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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}
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} (Measure by walking)  :: arpenter
pace {v} (Walk to and fro)  :: arpenter
pacemaker {n} (medical implement)  :: stimulateur cardiaque {m}, pacemaker
pacemaker {n} (one who sets the pace in a race)  :: meneur de train {m}
pacific {adj} (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, 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}
pacify {v} (bring peace, ending fighting)  :: pacifier
pack {n} (number of hounds or dogs)  :: meute {f}
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 {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} /pækt/ (filled with a large number or large quantity)  :: archiplein
packer {n} /ˈpækɚ/ (person packing things)  :: emballeur {m}, emballeuse {f}
packet {n} /ˈpakɪt/ (vessel to convey mail)  :: paquet, colis
packet {n} (small fragment of data)  :: paquet
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  ::
padding {n} (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}  :: 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 {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar)  :: pagaie {f}, rame {f}, aviron {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
paddy {n} /ˈpædi/ (rice unmilled)  :: paddy {m}, riz paddy {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rizière
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: panier à salade {m}
pademelon {n} (species of Thylogale)  :: thylogale {m}, pademelon {m}
padlock {n} (type of lock)  :: cadenas {m}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock)  :: cadenasser
Padua {prop} (city)  :: Padoue {f}
Padua {prop} (province)  :: Padoue
paean {n} /ˈpiːən/  :: péan
paediatry {n} /piːˈdaɪətɹi/ (paediatry) SEE: pediatrics  ::
paella {n} /pʌɪˈ(j)ɛlə/ (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} (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, 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} (device)  :: bip {m}, téléavertisseur
paginate {v} /ˈpædʒəneɪt/ (to number the pages of a book or other document)  :: paginer
pagination {n} /ˌpædʒəˈneɪʃən/ (pagination)  :: pagination {f}
pagoda {n} /pəˈɡoʊ.də/ (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode {f}
PAH {acronym} (abbreviation: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon)  :: HAP {m}
Paibian {n} (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} (painstaking; careful; industrious)  :: pénible
painful {adj} /ˈpeɪn.fəl/ (causing pain)  :: douloureux
painful {adj} (requiring labor or toil)  :: laborieux
painfully {adv} (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} (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} (to create a problem for oneself)  :: [Quebec] se peinturer dans un coin
paintress {n} (female painter)  :: peintresse {f}
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner)  :: faire une grande fête en ville
pair {n} /peə(r)/ (two similar or identical things)  :: paire {f}
pair {n} (two people in some relationship)  :: paire {f}
pair {n} (used in the names of some objects having two identical/complementary halves)  :: paire {f}
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: compas {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: lunettes {f-p}
pair of glasses {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: lunettes {f-p}
pair of specs {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: lunettes {f-p}
pair of spectacles {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: lunettes {f-p}
pairwise {adj} (occurring in pairs)  :: deux à deux
paisley {n} (a motif)  :: motif cachemire {m}
pajamas {n} /pəˈdʒɑ.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 {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent)  :: Pakistanais {m}, Pakistanaise {f}
palace {n} /ˈpæləs/ (large, lavish residence)  :: palais {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} (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
palaver {n} /pəˈlɑː.və(ɹ)/ (unnecessary talk, fuss)  :: palabres {f-p}
pale {adj} /peɪl/ (light in color)  :: pâle, hâve
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: pal
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: pâlir
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  ::
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}
Paleozoic {adj}  :: paléozoïque
Paleozoic {prop} (Paleozoic era)  :: Paléozoïque {m}
paleozoology {n} (branch of zoology dealing with fossils)  :: paléozoologie {f}
Palermo {prop} (city)  :: Palerme
Palermo {prop} (province)  :: Palerme
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
palette {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (board)  :: palette {f}
Pali {prop} /ˈpɑːli/ (a Middle Indo-Aryan language)  :: pali {m}
palimpsest {n} /ˈpælɪmpsɛst/ (A manuscript scraped clean for reuse)  :: palimpseste {m}
palindrome {n} /ˈpælɪndroʊm/ (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards)  :: palindrome {m}
paling {n} (stick)  :: pieu {m}
palingenesic {adj} /ˌpalndʒᵻˈniːsɪk/ (pertaining to palingenesis)  :: palingénésique
palinspastic {adj} /pælɪnˈspæstɪk/ (showing previous locations of geological features)  :: palinspastique
palisade {n} (a wall of wooden stakes)  :: palissade {f}
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}
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
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
palmic acid {n} (ricinoleic acid) SEE: ricinoleic acid  ::
palmier {n} (puff pastry)  :: palmier {m}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil)  :: huile de palme {f}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: dimanche des Rameaux {m}
palm thief {n} (coconut crab) SEE: coconut crab  ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: palmier {m}
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} (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
Pamplona {prop} (city in Navarre of northern Spain)  :: Pampelune
pan {n} /pæn/ (flat vessel used for cooking)  :: 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} (person from Panama City)  :: Panaméen, Panamien [less frequent], Panamanien [rare], Panamègne [obsolete and rare] {m}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama)  :: 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}
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}
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} /ˌpændəˈmoʊniəm/ (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} /ˌpænəˈdʒɪrɪk/ (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} /pænˈenˈdeɪˈĭzˈəm/ (belief)  :: panendéisme {m}
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God)  :: panenthéisme {m}
panentheist {n} /pænˈenˈthiˈĭst/ (person who believes in panentheism)  :: panenthéiste {f}
Pan-European {adj} (for most or all of Europe)  :: paneuropéen {m}, paneuropéenne {f}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
Pangaea {prop} /pænˈdʒiːə/ (supercontinent prior to Triassic)  :: Pangée {f}
Panglossian {adj} /pænˈɡlɑsiən/ (naively or unreasonably optimistic)  :: panglossien
pangolin {n} (mammal)  :: pangolin {m}, pangoline {f}
pangram {n} /ˈpæn.ɡɹæm/ (a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet)  :: pangramme, phrase holoalphabétique
panic {n} /ˈpænɪk/ (overpowering fright)  :: panique {f}
pankration {n} /pæn.ˈkreɪti.ɒn/ (ancient Greek martial art)  :: pancrace
panmixis {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panmixus {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panoply {n} /ˈpæ.nə.ˌpliː/  :: 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 men and women] slip {m}, culotte {f}
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} (nylon tights worn about legs)  :: collants {m-p}
papa {n} /pəˈpɑː/ (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} /ˌpɑpɑˈɹɑtsi/ (freelance photographers who sell photographs of celebrities to the media)  :: paparazzi {m}
paparazzo {n} /ˌpɑpɑˈɹɑtsoʊ/ (freelance photographer of celebrities)  :: paparazzo {m}, paparazzi {m-p}
papaya {n} /pəˈpaɪə/ (fruit)  :: papaye {f}
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/ (material for writing on)  :: 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}
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}
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} (clerical tasks involving routine written work)  :: tâches administratives {f-p}
papess {n} (female pope)  :: papesse {f}
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}
papyrus {n} (A material made from this plant)  :: papyrus {m}
papyrus {n} (A scroll or document written on this material)  :: papyrus {m}
papyrus {n} /pəˈpaɪɹəs/ (A plant in the sedge family)  :: papyrus {m}
parable {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.bəl/ (short story illustrating a lesson)  :: parabole
parabola {n} /pəˈræbələ/ (a conic section)  :: parabole {f}
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}
Paracelsus {prop} /ˌpærəˈsɛlsəs/ (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} /ˈpærəʃuːt/ (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}
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}
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} /ˈpærədaɪs/ (heaven)  :: paradis {m}, cieux {m-p}
paradise {n}  :: paradis {m}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place)  :: paradis {m}
Paradise {prop} /ˈpærədaɪs/ (Heaven)  :: paradis {m}
Paradise {prop} (the Garden of Eden)  :: paradis {m}, paradis terrestre {m}
paradisiacal {adj} /pærədɪˈsaɪəkəl/ (resembling paradise)  :: paradisiaque
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement )  :: paradoxe {m}, antinomie {f}
paradox {n} /ˈpæɹədɑks/ (an apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradoxe {m}
paradoxical {adj} /ˌpɛrəˈdɑːksɪkəl/ (having self-contradicting properties)  :: paradoxal {m}
paradoxical frog {n} (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
paraglider {n} (equipment)  :: parapente {m}
paraglider {n} (one who paraglides)  :: parapentiste {m} {f}
paraglider {n} (wing)  :: aile {f}, voile {f}
paragliding {n} /ˈpærəɡlaɪdɪŋ/ (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: parapente {f}
paragon {n} /ˈpærəɡən/ (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}
parallactic {adj} (pertaining to parallax)  :: parallactique {m} {f}
parallax {n}  :: parallaxe {f}
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: parallèle à
parallel {adj} /ˈpæɹəlɛl/ (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} /ˌpærəˌlɛləˈpaɪpɪd/ (solid figure)  :: parallélépipède {m}
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}
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}
paralogous {adj} (having a similar structure)  :: paralogue
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} (loss of muscle control)  :: paralysie {f}
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis)  :: paralyser
paralyzing {adj} (that paralyzes)  :: paralysant, paralysateur
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname)  :: Paramaribo {m}
paramecium {n} /parəˈmiːsɪəm/ (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.ə.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.rəˈnɔɪ.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}  :: 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}
paraphimosis {n} (foresking trapped behind the glans)  :: paraphimosis {m}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text)  :: paraphrase {f}
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase)  :: paraphraser
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} /ˌpɛrəˌsaɪˈkɑlədʒi/ (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsychologie {f}
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}
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize  ::
parasitize {v} (live off a host)  :: parasiter
parasitology {n} (study of parasites)  :: parasitologie
parasol {n} (umbrella used as protection from the sun)  :: ombrelle {f}
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} (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} (material)  :: parchemin {m}
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat)  :: désolé, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon?, comment?, [plain] quoi
pardon {n} /ˈpɑɹɾn̩/ (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}
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} (Pertaining to 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} /pəˈrɛnθəsɪs/ (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} /ˈpærɪsɪs/ (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)  :: parhélie {f}
paries {n} (wall of any cavity in the body)  :: paroi {f}
parietal lobe {n} /pəˈraɪətəl 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} /ˈpæ.ɹɪs/ (capital of France)  :: Paris {m}
Paris {prop} /ˈpæɹ.ɪs/ (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}
parison {n} /ˈpɛɹəsən/ (primary mass in glassblowing)  :: paraison {f}
Paris syndrome {n} (psychological disorder)  :: syndrome de Paris {m}
park {n} /pɑɹk]/ (ground for recreation)  :: parc {m}, jardin public {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt)  :: garer, parquer, stationner
parka {n} (long jacket)  :: parka {m} {f}, doudoune {f}
parking {n} /ˈpɑːkɪŋ/ (action)  :: stationnement {m}
parking {n} (space)  :: parking {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 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}
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} /ˈpɑɹləmənt/ (an elected political institution)  :: parlement {m}
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament)  :: parlementaire {m} {f}
parliamentary {adj} (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} /pəˈɹoʊkiəl/ (pertaining to a parish)  :: paroissial {m}, paroissiale {f}
parochialism {n} (state of being parochial)  :: esprit de clocher
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having the 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  ::
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} (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  ::
parrot {n} (channel coal) SEE: channel coal  ::
parrot {n} /ˈpɛɹət/ (kind of bird)  :: perroquet {m}
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding)  :: répéter (quelque chose) comme un perroquet , perroqueter
parry {v} /ˈpæɹi/ (avoid, deflect, or ward off)  :: parer
parse {n} (act of parsing)  :: analyser
parse {v} /pɑɹs/ (resolve into its elements (grammar))  :: analyser, décomposer
parsec {n} (parallax second)  :: parsec {m}
parser {n} /ˈpɑː(ɹ).zə/ (computer program)  :: analyseur {m}
parsimonious {adj} /pɑr.sɪˈmoʊn.i.əs/ (Exhibiting parsimony)  :: pincé, avare
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: parcimonie {f}
parsing {n}  :: analyse syntaxique {f}
parsley {n} (herb)  :: persil {m}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: panais {m}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: panais {m}
parsonage {n} (house provided by the church)  :: cure {f},presbytère {m}
part {n} (hair dividing line )  :: raie {f}
part {n} (position or role )  :: rôle {m}
part {n} /pɑɹt/ (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
partake {v} /pɑɹˈteɪk/ (to take part in an activity)  :: participer
parthenocarpic {adj} (relating to parthenocarpy )  :: parthénocarpique
parthenogenesis {n} (asexual reproduction) SEE: agamogenesis  ::
parthenogenesis {n} /ˌpɑɹθənoʊˈd͡ʒɛnəsəs/ (reproduction from a single gamete without fertilisation)  :: parthénogenèse
Parthenon {prop} /ˈpɑːrθənɑːn/ (ancient temple to Athena)  :: Parthénon {m}
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians)  :: Parthie {f}
Parthian {adj} /ˈpɑːθɪən/ (relating to Parthia)  :: parthe {m} {f}
Parthian {n} (person)  :: Parthe {m} {f}
partial {adj} (biased)  :: partial
partial {adj} (existing in part)  :: partiel
partial differential equation {n} (equation)  :: équation différentielle aux dérivées partielles {f}
partiality {n} (preference)  :: partialité {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree)  :: partiellement, en partie
participant {n} (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} /ˈpɑːrtɪˌsɪpəl/ (verb form)  :: participe {m}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: particule {f}
particle {n} /ˈpɑːɹdəkəl/ (body with very small size)  :: particule {f}
particle {n} (word that does not belong to any particular part of speech)  :: 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}
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)  :: partisan {m}
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} (in part)  :: en partie
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: partenaire {m}, associé {m}
partner {n} (spouse or domestic partner)  :: partenaire {m} {f}
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: partenariat
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: classe lexicale {f}, partie du discours {f}
partridge {n} /ˈpɑrtrɪd͡ʒ/ (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}
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} (military: discrete detachment of troops)  :: détachement {m}
party {n} (political group)  :: parti {m}
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} (SI unit of pressure and stress)  :: pascal {m}
Pascal {prop} (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 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  ::
paska {n} (paskha) SEE: paskha  ::
pass {n} (document granting permission to pass or to go and come)  :: laissez-passer, sauf-conduit {m}
pass {n} /pæs/ (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} (move or be moved from one place to another)  :: passer
passacaglia {n}  :: passacaille {f}
passage {n} /ˈpæsɪd͡ʒ/ (section of text or music)  :: 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}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
passing {adj} /ˈpɑːsɪŋ/ (that passes away; ephemeral)  :: passager
passing {n} (form of juggling)  :: passing {m}
passion {n} /ˈpʰæʃən]/ (any great emotion)  :: passion {f}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus)  :: Passion {f}
passionate {adj} (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  ::
passively {adv} /ˈpæs.ɪ (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action)  :: passivement
passive smoking {n} (inhalation of smoke from somebody else´s tobacco)  :: tabagisme passif
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: voix passive {f}, mode passif {m}
passivity {n} /pæsˈɪvɪti/ (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
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  ::
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/ (pieces of dough made from wheat and water)  :: pâtes {f-p}, pâtes alimentaires {f-p}
Pastafarianism {n} (a parody religion)  :: pastafarisme {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
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food)  :: pasteurisation {f}
pasteurise {v} (pasteurize) SEE: pasteurize  ::
pasteurize {v} (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}
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}
past participle {n} (past participle)  :: participe passé {m}
pastrami {n} /pəˈstɹɑːmi/ (seasoned smoked cut of beef)  :: pastrami {m}
pastry {n} /ˈpeɪstri/ (food group)  :: pâtisserie {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 {abbr} (Pointe-aux-Trembles)  :: PAT
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau)  :: pataca {f}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region)  :: Patagonie {f}
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} /pætʃ/ (medicine: cover worn over a damaged eye) SEE: eyepatch  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch  ::
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}
patent leather {n} (glossy leather)  :: cuir verni {m}
patent log {n} (taffrail log) SEE: taffrail log  ::
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father)  :: paternel
paternal {adj} /pəˈtɜː(r)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} (the Lord's prayer)  :: Notre Père {m}
path {n} (a course taken)  :: chemin {m}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure)  :: chemin {m}
path {n} /pæθ/ (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)  :: sentier {m}
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: pathétique
pathetic {adj} /pəˈθɛtɪk/ (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion)  :: pathétique
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
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}
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person)  :: patience
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: patience {f}
patient {adj} (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} /pəˈtræs/ (city of Greece)  :: Patrai
patriarch {n} /ˈpeɪtɹɪɑːk/ (male leader)  :: patriarche {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy)  :: patriarcal
patriarchy {n} (office of the patriarch) SEE: patriarchate  ::
Patricia {prop} (female given name)  :: Patricia
patrician {n} /pətrˈɪʃən/ (member of Roman aristocracy)  :: patricien {m}, patrice
patriciate {n} (aristocracy or nobility)  :: patriciat {m}
Patrick {prop} /ˈpætrɪk/ (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}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism)  :: patriotique
patriotically {adv} (in a patriotic manner)  :: patriotiquement
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country)  :: patriotisme {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} (the act of providing approval and support)  :: soutien {m}
patroness {n} /ˈpeɪtɹənɪs/ (female patron)  :: dame patronesse {f}
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} (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 {f}
pattypan squash {n} (squash)  :: pâtisson {m}; cibleme [Louisiana French]
paucal {adj} /ˈpɑkəl/ (Translations)  :: paucal
paucal {n} (Translations)  :: 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}
Paulínia {prop} (city in São Paulo)  :: São Paulo {m}
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)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (cricket building)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (ornate tent)  :: pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: pavillon {m}
Pavlovian {adj} (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} /pɔː/ (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way)  :: tripoter
pawa {n} (edible univalve mollusc)  :: ormeau {m}, haliotide {f}, paua
pawl {n} /pɔːl/ (pawl)  :: cliquet {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: gage {m}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: occasion {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)  :: mont de piété {m}
pawpaw {n} (fruit)  :: asimina {f}
pax {interj} /pæks/ (cry for truce in games)  :: pouce {m}
pax {n} (passenger; passengers)  :: pax
pay {v} /peɪ/ (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: payer
pay {v}  :: [une somme] verser, régler
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} (to visit)  :: rendre visite
pay back {v} /peɪ bæk/ (to repay)  :: rembourser
payer {n} (one who pays)  :: payeur {m}, payeuse {f}
payess {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock  ::
payload {n} (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} /ˈpeɪ̯mənt/ (the act of paying)  :: paiement {m}, payement {m}
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 {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  ::
payraise {n} (pay raise) SEE: pay raise  ::
payrise {n} (pay rise) SEE: pay rise  ::
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}
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} /pʰis/ (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: paix
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: paix {f}, paix {f}
peace {n} (state of mind)  :: paix {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}
peacemaker {n} (someone who restores peace, especially by settling disputes)  :: pacificateur {m}, pacificatrice {f}
peace pipe {n} (pipe)  :: calumet de la 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}
Peach Melba {n} (French dessert)  :: Pêche Melba
peacock {n} /ˈpiːkɔk/ (bird)  :: paon {m}, paonne {f}
peafowl {n} /ˈpiːˌfaʊl/ (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo)  :: paon {m}
peak {n} /piːk/ (mountain top)  :: cime {f}
peakedness {n}  :: gibbosité {f}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peak oil {n} (Peak of oil production)  :: pic pétrolier {m}
peanut {n} /ˈpiːˌnʌt/ (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
pear {n} /pɛɚ/ (fruit)  :: poire {f}
pear {n} (tree)  :: poirier {m}
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 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}
peasant {n} (country person)  :: paysan {m}, paysanne {f}, rustique {m}, villageois {m}, villageoise {f}
peasant {n}  :: paysan {m}
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}
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} /ˌpi(ː)ˈkɒːn]/ (a deciduous tree Carya illinoinensis)  :: pacanier {m}
pecan {n} (the nut of this tree)  :: noix de pécan {f}, pacane {f}
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}
peck {v} /pɛk/ (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar)  :: becqueter
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} (substance)  :: pectine {f}
pectoral {adj} (Of or pertaining to the breast)  :: 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} (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}
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
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}
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
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods)  :: colporteur {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.ræs.ti/ (pederasty)  :: pédérastie {f}
pedestal {n} (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 pour piétons {m}, passage piétons {m}
pediatrician {n} /ˌpidiəˈtɹɪʃən/ (physician who specialises in pediatrics)  :: pédiatre {m} {f}
pediatrics {n} (branch of medicine)  :: pédiatrie {f}
pedicab {n} (vehicle)  :: velotaxi {m}, cyclo {m}
pedicel {n} /ˈpɛdɪsəl/ (stalk of an individual flower)  :: pédicelle
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}
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 of desire directed 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} (urine)  :: pipi {m}
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
peeler {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: épluchoir {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: penis) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} /ˈpiːpiː/ (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peephole {n} (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} /pɪɹ/ (to look with difficulty or as if searching)  :: scruter du regard
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer)  :: pairie {f}
peer pressure {n} (encouragement by one's peers)  :: pression des pairs {f}
peer-reviewed journal {n}  :: revue à comité de lecture {f}
peg {n} (a cylindrical object)  :: cheville {f}
peg {n} (a protrusion used to hang things on)  :: porte-manteau {m}, patère {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 {prop} (constellation)  :: Pégase {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse)  :: Pégase {m}
pejorative {adj} /pəˈdʒɔɹətɪv/ (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: péjoratif
pejoratively {adv} (pejorative manner)  :: péjorativement
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher  ::
Pekin {n} (patterned fabric)  :: pékin {m}
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peking duck {n} (Chinese dumplings)  :: 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 {prop} (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}
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}
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} /ˈpelˈmel/ (in haste)  :: pêle-mêle
Peloponnese {prop} /pɛləpəˈniːs/ (region of Greece)  :: Péloponnèse
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race)  :: peloton {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin)  :: peau {f}
pelt {n} (the skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it)  :: 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 fin {n} (either of a pair of fins)  :: nageoire pelvienne {f}
pelvimeter {n} ( instrument for measuring the pelvis)  :: pelvimètre {m}
pelvis {n} (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} (criminal 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}
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} (object purposed to contain 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} (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation)  :: en suspens
pending {adj} (begun but not completed)  :: 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} /pɨˈnɛləpij/ (wife of Odysseus)  :: Pénélope
peneplain {n} /ˈpiːnᵻpleɪn/ (low plain)  :: pénéplaine {f}
penetrate {v} (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} (flightless sea bird)  :: manchot {m}
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: pénicilline {f}
penile {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: pénien
penile duplication {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
peninsula {n} /pəˈnɪn.sə.lə/ (a piece of land projecting into water)  :: péninsule {f}
peninsular {adj} (of or connected with a peninsula)  :: péninsulaire
penis {n} /ˈpinɪs/ (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: pénis {m}, bite {f}, membre {m}
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire)  :: envie du pénis {f}
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} /ˌpɛnsɨlˈveɪniə/ (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} /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 ?
pen pal {n} (person 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} /ˈpenʃən/ (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pension {f}, retraite {f}
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: pensioner
pensioner {n} (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} /ˈpɛntəɡɒn/ (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
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12)  :: pentane {m}
pentanoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
pentaquark {n} (subatomic particle)  :: pentaquark {m}
pentatonic {adj} (based on five notes)  :: pentatonique {m} {f}
pentavalent {adj} (having a valence of 5)  :: pentavalent
Pentecost {prop} (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} /ˈpɛntiəm/ (chip)  :: Pentium
pentoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
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} /pəˈnʌmbrə/ (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse)  :: pénombre {f}
penumbra {n} (region around a sunspot)  :: pénombre {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'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
pep {n} (energy and enthusiasm)  :: pep {m}, peps {m}, tonus {m}, punch {m}, entrain {m}
pep {v} (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} (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}
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  ::
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} /pɚˈsiːv/ (to understand)  :: percevoir
percent {n} /pɜɹ.sɛnt/ (a part or other object per hundred)  :: pour cent, pourcent
percentage {n} (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} (able to be perceived)  :: perceptible
perception {n} (acuity)  :: perception {f}
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)  :: perception {f}
perceptive {adj} /pɚˈsɛptɪv/ (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}
percipient {n} (One who has perceived a paranormal event)  :: percipient
percolate {v} /ˈpərkoʊleɪt/  :: percoler, filtrer
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid)  :: percolation {f}
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument)  :: instrument de percussion {m}
percussionist {n} (musician)  :: percussionniste {m} {f}
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} /pəˈɹɛniəl/ (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time)  :: pérenne
perennial {adj}  :: pérenne
perennial {n} (perennial plant)  :: vivace {m} {f}
perestroika {n} (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 {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 {n} (person)  :: perfectionniste {m} {f}
perfectionistic {adj} (inclined to perfectionism)  :: perfectionniste
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} /pɚˈfɪdiəs/ (pertaining to perfidy)  :: perfide
perfidy {n} /ˈpəɾfɪdi/ (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} /pɚ.ˈfɔɹm]/ (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 by a computer system)  :: 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}
performer {n} (performer)  :: artiste {m} {f}
perfume {n} /pɚˈfjuːm/ (pleasant smell)  :: parfum {m}, odeur {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
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} /pəˈrɪkəpi/ (passage of religious Scripture)  :: péricope {f}
pericycle {n} (cylinder of plant tissue)  :: péricycle {m}
peridot {n} /ˈpɛɹədɑt/ (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} /ˈpɛrədʒi/ (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}
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}
perilous {adj} /ˈper.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} (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} (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}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitants of Laconia)  :: périèques {m-p}
periople {n} (external smooth layer of a hoof)  :: muraille {f}
peripheral {n} /pəˈɹɪf(ə)r(ə)l/ (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 {m} {f}
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}
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 or affecting to 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}
perky {adj} /ˈpɝki/ (lively or enthusiastic)  :: gai, enthousiaste, vif
perky {adj} (standing upright; firm)  :: ferme, dressé
Perm {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Perm {m}
permafrost {n} /ˈpɝməˌfrɔst/ (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} (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} (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
permutation {n} (one-to-one mapping)  :: permutation {f}
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements)  :: permutation {f}
permute {v} ((mathematics) to make a permutation)  :: permuter
permute {v} (to change the order of something)  :: permuter
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard  ::
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} /pɛrɒˈreɪʃən/ (conclusion of a discourse)  :: péroraison {f}
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}
perpetuate {v}  :: perpétuer
Perpignan {prop} (town)  :: Perpignan
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} /ˈpɜɹkwəzɪt/ (benefit beyond salary)  :: gratification {f}
perquisite {n} (privilege)  :: privilège {m}
per se {adv} /pɚːˈseɪ/ (by itself)  :: en soi
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} (ancient city of Persia)  :: Persépolis {m}
Perseus {prop} (constellation)  :: Persée {m}
Perseus {prop} (mythical Greek warrior)  :: Persée {m}
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence)  :: persévérance {f}
perseverate {v} /pɚˈsevəˌreːɪt/  :: persévérer
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly)  :: persévérer
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persia {prop} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).ʒə/ (Old name of 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 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} (continue to exist)  :: persister
persistence {n} (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} /ˈpɝsən/ (individual)  :: personne {f}
person {n} (specifically a human being)  :: 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} (Social role)  :: rôle social {m} casquette {f} [informal]
persona {n} (The appearance one presents to the world)  :: persona {f}
personage {n} (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}
personality {n} /ˌpɜrsəˈnælɪti/ (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}
personal lubricant {n} (lubricant used during human sexual activity)  :: lubrifiant anatomique {m}
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: pronom personnel {m}
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}
perspective {adj}  :: perspectif
perspective {n}  :: perspective {f}
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} /ˌpɜːr.spɪˈkæs.ə.tiː/ (Acute discernment or understanding; insight)  :: perspicacité {f}
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring)  :: transpiration {f}
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspire {v} (to sweat)  :: transpirer
persuade {v} /pəˈsweɪd/ (convince)  :: persuader
persuasion {n} /pɚˈsweɪʒən/ (the act of persuading)  :: persuasion {f}
persuasive {adj} (convincing)  :: persuasif {m}, persuasive {f}, convaincant {m}, convaincante {f}
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
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} /pəˈruːk/ (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 {m}, péruvienne {f}
Peruvian {n} (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
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
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} /ˈpeɪsoʊ/ (currency)  :: peso {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} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: pessimiste {m} {f}
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst)  :: pessimiste
pessimistic {adj} /ˌpɛsəˈmɪstɪk/ (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness)  :: pessimiste
pest {n} (plague)  :: peste
pesticide {n} /ˈpɛstɪsaɪd/ (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests)  :: pesticide {m}
pestle {n} /ˈpɛsəl/ (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)  :: pilon
pesto {n} /ˈpɛstoʊ]/ (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 {acronym} (polyethylene terephthalate) SEE: polyethylene terephthalate  ::
PET {acronym} (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
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} /ˈpi.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} /piːtə/ (male given name)  :: Pierre {m}
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Pierre {m}
Peter Pan syndrome {n} /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)  :: petite {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}
petrel {n} /ˈpɛtrəl/ (Procellariiformes)  :: pétrel {m}
petrichor {n} /ˈpɛtɹɪkə/ (distinctive scent)  :: petrichor {m}
Petri dish {n} (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
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} (gas 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} /ˈpɛti/ (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} /puːˈʒoʊ/ (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} (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} /fəˈlandʒ/ (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
phallicism {n} (phallus-worship)  :: phallisme {m}
phallus {n} /ˈfæləs/ (the penis or its representation)  :: phallus {m}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phantasmagoria {n} /ˌfæntæzməˈɡɔːriə/ (a dreamlike state)  :: fantasmagorie {f}
phantasmophobia {n} (abnormal or irrational fear of ghosts and phantoms)  :: phantasmophobie {f}
phantom {n} /ˈfænɾəm/ (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} (member of a political party, social movement, or school of thought)  :: pharisien {m}
pharma {n} (pharmaceutical sector)  :: industrie pharmaceutique {f}
pharmaceutical {adj} /ˌfɑɹməˈsutəkl̩/ (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists)  :: pharmaceutique
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} /ˈfɑrməsɪst/ (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: pharmacien {m}, pharmacienne {f}, apothicaire [obsolete]
pharmacist {n} (one who studies pharmacy)  :: pharmacien {m}, pharmacienne {f}
pharmacologic {adj} /ˌfɑrməkəˈlɒdʒɪk/ (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological  ::
pharmacological {adj} /ˌfɑrməkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (of or having to do with pharmacology)  :: pharmacologique
pharmacologist {n} /ˌfɑrməˈkɒlədʒɪst/ (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology)  :: pharmacologue {m}
pharmacology {n} /ˌfɑrməˈkɒlədʒi/ (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} /ˌfærɪnˈdʒiːəl/ (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} /ˈfærɪŋks/ (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
phat {adj} (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}, [♂] coq faisan {m} (faisan mâle {m}), [♀] poule faisane {f} (faisan femelle {m}), [♂♀ offspring] faisandeau {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}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable)  :: phénoménal
phenomenological {adj} (of or relating to phenomenology)  :: phénoménologique
phenomenology {n} /fɪˌnɑməˈnɑləɡi/ (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena)  :: phénoménologie
phenomenon {n} /fəˈnɒmənɒn, -nən/ (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} /ɧu˥˩]/ (Used to show relief, fatigue, surprise, or disgust)  :: pfou, ouf
phi {n} /faɪ/ (Greek letter)  :: phi {m}
phial {n} /ˈfaɪəl/ (glass vessel) SEE: vial  ::
Philadelphia {prop} /fɪləˈdɛlfiə/ (large city)  :: Philadelphie
philander {n} /fɪˈlændəɹ/ (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanderer {n} /fɪ.ˈlæn.dɝ.ɝ/ (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} (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind)  :: philantropie {f}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity  ::
philatelic {adj} (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 and "friend")  :: -phile
Philemon {prop} /ˌfaɪˈliːmɒn/ (book of the Bible)  :: Philémon {m}
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra)  :: philharmonique {m}
philia {n} /ˈfɪliə/ (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
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}
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}
Phillips screwdriver {n} (screwdriver)  :: tournevis cruciforme {m}
phillumenist {n} /fɪˈluːmənɪst/ (collector)  :: philuméniste
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} /fəˈlɑsəfər/ (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
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} /flᵻˈbʌɪtᵻs/ (inflammation of vein)  :: phlébite {f}
Phlegethon {prop} /ˈflɛɡᵻθɒn/ (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}
phlogiston {n} /flə(ʊ)ˈdʒɪstɒn/  :: phlogiston, phlogistique
Phnom Penh {prop} /pəˈnɔːm ˈpɛn/ (Capital city of Cambodia)  :: Phnom Penh {m}
pho {n} /foʊ/ (Vietnamese rice noodle)  :: pho {m}
phobia {n} /ˈfəʊbiə/ (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: phobie {f}
-phobia {suffix} /ˌfəʊbi.ə/ (used to form nouns meaning fear)  :: -phobie {f}
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/ (A device for transmitting conversations (telephone))  :: téléphone {m}
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}
phoneme {n} /ˈfoʊˌnim/ (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
phonetician {n} /foʊnɛtɪʃən/ (person who specializes in phonetics)  :: phonéticien {m}, phonéticienne {f}
phonetics {n} /fəˈnɛtɪks/ (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: phonétique {f}
Phoney War {prop} (Phoney War)  :: drôle de guerre {f}
phonic {adj} (phonic)  :: phonique
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} (phonon)  :: 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}
phony {n} (faker (to be sorted))  :: 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
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}
phosphoresce {v} (to exhibit phosphorescence)  :: phosphorescer
phosphorescence {n} /ˌfɑːsfəˈrɛsəns/ (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-
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)  :: photocellule {f}
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}
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} /ˈfəʊtəɡɹɑːf/ (picture)  :: photographie {f}, photo {f}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: photographier
photographer {n} /fəˈtɑɡrəfɚ/ (one who takes photographs)  :: photographe {m} {f}
photography {n} (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}
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  ::
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)  :: locution verbale {f}
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 {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
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} /ˈfrɪdʒ.i.ə/ (ancient kingdom)  :: Phrygie {f}
Phrygian {n} /ˈfrɪdʒɪǝn/ (native or inhabitant of Phrygia)  :: Phrygien {m}, Phrygienne {f}
phthiriasis {n} (pediculosis) SEE: pediculosis  ::
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}
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} (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}
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} (medical doctor)  :: médecin {m}
physicist {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪ.sɪst/ (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: physicien {m} physicienne {f}
physics {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪks/ (branch of science)  :: physique {f}
physiognomist {n} (one who studies physiognomy)  :: physiognomoniste {m} {f}
physiognomy {n} /fɪziˈɒnəmi/ (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} /ˌfɪziəˈlɑdʒɪkəl/ (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  ::
phytopathology {n} (study of plant diseases)  :: phytopathologie {f}
phytophagous {adj} (feeding on plants)  :: phytophage
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} /piˈænɪst/ (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}
picador {n} (a lancer mounted on horseback who assists a matador)  :: picador {m}
picaninny {n} (black child)  :: négrillon {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}
piccolo {n} /ˈpɪkələʊ/ (musical instrument)  :: piccolo {m} {f}
pièce de résistance {n} (masterpiece)  :: pièce de résistance {f}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu)  :: Pichilemu
pick {n} (basketball: screen)  :: écran {m} (only used in the verbal locution "faire écran")
pick {n} (choice)  :: choix {m}
pick {n} (music: plectrum)  :: médiator {m}
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 remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: cueillir
pickaxe {n} /ˈpɪkˌæks/ (heavy iron tool)  :: pioche {f}
picker {n} (control which picks, see also: 2)  :: sélecteur {m}
picker {n} (one who picks, see also: 1)  :: cueilleur {m}
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} (to engage in nose-picking)  :: 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}
pickpocket {v} (to steal)  :: voleur à la tire
pick up {n} (pickup) SEE: pickup  ::
pick up {v} (to answer (a telephone), see pick up the phone)  :: prendre (ex: l'appel)
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} (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  ::
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} (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
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}
piece of cake {n} /ˈpiːsə(v)ˈkeɪk/ (simple or easy job)  :: du gâteau
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment  ::
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
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 {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)  :: utopie {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
piercing {adj} (of noise)  :: perçant
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry)  :: piercing {m}
piercing {n} (the jewelry itself)  :: piercing {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} /pɪɡ/ (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}, [♀] pigeonne {f}, [♂♀ offspring] pigeonneau {m}, [♀ offspring] pigeonnelle {f}
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} (any color in plant or animal cells)  :: pigment {m}
pigment {n}  :: pigment {m}, colorant {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/ (shelter where pigs are kept)  :: porcherie {f}
pigtail {n} (either of two braids or ponytails)  :: couette {f}
pigtail {n} /ˈpɪɡ.teɪl/ (braided hair)  :: tresse {f}, natte {f}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: brochet {m}
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike  ::
pike {n} (weapon)  :: pique {f}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pilaf {n} (dish)  :: pilaf {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} (heap)  :: monceau {m}, tas {m}, pile {f}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid  ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap  ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails  ::
pile {n} /paɪl/ (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} (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
pill {n}  :: pilule {f} ; comprimé {m}
pill {n} /pɪl/ (small object for swallowing)  :: pilule {f}
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
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)
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} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: bataille de polochons {f}, combat d'oreillers {f}, bataille d'oreillers {f} (Québec)
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}
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} /pʰɪn/ (small device; small needle with no eye)  :: 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 {acronym} (personal identification number)  :: PIN {m}, numéro d'identification personnel {m}, NIP {m}
pinafore {n} /ˈpɪ.nəˌfɔɹ/ (Sleeveless dress)  :: tablier {m}
pinball {n} (ball)  :: bille {f}
pinball {n} (game)  :: flipper {m}
pince-nez {n} /pænsˈneɪ/ (type of eyeglasses)  :: pince-nez {m}
pincers {n} (front claws)  :: pinces {f-p}
pincers {n} (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} (to arrest or capture)  :: pincer
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin)  :: 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} /pʌɪˈniːəl ˌɡland/ (a small endocrine gland)  :: glande pinéale {f}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple {n} /ˈpaɪnæpəl/ (plant)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa  ::
pine cone {n} (the seed-bearing cone of a pine tree)  :: pomme de pin {f}
pinecone {n} (pine cone) SEE: pine cone  ::
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  ::
pinkie {n} /ˈpɪ (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinkish {adj} (somewhat pink)  :: rosâtre
pink shrimp {n} (Pandalus borealis)  :: crevette nordique
pinky {n} /ˈpɪŋki/ (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (outer 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  ::
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}
pipe {n} (computing character)  :: pipe {m}
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: conduit {m}, tuyau {m}
pipe {n} /paɪp/ (musical instrument)  :: cornemuse {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}
pipeline {n} (a conduit made of pipes used to convey water, gas or petroleum etc)  :: 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}
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}
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piranha {m}
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: piraté
pirate {n} (one who reproduces copyrighted works for distribution)  :: pirate
pirate {n} /ˈpaɪɹɪt/ (one who plunders at sea)  :: pirate {m}, corsaire {m}
pirate {v}  :: pirater
pirouette {n} /ˌpɪ.ɹuːˈɛt/ (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: pirouette {f}
pirozhki {n} /pɪˈrɒʒkɪ/ (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} /ˈpɪsaɪn/ (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/ (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
pissed {adj} (Annoyed, angry)  :: furax; furax
pisser {n} (one who pisses)  :: pisseur {m}, pisseuse {f}
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pisser {n} (toilet (vulgar)) SEE: shitter  ::
piss off {interj} (to annoy)  :: faire chier, casser les couilles, emmerder
piss off {interj} (to leave, to go away)  :: se casser, se barrer
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} (handgun)  :: pistolet {m}
pistol {n} (jokester) SEE: jokester  ::
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} (area at a motor racetrack used for refueling and repairing the vehicles during a race)  :: [literally] circuit {m}
pit {n} (hole in the ground)  :: fosse {f}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit)  :: noyau {m}, pépin {m}
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
pitaya {n} (fruit)  :: fruit du dragon {m}
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory)  :: Îles Pitcairn {f-p}
pitch {n} ((aviation) A 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} ((nautical) The measure of extent to which a nautical vessel rotates on its athwartships axis, causing its bow and stern to go up and down)  :: tangage {m}
pitch {n} /pɪtʃ/ (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees)  :: résine {f}, sève {f}, poix {f}
pitch {n} (the act of pitching a baseball)  :: lancer {m}
pitch {n} (the angle at which an object sits)  :: inclinaison {f}, angle {m}, pente {f}
pitch {n} (the field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played)  :: terrain {m}
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 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-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: noir complet, noir total, noir comme poix
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} (the player who throws the ball to the batter)  :: lanceur {m}, lanceuse {f}
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines)  :: fourche {f}
pitch pine {n} (tree)  :: pitchpin {m}
piteous {adj} (pitiful)  :: pitoyable
pitfall {n} /ˈpɪʔfɑl/ (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: piège {m}
pith {n} (essential or vital part)  :: moelle, coeur
pith {n} /pɪθ/ (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees)  :: moelle
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)  :: succint,bref,sommaire
pitiable {adj} (that deserves, evokes or can be given pity)  :: pitoyable
pitiful {adj} /ˈpɪdəfl̩/ (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it; eliciting pity)  :: pitoyable {m} {f}
pittance {n} (small allowance of food and drink; a scanty meal)  :: pitance {f}
pitter {n} (Device)  :: dénoyauteur {m}
pituitary {adj} /pɪˈtjuːɪt(ə)ri/ (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}
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
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} (being of crucial importance; central, key)  :: central, crucial, déterminant, essentiel
pixel {n} (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} /ˈpit͡sə/ (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza {f}
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza)  :: pizzeria
pizzicato {adv} (musical instruction)  :: pizzicato
pizzle {n} (baton made from the penis of an ox, once used to beat men and animals)  :: nerf de bœuf {m}
placard {n} (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 {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} (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}
placenta {n} /pləˈsentə/ (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")  :: la 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} /plæd/ (material)  :: tissu écossais {m}
plain {adj} /pleɪ̯n/ (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} (In a plain manner)  :: simplement
plainly {adv} (Obviously; clearly)  :: clairement
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 {v} (to create a plan for)  :: projeter
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara du Plano Alto
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 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} /ˈplænət/ (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} /plænɪˈtɛːrɪəm/ (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: id=deciduous tree  ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore  ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet)  :: planète X {f}
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} (existing or designed according to a plan)  :: planifié
planned obsolescence {n} (policy)  :: obsolescence programmée {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
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} /ˈplazmɪd/ (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes)  :: plasmide
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}  :: plâtrer
plaster {v} (to cover up, as with plaster)  :: enduire
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster)  :: enduire
plasterer {n} (a person who plasters walls)  :: plâtrier {m}, plâtreur
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate)  :: plâtre {m}
plastic {adj} (Constructed of plastic)  :: plastique
plastic {n} /ˈplæstɪk/ (a stiff but usually slightly flexible synthetic material)  :: plastique {f}
plastic art {n} (a visual art)  :: art plastique {m}
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}
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}
plate {n} (a course at a meal)  :: plat {m}
plate {n} (a flat metallic object)  :: plaque {f}
plate {n} ((baseball) home plate) SEE: home plate  ::
plate {n} (contents of a plate)  :: assiette {f}
plate {n} ((dentistry) dental plate)  :: dentier {m}
plate {n} ((engineering, electricity) electrode)  :: plaque {f}
plate {n} ((geology) tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate  ::
plate {n} ((historical) plate armour)  :: armure de plates {f}
plate {n} /pleɪt/ (dish from which food is served or eaten)  :: [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} (vehicle license)  :: 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 expansion)  :: plateau {m}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals)  :: thrombocyte {m}, plaquette {f}
platform {n} (a raised stage from which speeches are made and on which performances are made)  :: scène {f}, podium {m}
platform {n} ((computing) a particular type of operating system or environment)  :: plateforme {f}
platform {n} ((travel) a 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} (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 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}  :: platykurtique {m} and {f}
platykurtosis {n} (having negative kurtosis)  :: platykurticité {f}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: ornithorynque {m}
platypussary {n} (platypusary) SEE: platypusary  ::
plausible deniability {n} (organization of a clandestine operation)  :: 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}
playback {n} (replaying of recorded sound or moving images)  :: reprise {f}
playboy {n} (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
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}
playful {adj} /ˈpleɪfəl/ (liking or prone to play)  :: folâtre {m}, enjoué {m}, joueur {m}
playground {n}  :: cour de récréation
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: terrain de jeu {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play)  :: cour de récréation {f}
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} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house  ::
playhouse {n} (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}
playlist {n} (record)  :: playlist {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} (space for children to play)  :: 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}
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} (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 {initialism} (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 the speaker is introduced to somebody)  :: enchanté [said by a man], enchantée [said by a woman], ravi de vous rencontrer
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} /ˈplɛʒɚ/ (a state of being pleased)  :: plaisir {m}
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 {n} /pləˈbiː.ən/ (one of the common people in ancient Rome)  :: plébéien {m}
plebiscite {n} /ˈplɛbɨsaɪt/ (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty)  :: plébiscite {m}
plebs {n} (The common people)  :: plèbe {f}
plebvision {n} (television (pejorative)) SEE: idiot box  ::
plectrum {n} ((music) small piece of plastic, metal, ivory, etc for plucking the strings)  :: plectre {m}, médiator {m}, pick {m} [Quebec], onglet {m} [Belgium]
pledge {n} (solemn promise)  :: gage {m}
pledge {v} /plɛdʒ/ (to make a solemn promise)  :: promettre
pledge {v} (to deposit something as a security; to pawn)  :: mettre en gage
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}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power)  :: plénipotentiaire
plenipotentiary {n} /plɛn.ɪ.poʊˈtɛn.ʃər.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}  :: ample
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number)  :: abondant, copieux
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}
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}
Plinian {adj} (of or pertaining to Pliny the Younger or Pliny the Elder)  :: plinien
plinth {n} /plɪnθ/ (base for column, pedestal or statue)  :: plinthe {m}
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}
plonker {n} /ˈplɒŋ.kə(ɹ)/ (fool)  :: imbécile {m}
plosion {n} (pronunciation of a consonant)  :: plosion {f}
plosive {n} (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 twist {n} (a change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot)  :: rédirection de parcelle de terrain
plough {n} /plaʊ/ (device pulled through the ground in order to break it upon into furrows for planting)  :: charrue {f}, araire {f} [swing-plough]
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
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} (The cutting edge of a plow, typically a metal blade.)  :: soc {m}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic)  :: truc {m}, stratégie {f}, tactique {f}
pluck {n}  :: (du) cœur, plumaison
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence)  :: persévérence {f}
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
plug {n} (hole filler)  :: bouchon {m}
plug {n} /plʌɡ/ (electric connecting device)  :: fiche {f}
plug {v} (to stop with a plug)  :: boucher, fermer, bourrer
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device)  :: brancher
plug-in {n} (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}, plombière {f}, tuyauteur {m}, tuyauteuse {f}
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
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)  :: potelé, rebondi, dodu {m}
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: pillage {m}
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 one's self)  :: plonger
plunger {n} (device for removing blockages by suction)  :: ventouse {f}
plunger {n} (one who plunges)  :: plongeur {m}
pluperfect {n} (tense)  :: plus-que-parfait {m}
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: plus-que-parfait {m}
plural {adj} /ˈplʊə.ɹəl/ (more than one)  :: pluriel
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 based on mutual respect for each other's cultures among various groups)  :: pluralisme {m}
pluralist {n} (advocate of pluralism)  :: pluraliste {m} {f}
pluralistic {adj} (characteristic of pluralism)  :: pluraliste
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/ (A textile fabric)  :: peluche {f}
plush toy {n} (child's toy filled with soft material)  :: 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} /pluːˈtɑːkrəsi/ (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} (Fifth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: pluviôse
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 {contraction} (short for please)  :: svp
p.m. {abbr} (after noon)  :: de l'après-midi (in the afternoon), du soir (in the evening), de la nuit (in the night)
PMSL {initialism} (pissing myself laughing)  :: ptdr
PMT {n} (premenstrual tension)  :: SPM {m}
pneumatic {adj} /nʊˈmæ.tɪk/ (of or relating to air or other gases)  :: pneumatique
pneumatic {adj}  :: pneumatique
pneumatics {n} (branch of mechanics)  :: pneumatique {f}
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs)  :: pneumoconiose
pneumology {n} /ˈnjuːmɑlədʒɪ/ (the study of the respiratory system and organs)  :: pneumologie {f}
pneumonia {n} /nʊmonjə/ (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
poach {v} /ˈpoʊtʃ/ (to cook in simmering water)  :: 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} (egg)  :: œuf poché {m}
poacher {n} /ˈpəʊ.tʃə(ɹ)/ (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} (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}
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)  :: replet
podiatrist {n} /pəˈdaɪətrɪst/ (specialist in foot care)  :: podologue {m}
podium {n} /ˈpəʊ.dɪi.ʌm/ (platform)  :: podium {m}
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} /ˈpəʊɪt/ (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
poetry {n} /ˈpʰoʊ̯.ətˌɹi]/ (class of literature)  :: poésie {f}
pogrom {n} /ˈpoʊɡɹəm/ (riot)  :: 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} /pɔɪ̯nt/ (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} (anything that points or is used for pointing)  :: aiguille {f}, baguette {f}
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable)  :: pointeur {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: mouse pointer  ::
pointer {n} (of a timepiece or measuring device)  :: aiguille {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} (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} /pɔɪz/ (Composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation)  :: assurance {f}, aisance {f}, sang-froid {m}, aplomb {m}
poised {adj} (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} (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 a pointed 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 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  ::
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
polaron {n} (polarized region of crystal lattice)  :: polaron {m}
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} /pʌˈlɛmɪk/ (argument or controversy)  :: polémique {f}
pole star {n}  :: étoile polaire
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)  :: perchiste {m} {f}
police {n} (member of the police force)  :: policier {m}, policière {f}
police {n} /pɵˈliːs/ (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}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: policière {f}
policy {n} (contract of insurance)  :: police {f}
policy {n} (number pool) SEE: number pool  ::
policy {n} /ˈpɑləsi/ (principle of conduct)  :: politique {f}
policy {n}  :: politique {f}
policy maker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: décideur {m}
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: décideur {m}
policymaking {n} (the formulation of policies)  :: décisions {f-p}
poliomyelitis {n} (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}
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae)  :: notation polonaise {f}
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 correctness {n} (being politically correct)  :: rectitude politique {f}
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politiquement correct
political party {n} (political organization)  :: parti politique
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} /ˈpɒl.ɪ.tɪks/ (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: politique {f}
politology {n} (branch of social science)  :: politologie {f}
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}
pollen {n} /ˈpɑlən/ (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} (food fish related to cod)  :: lieu {m}
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}
polo {n} /ˈpoʊloʊ/ (ball game)  :: polo {m}
polonium {n} /pəˈloʊniəm/ (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-
polyalkene {n} (polyolefin) SEE: polyolefin  ::
polyamory {n} /ˌpɒliˈæm(ə)ri/ (practices involving relationships with multiple partners)  :: polyamour
polyandrous {adj} (Of or pertaining to polyandry)  :: polyandre
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time)  :: polyandrie
polyarchic {adj} (of or pertaining to a polyarchy)  :: polyarchique
polyarchy {n} (government in which power is invested in multiple people)  :: polyarchie {f}
polychoron {n} /pɔlɨˈkoʊrɔn/ (four-dimensional polotype)  :: polychore {m}
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
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}
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} (having many angles)  :: polygonal
polygon mesh {n} (collection of vetrices, edges and faces)  :: maillage {m}, paillage polygonal {m}
polygraph {n} (device to discern if a subject is lying)  :: polygraphe {m}, détecteur de mensonges {m}
polygyny {n} /pəˈlɪdʒɪnɪ/ (plurality of wives at the same time)  :: polygynie {f}
polyhedron {n} /pɒliˈhiːdrən/ (geometry: solid figure)  :: polyèdre {m}
polyhedron {n} (polyscope) SEE: polyscope  ::
polymath {n} /ˈpɑliˌmæθ/ (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
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polymerization {n} /ˈpɒl.ɪ.mə(ɹ).aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən/ (process in which polymers are formed)  :: polymérisation {f}
polymerize {v} /ˈpɑləməˌraɪz/ (to convert a monomer to a polymer)  :: polymériser
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} /pɑliˈmɔɹfɪzəm/ (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)  :: polynie
polyp {n} (growth)  :: polype {m}
polypeptidic {adj} (pertaining to a polypeptide)  :: polypeptidique
polyphony {n} (musical texture consisting of several independent melodic voices)  :: polyphonie {f}
polypropylene {n} (resin)  :: polypropylène {m}
polyptoton {n} /ˌpɑl.əpˈtoʊ.tɑn/ (stylistic scheme)  :: polyptote {m}
polysaccharide {n} (complex carbohydrate)  :: polysaccharide {m}
polysemic {adj} (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings)  :: polysémique
polysemy {n} (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} /ˌpɑl.ɪ.sɪˈlæb.ɪk/ (having more than one syllable)  :: polysyllabique
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysynthétique
polytechnic {adj}  :: polytechnique
polytechnic {n}  :: polytechnique {m} {f}
polytheism {n} /pɒliˈθiˈĭzˈəm/ (belief in the existence of many gods)  :: polythéisme {m}
polytheist {n} (believer in polytheism)  :: polythéiste
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polytonic {adj} /ˌpɑliˈtɑnɪk/ (Using the Greek system of diacritics)  :: polytonique
polytope {n} (geometric shape)  :: polytope {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} /ˈpɑmᵻˌɡɹænᵻt/ (shrub/tree)  :: grenadier {m}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} /ˈpɑməloʊ/ (fruit)  :: pamplemousse
pommel {n}  :: pommeau
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus)  :: cheval d'arçons {m}
pomology {n}  :: pomologie
pompadour {n} /ˈpɑːmpədɔːr/ (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} /ˈpɑmpᵻs/ (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  ::
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} (small horse)  :: poney {m}
ponytail {n} /ˈpoʊniˌteɪl/ (hairstyle)  :: queue-de-cheval {f}
poo {n} (faecal matter)  :: caca {m}, popo {m}
poo {v} (childish: to defecate)  :: faire caca
pooch {n} (mongrel)  :: bâtard {m}
pooch {n} (slang: dog)  :: clébard {m}
poodle {n} /ˈpuː.dəl/ (any of various breeds of dog)  :: 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} (body of water)  :: piscine
pool {n}  :: piscine {f}
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poolish {n} (mixture)  :: poolish {m}, levain sur levure {m}, levain-levure {m}
poop {n} (excrement) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} /puːp/ (stern of a ship)  :: poupe
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} /pɔə/ (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)  :: pauvre comme Job {m} {f}
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} /pɒp/ (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
popcorn {n} /ˈpɑp.kɔɹn/ (popcorn)  :: popcorn {m}, maïs soufflé {m}, maïs éclaté {m} [Canadian French]
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}
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]
pop quiz {n} (test without notice)  :: interrogation surprise {f}
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
popularise {v} (to make popular)  :: populariser
popularity {n} /ˌpɒp.jəˈlæɹ.ɪ.ti/ (the quality or state of being popular)  :: popularité {f}
popular music {n} (genre that has a wide appeal amongst the general public)  :: musique populaire, pop musique {f}
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
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
population density {n} (average number of people per area)  :: densité de population {f}
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 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
porch {n} /poəɹtʃ/ (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} (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: pore {m}
pore {n} (by extension any small opening)  :: pore {m}
Pori {prop} (a city in Finland)  :: Pori
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} /ˈpɔːnˌɒkrəsi/  :: 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
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} /ˈpɔːrəs/ (full of tiny pores)  :: poreux
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) SEE: larboard  ::
port {n} /poəɹt/ (dock or harbour)  :: port {m}
port {n} (town or city with a dock or harbour)  :: port {m}
portable {adj} (able to be carried)  :: 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}
Port-au-Prince {prop} /ˌpɔrtoʊˈprɛ̃s/ (capital of Haiti)  :: Port-au-Prince {m}
portcullis {n} /pɔːtˈkʌlɪs/ (gate in the form of a grating)  :: herse {f}
Port Elizabeth {prop} (port of Eastern Cape)  :: Port Elizabeth {m}
portend {v} /pɔːˈtɛnd/ (to serve as a warning or omen)  :: annoncer, présager
porter {n} (a person who carries luggage and related objects)  :: porteur {m}
porter {n} (a strong, dark ale, originally favored by porters, similar to a stout but less strong)  :: porter {m}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout  ::
portfolio {n} (collection)  :: portefeuille {m}, portfolio {m} [art, fashion]
portfolio {n} (investments)  :: portefeuille {m}
portfolio {n} (post)  :: portefeuille {m}
portfolio {n} /pɔ˞t.foʊ.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} /ˈpɔːʃən/ (allocated amount)  :: part {f}, portion {f}
portly {adj} /ˈpɔːtli/ (euphemism for fat)  :: fort, corpulent
portmanteau {n} /ˌpɔrtmænˈtoʊ/ (case)  :: portemanteau {m}, valise {f}, malle {f}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: mot-valise {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
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.tʃə.ɡiːz/ (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: portugais {m}, portugaise {f}
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: Portugais {m}, Portugaise {f}
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  ::
pose {n} (position, arrangement (especially of the human body))  :: pose {f}
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose)  :: poser
pose {v} (constitute)  :: représenter, constituer
pose {v} /poʊz/ (set in place, arrange)  :: mettre, poser
Poseidon {prop} /pɵˈsaɪdən/ (the god of the sea)  :: Poséidon {m}
poseur {n} /poʊˈzʊər/ (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} (associated with the upper classes)  :: bourge
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive)  :: chic
posit {v} /ˈpɒzɪt/ (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} (mathematics: greater than zero)  :: strictement positif
positive {adj} /ˈpɒzɪtɪv/ (definitely laid down)  :: positif
positive {n} (photography: a positive image)  :: positif {m}
positively {adv} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvli/  :: positivement
positivism {n} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvˌɪzm/ (philosophical doctrine)  :: postivisme {m}
positivity {n} /ˌpɒzɪˈtɪvɪti/  :: positivité {f}
positon {n} (positron)  :: positon {m}
positron {n} /ˈpɑ.zɪ.trɑn/ (positron)  :: positron {m}, positon {m}
positron emission tomography {n} (a medical imaging technique)  :: tomographie par émission de positons {f}, TEP {f}
posology {n} (study of drug dosage)  :: 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
possessee {n} /pɒˈzɛsiː/ (verb complement)  :: possédé, complément
possessing {v} (present participle of possess)  :: possédant
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}
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 in the possessive case)  :: pronom possessif {m}
possessive suffix {n} (Suffix indicating possession)  :: suffixe possessif {m}
possessor {n} /pɒˈzɛsɔː/ (One who possesses)  :: possesseur {m}
possibilistic {adj}  :: possibiliste {m} {f}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: possibilité {f}
possible {adj} (capable of being done/achieved, feasible)  :: possible, faisable
possible {adj}  :: #French#possible
possible {adj} /ˈpɑsəbl̩/ (able but not certain to happen)  :: possible
possible {n}  :: possible {m}
possibly {adv}  :: peut-être
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}
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: courrier
post {n} /poʊst/ (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 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 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} (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)  :: affiche {f}
poster {n} (picture of celebrity etc., to be posted on 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 capialised "Post-it" as in trademark]
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism)  :: postmoderne {m} {f}
postmodernism {n} /pəʊstmɑdɚnɪzəm/ (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}
postoperative {adj} (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation)  :: postopératoire
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: ajourner, repousser, remettre à plus tard, 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} /pəʊstˈprændɪəl/ (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}
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} /ˈpɑs.tʃə.lət / (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} (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} (marijuana)  :: herbe {f}, beu {f}, beuh {f}, [Quebec] pot {m}, [Quebec] mari {f}, marie-jeanne {f}, [Réunion] zamal {m}
pot {n} /pɑt/ (vessel)  :: pot {m}, marmite {f}, chaudron {m}
pot {n} (vessel for storing food)  :: pot {m}
potable {adj} /ˈpoʊ.tə.bɫ/ (good for drinking)  :: potable
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: 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}
potato {n} /pəˈteɪtoʊ/ (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 masher {n} (utensil for mashing potatoes)  :: presse-purée {m}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes)  :: salade de pommes de terre {f}
potbellied {adj} (having a potbelly)  :: ventru {m}
pot calling the kettle black {phrase}  :: La pelle se moque du fourgon (The shovel mocks the poker)
pot calling the kettle black {phrase} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser)  :: la pelle se moque du fourgon (the shovel laughs at the poker); l'hôpital qui se moque de la charité (the hospital laughing at charity); la paille et la poutre (the mote and the beam)
potent {adj} /ˈpəʊtənt/ (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
pothole {n} (a hole in a road)  :: nid de poule
potion {n} /ˈpoʊ.ʃən/ (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical)  :: potion
potlatch {n} (ceremony amongst certain Native American peoples)  :: potlatch {m}
potlatch {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share)  :: auberge espagnole {f}, repas-partage {m}, buffet canadien {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} /pəʊ.pɜː(ɹ).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}
pottery {n}  :: poterie {f}
pottery {n} /ˈpɑːtɚɹi/ (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed)  :: poterie
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
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} /ˈpoʊltri/ (bird(s))  :: [collective] volaille {f}, volailles {f-p}
poultry {n}  :: volaille
pounce {v} (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} (to strike hard repeatedly)  :: pilonner
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake)  :: quatre-quarts
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sterling {n} /paʊnd ˈstɜː(ɹ).lɪŋ/ (currency of the UK)  :: livre sterling {m}
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} (dismiss an idea) 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} /paʊt/ (facial expression)  :: moue {f}
pout {v} (push out one’s lips)  :: bouder, faire la moue
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered)  :: bouder
poutinerie {n} (poutine shop)  :: poutinerie {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} /paʊ.də(ɹ)/ (fine particles)  :: poudre {m}
powder {n} (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 en poudre {m} [Quebec, colloquial]
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} (cardinality in set theory) SEE: cardinality  ::
power {n} (electricity supply)  :: électricité {f}, courant {m}
power {n} (mathematics: product of equal factors)  :: puissance {f}
power {n} /ˈpaʊ̯.ɚ/ (influence)  :: pouvoir {m}
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: puissance {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy)  :: puissance {f}
power behind the throne {n} (someone who has great covert influence)  :: éminence grise {f}
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} (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 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}
practicability {n} (being practicable)  :: praticabilité {f}
practicable {adj} /ˈpræktɪkəbl/  :: praticable
practical {adj} /ˈpræktɪkəl/ (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis)  :: pratique
practically {adv} (In practice, in effect)  :: pratiquement
practice {n} (an observance of religious duties)  :: pratique {f}
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behavior)  :: pratique {f}
practice {n} (repetition of an activity to improve skill)  :: pratique {f}
practice {v}  :: s'entrainer, practiquer, pratiquer
practice {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill)  :: 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
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
practise {v} /ˈpɹæktɪs/ (practice) SEE: practice  ::
practitioner {n} /prækˈtɪʃənər/ (person who practices a profession or art)  :: praticien {m}
praetor {n} /ˈpɹiːtɔː/ (Roman administrative official)  :: préteur {m}
Pragian {prop} (a subdivision of the Devonian period)  :: Praguien
pragmatic {adj} /præɡˈmætɪk/ (practical)  :: pragmatique
pragmatism {n} /ˈpɹaɡmətɪzəm/ (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities)  :: pragmatisme {m}
pragmatism {n}  :: pragmatisme {m}
Prague {prop} /prɑːɡ/ (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Prague {f}
Praguian {n} (someone from Prague)  :: Pragois {m}, Pragoise {f}, Praguois {m}, Praguoise {f} [less frequent]
Prairial {prop} (ninth month of French Republican Calendar)  :: prairial
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}  :: louange {f}
praise {n} /pɹeɪz/ (commendation; favorable representation in words)  :: louange {f}
praise {v} (to give praise to)  :: louer, féliciter, prôner
praiseworthy {adj} /ˈpɹeɪz.wɝ.ði/ (meriting praise)  :: louable
pram {n} /pɹæm/ (perambulator)  :: landau {m}
prance {v} /pɹæn(t)s/ (of a horse)  :: se cabrer
prance {v} (to strut)  :: parader
prandial {adj} /ˈprændɪəl/ (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}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praséodyme {m}
prasinous {adj} (Definition)  :: 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} /preɪ/ (to petition a higher being)  :: prier
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: prier
prayer {n} /pɹɛɚ/ (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: prière {f}
prayer {n}  :: prière {f}, prières {f-p}
prayer beads {n} (string of beads)  :: 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}
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
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  ::
preamble {n} /ˈpɹɪiˌæmbl̩/ (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute)  :: préambule {m}
prebend {n} (stipend paid to a canon)  :: prébende {f}
Precambrian {adj} (before the Phanerozoic)  :: précambrien {m}
precarious {adj} /prəˈkɛriəs/ (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 {n} (have higher rank than)  :: précéder
precede {n} /pɹəˈsiːd/ (go before, go in front of)  :: précéder
precedence {n} /ˈprɛsɪd(ə)ns/ (the state of preceding in importance or priority)  :: préséance {f}
precedent {adj} (earlier in time)  :: précédent
precedent {n} /pɹiˈsidn̩t/ (past act used as example)  :: précédent
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law)  :: jurisprudence
precept {n} (rule or principle governing personal conduct)  :: précepte
precession {n} (astronomical term)  :: précession {f}
precinct {n} (police district)  :: district, arrondissement de commune
precinct {n} /ˈprisɪŋkt/ (enclosed space)  :: enceinte
precinct {n} (voting district)  :: bureau, canton
precious {adj} /ˈprɛʃəs/ (of high value or worth)  :: précieux
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very (adverb)  ::
precious stone {n} (gem)  :: pierre précieuse {f}
precipice {n} /ˈpɹɛs.ə.pɪs/ (a very steep cliff)  :: précipice {m}
precipitate {v} /prɪˈsɪpɪteɪt/ (To come out of a liquid solution into solid form)  :: précipiter
precipitation {n} /prɪ.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} /prɪˈsaɪs]/ (exact)  :: précis
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner)  :: précisément
precision {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} /prəˈkəʊʃəs/ (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity)  :: précoce {m} {f}
precognition {n} (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future)  :: précognition
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} (forerunner, predecessor)  :: précurseur {m}
precursory {adj} (pertaining to events that will follow)  :: précurseur {m}
predation {n} (act of predating)  :: prédation
predator {n} /ˈpre.də.tər/ (any animal or other organism)  :: prédateur {m}
predator bug {n} (species)  :: reduve ', punaise assassin
predecease {n} (anterior death)  :: prédécès {m}
predecease {v} (to die sooner than)  :: prédécéder
predecessor {n} (model or type which precedes)  :: précédent {m}
predecessor {n} /ˈprɛd.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} /pɹɪˈdɪkəmənt/ (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.)  :: situation difficile {f}, situation délicate {f}
predicate {n} (logic)  :: prédicat {m}
predicate {n} /ˈpɹɛdɪkət/ (grammar)  :: prédicat {m}
predicate calculus {n} (a branch of logic)  :: calcul des prédicats {m}
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: attribut {m}
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}  :: 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}
predisposition {n} (the state of being predisposed)  :: prédisposition {f}
predominant {adj}  :: prédominant
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate)  :: liquide pré-éjaculatoire {m}
preemie {n} (Premature baby)  :: prématuré {m}
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
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} /prɛf.rə.bʊl/ (Better than some other option)  :: préférable
preferably {adv} (in preference)  :: de préférence
preferans {n} (a card game)  :: préférence {f}
preference {n} (card game) SEE: preferans  ::
preference {n} /ˈpɾɛf(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} (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}
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} /priˈhɛnsəl/ (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}
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
prelate {n} /ˈprɛlət/ (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
premenstrual syndrome {n} (malaise experienced before menstruation)  :: syndrome prémenstruel {m}
premier {adj} /pɹɛmɪə(ɹ)/ (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}
premiere {v}  :: première {f}
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
première danseuse {n} /pʁəmjɛʁ dɑ̃søz/ (lead female dancer) SEE: prima ballerina  ::
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}
prenuptial {adj} (occurring before marriage; antenuptial)  :: prénuptial
prenuptial agreement {n} (a document)  :: contrat de mariage {m}
prenyl {n} (isoprenyl) SEE: isoprenyl  ::
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted)  :: préoccupé {m}
prep {n} /pɹɛp/  :: prep
preparation {n} (act of preparing or getting ready)  :: préparation {f}
prepare {v} /pɹɪˈpɛɹ/ (to make ready for a specific future purpose)  :: préparer
prepare {v} (to make oneself ready)  :: se préparer
prepay {v} (to pay in advance)  :: prépayer
prepayment {n} (payment in advance)  :: prépaiement {m}
prepend {v} /prɪˈpɛnd/ (to attach (an expression, phrase, etc.) to another, as a prefix)  :: préfixer
preposition {n} /ˌprɛpəˈzɪʃən/ (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: préposition
prepositional {adj}  :: 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)  :: locution prépositionnelle {f}, locution prépositive {f}
preposterous {adj} (absurd, or contrary to common sense)  :: insensé, absurde, ridicule {m} {f}, aberrant
prepubescent {adj}  :: prépubère
prepuce {n} /ˈpriːpjuːs/ (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}
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}
presage {n} (A warning of a future event; an omen)  :: présage {m}
presage {v}  :: présager
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} (priest in various churches)  :: prêtre {m}
Presbyterian {adj} (relating to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbytérien {m}
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbytérien {m}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbytérianisme {m}
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
prescribe {v} /pɹəˈskɹaɪb/ (to order a drug or medical device)  :: prescrire
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual)  :: ordonner
prescription {adj} (available with prescription)  :: à prescription
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: ordonnance {f}
presence {n} /ˈprɛzəns/ (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} /ˈprɛzənt/ (pertaining to the current time)  :: présent
present {n} (current time)  :: présent {m}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense  ::
present {v} /prɪˈzɛnt/ (bring into the presence of)  :: présenter
presentable {adj} /pɹəˈzɛntəbəl/ (able to be presented)  :: présentable
presentation {n} /pɹɛzənˈteɪʃən/ (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 tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense  ::
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} /prɛˈzɜɹ.veɪ.ʃən/ (the act of preserving)  :: préservation {f}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: conservateur {m}
preserve {v} /pɹəˈzəɹv/ (to protect)  :: préserver
preside {v} (to act as a president or chairperson)  :: présider
presidency {n} /ˈpɹezɪdənsi/  :: 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} (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)  :: présidentiel
presidential {adj} /ˌprezɪˈdenʃ(ə)l/ (presiding)  :: présidentiel
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
Pressburg {prop} /ˈpɹɛsbɚɡ/ (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
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} /ˌprɛstəˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪʃən/ (sleight of hand)  :: prestidigitation {f}
prestidigitator {n} (who performs feats of prestidigitation)  :: prestidigitateur {m}, prestidigitatrice {f}
prestige {n} /prɛˈstiːʒ/ (dignity, status, or esteem)  :: prestige {m}
prestigious {adj} (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
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} (1. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold)  :: imposteur {m}
pretender {n} (2. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne)  :: prétendant {m}
pretension {n}  :: prétension
pretentious {adj} /pɹɪˈtɛnʃəs/ (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: prétentieux
preterite {n} /pɹɛtəɹət/  :: prétérit
preternatural {adj} /ˌpri.tɚˈnætʃ.əɹ.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
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence)  :: prédominer, prévaloir
prevail {v} (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 succeed in persuading or inducing)  :: persuader
prevalence {n} (quality of being prevalent)  :: 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} /pɹɪvaɹɪˈkeɪʃən/ (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
preventable {adj} (able to be or fit to be prevented)  :: évitable, parable
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}
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} (prior)  :: préalable
previously {adv} /ˈpɹiːviəsli/ (at an earlier time)  :: autrefois, auparavant, antérieurement
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} /ˈpraɪəm/ (king of Troy)  :: Priam
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} (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia)  :: figue de barbarie
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}
priest {n} /ˈpɹiːst/ (clergyman)  :: prêtre {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: prêtresse {f}
prig {n} /pɹɪɡ/ (a person showing exaggerated conformity)  :: bégueule {m} {f}
priggish {adj} (like a prig)  :: suffisant
prim {adj} (prudish)  :: collet monté, guindé
primacy {n} /ˈpɹaɪməsi/ (the state or condition of being prime or first)  :: primauté {f}
prima donna {n} (opera singer)  :: prima donna {f}
prima donna {n} (person who considers themself important)  :: prima donna {f}
primarily {adv} (of a primary or central nature)  :: principalement, essentiellement
primary {adj} /ˈpraɪməri/ (first in a group or series)  :: primaire {m} {f}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: prioritaire {m} {f}
primary {n} (primary election) SEE: primary election  ::
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} /ˈpraɪmeɪt/ (mammal)  :: primate {m}
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} (to apply a coat of primer paint to)  :: apprêter
prime {v} (to prepare a mechanism)  :: amorcer
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} (children's reading and spelling primer, used to teach the alphabet)  :: abécédaire {m}
primer {n} /ˈpɹɪ.mɚ/ (elementary textbook)  :: abc {m}, abécédaire {m}
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder)  :: amorce {f}
primer {n} (substance used to start a fire)  :: 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 forest {n} (large forest unaffected by humans)  :: forêt vierge {f}
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses)  :: primitif
primitive {n}  :: primitif
primitivism {n} (artistic mouvement)  :: primitivisme {m}
primitivism {n} (state of being primitive)  :: primitivité {f}
primogeniture {n} (the state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents)  :: primogéniture {f}, ainesse {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}
princess {n} /ˈpɹɪnsɛs/ (female member of royal family)  :: princesse {f}
princess {n}  :: princesse {f}
principal {adj} /ˈprɪnsɪbəl/ (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} /ˈprɪnsɪpəl/ (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} (visible impression)  :: 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} (pertaining to something written or published)  :: imprimé
printed press {n} (part of the press using printed media)  :: presse imprimée
printer {n} (machine used to print text or images)  :: imprimante {f}
printer {n} /ˈpɹɪntɚ/ (operator of a printing press)  :: imprimeur {m}
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}
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} /praɪz/ (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} (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  ::
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}
prison guard {n} (jailer) SEE: jailer  ::
pristine {adj} /pɹɪsˈtiːn/ (unspoiled)  :: virginal, antique
Priština {prop} (city)  :: Pristina {f}
privacy {n} /ˈpɹaɪ.və.si/ (state of being private)  :: intimité {f}, vie privée {f}
private {adj} (intended only for one's own use)  :: personnel {m}, personnelle {f}
private {adj} (not accessible by the public)  :: privé {m}, privée {f}
private {adj} /ˈpɹaɪvɪt/ (not done in the view of others)  :: privé {m}, privée {f}
private detective {n} (any agent hired by a private party for the purpose of investigation or evidence gathering)  :: détective privé {m}
privateer {n} /ˌpɹaɪvəˈtɪəɹ/ (An officer or crew of a privateer ship)  :: corsaire {m}
private investigator {n} (agent hired by a private party)  :: détective privé {m}
private parts {n} (intimate parts of the human body)  :: parties intimes {f-p}
private school {n} (fee charging school)  :: école privée {f}
private sector {n} (organizations not controlled by government)  :: secteur privé {m}
privation {n}  :: privation
privatization {n} (transfer from the government to private ownership)  :: privatisation {f}
privatize {v} (to release government control to private industry)  :: privatiser
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privet {n} /ˈprɪvɪt/ (Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum)  :: troène {m}
privilege {n} /ˈpɹɪvlɪdʒ/ (A peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor)  :: privilège {m}
privilege {v} (to grant some particular right or exemption to)  :: privilégier
privileged {adj} (having special privileges)  :: privilégié
privy {adj} /ˈpɹɪ.vi/ (private, exclusive)  :: privé, unique, exclusif
privy {adj} (with knowledge of; party to; let in on)  :: instruit, complice
prize {n} /pɹaɪz/ (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest)  :: prix {m}
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance)  :: prix {m}
prize {v} (to consider something highly valuable)  :: estimer
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pärnu
pro {n} (advantage of something)  :: les pours, les avantages
pro {n} (a professional sportsman)  :: pro {m}
pro {n} (someone who is very good at something)  :: pro {m}
pro- {prefix} (prefix)  :: pro-
proa {n} (sailing vessel)  :: prao {m}
proabortionist {n} (one who supports or defends the practice and/or legality of abortion)  :: partisan de l'avortement {m}, partisane de l'avortement {f}
proactive {adj} (acting in advance)  :: proactif
probabilistic {adj} (of or pertaining to probability)  :: probabiliste
probability {n} (relative likelihood of an event happening)  :: probabilité
probability {n} (state of being probable; likelihood)  :: probabilité
probability measure {n} (measure on probability space)  :: mesure de probabilité {f}
probability theory {n} (study of probability)  :: théorie des probabilités {f}
probable {adj} (likely to be true)  :: probable
probable {adj} (likely to happen)  :: probable
probable {adj}  :: probable
probably {adv} /ˈpɹɒbəbli/ (in all likelihood)  :: probablement, sans doute, sûrement
probation {n} /ˌproʊˈbeɪʃən/ (period of conditional employment or engagement)  :: période d'essai {f}
probation {n} (type of sentence)  :: liberté conditionnelle {f}
probe {n} /pɹoʊb/ (aeronautics: tube on aircraft)  :: perche {f}
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device)  :: sonde {f}, enquête {f}
probe {n} (spacecraft)  :: sonde {f}
probe-and-drogue {adj} (aerial refuelling method)  :: tuyau et panier
problem {n} /ˈpɹɒbləm/ (difficulty)  :: problème {m}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise)  :: problème {m}
problematic {adj} /ˌpɹɑblɛˈmætɪk/ (posing a problem)  :: problématique
problematic {adj}  :: problématique
problematic {adj} (unresolved)  :: irrésolu {m}
problematic {n} (problem in a particular field of study)  :: problématique {f}
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic  ::
prob'ly {adv} /ˈprɒ (eye dialect spelling of probably)  :: probab'ment
probly {adv} /ˈprɒ.bli/ (eye dialect spelling of probably)  :: probabment
proboscis {n} /proʊˈbɒsɪs/ (elongated tube)  :: trompe {f}, proboscide {f}
proboscis {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
procedure {n} (computing: subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task)  :: fonction {f}
procedure {n} /pɹəˈsidʒɚ/ (method for performing a task)  :: procédé {m}, procédure
procedure {n} (series of small tasks to accomplish an end)  :: procédure {f}
procedure {n} (set of established forms or methods of an organized body)  :: procédure {f}
proceed {v} (come forth as a source or origin)  :: procéder
proceed {v} (go on in an orderly or regulated manner)  :: procéder
proceedings {n} /pɹəˈsiːd.ɪŋz/ (published record)  :: compte-rendu {m}
proceeds {n} /ˈproʊsiːdz/ (profits) SEE: profits  ::
proceleusmatic {adj} (consisting of four short syllables)  :: procéleusmatique
process {n} /ˈpɹɒsɛs/ (series of events to produce a result)  :: procès {m}
process {n}  :: recette, processus {m}, procedé, proceder
process {n} ( successive physiological responses to keep or restore health)  :: processus
process {v} (to handle (an application, an industrial product))  :: traiter}, digérer [informal]
process {v} (To think an information over, and assimilate it)  :: digérer [informal]
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner)  :: procession {f}, cortège {m}
procession {n}  :: procession {f}
processor {n}  :: processeur {m}, microprocesseur {m}
processor {n} /ˈpɹɑˌsɛsə˞/ (microprocessor)  :: processeur {m}
pro-choice {adj} (supportive of abortion rights)  :: pro-choix
proclaim {v} (to announce or declare)  :: proclamer, déclarer
proclaim {v} (to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe)  :: proclamer
proclamation {n} (a statement which is proclaimed)  :: proclamation {f}
proclitic {n} (clitic which joins the following word)  :: proclitique {m}
proclivity {n} (A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection)  :: propension
procrastinate {v} /proʊˈkræstəneɪt/ (put off; to delay taking action)  :: procrastiner
procrastination {n} /pɹəʊ̆ˌkɹæstɪˈneɪʃə̆n/ (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: procrastination {f}
procreate {v} (to beget)  :: procréer
procreation {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind)  :: procréation {f}
proctology {n} (Branch of medicine)  :: proctologie {f}
proctor {n} (person who supervises students as they take an examination)  :: surveillant
procure {v} /pɹoʊˈkjʊɹ/ (To acquire or obtain an item or service)  :: acquérir, obtenir
procure {v}  :: procurer
procure {v} (To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else)  :: proxénétisme {m}
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining)  :: obtention {f}
procurement {n} /prəˈkjʊə.mənt/ (purchasing department of a company)  :: achats {m-p}
Procyon {prop} (Star)  :: Procyon
prod {v} (encourage)  :: encourager
prod {v} (poke)  :: pousser, tâter
prodigality {n} (lavish generosity.)  :: prodigalité {f}
prodigality {n} (wasteful extravagance.)  :: prodigalité {f}
prodigal son {n} (one who returns)  :: fils prodigue {m}
prodigious {adj} (amazing)  :: prodigieux
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing)  :: prodige, miracle, merveille
prodigy {n} (extremely talented person, especially a child)  :: enfant prodige {m} [of a child], génie, phénomène
prodigy {n} /ˈpɹɒdᵻdʒi/ (something from which omens are drawn)  :: présage, augure, auspices
produce {n} /ˈpɹoʊ.dus/ (offspring) SEE: offspring  ::
produce {v} /pɹəˈdus/ (to make or manufacture)  :: produire
producer {n} (in arts)  :: producteur {m}
producer {n} /pɹəˈduːsɚ/ (in economics)  :: producteur {m}
product {n} (amount created by a process)  :: produit {m}
product {n} (any tangible output)  :: produit {m}
product {n} (consequence of efforts)  :: produit {m}
product {n} (multiplication result)  :: produit {m}
product {n} /ˈpɹɑd.ʌkt/ (commodity for sale)  :: produit {m}
product {n} (result of chemical reaction)  :: produit {m}
production {n} /pɹəˈdʌkʃən/ (the act of producing)  :: production
production {n} (the act of being produced)  :: production
production {n} (the total amount produced)  :: production
productive {adj} (capable of producing something, especially in abundance; fertile)  :: productif {m}, productive {f}
productivity {n} (state of being productive)  :: productivité
productization {n} (act of modifying something to make it suitable as commercial product)  :: productisation {f}
product placement {n} (a form of advertising)  :: placement de produit {m}
profane {adj} (Not sacred or holy)  :: profane {m} {f}
profane {adj} /pɹəˈfeɪn/ (Unclean; impure; polluted; unholy)  :: impur {m}, profane {m} {f}, sale {m} {f}
profane {adj} (Treating sacred matters with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or undue familiarity)  :: sacrilège {m} {f}
profane {v} (To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt)  :: profaner
profanity {n} (obscene, lewd or abusive language)  :: insanité {f}, gros mot {m}
profanity {n} (quality of being profane)  :: impiété {f}
profer {v} /prəfɜː/ (utter; pronounce)  :: exprimer, prononcer
profession {n} (declaration of faith, belief or opinion)  :: profession {f}
profession {n} (occupation)  :: profession {f}
profession {n} /pɹəˈfɛʃən/ (promise or vow made on entering a religious order)  :: profession {f}
profession {n} (practitioners of a profession collectively)  :: profession {f}
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession)  :: professionnel
professional {n} (expert)  :: professionnel {m}, professionnelle {f}
professionally {adv} (in a professional manner)  :: professionnellement
professional wrestling {n} (Entertainment characterized by choreographed wrestling)  :: catch {m}
professor {n} /pɹəˈfɛsɚ/ (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university)  :: professeur {m}, professeure {f}, prof {m} {f}
professorial {adj} (in the capacity of a professor)  :: professoral
proffer {v} /ˈpɹɒf.ə(ɹ)/ (offer for acceptance)  :: offrir
proffer {v} (undertake)  :: entreprendre
proficiency {n} (ability or skill)  :: compétence
proficient {adj} /pɹoʊˈfɪʃ.ənt/ (skilled)  :: compétent
profile {n} (a summary or collection of information, especially about a person)  :: profil {m}
profile {n} /profaɪlə/ (the outermost shape, view, or edge of an object)  :: contour {m}
profile {n} (reputation)  :: réputation {f}
profile {n} (the shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side)  :: profil {m}
profit {n} /ˈprɒfət/ (benefit)  :: profit {m}, gain {m}, bénéfice {m}
profit {v}  :: profiter
profitable {adj} (producing profit)  :: profitable, fructueux
profit warning {n} (an announcement by a company that its profits are likely to be less than expected)  :: alerte sur résultats {f}
profound {adj} /prəˈfaʊnd/  :: profond
profoundly {adv} (deeply) SEE: deeply  ::
progenitor {n}  :: auteur {m}, patriarche {m}, précurseur {m}, ancètre {m}
progenitor {n} /pɹoʊˈdʒɛn.ɪ.tɚ/ (founder) SEE: founder  ::
progeny {n} /ˈpɹɑːdʒəni/ (offspring)  :: descendant {m}, progéniture {f}
progesterone {n} (the steroid hormone)  :: progestérone {m}
proglacial {adj} (situated in front of a glacier or ice sheet)  :: proglaciaire
prognathic {adj} (prognathous) SEE: prognathous  ::
prognathous {adj} (with jaws projecting forward)  :: prognathe
prognosis {n} /prɑːɡˈnoʊsɪs/ (forecast of the future course, or outcome, of a situation)  :: prognostic {m}
prognostic {adj} (of or pertaining to prognosis )  :: pronostique
prognosticate {v} (betoken)  :: présager
prognosticate {v} /prɒɡˈnɒstɪkeɪt/ (predict, foretell)  :: pronostiquer
prograde {adj} ((astronomy) describing motion in a forward direction)  :: prograde {m} {f}
prograde {adj} ((geology) describing a metamorphic change)  :: prograde {m} {f}
program {n} (leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity)  :: programme {m}, programmation {f}
program {n} (performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television)  :: émission {f}
program {n} /ˈpɹoʊɡɹæm/ (set of structured activities)  :: programme {m}
program {n} (software application)  :: programme {m}
program {v} (to enter a program or other instructions into a computer)  :: programmer
program {v} (to put together the schedule of an event)  :: programmer
programmable {adj} (capable of being programmed)  :: programmable {m} {f}
programmable logic controller {n} (programmable electronic device)  :: automate programmable industriel {m}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programmer {n} (a device that installs a software program into some other machine)  :: programmateur {m}
programmer {n} /ˈpɹoʊɡɹæmɚ/ (one who designs software)  :: programmeur {m}, programmeuse {f}
programming {n} (activity of writing a computer program)  :: programmation
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: langage de programmation {m}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization)  :: progrès {m}
progress {n} /ˈprɑɡrɛs/ (a moving forward)  :: progrès {m}, amélioration {f}
progress {v} /prəˈɡrɛs/  :: progresser
progress bar {n} (computing: a bar that indicates the progression of a task)  :: barre de progression {f}
progression {n} (moving from one thing to another)  :: progression {f}
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous  ::
progressive {adj} (gradually advancing in extent; increasing)  :: progressif
Progressive Conservative {adj} (pertaining to the Progressive Conservative Party)  :: progressiste-conservateur
Progressive Conservative Party {prop} (political party in Canada)  :: Parti progressiste-conservateur
progressively {adv} (in a progressive manner)  :: progressivement
progressivism {n} (political ideology)  :: progressisme {m}
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially)  :: interdire, prohiber
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something)  :: interdiction {f}
Prohibition {prop} (period)  :: Prohibition {f}
project {n} /ˈpɹɑd͡ʒɛkt/ (planned endeavor)  :: projet {m}
project {v} (cast (image/shadow))  :: projeter
projectile {n} /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/ (object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon)  :: projectile {m}
projecting {adj} (sticking out)  :: saillant
projection {n} /pɹəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (something which projects)  :: saillie {f}
projection {n}  :: projection {f}
project manager {n} (a professional in the field of project management)  :: chef de projet {m}
projector {n} (optical device)  :: projecteur {m}
prolative {n} (prolative case) SEE: prolative case  ::
prolepsis {n} (grammatical construction)  :: prolepse {f}
prolepsis {n} /pɹoʊˈlɛpsɪs/ (anticipation)  :: prolepse {f}
proleptical {adj}  :: proleptique {m} {f}
proletarian {adj} (relating to proletariat)  :: prolétaire, prolétarien
proletarian {n} (A member of the proletariat)  :: prolétaire {m} {f}, [disparaging] prolo {m} {f}
proletariat {n} /ˌproʊlɪˈtɛəriət/ (working class or lower class)  :: prolétariat {m}
pro-life {adj} (opposed to abortion)  :: pro-vie
proliferation {n} /pɹəˌlɪfəˈɹeɪʃən/ (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind)  :: prolifération {f}
prolific {adj} /ˌpɹəˈlɪf.ɪk/ (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance)  :: fécond {m}, prolifique {m} {f}
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: prolifique {m} {f}
proline {n} (nonessential amino acid; C5H9NO2)  :: proline {f}
prolix {adj} /pɹoʊˈlɪks/ (tediously lengthy)  :: prolixe {m} {f}, fastidieux, verbeux, phraseur, raseur [colloquial]
prolix {adj} (tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand)  :: pédant, cuistre, savantasse, abstrus, abscons
prolly {adv} /ˈprɒ.li/ (eye dialect spelling of probably)  :: sûr’ment, sur’ment
prolocutrix {n} (female prolocutor) SEE: spokeswoman  ::
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue  ::
prologue {n} (speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel)  :: prologue {m}
prolong {v} (to extend in space or length)  :: prolonger
prolonged {adj} (lengthy in duration; extended; protracted)  :: prolongé
prolonged abortion {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
prom {n} (a formal ball)  :: bal de finissants {m}
promenade {n} /pɹɑməˈneɪd/ (place to walk)  :: promenoir {m}
promenade {v} (to walk)  :: promener
Prometheus {prop} /pɹoʊˈmiθiəs/ (Greek mythological figure)  :: Prométhée {m}
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: prométhium {m}, prométhéum {m}
prominence {n} (bulge)  :: protubérance {f}
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others)  :: proéminent
prominent {adj} (projecting, protuberant)  :: protubérant, saillant
promiscuity {n} (state or quality of being promiscuous)  :: promiscuité {f}
promiscuousness {n} (promiscuity) SEE: promiscuity  ::
promise {n} /ˈpɹɑmɪs/ (vow)  :: vœu {m}, promesse {f}
promise {n} (transaction)  :: promesse {f}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: promettre
Promised Land {prop} (land promised by God)  :: Terre promise {f}, Terre Promise {f}
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion)  :: prometteur
promissory note {n} (document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money)  :: billet à ordre {m}
promo {n} /ˈpɹəʊməʊ/ (promotion)  :: promo
promontory {n} /ˈpɹɑməntɔri/ (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff)  :: promontoire {m}
promote {v} (advocate or urge on behalf of something)  :: faire la promotion de...
promote {v} (raise someone to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank)  :: promouvoir
promoter {n} (One who promotes)  :: promoteur
promotion {n} (advancement in position)  :: promotion {f}
promotion {n} (dissemination of information)  :: promotion {f}
promotional {adj} (of, or relating to a promotion)  :: publicitaire, promotionnel {m}
promotor {n} ( A material that accelerates the action of a catalyst)  :: promoteur
prompt {n} /pɹɒmpt/ (a computer prompt)  :: invite de commande {f}
prompt {v} (to lead someone toward what they should say or do)  :: inciter
prompter {n} (person in a theater)  :: souffleur {m}, souffleuse {f}
promptitude {n} (promptness) SEE: promptness  ::
promptness {n} /ˈprɒmptnəs/  :: rapidité, promptitude
promulgate {v} /ˈpɹɑ.məl.ɡeɪt/ (to make known public)  :: promulguer
promulgate {v} (to put into effect as a regulation)  :: promulguer
promulgation {n} (act of promulgating)  :: promulgation {f}
pronaos {n} /proʊˈneɪ.əs/ (the inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple)  :: pronaos {m}
prone {adj} (inclined, sloped)  :: enclin
prone {adj} (lying face downward; prostrate)  :: couché sur le ventre
prone {adj} (predisposed)  :: prédisposé, enclin
prong {n} /pɹɑŋ/ (thin, pointed, projecting part)  :: dent {f}
pronominal {adj} (of a pronoun)  :: pronominal
pronoun {n} (pronoun)  :: pronom {m}
pronounce {v} /pɹəˈnaʊns/ (to officially declare)  :: déclarer
pronounce {v}  :: (se) prononcer
pronounce {v} (to read aloud)  :: déclamer, lire
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: prononcer
pronounceable {adj} (able to be pronounced)  :: prononçable
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary  ::
pronto {adv} (quickly)  :: illico
pronunciation {n} /pɹəˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ (standard sound of a word)  :: prononciation {f}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced)  :: prononciation {f}
proof {n} (a proof sheet)  :: épreuve {f}
proof {n} (process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed)  :: preuve {f}
proof {n} /pɹuːf/ (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth)  :: preuve {f}
proof {n} (the degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief)  :: preuve {f}
prop {n} (item placed on a stage to create a scene)  :: accessoire {m}
prop {n} /pɹɒp/ (object placed against or under another, to support it)  :: cale {f}, support {m}, soutien {m}
prop {n} (rugby: player next to the hooker in a scrum)  :: pillier {m}
prop {v} (support)  :: caler
propaedeutic {adj} /ˌproʊpiːˈdjuːtɪk/ (providing preparatory or introductory teaching)  :: préparatoire
propaedeutic {n} (course or instruction providing preparatory or introductory teaching)  :: propédeutique {m} {f}
propaganda {n} /ˌpɹɑp.ə.ˈɡæn.də]/ (concerted set of messages)  :: propagande
propagandist {n} /pɹɒpəˈɡandɪst/ (Person who disseminates propaganda)  :: propagandiste {m} {f}
propagate {v} /ˈpɹɑpəˌɡeɪt/ (to have young or issue)  :: se propager
propagule {n} (a reproductive particle released by an organism that may germinate into another)  :: propagule {f}
propane {n} /ˈproʊpeɪn/ (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8)  :: propane {m}
propel {v} /pɹəˈpɛl/ (to cause to move in a certain direction)  :: propulser, catapulter
propel {v} (to make to arrive to a certain situation or result)  :: catapulter
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: hélice {f}
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil  ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic  ::
propensity {n} /pɹəˈpɛnsɪti/ (tendency)  :: propension, tendance
proper {adj} (belonging to oneself or itself, own)  :: propre
proper {adj}  :: convenable, exact, juste, propre
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners)  :: convenable, exact, juste, propre
proper {adj} /ˈpɹɑ.pɚ/ (fit, suitable)  :: approprié
properly {adv} (in a proper manner)  :: proprement, correctement, convenablement
proper noun {n} (The name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity)  :: nom propre
property {n} (an object used in a dramatic production)  :: accessoire {m}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: propriété {f}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: possession {f}, domaine {m}, propriété {f}
property {n} /ˈpɹɑpɚtiː]/ (something owned)  :: propriété {f}
property {n}  :: propriété {m}, possession, domaine
prophecy {n} /ˈpɹɑfəsi/ (prediction)  :: prophétie
prophesy {v} /ˈpɹɑfɪsaɪ/ (to predict)  :: prophétiser
prophesy {v} (to preach)  :: prophétiser
prophesy {v} (to speak as a prophet)  :: prophétiser
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: prophète {m}, prophétesse {f}, devin {m}
prophet {n} /ˈpɹɑfɪt/ (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: prophète {m}, prophétesse {f}
prophetess {n} /pɹɒfɪˈtɛs/ (female prophet)  :: prophétesse {f}
prophetic {adj} (of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet)  :: prophétique
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease)  :: prophylactique {m} {f}
prophylactically {adv} (preventively)  :: prophylactiquement
prophylaxis {n} (prevention of, or protective treatment for disease)  :: prophylaxie {f}
propinquity {n} /prəˈpɪŋkwɪti/ (proximity) SEE: proximity  ::
propiska {n} /prəˈpɪskə/ (system of mandatory registration in ex-USSR)  :: propiska {f}, enregistrement {m}
propitious {adj} (Advantageous)  :: avantageux
propitious {adj} (characteristic of a good omen: auspicious)  :: de bonne augure
propitious {adj} /proʊˈpɪʃəs/ (favorable; benevolent)  :: favorable, propice
propolis {n} /ˈpɹɒpəlɪs/ (glue-like substance)  :: propolis {f}
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy  ::
proponent {n} /pɹɘˈpɘʊnɘnt]/ (one who supports something)  :: partisan {m}, avocat {m}
proportion {n} (quantity that is part of the whole)  :: proportion {f}
proportional {adj} (at a constant ratio (to))  :: proportionnel
proportional analogy {n}  :: analogie proportionnelle {f}, analogie à quatre termes {f}
proportionally {adv} (in proportion)  :: proportionnellement
proposal {n} (that which is proposed)  :: proposition
propose {v} /pɹəˈpoʊz/ (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: proposer
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: demander en mariage
proposition {n} (an assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be a theorem)  :: proposition {f}
proposition {n} /pɹɑ.pə.zɪ.ʃən/ (idea or plan offered)  :: proposition {f}
propositional {adj} (related to proposition)  :: propositionnel {m}
propositional calculus {n} (propositional logic) SEE: propositional logic  ::
propraetor {n} /pɹəʊˈpɹiːtɔː/ (a magistrate of ancient Rome)  :: propréteur {m}
proprietor {n} /pɹəˈpɹaɪətɚ/ (owner)  :: propriétaire {m} {f}
proprietor {n}  :: propriétaire {m}
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals)  :: correction {f}
propriety {n} /pɹəˈpɹaɪəti/ (fitness; the quality of being appropriate)  :: décence {f}
propulsion {n} (force causing movement)  :: propulsion {f}
pro rata {adv} (in proportion to some factor)  :: en proportion, proportionnellement
prorogue {v} /pɹoʊˈɹoʊɡ/ (to suspend a parliamentary session)  :: proroger
prorogue {v} (to prolong or extend)  :: proroguer
pros and cons {n} (for and against)  :: pours et contres {p}, le pour et le contre
proscenium {n} /proʊˈsiː.ni.əm/ (proscenium arch) SEE: proscenium arch  ::
prosciutto {n} /prəˈʃuː.toʊ/ (dry-cured ham from Italy)  :: prosciutto {m}
proscribe {v} (banish or exclude)  :: bannir, exclure
proscribe {v} (denounce)  :: dénoncer, déconseiller
proscribe {v} /pɹəˈskɹaɪb/ (forbid or prohibit)  :: interdire
prose {n} /prˈəʊz/ (written language not intended as poetry)  :: prose {f}
prosecutor {n} /ˈprɑsəˌkjuːtər/ (a lawyer who decides whether to charge a person with a crime)  :: procureur {m}, procuratrice {f}
proselyte {n} /ˈpɹɒsɪlʌɪt/ (one who has converted to a religion)  :: prosélyte {m}
proselytism {n} (proselytizing or being a proselyte)  :: prosélytisme {m}
proselytize {v} /ˈprɑ.sə.lɪ.taɪz/ (to induce people to join a cause)  :: prosélytiser
prosody {n} (poetry: study of poetic meter etc)  :: prosodie {f}
prosody {n}  :: prosodie {f}
prosody {n} /ˈpɹɑsədi/ (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech)  :: prosodie {f}
proso millet {n} /ˈpɹoʊsoʊ ˈmɪlit/ (P. miliaceum)  :: millet commun {m}
prosopagnosia {n} /ˌpɹɑsoʊpæɡˈnoʊʒə/ (disorder of face perception)  :: prosopagnosie {f}
prospect {n} /prəˈspɛkt/ (potential things that may come to pass, usually favorable)  :: perspective {f}
prospect {v} (to search as for gold)  :: prospecter
prospective {adj} (likely or expected to happen or become)  :: prospectif
prospector {n} (person)  :: prospecteur {m}, prospectrice {f}
prosper {v} (to be successful)  :: prospérer
prosperity {n} /ˈpɹɒs.pɛ.ɹɪt.iː/ (prosperity)  :: prospérité {f}
prosperous {adj} (characterized by success)  :: prospère, florissant, réussissant
prosperous {adj} (favorable)  :: favorable
prosperous {adj} (well off; affluent)  :: prospère, riche
prostate {n} /ˈpɹɒs.teɪt/ (prostate gland)  :: prostate {f}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prostatic adenocarcinoma {n} (prostate cancer) SEE: prostate cancer  ::
prostatitis {n} (inflammation of the prostate)  :: prostatite {f}
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part)  :: prothèse {f}
prosthesis {n} (prothesis) SEE: prothesis  ::
prosthetic {adj} /ˌprɑsˈθɛtɪk/ (artificial)  :: prosthétique, artificiel {m}, artificielle {f}
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis  ::
prostitute {n} /ˈprɑːstətuːt/ (a person having sex for profit)  :: prostitué {m}, prostituée {f}, fille des rues {f}, fille de joie {f}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money)  :: se prostituer
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit)  :: prostitution {f}
prostokvasha {n} (soured milk)  :: lait fermenté {m}, lait aigre {m}
prostrate {v} /ˈpɹɑːstɹeɪt/ (to lie flat or facedown)  :: prosterner
prostyle {n} (building)  :: prostyle {m}
protactinium {n} /ˌpɹoʊ.tækˈtɪn.i.əm/ (chemical element)  :: protactinium {m}
protagonist {n} /pɹoʊˈtæ.ɡə.nɪst/ (main character)  :: protagoniste {m} {f}, héros {m}, héroïne {f}
protandrous {adj}  :: protandre
protean {adj} /ˈproʊ.tɪ.ən/ (exceedingly variable)  :: variable, changeant, instable, protéiforme
protect {v} /pɹəˈtɛkt/ (to keep safe)  :: protéger
protection {n} /pɹəˈtɛkʃən/ (process of keeping safe)  :: protection {f}
protectionism {n} (A policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product by imposing tariffs, quotas or other barriers on imports)  :: protectionnisme {m}
protection money {n} (money regular interval, extorted by criminals threatening to cause harm)  :: argent de racket {m}
protective {adj} /prɛtɛktɪv/ (serving, intended or wishing to protect)  :: protecteur
protector {n} (a mechanism which is designed to protect)  :: protecteur
protector {n} (someone who protects or guards)  :: protecteur {m}, guardien {m}
protectorate {n} (government by a protector)  :: protectorat {m}
protein {n} (biochemistry: a large, complex molecule composed of long chains of amino acids)  :: protéine {f}
protein {n} /ˈpɹoʊtiːn/ (one of three major classes of food)  :: protéine {f}
proteomic {adj} (Of or relating to proteomics )  :: protéomique
proteomics {n} (branch of molecular biology)  :: protéomique {f}
Proterozoic {prop} (eon 2,500-541 Ma)  :: protérozoïque {m}
protervity {n}  :: protervité {f}
protest {n} (collective gesture of disapproval: demonstration)  :: manifestation
protest {n} (formal objection)  :: protestation {f}
protest {v} /ˈproʊ.tɛst/ (to make a strong objection)  :: protester
Protestant {adj} (Protestant)  :: protestant
Protestant {n} /ˈpɹɑtɪstənt/ (someone who is a member of such a denomination)  :: protestant {m}, protestante {f}
Protestantism {n} /ˈpɹɑtɪstəntɪzəm/ (Protestant Christian denomination)  :: protestantisme {m}
protester {n} /pɹəˈtestəɹ/ (person who protests)  :: manifestant {m}, manifestante {f}
protégé {n} (person who is guided and supported)  :: protégé {m}, protégée {f}
prothrombin {n} (glycoprotein)  :: prothrombine {f}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms)  :: protiste {f}
protistological {adj} (relating to protistology)  :: protistologique {m} {f}
protistologist {n} (one who studies protists)  :: protistologue {m} {f}
protistology {n} ( scientific study of protists)  :: protistologie {f}
protium {n} (lightest isotope of hydrogen)  :: protium {m}
proto- {prefix} ((linguistics) ancestor of a family of languages)  :: proto-
proto- {prefix} /pɹoʊtoʊ/ (first)  :: proto-
protocol {n} (diplomatic document)  :: protocole {m}
protocol {n} /ˈpɹoʊtəˌkɑl/ (rule, guideline etc which guides diplomatic behaviour)  :: protocole {m}
Proto-Dravidian {prop} (Proto-Dravidian language)  :: proto-dravidien {m}
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: proto-germanique
protogynous {adj}  :: protogyne
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it)  :: indoeuropéen {m}
Proto-Indo-European {n} (person who spoke the Proto-Indo-European language)  :: Indo-européen {m}, Indoeuropéen {m}
Proto-Indo-European {prop} /ˈpɹoʊ̯toʊ̯ˌɪndoʊ̯ˌjɝəˈpiən/ (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: indo-européen commun {m}, indoeuropéen
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
proto-language {n} (common ancestor language)  :: langue reconstruite {f}, proto-langue {f}
protologism {n} /pɹəʊˈtɒləˌdʒɪzm/ (a newly coined word or phrase defined in the hope that it will become common)  :: protologisme {m}
proton {n} /ˈproʊ.tɑːn/ (positively charged nucleon)  :: proton {m}
protonic {adj} (pertaining to protons)  :: protonique {m} {f}
protophyte {n} ((biology) any of various primitive organisms)  :: protophyte {m}
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object)  :: protoplanète {f}
protoplasm {n} (entire contents of a cell)  :: protoplasme {m}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic)  :: proto-slave {m}
protostar {n} (protostar)  :: protoétoile
prototype {n} (an original object or form which is a basis for other objects)  :: prototype {m}
protozoal {adj} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan  ::
protozoan {adj} (pertaining to a protozoan)  :: protozoaire {m} {f}
protozoan {n} /ˌpɹoʊtəˈzoʊən/ (any of a diverse group of eukaryotes)  :: protozoaire {m}
protozoic {adj} (relating to the protozoa)  :: protozoïque {m} {f}
protozoological {adj} (pertaining to protozoology)  :: protozoologique {m} {f}, protistologique {m} {f}
protozoologist {n} (zoologist whose speciality is protozoology)  :: protozoologiste {m} {f}, protistologue {m} {f}
protozoology {n} (study of protists)  :: protistologie {f}
protozoology {n} (study of protozoa)  :: protozoologie {f}, protistologie {f}
protract {v} /pɹəˈtɹakt/ (To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.)  :: prolonger, tirer en longueur
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles)  :: rapporteur {m}
protrude {v} (to extend from)  :: dépasser
protrusion {n} (anything that protrudes)  :: protubérance {f}
protuberance {n} /pɹoʊˈtuːbəɹəns/ (Something that protrudes)  :: saillie {f}, protubérance {f}
proturan {n} (insect of Protura)  :: protoure {m}
proud {adj}  :: [1] fier
proud {adj} (having a too high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious)  :: orgueilleux
proud {adj} /pɹaʊd/ (gratified, feeling honoured, feeling satisfied)  :: fier
proudly {adv} (in a proud manner)  :: fièrement
prove {v} /pɹuːv/ (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for)  :: prouver
Provençal {prop} /ˌpɹɒvɑːnˈsɑːl/ (language spoken in Provence)  :: provençal
provenance {n}  :: provenance {f}
Provence {prop} (region in France)  :: Provence {f}
proverb {n} /ˈprɑːvɝːb/ (phrase expressing a basic truth)  :: proverbe {m}
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Proverbes
provide {v} /pɹəˈvaɪd/ (to give what is needed or desired)  :: fournir, procurer
provide {v} (to furnish with)  :: pourvoir
provided {conj} / / (only if)  :: pourvu que
providence {n} /ˈpɹɒvɪdəns/ (careful guardianship exercised by a deity)  :: providence {f}
Providence {prop} (Capital of Rhode Island)  :: Providence
provider {n} (provider)  :: fournisseur {m}
province {n} /ˈpɹɒvɪns/ (A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: province {f}, [state] état {m}
provincial {adj} /pɹɒvinʃəl̩/ (of or pertaining to a province)  :: provincial {m}
provision {n} (Money set aside for a future event)  :: provision {f}
provision {n} /pɹəˈvɪʒ.ən/ (An item of goods or supplies obtained for future use)  :: provision {f}
provision {v} (to supply with provisions)  :: [only in the financial meaning] provisionner
provisional {adj} (temporary)  :: provisoire {m} {f}, temporaire {m} {f}
provisionally {adv} (in a provisional way)  :: provisoirement
proviso {n} /prəˈvaɪzoʊ/ (conditional provision to an agreement)  :: provision {f} [à un accord], réserve {f}
provocation {n} (act of provoking)  :: provocation {f}
provocative {adj} /pɹəˈvɒkətɪv/ (tending to provoke strong negative feeling)  :: provocateur {m}, provocatrice {f}
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry)  :: provoquer
provost {n} /ˈpɹoʊvoʊst /  :: principal {m}
prow {n} /pɹaʊ/ (fore part of a vessel; bow)  :: proue {f}
prowess {n} (distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism)  :: prouesse {f}, héroïsme {m}, exploit {m}, fait d'armes {m}, haut fait {m}
prowess {n} /ˈpɹaʊəs/ (skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity)  :: habileté {f}, dextérité {f}, adresse {f}
prowl {v} /praʊl/ (To be on the lookout for some prey)  :: rôder
proxemics {n}  :: proxémie {f}
proxenetism {n} (negotiation of immoral bargains between the sexes)  :: proxénétisme
Proxima Centauri {prop} (a red dwarf star)  :: Proxima du Centaure, Proxima Centauri, Alpha Centauri C
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship)  :: proximité {f}
proxy {n} (authority to act for another, especially when written)  :: mandat {m}
proxy {n} /pɹɒ (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person)  :: mandataire {m}, mandatrice {f}
proxy {n} ((science) Measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another)  :: mesure indirecte {f}
proxy {n} ((software) An interface for a service)  :: proxy {m}
proxy server {n} (hardware server)  :: serveur proxy {m}
proxy war {n} (war where two powers use third parties)  :: guerre par procuration {f}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige  ::
prude {n} /pruːd/ (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper)  :: prude, bégueule {m} {f}
prudent {adj}  :: prudent
prudent {adj} /ˈpɹuːdənt/ (sagacious in adapting means to ends)  :: prudent
prudently {adv} (in a prudent manner)  :: prudemment
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: prude, pudibond
prune {n} (dried plum)  :: pruneau {m}
prune {n} /pɹuːn/ (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub)  :: élaguer, émonder
pruner {n} (person who prunes)  :: émondeur {m}
prurient {adj} /ˈpɹʊɹ.i.ənt/ (arousing sexual desire)  :: lubrique
Prussia {prop} (German province)  :: Prusse
Prussia {prop} /ˈpɹʌʃə/ (former baltic country)  :: Prusse
Prussian {n} /ˈpɹuː.ʃən/ (native or inhabitant of the geographical region of Prussia)  :: Prussien {m}, Prussienne {f}
pry {v} /praɪ/ (to look where one is not welcome; to be nosey)  :: s’immiscer
pry {v} (to look closely and curiously at)  :: scruter, fureter, fouiller
Przewalski's horse {n} (Equus ferus przewalskii)  :: cheval de Przewalski {m}
psalmist {n} (a composer of one of the Biblical Psalms)  :: psalmiste {m} {f}
psalmist {n} (a composer of psalms)  :: psalmiste {m} {f}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Psaumes
psalter {n} (The Book of Psalms)  :: psautier {m}
psalterium {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
psephology {n} (the predictive or statistical study of elections)  :: étude du comportement de l'électorat
pseudo {adj} (spurious) SEE: spurious  ::
pseudo {adj} /ˈsuːdoʊ/ (insincere) SEE: insincere  ::
pseudo- {prefix} /ˈsuːdoʊ/ (not genuine)  :: pseudo-
pseudo-anglicism {n} (word falsely believed to resemble English)  :: pseudo-anglicisme {m}
pseudobulb {n} (storage organ in orchids)  :: pseudobulbe {m}, pseudo-bulbe {m}
pseudocode {n} (description of a computer programming algorithm)  :: pseudo-code
pseudocrater {n} (volcanic landform)  :: pseudocratère {f}
pseudocyesis {n} (false pregnancy)  :: pseudocyesis {m}, grossesse nerveuse {f}
pseudoephedrine {n} /ˌsuːdoʊˈɛfɨdriːn]/ (sympathomimetic alkaloid)  :: pseudoéphédrine {m}
pseudofruit {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit  ::
pseudohermaphrodite {n} (individual with a genital malformation)  :: pseudo-hermaphrodite {m} {f}
pseudohermaphroditism {n} (having different internal and external sexual organs)  :: pseudo-hermaphrodisme {m}
pseudologue {n} (pathological liar)  :: pseudologue
pseudonym {n} /ˈsudoʊnɪm/ (fictious name)  :: nom de guerre {m}, pseudonyme {m}
pseudopod {n} /ˈsuːdə(ʊ)pɒd/ (temporary projection)  :: pseudopode {m}
pseudoscience {n} (purported science)  :: pseudo-science {f}
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience)  :: pseudo-scientifique
pshaw {interj} /ˈʃɑː/ (indicating disapproval, irritation, impatience or disbelief)  :: peuh !
psi {n} /psaɪ/ (Greek letter)  :: psi {m}
psoriasis {n} (facial skin disease)  :: psoriasis {m}
PSTN {n} (public switched telephone network)  :: RTC {m}
psyche {n} /ˈsaɪ.ki/ (the human soul, mind, or spirit)  :: psyché {f}, psychisme {m}
psychedelic {adj} /ˈsaɪ.kəˌdɛl.ɪk/ (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.)  :: psychédélique
psychiatric {adj} /ˌsaɪ.ki.ˈæt.ɹɪk/ (of, or relating to, psychiatry)  :: psychiatrique
psychiatrist {n} /ˌsaɪˈkaɪ.ə.tɹɪst/ (doctor specializing in psychiatry)  :: psychiatriste {m} {f}, psychiatre {m}
psychiatry {n} /saɪˈkaɪ.əˌtɹi/ (branch of medicine dealing with mental illness)  :: psychiatrie {f}
psychic {n} (a person who contacts the dead)  :: médium {m}
psycho {n} /ˈsaɪkoʊ/ (psychotic or otherwise insane person)  :: psychopathe
psycho- {prefix} (relating to the mind)  :: psycho-
psychoanalysis {n} (family of psychological theories)  :: psychanalyse {f}
psychoanalyst {n} (practitioner)  :: psychanalyste {m}
psychoanalyze {v} (practice psychoanalysis)  :: psychanalyser
psychodramatic {adj} (Pertaining to psychodrama)  :: psychodramatique {m} {f}
psychokinesis {n} /ˌsaɪkoʊkɪˈnisɪs/ (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power)  :: psychokinèse, psychokinésie, télékinésie
psycholinguistics {n} (study of comprehension and production of language)  :: psycholinguistique {f}
psychological {adj} /ˌsaɪkəˈlɑːdʒɪkl/ (of or pertaining to psychology)  :: psychologique
psychologically {adv} (in a psychological manner)  :: psychologiquement
psychological warfare {n} (The use of various techniques to demoralize or intimidate someone)  :: guerre psychologique {f}
psychologist {n} /ˌsaɪˈkɑl.ə.d͡ʒɪst/ (expert in the field of psychology)  :: psychologue
psychologize {v} (interpret or analyze in psychological terms)  :: psychologiser
psychology {n} /saɪˈkɑlədʒi/ (study of the human mind)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior)  :: psychologie {f}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability)  :: psychométrie
psychopath {n} (person diagnosed with antisocial or dissocial personality disorder)  :: psychopathe {m} {f}
psychopath {n} /ˈsaɪkoʊˌpæθ/ (person with a personality disorder)  :: psychopathe {m} {f}
psychopathic {adj} /ˈsaɪkoʊˌpæθɪk/ (relating to a psychopath)  :: psychopathique
psychopathology {n} (study of mental illness)  :: psychopathologie {f}
psychopathy {n} /saɪˈkɑpəθi/ (personality disorder)  :: psychopathie {f}
psychophysical {adj} (of or pertaining to psychophysics)  :: psychophysique {m} {f}
psychophysics {n} (a branch of psychology)  :: psychophysique {f}
psychophysiological {adj} (pertaining to psychophysiology)  :: psychophysiologique
psychophysiology {n} (branch of physiology)  :: psychophysiologie {f}
psychopolitics {n} (interaction between psychology and politics)  :: psychopolitique
psychosis {n} /ˈsɑɪˌkosəs/ (mental disorder)  :: psychose {f}
psychosocial {adj} (having both psychological and social aspects)  :: psychosocial
psychosomatic {adj} /ˌsaɪkoʊsəˈmædɪk/ (of physical effects with mental causes)  :: psychosomatique {m} {f}
psychotherapy {n} (treatment of those with mental illness)  :: psychothérapie {f}
psychotic {adj} /ˌsɑɪˈkɒtɪk/ (of, related to, or suffering from psychosis)  :: psychotique
psychotic {n} (a person affected by psychosis)  :: psychotique {m} {f}
psychrometer {n} (instrument which measures atmospheric humidity)  :: psychromètre {m}
pâté {n} /ˈpæteɪ/ (finely-ground paste of meat, game fish or vegetables)  :: pâté {m}
ptarmigan {n} /ˈtɑːmɪɡən/ (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: ptarmigan {m}, lagopède {m}
pterodactyl {n} /ˌtɛɹəˈdæktl̩/ (extinct flying reptile)  :: ptérodactyle {m}
pterosaur {n} /ˈtɛɹəˌsɔɹ/ (extinct flying reptile)  :: ptérosaure {m}
pterygote {n} (insect of the other Pterygota)  :: ptérygote {m}
PTO {initialism} (Please turn over)  :: TSVP
PTO {initialism} (United States Patent and Trademark Office)  :: Office américain des brevets et marques {m}
Ptolemaic {adj} (of, or pertaining to, Claudius Ptolemy)  :: ptolémaïque {m} {f}
Ptolemaic {adj} (of, or pertaining to, the Ptolemies)  :: ptolémaïque {m} {f}
Ptolemy {prop} /ˈtɑləmi/ (name of Greek origin)  :: Ptolémée {m}
pub {n} /pʌb/ (public house)  :: pub {m}, bar {m}, estaminet {m}
pube {n} /pjuːb/ (a single pubic hair)  :: poil {m}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: puberté {f}
pubescent {adj} (arriving at puberty)  :: pubère
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: poils pubiens {m-p}
pubic hair {n} (singular)  :: poil pubien {m}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse  ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone)  :: pubis {m}
public {adj} /ˈpʌblɪk/ (pertaining to people as a whole)  :: public
public {adj} (provided (by the government) for the community)  :: public
public {n} (people in general)  :: public {m}
publication {n} (an issue of printed or other matter)  :: publication {f}
publication {n} /ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of publishing)  :: publication {f}
public domain {n} (realm of intellectual property)  :: domaine public {m}
public finance {n} (field of economics)  :: finances publiques {f}
public holiday {n} (national or regional holiday from work on a specific day)  :: fête légale {f}, jour férié {m}, fête {f}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
public housing {n} (accommodation subsidised by the government for disadvantaged groups)  :: logement social {m}
publicist {n} (a journalist who focusses on politics)  :: publiciste {m} {f}
publicist {n} (person whose job is to publicize)  :: agent de publicité {m}, agent publicitaire {m}, publicitaire {m} {f}
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something)  :: publicité {f}
public key {n} (the public one of the two keys used in asymmetric cryptography)  :: clé publique {f}
public key cryptography {n} (subfield of cryptography)  :: cryptographie à clé publique {f}
public law {n} (law)  :: droit public {m}
public life {n} (aspects of social life which are public)  :: vie publique {f}
Public Limited Liability Company {n} (publicly traded company)  :: Société publique avec responsabilité limitée {f}
publicly {adv} /ˈpʌblɪkli/ (in an open and public manner)  :: publiquement
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public)  :: opinion publique {f}
public relations {n} (profession)  :: relations publiques {f-p}, PR, RP
public sector {n} (industries provided by the government)  :: secteur public {m}
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public servant {n} (convict) SEE: convict  ::
public speaking {n} (art of public speaking) SEE: oratory  ::
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
public transport {n} (form of transport)  :: transport en commun {m}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
publish {v} /ˈpʌblɪʃ/ (to issue a medium (e.g. publication))  :: publier
publish {v} (to issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution)  :: publier
publisher {n} /ˈpʌblɪʃɚ/ (One who publishes, especially books)  :: éditeur {m}, maison d'édition {f}
publishing house {n} (company that produces books)  :: maison d'édition {f}
pucelle {n} /pʊˈsɛl/ (virgin)  :: pucelle {f}
Pucikwar {prop} (A-Pucikwar) SEE: A-Pucikwar  ::
puck {n} /pʌk/ (disk used in hockey)  :: palet {m}, galet {m}, rondelle {f}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
pudding {n} (boiled or steamed cake or dessert)  :: pudding {m}
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent)  :: pudding {m}
pudding {n} /ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/ (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: boudin {m}
puddle {n}  :: flaque d'eau {f}
puddle {n} /ˈpʌdəl/ (a small pool of water)  :: flaque {f}, gouille {f} [Switzerland, Bugey, Savoie]
pudenda {n} /pjʊˈdɛndə/ (genitalia) SEE: genitalia  ::
pudor {n} /ˈpjuːdɔː/ (appropriate sense of modesty or shame)  :: pudeur
Puducherry {prop} (Puducherry, India)  :: Pondichéry
puericulture {n} (rearing of young children)  :: puériculture {f}
puerile {adj} /ˈpjʊrɪl/  :: puéril
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico)  :: portoricain
Puerto Rican {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).təˌɹiː.kən/ (person from Puerto Rico)  :: Portoricain {m}, Portoricaine {f}
Puerto Rico {prop} /ˌpɔɹtəˈɹikoʊ/ (Caribbean Commonwealth)  :: Porto Rico {m}, Puerto Rico {m}
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof  ::
puff {n} (small quantity of gas or smoke in the air)  :: bouffée {f}
puff {v} (pant) SEE: pant  ::
puffadder {n} (Britis arietans)  :: vipère heurtante
puffball {n} (fungi)  :: vesse-de-loup {f}
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
puffin {n} /ˈpʌfɪn/ (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: macareux {m}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry)  :: pâte feuilletée {f}
puff up {v} (to inflate with air)  :: gonfler
puff up {v} (to swell due to injury)  :: enfler
puffy {adj} (exaggeratedly eloquent speaking or writing)  :: boursouflé
puffy {adj} (inflated)  :: rebondi, enflé, bouffi
pug {n} /pʌɡ/ (small dog)  :: carlin {m}
pugilistic {adj}  :: pugilistique {f} {m}
pugnacious {adj} (aggressive, belligerent)  :: pugnace
pug nose {n} (a short nose)  :: nez retroussé {m}
pug-nosed {adj} (having a pug nose)  :: au nez retroussé
puissant {adj} /ˈpjuəsənt/ (powerful, mighty)  :: puissant
puke {n} /pjuːk/ (vomit)  :: vomi
puke {v} (to vomit)  :: vomir, gerber, dégueuler, dégobiller, caller l'orignal [Quebec]
puku {n} /ˈpuːkuː/ (Antelope)  :: puku {m}
Pula {prop} (city)  :: Pula
pulchritude {n} /ˈpʰʌɫkɹəˌtuːd]/ (pulchritude)  :: vénusté {f}
pulchritudinous {adj} /ˌpʌlkɹɪˈtjuːdɪnəs/ (having great physical beauty)  :: somptueux {m}
Pulitzer Prize {n} /ˈpʊlɪtsər ˈpraɪz/ (the award)  :: prix Pulitzer {m}
pull {n} (influence as means of gaining advantage)  :: influence {f}
pull {v} (intransitive: apply force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force)  :: tirer
pull {v} /pl̩/ (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: tirer
pull {v} (remove (something) from circulation)  :: retirer
pull {v} (succeed in finding a person with whom to have sex)  :: tirer un coup
pull an all-nighter {v} (work throughout the night)  :: passer une nuit blanche
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble  ::
pull down {v} (demolish)  :: démolir, abattre
pull down {v} (make lower)  :: rabattre, ramener
pullet {n} /ˈpʊlɪt/ (young hen)  :: poulette {f}
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pulley {n} (one of simple machines)  :: poulie {f}
pull-focus {n} /pʊl ˈfəʊkəs/ (filming technique whereby the focal point is drawn towards the viewer; also a shot (as part of an edit) in which such a technique is used)  :: rattrapage de point {m}
pull off {v} (To achieve; to succeed at something difficult)  :: s'en sortir, s'en tirer
pull off {v} (To remove by pulling)  :: sortir, retirer
pull oneself together {v} (to become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused)  :: se ressaisir
pull out {v} (to maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane)  :: s'engager, déboucher
pull out {v} (to remove something from a container)  :: sortir
pull out {v} (to use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control)  :: se retirer
pull out {v} (to withdraw)  :: se retirer
pull out all the stops {v} (reserve nothing)  :: with respect to a meal: