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