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übermensch {n} (figure in Nazi ideology) :: surhomme {m}
UAE {prop} /juː.eɪ.iː/ (initialism of United Arab Emirates) :: EAU
uber- {prefix} /ˈu.bɚ/ (slang: super, really, mega-) :: mega-, super-
uberize {v} :: ubériser
ubiquitous {adj} (widespread) SEE: widespread ::
ubiquitous {adj} /juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/ (being everywhere) :: ubiquiste, ubiquitaire, omniprésent
ubiquitous {adj} (seeming to appear everywhere at the same time) :: ubiquiste, ubiquitaire
ubiquity {n} /juˈbɪkwɪti/ (omnipresence) :: ubiquité {f}
udarnik {n} (shock worker, super-productive worker in the Soviet Union and the other countries from the Soviet Block, see also: Stakhanovite) :: oudarnik {m}, ouvrier de choc {m}
udder {n} /ˈʌdɚ/ (organ formed of the mammary glands of female quadruped mammals) :: pis {m}, tétine, mamelle
Udi {prop} (language) :: oudi
Udine {prop} (province) :: Udine
Udine {prop} (capital) :: Udine
Udmurt {prop} (language) :: oudmourte {m}
Udmurt {adj} (pertaining to Udmurts, Udmurtia, or the Udmurt language) :: oudmourte
Udmurtia {prop} (a republic of Russia in the Caucasus region) :: Oudmourtie {f}
udon {n} (udon) :: udon {m}
UEFA {prop} /juˈeɪfə/ (Union of European Football Associations) :: UEFA
uey {n} (U-turn) SEE: U-turn ::
Ufa {prop} (city) :: Oufa {f}
UFO {n} /ju ɛf ˈoʊ/ (an unidentified flying object) :: OVNI {m}
ufologist {n} /ˌjuːˈfɑlədʒɪst/ (person who studies UFOs) :: ufologue {m} {f}, ovniologue {m} {f}
ufology {n} /ˌjuːˈfɑlədʒi/ (the study of UFOs) :: ovniologie {f}
Uganda {prop} /juˈɡændə/ (Republic of Uganda) :: Ouganda
Ugandan {n} (A person from Uganda or of Ugandan descent) :: Ougandais {m}, Ougandaise {f}, Ougandien {m} [rare], Ougandienne {f} [rare]
Ugandan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Uganda, the Ugandan people or the Ugandan language) :: ougandais, ougandien {m} [rare]
ugh {interj} /ɯx]/ (to express disgust) :: beurk
ugli {n} /ˈʌɡli/ (cross between a tangerine and grapefruit) :: ugli
ugli fruit {n} (ugli) SEE: ugli ::
uglify {v} /ʌɡlifaɪ/ (to make ugly) :: enlaidir
ugliness {n} (condition of being ugly) :: laideur {f}
ugly {adj} /ˈʌɡli/ (displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing) :: laid, moche, vilain
ugly {adj} (offensive to one's sensibilities or morality) :: vilain
ugly as sin {adj} (extremely ugly) :: laid comme un pou, laid comme les sept péchés capitaux
ugly duckling {n} (one who is ugly, but who is expected to become beautiful as they mature) :: vilain petit canard {m}, vilaine petite canarde {f}
uh {interj} /ʌː/ (expression of confusion or uncertainty) :: euh
uh {interj} (space filler or pause during conversation) :: euh
uhlan {n} /ˈ(j)uːlən/ (soldier with lance) :: uhlan {m}
UK {prop} (Abbreviation of United Kingdom) :: R.U. {m}, RU {m}
ukase {n} /juːˈkeɪz/ (proclamation from the Russian ruler) :: oukase, ukase
ukase {n} (any absolutist or arrogant order) :: oukase, ukase
ukha {n} (a soup in Russian cuisine) :: oukha {f}, soupe de poisson {f}
ukiyo-e {n} /uː.ˈki.oʊ.ˌeɪ/ (Japanese woodblock print or painting depicting everyday life) :: ukiyo-e {m}
Ukraine {prop} /juˈkɹeɪn/ (Eastern European country) :: Ukraine
Ukrainian {n} /juːˈkɹeɪnɪən/ (ethnic/citizen) :: Ukrainien {m} Ukrainienne {f}
Ukrainian {n} (language) :: ukrainien {m}
Ukrainian {adj} (relating to Ukraine or its people) :: ukrainien {m}, ukrainienne {f}
ukulele {n} /juː.kə.ˈleɪ.li/ (small four-stringed guitar) :: ukulélé {m}
Ulaanbaatar {prop} /ˌuːlɑːn ˈbɑːtə(ɹ)/ (the capital of Mongolia) :: Oulan Bator {m}
Ulan-Ude {prop} (capital of Buryatia, Russia) :: Oulan-Oudé {m}
ulcer {n} /ʌlsɚ/ (open sore) :: ulcère {m}
ulcer {n} (peptic ulcer) SEE: peptic ulcer ::
ulceration {n} :: ulcération {f}
ulcerous {adj} /ˈʌl.sɚ.əs/ (of or relating to an ulcer, ulcers) :: ulcéreux
ulexite {n} (mineral) :: ulexite {f}
Ulric {prop} (male given name) :: Ulric
Ulrica {prop} (female given name) :: Ulrique, Ulrica
ulterior motive {n} (alternative or hidden reason) :: motif secret {m}, arrière-pensée {f}
ultimate {adj} /ˈʌltəmɪt/ (final; last in a series) :: dernier
ultimate {adj} :: ultime
ultima Thule {n} :: ultima Thulé
ultimatum {n} /ˌʌl.tɪˈmeɪ.təm/ (a final statement of terms or conditions made by one party to another) :: ultimatum {m}
ultracold {adj} (close to zero Kelvin) :: ultrafroid
ultrafilter {n} :: ultrafiltre {m}
ultra light rail {n} :: train ultraléger {m}, tram ultraléger {m}
ultramarine {n} /ˌʌl.tɹə.məˈɹiːn/ (pigment) :: outremer {m}
ultramarine {n} (colour) :: outremer {m}
ultramarine {adj} (colour) :: outremer {m} {f}
ultramontane {adj} (respecting the supremacy of the Pope) :: ultramontain
ultramontanism {n} (Roman Catholic philosophy that emphasises the prerogatives and powers of the Pope) :: ultramontanisme {m}
ultranationalism {n} (extreme nationalism) :: ultranationalisme {m}
ultraright {adj} (extremely right-wing) :: extrême droitier, extrême-droite
ultrasoft {n} (motorsports) :: ultratendre
ultrasonic {adj} (beyond (higher in frequency than) the range of sound perceptible to the human ear) :: ultrasonique, ultrasonore, ultra-sonore
ultrasound {n} (sound) :: ultrason {m}
ultratender {adj} :: ultratendre
ultraviolet {adj} (radiation with wavelengths from 380 nanometre - 10 nanometre) :: ultraviolet
ultraviolet light {n} (light bulb that emits ultraviolet light) SEE: black light ::
ululate {v} /ˈjuːljuleɪt/ (to howl loudly) :: ululer, hululer
Uluru {prop} /ˈuluɹu/ (giant rock in Australia) :: Ayers Rock, Uluru
Ulyanov {prop} (surname) :: Oulianov {m}
Ulyanovsk {prop} (city) :: Oulianovsk {m}
Ulysses {prop} (Odysseus) SEE: Odysseus ::
-um {suffix} /əm/ (Latinate singular grammatical number suffix) :: -um
umami {n} /uˈmɑːmi/ (one of the five basic tastes, savoriness) :: umami {m}
umbel {n} (type of flower cluster) :: ombelle {f}
umbellifer {n} (any plant of the family Apiaceae/Umbelliferae) :: ombellifère {f}
umbelliferous {adj} (bearing umbels) :: ombellifère
umbelliferous {adj} (pertaining to a member of the family Umbelliferae) :: ombellifère
umber {n} (grayling) SEE: grayling ::
umbilical {adj} /ʌmˈbɪl.ɪkəl/ (of or relating to the navel or the umbilical cord) :: ombilical
umbilical cord {n} (cord between foetus and placenta) :: cordon ombilical {m}
umbilicus {n} (navel) SEE: navel ::
umbra {n} (a shadow) SEE: shadow ::
umbra {n} /ˈʌmbɹə/ (the central region of a sunspot) :: ombre {f}
umbrage {n} /ˈʌm.bɹɪdʒ/ (feeling of anger or annoyance) :: ombrage {m}
umbrage {n} (shadow) :: ombrage {m}
umbrage {v} (to shade) :: ombrager
umbrella {n} /ʌmˈbɹɛlə/ (cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun) :: parapluie {m}
umbrella {n} (the main body of a jellyfish, excluding the tentacles) :: ombrelle {f}
umbrella pine {n} (stone pine) SEE: stone pine ::
umbrella stand {n} :: porte-parapluies {m}, porte-parapluie {m}
umbrella term {n} (term covering a broad category of things) :: terme générique {m}
Umbria {prop} (region of Italy) :: Ombrie {f}
Umbrian {n} /ˈʌmbɹi.ən/ (an inhabitant of Umbria) :: Ombrien {m}, Ombrienne {f}
Umbriel {prop} (moon of Uranus) :: Umbriel
umeshu {n} (Japanese liqueur) :: umeshu {m}
umlaut {n} /ˈʊm.laʊt/ (diacritical mark) :: tréma
ummah {n} /ˈʊmə/ (the worldwide Muslim community) :: oumma {f}, umma {f}
umpire {n} /ˈʌm.paɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (a person who arbitrates between contending parties) :: arbitre {m} {f}
umpire {v} (to act as an umpire in a game) :: arbitrer
umpteenth {num} /ˈʌmp.tiːnθ/ (informal: occurring in a relatively large but unspecified position in a series) :: énième {m} {f}, ixième {m} {f}
umptieth {adj} (a generic ordinal number) :: n-ième, ennième, énième
un- {prefix} (denoting absence) :: in-, mal, non-
un- {prefix} (denoting a lack of) :: in-, non-
un- {prefix} (violative of; contrary to) :: anti-, in-, non-
un- {prefix} (reversal or cancellation) :: dé-, dés-
UN {initialism} (United Nations) :: ONU
unable {adj} /ʌnˈeɪbəl/ (not able) :: incapable {m} {f}
unacceptable {adj} /ˌʌn.æk.ˈsɛp.tə.bl̩/ (unsatisfactory; not acceptable) :: inacceptable
unaccountably {adv} (not able to be explained logically. Without being accountable, or reasonable) :: inexplicablement
unadorned {adj} /əˌnʌˈdɔːɹnd/ (Having no additional decoration) :: dépouillé, sobre, sans fioritures, sans ornements, simple
unadvised {adj} (not advised) :: malavisé
unaffectionate {adj} :: inattentionné
unaffordable {adj} (too expensive to be afforded) :: inabordable {m} {f}
unafraid {adj} /ʌnəˈfɹeɪd/ (not afraid, fearless) :: sans peur
unaltered {adj} (remaining in its initial state) :: inaltéré
unambiguous {adj} (clear, and having no uncertainty or ambiguity) :: sans équivoque
unamusing {adj} (not amusing) :: déplaisant {m}, déplaisante {f}, barbant {m}, barbante {f}, pas drôle {m} {f}
unanimity {n} /juːnəˈnɪmɪti/ (condition) :: unanimité
unanimous {adj} /juˈnænəməs/ (based on unanimity) :: unanime {m} {f}
unanimous {adj} (sharing the same view) :: unanime {m} {f}
unanimously {adv} (in a unanimous manner) :: unanimement
unanimousness {n} (unanimity) SEE: unanimity ::
unannounced {adj} (not announced) :: inopiné {m}
unapologetic {adj} (not apologetic) :: impénitent
unarmed {adj} /ˌʌnˈɑɹmd/ (defenceless and lacking a weapon) :: sans armes, non armé
unashamed {adj} /ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmd/ (feeling or showing no shame, embarrassment or remorse) :: éhonté
unassailable {adj} /ˌʌnəˈseɪləbl̩/ (secure against attack; impregnable) :: inattaquable, inexpugnable
unassailable {adj} (undeniable, incontestable or incontrovertible) :: indéniable, incontestable
unattainable {adj} (impossible to attain) :: inatteignable
unattested {adj} (not existing in any documented form) :: inattesté
unattractive {adj} (not handsome or beautiful or appealing) :: tocard
unavailability {n} (state of being unavailable) :: indisponibilité {f}
unavailable {adj} (not available) :: indisponible
unavailing {adj} (fruitless, futile, useless) :: inutile, vain, futile, infructueux
unavoidable {adj} (impossible to avoid) :: inévitable
unavoidably {adv} (in an unavoidable manner) :: inévitablement, inéluctablement
unbalance {v} (to cause to be out of balance) :: désaxer, déséquilibrer
unbearable {adj} (so unpleasant or painful as to be unendurable) :: invivable, insupportable
unbearably {adv} (in an unbearable manner) :: insupportablement, insoutenablement
unbeatable {adj} (that cannot be beaten, defeated or overcome) :: imbattable
unbeknownst {adv} /ˌʌnbɪˈnoʊnst/ (Without the knowledge of) :: à l’insu de
unbelief {n} /ʌnbɪˈliːf/ (lack of belief) :: incrédulité {f}
unbelievable {adj} (incredible) :: incroyable {m} {f}
unbelievable {adj} (implausible) :: incroyable {m} {f}
unbelievably {adv} (in a manner one does not believe) :: incroyablement
unbelievably {adv} (to an extent not to be believed) :: incroyablement, extrêmement, très
unbelievably {adv} (contrary to expectations) :: incroyablement
unbeliever {n} (infidel) SEE: infidel ::
unbelieving {adj} (that does not believe) :: incrédule
unbend {v} :: redresser ; se détendre
unbibium {n} /ˌʌnˈbɪbi.əm/ (element) :: unbibium {m}
unbiblical {adj} (not biblical) :: anti-biblique
unbind {v} /ʌnˈbaɪnd/ (take bindings off) :: détacher
unbinilium {n} (chemical element) :: unbinilium {m}
unbirthday {n} /ʌnˈbɜːθ.deɪ/ :: non-anniversaire {m}
unbiunium {n} :: unbiunium {m}
unbolt {v} (unlock by undoing bolts) :: déboulonner, déverrouiller
unborn {adj} (still in mother's womb) :: à naître
unboxing {n} (removal of something from its box) :: déballage
unboxing {n} (automatic conversion of objects back to value types) :: unboxing {m}
unbribable {adj} (incorruptible) SEE: incorruptible ::
unbridle {v} (To remove the bridle) :: débrider
unbridle {v} (To remove restraint) :: débrider
unbridled {adj} (not fitted with a bridle) :: débridé {m}
unbridled {adj} (without restraint or limit) :: débridé {m}
unbroken {adj} (whole, not divided into parts) :: entier {m}, entière {f}
unbroken {adj} (continuous, without interruption) :: continu {m}, continue {f}
unbuckle {v} (to unfasten (the buckle of)) :: déboucler
unburstable {adj} (impossible to pop) :: increvable
unbuyable {adj} (that one cannot buy) :: inachetable
uncanny {n} /ʌnˈkæni/ (strange, mysteriously unsettling) :: déroutant {m}, déroutante {f}, étrange, troublant
uncanny valley {n} (subtle differences from human behaviour that may cause negative reactions) :: vallée dérangeante {f}
uncap {v} /ʌnˈkæp/ (remove a cap or cover from) :: décapsuler
uncapable {adj} (not capable) :: incapable
uncaringness {n} (state of being uncaring) :: indifférence {f}
uncertain {adj} /ʌnˈsɜːtən/ (not known for certain; questionable) :: incertain
uncertain {adj} (not yet determined; undecided) :: incertain
uncertain {adj} (variable and subject to change) :: incertain
uncertainly {adv} /ʌnˈsɝtn̩li/ (in an uncertain manner) :: aléatoirement, confusément
unchain {v} /ʌnˈtʃeɪn/ (to remove chains from; to free; to liberate) :: déchainer, déchaîner, libérer
uncheck {v} (to remove a checkmark) :: décocher
uncivilized {adj} (used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture) :: incivilisé {m}
unclasp {v} (to release the clasp from something) :: dégrafer
unclassifiable {adj} (incapable of being classified) :: inclassable
uncle {n} /ˈʌn.kʰɫ̩]/ (brother (or brother-in-law) of someone’s parent) :: oncle {m}, tonton {m} [informal]
unclean {adj} /ʌnˈkliːn/ (not moral or chaste) :: impur
unclean {adj} (ritually or ceremonially impure or unfit) :: impur
unclear {adj} /ʌnˈklɪɚ/ :: flou
Uncle Sam {prop} (personification of the US government) :: Oncle Sam {m}
Uncle Scrooge {n} (rich miser) :: picsou {m}
unclouded {adj} (not cloudy; clear) :: sans nuages
uncombinable {adj} (incapable of being combined) :: incombinable
uncomfortable {adj} /ʌnˈkʌmf.tɚ.bəl/ (not comfortable) :: inconfortable {m} {f}
uncomment {v} :: décommenter
uncompromising {adj} (inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions) :: carré {m}
unconditional {adj} /ˌʌnkənˈdɪʃənəl/ (without conditions) :: inconditionnel
unconditionally {adv} (without condition) :: inconditionnellement
unconscionable {adj} /ʌnˈkɒnʃənəbəl/ (not conscionable; unscrupulous) :: sans scrupules
unconscious {adj} /ˌʌnˈkɒnʃəs/ (not awake) :: inconscient
unconsciously {adv} (In an unconscious manner) :: inconsciemment
unconsciousness {n} (the state of lacking consciousness) :: inconscience
unconstitutional {adj} (contrary to the constitution) :: anticonstitutionnel
unconstitutionality {n} (status of being unconstitutional) :: inconstitutionnalité {f}
unconstitutionally {adv} (in a manner that is unconstitutional) :: inconstitutionnellement
uncontrollable {adj} (Not able to be controlled, contained or governed) :: incontrôlable
uncontrolled {adj} (not controlled) :: incontrôlé
uncork {v} (to open by removing the cork or stopper from) :: déboucher
uncountable {adj} /ʌnˈkaʊntəbəl/ (too many to be counted) :: indénombrable {m} {f}
uncountable {adj} (mathematics: incapable of being enumerated by natural numbers) :: indénombrable {m} {f}
uncountable {adj} (linguistics: about a noun which cannot be counted) :: indénombrable {m} {f}
uncountable set {n} (infinite set that is not countable) :: ensemble non dénombrable {m}
uncouth {adj} /ʌnˈkuːθ/ (unrefined, crude) :: rustre {m} {f}
uncover {v} (to remove the cover of an object) :: découvrir
uncreated {adj} :: incréé
uncrushable {adj} :: inécrasable {m} {f}
unction {n} /ʌŋkʃən/ (salve or ointment) :: onction {f}
unction {n} (religious or ceremonial anointing) :: onction {f}
uncurable {adj} (incurable) SEE: incurable ::
undead {adj} /ʌnˈdɛd/ (being animate, though non-living) :: mort-vivant {m}
undead {n} (those creatures which are dead but still animate) :: mort-vivant {m}
undecagon {n} (11-sided polygon) :: undécagone {m}
undefined {adj} (lacking definition or value) :: indéfini
undefined {adj} (mathematics: without interpretation) :: indéfini
undeniable {adj} (irrefutable, or impossible to deny) :: indéniable
undeniably {adv} (in an undeniable manner) :: indéniablement
undependable {adj} (not to be relied upon) :: pas fiable {m} {f}
under {prep} /ˈʌndɚ/ (in a lower level than) :: sous
under {prep} (subject of) :: sous
under {prep} (less than) :: moins de
under {prep} (beneath the surface of) :: sous
under {adv} (In a way lower or less than) :: dessous
under {adv} (In a way inferior to) :: moins
under- {prefix} (under (in any sense): insufficient, insufficiently) :: sous-
underage {n} (deficit in funds) SEE: deficit ::
underage {adj} /ˌʌndəɹˈeɪdʒ/ (below legal age) :: mineur
underage {adj} (still a minor) :: mineur {m}
underbrush {n} (small trees) :: sous-bois {m}
undercarriage {n} (landing gear) SEE: landing gear ::
undercoat {n} (coat of paint applied before a topcoat) :: sous-couche {f}
undercover {adj} (Performed or happening in secret) :: clandestin, secret
undercover {adj} (Employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation) :: secret
undercover {n} (A person who works undercover) :: agent secret
undercurrent {n} /ˈʌndəkʌɹ(ə)nt/ (current of water which flows under the surface) :: courant sous-marin {m}, sous-courant {m}
undercurrent {n} (tendency of feeling or opinion that is concealed) :: courant sous-jacent {m}
undercut {v} (To undermine) SEE: undermine ::
underdeveloped {adj} (having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication) :: sous-développé
underdog {n} (competitor thought unlikely to win) :: outsider {m}
underequipped {adj} (Lacking sufficient equipment) :: sous-équipé {m}
underestimate {v} /ʌndɚˈɛs.tɨ.meɪt/ (to perceive as having lower value) :: sous-estimer
underestimated {v} (underrated) SEE: underrated ::
underestimation {n} (underestimate) SEE: underestimate ::
underexpose {v} (in photography) :: sous-exposer
underexpose {v} (to provide with insufficient publicity) :: sous-exposer
underfeed {v} (to feed insufficiently) :: sous-alimenter
underfoot {adv} /ʌndɚˈfʊt/ (under one's feet) :: sous les pieds
underfoot {adv} (in the way) SEE: in the way ::
underfur {n} (thick, soft undercoat) SEE: undercoat ::
undergarment {n} (any garment worn underneath others) :: sous-vêtement {m}
undergo {v} (to experience) :: subir
undergo {v} (to suffer or endure) :: subir
undergraduate {n} (student at a university who has not yet received a degree) :: étudiant de licence
underground {adj} (below the ground) :: souterrain
underground {adj} (hidden, furtive) :: souterrain, clandestin
underground {adj} (outside the mainstream) :: underground
underground {adv} (below the ground) :: sous terre, sous la terre
underground {n} (movement or organisation of people who resist political convention) :: résistance {f}, mouvement clandestin {m}, organisation clandestine {f}
underground {n} (movement or organisation of people who resist artistic convention) :: underground {m}, mouvement d'avant-garde {m}
undergrowth {n} (plants which only reach a low height) :: broussailles {f}, sous-bois {m}, maquis {m}
underhair {n} (pubic hair) SEE: pubic hair ::
underhair {n} (undercoat) SEE: undercoat ::
underhand {adj} /ˈʌn.də(ɹ)ˌ(h)ænd/ (dishonest and sneaky) :: sournois
underline {n} /ˈʌndɚˌlaɪn/ (line underneath text) :: soulignement
underline {v} (to draw an underline) :: souligner
underline {v} (to emphasise or stress something) :: souligner, attirer l’attention (sur)
underling {n} (a subordinate, or person of lesser rank or authority) :: subordonné {m}, sous-fifre {m}
under lock and key {prep} (imprisoned) SEE: behind bars ::
underlying {adj} (lying underneath) :: sous-jacent {m}
underlying {adj} (basic or fundamental) :: sous-jacent
underlying {adj} (implicit) :: sous-jacent
undermine {v} /ʌndəˈmʌɪn/ (hinder, sabotage) :: saper
undermine {v} (to dig, tunnel, hollow out as if making a cave or opening) :: saper
underneath {adv} /ʌndɚˈniθ/ (below; in a place beneath) :: dessous
underneath {prep} (under, below, beneath) :: en dessous, dessous, sous
underneath {prep} (under the control or power of) :: sous
underneath {adj} (under, lower) :: du dessous {m} {f}, d'en dessous {m} {f}
underneath {n} (the part under or lower) :: dessous {m}
under no circumstance {prep} (under no conditions) :: en aucun cas, sous aucun prétexte
under no circumstances {prep} (never ever) :: en aucun cas
under one's belt {prep} (within one's experience) :: à mon actif, à ton actif, à son actif
under one's breath {prep} (softly) :: à voix basse, dans sa barbe, entre ses dents
under one's hat {prep} (secret) SEE: secret ::
under one's nose {prep} (visible) :: au nez et à la barbe
underpad {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector ::
underpants {n} (underwear) :: caleçon {m} [Europe], calcif {m} [Europe, slang], bobettes {f-p} [Quebec]
underpass {n} (passage) :: passage souterrain {m}
underpay {v} (to pay someone less than the value of their work) :: sous-payer
underpin {v} /ˌʌn.dɚˈpɪn/ (To support from below with props or masonry) :: étayer
underpin {v} (To give support to) :: étayer, supporter, soutenir
underpinning {n} (a support or foundation of a structure) :: soubassement {m}
underplay {v} (to make something seem less important) SEE: downplay ::
underprivileged {adj} (deprived of opportunities and advantages) :: défavorisé {m}
underrate {v} (to underestimate) :: sous-estimer
underrated {adj} (not given enough recognition) :: sous-estimé
underruff {v} :: pisser, faire pipi
underscore {n} /ˈʌn.də(ɹ)ˌskɔː(ɹ)/ (an underline) :: tiret bas {m}, souligné {m}, blanc souligné {m}, sous-tiret {m}
underscore {v} (to underline) :: souligner
underscore {v} (to emphasize) :: souligner
underscore {v} :: souligner
undershirt {n} (for wifebeater) SEE: singlet ::
underslide {n} (metal slide) :: coulisse {f}
understand {v} /ˌʌndɚˈstænd/ (to be aware of the meaning of) :: comprendre
understandable {adj} (capable of being understood) :: compréhensible, [Canada] comprenable
understanding {n} (understanding) SEE: grasp ::
understanding {n} /ˌʌndəɹˈstændɪŋ/ (mental process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, subjective by its nature) :: compréhension {f}
understanding {n} (ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer) :: compréhension {f}
understanding {n} (sympathy) :: compréhension {f}
understanding {n} :: compréhension {f}
understatement {n} (Statement less than complete) :: litote, peu dire
understood {adj} /ʌndəɹˈstʊd/ (comprehended) :: compris {m}, comprise {f}, compris {m-p}, comprises {f-p}
understood {interj} (indication of comprehension) :: compris
understudy {v} /ˈʌndɚˌstʌdi/ (to study or know a role to such an extent as to be able to replace the normal performer when required) :: doubler
understudy {n} (performer who understudies) :: doublure {f}
undertake {v} /ʌndəˈteɪk/ (to start an enterprise) :: entreprendre
undertaken {v} /ʌndə(ɹ)ˈteɪkən/ (past participle of undertake) :: entrepris {m}, entreprise {f}, entrepris {m-p}, entreprises {f-p}
undertaker {n} /ˈʌndə(ɹ)ˌteɪkə(ɹ)/ (funeral director) :: croque-mort {m} {f}
undertaking {n} /ˈʌndə(ɹ)ˌteɪkɪŋ/ (That which is undertaken) :: entreprise {f}
under the knife {prep} (undergoing a surgical procedure) :: sur le billard, passer sur le billard
under the weather {adj} /ˈʌndə ðə ˈwɛðə/ (somewhat ill) :: ne pas être dans son assiette [verb]
undertone {n} (implied meaning) :: sous-entendu {f}
undertone {n} (colour) :: nuance {f}
undertow {n} (flow of water) :: courant de retour, reflux {m}
underuse {n} (the act of using (something) less than expected) :: sous-utilisation {f}
under way {prep} (in operation or in process) :: en cours
under way {prep} (moving through water) :: avec erre
underway {adv} (in motion, in progress; being done or carried out) :: en cours
underwear {n} /ˈʌndɚwɛɹ/ (clothes worn next to the skin) :: sous-vêtement {m}
underwhelm {v} (fail to impress) :: décevoir
underwhelming {adj} (failing to interest) :: décevant
underwired {adj} /ˌʌndəˈwʌɪəd/ :: armaturé
underworld {n} (part of society engaged in crime or vice) :: pègre {f}
underworld {n} (world of the dead) :: au-delà {m}, autre monde {m}
under wraps {prep} (in secrecy) :: secret, caché
undeserved {adj} (not deserved, earned or merited; unjustifiable or unfair) :: immérité, injustifié
undesirable {adj} (objectionable or not likely to please) :: indésirable
undestroyable {adj} (Not able to be destroyed) :: indestructible
undetectable {adj} (Unable to be detected) :: indétectable
undies {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
undiluted {adj} (not diluted) :: pur
undiluted {adj} (free from extraneous elements) :: pur
undine {n} /ˈʌndiːn/ (female water-sprite or nymph) :: ondine {f}
undo {v} /ʌnˈduː/ (to reverse) :: annuler, défaire
undo {v} (to unfasten) :: défaire, délier
undoer {n} (Agent noun of undo) :: défaiseur {m}
undoubtedly {adv} /ʌnˈdaʊtɪdli/ (without doubt) :: sans aucun doute, sans nul doute
undoubtfully {adv} (without doubt) SEE: undoubtedly ::
undownable {adj} /ʌnˈdaʊn.ə.bəl/ (undeniably important; which cannot be played down or ignored) :: primordial {m}, incontournable
undownable {adj} (invincible; which cannot be brought down or overcome) :: inflexible, inamovible, irrépressible, résilient
UNDP {prop} (United Nations Development Programme) :: PNUD
undress {v} /ʌnˈdɹɛs/ ((intransitive) remove one's clothing) :: se déshabiller
undress {v} ((transitive) remove somebody’s clothing) :: déshabiller
undressed {adj} (having partially or completely removed one's clothes) :: déshabillé
undrinkable {adj} (not drinkable) :: imbuvable
undulate {v} /ˈʌndjəleɪt/ (intransitive: move in wavelike motions) :: onduler, ondoyer
undulated antshrike {n} (bird) :: batara ondé
unduly {adv} (undeservedly; in a way that is not warranted) :: indument
unearth {v} (to uncover or find) :: découvrir
unearth {v} (to dig up) :: déterrer
uneasiness {n} :: malaise
uneasy {adj} /ʌnˈiːzi/ (Not easy; difficult) :: pas facile, difficile
uneducated {adj} (not educated) :: inculte {m} {f}
unemployed {adj} (having no job) :: au chômage invariant, inoccupé, chômeur
unemployed {n} (the unemployed as a group) :: les chômeurs {m-p}
unemployment {n} (joblessness) :: chômage {m}
unemployment benefit {n} (money paid to the unemployed) :: allocation chômage {f}
unending {adj} (never reaching an end) :: éternel, sans fin, infini
unenroll {v} :: désenrôler
unequivocal {adj} /ʌnɨˈkwɪvəkəl/ (without ambiguity) :: sans équivoque
unerasable {adj} (that cannot be erased) :: ineffaçable
uneven {adj} (odd) SEE: odd ::
uneven bars {n} (set of apparatus) :: barres asymétriques {f-p}
uneven bars {n} (event) :: barres asymétriques, barres asymétriques {f-p}
uneventful {adj} :: sans histoire
unexpected {adj} /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd/ (not expected, anticipated or foreseen) :: inattendu, imprévu {m}, inopiné {m}
unexpectedly {adv} /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪdli/ (in an unexpected manner) :: surprenamment
unexplainable {adj} (inexplicable) SEE: inexplicable ::
unexplainably {adv} (inexplicably) SEE: inexplicably ::
unfair {adj} /ʌnˈfɛɚ/ (not fair) :: injuste, déloyal
unfair competition {n} :: concurrence déloyale {f}
unfairly {adv} (unjustly) SEE: unjustly ::
unfairness {n} (state of being unfair) :: injustice {f}
unfairness {n} :: inéquité, injustice {f}
unfaithful {adj} (not having religious faith) :: infidèle
unfaithful {adj} (not keeping good faith; disloyal; not faithful) :: infidèle
unfamiliar {adj} /ˌʌnfəˈmɪli.əɹ/ (not familiar) :: inconnu
unfashionable {adj} (not fashionable) :: quétaine {mf} [Quebec]
unfasten {v} (to loose) :: défaire
unfathomable {adj} (impossible to fathom; incomprehensible) :: incompréhensible
unfathomable {adj} (difficult to penetrate) :: insondable
unfavorable {adj} (causing obstacles or delay (of wind or weather)) :: défavorable
unfeasible {adj} (infeasible) SEE: infeasible ::
unfindable {adj} (not findable) :: introuvable
unfinished {adj} (not finished) :: inachevé
unfinishedness {n} (quality of being unfinished) :: inachèvement
unfit {adj} /ʌnˈfɪt/ (not fit; not having the correct requirements) :: inapte
unflappable {adj} /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/ (remaining composed and level-headed at all times) :: imperturbable
unfold {v} /ʌnˈfoʊld/ :: dérouler, déplier
unforeseeable {adj} (incapable of being foreseen) :: imprévisible
unforeseen {adj} (not foreseen) :: imprévu
unforeseen {adj} (not expected) :: inattendu {m}
unforgettable {adj} (which is very difficult to forget) :: inoubliable
unforgivable {adj} (not forgivable) :: impardonnable
unfortunate {adj} /ʌnˈfɔːtjʊnət/ (not favored by fortune) :: infortuné
unfortunate {adj} (marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune) :: malencontreux
unfortunately {adv} (happening through bad luck) :: malheureusement, malencontreusement
unfounded {adj} (not based on solid reasons or facts) :: non fondé, dénué de fondement, infondé, sans fondement
unfreeze {v} (thaw) SEE: thaw ::
unfreeze {v} (defrost) SEE: defrost ::
unfriendly {adj} /ʌnˈfɹɛn(d)li/ (not friendly; hostile) :: inamical
unfruitful {adj} (Not bearing fruit) :: infructueux
unfurl {v} /ʌnˈfɝl/ (to unroll or release) :: déployer, dérouler
unfurnish {v} (to remove furniture from) :: démeubler
ungodly {adj} (unreasonable) :: pas catholique
ungrammatical {adj} (in violation of one or more of the rules and conventions of a language) :: agrammatical
ungrateful {adj} /ʌnˈɡɹeɪtfəl/ (not grateful) :: ingrat
ungratefulness {n} (the state of being ungrateful) SEE: ingratitude ::
unguent {n} (cream applied to the skin for a therapeutic purpose) SEE: ointment ::
ungulate {adj} /ˈʌŋɡjələt/ (having hooves) :: ongulé
ungulate {n} (hooved mammal) :: ongulé {m}
unguligrade {adj} /ʌŋˈɡjuːlɪˌɡɹeɪd/ (that walks on hooves) :: ongulograde
unhackable {adj} (Definition) :: impiratable
unhappiness {n} (feeling of not being happy) :: tristesse {f}, malheur
unhappy {adj} /ʌnˈhæpi/ (not happy; sad) :: malheureux, triste
unhappy {adj} (not satisfied; unsatisfied) :: mécontent
unharness {v} (to liberate) SEE: liberate ::
unharness {v} (to remove the harness from a horse, etc.) :: débrider, dételer
unhealthy {adj} /ʌnˈhɛl.θi/ (conducive to poor health) :: malsain, mauvais pour la santé
unheard-of {adj} (previously unknown; unprecedented) :: inouï
unheralded {adj} (Without prior warning; unexpected or unannounced) :: sans tambour ni trompette, sans préavis
unhinge {v} /ʌnˈhɪndʒ/ (remove a leaf from its supporting hinges) :: dégonder,
unhinge {v} (to mentally disturb) :: déséquilibrer, troubler,
unholy {adj} (evil) :: impie, maléfique
unhookable {adj} (Capable of being unhooked) :: décrochable
unhorse {v} (remove from a horse) :: désarçonner
unhurt {adj} (not hurt) :: indemne
uni {n} /ˈjuː.niː/ (university) :: fac
uni- {prefix} (one) :: uni-
unibrow {n} (eyebrows that meet in the middle) :: monosourcil {m}
unicameral {adj} /junɨˈkæməɹəl/ (having a single legislative chamber) :: unicaméral, monocaméral
unicameralism {n} (principle of having single chamber legislative body) :: monocamérisme {m}, monocaméralisme {m}
unicellular {adj} (having a single cell) :: unicellulaire {m} {f}
Unicode {prop} /ˈjunɪˌkəʊd/ (series of computer encoding standards) :: Unicode {m}
unicolor {adj} (of one color) :: unicolore
unicorn {n} /ˈjunɪkɔɹn/ (mythical beast) :: licorne {f}
unicorn {n} (startup company) :: licorne {f}
unicycle {n} (one-wheeled pedaled cycle) :: monocycle {m}
unicyclist {n} (person who operates a unicycle) :: unicycliste {m} {f}
unidentified flying object {n} (anything in the air not readily explainable) :: objet volant non-identifié {m}, OVNI {m} [abbreviation]
unidirectional {adj} (pertaining to only one direction) :: unidirectionnel
unifiable {adj} (able to be united or unified) :: unifiable
unification {n} (act of unifying) :: unification {f}
unifoliate {adj} (having a single leaf) :: monophylle, unifolié
uniform {adj} /ˈjunəfɔɹm/ (unvarying) :: uniforme
uniform {adj} (consistent) :: uniforme
uniform {n} (distinctive outfit as a means of identifying members of a group) :: uniforme {m}
uniform antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family) :: batara unicolore
uniform continuity {n} (property of a function) :: continuité uniforme {f}
uniform crake {n} (bird) :: râle concolore {m}
uniformitarianism {n} /juːnɪfɔːmɪˈtɛːɹɪənɪzm/ (the scientific principle that natural processes operated in the past in the same way that they do today) :: actualisme {m}, uniformitarisme {m}
uniformity {n} (a state of being uniform) :: uniformité {f}
uniformize {v} /ˈjunifoʊɹmaɪz/ (to make uniform) :: uniformiser
uniformly {adv} /ˈjunəfɔɹmli/ (in a uniform manner) :: uniformément
uniformly continuous {adj} (property of a function) :: uniformément continu
unify {v} /ˈjuːnɪfaɪ/ (cause to become one) :: unifier
unilateral {adj} (done by one side only) :: unilatéral
unilateralism {n} (tendency of nations to act on their own) :: unilatéralisme
unilaterally {adv} (in a unilateral way) :: unilatéralement
unilingual {adj} (only knowing or spoken in one language) :: unilingue {m} {f}
unilingualism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) :: monolinguisme {m}, unilinguisme {m}
unimaginable {adj} (unable to be imagined) :: inimaginable
unimolecular {adj} (of a reaction involving a single molecule) :: unimoléculaire
unimpeded {adj} (free from obstructions) :: sans entrave, sans encombre
unimportant {adj} (not important or noteworthy) :: sans importance
uninhabitable {adj} (not inhabitable) :: inhabitable
uninhabited {adj} (not inhabited) :: inhabité
uninjured {adj} (That did not suffer injury) :: indemne
uninstall {v} (completely remove hardware or software) :: désinstaller
uninstallation {n} (process of removing a program) :: désinstallation {f}
uninstaller {n} (a program that uninstalls software) :: désinstalleur {m}
unintelligence {n} (lack of intelligence) :: inintelligence {f}
unintelligent {adj} (not intelligent) :: inintelligent
unintelligently {adv} (in an unintelligent manner) :: inintelligemment
unintelligible {adj} /ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɨdʒɨbəl/ (not intelligible) :: inintelligible
unintended {adj} (not intended; unplanned) :: involontaire
unintentionally {adv} (in an unintentional manner) :: involontairement, inintentionnellement
uninteresting {adj} (arousing little or no interest; boring or uneventful) :: inintéressant
unintuitive {adj} (in particular, counterintuitive; counter to what one's intuition expects) SEE: counterintuitive ::
uninvite {v} (to cancel an invitation) :: désinviter
union {n} (trade union) SEE: trade union ::
union {n} /ˈjuːnjən/ (the act of uniting or the state of being united) :: union {f}
union {n} (in set theory) :: réunion {f}
union {n} :: union {f}
unionist {n} (trade unionist) :: unioniste {m}
unionization {n} (the act of forming a labour union) :: syndicalisation {f}
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics {prop} (a confederation of Communist states, see also: Soviet Union; USSR) :: Union des Républiques Socialistes Soviétiques {f}
Union of the Comoros {prop} (official name for the Comoros) :: Union des Comores
union suit {n} (one-piece underwear) :: caleçon-combinaison
unipolar {adj} (having a single pole) :: unipolaire
unique {adj} /juːˈniːk/ (one of a kind) :: unique
uniqueness {n} (state or quality of being unique or one of a kind) :: unicité {f}
unisex {adj} / ˈjuːnɪˌseks ]/ (designed to be suitable for any sex or gender) :: unisexe
unisex {adj} (not distinguished on the basis of sex or gender) :: épicène
unisexual {adj} (having characteristics of a single sex) :: unisexe
unison {n} /ˈjunɨsən/ (music: the simultaneous playing of an identical note more than once) :: unisson {m}
unit {n} /ˈjuː.nɪt/ (standard measure of a quantity) :: unité {f}
unit {n} (number one) :: unité {f}
unit {n} (organized group comprising people and/or equipment) :: unité {f}
unit {n} (kilowatt-hour as recorded on an electricity meter) SEE: kilowatt-hour ::
Unitarian {n} (a modern follower of Unitarian Universalism) :: unitarien-universaliste {m}
Unitarianism {n} (the religious belief that God is a single person) :: unitarisme {m}
Unitarian Universalism {prop} (religion which encourages theological liberalism) :: universalisme unitarien {m}, unitarisme-universalisme {m}
unitary {adj} (having the quality of oneness) :: unitaire
unitary {adj} ((government)) :: unitaire
unit circle {n} (circle of radius 1) :: cercle unité {m}
unit circle {n} (circle of radius 1 with centre at the origin, used in trigonometry) :: cercle trigonométrique {m}, cercle unité {m}
unite {v} /juˈnaɪt/ ((transitive) to bring together as one) :: unir
united {adj} /juːˈnaɪtɪd/ (joined into a single entity) :: uni, unifié
united {adj} :: unis
United Arab Emirates {prop} /juːˌnaɪtɪd ˌæɹəb ˈɛmɪɹɪts/ (country in the Middle East) :: Émirats arabes unis {m-p}
United Kingdom {prop} /juːˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/ (Kingdom in Europe, see also: Great Britain) :: Royaume-Uni {m}, Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande du Nord {m}
United Kingdom of Great Britain {prop} (United Kingdom of Great Britain) :: Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne {m}
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland {prop} (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) :: Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande {m}
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland {prop} (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) :: Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord {m}
United Nations {prop} (international coalition) :: Organisation des Nations Unies {f}, Nations Unies {f-p} (Abbr: ONU)
United Nations Economic and Social Council {prop} (one of the six principal organs of the United Nations) :: Conseil économique et social des Nations unies
United Nations General Assembly {prop} (one of the six principal organs of the United Nations) :: Assemblée générale des Nations unies
United States {prop} /juːˌnaɪtɨd ˈsteɪts/ (the United States) :: États-Unis {m-p}
United Statesian {adj} (of or pertaining to the United States of America) :: étatsunien, états-unien [rare]
United States minor outlying islands {n} (regions of the United States) :: Îles mineures éloignées des États-Unis {f-p}
United States of America {prop} /juːˌnaɪtɨd ˌsteɪts əv əˈmɛɹɨkə/ (country in North America) :: États-Unis d'Amérique {m-p}, États-Unis {m-p}, É-U
United States Virgin Islands {prop} (a US overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Îles Vierges des États-Unis {m-p}
unit fraction {n} (fraction whose numerator is 1 and denominator a positive integer) :: fraction unitaire {f}
unit interval {n} (the interval [0,1]) :: intervalle unité {m}
unit matrix {n} (identity matrix) SEE: identity matrix ::
unit testing {n} (software testing methodology) :: test unitaire {m}
unit vector {n} (vector with length 1) :: vecteur unité {m}, vecteur unitaire {m}
unity {n} /ˈjuːnɪti/ (state of being one or undivided) :: unité {f}
univerbation {n} :: univerbation {f}
universal {adj} /ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːɹsl/ (of or pertaining to the universe) :: universel
universal {adj} (common to all members of a group or class) :: universel
universal {adj} (common to all society, world-wide) :: universel
universal {adj} :: universel {m}, universelle {f}
universal donor {n} :: donneur universel {m}
universalism {n} (universality) SEE: universality ::
universality {n} (the property of being universal) :: universalité {f}
universal quantifier {n} (operator) :: quantificateur universel
Universal Serial Bus {n} (computing standard for interconnecting PC devices) :: USB {m}
universal value {n} (a value considered common for all or almost all mankind) :: valeur universelle {f}
universe {n} /ˈjuːnəˌvɝs/ (the Universe) :: univers {m}, Univers {m}
universe {n} (an entity similar to our universe) :: univers {m}
universe {n} :: univers {m}
Universiade {n} (a sport event) :: Universiade {f}
university {n} /junɨˈvɝsəti/ (institution of higher education) :: université {f}, fac {f}, univ {f}
university of life {n} (source of education by adverse experience) SEE: school of hard knocks ::
univocal {adj} /juːnɪˈvoʊkəl/ (having only one possible meaning) :: univoque, sans équivoque
Unix {n} /ˈjuːnɪks/ (operating system) :: Unix
unjust {adj} /ʌnˈdʒʌst/ (not fair, just or right) :: injuste
unjustice {n} (injustice) SEE: injustice ::
unjustifiable {adj} (that cannot be justified) :: injustifiable
unjustified {adj} (not justified) :: injustifié
unjustly {adv} (in an unjust manner) :: injustement
unkempt {adj} /ˌʌnˈkɛmpt/ (dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up) :: [talking about hair] ébouriffé {m}
unkillable {adj} (not killable) :: intuable {m} {f}
unknown {adj} /ʌnˈnoʊn/ (not known) :: inconnu
unknown {n} (variable) :: inconnue {f}
unknown {n} (fact or place) :: inconnu {m}
unlawful {adj} (prohibited) :: illégal
unleaded {adj} /ˌʌnˈlɛd.əd/ (without lead) :: sans plomb
unleash {v} /ʌnˈliʃ/ (to free from a leash) :: déchaîner
unleashed {adj} (not leashed) :: déchaîné, libéré
unless {conj} /ənˈlɛs/ (except on a specified condition) :: à moins que, sauf si
unlike {adj} /ʌnˈlaɪk/ (dissimilar) :: différent de
unlike {prep} (differently from) :: différemment de
unlike {prep} (in contrast with; as opposed to) :: à la difference de, contrairement à
unlike {adj} (not likely) SEE: unlikely ::
unlikeliness {n} (property of being unlikely) :: invraisemblance {f}
unlikely {adj} /ʌnˈlaɪkli/ (not likely) :: peu probable, improbable
unlikely {adv} (in an improbable manner) :: improbablement
unlimited {adj} (limitless or without bounds; unrestricted) :: illimité
unlistenable {adj} (not suitable for being listened to) :: inécoutable {m} {f}
unload {v} /ʌnˈloʊd/ (take off or remove the load from something) :: décharger
unlock {v} (to undo or open a lock) :: déverrouiller
unmanageable {adj} (not manageable; not readily submitting to handling) :: ingérable
unmanly {adj} ((of a person) not manly: immature, effeminate or cowardly, etc.) :: efféminé
unmanly {adj} ((of a behaviour or action) Cowardly, base.) :: lâche
unmanned {adj} /ʌnˈmænd/ (not operated by a person or a crew) :: sans équipage
unmarried {adj} (having no husband or wife) :: célibataire
unmask {v} /ʌnˈmæsk/ (to remove a mask from someone) :: démasquer
unmask {v} (to expose the true character of someone) :: révéler, dévoiler, démasquer
unmask {v} (to remove one's mask) :: se démasquer
unmissable {adj} (that cannot be missed) :: imperdable
unmold {v} (remove something from a mold) :: démouler
unnamed {adj} (having no name) :: sans nom, innomé {m}
unnatural {adj} (not natural) :: artificiel, innaturel {m}
unnecessary {adj} /ʌnˈnɛ.səˌsɛ.ɹi/ (not necessary) :: inutile
unnerve {v} (deprive of nerve, force or strength) :: affaiblir
unnerve {v} (upset) :: énerver
unnoticed {adj} (not noticed) :: inaperçu
UNO {prop} (United Nations Organization) :: ONU {f}
unobserved {adj} (Not seen or observed) :: inobservé
unobtainable {adj} (not able to be acquired or reached) :: introuvable
unobtrusively {adv} /ˌʌn.əbˈtɹuː.sɪv.li/ (in a manner that is not noticeable or blatant) :: discrètement, en catimini, en douce, en cachette
unoccupied {adj} (Not inhabited, especially by a tenant) :: inoccupé, inhabité, vide
unoccupied {adj} (Not being used; vacant or free) :: inoccupé, libre
unofficial {adj} (not official) :: officieux
unopenable {adj} (that cannot be opened) :: inouvrable
unpack {v} /ʌnˈpæk/ (to remove from a package) :: déballer
unpaid {adj} /ʌnˈpeɪd/ (not paid for) :: impayé
unpalatable {adj} (unpleasant to the taste) :: dégoutant, peu appétissant[1], désagréable[2],
unpardonable {adj} (impossible to pardon or forgive) :: impardonnable
unpave {v} (to remove the paving stones from (a street), see also: depave) :: dépaver
unpleasant {adj} /ʌnˈplezənt/ (not pleasant) :: déplaisant, pénible
unplug {v} /ʌnˈplʌɡ/ (disconnect from a supply) :: débrancher
unpoppable {adj} (impossible to pop) :: increvable
unpopular {adj} (lacking popularity) :: impopulaire
unpopularity {n} (property or degree of being unpopular) :: impopularité {f}
unprecedented {adj} /ʌnˈpɹɛsɪdɛntɪd/ (never before seen or done, without precedent) :: sans précédent
unpredictable {adj} (unable to be predicted) :: imprévisible
unpredictable {n} (unpredictable thing) :: imprévisible
unprepossessing {adj} (unimpressive or unremarkable; dull and ordinary; nondescript.) :: monotone, banal, ordinaire, médiocre
unprintable {adj} (not printable) :: inimprimable {m} {f}
unproblematic {adj} (not problematic) :: ne posant aucun problème, qui ne pose aucun problème
unprocurable {adj} (unobtainable) SEE: unobtainable ::
unproductive {adj} (not productive) :: improductif
unprofessional {adj} (unbecoming of a professional) :: non-professionnel
unpublished {adj} (not published) :: inédit
unqualified {adj} (ineligible, not qualified) :: non qualifié
unqualified {adj} (undescribed) :: sans reservé, formidable, inconditionnel {m}, inconditionnelle
unquantifiable {adj} :: inquantifiable
unquestionable {adj} (undeniable, obvious) :: indiscutable
unquestionably {adv} (without doubt) :: indubitablement, sans l'ombre d'un doute
unravel {v} /ʌnˈɹævəl/ (to separate the threads (of)) :: dénouer, démêler, résoudre
unreadable {adj} (that cannot be read or is not easy to read) :: illisible {m} {f}
unreadable {adj} (not sufficiently interesting to be worth reading) :: illisible
unreal {adj} /ʌnˈɹi.əl/ (not real) :: irréel
unrealistic {adj} (not realistic) :: irréaliste
unreason {n} (nonsense, folly) :: déraison {f}
unreasonably {adv} (in an unreasonable manner) :: déraisonnablement
unrecognizable {adj} (that cannot be recognized) :: méconnaissable
unreconcilable {adj} (irreconcilable) SEE: irreconcilable ::
unrelated {adj} (not connected) :: sans rapport, sans lien, non lié
unrelenting {adj} (not relenting) :: implacable, impitoyable
unreliability {n} (the quality of being unreliable) :: manque de sérieux {m}, manque de fiabilité {m}
unreliable {adj} (not reliable) :: non-fiable
unreliable narrator {n} (in literary theory) :: narrateur incertain {m}, narratrice incertaine {f}; narrateur douteux {m}, narratrice douteuse {f}
unremarkable {adj} (not remarkable) :: banal, commun, ordinaire
unremitting {adj} /ˌʌnɹɪˈmɪɾɪŋ/ (incessant) :: inlassable
unrequited {adj} (not reciprocated) :: non réciproque, à sens unique
unrequited love {n} (love that is not reciprocated, even though reciprocation is desired) :: amour non récompensé {m}, amour non échangé {m}, amour non partagé {m}, amour non-réciproqué {m}
unresistance {n} :: non-résistance {f}, non résistance {f}
unresponsive {adj} (not responsive) :: qui ne réagit pas
unresponsive {adj} (indifferent or apathetic) :: insensible à
unrest {n} /ʌnˈɹɛst/ (state of trouble) :: agitation
unrestrained {adj} (not held in check) :: non restreint
unrestrained {adj} :: non restreint {m}, non restreinte {f}
unrobe {v} (disrobe) SEE: disrobe ::
unruly {adj} (wild) :: désobéissant, incontrôlable, indiscipliné
unsafely {adv} (in an unsafe way) :: dangereusement
unsaid {adj} (unspoken) SEE: unspoken ::
unsatisfactory {adj} (inadequate, substandard or not satisfactory) :: insatisfaisant
unsatisfied {adj} (dissatisfied) SEE: dissatisfied ::
unsatisfying {adj} (not providing satisfaction) :: insatisfaisant {m}, insatisfaisante {f}
unsaturated {adj} (capable of dissolving more solute) :: insaturé
unsaturated {adj} (having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms) :: insaturé
unsaturated {adj} (not chromatically pure) :: insaturé
unscathed {adj} (not injured/harmed) :: sain et sauf, indemne
unscrupulous {adj} /ˌʌnˈskɹuːpjʊləs/ (without scruples) :: sans scrupules
unseal {v} (to break the seal of (something) in order to open it) :: décacheter
unseasoned {adj} (not sprinkled with seasoning) :: nature
UN Security Council {prop} (international organ) :: Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies {m}, Conseil de sécurité {m}
unseemliness {n} (State) :: malséance {f}
unseemly {adj} (inconsistent with standards, etc.) :: malséant
unselfish {adj} (not selfish; selfless; generous; altruistic) :: généreux {m}, généreuse {f}
unsettling {adj} (That makes one troubled or uneasy) :: dérangeant, inquiétant
unshackle {v} (to remove shackles) :: déchainer
unshackle {v} (to remove restrictions or inhibitions) :: émanciper
unshakable {adj} (not able to be shaken) :: inébranlable
unshaven {adj} (unkempt) SEE: unkempt ::
unsheltered {adj} (without shelter) :: inabrité
unsightly {adj} /ʌnˈsaɪtli/ (displeasing to the eye) :: disgracieux, inesthétique
unsigned {adj} (not accepting negative numbers; having only a positive absolute value) :: non-signé
unsingable {adj} (impossible to sing) :: inchantable
unsinkable {adj} (of a ship: that cannot be sunk) :: insubmersible
unsolicited {adj} (not requested, welcome or invited) :: volontaire, spontané
unspeakable {adj} (incapable of being spoken or uttered) :: indicible
unspeakable {adj} (unfit to be described) :: innommable
unspeakable {adj} (extremely bad) :: innommable
unspoken {adj} /ʌnˈspoʊkən/ (not spoken; not said) :: non-dit
unspoken rule {n} (rule that is understood but does not exist in written form) :: règle non écrite {f}, loi orale {f}
unstable {adj} /ʌnˈsteɪbəl/ (not stable) :: instable
unstable {adj} (readily decomposed or decomposable) :: instable
unsteady {adj} :: instable, branlant, fébrile
unstitch {v} (remove stitches from) :: découdre
unstoppable {adj} (unable to be stopped) :: inarrêtable, incoercible
unstressed {adj} (not stressed or accentuated) :: inaccentué, atone
unsubscribe {v} (to cancel a subscription) :: désinscrire, désabonner
unsubscription {n} (act of unsubscribing) :: désinscription {f}, désabonnement {m}
unsuccessful {adj} (failed, not successful) :: infructueux {m}
unsufferable {adj} (insufferable) SEE: insufferable ::
unsure {adj} (uncertain) :: incertain
unsustainable {adj} (Not sustainable) :: insoutenable {m} {f}
unswerving {adj} (not deviating) :: indéfectible, inébranlable
unsympathetic {adj} (not sympathetic) :: antipathique
untameable {adj} (cannot be tamed) :: indomptable
untangle {v} (to remove tangles or knots) :: dénatter, dénouer
untapped {adj} (not tapped) :: inexploité
untenable {adj} (Not able to be held, as of an opinion or position) :: intenable, insoutenable
unthinkable {adj} /ʌnˈθɪŋkəbəl/ (incapable of being believed; incredible) :: incroyable
unthinkable {adj} (inconceivable or unimaginable; extremely improbable in a way that goes against common sense) :: inconcevable, impensable, inimaginable
untidy {adj} /ʌnˈtaɪdi/ (sloppy) :: débraillé, négligé
untidy {adj} (unorganized) :: désordonné, bordélique
untie {v} /ʌnˈtaɪ/ (to loosen, as something interlaced or knotted) :: détacher, délier
untie {v} (to free from fastening or from restraint) :: détacher
untie {v} (to become untied or loosed) :: détacher
until {prep} /ʌnˈtɪl/ (up to the time of) :: jusque, jusqu'à
until {prep} (before) :: avant
until {conj} (up to the time that) :: jusqu'à ce que, jusqu'au moment où
until {conj} (before) :: avant que
until all hours {prep} :: jusqu'à pas d'heure
until further notice {adv} :: jusqu'à nouvel ordre
until one is blue in the face {adv} (for a long time) :: jusqu'à en perdre haleine
untimely {adj} (taking place at an inopportune time) :: intempestif
untimely {adj} (early; premature) :: vert
unto {prep} /ˈʌntuː/ (Up to) :: jusqu'à
untouchable {n} (pariah) SEE: pariah ::
untouchable {adj} (not able to be touched) :: intouchable
untouchable {n} (member of the lowest caste) :: intouchable {m} {f}
untouched {adj} (in its original state) :: intouché
untoward {adj} /ʌnˈtɔɹd/ (unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous) :: désavantageux, nocif, défavorable
untoward {adj} (unruly, troublesome) :: irrégulierennuyeux
untoward {adj} (unseemly, improper) :: inopportundéplacé
untrammel {v} (free or release from obstacles or hindrances) :: liberer
untranslatability {n} (property of being untranslatable; inability to be translated) :: intraductibilité {f}, intraduisibilité {f}
untranslatable {adj} /ˈʌnˌtɹænz.leɪt.ə.bəl/ (not able to be translated) :: intraduisible
untranslatableness {n} (property of being untranslatable; inability to be translated) :: intraductibilité {f}, intraduisibilité {f}
untranslated {adj} (not translated; in the original language) :: intraduit
untreated {adj} (not treated) :: non traité
untruism {n} (false statement) SEE: falsehood ::
untruth {n} /ʌnˈtɹuːθ/ (lie or falsehood) :: mensonge {m}, menterie {f}
untruthful {adj} (not giving the truth, lying) :: menteur {m}
untruthful {adj} (dishonest) :: malhonnête {m} {f}
untuck {v} :: ressortir
untyped {adj} :: non typé
ununbium {n} (chemical element) :: ununbium {m}
ununennium {n} /uːnuːnˈɛniːəm/ (chemical element) :: ununennium {m}
ununhexium {n} (element with atomic number 116) :: ununhexium {m}
ununifiable {adj} (impossible to unify of be unified) :: inunifiable
ununoctium {n} (chemical element) :: ununoctium {m}
ununpentium {n} (chemical element) :: ununpentium {m}
ununquadium {n} (chemical element) :: ununquadium {m}
ununseptium {n} /uːnuːnˈsɛpti.əm/ (element with atomic number 117) :: ununseptium {m}
ununtrium {n} (chemical element) :: ununtrium {m}
unununium {n} (systematic name for roentgenium) :: unununium {m}
unused {adj} /ʌnˈjuːzd/ (not used) :: inutilisé
unused {adj} (not accustomed (to)) :: inaccoutumé
unuseful {adj} /ʌnˈjuːsfəl/ (not useful) :: inutile {m} {f}
unusual {adj} /ʌnˈjuːʒuəl/ (unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm) :: inhabituel, insolite
unusual {adj} (not usual) :: inhabituel, inusuel
unvariable {adj} (invariable) SEE: invariable ::
unveil {v} /ʌnˈveɪl/ (to uncover) :: dévoiler, lever le voile
unveil {v} (to reveal oneself) :: se dévoiler
unverifiable {adj} (Not capable of being verified, confirmed, checked or proven) :: invérifiable
unverifiableness {n} :: invérifiabilité {f}
unverified {adj} (not verified) :: invérifié
unvisible {adj} (invisible) SEE: invisible ::
unvisibly {adv} (invisibly) SEE: invisibly ::
unvoiced {adj} (linguistics: voiceless) SEE: voiceless ::
unvoluntary {adj} (involuntary) SEE: involuntary ::
unwall {v} (to unblock) :: démurer
unwarned {adj} :: inaverti
unwavering {adj} (never doubted; always steady and on course) :: inébranlable, constant
unwed {adj} (not married) SEE: unmarried ::
unwed {n} (bachelor or a spinster) SEE: unmarried ::
unwelcome {adj} :: malvenu
unwieldy {adj} /ˌʌnˈwɪəl.di/ (difficult to carry, handle, manage or operate) :: encombrant, lourd, peu maniable
unwilling {adj} /ʌnˈwɪlɪŋ/ (not willing; loath; disinclined; reluctant) :: réticent
unwind {v} /ʌnˈwaɪnd/ (To wind off) :: dérouler, débobiner
unwind {v} (To disentangle) :: démêler
unwind {v} (To relax) :: décompresser
unwind {v} (To be or become unwound) :: se défaire
unwisely {adv} (in an unwise manner) :: imprudemment
unwitting {adj} (unaware) :: inconscient {m}
unwitting {adj} (unintentional) :: involontaire
unwittingly {adv} /ʌnˈwɪtɪŋli/ (in an unwitting manner) :: involontairement
unworthy {adj} /ʌnˈwɝði/ (not worthy) :: indigne
unwrap {v} /ʌnˈɹæp/ (undo what is wrapped) :: déballer
unwritten rule {n} (unspoken rule) SEE: unspoken rule ::
unyielding {adj} (not giving in) :: inflexible
unzip {v} (To decompress a zipfile) :: décompresser
up {adv} /ʌp/ (away from earth’s surface) :: en haut
up {adv} (higher in pitch) :: haut
up {prep} (toward the top) :: vers le haut, go up: monter
up {adj} (awake) :: debout, levé
up {adj} (ready, willing) :: partant {m}
up {adj} (standing) :: debout
up {adj} (functional) :: en marche {m} {f}
up {adj} (erect) :: au garde-à-vous {m} {f}
up {n} (direction opposed to the pull of gravity) :: haut {m}
up above {adv} :: dans l'au-delà
Upanishad {prop} (Hindu text) :: upanishad
upbeat {adj} /ʌpˈbit/ (Having a fast pace, tempo, or beat) :: entraînant {m}
upbeat {adj} (Having a positive, lively, or perky tone, attitude, etc.) :: optimiste
upbeat {n} (unaccented beat at the start of a musical phrase) :: levé {m} {mf}
upblow {v} (blow up) SEE: blow up ::
upbraid {v} /ˌʌpˈbɹeɪd/ (to reprove) :: gronder, reprendre, reprocher, réprimander, sermonner
upbringing {n} (traits) :: éducation
upbringing {n} (raising or training) :: éducation
upcoming {adj} (of the relatively near future) :: à venir, prochain
update {n} /ˈʌp.deɪt/ (action of making something up to date) :: mise à jour {f}, actualisation {f}, update {m}
update {n} (action of advising someone so that they are up to date) :: mise à jour {f}
update {v} (to make something up to date) :: mettre à jour, actualiser, updater [computing]
update {v} (to advise a person so that they are up to date) :: mettre au courant
up front {adv} (in an attacking position) :: en pointe
upfront {adv} (beforehand) SEE: beforehand ::
upfront {adv} (attacker) SEE: attacker ::
upgrade {n} /ˈʌp.ɡɹeɪd/ (an improved component or replacement item) :: mise à niveau {f}, upgrade {m}
upgrow {v} (grow up) :: grandir
upgrowth {n} (process or result of growing up) :: croissance {f}, dévelopement {m}
upheaval {n} /ʌpˈhi.vəl/ (process of being heaved upward, especially of the earth's crust) :: soulèvement {m}, surrection {f}
upheaval {n} (sudden violent upset, disruption or convulsion) :: bouleversement {m}
uphill {adv} /ˈʌphɪl/ (up a slope, towards higher ground) :: en montée, en amont
up hill and down dale {adv} :: par monts et par vaux
uphold {v} /ˌʌpˈhold/ (to support by approval or encouragement) :: soutenir
upholsterer {n} /ʌpˈhəʊlstəɹə/ (a craftsman who upholsters furniture) :: tapissier {m}, tapissier garnisseur {m}
upholstery {n} /əˈpɐl.stɹi/ (craft or business of upholstering furniture) :: tapisserie {f} [d'ameublement]
upkeep {n} (maintenance; the act or effort of keeping something in good repair) :: entretien {m}
upland antshrike {n} (passerine bird) :: batara montagnard
uplift {v} /ʌpˈlɪft/ (to raise something or someone to a higher level) :: élever, transcender, promouvoir, exalter
uplift {n} (tectonic upheaval) :: soulèvement
uplift {n} (brassiere that raises the breasts) :: balconnet
upload {v} /ˈʌpˌloʊd/ (to transfer data) :: téléverser
upload {n} (file transfer) :: envoi, téléversement {m}
upon {prep} /əˈpɒn/ (being above and in contact with another) :: sur
upon {prep} (being directly supported by another) :: sur
upon {prep} (at a prescribed point in time) :: à
up one's sleeve {prep} (hidden, in reserve) :: dans sa manche
upper {adj} /ˈʌpɚ/ (at a higher level, rank or position) :: supérieur
upper {adj} :: supérieur
upper arm {n} (section of an arm) :: arrière-bras {m}
Upper Austria {prop} (state of Austria) :: Haute-Autriche
Upper Canada {prop} /ˈʌpɚ ˈkænədə/ (Former colony) :: Haut-Canada {m}
upper case {n} (capital letters, collectively) :: majuscule {f}, haut-de-casse {m}
uppercase {adj} (written in upper case) :: majuscule
upper chamber {n} (upper house) SEE: upper house ::
upper-crust {adj} (posh, upper-class) :: huppé
uppercut {n} (in boxing) :: uppercut {m}
upper house {n} (part of a parliament) :: chambre haute {f}
Upper Lusatian {prop} (Upper Sorbian) SEE: Upper Sorbian ::
Upper Silesia {prop} (region) :: Haute-Silésie {f}
Upper Sorbian {prop} (a Slavic language spoken in part of Saxony) :: haut-sorabe {m}
Upper Volta {prop} (former name of Burkina Faso) :: Haute-Volta
uppity {adj} /ˈʌpəti/ (Presumptuous, above oneself) :: arrogant, impertinent
Uppsala {prop} /ʊpˈsɑlə/ (city in eastern central Sweden) :: Uppsala {m}
up quark {n} (up quark) :: quark haut, quark up {m}
upright {adj} /ˈʌpɹaɪt/ (of good morals) :: intègre
upright bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
uprightness {n} (The state of being moral, honest and honourable) :: droiture {f}, rectitude {f}, intégrité {f}
uprightness {n} (The state of being erect or vertical) :: aplomb {m}
upright piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument) :: piano droit {m}
uprising {n} (a popular revolt) :: révolte {f}
uproar {n} /ˈʌpɹɔːɹ/ (noisy excitement) :: clameur {f}
uproar {n} (confused noise) :: clameur {f}
uproot {v} (eradicate) SEE: eradicate ::
uproot {v} (extirpate) SEE: extirpate ::
UPS {n} (uninterruptible power supply) :: ASI {f}, ASSC {f}
upsadaisy {interj} (an affectionate encouragement) :: oup-là, hop-là
ups and downs {n} (idiomatic) :: des hauts et des bas
upscale {adj} (marked by wealth or quality) SEE: high-class ::
upset {adj} /ˈʌpsɛt/ (angry, distressed, unhappy) :: fâché [angry], bouleversé [distressed], contrarié [unhappy]
upset {adj} (of a stomach) :: dérangé, perturbé, bouleversé, remué
upset {v} (make (a person) angry, distressed or unhappy) :: énerver
upset {v} (disturb, disrupt, unfavorably alter) :: bouleverser
upset {v} (tip, overturn) :: renverser
upside down {adv} (inverted) :: à l'envers, sens dessus dessous
upside down {adv} (in great disorder) :: sens dessus dessous
upside down {adj} (inverted) :: à l'envers
upsilon {n} /ˈupsi.lɔn/ (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: upsilon {m}
up someone's alley {prep} :: dans les cordes de quelqu'un
upstairs {adv} /ˌʌpˈstɛɹz/ (up the stairs; on a higher floor or level) :: en haut
upstand {v} (stand up) :: ériger
upstand {n} (upturn) :: bordure {f}
upstart {n} (newly rich or prominent) :: parvenu {m}, arriviste {m}, nouveau riche {m}
upstream {adj} (Biology : towards the 5' end of a DNA molecule) :: en amont; amont, montant
upstream {adv} (against the flow) :: à contre-courant (vers la cime), en amont
up the ante {v} (raise the stakes) :: faire monter les enchères, augmenter la mise, monter la barre, mettre la barre plus haut, surenchérir
up to {prep} (against, next to, near, towards) :: à, jusqu'à
up to {prep} (capable of) :: capable de
up to {prep} (as much as, no more than) :: jusqu'à
up to {prep} (the option or decision of) :: à
up to {prep} (the obligation or the duty of.) :: à
up to a point {adv} (to a certain extent) :: dans une certaine mesure
up-to-date {adj} /ˌʌp tə ˈdeɪt/ (current; recent) :: à jour
up-to-date {adj} (informed of the latest news) :: à jour
up to here {prep} (overwhelmed, swamped) :: jusqu'au cou /lit: up to the neck/
upwards {adv} (to a higher place) :: en haut
upwards of {prep} (more than; in excess of) :: plus de
up yours {interj} (exclamation of contempt) SEE: shove it up your ass ::
uracil {n} (one of the bases of RNA) :: uracile {m}
urad {n} (South Asian bean) :: haricot urd, urd
uraeus {n} /juˈɹi.əs/ (representation of the sacred asp) :: uræus, uraeus
Ural {prop} (river) :: Oural
Ural Mountains {prop} (mountains) :: Oural {m}
Ural owl {n} (Strix uralensis) :: chouette de l'Oural {f}
Urals {prop} (Ural Mountains) SEE: Ural Mountains ::
Urania {prop} /jʊˈɹeɪ.ni.ə/ (the Muse of astronomy) :: Uranie {f}
uranian {adj} (Uranian) SEE: Uranian ::
uranian {adj} (mythology) :: ouranien
Uranian {adj} (homosexual) SEE: homosexual ::
Uranian {n} (male homosexual) :: uranien {m}
Uranian {adj} :: uranien
uraninite {n} (form of uranium dioxide) :: uraninite {f}
uranist {n} /ˈjʊəɹənɪst/ (uranist) :: uraniste
uranium {n} /jʊˈɹeɪniəm/ (uranium (element)) :: uranium {m}
Uranus {prop} /ˈjuɹənəs/ (planet) :: Uranus {m}
uranyl {n} (divalent radical UO₂²⁺) :: uranyle {m}
uratolytic {adj} :: uratolytique
urban {adj} /ˈɝbən/ (of the city; characteristic of city life) :: urbain, citadin [of a person]
Urban {prop} (male given name) :: Urbain {m}
urbane {adj} /ɜːˈbeɪn/ (courteous, polite, refined, suave, and sophisticated) :: urbain
urban furniture {n} :: mobilier urbain {m}
urbanism {n} (study of cities) :: urbanisme {m}
urbanism {n} (urbanization) SEE: urbanization ::
urbanist {n} :: urbaniste
urbanite {n} (someone who lives in a city or similar urban area) :: citadin
urbanity {n} /ɝˈbæn.ə.ti/ (polished and courteous behavior) :: [literary] urbanité {f}, civilité
urbanity {n} (what is characteristically urban) :: urbanité {f}
urbanization {n} (growth of cities) :: urbanisation {f}
urbanization {n} (change in region) :: urbanisation {f}
urban legend {n} (apocryphal story) :: légende urbaine {f}
urban myth {n} (widely circulated story) SEE: urban legend ::
urban regeneration {n} (urban renewal) SEE: urban renewal ::
urban renewal {n} (redevelopment of urban areas) :: renouvellement urbain {m}, rénovation urbaine {f}
urban sprawl {n} (growth of housing) :: étalement urbain {m}
urchin {n} /ˈɝ.tʃɪn/ (mischievous child) :: garnement {m}
urchin {n} (hedgehog) :: hérisson
urchin {n} (street urchin) SEE: street urchin ::
Urdu {n} /ˈʊəɹduː/ (the Indo-Iranian language) :: ourdou {m}
Urdu {adj} (relative to the Urdu language) :: ourdou {m}, ourdoue {f}
urea {n} /jʊˈɹiːə/ (organic compound) :: urée {f}
ureic {adj} (Of or relating to urea) :: urique
uremia {n} (blood poisoning due to retention of waste products) :: urémie {f}
ureter {n} /jʊəˈɹiːtəɹ/ (narrow duct that carries urine from the kidneys) :: uretère {m}
urethra {n} /jʊˈɹiːθɹə/ (anatomical tube) :: urètre {m}, urèthre {m}
urethral {adj} /jʊˈɹiːθɹəl/ (pertaining to the urethra) :: urétral
urge {n} /ɜːd͡ʒ/ (a strong desire; an itch to do something) :: pulsion {f}
urge {v} (to press, push, drive) :: pousser, inciter
urge {v} (to press the mind or will of) :: inciter
urge {v} (to provoke) :: provoquer
urge {v} (to be pressing in argument; to insist) :: insister
urgency {n} (quality or condition of being urgent) :: urgence {f}
urgent {adj} /ˈɚdʒənt/ (requiring immediate attention) :: urgent
urgently {adv} (with a sense of urgency) :: urgemment, d'urgence
Ur-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) :: proto-germanique
Uri {prop} (canton of Switzerland) :: Uri
Uriah {prop} (biblical character) :: Urie {m}
Uriah Heep {n} (yes man) SEE: yes man ::
Uriah Heep {v} (brownnose) SEE: brownnose ::
uric {adj} (pertaining to urine) :: urique
uric acid {n} (bicyclic heterocyclic phenolic compound) :: acide urique {m}
Urim and Thummim {n} (sacred devices used for casting lots) :: Ourim et Toumim
urinal {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
urinal {n} /ˈjʊɹɪnəl/ (fixture for standing urination) :: urinoir {m}
urinal {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
urinary {adj} (urinary) :: urinaire
urinary bladder {n} (urinary bladder) :: vessie {f}
urinary meatus {n} (urinary meatus) :: méat urinaire {m}
urinary tract {n} (urinary tract) :: urinaire {m} {f}, voies urinaires {f-p}
urinate {v} /ˈjɝɹɪneɪt/ :: uriner
urination {n} :: miction {f}
urine {n} /ˈjʊɹɪn/ :: urine {f}
URL {n} /ˌjuːˌɑːɹˈɛl/ (URL) :: URL {m} {f}
urn {n} /ɝn/ (a vase with a footed base) :: urne
urn {n} (a vessel for ashes or cremains of a deceased person) :: urne {f}
uro- {prefix} (relating to urine) :: uro-
urogenital {adj} (relating to the urinary and/or the genital systems) SEE: genitourinary ::
urography {n} (radiography of the urinary track) :: urographie {f}
urolithiasis {n} (calculi in the urinary tract) :: lithiase urinaire {f}, calcul urinaire {m}
urologic {adj} (of or pertaining to urology) :: urologique
urological {adj} (of or pertaining to urology) SEE: urologic ::
urologist {n} (doctor of urology) :: urologue {m} {f}
urology {n} (branch of medicine dealing with urinary tract and urogenital system) :: urologie {f}
Ursa Major {prop} /ˌɝsə ˈmeɪdʒɚ/ (large circumpolar constellation of the northern sky) :: Grande Ourse {f}
Ursa Minor {prop} /ˌɝsə ˈmaɪnɚ/ (a circumpolar constellation of the northern sky) :: Petite Ourse {f}
ursid {n} /ˈɝsɪd/ (any member of the family Ursidae, the bears) :: ursidé {m}
Ursula {prop} (female given name) :: Ursule {f}
urticaria {n} /ˌɜɹ.tɪˈkeə.ɹi.ə/ (medical condition) :: urticaire {f}
Uruguay {prop} /ˈjʊɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/ (country) :: Uruguay {m}
Uruguayan {n} /uɹuˈɡwaɪən/ (a person from Uruguay) :: Uruguayen {m}, Uruguayenne {f}
Uruguayan {adj} (of Uruguay) :: uruguayen {m}, uruguayenne {f}
us {pron} /əs/ (objective case of "we") :: nous, à nous
US {prop} /juː.ɛs/ (abbreviation of United States, see also: USA) :: EU {m-p}
USA {prop} /juː ɛs ˈeɪ/ (United States of America) :: ÉUA {m-p}
usability {n} /ˌjuːzəˈbɪlɪti/ (degree to which an object or device is easy to use) :: convivialité {f}
usability {n} (easiness of use in computing) :: ergonomie {f}
usable {adj} /ˈjuː.zə.bəl/ (capable of being used) :: utilisable
usage {n} /ˈjuːsɪd͡ʒ/ (the manner or the amount of using; use) :: usage {m}
usage {n} (habit or accepted practice) :: coutume {f}, usage
usage {n} (the way words are spoken or written in a community) :: usage {m}
US American {n} (inhabitant or citizen of the United States of America) :: états-unien {m}, états-unienne {f}, étasunien {m}, étasunienne {f}, étatsunien {m}, étatsunienne {f}
USB port {n} (port for USB connection) :: port USB {m}
US dollar {n} (official currency of the United States) :: dollar américain {m}
use {v} (to use) SEE: consume ::
use {n} /juːs/ (act of using) :: usage {m}, emploi {m}, utilisation {f}
use {n} (usefulness) :: utilité {f}
use {v} /juz/ (employ, apply) :: utiliser, se servir (de...)
use {v} (rare: to habitually do) :: avoir l'habitude de
use {v} (used to) SEE: used to ::
useable {adj} (usable) SEE: usable ::
use a sledgehammer to crack a nut {v} (idiom) :: écraser une mouche avec un marteau, tuer une mouche avec un canon
use-by date {n} (The date by which it is advised that a perishable product be consumed) :: date de péremption {f}
use case {n} (system scenario) :: cas d'utilisation {m}
used {adj} /juːzd/ (that has or have previously been owned by someone else) :: seconde main, occasion, de seconde main
Usedom {prop} (island) :: Usedom
used to {adj} /juːs(t).tu/ (accustomed to) :: habitué [à]
used to {v} (formerly and habitually or repeatedly) :: use the imperfect tense of the verb that follows; can clarify with adverbs such as autrefois; I used to eat cheese - Je mangeais du fromage; autrefois je mangeais du fromage
useful {adj} /ˈjuːsfəl/ (having a practical or beneficial use) :: utile
useful idiot {n} (political sense) :: idiot utile {m}, idiote utile {f}
usefully {adv} (in a useful manner) :: utilement
usefulness {n} (quality of being useful) :: utilité {f}
useless {adj} /ˈjuːs.ləs/ (without use or possibility to be used) :: inutile, inutilisable
useless {adj} (unhelpful, pointless) :: inutile {m} {f}
useless {adj} (good-for-nothing, not dependable) :: bon à rien
uselessly {adv} (to no useful purpose) :: inutilement
uselessness {n} (quality of being useless) :: inutilité {f}
Usenet {prop} /ˈjuːz.nɛt/ (a world-wide distributed discussion system consisting of newsgroups classified hierarchically by subject) :: Usenet {m}
user {n} /ˈjuːzəɹ/ (one who uses something, a consumer) :: consommateur, utilisateur
user {n} (person who uses a computer) :: utilisateur {m}, utilisatrice {f}
user-friendliness {n} (quality of being user-friendly) :: convivialité {f}, ergonomie {f}
user-friendly {adj} (designed to be easy to use) :: convivial {m}, ergonomique {m} {f}
user guide {n} :: mode d'emploi {m}
user interface {n} (the part of a software application that a user sees and interacts with) :: interface utilisateur {f}
username {n} (a person's identification on an individual computer system) :: nom d'utilisateur {m}, identifiant {m}
use the bathroom {v} (use the toilet) SEE: use the toilet ::
use the restroom {v} (use the toilet) SEE: use the toilet ::
use the toilet {v} (to use facilities to urinate or defecate) :: aller aux toilettes
use the washroom {v} (use the toilet) SEE: use the toilet ::
use up {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust ::
ushanka {n} (a traditional Russian fur cap with earflaps) :: ouchanka {f}, chapka {f}
usher {n} /ˈʌʃ.ɚ]/ (person who escorts people to their seats) :: ouvreur {m}
usher {n} (male escort at a wedding) :: escorte {f}, garçon d'honneur {m}
usher {n} (doorkeeper in a courtroom) :: huissier
usher {v} (to accompany or escort) :: escorter
usherette {n} (a female usher) :: ouvreuse {f}
USMCA {prop} (United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement) :: AEUMC
Usonian {adj} /juːˈsoʊni.ən/ (of the USA) :: états-unien {m}, étasunien, étatsunien
Usonian {n} (a citizen of the USA, as opposed to an inhabitant of America as a whole) :: États-Unien {m}, Étasunien, Étatsunien
USSR {prop} /ˌju.ɛs.ɛsˈɑ(ɹ)/ (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) :: URSS {f}
Ussuriysk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Oussouriisk {m}
Ust-Luga {prop} (Ust-Luga) :: Oust-Louga
ustrinum {n} (site of a funeral pyre) :: ustrinum
usual {adj} /ˈjuːʒʊəl/ (most commonly occurring) :: habituel/habituelle
usually {adv} /ˈjuːʒʊəli/ (most of the time) :: généralement, habituellement, d'habitude, normalement, usuellement
usually {adv} (under normal conditions) SEE: normally ::
usufruct {n} /ˈjuːz(j)ʊfɹʌkt/ (legal right to use and derive profit or benefit from property that belongs to another person) :: usufruit {m}
usufructuary {n} /ˌjuːz(j)ʊˈfɹʌktʃʊˌəɹi/ (a person who holds property, or the use of assets, by usufruct) :: usufructuaire {m} {f}
usurer {n} /ˈjuːʒəɹəɹ/ (one who loans money at exorbitant interest rates) :: usurier {m}, usurière {f}
usuress {n} /ˌjuːʒəˈɹɛs/ (A female usurer) :: usurière {f}
usurious {adj} /juːˈʒuːɹɪəs/ (Of or pertaining to usury) :: usuraire
usurp {v} /juˈsɜɹp/ (seize power) :: usurper
usurpation {n} (wrongful seizure) :: usurpation {f}
usurper {n} /juˈsɜɹpə(ɹ)/ (one who usurps) :: usurpateur {m}, usurpatrice {f}
usury {n} /ˈjuːʒəɹi/ (exorbitant rate of interest in excess of any legal rates) :: usure {f}
usury {n} (practice of lending money at illegal or unfair rates) :: usure {f}
US Virgin Islands {prop} (Country in the Caribbean) :: Iles Vierges américaines
ut {n} /ʌt/ (first note of a major scale) :: ut {m}
Utah {prop} /ˈjuːˌtɑː/ (a state of the United States of America) :: Utah
utensil {n} /juˈtɛn.səl/ (device for domestic use, in the kitchen, or in war) :: ustensile
utensil {n} :: ustensile de cuisine
uterine {adj} /ˈjutəɹaɪn/ (of or pertaining to the uterus) :: utérin
uterine tube {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube ::
uterus {n} (womb) SEE: womb ::
utilisation {n} (act of using) :: utilisation
utilisation {n} (manner of using) :: utilisation
utilise {v} :: utiliser
utilitarian {adj} /juˌtɪl.ɪˈteɪɹ.i.ən/ (practical and functional, not just for show) :: utilitaire {m} {f}, fonctionnel {m}, fonctionnelle {f}
utilitarian {n} (Someone who practices or advocates utilitarianism.) :: utilitariste {m} {f}
utilitarianism {n} (the theory of the "greatest happiness for the greatest number of people") :: utilitarisme {m}
utility {adj} /juːˈtɪl.ɪ.ti/ (state or condition of being useful) :: utilité {f}
utility {adj} (something that is useful) :: utilitaire {m}
utility knife {n} (cutting tool) :: couteau à lame rétractable {m}, cutter
utility model {n} (an intellectual property right) :: modèle d'utilité
utility pole {n} (tall cylinder) :: pylône électrique {m}
utilizable {adj} (able to be utilized) :: utilisable
utilization {n} (utilization) SEE: utilisation ::
utilize {v} (utilise) SEE: utilise ::
utmost {adj} /ˈʌtməʊst/ (Situated at the most distant limit) :: extrême
utmost {adj} (The most extreme, ultimate) :: plus grand {m}, suprême, extrême
utmost {n} (maximum) :: maximum {m}, plus grand {m}
utopia {n} /juˈtoʊpi.ə/ (world in perfect harmony) :: utopie {f}
utraquism {n} (Christian doctrine) :: utraquisme {m}
Utrecht {prop} /ˈjuˌtɹɛkt/ (province of the Netherlands) :: Utrecht {f}
Utrecht {prop} (city in the Netherlands) :: Utrecht {f}
Utrecht velvet {n} (thick plush) :: velours d'Utrecht
Utsunomiya {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Utsunomiya
utter {adj} /ˈʌtɚ/ (absolute) :: absolu, total
utter {v} (say) :: prononcer, proférer
utter {v} (use the voice) :: émettre
utterance {n} /ˈʌt.əɹ.əns/ (an act of uttering) :: émission sonore {f}, articulation {f}, prononciation {f}, expression {f}
utterance {n} (something spoken) :: énoncé {m}, propos {m}, parole {f}, déclaration {f}
utterly {adv} (in complete manner) SEE: completely ::
U-turn {n} (semi-circular turn) :: demi-tour {m}, volte-face {f}, retournement {m}
U-turn {n} (reversal of policy) :: demi-tour {m}, marche arrière {f}, revirement {m}, volte-face {f}
uvarovite {n} (mineral) :: uvarovite {f}
uveitis {n} (inflammation of the uvea) :: uvéite {f}
uvula {n} /ˈjuːv.jə.lə/ (appendage that hangs from the palate) :: luette {f}, uvule {f}, uvula {f}
uvular {adj} /ˈjuːvjʊləɹ/ (of or relating to the uvula) :: uvulaire
uxoricide {n} /ʌkˈsɔː.ɹɪˌsaɪd/ (a man who kills his wife) :: uxoricide {m}
uxoricide {n} (the killing of one's wife) :: uxoricide {m}
uxorious {adj} /ʌkˈsɔɹ.i.əs/ (Very devoted and/or submissive to one's wife) :: uxorieux {m}
Uyghur {n} /uj.ˈɡuɹ/ (ethnic group) :: ouïghour {m}
Uzbek {n} (person) :: Ouzbek {m}, Ouzbèke {f}
Uzbek {n} (language) :: ouzbek {m}
Uzbek {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Uzbekistan, its people or language) :: ouzbek {m}, ouzbeke {f}
Uzbekistan {prop} /ʊzˌbɛkɪˈstɑːn/ (Republic of Uzbekistan) :: Ouzbékistan {m}