  :: art pictural
painting {n} /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/ (an illustration or artwork using paint)  :: peinture
painting {n} (the action of applying paint)  :: peinture
paint oneself into a corner {v} /ˈpeɪnt wʌnsɛlf ɪntʊ ə ˈkɔɹnɚ/ (to create a predicament or problem for oneself)  :: [Quebec] se peinturer dans un coin
paintress {n} (female painter)  :: peintresse {f}
pair {n} (baseball: doubleheader) SEE: doubleheader  ::
pair {n} (baseball: two outs recorded in one play) SEE: double play  ::
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set  ::
pair {n} /pɛə(ɹ)/ (two similar or identical things)  :: paire {f}
pair {n} (two people in relationship)  :: paire {f}
pair {n} (used with binary nouns)  :: paire {f}
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: compas {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pairwise {adj} (occurring in pairs)  :: deux à deux
paisley {n} (a motif)  :: motif cachemire {m}
pajamas {n} /pə.ˈd͡ʒɑ.məz/ (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pyjama {m}
Paki shop {n} (corner shop run by a Pakistani)  :: arabe du coin {m}
Pakistan {prop} /ˈpækɪsˌtæn/ (country in South Asia)  :: Pakistan {m}
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people)  :: pakistanais {m}, pakistanaise {f}
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent)  :: Pakistanais {m}, Pakistanaise {f}
palace {n} /ˈpæləs/ (large, lavish residence)  :: palais {m}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords)  :: palais de Westminster {m}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science)  :: paléoclimatologie {f}
palaeoxylology {n} (study of fossil wood)  :: paléoxylologie {f}
palaestra {n} /pəˈliːstɹə/ (ancient wrestling area)  :: palestre {f}
Palaic {prop} /pəˈleɪɪk/ (Indo-European language)  :: palaïte
palanquin {n} /ˌpæləŋˈkiːn/ (a covered type of litter)  :: palanquin
palatable {adj} /ˈpæl.ə.tə.bəl/ (pleasing to the taste)  :: bon, plaisant au gout, appétant
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable)  :: passable, tolérable, acceptable
palatal {adj} ((dentistry) on the side facing the palate)  :: palatal
palatal {adj} /ˈpælətl̩/ (pertaining to the palate)  :: palatal
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate)  :: palatal
palatalization {n} (instance)  :: palatalisation {f}
palatalization {n} (state)  :: palatalisation {f}
palate {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (roof of the mouth)  :: palais {m}
Palatine {prop} (hill of Rome)  :: Palatin
palatine bone {n} (bones that make up the hard palate)  :: os palatin
Palau {prop} /pəˈlaʊ/ (Republic of Palau)  :: Belau, Palau
Palauan {n} (someone from Palau)  :: Palaosien {m}, Palaosienne {f}, Palaois {m}, Palaoise {f}
palaver {n} (a meeting at which there is much talk)  :: palabre {f}
palaver {n} /pəˈlɑː.və(ɹ)/ (unnecessary talk, fuss)  :: palabres {f-p}
Pala'wan {n} (inhabitant of the Palawan island) SEE: Palawan  ::
Palawano {n} (inhabitant of the Palawan island) SEE: Palawan  ::
Palaweño {n} (inhabitant of the Palawan island) SEE: Palawan  ::
pale {adj} /peɪl/ (light in color)  :: pâle, hâve
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: pal
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: pâlir
palea {n} /ˈpælɪə/ (zoology: pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird) SEE: dewlap  ::
paleanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) SEE: paleoanthropology  ::
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians)  :: visage pâle {m}
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color)  :: pâleur {f}
paleoanthropologist {n} (specialist in paleoanthropology)  :: paléoanthropologue {m} {f}
paleoanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains)  :: paléoanthropologie {f}
paleoauxologic {adj}  :: paléoauxologique
paleobotany {n} (branch of paleontology)  :: paléobotanique {f}
paleoclimate {n} (the climate of the Earth at a specified point in geologic time)  :: paléoclimat {m}
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology  ::
paleoecology {n}  :: paléoécologie {f}
paleographer {n} (a person skilled in paleography)  :: paléographe {m-f}
Paleolithic {n} /ˈpæl.ɪi.oʊˌlɪθ.ɪk/ (Old Stone Age)  :: paléolithique {m}
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology)  :: paléontologique
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology)  :: paléontologiste {m} {f}, paléontologue
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life)  :: paléontologie {f}
paleopathological {adj} (relating to paleopathology)  :: paléopathologique
paleopathology {n} (the study of ancient diseases)  :: paléopathologie {f}
Paleoproterozoic {adj} (of an era from 2,500 to 1,600 million years ago)  :: paléoprotérozoïque
Paleoproterozoic {prop} (era 2,500-1,600 Ma)  :: Paléoprotérozoïque {f}
Paleozoic {adj}  :: paléozoïque
Paleozoic {prop} (Paleozoic era)  :: Paléozoïque {m}
paleozoology {n} (branch of zoology dealing with fossils)  :: paléozoologie {f}
Palermo {prop} (city)  :: Palerme {f}
Palermo {prop} (province)  :: Palerme {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity)  :: Palestine {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate)  :: Palestine {f}
Palestine {prop} /pæləstaɪn/ (geographic region)  :: Palestine {f}
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively)  :: Palestine {f}
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people)  :: palestinien, palestinienne {f}
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent)  :: Palestinien {m}, Palestinienne {f}
Palestinian Arabic {prop} (Palestinian Arabic)  :: arabe palestinien {m}
paletot {n} /ˈpalɪtəʊ/ (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: paletot {m}
palette {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (board)  :: palette {f}
palette {n} (range of colors)  :: palette {f}
Pali {prop} /ˈpɑːli/ (a Middle Indo-Aryan language)  :: pali {m}
palimpsest {n} /ˈpælɪmpsɛst/ (manuscript scraped clean for reuse)  :: palimpseste {m}
palindrome {n} /ˈpælɪndɹoʊm/ (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards)  :: palindrome {m}
paling {n} /ˈpeɪlɪŋ/ (stick)  :: pieu {m}
palingenesic {adj} /ˌpælɪndʒɪˈniːsɪk/ (pertaining to palingenesis)  :: palingénésique
palinode {n} (poem that contradicts an earlier poem)  :: palinodie {f}
palinspastic {adj} /pælɪnˈspæstɪk/ (showing previous locations of geological features)  :: palinspastique
palisade {n} (a wall of wooden stakes)  :: palissade {f}
pall {n} (heraldry)  :: pairle {m}
pall {n} /pɔl/ (cloth laid over coffin)  :: drap mortuaire {m}, poêle {m}
palladium {n} (chemical element)  :: palladium {m}
Pallas {prop}  :: Pallas {m}
pallet {n} (A straw bed)  :: paillasse {f}
pallet {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (a portable platform)  :: palette {f}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
palliate {v} /ˈpæl.i.eɪt/ (to relieve the symptoms of)  :: pallier, atténuer, remèdier à, soulager
palliative {adj} /ˈpalɪətɪv/ (reducing progression and relieving symptoms)  :: palliatif
palliative care {n} (specialized area of healthcare)  :: soin palliatif {m}
pallid {adj} /ˈpælɪd/ (appearing weak, pale or wan)  :: pâle, blafard
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor  ::
pallisander {n} (dense, heavy wood)  :: pallisandre
pallium {n} /ˈpæli.əm/ (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex  ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity)  :: pâleur {f}
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: paume {f}
palm {n} /pɑm/ (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palm {v}  :: enpalmer
palm cabbage {n} (heart of palm) SEE: heart of palm  ::
palmetto bug {n} (cockroach)  :: blatte américaine {f}
palmic acid {n} (ricinoleic acid) SEE: ricinoleic acid  ::
palmier {n} (puff pastry)  :: palmier {m}
palmist {n} (a fortuneteller who uses palmistry)  :: chiromancien {m}
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand)  :: chiromancie {f}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil)  :: huile de palme {f}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: dimanche des Rameaux {m}
palm syrup {n} (syrup made from sap of a palm tree)  :: sirop de palmier {m}, sirop de palme {m}, miel de palme {m}
palm thief {n} (coconut crab) SEE: coconut crab  ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: palmier {m}
palm wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from palm)  :: vin de palme {m}
Palmyra {prop} /pælˈmaɪɹə/ (city)  :: Palmyre {f}
palpable {adj} (obvious)  :: palpable
palpable {adj} /ˈpælpəbəl/ (capable of being touched)  :: palpable
palpitation {n} (abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart)  :: palpitation {f}
palsy {n} /ˈpɔːlzi/ (complete or partial muscle paralysis of a body part)  :: paralysie {f}
paltry {adj} (meager; worthless; pitiful; trifling)  :: misérable, dérisoire
paltry {adj} /ˈpɔːltɹi/ (trashy, trivial, of little value)  :: dérisoire
palynological {adj} (of or pertaining to palynology)  :: palynologique
palynologist {n} (one who studies palynology)  :: palynologue {m} {f}
palynology {n} (study of spores, pollen etc.)  :: palynologie {f}
Pamir {prop} (mountain range)  :: Pamir {m}
pamper {v} /ˈpæmpə(ɹ)/ (to treat with excessive care, to indulge)  :: choyer, dorloter
pamphlet {n} /ˈpæɱflɪt/ (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
Pamplona {prop} /pæmˈploʊnə/ (city in Navarre of northern Spain)  :: Pampelune
pan {n} /pæn/ (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan)  :: poêle {f}
Pan {prop} (Greek god of nature)  :: Pan
panacea {n} /ˌpæn.əˈsiː.ə/ (remedy believed to cure all disease)  :: panacée {f}
panacea {n} (something that will solve all problems)  :: panacée {f}
panache {n} (flamboyant style or action)  :: panache {m}
panache {n} /pəˈnæʃ/ (ornamental helmet plume)  :: panache {m}
Panaji {prop} (capital of Goa, India)  :: Panaji {m}, Panjim {m}
Panama {n} (Panama hat) SEE: Panama hat  ::
Panama {prop} /ˈpæn.ə.mɑː/ (country)  :: Panama {m}, Panamá {m}
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal)  :: Canal de Panamá {m}
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama)  :: Panamá
Panama hat {n} (a type of brimmed hat from South America)  :: panama {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama)  :: panamien
Panamanian {n} /pænəˈmeɪni.ən/ (person from Panama)  :: Panaméen, Panamien [less frequent], Panamanien [rare], Panamègne [obsolete and rare] {m}, Panaméenne {f}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama City)  :: Panaméen, Panamien [less frequent], Panamanien [rare], Panamègne [obsolete and rare] {m}
Pan-American {adj} (covering or representing all of the Americas)  :: panaméricain
Pan-Americanism {n} (belief in the benefit of Pan-American organization)  :: panaméricanisme {m}
pan-Arabism {n} /panˈaɹəbɪz(ə)m/ (movement)  :: panarabisme {m}
pancake {n} /ˈpæn.keɪk/ (thin batter cake)  :: crêpe {f}, pancake {m}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose)  :: Pañchatantra
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen-lama
pancreas {n} /ˈpæŋkɹɪəs/ (gland near the stomach)  :: pancréas {m}
pancreatic {adj} (of or pertaining to the pancreas)  :: pancréatique
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas)  :: cancer de pancréas {m}
pancreatitis {n} (inflammation of the pancreas)  :: pancréatite {f}
panda {n} /ˈpændə/ (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)  :: panda {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car  ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda  ::
pandect {n} (A comprehensive collection of codes or laws)  :: digeste {m}
pandeiro {n}  :: pandeiro {m}
pandeism {n} (omnitheism) SEE: omnitheism  ::
pandeism {n} /pænˈdeɪˈĭzˈəm/ (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism)  :: pandéisme {m}
pandeist {adj} /pænˈdiɪst/ (of or relating to pandeism)  :: pandéiste {m} {f}
pandeist {n} (one who believes in pandeism)  :: pandéiste {m} {f}
pandeistic {adj} (pertaining to pandeism)  :: pandéistique
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: pandémie {f}
pandemonium {n} (an outburst; loud, riotous uproar)  :: chaos {m}, charivari {m}, tumulte {m}, chahut {m}
pandemonium {n} /ˌpændəˈmoʊni.əm/ (chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence)  :: chaos {m}
pander {n} /ˈpændɚ/ (translations to be checked)  :: entremetteur
pandiculate {v} /pænˈdɪk.jə.leɪt/ (to stretch oneself and make sounds)  :: pandiculer
Pandora {prop} /ˌpænˈdɔɹə/ (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandore {f}
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.)  :: boîte de Pandore {f}
pane {n} /peɪn/ (individual sheet of glass) SEE: window pane  ::
panegyric {n} /ˌpænəˈd͡ʒɪɹɪk/ (praising speech or opus)  :: panégyrique {m}
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc)  :: table ronde {f}
panel {n} /ˈpænəl/ (rectangular section of a surface)  :: panneau
panel {n}  :: panneau {m},, {m}
panel {n} (single frame in a comic strip)  :: case {f}, vignette {f}
panelling {n} /ˈpænəlɪŋ/ (panels wherewith a surface is covered)  :: boiserie {f}, lambris {m}
panel saw {n} (light saw)  :: scie égoïne {f}
panendeism {n} /ˌpænənˈdiɪzəm/ (belief)  :: panendéisme {m}
panentheism {n} /pænˈɛnθiɪzəm/ (a doctrine that the universe is within God)  :: panenthéisme {m}
panentheist {n} /pænˈenˈthiˈĭst/ (person who believes in panentheism)  :: panenthéiste {f}
panettone {n} /ˌpænəˈtoʊni/ (Christmas brioche with candied fruit)  :: panettone {m}
Pan-European {adj} (for most or all of Europe)  :: paneuropéen {m}, paneuropéenne {f}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
panforte {n} (dense flat cake)  :: panforte {m}
Pangaea {prop} /pænˈdʒiːə/ (supercontinent prior to Triassic)  :: Pangée {f}
Panglossian {adj} /pænˈɡlɑsi.ən/ (naively or unreasonably optimistic)  :: panglossien
pangolin {n} /ˈpæŋɡoʊˌlɪn/ (mammal)  :: pangolin {m}, pangoline {f}
pangram {n} /ˈpæn.ɡɹæm/ (a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet)  :: pangramme, phrase holoalphabétique
panhandle {v} /ˈpænˌhændəl/ (beg for money)  :: mendier
Panhellenic {adj}  :: panhellénique
panic {n} /ˈpænɪk/ (overpowering fright)  :: panique {f}
panic {v} (to feel overwhelming fear)  :: paniquer
panjandrum {n} /pænˈd͡ʒæn.dɹəm/ (important, powerful or influential person)  :: ponte {m}, manitou {m}
pankration {n} /pæn.ˈkɹeɪti.ɒn/ (ancient Greek martial art)  :: pancrace
panmixis {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panmixus {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panna cotta {n} /ˌpanə ˈkɒtə/ (Italian dessert made from double cream)  :: panna cotta {f}, panacotta {f}
panoply {n} /ˈpæ.nəˌpliː/  :: panoplie
panopticon {n} (type of prison)  :: panoptique {m}, panopticon {m}
panorama {n} (figurative: comprehensive survey)  :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} /ˌpæ.nəˈɹæ.mə/ (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area)  :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene)  :: panorama {m}
panoramic {adj} (with a wide view)  :: panoramique
pan out {v} (succeed; proceed according to plan)  :: aboutir
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument)  :: flûte de Pan {f}
panpsychism {n} /panˈsʌɪkɪz(ə)m/ (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect)  :: panpsychisme {m}
pansexuality {n} /ˌpænsɛkʃuˈælɪti/ (sexual orientation)  :: pansexualité {f}
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement)  :: panslavisme {m}
pansy {n} (plant)  :: pensée {f}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pant {n} /pænt/ (a quick breathing)  :: halètement {m}
pant {v} (long for (something); be eager for (something))  :: désirer
pant {v} (of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence)  :: palpiter
pant {v} (to breathe quickly or in a labored manner)  :: haleter
pantagruelian {adj}  :: pantagruélique
pantheism {n} /ˈpæn.θi.ɪz.əm/ (belief that the universe is divine)  :: panthéisme {m}
pantheistic {adj} /pænˈθiɪstɪk/ (pertaining to pantheism)  :: panthéistique
pantheistical {adj} (pantheistic) SEE: pantheistic  ::
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods)  :: panthéon {m}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: panthère {f}
panther {n} /ˈpænθɚ/ (big cat with black fur)  :: panthère noire {f}
panther cap {n} (Amanita pantherina)  :: amanite panthère
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls)  :: culotte {f}, petite culotte {f}
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants)  :: jambe de pantalon {f}
pantograph {n} /ˈpantəɡɹɑːf/ (mechanical drawing aid)  :: pantographe {m}
pantograph {n}  :: pantographe {m}
pantograph {n} (rail transport: Device that collects electric current from overhead lines)  :: pantographe {m}
pantomime {n} /ˈpantəˌmʌɪm/ (gesturing without speaking)  :: pantomime {f}
pantry {n} /ˈpæntɹi/ (storage room)  :: garde-manger {m}
pants {n} /pænts/ (garment covering the body from the waist downwards)  :: pantalon {m}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals)  :: [for men] caleçon {m}, [for women] culotte {f}, [for men and women] slip {m}
pants {v} (pull someone’s pants down)  :: déculotter
Pan-Turkism {n} (political movement)  :: panturquisme {m}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
panty girdle {n} (underpants with a built-in elasticated corset)  :: panty {m}
pantyhose {n} /ˈpæntɪhəuz/ (nylon tights worn about legs)  :: collants {m-p}
pap {n} /pæp/ (porridge) SEE: porridge  ::
papa {n} /ˈpɑː.pə/ (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad  ::
papabile {adj} (among those likely to be elected pope)  :: papable
papabile {n} (a papabile cardinal)  :: papable {m}
papacy {n} (the office)  :: papauté {m}
papal {adj} /ˈpeɪpəl/ (related to the pope or papacy)  :: papal
Papal States {prop} (state)  :: États pontificaux {m-p}
paparazzi {n} /ˌpɑpəˈɹɑtsi/ (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo  ::
paparazzied {adj} (photographed by paparazzi)  :: paparazzé
paparazzo {n} /ˌpɑpəˈɹɑtsoʊ/ (freelance photographer of celebrities)  :: paparazzo {m}, paparazzi {m}
papaya {n} (fruit)  :: papaye {f}
papaya {n} /pəˈpaɪə/ (tree)  :: papayier {m}
Papeete {prop} (capital of French Polynesia)  :: Papeete {m}, Papeʻete {m}
paper {adj} (made of paper)  :: en papier, de papier
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {n} /ˈpeɪpɚ/ (sheet material)  :: papier {m}
paper {n} (scholastic essay)  :: rédaction {f}
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper  ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper  ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper)  :: avion en papier {m}, avion de papier {m}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane  ::
paperback {adj} (having flexible binding)  :: broché
paperback {n} (book)  :: livre broché {m}
paperboard {n} (thick paper)  :: bristol {m}
paperboy {n} (male who delivers newspapers)  :: livreur de journaux {m}, camelot {m} [Canada]
paper clip {n} (paper clip)  :: trombone {m}
paper cup {n} (disposable cup)  :: gobelet en carton {m}
papercutting {n} (jianzhi) SEE: jianzhi  ::
paper jam {n} (malfunction in a printer or photocopier)  :: bourrage papier {m}
paperknife {n} (a knife for cutting paper or opening envelopes)  :: coupe-papier {m}
paper money {n} (banknotes)  :: billet {m}, papier-monnaie {m}
paper tiger {n} (paper tiger)  :: tigre de papier {m}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper)  :: essuie-tout {m}, papier ménage {m} [Switzerland]
paperweight {n} (any object for this purpose)  :: presse-papiers {m}
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object)  :: presse-papiers {m}, presse-papier {m}
paperwork {n} /ˈpeɪ.pɚˌwɝk/ (work involving written documents)  :: tâches administratives {f-p}
papess {n} (female pope)  :: papesse {f}
Paphos {prop} (city in Cyprus)  :: Paphos
Papiamento {prop} (creole language) SEE: Papiamentu  ::
Papiamentu {prop} (language)  :: papiamento {m}
papier-mâché {n} /ˌpeɪpɚ məˈʃeɪ/ (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object)  :: papier mâché {m}
papilloma {n} (epithelial tumour)  :: papillome {m}
papism {n} (papistry) SEE: papistry  ::
paprika {n} /pəˈpɹiːkə/ (spice)  :: paprika {m}
Pap smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: frottis {m}
Pap test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: test de Papanicolaou {m}
Papua {prop} (the southern part of Papua New Guinea)  :: Papouasie {f}
Papuan {adj} (pertaining to Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: papou {m}, papoue {f}
Papuan {n} (Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: Papou {m}, Papoue {f}
Papua New Guinea {prop} /ˈpæ.pu.ə ˌnu ˈɡɪ.ni/ (country in Oceania)  :: Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée {f}
papule {n} (small, inflammatory spot on skin without pus)  :: papule {f}
papyrologist {n} (a student of papyrology)  :: papyrologue {m} {f}
papyrus {n} (material made from this plant)  :: papyrus {m}
papyrus {n} /pəˈpaɪɹəs/ (plant in the sedge family)  :: papyrus {m}
papyrus {n} (scroll or document written on this material)  :: papyrus {m}
parabanic acid {n}  :: acide parabanique {m}
parable {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.bəl/ (short story illustrating a lesson)  :: parabole
parabola {n} /pəˈɹæbələ/ (a conic section)  :: parabole {f}
parabolize {v} (make parabolic)  :: paraboliser
parabolize {v} (speak in parables)  :: paraboler
paraboloid {n} (surface having a parabolic cross section parallel to an axis, and circular or elliptical cross section perpendicular to the axis; especially the surface of revolution of a parabola)  :: paraboloïde {m}
Paracel Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: Paracel {m}
Paracelsian {adj}  :: paracelsien
Paracelsus {prop} /ˌpæɹəˈsɛlsəs/ (Swiss Renaissance scientist and alchemist)  :: Paracelse {m}
paracentesis {n} ((surgery) medical procedure involving needle drainage of fluid)  :: paracentèse {f}
paracetamol {n} (acetaminophen) SEE: acetaminophen  ::
parachute {n} /ˈpæɹəʃuːt/ (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: parachute {m}
parachute {v} (to jump with a parachute)  :: parachuter
parachuting {n} (sport)  :: parachutisme {m}
parachutist {n} (parachute user)  :: parachutiste {m} {f}
paraclete {n} /ˈpæɹəkliːt/ (advocate)  :: paraclet {m}
paracletic {adj}  :: paraclétique
paraclimactic {adj}  :: paraclimacique
paraclinical {adj}  :: paraclinique
paracompact {adj} (property of a topological space)  :: paracompact
parade {n} (any succession or series)  :: défilé {m}, étalage {m}
parade {n} /pəˈɹeɪd/ (organized procession)  :: parade {f}, défilé {m}
parade ground {n} (an area of hard ground where soldiers practice routine marching maneuvres)  :: place d’armes {f}
paradichlorobenzene {n} (1,4-dichlorobenzene)  :: paradichlorobenzène {m}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element)  :: paradigme {m}
paradigm {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.daɪm/ (example serving as a model or pattern)  :: paradigme {m}
paradigm {n} (prejudice)  :: préjudice
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality)  :: paradigme {m}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries)  :: changement de paradigme
paradisaical {adj} (paradisaic) SEE: paradisaic  ::
paradise {n} /ˈpæɹədaɪs/ (heaven)  :: paradis {m}, cieux {m-p}
paradise {n}  :: paradis {m}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place)  :: paradis {m}
Paradise {prop} /ˈpæɹədaɪs/ (Heaven)  :: paradis {m}
Paradise {prop} (the Garden of Eden)  :: paradis {m}, paradis terrestre {m}
paradisiacal {adj} /pæɹədɪˈsaɪəkəl/ (resembling paradise)  :: paradisiaque
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement )  :: paradoxe {m}, antinomie {f}
paradox {n} /ˈpæɹədɑks/ (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradoxe {m}
paradoxical {adj} /ˌpæɹəˈdɒksɪkəl/ (having self-contradicting properties)  :: paradoxal {m}
paradoxical frog {n} /ˌpæɹəˈdɒksɪkəl fɹɒɡ/ (frog)  :: grenouille paradoxale {f}
paradoxically {adv} (in a paradoxical manner)  :: paradoxalement
paraffin {n} (alkane hydrocarbon)  :: paraffine
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax  ::
paraffin {n} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.fɪn/ (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paraffin {v} (treat with paraffin)  :: paraffiner
paraffin wax {n} (paraffin wax)  :: paraffine {f}
paraglider {n} (equipment)  :: parapente {m}
paraglider {n} (one who paraglides)  :: parapentiste {m} {f}
paraglider {n} (wing)  :: aile {f}, voile {f}
paragliding {n} /ˈpæɹəɡlaɪdɪŋ/ (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: parapente {f}
paragon {n} (20-point type)  :: petit-parangon
paragon {n} /ˈpæɹəɡən/ (model or pattern)  :: parangon
paragon {v} (to serve as a model for)  :: parangonner
paragraph {n} /ˈpɛɹəɡɹæf/ (passage in text)  :: paragraphe {m}, alinéa {m}
Paraguay {prop} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/ (country in South America)  :: Paraguay {m}
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay)  :: Paraguayen {m}, Paraguayenne {f}, Paraguéen {m} [old], Paraguéenne {f} [old]
parakeet {n} /ˈpaɹəkiːt/ (various species of small parrots)  :: perruche
paralanguage {n} (non-verbal elements of speech)  :: paralangage {m}
paralegal {n} (one who assists a lawyer)  :: parajuriste {m}, paralégal {m}
paralipsis {n} /ˌpæ.ɹəˈlɪp.sɪs/ (figure of speech)  :: paralipse {f}
paraliterature {n}  :: paralittérature {f}
parallactic {adj} (pertaining to parallax)  :: parallactique {m} {f}
parallax {n}  :: parallaxe {f}
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: parallèle à
parallel {adj} /ˈpæɹəˌlɛl/ (equally distant from one another at all points)  :: parallèle
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship)  :: parallèlement
parallel {n} (line of latitude)  :: parallèle {m} {f}
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines)  :: parallèle {m} {f}
parallel bars {n} (set of apparatus)  :: barres parallèles {f-p}
parallelepiped {n} /ˌpæɹəˌlɛləˈpaɪpɪd/ (solid figure)  :: parallélépipède {m}
parallelepipedic {adj}  :: parallélépipèdique
parallelism {n} /ˈpaɹəlɛlɪz(ə)m/ (state or condition of being parallel)  :: parallélisme
parallelogram {n} /ˌpæ.ɹə.ˈlɛl.ə.ˌɡɹæm/ (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length)  :: parallélogramme {m}
parallelogrammatic {adj}  :: parallélogrammatique
parallelotope {n} (generalization of parallelogram and parallelepiped)  :: parallélotope {m}
parallel park {v} (park a vehicle with side parallel to curb)  :: créneau {m}
parallel parking {n} (action of parking a vehicle with side parallel to curb)  :: stationnement en créneau {m}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe)  :: univers parallèle {m}
paralogism {n} /pəˈɹalədʒɪzəm/ (a fallacious argument or illogical conclusion)  :: paralogisme {m}, paralogie {f}
paralogous {adj} (having a similar structure)  :: paralogue
paralympic {adj} (paralympic) SEE: Paralympic  ::
Paralympic Games {prop} (international sports competition for people with physical disabilities)  :: Jeux paralympiques {m-p}
Paralympics {prop} (Paralympic Games) SEE: Paralympic Games  ::
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze  ::
paralysis {n} /pəˈɹæləsəs/ (loss of muscle control)  :: paralysie {f}
paralytic {n} /ˌpæɹəˈlɪtɪk/ (person suffering from paralysis)  :: paralytique {m} {f}
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis)  :: paralyser
paralyzing {adj} (that paralyzes)  :: paralysant, paralysateur
paramaleate {n}  :: paramaléate {m}
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname)  :: Paramaribo {m}
paramecium {n} /paɹəˈmiːsɪəm/ (organism)  :: paramécie {f}
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital)  :: ambulancier {m}, ambulancière {f}, brancardier {m}, brancardière {f}
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition)  :: paramètre {m}
parameter {n} /pəˈɹæm.ɪ.tə/ (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar)  :: paramètre
parametric {adj} (of, relating to, or defined using parameters)  :: paramétrique
parametrize {v} (To describe in terms of parameters)  :: paramétrer
paramilitary {adj} (relating to a paramilitary)  :: paramilitaire
paramilitary {n} (a member of a paramilitary group)  :: paramilitaire
paramilitary {n} /ˌpɛɹəˈmɪlɪˌtɛɹi/ (a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion)  :: paramilitaire
paramount {adj} /ˈpæ.ɹəˌmaʊnt/ (of the highest importance)  :: primordial, capital
paramour {n} /ˈpæɹəmɔɹ/ (illicit lover)  :: amant {m} [male], maîtresse {f} [female]
paranasal sinus {n} (one of of air-filled spaces, or sinuses)  :: sinus paranasal {m}
paranoia {n} (Extreme, irrational distrust of others)  :: paranoïa {f}
paranoia {n} /ˌpæ.ɹəˈnɔɪ.ə/ (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)  :: paranoïa {f}
paranoia {n}  :: paranoïa {f}
paranoiac {adj} (pertaining to paranoia)  :: paranoïaque
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid  ::
paranoid {adj} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ˌnɔɪd/ (of, related to, or suffering from paranoia)  :: paranoïaque
paranoid {n} (someone suffering from paranoia)  :: paranoïaque {m} {f}, parano {m} {f}
paranormal {adj} (can not be explained by scientific methods)  :: paranormal
parapet {n} (a fortification consisting of a wall)  :: parapet {m}
parapet {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.pɪt/ (a low retaining wall)  :: parapet {m}
paraph {n} /ˈpaɹəf/ (flourish after signature)  :: paraphe {m}
paraphernalia {n} /ˌpæɹəfəˈneɪli.ə/ (miscellaneous items)  :: panoplie {f}
paraphilia {n} (sexual deviation)  :: paraphilie {f}
paraphimosis {n} (foreskin trapped behind the glans)  :: paraphimosis {m}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text)  :: paraphrase {f}
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase)  :: paraphraser
paraphrast {n} (someone who paraphrases)  :: paraphraste {m}
paraphrastic {adj} (pertaining to a paraphrase)  :: paraphrastique
paraphyletic {adj} (Excluding some descendants of the most recent common ancestor)  :: paraphylétique
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition)  :: paraplégie
parapsychology {n} /ˌpɛɹəˌsaɪˈkɑlədʒi/ (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsychologie {f}
parareligious {adj}  :: parareligieux
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: parasite {m}
parasite {n} /ˈpæɹəˌsaɪt/ (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back)  :: parasite {m}, profiteur {m}
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic  ::
parasiticide {n} (substance used to kill parasites)  :: parasiticide {m} {f}
parasitiform {n}  :: parasitiforme {m}
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize  ::
parasitize {v} (live off a host)  :: parasiter
parasitoid {n} (organism that is parasitic during part of its life cycle)  :: parasitoïde {m}
parasitology {n} (study of parasites)  :: parasitologie
parasol {n} /ˈpɛɹəˌsɑl/ (umbrella used as protection from the sun)  :: ombrelle {f}
parasympathetic {adj} (relating to part of the autonomic nervous system)  :: parasympathique
parasympathomimetic {adj} (acting by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system)  :: parasympathicomimétique
parasynthetic {adj} (formed by multiple changes)  :: parasynthétique
parataxis {n} /paɹəˈtaksɪs/ (in grammar)  :: parataxe {f}
paratha {n} (Indian bread)  :: paratha {m}
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft)  :: para {m}, parachutiste {m} {f}
parazoan {n} ((zoology) any sponge)  :: parazoaire {m}
parcel {n} (division of land bought and sold as a unit)  :: parcelle {f}
parcel {n} /ˈpʰɑɹ.səɫ]/ (package wrapped for shipment)  :: colis {m}, paquet {m}
parched {adj} /pɑɹtʃt/ (dry)  :: sec
parched {adj} (thirsty)  :: assoiffé
parchment {n} (diploma (only specific material-related terms, not mere synonyms of diploma))  :: parchemin {m}
parchment {n} (imitating paper)  :: vélin {m}
parchment {n} /ˈpɑːtʃmənt/ (material)  :: parchemin {m}
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat)  :: désolé, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon?, comment?, [plain] quoi
pardon {n} /ˈpɑɹ.dn̩/ (forgiveness for an offence)  :: pardon {m}
pardon {n} (releasing order)  :: grâce {f}
pardon {v}  :: grâce
pardon {v} (to forgive)  :: pardonner
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon)  :: pardonner, gracier
pardonable {adj} (capable of being pardoned)  :: pardonnable
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology)  :: excusez-moi
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic))  :: passez-moi l’expression, pardonnez mon langage
pare {v} /peə(ɹ)/ (To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife)  :: éplucher, peler
pare {v} (To reduce or trim something (as if) by cutting off)  :: rogner
pareidolia {n} /pɛɹ.aɪˈdoʊ.li.ə/ (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar)  :: paréidolie {f}
paremiology {n} (the study of proverbs)  :: parémiologie {f}
parenchyma {n} /pəˈɹɛŋkɨmə/ (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue)  :: parenchyme {m}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company  ::
parent {n}  :: parent {m}
parent {n} /ˈpɛəɹənt/ (person from whom one is descended)  :: [♂♀] parent {m}, géniteur {m}, génitrice {f}
parentage {n} (identity of one's parents)  :: parenté {f}
parental {adj} (relating to parent)  :: parental
parental leave {n} (leave of absence for a parent to take care of a baby)  :: congé parental {m}
parenteral {adj} (Intravenously or by injection)  :: parentéral
parenthesis {n}  :: parenthèse {f}, parenthèses {p}
parenthesis {n} /pəˈɹɛnθəsɪs/ (either of a pair of brackets ( ))  :: parenthèse {f}
parenthesise {v} /pəˈɹɛnθ.ə.saɪz/ (parenthesise) SEE: parenthesize  ::
parenthetically {adv} /ˈpæɹənˌθɛtɪkli/ (incidentally)  :: entre parenthèses
parenthood {n} (state of being parent)  :: parenté {f}, parentalité {f}
parents {n} /ˈpɛɹənts/ (one's mother and father)  :: parents {m-p}
paresis {n} /pəˈɹiːsɪs/ (partial paralysis)  :: parésie {f}
paresthesia {n} (sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin with no obvious cause)  :: paresthésie {f}
paresthesis {n} (paresthesia) SEE: paresthesia  ::
parhelion {n} /pɑːˈhiːlɪən/ (bright spot in the sky due to refraction of the sun by ice crystals) SEE: sun dog  ::
pariah {n} /pəˈɹaɪə/ (member of one of the oppressed social castes in India)  :: paria {m} {f}
paries {n} (wall of any cavity in the body)  :: paroi {f}
parietal lobe {n} /pəˈɹaɪətəl ˌloʊb/ (Division of cerebrum)  :: lobe pariétal {m}
paring knife {n} (A thin-bladed knife for paring fruit)  :: couteau d'office {m}
Paris {prop} (cities in the US)  :: Paris {m}
Paris {prop} /ˈpæɹ.ɪs/ (capital of France)  :: Paris {m}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince)  :: Paris {m}
parish {n} (civil subdivision of a county)  :: commune {f}
parish {n} (members of the parish)  :: paroisse {f}
parish {n} /ˈpæɹɪʃ/ (part of a diocese)  :: paroisse {f}
parish assembly {n} (Jersey: the decision-making body of local government)  :: assemblée paroissiale {f}
parish church {n} (religious centre of a parish)  :: église paroissiale {f}
parishioner {n} (A member of a parish)  :: paroissien {m}, paroissienne {f}
parish register {n} (record book of a parish)  :: registre paroissial {m}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris)  :: parisien
Parisian {n} /pəˈɹiʒən/ (someone from Paris)  :: Parisien {m}, Parisienne {f}
Parisienne {n} /pəɹɪzɪˈɛn/ (female from Paris)  :: Parisienne {f}
parison {n} /ˈpɛɹəsən/ (primary mass in glassblowing)  :: paraison {f}
Paris syndrome {n} (psychological disorder)  :: syndrome de Paris {m}
parity {n} (math: classification into one set or the other)  :: parité {f}
parity {n} (math: set whose all elements belong to one of exactly two disjoint subsets)  :: parité {f}
parity {n} /ˈpæɹɪti/ (equality, comparability)  :: parité {f}
park {n} /pɑɹk]/ (ground for recreation)  :: parc {m}, jardin public {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt)  :: garer, parquer, stationner
parka {n} /ˈpɑɹkə/ (long jacket)  :: parka {m} {f}, doudoune {f}
parking {n} /ˈpɑːkɪŋ/ (action)  :: stationnement {m}
parking {n} (space)  :: parking {m}, stationnement {m}
parking brake {n} (brake intended for keeping a vehicle stationary without constant operator attention)  :: frein de stationnement {m}, frein de parking {m}
parking disc {n} (device placed inside a parked vehicle)  :: disque de stationnement
parking garage {n} (building)  :: parking à étages {m}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use)  :: parking, parc de stationnement {m}, [Canada] stationnement {m}
parking meter {n} (device for collecting parking fees)  :: parcmètre {m}, parcomètre {m}
parking space {n} (a space in which to park a car or other vehicle)  :: place de stationnement {f}
parkinsonian {adj}  :: parkinsonien
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease)  :: maladie de Parkinson {f}
parkour {n} /pɑɹˈkʊɹ/ (athletic discipline)  :: parkour {m}
parley {n} /ˈpɑːlɪ/ (conference)  :: pourparlers {m}
parliament {n} /ˈpɑːləmənt/ (an elected or appointed political institution)  :: parlement {m}
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament)  :: parlementaire {m} {f}
parliamentary {adj} /ˌpɑːɹləˈmentəɹi/ (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament)  :: parlementaire
parlor {n} (comfortable room in a public house)  :: salon {m}
parlor {n} (drawing room)  :: salon {m}
parlor {n} /ˈpɑɹləɹ/ (room for talking, room for entertaining guests, living room)  :: parloir {m}, salon {m}
parlor {n} (shed used for milking cattle)  :: salle de traite {f}
parlor {n} (shop or other business selling goods specified by context.)  :: salon {m}
Parma {prop} (city)  :: Parme
Parma {prop} (province)  :: Parme
Parmenides {prop} (philosopher)  :: Parménide {m-p}
parmesan {n} /ˈpɑɹ.məˌzɑn/ (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma)  :: parmesan {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan  ::
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns)  :: étriqué, égocentrique, provincial
parochial {adj} /pəˈɹoʊki.əl/ (pertaining to a parish)  :: paroissial {m}, paroissiale {f}
parochialism {n} (state of being parochial)  :: esprit de clocher
parochial school {n} (school associated with the parish of a church)  :: école paroissiale {f}
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having characteristics of parody)  :: parodique
parody {n} /ˈpɛɹədi/ (expression making fun of something else)  :: parodie {f}
parody {v} (to make a parody of something)  :: parodier
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
parole {n} /pə.ˈɹoʊɫ]/ (law: a release of (a prisoner))  :: libération conditionnelle {f}
parole officer {n} (probation officer) SEE: probation officer  ::
paronomasia {n} /pæɹənəˈmeɪzɪə/ (a pun or play on words)  :: paronomase
paronychia {n} (infection under the cuticle) SEE: whitlow  ::
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word)  :: paronyme {m}
parotid {n} (parotid gland) SEE: parotid gland  ::
parotitic {adj} (of or pertaining to the parotid gland)  :: ourlien
parotitis {n} (inflammation of parotid gland)  :: parotidite {f}
parousia {n} (Second Coming of Christ)  :: parousie {f}
paroxytone {n} /pəˈɹɒk.sɪˌtəʊn/ (paroxytone)  :: paroxyton
parquet {n} /pɑːɹˈkeɪ/ (a wooden floor made of parquetry)  :: parquet {m}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall  ::
parricide {n} /ˈpæ.ɹɪ.saɪd/ (someone who kills a relative)  :: parricide {m}
parrot {n} (channel coal) SEE: channel coal  ::
parrot {n} /ˈpæɹət/ (kind of bird)  :: perroquet {m}
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding)  :: perroqueter
parrot's bill {n} (glory pea) SEE: glory pea  ::
parry {v} /ˈpæɹi/ (avoid, deflect, or ward off)  :: parer
parse {n} (act of parsing)  :: analyse
parse {v} /pɑɹs/ (linguistics: to resolve into elements)  :: analyser, décomposer
parsec {n} /ˈpɑɹsɛk/ (parallax second)  :: parsec {m}
parser {n} /ˈpɑː(ɹ).zə/ (computer program)  :: analyseur {m}
parsimonious {adj} /pɑɹ.sɪˈmo͡ʊn.i.əs/ (Exhibiting parsimony)  :: pincé, avare, parcimonieux
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: parcimonie {f}
parsing {n}  :: analyse syntaxique {f}
parsley {n} (herb)  :: persil {m}
parsleyed {adj} (prepared with parsley)  :: persillé
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: panais {m}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: panais {m}
parson {n} /ˈpɑɹsən/ (cleric having full control of a parish)  :: curé {m}
parsonage {n} (house provided by the church)  :: cure {f},presbytère {m}
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial  ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially  ::
part {n} (hair dividing line )  :: raie {f}
part {n} (position or role )  :: rôle {m}
part {n} /pɑːt/ (fraction of a whole )  :: partie {f}, organe {m}
part {v}  :: se séparer
part {v} (to cut hair with a parting)  :: faire une raie
part {v} (to divide in two)  :: séparer
part {v} (to divide up, to share)  :: partager
partake {v} /pɑɹˈteɪk/ (to take part in an activity)  :: participer
part and parcel {n} (essential piece)  :: partie intégrante {f}
part company {v} (To end a relationship)  :: divorcer,
part company {v} (To separate; go their own way )  :: se séparer,
parthenocarpic {adj} (relating to parthenocarpy)  :: parthénocarpique
parthenogenesis {n} (asexual reproduction) SEE: agamogenesis  ::
parthenogenesis {n} /ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈd͡ʒɛnɪsɪs/ (reproduction from a single gamete without fertilisation)  :: parthénogenèse
Parthenon {prop} /ˈpɑːɹθənɑːn/ (ancient temple to Athena)  :: Parthénon {m}
Parthenope {prop} (asteroid)  :: Parthénope
Parthenope {prop} (One of the Sirens from Greek mythology)  :: Parthénope {f}
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians)  :: Parthie {f}
Parthia {prop} /ˈpɑɹθi.ə/ ((historical) region)  :: Parthie
Parthian {adj} /ˈpɑːθɪən/ (relating to Parthia)  :: parthe {m} {f}
Parthian {n} (person)  :: Parthe {m} {f}
partial {adj} (biased)  :: partial
partial {adj} /ˈpɑɹʃəl/ (existing in part)  :: partiel
partial differential equation {n} (equation)  :: équation différentielle aux dérivées partielles {f}
partial false friend {n} /ˈpɑɹ.ʃəl fɔls fɹɛnd/ (foreign word not sharing all meanings)  :: faux-ami partiel {m}
partiality {n} (preference)  :: partialité {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree)  :: partiellement, en partie
participant {n} /pɑːɹˈtɪsəpənt/ (one who participates)  :: participant {m}, participante {f}
participate {v} /pɑːˈtɪsɪpeɪt/ (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself)  :: participer (to participate in something: - participer à quelque chose)
participation {n} (act of participating)  :: participation {f}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system)  :: démocratie participative {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle  ::
participle {n} /ˈpɑɹtɪˌsɪpəl/ (verb form)  :: participe {m}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: particule {f}
particle {n} /ˈpɑɹtɪkəl/ (body with very small size)  :: particule {f}
particle {n} (word)  :: particule {f}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds)  :: accélérateur de particules {m}
particle physics {n} (particle physics)  :: physique des particules {f}, physique des hautes énergies {f}
particularity {n} (fastidiousness) SEE: fastidiousness  ::
parting {n} (farewell)  :: adieu {m}, au revoir {m}
parting {n} (line dividing hair)  :: ligne de partage
Parti Quebecois {prop} (party)  :: Parti Québécois
partisan {adj} (adherent to a party or faction)  :: partisan {m}, partisane {f}
partisan {adj} (devoted to a party or group)  :: partisan {m}, partisane {f}
partisan {adj} (serving as a commander or member of a body of detached light troops)  :: partisan {m}
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party)  :: partisan {m}, partisane {f}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla  ::
partisan {n} /ˈpɑɹ.tɪ.zən/ (adherent to a party)  :: militant {m}, militante {f}
partisan {n} (type of spear)  :: pertuisane {f}
partition {n}  :: division, séparation, partition
partition {n} /pɑɹˈtɪʃən/ (section of a hard disk separately formatted)  :: partition {f}
partitionist {n} (partisan who favours the partition of the province of Quebec)  :: partitionniste {m}
partitive {adj} (grammar: indicating a part)  :: partitif
partitive {n} (partitive case)  :: partitif {m}
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive  ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partly {adv} /pɑɹtli/ (in part)  :: en partie
partner {n} /ˈpɑɹtnɚ/ (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: partenaire {m}, associé {m}
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner)  :: partenaire {m} {f}, compagnon {m}, compagne {f}
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: partenariat
partocracy {n} (government by political parties)  :: particratie {f}, partitocratie {f}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: classe lexicale {f}, partie du discours {f}, classe grammaticale {f}
partridge {n} /ˈpɑɹtɹɪd͡ʒ/ (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: perdrix {f}, mâle de la perdrix {m}, femelle de la perdrix {f}, [♂] garbon {f}, [offspring] perdreau {m}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time)  :: à temps partiel
parturition {n} (act of giving birth)  :: accouchement, parturition {f}, naissance {f}
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.)  :: faction {f}
party {n} (military: discrete detachment of troops)  :: détachement {m}
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party  ::
party {n} /ˈpɑɹ.ti/ (law: particular side in a contract or legal action)  :: partie {f}
party {n} (social gathering)  :: [slang, France] teuf, fête {f}; Canada: party {m}; fête {f}
party {n} (someone who takes part)  :: participant {m}
party {v} (to celebrate at a party)  :: fêter, veiller [Canada]
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties)  :: fêtard {m}
party dress {n} (woman's elegant dress)  :: robe de soirée {f}
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
party wall {n} (commonly shared wall)  :: mur mitoyen {m}
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
parvenu {n} /ˈpɑɹ.və.nju/ (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class)  :: parvenu {m}, parvenue {f}
parvenue {n} (feminine equivalent of parvenu)  :: parvenu/parvenue
pas {n} (step)  :: pas {m}
Pasargadae {prop} (ancient city of Persia)  :: Pasargades
pascal {n} /pæˈskæl/ (SI unit of pressure and stress)  :: pascal {m}
Pascal {prop} /pæsˈkæl/ (male given name)  :: Pascal
Pascal's triangle {n} (Pascal's triangle)  :: triangle de Pascal
Pascal's wager {prop} (Pascal's wager)  :: le pari de Pascal
Paschal Lamb {n} (heraldry: a lamb depicted with nimbus and bearing a flag)  :: agneau pascal
Paschal Lamb {n} (Jesus Christ, symbolized as a sacrifice)  :: Agneau Pascal, Agneau de Dieu, Agneau Mystique
Paschal Lamb {n} /ˈpæs.kəl ˈlæm/ (the lamb eaten at Passover)  :: agneau de Pâques
Pas-de-Calais {prop} (a département of northern France)  :: Pas-de-Calais {m}, Pas de Calais {m}
pas de deux {n} (a dance performed by two dancers)  :: pas de deux {m}
pasha {n} /ˈpɑʃə/ (title)  :: pacha {m}
Pashto {prop} (official language of Afghanistan)  :: pachto {m}
Pashtun {n} (Pashtun person)  :: Pachtoune {m} {f}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto  ::
Pashtunwali {prop} (Pashtun tribal code of conduct)  :: pachtounwali {m}
paska {n} (paskha) SEE: paskha  ::
pass {n} (document granting permission to pass or to go and come)  :: laissez-passer, sauf-conduit {m}
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing)  :: passe {f}, passage {m}
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
pass {v} (change from one state to another)  :: passer
pass {v} (die)  :: mourir
pass {v} (elapse)  :: se passer
pass {v} (go by, over, etc)  :: passer
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully)  :: réussir
pass {v} /pɑːs/ (move or be moved from one place to another)  :: passer
passacaglia {n}  :: passacaille {f}
passage {n} /ˈpæsɪd͡ʒ/ (section of text or music)  :: passage {m}
passage {n} (passageway)  :: passage {m}
passageway {n} (covered walkway)  :: passage {m}
Passarge {prop} (river in eastern Europe)  :: Pasłęka, Passarge
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic))  :: mourir, décéder
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions)  :: livret épargne {m}
pass down {v} (to hand over)  :: transmettre
passed pawn {n} (pawn that has passed beyond enemy pawns)  :: pion passé {m}
passenger {n} /ˈpæsənd͡ʒəɹ/ (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: passager {m}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius)  :: tourte voyageuse {f}, pigeon migrateur {m}, colombe voyageuse {f}
passenger ship {n} (type of ship)  :: navire à passagers {m}
passenger train {n} (type of train)  :: train de voyageurs {m}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by)  :: passant {m}, passante {f}
passerine {n} /ˈpæsəɹən/ (any bird of the order Passeriformes)  :: passerine {f}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
passing {adj} /ˈpɑːsɪŋ/ (that passes away; ephemeral)  :: passager
passing {n} (death, dying; the end)  :: mort
passing {n} (form of juggling)  :: passing {m}
passing shot {n}  :: coup de débordement {m}
passion {n} /ˈpʰæʃən]/ (any great emotion)  :: passion {f}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus)  :: Passion {f}
passionate {adj} /ˈpæʃənɪt/ (fired with intense feeling)  :: passionné
passionately {adv} (in a passionate manner)  :: passionnément
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit)  :: fruit de la passion {m}
passive {adj} /ˈpæs.ɪv/ (not active, but acted upon)  :: passive, passif {m}
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice  ::
passive-aggressive {adj} (passive resistance)  :: passif-agressif
passively {adv} /ˈpæs.ɪv.li/ (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action)  :: passivement
passive matrix {n}  :: matrice passive {f}
passiveness {n} (passivity) SEE: passivity  ::
passive participle {n} (passive participle)  :: participe passif {m}
passive smoking {n} (inhalation of smoke from somebody else´s tobacco)  :: tabagisme passif
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: voix passive {f}
passivity {n} /pæˈsɪvɪti/ (the state of being passive)  :: passivité {f}
passkey {n} (a key that opens any door)  :: passe-partout {m}, passepartout {m}, passe {m}
pass on {v} (to convey or communicate)  :: transmettre, faire passer
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
pass out {v} (to distribute)  :: distribuer
pass out {v} (to faint)  :: s'évanouir
Passover {prop} (Pesach)  :: Pâque {f}, Pessa'h {m}
passport {n} /ˈpæspɔɹt/ (official document)  :: passeport {m}
pass through {v} (to surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access) SEE: infiltrate  ::
pass through {v} (to transit)  :: traverser
passthrough {n} (The act of passing through)  :: traversée
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: mot de passe {m}
password {n} /ˈpæswɜːɹd/ (word used to gain admittance)  :: mot de passe {m}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {adj} (grammar: expressing action that has already happened)  :: passé {m}, passée {f}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past)  :: passé {m}, passée {f}
past {adj} (of a period of time: having just gone by)  :: dernier {m}, dernière {f}, passé {m}, passée {f}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense)  :: passé {m}
past {n} /pæst/ (period of time that has already happened)  :: passé {m}
past {prep} (beyond in place)  :: après
pasta {n} /ˈpɑːstə/ (dough)  :: pâtes {f-p}, pâtes alimentaires {f-p}
Pastafarianism {n} (a parody religion)  :: pastafarisme {m}
past anterior {n} (a compound tense used in literary French and Spanish)  :: passé antérieur {m}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof)  :: strass {m}, stras {m}
paste {n} /peɪst/ (a soft mixture)  :: pâte {f}
paste {n} (soft mixture of pounded foods)  :: pâte
paste {n} (soft mixture used in making pastry)  :: pâte {f}
paste {v} (to insert a piece of text)  :: coller
pastern {n} /ˈpæstəɹn/ (area on a horse's leg)  :: paturon {m}
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food)  :: pasteurisation {f}
pasteurise {v} /ˈpæstʃəɹaɪz/ (to heat food in order to kill harmful organisms)  :: pasteuriser
past historic tense {n} (tense)  :: passé simple {m}
pastiche {n} (musical medley)  :: pastiche {m}
pastiche {n} /pæsˈtiʃ/ (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastiche {m}
pastiera {n} (Neapolitan Easter tart)  :: pastiera {f}, pastiera napolitaine {f}
pastille {n} /pæs.ˈtil/ (soft flavoured candy)  :: pastille {f}
pastille {n} (small granular half spheroid piece of material)  :: pastille {f}
pastime {n} /ˈpæs.taɪm/ (that which amuses)  :: passe-temps {m}
past imperfect tense {n} (grammatical tense)  :: l'imparfait {m}
pastophorus {n} /pastəˈfɔːɹəs/ (type of priest in ancient Egypt)  :: pastophore {m}
pastor {n} (a minister or priest)  :: pasteur {m}
pastor {n} /ˈpæstɚ/ (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
pastor {n}  :: pasteur {m}
pastoral {adj} /ˌpæsˈtɔːɹəl/ (of or pertaining to shepherds)  :: pastoral {m}
pastoral {adj} (relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church)  :: pastoral {m}
pastoralism {n} (all senses)  :: pastoralisme {m}
pastoralist {adj} (having features common to pastoralism)  :: pastoraliste
pastoral letter {n}  :: mandement {m}, lettre pastorale {f}
past participle {n} (past participle)  :: participe passé {m}
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
past progressive {n} (past progressive) SEE: past continuous  ::
pastrami {n} /pəˈstɹɑːmi/ (seasoned smoked cut of beef)  :: pastrami {m}
pastry {n} /ˈpeɪstɹi/ (food group)  :: pâtisserie {f}
pastry bag {n} (bag used to pipe cakes with icing)  :: poche à douilles {f}
pastrymaker {n} (baker of pastry products)  :: pâtissier {m}, pâtissière {f}
pastry shop {n} (pastry shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
past tense {n} (form of language)  :: passé {m}
pasture {n} /ˈpɑːstjə/ (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding)  :: pâture {f}, pâturage {m}, pré {m}, prairie {f}
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze  ::
pat {n} /pæt/ (flattish lump of soft matter)  :: [of butter] motte {f}, [of dung] bouse {f}
pat {v}  :: tapoter
pat {v} (to tap gently)  :: tapoter
PAT {n} (Pointe-aux-Trembles)  :: PAT
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau)  :: pataca {f}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region)  :: Patagonie {f}
patch {n} (a small area, plot of land, or piece of ground)  :: lopin {m}
patch {n} (computing: file describing changes made to source code)  :: patch {m}
patch {n} (computing: patch file) SEE: patch file  ::
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (medicine: cover worn over a damaged eye) SEE: eyepatch  ::
patch {n} /pætʃ/ (piece of cloth used to repair a garment)  :: pièce {f}
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patch {v} (computing: update source code with a patch)  :: patcher
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch  ::
patchouli {n} /pəˈtʃuli/ (any of several East Indian plants)  :: patchouli {m}
patchouli {n} (the oil or perfume made from these plants)  :: patchouli {m}
patdown {n} (patting somebody's clothes)  :: fouille corporelle {f}, fouille à corps {f}, [less thoroughly] palpation de sécurité {f}
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist)  :: patène {f}
patent {n} (patent leather) SEE: patent leather  ::
patent {n} /ˈpeɪtənt/ (declaration issued by a government to an inventor)  :: brevet {m}
patentable {adj} (Able to be protected by a patent; for which a patent can be granted)  :: brevetable
patent leather {n} (glossy leather)  :: cuir verni {m}
patent log {n} (taffrail log) SEE: taffrail log  ::
patent troll {n}  :: patent troll
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father)  :: paternel
paternal {adj} /pəˈtɜː(ɹ)nəl/ (of or pertaining to one's father)  :: paternel
paternal {adj} (received or inherited from one's father)  :: paternel
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father)  :: tante {f}, tatie {f} [informal]
paternal custody {n} (arrangement in which the father has the custody of a child)  :: garde paternelle {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father)  :: grand-père paternel {m}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother)  :: grand-mère paternelle {f}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father)  :: oncle {m}, tonton {m} [informal], oncle paternel {m}
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood  ::
paternity leave {n} (a leave of absence from a job for a father to care of a baby)  :: congé de paternité {m}
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary  ::
paternoster {n} /ˈpɑːtəˌnɒstə(ɹ)/ (Lord's prayer)  :: Notre Père {m}
path {n} (a course taken)  :: chemin {m}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding)  :: sentier {m}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure)  :: chemin {m}
path {n} /pʰæθ~pʰɛəθ~pʰeəθ]/ (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)  :: sentier {m}, chemin {m}
Pathein {prop} (Bassein) SEE: Bassein  ::
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: lamentable, minable
pathetic {adj} /pəˈθɛtɪk/ (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion)  :: pathétique
pathetically {adv} (in a pathetic manner)  :: pathétiquement
pathfinder {n} (One who discovers a way or path)  :: explorateur {m}, pionnier {m}
pathobiology {n} (branch of biology that deals with pathology)  :: pathobiologie
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease)  :: agent pathogène
pathogenesis {n} (pathogenesis)  :: pathogénie
pathologic {adj} (pathological)  :: pathologique
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology)  :: pathologique
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology)  :: pathologiste
pathology {n} (an abnormality)  :: pathologie {f}
pathology {n} (the branch of medicine)  :: pathologie {f}
pathos {n} /ˈpeɪˌθoʊs/ (the quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions)  :: pathétique {m}, pathétique {m}
pathway {n} (biochemistry: sequence of biochemical compounds)  :: voie
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person)  :: patience
patience {n} /ˈpeɪʃəns/ (quality of being patient)  :: patience {f}
patience of Job {n} (great amount of patience)  :: patience de Job {f}
patient {adj} /ˈpeɪʃənt/ (not losing one's temper while waiting)  :: patient {m}, patiente {f}
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor)  :: patient {m}
patiently {adv} (in a patient manner)  :: patiemment
patina {n} (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects)  :: patine {f}
patina {n} /pəˈtin.ə/ (receptacle)  :: patène {f}
patisserie {n} (pastry shop)  :: pâtisserie {f}
Patras {prop} /pəˈtɹæs/ (city of Greece)  :: Patrai
patriarch {n} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ)ɹiɑɹk/ (male leader)  :: patriarche {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy)  :: patriarcal
patriarchy {n} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ)ɹiɑɹki/ (office of the patriarch) SEE: patriarchate  ::
Patricia {prop} /pəˈtɹɪʃə/ (female given name)  :: Patricia
patrician {n} /pətɹˈɪʃən/ (member of Roman aristocracy)  :: patricien {m}, patrice
patriciate {n} (aristocracy or nobility)  :: patriciat {m}
patricide {n} (murderer of one's father)  :: patricide {m}
patricide {n} /ˈpætɹɪsaɪd/ (murder of one's father)  :: patricide {m}
Patrick {prop} /ˈpætɹɪk/ (given name)  :: Patrick, Patrice
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor)  :: patrimoine {m}
patriot {n} /ˈpeɪ.t(ʃ)ɹi.ət/ (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: patriote {m} {f}
Patriot {n} (Rebellions of the Canadas)  :: Patriote
Patriote {n} (Rebellion of Lower Canada)  :: Patriote
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism)  :: patriotique
patriotically {adv} (in a patriotic manner)  :: patriotiquement
patriotism {n} /ˈpeɪtɹi.əˌtɪzəm/ (love of one's own country)  :: patriotisme {m}
Patroclus {prop} (character in the Iliad)  :: Patrocle {m}
patrol {n} (perambulation of a particular line or district)  :: patrouille {f}
patrol {n} /pəˈtɹoʊl/ (going of the rounds)  :: patrouille {f}
patrol car {n} (police car)  :: voiture de patrouille {f}
patron {n} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ).ɹən/ (customer)  :: client {m}
patron {n} (wealthy individual who supports an artist etc.)  :: mécène {m}
patronage {n} (customers collectively; clientele; business)  :: clientèle {f}
patronage {n} (granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support)  :: clientélisme {m}
patronage {n}  :: patronage {m}
patronage {n} /ˈpeɪtɹənɪd͡ʒ/ (the act of providing approval and support)  :: soutien {m}
patroness {n} /ˈpeɪtɹənɪs/ (female patron)  :: dame patronesse {f}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patronize {v} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ).ɹə.naɪz/ (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority)  :: prendre de haut, patrociner
patronize {v} (to make oneself a regular customer of a business)  :: fréquenter
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patron saint {n} /ˈpeɪtɹən ˈseɪnt/ (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer)  :: saint patron {m}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name)  :: patronyme {m}
patsy {n} (a person who is taken advantage of)  :: lampiste {m}, pigeon
pattern {n} (motif or decoration)  :: patron {m}
pattern {n} /ˈpædəɹn/ (that from which a copy is made)  :: modèle {m}
pattypan {n} (pattypan squash) SEE: pattypan squash  ::
pattypan squash {n} (squash)  :: pâtisson {m}; cibleme [Louisiana French]
paucal {adj} /ˈpɑkəl/  :: paucal
paucal {n} (in grammar: a language form referring to a few of something (three to around ten))  :: paucal
paucity {n} /ˈpɑsɪti/ (fewness in number; a small number)  :: paucité {f}
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Paul
Paul {prop} /pɔl/ (the Apostle)  :: Paul
Paulette {prop} (female given name)  :: Paulette {f}
Pauli exclusion principle {n} (a principle in quantum mechanics)  :: principe d'exclusion de Pauli {m}
Pauline {prop} /ˈpɔːˌliːn/ (female given name)  :: Pauline
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly)  :: bedaine {f}, panse {f}
paunch {n} /pɔːntʃ/ (first stomach of ruminant; rumen)  :: panse {f}
pauper {n} /ˈpɔpɚ/ (one who is extremely poor)  :: pauvre {m} {f}, indigent {m}
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest)  :: pause {f}
pause {v} /pɔz/ (to interrupt something)  :: faire une pause, pauser
pavane {n} /pəˈvɑːn/ (musical style)  :: pavane {f}
pave {v} ((North American) to cover with stones, asphalt, etc)  :: paver
pave {v} /peɪv/ ((British) to cover with paving stones)  :: paver
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: trottoir {m}
pavement {n} (interior flooring, especially when of stone, of large buildings)  :: pavement {m}
pavement {n} (surface of road)  :: revêtement {m}, chaussée {f}
paver {n} (one who paves)  :: paveur {m}
Pavia {prop} (capital)  :: Pavie {f}
Pavia {prop} /pəˈvi.ə/ (province)  :: Pavie {f}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna  ::
pavilion {n} (cricket building)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} /pəˈvɪljən/ (ornate tent)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: pavillon {m}
Pavlovian {adj} /pævˈloʊvi.ən/ (of or relating to the theories of Ivan Pavlov)  :: pavlovien {m}, pavlovienne {f}
Pavo {prop} (constellation of the southern sky)  :: Paon {m}
paw {n} /pɔ/ (soft foot of an animal)  :: patte {f}
paw {v} (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way)  :: tripoter, peloter
pawa {n} (edible univalve mollusc)  :: ormeau {m}, haliotide {f}, paua
pawl {n} /pɔːl/ (pawl)  :: cliquet {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: prêt sur gage {m}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: gage {f}
pawn {n} /pɔn/ (chess piece)  :: pion {m}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: mont-de-piété {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: pion {m}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan)  :: engager, mettre au clou [colloquial], mettre en gage
pawnbroker {n} /ˈpɔːnˌbɹəʊ.kə(ɹ)/ (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security)  :: prêteur sur gages {m}, prêteuse sur gages {f}
pawnshop {n} /ˈpɔːnʃɑːp/ (business premises of a pawnbroker)  :: (today in France) caisse de crédit municipal {f}, mont-de-piété {m}
pawpaw {n} (fruit)  :: asimina {f}
pax {interj} /pæks/ (cry for truce in games)  :: pouce {m}
pax {n} (passenger; passengers)  :: pax
Pax Americana {prop}  :: pax americana
pay {adj} (operable or accessible on deposit of coins)  :: payant {m}, payante {f}
pay {adj} (pertaining to or requiring payment)  :: payant {m}, payante {f}
pay {n} (money given in return for work)  :: paye {f}, paie {f}
pay {v} (intransitive: to discharge an obligation or debt)  :: payer
pay {v} (intransitive: to suffer consequences)  :: payer
pay {v} /peɪ/ (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: payer
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: payer
pay {v} (to discharge by giving or doing what is due or required)  :: payer, verser, régler
pay {v} (to give (e.g. attention))  :: donner
pay-as-you-go {n} (payment method)  :: prépayé
pay attention {v} (to be attentive)  :: prêter attention [à], faire attention, être attentif
pay a visit {v} (go to the toilet) SEE: go to the toilet  ::
pay a visit {v} (to visit)  :: rendre visite
pay back {v} /peɪ bæk/ (to repay)  :: rembourser
pay back {v} (to exact revenge)  :: rendre la pareille
payer {n} (one who pays)  :: payeur {m}, payeuse {f}
payess {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock  ::
payload {n} /ˈpeɪloʊd/ (That part of a cargo that produces revenue)  :: fret {m}, charge utile {f}
payload {n} (That part of a rocket, missile or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance)  :: charge utile {f}
payload {n} (The actual data in a data stream)  :: charge utile {f}
payload {n} (The functional part of a computer virus rather than the part that spreads it)  :: charge utile {f}
payload {n} (The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft)  :: charge utile {f}
payment {n} /ˈpeɪmənt/ (the act of paying)  :: paiement {m}, payement {m}
pay off {v} (to become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit)  :: payer, porter ses fruits
pay off {v} (to bribe, especially to deter oversight)  :: soudoyer
pay off {v} (to pay back (repay, pay off) the entirety of a loan, thereby effecting the release of a lien on)  :: acquitter, payer
pay off {v} (to pay back; to repay)  :: revaloir
pay-off {n} (a bribe)  :: pot-de-vin {m}
pay-off {n} (a reward)  :: récompense {f}
pay-off {n} /ˈpeɪ.ɔːf/ (a payment)  :: rétribution {f}
pay one's last respects {v}  :: rendre un dernier hommage
payot {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock  ::
payout {n} (an amount of money paid out)  :: paiement {m}
pay raise {n} (increase in salary) SEE: pay rise  ::
payraise {n} (pay raise) SEE: pay raise  ::
payrise {n} (pay rise) SEE: pay rise  ::
payroll {n} /ˈpeɪɹoʊl/ (list of employees who receive salary or wages, together with the amounts due to each)  :: registre de paie {m}, paie {f}
payroll {n} (total sum of money paid to employees)  :: masse salariale {f}
paysheet {n} (document) SEE: payroll  ::
payslip {n} (document of employee's wage or salary)  :: bulletin de paie {m}
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income)  :: payer les factures
pay through the nose {v} (To pay a high price)  :: coûter la peau des fesses, coûter les yeux de la tête
pay TV {n} (subscription-based television services)  :: télévision à péage {f}
paywall {n} /ˈpeɪ.wɔːl/ (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers)  :: péage {m}
pc {n} (piece)  :: mcx
PCO {prop} (Privy Council Office)  :: BCP
pcs {abbr} (pieces)  :: mcx
pe {n} (Semitic letter)  :: {m}
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: pois {m}, petit pois {m}
pea {n} /piː/ (plant)  :: pois
peace {n} (harmony; lack of conflict in personal relations)  :: paix {f}
peace {n} /piːs/ (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: paix {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: paix {f}, paix {f}
peace {n} (state of mind)  :: paix {f}, tranquillité {f}
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable)  :: paisible {m} {f}
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid)  :: placide {m} {f}, calme {m} {f}
peaceful {adj} /ˈpiːsfəl/ (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil)  :: paisible
peaceful coexistence {n} (mutual non-interference)  :: coexistence pacifique {f}
peacekeeper {n} (First Nations of Canada peace officer)  :: peacekeeper {m}
peacekeeper {n} (member of a military force charged with peacekeeping duties)  :: gardien de la paix {m}, gardienne de la paix {f}
peacemaker {n} (someone who restores peace, especially by settling disputes)  :: pacificateur {m}, pacificatrice {f}
peace out {v} (to pass out) SEE: pass out  ::
peace pipe {n} (pipe)  :: calumet de la paix {m}
peace talks {n} (discussions between nation-states held to resolve conflict)  :: négociation de paix {f}
peacetime {n} (period of peace)  :: temps de paix {m}
peace treaty {n} (an agreement to end fighting or conflict)  :: traité de paix {f}
peach {n} (colour)  :: pêche {f}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: pêche {f}
peach {n} /piːt͡ʃ/ (tree)  :: pêcher {m}
peachfuzz {n} (fuzz on the skin of a peach)  :: duvet {m}
peachfuzz {n} (soft, scanty beard of an adolescent male)  :: duvet {m}
peachick {n} (peachick, young or baby peafowl)  :: paonneau {m}
Peach Melba {n} (French dessert)  :: Pêche Melba
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach  ::
peacock {n} /ˈpikɑk/ (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo)  :: paon {m}, paonne {f}
peafowl {n} /ˈpiːˌfaʊl/ (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo)  :: paon {m}
peahen {n} /ˈpiː.hɛn/ (female of peafowl)  :: paonne {f}
peak {n} (mountain top)  :: cime {f}, sommet {m}, pic
peak {n} /piːk/ (highest value reached)  :: pic
peakedness {n}  :: gibbosité {f}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
pea-knuckle {n} (thumb war) SEE: thumb war  ::
pea-knuckle war {n} (thumb war) SEE: thumb war  ::
peak oil {n} (Peak of oil production)  :: pic pétrolier {m}
peanut {n} /ˈpinət/ (a legume resembling a nut)  :: arachide {f}, cacahuète {m}; pinotte {f} [Quebec, informal]
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts)  :: beurre de cacahuètes {m}, beurre de cacahuète {m}, [Quebec] beurre d'arachides {m}, [Quebec,informal] beurre de pinottes
peanut butter cup {n}  :: moule au beurre d'arachide
pear {n} /pɛɚ/ (fruit)  :: poire {f}
pear {n} (tree)  :: poirier {m}
pear cider {n}  :: cidre de poire {m}
pearl {n} (5-point type)  :: parisienne, sédanoise
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill  ::
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe  ::
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern  ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (one of the tubercles on a deer's antler) SEE: tubercle  ::
pearl {n} /pɝl/ (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: perle {f}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept)  :: perle de sagesse, sage parole {f}
pearl tapioca {n} (edible balls made from tapioca) SEE: tapioca pearl  ::
pearly antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batara perlé
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus)  :: poirier {m}
pear wine {n}  :: vin de poire {m}
peasant {n} (country person)  :: paysan {m}, paysanne {f}, rustique {m}, villageois {m}, villageoise {f}
peasant {n} /ˈpɛzənt/ (member of the agriculture low class)  :: paysan {m}, paysanne {f}
peasant {n} (uncouth, crude, or ill-bred person)  :: rustaud {m}, rustaude {f}, paysan {m}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers)  :: paysannerie {f}
peat {n} /piːt/ (soil)  :: tourbe {f}
pebble {n} /ˈpɛb.əl/ (stone)  :: galet {m} (on a beach), caillou {m}
pecan {n} (nut)  :: noix de pécan {f}, pacane {f}
pecan {n} /ˌpi(ː)ˈkɑn]/ (tree)  :: pacanier {m}
pecan pie {n} (pie made from corn syrup and pecans)  :: tarte aux pacanes {f}
peccadillo {n} /ˌpɛ.kəˈdɪ.loʊ/ (small sin or flaw)  :: peccadille {f}
peccadillo {n} (petty offense)  :: peccadille {f}
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos)  :: pécari {m}
pechka {n} (Russian oven) SEE: Russian oven  ::
peck {n} (short kiss)  :: bécot {m}, bisou {m}
peck {v} /pɛk/ (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar)  :: becqueter
peck {v} (to kiss)  :: bécoter
pecker {n} /ˈpɛkə(ɹ)/ (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
peckerwood {n} (peckerwood sawmill) SEE: peckerwood sawmill  ::
peckerwood {n} /ˈpɛkəwʊd/ (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck  ::
peckish {adj}  :: affamé, avoir la dent
pectin {n} /ˈpɛktɪn/ (substance)  :: pectine {f}
pectocellulosic {adj}  :: pectocellulosique
pectoral {adj} (of or pertaining to the breast or chest)  :: pectoral
pectoral fin {n} (fin located on each side of a fish)  :: nageoire pectorale {f}
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance)  :: particulier {m}
peculiar {adj} /pɪˈkjuljɚ/ (out of the ordinary)  :: particulier {m}, extraordinaire {m} {f}, bizarre {m} {f}, curieux {m}
peculiarity {n} (that which is peculiar)  :: particularité {f}, distinction {f}
peculiarity {n} (the quality or state of being peculiar)  :: singularité {f}, bizarrerie {f}, étrangeté {f}
pecuniary {adj} /pəˈkjuniɛɹi/ (of or relating to money)  :: monétaire
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian  ::
pedagogic {adj} /ˌpɛdəˈɡɑːdʒɪk/ (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical  ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy)  :: pédagogique
pedagogism {n} (system, occupation, character, or manner of pedagogues)  :: pédagogisme {m}
pedagogue {n} (a teacher)  :: pédagogue {m} {f}
pedal {n} /ˈpɛdəl/ (lever operated by one's foot)  :: pédale {f}
pedal {v} (to operate a pedal)  :: pédaler
pedalo {n} /ˈpɛdələʊ/ (small boat propelled by pedals)  :: pédalo {m}, pédal'eau {m}, bateau à pédales {m}
pedal pushers {n} (women's slacks that end at the calves)  :: legging {m}
pedant {n} /ˈpɛdənt/ (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning)  :: pédant {m}
pedant {n} (person who emphasizes his/her knowledge through the use of vocabulary)  :: pédant
pedantic {adj} (being finicky with language)  :: pointilleux
pedantic {adj} (being showy of one's knowledge)  :: pédant
pedantic {adj} /pəˈdæn.tɪk/ (like a pedant)  :: méticuleux
pedantic {adj}  :: pédant {m}, pédante {f}
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic  ::
pedantry {n} /ˈpɛd.ən.tɹi/ (overly ambitious display of learning)  :: pédanterie {f}
peddle {v} (to sell things, especially door to door)  :: colporter
peddle {v} (to spread or cause to spread)  :: colporter
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods)  :: colporteur {m}, marchand ambulant {m}
pederast {n} /ˈpɛd.ɚ.ɹæst/ (practitioner of pederasty)  :: pédéraste {m} (pédé {m} - slang, may include relations with other adults)
pederastic {adj} (relating or pertaining to pederasty)  :: pédérastique
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy  ::
pederasty {n} /ˈpɛd.ə.ɹæs.ti/ (pederasty)  :: pédérastie {f}
pedestal {n} /ˈpɛdəstəl/ (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like)  :: piédestal {m}
pedestrian {adj} (ordinary)  :: banal, ordinaire, bateau
pedestrian {adj} /pəˈdɛst.ɹi.ən/ (of or intended for pedestrians)  :: piéton, piétonnier, pédestre
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle)  :: piéton {m}, piétonne {f}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: passage piéton {m}
pedestrian island {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island  ::
pedestrian refuge {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island  ::
pediatric {adj} (of or pertaining to pediatrics)  :: pédiatrique
pediatrician {n} /ˌpidi.əˈtɹɪʃən/ (physician who specialises in pediatrics)  :: pédiatre {m} {f}
pediatrics {n} (branch of medicine)  :: pédiatrie {f}
pedicab {n} /ˈpɛdiˌkæb/ (vehicle)  :: velotaxi {m}, cyclo {m}
pedicel {n} /ˈpɛdɪsəl/ (stalk of an individual flower)  :: pédicelle
pediculicide {n}  :: pédiculicide {m}
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails)  :: pédicure {f}
pedicurist {n} (pedicurist)  :: pédicuriste
pedigree {n} /ˈpɛ.dɪ.ɡɹi/ (chart of ancestors)  :: pedigree {m}
pediment {n} /ˈpɛd.ɪ.mənt/ (architectural element)  :: fronton {m}
pedology {n} (soil science)  :: pédologie {f}
pedology {n} (study of children's behaviour)  :: pédologie {f}, paidologie {f}
pedometer {n} (device)  :: podomètre {m}
pedophile {n} /ˈpɛ.doʊˌfaɪl/ (an adult who is sexually attracted to children)  :: pédophile {m} {f}
pedophilia {n} /ˌpɛ.dəˈfiː.li.ə/ (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children)  :: pédophilie {f}
pedosexual {adj} (constituting sexual activity between adults and children)  :: pédosexuel
pedosexuality {n} (sexual activity between an adult and a child)  :: pédosexualité {f}
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine  ::
pee {n} (name of the letter P, p)  :: {m}
pee {n} (urine)  :: pipi {m}
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate  ::
pee {v} (to urinate)  :: faire pipi, uriner
peek {v} /piːk/ (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep)  :: jeter un coup d'œil
peek-a-boo bra {n} (A bra that is more revealing than usual)  :: redresse-seins {m}
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: [peach,onion] pelure {f}, [vegetable,fruit] épluchure {f}
peel {v} /piːl/ (to remove skin)  :: [peach,onion] peler, [vegetable,fruit] éplucher, [crustacean] décortiquer
Peel {prop} (regional municipality)  :: Peel {m}
peeler {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: épluchoir {m}, économe {m}
peeler {n} /ˈpiːlɚ/ (person who peels food)  :: éplucheur {m}; éplucheuse {f}
peel off {v} (to separate)  :: s'écailler
peep {n} /pip/ (quiet sound, particularly one from a baby bird)  :: pépiement {m}
peep {n} (sandpiper) SEE: sandpiper  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} /ˈpiːpiː/ (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peephole {n} /pʰiphoʊɫ/ (hole)  :: judas {m}
peeping tom {n} (person who secretly watches someone to gain sexual pleasure)  :: voyeur {m}, voyeuse {f}
peepshow {n} (sex show)  :: peep show {m}
peer {n} (noble)  :: pair {m}, noble {m} {f}
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level)  :: pair {m}, pareil {m} (pareille {f}), semblable
peer {v} /piɹ/ (to look with difficulty or as if searching)  :: scruter du regard
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer)  :: pairie {f}
peerless {adj} (without peer or equal)  :: hors pair
peer pressure {n} (encouragement by one's peers)  :: pression des pairs {f}
peer-reviewed journal {n}  :: revue à comité de lecture {f}
peevish {adj} /ˈpivɪʃ/ (constantly complaining)  :: maussade, geignard
peg {n} (a protrusion used to hang things on)  :: porte-manteau {m}, patère {f}
peg {n} /pɛɡ/ (a cylindrical object)  :: cheville {f}
peg {v} (To affix or pin)  :: épingler
peg {v} (To fasten using a peg)  :: cheviller
peg {v} (To fix a price or value)  :: fixer
peg {v} (To indicate or ascribe an attribute to)  :: cataloguer comme, mettre sur le dos
peg {v} (To throw)  :: lancer avec force
pegasus {n} (winged horse)  :: pégase {m}
Pegasus {prop} (constellation)  :: Pégase {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse)  :: Pégase {m}
pejorative {adj} /pəˈdʒɔɹəɾɪv/ (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: péjoratif
pejoratively {adv} (pejorative manner)  :: péjorativement
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher  ::
Pekin {n} (patterned fabric)  :: pékin {m}
Peking {prop} /piːˈkɪŋ/ (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peking duck {n} (A dish consisting of duck and pancake)  :: canard laqué de Pékin {m}
Pekingese {adj} (of or related to Beijing)  :: Pékinois {m}, Pékinoise {f}, Pékinais {m} [rare], Pékinaise {f} [rare]
Pekingese {n} (dog)  :: pékinois {m}
Pekingese {n} (someone from Beijing)  :: Pékinois {m}, Pékinoise {f}, Pékinais {m} [rare], Pékinaise {f} [rare]
Peking opera {n} (form of Chinese theatre)  :: opéra de Pékin {m}, opéra de Beijing {m}
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow  ::
Pelagianism {n} (Christian belief)  :: pélagianisme {m}
pelagic {adj} /pɛˈlædʒɪk/ (living in the open sea)  :: pélagique
pelargonium {n} (flower of the genus Pelargonium)  :: pélargonium {m}
Peleus {prop} /ˈpiː.li.əs/ (surname)  :: Pélée
pelican {n} /ˈpɛl.ɪ.kən/ (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pélican {m}
pellagra {n} /pɪˈlaɡɹə/ (disease)  :: pellagre {f}
pellet {n} (A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns)  :: plomb {m}
pellet {n} (A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter)  :: granule
pellet {n} (Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls)  :: pelote
pelletize {v} (to form into pellets)  :: granuler, pastiller
pell-mell {adv} /ˈpɛlˈmɛl/ (in haste)  :: pêle-mêle
Peloponnese {prop} /pɛləpəˈniːs/ (region of Greece)  :: Péloponnèse {m}
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race)  :: peloton {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin)  :: peau {f}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on)  :: peau {f}, dépouille {f}
pelt {v} (to bombard)  :: bombarder
pelt {v} (to rain heavily)  :: pleuvoir à verse
pelvic {adj} /ˈpɛlvɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis)  :: pelvien
pelvic diaphragm {n} (pelvic floor) SEE: pelvic floor  ::
pelvic fin {n} (either of a pair of fins)  :: nageoire pelvienne {f}
pelvimeter {n} (instrument for measuring the pelvis)  :: pelvimètre {m}
pelvis {n} /ˈpɛlvɪs/ (bone)  :: bassin {m}, pelvis {m}
pemmican {n} /ˈpɛmɪkən/ (food mixture)  :: pemmican {m}
pen {n} ((baseball) bullpen) SEE: bullpen  ::
pen {n} (female swan)  :: cygne femelle {m}
pen {n} (light pen) SEE: light pen  ::
pen {n} /pɛn/ (enclosed area for animals)  :: enclos {m}
pen {n} (prison cell)  :: cellule {f}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: plume {f}, stylo {m}
pen {v} (to write)  :: écrire
penal code {n} (penal code) SEE: criminal code  ::
penalize {v} /ˈpiː.nəl.aɪz/ (to subject to a penalty)  :: pénaliser
penally {adv} (according to a penal code)  :: pénalement
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: penalisation {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure)  :: peine {f}
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch)  :: surface de réparation {f}
penalty box {n} (in ice hockey, enclosed bench for serving a penalty)  :: banc des pénalités {m}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area  ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: penalty {m}, péno {m} [colloquial]
penalty kill {n} (period during the game)  :: désavantage numérique {m}, infériorité numérique {f}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks)  :: tirs au but {m-p}
penalty try {n} (awarding of five points)  :: essai de pénalité {m}
penance {n} /ˈpɛn.əns/ (voluntary self-imposed punishment)  :: pénitence
penance {n} (sacrament in some churches)  :: pénitence {f}
penchant {n} /ˈpɛnt͡ʃənt/ (taste, liking, or inclination (for))  :: penchant {m}
pencil {n} /ˈpɛnsəl/ (graphite writing-instrument)  :: crayon {m}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case  ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery)  :: trousse {f} [d'école], plumier {m}
pencil crayon {n} (pencil crayon) SEE: colored pencil  ::
pencil in {v} (to make a tentative booking)  :: poser une option
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils)  :: taille-crayon {m}, aiguisoir {m} [Canadian French]
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt)  :: jupe-crayon {f}
pendant {n} /ˈpɛnd(ə)nt/ (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck)  :: pendentif {m}
pendentive {n} (triangular section of vaulting)  :: pendentif {m}
pending {adj} (about to happen; imminent or impending)  :: en suspens
pending {adj} (begun but not completed)  :: en suspens
pending {adj} /ˈpɛndɪŋ/ (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation)  :: en suspens
pendulum {n} /ˈpɛnd͡ʒələm/ (body suspended from a fixed support)  :: pendule {m}
pendulum clock {n} (clock that uses a pendulum)  :: pendule {f}
Penelope {prop} (female given name)  :: Pénélope
Penelope {prop} /pɨˈnɛləpi/ (wife of Odysseus)  :: Pénélope
peneplain {n} /ˈpiːnɪpleɪn/ (low plain)  :: pénéplaine {f}
penetrate {v} /ˈpɛnɪˌtɹeɪt/ (enter into)  :: pénétrer
penetration {n} /pɛnɪˈtɹeɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of penetrating)  :: pénétration {f}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal  ::
penguin {n} /ˈpɛŋɡwɪn/ (flightless sea bird)  :: manchot {m}
-penia {suffix} (deficiency)  :: -pénie {f}
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: pénicilline {f}
penile {adj} /ˈpiːnaɪl/ (having to do with the penis)  :: pénien
penile duplication {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
peninsula {n} /pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə/ (a piece of land projecting into water)  :: péninsule {f}, presqu'île {f}
peninsular {adj} (of or connected with a peninsula)  :: péninsulaire
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member  ::
penis {n} /ˈpinɪs/ (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: pénis {m}, bite {f}, membre {m}, membre viril {m}
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire)  :: envie du pénis {f}
penitent {n} /ˈpɛnɪtənt/ (one who repents of sin)  :: pénitent {m}
penitentiary {n} /ˌpɛnɪˈtɛnʃəɹi/ (prison)  :: pénitencier {m}
penknife {n} (small pocketknife)  :: canif {m}
pen name {n} (name used by author)  :: nom de plume {m}
pen-name {n} (writer's pseudonym)  :: nom de plume {m}
pennant {n} /ˈpɛnənt/ (flag on ship to represent special condition)  :: fanion {m}
penniless {adj} (utterly impoverished)  :: désargenté {m}, fauché {m}, sans le sou
Pennsylvania {prop} /ˌpɛnsəlˈveɪnjə/ (US state)  :: Pennsylvanie
Pennsylvania German {adj} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {n} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {prop} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound)  :: penny {m}
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent  ::
penny {n} /ˈpɛ.ni/ (1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound)  :: penny {m}
penny farthing {n} (bicycle)  :: grand-bi {m}
penny-farthing {n} (early bicycle having a large front wheel and much smaller rear one)  :: grand-bi {m}
penny for your thoughts {phrase} /ˈpɛn.i fɔɹ jʊɹ ˈθɑts/ (inquiry into the thoughts)  :: à quoi penses-tu en ce moment ?
penology {n} (study of punishment and prevention of crime)  :: pénologie {f}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters)  :: correspondant {m}; correspondante {f}
Penrose staircase {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs  ::
Penrose steps {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs  ::
pension {n} (boarding house)  :: pension {f}
pension {n}  :: (demi) pension
pension {n} /ˈpɛnʃ(ə)n/ (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pension {f}, retraite {f}
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: pensioner
pensioner {n} /ˈpɛnʃənɚ/ (someone who lives on a pension)  :: retraité {m}, retraitée {f}
pension fund {n} (pool of assets)  :: fonds de pension {m}
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad)  :: pensif, chagrin, mélancolique
pensive {adj} /ˈpɛn.sɪv/ (having the appearance of thinking)  :: pensif
pentachloride {n} (pentachloride)  :: pentaclorure {m}
pentacle {n} /ˈpɛnt.ə.kl̩/  :: pentacle {m}
pentagon {n} /ˈpɛntəɡɑn/ (A polygon with five sides and five angles)  :: pentagone {m}
Pentagon {prop} (the headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense)  :: Pentagone {m}
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star)  :: pentagramme {m}
pentahedron {n} (solid geometric figure)  :: pentaèdre
pen-tailed treeshrew {n} (Ptilocerus lowii)  :: ptilocerque {m}
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12)  :: pentane {m}
pentanoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
pentaquark {n} /ˈpɛntəkwɔːk/ (subatomic particle consisting of five quarks)  :: pentaquark {m}
pentatonic {adj} (based on five notes)  :: pentatonique {m} {f}
pentavalent {adj} (having a valence of 5)  :: pentavalent
pentazole {n} (Chemical compound)  :: pentazole {m}
Pentecost {prop} /ˈpɛntɪkɔst/ (Christian festival)  :: Pentecôte {f}
Pentecostal {n} (a member of a Pentecostal church)  :: pentecôtiste
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement)  :: pentecôtisme {m}
pentennial {adj} (quinquennial) SEE: quinquennial  ::
penthouse {n} (an apartment or suite on the top floor of a tall building)  :: attique {m} {f}, penthouse {m}
penthouse {n} /ˈpɛnthaʊs/ (an outhouse or other structure attached to the outside wall of a building)  :: appentis {m}
Pentium {prop} /ˈpɛnti.əm/ (chip)  :: Pentium
pentoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
pentroof {n} (pent roof) SEE: pent roof  ::
penultimate {adj} /pɪˈnʌltɪmət/ (next-to-last in a sequence)  :: avant-dernier, pénultième
penultimate {n} (something right before the last one)  :: avant-dernier {m}
penumbra {n} /pəˈnʌmbɹə/ (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse)  :: pénombre {f}
penumbra {n} (region around a sunspot)  :: pénombre {f}
penury {n} /ˈpɛnjʊɹi/ (lack of something)  :: pénurie {f}
peon {n} /ˈpi.ɑn/ (peasant or serf)  :: péon {m}
peony {n} /ˈpiːəni/ (Paeonia genus of flowering plants)  :: pivoine {f}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)  :: peuple {m}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.)  :: peuple {m}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family)  :: les miens {m-p}
people {n} /ˈpipəl/ (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons)  :: gens {p}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class)  :: peuple {m}
people {v} (to become populous)  :: se peupler
people {v} (to fill with people)  :: peupler
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy)  :: peupler
People of the Book {n} (Non-Muslims who adhere to an Abrahamic religion)  :: gens du Livre {m-p}
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria {prop} (official name of Algeria)  :: République algérienne démocratique et populaire {f}
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen {prop} (South Yemen)  :: République démocratique populaire du Yémen
People's Liberation Army {prop} (army branch)  :: Armée populaire de libération {f}
people smuggling {n} (smuggling of people) SEE: human smuggling  ::
people's republic {n} (people's republic)  :: république populaire {f}
People's Republic of Bangladesh {prop} (People's Republic of Bangladesh)  :: République populaire du Bangladesh
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: République populaire de Chine {f}
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault)  :: c’est l’hôpital qui se fout de la charité, celui qui vit dans une maison de verre ne doit jamais lancer de pierres
pep {n} (energy and enthusiasm)  :: pep {m}, peps {m}, tonus {m}, punch {m}, entrain {m}
pep {v} /pɛp/ (To inject with energy and enthusiasm)  :: énergiser, ravigoter, revigorer
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum)  :: [spicy] piment {m}, [mild] poivron {m}
pepper {n} /ˈpɛpɚ/ (plant)  :: poivrier {m}
pepper {n} (spice)  :: poivre {m}
pepper {v} (add pepper to)  :: poivrer, assaisonner de poivre
peppered {adj} (speckled) SEE: speckled  ::
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder)  :: moulin à poivre {m}
peppermint {n} (herb)  :: menthe poivrée {f}
pepper pot {n} (container)  :: poivrière {f}
pepper shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it)  :: poivrière {f}, poivrier {m}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: gaz poivre {m}, gaz poivré {m}
pepperwort {n} /ˈpɛpəwəːt/ (plant in the genus Lepidium)  :: lepidium {m}
pepsin {n} /ˈpɛpsɪn/ (digestive enzyme)  :: pepsine {f}
pep talk {n} /ˈpɛp ˌtɔk/ (a rallying speech made to instill enthusiasm)  :: exhortation {f}, laïus d'encouragement {m}
peptic ulcer {n} (ulcer)  :: ulcère peptique {m}
peptide {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: peptide {m}
peptide bond {n} (amine bond)  :: liaison peptidique {f}
per {prep} (in accordance with)  :: selon, suivant, d'après
per {prep} /pɝ/ (for each)  :: par
per {prep} (used in expressing ratios of units)  :: par, à, au
per {prep} (via)  :: par, par voie, via
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
per annum {adv} (for each year)  :: par an
P-E ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio  ::
PE ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio  ::
per capita {adv} (per person)  :: par habitant
perceive {v} /pəˈsiːv/ (to understand)  :: percevoir
percent {n} /pɜɹ.sɛnt/ (a part or other object per hundred)  :: pour cent, pourcent
percentage {n} /pəɹˈsentɪdʒ/ (part of a whole)  :: pourcentage {m}
percentage {n} (share of the profits)  :: pourcentage {m}
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages)  :: point de pourcentage {m}
perceptible {adj} /pɚˈsɛptɪbl̩/ (able to be perceived)  :: perceptible
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity  ::
perception {n} /pɚˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/ (conscious understanding of something)  :: perception {f}
perception {n} (that which is detected by the five senses)  :: perception {f}
perception {n} (vision (ability))  :: perception {f}
perceptive {adj} /pəˈsɛptɪv/ (having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition)  :: perspicace, pertinent
perch {n} /pɝtʃ/ (fish of the genus Perca)  :: perche {f}
perch {n} (rod used by bird)  :: perchoir {m}
Perches {prop} (Commune in Haiti)  :: Perches
percipient {n} (One who has perceived a paranormal event)  :: percipient
percolate {n} (liquid that has been percolated)  :: percolat
percolate {v} ((intransitive) drain through a porous substance)  :: percoler, filtrer
percolate {v} /ˈpəɹkoʊleɪt/ ((transitive) pass a liquid through a porous substance)  :: faire percoler, filtrer
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid)  :: percolation {f}
percolator {n} /ˈpɝkəleɪtɚ/ (coffee brewing device)  :: percolateur {m}
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms)  :: amorce
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument)  :: instrument de percussion {m}
percussionist {n} (musician)  :: percussionniste {m} {f}
percutaneous {adj} /pɜːkjuːˈteɪnɪəs/ (taking place through the skin)  :: percutané
peregrine falcon {n} /ˈpɛɹɛɡɹɪnˈfælkɒn/ (Falco peregrinus)  :: faucon pèlerin {m}
peremptory {adj} (imperious, dictatorial)  :: impérieux, autoritaire, dictatorial
peremptory {adj} /pəˈɹɛmptəɹi/ ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal)  :: irréfutable, sans appel, péremptoire
peremptory {adj} (Positive in opinion or judgment; decided, dogmatic)  :: péremptoire
perennial {adj} /pəˈɹɛni.əl/ (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time)  :: pérenne
perennial {adj}  :: pérenne
perennial {n} (perennial plant)  :: vivace {m} {f}
perestroika {prop} /pɛɹ.ɪˈstɹɔi.kə/ (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestroïka {f}
perfect {adj} (grammar: of a tense or verb form: representing a completed action)  :: parfait {m}
perfect {adj} (having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose)  :: parfait {m}
perfect {adj} /ˈpɝːfɪkt/ (fitting its definition precisely)  :: parfait
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake)  :: parfait
perfect {v} /pɚˈfɛkt/ (make perfect)  :: perfectionner, parfaire
perfect fifth {n} (interval between the first and second overtones or of seven semitones)  :: quinte juste {f}
perfectibility {n} (the possibility of achieving perfection)  :: perfectibilité {f}
perfection {n} /pɚˈfɛkʃən/ (being perfect)  :: perfection {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection)  :: perfectionnisme {m}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism)  :: perfectionniste
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect)  :: perfectionniste {m} {f}
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist  ::
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection  ::
perfective {adj} (relative to the perfect tense or perfective aspect)  :: perfectif
perfective {n} (perfective verb form)  :: perfectif {m}
perfective aspect {n} (grammatical term)  :: perfectif {m}
perfectly {adv} /ˈpɝfɪktli/ (with perfection)  :: parfaitement
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself)  :: nombre parfait {m}
perfect pitch {n} (exact pitch) SEE: absolute pitch  ::
perfidious {adj} /pɚˈfɪdi.əs/ (pertaining to perfidy)  :: perfide
perfidy {n} /ˈpɝ.fɪ.di/ (the act of violating faith or allegiance.)  :: perfidie {f}
perfin {n} (perforated initial)  :: perforé {m}
perforate {adj} (perforated) SEE: perforated  ::
perforation gauge {n} (device for measuring perforation)  :: odontomètre {m}
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch  ::
perforce {adv} (necessarily)  :: nécessairement
perforce {adv} /pɚˈfɔɹs/ (by force)  :: forcément
perform {v} /pə.ˈfɔːm/ (to do something)  :: exécuter (task), effectuer or faire (calculation), accomplir (miracle, promise)
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience)  :: jouer (actor), danser (dancer), chanter (singer)
performance {n} (amount of useful work accomplished)  :: performance {f}
performance {n} (live show or concert)  :: représentation {f}, prestation {f}
performance {n} /pɚ.ˈfɔɹ.məns]/ (the act of performing; carrying into execution or action; accomplishment)  :: exécution {f}, performance {f}
performance {n} (that which is performed or accomplished)  :: exécution {f}, performance {f}
performance art {n} (a form of art)  :: art performance, performance artistique {f}, performance {f}
performative utterance {n} (An expression which, when expressed in an appropriate context, actually does or accomplishes something)  :: énoncé performatif {m}
performer {n} /pɚˈfɔɹmɚ/ (performer, see also: actor; singer; musician)  :: artiste {m} {f}, interprète, exécutant {m}
performing arts {n} (arts involving performance)  :: arts de la scène
perfume {n} /pɚˈfjuːm/ (pleasant smell)  :: parfum {m}, fragrance {f}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell)  :: parfum {m}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to)  :: parfumer
perfumer {n} /pəˈfjuːmə/ (person who makes or sells perfume)  :: parfumeur {m}
perfumery {n} (shop selling perfumes)  :: parfumerie {f}
perfunctory {adj} /pɚˈfʌŋ.tɚ.i/ (performed out of routine, with little care)  :: sommaire, superficiel, négligeant, pour la forme
perfusion {n} /pəɹˈfjuʒən/ (act of perfusing)  :: perfusion
perfusionist {n} (clinician operating heart-lung machine)  :: perfusionniste {m} {f}
Pergamum {prop} /ˈpɝːɡəməm/ (an ancient Greek city)  :: Pergame
pergola {n} /ˈpɜːɡələ/ (framework)  :: pergola {f}
perhaps {adv} /pɚˈhæps/ (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: peut-être
perianth {n} (sterile parts of a flower)  :: périanthe {m}
periapse {n} (periapsis) SEE: periapsis  ::
periapsis {n}  :: périapse, périapside {m}
pericardiocentesis {n} ((surgery) removal of fluid from the pericardium)  :: péricardiocentèse {f}
pericarp {n} /ˈpɛɹɪˌkɑːp/ (outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary)  :: péricarpe {m}
Pericles {prop} /ˈpɛɹɪkliːz/ (Greek politician)  :: Périclès {m}
pericope {n} (passage of religious Scripture)  :: péricope liturgique {f}
pericope {n} /pəˈɹɪkəpi/ (section of text forming a coherent thought)  :: péricope {f}
pericycle {n} (cylinder of plant tissue)  :: péricycle {m}
peridot {n} /ˈpɛɹɪdɒt/ (form of olivine)  :: péridot {m}
perigalacticon {n} (closest point in the orbit of a star)  :: périgalacticon {m}
perigee {n} (closest point to the Earth)  :: périgée {m}
perigee {n} /ˈpɛɹədʒi/ (closest point in an orbit about the Earth)  :: périgée {m}
perigone {n} (perianth) SEE: perianth  ::
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun)  :: périhélie {m}
Perikhanyan {prop} (Armenian surname)  :: Périkhanian
peril {n} /ˈpɛɹəl/ (a situation of serious danger)  :: péril, risque {m}
peril {n}  :: péril
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger)  :: risque {m}
perilla {n} /pəˈɹɪl.ə/ (East Asian herb)  :: perilla {f}, pérille {f}, pérille de Nankin {f}
perilous {adj} /ˈpeɹ.ɪ.ləs/ (dangerous, full of peril)  :: périlleux
perimenopause {n} (physiological stage menstruating women go through when approaching menopause)  :: périménopause
perimeter {n} (length of such a boundary)  :: périmètre {m}
perimeter {n} /pəˈɹɪmɪtə(ɹ)/ (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object)  :: périmètre {m}
perinatology {n} (branch of obstetrics focusing on the medical and surgical management of high-risk pregnancies)  :: périnéologie {f}
perineal {adj} (perineal)  :: périnéal
perineal raphe {n} (perineal raphe)  :: raphé périnéal {m}
perineum {n} /pɝɪˈniːəm/ (anatomical term)  :: périnée {m}
period {interj} /ˈpɪəɹɪəd/ (and nothing else)  :: point !, point final !, point barre!, un point c'est tout !
period {n} (division of sports match)  :: période {f}
period {n} (geology: subdivision of an era)  :: système {m}
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity)  :: période {f}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats)  :: période {f}, cycle {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
period {n} (punctation mark “.”)  :: point {m}
periodentosis {n} (inflammation)  :: paradontose {f}
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles)  :: périodique {m} {f}
periodic {adj} (occurring at regular intervals)  :: périodique {m} {f}
periodic {adj} /pɪ.ɹiˈɒdɪk/ (relative to a period or periods)  :: périodique {m} {f}
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals)  :: périodique {m}
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner)  :: périodiquement
periodically {adv} (intermittently) SEE: intermittently  ::
periodicity {n} (property of being periodic)  :: périodicité {f}
periodic table {n} (chart)  :: tableau périodique {m}
periodontics {n} (study)  :: parodontologie {f}
periodontist {n} (dentist whose speciality is periodontics)  :: parodontologue {m} {f}, périodontiste {m} {f}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitants of Laconia)  :: périèques {m-p}
perioperative {adj} (relating to operation)  :: periopératoire
periople {n} (external smooth layer of a hoof)  :: muraille {f}
periosteum {n} (membrane surrounding a bone)  :: périoste {m}
peripatetic {n} /ˌpɛɹ.ɪ.pəˈtɛt.ɪk/ (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian  ::
peripeteia {n} /pɛɹɪpɪˈtɪə/ (a reversal of fortune; a sudden change in circumstances)  :: péripétie {f}
peripheral {adj} /pəˈɹɪf(ə)ɹ(ə)l/ (on the periphery or boundary)  :: périphérique
peripheral {adj} (unimportant)  :: périphérique
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device  ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit)  :: périphérique informatique {m}
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system)  :: système nerveux périphérique
periphery {n} /pəˈɹɪfəɹi/ (outside boundary, parts or surface)  :: périphérie {f}
periphrase {n} /ˈpɛɹiː.fɹeɪz/ (use of more words than necessary) SEE: periphrasis  ::
periphrasis {n} /pəˈɹɪfɹəsɪs/ (use of a longer expression instead of a shorter one)  :: périphrase {f}
periphrastic {adj} (grammar: characterized by periphrase or circumlocution)  :: périphrastique
periphrastic {adj} /ˌpɛ.ɹəˈfɹæ.stɪk/ (expressed in more words than are necessary)  :: périphrastique
periphyton {n}  :: périphyton
periscope {n} (viewing device)  :: périscope {m}
periscopic {adj} (relating to periscopes)  :: périscopique
perish {v} /ˈpɛɹɪʃ/ (pass away)  :: périr
perish {v}  :: périr
perishable {adj} (liable to perish)  :: périssable
perishable {n} (food that does not keep)  :: périssable
peristalsis {n} /ˌpɛɹɪˈstælsɪs/ (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract)  :: péristaltisme {m}
peristeronic {adj} /pəˈɹɪstəˈɹɒnɪk/ (pertaining to pigeons)  :: péristéronique {m} {f}
peristyle {n} (a porch surrounded by columns)  :: péristyle {m}
peristyle {n} /ˈpɛɹəstaɪl/ (a courtyard; the space surrounded by a colonnade)  :: péristyle {m}
peritoneal {adj} (of, relating to or affecting the peritoneum)  :: péritonéal
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals)  :: péritoine {m}
peritonitis {n} (inflammation of the peritoneum)  :: péritonite
peri-urban {adj} /ˌpɛɹ.ə.ˈɝ.bən/ (immediately adjoining an urban area)  :: périurbain
periwinkle {n} (colour)  :: pervenche {f}
periwinkle {n} (mollusc)  :: bigorneau {m}, vigneau {m}, vignot {m}
periwinkle {n} /ˈpɛɹiˌwɪŋkəl/ (plant)  :: pervenche {f}
perjure {v} (knowingly make a false statement of witness)  :: parjurer
perjury {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ)dʒəɹi/ (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath)  :: parjure {m}
perk {n} (perquisite)  :: avantage {m}
perky {adj} /ˈpɝki/ (lively or enthusiastic)  :: gai, enthousiaste, vif
perky {adj} (standing upright; firm)  :: ferme, dressé
perlèche {n} (angular cheilitis)  :: perlèche
Perm {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Perm {m}
permafrost {n} /ˈpɝməˌfɹɔst/ (permanently frozen ground)  :: pergélisol {m}, permafrost {m}
permalink {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).mə.lɪŋk/ (static address)  :: permalien
permanence {n} /ˈpɜɹmənəns/ (the state of being permanent)  :: permanence {f}
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time)  :: permanent
permanent {adj} /ˈpɝmənənt/ (without end)  :: permanent
permanent {n} (hair treatment)  :: permanente {f}
permanent {n} (sum over all permutations)  :: permanent
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner)  :: en permanence, en tous temps, toujours, continuellement
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
permeability {n} ((physics) measure of magnetization of a material in the presence of a magnetic field)  :: perméabilité {f}
permeability {n} /ˌpɝmi.əˈbɪlɪti/ (property of being permeable)  :: perméabilité {f}
permeable {adj} (that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids)  :: perméable {m} {f}
permeate {v} /ˈpɝmiˌeɪ̯t/ (to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement)  :: s'infiltrer, s'insinuer
permeate {v} (to enter and spread through; to pervade)  :: imprégner
Permian {prop} /ˈpəːmɪən/ (Permian period)  :: Permien {m}
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille  ::
permille {n} (per thousand)  :: pour mille
permission {n} /pɚˈmɪʃən/ (authorisation)  :: permission {f}
permissive {adj} (lenient)  :: permissif
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal)  :: permis {m}, permission {f}
permit {v} /pɚˈmɪt/ (allow (something) to happen)  :: permettre
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium)  :: permittivité {f}
permutation {n} (one-to-one mapping)  :: permutation {f}
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements)  :: permutation {f}
permutation group {n} (group whose elements are permutations)  :: groupe de permutations {m}
permute {v} ((mathematics) to make a permutation)  :: permuter
permute {v} (to change the order of something)  :: permuter
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard  ::
Pernambucan {adj}  :: pernamboucain
Pernambucan {n}  :: pernamboucain
Pernambuco {prop} (state)  :: Pernambouc
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury)  :: nocif, délétère, nuisible, dangereux
pernicious {adj} /pəˈnɪʃəs/ (causing much harm)  :: nocif, malsain, pernicieux
perorate {v} (speak or declaim at great length)  :: pérorer
peroration {n} /pɛɹɒˈɹeɪʃən/ (conclusion of a discourse)  :: péroraison {f}
peroxidation {n} (all senses)  :: peroxydation
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms)  :: peroxyde {m}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpendicular {adj} /pɝ.pɛnˈdɪk.ju.lɝ/ (at or forming a right angle to)  :: perpendiculaire {m} {f}
perpendicular {n} (line or plane)  :: perpendiculaire {f}
perpendicularly {adv} (in a perpendicular manner)  :: perpendiculairement
perpetrator {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).pə.ˌtɹaɪt.ə(ɹ)/ (one who perpetrates)  :: coupable {m} {f}
perpetual {adj} (lasting forever)  :: perpétuel {m}
perpetually {adv} (seeming to never end)  :: perpétuellement
perpetuate {v}  :: perpétuer
perpetuity {n} (the quality or state of being perpetual)  :: perpétuité {f}
Perpignan {prop} /ˌpɝpiˈnjɑ̃/ (city in Pyrénées-Orientales, France)  :: Perpignan {m}
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled)  :: perplexe
perplexity {n} /pəɹˈplɛksədi/ (Quality of being confused or puzzled)  :: perplexité
perquisite {n} (gratuity)  :: don {m}, cadeau {m}
perquisite {n} /ˈpɜːkwɪzɪt/ (benefit beyond salary)  :: gratification {f}
perquisite {n} (privilege)  :: privilège {m}
perry {n} /ˈpɛɹi/ (Beverage from pears)  :: poiré {m}
per se {adv} (by itself)  :: en soi, per se
per se {adv} /pɚːˈseɪ/ (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict)  :: persécuter
persecution {n} (a program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people)  :: persécution {f}
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting)  :: persécution {f}
Persephone {prop} /pɚˈsɛfəniː/ (Greek goddess)  :: Perséphone {f}
Persepolis {prop} /pɝˈsepəlɪs/ (ancient city of Persia)  :: Persépolis {m}
Perseus {prop} (constellation)  :: Persée {m}
Perseus {prop} /ˈpɝsi.əs/ (mythical Greek warrior)  :: Persée {m}
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence)  :: persévérance {f}
perseverate {v} /pɚˈsɛvəˌɹeɪt/  :: persévérer
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly)  :: persévérer
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persia {prop} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).ʒə/ (region of ancient Iran)  :: Perse {f}
Persian {adj}  :: persan
Persian {n}  :: [1,2] Persan {m}
Persian {n} (member of ethnic group)  :: Perse {m} {f}
Persian {prop} /ˈpɝːʒən/ (Persian language)  :: persan {m}
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula)  :: golfe Persique {m}
persiflage {n} /ˈpɝː.sɪ.flɑːʒ/ (good-natured banter; raillery)  :: badinerie {f}, persiflage {m}, plaisanterie {m}
persimmon {n} /pəɹˈsɪmən/ (fruit)  :: kaki {m}
persimmon {n} (tree)  :: plaqueminier (m)
persist {v} /pɚˈsɪst/ (continue to exist)  :: persister
persistence {n} /pəˈsɪst(ə)ns/ (property of being persistent)  :: persistance
persistent {adj} (refusing to give up)  :: persistant, tenace
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: personne {f}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: personne {f}
person {n} /ˈpɝsn̩/ (individual)  :: personne {f}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man)  :: personne {f}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: personne {f}
persona {n} (character played by an actor)  :: personnage {m}
persona {n} /pɝˈsoʊnə/ (social role)  :: rôle social {m} casquette {f} [informal]
persona {n} (the appearance one presents to the world)  :: persona {f}
personage {n} /ˈpɹsn̩ɨdʒ/ (a famous or important person)  :: personnage {m}
personal {adj} /ˈpɜ˞.sən.əl/ (of or pertaining to a particular person)  :: personnel {m}, personnelle {f}
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC)  :: ordinateur personnel {m}
personal digital assistant {n} (hand-held electronic organizer)  :: assistant numérique personnel {m}
personal effect {n} (item of personal property)  :: effet personnel {m}
personal hygiene {n} (personal hygiene)  :: hygiène corporelle {f}
personal identification number {n} (number used to confirm identity) SEE: PIN  ::
personality {n} /ˌpɜɹsəˈnælɪti/ (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: personnalité {f}
personality disorder {n} (class of mental disorders)  :: trouble de la personnalité {m}
personalization {n} (act of personalizing)  :: personnalisation {f}
personalize {v} (adapt to an individual)  :: personnaliser
personal lubricant {n} (lubricant used during human sexual activity)  :: lubrifiant anatomique {m}
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: pronom personnel {m}
personal record {n} (person's best performance) SEE: personal best  ::
personal stereo {n} (portable audio cassette player)  :: baladeur {m}
persona non grata {n} /pə(ɹ)ˈsəʊnə nɒn ˈɡɹɑːtə/ (a person who is not welcome)  :: persona non grata
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea)  :: personnification {f}
personify {v} (to be an example of)  :: personnifier
personify {v} (to create a representation in the form of a literary character)  :: personnifier
personnel {n} /pɝ.səˈnɛl/ (employees, office staff)  :: personnel {m}
persons {n} /ˈpɜːsənz/ (More than one person; considered individually)  :: personnes {f-p}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective)  :: perspectif
perspective {n}  :: perspective {f}
perspective {n} /pɚˈspɛktɪv/ (perspective glass) SEE: perspective glass  ::
perspectivism {n} (philosophy)  :: perspectivisme {m}
perspicacious {adj} (Able to physically see clearly)  :: clairvoyant
perspicacious {adj}  :: perspicace, voyant clair
perspicacious {adj} /ˌpɜːɹ.spɪˈkeɪ.ʃəs/ (showing keen insight)  :: perspicace
perspicaciously {adv} (with sharp of sight)  :: perspicacement
perspicacity {n} /ˌpɜːɹ.spɪˈkæs.ə.tiː/ (Acute discernment or understanding; insight)  :: perspicacité {f}
perspiration {n} /ˈpɜɹ spəˈɹeɪ ʃən/ (process of perspiring)  :: transpiration {f}
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
persuade {v} /pɚˈsweɪd/ (convince)  :: persuader
persuasion {n} /pɚˈsweɪʒən/ (the act of persuading)  :: persuasion {f}
persuasive {adj} (convincing)  :: persuasif {m}, persuasive {f}, convaincant {m}, convaincante {f}
persuasively {adv} (in a manner intended to convince or persuade)  :: persuasivement
pert {adj} (indecorously free, or presuming; saucy; bold; impertinent)  :: impertinent {m}
pert {adj} (lively; brisk; sprightly; smart)  :: animé {m}
pert {adj} /pɝt/ (open; evident; apert)  :: ouvert {m}, évident {m}
pertain {v} (to belong)  :: appartenir
pertechnetate {n} (anion or salt containing it)  :: pertechnétate {m}
Perth {prop} (in Scotland)  :: Perth
Perth {prop} /ˈpɝθ/ (in Western Australia)  :: Perth
pertinacious {adj} /pɝtn̩ˈeɪʃəs/ (holding tenaciously to an opinion or purpose)  :: obstiné
pertinacious {adj} (stubbornly resolute or tenacious)  :: tenace
pertinacity {n} (state of being pertinacious)  :: ténacité {f}
pertinence {n} (the quality of being pertinent)  :: pertinence {f}
pertinent {adj} /ˈpəːtɪnənt/ (pertaining)  :: pertinent
pertussis {n} /pəˈtʌsɪs/ (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough  ::
Peru {prop} /pəˈɹuː/ (country in South America)  :: Pérou {m}
Perugia {prop}  :: Pérouse
peruke {n} /pəˈɹuːk/ (wig)  :: perruque {f}
peruse {n} /pəˈɹuːz/ (perusal)  :: examen {m}
peruse {v} (look over casually)  :: jeter un coup d'œil
peruse {v} (to examine or consider with care)  :: examiner
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru)  :: péruvien
Peruvian {n} /pəˈɹuːvi.ən/ (person from Peru)  :: Péruvien {m}, Péruvienne {f}
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara bleuâtre
pervade {v} /pɚˈveɪd/ (to be in every part of)  :: saturer, pénétrer, envahir
pervasive {adj} /pɚˈveɪ.sɪv/ (manifested throughout)  :: pénétrant, envahissant
perverse {adj} (Turned aside; hence, specifically, turned away from the (morally) right; willfully erring; wicked; perverted)  :: pervers
perversion {n} (sexual practice or act considered abnormal; sexual deviance; immorality)  :: perversion
pervert {n} /ˈpəːvəːt/ (one who has turned to error)  :: déviant {m}, pervers {m}
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person)  :: pervers {m}
perylene {n} (hydrocarbon)  :: pérylène {m}
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover  ::
Pescara {prop} (city)  :: Pescara
Pescara {prop} (province)  :: Pescara
pescetarian {n} /ˌpɛʃɪˈtɛɹi.ən/ (a person who consumes no animal flesh with the exception of fish)  :: pescétarien, pesco-végétarien
pescetarianism {n} (dietary choice)  :: pescétarisme, pesco-végétarisme
peseta {n} (currency)  :: peseta {f}
Peshawar {prop} (capital of North West Frontier Province, Pakistan)  :: Peshawar {m}
pesky {adj} /ˈpɛski/ (annoying, troublesome, irritating)  :: agaçant
peso {n} /ˈpeɪsəʊ/ (currency)  :: peso {m}, péso {m}
pessimism {n} (doctrine that this world is the worst of all possible worlds)  :: pessimisme {m}
pessimism {n} (general belief that bad things will happen)  :: pessimisme {m}
pessimist {n} /ˈpɛsɪmɪst/ (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: pessimiste {m} {f}
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst)  :: pessimiste
pessimistic {adj} /ˌpɛ.səˈmɪs.tɪk/ (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness)  :: pessimiste
pest {n} (annoying creature)  :: peste {f}
pest {n} /pɛst/ (plague)  :: peste
pesticide {n} /ˈpɛstɪsaɪd/ (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests)  :: pesticide {m}
pestiferous {adj} /ˌpɛsˈtɪfəɹəs/ (containing organisms that cause contagious diseases)  :: pestilentiel
pestle {n} /ˈpɛsəl/ (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)  :: pilon
pesto {n} /ˈpɛstoʊ/ (an Italian sauce especially for pasta)  :: pesto {m}
pet {n} (one who is excessively loyal to a superior)  :: chouchou {m}
pet {n} /pɛt/ (an animal kept as a companion)  :: animal familier {m}, animal de compagnie {m}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: caresser
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: peloter
pet {v} (intransitive: fondle amorously)  :: se peloter
PET {n} (polyethylene terephthalate) SEE: polyethylene terephthalate  ::
PET {n} (positron emission tomography) SEE: positron emission tomography  ::
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix)  :: peta-, péta-
petabyte {n} (1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes)  :: pétaoctet {m}
petakatal {n} (an SI unit of catalytic activity)  :: pétakatal
petal {n} /ˈpɛtl̩/ (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower)  :: pétale {m}
petaliter {n} (petalitre) SEE: petalitre  ::
petaloid {adj} (resembling petals)  :: pétaloïde
petalous {adj} /ˈpɛtələs/ (having petals)  :: pétaleux
petameter {n} (SI unit of length equal to 1015 meters)  :: pétamètre {m}
petard {n} /pəˈtɑɹd/ (explosive device)  :: pétard
petard {v} (to attack)  :: pétarder
petasecond {n} /ˈpɛ.təˌsɛk.ənd/ (1015 seconds)  :: pétaseconde {f}
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans)  :: pétase
pet cone {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar  ::
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Pierre {f}, P {f}
Peter {prop} /ˈpiːtə/ (male given name)  :: Pierre {m}
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Pierre {m}
Peter Pan syndrome {prop} /piːtə pan ˈsɪndɹəʊm/ (Supposed psychological phenomenon)  :: syndrome de Peter Pan {m}
Petersburgian {adj} (relating to Saint Petersburg)  :: pétersbourgeois, saint-pétersbourgeois
Petersburgian {n} (resident of Saint Petersburg)  :: Saint-Pétersbourgeois {m}, Saint-Pétersbourgeoise {f}
Petey {prop} (diminutive of Peter)  :: Pierrot
pet hate {n} (personal dislike) SEE: pet peeve  ::
petiolar {adj} (related to petioles)  :: pétiolaire
petiole {n} /ˈpɛdiˌoʊl/ (stalk of a leaf)  :: pétiole
petite {adj} /pəˈtiːt/ (Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build)  :: menue {f}
petition {n} (formal, written request made to an official person)  :: pétition
petition {v} (to make a request)  :: pétitionner
petitioner {n} (someone who presents a petition to a court)  :: pétitionnaire
pet lamp-shade {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar  ::
pet name {n} (name of endearment)  :: petit nom {m}
Petrarch {prop} /ˈpetɹɑːɹk/ (nickname of Francesco Petrarca)  :: Pétrarque {m}
Petrarchan {adj} (of or relating to Petrarch)  :: pétrarquiste, pétrarquien
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: sonnet pétrarquien {m}, sonnet pétrarquiste {m}, sonnet italien {m}
Petrarchism {n} (Petrarch's literary style)  :: pétrarquisme {m}
petrel {n} /ˈpɛtɹəl/ (Procellariiformes)  :: pétrel {m}
petrichor {n} /ˈpɛtɹɪkɚ/ (distinctive scent)  :: petrichor {m}
Petri dish {n} /ˈpiːtɹi ˌdiʃ/ (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: boîte de Petri {f}
petrify {v} /ˈpɛ.tɹəˌfaɪ/ (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals)  :: pétrifier
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright)  :: pétrifier
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone)  :: pétrifier
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times)  :: pétroglyphe {m}
petrol {n} /ˈpɛt.ɹəl/ (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petroleum ether {n} (petroleum fraction)  :: éther de pétrole {m}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank  ::
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatski {m}
pet shop {n} (shop)  :: animalerie {f}
petticoat {n} /ˈpɛtɪkəʊt/ (historical: ornamental skirt or underskirt)  :: cotillon {m}
petticoat {n} (woman's undergarment worn under a skirt)  :: jupon {m}, combinaison
petting {n} /ˈpɛtɪŋ/ (kissing, stroking, etc., in a sexual manner)  :: pelotage {m}, tripotage {m}
petty {adj} /ˈpʰɛɾi]/ (Little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault)  :: petit, insignifiant
petty bourgeoisie {n} (social class)  :: petite bourgeoisie {f}
petty officer {n} (non-commissioned officer)  :: maître {m}
petty theft {n} (theft of property of low value)  :: larcin {m}, chapardage {m}
petulant {adj} /ˈpɛtʃələnt/ (easily irritated or annoyed)  :: irascible {m} {f}, pétulant {m}
Peugeot {n} (car manufactured by Peugeot)  :: Peugeot {f}
Peugeot {prop} /pɜːʒəʊ/ (French manufacturer of cars)  :: Peugeot
pew {interj} (expression of disgust in response to an unpleasant odor)  :: pouah
pew {n} (enclosed compartment in a church)  :: banc d’œuvre {m}, banc de l’œuvre {m}
pew {n} /pjuː/ (long bench in a church)  :: banc de fidèle {m}, banc d’église {m}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin and lead)  :: potin gris {m}
pewter {n} /ˈpjutɚ/ (alloy of tin, copper and antimony)  :: métal blanc {m}, potin {m}
-pexy {suffix} (fixing)  :: -pexie {f}
peyote {n} /peɪˈjoʊti/ (cactus)  :: peyotl {m}
phablet {n} /ˈfæblɪt/ (electronic handheld device)  :: phablette {f}
-phage {suffix} (something that eats, or consumes)  :: -phage
phagocyte {n} (cell of the immune system)  :: phagocyte {m}
phagocyte {v} (to phagocyte)  :: engloutir
phagocytise {v} (phagocytize) SEE: phagocytize  ::
phagocytize {v} (to destroy by phagosytosis)  :: phagocyter
phagocytosis {n} (the process by which a cell internalises foreign bodies)  :: phagocytose
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete)  :: Phaistos {m}
phalange {n} /ˈfælændʒ/ (phalanx) SEE: phalanx  ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit)  :: phalange {f}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone)  :: phalange {f}
phalarope {n} /ˈfæləɹəʊp/ (wading bird in the family Scolopacidae)  :: phalarope {m}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: phallique
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) SEE: penile  ::
phallicism {n} (phallus-worship)  :: phallisme {m}
phallus {n} /ˈfæləs/ (the penis or its representation)  :: phallus {m}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phanerophyte {n} (any woody plant that carries its dormant buds openly on branches above the ground)  :: phanérophyte {m}
Phanerozoic {adj} (relating to the Phanerozoic eon)  :: phanérozoïque
Phanerozoic {prop} (geologic eon)  :: Phanérozoïque {m}
phantasmagoria {n} /ˌfæntæzməˈɡɔːɹi.ə/ (a dreamlike state)  :: fantasmagorie {f}
phantasmophobia {n} (abnormal or irrational fear of ghosts and phantoms)  :: phantasmophobie {f}
phantom {n} /ˈfæntəm/ (something having no physical reality)  :: fantôme {m}
Phantom {prop} (comic and its main character)  :: Fantôme {m}
phantom limb {n} (false sensation)  :: membre fantôme {m}
phantom pain {n} (sensation of pain coming from a part of the body that has been amputated)  :: douleur fantôme {f}
pharaoh {n} /ˈfæɹəʊ/ (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: pharaon {m}
pharisaical {adj} /faɹɪˈseɪk(ə)l/ (both senses) SEE: pharisaic  ::
Pharisee {n} /ˈfɛɹɪsiː/ (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc)  :: pharisien {m}
pharma {n} (pharmaceutical sector)  :: industrie pharmaceutique {f}
pharmaceutical {adj} /ˌfɑɹməˈs(j)utɪkl̩/ (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists)  :: pharmaceutique
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} /ˈfɑɹməsɪst/ (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: pharmacien {m}, pharmacienne {f}, apothicaire [obsolete]
pharmacist {n} (one who studies pharmacy)  :: pharmacien {m}, pharmacienne {f}
pharmacochemistry {n}  :: pharmacochimie {f}
pharmacologic {adj} /ˌfɑɹməkəˈlɒdʒɪk/ (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological  ::
pharmacological {adj} /ˌfɑɹməkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (of or having to do with pharmacology)  :: pharmacologique
pharmacologist {n} /ˌfɑɹməˈkɒlədʒɪst/ (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology)  :: pharmacologue {m}
pharmacology {n} /ˌfɑɹməˈkɒlədʒi/ (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals)  :: pharmacologie {f}
pharmacotherapy {n} (use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease)  :: pharmacothérapie {f}
pharmacy {n} /ˈfɑɹməsi/ (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)  :: pharmacie {f}
pharyngeal {adj} /ˌfæɹɪnˈdʒiːəl/ (of or pertaining to the pharynx)  :: pharyngé, pharyngien
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds)  :: pharyngé, pharyngien
pharyngitis {n} (inflammation of the pharynx)  :: pharyngite {f}, angine {f}
pharynx {n} /ˈfæɹɪŋks/ (part of alimentary canal)  :: pharynx {m}
phase {n} /feɪz/ (distinguishable part of a sequence)  :: phase
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype  ::
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation)  :: modulation de phase
phase space {n} (space of states of a system)  :: espace des phases {m}
phat {adj} /fæt/ (slang: excellent)  :: génial, super
phat {adj} (slang: sexy)  :: sexy
phatic {adj} /ˈfætɪk/ (more polite than meaningful)  :: phatique {m} {f}
pheasant {n} /ˈfɛzənt/ (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: faisan {m}
pheasant's eye {n} (flowering plant of the genus Adonis)  :: adonis {m}, adonide {f}
phenol {n} (any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring)  :: phénol {m}
phenol {n} (caustic compound derived from benzene)  :: phénol {m}
phenolic {adj} (organic chemistry: of, relating to, or derived from a phenol)  :: phénolique
phenology {n} (study of the effect of climate)  :: phénologie {f}
phenolphthalein {n} /finɔlˈfθælin/ (pH indicator)  :: phénolphtaléine {f}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable)  :: phénoménal
phenomenality {n} (state or property)  :: phénoménalité {f}
phenomenological {adj} (of or relating to phenomenology)  :: phénoménologique
phenomenology {n} /fɪˌnɑməˈnɑləɡi/ (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena)  :: phénoménologie
phenomenon {n} /fɪˈnɑmənɑn/ (observable fact or occurrence)  :: phénomène {m}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event)  :: phénomène {m}
phenotype {n} (appearance of organism)  :: phénotype {m}
phenotypic {adj} /fiːnə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪk/ (of, or relating to a phenotype)  :: phénotypique
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2)  :: phénylalanine {f}
pheromonal {adj} (pertaining to a pheromone)  :: phéromonal
pheromone {n} (chemical)  :: phéromone {f}
phew {interj} /fjuː/ (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise)  :: pfou, ouf [relief]
phew {interj} (Used to show disgust)  :: pouah
phi {n} /faɪ/ (Greek letter)  :: phi {m}
phial {n} /ˈfaɪəl/ (glass vessel) SEE: vial  ::
Philadelphia {prop} /fɪləˈdɛlfi.ə/ (largest city in Pennsylvania)  :: Philadelphie
philander {n} /fɪˈlændəɹ/ (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanderer {n} /fɪ.ˈlæn.də.ɹɚ/ (fickle lover)  :: flirteur {m}, charmeur {m}
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy)  :: philanthropique
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind)  :: philanthrope {m} {f}
philanthropist {n} (very generous person)  :: philanthrope {m} {f}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity  ::
philanthropy {n} /fɪˈlænθɹəpiː/ (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind)  :: philantropie {f}
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting)  :: philatélique
philatelist {n} /fɪˈlætəlɪst/ (a person who studies stamps)  :: philatéliste {m} {f}
philately {n} /fɪˈlæt.ə.li/ (stamp collecting)  :: philatélie {f}, collection de timbres {f}
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.)  :: philatélie {f}
-phile {suffix} (Forming nouns and adjectives denoting "friend")  :: -phile
Philemon {prop} /ˌfaɪˈliːmɒn/ (book of the Bible)  :: Épître à Philémon
Philemon {prop} (Male given name)  :: Philémon {m}
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra  ::
philharmonic orchestra {n} (symphony orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra  ::
philia {n} /ˈfɪli.ə/ (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
philia {n} (liking) SEE: liking  ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing)  :: -philie {f}
Philip {prop} /ˈfɪlɪp/ (biblical persons)  :: Philippe
Philip {prop} (male given name)  :: Philippe {m}
Philippi {prop} (ancient town)  :: Philippes {m-p}
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Philippiens {p}
philippic {n} /fɪˈlɪpɪk/ (any tirade or declamation full of bitter condemnation)  :: philippique {f}
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: aigle des singes
Philippines {prop} /ˈfɪlɪpinz/ (Republic of the Philippines)  :: Philippines {f-p}
Philippines {prop} (Philippine Islands) SEE: Philippine Islands  ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)  :: philistin
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine  ::
Philistine {n} /ˈfɪl.ɪ.staɪn/ (person from Philistia)  :: Philistin
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture)  :: philistin {m}
philistinism {n} (philistinism)  :: béotisme {m}
Phillips screw {n} (screw) SEE: Phillips head  ::
Phillips screwdriver {n} (screwdriver)  :: tournevis cruciforme {m}
phillumenist {n} /fɪˈluːmənɪst/ (collector)  :: philuméniste
phillumeny {n} (hobby)  :: philuménie {f}
philological {adj} (pertaining to the history of literature)  :: philologique
philologically {adv} (in a philological manner)  :: philologiquement
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology)  :: philologue {m} {f}
philology {n} /fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ/ (historical linguistics)  :: philologie {f}
Philomena {prop} (female given name)  :: Philomène {f}
philosophaster {n} (a pretender to philosophy; a petty or charlatan philosopher)  :: philosophâtre {m}
philosopher {n} /fəˈlɑsəfəɹ/ (person devoted to studying philosophy)  :: philosophe {m} {f}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone)  :: pierre philosophale {f}
philosophically {adv} (in a philosophical manner)  :: philosophiquement
philosophy {n} /fɪˈlɒsəfi/ (academic discipline)  :: philosophie {f}
philosophy {n}  :: philosophie
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science)  :: philosophie des sciences {f}
philter {n} (love potion)  :: philtre {m}
philtrum {n} /ˈfɪltɹəm/ (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip)  :: sillon naso-labial {m}, philtrum {m}
phimosis {n} /faɪˈməʊsɪs/ (contraction of the foreskin)  :: phimosis
Phineas {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Phinehas  ::
phishing {n} /ˈfɪʃɪŋ/ (the act of sending email that falsely claims to be from a legitimate organization)  :: hameçonnage {m}
phlebitis {n} /flɪˈbaɪtɪs/ (inflammation of vein)  :: phlébite {f}
phlebotomy {n} /flɪˈbɒtəmi/ (the opening of a vein, either to withdraw blood or for letting blood; venesection)  :: phlébotomie {f}
Phlegethon {prop} /ˈflɛɡɪθɒn/ (river of the underworld)  :: Phlégéthon {m}
phlegm {n} (calmness, composure)  :: flegme {m}
phlegm {n} /flɛm/ (historical: humour)  :: flegme {m}, pituite {f}
phlegm {n} (mucus secreted in the bronchial passages)  :: glaire {f}
phlegmatic {adj} /flɛɡˈmætɪk/ (not easily excited to action)  :: flegmatique {m} {f}
phloem {n} /ˈfloʊ.əm/ (vascular tissue)  :: phloème {m}
phlogisticate {v} (to combine phlogiston with)  :: phlogistiquer
phlogiston {n} /flə(ʊ)ˈdʒɪstɒn/ (hypothetical fiery principle)  :: phlogistique {m}
phlogiston {n}  :: phlogiston, phlogistique
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis)  :: phlogose
Phnom Penh {prop} /pəˈnɔːm ˈpɛn/ (Capital city of Cambodia)  :: Phnom Penh {m}
pho {n} /foʊ/ (Vietnamese rice noodle)  :: pho {m}
phobia {n} /ˈfəʊbi.ə/ (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: phobie {f}
-phobia {suffix} /ˌfəʊbi.ə/ (used to form nouns meaning fear)  :: -phobie {f}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear)  :: phobophobie {f}
Phobos {prop} /ˈfoʊbəs/ (mythology)  :: Phobos {m}
Phobos {prop} (moon of Mars)  :: Phobos
Phocaea {prop} /foʊˈsiːə/ (an ancient Ionian Greek city on the western coast of Anatolia)  :: Phocée
Phoenician {n} /fəˈniːʃən/ (inhabitant of Phoenicia)  :: Phénicien
phoenix {n} /ˈfiːnɪks/ (mythological bird)  :: phénix {m}
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States)  :: Phoenix
Phoenix {prop} (constellation)  :: Phénix {m}
Phoenix {prop} /ˈfiːnɪks/ (mythical firebird)  :: phénix {m}, phœnix {m}
Phoenix {prop} (nickname for Japan)  :: Phénix
phon {n} (a unit of apparent loudness)  :: phone {m}
phone {n} /foʊ̯n/ (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
phone {n} (speech segment)  :: phone {m}
-phone {suffix} (device that makes a sound)  :: -phone
-phone {suffix} (speaker of a certain language)  :: -phone
-phone {suffix} (type of sound)  :: -phone
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone)  :: téléphoner, appeler
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth  ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call  ::
phonecard {n} (a chargecard used to pay for telephone calls)  :: télécarte {f}
phone line {n} (telephone line) SEE: telephone line  ::
phoneme {n} /ˈfoʊnim/ (indivisible unit of sound)  :: phonème {m}
phonemic {adj} /fəˈniːmɪk/ (relating to phonemes)  :: phonémique
phonemic merger {n} (phenomenon in which two different phonemes merge)  :: convergence {f}
phonemic split {n} (phenomenon in which a single phoneme diverges)  :: scission {f}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number  ::
phone sex {n} (An erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people)  :: téléphone rose {m}
phonetic {adj} /fəˈnɛtɪk/ (relating to sounds of spoken language)  :: phonétique
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones)  :: phonétique
phonetically {adv} (in the way it sounds)  :: phonétiquement
phonetician {n} /ˌfoʊnəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/ (person who specializes in phonetics)  :: phonéticien {m}, phonéticienne {f}, phonétiste {m} {f}
phonetics {n} /fəˈnɛtɪks/ (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: phonétique {f}
phone up {v} (to contact by telephone)  :: téléphoner
Phoney War {prop} (Phoney War)  :: drôle de guerre {f}
phonic {adj} (phonic)  :: phonique
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone  ::
phonography {n} (transcription of speech using symbol)  :: phonographie {f}
phonological {adj} (of or relating to phonology)  :: phonologique
phonologist {n} /fəˈnɑlədʒɪst/ (person who specializes in phonology)  :: phonologue {m} {f}
phonology {n} /fəˈnɑlədʒi/ (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: phonologie {f}
phonon {n} (quantum of acoustic energy)  :: phonon {m}
phononic {adj} (relating to the study of phonons)  :: phononique
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake)  :: frauduleux {m}, contrefait {m}, falsifié {m}, faux {m}, à la noix, à la gomme
phony {n} (a person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own)  :: usurpateur {m}, usurpatrice {f}, faux-nez, faussaire
phony {n} (a person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold)  :: mystificateur {m}, guignol {m}, faux prophète {m}; escroc {m} {f}, charlatan {m}
-phore {suffix} (bearer or carrier of)  :: -phore
phormium {n} (New Zealand flax)  :: phormion {m}, phormium {m}, lin de Nouvelle-Zélande
phosphatase {n} (an enzyme that hydrolyzes phosphate esters)  :: phosphatase
phosphate {n} (any salt or ester of phosphoric acid)  :: phosphate {m}
phosphatemia {n} (the presence of phosphate in the blood)  :: phosphatémie {f}
phosphide {n} (binary compound of phosphorus)  :: phosphure {m}
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group)  :: phospholipide {m}
phosphorene {n}  :: phosphorène {m}
phosphoresce {v} (to exhibit phosphorescence)  :: phosphorescer
phosphorescence {n} /ˌfɑːsfəˈɹɛsəns/ (emission of light without heat)  :: phosphorescence {f}
phosphorescent {adj} (emitting light for a period of time after the source of excitation is taken away)  :: phosphorescent
phosphoric {adj} (pertaining to phosphorus)  :: phosphorique
phosphoric acid {n} (the colourless liquid; H3PO4)  :: acide phosphorique {m}
phosphorous {adj}  :: phosphorique
phosphorous acid {n} (H3PO3)  :: acide phosphoreux {m}
phosphorus {n} /ˈfɑsfɚəs/ (element)  :: phosphore {m}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor)  :: phosphorylation {f}
photic {adj} (irradiated by light)  :: photique
photino {n} (superpartner of the photon)  :: photino {m}
photo {n} /ˈfoʊɾoʊ]/ (photograph)  :: photo {f}
photo- {prefix} (light)  :: photo-
photo {v} (to take a photograph)  :: photographier
photobook {n} (book of photographs)  :: album photo {m}
photocatalysis {n} (Chemistry: Catalysis by a photocatalyst.)  :: photocatalyse {f}
photocatalyst {n} (substance that absorbs light and catalyzes a reaction)  :: photocatalyseur {m}
photocatalytic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or obtained by photocatalysis)  :: photocatalytique {m} {f}
photocell {n} (photoelectric cell) SEE: photoelectric cell  ::
photochemical {adj} (relating to photochemistry)  :: photochimique
photochemical reaction {n} (chemical reaction)  :: réaction photochimique
photoconductivity {n} (an increase in the electrical conductivity of a material as a result of incident electromagnetic radiation)  :: photoconductivité {f}
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates)  :: photocopieur {m}, photocopieuse {f}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier)  :: photocopie {f}
photodiode {n} (semiconductor)  :: photodiode {f}
photodisintegration {n} (physics: any nuclear reaction initiated by absorption of high-energy electromagnetic radiation)  :: photodésintégration {f}
photoelectric cell {n} (transducer)  :: photocellule {f}, cellule photoélectrique {f}
photoemission {n} (ejection of electrons)  :: photoémission {f}
photoemissive {adj} (relating to photoemission)  :: photoémissif
photoemissivity {n} (being photoemissive)  :: photoémissivité {f}
photogenic {adj} /ˌfoʊ.toʊˈdʒɛn.ɪk/ (looking good when photographed)  :: photogénique {m} {f}
photogrammetry {n} (both)  :: photogrammétrie {f}
photograph {n} /ˈfoʊtəˌɡɹæf/ (picture)  :: photographie {f}, photo {f}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: photographier
photographer {n} /fəˈtɑɡɹəfɚ/ (one who takes photographs)  :: photographe {m} {f}, photoseur {m} [rare]
photography {n} /fəˈtɑɡɹəfi/ (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: photographie {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs)  :: photographie {f}
photojournalism {n} (journalism via photographs or images)  :: photojournalisme {m}
photolysis {n} (chemical reaction)  :: photolyse {f}
photomask {n}  :: masque photographique {m}
photometer {n} (measuring instrument)  :: photomètre {m}
photomontage {n} (composite image)  :: photomontage {m}
photon {n} /ˈfəʊtɒn/ (quantum of light)  :: photon {m}
photonic {adj} (relating to photons)  :: photonique {m} {f}
photonics {n} (the science and technology of generating and controlling photons)  :: photonique {f}
photopaper {n} (paper for photographic prints)  :: papier photographique {m}
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light)  :: photophobie {f}
photophore {n} (light-emitting organ)  :: photophore
photoreceptor {n} (biology: a specialized neuron able to detect and react to light)  :: photorécepteur {m}
photo shoot {n} (photo session)  :: séance de photo {f}
photoshoot {n} (photo shoot) SEE: photo shoot  ::
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture)  :: photoshoper
photoshopped {adj} (Digitally edited or altered, of an image or its part.)  :: photoshopé
photosynthesis {n} /ˌfoʊtoʊˈsɪnθəsɪs/ (biological process)  :: photosynthèse {f}
phototherapy {n} (medical therapy using light)  :: photothérapie {f}
phototropism {n} (biology: the movement of a plant towards or away from light)  :: héliotropisme {m}
photovoltaic {adj} (producing a voltage when exposed to light)  :: photovoltaïque
phrasal preposition {n} (phrasal preposition)  :: locution prépositive
phrasal verb {n} (idiomatic phrase)  :: verbe à particule {m}
phrase {n} /fɹeɪz/ (short written or spoken expression)  :: expression {f}, locution {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence)  :: syntagme {m}, phrase {f} [sentence]
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece)  :: phrase {f}
phrase {v} (music: to divide into melodic phrases)  :: phraser
phrase {v} (to express by means of words)  :: exprimer, formuler
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary)  :: recueil d'expressions {m}, carnet de phrases {m}, guide de conversation {m}
phrasebook {n} /fɹeɪzbʊk/ (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (study of set or fixed expressions)  :: phraséologie {f}
phreatic {adj} (Of, or pertaining to ground water)  :: phréatique
phrenological {adj} (of, or relating to phrenology)  :: phrénologique
phrenologist {n} (adherent or practitioner of phrenology)  :: phrénologiste {m} {f}, phrénologue {m} {f}
phrenology {n} (the discredited "science" or pseudo-science of phrenology)  :: phrénologie {f}
Phrygia {prop} /ˈfɹɪdʒ.i.ə/ (ancient kingdom)  :: Phrygie {f}
Phrygian {n} /ˈfɹɪdʒɪən/ (native or inhabitant of Phrygia)  :: Phrygien {m}, Phrygienne {f}
Phrygian {prop} (language)  :: phrygien {m}
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward)  :: bonnet phrygien {m}
phthiriasis {n} (pediculosis) SEE: pediculosis  ::
phthisic {adj} (of or relating to phthisis)  :: phtisique
phthisis {n} /ˈtaɪsɪs/ (phthisis)  :: phtisie {f}
phycology {n} (study of algae)  :: phycologie
phylactery {n} /fɪˈlaktəɹi/ (small object worn for its power; amulet or charm)  :: phylactère {m}, amulet, talisman
phylactery {n} (leather case containing biblical scrolls, worn by Jewish men; the tefilla)  :: phylactère {m}
phylloxera {n} /fɪˈlɒksəɹə/ (aphid)  :: phylloxéra {m}
phylogenesis {n} (evolutionary development of species)  :: phylogenèse {f}
phylogenetics {n} (study of organism relationships)  :: phylogénie {f}
phylogenetic tree {n} (graph illustrating evolutionary relationships)  :: arbre phylogénétique {m}
phylogenetic tree {n} (tree diagram)  :: arbre phylogénétique {m}
phylogenic {adj}  :: phylogénique {m} {f}
phylogeny {n} /faɪˈlɒdʒəni/ (evolutionary history of an organism)  :: phylogénie {f}
phylum {n} /ˈfaɪləm/ ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class)  :: embranchement {m}
physical {adj} /ˈfɪzɪkəl/ (having to do with the body)  :: physiologique {m} {f}, physique {m} {f}
physical {adj} (having to do with physics)  :: physique {m} {f}
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world)  :: physique
physical {n} (physical examination)  :: visite médicale {f}
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding  ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component)  :: éducation physique {f}, gymnastique {f}
physicalization {n} (the act, process, or result of physicalizing)  :: physicalisation {f}
physically {adv} (in a physical manner)  :: physiquement
physical map {n} (topographical map) SEE: topographical map  ::
physical quantity {n} (physical property)  :: grandeur physique
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy  ::
physician {n} /fɪˈzɪʃən/ (medical doctor)  :: médecin {m}
physicist {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪ.sɪst/ (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: physicien {m} physicienne {f}
physic nut {n} (small tree)  :: pourghère {m}
physics {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪks/ (branch of science)  :: physique {f}
physiognomist {n} (one who studies physiognomy)  :: physiognomoniste {m} {f}
physiognomy {n} /fɪziˈɑnəmi/ (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance)  :: physiognomonie {f}
physiography {n} (subfield of geography)  :: physiographie {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological  ::
physiological {adj} /ˌfɪzi.əˈlɑdʒɪkəl/ (of, or relating to physiology)  :: physiologique
physiologically {adv} (in accordance with the science of physiology)  :: physiologiquement
physiology {n} /ˌfɪziˈɑ.lə.d͡ʒi/ (branch of biology)  :: physiologie {f}
physiotherapist {n} (therapist who treats physical injury or dysfunction, usually with exercise)  :: physiothérapeute {m} {f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise)  :: kinésithérapie {f}
phytogeography {n} (geobotany) SEE: geobotany  ::
phytoid {adj} (plantlike)  :: phytoïde
phytopathology {n} (study of plant diseases)  :: phytopathologie {f}
phytophagous {adj} (feeding on plants)  :: phytophage
phytoplankton {n} (plankton which obatin energy by photosynthesis)  :: phytoplancton {m}
phytosociology {n} (the study of the ecology, classification and distribution of plant communities)  :: phytosociologie {f}
phytosterol {n}  :: phytostérol
phytotherapy {n} (medical use of plant extracts)  :: phytothérapie {f}
pi {n} (irrational mathematical constant)  :: pi {m}
pi {n} /paɪ/ (letter of Greek alphabet)  :: pi {m}
Piacenza {prop} (capital)  :: Plaisance
Piacenza {prop} (province)  :: Plaisance
Piacenzian {prop} (subdivision of the Pliocene epoch)  :: Plaisancien
Piagetian {adj} (relating to Jean Piaget)  :: piagétien
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges)  :: pie-mère {f}
pianissimo {adv} (very soft)  :: pianissimo
pianist {n} /ˈpi.ənɪst/ (piano player)  :: pianiste {m} {f}
pianistic {adj} (pertaining to piano playing)  :: pianistique
pianistics {n} (art or technique of playing the piano)  :: pianistique
piano {n} /piˈænoʊ/ (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: piano {m}
pianola {n} (music) SEE: player piano  ::
Piarist {n} (member of the Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools)  :: piariste {m}
pica {n} /ˈpaɪkə/ (12 Didot-point type) SEE: cicero  ::
picador {n} (a lancer mounted on horseback who assists a matador)  :: picador {m}
Picard {adj} (of, from or relating to Picardy)  :: picard
Picard {n} (person)  :: Picard
Picard {prop} (language)  :: picard {m}, picard
Picardy {prop} (region of France)  :: Picardie {f}
Picardy third {n} (final major third)  :: tierce picarde {f}
picaresque {adj} (of or pertaining to rogues)  :: picaresque
picaresqueness {n} (the quality of being picaresque)  :: picaresquité {f}
piccolo {n} /ˈpɪkoloʊ/ (musical instrument)  :: piccolo {m} {f}
pièce de résistance {n} /piˈɛs də ɹəˈzɪs.tɑ̃z/ (masterpiece)  :: pièce de résistance {f}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu)  :: Pichilemu {m}
pick {n} (basketball: screen)  :: écran {m} (only used in the verbal locution "faire écran")
pick {n} (choice)  :: choix {m}
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
pick {n} /pɪk/ (pickaxe)  :: pioche {f}
pick {n} (tool to open a lock)  :: passe-partout {m}
pick {v} (to decide between options)  :: choisir
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: prendre
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose  ::
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: cueillir
pickaninny {n} /ˈpɪkənɪni/ (black child)  :: négrillon {m}
pickaxe {n} /ˈpɪkˌæks/ (heavy iron tool)  :: pioche {f}
picker {n} (control which picks)  :: sélecteur {m}
picker {n} (one who picks)  :: cueilleur {m}
picket {n} (card game) SEE: piquet  ::
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry  ::
picket line {n} (military: barrier or fortification formed by pickets) SEE: stockade  ::
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish)  :: pickles {p}
pickle {n}  :: pickles
pickle {n} /ˈpɪkl̩/ (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup)  :: cornichon {m}
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution)  :: saler
pick on {v} (bully, bother, or harass)  :: embêter
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril)  :: se curer le nez, se mettre le doigt dans le nez, fourrer son doigt dans son nez
pickpocket {n} /ˈpɪkpɒkɪt/ (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: pickpocket {m}, voleur à la tire {m}
pick up {n} (pickup) SEE: pickup  ::
pick up {v} (to answer (a telephone), see pick up the phone)  :: prendre (ex: l'appel), décrocher
pick up {v} (to collect an object, especially in passing)  :: prendre (au passage), collecter
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger)  :: prendre (qqn en voiture), chercher
pick up {v} (to improve, increase, or speed up)  :: s'améliorer
pick up {v} (to learn, to grasp; to begin to understand)  :: saisir (Comprendre)
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise)  :: soulever
pick up {v} (to meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes)  :: draguer
pick up {v} (to notice, detect or discern)  :: noter
pick up {v} (to receive (a signal))  :: capter
pick up {v} (to restart or resume)  :: reprendre
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck  ::
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger)  :: phrase d'accroche {f}
pick up the phone {v} (to pick up the receiver of a telephone to answer a call)  :: décrocher
pickup truck {n} (truck with an open cargo bed)  :: pick-up {m}, pickup {m}
picky {adj} /ˈpɪki/ (fussy, particular)  :: pointilleux
picnic {n} (an easy or pleasant task)  :: jeu d’enfant {m}
picnic {n} /ˈpɪknɪk/ (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: pique-nique {m}, piquenique {m}
picnicker {n} (Someone having a picnic)  :: piqueniqueur {m}, piqueniqueuse {f}
pico- {prefix} /ˈpaɪ.ko/ (In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12)  :: pico-
picogram {n} (unit of mass)  :: picogramme {m}
picoliter {n} (picolitre) SEE: picolitre  ::
picometer {n} (picometre) SEE: picometre  ::
picometre {n} (10-12 of a metre)  :: picomètre {m}
picric acid {n} (picric acid)  :: acide picrique {m}
Pict {n} /pɪkt/ (member of an ancient people of northern and central Scotland)  :: Picte
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea)  :: pictogramme {m}
Pictor {prop} (constellation)  :: Peintre {m}
pictorial {n} /pɪkˈtɔɹi.əl/ (magazine)  :: illustré {m}
picture {n} (informal: cinema)  :: cinéma {m}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture {n} (photograph)  :: photo {f}
picture {n} /ˈpɪk(t)ʃɚ/ (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: image {f}
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: livre d'image {m}
picture card {n} (trade card) SEE: trade card  ::
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures)  :: dictionnaire par l'image, dictionnaire d'images
picturesque {adj} /pɪktʃəˈɹɛsk/ (resembling a picture or painting)  :: pittoresque
picturesquely {adv} /ˌpɪkt͡ʃəˈɹɛskli/ (picturesquely)  :: pittoresquement
piddling {adj} (insignificant)  :: insignifiant
piddling {adj} (negligible)  :: négligeable
piddling {adj} (paltry)  :: sans valeur
piddling {adj} (trivial)  :: trivial
piddling {adj} (useless)  :: inutile
pidgin {n} /ˈpɪdʒən/ (amalgamation of two languages having no native speakers)  :: pidgin {m}, créole {m}, langue véhiculaire {f}
pie {n} (nonpastry dish resembling a pie)  :: tourte {f}
pie {n} /paɪ/ (type of pastry)  :: tarte {f}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
pie {n} (whole of wealth or resource)  :: gâteau {m} (lit., "cake")
pie {v} (to hit in the face with a pie)  :: entarter
piebald {adj} /ˈpaɪ.bɔld/ (spotted or blotched)  :: pie
piece {n} (hairpiece) SEE: hairpiece  ::
piece {n}  :: pièce {f}
piece {n} /piːs/ (part of a larger whole)  :: morceau {m}, part {f}, bout {m}, pièce {f}
piece {n} (small coin)  :: pièce {f}
piece of ass {n} (A very attractive woman.)  :: bombe sexuelle {f}
piece of ass {n} /ˈpiːs əv ˈæs/ (A one night stand.)  :: coup d’un soir {m}
piece of cake {n} /ˈpiːsə(v)ˈkeɪk/ (simple or easy job)  :: du gâteau
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment  ::
piece of eight {n}  :: pièce de huit {f}
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture)  :: meuble {m}
piece of paper {n} (sheet or scrap of paper)  :: bulletin {m}, billet {m}, fiche {m}
piece of shit {n} (a bad thing)  :: (de la) merde {f}, saloperie {f}, chierie {f}
piece of shit {n} (a despicable person)  :: See shit.
piece together {v} ((figuratively) to reconstruct an event or goal from incomplete or flawed elements)  :: reconstituer, réassembler
piece together {v} (to physically assemble from fragments or pieces)  :: assembler, reconstituer
piecewise {adv} (mathematics: throughout separate parts but not necessarily throughout the whole)  :: par morceaux
piece work {n} (type of work)  :: travail à la pièce {m}
pieceworker {n} (A worker paid according to the number of units produced)  :: apiéceur {m}, apiéceuse {f}
pie chart {n} (graph)  :: camembert {m}
Piedmont {prop} (region)  :: Piémont {m}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont)  :: piémontais
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant)  :: Piémontais {m}, Piémontaise {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language)  :: piémontais {m}
piedouche {n} (A small pedestal)  :: piédouche {m}
piehole {n} (mouth (rude))  :: gueule {f}
pieing {n} (an instance of throwing a pie at someone)  :: entartage {m}, entartement {m}
pie-in-the-sky {adj} (of a dream unlikely to ever come true)  :: utopique, illusoire
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese  ::
piemontite {n} /ˈpiməntaɪt/ (mineral)  :: piémontite {f}, piedmontite {f}
pier {n} /pɪə̯(ɹ)/ (raised platform built from the shore out over water)  :: jetée {f}
pier {n} (rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof)  :: pilier {m}
pier {n} (similar structure used to provide entertainment)  :: jetée {f}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge)  :: pile {f}
pierce {v} (create a hole for jewelry)  :: percer
pierce {v} (interrupt)  :: percer
pierce {v} (puncture)  :: percer
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture  ::
piercing {adj}  :: perçant
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry)  :: piercing {m}
piercing {n} (the jewelry itself)  :: piercing {m}
pier glass {n} (tall, narrow mirror)  :: trumeau {m}
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture)  :: Piérie {f}
pierogi {n} /pɛˈɾoːɡi/ (dumpling)  :: pérogy {m}
Pierrot {prop} (buffoon)  :: Pierrot
pietist {n} (supporter of pietism)  :: piétiste {m} {f}
piety {n}  :: piété {f}
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God)  :: piété {f}
piezoelectric {adj} (of or relating to piezoelectricity)  :: piézoélectrique
piezoelectricity {n} (capacity of crystal to generate electricity)  :: piézoélectricité {f}
piezometer {n} (instrument used to measure pressure)  :: piézomètre {m}
piffle {n} /ˈpɪf.əl/ (nonsense, foolish talk)  :: babil, logorrhée, diarrhée verbale, déconnage, bafouillage, jargon, baragouin
piffle {v} (to act or speak in a futile, ineffective, or nonsensical manner)  :: babiller, vaticiner, déconner, péter les plombs, baragouiner, jargonner
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer)  :: flic {m}, keuf {m} [verlan]
pig {n} (dirty or slovenly person)  :: cochon {m}, porc {m}
pig {n} (nasty or disgusting person)  :: salaud {m}, cochon {m}, porc {m}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} /ˈpɪɡ/ (mammal of genus Sus)  :: cochon {m}, porc {m}, pourceau {m}
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly)  :: cochon {m}, porc {m}
pigeon {n} /ˈpɪdʒən/ (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: pigeon {m}
pigeon {n} (victim of a confidence game)  :: pigeon {m}
piggery {n} (A place where pigs are kept or raised)  :: porcherie
piggy bank {n} (a small container to store small saved coins in)  :: tirelire {f}
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown)  :: acheter chat en poche
pig iron {n} (a type of crude iron)  :: fonte brute {f}
piglet {n} /ˈpɪɡ.lət/ (young pig)  :: cochonnet {m}, goret {m}, porcelet {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigment {n}  :: pigment {m}, colorant {m}
pigment {n} /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/ (any color in plant or animal cells)  :: pigment {m}
pigmentation {n} (coloration of tissue)  :: pigmentation {f}
pig out {v} (eat voraciously or ravenously)  :: s'empiffrer
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty  ::
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place)  :: porcherie {f}, bordel {m}
pigsty {n} /ˈpɪɡstaɪ/ (enclosure where pigs are kept)  :: porcherie {f}
pigtail {n} (either of two braids or ponytails)  :: couette {f}
pigtail {n} (flamingo flower) SEE: flamingo flower  ::
pigtail {n} /ˈpɪɡ.teɪl/ (braided plait of hair)  :: tresse {f}, natte {f}
pigtail macaque {n} (Macaca leonina) SEE: northern pig-tailed macaque  ::
pigtail macaque {n} (Macaca nemestrina) SEE: southern pig-tailed macaque  ::
Pikachu {n} (Pokémon)  :: Pikachu
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: brochet {m}
pike {n} /paɪk/ (weapon)  :: pique {f}
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike  ::
pikeman {n} (soldier)  :: piquier {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pilaf {n} (dish)  :: pilaf {m}
Pilate {prop} /ˈpaɪlət/ (Pontius Pilate)  :: Pilate {m}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre  ::
pile {n} (galvanic pile)  :: pile {f}
pile {n} (group or list of related items)  :: pile {f}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid  ::
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries)  :: pile {f}
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap  ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails  ::
pile {n} /paɪl/ (heap)  :: monceau {m}, tas {m}, pile {f}
pile {n} (stake of pointed timber, steel etc., driven into the earth)  :: pieu
pile {n} (wrought iron to be worked over into bars or other shapes) SEE: fagot  ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids  ::
piles {n} (informal: a large amount)  :: des tas de m plural
piles {n} /paɪlz/ (plural of pile) SEE: pile  ::
pile up {v} (idiomatic: to accumulate)  :: s'amonceler
pile up {v} (to form a pile etc.)  :: amonceler, empiler
pile-up {n} (traffic accident)  :: carambolage {m}
pileus {n} (felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece)  :: pileus {m}
pileus {n} (small cloud)  :: pileus {m}
pilfer {v} /ˈpɪl.fɚ/ (to steal in small quantities)  :: piquer, chaparder
pilferage {n} (theft)  :: chapardage
pilgarlic {n} /pɪlˈɡɑːlɪk/ (bald-headed person) SEE: egghead  ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: pèlerin {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place)  :: pèlerinage
pilin {n} (any of a class of fibrous proteins found in pilus structures in bacteria)  :: piline {f}
pill {n} /pɪl/ (small object for swallowing)  :: pilule {f}, comprimé {m}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive)  :: pilule {f}, pilule contraceptive {f}
pill {v} (to form small matted balls of fiber)  :: boulocher
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging)  :: pillage {m}
pillage {n} (the spoils of war)  :: pillage {m}
pillage {v} /ˈpɪl.ɪdʒ / (loot or plunder by force)  :: piller
pillager {n} (one who plunders)  :: pilleur {m}
pillar {n} /ˈpɪlɚ/ (large post, often used as supporting architecture)  :: pilier {m}, pile {f}
pillar-biter {n} (Religious hypocrite)  :: grenouille de bénitier (lit., "blessed water font frog" ; does not denote hypocrisy, but excessive devotion)
pill bug {n} (terrestrial crustacean)  :: cloporte {m}, cochon de cave {m}, cochon de mur {m}
pilliwinks {n} (thumbscrew) SEE: thumbscrew  ::
pillory {n} /ˈpɪləɹi/ (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: pilori {m}
pillow {n} /ˈpɪləʊ/ (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: oreiller {m}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: taie d'oreiller {f}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow fight {n} /ˈpɪləʊ faɪt/ (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: bataille de polochons {f}, combat d'oreillers {f} [France], bataille d'oreillers {f} [Quebec]
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow talk {n} (conversation shared by bedmates)  :: confession sur l'oreiller {f}, confidence sur l'oreiller {f}
pilocyte {n} (hair-like cell)  :: pilocyte {m}
pilot {n} /ˈpaɪlət/ (controller of aircraft)  :: pilote {m}
pilot {n} (sample TV series episode)  :: programme pilote {m}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas)  :: veilleuse {f}, flamme pilote {f}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale)  :: baleine-pilote {f}, globicéphale
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic)  :: Pilsen {m}
pimp {n} /pɪmp/ (prostitution solicitor)  :: souteneur, maquereau {m}, mac {m}, proxénète
pimp {v} (to act as procurer of prostitutes)  :: prostituer, maquereller, maquereauter
pimp {v} (to prostitute someone)  :: prostituer
pimpernel {n} /ˈpɪmpənɛl/ (Anagallis)  :: mouron {m}
pimping {n} /ˈpɪmpɪŋ/ (practise of procuring prostitutes)  :: proxénétisme {m}
pimple {n} (annoying person)  :: casse-couilles {m}
pimple {n} /ˈpɪmp(ə)l/ (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin)  :: bouton {m}, pustule {f}
pin {n} (in chess)  :: clouage {m}
pin {n} (informal: leg)  :: [informal] patte {f}
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pin {n} (medicine: caligo) SEE: caligo  ::
pin {n} /pɪn/ (needle without an eye, used for fastening)  :: épingle {f}
pin {n} (slender object specially designed for use in bowling)  :: quille {f}
pin {n} (US: accessory attached with a pin)  :: pin's {m}, épinglette {f}, broche {f}
pin {v} (in chess)  :: clouer
pin {v} (to fasten/attach with a pin)  :: épingler
PIN {n} (personal identification number)  :: PIN {m}, numéro d'identification personnel {m}, NIP {m}
pinafore {n} /ˈpɪ.nəˌfɔɹ/ (Sleeveless dress)  :: tablier {m}
pinata {n} /pɪnˈjɑːtə/ (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick)  :: piñata {f}
pinball {n} (ball)  :: bille {f}
pinball {n} (game)  :: flipper {m}
pinball machine {n} (machine)  :: machine à boule {f}
pince-nez {n} /pænsˈneɪ/ (type of eyeglasses)  :: pince-nez {m}
pincers {n} (front claws)  :: pinces {f-p}
pincers {n} /ˈpɪnsəɹz/ (gripping tool)  :: tenaille {f}, pinces {f-p}
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin)  :: pincement {m}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder)  :: pincée {f}
pinch {v} /pɪntʃ/ (to squeeze a small amount of skin)  :: pincer
pinch {v} (to arrest or capture)  :: pincer
pinch {v} (to steal)  :: chiper
pinch of salt {n} (small amount of salt)  :: pincée de sel {f}
pincushion {n} (device to receive sewing pins)  :: pelote d'épingles {f}, pelote à épingles {f}
Pindus {prop} (mountain range)  :: Pinde
pine {n} /paɪn/ (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: pin {m}
pine {v} (to long for sufferingly)  :: languir
pineal gland {n} /ˈpaɪ.niːəl ˌɡlænd/ (small endocrine gland)  :: glande pinéale {f}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple {n} /ˈpaɪnæpəl/ (plant)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa  ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree)  :: pomme de pin {f}
pine marten {n} (Martes martes)  :: martre des pins {f}
pine nut {n} /ˈpaɪn ˌnʌt/ (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pignon {m}, pignon de pin {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood  ::
pinesap {n} (Monotropa hypopitys)  :: monotrope sucepin {m}
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines)  :: pinède {f}
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: rose {m} {f}
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: rose {m}
pink {n} /pɪŋk/ (flower)  :: œillet {m}
pink {v} ((of a motor car) to emit a high "pinking" noise)  :: pétiller
pink dollar {n} (business generated by homosexuals) SEE: pink pound  ::
pinken {v} (To become pink.)  :: rosir
pinken {v} (To blush.)  :: rougir
pinken {v} (To make pink.)  :: rosir
pinkie {n} /ˈpɪn.ki/ (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinkish {adj} /ˈpɪŋkɪʃ/ (somewhat pink)  :: rosâtre
pink jersey {n} (shirt worn by the leader in the Giro d'Italia)  :: maillot rose {m}
pink shrimp {n} (Pandalus borealis)  :: crevette nordique
pinky {n} /ˈpɪŋki/ (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear)  :: pavillon {m}, pavillon de l’oreille {m}
pinnacle {n} (highest point)  :: cime
pinnacle {n} (tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain)  :: pic
PIN number {n} /ˈpɪn.nʌm.bɝ/ (PIN) SEE: PIN  ::
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist)  :: Pinocchio {m}
pins and needles {n} (tingling felt in limb)  :: fourmis
pint {n} /paɪnt/ (unit of volume for liquids)  :: chopine {f} [NOTE: "pinte" is a false friend in Belgium where it really means "quart"]
pint {n} (pint of beer)  :: pinte {f}, sérieux {m}, cannette (switzerland) {f} (this is half a litre, which is approximately a pint)
pint {n} (pint of milk)  :: chopine de lait {f}
pinta {n} /ˈpaɪnt.ə/ (pint) SEE: pint  ::
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail  ::
pintail {n} (Gallinago stenura) SEE: pin-tailed snipe  ::
pintail {n} (group of dabbling ducks) SEE: pintail duck  ::
pin-up {n} (person)  :: pin-up {f} [woman]
pin-up {n} (photograph)  :: pin-up {f}
Pinyin {prop} (romanization of Mandarin Chinese)  :: pinyin {m}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut  ::
piñon {n} (piñon pine) SEE: piñon pine  ::
pion {n} /ˈpaɪɒn/ (particle)  :: pion {m}
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc)  :: pionnier {m}
pioneer {n} /ˌpaɪəˈnɪəɹ/ (one who goes before)  :: pionnier {m}, pionnière {f}
pionic {adj} (pertaining to pions)  :: pionique {m} {f}
pious {adj} /ˈpaɪəs/ (of or pertaining to piety)  :: pieux
piously {adv} (in a pious manner)  :: pieusement
pip {n} /pɪp/ (seed)  :: pépin {m}
pip {n} (short electronically produced tone)  :: top {m}
pipal {n} /ˈpiːpl̩/ (Ficus religiosa) SEE: sacred fig  ::
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: conduit {m}, tuyau {m}
pipe {n} /paɪp/ (musical instrument)  :: cornemuse {f}
pipe {n} (punctuation mark)  :: barre verticale {f}, tube, pipe {m}, barre {f}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe  ::
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices)  :: nettoie-pipe {m}, chenillette {f}, cure-pipe
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: rêve chimérique {m}, chimère {f}
pipefitter {n} (an industrial tradesman who installs and maintains piping systems)  :: tuyauteur {m}
pipeline {n} /ˈpaɪpˌlaɪn/ (conduit made of pipes)  :: pipeline {m}
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab  ::
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper  ::
piper {n} /ˈpaɪ.pɚ/ (musician who plays a pipe)  :: joueur de pipeau {m}, joueuse de pipeau {f}
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pipette {n} /paɪˈpɛt/ (small glass tube used for transferring liquid)  :: pipette {f}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus)  :: pipit {m}
Pippi Longstocking {n} (an optimistic, fanciful, etc. girl) SEE: Pollyanna  ::
pip-squeak {n} (small and insignificant person)  :: foutriquet {m}
piquet {n} /pɪˈkɛt/ (a game of cards)  :: piquet {m}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea)  :: piraterie {f}, piratage {m}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication)  :: piratage {f}
Piraeus {prop} (city)  :: Le Pirée {m}
Pirandellian {adj} /ˌpɪɹənˈdɛlɪ.ən/ (characteristic of the works of Luigi Pirandello)  :: pirandellien
piranha {n} /pɪˈɹɑːnjə/ (South American fish)  :: piranha {m}
pirarucu {n} (arapaima) SEE: arapaima  ::
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: piraté
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws)  :: pirate
pirate {n} /ˈpaɪɹɪt/ (one who plunders at sea)  :: pirate {m}, corsaire {m}
pirate {v}  :: pirater
pirog {n} (a baked case of dough with a sweet or savoury filling)  :: pirog {m}
pirouette {n} /ˌpɪ.ɹəˈwɛt/ (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: pirouette {f}
pirozhki {n} /pɪˈɹɒʒkɪ/ (small pastries)  :: pirojki {m}
pirozhok {n} (pirozhki) SEE: pirozhki  ::
Pisa {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Pise {f}
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign)  :: Poisson
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Poissons
Pisces {prop} /ˈpaɪsiːz/ (constellation)  :: Poissons {m-p}
piscicultural {adj} /pɪsɪˈkʌltʃəɹəl/ (pertaining to pisciculture)  :: piscicole
pisciculture {n} (rearing of fish)  :: pisciculture {f}
piscine {adj} /ˈpaɪsin/ (of, pertaining to, or characteristic of fish; ichthyic)  :: ichthyique {f}
Piscis Austrinus {prop} (constellation)  :: Poisson austral {m}
pisiform bone {n} (os pisiforme)  :: os pisiforme {m}
pismire {n} /ˈpɪsmaɪə(ɹ)/ (ant) SEE: ant  ::
piss {n} (alcohol)  :: [vulgar] pisse {f}
piss {n} /pɪs/ (urine)  :: pisse {f}, [formally] urine {f}, [childish] pipi {m}
piss {v} ((vulgar) to urinate)  :: pisser
pissaladière {n} /ˌpisɑlɑdˈjɛɹ/ (pizza-like pie from southern France)  :: pissaladière {f}
pissed {adj} /pɪst/ (annoyed, angry)  :: furax
pissed as a newt {adj} (drunk to the point of incapacity; inebriated)  :: bourré comme un coing
pisser {n} (one who pisses)  :: pisseur {m}, pisseuse {f}
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pisser {n} (vulgar slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
piss off {v} (to annoy)  :: faire chier, casser les couilles, emmerder
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away)  :: se casser, se barrer, se tirer
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: be very scared)  :: pisser dans son froc, pisser dans sa culotte
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: laugh uncontrollably)  :: pisser dans son froc, pisser dans sa culotte
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: wet oneself)  :: se pisser dessus
pistachio {n} /pɪsˈtæʃioʊ/ (fruit)  :: pistache {f}
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit)  :: pistil {m}
Pistoia {prop} (capital)  :: Pistoia
Pistoia {prop} (province)  :: Pistoia
pistol {n} (jokester) SEE: jokester  ::
pistol {n} /ˈpɪstəl/ (handgun)  :: pistolet {m}
piston {n} /ˈpɪstən/ (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder)  :: piston {m}
piston {n} (valve of brass instruments)  :: piston {m}
piston engine {n} (engines having cylinders containing reciprocating pistons)  :: moteur à explosion
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
pit {n} (aviation: luggage hold) SEE: luggage hold  ::
pit {n} (hole in the ground)  :: fosse {f}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit)  :: noyau {m}, pépin {m}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack)  :: stand {m} [France], puits {m} [Québec]
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit)  :: noyau {m}
pit {n} (trading pit) SEE: trading pit  ::
pit {v} (remove the stone from)  :: dénoyauter, épépiner
pit {v} (to bring into opposition)  :: opposer
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit  ::
pit bull {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pitbull {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pit bull terrier {n} (breed of dog)  :: pitbull
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory)  :: Îles Pitcairn {f-p}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball)  :: lancer {m}
pitch {n} (angle at which an object sits)  :: inclinaison {f}, angle {m}, pente {f}
pitch {n} (aviation: measure of the degree to which an aircraft's nose tilts up or down)  :: tangage {m}
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar)  :: poix {f}, brai {m}
pitch {n} (distance between evenly spaced objects)  :: pas {m}, écartement {m}
pitch {n} (effort to sell or promote something)  :: laïus {m}, argument {m}, présentation {f}
pitch {n} (field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played)  :: terrain {m}
pitch {n} (nautical: measure of extent to which a vessel's bow and stern go up and down)  :: tangage {m}
pitch {n} (pitchstone) SEE: pitchstone  ::
pitch {n} /pɪtʃ/ (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees)  :: résine {f}, sève {f}, poix {f}
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note)  :: hauteur {f} (d'un ton)
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate)  :: lancer
pitch {v} (to assemble or erect (a tent))  :: monter;
pitch {v} (to move so that the front of the craft goes alternatively up and down)  :: tanguer
pitch {v} (to produce a note of a given pitch)  :: donner la note
pitch {v} (to promote, advertise, or attempt to sell)  :: promouvoir;
pitch {v} (to throw away; discard)  :: jeter;
pitch {v} (to throw)  :: lancer
pitch accent {n} (phonology)  :: accent de hauteur {m}, accent tonal {m}
pitch and toss {n} (game played by tossing a coin and calling heads or tails)  :: pile ou face
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: noir complet, noir total, noir comme poix, nuit noire {f}
pitchblende {n} /ˈpɪtʃblɛnd/ (a type of uraninite)  :: pechblende {f}
pitch-dark {adj} (absolutely dark or black; as dark as pitch)  :: noir comme dans un four
pitcher {n} (A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids)  :: cruche {f}
pitcher {n}  :: pichet {m}
pitcher {n} /ˈpɪtʃɚ/ (the player who throws the ball to the batter)  :: lanceur {m}, lanceuse {f}
pitchfork {n} /ˈpɪtʃˌfɔɹk/ (farm tool with tines)  :: fourche {f}
pitch pine {n} (tree)  :: pitchpin {m}
pitchpole {v} /ˈpɪtʃpoʊl/ (capsize end over end)  :: sancir
piteous {adj} (pitiful)  :: pitoyable
pitfall {n} (anti-pattern) SEE: antipattern  ::
pitfall {n} /ˈpɪʔfɔl/ (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: écueil {m}, piège {m}
pith {n} (albedo) SEE: albedo  ::
pith {n} (essential or vital part)  :: moelle, cœur
pith {n} /pɪθ/ (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees)  :: moelle
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord, marrow  ::
pithiatic {adj} (pertaining to pithiatism)  :: pithiatique
pithiatism {n} (form of hysteria)  :: pithiatisme {m}
pithy {adj} (Of, like, or abounding in pith)  :: moelleux
pithy {adj} /ˈpɪθi/ (Concise and meaningful)  :: succinct, bref, sommaire
pitiable {adj} (that deserves, evokes or can be given pity)  :: pitoyable
pitiful {adj} /ˈpɪt.ɪ.fl̩/ (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it; eliciting pity)  :: pitoyable {m} {f}
pitiless {adj} (having no pity)  :: impitoyable
pitta bread {n} (flat bread made from wheat flour) SEE: pita  ::
pittance {n} (small allowance of food and drink; a scanty meal)  :: pitance {f}
pitter {n} (Device)  :: dénoyauteur {m}
pituitary {adj} /pɪˈtjuːɪt(ə)ɹi/ (of or pertaining to the pituitary gland)  :: pituitaire {m} {f}, hypophysaire {m} {f}
pituitary {n} (pituitary gland)  :: hypophyse {f}
pituitary body {n} (controlling gland of the endocrine system)  :: corps pituitaire {m}
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland)  :: glande pituitaire {f}, hypophyse {f}
pit viper {n}  :: crotale {m}
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity  ::
pity {n} /ˈpɪti/ (feeling of sympathy)  :: compassion {f}, pitié {f}
pity {n} (something regrettable)  :: dommage {m}
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something)  :: plaindre, avoir pitié de
pivot {n} (act of turning on one foot)  :: pivotement {m}
pivot {n} /ˈpɪvət/ (pivot is that on which something turns)  :: pivot {m}
pivot {v} (to turn on an exact spot)  :: pivoter
pivotal {adj} /ˈpɪvətəl/ (being of crucial importance; central, key)  :: central, crucial, déterminant, essentiel
pixel {n} /ˈpɪksəl/ (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory)  :: pixel {m}
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated  ::
pixie {n} (playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature)  :: lutin, pixie {m}
pizza {n} /ˈpitsə/ (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza {f}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria  ::
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza)  :: pizzeria
pizzicato {adv} (musical instruction)  :: pizzicato
pizzle {n} /ˈpɪzl̩/ (baton made from the penis of an ox, once used to beat men and animals)  :: nerf de bœuf {m}
placard {n} /ˈplæk.ɑɹd/ (a sheet of paper or cardboard)  :: affiche {f}
placarder {n} (person who puts up placards)  :: placardeur {m}
placate {v} /ˈpleɪkeɪt/ (to calm)  :: apaiser, calmer
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square)  :: place {f}
place {n} /pleɪs/ (location, position)  :: lieu {m}, endroit {m}, place {f}
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet))  :: faire
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition)  :: se placer, arriver
place {v} (to put in a specific location)  :: mettre, poser, placer
placebo {n} /pləˈsiboʊ/ (a dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment)  :: placebo {m}
placeholder {n} /ˈpleɪsˌhoʊldɚ/ (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later)  :: marque substitutive {f}
place mat {n} (protective table mat)  :: napperon {m}, set {m}, set de table {m}
placement {n} /ˈpleɪsmənt/ (the act of placing or putting in place)  :: placement {m}
placename {n} /ˈpleɪsːneɪm/ (the name of a place)  :: toponyme {m}
placenta {n} /pləˈsɛntə/ (anatomy: placenta)  :: placenta {m}
placental {adj} (having a placenta)  :: placentaire {m} {f}
placental {adj} (relative to placenta)  :: placentaire {m} {f}
placental {n} (member of Placentalia)  :: placentaire {m}
place of decimals {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) SEE: decimal place  ::
placid {adj} /ˈplæs.ɪd/ (calm and quiet; peaceful)  :: placide {m} {f}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized)  :: plagiat {m}
plagiarism {n} /ˈpleɪdʒəˌɹɪzm/ (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plagiat {m}
plagiarize {v} (use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing/speech)  :: plagier
plagiotropic {adj} (growing at an oblique angle)  :: plagiotrope
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence)  :: peste {f}
plague {n} (a nuisance)  :: plaie {f}, calamité {f}
plague {n} /pleɪɡ/ (specific disease "the Plague")  :: peste {f}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity)  :: fléau {m}, plaie {f}, calamité {f}
plague {v} (to harass)  :: affliger
plaice {n} (Hippoglossoides platessoides)  :: flétan nain {m}
plaice {n} /pleɪs/ (Pleuronectes platessa)  :: carrelet {m}
plaice {n}  :: plie {f}
plaid {n} (pattern)  :: motif écossais {m}
plaid {n} /pled/ (material)  :: tissu écossais {m}
plain {adj} /pleɪn/ (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation)  :: simple
plain {adj} (unseasoned)  :: nature
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief)  :: plaine
plainclothes {adj} (wearing civilian clothes)  :: en civil
plainly {adv} (Obviously; clearly)  :: clairement
plainly {adv} /ˈpleɪnli/ (In a plain manner)  :: simplement
plain text {n} (unencrypted text) SEE: cleartext  ::
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant)  :: demandeur, plaignant {m}, plaignante {f}
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara à ailes unies
plait {n} (braid)  :: natte {f}, tresse {f}
plait {n} /pleɪt/ (flat fold)  :: pli {m}
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat  ::
plait {v} (to interweave)  :: natter, tresser
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above)  :: plan {m}
plan {n} /plɛən]/ (technical drawing)  :: schema {m}
plan {n} (set of intended actions)  :: plan {m}
plan {n} (subscription plan)  :: forfait mobile {m}
plan {v} (to create a plan for)  :: projeter
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara du Plano Alto
planarian {n} (flatworm)  :: planaire {f}
plan B {n} (alternative solution)  :: plan B {m}
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: constante de Planck {f}
plane {adj} /pleɪn/ (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: plan, plat
plane {n} (airplane)  :: avion {m}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: rabot {m}
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: platane {m}
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: plan {m}
plane {v} (to glide)  :: planer
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: raboter
plane angle {n} (angle formed by two intersecting straight lines)  :: angle plan {m}
planer {n} (large machine tool)  :: raboteuse {f}
planer {n} (woodworking tool)  :: rabot {m}
planet {n} /ˈplænɪt/ (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: planète {f}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: planète {f}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: planète {f}
planetarium {n} /plænɪʔˈɛːɹɪəm/ (museum which displays images of space)  :: planétarium {m}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets)  :: planétaire
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: nébuleuse planétaire {f}
planetary system {n} (a group of various non-stellar objects orbiting a star or star system)  :: système planétaire {m}
planetoid {n} (any of several larger astral bodies)  :: planétoïde {m}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane  ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore  ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet)  :: planète X {f}
plangent {adj} /ˈplænd͡ʒənt/ (having a loud mournful sound)  :: retentissant
planimeter {n} (measuring device)  :: planimètre {m}
planimetry {n} (measurement of distances, angles and areas)  :: planimétrie {f}
planipetalous {adj} (having flat petals)  :: planipétale {m} {f}
plank {n} /pleɪŋk/ (long, broad and thick piece of timber)  :: planche {f}
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea)  :: plancton {m}
planned {adj} /plænd/ (existing or designed according to a plan)  :: planifié
planned obsolescence {n} (policy)  :: obsolescence programmée {f}
planning {n} (act of formulating of a course of action)  :: planification {f}, prévision {f}
planning {n} (act of making contingency plans)  :: planification {f}
planning {n} /ˈplænɪŋ/ (action of the verb to plan)  :: planification {f}
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plant {n} (large piece of machinery)  :: matériel {m}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae)  :: végétal {m}
plant {n} /plɑːnt/ (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: plante {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow)  :: planter
plantain {n} (fruit)  :: banane plantain {f}, [Africa] plantain {f}, [West Indies] banane farine {f}, banane cochon {f}, banane à cuire {f}
plantain {n} /ˈplæn.teɪn/ (small plant)  :: plantain {m}
plantar fascia {n} (the thick connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot)  :: fasce plantaire
plantar fasciitis {n} (painful inflammation of the plantar fascia)  :: fasciite plantaire {f}
plantation {n} /plænˈteɪʃən/ (large farm)  :: plantation {f}
planter {n} (owner of a plantation)  :: planteur {m}, planteur {m}
plantigrade {n} (an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot)  :: plantigrade
plaque {n} /plaːk/ (accumulation of bacteria on teeth)  :: plaque {f}
plasma {n} (component of blood)  :: plasma {m}
plasma {n} /ˈplæzmə/ (high energy state of matter)  :: plasma {m}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane  ::
plasmatic {adj} (pertaining to plasma)  :: plasmatique
plasmid {n} /ˈplæzmɪd/ (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes)  :: plasmide
plasmodesma {n} (a microscopic channel traversing the cell walls of plant cells and some algal cells, enabling transport and communication between them)  :: plasmodesme {m}
plasmon {n} /ˈplazmɒn/ (quanta of waves)  :: plasmon {m}
plasmonic {adj} /plæzˈmɒnɪk/ (of or pertaining to plasmons)  :: plasmonique
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid and sticking plaster  ::
plaster {n} (cast)  :: plâtre {m}
plaster {n} (mixture for coating)  :: plâtre {m}, enduit {m}
plaster {n} /ˈplæstɚ/ (healing paste)  :: onguent {m}
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris  ::
plaster {v} (to cover up, as with plaster)  :: enduire
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster)  :: enduire, plâtrer
plasterer {n} (a person who plasters walls)  :: plâtrier {m}, plâtreur
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate)  :: plâtre {m}
plastic {adj} (made of plastic)  :: plastique
plastic {n} /ˈplæstɪk/ (synthetic thermoplastic polymer)  :: plastique {m}
plastic art {n} (three-dimensional art form)  :: art plastique {m}
plastic art {n} (visual art) SEE: visual art  ::
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging)  :: sac plastique {m}, cornet {m} [Switzerland]
plastician {n} (artist with the plastic arts)  :: plasticien {m}; plasticienne {f}, artiste plasticien {m}, artiste plasticienne {f}
plasticine {n} (modeling clay)  :: pâte à modeler {f}
plasticity {n}  :: plasticité {f}
plasticity {n} (quality of being plastic)  :: plasticité {f}
plastic surgeon {n} (performer of plastic surgery)  :: chirurgien plasticien {m}, chirurgienne plasticienne {f}, chirurgien plastique {m}, chirurgienne plastique {f}
plastic surgery {n} (cosmetic surgery)  :: chirurgie plastique {f}, chirurgie esthétique {f}, chirurgie cosmétique {f}
plastic surgery {n} (surgery involving the transfer of tissue)  :: chirurgie plastique {f}
plastid {n} (any of various organelles)  :: plastide {m}
plastination {n} (preservation technique)  :: plastination {f}
plate {n} (baseball: home plate) SEE: home plate  ::
plate {n} (chemistry: flat piece of material)  :: plaque {f}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot  ::
plate {n} (contents of a plate)  :: assiette {f}
plate {n} (course at a meal)  :: plat {m}
plate {n} (dental plate)  :: dentier {m}
plate {n} (flat electrode)  :: plaque {f}
plate {n} (flat metallic object)  :: plaque {f}
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate  ::
plate {n} (historical: plate armour)  :: armure de plates {f}
plate {n} /pleɪt/ (flat dish)  :: [eating dish] assiette {f}, [serving dish] plat {m}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper)  :: planche {f}
plate {n} (printing, photography: image or copy)  :: planche {f}
plate {n} (printing, publishing: full page illustration)  :: planche {f}
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize  ::
plate {n} (vehicle license plate)  :: plaque d'immatriculation {f}, plaque {f}, plaque minéralogique {f}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material)  :: plaquer
plateau {n} /plæˈtoʊ/ (level expanse)  :: plateau {m}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals)  :: thrombocyte {m}, plaquette {f}
platform {n} (computing: particular type of operating system or environment)  :: plateforme {f}
platform {n} /ˈplætfɔːm/ (stage for speeches and performances)  :: scène {f}, podium {m}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers)  :: quai {m}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles)  :: jeu de platforme
platiniferous {adj} (yielding or containing platinum)  :: platinifère {m} {f}
platinization {n} (coat with platinum)  :: platinage {m}
platinize {v} (to coat with platinum)  :: platiner
platinum {n} /ˈplætənəm/ (metal)  :: platine {m}
platinum blond {adj} (of a silvery blond colour, especially of hair)  :: blond platine, platine
platinum blond {n} (colour)  :: blond platine {m}, blonde platine {f}, platiné {m}, platinée {f}
platinum blond {n} (man)  :: blond platine {m}
platinum blonde {n} (woman)  :: blonde platine {f}
platitude {n} /ˈplætɪtjuːd/ (often-quoted saying)  :: platitude {f}
Plato {prop} /ˈpleɪ.toʊ/ (Greek philosopher)  :: Platon {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter  ::
platonic {adj} /pləˈtɔnɪk/ (not sexual in nature)  :: platonique
Platonic {adj} (related to Plato)  :: platonicien
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection)  :: amour platonique {m}
platoon {n} /pləˈtuːn/ (unit of 30-40 soldiers)  :: peloton {m}
platter {n} (a tray for serving food)  :: plat {m}, plateau {m}
platter {n} (part of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests)  :: platine {f}, plateau {m}
platycnemic {adj} (of, relating to, or characterized by, platycnemism)  :: platycnémique
platykurtic {adj} /ˌplatɪˈkəːtɪk/ (having negative kurtosis)  :: platykurtique {m} and {f}
platykurtosis {n} /ˌplatɪkəːˈtəʊsɪs/ (having negative kurtosis)  :: platykurticité {f}
platypus {n} /ˈplætɪpəs/ (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: ornithorynque {m}
platypussary {n} (platypusary) SEE: platypusary  ::
platyrrhine {adj} (Having a broad, flat nose)  :: platyrrhinien, platyrhinien
plausible deniability {n} (organization of a clandestine activity)  :: déni plausible {m}
play {n} (area of free movement for a part of a mechanism)  :: jeu {m}
play {n} (playful activity)  :: jeu {m}
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: pièce de théâtre {f}
play {v} (act in a performance)  :: jouer, interpréter
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game))  :: jouer (à)
play {v} /pleɪ/ (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: jouer, s'amuser
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun))  :: jouer
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun)  :: jouer de
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording))  :: [the media is being played] mettre, [to play an already inserted media] lancer, [the media is the subject] tourner, jouer
playability {n} (overall quality of a gameplay)  :: jouabilité {f}
playability {n} (property of being playable)  :: jouabilité {f}
playable {adj} (able to be played)  :: jouable
playback {n} (replaying of recorded sound or moving images)  :: reprise {f}
play ball {v} (expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball)  :: au jeu
playboy {n} /ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ/ (unemployed man who devotes himself to pleasure)  :: playboy {m}, play-boy {m}
play by ear {v} (play music guided by one's memory of the sound)  :: jouer par cœur
playdate {n} (Any scheduled recreation, especially if not scheduled by those directly involved)  :: partie de jeu
play dead {v} (to act as though defeated)  :: faire le mort
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay)  :: pâte à modeler
play down {v} (make something seem less important)  :: minimiser
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: acteur {m}, actrice {f}
player {n} (electronic device)  :: lecteur {m}
player {n} (gambler)  :: joueur {m}, joueuse {f}
player {n} (playful person, idler)  :: fainéant {m}, fainéante {f}
player {n} /ˈpleɪə(ɹ)/ (who plays any game)  :: joueur {m}, joueuse {f}
player {n} (software application)  :: lecteur {m}
player {n} (who plays on a musical instrument)  :: joueur {m}, musicien {m}, joueuse {f}, musicienne {f}
playfield {n} (playing field) SEE: playing field  ::
playful {adj} /ˈpleɪfəl/ (liking or prone to play)  :: folâtre, enjoué, joueur
playground {n}  :: cour de récréation
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play)  :: cour de récréation {f}
playground {n} /ˈpleɪɡɹaʊnd/ (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: terrain de jeu {m}
play hookey {v} (To be absent without permission)  :: faire le mur, faire l'école buissonnière (school)
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse)  :: faire l'école buissonnière
play house {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house  ::
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
playhouse {n} /ˈpleɪhaʊs/ (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater  ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card)  :: carte à jouer {f}, carte {f}
playlist {n} (computing)  :: playlist {f}, liste de lecture {f}
playlist {n} /ˈpleɪˌlɪst/ (record)  :: playlist {f}, liste de lecture {f}
playmate {n} (companion to play with)  :: compagnon de jeux
playmate {n} (woman who has appeared in Playboy magazine)  :: playmate {f}
play on words {n} (pun or similar humorous use of language)  :: jeu de mots {m}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in)  :: parc à bébé {m}, parc pour bébé {m}
play possum {v} (to pretend to be dead)  :: faire le mort
PlayStation {n} (series of video game consoles)  :: PlayStation {f}
playsuit {n} (single item of clothing)  :: combishort {m}, combi-short {m}
play truant {v} (to be absent from school without permission)  :: faire l'école buissonnière [obsolete], sécher
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: jouer avec le feu
playwright {n} /ˈpleɪˌɹaɪt/ (writer of plays for the theatre)  :: dramaturge {m} {f}, auteur dramatique {m}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} /ˈplɑːzə/ (a towns' public square)  :: place {f}
PLC {n} (Abbreviation for Public Limited Liability Corporation)  :: SPRL, SA
plea {n} /pliː/ (appeal, petition, entreaty)  :: supplication {f}, appel {m}
plea {n}  :: supplication {f}
plead {v} /ˈpliːd/ (to present an argument)  :: plaider
pleasant {adj} /ˈplɛzənt/ (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner)  :: agréable, plaisant
pleasantly {adv} (in a pleasant manner)  :: agréablement
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience)  :: allez, stoplait
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: s'il vous plaît [formal], s'il te plaît [informal], S.V.P., [with infinitive] prière de
please {v} /pliːz/ (to make happy or satisfy)  :: plaire
pleased {adj} /pliːzd/ (happy, content)  :: content, satisfait
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody)  :: enchanté [said by a man], enchantée [said by a woman], ravi de vous rencontrer
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt)  :: passez le sel, s'il vous plait
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase)  :: répétez après moi, s'il vous plaît
please say that again {phrase} (please say that again)  :: répétez, s'il vous plaît
please sit down {phrase} (please sit down)  :: [formal and plural] asseyez-vous s'il vous plaît, [informal] assieds-toi
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly)  :: parlez plus lentement, s'il vous plaît
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left)  :: tournez à gauche, s'il vous plaît
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right)  :: tournez à droite, s'il vous plaît
pleasing {adj} (giving pleasure)  :: plaisant
pleasure {n} (one's preference)  :: désir {m}
pleasure {n} (person or thing that causes enjoyment)  :: plaisir {m}
pleasure {n} /ˈplɛʒə/ (a state of being pleased)  :: plaisir {m}
pleasure boat {n} (pleasure boat) SEE: pleasure craft  ::
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment)  :: pli {m}
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait  ::
pleat {v} (To form pleats in a piece of fabric or garment)  :: plisser
pleated {adj} /ˈpliːtɪd/ (having pleats)  :: plissé
plebeian {adj} /pləˈbiː.ən/ (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: plébéien
plebeian {n} (one of the common people in ancient Rome)  :: plébéien {m}
plebiscitary {adj} (of or pertaining to a plebiscite)  :: plébiscitaire
plebiscite {n} /ˈplɛbɨsaɪt/ (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty)  :: plébiscite {m}
plebs {n} /plɛbz/ (The common people)  :: plèbe {f}
plebvision {n} (television (pejorative)) SEE: idiot box  ::
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings)  :: plectre {m}, médiator {m}, pick {m} [Quebec], onglet {m} [Belgium]
pledge {n} (solemn promise)  :: gage {m}, serment {m}
pledge {v} /plɛdʒ/ (to make a solemn promise)  :: promettre
pledge {v} (to deposit something as a security; to pawn)  :: mettre en gage
-plegic {suffix} ( of -plegia)  :: -plégique
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Pléiades
Pleiades {prop} /ˈpliːədiːz/ (Greek mythology)  :: Pléiades
pleiotropic {adj} (pertaining to pleiotropy)  :: pléiotropique
plenary {adj} /ˈpliːnəɹi/ (fully attended)  :: plénier
plenary session {n} (plenary session)  :: session plénière {f}, séance plénière {f}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power)  :: plénipotentiaire
plenipotentiary {n} /plɛn.ɪ.poʊˈtɛn.ʃ(i)əɹ.i/ (person invested with supreme authority)  :: plénipotentiaire {m}
plenoptic {adj} (of or relating to all the light, travelling in every direction, in a given space)  :: plénoptique
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number)  :: abondant, copieux, ample
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful  ::
plenty {n} /ˈplɛnti/ (a more than adequate amount)  :: abondance {f}
pleonasm {n} (phrase involving pleonasm)  :: pléonasme {m}
pleonasm {n} /ˈpliːənæzəm/ (redundancy in wording)  :: pléonasme {m}
pleonastic {adj} (of, or relating to pleonasm)  :: pléonastique
pleroma {n} /pləˈɹoʊmə/ (the region of light above the world)  :: plérôme {m}
plethora {n} /ˈplɛθəɹə/ (excess, abundance)  :: pléthore {f}
pleura {n} (serous membrane that covers the lungs and thorax)  :: plèvre {f}
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity)  :: plèvre {f}
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura)  :: pleurésie {f}
plexiglass {n} (common language term for polymethyl methacrylate)  :: plexiglas {m}
pleximeter {n} (instrument)  :: plessimétre {m}
plexus {n} /ˈplɛksəs/ (network or interwoven mass)  :: plexus
pliable {adj} (easily bent or formed)  :: pliable, pliant
plicate {adj} /ˈplaɪkət/ (folded)  :: plicaturé [medicine], plissé [botany]
plicate {v} (biology: to fold)  :: plicaturer
Pliensbachian {prop} (a subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Pliensbachien
pliers {n} /ˈplaɪ.ə(ɹ)z/ (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand)  :: pince {f}, pinces {f-p}
Plimsoll mark {n} (mark on the hull of a ship) SEE: Plimsoll line  ::
Plinian {adj} (of or pertaining to Pliny the Younger or Pliny the Elder)  :: plinien
plinth {n} /plɪnθ/ (base for column, pedestal or statue)  :: plinthe {f}
Pliny {prop} /ˈplɪni/ (Roman praenomen)  :: Pline
plod {v} /plɒd/ (to walk slowly)  :: marcher lourdement
plodder {n} (a person who works slowly)  :: bâilleur, bâilleuse {f}
ploidy {n} /ˈplɔɪdi/  :: ploïdie {f}
plonk {n} /plɑŋk/ (cheap or inferior wine)  :: pinard {m}, jaja {m}
plonker {n} /ˈplɒŋ.kə(ɹ)/ (fool)  :: imbécile {m}
plosion {n} (pronunciation of a consonant)  :: plosion {f}
plosive {n} /ˈploʊsɪv/ (consonant)  :: occlusif {m}
plot {n} (area of land used for building on or planting on)  :: lopin {m}
plot {n} (graph or diagram)  :: diagramme {m}, graphique {m}
plot {n} /plɑt/ (course of a story)  :: intrigue {f}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end)  :: complot {m}
plot {v} (intransitive: to conceive)  :: conspirer
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram)  :: tracer
plot hole {n} (an inconsistence within a storyline)  :: intriguérence {f}
plotter {n} (device)  :: traceur {m}
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot)  :: rédirection de parcelle de terrain, rebondissement
plough {n} /plaʊ/ (device pulled through the ground)  :: charrue {f}, araire {f} [swing-plough]
plough {n} (ploughland) SEE: ploughland  ::
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: labourer
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: labourer
plough {v} (vulgar: to have sex with)  :: labourer, pilonner
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
ploughing {n}  :: labour {m}, labourage {m}
plover {n} /ˈplʌvɚ/ (wading bird of the family Charadriidae)  :: pluvier {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow)  :: soc {m}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic)  :: truc {m}, stratégie {f}, tactique {f}
pluck {n}  :: (du) cœur, plumaison
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence)  :: persévérance {f}
pluck {n} (offal from the trunk of an animal)  :: abats {m-p}
pluck {v} (music: to gently play a single string)  :: pincer
pluck {v} /plʌk/ (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: tirer
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird)  :: plumer
pluck {v} (to rob, steal forcibly)  :: voler
plucky {adj} /ˈplʌki/ (having or showing pluck)  :: courageux {m}, courageuse {f}, qui a du cran {m} {f}
plug {n} (hole filler)  :: bouchon {m}
plug {n} /plʌɡ/ (electric connecting device)  :: fiche {f}
plug {v} (to blatantly mention)  :: faire la pub, faire la promo
plug {v} (to stop with a plug)  :: boucher, fermer, bourrer
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device)  :: brancher
plug-in {n} /ˈplʌɡɪn/ (computer program addon)  :: greffon {m}, plugiciel {m}, module d’extension {m}, plugin {m}
plum {n} (a desirable thing)  :: meilleur morceau {m}
plum {n} /plʌm/ (the fruit)  :: prune {f}
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plum {n} (the tree)  :: prunier {m}
plumage {n} /ˈpluːmɪdʒ/ (feathers)  :: plumage {m}, plume {f} (pars pro toto)
plumbago {n} (graphite)  :: plombagine {f}, mine de plomb {f}, graphite {m}
plumbago {n} (leadwort)  :: plumbago {f}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: plombier {m}, tuyauteur {m}
plumber {n} /ˈplʌmə/ (one who works in lead)  :: [obsolete] plombeur {m}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger  ::
plumber's snake {n} (flexible rotating tool used to unclog a pipe)  :: furet {m}, vrille à déboucher {f}
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing  ::
plumbery {n} (place where plumbing is carried out)  :: plomberie {f}
plumbic {adj} (pertaining to lead)  :: saturnin {m}
plumbiferous {adj} (producing or containing lead)  :: plombifère {m} {f}
plumbing {n} (a Murasugi sum)  :: plombage {m}
plumbing {n} (informal: system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system)  :: tuyauterie {f}
plumbing {n} /ˈplʌmɪŋ/ (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building)  :: tuyauterie {f}, plomberie {f}
plumbing {n} (trade or occupation of a plumber)  :: plomberie {f}
plumbism {n} (lead poisoning)  :: saturnisme {m}
plumb line {n} (cord with a weight attached)  :: fil à plomb
plumcot {n} (pluot) SEE: pluot  ::
plume {n} (cluster of feathers)  :: plumeau {m}
plume {n} (geology: upwelling of molten material)  :: nuage de fumée
plume {n} /ˈpluːm/ (feather)  :: plume {f}
plumed thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
plummet {v} /ˈplʌm.ət/ (to drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly)  :: dégringoler, chuter
plump {adj} /plʌmp/ (Having a full and rounded shape, chubby)  :: dodu {m}, potelé, rebondi
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plum wine {n} (plum wine) SEE: umeshu  ::
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: pillage {m}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering)  :: butin
plunder {v}  :: piller, ravager
plunder {v} /ˈplʌndə(ɹ)/ (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive))  :: piller
plunderous {adj} (by nature or otherwise characteristically tending to plunder)  :: pilleur {m}
plunge {v} /plʌndʒ/ ((intransitive) to dive, leap or rush (into water or some liquid); to submerge oneself)  :: plonger
plunger {n} (one who plunges)  :: plongeur {m}
plunger {n} /ˈplʌndʒɚ/ (device for removing blockages by suction)  :: ventouse {f}
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pluperfect {n} (verb in this tense)  :: plus-que-parfait {m}
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: plus-que-parfait {m}
plural {adj} /ˈplʊə.ɹəl/ (more than one)  :: pluriel
plural {n} (the plural number)  :: pluriel {m}
plural {n} (word in plural form)  :: pluriel {m}
plurale tantum {n} /plʊˌɹɑleɪ̯ˈtɑntəm/ (a noun without a singular form)  :: plurale tantum {m}
pluralism {n} (social system with multiple cultural identities)  :: pluralisme {m}
pluralist {n} (advocate of pluralism)  :: pluraliste {m} {f}
pluralistic {adj} (characteristic of pluralism)  :: pluraliste
pluricellular {adj} (consisting of multiple cells)  :: pluricellulaire
pluridimensional {adj} (multidimensional) SEE: multidimensional  ::
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero)  :: plus
plus {adj} (physics: electrically positive)  :: positif {m}
plus {adj} (positive, involving advantage)  :: positif {m}, positive {f}
plus {conj} (in addition to)  :: plus
plus {conj} /plʌs/ (arithmetic: sum)  :: plus
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign  ::
plus {n} (positive quantity)  :: plus
plus {n} (useful addition)  :: plus
plush {n} /plʌʃ/ (textile fabric)  :: peluche {f}
plush {n} (toy) SEE: plush toy  ::
plush toy {n} (child's soft toy with a plush covering)  :: peluche {f}
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol)  :: signe plus {m}, plus {m}
Plutarch {prop} /ˈplu.tɑɹk/ (Greek historian)  :: Plutarque
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet)  :: Pluton {m}
Pluto {prop} /ˈplutoʊ/ (god)  :: Pluton {m}
plutocracy {n} (controlling class of the wealthy)  :: ploutocratie {f}
plutocracy {n} /pluːˈtɑːkɹəsi/ (government by the wealthy)  :: ploutocratie {f}
plutocrat {n} (someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth)  :: ploutocrate {m}
plutocratic {adj} (of, relating to, or being a plutocracy)  :: ploutocratique {m} {f}
Plutonian {n} (inhabitant of Pluto)  :: Plutonien {m}, Plutonienne {f}
plutonium {n} (chemical element)  :: plutonium {m}
pluviograph {n} (self-registring pluviometer)  :: pluviographe {m}
pluviometer {n} (instrument)  :: pluviomètre {m}
Pluviôse {prop} /ˈpluvioʊs/ (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: pluviôse {m}
ply {v} /plaɪ/ (to bend; to fold)  :: plier
plywood {n} (construction material)  :: contreplaqué {m}
plywood {n} (specific type or grade of this material)  :: contreplaqué {m}
plz {adv} (short for please)  :: svp, stp
p.m. {abbr} (after noon)  :: de l'après-midi (in the afternoon), du soir (in the evening), de la nuit (in the night)
PMO {n} (Prime Minister's Office)  :: CPM
PMSL {initialism} (pissing myself laughing)  :: ptdr
PMT {n} (premenstrual tension)  :: SPM {m}
pneumatic {adj} /njʊˈmæ.tɪk/ (of or relating to air or other gases)  :: pneumatique
pneumatic {adj}  :: pneumatique
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer  ::
pneumatics {n} (branch of mechanics)  :: pneumatique {f}
pneumococcus {n} (Streptococcus pneumoniae)  :: pneumocoque {m}
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs)  :: pneumoconiose
pneumology {n} /ˈnjuːmɑlədʒɪ/ (the study of the respiratory system and organs)  :: pneumologie {f}
pneumonia {n} /nuˈmoʊniə/ (inflammation of the lungs)  :: pneumonie {f}
pneumorrhagia {n} (hemorrhage of the lungs)  :: pneumorragie {f}
pnictogen {n} /ˈpnɪktə(ʊ)dʒən/ (element from the nitrogen group)  :: pnictogène
Po {prop} (longest river in Italy)  :: {m}
poach {v} /ˈpoʊtʃ/ (to cook in simmering liquid)  :: pocher
poach {v} (to cause an employee or customer to switch)  :: débaucher [employee], détourner [customer]
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally)  :: braconner
poached egg {n} (type of cooked egg)  :: œuf poché {m}
poacher {n} /ˈpoʊ.tʃɚ/ (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: braconnier {m}, braconnière {f}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game)  :: braconnage {m}
PO box {n} (box hired as a collection point for mail) SEE: post-office box  ::
pocket {adj} (of a size suitable for putting into a pocket)  :: de poche
pocket {n} /ˈpɑkɪt/ (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: poche {f}
pocket {v} (to put into a pocket)  :: empocher
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask  ::
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle)  :: canif {m}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: argent de poche {m}
pocket watch {n} (watch)  :: montre de poche {m}
pockmark {n} (mark or scar)  :: marque de petite vérole {f}
Poconos {prop} /ˈpoʊkənoʊz/ (tribe)  :: les Poconos
pod {n} /ˈpɑd/ (seed case)  :: cosse {f}, gousse {f} [legume seeds]
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: nacelle {f}
podcast {n} (podcast)  :: podcast {m}, baladodiffusion {f}
Podgorica {prop} /ˌpɒdɡəˈɹɪtsa/ (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica {f}
podgy {adj} (slightly fat)  :: enrobé, replet
pod hotel {n} (capsule hotel) SEE: capsule hotel  ::
podiatrist {n} /pəˈdaɪətɹɪst/ (specialist in foot care)  :: podologue {m}
podium {n} /ˈpəʊ.dɪi.ʌm/ (platform)  :: podium {m}
Podolia {prop}  :: Podolie {f}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: poème {m}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: poème {m}
poem {n} /ˈpoʊ̯əm/ (literary piece written in verse)  :: poème {m}
poet {n} /ˈpoʊət/ (person who writes poems)  :: poète {m}
poetaster {n} (unskilled poet)  :: poétastre {m}
poetess {n} (female poet)  :: poétesse {f}
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets)  :: poétique
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry)  :: poétique
poetically {adv} (in a poetic manner)  :: poétiquement
poetics {n} (the theory of poetry)  :: poétique {f}
poetry {n} (composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns)  :: poème {m}
poetry {n} /ˈpʰoʊ̯.ətˌɹi]/ (class of literature)  :: poésie {f}
pogrom {n} /ˈpoʊɡɹəm/ (riot with the intent to massacre or terrorize a certain group, usually Jews)  :: pogrom {m}
Pohnpeian {prop} (Micronesian language)  :: pohnpei
point {n} (any projecting extremity)  :: pointe {f}
point {n} (archaic: condition, state)  :: [archaic] point
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.))  :: virgule {f}
point {n} (backgammon: one of the twelve triangular positions)  :: flèche {f}, case {f}
point {n} (compass point)  :: point {m}
point {n} (distinguishing quality)  :: point {m}
point {n} (economics: unit of change)  :: point {m}
point {n} (electric power socket)  :: prise {f}, prise électrique {f}
point {n} (full stop)  :: point {m}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object)  :: point {m}
point {n} (location or place)  :: point {m}
point {n} (mark or stroke above letter)  :: point {m}
point {n} (object with sharp tip)  :: pointe {f}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion)  :: point de vue {m}, avis {m}, opinion {f}
point {n} (peninsula)  :: péninsule {f}
point {n} /pɔɪnt/ (particular moment in an event or occurrence)  :: moment
point {n} (purpose or objective)  :: but {m}, objectif {m}
point {n} (railroad switch)  :: aiguillage {m}, aiguille {f}
point {n} (sharp tip)  :: pointe {f}
point {n} (something tiny)  :: point {m}
point {n} (tenth part)  :: dixième {m}
point {n} (tiny amount of time)  :: instant {m}
point {n} (typography: unit of size)  :: point {m}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition)  :: point {m}
point {v} (to extend finger)  :: pointer, indiquer
point blank {adv} (directly; bluntly; without pretense or caution)  :: à bout portant
point-blank {adj} (disconcertingly straightforward or blunt)  :: à brûle-pourpoint
point-blank {adj} (so close that a weapon may be aimed directly at its target)  :: de but en blanc, à bout portant
point-blank {adv} (in a direct manner, without hesitation)  :: à brûle-pourpoint, de but en blanc
pointed {adj} /ˈpɔɪntɪd/ (sharp)  :: pointu {m}
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable)  :: pointeur {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor  ::
pointer {n} (of a timepiece or measuring device)  :: aiguille {f}
pointer {n} /ˈpɔɪntə/ (anything that points or is used for pointing)  :: aiguille {f}, baguette {f}
point guard {n} (ballhandling guard in basketball)  :: meneur {m}
pointillism {n} (painting technique)  :: pointillisme {m}
pointing stick {n} (computing device)  :: trackpoint {m}, ergot {m}, pivot {m}, bouton de pointage {m}
pointless {adj} (having no purpose)  :: inutile, vain
pointless {adj} /ˈpɔɪntləs/ (having no point or sharp tip)  :: obtus
point of inflection {n} ((mathematics))  :: point d’inflexion {m}
point of no return {n} ((aviation) the point in a flight when there is insufficient fuel to return to the origin)  :: point de non retour {m}
point of no return {n} ((idiomatic) the point when it is no longer possible to stop the process)  :: point de non retour {m}
point of sale {n} /ˌpɔɪnt əv ˈseɪl/ (location at which payment for goods is made)  :: point de vente {m}
point of view {n} (An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)  :: point de vue, opinion
point of view {n} (A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint)  :: point de vue
point out {v} (identify with a bodily gesture)  :: pointer
point out {v}  :: indiquer
points {n} /pɔɪnts/ (moveable rails used to switch a train from one track to another)  :: aiguillage {m}
point the finger at {v} (to accuse or blame)  :: montrer du doigt {m}, pointer du doigt {m}
pointwise {adj} (occurring at each point)  :: ponctuel
poise {n} (a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity)  :: poise {f}
poise {n} /pɔɪz/ (composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation)  :: assurance {f}, aisance {f}, sang-froid {m}, aplomb {m}
poised {adj} /pɔɪzd/ (Ready, prepared)  :: prêt {m}, prête {f}, prêts {m-p}, prêtes {f-p}
poison {n} /ˈpɔɪz(ə)n/ (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: poison {m}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse)  :: empoisonner
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison)  :: empoisonnement {m}
poisoning {n} (state of being poisoned)  :: intoxication {f}
poison ivy {n} (one of several ivy-like urushiol-producing plants)  :: sumac vénéneux {m}, [Quebec] herbe à puce {f}
poisonous {adj} /ˈpɔɪzənəs/ (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: poisoneux, vénéneux, toxique
Poitiers {prop} /pwa.tje/ (City in France)  :: Poitiers
POJ {n} (a Latin alphabet-based orthography for Min Nan) SEE: Pe̍h-ōe-jī  ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone  ::
poke {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed  ::
poke {v} /poʊk/ (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick)  :: piquer
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage  ::
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning)  :: attiser
poker {n} (card game)  :: poker {m}
poker {n} /ˈpoʊkɚ/ (metal rod for poking)  :: tisonnier {m}
poker face {n} (any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.)  :: l'air de rien
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing)  :: l'air de rien
Poland {prop} /ˈpoʊ.lənd/ (European country)  :: Pologne {f}
polar {adj} (of a certain coordinate system)  :: polaire
polar {adj} /ˈpoʊ̯lɚ/ (relating to a geographic pole)  :: polaire
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: ours blanc {m}, ours polaire {m}
polar cap {n} (high-latitude region covered by ice)  :: inlandsis, calotte polaire
polar circle {n} (any of the two parallels of the Earth)  :: cercle polaire {m}
polar coordinates {n}  :: coordonnées polaires {f-p}
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
Polaris {prop} /pɔʊˈlɑɹɪs/ (star)  :: Étoile polaire
polarisability {n} (polarizability) SEE: polarizability  ::
polariton {n} (quasiparticle)  :: polariton {m}
polarity {n} (chemistry: dipole-dipole intermolecular force)  :: polarité {f}
polarity {n} (one of two extremes)  :: polarité {f}
polarization {n} (grouping of opinions into two extremes)  :: polarisation
polarization {n} (production of polarized light)  :: polarisation
polarization {n} (production or condition of polarity)  :: polarisation
polarization {n} (separation of positive and negative charges)  :: polarisation
polar night {n} (period of darkness)  :: nuit polaire {f}
polaron {n} (polarized region of crystal lattice)  :: polaron {m}
polar vortex {n} (polar vortex)  :: vortex polaire {m}, tourbillon polaire
polder {n} /ˈpəʊldə/ (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes)  :: polder {m}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: pôle
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: pôle
pole {n} /poʊl/ (long and slender object)  :: perche {f}
pole {n} (unit of length)  :: perche {f}
Pole {n} /poʊl/ (person from Poland)  :: Polonais {m}, Polonaise {f}
polearm {n} (close-combat weapon)  :: arme d'hast {f}
polecat {n} /ˈpəʊlkæt/ (Mustela putorius)  :: putois {m}
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk  ::
pole dance {n} (dancing centred around a pole)  :: pole dance {f}
polemic {adj} (having the characteristics of a polemic)  :: polémique {m} {f}
polemic {n} /pəˈlɛmɪk/ (argument or controversy)  :: polémique {f}
pole position {n} (top qualifying position)  :: pole position {f}
pole star {n} (the star)  :: étoile polaire {f}
Pole Star {prop} (star)  :: Étoile polaire {f}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole)  :: saut à la perche {m}
pole vaulter {n} (athlete who competes in the pole vault)  :: perchiste {m} {f}
poliad {adj}  :: poliade
police {n} /pəˈliːs/ (an organisation that enforces the law)  :: police {f}
police car {n} (vehicle used by a police officer)  :: véhicule de police {m}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: chien policier
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: policier {m}, gendarme {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: policier {m}, policière {f}
police procedural {n} (sub-genre of crime fiction)  :: roman policier
police service {n} (police force)  :: service de police
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police)  :: état policier {m}
police station {n} (building of police force)  :: commissariat de police {m}, office de police {f} [Louisiana]
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: policière {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance document)  :: police {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance  ::
policy {n} (number pool) SEE: number pool  ::
policy {n} /ˈpɑləsi/ (principle of conduct)  :: politique {f}
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: décideur {m}
policymaking {n} (the formulation of policies)  :: décisions {f-p}
poliomyelitis {n} /ˌpɒlɪəʊmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs/ (infection by the poliovirus)  :: poliomyélite {f}, hide {p}
poliorcetics {n} (Art of siege warfare)  :: poliorcétique {f}
polis {n} /ˈpɒ.lɪs/ (a city or city-state)  :: polis
polish {n} /ˈpɑlɪʃ/ (substance used to polish)  :: vernis {m}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny)  :: polir
Polish {adj} /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/ (of Poland or its language)  :: polonais
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: polonais {m}
polished {adj} (made smooth or shiny by polishing)  :: poli
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae)  :: notation polonaise {f}
Polish sausage {n}  :: saucisse polonaise
politburo {n} (the governing Communist council)  :: bureau politique {m}, politburo {m}
polite {adj} /pəˈlaɪt/ (well-mannered)  :: poli
politely {adv} (in a polite manner)  :: poliment
politeness {n} (act of being polite)  :: politesse {f}
politesse {n} /pɑləˈtɛs/ (civility, courtesy)  :: savoir-vivre {m}
political {adj} /pəˈlɪtɪkəl/ (concerning or relating to politics)  :: politique
political {adj}  :: politique
political asylum {n} (protection, by a sovereign state)  :: asile politique {m}
political cartoon {n} (editorial cartoon) SEE: editorial cartoon  ::
political cartoonist {n} (editorial cartoonist) SEE: editorial cartoonist  ::
political correctness {n} (being politically correct)  :: rectitude politique {f}
political economy {n} (interdisciplinary study)  :: économie politique {f}
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politiquement correct
political party {n} (political organization)  :: parti politique, parti {m}
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: prisonnier politique {m}
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: science politique {f}, politologie {f}, science po {f}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: politologue {m}
politician {n} /pɑl.ɪˈtɪʃ.ən/ (one engaged in politics)  :: politicien {m}, homme politique {m}, femme politique {f}
politicide {n} (political killing)  :: politicide {m}
politicize {v} (to give something political characteristics)  :: politiser
politics {n} /ˈpɑl.ɪ.tɪks/ (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: politique {f}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science  ::
polka dot {n} /ˈpoʊ.kə ˌdɑt/ (uniform round dots forming a pattern on fabric)  :: pois {m-p}
poll {n} /poʊl/ (An election or a survey of a particular group)  :: sondage {m}
pollakiuria {n} (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities of urine)  :: pollakiurie {f}
pollen {n} /ˈpɒlən/ (fine granular substance produced in flowers)  :: pollen {m}
pollen counter {n} (device)  :: capteur pollinique
pollinate {v} (To apply pollen to)  :: polleniser
pollination {n} (transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma)  :: pollinisation {f}
polling booth {n} (voting booth) SEE: voting booth  ::
polliniferous {adj} (producing pollen)  :: pollinifère
pollock {n} /ˈpɑlək/ (food fish related to cod)  :: lieu {m}
pollster {n} (person who conducts polls)  :: sondeur {m}, enquêteur {m}, enquêtrice {f}
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual)  :: capitation {f}
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes)  :: polluant {m}
pollute {adj} (polluted)  :: pollué
pollute {v} (to make something harmful)  :: polluer
pollute {v} (to make something or somewhere less suitable)  :: polluer
polluted {adj} (defiled)  :: impur
polluter {n} (subject that pollutes)  :: pollueur
pollution {n} (archaic: physical defilement)  :: défilement {m}
pollution {n} (medicine, obsolete: emission of semen at other times than in sexual intercourse)  :: pollution {f}
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances)  :: pollution {f}
Pollux {prop} (Dioscuri)  :: Pollux {m}
Pollux {prop} (Star)  :: Pollux {m}
Pollyanna {n} (a persistently cheerful and optimistic person)  :: Pollyanna
polo {n} /ˈpoʊloʊ/ (ball game)  :: polo {m}
polonium {n} /pəˈloʊni.əm/ (chemical element)  :: polonium {m}
poltergeist {n} /ˈpɵ̙ltəɡaɪst/ (a disruptive ghost)  :: esprit frappeur {m}, poltergeist {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly  ::
poltroon {n} /pɑlˈtɹun/ (an ignoble or arrant coward)  :: lâche, pleutre, couard, dégonflé, poule-mouillée, couille molle, poltron
poly- {prefix} /ˈpɒli/ (many)  :: poly-
polyachene {n}  :: polyakène {m}
polyad {n} (a group consisting of an indeterminate number of items)  :: polyade {m}
polyadenous {adj} /ˌpɒliˈædɪnəs/ (having many glands)  :: polyadène
polyadic {adj} (of or pertaining to a polyad (Comprising many elements))  :: polyadique
polyalkene {n} (polyolefin) SEE: polyolefin  ::
polyamory {n} /ˌpɒliˈæm(ə)ɹi/ (practices involving relationships with multiple partners)  :: polyamour {m}
polyandrous {adj} (Of or pertaining to polyandry)  :: polyandre
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time)  :: polyandrie
polyanthous {adj} (having many flowers)  :: polyanthe
polyanthropy {n}  :: polyandrie {f}
polyarchic {adj} (of or pertaining to a polyarchy)  :: polyarchique
polyarchy {n} (government in which power is invested in multiple people)  :: polyarchie {f}
polycalic {adj}  :: polycalique
polycarbonate {n} (polymer of aromatic carbonates)  :: polycarbonate {m}
polycarpic {adj} (having several carpels in one flower)  :: polycarpellé
polycholia {n}  :: polycholie {f}
polychoric {adj} (statitistics)  :: polychorique
polychoron {n} /pɔlɨˈkoʊɹɔn/ (four-dimensional polotype)  :: polychore {m}
polychrest {n} (medicine)  :: polychreste {m}
polychrome {adj}  :: polychrome
polychromy {n}  :: polychromie {f}
polycladose {adj}  :: polyclade
polycladous {adj}  :: polyclade
polyclady {n}  :: polycladie {f}
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated)  :: polyclinique {f}
polycotyledonous {adj}  :: polycotylaire
polycyclic {adj} (having two or more rings of atoms in the molecule)  :: polycyclique
polycystic {adj} /pɑliˈsɪstɪk/ (having many cysts)  :: polykystique
polycystic ovary syndrome {n} (syndrome characterised by polycystic ovaries)  :: syndrome de Stein-Levanthal {m}
polydactylous {adj} (having additional digits)  :: polydactyle
polyembryony {n}  :: polyembryonie {f}
polyester {n} (polymer)  :: polyester {m}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethism {n} (different work activities)  :: polyéthisme
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polyéthylène {m}, polyéthène {m}, polyméthylène {m}
polyethylene terephthalate {n} (type of polyester)  :: polytéréphtalate d'éthylène {m}, PET {m}
polygamist {n} /pəˈlɪɡəmɪst/ (one who practices polygamy)  :: polygame {m} {f}, polygamite {m}
polygamy {n} /pəˈlɪɡəmi/ (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time)  :: polygamie {f}
polygamy {n}  :: polygamie {f}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny  ::
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages)  :: polyglotte
polyglot {adj} /pɒliːɡlɒt/ (Versed in, or speaking, many languages)  :: polyglotte
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages)  :: polyglotte {m} {f}
polyglot {n}  :: polyglotte {m} {f}
polygon {n} /ˈpɑliɡɑn/ (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: polygone {m}
polygonal {adj} /pəˈlɪɡənəl/ (having many angles)  :: polygonal
polygon mesh {n} (collection of vetrices, edges and faces)  :: maillage {m}, paillage polygonal {m}
polygonometry {n}  :: polygonométrie {f}
polygraph {n} (device to discern if a subject is lying)  :: polygraphe {m}, détecteur de mensonges {m}
polygynous {adj} /pəˈlɪdʒɪnəs/ (plurality of wives at the same time)  :: polygynie {f}
polygynous {adj} (practicing polygyny)  :: polygyne
polygyny {n} /pəˈlɪdʒɪnɪ/ (plurality of wives at the same time)  :: polygynie {f}
polyhedron {n} /pɒliˈhiːdɹən/ (geometry: solid figure)  :: polyèdre {m}
polyhedron {n} (polyscope) SEE: polyscope  ::
polylobate {adj} (having many lobes)  :: polylobé
polymath {n} /ˈpɒlɪmæθ/ (person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge)  :: polymathe {m} {f}
polymathic {adj} (pertaining to polymathy)  :: polymathique
polymathy {n} (knowledge of many arts and sciences; variety of learning)  :: polymathie {f}
polymer {n} /ˈpɑ.lɪ.mɚ/ (molecule consisting of many identical monomers)  :: polymère
polymerase {n} (enzyme that catalyses the formation of polymers)  :: polymérase
polymerase chain reaction {n}  :: réaction en chaine par polymérase
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polymerization {n} /ˌpɒl.ɪ.məɹ.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (process in which polymers are formed)  :: polymérisation {f}
polymerize {v} /ˈpɑləməˌɹaɪz/ (to convert a monomer to a polymer)  :: polymériser
polymethyl methyacrylate {n} (tough, transparent thermoplastic polymer)  :: plexiglas {m}
polymicrogyria {n} (a deformity of the brain such that it has an excessive number of small folds, causing mental retardation)  :: polymicrogyrie {f}
polymorphism {n} (biology: coexistence of two or more distinct forms independent of sex)  :: polymorphisme {m}
polymorphism {n} (computer science: feature of object-oriented programming)  :: polymorphisme {m}
polymorphism {n} (crystallography: ability of a material to exist in more than one form)  :: polymorphisme {m}
polymorphism {n} (genetics: regular existence of two or more different genotypes within a given species or population)  :: polymorphisme
polymorphism {n} /pɑliˈmɔɹfɪz(ə)m/ (ability to assume different forms or shapes)  :: polymorphisme {m}
polymorphous {adj} (Having, or occurring in, several distinct forms)  :: polymorphe
Polynesia {prop} /ˌpɑːləˈniːʒə/ (part of Oceania)  :: la Polynésie {f}, Polynésie {f}
Polynesian {n} (person from Polynesia)  :: Polynésien {m}, Polynésienne {f}
polynomial {adj} (in algebra)  :: polynomial
polynomial {adj} (in taxonomy)  :: polynominal {m}, polynominale {f}, polynomial {m}, polynomiale {f}
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression)  :: polynôme {m}
polynomial {n} (taxonomic designation)  :: polynôme {m}
polynomial function {n} ((mathematics))  :: fonction polynomiale {f}
polynuclear {adj} (having multiple nuclei)  :: polynucléaire
polynya {n} (an area of open water surrounded by sea ice)  :: polynia {m}
polyp {n} (growth)  :: polype {m}
polypeptide {n} (biochemistry: any such polymer that is not folded into a secondary structure of a protein)  :: polypeptide {m}
polypeptide {n} (biochemistry: a small protein containing up to 100 amino acids)  :: polypeptide {m}
polypeptide {n} (organic chemistry: any polymer amino acids joined via peptide bonds)  :: polypeptide {m}
polypeptidic {adj} (pertaining to a polypeptide)  :: polypeptidique
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony)  :: polyphonique
polyphony {n} (musical texture consisting of several independent melodic voices)  :: polyphonie {f}
polypropylene {n} (resin)  :: polypropylène {m}
polyptoton {n} /ˌpɑ.ləpˈtoʊ.tɑn/ (stylistic scheme)  :: polyptote {m}
polyptych {n} /ˈpɒlɪptɪk/ (a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together)  :: polyptyque
polyrhizal {adj}  :: polyrrhize
polysaccharide {n} (complex carbohydrate)  :: polysaccharide {m}
polysemic {adj} /pɒ.lɪ.ˈsiː.mɪk/ (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings)  :: polysémique
polysemy {n} /ˈpɒ.lɪ.siː.mi/ (ability to have multiple meanings)  :: polysémie {f}
polyspast {n} (machine consisting of many pulleys)  :: polyspaste {m}, moufle {f}
polystyrene {n} (polymer)  :: polystyrène {m}
polysyllabic {adj} /ˌpɑ.li.sɪˈlæ.bɪk/ (having more than one syllable)  :: polysyllabique
polysyndeton {n} (the use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence)  :: polysyndète {m}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysynthétique
polytechnic {adj}  :: polytechnique
polytechnic {n} (educational institute)  :: polytechnique {m} {f}
polytheism {n} /pɒliˈθiˈĭzˈəm/ (belief in the existence of many gods)  :: polythéisme {m}
polytheist {n} (believer in polytheism)  :: polythéiste
polytheistic {adj} (of or relating to polytheism)  :: polythéiste {m} {f}
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polytonic {adj} /ˌpɑliˈtɑnɪk/ (Using the Greek system of diacritics)  :: polytonique
polytope {n} (geometric shape)  :: polytope {m}
polytrauma {n} (multiple traumatic injuries)  :: polytraumatisme {m}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links)  :: polyuréthane {m}
polyvinyl chloride {n} (thermoplastic resin)  :: polychlorure de vinyle {m}, PVC {m}
pomade {n} (greasy substance)  :: pommade {f}
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: grenade {f}
pomegranate {n} /ˈpɒm.ɪˌɡɹæn.ɪt/ (shrub/tree)  :: grenadier {m}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} /ˈpɑməloʊ/ (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis)  :: pomélo {m}
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea)  :: Poméranie {f}
pommel {n} (knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion) SEE: finial  ::
pommel {n} (knob on the hilt of an edged weapon such as a sword)  :: pommeau {m}
pommel {n} /ˈpɑ.məl/ (upper front brow of a saddle)  :: pommeau {m}
pommel {n}  :: pommeau
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus)  :: cheval d'arçons {m}
pomology {n}  :: pomologie
pompadour {n} /ˈpɑːmpədɔːɹ/ (woman's hairstyle)  :: banane {f}
Pompeii {prop} /pɑːmˈpeɪi/ (a historical city)  :: Pompéi {f}
Pompey {prop} /ˈpɒm.pi/ (a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic)  :: Pompée
pompom {n} (decorative ball made of pieces of soft fabric)  :: pompon {m}
pom-pom {n} (pompom) SEE: pompom  ::
pompon {n} (puff or ball as for decoration for cheerleading)  :: pompon {m}
pompous {adj} /ˈpɒmpəs/ (affectedly grand)  :: pompeux, emphatique
pompously {adv} (in a pompous manner)  :: pompeusement
ponce {n} /pɒns/ (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
poncho {n} /ˈpɑn.tʃoʊ/ (simple garment of cloth)  :: poncho
pond {n} /pɑnd/ (small lake)  :: étang {m}, mare {f}
pond {n} (the Atlantic Ocean)  :: océan Atlantique {m}
ponder {v} /ˈpɒn.də(ɹ)/ (to think deeply)  :: songer, réfléchir
ponder {v} (to consider carefully)  :: s'interroger
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense  ::
ponderous {adj} (dull or boring)  :: lourd, pesant, écrasant, abrutissant, dogmatique
ponderous {adj} /ˈpɑn.dɚ.əs/ (clumsy, unwieldy, or slow, especially due to weight)  :: pesant, maladroit, béotien, grossier, conformiste
pond heron {n} (heron of the genus Ardeola)  :: crabier {m}
pond hockey {n} (form of ice hockey)  :: hockey d'antan
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry  ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider  ::
pons {n} (Part of brain)  :: pont {m}
pontiff {n} /ˈpɒntɪf/ (pope)  :: pontife {m}
pontifical {adj} (Of or pertaining to a pontiff)  :: pontifical
pontifically {adv} (in a pontifical manner)  :: pontificalement
pontificate {n} /pɑːnˈtɪfɪkət/ (state of a pontifex)  :: pontificat {m}
pontificate {v} (act like a pontiff)  :: pontifier
pontificate {v} /pɑːnˈtɪfɪkeɪt/ (preside as a bishop)  :: pontifier
pontificate {v} (speak in a patronizing, supercilious or pompous manner)  :: pontifier
pontoon {n} /pɒnˈtuːn/ (support for a temporary bridge)  :: ponton {m}, flotteur {m}
pontoon bridge {n} (a temporary bridge built over floating pontoons)  :: pont flottant {m}
pony {n} /ˈpoʊni/ (small horse)  :: poney {m}
ponytail {n} /ˈpoʊniˌteɪl/ (hairstyle)  :: queue-de-cheval {f}
poo {n} (faecal matter)  :: popo {m}
poo {v} (childish: to defecate)  :: faire popo
pooch {n} (mongrel)  :: bâtard {m}
pooch {n} (slang: dog)  :: clébard {m}, cabot {m}, sac à puces {m}
pood {n} (Russian unit of mass)  :: poud {m}
poodle {n} /ˈpuː.dəl/ (any of various breeds of poodle)  :: caniche {m}
poof {interj} /pʊf/ (deflating object or a magical disappearance)  :: pouf
poof {n} (A male homosexual.)  :: tapette {f}, pédale {f}, tante {f}
poof {n} (The product of flatulence.)  :: pet {m}, prout {m}
poof {v} (to fart)  :: péter, prouter
poof {v} (to vanish)  :: s'évanouir, s'évaporer, disparaître
pool {n} /puːl/ (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poolish {n} (mixture)  :: poolish {m}, levain sur levure {m}, levain-levure {m}
pool table {n} (a table used for playing pool)  :: table de billard {f}, billard {m}
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} /puːp/ (stern) SEE: stern  ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s))  :: dunette {f}
poor {adj} (of low quality)  :: piètre
poor {adj} /poː/ (with no possessions or money)  :: pauvre
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: pitoyable, pauvre
poor {n} (those with no possessions)  :: pauvres {m-p}
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor)  :: gueux comme un rat d'église {m} {f},pauvre comme Job {m} {f}
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
poor man's {adj} (cheaper than or inferior to)  :: du pauvre
poor thing {n} (someone or something to be pitied)  :: mon pauvre {m}, ma pauvre {f}
pop {n} (pop music)  :: pop {f}
pop {v} /pɑp/ (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
POP {n} (probability of precipitation)  :: PDP {f}
popcorn {n} /ˈpɑp.kɔɹn/ (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating)  :: popcorn {m}, maïs soufflé {m}, maïs éclaté {m} [Canadian French]
pop culture {n} (popular culture) SEE: popular culture  ::
pope {n} /poʊp/ (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: pape {m}, [hypothetical, legendary] papesse {f}
pope {n} (Russian Orthodox priest)  :: pope {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: papamobile {f}
pop group {n} (musical group specializing in pop music)  :: groupe de pop {f}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
popinjay {n} /ˈpɑpənˌdʒeɪ/ (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus)  :: peuplier {m}
poplit {n} /ˈpɒplɪt/ (fossa at the back of the knee joint)  :: fosse poplitée {f}
popliteal {adj} /pɒˈplɪtɪəl/ (area behind the knee)  :: poplité
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit  ::
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience)  :: musique pop {f}, pop {m}
poppable {adj} (possible to pop)  :: crevable
Popperian {adj} (of or relating to the philosophy of Karl R. Popper)  :: poppérien
poppy {n} /ˈpɑpi/ (plant)  :: pavot {m}, coquelicot {m} [corn poppy]
poppycock {n} (nonsense)  :: baliverne {f}
pop quiz {n} (test without notice)  :: interrogation surprise {f}, contrôle surprise {m}
popsicle {n} /ˈpɑpsɪkl̩/ (serving of frozen juice on a stick)  :: sucette glacée {f}
pop sock {n} (knee-hogh stocking)  :: mi-bas {m}
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower  ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
populace {n} /ˈpɑpjələs/ (common people)  :: bas peuple {m}, plèbe {f} [pejorative], populace {f} [pejorative]
popular {adj} /ˈpɑpjələɹ/ (liked by many people)  :: populaire
popular culture {n} (prevailing vernacular culture)  :: culture populaire {f}, pop culture {f}
popularise {v} (to make popular)  :: populariser
popularity {n} /ˌpɒp.jəˈlæɹ.ɪ.ti/ (the quality or state of being popular)  :: popularité {f}
popularization {n} (the act of making something popular to the general public)  :: popularisation {f}
popular music {n} (genre that has wide appeal amongst the general public)  :: musique populaire {f}
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science)  :: de vulgarisation scientifique
populate {v} /ˈpɒp.jə.leɪt/ (to supply with inhabitants)  :: peupler
populate {v} (to fill a list)  :: remplir
populate {v} (to live in)  :: peupler
populated {adj} (with inhabitants)  :: peuplé
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms)  :: population {f}
population {n} /pɒpjuːleɪʃən/ (all people living within a political or geographical boundary)  :: population {f}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn)  :: population
populational {adj} (of or pertaining to population)  :: populationnel
population density {n} (average number of people per area)  :: densité de population {f}
populicide {n}  :: populicide {m}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy)  :: populisme {m}
populist {adj} (put forward just because it would be popular)  :: populiste
populist {n} (politician who advocates policies just because they are popular)  :: populiste {m} {f}
populous {adj} /ˈpɑpjələs/ (having a large population)  :: populeux
pop up {v} (to appear without warning)  :: se pointer
pop-up advertisement {n} (Internet advertisement)  :: fenêtre instruse {f}, intruse
porbeagle {n} (Lamna nasus)  :: marraîche {m}, marraiche {m}, requin-taupe {m}, veau de mer {m}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: porcelaine
porcelain {n} /ˈpoʊɹ.sə.lɪn/ (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: porcelaine {f}
porch {n} /pɔɹtʃ/ (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building)  :: porche {m}, véranda {f}
porcine {adj} /ˈpoʊɹ.saɪn/ (of or pertaining to the pig)  :: porcin
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: porc-épic {m}
Pordenone {prop} (province)  :: Pordenone
Pordenone {prop} (town)  :: Pordenone
pore {n} (by extension any small opening)  :: pore {m}
pore {n} /pɔɹ/ (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: pore {m}
Pori {prop} (city in Finland)  :: Pori
poriferan {n} (any sponge of the phylum Porifera)  :: spongiaire {m}
pork {n} /pɔɹk/ (meat of a pig)  :: porc {m}, cochon {m}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin)  :: grattons {m-p}, couenne {f}
porn {n} /pɔɹn/ (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
porno {n} /ˈpɔːnəʊ/ (pornography)  :: porno {m}
pornocracy {n} /ˈpɔːnˌɒkɹəsi/  :: pornocratie {f}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography)  :: pornographe {m} {f}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity)  :: pornographique
pornographically {adv} (in a pornographic manner)  :: pornographiquement
pornography {n} /pɔɹˈnɑ.ɡɹə.fi/ (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent)  :: pornographie {f}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films)  :: acteur X {m}, actrice X {f}, star du porno {f}
porosity {n} (measure of how porous a material is)  :: porosité {f}
porosity {n} (state of being porous)  :: porosité {f}
porous {adj} /ˈpɔːɹəs/ (full of tiny pores)  :: poreux
porphyrite {n} (rock with a porphyritic structure)  :: porphyrite {f}
porphyrogenite {n} /ˌpɔːfəˈɹɒdʒɪˌnaɪt/ (honorific title)  :: porphyrogénète
porpoise {n} /ˈpɔːɹpəs/ (cetacean)  :: marsouin {m}
porridge {n} /ˈpɔɹɪdʒ/ (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal)  :: gruau {m}
port {adj} (of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel)  :: du bâbord
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred)  :: port {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal  ::
port {n} (fortified wine)  :: vin de Porto {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front)  :: babord {m}, bâbord {m}
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city  ::
port {n} /pɔɹt/ (dock or harbour)  :: port {m}
port {v} (computing: to adapt a program so that it works on a different platform)  :: porter
portable {adj} /ˈpɔɹtəbəl/ (able to be carried or moved)  :: portable, portatif
portal {n} (entry point)  :: portail {m}
portal {n} /ˈpɔː(ɹ)təl/ (grandiose entrance)  :: portique {m}
portal {n} (vein)  :: veine porte {f}
portal {n} (website)  :: portail {m}
porta-potty {n} (chemical toilet) SEE: chemical toilet  ::
porta-potty {n} (portable toilet) SEE: portable toilet  ::
Port-au-Prince {prop} /ˌpɔɹtoʊˈpɹɛ̃s/ (capital of Haiti)  :: Port-au-Prince {m}
port city {n} (city built around a port)  :: port {m}, ville portuaire {f}
portcullis {n} /pɔːtˈkʌlɪs/ (gate in the form of a grating)  :: herse {f}
porte cochère {n} /pɔːt kɒˈʃɛː/ (open-walled roof over a driveway)  :: porte cochère {f}
Port Elizabeth {prop} (port of Eastern Cape)  :: Port Elizabeth {m}
portend {v} /pɔɹˈtɛnd/ (to serve as a warning or omen)  :: annoncer, présager
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout  ::
porter {n} /ˈpɔɹtɚ/ (person who carries luggage)  :: porteur {m}
porter {n} (strong, dark ale weaker than a stout)  :: porter {m}
portfolio {n} (collection)  :: portefeuille {m}, portfolio {m} [art, fashion]
portfolio {n} (investments)  :: portefeuille {m}
portfolio {n} (post)  :: portefeuille {m}
portfolio {n} /pɔɹt.ˈfoʊ.li.oʊ/ (case)  :: portefeuille {m}
porthole {n} (circular window)  :: hublot {m}
portico {n} /ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ/ (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building)  :: portique {m}
portion {n} /ˈpɔɹʃən/ (allocated amount)  :: part {f}, portion {f}
portly {adj} /ˈpɔːtli/ (euphemism for fat)  :: fort, corpulent
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau {n} /ˌpɔɹtmænˈtoʊ/ (case)  :: portemanteau {m}, valise {f}, malle {f}
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: mot-valise {m}, mot valise {m}, mot porte-manteau {m}, mot portemanteau {m}, mot-portemanteau {m}
Port Moresby {prop} /ˌpɔɹt ˈmɔɹzbi/ (capital of Papua New Guinea)  :: Port Moresby {m}
port of call {n} (any port being visited by a ship)  :: escale {f}
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago)  :: Port-d'Espagne {m}
portrait {n} /ˈpɔɹtɹeɪt/ (painting of a person)  :: portrait {m}
portraitist {n} (one who makes portraits)  :: portraitiste {m} {f}
portray {v} (to paint or draw the likeness of)  :: dépeindre
portress {n} (a female porter)  :: tourière {f}
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England)  :: Portsmouth
Portugal {prop} /ˈpɔɹt͡ʃəɡəl/ (country)  :: Portugal {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the Portuguese language)  :: portugais {m}, portugaise {f}
Portuguese {adj} /ˈpɔɹ.t͡ʃə.ɡiːz/ (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: portugais {m}, portugaise {f}
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: Portugais {m}, Portugaise {f}, portos [slang, pejorative]
Portuguese {prop} (the language)  :: portugais {m}
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis)  :: galère portugaise {f}, physalie {f}, vessie de mer {f}
Portuguese oak {n} (Quercus faginea)  :: chêne portugais {m}, chêne du Portugal {m}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} /ˌpɔɹtʃəɡiːz ˈwɔtɚ dɔɡ/ (Portuguese Water Dog)  :: chien d'eau portugais {m}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: vin de Porto {m}, porto {m}
portyanki {n} (footwrap) SEE: footwrap  ::
Posadism {n}  :: posadisme {m}
Posadist {adj}  :: posadiste {m}
pose {n} (position, arrangement (especially of the human body))  :: pose {f}
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz))  :: poser
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose)  :: poser
pose {v} (constitute)  :: représenter, constituer
pose {v} /poʊz/ (set in place, arrange)  :: mettre, poser, disposer
Poseidon {prop} /pəˈsaɪdn̩/ (the god of the sea)  :: Poséidon {m}
posek {n} (decisor) SEE: decisor  ::
poser {n} /ˈpoʊzɚ/ (someone who, or something which, poses)  :: colle {f}
poseur {n} /poʊˈzʊəɹ/ (one who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others)  :: poseur {m}, poseuse {f}, crâneur {m}, crâneuse {f}
posh {adj} /pɑʃ/ (associated with the upper classes)  :: bourge
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive)  :: chic
posit {n} /ˈpɒzɪt/ (A postulate)  :: postulat {m}
posit {v} (Postulate)  :: postuler
posit {v} (Suggest)  :: postuler, avancer, énoncer (set forth)
position {n} /pəˈzɪʃən/ (place, location)  :: position {f}
positive {adj} (characterised by features which support a hypothesis)  :: positif
positive {adj} (chemistry: electropositive) SEE: electropositive  ::
positive {adj} (mathematics: greater than zero)  :: strictement positif
positive {adj} /ˈpɑzɪtɪv/ (legal: formally laid down)  :: positif
positive {n} (photography: a positive image)  :: positif {m}
positively {adv} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvli/  :: positivement
positive thinking {n} (focusing on thoughts of success)  :: pensée positive {f}
positivism {n} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvˌɪzm/ (philosophical doctrine)  :: postivisme {m}
positivism {n} (school of thought in jurisprudence) SEE: legal positivism  ::
positivity {n} /ˌpɒzɪˈtɪvɪti/  :: positivité {f}
positon {n} (positron)  :: positon {m}
positron {n} /ˈpɑ.zɪ.tɹɑn/ (positron)  :: positron {m}, positon {m}
positron emission tomography {n} (a medical imaging technique)  :: tomographie par émission de positons {f}, TEP {f}
posology {n} /pəʊˈsɒ.lə.dʒi/ (study of the dosages of drugs)  :: posologie
posse {n} /ˈpɑ.si/ (A criminal gang)  :: bande {f}
possess {v} /pəˈzɛs/ (to have; to have ownership of)  :: posséder
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind)  :: posséder, s'emparer de: to get a hold of
possessed {adj} /pəˈzɛst/ (controlled by evil spirits)  :: possédé
possessee {n} /pɒˈzɛsiː/ (verb complement)  :: possédé, complément
possessing {v} (present participle of possess)  :: possédant
possession {n} (a territory under the rule of another country)  :: possessions {f-p}
possession {n} (control of the ball in a disputed sports game)  :: possession {f}
possession {n} (ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own)  :: possession {f}, propriété {f}
possession {n} /pəˈzɛʃən/ (something that is owned)  :: bien {m}
possession {n} (the state of being possessed by a spirit or demon)  :: possession {f}
possessive {adj} /pəˈzɛsɪv/ (grammar: indicating possession)  :: possessif {m}
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case  ::
possessive adjective {n} (possessive determiner)  :: adjectif possessif {m}
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession)  :: possessif {m}
possessive determiner {n} (possessive determiner)  :: déterminant possessif {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession)  :: pronom possessif {m}
possessive suffix {n} (Suffix indicating possession)  :: suffixe possessif {m}
possessor {n} /pɒˈzɛsɔː/ (One who possesses)  :: possesseur {m}
possibilism {n} (the belief that possible things exist)  :: possibilisme {m}
possibilist {n}  :: possibiliste {m-f}
possibilistic {adj}  :: possibiliste {m} {f}
possibility {n} /ˌpɑsɪˈbɪliti/ (quality of being possible)  :: possibilité {f}
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible)  :: possible, faisable
possible {adj} /ˈpɑsəbl̩/ (able but not certain to happen)  :: possible
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that an action may successfully be performed)  :: possiblement
possibly {adv}  :: peut-être
possibly {adv} /ˈpɑsɪbli/ (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false)  :: possiblement
possum {n} (any of the marsupials in several families of the order Diprotodontia of Australia and neighboring islands)  :: possum {m}
possum {n} /ˈpɒsəm/ (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
possumhaw {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
post {n} (assigned station)  :: poste {m}
post {n} (individual message in a forum)  :: message {m}, billet {m}
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: courrier
post {n} /pəʊst/ (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground)  :: poteau {m}
post- {prefix} (behind)  :: post-
post- {prefix} /pəʊst/ (later)  :: post-
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message)  :: poster
post {v} (to hang a notice in a conspicuous manner)  :: afficher
post {v} (to send mail)  :: poster, mettre à la poste
post {v} (to send to an electronic forum)  :: poster
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: timbre {m}
postage stamp {n} (small area)  :: timbre-poste {m}
postal {adj} /ˈpoʊstl̩]/ (relating to mail)  :: postal
postal address {n} (the address to which mail is delivered)  :: adresse postale {f}
postal box {n} (post-office box) SEE: post-office box  ::
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
postal forgery {n} (forged stamp)  :: faux pour servir {m}
postally used {adj} (cancelled in the normal course of postal business)  :: ayant circulé
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox  ::
postcard {n} /ˈpoʊstˌkɑɹd/ (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope)  :: carte postale {f}
postclassical {adj} (after the classical era)  :: post-classique, postclassique
postcode {n} /ˈpəʊs(t)kəʊd/ (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address)  :: code postal {m}
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard)  :: affiche {f}
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall)  :: poster {m}
poster child {n} (prototypical example)  :: figure emblématique {f}
poste restante {n} (a service where the post office holds mail until the recipient calls for it)  :: poste restante {f}
posterior {adj} (following in order or time)  :: postérieur
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear)  :: postérieur
posterior {n} (buttocks)  :: derrière
posterity {n} /ˈpɒstɛɹɪti/ (all the future generations)  :: postérité {f}
postern {n} /ˈpɒst(ə)n/ (secondary gateway)  :: poterne {f}
post horn {n} (horn formerly used by postmen)  :: cornet {m}
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death)  :: posthume
posthumous {adj} /ˈpɒs.tʃə.məs/ (taking place after one's death)  :: posthume
postiche {n} /pɑˈstiʃ/ (any item of false hair worn on the head or face)  :: postiche, toupet
postilion {n} /pəˈstɪljən/ (rider mounted on leading horse)  :: postillon {m}
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side)  :: post-it {m} [also capitalised "Post-it" as in trademark], pense-bête
postlude {n} /ˈpəʊstluːd/ (final part of a musical piece)  :: postlude {m}
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism)  :: postmoderne {m} {f}
postmodernism {n} /pəʊstˈmɑdɚnɪzəm/ (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: post-modernisme {m}, postmodernisme {m}
postmodernist {adj} (postmodern)  :: postmoderne {m} {f}
postmodernist {n} (follower of postmodernism)  :: postmoderne {m} {f}
postmodernity {n} (the state or condition of being postmodern)  :: postmodernité {f}
postnatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the period immediately after birth)  :: postnatal {m}, post-natal {m}
post office {n} (organization)  :: poste {f}
post office {n} (place)  :: bureau de poste {m}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail)  :: boîte postale {f}, case postale {f} [Switzerland]
postoperative {adj} /poʊstˈɑpəɹətɪv/ (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation)  :: postopératoire
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: repousser, remettre, reporter, différer [decision], postposer [Belgium]
postponement {n} (the state of being adjourned)  :: ajournement {m}
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun)  :: postposition {f}
postprandial {adj} /ˌpəʊs(t)ˈpɹan.dɪ.əl/ (after a meal)  :: après le repas (postprandial or post-prandial is used in the medical sense; it is also-rarely-used in the colloquial sense)
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film)  :: post-production {f}
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter)  :: post-scriptum
postscriptum {n} /ˌpəʊstˈskɹɪptəm/ (after the writing)  :: post-scriptum
post-Soviet {adj} (post-Soviet)  :: post-soviétique, postsoviétique
postsynaptic {adj} (cytology)  :: postsynaptique
posttonic {adj} (immediately following a stressed syllable)  :: post-tonique
posttranslational {adj} (Of or pertaining to the period after a protein has been translated from mRNA)  :: post-traductionnel
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation)  :: trouble de stress post-traumatique {m}
postulate {n} (logic: an axiom)  :: postulat {m}
postulate {n} /ˈpɑstʃələt/ (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted)  :: postulat {m}
postulate {v} (To appoint to an ecclesiastic position)  :: postuler
postulate {v} (To assume as a premise)  :: postuler
postulate {v} (To demand or claim)  :: postuler
postural {adj} /ˈpɑstʃəɹəl/ (relating to posture)  :: postural
posture {n} /ˈpɑːstʃɚ/ (position of body)  :: posture {f}
post-war {adj} (pertaining to a period following the end of a war)  :: après-guerre
postwoman {n} (woman who delivers the post, woman who delivers the mail)  :: factrice {f}
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible  ::
pot {n} (marijuana)  :: herbe {f}, beu {f}, beuh {f}, [Quebec] pot {m}, [Quebec] mari {f}, marie-jeanne {f}, [Réunion] zamal {m}
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast  ::
pot {n} (potshot) SEE: potshot  ::
pot {n} /pɑt/ (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.)  :: pot {m}, marmite {f}, chaudron {m}
pot {n} (size of paper) SEE: pott  ::
potable {adj} /ˈpoʊ.tə.b(ə)l/ (good for drinking)  :: potable
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: potassium {m}
potassium chloride {n} (the salt KCl)  :: chlorure de potassium {m}
potassium dichromate {n} (potassium salt of chromic acid)  :: dichromate de potassium {m}
potassium hydroxide {n} (potassium hydroxide)  :: hydroxyde de potassium {m}, potasse caustique {f}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: salpêtre {m}, salpêtre du Chili {m}, nitre
potato {n} /pəˈtɑːtəʊ/ (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable)  :: pomme de terre {f}, patate {f} [informal]
potato chip {n} (potato chip (UK))  :: chips {f}, croustille {f} [Canada]
potato in its jacket {n} (baked potato) SEE: baked potato  ::
potato masher {n} (utensil for mashing potatoes)  :: presse-purée {m}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes)  :: salade de pommes de terre {f}
potayto, potahto {interj} (to suggest a distinction without a difference) SEE: tomayto, tomahto  ::
potbellied {adj} (having a potbelly)  :: ventru {m}
potbelly {n} (a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen)  :: bedaine {f}
pot calling the kettle black {phrase} /ˈpɑt ˈkɔliŋ ðə ˈkɛtl̩ ˈblæk/ (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser)  :: c'est l'hôpital qui se moque de la charité, c'est l'hôpital qui se fout de la charité, c'est l'hôpital qui se moque de l'infirmerie (it's the hospital laughing at the charity), c'est la poêle qui se moque du chaudron, c'est la poêle qui se fout du chaudron (it's the pan laughing at the cauldron), voir la paille dans l'œil du voisin et ne pas voir la poutre dans le sien, voir une paille dans l'œil de son prochain et ne pas voir une poutre dans le sien, voir la paille dans l'œil de son voisin et ne pas voir une poutre dans le sien (to see the speck in your neighbor's eye but not the beam in your own), c'est la pelle qui se moque du fourgon (it's the shovel mocking the poker)
potent {adj} /ˈpəʊt(ə)nt/ (causing body effect)  :: puissant
potentate {n} /ˈpoʊ.tən.teɪt/ (a powerful leader)  :: potentat, podestat
potential {adj} (existing in possibility)  :: potentiel
potential {n} /pəˈtɛnʃəl/ (currently unrealized ability)  :: possibilités {f-p}, potentiel {m}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position)  :: énergie potentielle {f}
potentially {adv} /pəˈtɛnʃ(ə)li/ (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way)  :: potentiellement
potentiation {n} (the action of a substance)  :: potentiation
potentiometer {n} (user-adjustable variable resistor)  :: potentiomètre {m}
Potenza {prop} (province)  :: Potenza
Potenza {prop} (town)  :: Potenza
potful {n} (as much as a pot will hold)  :: potée {f}
pothole {n} (a hole in a road)  :: nid de poule, fondrière {f}
potion {n} /ˈpoʊ.ʃən/ (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical)  :: potion
potlatch {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share)  :: auberge espagnole {f}, repas-partage {m}, buffet canadien {m}
potlatch {n} /ˈpɑtˌlætʃ/ (ceremony amongst certain indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest)  :: potlatch {m}
potluck {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) SEE: potlatch  ::
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music)  :: pot-pourri {m}
potpourri {n} (a mixture of dried fragrant plant material used to scent a room)  :: pot-pourri {m}
potpourri {n} (anthology of miscellaneous prose)  :: pot-pourri {m}
potpourri {n} /pəʊˈpʊəɹ.i/ (collection of various things)  :: pot-pourri {m}
potter {n} /ˈpɒtə/ (one who makes pots and ceramic wares)  :: potier {m}, potière {f}
potter around {v} (to be gently active aimlessly) SEE: putter around  ::
potter's wheel {n} (machine used by a potter)  :: tour de potier {m}
potter wasp {n} (wasp of the subfamily Eumeninae)  :: guêpe maçonne {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery)  :: poterie {f}
pottery {n} /ˈpɑːtɚɹi/ (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed)  :: poterie {f}
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom  ::
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
potty {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pouch {n} /paʊt͡ʃ/ (small bag)  :: sachet {m} petit sac, [for tobacco] blague à tabac, [for ammunition] étui à munitions, [for cartridges] giberne, sac postal, bourse, poche, pochon {m}, besace {f}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)  :: poche {f}, marsupium {m}, mastothèque {f}
pouf {n} (padded footstool)  :: pouf
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: cataplasme {m}
poultry {n} /ˈpoʊltɹi/ (birds)  :: [collective] volaille {f}, volailles {f-p}, basse-cour {f}
pounce {v} /paʊns/ (To attack suddenly)  :: fondre sur
pound {n}  :: fourrière {f}
pound {n} /paʊnd/ (pound-force) SEE: pound-force  ::
pound {n} (place for detention of automobiles)  :: fourrière {f}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals)  :: fourrière {f}
pound {n} (unit of currency)  :: livre {f}
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: livre {f}
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: pound sign  ::
pound {v} (slang: to penetrate sexually, with vigour)  :: pilonner
pound {v} (to strike hard repeatedly)  :: pilonner
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake made from equal quantities of butter, eggs, flour and sugar)  :: quatre-quarts {m}
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sterling {n} /paʊnd ˈstɜː(ɹ).lɪŋ/ (currency of the UK)  :: livre sterling {m}
pound the table {v} (to strike a table)  :: taper du poing sur la table
pound the table {v} (to vehemently assert one's position)  :: taper du poing sur la table
pour {v} /pɔɹ/ (to cause to flow in a stream)  :: verser
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream)  :: se déverser
pour cold water on {v} (to belittle or dismiss) SEE: throw cold water on  ::
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire  ::
pour one's heart out {v} (To express one's innermost thoughts or feelings)  :: s'épancher
pour out {v} (distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid)  :: verser
pout {n} (facial expression)  :: moue {f}
pout {v} /paʊt/ (push out one’s lips)  :: bouder, faire la moue
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered)  :: bouder
poutinerie {n} (poutine shop)  :: poutinerie {f}
pouting {n} /ˈpaʊtɪŋ/ (fish, Trisopterus luscus)  :: tacaud commun {m}
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy)  :: plaine du Pô {f}
poverty {n} /ˈpɑːvɚti/ (quality or state of being poor)  :: pauvreté {f}
poverty line {n} (threshold of poverty)  :: seuil de pauvreté {m}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
powder {n} /ˈpaʊ.də(ɹ)/ (fine particles of any dry substance)  :: poudre {m}
powder {n} (type of snow)  :: poudreuse {f}
powder {v} (to be reduced to powder)  :: se réduire en poudre, se pulvériser
powder {v} (to reduce to fine particles)  :: réduire en poudre, pulvériser
powder {v} (to sprinkle with powder)  :: poudrer, pulvériser (sur), saupoudrer
powder {v} (to use powder on the hair or skin)  :: se poudrer, se repoudrer
powdered {adj} (which has been covered with powder)  :: saupoudré
powdered {adj} (which has been made into a powder)  :: en poudre
powdered sugar {n} /ˈpaʊ.dɚd ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/ (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: sucre glace {m}, sucre à glacer {m} [Canada], sucre en poudre {m} [Canada, colloquial], sucre impalpable {m} [Belgium]
powderflask {n} (container for gunpowder)  :: poire à poudre {f}
powder keg {n} (barrel of gun powder)  :: poudrière {f}
powdery {adj} /ˈpaʊdəɹi/ (of or pertaining to powder)  :: poudreux
power {n} (capability or influence)  :: pouvoir {m}
power {n} (control, particularly legal or political)  :: pouvoir {m}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply)  :: électricité {f}, courant {m}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors)  :: puissance {f}
power {n} /ˈpaʊ.ɚ/ (power) SEE: potency  ::
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: puissance {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy)  :: puissance {f}
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality  ::
power {n} (statistics: probability of correctly rejecting the null hypothesis)  :: puissance
power {v} (to provide power for)  :: alimenter
power behind the throne {n} (someone who has great covert influence)  :: éminence grise {f}
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip  ::
power broker {n} (person having the ability to influence important decisions, see also: éminence grise)  :: éminence grise
power forward {n} (a basketball player)  :: ailier fort {m}
powerful {adj} /ˈpaʊɚfʊl/ (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence)  :: puissant
powerfully {adv} (in a powerful manner)  :: puissamment, fortement
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength)  :: impuissant
powerlessness {n} (The state or character of being powerless)  :: impuissance {f}
powerlifting {n} (strength sport)  :: force athlétique {f}, [Québec] dynamophilie {f}
power of attorney {n} (authorisation)  :: procuration
power of attorney {n} (document)  :: mandat {m}, pouvoir {m}
power plant {n} /paʊɚ plænt/ (power station) SEE: power station  ::
power play {n}  :: jeu de puissance
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set)  :: ensemble des parties {m}
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced)  :: centrale électrique {f}
power steering {n} (System in a vehicle)  :: direction assistée {f}
powers that be {n} (holders of power)  :: autorités constituées {f}
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets)  :: multiprise {f}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus)  :: alimentation électrique
power toothbrush {n} (electric toothbrush) SEE: electric toothbrush  ::
pox {n} /pɑks/ (syphilis) SEE: syphilis  ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan  ::
Poznan {prop} (city in Poland)  :: Poznań {m}
pp. {n} (pages)  :: pp.
practicability {n} (being practicable)  :: praticabilité {f}
practicable {adj} /ˈpɹæktɪkəbl/  :: praticable
practical {adj} /ˈpɹæktɪkəl/ (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis)  :: pratique
practical joke {n} (something done for amusement)  :: facétie {f}, farce {f}, traquenard {m}
practically {adv} /ˈpɹæktɪkli/ (In practice, in effect)  :: pratiquement
practice {n} (an observance of religious duties)  :: pratique {f}
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession)  :: pratique
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour)  :: pratique {f}
practice {n} /ˈpɹæktɪs/ (repetition of an activity to improve skill)  :: pratique {f}
practice {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill)  :: pratiquer, s'entrainer
practice {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion)  :: pratiquer
practice {v} (to pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine))  :: pratiquer
practice {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill)  :: entrainer, s'entrainer, pratiquer
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: usage rend maître, c'est en forgeant qu'on devient forgeron
practice what one preaches {v} (act in harmony with one's teachings)  :: prêcher d’exemple
practician {n} (practitioner) SEE: practitioner  ::
practise {v} /ˈpɹæktɪs/ (practice) SEE: practice  ::
practitioner {n} /pɹækˈtɪʃənəɹ/ (person who practices a profession or art)  :: praticien {m}
praetor {n} /ˈpɹiːtɔː/ (Roman administrative official)  :: préteur {m}
Praetorian {n} (force)  :: garde prétorienne {f}
Praetorian {n} (member of that force)  :: prétorien {m}
Pragian {prop} (a subdivision of the Devonian period)  :: Praguien
pragmatic {adj} /pɹæɡˈmætɪk/ (practical)  :: pragmatique
pragmatically {adv} (in a pragmatic manner)  :: pragmatiquement
pragmatism {n} /ˈpɹaɡmətɪzəm/ (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities)  :: pragmatisme {m}
pragmatism {n}  :: pragmatisme {m}
Prague {prop} /pɹɑːɡ/ (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Prague {f}
Prairial {prop} /pɹɛɹˈjɑl/ (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar)  :: prairial {m}
prairie {n} /ˈpɹɛəɹi/ (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland)  :: prairie {f}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent)  :: chien de prairie {m}, chienne de prairie {f}
praise {n} /pɹeɪz/ (commendation; favorable representation in words)  :: louange {f}
praise {n} (worship)  :: louange {f}
praise {v} (to give praise to)  :: louer, féliciter, prôner, vénérer
praiseworthy {adj} /ˈpɹeɪz.wɝ.ði/ (meriting praise)  :: louable
Prakrit {prop} (any of Middle Indo-Aryan languages, derived from dialects of Old Indo-Aryan languages)  :: prakrit
praline {n} /ˈpɹɛɪˌlin/ (confection)  :: praliné {m}, praline {f}
pram {n} /pɹæm/ (perambulator)  :: landau {m}
prance {v} /pɹæn(t)s/ (of a horse)  :: se cabrer
prance {v} (to strut)  :: parader
prandial {adj} /ˈpɹan.dɪəl/ (pertaining to a meal)  :: dinatoire
prank {n} /pɹeɪŋk/ (practical joke or mischievous trick)  :: farce {f}, tour {m}
prankster {n} (one who performs pranks)  :: farceur {m}, plaisantin {m}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praséodyme {m}
prasinous {adj} (of a clear, lively green color)  :: prasin {m}
prate {v} (to talk much, to chatter)  :: bavarder
Prato {prop} (city)  :: Prato
Prato {prop} (province)  :: Prato
prattery {n} (foolishness or foolish behavior)  :: pitrerie {f}
prattle {v} (to talk incessantly; to babble)  :: bavarder
prawn {n} /pɹɔːn/ (large shrimp)  :: crevette {f}
pray {v} /pɹeɪ/ (to petition a higher being)  :: prier
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: prier
prayer {n} (a meeting held for the express purpose of praying)  :: prières {f-p}
prayer {n} (a request; a petition)  :: prière {f}
prayer {n} /pɹɛɚ/ (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: prière {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying)  :: prière {f}
prayer beads {n} (string of beads, see also: rosary)  :: chapelet {m}
prayer book {n} (book)  :: missel {m}, eucologe
prayer rug {n} (prayer mat)  :: tapis de prière {m}
prayer shawl {n} (prayer shawl)  :: châle de prière {m}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family)  :: mante religieuse {f}
praying mantis {n} (Mantis religiosa)  :: mante religieuse {f}
pre- {prefix} (before)  :: (before a word) pré-; (before a number) d'avant (to form adjectives, for example a pre-1960 car - une voiture d'avant 1960), avant (to form adverbs, for example to go back pre-1960 - retourner avant 1960)
preach {v} (Give a sermon)  :: prêcher
preach {v} (proclaim by public discourse)  :: proclamer, prêcher
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: prédicateur
preacheress {n} (female preacher)  :: prédicatrice
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe)  :: prêcher un converti, enfoncer une porte ouverte
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir  ::
preadjust {v} (to adjust in advance)  :: prérégler
Prealps {prop} (Alpine foothills)  :: Préalpes
preamble {n} /ˈpɹɪiˌæmbl̩/ (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute)  :: préambule {m}
pre-amp {n} (preamplifier) SEE: preamplifier  ::
preantepenultimate {adj} /ˌpɹiːˌæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmət/ (three before the end; fourth to last)  :: préantépénultième
prebend {n} (stipend paid to a canon)  :: prébende {f}
prebuy {v} (forebuy) SEE: forebuy  ::
Precambrian {adj} (before the Phanerozoic)  :: précambrien {m}
precarious {adj} /pɹəˈkɛɹi.əs/ (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous)  :: précaire {m} {f}
precariousness {n} (state of being uncertain)  :: précarité {f}
precarity {n} (condition of existence)  :: précarité {f}
precative {n} (mode expressing a wish)  :: précatif {m}
precaution {n} (Previous caution or care)  :: précaution {f}
precede {v} (have higher rank than)  :: précéder
precede {v} /pɹəˈsiːd/ (go before, go in front of)  :: précéder
precedence {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪd(ə)ns/ (the state of preceding in importance or priority)  :: préséance {f}
precedent {adj} (earlier in time)  :: précédent
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law)  :: jurisprudence
precedent {n} /pɹɪˈsiː.dənt/ (past act used as example)  :: précédent
precept {n} /ˈpɹiːsɛpt/ (rule or principle governing personal conduct)  :: précepte {m}
precession {n} (astronomical term)  :: précession {f}
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity)  :: préchrétien
precinct {n} /ˈpɹisɪŋkt/ (enclosed space)  :: enceinte
precinct {n} (police district)  :: district, arrondissement de commune
precinct {n} (voting district)  :: bureau, canton
precious {adj} /ˈpɹɛʃəs/ (of high value or worth)  :: précieux
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very (adverb)  ::
preciousness {n} (the condition of being precious)  :: préciosité {f}
precious stone {n} (gem)  :: pierre précieuse {f}
precipice {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪpɪs/ (a very steep cliff)  :: précipice {m}
precipitate {v} /pɹɪˈsɪpɪteɪt/ (To come out of a liquid solution into solid form)  :: précipiter
precipitation {n} /pɹɪ.sɪ.pɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid)  :: précipitation {f}
precipitation {n} (unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste)  :: précipitation {f}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere)  :: précipitation {f}
precipitously {adv} (abruptly)  :: abruptement
precise {adj} /pɹɪˈsaɪs/ (exact)  :: précis
precisely {adv} /pɹɪˈsaɪsli/ (in a precise manner)  :: précisément
precision {n} /pɹɪˈsɪ.ʒ(ə)n/ (the state of being precise or exact; exactness)  :: précision
preclude {v} /pɹɪˈkluːd/ (rule out)  :: exclure
precocious {adj} (exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age)  :: précoce
precocious {adj} /pɹəˈkəʊʃəs/ (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity)  :: précoce
precognition {n} /ˌpɹiːkɒɡˈnɪʃn̩/ (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future)  :: précognition
precolonial {adj}  :: précolonial
precompiler {n} (that which precompiles)  :: précompilateur {m}
preconceived {adj} /ˌpɹiːkənˈsiːvd/ (conceived beforehand)  :: préconçu
preconception {n} (an opinion considered beforehand with adequate evidence)  :: préconception {f}
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice  ::
precondition {n} (preexisting requirement)  :: condition préalable {f}
precursor {n} (chemical compound)  :: réactif {m}, précurseur {m}
precursor {n} /ˈpɹiːˌkɜɹ.səɹ/ (forerunner, predecessor)  :: précurseur {m}
precursory {adj} (pertaining to events that will follow)  :: précurseur {m}
predation {n} (the preying of one animal on others)  :: prédation
predator {n} /ˈpɹe.də.təɹ/ (any animal or other organism)  :: prédateur {m}
predator bug {n} (species)  :: réduve {m}, punaise assassin
predawn {n} (period before the rising of the sun)  :: avant l'aurore
predecease {n} (anterior death)  :: prédécès {m}
predecease {v} (to die sooner than)  :: prédécéder
predecessor {n} (model or type which precedes)  :: précédent {m}
predecessor {n} /ˈpɹɛd.ə.sɛs.ɚ/ (one who precedes)  :: prédécesseur {m}
predefine {v} (To define in advance)  :: prédéfinir
predefined {adj} (Whose function has been defined previously)  :: prédéfini
predestination {n} /pɹi.dɛs.tɪˈneɪ.ʃen/ (religious doctrine)  :: prédestination {f}
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination  ::
predicament {n} (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.)  :: situation difficile {f}, situation délicate {f}, mauvaise passe
predicament {n} /pɹɪˈdɪkəmənt/ (A definite class, state or condition.)  :: catégorie {f}, classe {f}
predicament {n} (That which is predicated; a category.)  :: catégorie
predicate {n} (logic)  :: prédicat {m}
predicate {n} /ˈpɹɛdɪkət/ (grammar)  :: prédicat {m}
predicate calculus {n} (a branch of logic)  :: calcul des prédicats {m}
predicative {adj} /pɹɪˈdɪk.ə.tɪv/ (used after a verb)  :: attributif
predicative {n} (an element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb)  :: attribut {m}
predicative adjective {n} (adjective that follows noun)  :: attribut {m}
predict {v} (to foretell or prophesy)  :: prédire
predict {v} (to state, or make something known in advance)  :: prédire
predictability {n} (The characteristic of being predictable)  :: prédictibilité {f}
predictable {adj} /pɹɪˈdɪktəbl̩/ (able to be predicted)  :: prédictible {m} {f}, prévisible {m} {f}
prediction {n} /pɹɪˈdɪkʃn/ (a statement about the future)  :: prédiction {f}
prediction market {n} (speculative market)  :: marché de prédiction {m}
predictive {adj}  :: prédictif
predisposition {n} (the state of being predisposed)  :: prédisposition {f}
predominant {adj}  :: prédominant
predominantly {adv} (in a predominant manner)  :: principalement, majoritairement, essentiellement
predominate {adj} (predominant) SEE: predominant  ::
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate)  :: liquide pré-éjaculatoire {m}
preemie {n} (Premature baby)  :: prématuré {m}
preeminent {adj} /pɹiːˈɛmɪnənt/ (exceeding others in quality or rank)  :: prééminent
preemption {n} (the purchase of something before it is offered for sale)  :: préemption {f}
preemptive strike {n}  :: frappe préventive
preexist {v} (to exist prior to)  :: préexister, [rare] pré-exister
prefabrication {n} (manufacture of prefabricated components)  :: préfabrication {f}
preface {n} /ˈpɹɛfəs/ (beginning or introductory portion coming before the main text of a document or book)  :: préface {f}
preface {v} (to introduce a text)  :: préfacer
prefect {n} /ˈpɹiːfekt/ (an official of ancient Rome)  :: préfet {m}
prefect {n} (the head of a department in France)  :: préfet {m}
prefecture {n} (The district governed by a prefect)  :: préfecture {f}
prefer {v} /pɹɪˈfɝ/ (to favor)  :: préférer
preferable {adj} /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹəb(ə)l/ (Better than some other option)  :: préférable
preferably {adv} (in preference)  :: de préférence, préférablement
preferans {n} (a card game)  :: préférence {f}
preference {n} (card game) SEE: preferans  ::
preference {n} /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹ(ə)ns/ (selection)  :: préférence {f}
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference  ::
preferences {n} (user-specified settings of parameters in computer software)  :: préférences {f-p}
preferential {adj} /ˈpɹɛf.ɜː(ɹ)ˌɛn.ʃəl/ (relating to preference)  :: préférentiel {m}
preferred {adj} /pɹɪˈfɝd/ (favoured)  :: préféré
prefix {n} /ˈpɹiːfɪks/ (letters at the beginning of a word)  :: préfixe {m}
prefix {v} (put or fix before, or at the beginning of)  :: préfixer
prefix {v} (set or appoint beforehand)  :: préfixer
prefixation {n} (addition of a prefix)  :: préfixation {f}
prefrontal cortex {n} (the anterior part of the frontal lobes of the brain)  :: cortex préfrontal {m}
prefunctionalization {n}  :: préfonctionnalisation {f}
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: grossesse {f}, gestation {f}
pregnancy {n} (period of time)  :: grossesse {f}
pregnancy {n} (progression from conception to birth)  :: gestation {f}
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
pregnant {adj} /ˈpɹɛɡnənt/ (carrying developing offspring within the body)  :: enceinte {f}
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking)  :: préchauffer
prehensile {adj} /pɹiˈhɛnsəl/ (able to take hold of objects)  :: préhensile
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record)  :: préhistorique
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records)  :: préhistoire {f}
preignition {n} (premature detonation in four-stroke cycle engines)  :: autoallumage {m}
pre-Islamic {adj}  :: préislamique
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion)  :: préjugé {m}, idée préconçue {f}
prejudice {n} (damage caused)  :: préjudice {m}
prejudice {n} /ˈpɹɛd͡ʒədɪs/ (adverse judgement formed beforehand)  :: préjugé {m}
prejudicial {adj} (causing harm or injury; detrimental, harmful or injurious)  :: préjudiciable, nuisible
prejudicial {adj} (exhibiting prejudice or bias)  :: avec préjugé
prelapsarian {adj} /pɹiːlapˈsɛːɹɪən/ (innocent, unspoiled)  :: prélapsarien
prelate {n} /ˈpɹɛlət/ (clergyman)  :: prélat {m}
preliminarily {adv} (in a preliminary manner)  :: préliminairement
preliminary {adj} /pɹɪˈlɪmɪnɛɹi/ (in preparation for the main matter)  :: préliminaire
prelude {n} (introductory event)  :: prélude {m}
premature {adj} /ˌpɹi.məˈtʊɹ/ (occurring before a state of readiness or maturity)  :: prématuré
premature {adj} (taking place earlier than anticipated)  :: prématuré
premature ejaculation {n} (premature ejaculation)  :: éjaculation précoce {f}
prematurely {adv} (in a premature manner)  :: prématurément
premeditated {adj} (planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate)  :: prémédité
premeditation {n} (the act of planning or plotting)  :: préméditation {f}
premenstrual syndrome {n} (malaise experienced before menstruation)  :: syndrome prémenstruel {m}
premier {adj} /pɹɪˈmɪɹ/ (foremost, very first or very highest in quality or degree)  :: premier {m}, première {f}
premier {n} (Australia, Canada: head of a state or provincial government)  :: premier ministre {m}
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
premiere {n} /pɹəˈmɪɚ/ (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment)  :: première {f}
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
première danseuse {n} /pʁəmjɛʁ dɑ̃søz/ (lead female dancer) SEE: prima ballerina  ::
premise {n} (either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced)  :: prémisse {f}
premise {n} /ˈpɹɛ.mɪs/ (proposition antecedently supposed or proved)  :: prémisse {f}
premise {n} (piece of real estate)  :: local {m}
premises {n} /ˈpɹɛməsɪs/ (land, and all the built structures on it, considered as a single place)  :: local {m}
premonition {n} (strong intuition)  :: prémonition {m}
prenuptial {adj} (occurring before marriage; antenuptial)  :: prénuptial
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce)  :: contrat de mariage {m}
prenyl {n} (isoprenyl) SEE: isoprenyl  ::
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted)  :: préoccupé {m}
preoperative {adj} (happening before surgery)  :: préopératoire
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework  ::
prep {n} /pɹɛp/ (preparation) SEE: preparation  ::
prep {n}  :: prep
prep {n} (preparatory school) SEE: prep school  ::
prep {n} (student or graduate of a prep school) SEE: preppy  ::
preparation {n} (act)  :: préparation {f}
preparation {n} (substance)  :: préparation
preparatory {adj} (of or pertaining to preparation)  :: préparatoire
prepare {v} /pɹɪˈpɛəɹ/ (to make ready for a specific future purpose)  :: préparer
prepare {v} (to make oneself ready)  :: se préparer
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking)  :: préparer, apprêter
prepay {v} (to pay in advance)  :: prépayer
prepayment {n} (payment in advance)  :: prépaiement {m}
prepend {v} /pɹɪˈpɛnd/ (to attach (an expression, phrase, etc.) to another, as a prefix)  :: préfixer
preponderance {n} (state of being preponderant)  :: prépondérance {f}, supériorité numérique {f}
preposition {n} /ˌpɹɛpəˈzɪʃən/ (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: préposition
preposition {v} /ˈpɹiːpəˌzɪʃən/ (to place in a location before some other event occurs)  :: prépositionner
prepositional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a preposition)  :: prépositionnel
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case  ::
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition)  :: prépositionnel {m}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement)  :: syntagme prépositionnel {m}
preposterous {adj} (absurd, or contrary to common sense)  :: aberrant, insensé, ridicule {m} {f}
prepubescent {adj} (before the age at which a person begins puberty)  :: prépubère
prepuce {n} /ˈpɹiːpjuːs/ (prepuce / foreskin)  :: prépuce {m}
preputial {adj} (preputial)  :: préputial
prequel {n} /ˈpɹiːkwəl/ (in a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor)  :: préquelle {f}, [Canada] antépisode {m}, prequel {m}
preraphaelite {adj} (Pre-Raphaelite) SEE: Pre-Raphaelite  ::
preraphaelite {n} (Pre-Raphaelite) SEE: Pre-Raphaelite  ::
prerequisite {n} (In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started)  :: prérequis {m}, prérequis {m}
prerequisite {n} /pɹiˈɹɛkwəzət/ (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: (condition) préalable {m}, prérequis {m}
prerogative {n} /pɹəˈɹɑɡ.ə.tɪv/ (hereditary or official right or privilege)  :: prérogative {f}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
prerogative {n} (right or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc.)  :: prérogative {f}
pre-Roman {adj}  :: préromain
presage {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪdʒ/ (warning; omen)  :: présage {m}
presage {v}  :: présager
presale {n} (sale of something before it is available to the public)  :: prévente {f}
presbyopia {n} (inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects)  :: presbytie {f}
presbypropria {n} (inability of the proprioceptive system to accurately identify limb position)  :: presbyproprie
presbyter {n} /ˈpɹezbɪtɚ/ (priest in various churches)  :: prêtre {m}
Presbyterian {adj} /ˌpɹez.bɪˈtɪɹ.i.ən/ (relating to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbytérien {m}
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbytérien {m}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbytérianisme {m}
presbytery {n} /ˈpɹɛz.bɪ.tɛɹ.i/ (chancel) SEE: chancel  ::
preschool {adj} (relating to years before primary school)  :: préscolaire
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school  ::
prescience {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪ.əns/ (Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge)  :: prescience
prescient {adj} /ˈpɹɛsɪənt/ (having knowledge of events before they take place)  :: prescient {m}
prescribe {v} /pɹɪˈskɹaɪb/ (to order a drug or medical device)  :: prescrire, indiquer
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual)  :: ordonner
prescription {adj} (available with prescription)  :: à prescription
prescription {n} /pɹəˈskɹɪpʃən/ (the act of prescribing a rule or law)  :: prescription {f}
prescription {n} (the prescribed medicine)  :: prescription {f}
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: ordonnance {f}
presence {n} /ˈpɹɛzəns/ (fact or condition of being present)  :: présence {f}
presence of mind {n} (alertness, resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, good sense)  :: présence d'esprit
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity)  :: présent {m}, présente {f}
present {adj} /ˈpɹɛzənt/ (pertaining to the current time)  :: présent
present {n} (current time)  :: présent {m}
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense  ::
present {n} /pɹɪˈzɛnt/ (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {v} (bring into the presence of)  :: présenter
presentable {adj} /pɹəˈzɛntəbəl/ (able to be presented)  :: présentable
presentation {n} /ˌpɹɛzənˈteɪʃən/ (presenting to an audience)  :: exposé {m}, présentation {f}
present continuous {n} (tense that describes an ongoing action in the present)  :: présent progressif {m}
presenter {n} /pɹɪˈzɛntə(ɹ)/ (Someone who presents a broadcast programme)  :: présentateur {m}, présentatrice {f}
present historic {n} (tense) SEE: historical present  ::
presentiment {n} (a premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen)  :: pressentiment {m}
present imperfect {n} (grammatical tense)  :: imparfait {m}
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action)  :: participe présent {m}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: passé composé {m}, présent parfait {m}, parfait {m}
present tense {n} (form of language)  :: présent
preservation {n} /pɹɛ.zɜɹˈveɪ.ʃən/ (the act of preserving)  :: préservation {f}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: conservateur {m}
preserve {n} (nature preserve)  :: réserve naturelle {f}
preserve {n} /pɹəˈzɜːv/ (sweet spread)  :: confiture {f}, conserve {f}
preserve {v} (to protect)  :: préserver
preset {v} (to set something in advance)  :: prérégler
preside {v} (to act as a president or chairperson)  :: présider
presidency {n} /ˈpɹezɪdənsi/ (office or role of president)  :: présidence {f}
presidency {n} (time during which one is president)  :: présidence {f}
president {n} /ˈpɹɛzɨdənt/ (the head of state of a republic)  :: président {m}, présidente {f}
president {n} (the primary leader of a corporation)  :: président {m}, présidente {f}
president-elect {n} /ˌpɹɛzɪdənt ɪˈlɛkt/ (a person who has been elected to a presidency but has not yet been inducted into office)  :: président élu {m}, présidente élue {f}
presidential {adj} (pertaining to a president or presidency)  :: présidentiel
presidential {adj} /pɹɛzᵻˈdɛnʃ(ə)l/ (presiding)  :: présidentiel
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House  ::
presidium {n} (executive committee)  :: présidium {m}
pre-Socratic {adj} /ˌpɹiːsɒˈkɹætɪk/ (related to the pre-Socratic philosophers)  :: présocratique
pre-Socratic {n} (any one of the pre-Socratic philosophers)  :: présocratique
press {n} /pɹɛs/ (device used to apply pressure)  :: pressoir {m}
press {n} (printed media)  :: presse {f}
press {n} (printing machine)  :: imprimerie
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher  ::
press {v}  :: appuyer
press {v} (to apply pressure)  :: presser, appuyer
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear  ::
Pressburg {prop} /ˈpɹɛsbɚɡ/ (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
press charges {v} (to formally accuse a person of a crime)  :: accuser
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media)  :: conférence de presse {f}
pressie {n} (slang; a present)  :: cadeau
press office {n} (department for dealing with the press)  :: service de presse {m}
press pot {n} (cafetière) SEE: cafetière  ::
press release {n} (official written media statement)  :: communiqué de presse {m}
pressure {n} /ˈpɹɛʃ.ɚ]/ (a pressing; force applied to a surface)  :: pression
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area)  :: pression {f}
pressure {n}  :: pression {f}
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel)  :: cocotte-minute {f}, autocuiseur {m}
pressure group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
pressure valve {n} (valve which opens under set amount of pressure)  :: soupape de sécurité {f}
pressure vessel {n} (container designed to maintain a volume)  :: réservoir à pression {m}
prestidigitation {n} (deceitful cleverness)  :: prestidigitation {f}
prestidigitation {n} /ˌpɹɛstəˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪʃən/ (sleight of hand)  :: prestidigitation {f}
prestidigitator {n} (who performs feats of prestidigitation)  :: prestidigitateur {m}, prestidigitatrice {f}
prestige {n} /pɹɛˈsti(d)ʒ/ (dignity, status, or esteem)  :: prestige {m}
prestigious {adj} /pɹɛˈstɪdʒ.əs/ (of high prestige)  :: prestigieux
presumably {adv} /pɹɪˈzuːməbli/ (able to be sensibly presumed)  :: supposément
presume {v} /pɹiˈz(j)um/ (to assume to be true, suppose)  :: présumer, supposer
presumed {adj} (appearing to be the most probable)  :: présumé
presumptive {adj} (based on presumption)  :: présumé
presumptive {adj} (making presumptions)  :: présomptueux
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably  ::
presumptuous {adj} /pɹəˈzʌmp.tjuː.əs/ (going beyond what is proper)  :: présomptueux, outrecuidant
presumptuousness {n} (state of being presumptious)  :: outrecuidance
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof)  :: présupposer
presynaptic {adj} (pertaining to the neuron that releases neurotransmitter)  :: présynaptique
pretence {n} (act of pretending or pretension)  :: prétention {f}
pretend {v} /pɹɪˈtɛnd/ (to allege falsely)  :: prétendre
pretend {v} (to lay claim to)  :: prétendre à
pretend {v} (to make oneself appear to do something)  :: feindre, faire semblant
pretender {n} (claimant to a throne)  :: prétendant {m}
pretender {n} (person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold)  :: imposteur {m}
pretension {n}  :: prétension
pretentious {adj} /pɹɪˈtɛnʃəs/ (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: prétentieux
pretentiously {adv} /pɹɪˈtɛnʃəsliː/ (in a manner with unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: prétentieusement
preterite {adj} /ˈpɹɛtəɹət/ (showing an action at a determined moment in the past)  :: du passé
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past)  :: prétérit {m}
preternatural {adj} (beyond or different from what is natural or according to the regular course of things)  :: extraordinaire
preternatural {adj} /ˌpɹi.tɚˈnæt͡ʃ.(ə)ɹ.əl/ (existing outside of the natural world)  :: surnaturel
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: prétexte
pretonic {adj} (immediately preceding a stressed syllable)  :: prétonique
prettify {v} /ˈpɹɪtɪfʌɪ/ (make pretty or prettier)  :: enjoliver
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner)  :: joliment
pretty {adj} /ˈpɝti/ (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive)  :: joli
pretty {adv} (somewhat)  :: pas mal, assez
pretty Polly {phrase} (phrase said to parrots)  :: Bonjour Jacquot
pretzel {v} /ˈpɹɛt.səl/ (toasted bread or cracker in the shape of a knot)  :: bretzel {m}
prevail {v} /pɹɪˈveɪl/ (To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand)  :: dominer, prévaloir, l'emporter
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence)  :: prédominer, prévaloir
prevail {v} (To succeed in persuading or inducing)  :: persuader
prevalence {n} (number of cases compared to a total population)  :: prévalence
prevalence {n} (wide extension)  :: prédominance {f}
prevalent {adj} (Superior in frequency or dominant)  :: prévalent
prevalent {adj} (widespread, preferred)  :: répandu {m}
prevaricate {v} ((law) collude)  :: prévariquer
prevaricate {v} /pɹɪˈvæɹɪkeɪt/ (deviate, transgress)  :: prévariquer
prevaricate {v} (shift or turn from direct speech or behaviour, to equivocate)  :: éluder, se dérober, être/rester évasif
prevarication {n} (deceit, evasiveness)  :: subterfuge {m}, faux-fuyant {m}, échappatoire {f}, dérobade {f}
prevarication {n} /pɹɪˌvæɹɪˈkeɪʃən/ (deviation from what is right or correct)  :: prévarication {f}
prevaricator {n} (one who prevaricates)  :: prévaricateur {m}, prévaricatrice {f}
prevent {v} /pɹɪˈvɛnt/ (to keep from happening)  :: empêcher
prevent {v} (to prevent) SEE: forestall  ::
preventable {adj} (able to be or fit to be prevented)  :: évitable, parable
prevention {n} (Measure to limit health risks)  :: prévention
prevention {n} /pɹɪˈvɛnʃən/ (The act of preventing or hindering)  :: prévention {f}
prevention is better than cure {proverb} (proverb)  :: mieux vaut prévenir que guérir
preventive {adj} (preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to)  :: préventif {m}
preventively {adv} (in a preventive way)  :: préventivement
preverb {n} (verbal prefix)  :: préverbe {m}
preverbal {adj} (stage of development before words)  :: préverbal
preview {n} /pɹiːvjʉː/  :: avant-première {f}, aperçu {m}
preview {v} (to see something in advance)  :: prévoir, prévisualiser
preview {v} (to show something in advance)  :: diffuser
previous {adj} /ˈpɹivi.əs/ (prior)  :: préalable
previously {adv} /ˈpɹiːvi.əsli/ (at an earlier time)  :: autrefois, auparavant, antérieurement, précédemment
pre-war {adj} (Before a war)  :: avant-guerre
prey {n} /pɹeɪ/ (booty, anything taken by force)  :: butin {m}
prey {n} (that which may be seized by animals)  :: proie
Priabonian {prop} (subdivision of the Eocene epoch)  :: Priabonien
Priam {prop} /ˈpɹaɪəm/ (king of Troy)  :: Priam
priapic {adj} /pɹaɪˈæpɪk/ (phallic)  :: priapique
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: priapisme {m}
Priapus {prop} /pɹaɪˈeɪpəs/ (son of Aphrodite and Dionysus)  :: Priape {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: prix {m}
price {n} /pɹaɪs/ (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: prix {m}
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price)  :: inestimable
price list {n} (list of items with prices)  :: liste de prix {f}
prick {n} (an annoying person)  :: petit con {m}, emmerdeur {m}, pédé {m}, connard {m}, andouille {f}, enfoiré {m}
prick {n} /pɹɪk/ ((slang) a penis)  :: bite {f}, paf {m}, pine {f}, queue {f} (slang), vit {m}, zob {m}
prickle {n} (A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn)  :: épine {f}
prickly {adj} (covered with sharp points)  :: épineux
prickly {adj} (easily irritated)  :: irritable
prickly oak {n} (kermes oak) SEE: kermes oak  ::
prickly pear {n} /ˌpɹɪkli ˈpɛː/ (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia)  :: figue de barbarie
prickly saltwort {n} /pɹɪk.li sɑlt.wɚt/ (Kali turgidum)  :: soude brûlée {f}
prick up one's ears {v} (to listen attentively)  :: dresser l'oreille
pride {n} (company of lions)  :: troupeau {m}
pride {n} /pɹaɪd/ (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.)  :: orgueil {m}, fierté
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct)  :: fierté {f}, orgueil {m}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one)  :: fierté {f}, orgueil {m}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem)  :: fierté {f}, orgueil {m}
pride comes before a fall {proverb} (Translations)  :: qui fait le malin tombe dans le ravin
prie-dieu {n} /pɹiːˈdjəː/ (a piece of furniture on which someone can pray)  :: prie-Dieu {m}
priest {n} /ˈpɹiːst/ (clergyman)  :: prêtre {m}, sacrificateur {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: prêtresse {f}
priesthood {n} (authority)  :: sacerdoce {m}
priesthood {n} (role or office)  :: sacerdoce {m}, prêtrise {f}
prig {n} /pɹɪɡ/ (a person showing exaggerated conformity)  :: bégueule {m} {f}
priggish {adj} /ˈpɹɪɡɪʃ/ (like a prig)  :: suffisant
prim {adj} (prudish)  :: collet monté, guindé
primacy {n} /ˈpɹaɪ.mə.si/ (the state or condition of being prime or first)  :: primauté {f}
prima donna {n} (person who considers themself important)  :: prima donna {f}
prima donna {n} /ˌpɹiːməˈdɒnə/ (opera singer)  :: prima donna {f}
primarily {adv} (of a primary or central nature)  :: principalement, essentiellement, surtout
primary {adj} /ˈpɹaɪməɹi/ (first in a group or series)  :: primaire {m} {f}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: prioritaire {m} {f}
primary key {n} (key in database table)  :: clé primaire {f}
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school)  :: école primaire {f}
primate {n} (archbishop or bishop)  :: primat {m}
primate {n} /ˈpɹaɪmeɪt/ (mammal)  :: primate {m}
primatologist {n} (scientist whose speciality is primatology)  :: primatologue {m} {f}
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value)  :: de premier ordre, excellent
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank)  :: principal
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity)  :: premier
prime {adj} /pɹaɪ̯m/ (first in time, order, or sequence)  :: premier
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure)  :: nombre premier {m}
prime {v} /pɹaɪ̯m/ (to prepare a mechanism)  :: amorcer
prime {v} (to apply a coat of primer paint to)  :: apprêter
primehood {n} (primeness, arithmetic sense) SEE: primeness  ::
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government)  :: premier ministre {m}
prime number {n} (natural number)  :: nombre premier {m}
primer {n} (biology: molecule required for replication of DNA)  :: amorce
primer {n} (introductory textbook)  :: abc {m}, abécédaire {m}
primer {n} (layer of priming substance)  :: sous-couche {f}
primer {n} /ˈpɹaɪmɚ/ (substance used to start a fire)  :: amorce {f}
primer {n} /ˈpɹɪ.mɚ/ (children's book introducing basic literacy)  :: abécédaire {m}
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder or other explosive)  :: amorce {f}
prime time {n} (block of television programming)  :: première partie de soirée {f}, heure de plus grande écoute {f}
primeval {adj} /ˈpɹaɪˌmi.vəl/ (belonging to the first ages)  :: primitif {m}
primeval {adj} (primary; original)  :: originel
primeval {adj} (primitive)  :: primitif
primeval forest {n} (large forest unaffected by humans)  :: forêt vierge {f}
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses)  :: primitif
primitive {n} /ˈpɹɪmɪtɪv/  :: primitif
primitivism {n} (artistic mouvement)  :: primitivisme {m}
primitivism {n} (state of being primitive)  :: primitivité {f}
primitivity {n} (primitiveness) SEE: primitiveness  ::
primogeniture {n} (state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents)  :: primogéniture {f}, aînesse {f}
Primorsky Krai {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Primorie {m}, Kraï du Primorie {m}
primrose {n} /ˈpɹɪmˌɹoʊz/ (plant of the genus Primula)  :: primevère {f}
primula {n} (plant of Primula)  :: primevère {f}
prince {n} /pɹɪns/ (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: prince {m}
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch)  :: prince {m}
Prince Albert {n} (piercing through the glans penis)  :: Prince Albert {m}
prince bishop {n} (bishop who also holds a secular princely rank)  :: Prince-évêque {m}
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: prince charmant {m}
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: prince charmant {m}
Prince Edward Island {prop} (Province in eastern Canada)  :: Île-du-Prince-Édouard
princely {adj} (relating to a prince)  :: princier
Prince of Darkness {prop} (Satan; the Devil)  :: prince des ténèbres {m}
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title)  :: prince de Galles {m}
princess {n} /ˈpɹɪnsɛs/ (female member of royal family)  :: princesse {f}
princess {n}  :: princesse {f}
principal {adj} /ˈpɹɪnsɪp̬əl/ (primary, main)  :: principal
principal {n} (the money originally invested or loaned)  :: principal {m}
principal {n} (the principal administrator of a school)  :: directeur {m}, directrice {f}, principal {m} [collège], proviseur {m}, proviseure {f} [lycée]
principality {n} (in angelology)  :: principauté {f}
principality {n} /pɹɪnsᵻˈpalᵻti/ (region)  :: principauté {f}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect)  :: principe {m}
principle {n} /ˈpɹɪnsɪpəl/ (fundamental assumption)  :: principe {m}
principle {n} (rule of nature)  :: principe {m}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem)  :: principe {m}
Pringle {n} (individual potato snack of the Pringles brand)  :: Pringle {m}
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint  ::
print {n} (visible impression on a surface)  :: empreinte {f}
print {v} /pɹɪnt/ (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine)  :: imprimer
printable {adj} (worthy or capable of being printed)  :: imprimable
printed {adj} /pɹɪntɪd/ (written or published)  :: imprimé
printed press {n} (part of the press using printed media)  :: presse imprimée
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images)  :: imprimante {f}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press)  :: imprimeur {m}
printer {n} /ˈpɹɪntə(ɹ)/ (one who makes prints)  :: imprimeur
printing house {n} (commercial company)  :: imprimerie {f}, typographie {f}
printing press {n} (machine for printing)  :: presse {f}, machine à imprimer {f}
printing shop {n} (workshop for printing)  :: imprimerie {f}
printshop {n} /ˈpɹɪntʃɒp/ (printing house) SEE: printing house  ::
prion {n} /ˈpɹiːɒn/ (misfolded protein)  :: prion {m}
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former  ::
prior {adj} (Of that which comes before, in advance)  :: préalable
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously  ::
prior {n} (a high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot)  :: prieur {m}
prioress {n} (a nun in charge of a priory)  :: prieure {f}
prioritize {v} /pɹaɪˈɔːɹətaɪz/ (to arrange or list in order of priority or importance)  :: prioriser
prioritized {adj} (Precedence; superior rank)  :: prioritaire
prioritized {adj} (quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else)  :: antérieur, précédant
priority {n} (attributive use) SEE: prioritized  ::
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation)  :: priorité {f}
priority {n} /pɹaɪˈɒɹɪti/ (item's relative importance)  :: priorité {f}
prior to {prep} (before (formal))  :: avant, antérieur
priory {n} (monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress)  :: prieuré {m}
prise {n} /pɹaɪz/ (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light)  :: prisme {m}
prism {n} /pɹɪzm/ (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: prisme {m}
prismatic {adj} /pɹɪzˈmætɪk/ (of or pertaining to a prism)  :: prismatique
prismatoid {n} (polyhedron)  :: prismatoïde {m}
prison {n} (confinement in a prison)  :: prison {f}
prison {n} /ˈpɹɪzən/ (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: prison {f}, [slang] cabane {f}, geôle {f}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
prison cell {n} (room to which a prisoner is confined)  :: cellule {f} (often used without adding "de prison")
prisoner {n} (figurative: any person held against his or her will)  :: prisonnier {m}
prisoner {n} /ˈpɹɪzənə/ (person incarcerated in a prison)  :: prisonnier {m}
prisoner of conscience {n} (person)  :: prisonnier d'opinion {m}
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy)  :: prisonnier de guerre {m}
pristine {adj} (pertaining to the earliest state of something)  :: primitif, antique,