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Qadarite {n} (member of the Qadariyya)  :: cadarien {m}
qadi {n} /ˈkɑːdi/ (judge in Islam)  :: cadi
Qatar {prop} /ˈkæˌtɑɹ/ (a country in the Middle East)  :: Qatar {m}, Katar {m}
Qatari {n} /ˌkəˈtɑːɹ.i/ (Person from Qatar or of Qatari descent)  :: Qatarien, Qatari {m}, Qatariote {m} {f}
Qatari {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Qatar or the Qatari people)  :: qatarien, qatari {m}, qatariote {m} {f}
QED {interj} (quod erat demonstrandum)  :: CQFD [ce qu'il fallait démontrer]
Q fever {n} (pathology)  :: fièvre Q
qi {n} (chi) SEE: chi  ::
qilin {n} (mythical creature)  :: qilin {m}
qipao {n} (a traditional dress worn by Chinese women)  :: qipao {f}, robe chinoise {f}
qishlaq {n} (a rural settlement of nomadic people)  :: kichlak {m}
QPF {initialism} (Quebec police force)  :: SQ
QPP {initialism} (law enforcement)  :: SQ
QR code {n} (2-D barcode)  :: code QR {m}
Q-tip {n} (type of cotton swab) SEE: cotton swab  ::
qua {prep} /kwɑː/ (in the capacity of)  :: en tant que
quack {n} /kwæk/ (sound made by a duck)  :: coin-coin
quack {v} (to make a noise like a duck)  :: cancaner
quack {n} (fraudulent or incompetent doctor of medicine)  :: charlatan {m}
quack {n} (charlatan)  :: charlatan {m}
quack {n} (doctor)  :: toubib {m}
quackery {n} (the practice of fraudulent medicine)  :: charlatanisme {m}
quackgrass {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass  ::
quacksalver {n} /ˈkwæksælvə/ (one falsely claiming to possess medical or other skills)  :: charlatan, marchand d'orviétan, médicastre
quad {adj} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quad {adj} (quadruplet) SEE: quadruplet  ::
quad {n} (quad bike) SEE: quad bike  ::
quad bike {n} (small off-road four-wheeled powered vehicle)  :: quad
quadcopter {n} (aircraft)  :: quadrirotor {m}
quadlet {n} (A word consisting of four bytes.)  :: quartet
quadragenarian {n} (one who is quadragenarian)  :: quadragénaire {m} {f}
quadrangle {n} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quadrangular {adj} (in the shape of a quadrangle)  :: quadrangulaire
quadrant {n} /ˈkwɑd.ɹənt/ (section)  :: quadrant {m}
quadrant {n} (region of the Cartesian plane)  :: quadrant {m}
quadrant {n} (fourth of a circle)  :: quadrant {m}
quadrant {n} (measuring device)  :: quadrant {m}
quadratic {adj} (of a class of polynomial of the form y )  :: quadratique {m} {f}
quadratic equation {n} (second-degree equation)  :: équation du second degré {f}
quadratic mean {n} (type of average) SEE: root mean square  ::
quadrature {n} (mathematics)  :: quadrature {f}
quadrature {n} (astronomy)  :: quadrature {f}
quadrature amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information)  :: modulation d'amplitude en quadrature {f}
quadric {n} (surface whose shape is defined in terms of a quadratic equation)  :: quadrique {f}
quadriceps {n} (a muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.)  :: quadriceps {m}
quadriceps femoris {n} (muscle)  :: quadriceps fémoral {m}
quadriga {n} /kwɑˈdɹi.ɡə/ (Roman racing chariot and team of four horses)  :: quadrige {m}
quadrilateral {n} /ˌkwɒd.ɹəˈlæt.əɹ.əl/ (polygon having four sides)  :: quadrilatère, quadrangle {m}
quadrilateral {adj} (having four sides)  :: quadrilatéral
quadrilingual {adj} (able to speak four languages)  :: quadrilingue
quadrille {n} (dance)  :: quadrille {f}
quadrillion {num} /kwɒˈdɹɪɫjən/ (a thousand trillion, 1015)  :: billiard {m}, million de milliards {m}
quadrillion {num} (a million trillion, 1024)  :: quadrillion {m}
quadrillion {n} (any very large number)  :: milliard {m}, milliards {m-p}, million {m}, millions {m-p}
quadriplegia {n} (paralysis of all four limbs)  :: quadriplégie {f}, tétraplégie {f}
quadripolar {adj} (having four poles)  :: quadripolaire
quadripole {n} (electrical circuit with two pairs of external terminals)  :: quadripôle {m}
quadrireme {n} (galley with four banks of oars)  :: quadrirème {f}
quadrisyllabic {adj} (having four syllables)  :: quadrisyllabique
quadrocopter {n} (quadcopter) SEE: quadcopter  ::
quadrotor {n} (quadcopter) SEE: quadcopter  ::
quadruped {n} /ˈkwɒdɹupɛd/ (a four-footed or four-legged animal)  :: quadrupède {m}, tétrapode {m}
quadrupedy {n}  :: quadrupédie {f}
quadruplane {n} (An airplane with four superposed main supporting surfaces)  :: quadriplan {m}
quadruplet {n} (infant born as one of four)  :: quadruplé
quadruplet {n} (sequence of four elements)  :: quadruplet
quadrupolar {adj} (pertaining to a quadrupole)  :: quadrupolaire {m} {f}
quads {n} (quadriceps) SEE: quadriceps  ::
quaestor {n} /ˈkwiːstə/ (Ancient Roman official)  :: questeur {m}
quaff {v} /kwɑf/  :: boire cul sec
quaffle {n} (ball used in Quidditch)  :: souafle {m}
quagmire {n} /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪə(ɹ)/ (swampy ground)  :: bourbier {m}, marais {m}, marécage {m}
quagmire {n} (perilous, mixed up and troubled situation)  :: bourbier {m}
quagmire {n}  :: marais {m}, marécage {m}
quail {n} /ˈkweɪl/ (any of several small game birds)  :: caille {f}, caille des blés {f}
quaint {adj} /kweɪnt/ (old-fashioned charm)  :: pittoresque, vieillot
quaint {adj} (interestingly strange)  :: remarquable
quaint {adj} (incongruous, inappropriate or illogical)  :: illogique, incovenant, incohérant
quaint {adj} (cleverness or ingenuity)  :: intelligence {f}, finesse {f}
quaint {adj} (fastidious)  :: exigeant, délicat
quake {n} (earthquake) SEE: earthquake  ::
Quaker {n} (believer of the Quaker faith)  :: quaker {m}
qualification {n} /kwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/ (ability or attribute)  :: qualification {f}
qualification {n} (process of deciding the running order)  :: qualification {f}
qualified {adj} (meeting requirements)  :: qualifié
qualified majority {n} (majority that reaches a preset threshold level)  :: majorité qualifiée {f}
qualify {v} /ˈkwɑl.ɪ.faɪ/ (to describe or characterize something by listing its qualities)  :: caractériser, qualifier, définir
qualify {v} (to make someone, or to become competent or eligible for some position or task)  :: qualifier
qualify {v} (to certify or license someone for something)  :: qualifier
qualify {v} (to compete successfully in some stage of a competition and become eligible for the next stage)  :: se qualifier
qualitative {adj} /ˈkwɑl.ɪˌteɪ.tɪv/ (of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity)  :: qualitatif
qualitatively {adv} (in a qualitative manner)  :: qualitativement
quality {n} /ˈkwɑləti/ (level of excellence)  :: qualité {f}
quality {n} (differentiating property or attribute)  :: qualité {f}
quality {adj} (being of good worth)  :: de qualité
quality of life {n} (general well-being of individuals and societies)  :: qualité de vie {f}
qualm {n} /kwɑm/ (prick of the conscience, moral scrupule)  :: scrupule {m}
quandary {n} /ˈkwɑːn.dəɹɪ/ (a state of not knowing what to decide)  :: embarras {m}, perplexité {f}, incertitude {f}
quandary {n} (a dilemma)  :: dilemme {m}
quango {n} /kwæŋ.ɡəʊ/ (organization that, although financed by a government, acts independently of it)  :: autorité administrative indépendante {f}
quantifiable {adj} (capable of being quantified)  :: quantifiable
quantifier {n} (A word, such as all or many, that expresses a quantity)  :: quantificateur {m}
quantifier {n} (A logical operator)  :: quantificateur {m}
quantify {v} /ˈkwɑːn.tə.faɪ/ (to assign a quantity to)  :: quantifier
quantitative metathesis {n}  :: métathèse de quantité {f}
quantity {n} /ˈkwɑntɨti/ (fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement)  :: quantité {f}
quantity {n} (indefinite amount of something)  :: quantité {f}
quantization {n} (process of approximating a continuous signal)  :: quantification {f}
quantization {n} (in physics)  :: quantification {f}
quantization {n}  :: quantisation
quantum {n} /ˈkwɑːnəm/ (quantity)  :: quantité {f}
quantum {n} (indivisible unit of a given quantity)  :: quantum {m}
quantum {adj} (involving quanta)  :: quantique
quantum chromodynamics {n} (quantum field theory)  :: chromodynamique quantique {f}
quantum computer {n} (computer that relies on quantum mechanical phenomena for speed)  :: calculateur quantique {m}
quantum dot {n} (fluorescent nanoparticle)  :: point quantique
quantum entanglement {n} (quantum mechanical phenomenon)  :: intrication quantique {f}, enchevêtrement quantique {m}
quantum leap {n} /ˈkwɒntəm liːp/ (electron's state of change)  :: saut quantique {m}
quantum logic {n} (a form of non-classical logic)  :: logique quantique {f}
quantum mechanics {n} (branch of physics)  :: mécanique quantique {f}
quantum teleportation {n} (instantaneous transference of a quantum state)  :: téléportation quantique {f}
quantum theory {n} (quantum mechanics) SEE: quantum mechanics  ::
quantum theory {n} (theory)  :: théorie des quanta {f}
Quaoar {prop} /ˈkwɑːwɑɹ/  :: Quaoar
quarantine {n} /ˈkwɑɹ.ən.tin/ (sanitary measure isolating infected people)  :: quarantaine {f}
quarantine {n} (any rigorous measure of isolation)  :: quarantaine {f}
quarantine {n}  :: quarantaine {f}
quarantine {v} (to retain in obligatory isolation or separation as a sanitary prevention)  :: mettre en quarantaine
quarantine flag {n} (yellow flag)  :: drapeau jaune {m}
quark {n} /kwɔɹk/ ((physics) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle which forms matter)  :: quark {m}
quark {n} (soft creamy cheese)  :: fromage blanc {m}, caillé {m}, faisselle {f}, [Belgium] maquée
quarkonium {n} (meson)  :: quarkonium {m}
quarrel {n} /ˈkwɑɹəl/ (verbal dispute or heated argument)  :: querelle {f}, dispute {f}
quarrel {v} (to contend, argue strongly, squabble)  :: se disputer, se quereller
quarrel {n} (square-headed arrow for a crossbow)  :: carreau {m}
quarrelsome {adj} (given to quarreling)  :: querelleux {m}, querelleur {m}
quarry {n} /ˈkwɒɹi/ (site for mining stone)  :: carrière {f}
quarry {n} (animal which is hunted)  :: proie {f}
quart {n} /kwɔːt/ (a unit of liquid capacity)  :: pinte {f}
quarter {n} /ˈkwɔːtə/ (one of four equal parts)  :: quart {m}, quartier
quarter {n} (coin worth 25 cents)  :: pièce de vingt-cinq cents {f} , quarter {m}
quarter {n} (period of three months)  :: trimestre {m}
quarter {n} (section of a town)  :: quartier {m}
quarter {n} (part on either side of a horse's hoof between toe and heel)  :: quartier {m}
quarterback {n} (offensive back)  :: quart-arrière {m}, quarterback {m}
quarter bottle {n} (piccolo) SEE: piccolo  ::
quarter-century {n} (period of twenty-five years)  :: quart de siècle
quarterdeck {n} (aft part of the upper deck)  :: demi-dunette {f}
quarter-final {n} (quarter-final) SEE: quarterfinal  ::
quarterfinal {n} (competition in a tournament whose winners go on to play in the two semifinals)  :: quart de finale {m}
quarterfinalist {n} (quarterfinal participant)  :: quart-de-finaliste
quarter-hour {n} (quarter-hour) SEE: quarter of an hour  ::
quarterly {adj} (occurring once every quarter year)  :: trimestriel
quarterly {adj} (divided into four parts crosswise)  :: écartelé
quarterly {adv} (once every quarter year)  :: trimestriellement
quartermaster {n} (officer responsible for supplies)  :: quartier-maître {m}
quarter note {n} (quarter note) SEE: crotchet  ::
quarter of {n} (quarter to) SEE: quarter to  ::
quarter of an hour {n} (fifteen minutes)  :: quart d'heure {m}
quarter past {n} (translations for "quarter past one")  :: une heure et quart
quarter to {n} (example: quarter to two)  :: deux heures moins (le) quart
quartet {n} (music composition in four parts)  :: quatuor {m}, quartette {m}
quartet {n} (four musicians who perform a piece of music together)  :: quatuor {m}, quartette {m}
quartet {n} (group of four)  :: quatuor {m}, quadrille {m}
quartile {n} (any of the three points)  :: quartile {m}
quartile {n} (any of the four groups)  :: quartile {m}
quartz {n} /kwɔːts/ (mineral)  :: quartz {m}, cristal de roche {m}
quartzite {n} /ˈkwɔːɹtsaɪt/ (metamorphic rock)  :: quartzite {m}
quasar {n} /ˈkweɪ.zɑɹ/ (An extragalactic object)  :: quasar {m}
quash {v} /kwɑʃ/ (to void or suppress (a subpoena, decision))  :: supprimer, annuler
quasiparticle {n} (entity that has some characteristics of a distinct particle)  :: quasi-particule {f}, quasiparticule {f}
quaternary {adj} /ˈkwɑːtɚˌnɛəɹi/ (of fourth rank or order)  :: d'ordre quatre, quaternaire {m} {f}
quaternary {adj} (of mathematical expressions)  :: d'ordre quatre
quaternion {n} /kwəˈtəːni.ən/ (Mathematical sense)  :: quaternion {m}
quatrain {n} /ˈkwɒt.ɹeɪn/ (a stanza of four lines)  :: quatrain {m}
quatrayle {n} (ancestor)  :: quadrisaïeul {m}, arrière-arrière-arrière-grand-père {m}
quatrefoil {n} (shape)  :: quatrefeuille {f}
quaver {n} ((music) an eighth note)  :: croche {f}
quay {n} /kʰ(w)eɪ/ (structure for loading and unloading vessels)  :: quai {m}
qubit {n} /ˈkjubɪt/ (quantum bit)  :: qubit {m}
queasy {adj} (experiencing or causing nausea or uneasiness)  :: nauséeux {m}
Quebec {prop} /kwɪˈbɛk/ (province)  :: Québec {m}
Quebec {prop} (city)  :: Québec {m}
Quebec City {prop} (capital of the province of Quebec)  :: Ville de Québec, Québec
Quebecer {n} (native or inhabitant of Quebec)  :: Québécois {m}, Québecois {m} [obsolete]
Quebecism {n} (Quality of belonging to or being characteristic of Quebec)  :: québécisme
Quebecism {n} (Allegiance to Quebec)  :: québécisme
Quebecism {n} (word or phrase of Quebec)  :: québécisme
Quebecoise pizza {n}  :: pizza québécoise
Quechua {prop} /ˈkɛtʃwə/ (language)  :: quechua {m}
Quechuan {adj} (of or pertaining to the Quechua people or language)  :: quechua, kechua
queef {n} /kwiːf/ (an emission of air from the vagina)  :: pet vaginal {m}
queen {n} /kwiːn/ (female monarch)  :: reine {f}
queen {n} (wife of a king)  :: reine {f}
queen {n} (chess piece)  :: dame {f}
queen {n} (playing card)  :: reine {f}, dame
queen {n} (slang: male homosexual)  :: folle {f}
queen {n} (reproductive female animal in a hive)  :: reine {f}
queen {n} (adult female cat)  :: chatte {f}
Queen Anne's lace {n} (Anthriscus sylvestris) SEE: cow parsley  ::
queen bee {n} (reproductive female bee)  :: reine (des abeilles) {f}
Queen Charlotte Islands {prop} (archipelago off coast of British Columbia)  :: Îles de la Reine-Charlotte
queen mother {n} (widowed queen consort whose son or daughter from that marriage is the reigning monarch)  :: reine mère {f}
queen of beasts {n} (the lioness)  :: reine des animaux {f}
queen of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: dame de carreau
queen of hearts {n} (playing card)  :: dame de cœur
queen of spades {n} /kwiːn.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card)  :: dame de piques {f}
Queen's Counsel {n}  :: conseiller de la Reine
Queensland {prop} /ˈkwiːnzlənd/ (Australian state)  :: Queensland {m}
queer {adj} /kwɪɹ/ (weird, odd, different)  :: bizarre
queer {adj} (slightly unwell)  :: mal fichu (to feel queer se sentir mal fichu)
queer {adj} (slang: homosexual)  :: gay (inoffensive), pédé [highly offensive]
queer {v}  :: obstruer, saboter
queer {n} (slang: homosexual) SEE: fag  ::
queer duck {n} (strange bird) SEE: strange bird  ::
quefrency {n} /ˈkwiːfɹənsi/ (inverse of distance between lines in a Fourier transform)  :: quéfrence {f}
quell {n} (transitive: to take the life of; to kill) SEE: kill  ::
quell {n} /kwɛl/ (transitive: to subdue, put down)  :: réprimer
quench {v} /kwɛnt͡ʃ/ (satisfy a thirst)  :: apaiser, étancher, rassasier
quench {v} (extinguish a flame)  :: éteindre
quench {v} (cool rapidly by immersion)  :: tremper
quenelle {n} /kwɪˈnɛl/ (dumpling)  :: quenelle {f}
Quentin {prop} /ˈkwɛntn/ (male given name)  :: Quentin {m}
Quenya {prop} /ˈkwɛnjə/ (constructed language)  :: quenya {m}
quern {n} /kwɝn/ (mill)  :: moulin à bras {m}
query {n} / / (question or inquiry)  :: question {f}
query {n} (computing: set of instructions passed to a database)  :: requête {f}
query language {n} (computer language)  :: langage de requête {m}
quest {n} /kwɛst/ (journey or effort in pursuit of a goal)  :: quête {f}
question {n} (talk; conversation; speech) SEE: talk  ::
question {n} /ˈkwɛst͡ʃən/ (sentence, phrase or word)  :: question {f}
question {n} (subject or topic)  :: question {f}
question {n} (doubt or challenge)  :: doute {m}
question {n} (proposal to a meeting as a topic for discussion and vote)  :: motion {f}
question {v} (ask questions of)  :: questionner, interroger
question {v} (raise doubts about)  :: mettre en doute, douter de, mettre en question, remettre en question
questionable {adj} /ˈkwɛst͡ʃənəbl̩/ (problematic; open to doubt or challenge)  :: discutable
questionable {adj} (of dubious respectability or morality)  :: douteux
questionary {n} (questionnaire) SEE: questionnaire  ::
questioner {n} (interrogator) SEE: interrogator  ::
question mark {n} (punctuation)  :: point d'interrogation {m}
questionnaire {n} /ˌkwɛs.t͡ʃəˈnɛ͡ɹ/ (form containing a list of questions)  :: questionnaire {m}, enquête {f}
quetzal {n} /ˈkɛt.səl/ (quetzal bird)  :: quetzal {m}, couroucou royal {m}
quetzal {n} (monetary unit)  :: quetzal {m}
queue {n} /kjuː/ ((heraldry) animal's tail)  :: queue {f}
queue {n} (hairstyle)  :: natte {f}
queue {n} (line of people)  :: file, queue {f}
queue {n} (waiting list)  :: file {f}
queue {n} (data structure)  :: file {f}
queue {v} (put oneself at the end of a queue)  :: faire la queue
queue {v} (arrange into a queue)  :: faire la queue, se mettre en ligne
Quezon City {prop} (city in Metro Manila, Philippines)  :: Quezón City
quibble {n} /ˈkwɪbəl/ (a trivial or minor complaint, objection or argument)  :: argutie {f}
quibble {v} (to complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner)  :: chicaner, ergoter, chinoiser, chipoter, pinailler
quiche {n} /kiːʃ/ (a kind of pie)  :: quiche {f}
quick {adj} /kwɪk/ (moving with speed)  :: rapide
quick {adj} (alive)  :: animé, vivant
quick-and-dirty {adj} (hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate)  :: quick-and-dirty
quick buck {n} (easy money)  :: argent facile {m} [easy money]
quickie {n} /ˈkwɪki/ (brief sexual encounter)  :: petite vite {f}
quicklime {n} (calcium oxide)  :: chaux vive {f}
quickly {adv} /ˈkwɪkli/ (rapidly, fast)  :: rapidement, vite
quickness {n} (rapidity of movement or activity)  :: rapidité {f}
quickness {n} (dexterity) SEE: dexterity  ::
quicksand {n} (type of sand)  :: sables mouvants {m-p}
quicksilver {n} (mercury)  :: vif-argent {m}
Quidditch {n} /ˈkwɪdɪtʃ/ (fictitious ball game)  :: quidditch {m}
quiddity {n} /ˈkwɪdɪti/ (essence)  :: essence {f}, quiddité {f}
quiddity {n} (eccentricity)  :: excentricité {f}
quiddity {n} (trifle)  :: bagatelle {f}, broutille {f}
quid pro quo {n} /ˌkwɪd.pɹoʊˈkwoʊ/ (something understood as another)  :: quiproquo {m}
quid pro quo {n} (this for that)  :: contrepartie {f}, donnant donnant, on ne donne rien pour rien
quiescent {adj} /ˈkwaɪ̯.ɛsn̩t/ (Inactive, at rest, quiet)  :: calme, tranquille, quiescent
quiet {adj} /ˈkwaɪ.ət/ (with little sound)  :: calme, silencieux
quiet {adj} (having little motion)  :: tranquille, calme, paisible
quiet {adj} (not busy)  :: calme
quiet {adj} (not talking)  :: silencieux, discret
quiet {v} (to become quiet)  :: s'apaiser, se calmer, se taire, se tranquilliser
quiet {v} (to cause someone to become quiet)  :: apaiser, calmer
quiet down {v} (To make someone or something become quieter)  :: taire
quieten {v} /ˈkwaɪ.ə.tən/ (to make quiet)  :: apaiser
quieten {v} (to become quiet)  :: se calmer
quietism {n} (form of mysticism)  :: quiétisme {m}
quietist {n} /ˈkwʌɪətɪst/ (a mystic who follows quietism)  :: quiétiste {m-f}
quietly {adv} /ˈkwaɪ.ɪ (in a quiet manner)  :: paisablement, tranquillement
quill {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
quill {n} /kwɪl/ (lower shaft of a feather)  :: plume {f}
quill {n} (pen made of feather)  :: plume {f}
quillwort {n} (any plant of the family Isoetaceae)  :: isoète {m}
quilt {n} (bed covering)  :: édredon {m}
quilt {v} (to construct a quilt)  :: matelasser, ouater
quilted {adj} (having the characteristics of a quilt)  :: matelassé, rembourré
quilted {adj} (having the characteristics that approximate a quilt)  :: matelassé
quince {n} /kwɪns/ (fruit)  :: coing
quince {n} (tree)  :: cognassier {m}
quinceañera {n} /ˌkɪnseɪ.ənˈjɛɹə/ (in Mexico, fifteenth birthday celebration for a young woman)  :: fête des quinze ans {f}, quinceañera {f}
quincunx {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
quincunx {n} /ˈkwɪŋkʌŋks/ (arrangement of five units)  :: quinconce {m}
quinidine {n} (isomer of quinine)  :: quinidine {f}
quinine {n} /ˈkwɪniːn/ (alkaloid used to treat malaria)  :: quinine {f}
quinoa {n} /kiːˈnəʊə/ (Chenopodium quinoa)  :: quinoa
quinquagenarian {n} (One who is between the age of 50 and 59)  :: quinquagénaire
quinquagenarian {adj} (being between the age of 50 and 59)  :: quinquagénaire
quinquennial {adj} /kwɪŋˈkwɛ.ni.əl/ (that happens every five years)  :: quinquennal
quinquennium {n} (period of time five years long)  :: quinquennat {m}
quintal {n} /ˈkwɪntəl/ (hundredweight)  :: quintal {m}
quintessence {n} /kwɪn.ˈtɛs.əns/ (most perfect example of its type)  :: quintessence {f}
quintessential {adj} /ˌkwɪnt.əˈsɛn.ʃəl/ (of the nature of a quintessence)  :: quintessentiel
quintet {n} ((music) a composition in five parts)  :: quintette {m}
quintet {n} ((music) a group of five musicians)  :: quintette {m}
quintillion {num} (a billion billion, 1018)  :: trillion {m}, milliard de milliards {m}
quintillion {num} (a million quadrillion, 1030)  :: quintillion {m}
quintillion {n} (any very large number)  :: milliard {m}, milliards {m-p}, million {m}, millions {m-p}
quintuple {n} (a five fold amount)  :: quintuple
quintuple {v}  :: quintupler
quintuple {adj} (fivefold) SEE: fivefold  ::
quintuplet {n} (one of a group of five babies born from the same mother during the same birth)  :: quintuplé
quip {n} /kwɪp/ (smart, sarcastic turn or jest)  :: blague {f}, plaisanterie {f}
quip {v} (to make a quip)  :: blaguer, plaisanter
quire {n} /ˈkwaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (one-twentieth of a ream)  :: cahier {m}
quire {n} (set of leaves)  :: cahier {m}
Quirinal Hill {prop} (one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built)  :: Quirinal
quirk {n} /kwɜːk/ (idiosyncrasy)  :: bizarrerie {f}, excentricité {m}, maniérisme {m}
quirky {adj} (given to quirks or idiosyncrasies)  :: cocasse
quisling {n} /ˈkwɪz.lɪŋ/ (traitor)  :: quisling {m}, collabo {m} {f}
quit {v} /kwɪt/ (to leave)  :: quitter
quit {v} (to give up, stop doing something)  :: arrêter, abandonner (NOT: quitter)
quitch {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass  ::
quite {adv} /kwaɪt/ (to the greatest extent; completely)  :: tout à fait, complètement
quite {adv} (in a fully justified sense; truly)  :: vraiment
quite {adv} (to a moderate extent)  :: assez
quite a few {determiner} (indefinite and somewhat large number)  :: pas mal de
Quito {prop} /ˈkitoʊ/ (capital of Ecuador)  :: Quito {m}
quits {adj} /kwɪts/ (on equal monetary terms)  :: quitte
quiver {n} /kwɪvə(ɹ)/ (arrow container)  :: carquois {m}
quiver {n} (shaking or moving with a slight trembling motion)  :: tremblement, frisson, frémissement (of a person, of a voice)
quiver {v} (shake or move with slight and tremulous motion)  :: frémir
quixotic {adj} /kwɪkˈsɑtɪk/ (possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality)  :: quichottesque
quiz {n} /kwɪz/ (competition in the answering of questions)  :: quiz {m}
qulliq {n} (lamp)  :: qulliq {m}
quod erat demonstrandum {phrase} (Latin proverb)  :: ce qu’il fallait démontrer, CQFD
quorum {n} /ˈkwɔːɹ.əm/ (minimum number of members required)  :: quorum {m}
quota {n} /ˈkwoʊtə/ (form of protectionism)  :: quota {m}
quotation {n} (fragment of a human expression)  :: citation {f}
quotation {n} (act of naming a price; price that has been quoted)  :: devis {m}, cotation {f}
quotation mark {n} (quotation marks) SEE: quotation marks  ::
quotation marks {n} /kwəʊˈteɪʃən mɑːks/ (Note: These languages use “◌”-style marks or other styles as indicated. Some are singular and some plural.)  :: guillemet {m} [« ◌ »], (or in Switzerland) [«◌»]
quote {n} /kwəʊt/ (a statement attributed to someone else)  :: citation {f}
quote {n} (a summary of work to be done with a set price)  :: devis {m}, cotation {f}
quote {v} (to refer to a statement that has been made by someone else)  :: citer
quote {v} (to prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price)  :: [colloquial] deviser, coter
quote {v} (to name the current price)  :: coter
quote {v} (to indicate the start of a quotation)  :: ouvrir les guillemets
quote unquote {adj} (Emphasize the following word or phrase for irony)  :: entre guillemets, soit disant
quotidian {adj} /kwɵˈtɪdɪən/ (daily)  :: quotidien {m}, quotidienne {f}
quotidian {n} (quotidian, daily things)  :: banalité {f}, quotidien {m}
quotient {n} /ˈkwoʊʃənt/ (number resulting from division)  :: quotient {m}
Qur'an {prop} /kəˈɹɑn/ (the Islamic holy book)  :: le Coran {m}
Qur'an {prop} (a copy of the Qur'an)  :: coran {m}
Quranism {n} (Islam that rejects the role of the hadith)  :: coranisme {m}
qutrit {n} (quantum unit of information)  :: qutrit {m}