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C++ {prop} (C++)  :: C++
C major {n} (the major key with C as its tonic)  :: do majeur {m}, ut majeur {m}
C major {n} (the major chord with a root of C)  :: do majeur {m}, ut majeur {m}
C minor {n} (the minor key with C as its tonic)  :: do mineur {m}, ut mineur {m}
C minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of C)  :: do mineur {m}, ut mineur {m}
CA {initialism} (chartered accountant)  :: CA (comptable agréé)
CADM {n} (commodore admiral)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
CAPTCHA {n} (computerized test)  :: CAPTCHA {m}, Captcha {m}
CCGC {initialism}  :: CGCC
CCGS {initialism}  :: NGCC
CCITT {prop} /siːsiːaɪtiːtiː/  :: CCITT
CCTV {n} (closed circuit television)  :: vidéosurveillance {f}
CCTV {prop} (China Central Television)  :: CCTV {f}
CD {n} /ˌsiːˈdiː/ (abbreviations of compact-disc which are actually in use, see also: compact disc)  :: CD {m}
CD burner {n} (CD burner)  :: graveur de CD {m}
CD player {n} (CD player)  :: lecteur CD {m}, lecteur de CD {m}
CDRE {n} (commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
CEO {n} (chief executive officer)  :: PDG
CF {initialism} (Canadian Forces)  :: FC
CFAV {initialism}  :: NAFC
CFL {prop} (Canadian Football League)  :: LCF {f}
CIS {prop} (Commonwealth of Independent States)  :: CEI {f}
CN Tower {prop} (the tower in Toronto, Ontario, Canada)  :: Tour CN {f}
CNG {n} ((petrochemistry) compressed natural gas)  :: GNC {m} [gaz naturel comprimé]
COMO {n} (abbreviation for commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
CP {prop} (Canadian Press)  :: PC (Presse Canadienne)
CPA {n} (chartered professional accountant)  :: CPA (comptable professionnel agréé)
CPC {prop} (Conservative Party of Canada)  :: PCC
CPU {n} (Central processing unit)  :: UCT {f}, UC {f}
CSA {prop} (Canadian Space Agency)  :: ASC (Agence spatiale canadienne)
CSA {prop} (Canadian Standards Association)  :: ACNOR (Association canadienne de normalisation); CSA
CSE {initialism} (Communications Security Establishment)  :: CST
CSEC {initialism} (Communications Security Establishment Canada)  :: CSTC
CSIS {prop} /ˈsiː.sɪs/ (Canadian Security and Intelligence Service)  :: SCRS
CV {n} (curriculum vitae)  :: CV {m}
CV {n} (aircraft carrier)  :: PA
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde  ::
Cabochien {adj}  :: cabochien
Cadix {prop} (commune in the Tarn Department)  :: Cadix {f}
Cadiz {prop} /kəˈdɪz/ (port city in Andalusia, Spain)  :: Cadix {f}, Cadiz {f}
Caelum {prop} (constellation)  :: Burin {m}
Caesar {prop} /ˈsiːzəɹ/ (ancient Roman family name)  :: César {m}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb)  :: césarienne {f}
Caesarism {n} (autocracy)  :: césarisme {m}
Cagliari {prop} /ˈkæljəɹi/ (province of Italy)  :: Cagliari
Cagliari {prop} (capital of Cagliari)  :: Cagliari
Cahors {prop} (town in France)  :: Cahors
Cain {prop} /keɪn/ (son of Adam and Eve)  :: Caïn {m}
Cairene {adj} (of or pertaining to Cairo)  :: cairote
Cairo {prop} /ˈkaɪɹoʊ/ (capital of Egypt)  :: Le Caire {m}
Cajetan {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaétan
Calabrese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Calabria) SEE: Calabrian  ::
Calabria {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Calabre {f}
Calabrian {n} /kəlæbɹiːən/ (inhabitant of Calabria)  :: calabrais
Calais {prop} /ˈkæleɪ/ (a town in France)  :: Calais
Calcutta {prop} /kælˈkʌtə/ (former name of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal)  :: Calcutta {m}, Kolkata {m}
Caleb {prop} /ˈkeɪləb/ (biblical character)  :: Caleb
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California  ::
California {prop} /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.njə/ (state of the United States of America)  :: Californie {f}
California Spangled Cat {n} (cat breed)  :: Californian spangled {m}
Californian {adj} (of or relating to California)  :: californien
Californian {n} (an inhabitant of California)  :: Californien {m}, Californienne {f}
Calliope {prop} /kəˈlaɪə.pi/ (the Muse of eloquence and epic)  :: Calliope
Callisto {prop} (satellite of Jupiter)  :: Callisto
Callovian {prop}  :: Callovien
Caltanissetta {prop} (city and province of Sicily)  :: Caltanissetta {f}
Calvados {prop} (département of France, in the Basse-Normandie region)  :: Calvados {m}
Calvary {prop} (the hill outside Jerusalem)  :: Calvaire
Calvin {prop} /ˈkælvɪn/ (surname)  :: Calvin
Calvinism {n} (Christian religious tradition)  :: calvinisme {m}
Calvinist {n} /ˈkælvənɪst/ (follower)  :: calviniste {m} {f}
Calvinist {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism, a Calvinist or Calvinists)  :: calviniste {m} {f}
Camargue {prop} (marshland area)  :: Camargue {f}
Cambodia {prop} /kæmˈboʊdi.ə]/ (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Cambodge {m}
Cambodian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cambodia, the Cambodian people, or the Khmer language)  :: cambodgien {m}
Cambodian {n} (a person from Cambodia or of Cambodian descent)  :: Cambodgien
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer  ::
Cambrian {prop} /ˈkam.bɹɪ.ən/ (the Cambrian geologic period)  :: Cambrien
Cambrian explosion {prop} /ˈkam.bɹɪ.ən ɪkˈspləʊ.ʒən/ (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla)  :: explosion cambrienne {f}
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek  ::
Cambridge {prop} /ˈkeɪm.bɹɪdʒ/ (city)  :: Cambridge
Cambridge {prop} (university)  :: l'université de Cambridge {f}
Camelopardalis {prop} (constellation)  :: Girafe {f}
Cameroon {prop} /kæməˈɹuːn/ (country in Central Africa)  :: Cameroun {m}
Cameroonian {n} (person from Cameroon)  :: Camerounais {m}, Camerounaise {f}
Camilla {prop} /kəˈmɪlə/ (female given name)  :: Camille
Camorra {prop} /kəˈmɔɹə/ (crime organization from Naples)  :: camorra {f}
Camorrist {n} (member of the Camorra) SEE: Camorrista  ::
Camorrista {n} /ˌkɑməˈɹistə/ (member of the Camorra)  :: camorriste {m} {f}
Campania {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Campanie {f}
Campobasso {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Campobasso
Campobasso {prop} (town and capital)  :: Campobasso
Camus {prop} (surname)  :: Camus {m} {f}
Canaan {prop} /ˈkeɪnən/ (historic region)  :: Canaan
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog)  :: chien de Cannan {m}
Canaanite {n} /ˈkeɪnənaɪt/ (member of ancient Semitic people)  :: Cananéen {m}
Canaanite {adj} (of or pertaining to this sect or its followers)  :: cananéen {m}, chananéen {m}
Canada {prop} /ˈkænədə/ (country in North America)  :: Canada {m}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis)  :: bernache du Canada {f}, outarde
Canada lynx {n} (Lynx canadensis)  :: lynx du Canada {m}
Canadian {n} /kəˈneɪdɪən/ (person from Canada)  :: Canadien {m}, Canadienne {f}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English)  :: anglais canadien {m}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to a Canadian, Canadians)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canadian (the language), Canadian English)  :: canadien {m}, canadienne {f}
Canadian Armed Forces {prop} (Canadian Forces)  :: Forces armées canadiennes {f-p}
Canadian Forces {prop} (armed forces of Canada)  :: Forces canadiennes {f-p}
Canadian Security Intelligence Service {prop} (security agency)  :: Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité
Canadian dollar {n} (official currency of Canada)  :: dollar canadien {m}
Canadian football {n} (sport)  :: Canada: football {m}; football canadien {m}
Canadianism {n} (word or phrase originated in Canada or with special meaning in Canada)  :: canadianisme {m}, québécisme {m}
Canadianization {n} (the process of making or becoming Canadian or more Canadian)  :: canadianisation {f}
Canadianize {v} /kəˈneɪdi.ənaɪz/ (to make Canadian)  :: canadianiser
Canarian {n}  :: Canarien {m}
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa)  :: îles Canaries {f-p}, Canaries {f-p}
Canberra {prop} (Capital of Australia)  :: Canberra
Cancer {prop} /ˈkænsɚ/ (constellation)  :: Cancer {m}
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Cancer
Cancer {n} (Someone with a Cancer star sign)  :: Cancer
Candlemas {n} /ˈkæn.dəl.məs/ (Christian feast)  :: Chandeleur {f}
Canes Venatici {prop} (constellation)  :: les Chiens de chasse {m-p}
Canis Major {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Grand Chien {m}
Canis Minor {prop} (small winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Petit Chien {m}
Cannae {prop} /ˈkæniː/ (village)  :: Cannes {f-p}
Cannizzaro reaction {n} (reaction)  :: réaction de Cannizzaro {f}
Cantabria {prop} (autonomous community)  :: Cantabrie {f}
Cantabrian {adj} (pertaining to Cantabria)  :: cantabrique
Cantal {n} (Type of cheese)  :: cantal {m}
Cantal {prop} (département)  :: Cantal {m}
Canterbury {prop} /ˈkæntəbəɹɪ/ (ancient city in England)  :: Cantorbéry {m}
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Canton {prop} (former official name for Guangzhou (city))  :: Canton
Canton {prop} (Canton Province, former name for Guangdong (Province), and the province's former official name was Kwangtung)  :: Kouang-toung
Cantonese {adj} /kæn.təˈniːz/ (relating to Canton)  :: cantonais {m}, cantonaise {f}
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese people)  :: cantonais {m}, cantonaise {f}
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese language)  :: cantonais {m}, cantonaise {f}
Cantonese {prop} (language)  :: cantonais {m}
Cantopop {n} (Cantonese pop music)  :: cantopop {f}
Cao Dai {prop} (syncretic monotheistic religion)  :: caodaïsme {m}
Cape Horn {prop} (southernmost headland of Tierra del Fuego)  :: Cap Horn {m}
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa)  :: Le Cap {m}
Cape Verde {prop} /keɪpˈvɝd/ (country in Western Africa)  :: Cap-Vert
Cape Verdean {n} (a person from Cape Verde or of Cape Verdean descent)  :: Cap-Verdien {m}, Cap-Verdienne {f}, Capverdien {m}, Capverdienne {f}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita)  :: lion du Cap {m}
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa)  :: cap de Bonne-Espérance {m}
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis)  :: canard du Cap
Capella {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Auriga)  :: Capella {f}
Capellen {prop} (canton)  :: Capellen
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town)  :: Capharnaüm, Capernaüm
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde)  :: créoles du Cap-Vert
Capitanian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian)  :: Capitanien
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.)  :: Capitole des États-Unis d’Amérique {m}
Capitol Hill {prop} (Congress) SEE: Congress  ::
Capitol Hill {prop} (the hill in Washington, DC)  :: Capitole {m}, colline du Capitole {f}, Capitol Hill {m}
Cappadocia {prop} /kæpəˈdoʊʃə]/ (ancient region)  :: Cappadoce
Cappadocian {n} (person from Cappadocia)  :: Cappadocien {m}, Cappadocienne {f}
Cappadocian {adj} (of or pertaining to Cappadocia)  :: cappadocien
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus  ::
Capricorn {prop} /ˈkæpɹɪkɔːɹn/ (astrological sign)  :: Capricorne
Capricornus {prop} /ˌkæpɹɪˈkɔːɹnəs/ (constellation)  :: Capricorne {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn  ::
Capsian {adj} (of or pertaining to a Paleolithic culture of North Africa)  :: capsien
Capuchin {n} (a member of the Roman Catholic order)  :: capucin {m}
Caracalla {prop} (emperor)  :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela)  :: Caracas {m}
Carbonarism {prop} (the principles, practices, or organization of the Carbonari)  :: carbonarisme {m}
Carboniferous {adj} (relating to the geologic period)  :: carbonifère
Carboniferous {prop} (the geologic period)  :: Carbonifère {m}
Cardiff {prop} (The capital city of Wales)  :: Cardiff
Care Bear {n} (fictional animal) SEE: Care Bears  ::
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears)  :: Bisounours {m-p}, [Quebec] Calinours {m-p}
Caria {prop} (a historical region in the southwest corner of Asia Minor)  :: Carie {f}
Caribbean {adj} /ˌkæɹɪˈbiːɪn/ (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies)  :: caraïbe
Caribbean {prop} (sea)  :: mer des Antilles {f}
Caribbean {prop} (countries)  :: Caraïbes {f-p}
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere)  :: mer des Caraïbes {f}
Carina {prop} (constellation)  :: Carène {f}
Carinthia {prop} (state of Austria)  :: Carinthie {f}
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles  ::
Carlism {n} (political movement)  :: carlisme {m}
Carol {prop} (female name)  :: Carole
Carolina parakeet {n}  :: perruche de Caroline {f}, perroquet de Caroline {m}, conure de Caroline {f}
Carolina wren {n} (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  :: troglodyte de Caroline {m}
Caroline {prop} (female given name)  :: Caroline
Carolingian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Frankish dynasty)  :: carolingien
Carolingian {n} (member of a Frankish noble family)  :: carolingien
Carolinian {adj} (Carolingian) SEE: Carolingian  ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe)  :: Karpates {p}, Karpatique {m}, Carpates {m}
Cartesian {adj} /kɑɹˈti.ʒən/ (of or pertaining to Descartes)  :: cartésien
Cartesian coordinate {n} (the rectangular coordinates of a point)  :: coordonnées cartésiennes
Cartesian coordinates {n} (coordinates of a point)  :: coordonnées cartésiennes {f-p}
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs)  :: produit cartésien {m}
Cartesian space {n} (Euclidian space described by Cartesian coordinates)  :: espace cartésien {m}
Cartesianism {n} (The philosophy of René Descartes)  :: cartésianisme {m}
Carthage {prop} /ˈkɑɹθɪdʒ/ (ancient city in North Africa)  :: Carthage {f}
Carthaginian {adj} (of or pertaining to Carthage)  :: carthaginois
Casablanca {prop} (city)  :: Casablanca {f}
Caserta {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Caserte
Caserta {prop} (town and capital)  :: Caserte
Casimir {prop} /ˈkæzɪmɪə(ɹ)/ (male given name)  :: Casimir {m}
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi)  :: Gaspard
Caspar {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaspard
Caspian {adj} /ˈkæspi.ən/ (Of or pertaining to Caspian Sea or the region around it.)  :: caspien
Caspian Sea {prop} /ˈkæspi.ən siː/ (landlocked sea)  :: mer Caspienne {f}
Cassandra {prop} /kəˈsæn.dɹə/ (prophetess who was daughter of King Priam of Troy)  :: Cassandre {f}
Cassini oval {n}  :: cassinoïde {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} /ˌkæsi.əˈpiːə/ (mythical wife of Cepheus)  :: Cassiopée {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (constellation)  :: Cassiopée {f}
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batara de Castelnau
Castile {prop} /kəsˈtiːl/ (medieval Iberian kingdom)  :: Castille
Castile soap {n} (type of soap)  :: savon de Castille {m}
Castilian {n} (Language)  :: castillan
Castor {prop} (Dioscuri)  :: Castor {m}
Castor {prop} (Star)  :: Castor {m}
Castrist {n} (a supporter of Fidel Castro)  :: castriste
Catalan {n} /ˈkæ.tə.ˌlæn/ (Person from Catalonia)  :: Catalan {m}, Catalane {f}
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia)  :: catalan {m}
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia)  :: catalan
Catalan Countries {prop} (territories where Catalan is spoken)  :: Pays Catalans {m-p}
Catalanness {n} (identification or conformity with Catalan values and customs)  :: catalanité {f}
Catalanophone {adj} (Catalan-speaking)  :: catalanophone
Catalanophone {n} (Catalan speaker)  :: catalanophone
Catalonia {prop} /ˌkæt.əˈləʊn.i.ə/ (autonomous community in Spain)  :: Catalogne {f}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
Catania {prop} (province of Sicily)  :: Catane
Catania {prop} (capital of Catania)  :: Catane
Catanzaro {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Catanzaro
Catanzaro {prop} (town and capital)  :: Catanzaro
Cathar {n} /ˈkæθɑɹ/ (a member of Christian sect)  :: cathare {m}
Catharist {adj} (relating to Cathari)  :: cathare, cathariste
Catherine {prop} /ˈkæθ(ə)ɹɪn/ (female given name)  :: Catherine {f}
Catholic {adj} /ˈkæθ(ə)lɪk/ (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church)  :: catholique
Catholic {adj} (of the Roman Catholic church)  :: catholique
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church)  :: catholique {m} {f}
Catholic Church {n} (Roman Catholic Church) SEE: Roman Catholic Church  ::
Catholicism {n} /kəˈθɔləsɪzm/ (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church)  :: catholicisme {m}
Caucasian {adj} /kɔːˈkeɪʒən]/ (pertaining to the Caucasus region or people)  :: caucasien
Caucasian {n} (native of the Caucasus region)  :: Caucasien {m}, Caucasienne {f}
Caucasian {n} (member of Caucasian race)  :: Blanc {m}, Blanche {f}, Caucasien {m}, Caucasienne {f}
Caucasian Albania {prop} (ancient region and kingdom south of Caucasus mountains)  :: Albanie du Caucase
Caucasus {prop} /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ (geographic region)  :: Caucase {m}
Cayenne {prop} /kaɪˈɛn/ (capital of French Guiana)  :: Cayenne {f}
Cayman Islands {prop} (British territory in the Caribbean)  :: Îles Caïmans {f-p}
Caymanian {adj} (of the Cayman Islands)  :: caïmanais
Caymanian {n} (person from the Cayman Islands)  :: Caïmanais {m}
Cebuano {prop} (language)  :: cébouano {m}, cebuano, visayan
Cebuano {adj} (pertaining to the language or its speakers)  :: cébouano
Cecilia {prop} /sɛˈsiːli.ə/ (female given name)  :: Cécile
Cecina {prop} (town in the province of Livorno)  :: Cecina
Cedric {prop} (male given name)  :: Cédric
Celia {prop} (female given name)  :: Célia
Celine {prop} (female given name)  :: Céline {f}
Celsius {adj} /ˈsɛlsiːəs/ (metric scale of temperature)  :: Celsius {m}
Celt {prop} /kɛlt/ (ancient)  :: Celte {m}
Celtic {prop} /ˈsɛltɪk/ (branch of languages)  :: celtique {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts)  :: celtique {m} {f}, celte {m} {f}
Celtic studies {n} (academic discipline)  :: celtologie {f}
Celtology {n} (Celtic studies) SEE: Celtic studies  ::
Cenomanian {prop}  :: Cénomanien
Cenozoic {prop} /ˌkɛnɵˈzoʊɪk/ (geological epoch)  :: Cénozoïque
Centaur {n} (Greek mythology)  :: Centaure
Centaur {n} (astronomy)  :: Centaure
Centaurus {prop} (spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: Centaure {m}
Central Africa {prop} (region)  :: Centrafrique, centre d'Afrique
Central African {n} (A person from Central Africa or of Central African descent)  :: Centrafricain {m}
Central African {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa or the Central African people)  :: centrafricain
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa)  :: République centrafricaine
Central America {prop} (part of North America)  :: Amérique centrale {f}
Central American {adj} (relating to Central America)  :: centraméricain
Central Asia {prop} (smaller area of Central Asia)  :: Asie centrale {f}
Central Europe {prop} /ˈsɛntɹəl ˈjʊɹəp/ (geographical region in the center of Europe)  :: Europe centrale {f}
Central European {adj} (Central European)  :: centreuropéen {m}, médioeuropéen {m}
Centre {prop} (region)  :: Centre {m}
Cephalonia {prop} (Greek island)  :: Céphalonie {f}
Cephas {prop} (apostle Peter)  :: Céphas {m}
Cephas {prop} (male given name)  :: Céphas {m}
Cepheus {prop} /ˈsiːfi.əs/ (mythical husband of Cassiopeia)  :: Céphée {m}
Cepheus {prop} (constellation)  :: Céphée {m}
Cerberus {prop} /ˈsɜɹbəɹəs/ (mythological three-headed dog)  :: Cerbère {m}
Cerenkov effect {prop} /tʃɛˈɹɛŋkəf ɛˈfɛkt/ (emission of light)  :: effet Cerenkov
Ceres {prop} /ˈsɪəɹiːz/ (Roman goddess)  :: Cérès {f}
Ceres {prop} (dwarf planet)  :: Cérès {f}
Cetus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Baleine {f}
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka  ::
Ceylon {prop} /seɪˈlɑn/ (old name for Sri Lanka)  :: Ceylan {m}
Chad {prop} /tʃæd/ (country)  :: Tchad
Chad {prop} (lake)  :: Tchad
Chadian {adj} (pertaining to Chad)  :: tchadien
Chadian {n} (person from Chad)  :: Tchadien
Chalcedon {prop} /ˈkælsɪdɑːn/ (town in Asia Minor)  :: Chalcédoine
Chaldea {prop} (region in the southern portion of Babylonia)  :: Chaldée {f}
Chaldean {n} (native of Chaldea)  :: Chaldéen {m}, Chaldéenne {f}
Chaldean {n} (member of the Chaldean Catholic Church)  :: Chaldéen {m}, Chaldéenne {f}
Cham {adj} /t͡ʃɑːm/ (pertaining to the Cham people or their language)  :: cham
Chamaeleon {prop} (small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky)  :: Caméléon {m}
Champagne {n} (region of France)  :: Champagne {f}
Champagne {n} (champagne) SEE: champagne  ::
Champagne-Ardenne {prop} (region)  :: Champagne-Ardenne {f}
Champions League {prop} (the highest-level European club football tournament)  :: Ligue des champions
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze  ::
Changhsingian {prop}  :: Changxing'ien
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel)  :: îles Anglo-Normandes {f-p}, îles de la Manche {f-p}
Channel Tunnel {prop} (man-made tunnel)  :: le tunnel sous la Manche {m}
Chaozhou {prop} (one of the divisions of the Chinese language) SEE: Teochew  ::
Chaplinesque {adj} (resembling Charlie Chaplin)  :: chaplinesque
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara de Chapman
Chardonnay {n} /ˌʃɑː(ɹ)dəˈneɪ/ (grape)  :: chardonnay {m}
Chardonnay {n} (wine)  :: chardonnay {m}
Charente {prop} (département)  :: Charente {f}
Charente-Maritime {prop} (département)  :: Charente-Maritime {f}
Charites {prop} (Greek goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity, and fertility)  :: Charites {f-p}
Charlemagne {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlɨmeɪn/ (king of the Franks)  :: Charlemagne {m}
Charleroi {prop} (city)  :: Charleroi {m}
Charles {prop} /tʃɑɹlz/ (given name)  :: Charles
Charles' Wain {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
Charles's law {prop} /ˌtʃɑːlz ˈlɔː/ (physical law stating the density of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its temperature at constant pressure)  :: loi de Charles {f}
Charlotte {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlət/ (female given name)  :: Charlotte
Charon {prop} /ˈkɛəɹən/ (a moon of Pluto)  :: Charon
Chartism {prop} (a movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century)  :: chartisme {m}
Chartist {n} (a supporter of the Chartism reform movement)  :: chartiste {m-f}
Chartist {adj} (relating to Chartism)  :: chartiste
Chartres {prop} (town)  :: Chartres
Chartres blue {n} (blue)  :: bleu de Chartres {m}
Charybdis {prop} /kəˈɹɪbdɪs/ (Greek mythological monster)  :: Charybde {f}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch)  :: Chattien
Cheboksary {prop} (city)  :: Tcheboksary {m}
Chechen {n} /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn/ (person)  :: Tchétchène {m} {f}
Chechen {prop} (language)  :: tchétchène {m}
Chechnya {prop} /ˈtʃɛtʃ.ni.ə/ (federal subject of Russia)  :: Tchétchénie {f}
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese  ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese)  :: fromage Cheddar {m}, cheddar {m}
Cheerios {prop} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊz/ (cereal)  :: Cheerios
Chekhov's gun {prop} (element)  :: fusil de Tchekhov {m}
Chekist {n} (member of the Cheka)  :: tchékiste {m} {f}
Chelyabinsk {prop} /tʃɪˈljabinsk/ (city)  :: Tcheliabinsk {m}
Chennai {prop} /ˈtʃenaɪ/ (state capital of Tamil Nadu, India)  :: Chennai
Cheops {prop} /ˈkiɑːps/ (pharaoh)  :: Khéops
Cherkessk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Tcherkessk {m}
Chernobyl {n} /tʃɚˈnoʊbəl/ (city in Ukraine)  :: Tchernobyl {m}
Cherokee {prop} /ˈt͡ʃɛɹ.ə.kiː/ (indigenous North American people)  :: Cherokees {p}
Cherokee {prop} (language)  :: cherokee {m}
Cherokee {prop} (syllabary)  :: cherokee {m}
Cheshire cat {prop} /ˌtʃɛʃɚ ˈkæt/ (fictional grinning cat)  :: chat du Cheshire {m}, chat de Chester {m}
Cheshire cheese {n} (type of cheese)  :: cheshire {m}, chester {m}
Cheyenne {n} /ʃaɪˈæn/ (member of the Cheyenne tribe)  :: Cheyenne {m} {f}
Chicago {prop} /ʃɪˈkɑ.ɡoʊ/ (large US city)  :: Chicago {f}
Chickasaw {prop} /ˈtʃɪkəsɔː/ (the tribe)  :: Chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} (the language)  :: Chickasaw
Chiers {prop} (river)  :: Chiers {f}
Chieti {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Chieti
Chieti {prop} (town and capital)  :: Chieti
Chihuahua {n} /tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː/ (breed of dog)  :: chihuahua {m}
Childermas {prop} (day commemorating the killing of the Holy Innocents)  :: massacre des Innocents {m}
Chile {prop} /ˈtʃiː.leɪ/ (country in South America)  :: Chili {m}
Chilean {adj} /ˈtʃɪli.ən/ (pertaining to Chile)  :: chilien {m}, chilienne {f}
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to a Chilean person or Chileans)  :: chilien {m}, chilienne {f}
Chilean {n} (person from Chile)  :: Chilien {m}, Chilienne {f}
Chilean eagle {n} (the black-chested buzzard eagle, Geranoaetus melanoleucus)  :: buse aguia
Chilean flamingo {n} (a species of flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis)  :: flamant du Chili {m}
Chimera {prop}  :: chimère
China {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪnə/ (country in east Asia)  :: Chine {f}
China proper {prop} (parts of China excluding outer frontiers)  :: Chine propre {f}
China syndrome {n} (meltdown of a nuclear reactor)  :: syndrome chinois {m}
Chinaman {n} /ˈtʃaɪnəmən/ (a Chinese person)  :: chinois
Chinatown {n} /ˈtʃaɪnəˌtaʊn/ (a Chinese district outside China)  :: quartier chinois {m}
Chinese {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪˌniz/ (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan)  :: chinois {m}, langue chinoise {f}
Chinese {n} (the people of China)  :: les Chinois {m-p}
Chinese {n} (all people of Chinese descent or self-identity)  :: Chinois {m-p}, Chinoises {f-p}
Chinese {n} (person born in China)  :: Chinois {m}, Chinoise {f}
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal)  :: chinois {m}
Chinese {adj} (relating to China)  :: chinois
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin  ::
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog)  :: chien chinois à crête {m}
Chinese New Year {n} (Chinese New Year)  :: nouvel an chinois {m}
Chinese Taipei {prop} (name under which the post-Chinese-Civil-War ROC participates in international organisations)  :: Taipei chinois {m}
Chinese cabbage {n} (bok choy) SEE: bok choy  ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (napa cabbage) SEE: napa cabbage  ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character)  :: sinogramme {m}, caractère chinois {m}, hanzi {m}, kanji {m}
Chinese checkers {n} (board game)  :: dames chinoises
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo  ::
Chinese jump rope {n} (to jump over a rope repeatedly as a game or exercise)  :: jeu de l'élastique
Chinese lantern {n} (paper lantern)  :: lampion {m}
Chinese mushroom {n}  :: champignon chinois
Chinese numeral {n} (numerals originated in China)  :: chiffre chinois {m}
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander  ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion  ::
Chinese sausage {n} (lap cheong) SEE: lap cheong  ::
Chinese studies {n} (study of China)  :: sinologie {f}
Chinese whispers {n} (game)  :: téléphone arabe {m}, téléphone sans fil {m}
Chink {n} (offensive: Chinese person)  :: chinetoque {m} {f}, chinetoc {m} {f}, chintok {m} {f}
Chios {prop} /ˈki.ɑs/ (island)  :: Chio
Chios {prop} (city)  :: Chio
Chippewa {prop} (Ojibwe) SEE: Ojibwe  ::
Chiron {prop} /ˈkaɪɹən/ (mythology)  :: Chiron
Chiron {prop} (astronomy)  :: Chiron
Chisinau {prop} (capital city and a municipality of Moldova)  :: Chișinău {m}
Chita {prop} /tʃɪˈtɑː/ (city in Russia)  :: Tchita {f}
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses))  :: Chitral, Chitrâl
Chloe {prop} (female given name)  :: Chloé
Cholon {prop} (the Chinese district of Ho Chi Minh City)  :: Cholon
Chongqing {prop} /ˈtʃɔŋˈtʃɪŋ/ (a municipality in central China)  :: Chongqing, [formerly] Tchongking
Chopin {prop} (surname)  :: Chopin {m} {f}
Christ {prop} /kɹaɪst/ (messiah predicted in Jewish prophesy)  :: Christ {m}, Messie {m}
Christ {prop} (title for Jesus of Nazareth)  :: Christ {m}
Christ {interj} (blasphemous interjection)  :: bon Dieu de merde, crisse
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: christadelphe {m} {f}
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians)  :: christadelphe
Christendom {n} /ˈkɹɪsn̩dəm/ (the Christian world)  :: chrétienté {f}
Christian {n} /ˈkɹɪʃtʃən/ (member of the Christian religion)  :: chrétien {m}, chrétienne {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name)  :: Christian
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians)  :: chrétien
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism)  :: nom de baptême {m}
Christian name {n} (any forename) SEE: forename  ::
Christiana {prop} (a female given name)  :: Christiane
Christianities {n} (Christianities)  :: christianismes {m-p}
Christianity {prop} /ˌkɹɪstʃiˈænɪti/ (monotheistic religion)  :: christianisme {m}
Christianity {n} (Christendom) SEE: Christendom  ::
Christianization {n} (converting to Christianity)  :: christianisation {f}
Christianize {v} (to (cause to) convert to Christianity)  :: christianiser
Christina {prop} (female given name)  :: Christine {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina  ::
Christmas {prop} /ˈkɹɪsməs/ (Christian holiday)  :: Noël {m}
Christmas Day {n} (the 25th of December)  :: jour de Noël {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (evening before Christmas Day)  :: veillée de Noël {f}, nuit de Noël {f}, réveillon de Noël {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day)  :: veille de Noël {f}
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia)  :: Île Christmas {f}
Christmas Islander {n} (person from Christmas Island)  :: de l'île Christmas
Christmas card {n} (greeting card that celebrates Christmas)  :: carte de Noël {f}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas)  :: chant de Noël {m}, noël {m}
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent  ::
Christmas tree {n} /ˈkɹɪsməs tɹiː/ (tree used during the Christmas holiday season)  :: arbre de Noël {m}, sapin de Noël {m}
Christmastime {n} (the Christmas season)  :: période de Noël {f}
Christopher {prop} /ˈkɹɪs.tə.fɚ/ (a male given name)  :: Christophe {m}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Chroniques {f-p}
Chrysanthemum Throne {prop} (Japanese monarchy)  :: trône du Chrysanthème {m}
Chrysostom {prop} /ˈkɹɪsəstəm/ (epithet)  :: chrysostome
Châtelperronian {adj}  :: châtelperronien
Chukchi {prop} /ˈtʃuktʃiː/ (language)  :: tchouktche {m}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukchi Peninsula, see also: Chukchi Peninsula)  :: Tchoukotka {f}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, see also: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)  :: Tchoukotka {f}
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel  ::
Chur {prop} /kuːɹ/ (Swiss town)  :: Coire
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England)  :: Église d'Angleterre {f}
Church of Ireland {prop} (Anglican church in Ireland)  :: Église d'Irlande {f}
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints {prop} (major denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement)  :: Église de Jésus-Christ des Saints des Derniers Jours {f}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland)  :: Église d'Écosse {f}
Churchillian {adj} (of pertaining to Churchill)  :: churchillien
Chuvash {adj} (from, or pertaining to Chuvashia)  :: tchouvache
Chuvash {n} (person)  :: Tchouvache {m} {f}
Chuvash {prop} (Chuvash language)  :: tchouvache {m}
Chuvashia {prop} /t͡ʃuːˈvɑːʃɪə/ (federal subject of Russia)  :: Tchouvachie {f}
Cicero {prop} /ˈsɪsəɹəʊ/ (Roman statesman and orator)  :: Cicéron {m}
Cilicia {prop} /sɪˈlɪsɪə/ (ancient region)  :: Cilicie
Cimmerian {n} /sɪˈmɪəɹ.ɪ.ən/  :: Kimmérien
Cinderella {prop} /ˌsindəˈɹɛlə/ (fairy tale)  :: Cendrillon {f}
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale)  :: Cendrillon {f}
Cinquecentist {n} /tʃiŋkwɛˈtʃɛntɪst/ (Italian of the sixteenth century)  :: cinquecentiste {m}
Circe {prop} /ˈsɜɹsi/ (enchantress in Greek mythology)  :: Circé
Circinus {prop} (a small constellation of the southern winter sky)  :: Compas {m}
Ciskei {prop}  :: Ciskeï {m}
Cistercian {n}  :: cistercien
City {prop} (UK financial sector)  :: City {f}
City That Never Sleeps {prop} (nickname for New York City)  :: ville qui ne dort jamais {f}
City of Light {prop} (nickname for Paris)  :: Ville Lumière
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war  ::
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara  ::
Clara {prop} /klɛəɹə/ (cognates and transliterations of the name Clara)  :: Claire
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara  ::
Clarissa {prop} /kləˈɹɪsə/ (female given name)  :: Clarisse
Classical Arabic {prop} (Classical Arabic)  :: arabe classique {m}
Classical Chinese {prop} (language)  :: chinois classique {m}
Classical Greek {prop} (language)  :: grec classique {m}
Classical Latin {prop} (Latin language as spoken and written formally)  :: latin classique {m}
Claude {prop} (male given name)  :: Claude
Claudia {prop} /ˈklɔː(ɹ).di.ə/ (female given name)  :: Claudie
Claudian {adj}  :: claudien
Claus {prop} (male given name)  :: Nico
Clelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Clélia
Clement {prop} (male given name)  :: Clément
Cleopatra {prop} /klioʊˈpætɹə/ (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty)  :: Cléopâtre {f}
Clervaux {prop} (town)  :: Clervaux
Clerve {prop} (river)  :: Clerve {f}
Cleveland {prop} /ˈkliːv.lənd/ (city in Ohio)  :: Cleveland
Cloelia {prop} (legendary woman)  :: Clélie {f}
Clotilda {prop} (female given name)  :: Clotilde
Clymene {prop} /ˈklɪmɨni/ (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: Clymène
Cmdre {n} (abbreviation for commodore)  :: cmdre, cmdre.
Co. {abbr} (company)  :: cie
Cobb salad {n} (salad)  :: salade Cobb {f}
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink)  :: Coca-Cola
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batara du Cocha
Cockaigne {prop} /kɒˈkeɪn/ (mythical land)  :: cocagne {f}, pays de cocagne {m}
Cocoa {prop} (programming API)  :: Cocoa {m}
Cocytus {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Cocyte {m}
Coeur d'Alene {prop} /kɜɹdəˈleɪn/ (ethnic group)  :: Cœur d'Alène {m}
Coeur d'Alene {prop} (language)  :: cœur d'alène {m}
Coimbra {prop} /ˈkwĩbɹə/ (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal)  :: Coïmbre
Cointreau {prop} /ˈkwæntɹəʊ/ (orange-flavoured triple sec liqueur)  :: cointreau {n}
Coke {n} /koʊk/ (informal: any cola-flavored drink)  :: coca {m}, Coke [Quebec]
Coke {n} (Coca-Cola)  :: coca {f}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991)  :: Guerre froide {f}
Collective Security Treaty Organisation {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance)  :: Organisation du traité de sécurité collective {f}, OTSC
Cologne {prop} /kəˈloʊn/ (city in Germany)  :: Cologne {f}
Colombia {prop} /kəˈlʌə/ (country in South America)  :: Colombie {f}
Colombian {n} (A person from Colombia)  :: Colombien
Colombian {adj} (pertaining to Colombia)  :: colombien {m}, colombienne {f}
Colombo {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bəʊ/ (capital of Sri Lanka)  :: Colombo {m}
Colorado beetle {n} (beetle)  :: doryphore {m}
Colosseum {prop} (ancient stadium in Rome)  :: Colisée {m}
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Colossiens {p}
Colossus of Rhodes {prop} (the statue of Helios)  :: Colosse de Rhodes {m}
Columba {prop} (constellation)  :: Colombe {f}
Columbian {n} (16-point type)  :: gros-texte
Columbus {prop} /kəˈlʌmbəs/ (Christopher Columbus)  :: Colomb {m}, Christophe Colomb {m}
Comanche {adj} /kəˈmæntʃi/  :: comanche
Comanche {prop} (language)  :: comanche {m}
Comecon {prop} (Comecon)  :: CAEM
Comet {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Comète {f}
Comino {prop} (island)  :: Comino
Comintern {prop} /ˈkɒmɪntəːn/ (international association of Communist parties)  :: Komintern {m}, Comintern
Commander Islands {prop} (Russian islands in the Bering Sea)  :: îles Komandorski {f-p}, îles du Commandeur {f-p}
Common Era {prop} (secular equivalent of anno Domini and the Christian Era)  :: de notre ère, ère commune {f}, ère vulgaire {f}
Common Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) SEE: Proto-Slavic  ::
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) SEE: Commonwealth of Australia  ::
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
Commonwealth Games {prop} (sporting event)  :: Jeux du Commonwealth {m-p}
Commonwealth of Australia {prop} (formal and full name of Australia)  :: Commonwealth d’Australie {m}
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (alliance of former Soviet republics)  :: Communauté des États indépendants {f}, CEI {f}
Commonwealth of Nations {prop} (association of independent states)  :: Commonwealth {m}
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico {prop}  :: État libre associé de Porto Rico {m}
Communications Security Establishment {prop} (agency)  :: Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications
Communications Security Establishment Canada {prop} (agency)  :: Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications Canada
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist Party of China {prop} (ruling party of PRC)  :: parti communiste chinois {m}
Comnenus {n} /kɒmˈniːnəs/ (member of a noble family)  :: Comnène
Como {prop} (Province of Lombardy)  :: Côme
Como {prop} (City and capital of Como)  :: Côme
Comoran {adj} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian  ::
Comoran {n} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian  ::
Comorian {n} (person)  :: Comorien {m}, Comorienne {f}
Comorian {prop} (language)  :: comorien {m}
Comorian {adj} (pertaining to the Comoros)  :: comorien {m}, comorienne {f}
Comoros {prop} /ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz/ (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Comores
Confederate States of America {prop} (nation existing from 1861-1865)  :: États confédérés d'Amérique
Confucian {adj} (of, pertaining to, or conforming to the teachings of Confucius)  :: confucéen, confucien
Confucian {n} (one who follows the teachings of Confucius)  :: confucianiste {m} {f}
Confucianism {n} (philosophy)  :: confucianisme {m}
Confucianist {n} (Confucian) SEE: Confucian  ::
Confucius {prop} /kənˈfju.ʃəs/ (Chinese philosopher)  :: Confucius {m}
Congo {prop} /ˈkɑŋɡoʊ/ (country with Brazzaville as capital)  :: Congo {m}
Congo {prop} (country with Kinshasa as capital)  :: Congo {m}, Zaïre {m}
Congo {prop} (river)  :: Congo {m}
Congo-Brazzaville {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congo-Kinshasa {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congolese {n} /ˌkɒŋ.ɡəˈliːz/ (person from either of the Congos)  :: Congolais {m}, Congolaise {f}
Congolese {n} (person from Republic of Congo)  :: Congolais de Brazzaville {m}, Congolaise de Brazzaville {f}, Brazza-Congolais {m}
Congolese {n} (person from Democratic Republic of Congo)  :: Congolais de Kinshasa {m}, Congolaise de Kinshasa {f}, Kino-Congolais {m}
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Republic of Congo)  :: congolais {m}, congolaise {f}, brazza-congolais {m}
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Democratic Republic of Congo)  :: kino-congolais {m}, congolais {m}
Congress {prop} (the two legislative bodies of the USA)  :: Congrès {m}
Coniacian {prop} (a subdivision of the Late (Upper) Cretaceous epoch)  :: Coniacien
Connecticut {prop} /kəˈnɛtɪkət/ (a state of the United States of America)  :: Connecticut
Connemara {prop} /ˌkɑnəˈmɑɹə/ (district of western County Galway)  :: Connemara {m}
Conrad {prop} (given name)  :: Conrad
Conservative {n}  :: conservateur {m}, conservatrice {f}
Conservative Party {prop}  :: Parti conservateur
Constance {prop} (female given name)  :: Constance
Constantine {prop} /ˈkɒns.tənˌtiːn/ (male given name)  :: Constantin
Constantinople {prop} /ˌkɔnstæntɪˈnəʊpl/ (Constantinople)  :: Constantinople
Constantinopolitan {n} /ˌkɒnˌstæntɨnɵˈpɒlɨtən/ (an inhabitant of Constantinople)  :: Constantinopolitain {m}
Constantinopolitan {adj} (related to Constantinople)  :: constantinopolitain
Cook Islander {n} (person from the Cook Islands)  :: des îles Cook
Cook Islands {prop} /ˈkʊk ˈai.ləndz/ (self-governing country in Oceania)  :: îles Cook {f-p}
Cookie Monster {prop} (Sesame Street character)  :: Macaron le glouton {m}
Coordinated Universal Time {prop} (high-precision atomic time standard)  :: temps universel coordonné {m}
Copenhagen {prop} /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/ (capital of Denmark)  :: Copenhague {f}
Copernican Revolution {prop} (paradigm shift)  :: révolution copernicienne {f}
Copt {n} (member of the Coptic Church)  :: Copte {m}
Coptic {adj} /ˈkɑptɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language)  :: copte, coptique
Coptic {n} (language)  :: copte, coptique {m}
Cor Caroli {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Canes Venatici)  :: le Cœur de Charles
Coral Sea {prop} (part of the Pacific Ocean)  :: mer de Corail {f}
Cordelier {n} (Franciscan) SEE: Franciscan  ::
Cordoban {adj} (of or pertaining to Córdoba)  :: cordouan {m}
Cordoban {n} (a person from Córdoba)  :: Cordouan {m}
Corfiot {n} (male Corfiot)  :: corfiote {m} {f}
Corfiot {adj} (relating to Corfu)  :: corfiote
Corfu {prop} /ˈkɔɹ.fju/ (island)  :: Corfou
Corfu {prop} (city)  :: Corfou
Corinna {prop} (female given name)  :: Corinne
Corinth {prop} /ˈkɒɹ.ɪnθ/ (city in Greece)  :: Corinthe
Corinthian {n} /kəˈɹɪnθɪən/  :: Corinthien {m}, Corinthienne {f}
Corinthians {prop} (book in the Bible)  :: Corinthiens
Cornelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Cornélie {f}
Cornelian {adj}  :: cornélien
Cornish {prop} /ˈkɔːɹnɪʃ/ (A Celtic language)  :: cornique {m}
Cornwall {prop} /ˈkɔːnwɔːl/ (county of England)  :: Cornouailles {f-p}
Corona Australis {prop} (a constellation)  :: Couronne australe {f}
Corpus Christi {prop} (festival in honour of the Eucharist)  :: Fête-Dieu {f}
Corrèze {prop} (département)  :: Corrèze {f}
Corsica {prop} /ˈkɔɹsɪkə/ (island in the Mediterranean)  :: Corse {f}
Corsican {adj} /ˈkɔːɹsɪkən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Corsica)  :: corse
Corsican {n} (person from Corsica or of Corsican descent)  :: Corse {m} {f}
Corsican {prop} (language)  :: corse {m}
Corunna {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña  ::
Corvus {prop} (constellation of the southern sky)  :: Corbeau {m}
Cos {prop} (island)  :: Cos
Cosenza {prop} (province)  :: Cosenza
Cosenza {prop} (town)  :: Cosenza
Cosmas {prop} /ˈkɔzmɑːs/ (given name)  :: Cosme
Cosmo {prop} (male given name)  :: Côme
Cossack {n} /ˈkɒsˌæk/ (member of a population)  :: Cosaque {m}
Cossack {n} (member of a Cossack military unit)  :: cosaque
Costa Rica {prop} /ˌkoʊ.stə ˈɹi.kə/ (country)  :: Costa Rica {f}
Cottian {adj}  :: cottien
Coulomb's law {prop} (the fundamental law of electrostatics)  :: loi de Coulomb {f}
Council of Europe {prop} (an international organisation, see also: CoE)  :: Conseil de l'Europe
Count Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire)  :: comte Dracula {m}
Courland {prop} (region in western Latvia)  :: Kurzeme {f} [modern], Courlande {f} [historical]
Cowper's fluid {n} (pre-ejaculate) SEE: pre-ejaculate  ::
C-pop {n} (Cantopop) SEE: Cantopop  ::
C-pop {n} (Mandopop) SEE: Mandopop  ::
C-pop {n} (Chinese pop music)  :: C-pop {f}, pop chinoise {f}
Cracovian {adj} /kɹəˈkəʊvɪən/ (of or from Cracow)  :: cracovien
Cracovian {n} (person from Kraków)  :: Cracovien {m}, Cracovienne {f}
Cracow {prop} /ˈkɹækaʊ/ (city)  :: Cracovie {f}
Cramer's rule {n} (the explicit formula)  :: règle de Cramer {f}
Crater {prop} (a constellation)  :: Coupe {f}
Córdoba {prop} /ˈkɔːɹdəbə/ (city)  :: Cordoue {f}
Creator {prop} (God)  :: Créateur {m}
Cree {prop} (an aboriginal nation of North America)  :: cri
Cree {prop} (Algonquian language spoken by this people)  :: cri {m}
Creek {prop} (language)  :: creek {f}
Cremona {prop} (province)  :: Crémone
Cremona {prop} (town)  :: Crémone
Cremona {prop} (village in Alberta, Canada)  :: Cremona
Cretaceous {prop} (geologic period within the Mesozoic)  :: Crétacé {m}
Cretan {adj} /ˈkɹiːtn̩/ (relating to Crete)  :: crétois
Cretan {n} (inhabitant)  :: Crétois {m}, Crétoise {f}
Crete {prop} (island)  :: Crète {f}
Creuse {prop} (département)  :: Creuse {f}
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease {n} (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)  :: maladie de Creutzfeld-Jakob {f}
Crimea {prop} /kɹaɪˈmiːə/ (peninsula, see also: Crimean peninsula)  :: Crimée {f}
Crimean {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea  ::
Crimean {adj} /kɹaɪˈmi.ən/ (referring to the Crimea region)  :: criméen
Crimean {n} (native or inhabitant of Crimea)  :: Criméen {m}, Criméenne {f}
Crimean {prop} (Crimean peninsula) SEE: Crimean peninsula  ::
Crimean Mountains {prop} (mountains)  :: monts de Crimée {p}
Crimean Tatar {prop} (a Turkic language)  :: tatar de Crimée {m}
Crimean War {prop} (war)  :: guerre de Crimée {f}
Crimean peninsula {prop} (peninsula, see also: Crimea)  :: péninsule de Crimée {f}
Cro-Magnon {n} (earliest known form of a modern human)  :: homme de Cro-Magnon {m}, Cro-Magnon {m}
Croat {n} /kɹəʊæt/ (citizen of Croatia or person of Croatian ethnicity)  :: Croate {m} {f}
Croatia {prop} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃə/ (Country in Europe)  :: Croatie {f}
Croatian {adj} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃən/ (of or pertaining to Croatia)  :: Croate
Croatian {n} (person of Croatia)  :: Croate, Croates {p}
Croatian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: croate {m}
Croatian Sheepdog {n} (Croatian Sheepdog)  :: berger croate {m}
Cronus {prop} (youngest of the twelve Titans)  :: Cronos {m}
Crotone {prop}  :: Crotone
Crown {prop}  :: Couronne {f}
Crown prosecutor {n} (state prosecutor)  :: procureure de la Couronne {f} [Quebec], procureur du roi {m} [Belgium], procureur de la république {m} [France]
Crusade {n} (campaigns by Christian forces to the Holy Land)  :: croisade {f}
Crux {prop} (constellation)  :: Croix du Sud
Cryogenian {prop} (Cryogenian period)  :: Cryogénien {m}
C-section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
Côte d'Ivoire {prop} /ˌkəʊt diːˈvwɑː/ (the Ivory Coast)  :: Côte d'Ivoire {f}
Côte-d'Or {prop} (département)  :: Côte-d'Or
Côtes-d'Armor {prop} (département)  :: Côtes-d'Armor {f-p}
Cthulhu {prop} /qlʊlːˈhuː/ (a huge fictional humanoid alien god)  :: Cthulhu {m}
Cuba {prop} /ˈkjuːbə/ (country and largest island in Caribbean)  :: Cuba {m}
Cuban {n} /ˈkju.bən]/ (a person from Cuba)  :: Cubain {m}
Cuban {adj} (of or pertaining to Cuba)  :: cubain
Cultural Revolution {prop} (Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution)  :: grande révolution culturelle prolétarienne {f}, révolution culturelle {f}
Cultural Revolution {prop} (any Cultural Revolution)  :: révolution culturelle {f}
Cuneo {prop} (province in Piedmont, Italy)  :: Coni {m}
Cuneo {prop} (city in Piedmont, Italy)  :: Coni {m}
Cupid {prop} /ˈkjupɪd/ (god of love, son of Venus)  :: Cupidon {m}
Cupid {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Cupidon {m}
Curaçao {prop} /ˌkuːɹəˈsaʊ/ (Island)  :: Curaçao {m}
Curaçaoan {n} (Someone from Curaçao)  :: Curacien {m} [rare], Curacienne {f} [rare]
Curetonian {adj} (related to William Cureton)  :: curetonien {m}
Curitiba {prop} (State capital of Paraná)  :: Curitiba
Cuthbert {prop} (male given name)  :: Cuthbert {m}
Cyber Monday {prop}  :: cyberlundi {m}
Cyclades {prop} /saɪkleɪdz/ (island chain)  :: Cyclades {f-p}
Cygnus {prop} (constellation)  :: Cygne {m}
Cynthia {prop} /ˈsɪnθi.ə/ (female given name)  :: Cynthia {f}
Cypriot {n} /ˈsɪp.ɹi.ət/ (Person from Cyprus)  :: Chypriote, Cypriote
Cypriot {adj} (Of, from or relating to Cyprus)  :: chypriote
Cyprus {prop} /ˈsaɪ.pɹəs/ (country)  :: Chypre {f}
Cyrenaica {prop} (province on the North African coast)  :: Cyrénaïque {f}
Cyril {prop} /ˈsɪɹəl/ (male given name)  :: Cyrille, Cyril
Cyrillic {adj} /səˈɹɪ.lɪk/ (of or pertaining to Cyrillic)  :: cyrillique
Cyrillic {prop} (a script or alphabet)  :: cyrillique {m}
Cyrillization {n} (putting text into the Cyrillic alphabet)  :: cyrillisation {f}
Czech {adj} /tʃɛk/ (of, from, or pertaining to the country, people, culture or language)  :: tchèque
Czech {n} (person)  :: Tchèque, Tchèques {p}
Czech {prop} (language)  :: tchèque
Czech Republic {prop} /ˈtʃɛk ɹɪˈpʌblɪk/ (country in Central Europe)  :: République tchèque {f}, Tchéquie {f}
Czech hedgehog {n} (antitank obstacle)  :: hérisson tchèque {m}
Czechia {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Tchéquie {f}
Czecho-Slovakia {prop} (dated form of Czechoslovakia)  :: Tchéco-Slovaquie {f}
Czechoslovak {n} (inhabitant)  :: Tchécoslovaque {m} {f}
Czechoslovak {adj} (pertaining to)  :: tchécoslovaque {m} {f}
Czechoslovakia {prop} /ˌtʃɛk.ə.sləˈvɑ.ki.ə/ (former country in Central Europe)  :: Tchécoslovaquie {f}
Czechoslovakian {adj} /ˈtʃɛk.əz.lə.væk.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to Czechoslovakia)  :: tchécoslovaque
cDNA {initialism} (complementary DNA)  :: ADNc
cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi  ::
cabal {n} /kəˈbɑːl/ (secret organization)  :: cabale {f}
cabalistic {adj} (of or relating to a cabal)  :: cabalistique
cabalistically {adv} (in a cabalistic manner)  :: cabalistiquement
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub)  :: cabaret {m}
cabassou {n} (armadillo)  :: kabassou {m}
cabbage {n} /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (plant)  :: chou {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable)  :: chou {m}
cabin {n} /ˈkæbɪn/ (a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier)  :: cabane {f}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship)  :: cabine {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship)  :: mousse {m}, moussaillon {m}
cabin crew {n} (members of staff aboard aircraft)  :: personnel navigant
cabin fever {n} (psychological condition)  :: claustrophobie {f}
cabinet {n} /ˈkæ.bɪ.nɪt/ (storage closet)  :: armoire {f}
cabinet {n} (group of advisors)  :: cabinet {m}
cabinet {n} (group of ministers)  :: cabinet {m}
cabinetmaker {n} (skilled woodworker)  :: ébéniste {m} {f}, menuisier {m}
cable {n} /keɪbl/  :: câble {m}
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage)  :: téléphérique {m}
cable length {n} (one tenth of a nautical mile)  :: encablure {f}
cable television {n} (television received through coaxial cables)  :: télévision par câble {f}, câblodiffusion {f}, câblodistribution {f}
cableway {n} (system of cables)  :: téléphérique {m}
cabriolet {n} /kæ.bɹi.əˈleɪ/ (an automobile with a retractable top)  :: cabriolet {m}
cabriolet {n} (a light two wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse)  :: cabriolet {m}
cacao {n} /kəˈkaʊ̯/ (cacao tree)  :: cacaoyer {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean)  :: fève de cacao {f}
cacatory {adj}  :: cacatoire, diarrhéique
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale  ::
cache {n} /kæʃ/ (computing: fast temporary storage for data)  :: cache {m}, mémoire cache {f}
cache-sexe {n} (article of clothing)  :: cache-sexe {m}
caciocavallo {n} (Italian cheese type)  :: caciocavallo {m}
cackle {n} (cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg)  :: caquet {m}
cackle {n} (laugh resembling the cry of a hen or goose)  :: ricanement {m}
cackle {v} (to make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does)  :: caqueter
cackle {v} (to laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry)  :: caqueter
cacoethes {n} /ˌkakəʊˈiːθiːz/ (compulsion, mania)  :: contrainte {f}, manie {f}
cacoethes {n} (disposition in a disease)  :: tumeur {f} maligne, ulcère {m}
cacography {n} /kaˈkɒɡɹəfi/  :: cacographie {f}
cacomixl {n} (Bassariscus astutus)  :: bassaris rusé {m}
cacophonous {adj} /kəˈkɑfənəs/ (containing or consisting of unpleasant sounds)  :: cacophonique {m} {f}
cacophony {n} /kəˈkɒfəni/ (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance)  :: cacophonie {f}
cactus {n} /ˈkæktəs/ (member of the Cactaceae)  :: cactus {m}
cadastral {adj} (of or relating to a cadastre)  :: cadastral
cadaver {n} /kəˈdævɚ/ (a dead body)  :: cadavre {m}
cadaveric {adj} /kadəˈvɛɹɪk/ (pertaining to a corpse)  :: cadavérique
caddie {n} /ˈkædi/  :: caddie {m}
cadence {n} /ˈkeɪ.dn̩s/  :: cadence
cadenza {n} (decorative solo piece of music)  :: cadence {f}
cadet {n} /kəˈdɛt/ (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer)  :: cadet {m}
cadet {n} (younger son)  :: puîné {m}
cadmium {n} (chemical element)  :: cadmium {m}
cadre {n} /ˈkæd.ɹi/ (frame or framework)  :: cadre {m}
cadre {n} (skeleton upon which regiment is formed)  :: cadres {m-p}
caduceus {n} /kəˈəs/ (symbol)  :: caducée {m}
caecal {adj} (of or pertaining to caecum)  :: cæcal
caecum {n} /ˈsiːkəm/ (blind pouch connected to the large intestine)  :: cæcum {m}
caesaropapism {n} (the doctrine that the state has authority over the church in ecclesiastical matters)  :: césaropapisme {m}
caesium {n} /ˈsiːzi.əm/ (a metallic chemical element)  :: césium {m}, cæsium {m}
caesura {n} /sɪˈʒʊɹə/ (a pause or interruption)  :: césure {f}
caesura {n} (using two words to divide a metrical foot)  :: césure {f}
café {n} /ˌkæˈfeɪ/ (coffee shop)  :: café {m}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk)  :: café au lait
café au lait {n} (colour)  :: café au lait {m} {f}
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant)  :: cafétéria {f}, cafèt’ {f} , cantine {f}
cafeteria {n} (dining area)  :: caféteria {f}, cantine {f}, réfectoire {m}
caffeine {n} /ˈkæfiːn/ (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants)  :: caféine {f}
cage {n} /keɪdʒ/ (enclosure)  :: cage {f}
cage {n} (lift compartment)  :: cage {f}
cage {v} (to put into a cage)  :: encager
cahoots {n} /kəˈhuːts/ (collusion or collaboration to nefarious ends)  :: ligue {f}
caid {n} /kɑːˈiːd/ (local governor or leader)  :: caïd {m}
caiman {n} /ˈkeɪ.mən/ (alligator relative)  :: caïman {m}
-caine {suffix} (a synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic)  :: -caïne
caipirinha {n} /ˌkaɪ.pɪˈɹiː.njə/ (a traditional Brazilian drink)  :: caïpirinha {f}
cairn {n} /kɛəɹn/ (monument)  :: cairn {m}
cairn {n} (landmark)  :: montjoie {f}
caisson {n} (architecture: coffer) SEE: coffer  ::
caisson disease {n} (decompression sickness) SEE: decompression sickness  ::
cajolement {n} (the act of cajoling)  :: cajolerie {f}
cajolery {n} (cajolement) SEE: cajolement  ::
cajuputene {n}  :: cajeputène {m}
cake {n} /keɪk/ (a sweet dessert)  :: gâteau {m} [large cake served in slices, or a small, individual cake], pâtisserie {f} [small, individual cake]
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake  ::
cake {v} (to cackle like a goose) SEE: cackle  ::
cake server {n} (a tool for serving cake)  :: pelle à tarte {f}, pelle à gâteau {f}
cake shop {n} /ˈkeɪk ʃɑp/ (cake shop)  :: pâtisserie {f}
cake tin {n} (the tin in which a cake is baked)  :: tourtière {f}, moule à gâteau {m}
cakery {n} (cake shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
calabash {n} (a vine grown for its fruit)  :: calebasse {f}
calabash {n} (utensil made from it)  :: calebasse {f}
calabash {n}  :: calebasse {f}
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid  ::
calamint {n} (herb)  :: calament {m}
calamitous {adj} (concerning or involving calamity, disastrous)  :: calamiteux
calamity {n} /kəˈlæməti/ (event resulting in great loss)  :: calamité {f}
calamondin {n} (tree)  :: calamondin {m}
calamus {n} (sweet flag) SEE: sweet flag  ::
calcaneal {adj} (of or pertaining to the calcaneus)  :: calcanéen
calcareous {adj} (resembling or containing limestone)  :: calcaire {m} {f}
calcic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from calcium or lime)  :: calcique
calciferous {adj} (of or pertaining to calcium, calcium carbonate or calcite)  :: calcarifère {m} {f}
calcify {v} /ˈkælsɪfaɪ/ (transitive)  :: calcifier
calcify {v} (intransitive)  :: se calcifier
calcination {n} (the process of calcining)  :: calcination
calcine {v} /ˈkælsɪn/ (transitive)  :: calciner
calcined {adj} (converted by calcination)  :: calciné
calcite {n} /ˈkæl.saɪt/ (calcium carbonate mineral)  :: calcite {f}
calcium {n} /ˈkælsi.əm/ (chemical element of atomic number 20)  :: calcium {m}
calcium carbonate {n} (CaCO3)  :: carbonate de calcium {m}
calcium hydroxide {n} (chemical compound)  :: chaux éteinte {f}
calcium oxide {n} (white powderous substance)  :: oxyde de calcium {m}
calculable {adj} (able to be calculated)  :: calculable
calculate {v} /ˈkælkjʊleɪt/ ((transitive) to determine value)  :: calculer
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions)  :: calculer
calculation {n} /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/ (act or process of calculating)  :: calcul {m}
calculator {n} /ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: calculatrice {f}, calculette {f}
calculator {n} (set of mathematical tables)  :: tables {f-p}
calculus {n} /ˈkælkjələs/ (formal mathematical system)  :: calcul {m}
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject)  :: calcul {m}
calculus {n} (stony concretion in an organ)  :: calcul {m}, lithiase {f}
calculus of variations {n} (a form of calculus)  :: calcul des variations {m}
caldera {n} /kælˈdɛɹ.ə/ (geology: a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion)  :: caldera {f}
calendar {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/ (system by which time is divided)  :: calendrier
calendar {n} (means to determine the date)  :: calendrier {m}
calendar {n} (list of planned events)  :: agenda {m}, emploi du temps {m}, programme {m}
calendarist {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dəɹ.ɪst/ (a person who uses a calendar)  :: calendariste {f}
calender {n} /ˈkæləndɚ/ (machine)  :: calendre
calender {n} (one of an order of dervishes)  :: calender
calendric {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system)  :: calendaire
calendrical {adj} /kəˈlɛndɹɪkl̩/ (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system)  :: calendaire
calends {n} /ˈkælɪndz/ (the first day of a Roman month)  :: calende {f}
calf {n} /kæf/ (young cow or bull)  :: veau {m}
calf {n} (young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals))  :: éléphanteau {m}, chiot {m} [seal calf; lit., "puppy"], blanchon {m} [seal calf], baleineau {m} [whale calf]
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee)  :: mollet {m}
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone)  :: péroné {m}
calibrate {v} (to check or adjust by comparison with a standard)  :: étalonner, calibrer
calibration {n} /kælɪˈbɹeɪʃən/ (act of calibrating)  :: étalonnage {m}, calibrage {m}
calibre {n} /ˈkæl.ɪb.ə(ɹ)/ (Diameter of the bore of a firearm)  :: calibre {m}
calico {n} (kind of cloth)  :: calicot {m}
californium {n} (chemical element)  :: californium {m}
caliper {n} (calipers) SEE: calipers  ::
caliper {n} /ˈkælɪpɚ/ (part of a disc brake)  :: étrier {m}
calipers {n} /ˈkæl.ɨ.pɚz/ (device used to measure thickness between two surfaces)  :: compas d'épasseur
caliph {n} /ˈkeɪ̪lɨf/ (political leader of the Muslim world)  :: calife {m}
caliphate {n} /ˈkælɪfeɪt/ (Islamic government)  :: califat {m}
calisthenics {n} /ˌkæl.ɪsˈθɛn.ɪks/ (gymnastic exercises)  :: callisthénie {f}
call {n} /kɑl/ (telephone conversation)  :: appel {m}
call {n} (social visit)  :: visite {f}
call {n} (cry or shout)  :: appel, cri {m}
call {n} (characteristic cry of a bird or other animal)  :: chant {m}, cri {m}
call {n} (beckoning or summoning)  :: appel
call {n} (the right to speak)  :: parole {f}
call {n} ((medicine): overnight duty in the hospital)  :: sur appel
call {n} ((computing): the act of jumping to a subprogram)  :: appel {m}, exécution
call {n} (Instrument to call birds or animals)  :: pipeau {m}
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon)  :: appeler
call {v} (to cry or shout)  :: appeler, crier
call {v} (to contact by telephone)  :: appeler, téléphoner
call {v} (to pay a social visit)  :: visiter
call {v} (to name or refer to)  :: appeler
call {v} (to match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet)  :: suivre
call {v} (to require, demand)  :: faire appel
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth)  :: appeler un chat un chat [to call a cat a cat]
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance)  :: appelez une ambulance
call back {v} (telephone someone again)  :: rappeler
call center {n} (business location for calls)  :: centre d'appel {m}
call for {v} (to summon)  :: appeler
call for {v} (to ask for (something) in loud voice)  :: demander, commander
call for {v} (to request, demand)  :: demander
call for {v} (to necessitate, demand)  :: exiger, nécessiter
call for {v} (to come to a place to ask for (someone))  :: passer
call it a day {v} (to retire)  :: se retirer
call it even {v} (declare debts resolved)  :: être quitte
call number {n} (identification number for materials within a library)  :: cote {f}
call on the carpet {v} (reprimand)  :: réprimander
call premium {n}  :: prime de remboursement {f}
call sign {n} (broadcasting)  :: indicatif d'appel
call the police {phrase} (call the police)  :: appelez la police
call to prayer {n} (A public proclamation made five times a day in Muslim societies)  :: appel à la prière {m}
calla {n} (Calla palustris)  :: calla {m}, calla des marais {m}, anguine {f}
callback {n} (function pointer passed to another function)  :: fonction de rappel {f}
callee {n} (the person who is called by the caller)  :: appelé {m}
caller {n} /ˈkɔlɚ/ (the person who makes a telephone call)  :: téléphoneur {m}, appelant {m}
calligrapher {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfə(ɹ)/ (one who practices calligraphy)  :: calligraphe {m}
calligraphic {adj} /ˌkælɪˈɡɹæfɪk/ (of calligraphy)  :: calligraphique
calligraphic {adj} (written as calligraphy)  :: calligraphique
calligraphically {adv} (in a calligraphic manner)  :: calligraphiquement
calligraphy {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfi/ (art of writing with decorative strokes)  :: calligraphie {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card  ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
callipygian {adj} /ˌkæ.ləˈpɪ.dʒi.ən/ (having beautiful buttocks)  :: callipyge
callipygous {adj} /ˌkæl.ɪˈpɪ.dʒəs/ (having beautiful buttocks)  :: callipyge {f} {m}
calloo {n} (long-tailed duck) SEE: long-tailed duck  ::
callous {adj} /ˈkæləs/ (emotionally hardened)  :: endurci, sans-cœur, insensible {m} {f}
callout {n}  :: convocation {f}
callow {adj} (bald) SEE: bald  ::
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign  ::
callus {n} /ˈkæləs/ (hardened part of the skin)  :: cal {m}, durillon {m}, calus {m}
calm {adj} /kɑ(l)m/ (free of noise and disturbance)  :: calme {m} {f}, tranquille
calm {adj} (without wind or storm)  :: calme {m} {f}
calm {n} (period without wind)  :: calme plat {m}
calm {v} (to make calm)  :: calmer, apaiser
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis)  :: calme avant la tempête {m}
calm down {v} (To become less excited)  :: se calmer, s'apaiser
calm down {v} (To cause to become less excited)  :: calmer, tranquilliser, apaiser
calmly {adv} /ˈkɑː(ɹ) (in a calm manner)  :: paisiblement
calmness {n} /ˈkɑ(l)mnəs/ (the state of being calm; tranquillity; silence)  :: calme {m}
calorie {n} /ˈkæləɹi/ (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C)  :: calorie {f}
calorimeter {n} (apparatus for measuring amount of heat)  :: calorimètre {f}
calorimetric {adj} (relating to calorimetry)  :: calorimétrique
calorimetry {n} (the scientific discipline)  :: calorimétrie {f}
calpack {n} (hat)  :: colback {m}
calque {n} /kælk/ (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language)  :: calque {m}
calque {v} (adopt a word by translation of its parts)  :: calquer
caltrop {n} /ˈkæltɹəp/ (weaponry)  :: chausse-trape, pied de corbeau
caltrop {n} (starthistle)  :: centaurée chausse-trape, chardon étoilé
caltrop {n} (Tribulus terrestris)  :: tribule terrestre
calumniate {v} /kəˈlʌmni.eɪt/ (to make hurtful untrue statements)  :: calomnier
calumnious {adj} (possessing the traits of calumny)  :: calomnieux
calumniously {adv} (in the manner of a falsification intended to discredit another)  :: calomnieusement
calumny {n} /ˈkæləmni/ (falsification to discredit another)  :: calomnie {f}
calve {v} (to give birth to a calf)  :: vêler
calx {n} (calcium oxide) SEE: calcium oxide  ::
calzone {n} /kælˈzoʊn/ (baked Italian turnover)  :: calzone {m} {f}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera  ::
cam {n} /kæm]/ (mechanical part)  :: came {f}
camaraderie {n} /ˌkɑməˈɹɑdəɹi/ (close friendship in a group of friends)  :: camaraderie {f}
camaraderie {n} (a spirit of familiarity and closeness)  :: camaraderie {f}
cambarysu {n} (drum)  :: cambarysu
camcorder {n} /ˈkæmˌkɔɹdɚ/ (electronic device)  :: caméscope {m}, caméra vidéo {f}
came {n} /keɪm/ (A grooved strip of lead)  :: plomb {m}
camel {n} /ˈkæməl/ (beast of burden)  :: chameau {m}
cameleer {n} (camel rider)  :: chamelier {m}
camellia {n} /kəˈmɛlɪə/ (plant)  :: camélia {m}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe  ::
cameltoe {n} (clear visible presence of a woman's vulva)  :: cameltoe {m}
camembert {n} (creamy cheese from France)  :: camembert {m}
cameo {n} /ˈkæm.iː.əu/ (relief work)  :: camaïeu {m}
cameo {n} (brief appearance)  :: caméo {m}
camera {n} /ˈkæm.ɹə/ (still camera)  :: appareil photo {m}
camera {n} (movie camera)  :: caméra {f}
cameralism {n} (the theories and practices of the cameralists)  :: caméralisme {m}
cameraman {n} (somebody who operates a film or TV camera)  :: caméraman {m}, cadreur {m}
camerlengo {n} (chamberlain)  :: camerlingue {m}
camomile {n} /ˈkæ.məˌmaɪl/ (plant)  :: camomille {f}
camomile {n} (tea)  :: camomille {f}
camomile tea {n} (beverage)  :: thé à la camomille {m}
camouflage {n} /ˈkæ.mə.ˌflɑːʒ/ (disguise)  :: déguisement {m}
camouflage {n} (act of disguising)  :: camouflage {m}
camouflage {n} (military)  :: camouflage {m}
camouflage {n} (biology)  :: camouflage
camouflage {n}  :: camouflage {m}; déguisement {m}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise)  :: camoufler
camp {n} /kæmp/ (outdoor place)  :: camp {m}
camp {v} (to live in a tent)  :: camper
camp {v} (to set up a camp)  :: camper, bivouaquer
camp {n} (summer camp) SEE: summer camp  ::
camp bed {n} (a cot)  :: lit de camp {m}, lit pliant {m}
campaign {n} /kæmˈpeɪn/ (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal)  :: campagne {f}
campaign group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
campanologic {adj} (of or relating to campanology)  :: campanologique
campanology {n} (study of bells)  :: campanologie {f}
camper {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: motor home  ::
campervan {n} (motor home) SEE: motor home  ::
campfire {n} (fire at a campground)  :: feu de camp {m}
camphor {n} /ˈkæmfɚ/ (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone)  :: camphre {m}
camping {n} /ˈkæmpɪŋ/ (recreational activity)  :: camping, campisme {m}
camping chair {n} (a lightweight folding chair used by campers)  :: chaise de camping {f}
campsite {n} (a place where a tent may be or is pitched)  :: camping {m}, terrain de camping, campement
campus {n} /ˈkæmpəs/ (grounds or property of a school, etc)  :: campus {m}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams)  :: arbre à cames
can {v} /kæn/ (to be able)  :: pouvoir
can {v} (may)  :: pouvoir
can {n} /kæn/ (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids)  :: bidon {m}, canette {f}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants)  :: arrosoir {m}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister)  :: boîte de conserve {f}
can {n} (non-offensive slang for toilet, see also: toilet)  :: WC {m}, chiottes {m-p}
can {n} (buttocks)  :: fesses {f-p}, boule {m}, miches {f-p}
can {v} (to preserve)  :: conserver
can {v} (to discard)  :: jeter
can {v} (to shut up)  :: se taire
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
can I buy you a drink {phrase} (can I buy you a drink?)  :: puis-je vous offrir quelque chose à boire ? [formal]
can I come in {phrase} /kən ˌaɪ kʌm ˈɪn/ (phrase)  :: puis-je entrer?
can I use your phone {phrase} (can I use your phone?)  :: puis-je utiliser votre téléphone ?
can of worms {n} (a complex, troublesome situation)  :: sac de nœuds {m} (a bag of knots)
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans)  :: ouvre-boîtes {m}
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?)  :: [familiar] peux-tu m'aider ?, [polite] pouvez-vous m'aider ?
canal {n} /kəˈnæl/ (artificial waterway)  :: canal {m}
canal {n} (a tubular channel within the body)  :: canal {m}
canapé {n} (a bite size slice open-faced sandwich)  :: canapé {m}
canapé {n} (elegant sofa)  :: canapé {m}
canard {n} /kəˈnɑɹd/ (false or misleading report or story)  :: canard {m}
canard {n} (type of aircraft)  :: avion-canard {m}, canard {m}
canard {n} (winglike structure)  :: aileron {m}, plan canard {m}, moustache {f}
canary {n} /kəˈnɛɹi/ (bird from the Canary Islands)  :: canari {m}
canary {n} (colour)  :: jaune canari {m}
canary in a coal mine {n} (early indicator)  :: canari dans une mine de charbon {m}, signe avant-coureur {m}
canasta {n} (card game)  :: canasta {f}
cancan {n} (dance)  :: cancan {m}
cancel {v} /ˈkænsl/ (invalidate, annul)  :: annuler, résilier (a telephone contract, a subscription), se désabonner (a subscription), mettre fin
cancel {v} (mark to prevent reuse)  :: oblitérer (cancelling stamps)
cancel {v} (offset, equalize)  :: neutraliser, compenser
cancel {v} (remove a common factor)  :: éliminer, annuler
cancel {n} (cancellation)  :: annulation {f}
cancel {n} (mark cancelling a sharp or flat)  :: bécarre {m}
cancellable {adj} (which can be cancelled)  :: résiliable
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling)  :: annulation {f}, résiliation, suppression, élimination
cancelled {adj} (No longer planned or scheduled)  :: annulé {m}
cancer {n} /ˈkænsɚ/ (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)  :: cancer {m}
cancerogenic {adj} (carcinogenic) SEE: carcinogenic  ::
cancerous {adj} /kænsəɹəs/ (relating to or affected with cancer)  :: cancéreux
candela {n} /kænˈdēlə/ (unit of luminous intensity)  :: candela {f}
candelabrum {n} /kændɪˈlɑːbɹəm/ (candle holder)  :: candélabre {m}
candid {adj} /ˈkæn.dɪd/ (straightforward, open and sincere)  :: sincère
candid {adj} (not posed or rehearsed)  :: spontané
candid {adj}  :: candide
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate)  :: candidature {f}
candidate {n} /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/ (person running in an election)  :: candidat {m}, candidate {f}
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy  ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate)  :: candidature {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly  ::
candidly {adv} /ˈkændɪdli/ (in a candid manner)  :: de bonne foi
candle {n} /ˈkændəl/ (a light source)  :: bougie {f}, chandelle {f}
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick  ::
candleholder {n} (device for holding one or more lit candles)  :: chandelier {m}
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source)  :: bougie {f}
candlestick {n} /ˈkændəlˌstɪk/ (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle)  :: chandelier {m}
candlewick {n} (thread used to make the wicks of candles)  :: mèche {f}, mèche de bougie {f}
candor {n} /ˈkæn.dɚ/ (sincere and open in speech, honesty in expression)  :: candeur {f}
candrabindu {n} (candrabindu)  :: chandrabindu {m}
candy {n} /ˈkændi/ (piece of candy)  :: bonbon {m}, sucrerie {f}
candy {v} (to cook, or coat with sugar or syrup)  :: candir, confire
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery  ::
candy apple {n} (apple with a hard sugar candy coating)  :: pomme d'amour {f}
candy cane {n} (candy in the shape of a cane)  :: sucre d'orge {m}, [Quebec] canne de bonbon {f}, [Quebec] canne de Noël {f}
candy floss {n} (sweet)  :: barbe à papa {f}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
cane {n} /kʰeɪn]/ (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo)  :: canne, tige
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment)  :: canne {f}
cane {n} (the cane: corporal punishment consisting of a beating with a cane)  :: bastonnade
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people)  :: canne {f}, canne blanche {f}
cane {v} (to beat with a cane)  :: bâtonner
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane  ::
cane rat {n} (rodent)  :: aulacode {m}
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugar cane plant)  :: sucre de canne {m}
cane toad {n} (Bufo marinus)  :: crapaud-buffle {m}
canephora {n} (caryatid)  :: canéphore {f}
canid {n} /ˈkeɪnəd/ (member of Canidae)  :: canidé {m}
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth  ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth)  :: dent œillère {f}, dent de l'œil {f}
caning {n} /ˈkeɪnɪŋ/ (a beating with a cane)  :: bastonnade {f}
canister {n} (short range antipersonnel projectile) SEE: grapeshot  ::
canister shot {n} (grapeshot) SEE: grapeshot  ::
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cannabis {n} /ˈkænəbɪs/ (plant)  :: cannabis {m}
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana  ::
canned {adj} (preserved in cans)  :: en conserve, en boîte
canned laughter {n} (previoursly recorded laughter that is edited into the soundtrack of a TV programme)  :: rires enregistrés {m}, rires en boîte {m-p}
cannibal {n} /ˈkænɪbl/ (an organism which eats others of its own species)  :: cannibale {m} {f}
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species)  :: cannibalisme {m}
cannibalistic {adj} /kæn.ə.bəˈlɪs.tɪk/ (tending toward cannibalism)  :: cannibale
canning {n} (preserving process)  :: mise en conserve {f}, mise en boîte {f}
cannoli {n} /kəˈnoʊli/ (tube of fried pastry filled with ricotta)  :: cannolo {m}
cannon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (artillery piece)  :: canon {m}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable)  :: chair à canon
cannonade {n} (firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time)  :: canonnade {f}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon)  :: boulet de canon {m}
cannot {v} /ˈkæ(n.)nɑt/ (cannot, see also: can; not)  :: ne pas pouvoir
cannot but {v} (cannot but)  :: ne pas pouvoir ne pas
cannula {n} /ˈkænjʊlə/ (medicine: tube inserted in the body)  :: canule {f}
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant  ::
canny {adj} /ˈkæni/ (careful, prudent, cautious)  :: prudent
canny {adj} (knowing, shrewd, astute)  :: rusé {m}, astucieux {m}
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal  ::
canoe {n} /kəˈnuː/ (small long and narrow boat)  :: canoë {m}
canoeist {n} (person who travels by canoe)  :: canoéiste {m} {f}
canoer {n} (one who travels by canoe) SEE: canoeist  ::
canola {n} (cultivar of rapeseed Brassica napus)  :: colza {m}
canola oil {n} (vegetable oil)  :: huile de canola {f}
canon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (religious law)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter)  :: chanoine {m}
canon {n} (piece of music)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (printing: 48-point type)  :: gros-canon
canon law {n}  :: droit canon {m}, droit canonique {m}
canonic {adj} (canonical) SEE: canonical  ::
canonical {adj} /kə.ˈnɒn.ɪ.kl̩/ (present in a canon, religious or otherwise)  :: canonique
canonical {adj} ((religion) in conformity with canon law)  :: canonique
canonical {adj} (in canonical form)  :: canonique
canonical form {n} (standard or normal presentation of a mathematical entity)  :: forme canonique {f}
canonically {adv} (in a canonical manner)  :: canonialement, canoniquement
canonization {n} (the final process or decree)  :: canonisation {f}
canonization {n} (the state of being canonized or sainted)  :: canonisation {f}
canonize {v} /ˈkænənaɪz/ (to define someone as a saint)  :: canoniser
canonry {n} (The office of a canon)  :: canonicat
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener  ::
canopy {n} /ˈkæ.nə.pi/ (high cover)  :: dais {m}, baldaquin {m}, voûte {f}
canopy {n} (overhanging or projecting roof structure)  :: marquise {f}
canopy {n} (highest foliage and branches of a forest)  :: canopée {f}
canopy {n} (parachute cloth)  :: toile de parachute {f}
canopy bed {n} (a bed equipped with a canopy)  :: lit à baldaquin {m}
cant {n} /kænt/ (secret language)  :: argot {m}
cant {n} (hypocritical talk)  :: langue de bois {f}
cant {n} (whining speech, such as that used by beggars.)  :: lamentation {f}
cant {n} (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms)  :: armes parlantes
cant {v} (set something at an angle)  :: canter [regional]
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
can't help {v} (not be able to avoid something)  :: ne pouvoir s'empêcher de
can't wait {v} (to eagerly anticipate)  :: avoir hâte
cantaloupe {n} /ˈkæn.tə.loʊp/ (melon)  :: cantaloup
cantankerous {adj} /kænˈtæŋkəɹəs/ (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby)  :: irritable
canteen {n} /kænˈtiːn/ (small cafeteria or snack bar)  :: cantine {f}
canteen {n} (water bottle)  :: gourde {f}
canthus {n} /ˈkænθəs/ (corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet)  :: canthus {m}
canticle {n} (a chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text)  :: cantique {m}
cantilever {n} (beam anchored at one end and projecting into space)  :: porte-à-faux
cantillate {v} (to chant or recite musically)  :: cantiller
cantillation {n} /ˌkæntɪˈleɪʃən/ (the intonation of a sentence)  :: cantillation {f}
canting arms {n}  :: armes parlantes {f-p}
cantle {n} /ˈkæntəl/ (back part of saddle)  :: troussequin {m}
canton {n} /ˈkæntn̩/ (state of Switzerland)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of an arrondissement)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Luxembourg)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Serbia)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: canton {m}
canton {n} (heraldry; one of the ordinaries)  :: canton {m}
cantonist {n} (conscript in the Russian Empire)  :: cantoniste {m}
canvas {n} /ˈkæn.vəs/ (a type of coarse cloth)  :: toile {f}
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint)  :: toile {f}
canvas {v} (To cover an area or object with canvas)  :: toiler, entoiler
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign  ::
canvass {v} (to solicit voters)  :: soliciter
canyon {n} /ˈkænjən/ (a valley cut in rock by a river)  :: gorge {f}, canyon {m}
caoutchouc {n} /ˈkaʊtʃʊk/ (natural rubber)  :: caoutchouc {m}
cap {n} /kæp/ (head covering)  :: bonnet {m}, casquette {f}, [Quebec] tuque {f}
cap {n} (academic mortarboard)  :: chapeau {m}, mortier {m}
cap {n} (protective cover or seal)  :: capsule {f}, bouchon {m}, capuchon {m}, couvercle {m}, opercule {m}
cap {n} (crown covering a tooth)  :: couronne {f}
cap {n} (summit of a mountain)  :: sommet {m}, cime {f}
cap {n} (artificial upper limit)  :: plafond {m}
cap {n} (top part of a mushroom)  :: chapeau {m}, tête {f}, carpophore {m} [scientific], piléus {m} [scientific]
cap {n} (portion of a sphere)  :: calotte {f}
cap and trade {n} (market-based approach to control pollution)  :: bourse du carbone {f}
capable {adj} /ˈkeɪpəbl̩/ (able and efficient)  :: capable
capacious {adj} /kəˈpeɪʃəs/ (having a lot of space inside)  :: spacieux
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit)  :: capacité électrique {f}
capacitor {n} (electronic component)  :: condensateur {m}
capacity {n} /kəˈpæsɪti/ (the ability to hold, receive or absorb)  :: capacité
capacity {n} (capability; the ability to perform some task)  :: capacité
cape {n} /keɪp/ (headland)  :: cap {m}
cape {n} (garment)  :: cape {f}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant)  :: coqueret du Pérou {m}
capelin {n} (small fish)  :: capelan {m}
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie  ::
caper {n} /ˈkeɪpɚ/ (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa)  :: câpre {f}
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer  ::
capercaillie {n} /kæpəˈkeɪli/ (Tetrao urogallus)  :: grand tétras {m}, grand coq de bruyère {m}
capias {n} (arrest warrant) SEE: arrest warrant  ::
capillary {n} /ˈkæpɪˌlɛɹi/ (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins)  :: capillaire {m}
capillary action {n} (drawing of a liquid up interstices)  :: capillarité {f}
capisce {interj} /kəˈpiːʃ/ (“understood?”)  :: pigé?
capital {n} /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl/ (money and wealth)  :: capital {m}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column)  :: chapiteau
capital {adj} (excellent)  :: excellent
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death)  :: capital {m}, capitale {f}
capital {adj} (uppercase)  :: majuscule
capital {n} (capital letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city  ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government)  :: capitale {f} [of nation], chef-lieu {m} [of a region or département]
capital gain {n} (an increase in the value of a capital asset)  :: plus-value {f}
capital gains tax {n} (tax on profit made from selling capital)  :: impôt sur les plus-values {m}
capital letter {n} (letters A B C)  :: majuscule {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death)  :: peine capitale {f}, peine de mort {f}, punition capitale {f}
capital ship {n} (warship)  :: bâtiment précieux, navire capital
capitalisation {n} (act or process of capitalising)  :: capitalisation {f}
capitalisation {n} (state of being capitalised)  :: capitalisation {f}
capitalism {n} /ˈkæpɪt(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ (socio-economic system based on private property rights)  :: capitalisme {m}
capitalist {adj} (supporting or endorsing capitalism)  :: capitaliste
capitalist {n} (supporter of capitalism)  :: capitaliste {m} {f}
capitalistic {adj} (of or pertaining to capitalism or to capitalists)  :: capitaliste
capitalize {v} /ˈkæpətəˌlaɪz/ (In writing or editing, to make use of capital letters)  :: capitaliser
capitalize {v} (to convert into capital)  :: capitaliser
capitation {n} (poll tax) SEE: poll tax  ::
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol  ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol  ::
capitulation {n} (surrender to an enemy)  :: capitulation {f}
capo {n} (capotasto) SEE: capotasto  ::
capon {n} /ˈkeɪpən/ (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table)  :: chapon {m}
caponata {n} (Sicilian dish)  :: caponata {f}
caponier {n} (fortification structure)  :: caponnière {f}
caponize {v} (to castrate a cockerel)  :: chaponner
capotasto {n} (device placed across the strings)  :: capodastre
cappuccino {n} /ˌkæpəˈtʃinoʊ/ (beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
capri pants {n} (casual pants for women)  :: corsaire {m}, pantacourt {m}
capric {adj} (related to capric acid)  :: caprique {m} {f}
capric acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: acide caprique {m}
capriccio {n} (piece of music)  :: capriccio {m}
caprice {n} /kəˈpɹis/ (impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action)  :: caprice {m}
caprice {n} (capriccio) SEE: capriccio  ::
capricious {adj} (Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim)  :: capricieux
caprid {n}  :: caprin {m}
caprine {n}  :: capriné {m}
caprolactam {n} (the organic compound)  :: caprolactame {m}
capsicum {n} /ˈkæpsɪkəm/ (plant of the genus Capsicum (only terms covering capsicum in general apply, NOT species-specific))  :: piment doux {m}, piment {m}
capsicum {n}  :: [plant] piment {m}, [fruit] poivron {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray  ::
capsize {v} /kæpˈsaɪz/ ((intransitive) to overturn)  :: chavirer
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn)  :: faire chavirer, chavirer
capsizing {n} (An overturning of a boat)  :: chavirage {m}
capstan {n} /ˈkap.stən/ (cylindrical machine)  :: cabestan {m}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel  ::
capsule {n} /ˈkæps(ə)l/ (physiology: membranous envelope)  :: capsule {f}
capsule {n} (botany: seed-case)  :: capsule {f}
capsule {n} (part of spacecraft containing crew's living space)  :: capsule {f}
capsule {n} (small container containing a dose of medicine)  :: capsule {f}, gélule {f}
capsule hotel {n} (hotel with capsules)  :: hôtel capsule {m}
captain {n} /ˈkæp.tən/ (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral)  :: capitaine de vaisseau
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner)  :: capitaine
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions)  :: capitaine
captain {v} (to exercise command)  :: agir en capitaine, piloter [aircraft, ship]
captee {n} (captive) SEE: captive  ::
caption {n} /ˈkæp.ʃn/ (descriptive title or heading of (part of) a document)  :: légende {f}
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon)  :: légende {m}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast)  :: sous-titre {m}
caption {v} (to add captions to a text or illustration)  :: légender
caption {v} (to add captions to a film or broadcast)  :: sous-titrer
captivate {v} /ˈkæptɪveɪt/ (to attract and hold interest and attention of)  :: captiver
captive {n} (a person who has been captured)  :: captif {m}, captive {f}
captive {adj} (held prisoner)  :: captif
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive  ::
captivity {n} (state of being captive)  :: captivité {f}
capturing group {n}  :: group de capture {m}
capuchin {n} (capuchin monkey) SEE: capuchin monkey  ::
capuchin monkey {n} (New World monkey of the genus Cebus)  :: capucin {m}
capybara {n} /ˌkæpiˈbɛɹə/ (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)  :: capybara {m}
car {n} /kɑɹ/ (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)  :: voiture {f}, auto {f}, automobile {f}, char {m} [Canada]
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not)  :: wagon {m}, voiture {f}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage  ::
car bomb {n} (automobile made a bomb)  :: voiture piégée {f}
car door {n} (door designed for use on a car)  :: portière {f}
car park {n} (outdoor parking area) SEE: parking lot  ::
car park {n} (multistorey parking facility) SEE: parking garage  ::
car rental {n} (hiring of cars for short periods)  :: location de voiture {f}
car wash {n} (place at which a car is washed, often mechanically)  :: station de lavage {m}, lave-auto {m} [Canada]
carabiner {n} /ˈkɛ.ɹəˌbi.nɚ/ (metal link with a gate)  :: mousqueton {m}
caracal {n} /ˈkæɹəkæl/ (Caracal caracal)  :: caracal
caracole {n} /ˈkæɹəkəʊl/ (half-turn performed by a horse and rider)  :: caracole {f}
caracole {n} (in cavalry)  :: caracole {f}
carafe {n} /kəˈɹæf/ (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages)  :: carafe {f}, carafon {m}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit  ::
caramel {n} /ˈkæ.ɹə.məl/ (confection)  :: caramel {m}
caramelize {v} (brown sugar)  :: caraméliser
carapace {n} /ˈkeɹ.əˌpeɪs/ (hard protective covering)  :: carapace {f}
carat {n} /ˈkæ.ɹət/ (weight)  :: carat {m}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold)  :: carat {m}
caravan {n} /ˈkæɹəvæn/ (convoy or procession)  :: caravane {f}
caravan {n} (vehicle)  :: caravane {f}, roulotte {f}
caravanserai {n} /kaɹəˈvansəɹʌɪ/ (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest)  :: caravansérail {m}
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel)  :: caravelle {f}
caraway {n} /ˈkæɹəˌweɪ/ (plant)  :: carvi {m}
caraway {n} (seed/fruit)  :: carvi {m}
carb {n} /kɑɹb/ (carbohydrate)  :: glucide {m}
carbamazepine {n} (anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy)  :: carbamazépine {f}
carbamic acid {n} (NH2COOH)  :: acide carbamique {m}
carbene {n}  :: carbène {m}
carbine {n} /ˈkɑɹbiːn/ (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length)  :: carabine {f}
carbinolamine {n} (a hemiaminal)  :: carbinolamine {f}
carbohydrate {n} /kɑːɹboʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt/ (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose)  :: glucide {m}
carbon {n} /ˈkɑɹbən/ (chemical element)  :: carbone {m}
carbon {n} (informal: carbon copy)  :: carbone {m}
carbon {n} (impure carbon (e.g., coal, charcoal))  :: charbon {m}
carbon black {n} (fine black powder of amorphous carbon)  :: noir de carbone {m}
carbon copy {n} (a copy)  :: copie {f}
carbon copy {n} (duplicate)  :: copie carbone
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon)  :: cycle du carbone {m}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂)  :: anhydride carbonique {m}, dioxyde de carbone {m}, gaz carbonique {m} [as a gas]
carbon footprint {n} (measure of carbon dioxide produced by someone)  :: empreinte carbonique {f}
carbon group {n} (group of the periodic table)  :: cristallogène {f}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO)  :: oxyde de carbone {m}
carbon nanotube {n} (nanostructure having graphene layers wrapped into perfect cylinders)  :: nanotube de carbone {m}
carbon neutral {adj} (having an overall zero carbon footprint after carbon emissions trading has been taken into account)  :: carboneutre
carbon neutrality {n}  :: carboneutralité {f}
carbon paper {n} (paper used to make carbon copies)  :: papier carbone {m}
carbonade {n} /ˈkæɹbɒneɪd/ (stew of meat cooked in beer)  :: carbonade {f}
carbonara {n}  :: carbonara {f}
carbonate {n} /ˈkɑɹbənət/ (any salt or ester of carbonic acid)  :: carbonate {m}
carbonated {adj} /ˈkɑɹ.bəˌneɪ.təd/ (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure))  :: gazeux, gazéifié
carbonated water {n} (water containing carbon dioxide)  :: eau gazeuse {f}
carbonic {adj} (of or relating to carbon)  :: carbonique {m} {f}
carbonic acid {n} (A weak unstable acid, H2CO3)  :: acide carbonique {m}
carbonyl {n}  :: carbonyle
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group)  :: carboxylique
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group)  :: acide carboxylique {m}
carboy {n} (demijohn) SEE: demijohn  ::
carburetor {n} /ˈkɑːɹb(j)əˌɹeɪtɚ/ (a device in an internal combustion engine)  :: carburateur {m}
carburettor {n} (motor car part) SEE: carburetor  ::
carcass {n} /ˈkɑɹkəs/ (body of a dead animal)  :: carcasse {m}, cadavre {m}
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse  ::
carcinogen {n} /kɑɹˈsɪnədʒən/ (substance or agent that can cause cancer)  :: cancérogène {m}, carcinogène {m}
carcinogenic {adj} (causing or tending to cause cancer)  :: cancérigène {m} {f}
carcinogenicity {n} (the state or degree of being carcinogenic)  :: cancérogénicité {f}
carcinoma {n} /ˌkɑɹsɪˈnoʊmə/ (type of tumor)  :: carcinome
card {n} /kɑɹd/ (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.)  :: carte {f}, fiche {f}
card {n} (machine for disentagling the fibres of wool prior to spinning)  :: carde {f}
card {v} (to use carding device)  :: carder
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card  ::
card {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
card game {n} (any of very many games played with playing cards)  :: jeu de cartes {m}, cartes
cardamom {n} (plant)  :: cardamome {f} {m}
cardamom {n} (spice)  :: cardamome {f} {m}
cardboard {n} /ˈkɑɹdbɔɹd/ (material resembling heavy paper)  :: carton {m}
cardboard box {n} (container)  :: carton {m}
cardia {n} (section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach)  :: orifice de l'estomac
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardiaque
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood)  :: arrêt cardiaque {m}
cardigan {n} /ˈkɑːdɪɡən/ (type of sweater)  :: cardigan {m}, veste {f}
cardinal {adj} /ˈkɑɹdɪnəl/ (of fundamental importance)  :: cardinal
cardinal {adj} (of or relating to the cardinal directions)  :: cardinal
cardinal {adj} (describing a number that indicates quantity)  :: cardinal
cardinal {adj} (having a bright red color)  :: rouge cardinal
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity)  :: cardinal
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church)  :: cardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae)  :: cardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (colour)  :: rouge cardinal
cardinal {n} (mulled wine) SEE: mulled wine  ::
cardinal direction {n} (principal compass direction) SEE: cardinal point  ::
cardinal number {n} (number denoting quantity)  :: nombre cardinal {m}
cardinal number {n} (number used to denote the size of a set)  :: nombre cardinal {m}
cardinal point {n} (cardinal point)  :: point cardinal {m}
cardinalate {n} (the dignity and ecclestiastic office of Roman Catholic cardinal)  :: cardinalat {m}
cardinality {n} (in set theory)  :: cardinalité {f}
cardinalship {n} (office of a cardinal) SEE: cardinalate  ::
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardio-
cardioid {n} (epicycloid with one cusp)  :: cardioïde {f}
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology)  :: cardiologique
cardiologist {n} (physician)  :: cardiologue {m} {f}
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart)  :: cardiologie {f}
cardiomyopathy {n} (deterioration of the myocardium)  :: cardiomyopathie {f}
cardiopulmonary {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the heart and the lungs)  :: cardiopulmonaire
cardiopulmonary resuscitation {n} (a first aid procedure for cardiac arrest)  :: réanimation cardio-pulmonaire {f}, RCP {f}, réanimation cardio-respiratoire {f}, RCR {f}
cardiothoracic {adj} (of or pertaining to both the heart and the chest)  :: cardio-thoracique {m} {f}, cardiothoracique {m} {f}
cardiovascular {adj} (relating to the circulatory system)  :: cardiovasculaire
cardiovascular disease {n} (disease involving the heart or blood vessels)  :: maladie cardiovasculaire {f}
cardiovascular system {n} (circulatory system) SEE: circulatory system  ::
carditis {n} (inflammation of the muscles of the heart)  :: cardite {f}
cardoon {n} (perennial plant)  :: artichaut à cardes {m}, cardon {m}
cards {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
care {n} /kɛə/ (close attention, concern or responsibility)  :: souci {m}, soin {m}
care {n} (worry)  :: souci {m}
care {n} (treatment of those in need)  :: soin {m}
care {v} (to be concerned about)  :: se soucier, s'intéresser
care {v} (to look after)  :: soigner
care home {n} (place of residence for people with significant deficiencies) SEE: nursing home  ::
care killed the cat {proverb} (curiosity killed the cat) SEE: curiosity killed the cat  ::
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary))  :: a/s, aux bons soins de, à l'attention de
careen {v} /kəˈɹiːn/ (to heave a ship down on one side so as to expose the other)  :: caréner
careen {v} (to tilt on one side)  :: se coucher (of ship)
careen {v} (to sway violently from side to side or lurch)  :: battre ou mettre en carène (of boat)
career {n} /kəˈɹɪɹ/ (one's calling in life; a person's occupation)  :: carrière {f}
career {n} (an individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan)  :: carrière {f}
careerism {n} (priority given to one's career)  :: carriérisme {m}
careerist {n} (person who pursues his or her own career as his or her main aim)  :: carriériste {m} {f}
careerist {adj} (related to careerism)  :: carriériste {m} {f}
carefree {adj} /ˈkɛɘfɹiː/ (worry free, light hearted, etc.)  :: insouciant
carefreeness {n} (the state of being lighthearted; joyous)  :: insouciance {f}
careful {adj} /ˈkɛːfəl/ (cautious)  :: prudent {m}, prudente {f}
careful {adj} (meticulous)  :: soigneux {m}, soigneuse {f}, attentif
carefully {adv} /ˈkɛːfəli/ (in a careful manner)  :: soigneusement
care-giver {n} (carer) SEE: carer  ::
careless {adj} /ˈkɛəlɘs/ (not giving sufficient attention or thought)  :: négligent {m}, étourdi {m}, distrait {m}, distraite {f}
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree  ::
carelessly {adv} (in a careless manner)  :: négligemment
carelessness {n} (lack of care)  :: négligence, incurie {f}
carer {n} /ˈkɛəɹɚ/ (someone who regularly looks after another person)  :: soignant {m}, soignante {f}
caress {v} /kəˈɹɛs/ (touch or kiss lovingly)  :: caresser
caretaker {n} /ˈkɛɹ.ˌteɪ.kɚ/ (One who takes care of a place or thing.)  :: concierge {m} {f}, gardien {m}, gardienne {f}
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.)  :: gardien {m}, gardienne {f}
caretaker {adj} (temporary, on a short term basis)  :: gardien
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship)  :: cargaison {f}
cargo hold {n} (ship's hold)  :: cale {f}, cale avant {f}, cale arrière {f}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo)  :: navire de charge {m}, cargo {m}, navire marchand {m}
caribou {n} (North American reindeer)  :: caribou {m}
caricature {n} /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊɚ/ (pictorial representation of someone for comic effect)  :: caricature {f}
caricature {n} (grotesque misrepresentation)  :: caricature
caricaturesque {adj} (in the style of a caricature)  :: caricaturesque
caricaturist {n} /ˈkæɹɪkəˌt͡ʃʊəɹɪst/ (person who draws caricatures)  :: caricaturiste {m} {f}
caries {n} /ˈkeɹiz/ (progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay)  :: carie {f}
carillon {n} /ˈkɛɹɪˌlɑn/ (a set of bells, often in a bell tower, originating from the Low Countries)  :: carillon {m}
caritive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something)  :: caritif {m}
carmaker {n} (company)  :: constructeur automobile {m}
carmine {n}  :: carmin, carminé
carmine {adj}  :: carmin, carminé
carnage {n} /ˈkɑɹ.nɪdʒ/ (death and destruction)  :: carnage
carnal {adj} (relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites)  :: charnel
carnation {n} /kɑɹˈneɪ.ʃən/ (plant)  :: œillet
carnation {n} (flower)  :: œillet {m}
carnation {n} (rosy pink colour)  :: incarnat {m}
carnation {adj} (colour)  :: incarnat
carnauba {n} (palm)  :: carnauba {f}
carnelian {n} (reddish brown chalcedony)  :: cornaline {f}
carnival {n} /ˈkæɹnɪvəl/ (festive occasion marked by parades)  :: carnaval {m}
carnivore {n} /ˈkɑːnɪvɔː/ (meat-eating animal)  :: carnivore {m}
carnivorous {adj} /kɑɹˈnɪv.əɹ.əs/ (Of, or relating to carnivores, or the taxonomic order Carnivora)  :: carnivore {m} {f}
carnivorous {adj} (Predatory or flesh-eating)  :: carnivore, carnassier
carnivorous {adj} (Insectivorous)  :: carnivore
carny {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ni/ (a person who works in a carnival)  :: forain {m}
carob {n} (tree)  :: caroubier {m}
carob {n} (fruit)  :: caroube {f}
carol {n} /ˈkæɹəl/ (round dance accompanied by singing)  :: carole {f}
carol {n} (religious or secular song sung at Christmastime)  :: chœur {m}
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček  ::
carotenoid {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: caroténoïde
carotid {n} /kəˈɹɒ.tɪd/ (major artery)  :: carotide {f}
carousel {n} (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round  ::
carp {n} /ˈkɑɹp/ (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae)  :: carpe {f}
carp {v} (To complain about a fault)  :: maugréer
-carp {suffix} (fruit)  :: -carpe
carpal {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)pəl/ (any of the eight bones of the wrist)  :: carpien
carpal bone {n} (carpal) SEE: carpal  ::
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist)  :: canal carpien {m}
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury)  :: syndrome du canal carpien {m}
carpale {n} (bone of the carpus) SEE: carpal  ::
carpe diem {proverb} /ˌkɑɹ.peɪ ˈdi.əm/ (seize the day)  :: cueille le jour, carpe diem
carpel {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)pəl/ (structural unit of a pistil)  :: carpelle {m}
carpenter {n} /ˈkɑɹpəntɚ/ (carpentry person)  :: menuisier {m}, menuisière {f}, charpentier {m}, charpentière {f}
carpentry {n} (the trade of cutting and joining timber)  :: charpenterie {f}
carpet {n} /ˈkɑːpɪt/ (a fabric used as a floor covering)  :: tapis {m}, moquette
carpet {v} (to lay carpet)  :: tapisser
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret  ::
carpet sweeper {n} (mechanical device for cleaning carpets)  :: balai mécanique {m}
carpetbag {n} (a type of bag)  :: sac de voyage {m} [en tissu]
carpetbagger {n} /ˈkɑːpɪtbaɡə/ (One who comes to a place or organisation primarily or solely for personal gain)  :: opportuniste {m} {f}
carpetbeater {n} /ˌkɑːpɪtˈbiːtə/ (a tool used in housecleaning)  :: battoir {m}
carpool {n} (arrangement)  :: covoiturage {m}
carpool {v} (travel together)  :: faire du covoiturage
carport {n} /kɑː(ɹ).pɔːt/ (roofed structure for automobile storage)  :: auvent {m}
carriage {n} /ˈkæɹɪdʒ/ (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power)  :: carrosse
carriage {n} (railroad car)  :: wagon {m}, voiture {f}
carriage return {n} (The action on a typewriter or printer that returns it to the beginning of the line)  :: retour chariot {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic)  :: chaussée {f}
carrier {n} (homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer)  :: pigeon voyageur {m}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag)  :: sac plastique {m}, sac de caisse {m}
carrion {n} /ˈkæ.ɹi.ən/ (dead flesh; carcasses)  :: charogne {f}
carrion crow {n} (Corvus corone)  :: corneille noire {f}
carrot {n} /ˈkæɹ.ət/ (Daucus carota ssp. sativus)  :: carotte {f}
carrot and stick {n} (simultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior)  :: la carotte et le bâton
carrot top {n} (person with red hair)  :: poil de carotte
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear  ::
carry {v} /ˈkɛ.ɹi/ (to transport by lifting)  :: porter
carry {v} (in an addition)  :: retenir
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant)  :: porter de l'eau à la rivière (carry water to the river)
carry on {v} /ˈkʰæɹijˈɑn/ (To continue or proceed as before)  :: continuer, poursuivre
carry on {v} (To take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it)  :: emporter, prendre
carry on {v} (To have or maintain)  :: continuer, poursuivre, tenir
carry on {v} (To act or behave)  :: se comporter
carry out {v} (to carry out) SEE: fulfill  ::
carry out {v} (To hold while moving something out.)  :: sortir, transporter dehors
carry out {v} (To fulfill)  :: réaliser, accomplir, mettre en application, mettre à exécution, effectuer
carrying basket {n} (basket fitted with straps)  :: hotte
carrying capacity {n} (number of individuals that an environment can support)  :: capacité porteuse {f}
carrying pole {n} (a yoke of wood or bamboo, used by people to carry a load)  :: palanche {f}
carry-on {n} (the luggage which is taken onto an airplane with a passenger)  :: bagages en cabine {m}, bagages à main {m}
carsickness {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ˌsɪk.nəs/ (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle)  :: mal de la route {m}
cart {n} /kɑɹt/ (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon)  :: chariot {m}, charrette {f}
carte blanche {n} /kɑɹtˈblɑnʃ/ (unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority)  :: carte blanche {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
cartel {n} /kɑɹˈtɛl/ (group of businesses or nations that collude to fix prices)  :: cartel {m}
cartel {n} (combination of political groups)  :: cartel {m}
carter {n} (person who transports a load on an animal-drawn cart)  :: charretier {m}
cartilage {n} /ˈkɑɹtəlɪd͡ʒ/ (dense connective tissue)  :: cartilage {m}
cartilagein {n}  :: cartilagéine {f}
cartilaginous {adj}  :: cartilagineux
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts)  :: cartographe {m} {f}
cartographic {adj} /ˌkɑɹ.təˈɡɹæf.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the making of maps)  :: cartographique
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic  ::
cartographically {adv}  :: cartographiquement
cartography {n} /kɑːˈtɒɡɹəfi/ (creation of charts and maps)  :: cartographie {f}
cartomancer {n} (A practitioner of cartomancy)  :: cartomancien {m}, cartomancienne {f}
cartomancy {n} (fortune-telling using cards)  :: cartomancie {f}
carton {n} /ˈkɑɹtn̩/ (a box-like container made of paper designed to hold things for a limited time)  :: carton {m}
carton {n} (A carton of cigarette packs)  :: cartouche {f}
carton-pierre {n} (papier-mâché made to resemble wood, stone, or metal)  :: carton-pierre {m}
cartoon {n} /kɑɹˈtuːn/ (humorous drawing or strip)  :: bande dessinée, BD, caricature {f}
cartoon {n} (animated cartoon)  :: dessin animé
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons or strip cartoons)  :: dessinateur {m}, dessinatrice {f}, dessinateur de bande dessinée {m}, dessinateur de bande dessinée {m}, cartooniste {m} {f} dessinateur de dessins animés {m}, dessinatrice de dessins animés {f}
cartouche {n} /kɑɹˈtuʃ/ (in architecture)  :: cartouche {m}
cartouche {n} (hieroglyphs)  :: cartouche {m}
cartridge {n} /ˈkɑɹtɹɪdʒ/ (firearms package)  :: cartouche {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer)  :: cartouche {f}
cartridge box {n} (case for cartridges)  :: giberne {f}
cartwheel {n} (gymnastic maneuver)  :: roue {f}
caruncle {n} (small, fleshy excrescence on an animal)  :: caroncule {f}
carving {n} /ˈkɑɹvɪŋ]/ (the object produced)  :: gravure {f}, sculpture {f}, découpage {m}
caryatid {n} (a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural element)  :: cariatide {f}; caryatide {f}
case {n} /keɪs/ (actual event, situation, or fact)  :: cas
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study)  :: cas {m}
case {n} (legal proceeding)  :: cause {f}
case {n} (grammar: set of grammatical cases or their meanings)  :: cas {m}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture)  :: caisse {f}
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus)  :: écrin {m}
case {n} (suitcase)  :: malle {f}
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic)  :: vitrine {f}
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus)  :: carter {m}
case {n} (typography: the nature of a piece of alphabetic type)  :: casse {f}
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case  ::
case in point {n} /keɪs ɪn pɔɪnt/ (example that illustrates a point)  :: cas d'exemple {m}, parfait exemple {m}, cas d'école {m}
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions)  :: jurisprudence {f}
case study {n} (research performed in detail on a single case)  :: étude de cas {f}
casein {n} /ˈkeɪ.si.ɪn/ (protein)  :: caséine {f}
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification)  :: casemate {f}
casement {n} (casement window) SEE: casement window  ::
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate  ::
casement window {n} (type of window)  :: fenêtre à l’anglaise {f}
caseworker {n} (social worker) SEE: social worker  ::
cash {n} /kæʃ/ (money in the form of notes/bills and coins)  :: espèces {f-p}, liquide {m}
cash {v} (to exchange (a check/cheque) for money)  :: encaisser
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow)  :: vache à lait {f}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register)  :: caisse {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cash flow {n} (stream of funds)  :: flux de trésorerie {m}
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die  ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cash register {n} (machine)  :: caisse enregistreuse {f}
cashew {n} /ˈkæʃuː/ (tree)  :: cajou {m}, anacardier {m}
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut  ::
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree)  :: noix de cajou {m}
cashier {n} /kaˈʃɪə/ (one who works at a till or receiving payments)  :: caissier {m}, caissière {f}
cashmere {n} /kæʒ.ˈmiɹ/ (fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat)  :: cachemire
cashmere {n} (soft fabric made of wool)  :: cachemire {m}
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
casino {n} /kæˈsinoʊ/ (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling)  :: casino {m}
cask {n} /kæsk/ (a large barrel for the storage of liquid)  :: tonneau {m}, fût {m}, barrique {f}
casket {n} /ˈkæs.kɪt/ (little box e.g. for jewelry)  :: coffret {m}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
cassata siciliana {n} /kəˈsɑːtə sɪt͡ʃɪliˈɑːnə/ (Sicilian cake with liqueur, ricotta, candied fruit and chocolate)  :: cassata {f}
cassation {n} /kæˈseɪʃən/ (the abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment)  :: cassation {f}
cassava {n} /kəˈsɑːvə/ (manioc, the source of tapioca)  :: manioc {m}
casserole {n} /ˈkæs.əˌɹoʊl/ (glass or earthenware dish)  :: cocotte {f}, casserole {f}
casserole {n} (food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish)  :: timbale {f}
cassette {n} /kəˈsɛt/ (small flat case containing magnetic tape)  :: cassette {f}, cassette audio {f}, audiocassette {f}, cassette vidéo {f}, vidéocassette {f}
cassette recorder {n} (a tape recorder that records on cassette tapes)  :: magnétocassette {m}
cassock {n} /ˈkæsək/ (item of clerical clothing)  :: soutane {f}
cassowary {n} /ˈkæs.ə.ˌwɛɹ.i/ (a large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius)  :: casoar {m}
cast {v} /kæst/ (to throw forcefully)  :: jeter
cast {v} (to direct one's eyes)  :: diriger, jeter
cast {v} (to throw a fishing line or net into the water)  :: lancer
cast {v} (to add up a column of figures)  :: additionner, sommer
cast {v} (to perform, bring forth a magical spell or enchantment)  :: jeter
cast {v} (to throw off the skin, shell etc.; to shed the hair or fur)  :: muer
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould)  :: couler, fondre
cast {v} (to deposit a ballot)  :: voter
cast {v} (computing: to change the type of a variable)  :: retyper, transtyper
cast {v} (to heave a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water)  :: sonder
cast {v} (to set in a cast)  :: plâtrer
cast {n} (act of throwing)  :: jet
cast {n} (group of actors performing together)  :: distribution {f}
cast {n} (object made in a mould)  :: moulage
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device)  :: plâtre
cast {n} (mould used to make cast objects)  :: moule
cast {n} (squint)  :: strabisme
cast {n} (visual appearance)  :: forme
cast a chill {v} (provoke an uneasy feeling)  :: jeter un froid
cast away {v} (discard)  :: faire naufrage
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon)  :: fonte {f}
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation)  :: preuve par neuf {f}
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine)  :: jeter des perles aux pourceaux, donner de la confiture aux cochons [literally, “to give jam to pigs”]
cast the first stone {v} (act self-righteously)  :: jeter la pierre
castable {adj} (Capable of being cast in programming)  :: transtypable
castanet {n} /ˌkæs.tə.ˈnɛt/ (a single handheld percussion instrument)  :: castagnette {f}
castanets {n} (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet  ::
castaway {n} /ˈkæ.stə.weɪ/ (nautical: shipwrecked sailor)  :: naufragé
caste {n} /kæst/ (hereditary social class)  :: caste {f}
castellan {n} /ˈkæstən/ (governor or caretaker of a castle or keep)  :: châtelain
castellany {n}  :: castellanie {f}
caster {n} (wheeled assembly)  :: roulette {f}
caster sugar {n} (fine granulated sugar)  :: sucre semoule {m}
castigate {v} /ˈkæs.tɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to punish severely)  :: châtier
castigate {v} (to revise a publication)  :: réviser, corriger
casting {n} (selection of performers)  :: audition {f}
casting {n} (regurgitation of indigestible material by hawks)  :: moulage {m}
castle {n} /ˈkɑː.səl/ (fortified building)  :: château {m}, château-fort {m}
castle {v} (chess)  :: roquer
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook  ::
castle in the air {n} (idea that is unlikely to be ever realized)  :: châteaux en Espagne {m-p}
castling {n} /ˈkɑːsəlɪŋ/ (move in chess)  :: roque {m}
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster  ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster  ::
castor oil plant {n} (Ricinus communis)  :: ricin {m}
castrametation {n} (planning and construction of a military camp)  :: castramétation {f}
castrate {v} /ˈka.stɹeɪt/ (remove the testicles of)  :: châtrer, castrer
castrated {adj} (having had the reproductive organs removed)  :: castré
castration {n} /kæˈstɹeɪʃən/ (act of removing the testicles)  :: castration {f}
castrato {n} /kæsˈtɹɑː.təʊ/ (male soprano or alto voice; the singer)  :: castrat {m}
castrato {adj}  :: castrat {m}
castrator {n} (person who castrates)  :: châtreur {m}, châtreuse {f}
casual {adj} /ˈkæʒuəl/ (happening by chance)  :: fortuit, accidentel, de hasard
casual {adj} (coming without regularity; occasional or incidental)  :: occasionnel
casual {adj} (careless)  :: désinvolte
casual {adj} (designed for informal or everyday use)  :: sport, décontracté
casualty {n} /ˈkaʒ(ʊ)əlti/ (an accident, a disaster)  :: accident {m}
casualty {n} (person)  :: victime {m} {f}
casualty {n} (accident and emergency department of a hospital)  :: urgences {f-p}
casuistic {adj} /ˌkæzjuˈɪstɪk/  :: casuistique
casuistics {n} (casuistry) SEE: casuistry  ::
casuistry {n} /ˈkæʒuɪstɹi/ (process)  :: casuistique {f}
cat {v} /kæt/ (raise anchor to cathead)  :: caponner
cat {v} (flog)  :: fouetter avec un chat à neuf queues
cat {v} (vomit)  :: dégobiller, débecter, débequeter
cat and mouse {n} (two keeping check on one another)  :: jeu du chat et de la souris {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in)  :: chatière {f}
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats)  :: nourriture pour chat {f}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?)  :: tu as perdu ta langue ? (have you lost your tongue/language?)
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter  ::
catabolism {n} (notion in chemistry)  :: catabolisme {m}
catachresis {n} /kætəˈkɹiːsɪs/ ((rhetoric) bad metaphor or trope)  :: catachrèse {f}
cataclysm {n} /ˈkætəˌklɪzm̩/ (sudden, violent event)  :: cataclysme {m}
catacomb {n} /ˈkætakoʊm/ (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves)  :: catacombe {f}
catadromous {adj} (of migratory fish)  :: catadrome
catafalque {n} /ˈkatəfalk/ (platform to display or convey a coffin)  :: catafalque {m}
catalogue {n} /ˈkætəlɔɡ/ (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.)  :: catalogue {m}
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items)  :: catalogue {m}, inventaire {m}
catalogue {n}  :: catalogue {m}
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue)  :: cataloguer
catalogue {v}  :: cataloguer
catalysis {n} /kəˈtæləsɪs/ (chemistry: the increase of the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst)  :: catalyse {f}
catalyst {n} /ˈkæt.ə.lɪst/ (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process)  :: catalyseur {m}
catalyst {n} (someone or something that helps or encourages progress or change)  :: catalyseur, ferment, démiurge, électron libre, levain, agitateur, enzyme
catalyst {n} (catalytic converter) SEE: catalytic converter  ::
catalytic {adj} /ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk/ (of, or relating to catalysts)  :: catalytique
catalytic converter {n} (a chamber which oxidises carbon dioxide from exhaust gases)  :: pot catalytique {m}
catalyze {v} (to bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction)  :: catalyser
catalyzer {n} (that which catalyzes)  :: catalyseur {m}
catamaran {n} /ˈkætəmɚˌæn/ (twin-hulled boat)  :: catamaran {m}
catamite {n} /ˈkætəmaɪt/ (catamite)  :: catamite {m}
cataplasm {n} (poultice) SEE: poultice  ::
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot  ::
catapult {n} /ˈkæ.tə.pʌlt/ (device for launching large objects)  :: catapulte {f}
catapult {v} (to fire a missile from a catapult)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to increase the status rapidly)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to be fired from or as if from a catapult)  :: catapulter
catapult {v} (to have one's status increased rapidly)  :: catapulter
cataract {n} (waterfall)  :: cataracte {f}
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye)  :: cataracte {f}
catarrh {n} /kəˈtɑɹ/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes)  :: catarrhe {m}
catastrophe {n} /kəˈtæstɹəfi/ (any large and disastrous event of great significance)  :: catastrophe {f}
catastrophic {adj} (of or pertaining to a catastrophe)  :: catastrophique
catastrophic {adj} (disastrous; ruinous)  :: catastrophique, désastreux
catastrophically {adv} (in a catastrophic manner)  :: catastrophiquement
catatonia {n} (severe psychiatric condition)  :: catatonie {f}
catatonic {adj} /kæ.təˈtɑn.ɪk/ (of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia)  :: catatonique
catch {n} /kæt͡ʃ/ (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend)  :: prise {f}, touche [vulgar], conquête
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation)  :: hic {m}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught)  :: prise {f}
catch {v} (to capture or snare)  :: attraper, prendre
catch {v} (to intercept an object in the air etc. )  :: attraper
catch a cold {v} (contract a cold)  :: prendre froid, attraper un rhume
catch fire {v} (become engulfed in flames)  :: s'enflammer
catch one's breath {v} (to take a break, or rest while doing a strenuous activity)  :: reprendre son souffle
catch out {v} (caught out)  :: piéger
catch sight of {v} (to glimpse)  :: apercevoir, entrevoir
catch up {v} (To reach something that had been ahead)  :: atteindre
catch-all {n} (used to hold, include, or describe a broad range of things)  :: attrape-tout, fourre-tout {m}
catcher {n} /ˈkætʃ.ə(ɹ)/ (that which catches)  :: attrapeur {m}
catcher {n} (baseball player who receives pitches)  :: receveur {m}
catchment basin {n} (region)  :: bassin versant {m}
catchphrase {n} (a group of words)  :: phrase fétiche
catechesis {n} (religious instruction)  :: catéchèse {f}
catechetical {adj} (of or pertaining to catechesis)  :: cathéchétique
catechine {n} (chemical substance)  :: catéchine {f}
catechism {n} /ˈkætɪˌkɪzəm/ (book summarizing the principles of Christianity)  :: catéchisme {m}
catecholamine {n} /katəˈkəʊləmiːn/ (any of a class of aromatic amines)  :: catécholamine {f}
catechumen {n} /ˌkæt.əˈkju.mən/ (convert the Christianity prior to baptism)  :: catéchumène {m}
categorially {adv} /ˈkæ.tə.ɡɒ.ɹɪə.li/ (In a categorial manner)  :: catégoriellement
categorical {adj} (absolute; having no exception)  :: catégorique {m} {f}
categorical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using categories)  :: catégoriel {m}, catégorielle {f}
categorically {adv} /ˈkæt.ə.ɡɒ.ɹɪ (In a categorical manner)  :: catégoriquement
categorically {adv} (by te use of categories)  :: catégoriellement
categorize {v} (to assign a category)  :: classer, classifier, catégoriser
category {n} /ˈkætəˌɡɔɹi/ (group)  :: catégorie {f}
category {n} (collection in math)  :: catégorie {f}
category theory {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: théorie des catégories {f}
catenary {n} /ˈkætəˌnɛɹi/ (curve of a flexible chain)  :: chaînette {f}
catenate {v} /ˈkæt.ən.eɪt/ (connect)  :: caténer
catenative {adj} /ˈkætn̩ə.tɪv/ (having the ability to catenate)  :: caténatif
catenin {n} (proteins that have a role in cell adhesion)  :: caténine
catenoid {n} (Three-dimensional surface formed by rotation of a catenary)  :: caténoïde {f}
cater {v} /ˈkeɪtɚ/ (to provide food professionally for a special occasion)  :: faire traiteur
cater {v} (provide things to satisfy a person or a need, to serve)  :: pourvoir, satisfaire
cater-cousin {n} (bosom friend) SEE: bosom friend  ::
catering {n} /ˈkeɪtəɹɪŋ/ (the business of providing food and related services)  :: restauration {f}
caterpillar {n} /ˈkætəpɪlə(ɹ)/ (larva of a butterfly)  :: chenille {f}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt)  :: chenille {f}
caterwaul {v} /ˈkæt.ɚ.wɔl/ (to cry as cats)  :: miauler
caterwaul {v} (to have a noisy argument)  :: faire du chahut
caterwaul {v}  :: faire un vrai sabbat
catfight {n} (acrimonious fighting between women)  :: crêpage de chignons {m}
catfish {n} (type of fish)  :: poisson-chat {m}, silure {m}
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap  ::
catgirl {n} (female character with feline characteristics)  :: fille-chat {f}
catgut {n} /ˈkætˌɡʌt/ (cord)  :: corde de boyau {f}, corde en boyau {f}, catgut {m}
catharsis {n} /kəˈθɑːɹˌsɪs/ (in drama, a release of emotional tension)  :: catharsis {f}
catharsis {n} (any release of emotional tension)  :: défoulement {m}
catharsis {n} (a therapeutic technique to relieve tension)  :: défoulement {m}
cathartic {adj} (purgative; inducing catharsis)  :: cathartique
cathartic {n} (a laxative)  :: cathartique {m}
cathedral {n} /kəˈθiːdɹəl/ (principal church of a bishop's diocese)  :: cathédrale {f}
cathedral {adj}  :: cathédral
catheter {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.t̬ɚ/ (small tube inserted into a body cavity)  :: cathéter {m}
cathetus {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/ (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse)  :: cathète {f}
cathode {n} /ˈkæθ.oʊd/ (electrode through which current flows outward)  :: cathode {f}
cathode ray tube {n} (vacuum tube that displays images)  :: tube cathodique {m}
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism  ::
cation {n} /ˈkætˌaɪ.ɒn/ (a positively charged ion)  :: cation {m}
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence)  :: chaton, iule
catlike {adj} (resembling a cat)  :: félin
catmint {n} (catnip) SEE: catnip  ::
catnip {n} (specific species which causes intoxication among cats)  :: cataire {f}, chataire {f}, herbe à chat {f}
cat-o'-nine-tails {n} (whip)  :: chat à neuf queues {m}
cat's cradle {n} (children's game)  :: (jeu du) berceau, (jeu de la) scie
cat's eye {n} (retroreflective device placed on a road surface)  :: œil de chat {m}
cat's eye {n} (cymophane) SEE: cymophane  ::
cat's tongue {n} (chocolate confectionery)  :: langue de chat
cat's whisker {n} (wire that touches the crystal in a crystal radio)  :: chercheur {m}
catslaughter {n} (killing of cats)  :: félicide
cattail {n} /ˈkæt.teɪl/ (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha)  :: massette {f}, quenouille {f}
cattle {n} /ˈkæt(ə)l/ (domesticated bovine animals)  :: bétail, bovins {m-p}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock)  :: bétail {m}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny)  :: bétail
cattleman {n} (man who raises or tends cattle)  :: offre de bétail
catty {adj} /ˈkæti/ (spiteful)  :: rosse, rosserie, méchant
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade)  :: passerelle {f}, podium {m}
caucus {n} /ˈkɔ(ː).kəs/ (a meeting, especially a preliminary meeting, of persons belonging to a party)  :: caucus {m}
caucus race {n} (political competition)  :: course à l'échalote {f}
caucus race {n} (laborious but arbitrary and futile activity)  :: course à l'échalote {f}
caudal {adj} /ˈkɔːdəl/ (pertaining to the tail)  :: caudal
caudal fin {n} (the tailfin of a fish and other aquatic vertebrates)  :: nageoire caudale {f}
caudal peduncle {n} (part of a fish's body)  :: pédoncule caudal {m}
caudillo {n} /kɔˈdiː(j)oʊ/ (military dictator in South America)  :: caudillo {m}
caught between the devil and the deep blue sea {adj} (choice between two undesirable options)  :: entre l'enclume et le marteau
caul {n} /kɔːl/ (a style of close-fitting circular cap)  :: coiffe {f}
caul {n} (part of the amniotic sac which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth)  :: coiffe céphalique {f}
cauldron {n} /ˈkɔːl.dɹən/ (large bowl-shaped pot)  :: chaudron {m}
cauliflower {n} /ˈkɑl.əˌflaʊ.ɚ/ (Vegetable)  :: chou-fleur {m}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant)  :: chou-fleur {m}
cauliflower ear {n} (swollen and deformed outer ear)  :: oreille en chou-fleur
caulk {v} /kɔːk/ (to seal joints with caulk)  :: calfeutrer, étouper, calfater
causal {adj} /ˈkɔːz.əl/ (of, relating to or being a cause of something)  :: causal
causality {n} (agency of cause)  :: causalité
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause  ::
causation {n} (the act of causing)  :: causation {f}
causation {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
causative {n} (linguistics)  :: causatif {m}, factitif {m}
cause {n} /kɔz/ (source or reason of an event or action)  :: cause {f}, raison {f}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle)  :: cause {f}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action)  :: causer
cause and effect {n} (causation) SEE: causation  ::
cause and effect {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
cause célèbre {n} /kɔz sɛˈlɛb/ (issue or incident arousing heated public debate)  :: fait polémique {m}
cause of death {n} (official cause of a human death)  :: cause de la mort {f}, cause de décès {f}
causeway {n} /ˈkɔːz.weɪ/ (raised roadway)  :: chaussée {f}
caustic {n} (caustic soda) SEE: caustic soda  ::
caustic soda {n} (sodium hydroxide)  :: soude caustique {f}
causticity {n} /kɔːˈstɪsɪti/ (the quality of being caustic)  :: causticité {f}
caustification {n}  :: caustification {f}
cauterization {n} (act of searing some morbid part)  :: adustion, cautérisation {f}
cauterize {v} /ˈkʰɒɾəɹaɪz]/ (burn tissue)  :: cautériser
cautery {n} (process of cutting or sealing body tissue with heat or cold)  :: cautérisation {f}
cautery {n} (device used for cutting or sealing body tissue)  :: cautère {m}
caution {n} /ˈkɑːʃn/ (precept or warning against evil or danger)  :: admonition, avertissement {m}, mise en garde
caution {n} (careful attention, prudence)  :: précaution
caution {v} (to warn)  :: avertir
cautious {adj} /ˈkɔːʃəs/ (careful)  :: prudent
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner)  :: précautionneusement
cavalcade {n} /ˈkævəlˌkeɪd/ (company of riders)  :: cavalcade {f}
cavalier {adj} /ˌkævəˈlɪəɹ/ (not caring enough about something important)  :: nonchalant {m}
cavalier {adj} (supercilious, haughty, disdainful)  :: cavalier {m}
cavalier {n} (military man serving on horse)  :: chevalier {m}
cavalier {n} (sprightly military man)  :: cavalier {m}, chevalier {m}
cavalier {n} (well mannered man; a gentleman)  :: cavalier {m}
cavalry {n} /ˈkævəlɹi/ (military service that fights with riding horses)  :: cavalerie {f}
cavalryman {n} (a soldier in the cavalry)  :: cavalier {m}
cavatina {n} (An operatic song in slow tempo)  :: cavatine {f}
cave {n} /keɪv/ (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground)  :: caverne {f}, grotte {f}
cave {n} (storage cellar)  :: cave {f}
cave {n} (place of retreat)  :: antre {m}
cave {n} (mining: collapse or cave-in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave in {n} (The act of something collapsing or caving in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave in {n} (The location where something has caved in)  :: éboulement {m}
cave in {v} (to collapse inward or downward)  :: s'effondrer, cabosser
cave in {v} (to relent, comply, lose willpower, etc.)  :: s'effondrer
caveat {n} /ˈkævɪˌæt/ (warning)  :: avertissement {m}
caveman {n} (early humans or related species)  :: homme des cavernes {m}
cavern {n} /ˈkæ.və(ɹ)n/ (large cave)  :: caverne {f}, grotte {f}
cavernous {adj} (having many caverns)  :: caverneux
cavesson {n} (part of a horse's bridle)  :: caveçon {m}
caviar {n} /kæviːɑɹ]/ (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar))  :: caviar {m}
cavil {v} /ˈkæv.əl/ (to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons)  :: chicane {f}
cavitation {n} /ˌkævɪˈteɪʃən/ (formation of vapor bubbles)  :: cavitation {f}
cavity {n} /ˈkʰævɪɾi]/ (soft area in a decayed tooth)  :: carie {f}
cavort {v} /kəˈvɔɹt/ (move/play boisterously)  :: cabrioler
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig  ::
caw {n} /kɔː/ (cry of a crow)  :: croassement {m}
caw {v} (to make the cry of a crow, rook, or raven)  :: croasser
cc {n} /siːˈsiː/ (carbon copy)  :: cc
cease {v} /siːs/ (intransitive)  :: cesser, s'arrêter
cease {v} (transitive)  :: cesser de + infinitive, arrêter de + infinitive
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action)  :: cessez et renoncez
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose)  :: cessez-le-feu {m}, trêve {f}
cedar {n} /ˈsi.dɚ/ (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus)  :: cèdre {m}
cedar {n} (aromatic wood)  :: cèdre
cedarn {adj} (made of cedar)  :: en cèdre
cede {v} /siːd/ (give up)  :: céder
cedilla {n} /səˈdɪlə/ (mark placed under the letter c)  :: cédille {f}
cee {n} /siː/ (name of the letter C, c)  :: {m}
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling  ::
ceiling {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ/ (upper limit of room)  :: plafond {m}
ceiling {n} (upper limit of an object or action)  :: plafond {m}
ceiling {n} (smallest integer)  :: partie entière par excès {f}
ceiling fan {n} (fan fixture on a ceiling)  :: ventilateur de plafond
celadon {n} /ˈsɛləˌdɑn/ (pale green colour)  :: céladon
-cele {suffix} (tumour)  :: -cèle
-cele {suffix} (hernia)  :: -cèle
celebrate {v} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪt/ (extol or honour in a solemn manner)  :: rendre hommage, célébrer
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.)  :: fêter, célébrer
celebrate {v} (to engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event)  :: fêter, faire la fête
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in)  :: célébrer
celebrated {adj} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪ.tɪd/ (famous or widely praised)  :: célèbre
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite)  :: célébration {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun)  :: célébration {f}, fête {f}
celebrity {n} /sɪˈlɛbɹɪti/ (famous person)  :: célébrité {f}, people {m} {f}
celebrity {n} (fame)  :: célébrité {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery)  :: céleri-rave
celerity {n} /sɪˈlɛɹɪti/ (speed)  :: célérité {f}
celerity {n} (speed of individual waves)  :: célérité {f}
celery {n} /ˈsɛl.ə.ɹi/ (herb)  :: céleri {m}
celery {n} (the stalks of this herb)  :: céleri {m}
celery salt {n} (spice)  :: sel de céleri {m}
celesta {n} /səˈlɛstə/ (musical instrument)  :: célesta {m}
celestial {adj} /səˈlɛstiəl/ (relating to heaven (religious))  :: céleste
celestial {adj} (relating to sky)  :: céleste
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere)  :: corps céleste {m}, astre {m}
celestial equator {n} (great circle)  :: équateur céleste {m}
celestial sphere {n} (abstract sphere of infinite radius)  :: sphère céleste {f}
celestial stem {n} (heavenly stem) SEE: heavenly stem  ::
celestine {n} (mineral)  :: célestine {f}
celibacy {n} /ˈsɛləbəsi/ (state of being unmarried)  :: célibat {m}
celibacy {n} (abstaining from sexual relations)  :: célibat {m}
celibate {adj} /ˈsɛləbət/ (unmarried)  :: célibataire
celibate {n} (person who is not married)  :: célibataire {m} {f}
cell {n} /sɛl/ (component of an electrical battery)  :: pile {f}
cell {n} (room in a prison for containing inmates)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism)  :: cellule {f}
cell {n} (biological cavity)  :: cellule {f} [of a honeycomb]
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone, see also: mobile phone)  :: portable {m}, mobile {m}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus  ::
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cell wall {n} /sɛl wɔːl/ (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae)  :: paroi cellulaire {f}
cellar {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (underground space)  :: cave {f}
cellar {n} (wine collection)  :: cave {f}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello)  :: violoncelliste
cello {n} /ˈtʃɛloʊ/ (musical instrument)  :: violoncelle {m}
cellophane {n} /ˈsɛləfeɪn/ (the transparent plastic film)  :: cellophane {f}
cellophane noodle {n} (type of transparent Asian noodle)  :: dangmyeon {m}
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellular {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells)  :: cellulaire {m} {f}
cellular automaton {n} (automaton)  :: automate cellulaire {m}
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellularly {adv} (in a way of or pertaining to cells)  :: cellulairement
celluloid {n} /ˈsɛljəˌlɔɪd/ (variety of thermoplastics)  :: celluloïd {m}
celluloid {n} (cinema or film)  :: ducinéma {m}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose)  :: cellulose {f}
celtuce {n} /ˈsɛlt.əs/ (type of lettuce)  :: lattuga asparago {f}
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord  ::
cembra {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine  ::
cement {n} /ˈsimɛnt/ (a powdered substance)  :: ciment
cement {n} (the paste-like substance)  :: ciment {m}
cement {n} (any material with strong adhesive properties)  :: colle {f}, adhésif {m}
cement {v}  :: cimenter
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete)  :: bétonnière {f}
cementer {n} (person who applies cement)  :: cimentier {m}
cementum {n} (cementum)  :: cément {m}
cemeterial {adj}  :: cémétérial
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard  ::
cendrée {n} (grey colour (noun))  :: cendrée
-cene {suffix} (suffix indicating a geologic period)  :: -cène
cenobite {n} /ˈsiːnəbaɪt/ (monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude)  :: cénobite {m}
cenotaph {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tæf/ (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere)  :: cénotaphe {m}
cenote {n} /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/ (deep natural well or sinkhole)  :: cénote {m}
cense {v} (to perfume with incense)  :: encenser
censer {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (religious ornamental container for burning incense)  :: encensoir {m}
censor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (Roman magistrate)  :: censeur {m}
censor {n} (official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content)  :: censeur {m}
censor {n}  :: censeur {m}
censor {v} (to review in order to remove objectionable content)  :: censurer
censor {v} (to remove objectionable content)  :: caviarder [familiar]
censorial {adj} /ˌsɛnˈsɔɹi.əl/ (relating to a censor)  :: censorial
censorship {n} /ˈsɛnsɚˌʃɪp/ (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression)  :: censure {f}
censorware {n} (software or hardware used to filter content on the Internet)  :: logiciel de censure
censually {adv}  :: censuellement
censure {v} /ˈsɛn.ʃɚ/  :: décrier, censurer
census {n} /ˈsɛnsəs/ (official count of members of a population)  :: recensement {m}
cent {n} /sɛnt/ (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere)  :: cent {m}, centime {m}
cent {n} (one-hundredth of a euro)  :: centime {m}
cent {n} (coin)  :: [of dollar] (pièce d'un) cent {m}; [of euro] (pièce d'un) centime {m}
centaur {n} /ˈsɛntɑɹ/ (mythical half-man, half-horse)  :: centaure {m}
centaur {n} (astronomy)  :: Centaure
centaury {n} /ˈsɛntɔɹi/ (Centaurium)  :: centaurée {f}
centenarian {n} /ˌsɛn.tɪˈnɛəɹ.i.ən/ (one who is at least 100 years old)  :: centenaire {m} {f}
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial  ::
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years)  :: centenaire
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion  ::
centennial {n} /sɛnˈtɛnɪəl/ (100th anniversary)  :: centenaire {m}
center {n} /ˈsɛn.tɚ/ (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle)  :: centre {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere)  :: centre {m}
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends)  :: centre {m}, milieu {m}
center {n} (point in the interior of figure with mean coordinates)  :: centre de masse {m}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs)  :: centre {m}, foyer {m}
center {n} (topic of particular importance)  :: sujet {m}
center {n} (in basketball)  :: pivot {m}
center {n} (in icehockey)  :: centre {m}
center {adj} (of, at or related to center)  :: central
center of gravity {n} /ˌsen.təɹ əv ˈɡɹæv.ə.ti/ (point, near or within a body, at which the object's mass can be assumed to be concentrated)  :: centre de gravité {m}
centerfold {n} /ˈsɛntɚfoʊld/ (person in such a photograph)  :: pin-up {f} [woman]
centerfold {n} (sexually attractive person)  :: pin-up {f} [woman]
centering {n} (temporary wooden structure)  :: cintrage {m}
centering {n} (Moving something to a center)  :: centrage {m}
centerpunch {n} (tool)  :: pointeau {m}
centi- {prefix} (10-2)  :: centi-
centiampere {n} (10-2 amperes)  :: centiampère {m}
centime {n} (subunit of currency)  :: centime {m}
centime {n} (coin)  :: pièce d'un centime {f}, centime {m}
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre)  :: centimètre {m}
centipede {n} /ˈsɛnt.ɪ.pid/ (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda)  :: scolopendre {m}
central {adj} /ˈsɛntɹəl/ (being in the centre)  :: central {m}, centrale {f}
central {adj} (being the most important)  :: central
central {adj}  :: central
central business district {n} (central area of a city)  :: quartier d'affaires {m}, centre-ville {m}
central heating {n} (heating system)  :: chauffage central {m}
central limit theorem {n} (the theorem)  :: théorème central limite {m}
central nervous system {n} (that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord)  :: système nerveux central {m}
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer)  :: unité centrale de traitement {f}, unité centrale {f}, processeur central {m}
centralise {v} (centralise) SEE: centralize  ::
centralism {n} (a system that centralizes)  :: centralisme {m}
centrality {n} (the state of being central)  :: centralité {f}
centralization {n} /ˌsɛntɹəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the act or process of centralizing)  :: centralisation {f}
centralize {v} (to move power to a single, central authority)  :: centraliser
centre {n} (center) SEE: center  ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center  ::
centre circle {n} (the circle in the centre of the pitch in soccer)  :: rond central {m}
centre forward {n} (most central of the strikers)  :: avant-centre {m}, attaquant de pointe {m}
centre of mass {n} (point where the mass can be considered concentrated)  :: centre de masse {m}
centreboard {n} (The adjustable keel on a small yacht)  :: dérive {f}
centrifugal {adj} /sɛnˈtɹɪf(j)əɡəl/ (tending, or causing, to recede from the center)  :: centrifuge {m} {f}
centrifugal force {n} (force)  :: force centrifuge {f}
centrifuge {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌfjʊdʒ/ (device for separation of substances)  :: centrifugeuse {f}
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents)  :: centrifuger
centriole {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌəʊl/ (barrel shaped microtubule)  :: centriole {m}
centripetal {adj} /sɛnˈtɹɪpətəl/ (directed or moving towards a centre)  :: centripète
centrism {n} (moderate political philosophy)  :: centrisme {m}
centrobaric {adj}  :: centrobarique
centroid {n} (point at the centre of any shape)  :: centroïde {m}
centrolecithal {adj}  :: centrolécithe
centromere {n} /ˈsɛntɹəˌmiɚ/ (region of a eukaryotic chromosome)  :: centromère {m}
centroscopy {n}  :: centroscopie {f}
centrosome {n} (organelle that controls the organization of its microtubules)  :: centrosome {m}
centurion {n} /sɛnˈtjʊɹ.i.ən/ (commander of a century of soldiers)  :: centurion {m}
century {n} /ˈsɛn.t͡ʃə.ɹiː/ (100 years)  :: siècle {m}
century {n} (Roman army type unit)  :: centurie {f}
century {n} (political division of Rome)  :: centurie {f}
century egg {n} (Chinese delicacy)  :: œuf de cent ans {m}
cep {n} /sɛp/ (Boletus edulis)  :: cèpe {m}
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache  ::
cephalic {adj} /ˈsɪfæl ɪk/ (of or referring to the head)  :: céphalique
cephalon {n} /ˈsefələn/ (the head of a trilobite)  :: céphalon {m}
cephalopod {n} (mollusc)  :: céphalopode {m}
cephaloscopic {adj}  :: céphaloscopique
cephaloscopy {n}  :: céphaloscopie {f}
cephalothorax {n} (anatomy: fused head and thorax)  :: céphalothorax {m}
cepheid variable {n} (radially pulsating variable star)  :: céphéide {f}
cepstral {adj} (of or relating to cepstra)  :: cepstral
cepstrum {n} /ˈkɛpstɹəm/ (Fourier transform of the logarithm of a spectrum)  :: cepstre {m}
ceramic {adj} /səˈɹæmɪk/ (of or pertaining to ceramic as material)  :: céramique
ceramic {n} (material)  :: céramique {f}
ceramics {n} (art)  :: céramique {f}
ceramics {n} (ceramics objects as a group)  :: céramique {f}
ceramide {n} (lipid)  :: céramide {m}
cerate {n} (chemistry)  :: cérate {m}
cercus {n}  :: cerque {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal  ::
cereal {n} /ˈsɪəɹiːəɫ]/ (type of grass)  :: céréale {f}
cerebellum {n} /ˌseɹəˈbeləm/ (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates)  :: cervelet {m}
cerebral {adj} /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/ (of, or relating to the brain)  :: cérébral
cerebral {adj} (intellectual)  :: cérébral
cerebral {adj} (retroflex) SEE: retroflex  ::
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions)  :: paralysie cérébrale {f}, infirmité motrice cérébrale {f}
cerebralize {v} (to make a mental picture or map)  :: cérébraliser
cerebrospinal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to brain or spine)  :: cérébrospinal
cerebrospinal fluid {n} (clear bodily fluid)  :: liquide cérébro-spinal {m}
cerebrovascular accident {n} (loss of brain function)  :: accident vasculaire cérébral {m}
cerebrum {n} /ˈsɛ.ɹɪ.bɹəm/ (upper part of the brain)  :: telencéphale {m}
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony)  :: cérémonial {m}
ceremonial {n} (a ceremony, or series of ceremonies)  :: cérémonial {m}
ceremony {n} /ˈsɛɹɪməni/ (ritual with religious significance)  :: cérémonie {f}
ceremony {n} (official gathering to celebrate)  :: cérémonie {f}
ceric {adj} (containing cerium with valence four)  :: cérique
cerise {n} (colour)  :: cerise
cerite {n} (cerite)  :: cérite {f}
cerium {n} (chemical element)  :: cérium {m}
cerolein {n}  :: céroléine {f}
cerous {adj} (containing cerium with valence three)  :: céreux
certain {adj} /ˈsɝtn̩/ (sure, positive, not doubting)  :: certain
certain {adj} (not specifically named, indeterminate, indefinite)  :: certain
certain {determiner} (having been determined but not specified)  :: certain
certainly {adv} /ˈsɝtn̩li/ (with certainty)  :: certainement
certainly {adv} (without doubt, surely)  :: certainement, sûrement, sans nul doute, sans aucun doute
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer)  :: certainement, bien sûr, pour sûr, évidemment
certainty {n} /ˈsɝtn̩ti/ (state of being certain)  :: certitude {f}
certificate {n} /səɹˈtɪfɪkɪt/ (a document containing a certified statement)  :: document, certificat {m}
certification {n} /sɚtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of certifying)  :: certification {f}
certify {v} (to attest as to)  :: certifier
certitude {n} (sureness, certainty)  :: certitude {f}
cerulean {n} /səˈɹuːli.ən/ (sky blue)  :: bleu céruléen {m}
cerulean {adj} (sky-blue)  :: céruléen
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
cerussite {n} (mineral)  :: cérusite {f}
cervical {adj} /ˈsɝːvɪ.kəl/ (of the cervix)  :: cervical
cervical cancer {n} (cancer of the cervix)  :: cancer cervical {m}, cancer du col de l'utérus {m}, cancer du col utérin {m}
cervical smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: frottis {m}
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck)  :: vertèbre cervicale {f}
cervicide {n} (deerslaughter) SEE: deerslaughter  ::
cervid {n} (member of Cervidae)  :: cervidé {m}
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck  ::
cervix {n} /ˈsɝ.vɪks/ (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina)  :: col de l'utérus {m}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
cessation {n} /sɛˈseɪʃən/ (a ceasing or discontinuance)  :: cessation {f}
cesspool {n} /ˈsɛsˌpuːl/ (place for sewage)  :: fosse d’aisance {f}, fosse {f}
cesspool {n} (filthy place)  :: cloaque {m}, porcherie {f}
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life  ::
cetacean {n} /sɪˈteɪʃən/ (an animal belonging to the order Cetacea)  :: cétacé {m}
cetane {n} (C16H34)  :: cétane {m}, hexadécane {m}
cetane number {n} (performance rating of diesel fuel)  :: indice de cétane {m}
cetirizine {n} /sɛˈtɪɹɨziːn/ (metabolite of hydroxyzine)  :: cétirizine {f}
cetology {n} (study of cetaceans)  :: cétologie
cf. {v} (compare)  :: cf.
cégep {n} (college in Québec)  :: cégep {m}
cha-cha {n} (ballroom dance)  :: Cha-cha-chá {m}
cha-cha-cha {n} (cha-cha) SEE: cha-cha  ::
chador {n} (a loose robe worn by Muslim women)  :: tchador {m}, chador {m}
chaebol {n} (large, family-controlled Korean business conglomerate)  :: chaebol
chafe {n} /tʃeɪf/ (heat excited by friction)  :: chauffer en frictionnant
chafe {n} (injury or wear caused by friction)  :: inflammation {f}, abrasion {f}
chafe {n} (vexation; irritation of mind; rage)  :: énervement {m}, colère {f}
chafe {v} (to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated)  :: irriter, vexer
chaff {n} /tʃæf/ (inedible parts of grain plant)  :: balle {f}, bale
chaffinch {n} /ˈt͡ʃæfɪnt͡ʃ/ (bird)  :: pinson {m}, pinson des arbres {m}
chagrin {n} /ʃəˈɡɹɪn/ (distress from failure; vexation or mortification)  :: chagrin {m}
chagrin {n}  :: chagrin {m}
chai {n} (spiced black tea) SEE: masala chai  ::
chai tea {n} (masala chai) SEE: masala chai  ::
chain {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn/ (series of interconnected rings or links)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule)  :: chaîne {f}
chain {v} (to fasten with a chain)  :: enchaîner
chain {v} (to link together)  :: enchaîner
chain {v} (to be chained to another data item)  :: chaîner
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor)  :: cotte de mailles {f}
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction)  :: réaction en chaîne {f}
chain reaction {n} (series of events)  :: réaction en chaîne {f}
chain rule {n} (mean value theorem)  :: règle de la chaîne {f}
chain smoker {n} (one who habitually smokes a lot)  :: gros fumeur {m}
chain store {n} (retail outlet that is one of a group)  :: chaîne de magasins {f} [chain stores]
chainring {n} /ˈtʃeɪnɹɪŋ/ (large forward ring on a bicycle)  :: plateau {m}
chainsaw {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn.ˌsɔː/ (saw with a power-driven chain)  :: tronçonneuse {f}, scie à chaîne [Quebec French]
chair {n} /t͡ʃɛə(ɹ)/ (furniture)  :: chaise {f}, fauteuil {m}
chair {n} (distinguished professorship)  :: chaire {f}
chair {v} (to act as chairperson)  :: présider
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson  ::
chairlift {n} (moving series of open seats)  :: télésiège {m}
chairman {n} /ˈtʃɛːmən/ (person presiding over a meeting)  :: secrétaire général (for a political party), président {m}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board)  :: secrétaire général (for a political party), président {m}
chairwoman {n} (female chairperson)  :: secrétaire générale {f} [political party], présidente {f}
chaise longue {n} /ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ/ (reclining chair with a long seat)  :: chaise longue {f}
chakra {n} /ˈtʃæk.ɹə/ (spiritual energy nexuses)  :: chakra {m}, tchakra {m}
chalaza {n} /kəˈleɪzə/ (zoology: spiral band)  :: chalaze {f}
chalcedony {n} /kælˈsɛdəni/ (form of fine-grained quartz)  :: calcédoine
chalcogen {n} (any element of group 16 of the periodic table)  :: chalcogène {m}
chalet {n} /ʃæleɪ/ (wooden house)  :: chalet {m}
chalice {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪs/ (large drinking cup)  :: calice {m}
chalk {n} /t͡ʃɔːk/ (a soft, white, powdery limestone)  :: craie {f}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard)  :: craie {f}
chalk {n} (... prevent from falling when climbing)  :: magnésie {f}
chalk {n} (tailor's chalk) SEE: tailor's chalk  ::
chalk up {v} (to achieve something)  :: décrocher, remporter, multiplier, totaliser, engranger, enregistrer
chalk up to {v} (idiomatic: to attribute something to something)  :: mettre sur le compte de, attribuer la responsabilité, attribuer le mérite
chalkboard {n} /t͡ʃɔk.bɔː(ɹ)d/ (slate board for writing on with chalk)  :: [classroom] tableau noir {m}, [small-sized board in a bar or restaurant] ardoise
challah {n} /ˈχɑːlə/ (traditional braided bread)  :: hallah {f}, challah {f}
challenge {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪndʒ/ (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not)  :: défi {m}, chalenge {m}
challenge {n} (difficult task)  :: défi, chalenge {m}
challenge {v} (to invite someone to take part in a competition)  :: défier
challenge {v} (to dare someone)  :: défier
challenge {v} (to write a final exam to get credit for a course)  :: défier
challenger {n} (one who challenges)  :: challengeur {m}
challenging {adj} (difficult; hard to do)  :: difficile, stimulant
chalumeau {n} /ˌʃælʊˈməʊ/ (woodwind instrument preceding the clarinet)  :: chalumeau {m}
chamber {n} /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ (bedroom)  :: chambre {f}, pièce {f}
chamber {n} (legislative body)  :: chambre {f}
chamber {n} (enclosed space similar to a room)  :: chambre {f}, salle {f}
chamber {n} (part of a firearm holding the round before firing)  :: chambre {f}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
chamber music {n} (chamber music)  :: musique de chambre {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association)  :: chambre de commerce {f}
chamber orchestra {n} (orchestra to play chamber music)  :: orchestre de chambre {m}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet)  :: pot de chambre {m}
chamberlain {n} /t͡ʃæmbɚlɪn/ (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign)  :: chambellan {m}
chambermaid {n} /ˈtʃeɪm.bə(ɹ).meɪd/ (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom)  :: femme de chambre {f}
chameleon {n} /kəˈmiːlɪən/ (reptile)  :: caméléon {m}
chamfer {n} /ˈtʃæm.fɚ/ (an angled relief or cut at an edge)  :: chanfrein {m}, champfrain
chamfer {v} (to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel)  :: chanfreiner
chamfron {n} /ˈt͡ʃamfɹən/ (armor)  :: chanfrein
chamois {n} /ˈʃæmwɑː/ (goat)  :: chamois {m}, isard {m}
chamois {n} (cloth)  :: chamois {m}
chamois leather {n} (suede leather) SEE: suede  ::
champ at the bit {v} (of horse: to bite the bit)  :: ronger son frein
champ at the bit {v} (to show impatience when delayed)  :: ronger son frein
champagne {n} /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (sparkling wine made in Champagne)  :: champagne {m}
champansky {n} (imitation champagne)  :: champansky {m}
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field  ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield  ::
champignon {n} /ʃæmˈpinjən/ (Agaricus bisporus)  :: champignon {m}
champion {n} /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən/ (someone who has been winner in a contest)  :: champion {m}, championne {f}
champion {v} (to advocate)  :: championner
championship {n} /ˈtʃæmpi.ənʃɪp/ (competition to determine a champion)  :: championnat {m}
championship {n} (position of champion, or winner)  :: champion {m}, championne {f}
chance {n} /tʃʰɛəns~tʃʰeəns]/ (an opportunity or possibility)  :: chance {f}
chance {n} (random occurrence)  :: raccroc {m}
chance {n} (probability of something happening)  :: [beneficial] chance {f}, [detrimental, risky] risque {m}
chancel {n} /ˈtʃænsəl/ (space around the altar in a church)  :: chancel {m}, clôture de chœur {f}
chancellery {n} /ˈtʃænt.slə.ɹi/ (building)  :: chancellerie {f}
chancellor {n} /ˈtʃænsəlɚ/ (important notary; person in charge of some area of government)  :: chancelier {m}, chancelière {f}
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries)  :: chancelier {m}, chancelière {f}
chancellor {n} (record keeper for a diocese)  :: contremaître de jury {m}
chancy {adj} (subject to chance)  :: chanceux
chandelier {n} /ʃændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling)  :: lustre {m}
change {v} /t͡ʃeɪnd͡ʒ/ (to become something different)  :: changer, se transformer, muter [biology]
change {v} (to make something into something different)  :: changer, transformer
change {v} (to replace)  :: remplacer
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing)  :: se changer
change {v} (to transfer to another vehicle)  :: changer
change {n} (the process of becoming different)  :: changement {m}, modification {f}, mutation {f}, évolution {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination)  :: monnaie {f}
change {n} (money given back)  :: monnaie {f}
change hands {v} (to become the property of someone else.)  :: changer de main
change management {n} (management of personnel transitioning)  :: accompagnement au changement {m}
change of heart {n} (change of opinion)  :: revirement {m}
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before)  :: changer d'avis, se raviser
change someone's mind {v} (to convince someone to make a decision)  :: faire changer quelqu'un d'avis
changeable {adj} (capable of being changed)  :: changeable {m} {f}
changeable {adj} (subject to sudden or frequent changes)  :: changeant
changeling {n} ((Mythology) an infant of a fairy, sprite or troll that the creature has secretly exchanged for a human infant)  :: changelin {m}, changeling {m}
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.)  :: vestiaire {m}
changing room {n} (room in shop)  :: cabine d'essayage {f}
changing table {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪnd͡ʒɪŋ ˈteɪbəl/ (Small raised platform.)  :: table à langer {f}
channel {n} /ˈtʃænəl/ (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies)  :: chaîne {f}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television)  :: chaîne {f}
channel {v} (direct the flow)  :: canaliser
channel surf {v} (quickly change channel)  :: zapper, faire du zapping
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony  ::
chanson {n} /ʃɑ̃.sɔ̃/ (French song)  :: chanson {f}, chanson française {f}
chansonnier {n} (book)  :: chansonnier {m}
chansonnier {n} (singer of chansons)  :: chansonnier {m}, chansonnière {f}
chant {v} /tʃænt/ (sing monophonically without instruments)  :: chanter
chantefable {n} (a form of Medieval French literature)  :: chantefable {m}
chanter {n} (the pipe of a bagpipe)  :: chalumeau {m}
chanter {n}  :: scandeur {m} , scandeuse {f}
chanterelle {n} /ˈtʃæntəɹɛl/ (Cantharellus cibarius)  :: girolle {f}
chaos {n} /ˈkeɪ.ɑs/ (state of disorder)  :: chaos {m}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory)  :: théorie du chaos {f}
chaotic {adj} /keɪ.ˈɒt.ɪk/ (Filled with chaos)  :: chaotique
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray)  :: chaotique
chaotically {adv} (In a chaotic manner)  :: chaotiquement
chap {n} /tʃæp/ (man or fellow)  :: bougre {m}, mec {m}, quidam {m}
chap {v} (of skin: to cause to split or flake)  :: crevasser
chaparral {n} /ˌʃæpəˈɹæl/ (region of shrubs)  :: maquis
chapel {n} /ˈtʃæ.pəl/ (place of worship)  :: chapelle {f}
chapel of ease {n} (remote chapel)  :: succursale {f}
chaperon {n} (an adult who accompanies unmarried men or women) SEE: chaperone  ::
chaperone {n} /ˈʃæ.pəˌɹoʊn/ (an older person who accompanies younger people to ensure good behaviour)  :: chaperon {m}
chaplain {n} /tʃæp.lɪn/ (member of a religious body)  :: aumônier, chapelain {m}
chaplet {n} /ˈtʃæplət/ (set of repetitive prayers)  :: chapelet {m}
chapped {adj} /tʃæpt/ (of skin: dry and flaky)  :: gercé {m}
chaps {n} /tʃæps/ (Protective leather leggings attached at the waist)  :: guêtres {f-p}
chapter {n} /ˈt͡ʃæptɚ/ (section in a book)  :: chapitre {m}
chapter {n} (an administrative division of an organization)  :: branche {f}, section {f}
chapter house {n} (church building used as a meeting place)  :: salle capitulaire {f}
char {v} /tʃɑɹ/ (to burn something to charcoal)  :: carboniser, calciner
char {n} /tʃɑɹ/ (fish)  :: omble {m}
charabanc {n} /ˈʃæ.ɹə.bæŋ(k)/ (a horse-drawn, and then later, motorized omnibus with open sides, and often, no roof)  :: char-à-bancs {m}
character {n} /ˈkɛɹəktɚ/ (being in a story)  :: personnage {m}
character {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: caractère {m}
character {n} (moral strength)  :: caractère
character {n} (notable or eccentric person)  :: personnage {m}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word)  :: caractère {m}
character {n} ((computing) basic element in a text string)  :: caractère {m}
character {n} ((mathematics) complex number)  :: caractère {m}
character class {n} (in regex)  :: classe de caractères {f}
character set {n} (set of characters in a character encoding)  :: jeu de caractères {m}
characteristic {adj} /ˌkʰæɹəktəˈɹɪstɪk]/ (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing)  :: caractéristique
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: caractéristique
characteristic {n}  :: caractéristique {f}
characteristic polynomial {n} (linear algebra)  :: polynôme caractéristique {m}
characteristically {adv} (in a usual or expected way)  :: typiquement
characterization {n} (act or process of characterizing)  :: caractérisation {f}
characterize {v} /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/ (to depict someone or something a particular way)  :: caractériser, dépeindre
characterize {v} (to determine the characteristics of)  :: caractériser
charade {n} /ʃəˈɹɑːd/ (riddle)  :: charade {f}
charade {n} (party game) SEE: charades  ::
charades {n} (game)  :: charade {f}
charcoal {n} /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/ (substance)  :: charbon de bois {m}
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal  ::
chard {n} /tʃɑɹd/ (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla)  :: poirée {f}, blette {f}, bette {f}, jotte {f}
chargé d'affaires {n} (diplomat)  :: chargé d'affaires {m}, chargée d'affaires {f}
charge {n} /t͡ʃɑɹd͡ʒ/ (load or burden)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service)  :: frais {m-p}
charge {n} (instruction)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (ground attack)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (accusation)  :: chef d’accusation {m}, chef d’inculpation {m}
charge {n} (electric charge)  :: charge {f}
charge {n} (measured amount of powder and/or shot)  :: charge {f}
charge {v} (to place a burden upon, to assign a duty)  :: armer, charger
charge {v} (to assign a duty to)  :: charger
charge {v} (to formally accuse of a crime)  :: accuser, charger
charge {v} (to assign a debit to an account)  :: charger
charge {v} (to pay on account)  :: charger, créditer
charge {v} (to load equipment with material required for its use)  :: charger
charge {v} (to cause to take on an electric charge)  :: charger
charge {v} (to move forward forcefully)  :: charger
charge {v} (cricket: to take a few steps down the pitch towards the bowler as he delivers the ball)  :: charger, s'élancer
charger {n} /ˈtʃɑɹdʒɚ/ (a device that charges or recharges)  :: chargeur {m}
chargino {n} (particle)  :: chargino {m}
chargon {n} (holon) SEE: holon  ::
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare)  :: char {m} (de guerre), charriot {m}
charioteer {n} (person who drives a chariot)  :: aurige {f}
charisma {n} /kəˈɹɪzmə/ (personal charm or magnetism)  :: charisme {m}
charismatic {adj} (of, related to, or having charisma)  :: charismatique
charitable {adj} (pertaining to charity)  :: caritatif
charitable organization {n} (organization)  :: association caritative {f}
charity {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəti/ (Christian love)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} (attitude)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} (providing of goods or money)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} (goods or money given)  :: charité {f}
charity {n} (organization)  :: organisme de charité {m}
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacophony  ::
charivari {n} /ʃɑːɹɪˈvɑːɹi/ (mock serenade)  :: charivari
charivaric {adj}  :: charivarique
charivarically {adv}  :: charivariquement
charlady {n} (woman who cleans houses and offices) SEE: charwoman  ::
charlatan {n} /ˈʃɑɹlətən/ (malicious trickster)  :: charlatan {m}
charlatanism {n} (charlatanry) SEE: charlatanry  ::
charlatanry {n} (state of being a charlatan)  :: charlatanisme {m}
charley horse {n} (a muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg)  :: jambe de bois {f}, béquille {f}
charlotte {n} (dessert)  :: charlotte
charm {n} /tʃɑɹm/ (something with magic power)  :: fétiche, charme
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)  :: charme
charm {n} (a small trinket on a bracelet or chain)  :: breloque {f}
charm {v} (seduce, entrance or fascinate)  :: charmer
charm {v} (use a magical charm)  :: ensorceler
charm quark {n} (charm quark)  :: quark charme, quark charm {m}, quark charmé {m}
charming {adj} /ˈtʃɑː(ɹ).mɪŋ/ (pleasant, charismatic)  :: charmant
charmonium {n} (meson)  :: charmonium {m}
chart {n} (map) SEE: map  ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph  ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table  ::
chart {n} /tʃɑɹt/ (non-narrative presentation of data)  :: graphe {m}
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram  ::
charter {n} /ˈtʃɑɹɾɚ/ (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc)  :: charte {f}
charter {v} (grant or establish a charter)  :: affretter
chartered accountant {n}  :: comptable agréé
chartist {n} (a financial analyst who attempts to predict future movements in the prices of shares or other financial instruments by looking for patterns in charts of historical data)  :: chartiste {m} {f}
charwoman {n} (awoman employed to do housework)  :: technicienne de surface {f}, femme de ménage {f}, nettoyeuse {f}
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {n} /tʃeɪs/ (action of the verb "to chase")  :: poursuite {f}
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed)  :: poursuivre, chasser
chase tail {v} (to be on the hunt for a (usually sexual) partner)  :: courir le jupon [female partners only]
chaser {n} /tʃeɪsə/ (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases)  :: poursuivant {m}
chaser {n} (a mild drink consumed immediately after another drink of hard liquor)  :: pousse-café {m}
chasm {n} /ˈkaz(ə)m/ (gap)  :: crevasse {f}, fossé {m}, gouffre {m}
chasm {n} (difference of opinion)  :: fossé {m}, divergence {f}
chasma {n} (aurora) SEE: aurora  ::
chasma {n} /ˈkazmə/ (long, narrow, steep-sided depression)  :: chasma {m}
chasse {v} (gliding step (noun))  :: pas chassé {m}
chassis {n} /ˈtʃæsi/ (base frame of motor vehicle)  :: châssis {m}
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest  ::
chaste {adj} /tʃeɪst/ (abstaining from sexual intercourse)  :: chaste {m} {f}
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate  ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent  ::
chastely {adv} (in a chaste manner)  :: chastement
chasten {v} (discipline) SEE: discipline  ::
chasten {v} (purify) SEE: purify  ::
chastener {n} (one who chastens) SEE: punisher  ::
chastise {v} /tʃæˈstaɪz/ (to punish or scold)  :: châtier
chastisement {n} /ˈtʃæstəzmənt/ (The act of chastising)  :: châtiment {m}
chastity {n} /ˈtʃæstɪti/ (abstaining from sexual activity)  :: chasteté {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment)  :: ceinture de chasteté {f}
chastushka {n} (Russian or Ukrainian folk poem)  :: tchastouchka {f}
chasuble {n} /ˈt͡ʃæzjʊbəl/ (liturgical vestment)  :: chasuble {f}
chat {v} /tʃæt/ (be engaged in informal conversation)  :: jaser, placoter, bavarder
chat {v}  :: discuter, converser ; clavarder, chatter , bavarder
chat {n} (conversation to stop an argument or settle situations)  :: discussion {f}
chat {n} (exchange of text or voice messages in real time)  :: clavardage {m}, chat {m}
chat room {n} (website)  :: clavardoir {m}
chateaubriand {n} /ʃæˌtoʊbɹiˈɑ̃/ (steak cut from a beef tenderloin)  :: chateaubriand {m}, châteaubriand {m}, chateaubriant {m}, châteaubriant {m}
chatter {n} /ˈtʃætɚ/ (talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk)  :: jacassement {m}, bagou {m}
chatter {n} (sound of a magpie)  :: jacassement {m}
chatter {v} (talk idly)  :: jacasser, bavarder
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess)  :: moulin à paroles {m}
chatty {adj} /ˈtʃæti/ (chatting a lot or fond of chatting)  :: bavard
chauffeur {n} /ʃoʊˈfɜ˞/ (a person employed to drive a motor car)  :: chauffeur {m}, chauffeuse {f}
chauvinism {n} /ˈʃoʊ.vɪˌnɪzm̩/ (excessive patriotism)  :: chauvinisme {m}
chauvinism {n} (unwarranted bias)  :: chauvinisme {m}
chauvinist {n} (chauvinist person)  :: chauviniste {m} {f}, [pejorative] chauvin {m}
chauvinist {adj} (chauvinistic) SEE: chauvinistic  ::
chauvinistic {adj} (of or pertaining to chauvinism or chauvinists)  :: chauvin, cocardier
chav {n} /tʃav/ (relating to a youth from a working class background, aggressive with poor education)  :: racaille {f}, cacou {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chayote {n} /tʃɑˈjoʊti/ (plant)  :: chayotte {f}, [French Antilles] christophine {f}, [Réunion] chouchou {m}, séchion {m}
chayote {n} (fruit)  :: chayotte {f}, [French Antilles] christophine {f}, [Réunion] chouchou {m}, séchion {m}
cheap {adj} /tʃiːp/ (low in price)  :: bon marché, pas cher, peu cher
cheap {adj} (of poor quality)  :: [colloquial] à deux balles, au rabais
cheap {adj} (of little worth)  :: modique
cheap {adj} (frugal, stingy)  :: radin
cheapen {v} (to make cheaper)  :: déprécier, dévaluer
cheapskate {n} (someone who avoids spending money)  :: avare {m}, pingre {m}
cheapskate {n}  :: avare {m}
cheat {v} /tʃiːt/ (violate rules to gain advantage)  :: tricher
cheat {v} (being unfaithful)  :: tromper
cheat {n} (someone who is dishonest or cheats)  :: menteur, tricheur {m}, tricheuse {f}
cheat {n} (card game)  :: menteur
cheat on {v} (be unfaithful to)  :: tromper
cheat sheet {n} (sheet of paper used to assist on a test)  :: antisèche {f}, pompe {f}
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
check {n} /t͡ʃɛk/ (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece)  :: échec {m}
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator)  :: croix {f}
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant)  :: addition {f}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop)  :: vérification {f}, contrôle {m}
check {n} (an inspection or examination)  :: vérification {f}, contrôle {m}, examen {m}
check {v} (to inspect, examine)  :: vérifier, contrôler
check {v} (to mark with a checkmark)  :: cocher
check {v} (to control, limit, or halt)  :: contrôler, faire attention
check {v} (to verify or compare with a source of information)  :: vérifier
check {v} (to leave in safekeeping)  :: laisser, déposer
check {v} (to leave with shipping agent for shipping)  :: enregistrer
check {v} ((poker) to remain in the hand without betting)  :: checker
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque  ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival)  :: s'enregistrer
check out {v} (to pay when leaving)  :: régler sa note (d'hôtel)
check out {v} (to withdraw (an item) from a library etc., and have the withdrawal recorded)  :: emprunter
check out {v} (to examine, inspect, look at closely)  :: mater (a person), regarder
check out {v} (to leave in a hurry)  :: se barrer, se casser, s'en aller
check out {v} (to die)  :: crever, claquer
check up {v}  :: vérifier
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook  ::
checkbox {n} /ˈtʃɛkbɑks/ (A place on a form that can be checked or not)  :: case à cocher {f}
checkbox {n} ((graphical user interface): a feature on a webpage that can be marked or not)  :: case à cocher {f}
checker {n} /ˈtʃɛkɚ/ (One who checks something)  :: vérificateur {m}
checkerboard {n} (game board)  :: damier {m}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares)  :: à carreaux
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts  ::
check-in {n} (act of checking in)  :: enregistrement {m}
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account  ::
checklist {n} /ˈtʃɛklɪst/ (list of things to be verified)  :: liste de contrôle {f}
checkmate {interj} /ˈt͡ʃɛkmeɪt/ (said when making the conclusive move in chess)  :: échec et mat
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess)  :: échec et mat {m}
checkmate {v} (to put an opponent into checkmate)  :: faire échec et mat
checkout {n} (supermarket checkout position)  :: caisse {f}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier)  :: point de contrôle {m}
checksum {n} (number serving to detect error)  :: somme de contrôle {f}
checkup {n} (physical checkup)  :: check-up {m}, bilan de santé {m}
cheek {n} /tʃiːk/ (part of face)  :: joue {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock)  :: fesse {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: impudence)  :: culot {m}, toupet {m}
cheek by jowl {adv} (in close physical proximity)  :: joue contre joue, côte à côte
cheek pouch {n} (pouch in the cheek)  :: abajoue {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone)  :: pommette {f}
cheeky {adj} /ˈtʃiːki/ (impudent; impertinent)  :: effronté, impertinent, insolent
cheep {v} /tʃiːp/ (make high-pitched sounds)  :: piailler, chanter
cheer {v} /t͡ʃɪə(ɹ)/ (To shout a cheer or cheers)  :: applaudir, acclamer
cheer up {v} (to make someone happy)  :: remonter le moral
cheer up {interj} (an encouragement)  :: courage {m}
cheerful {adj} /ˈtʃɪɹfəl/ (happy)  :: joyeux, content, de bonne humeur
cheerio {interj} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊ/ (exclamation used when greeting as well as when parting)  :: salut
cheerleader {n} (person (usually female) who encourages applaus)  :: pom-pom girl {f}, cheerleader {m}
cheerleading {n} (a physical activity)  :: cheerleading {m}
cheers {interj} /tʃɪɹz/ (toast when drinking)  :: à votre santé [formal], santé, tchin-tchin
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: à plus, salut {m}, ciao
cheers {interj} (informal: thank you)  :: merci
cheese {n} /t͡ʃiːz/ (dairy product)  :: fromage {m}
cheese {n} (countable: any particular variety of cheese)  :: fromage {m}
cheese {n} (slang: money)  :: fric {m}
cheese {interj} (said while being photographed)  :: ouistiti
cheese it {phrase} (a warning to stop, hide, or flee)  :: vingt-deux! (22!)
cheese slicer {n} (instrument for slicing cheese)  :: coupe fromage {m}, tranche fromage {m}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese)  :: cheeseburger {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food)  :: cheesecake {m}, cheese-cake {m}, cheese cake {m}, [Canada] gâteau au fromage {m}, tarte au fromage {f}
cheesemaker {n} (person skilled in making cheese)  :: fromager {m}, fromagère {f}
cheesemonger {n} (someone who sells cheese)  :: fromager {m}, fromagère {f}
cheeseparing {adj} (niggardly, stingy)  :: radin, radine {f}, radins {m-p}, radines {f-p}
cheesy {adj} /ˈtʃiːzi/ (of cheese)  :: fromageux
cheesy {adj} (resembling cheese)  :: fromageux
cheesy {adj} (overdramatic, clichéd)  :: kitsch
cheetah {n} /ˈtʃiːtə/ (Acinonyx jubatus)  :: guépard {m}
chef {n} /ʃɛf/ (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant)  :: chef cuisinier {m}, chef {m}
chelicera {n} /kəˈlɪ.sə.ɹə/ (chelicera)  :: chélicère {f}
chelone {n} (genus of four species of plants)  :: chélone {f}
chemical {adj} /ˈkɛmɪkəl/ (relating to chemistry)  :: chimique
chemical {n}  :: produit chimique {m}
chemical biology {n} (study that embraces both chemistry and biology)  :: biochimie {f}
chemical bond {n} (any of binding forces)  :: liaison chimique {f}
chemical compound {n} (in chemistry: substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements)  :: composé chimique
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction)  :: élément chimique {m}
chemical engineering {n} (branch of engineering that deals with the process plants)  :: génie chimique {m}, génie des procédés {m}
chemical reaction {n} (process in which chemical substances are changed into others)  :: réaction chimique {f}
chemical reactor {n} (reaction vessel)  :: réacteur chimique {m}
chemical sensitivity {n} (sensitivity to chemical compounds)  :: sensibilité chimique {f}
chemical series {n} (any group of elements whose chemical and physical properties have similarities)  :: série chimique {f}
chemical toilet {n} (Toilet or chamber pot treating waste in place with chemicals, see also: toilet; chamber pot)  :: toilette chimique
chemical warfare {n} (use of chemical substances as weapons of war)  :: guerre chimique {f}
chemical weapon {n} (noxious substance in a delivery system)  :: arme chimique {f}
chemicals {n} (chemical industry)  :: industrie chimique {f}
chemise {n} /ʃəˈmiːz/ (short nightdress)  :: chemise de nuit {f}, nuisette {f}
chemist {n} /ˈkɛmɪst/ (person working in chemistry)  :: chimiste {m} {f}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist  ::
chemistry {n} /ˈkɛm.ɪ.stɹi/ (branch of natural science)  :: chimie {f}
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance)  :: chimie {f}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemokine {n} (cytokine produced during inflammation)  :: chimiokine, chémokine
chemostratigraphy {n} (the study and dating of sedimentary strata)  :: chimiostratigraphie {f}
chemosynthesis {n} (production of carbohydrates and other compounds from simple compounds)  :: chimiosynthèse {f}
chemotherapy {n} (therapeutic chemical treatment)  :: chimiothérapie {f}
chemotherapy {n} (chemical treatment to kill or halt cancer)  :: chimiothérapie {f}
chemsex {n} (sexual intercourse under influence)  :: chemsex {m}
chengyu {n} (certain kind of Chinese set phrase)  :: chengyu {m}
cheongsam {n} (qipao) SEE: qipao  ::
cheque {n} /tʃɛk/ (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity)  :: chèque {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques)  :: carnet de chèques {m}
chequered flag {n} (flag)  :: drapeau à damier {m}
chequy {adj} (heraldry; chequered)  :: échiqueté {m}
cherimoya {n} (tree)  :: chérimolier {m} (tree), chérimole {f} (fruit)
cherish {v} (to nurture with care)  :: chérir, tenir (à)
cherish {v} (to hold dear, foster, promote)  :: chérir, tenir (à)
chernozem {n} /ˈt͡ʃɜː(ɹ)nəˌzɛm/ (black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus)  :: tchernoziom {m}, tchernozème {m}
cheroot {n} /tʃəˈɹuːt/ (cigar)  :: cheroot {m}, stogie {f}
cherry {n} /ˈt͡ʃɛɹi/ (fruit)  :: cerise {f}
cherry {n} (tree)  :: cerisier {m}
cherry {n} (slang: virginity)  :: cerise {f}
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree)  :: fleur de cerisier {f}
cherry laurel {n} (Prunus laurocerasus)  :: laurier-cerise {m}
cherry picker {n} (boom lift for lifting people)  :: nacelle élévatrice {f}
cherry plum {n} (the fruit)  :: prunes-cerises
cherry tomato {n} (type of tomato)  :: tomate cerise {f}
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus)  :: cerisier {m}
cherry-pick {v} (to select only the best from a range of options)  :: grappiller
chert {n} (mineral)  :: chaille
cherub {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəb/ (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)  :: chérubin {m}
cherub {n} (statue or other depiction of such a being)  :: chérubin {m}
cherub {n} (person seen as being particularly innocent or angelic)  :: chérubin {m}
cherub {n}  :: chérubin {m}
cherubim {n} (plural of cherub)  :: chérubin
chervil {n} /ˈtʃɜː(ɹ)vɪl/ (spice)  :: cerfeuil
chervonets {n} (former Russian currency, usually ten roubles)  :: tchervonets {m}
chess {n} /tʃɛs/ (two-player board game)  :: échecs {m-p}
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)  :: pièce {f}, pièce d'échecs {f}
chess player {n} (a person who plays chess)  :: joueur d’échecs {m}, joueuse d’échecs {f}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess)  :: échiquier {m}
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece  ::
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece  ::
chest {n} /t͡ʃɛst/ (strong box)  :: coffre {m}
chest {n} (thorax)  :: poitrine {f}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes)  :: commode {f}, chiffonnier {m}
chestnut {n} /ˈtʃɛs.nʌt/ (nut of the chestnut tree)  :: châtaigne {f}, marron {m}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour)  :: marron {m}, châtain {m}
chestnut {n} (wood of a chestnut tree)  :: châtaigner {m}, marronnier {m}
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour)  :: marron, châtain
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree  ::
chestnut teal {n} (Anas castanea)  :: sarcelle rousse {f}
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts)  :: châtaignier {m}
chestnut-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus palliatus)  :: batara mantelé
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chevon {n} (goatmeat) SEE: goatmeat  ::
chevron {n} /ˈʃɛvɹən/ (heraldry: wide inverted V)  :: chevron {m}
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček  ::
chevron {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet  ::
chew {v} /t͡ʃuː/ (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing)  :: mâcher, mordiller, mastiquer
chew out {v} (To reprimand or rebuke)  :: engueuler, enguirlander
chew the fat {v} (chat idly or generally waste time talking) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
chew the scenery {v} (To perform in an excessively emotional or exaggerated manner)  :: cabotiner
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing)  :: chewing-gum {m}, [Canada] gomme à mâcher {f}, [Belgium, Switzerland] chiclette {f} or chiclet {m}
chi {n} /kaɪ/ (Greek letter)  :: chi {m}
chi {n} /tʃiː/ (the fundamental life-force or energy)  :: qi {m}
chiaroscuro {n} /ˌkjɑɹəˈsk(j)ʊɹoʊ/ (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts)  :: clair-obscur {m}
chiasmus {n} /kaɪˈæːzməs/ ((rhetoric) an inversion of the relationship between the elements of phrases)  :: chiasme {m}
chibouk {n} (Turkish tobacco pipe)  :: chibouque
chic {adj} /ʃiːk/ (Elegant)  :: chic
chick {n} /t͡ʃɪk/ (young bird)  :: oisillon {m}
chick {n} (young chicken)  :: poussin {m}
chick {n} (young woman)  :: gonzesse {f}, nana {f}
chick with a dick {n} (shemale) SEE: shemale  ::
chickadee {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪ.kə.ˌdi/ (songbird)  :: mésange {f}
chicken {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪkɪn/ (bird)  :: poule {f}
chicken {n} (meat)  :: poulet {m}
chicken {n} (coward)  :: poule mouillée {f}, poltron {m}
chicken {n} (young, attractive, slim man) SEE: twink  ::
chicken breast {n} (chicken body meat)  :: blanc de poulet {m}
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse  ::
chicken feed {n} (small quantity of money)  :: fifrelin {m}
chicken hawk {n} (hawk species)  :: épervier brun {m}
chicken out {v} (shy away from a daring task)  :: se dégonfler, lâcher, laisser tomber
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease)  :: varicelle {f}
chicken soup {n} (soup with chicken as main ingredient)  :: soupe de poulet {f}
chicken wire {n} (mesh of wire)  :: grillage
chicken-or-egg question {n} (a question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first)  :: paradoxe de l’œuf et de la poule {m}
chickenshit {n} (coward)  :: poule mouillée {f}
chickenshit {n} (contemptible thing)  :: d'la merde {f}, des conneries {f-p}
chickpea {n} /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/ (plant)  :: pois chiche
chickpea {n} (seed)  :: pois chiche {m}
chickweed {n} (herb)  :: mouron blanc
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus)  :: chicorée {f}
chicory {n} (coffee substitute)  :: chicorée {f}
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive  ::
chide {v} /tʃaɪd/ (loudly admonish)  :: réprimander
chief {n} /tʃiːf/ (leader of group, etc.)  :: chef {m}
chief {n} (head of an organization)  :: chef {m}
chief {n} (heraldic term)  :: chef {m}
chief executive officer {n} (highest-ranking corporate officer)  :: Président Directeur Général, PDG
chief of staff {n}  :: Chef d'état major {m}
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state  ::
chiefly {adv} /ˈtʃiː (mainly)  :: surtout
chiffonier {n} (furniture)  :: chiffonnier {m}
chigger {n} (chigoe flea)  :: puce chique {f}
chigger {n} (harvest mite)  :: aoutat {m}
chignon {n} (roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun)  :: chignon {m}
chilblain {n} /tʃɪlbleɪn/ (inflammation)  :: engelure {f}
child {n} /t͡ʃaɪld/ (a female or male child, a daughter or son)  :: enfant {m} {f}
child {n} (a minor)  :: enfant {m}
child abuse {n} /ˈtʃaɪldəbjuːs/ (mistreatment of a child)  :: maltraitance sur mineur {f}
child bride {n} (very young bride)  :: enfant mariée {m}
child language {n} (the language spoken by a child)  :: langage enfantin {m}
child porn {n} (child pornography) SEE: child pornography  ::
child pornography {n} (pornographic materials depicting minors)  :: pédopornographie {f}
child prodigy {n} (talented young person)  :: enfant prodige {m}
child safety seat {n} (a car safety restraint designed for infants and young children)  :: siège enfant {m}
child soldier {n} (minor who is put to use for military purposes)  :: enfant soldat {m}, enfant-soldat {m}
childbirth {n} (act of giving birth)  :: accouchement, parturition {f}, naissance {f}
child-free {adj} (having no children)  :: sans enfant
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker  ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile  ::
childhood {n} /ˈtʃaɪldhʊd/ (state of being a child)  :: enfance {f}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child)  :: enfance {f}
childish {adj} /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/ (suitable for a child)  :: enfantin, puéril
childish {adj} (behaving immaturely)  :: enfantin, puéril, gamin
childishness {n} (childishness)  :: enfantillage {m}
childless {adj} (not having any children)  :: sans enfants
childminder {n} (person who looks after other people's children)  :: nourrice {f}, nounou {f}
children's home {n} (public institution for care of children, see also: orphanage)  :: maison d'enfants {f}
children's hospital {n} (hospital for children and adolescents)  :: hôpital pour enfants {m}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy)  :: jeu d'enfant
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
chili {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪli/ (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)  :: piment {m}
chili oil {n} (condiment)  :: huile piquante {f}
chili pepper {n} (fruit)  :: piment {m}
chili sauce {n} (hot sauce) SEE: hot sauce  ::
chiliarch {n} (a commander of a thousand troops in Hellenistic Greece)  :: chiliarque {m}
chiliasm {n} /ˈkɪ.lɪæ.z(ə)m/ (belief in an earthly thousand-year period of peace and prosperity)  :: millénarisme, chiliasme
chill {n} /tʃɪl/ (moderate, but uncomfortable coldness)  :: fraicheur {f}
chill {n} (sudden penetrating sense of cold)  :: froid {m}
chill {n} (sudden numbing fear or dread)  :: frisson {m}
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool)  :: se relaxer
chill {v} (to relax, lie back)  :: chiller
chill out {v} (relax or take time out)  :: se relaxer, se calmer, se détendre
chillax {v} /t͡ʃɪˈlæks/ (relax)  :: se détendre
chillax {v} (calm down)  :: se calmer
chillax {v} (behave)  :: se calmer
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
chilly {adj} /ˈtʃɪl.i/ (cold)  :: froid
chime {n} /ˈtʃaɪm/ (musical instrument)  :: carillon {m}
chime {v} (to make the sound of a chime)  :: carillonner
chimera {n} /kʌɪˈmɪəɹə/ (flame-spewing monster, see also: Chimera)  :: chimère {f}
chimera {n} (foolish thought, product of the imagination)  :: chimère {f}
chimera {n} (organism with genetically distinct cells from two or more zygotes)  :: chimère {f}
chimerical {adj} /kɪˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to a chimera)  :: chimérique
chimerical {adj} (resulting from the expression of two or more genes)  :: chimérique
chimney {n} /tʃɪmni/ (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue)  :: cheminée {f}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive)  :: cheminée {f}
chimney pot {n} (pipe on the top of a chimney)  :: tuyau de cheminée {m}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation)  :: ramoneur {m}
chimpanzee {n} /tʃɪmˈpæn.zi/ (ape)  :: chimpanzé {m}
chin {n} /tʃɪn/ (bottom of a face)  :: menton {m}
chin up {phrase} (cheer up)  :: haut les cœurs, courage
china {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: mate) SEE: mate  ::
china {n} /tʃʌɪnə/ (porcelain)  :: porcelaine {n}
china clay {n} (kaolin) SEE: kaolin  ::
chinaberry {n} (tree, Melia azedarach)  :: lilas de Perse {m}, azédarach {m}
chinaberry {n} (soapberry) SEE: soapberry  ::
chinchilla {n} /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ (rodent)  :: chinchilla {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur)  :: chinchilla
chinois {n} (fine-meshed conical strainer)  :: chinois {m}
chinrest {n} (instrument accessory)  :: mentonnière {f}
chintz {n} /tʃɪnts/ (fabric)  :: chintz {m}
chin-up {n} (an exercise done for strengthening the arms and back) SEE: pull-up  ::
chip {n} /tʃɪp/ (small piece broken off)  :: brisure {f}, fragment
chip {n} (damaged area of a surface)  :: ébréchure {f}, coche {f}
chip {n} (integrated circuit)  :: puce électronique {f}
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry)  :: frite
chip {n} (thin, crisp, fried piece of potato or vegetable)  :: chips {f}, croustille {f} [Canada]
chip {v} (to break into small pieces)  :: briser
chip {v} (to break small pieces from)  :: cocher
chip leader {n}  :: chip leader
chip shop {n} (UK: a fast food outlet which sells fish and chips)  :: friterie {f}
chip wagon {n}  :: roulotte à patate {f}
chipboard {n} (A material made from compressed wood chips)  :: aggloméré {m}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent)  :: tamia {m}, suisse {m}
chipolata {n} (type of sausage)  :: chipolata {f}
chipper {n} /ˈtʃɪpɚ/ (machine that reduces organic matter to compost)  :: broyeur {m}, hache-paille {f}
chiral {adj} /ˈkaɪɹəl/ (of an object that exhibits chirality)  :: chiral
chirality {n} /kaɪˈɹælɪti/ (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics)  :: chiralité {f}
chirography {n} (calligraphy or penmanship)  :: chirographie {f}
chiropractor {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəˌpɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ (chiropractor)  :: chiropraticien {m}, chiropraticienne {f}
chiropterologist {n} /kaɪˌɹɑptəˈɹɑlədʒɪst/ (one who studies bats)  :: chiroptérologue {m} {f}
chirp {n} /tʃɜː(ɹ)p/ (birds)  :: pépiement {m}, piaillement {m}
chirp {n} (insects)  :: stridulation, craquètement
chirp {v} (birds)  :: gazouiller, piailler
chirp {v} (insects)  :: striduler, craqueter
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal)  :: ciseau {m}, burin {m}
chisel {v} (to use a chisel)  :: ciseler
chiseler {n} (person who carves using a chisel)  :: ciseleur {m}
chit {v} /t͡ʃɪt/ (to initiate sprouting (of tubers))  :: piquer
chit {n} (a child or babe)  :: départoir {m}
chit-chat {n} (gossip; mindless banter)  :: blabla {m}, parlotte {f}, bavardage {m}
chit-chat {v} (to engage in small talk)  :: blablater, parler de la pluie et du beau temps, parler de tout et de rien, tailler une bavette
chitin {n} /ˈkaɪtɪn/ (polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in arthropod and fungi)  :: chitine {f}
chiton {n} /ˈkaɪtn̩/ (Greek tunic)  :: chiton {m}
chiton {n} (mollusc)  :: chiton {m}
chitosan {n} (oligosaccharide)  :: chitosane {m}
chitterlings {n} /ˈtʃɪɾɚlɪŋz/ (small pig intestine, boiled and fried)  :: tripes de porc {m-p}
chivalrous {adj} /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹʌs/ (involving chivalry)  :: galant, chevaleresque
chivalrous {adj}  :: chevaleresque
chivalry {n} /ˈʃɪvalɹi/ (ethical code)  :: chevalerie {f}
chivalry {n} (Courteous behavior, especially that of men towards women)  :: galanterie {f}
chive {n} /tʃaɪv/ (plant)  :: ciboulette {f}, cive {f}
chive {n} (chives: herb)  :: ciboulette
chlamydia {n} /kləˈmɪd.i.ə/ (sexually transmitted disease)  :: chlamydia {f}
chlamydiosis {n}  :: chlamydiase {f}
chlamys {n} /ˈklæmɪs/ (short cloak)  :: chlamyde {f}
chlorate {n} (any salt of chloric acid)  :: chlorate {m}
chloric acid {n} (HClO3)  :: acide chlorique {m}
chloride {n} /ˈklɔːɹaɪd/ (any salt of hydrochloric acid)  :: chlorure {m}
chlorinate {v} (to add chlorine to)  :: chlorer
chlorine {n} /ˈklɔɹiːn/ (chemical element)  :: chlore {m}
chlorite {n} /ˈklɔːɹʌɪt/ (salt of chlorous acid)  :: chlorite {m}
chloro- {prefix} (chemistry: containing chlorine)  :: chloro-
chloroauric {adj} (of or pertaining to chloroauric acid)  :: chloraurique
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen)  :: chlorofluorocarbure {m}
chloroform {n} /ˈklɔːɹə(ʊ)̩fɔː(ɹ)m/ ((chemistry) an anesthetic)  :: chloroforme {m}
chloroform {v} (to treat with chloroform, or to render unconscious with chloroform)  :: chloroformer
chlorogenic {adj} (Of or pertaining to chlorogenic acid)  :: chlorogénique
chlorophyll {n} /ˈklɔɹ.ə.fɪl/ (green pigment)  :: chlorophylle {f}
chlorophyllic {adj} (of, pertaining to, resembling or derived from chlorophyll)  :: chlorophyllien
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle)  :: chloroplaste {m}
chlorosis {n} (yellow-green colouration of the skin)  :: chlorose {f}
chlorosis {n} (yellowing of the leaves)  :: chlorose {f}
chlorotic {adj} (afflicted with chlorosis)  :: chlorotique {m} {f}
chock {n} /tʃɒk/ (wooden block used as a wedge or filler)  :: coinceur {m}
chock {n} (nautical: fitting or fixture used to restrict movement, especially movement of a line)  :: remplissage {m}, tin {m}
chock {adv}  :: carrément, en plein
chock full {adj} (containing the maximum amount)  :: plein à craquer {m}, bourré {m}
chocolate {n} /ˈt͡ʃɑk(ə)lɪt/ (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans)  :: chocolat {m}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate)  :: chocolat {m}, (Belgium, filled) praline {f}
chocolate {n} (colour)  :: chocolat {m}
chocolate {adj} (made of or containing chocolate)  :: de chocolat, au chocolat, chocolaté
chocolate {adj} (colour)  :: chocolat
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate)  :: gâteau au chocolat {m}
chocolate chip {n} (small piece of chocolate)  :: pépite de chocolat {m}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg  ::
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate)  :: chocolat au lait {m}
chocolate truffle {n} (type of confection)  :: truffe en chocolat {f}
chocolatier {n} (producer of chocolate)  :: chocolatier {m}
choice {n} /tʃɔɪs/ (option or decision)  :: choix {m}
choice {n} (selection or preference)  :: choix {m}
choice {n} (anything that can be chosen)  :: choix {m}
choice {n} (definite: best or most preferable part)  :: morceau de choix {m}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred)  :: de choix
choir {n} /kwaɪɚ/ (singing group)  :: chœur {m}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly)  :: chœur
choir {n} (a rank or order of angels)  :: classe, chœur
choir school {n}  :: manécanterie {f}
choke {v} /t͡ʃoʊk/ (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe)  :: suffoquer, s'étouffer
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them)  :: étouffer, juguler
choke {n} (control on a carburetor)  :: starter {m}
choke {n} (type of hold in wrestling etc.)  :: mainmise
choke {n} (constriction at a shotgun barrel)  :: réduit
choker {n} /ˈtʃoʊkɚ/ (jewelry or accessory)  :: ras-de-cou {m}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder  ::
cholera {n} /ˈkɒləɹə/ (infectious disease)  :: choléra {m}
choleraic {adj} (relating to, or resembling, cholera)  :: cholérique
cholesteric {adj} (relating to chiral nematic phase of crystals)  :: cholestérique
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes)  :: cholestérol {m}
cholesterolemia {n} (presence of cholesterol in the blood)  :: cholestérolémie {f}
choline {n} /ˈkoʊliːn/ (organic chemistry: a compound)  :: choline {f}
chondroma {n} (benign tumour)  :: chondrome {m}
chondrosarcoma {n} (type of cancer)  :: chondrosarcome
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take  ::
choose {v} /t͡ʃuːz/ (to pick)  :: choisir
choose {v} (to elect)  :: élire
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way)  :: décider
choosy {adj} (taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements)  :: sélectif, exigeant, difficile, to be choosy: faire la fine bouche
chop {n} /tʃɒp/ (cut of meat)  :: côtelette {f}
chop {n} (martial arts: type of blow)  :: atemi {m}
chop {n} (poker: result of a tied poker hand)  :: égalité {f}
chop {n}  :: coup de hache {m}
chop {v} (to cut into pieces)  :: hacher, découper, couper
chop suey {n} (Cantonese dish)  :: chop suey {m}
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up)  :: vite-vite, grouille-grouille ! grouille-toi !, magne-toi !, et on se dépêche !, plus vite que ça !, on va pas coucher là !
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter  ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe  ::
chopper {n} /ˈtʃɑ.pɚ/ (knife for chopping food)  :: hachoir {m}
chopper {n} (slang: penis)  :: zob {m}
chopper {n} (informal: helicopter)  :: banane {f}, hélico {m}
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food)  :: planche à hacher {f}, planche à découper
choppy {adj} (having many small, rough waves)  :: haché, saccadé
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil)  :: baguette {f}
choral {n} (chorale) SEE: chorale  ::
chorale {n} /kɔːˈɹɑːl/ (chorus)  :: chorale {f}
chord {n} /kɔɹd/ (combination of three or more notes)  :: accord
chord {n} (straight line)  :: corde {f}
chordal {adj} (kind of graph)  :: cordal
chore {n} /tʃɔɹ/ (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task)  :: corvée {f}, tâche {f}
choreographer {n} (person who choreographs)  :: chorégraphe
choreographically {adv} (in the manner of choreography)  :: chorégraphiquement
choreographist {n} (choreographist) SEE: choreographer  ::
choreography {n} /ˌkɔɹ.iˈɒɡ.ɹə.fi/ (art)  :: chorégraphie {f}
choreography {n}  :: chorégraphie {f}
chorion {n} (one of the membranes surrounding a fetus)  :: chorion {m}
chorion {n} (outer case of an insect egg)  :: chorion {m}
chorion {n} (outer membrane of seeds of plants)  :: chorion {m}
chorister {n} (singer in a choir)  :: chœureur {m}, chœureuse {f}
chorizo {n} /tʃɔˈɹiθɔ/ (type of sausage)  :: chorizo {m}
chorography {n}  :: chorographie {f}
choroid {n} /ˈkoʊɹɔɪd/ (vascular layer of the eye)  :: choroïde {f}
chorten {n} (Tibetan stupa)  :: chörten {m}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh)  :: gloussement {m}
chortle {v} (to laugh with a chortle or chortles)  :: glousser
chorus {n} /ˈkɔːɹəs/ (group of singers and dancers in the religious festivals of ancient Greece)  :: chœur antique {m}, chœur {m}
chorus {n} (group of people in a play or performance who recite together)  :: chœur {m}, chorale {f}
chorus {n} (singing group who perform together)  :: chœur {m}
chorus {n} (repeated part of a song)  :: refrain {m}
chorus line {n} (a line of performers in a revue or other show, dancing in unison)  :: corps de ballet {m}
choux pastry {n} /ʃuː ˈpeɪstɹi/ (light pastry)  :: pâte à choux {f}
chow {n} /tʃaʊ/ (Food, especially snacks)  :: bouffe {f}
chrematistics {n} (study of wealth)  :: chrématistique {f}
chresmologue {n} (a compiler of oracles)  :: chresmologe
chrism {n} /ˈkɹɪz(ə)m/ (mixture of oil and balm)  :: chrême {m}
christen {v} /ˈkɹɪsən/ (to perform the religious act of baptism)  :: baptiser
christen {v} (to name)  :: baptiser, nommer
chromatic {adj} (music: regarding all twelve traditional Western pitch classes, regardless of temperament or intonation)  :: chromatique
chromatin {n} /ˈkɹəʊmətɪn/ (complex of DNA, RNA, and proteins)  :: chromatine {f}
chromatography {n} /ˌkɹəʊ.məˈtɒɡɹə.fi/ (analytical chemistry: technique for separation of components in a mixture)  :: chromatographie {f}
chromatophore {n} (pigment-bearing cell or structure)  :: chromatophore {m}
chrome {v} /kɹoʊm/ (to plate with chrome)  :: chromer
chromium {n} /ˈkɹoʊmi.əm/ (chemical element)  :: chrome {m}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome  ::
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes)  :: chromosomique
chromosome {n} /ˈkɹoʊməˌsoʊm/ (structure in the cell nucleus)  :: chromosome {m}
chromosphere {n} (the faint pink extension of a star's atmospheric envelope)  :: chromosphère {f}
chronic {adj} /ˈkɹɒnɪk/ (that continues over an extended period of time)  :: chronique
chronic {adj} (medical: prolonged or slow to heal)  :: chronique
chronic {adj} (inveterate or habitual)  :: chronique
chronicity {n} (the condition of being chronic)  :: chronicité {f}
chronicle {n} /ˈkɹɒnɪkəl/ (a written account)  :: chronique {f}
chronicler {n} (person who writes a chronicle)  :: chroniqueur {m}
chrono- {prefix} (relation to time)  :: chrono-
chronogram {n} (a sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged)  :: chronogramme {m}
chronograph {n} (chronogram) SEE: chronogram  ::
chronograph {n} /ˈkɹɒnəɡɹɑːf/ (device which marks or records time or time intervals)  :: chronographe {m}
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological  ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest)  :: chronologique
chronologically {adv} (in a chronological manner)  :: chronologiquement
chronologist {n} (a person skilled in chronology)  :: chronologiste {m} {f}
chronology {n} /kɹəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/ (determining the order of events)  :: chronologie {f}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order)  :: chronologie {f}
chronometer {n} /kɹəˈnɒm.ə.tə(ɹ)/ (device for measuring time)  :: chronomètre {m}, chronoscope {m}
chrononym {n} (term for a period of time)  :: chrononyme {m}
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming  ::
chronophotography {n} (photographic technique which captures movement in several frames)  :: chronophotographie {f}
chronopsychology {n}  :: chronopsychologie {f}
chronoscope {n} (chronometer) SEE: chronometer  ::
chrysalis {n} /ˈkɹɪsəlɪs/ (the pupa of a butterfly or moth)  :: chrysalide {f}
chrysanthemum {n} (flower)  :: chrysanthème {m}
chryselephantine {adj} /kɹɪsɛlɪˈfæntɪn/ (made of gold and ivory)  :: chryséléphantin
chrysoberyl {n} /ˈkɹɪsə(ʊ)bɛɹɪl/ (mineral)  :: chrysobéryl {m}
chrysoprase {n} (variety of quartz)  :: chrysoprase {f}
chrysotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of gold)  :: chrysothérapie {f}
chthonian {adj} /ˈkθoʊni.ən/ (pertaining to the underworld; being beneath the earth)  :: chthonien
chthonic {adj} /ˈkθɒnɪk/ (dwelling within or under the earth)  :: chthonien
chthononosology {n} (the geography of diseases)  :: chthononosologie
chub {n} /tʃʌb/ (Leuciscus cephalus)  :: chevesne {m}, chevaine {m}
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner  ::
chubby {adj} /ˈtʃʌbi/ (of a person, somewhat fat)  :: potelé {m}, dodu {m}
chubby {adj} (of a body part, containing a moderate amount of fat)  :: dodu {m}, potelé {m}
chubby {n} (chubby person)  :: dodu {m}
chuchotage {n} /ʃu.ʃoʊˈtɑʒ/ (interpretation of a speech in a whisper)  :: chuchotage {m}, interpretation chuchote {f}
chuck {n} /tʃʌk/ (mechanical device)  :: mandrin {m}
chuck {v} (slang: to vomit)  :: vomir
chuck up {v} (to give up or abandon (something))  :: laisser tout en plan
chuckle {n} /ˈt͡ʃʌkəl/ (a quiet laugh)  :: ricanerie {f}
chuckle {v} (to laugh quietly or inwardly)  :: ricaner
chuckle {v} (to make the sound of chicken)  :: glousser
chug {v} /tʃʌɡ/ (to drink a large amount in a single action)  :: caler (canada), boire cul sec
chump {n} /tʃʌmp/ (an unintelligent person)  :: abruti {m}, idiot {m}, andouille {f}, âne {m}, imbécile {m}
chunder {v} /ˈtʃandə/ (to vomit)  :: vomir
chunk {n} /t͡ʃʌŋk/ (a part of something)  :: pièce {f}, morceau {m}
chunk {n} (a representative of substance)  :: bloc {m}
chunky {adj} /ˈtʃʌŋki/ (euphemism for fat)  :: courtaud, rondouillard, rondelet, corpulent
chunter {v} /ˈtʃʌn.tɚ/ (grumble, complain)  :: se plaindre
church {n} /t͡ʃɝt͡ʃ/ (house of worship)  :: église {f}
church {n} (a religious organization)  :: église {f}
church service {n} (communal worship)  :: office religieux {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church)  :: pratiquant {m}, chrétien pratiquant {m}, catholique pratiquant {m}
churchgoing {adj} (regularly attending church)  :: pratiquant {m}
churchwarden {n} (lay officer who handles secular affairs of the parish)  :: marguillier {m}, marguillière {f}
churchwarden's pew {n} (pew)  :: banc d'œuvre {m}
churl {n} /tʃɜrl/ (boorish person)  :: rustre {m}
churn {v} /tʃɚn/ (agitate rapidly)  :: baratter
churn {v} (figuratively: produce excessive motion)  :: agiter
churn {v} (tumble)  :: agiter
churn {n} (vessel for churning)  :: baratte {f}
churro {n} /ˈtʃʊɹ.oʊ/ (fried pastry)  :: chichi {m}, churro {m}
chute {n} /ʃuːt/  :: toboggan {m}
chutney {n} /ˈtʃʌtni/ (condiment)  :: chutney
chutzpah {n} /ˈxʊts.pə/ (nearly arrogant courage)  :: audace {f}, culot {m}
chèvre {n} /ˈʃɛvɹə/ (goatmilk cheese)  :: chèvre
chyle {n} /kaɪl/ (digestive fluid)  :: chyle {m}
chyme {n} /kaɪm/ (partly digested food passed from the stomach to the duodenum)  :: chyme {m}
chypre {n}  :: chypre
ciabatta {n} /tʃəˈbɑː.ta/ (a broad, flat, white Italian bread)  :: ciabatta {f}
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
ciao {interj} /tʃaʊ/ (transliteration of the Italian greeting or farewell)  :: tchao
ciborium {n} /sɪˈbɔəɹɪəm/ (A fixed vaulted canopy)  :: ciborium {m}
ciborium {n} (A covered receptacle)  :: ciboire {m}
cicada {n} /sɪˈkeɪ.də/ (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)  :: cigale {f}
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar  ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar  ::
cicely {n} (Myrrhis odorata)  :: cerfeuil musqué {m}
cicero {n} (12-point type)  :: Saint-Augustin, cicéro
cicerone {n} /t͡ʃɪt͡ʃəˈɹəʊni/ (guide)  :: cicérone {m}
cicisbeo {n} /ˌtʃitʃəzˈbeɪoʊ/ (Italian knightly servant of a high-born lady)  :: sigisbée {m}, cicisbée {m}, chevalier servant {m}, cavalier servant {m}
-cide {suffix} /-saɪd/ (killing of)  :: -cide
-cide {suffix} (killer of)  :: -cide
cider {n} /ˈsaɪ.dɚ/ (alcoholic beverage)  :: cidre {m}
cider {n} (drink/glass of cider)  :: verre de cidre {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink  ::
cigar {n} (tobacco product)  :: cigare {m}
cigar box {n} (box used for storing cigars)  :: boîte à cigare {f}
cigar lighter {n}  :: allume-cigare {m}
cigarette {n} /sɪ.ɡə.ɹɛt/ (cigarette)  :: cigarette {f}
cigarette case {n} (a small flat case for holding cigarettes)  :: porte-cigare {m}, porte-cigares {m}
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter  ::
cigarette paper {n} (rolling paper) SEE: rolling paper  ::
cigarillo {n} /ˌsɪɡəˈɹɪloʊ/ (thin cigar)  :: cigarillo {m}
cilantro {n} (leaves of the coriander plant)  :: coriandre
cinchona {n} /sɪŋˈkoʊnə/ (tree)  :: quinquina {m}
cinchona {n} (bark)  :: herbe des jésuites {m}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember  ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material)  :: cendre {f}
cinder block {n} (lightweight building block)  :: bloc de béton {m}, agglo, parpaing
cindynics {n}  :: cindynique {f}
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
cinema {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mə/ (a film/movie theatre)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} (film or movies as a group)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} (the film and movie industry)  :: cinéma {m}
cinema {n} (the art of making films and movies)  :: cinéma {m}
cinematic {adj} /sɪnəˈmætɪk/ (relating to the cinema)  :: cinématographique
cinematic {adj} (relating to kinematics) SEE: kinematic  ::
cinematographer {n} (a movie photographer, especially one who is in charge of shooting a movie)  :: directeur de la photographie {m}, directeur photo {m}
cinematographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cinematography)  :: cinématographique
cinematography {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.məˌtɒɡ.ɹə.fiː/ (the discipline of making and reproducing motion pictures)  :: cinématographie {f}
cinephile {n} (enthusiast of films and cinema)  :: cinéphile {m} {f}
cinephilia {n} (cinephilia)  :: cinéphilie {f}
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
cingulotomy {n} (a form of brain surgery)  :: cingulotomie {f}
cinnabar {n} /ˈsɪ.nə.bɑɹ]/ (mineral)  :: cinabre {m}
cinnamic acid {n}  :: acide cinnamique {m} {f}
cinnamon {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ (Cinnamomum verum)  :: cannelier {m}
cinnamon {n} (spice)  :: cannelle {f}
cinnamon {n} (colour)  :: cannelle {m}
cinnamon {adj} (colour)  :: cannelle (invariable)
cinquefoil {n} /ˈsɪŋk.fɔɪl/ (heraldry: stylized flower or leaf with five lobes)  :: quintefeuille {f}
cipher {n} /ˈsaɪfɚ/ (numeric character)  :: chiffre
cipher {n} (grouping of three digits in a number, especially when delimited)  :: tranche {f}
circa {prep} /ˈsɝkə/ (approximately, about)  :: [with a measure] environ, [with a date] vers
circadian {adj} (relating to rhythmic behavior with a period of 24 hours)  :: circadien
circle {n} /ˈsɝ.kəɫ]/ (geometry: set of points that are equally distant from a center)  :: cercle {m}
circle {n} (geometry: set of all points in a plane within a radius)  :: disque {m}
circle {n} (bagginess of skin under eyes)  :: yeux cernés {m-p}, cerne {f}
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path)  :: cercler
circle {v} (surround)  :: entourer, encercler
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around)  :: encercler
circle {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit  ::
circle {n} (indirect form of words) SEE: circumlocution  ::
circle {n} (traffic circle or roundabout) SEE: traffic circle  ::
circle contact lens {n} (contact lens that makes the iris appear larger)  :: lentilles cercle
circle segment {n} (circular arc) SEE: circular arc  ::
circuit {n} /ˈsɝ.kət]/ (enclosed path of electric current)  :: circuit
circuit {n} (circumlocution) SEE: circumlocution  ::
circuit board {n} (board)  :: circuit imprimé {m}
circuit breaker {n} (electrical switch)  :: disjoncteur {m}
circuitous {adj} /sɚˈkjuːətəs/ (of a long and winding route)  :: tortueux {m}
circuitry {n} /ˈsɝkətɹi/ (electrical circuits considered as a group)  :: circuiterie {f}
circular {adj} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)k.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (in the shape of, or moving in a circle)  :: rond
circular {n} (circular letter)  :: circulaire
circular arc {n} (continuous section of the circumference of a circle)  :: arc de cercle {m}, arc {m}
circular breathing {n} (technique)  :: respiration circulaire {f}
circular letter {n} (freely distributed letter or pamphlet on routine matters)  :: circulaire {f}
circular reference {n}  :: référence circulaire {f}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade)  :: scie circulaire {f}
circular segment {n} (circular segment)  :: segment circulaire {m}
circulate {v} (to move in circles)  :: circuler
circulate {v}  :: circuler
circulating {adj} (moving about freely)  :: circulant
circulation {n} /ˌsɝkjʊˈleɪʃən/ (The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system)  :: circulation {f}
circulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to a circulation)  :: circulatoire
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body)  :: circulation sanguine {f}
circumbendibus {n} /sɝkm̩ˈbɛndɨbəs/ (a roundabout or confusing manner)  :: circonlocution, galimatias, cultismegongorisme, préciosité
circumbinary {adj} (having an orbit around a binary star, or relating to such an orbit)  :: circumbinaire
circumcircle {n} (a circle that passes through every vertex of a given polygon)  :: cercle circonscrit {m}
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis)  :: circoncire
circumcision {n} (removal of foreskin from penis)  :: circoncision {f}
circumcision {n} (female circumcision) SEE: female circumcision  ::
circumference {n} /sɝːˈkʌm.fɹəns/ (length of such line)  :: circonférence {f}
circumference {n} (graph theory)  :: circonférence {f}
circumfix {n} /ˈsɚkəmfɪks/ (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part)  :: circonfixe {m}
circumflex {n} /ˈsɝkəmˌflɛks/ (circumflex accent)  :: circonflexe {m}, accent circonflexe {m}
circumflex {adj} (with circumflex accent)  :: circonflexe
circumlocution {n} /ˌsɝɹkəmˌləˈkjuʃən/ (roundabout or indirect way of speaking)  :: périphrase {f}, circonlocution {f}
circumnavigate {v} /ˌsɝ.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to sail completely around something)  :: circumnaviguer
circumnavigation {n} (circumnavigating)  :: circumnavigation {f}
circumnavigator {n} (a person who sails around the world)  :: circumnavigateur {m}
circumplanetary {adj}  :: circumplanétaire
circumscribe {v} /ˈsɝ.kəm.skɹaɪb/ (to draw a line around; encircle)  :: circonscrire
circumscribe {v} (to limit narrowly; restrict)  :: circonscrire
circumscribe {v} (to draw a circle, sphere, or higher-dimensional ball)  :: circonscrire
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district  ::
circumspect {adj} /ˈsɚ.kəm.spɛkt/ (carefully aware of all circumstances)  :: circonspect
circumspection {n} (attention to all the facts and circumstances)  :: circonspection {f}
circumstance {n} /ˈsɜːkəmst(ə)ns/ (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event)  :: circonstance {f}
circumterrestrial {adj} (around the globe)  :: circumterrestre {m} {f}
circumvallation {n} /sɜːkəmvæˈleɪʃən/ (rampart)  :: circonvallation {f}
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something)  :: contourner, circonvenir
circumvent {v} (to surround or besiege)  :: cerner
circumvent {v} (to outwit)  :: contourner
circus {n} /ˈsɝkəs/ (company that travels)  :: cirque {m}
circus ring {n} (arena in a circus where acts are performed)  :: piste {f}, piste de cirque {f}
cire perdue {n} (lost wax) SEE: lost wax  ::
cirque {n} /səːk/ (curved depression in a mountainside)  :: cirque {m}
cirrhosis {n} /sɪˈɹoʊsɪs/ (chronic disease of the liver)  :: cirrhose {f}
cirrocumulus {n} (a cloud type)  :: cirrocumulus {m}
cirrostratus {n} /ˌsɪɹəˈstɹeɪtəs/ (cloud)  :: cirrostratus {m}
cirrus {n} /ˈsɪɹəs/ (cloud)  :: cirrus {m}
cis {adj} /sɪs/ (chemistry)  :: cis
cis {adj} (cisgender)  :: cis
cis person {n} (person)  :: cisgenre
cisalpine {adj} (On the south side of the Alps)  :: cisalpin
cisgender {adj} /sɪsˈdʒɛndɚ/ (having a gender the same as one's sex)  :: cisgenre {m} {f}, cissexuel
cissexual {adj} (having a gender identity which matches one's birth sex) SEE: cisgender  ::
cissoid {n} (cissoid)  :: cissoïde {f}
cistern {n} /ˈsɪs.tɚn/ (reservoir for holding water)  :: citerne {f}
cistern {n} (flush toilet's container)  :: chasse d'eau {f}
cistus {n} (any plant of the genus Cistus)  :: ciste {m}
citadel {n} /ˈsɪtədəl/ (a strong fortress that sits high above a city)  :: citadelle {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place)  :: citadelle {f}
citation needed {phrase} (A portion of a wiki needs to be validated by a source.)  :: référence nécessaire, refnec
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote  ::
citizen {n} /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən/ (legal member of a state)  :: citoyen {m}, citoyenne {f}
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city)  :: citoyen {m}, citoyenne {f}, habitant {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place)  :: habitant {m}, résident {m}
citizen {n} (civilian)  :: civil {m}, civile {f}
citizen extraordinaire {n} (a person who has done much good for his or her society)  :: citoyen d’honneur {m}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event)  :: journalisme citoyen
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen)  :: citoyenneté {f}, nationalité {f}
citric {adj} /ˈsɪtɹɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon)  :: citrique
citric acid {n} /ˌsɪtɹɪk ˈæsɪd/ (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7)  :: acide citrique {m}
citrine {n} (brownish-yellow quartz)  :: citrine {f}
citron {n} /ˈsɪtɹən/ (greenish yellow colour)  :: jaune citron, citron
citron {n} (tree)  :: cédratier {m}
citron {n} (fruit)  :: cédrat {m}
citronella {n} (grass)  :: citronnelle {f}
citrus {n} /ˈsɪ.tɹəs/ (shrub or tree)  :: citrus {d} {m}
citrus {n} (fruit) SEE: citrus fruit  ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus)  :: agrume {m}
cittern {n} (instrument similar to a mandolin)  :: cistre {m}
city {n} /ˈsɪt̬i/ (large settlement)  :: ville {f}, cité {f}, grande-ville {f}
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city {n} (central business district) SEE: central business district  ::
city block {n} (part of town enclosed by streets)  :: pâté de maisons {m}
city center {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city council {n} (town/city governing body)  :: conseil municipal {m}
city hall {n} (building)  :: hôtel de ville {m}, mairie {f}
city state {n} (sovereign city)  :: cité-État {f}
civet {n} /ˈsɪ.vɪt/ (cat-like animal)  :: civette {f}
civic {adj} /ˈsɪvɪk/ (Having to do with a city or the people who live there)  :: civique
civil {adj} /ˈsɪv.əl/ (Related to people and government office as opposed to miliary or religion)  :: civil
civil {adj} (behaving in a reasonable or polite manner)  :: civil
civil aviation {n} (non-military aviation)  :: aviation civile {f}
civil code {n} (a systematic collection of laws between private parties)  :: Code civil
civil disobedience {n} (active and non-violent refusal to obey)  :: désobéissance civile {f}
civil engineer {n} (engineer specialised in civil engineering)  :: ingénieur civil {m}
civil engineering {n} (technical design and construction of public works and/or equivalent private ones)  :: génie civil {m}
civil law {n} (legal system contrasting with common law)  :: droit civil {m}
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations)  :: droit civil {m}, code civil {m}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances)  :: droits civiques {m-p}
civil servant {n} (government employee)  :: fonctionnaire {m} {f}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies)  :: société civile {f}
civil union {n} (legal union similar to marriage)  :: union civile {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country)  :: guerre civile {f}, guerre intestine {f}
civilian {n} /sɪˈvɪljən/ (non-military person)  :: civil {m}, civile {f}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces)  :: civil
civilise {v} (to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour)  :: civiliser
civilise {v}  :: civiliser
civility {n} (politeness; behavior which conforms to social conventions)  :: politesse {f}
civilization {n} /ˌsɪv.ə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (organized culture)  :: civilisation {f}
civilization {prop}  :: civilisation
civilize {v} (civilise) SEE: civilise  ::
civilized {adj} (having a highly developed society or culture)  :: civilisé
civvies {n} (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti  ::
clabber {n} /ˈklæb.ə(ɹ)/ (curdled milk)  :: crème fraîche {f}, lait aigre {m}
clad {v} /klæd/ (to clothe)  :: vêtir, habiller
clade {n} /kleɪd/ (group)  :: clade {m}
cladistics {n} /kləˈdɪs.tɪks/  :: cladistique {f}
cladogram {n}  :: cladogramme {m}
claim {n} /kleɪm/ (demand of ownership)  :: réclamation {f}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something)  :: affirmation {f}
claim {n} (demand of ownership for previously unowned land)  :: réclamation {f}, revendication {f}
claim {n} ((law) demand for compensation)  :: réclamation {f}, demande {f}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something)  :: revendiquer
claimant {n} (party who initiates a lawsuit) SEE: plaintiff  ::
claimant {n} (one who claims)  :: prétendant
clairvoyance {n} /klɛɹˈvɔɪəns/ (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses)  :: clairvoyance {f}
clairvoyee {n} (opening)  :: claire-voie
clam {n} /klæm/ (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel)  :: palourde {f}, praire {m}
clamber {v} /ˈklæm.bə(ɹ)/ (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly)  :: grimper
clammy {adj} /ˈklæmi/ (Cold and damp)  :: moite
clamor {n} /ˈklæm.ɚ/  :: clameur {m}
clamor {v} (to become noisy insistently)  :: vociférer
clamor {v}  :: clamer
clamp {n} /klæmp/ (woodworking tool)  :: attache, parenthèse, serre-joint
clandestine {adj} /klænˈdɛstɪn/ (done or kept in secret)  :: clandestin
clang {n} /kleɪŋ/ (cry of crane, goose, etc)  :: (of crane) glapissement {m}; (of goose) criaillement {m}, sifflement {m}
clanger {n} /ˈklæŋ.ə(ɹ)/ (noticeable mistake)  :: couac {m}
clap {v} /klæp/ (To applaud by clapping the hands)  :: applaudir
clap {n} (gonorrhea)  :: chtouille {f}, chaude-pisse {f}
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapometer {n} (an audience reaction monitor)  :: applaudimètre {m}
clapper {n} (the tongue of a bell)  :: batail {m}, battant {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film)  :: clap {m}, claquette {f}
claptrap {n} /ˈklæp.tɹæp/ (empty verbiage or nonsense)  :: verbiage, charabia, galimatias
claque {n} (people hired to applaud or boo)  :: claque {f}
claret {n} /ˈklæɹɪt/ (wine)  :: bordeaux-clairet {m}, clairet {m}
clarification {n} /ˌklæɹɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc)  :: clarification {f}
clarified butter {n} (cooking fat made from butter)  :: beurre clarifié {m}
clarify {v} /ˈklæɹɪfaɪ/ (to make clear)  :: clarifier
clarinet {n} /ˌklæɹɪˈnɛt/ (woodwind musical instrument)  :: clarinette {f}
clarinetist {n} (musician)  :: clarinettiste {m} {f}
clarion {n} /ˈklæɹiən/ (medieval brass instrument)  :: clairon
clarion call {n} (appeal)  :: appel du clairon
clarity {n} /ˈklæɹɪti/ (the state or measure of being clear)  :: clarté {f}
clash {n} /ˈklæʃ/ (loud sound)  :: fracas, cliquetis
clash {n} (skirmish)  :: échauffourée {f}, escarmouche {f}
clash {v} (conflict)  :: s'affronter
clasp {n} /klæsp/ (fastener or holder)  :: fermoir {m}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly)  :: serrer
class {n} /klɑːs/ (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (division of society into classes)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject)  :: cours {m}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year)  :: promotion {f}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order)  :: classe
class {n} ((mathematics) collection of sets definable by a shared property)  :: classe
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior)  :: classe {f}
class action {n} (lawsuit)  :: action collective {f}, recours collectif {m}
class struggle {n} (struggle between classes)  :: lutte des classes {f}
class variable {n}  :: variable de classe {f}
class warfare {n}  :: lutte des classes {f}
classeme {n} (generic seme)  :: classème
classic {adj} /ˈklæ.sɪk/ (exemplary of a particular style)  :: classique {m} {f}
classic {adj} (exhibiting timeless quality)  :: classique {m} {f}
classic {n} (example)  :: classique {m}
classic {n} (lasting work)  :: classique {m}
classic {n} (sports event)  :: classique {m}
classical {adj} (literature etc)  :: classique
classical {adj} (Greek and Roman)  :: classique
classical {adj} (art etc)  :: classique
classical guitar {n} (guitar used primarily for classical music)  :: guitare classique {f}
classical mechanics {n} (physical laws of nature that account for the behaviour of the normal world)  :: mécanique classique {f}
classical music {n} (music of the classical period)  :: musique classique {f}
classical music {n} (the more serious forms of European and American music)  :: musique classique {f}
classicism {n} (classical traditions of the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome)  :: classicisme {m}
classicistic {adj} (emulating the classical, characterised by classicism)  :: classicisant {m}
classifiable {adj} (able to be classified)  :: classable
classification {n} /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of forming into classes)  :: classification {f}
classifieds {n} (classified advertisements)  :: petite annonce {f} (individual ad), petites annonces {f-p} (all other uses)
classifier {n} /ˈklæsɪfaɪɚ/ (someone who classifies)  :: classificateur {m}
classifier {n} ((linguistics) word or morpheme used to indicate a semantic class)  :: classificateur {m}, mot de mesure {m}
classifier {n} ((computing))  :: classifieur {m}
classifier {n} ((OOP))  :: classifieur {m}
classify {v} /ˈklæsɪfaɪ/ (identify or divide into classes)  :: classifier
classism {n} /ˈklæsɪzm̩/ (discrimination based on social class)  :: classisme {m}
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class at school)  :: camarade {m} {f}, camarade de classe
classpath {n} (Java path)  :: classpath {m}
classroom {n} /ˈklɑːsɹʊm/ (room in a school)  :: salle de classe {f}
classy {adj} /ˈklæs.i/ (elegant and fashionable)  :: chic {m}, chique {f}
clathrate {n} /ˈklæθɹeɪt/ (clathrate compound)  :: clathrate {m}
clatter {v} /ˈklætɚ/ (To make a rattling noise)  :: claquer, craquer
clause {n} /klɔːz/ (grammar: group of words which include a subject and any necessary predicate)  :: proposition {f}
clause {n} (grammar: verb along with a subject and modifiers)  :: proposition {f}
clause {n} (legal: separate part of a contract)  :: clause {f}
claustral {adj} (of or pertaining to a cloister)  :: claustral
claustrophobe {n} /ˈklɔstɹəˌfoʊb/ (one who suffers from claustrophobia)  :: claustrophobe {m} {f}
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places)  :: claustrophobie {f}
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia)  :: claustrophobe
clavichord {n} /ˈklæv.ɪˌkɔɹd/ (early keyboard instrument)  :: clavicorde, manicordion
clavicle {n} (collar bone)  :: clavicule {f}
clavicular {adj} (relating to the clavicle)  :: claviculaire
clavicytherium {n} /ˌklæv.ə.saɪˈθɪə.ɹɪ.əm/ (harpsichord in which the soundboard and strings are mounted vertically facing the player)  :: clavicythérium, clavecin verticale {m}
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary  ::
claw {n} /klɔ/ (curved horny nail)  :: griffe
claw {n} (pincer of a crustacean)  :: pince
claw {n} (mechanical device for gripping)  :: pied-de-biche {m} (pieds-de-biche {p})
claw {v} (scratch or tear at)  :: griffer
claw {v} (to use claws to seize, to grip)  :: s'agripper
clay {n} /kleɪ/ (mineral substance)  :: argile {m}
clay {n} (tennis court surface)  :: terre battue {f}
claystone {n} (sedimentary rock composed of fine, clay particles)  :: argilite
clean {adj} /kliːn/ (not dirty)  :: propre, net
clean {adj} (pure, especially morally or religiously)  :: pur {m}
clean {adj} (not having used mind-altering or mood-changing substances)  :: abstinent
clean {adj}  :: propre
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object)  :: nettoyer, poutzer [Switzerland]
clean {v} ((transitive) to tidy up)  :: ranger
clean {v} ((intransitive) to make things clean)  :: nettoyer
clean {v}  :: nettoyer
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty  ::
clean and jerk {n} (in weightlifting)  :: épaulé-jeté {m}
clean as a whistle {adj} (very clean)  :: propre comme un sou neuf
clean as a whistle {adj} (completely innocent)  :: blanc comme neige
clean someone's clock {v} (defeat decisively)  :: battre à plate couture
clean up {v} (to make an area or a thing clean)  :: nettoyer
clean up {v}  :: nettoyer
cleaner {n} /ˈkli.nɚ/ (person who cleans)  :: nettoyeur {m}
cleaner {n} (device that cleans)  :: nettoyeur {m}
cleaner {n} (substance used for cleaning)  :: nettoyant {m}
cleaner {n} (professional laundry)  :: pressing {m}
cleanliness {n} /ˈklɛnlinəs/ (the property of being cleanly)  :: propreté {f}
cleanly {adv} /ˈkliːnli/ (in a clean way)  :: proprement
cleanness {n} /ˈkliːnnəs/ (state of being clean)  :: propreté {f}
cleanroom {n} (room or environment controlled to minimize airborne particulate matter)  :: salle blanche {f}
cleanse {v} /klɛnz/ (spiritually purify)  :: purifier
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent  ::
cleanup {n} /ˈkliːˌnʌp]/ (the act of cleaning or tidying)  :: nettoyage {m}
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct  ::
clear {adj} /klɪɹ/ (transparent in colour)  :: clair, transparent
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured)  :: clair
clear {adj} (free of obstacles)  :: libre
clear {adj} (without clouds)  :: dégagé, clair
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt)  :: clair, sans ambiguïté
clear {adj} (meteorology: less than 1/8 obscured by clouds)  :: dégagé
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify)  :: clarifier
clear {v} (to become clear)  :: s'éclaircir
clear cut {adj} (straightforward)  :: clair, direct, évident
clear one's throat {v} (forcibly expulsing air from one's lungs)  :: se racler la gorge
clearance {n} (sale of merchandise at a reduced price)  :: braderie {f}, liquidation {f}, soldes {m-p}
clearance {n} (medicine: removal of harmful substances from the blood)  :: clairance
clearance {n} (soccer: The act of kicking a ball away from the goal one is defending)  :: dégagement {m}
clearcutting {n} (forestry practice)  :: coupe à blanc {f}, coupe rase {f}
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees)  :: clairière {f}
clearing house {n} (a central point where clearing banks exchange checks etc and settle accounts)  :: chambre de compensation {f}
clearly {adv} /ˈklɪɹli/ (in a clear manner)  :: clairement
cleartext {n} (unencrypted text)  :: texte en clair, texte lisible {m}
cleat {n} /kliːt/ (protrusion on the bottom of a shoe)  :: crampon {m}
cleats {n} /kliːts/ (pair of shoes equipped with cleats)  :: crampons {m-p}, chaussures à crampons
cleavable {adj} (capable of being cleaved)  :: scindable
cleavage {n} /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/ (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft)  :: clivage {m}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts)  :: décolleté {m}
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division)  :: division {f}
cleavage {n} (chemistry: splitting of a large molecule)  :: clivage {m}
cleavage {n} (mineralogy: tendency of a crystal to split)  :: clivage {m}
cleave {v} /kliv/ (transitive to split or sever)  :: cliver, fendre
cleave {v} (transitive mineralogy)  :: cliver, tailler
cleave {v} (transitive figurative)  :: cliver
cleave {v} (transitive chemistry)  :: cliver
cleave {v} (intransitive to split)  :: fendre
cleaver {n} /ˈklivɚ/ (a squarish knife used for hacking)  :: fendoir {m}, couperet {m}
clef {n} (musical symbol)  :: clé {f}
cleft {n} /klɛft/ (opening made or as if made by splitting)  :: fissure {f}
cleft chin {n} (cleft chin)  :: menton fendu {m}
cleft lip {n} (harelip) SEE: harelip  ::
clematis {n} /ˈklɛmətɪs/ (any plant of the genus Clematis)  :: clématite {f}
clemency {n} /ˈklɛ.mə (leniency, mercy)  :: clémence {f}
clemency {n} (moderation of the severity of a punishment)  :: clémence {f}
clemency {n} (forgiveness or compassion)  :: compassion, pitié, miséricorde, commisération
clementine {n} /ˈklɛməntaɪn/ (citrus fruit)  :: clémentine {f}
clench {v} (to squeeze)  :: serrer
clepsydra {n} /ˈklɛpsɪdɹə/ (water clock)  :: clepsydre {f}
clerestory {n} (upper part of a wall)  :: clair-étage {m}, claire-voie {f}
clergy {n} /ˈklɝdʒi/ (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services)  :: clergé {m}
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy)  :: prêtre {m}, clerc {m}
clergyperson {n} (ordained (male or female) Christian minister, male or female member of the clergy)  :: prêtre {m}, prêtresse {f}
cleric {n} /klɛɹɪk/ (clergy member)  :: prêtre {m}, ecclésiastique {m}, clerc {m}
clerical {adj} /ˈklɛɹɪkəl/ (of or relating to clerks or their work)  :: administratif
clerical {adj} (of or relating to the clergy)  :: clérical
clerk {n} /klɝk/ (one working with records etc.)  :: greffier {m}
clever {adj} /ˈklɛvɚ/ (nimble with hands or body)  :: habile, agile, adroit, adroite {f}
clever {adj} (skillful)  :: talentueux
clever {adj} (resourceful, sometimes to the point of cunning)  :: malin {m}
clever {adj} (mentally quick or sharp)  :: intelligent, malin {m}
clever {adj} (showing inventiveness or originality)  :: ingénieux
clevis {n} (U-shaped coupling)  :: chape {n}
clew {n} (clue) SEE: clue  ::
cliché {n} /kliːˈʃeɪ/ (overused phrase or expression)  :: cliché {m}
cliché {n} (anything (other than a phrase) that is overused)  :: platitude, lieu commun
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché  ::
click {n} /ˈklɪk/ (sharp sound)  :: déclic {m}, clic {m}
click {n} (sound made by a dolphin)  :: clic {m}
click {n} (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse)  :: clic {m}
click {v} (transitive: operate so as to make click)  :: cliquer
click {v} (transitive: press and release (button on a mouse))  :: cliquer
click {v} (intransitive: click the left button of a mouse)  :: [on: sur] cliquer
click and collect {n}  :: click and collect {m}
click beetle {n} (beetle of the family Elateridae)  :: agriote {m}
clickably {adv}  :: cliquablement
clickbait {n} /ˈklɪkbeɪt/ (content aimed at generating advertising revenue)  :: piège à clics, putaclic
client {n} /ˈklʌɪənt/ (a customer or receiver of services)  :: client {m}
client {n} (computing: the role of a computer application or system)  :: client {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person)  :: client {m}
client service {n} (customer service) SEE: customer service  ::
clientele {n} /klaɪ.n̩ˈtɛl/ (body of clients who frequent an establishment)  :: clientèle {f}
clientelism {n} (a political system based on personal relations rather than personal merits)  :: clientélisme
clientelist {adj} (of or relating to clientelism)  :: clientéliste
cliff {n} /klɪf/ (a (near) vertical rock face)  :: falaise {f}
climate {n} /ˈklaɪmɪt/ (long-term atmospheric conditions)  :: climat {m}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation)  :: climat {m}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate)  :: changement climatique {m}
climate sceptic {n} (person)  :: climato-sceptique
climatic {adj} (of, relating to or influenced by climate)  :: climatique
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology)  :: climatologue, climatologiste
climatology {n} (science)  :: climatologie {f}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm  ::
climax {n} /ˈklaɪmæks/ (rhetoric: ordering of terms in increasing order of importance or magnitude)  :: climax {m}
climax {n} (point of greatest intensity or force)  :: apogée {f}, paroxysme {m}
climax {n} (orgasm)  :: jouissance, orgasme {m}
climb {v} /klaɪm/ (to ascend, to go up)  :: grimper, monter
climb {v} (to mount, to move upwards on)  :: escalader
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet)  :: grimper
climb {v} (to practice the sport of climbing)  :: escalader
climber {n} /ˈklai.mɚ/ (one who climbs)  :: grimpeur {m}
climbing {n} /ˈklaɪ̯mɪŋ/ (the sport of climbing)  :: escalade {f}
climbing frame {n} (playground equipment) SEE: jungle gym  ::
cling {v} /ˈklɪŋ/ (hold tightly)  :: accrocher, s'accrocher, coller, se coller
cling film {n} /ˈklɪŋˌfɪlm/ (plastic film that clings)  :: film étirable {m}
clingy {adj} /ˈklɪŋi/ (having a tendency to cling)  :: collant {m}, collante {f}
clingy {adj} (possessive over a lover)  :: collant {m}, collante {f}
clinic {n} /ˈklɪnɪk/ (medical facility)  :: clinique {f}
clinical {adj} /ˈklɪnɪkəl/ (dealing with how to practically manage patients)  :: clinique
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: psychologie clinique
clinker {n} (fetters) SEE: fetter  ::
clip {n} /klɪp/ (something which has been clipped)  :: extrait {m}, clip {m}
clipboard {n} (physical object)  :: planchette à pince {m}
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage)  :: presse-papiers {m}
clip-clop {n} /ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ (Onomatopoeia)  :: cataclop, tagada
clipper {n} (fast sailing ship)  :: clipper {m}
clique {n} /kliːk/ (small, exclusive group)  :: clique {f}
clit {n} /klɪt/ (slang: clitoris)  :: clito {m}
clitic {n} /ˈklɪ.tɪk/ (morpheme attached to another word)  :: clitique {m}
clitoral {adj} /ˈklɪdəɹəl/ (of, or relating to the clitoris)  :: clitoridien
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin)  :: capuchon du clitoris {m}, prépuce clitoridien {m}
clitorectomy {n} (clitoridectomy) SEE: clitoridectomy  ::
clitorial {adj} (clitoral) SEE: clitoral  ::
clitoridectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: clitoridectomie {f}
clitoris {n} /ˈklɪtəɹɪs/ (elongated erectile organ)  :: clitoris {m}
cloaca {n} /kloʊˈeɪkə/ (anatomical feature of birds etc)  :: cloaque {m}
cloak {n} /ˈkloʊk/ (cape)  :: pelisse {f}, pèlerine {f}
cloak-and-dagger {adj} (marked by menacing furtive secrecy)  :: de cape et d’épée
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
cloakroom {n} (room for coats)  :: garde-robe {f}
cloakroom {n} (room for luggage)  :: consigne {f}
clobber {v} /klɒb.ə(ɹ)/ ((computing) To overwrite or override, often unintentionally.)  :: écraser
clobber {v}  :: tabasser
cloche {n} /klɒʃ/ (women's hat)  :: cloche {f}
clock {n} /klɒk/ (instrument to measure or keep track of time)  :: horloge {f}
clock {n} (odometer)  :: indicateur de vitesse {m}, compteur de vitesse {m}
clock face {n} (the surface of a clock that contains the dial and hands)  :: cadran {m}
clock speed {n} (rate at which a processor performs)  :: fréquence d'horloge {f}, fréquence de base de temps {f}, fréquence de base {f}, fréquence de synchronisation {f}, vitesse d'horloge {f}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks)  :: horloger
clockwise {adv} /ˈklɒkwaɪz/ (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock)  :: dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montre, dans le sens horaire
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise  ::
clockwork {n} /klɑːkwɚk/ (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device)  :: rouage
clod {n} /klɒd/ (lump of something, especially of earth or clay)  :: motte {f}
clod {n} (stupid person)  :: [figuratively] cruche {f}, andouille
clodhopper {n} (strong, heavy shoe)  :: écrase-merde {f}
clog {n} /klɑɡ/ (a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel)  :: sabot {m}
clog {n} (a blockage)  :: bouchon {m}
clog {v} (to block or slow passage through)  :: boucher
cloister {n} /ˈklɔɪstɚ/ (covered walk with an open colonnade)  :: cloître {m}
cloister {n} (place devoted to religious seclusion)  :: cloître {m}
cloister {n} (monastic life)  :: (la vie des) cloîtres
cloistral {adj} (of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister)  :: claustral
cloistral {adj} (sheltered from the world; monastic)  :: monastique, monacal
clone {n} /kloʊn/ (living organism (originally a plant))  :: clone {m}
clone {n} (group of identical cells derived from a single cell)  :: clone {m}
clone {n} (copy of something already existing)  :: clone {m}
clone {v} (create a clone)  :: cloner
close {v} /kləʊz/ (obstruct (an opening))  :: fermer, boucher, clore
close {v} (move (a door))  :: fermer
close {v} (close (one's eyes))  :: fermer
close {v} (put an end to)  :: clore, mettre fin à, terminer, conclure, finir
close {v} (to make a sale)  :: conclure
close {n} (end or conclusion)  :: fin {f}, conclusion {f}, achèvement {m}
close {adj} /kləʊs/ (at a little distance)  :: proche {m} {f}, près
close {adj} (intimate)  :: proche
close {n} (street)  :: cul-de-sac {m}
close, but no cigar {phrase} (that's almost correct, but not quite)  :: presque réussi, mais raté
close down {v} /kləʊzˈdaʊn/ (to stop trading)  :: fermer, faire fermer
close to {prep} (near)  :: proche de, près de
closed {adj} /kloʊzd/ (not open)  :: fermé
closed {adj} (not public)  :: privé, fermé
closed {adj}  :: fermé
closed syllable {n} (Translations)  :: syllabe fermée {f}
closely {adv} /ˈkləʊsliː/ (in a close manner)  :: étroitement
closely {adv}  :: près
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative)  :: taciturne, peu bavard
closeness {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity  ::
closer {n} /ˈkləʊzə/ (baseball: relief pitcher)  :: stoppeur {m}
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
closet {n} /ˈklɑzɪt/ (furniture)  :: placard {m}
close-up {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale)  :: gros plan, plan rapproché {m}
closing {n} /ˈkloʊzɪŋ/ (end or conclusion)  :: clôture {m}
clostridium {n}  :: clostridie {f}
closure {n} /ˈkloʊ.ʒɝ/ (computing)  :: fermeture
closure {n} (mathematical set)  :: fermeture
clot {n} /klɒt/ (blood clot)  :: caillot {m}, thrombus {m}
clot {n} (a silly person)  :: imbecile {m}, idiot {m}
clot {v} (to form into a clot)  :: coaguler, cailler,
cloth {n} /klɔθ/ (woven fabric)  :: tissu {m}, étoffe {f}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth)  :: tissu {m}
cloth {n} (form of attire)  :: tenue {f}
clothe {v} /ˈkloʊð/ (adorn with clothing)  :: vêtir, habiller
clothes {n} /kloʊ(ð)z/ (apparel)  :: vêtements
clothes don't make the man {proverb} (clothes don't make the man)  :: l’habit ne fait pas le moine
clothes dryer {n} (appliance)  :: sèche-linge
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
clothes moth {n} (insect)  :: mite des vêtements {f}, teigne {f}, mite {f}
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)  :: pince à linge {f}, épingle à linge {f}
clothes screen {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
clothes-brush {n} (a brush for brushing clothes)  :: vergette {m}
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame)  :: étendoir {m}
clothesline {n} /ˈkloʊðzlaɪn/ (rope or cord for drying clothes)  :: corde à linge
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg  ::
clothing {n} /ˈkloʊðɪŋ/ (clothes)  :: vêtements {m-p}, habits {m-p}
clotted cream {n} (thick cream)  :: crème caillée {f}
cloud {n} /klaʊd/ (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)  :: nuage {m}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke)  :: nuage {m}
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying)  :: nuage
cloud {n}  :: nuage {m}
cloud {v} (to become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight)  :: s'obscurcir
cloud bank {n} (a wall of clouds observed from a distance)  :: barre de nuages {f}
cloud chamber {n}  :: chambre à brouillard {f}
cloud computing {n} (computing services provided over the Internet)  :: infonuagique {f}, informatique en nuage {f}
cloud nine {n} /ˈklaʊd ˈnaɪn/ (state of bliss)  :: septième ciel
cloud nine {n} (state of fantastic or impractical dreaming) SEE: head in the clouds  ::
cloud over {v} (to become cloudy or overcast)  :: couvrir, ennuager
cloudberry {n} (species)  :: plaquebière {f}
cloudberry {n} (fruit)  :: [Canada] plaquebière {f}, chicoutai {m}, chicouté {m}; [France] ronce des tourbières {f}, ronce petit-mûrier {f}, mûre des marais {f}, mûre arctique {f}
cloudburst {n} /ˈklaʊdˌbɝst/ (sudden heavy rainstorm)  :: averse {f}
cloud-cuckoo-land {n} /klaʊdˈkʊkuːlænd/ (imaginary place with unrealistic or silly people)  :: Coucouville-les-Nuées
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat)  :: panthère nébuleuse, panthère longibande, léopard tacheté
cloudy {adj} /ˈkɫaʊdi/ (covered with or characterised by clouds)  :: nuageux
cloudy {adj} (not transparent; not clear)  :: trouble
cloudy {adj} (uncertain; unclear)  :: brumeux, nébuleux, opaque
clout {n} /klaʊt/ (influence, effectiveness)  :: influence {f}
clove {n} /kloʊv/ (spice)  :: clou de girofle {m}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic)  :: gousse
clove hitch {n} (a bend formed by two half hitches in opposite directions)  :: nœud de cabestan {m}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation  ::
cloven {adj} (split or divided)  :: fendu
clover {n} /ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (plant in genus Trifolium)  :: trèfle {m}
clown {n} /klaʊn/ (performance artist working in a circus)  :: clown {m}, pitre {m}, bouffon {m}
clown {n} (person acting in a silly fashion)  :: bouffon {m}, pitre {m}, guignol {m}, idiot {m}, andouille {f}, mariole {m}
clownfish {n} (fish of the genera Amphiprion or Premnas)  :: poisson-clown, poisson clown {m}
cloze {n} /kloʊz/  :: texte à trous {m}
club {n} /klʌb/ (weapon)  :: bâton {m}, gourdin {m}
club {n} (association of members)  :: club {m}
club {n} (nightclub)  :: boîte {f}, boîte de nuit {f}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣)  :: trèfle {m}
club {n} (hitting implement)  :: club
club {v} (to hit with a club)  :: bâtonner
club soda {n} (carbonated water, see also: soda)  :: soda club {m}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club  ::
clubs {n} /klʌbz/ (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣)  :: trèfle {m}
cluck {n} (sound made by hen)  :: gloussement
cluck {v} (to produce cluck sound)  :: glousser
clue {n} /kluː/ (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion)  :: indice {f}
clue {n} (object or marking that may be used in evidence)  :: preuve {f}
clue {v} (to provide with information)  :: informer
clueless {adj} /ˈkluː.ləs/ (lacking knowledge or understanding)  :: ignorant
clump {n} /klʌmp/ (a small group of trees or plants)  :: massif {m}
clump {n} (a small group of trees or plants)  :: touffe {f}
clumsily {adv} (done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly)  :: maladroitement
clumsiness {n} /ˈklʌm.zi.nəs/ (the condition or quality of being clumsy)  :: maladresse {f}, inélégance {f}
clumsy {adj} /ˈklʌmzi/ (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous)  :: gauche, maladroit, lourd
clunker {n} (decrepit motor car)  :: guimbarde {f}, tacot {m}
cluster {n} /ˈklʌstɚ/ (group or bunch of something)  :: [group] groupe {m}, [cluster] grappe {f}
cluster {n} (group of galaxies or stars)  :: amas {m}
cluster {n}  :: groupe
clustered index {n} (Index that sorts the data in a table)  :: index cluster {m}
clusterfuck {n} /ˈklʌs.tɚˌfʌk/ (a chaotic situation)  :: bordel {m}, merdier
clustering {n} (a grouping of a number of similar things)  :: regroupement
clutch {v} /klʌt͡ʃ/ (to grip or grasp tightly)  :: agripper, serrer
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission)  :: embrayage
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission)  :: pédale d'embrayage
clutch {n} (A group or bunch)  :: nichée {f}, couvée {f}
clutch bag {n} (Type of handbag)  :: pochette {f}
clutter {n} /ˈklʌtɚ/ (a confused disordered jumble of things)  :: bric-à-brac {m}, bordel {m}, encombrement {m}
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here  ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come  ::
c'mon {contraction} /kəˈmɒn/ (come on)  :: vas-y, allez, envoye [Quebec, slang], enweye [Quebec, slang]
cnidarian {n} /naɪˈdɛəɹɪən/ (any of various invertebrate animals that belong to the phylum Cnidaria)  :: cnidaire {m}
cnidoblastic {adj}  :: cnidoblastique
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly)  :: co-
coach {n} /koʊtʃ/ (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power)  :: coche {m}
coach {n} (rail passenger car)  :: voiture {f}
coach {n} (trainer)  :: entraineur {m}, entraineuse {m}
coach {n} (long distance bus)  :: autocar {m}
coach {v} (sports: train)  :: entraîner, entrainer
coach driver {n} (driver of a horse-drawn coach)  :: cocher {m}
coachman {n} (male coach driver) SEE: coach driver  ::
coachwoman {n} (female coach driver) SEE: coach driver  ::
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant  ::
coadjutor {n} /kəʊəˈdʒuːtə/ (assistant to a bishop)  :: coadjuteur {m}
coagulate {v} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/  :: coaguler, cailler, thromboser
coagulate {n} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.lət/ (mass formed by means of coagulation)  :: caillot, coagulat, thrombus
coal {n} /koʊl/ (uncountable: carbon rock)  :: charbon {m}, houille {f}
coal {n}  :: charbon {m}, houille, [hot coals] braises {f}
coal mine {n} (a mine from which coal is mined)  :: mine de charbon {f}, charbonnage {m}, houillère {f}
coal tar {n} (black viscous tar)  :: coaltar {m}
coalesce {v} /koʊ.əˈlɛs/ (to join into a single mass)  :: se fondre, coalescer
coalesce {v} (to form from different elements)  :: se réunir, s'unir
coalescer {n} (device used to perform coalescence)  :: coalesceur
coalfish {n} (blackish fish)  :: lieu noir, colin {m}
coalition {n} /koʊəˈlɪʃən/ (group of organizations)  :: coalition {f}
coalmine {n} (coal mine) SEE: coal mine  ::
coarctation {n} (stenosis) SEE: stenosis  ::
coarse {adj} /kɔːɹs/ (containing large particles)  :: grossier
coarse {adj} (of inferior quality)  :: brut {m}, brute {f}
coarse {adj} (not refined)  :: vulgaire
coarsely {adv} (in a coarse manner)  :: grossièrement
coast {n} /koʊst/ (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay)  :: côte {f}
coast {v} (to sail along a coast)  :: caboter
coastal {adj} /ˈkoʊstəl/ (relating to the coast)  :: côtier
coaster {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout  ::
coaster {n} /kəʊ.stə(ɹ)/ (nautical: merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters)  :: caboteur
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table)  :: sous-verre {m}
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law)  :: garde-côte {m} {f}
coastline {n} (the shape of a coast)  :: rive {f}, littoral {m}
coat {n} /koʊt/ (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)  :: manteau {m}, paletot {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint)  :: couche {f}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material)  :: couvrir, revêtir
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc)  :: portemanteau {f}, cintre {m}
coat of arms {n} (hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon)  :: armoiries {f-p}, armes {f-p}, blason {m}
coat of mail {n} (defensive garment)  :: cotte de mailles {f}
coated {adj} /ˈkoʊtɪd/ (covered with a thin layer)  :: revêtu
coati {n} /koʊˈɑdi/ (any of several animals of the genus Nasua)  :: coati {m}
coating {n} /ˈkoʊtɪŋ/ (a thin outer layer)  :: couche {f}, pellicule {f}, enrobage {m}
coauthor {n} (author who collaborate with another to write something)  :: coauteur {m}
coax {v} /koʊks/ (persuade gradually)  :: cajoler, amadouer
coaxial {adj} /koʊ.ˈæk.sɪi.əl/ (having a common central axis)  :: coaxial
coaxial cable {n} (a transmission line)  :: coax {m}, coaxial {m}, câble coaxial {m}
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull  ::
cob {n} /kɑb/ (male swan)  :: cygne mâle {m} (there is no special word in French for cob in this sense)
cob {n} (building material of clay, sand, straw, water, and earth)  :: torchis {m}
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll  ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob  ::
cobalt {n} /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/ (chemical element)  :: cobalt {m}
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone  ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes)  :: cordonnier {m}, cordonnière {f}, [archaic] savetier {m}, [archaic] savetière {f}
cobbler's {n} (shoe repair shop)  :: cordonnerie {f}
cobblestone {n} /ˈkɑbl̩ˌstoʊn/ (a rounded stone)  :: pavé
cobra {n} /ˈkoʊbɹə/ (venomous snake)  :: naja
co-brother-in-law {n} (one's spouse's brother-in-law)  :: co-beau-frère; [general use] beau-frère (brother-in-law)
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb  ::
coca {n} /ˈkoʊkə/ (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca))  :: coca
cocaine {n} /koʊˈkeɪn/ (the narcotic)  :: cocaïne {f}
-coccus {suffix} (any spherical microorganism)  :: -coque {m}
coccus {n} /ˈkɑ.kəs/ (type of bacterium)  :: coccus {m}
coccygeal {adj} (relating to the coccyx)  :: coccygien
coccyx {n} /ˈkɑksɪks/ ((medical) final fused vertebrae)  :: coccyx {m}
cochineal {n} /ˈkɑtʃəˈni.əl/ (insect)  :: cochenille {f}
cochineal {n} (dye)  :: cochenille {f}
cochlea {n} /ˈkɒk.lɪə/ (the complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear)  :: cochlée {f}
cochlear {adj} (of or pertaining to the cochlea)  :: cochléaire {m} {f}
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick  ::
cock {n} /kɑk/ (any male bird)  :: mâle {m}
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism)  :: chien {m}
cock {v} (to lift the cock of a firearm)  :: armer le chien
cock {v} (to copulate (with))  :: baiser
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster  ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock  ::
cock pigeon {n} (male pigeon)  :: [♂♀] pigeon {m} {}, pigeon mâle {m} {}, mâle du pigeon {m} {}
cock ring {n} (sex aid)  :: anneau pénien {m}
cockade {n} /kɑˈkeɪd/ (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge)  :: cocarde {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} /ˌkɑkəˌdudəlˈdu/ (cry of the rooster)  :: cocorico
cockatiel {n} /ˌkɒk.əˈtil/ (a small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest)  :: calopsitte
cockatoo {n} (a bird)  :: cacatoès {m}
cockatrice {n} (legendary creature)  :: cocatrix {f}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha)  :: hanneton {m}, mélolonthe {f}
cocked {adj} (drunk)  :: bourré
cockerel {n} (young male chicken)  :: coquelet {m}
cockfight {n} (contest)  :: combat de coqs {m}
cockfighting {n} (gambling blood sport)  :: combat de coqs {m}
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle  ::
cockle {n} /ˈkɒkl̩/ (any of various edible European bivalve mollusks)  :: coque {f}
cockle {n} (any of several weeds, such as the corn cockle)  :: ivraie enivrante {f}
cockle {n} (corncockle) SEE: corncockle  ::
cocklebur {n} (any of the coarse composite weeds of the genus Xanthium, with a prickly fruit)  :: xanthium {m}
cockpit {n} (the space for pilot and crew in an aircraft)  :: cabine de pilotage {f}, cockpit {m}
cockroach {n} (type of insect)  :: cafard {m}, blatte
cock-robin {n} (a male robin)  :: rouge-gorge mâle {m}
cockscomb {n} (fleshy red crest of a rooster)  :: crête de coq {f}
cock-sparrow {n} (a male sparrow)  :: moineau mâle {m}
cocksucker {n} (a fellator)  :: suceur de bite {m}, suceuse de bite {f}
cocksucker {n} (an objectionable person)  :: lécheur de boule {m}
cocktail {n} (alcoholic beverage)  :: cocktail {m}
cocktail bar {n} (drinking establishment)  :: bar à cocktails {m}
cocktease {n} (One who sexually arouses)  :: allumeuse {f}
cockteaser {n} (cocktease) SEE: cocktease  ::
cocky {adj} (overly self-confident and boastful)  :: suffisant, arrogant
cocoa {n} /ˈkoʊ.koʊ/ (powder)  :: cacao {m}, poudre de cacao {f}
cocoa {n} (hot drink)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} (cup/mug of this drink)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} (colour)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa {adj} (of a light to medium brown colour)  :: cacao
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant)  :: fève de cacao {f}
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean)  :: beurre de cacao
coco-de-mer {n} /ˌkəʊkəʊdəˈmɛː/ (tree)  :: cocotier de mer {m}
coconut {n} /ˈkoʊ.kə.nʌt/ (fruit of coco palm)  :: noix de coco {f}
coconut {n} (coconut palm) SEE: coconut palm  ::
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut)  :: lait de coco {m}, lait de noix de coco {m}
coconut palm {n} (Cocos nucifera)  :: cocotier {m}
cocoon {n} /kəˈkuːn/ (protective case)  :: cocon {m}
cocoon {n} (any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical)  :: cocon {m}
co-counselling {n} (form of self-help counselling)  :: co-écoute
cod {n} /kɑd/ (marine fish of the family Gadidae)  :: morue {f}, cabillaud {m}
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement)  :: huile de foie de morue {f}
coddle {v} /ˈkɒdəl/ (to treat gently or with great care)  :: choyer, dorloter
code {n} /koʊd/ (body of law)  :: code {m}
code {n} (system of principles, rules or regulations)  :: code {m}
code {n} (set of rules for converting information)  :: code {m}
code {v} (write software programs)  :: programmer
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code  ::
code {n} (machine code) SEE: machine code  ::
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something)  :: nom de code {m}
code of conduct {n} (set of rules to guide behaviour and decisions in a specified situation)  :: code de conduite {m}
codebase {n}  :: codebase {m}
codec {n} (A device or program capable of performing transformations on a data stream or signal)  :: codec {m}
codeine {n} /ˈkoʊdin/ (addictive alkaloid narcotic)  :: codéine {f}
code-mixing {n} (code-switching) SEE: code-switching  ::
code-switching {n} (phenomenon of alternating between two or more languages)  :: alternance de code {f}, alternance codique {f}
codex {n} /ˈkoʊ.dɛks/ (early book)  :: codex {m}
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod  ::
codger {n} /ˈkɒdʒə/ (an amusingly eccentric or grumpy and usually elderly man)  :: grognon {m}, vieux bougon {m}
codicil {n} /ˈkəʊdɪsɪl/ (addition made to a will)  :: codicille {m}
codification {n} /ˌkoʊdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the process of precisely formulating a statement, as a code of laws)  :: codification {f}
codify {v} /ˈkɑ.dɨˌfaɪ/ (to reduce to a code)  :: codifier
codimension {n}  :: codimension {f}
coding {n} (encoding) SEE: encoding  ::
codon {n} (sequence of three nucleotides)  :: codon {m}
codpiece {n} /ˈkɒdˌpiːs/ (part of male dress to cover genitals)  :: braguette
codriver {n} (navigator in rally racing)  :: copilote {m} {f}
co-ed {adj} /ˈkoʊˌɛd/ (that teaches both males and females)  :: mixte {m} {f}
co-ed {adj} (that mixes males and females)  :: mixte {m} {f}
co-ed {n} (dated: young woman who attends college)  :: étudiante {f}
co-edition {n}  :: coédition
coeducation {n} (education of both male and female students in the same institution)  :: éducation mixte {f}
coefficient {n} /ˌkəʊ.ɪˈfɪʃn̩t/ (algebraic constant)  :: coefficient {m}, facteur {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic)  :: coefficient {m}
coefficient {n}  :: coefficient {m}
coefficient of friction {n} (ratio)  :: coefficient de frottement {m}, coefficient de friction {m}
coelacanth {n} /ˈsiː.lə.kænθ/ (either of two species of deep-water fish)  :: cœlacanthe {m}
coelenterate {n} (simple aquatic animal bearing tentacles)  :: cœlentéré {m}
coelenteric {adj} (of or relating to a coelenterate)  :: cœlentéré
coeliac {adj} /ˈsiːlɪæk/ (of the abdomen)  :: cœliaque
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten)  :: cœlialgie {f}, maladie cœliaque {f}
coenure {n} (larva of taenia)  :: cénure {m}, coenure {m}
coerce {v} /koʊˈɝs/ (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will)  :: forcer, contraindre
coerce {v} (to force an attribute, normally of a data type, to take on the attribute of another data type)  :: forcer
coercion {n} /koʊˈɝʒən/ (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person)  :: coercition {f}
coercion {n} (computing: conversion of a value of one data type to another)  :: coercition {f}
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary  ::
coeval {adj} /koʊˈi.vəl/ (of the same age)  :: du même âge, contemporain {m}
coevolution {n} (evolution featuring mutual adaptation)  :: coévolution {f}
coexist {v} (Exist contemporaneously)  :: coexister
coexistence {n} (two or more things existing together)  :: coexistence {f}
co-father-in-law {n} (father of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: co-beau-père {m}
coffee {n} /ˈkɔ.fi/ (beverage)  :: café {m}
coffee {n} (beans)  :: café
coffee {n} (plant)  :: caféier {m}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour)  :: café
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café  ::
coffee bean {n} (The seed of a tropical plant of the genus Coffea)  :: grain de café {m}
coffee break {n} (a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee)  :: pause-café {f}
coffee cup {n} (cup for coffee)  :: tasse à café {f}
coffee grinder {n} (a device for pulverizing or powdering coffee beans)  :: moulin à café {m}
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee)  :: cafetière
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffee table {n} (type of table)  :: table basse {f}, table de salon {f}
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee)  :: machine à café {f}
coffer {n} /ˈkɔfɚ/ (strongbox)  :: coffre {m}
coffer {n} (architecture: ornamental sunken panel)  :: caisson {m}
coffin {n} /ˈkɔfɪn/ (box in which a dead person is buried)  :: cercueil {m}
coffin bone {n} (bone in the equine leg)  :: os du pied {m}
cofounder {n} /ˈkoʊˈfaʊndɚ/ (one who founds something with someone else)  :: cofondateur {m}, cofondatrice {f}
cog {n} /kɑɡ/ (tooth on a gear)  :: dent {f}
cog {n} (gear; a cogwheel)  :: engrenage {m}
cog {n} (unimportant individual)  :: pion {m}
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cogeneration {n} (simultaneous or serial production of heat and electricity from the same source)  :: cogénération {f}
cogent {adj} /ˈko͡ʊd͡ʒn̩t/ (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence)  :: convaincant, persuasif, cohérent
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning)  :: intelligible, logique
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive)  :: irréfutable
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable  ::
cogitate {v} /ˈkəʊdʒɪteɪt/  :: cogiter
cogitation {n} /kɒdʒ.ɪ.ˈteɪʃ.ən/ (process of cogitating)  :: cogitation {f}
cognac {n} /ˈkɒn.jæk/ (type of brandy)  :: cognac {m}
cognate {adj} /ˈkɒɡ.nɨt/ (derived from the same roots)  :: apparenté
cognate {n} (word derived from the same roots as a given word)  :: cognat {m}, mot apparenté {m}
cognate accusative {n} /ˈkɒɡneɪt əˈkjuːzətɪv/ (object of kindred sense or derivation)  :: accusatif interne {m}, complément d'objet interne {m}
cognition {n} /kɑɡˈnɪʃən/ (process of knowing)  :: connaissance {f}
cognitive {adj} /ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv/ (relating to mental functions)  :: cognitif
cognitive dissonance {n} (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs)  :: dissonance cognitive {f}
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: psychologie cognitive {f}
cognizant {adj} /ˈkɒɡnəzənt/ (aware)  :: conscient
cognoscente {n} /ˌkɑɡ.nəˈʃɛn.ti/ (Someone possessing superior or specialized knowledge in a particular field; a connoisseur)  :: connaisseur {m}, expert {m}
cogon {n}  :: paille de dys, paillotte, impérata cylindrique, impérate
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cohabit {v} (live together as if married)  :: cohabiter
cohabitation {n} /koʊhæbɪˈteɪʃən/ (intimate relationship)  :: cohabitation {f}
cohabitation {n} (act of living together)  :: cohabitation {f}
cohere {v} /koʊˈhɪɹ/ (to stick together)  :: s'attirer, attirer, se cohérer
coherence {n} (quality of cohering; of being coherent)  :: cohérence {f}
coherence {n}  :: cohérence
coherent {adj} /koʊˈhɛɹənt/ (orderly, logical and consistent)  :: cohérent {m}
coherent {adj} (of waves having the same direction, wavelength and phase)  :: cohérent
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers)  :: cohéreur
cohesion {n} /koʊˈhiʒən/ (the state of cohering, or of sticking together)  :: cohésion {f}
cohesion {n} (the various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together)  :: cohésion {f}
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor  ::
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice  ::
cohort {n} /ˈkoʊ̯.hɔɹt/ (demographic grouping of people)  :: cohorte
cohort {n} (associate) SEE: associate  ::
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague  ::
coif {n} /kwɑf/ (hairdo)  :: coiffure
coif {n} (hood)  :: coiffe {f}
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle  ::
coil {n} /kɔɪl/ (something wound)  :: spire {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device)  :: stérilet {m}
coil {n} (electrical)  :: bobine {f}
coil {v} (wind into regular rings)  :: enrouler, enbobiner
coil winder {n} (machine that winds wire into coils)  :: bobinoir {m}
coin {n} /kɔɪn/ ((currency) a piece of currency)  :: monnaie {f}, pièce {f}
coin {n} (a token used in a special establishment like a casino)  :: jeton {m}
coin {v} (to create coins)  :: frapper une monnaie
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish)  :: inventer, forger
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency  ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism  ::
coinage {n} /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/ (process of coining money)  :: frappe {f} [de la monnaie]
coincide {v} /ˌkoʊɪnˈsaɪd/ (to occupy exactly the same space)  :: coïncider
coincide {v} (to occur at the same time)  :: coïncider
coincide {v} (to correspond)  :: coïncider
coincidence {n} (of objects, property of being coincident)  :: coïncidence {f}
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not)  :: coïncidence {f}
coincidental {adj} /ˈkəʊ.ɪn.sɪˌdɛ̩/ (occurring as or resulting from coincidence)  :: fortuit, coïncidentiel {m}
coincidentally {adv}  :: coïncidentiellement
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured)  :: franchise {f}
coitus {n} /ˈkɔɪ.təs/ (sexual interaction, see also: sexual intercourse)  :: coït {m}
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis)  :: coït interrompu {m}, coitus interruptus {m}
coke {n} /koʊk/ (coal product)  :: charbon, coke {m}
coke {n} (short for cocaine)  :: coke {f}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
col legno {adv} /ˌkoʊl ˈleɪnjoʊ/ (the strings must be struck with the wood of the bow)  :: col legno
cola {n} /ˈkoʊlə/ (drink)  :: coca {m}
cola {n}  :: coca {m}
colander {n} /ˈkʌləndəɹ/ (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta)  :: passoire {f}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid)  :: colchicine {f}
cold {adj} /koʊld/ (having a low temperature)  :: froid {m}
cold {adj} (of the weather)  :: (to be cold) faire froid [idiom in French; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (of a person)  :: (to be cold) avoir froid [idiom in French; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (unfriendly)  :: froid
cold {adj} (unprepared)  :: froid
cold {n} (low temperature)  :: froid {m}
cold {n} (illness)  :: rhume {m}
cold boot {v}  :: démarrage à froid {m}
cold chain {n}  :: chaîne du froid {f}
cold cream {n} (emulsion of water and certain fats)  :: cérat de Galien {m}
cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen)  :: quand les poules auront des dents (when hens will have teeth), semaine aux quatre jeudis (week with four Thursdays)
cold fish {n} (heartless individual)  :: pissefroid {m} {f}
cold fish {n} (unvigorous sexual partner) SEE: dead fish  ::
cold front {n} (leading edge of an advancing mass of cold air)  :: front froid {m}
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion)  :: fusion froide {f}
cold hands, warm heart {proverb} (having cold hands is an indication of warmheartedness)  :: froides mains, chaudes amours
cold sore {n} /ˈkoʊld ˌsɔɹ/ (small bump on the lips)  :: bouton de fièvre {m}
cold turkey {adv} (abruptly)  :: brutalement
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations)  :: guerre froide {f}
cold-blooded {adj} /ˈkoʊldˈblʌd.ɪd/ (lacking emotion or compunction)  :: impitoyable
cold-blooded {adj} (having an unregulated body temperature) SEE: ectothermic  ::
coldly {adv} (in a cold or uncaring manner)  :: froidement
coldness {n} (the relative lack of heat)  :: froideur {f}, froid {m}
coldness {n} (the sensation)  :: froid {m}
coldness {n} (limited enthusiasm or affection)  :: froideur {f}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage  ::
cole {n} /koʊl/ (brassica)  :: choux
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: colectomie {f}
colemanite {n} (calcium borate mineral)  :: colémanite {f}
coleopterologist {n} (expert in coleopterology)  :: coléoptérologiste {m} {f}, coléoptérologue {m} {f}
coleopterology {n} (scientific study of beetles)  :: coléoptérologie {f}
coleoptile {n} /kɒliːˈɒptɪl/ (in botany, a pointed sheath)  :: coléoptile {m}
coleslaw {n} /ˈkəʊlslɔː/ (a salad)  :: coleslaw {m}
coleta {n} ((bullfighting) pigtail)  :: coleta {f}
colic {n} (pain)  :: colique {f}
colitis {n} (inflammation of the colon)  :: colite {f}
collaborate {v} /kəˈlæbəɹeɪt/ (to work together on a piece of work)  :: collaborer
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably)  :: collaborer
collaboration {n} /kəˌlæbəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of collaborating)  :: collaboration {f}
collaboration {n} (treasonous cooperation)  :: collaboration {f}
collaborationist {n} (one who collaborates) SEE: collaborator  ::
collaborator {n} (person who works with others towards a common goal)  :: collaborateur {m}, collaboratrice {f}
collaborator {n} (person who cooperates traitorously with an enemy)  :: collaborateur {m}, collaboratrice {f}
collage {n} /kəˈlɑʒ/ (picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface)  :: collage {m}
collagen {n} /ˈkɒlədʒən/ (glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers)  :: collagène {m}
collagist {n} (one who makes collages)  :: collagiste {m} {f}
collapse {v} /kəˈlæps/ (to fall down suddenly; to cave in)  :: s'effondrer
collapse {v} (to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown)  :: s'effondrer
collapse {n} (act of collapsing)  :: effondrement {m}
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed)  :: pliable
collar {n} /ˈkɑ.lɚ/ (fabric garment part fitting around throat)  :: col {m}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal)  :: collier {m}
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure)  :: collier {m}
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle  ::
collard greens {n} (plant)  :: chou cavalier {m}, chou fourrager {m}
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batara de Bernard
collared dove {n} (collared dove)  :: tourterelle turque
collared peccary {n} (mammal)  :: pécari à collier {m}
collate {v} /ˈkoʊ.leɪt/ (examine diverse documents etc.)  :: collationner
collateral {adj} /kəˈlætəɹəl/ (parallel, along the same vein)  :: collatéral {m}
collateral {adj} (aside from the main subject, target)  :: collatéral {m}
collateral {adj} (of an indirect family relationship)  :: collatéral {m}
collateral {adj} (coming alongside)  :: collatéral {m}
collateral {adj} (acting indirectly)  :: indirect {m}
collateral {n} (security or guarantee)  :: nantissement {m}
collateral {n} (collateral relative)  :: collatéral {m}
collateral {n} (thinner blood vessel)  :: collatérale {f}
collateral damage {n} (collateral damage)  :: dommage collatéral {m}, dégât collatéral {m}
collative {adj} /kəˈleɪtɪv/ (of a benefice: in which the ordinary and the patron are the same person)  :: collatif
colleague {n} /ˈkɑliːɡ/ (fellow member of a profession)  :: confrère, collègue {m} {f}
collect {v} /kəˈlɛkt/ (to gather together)  :: rassembler, recueillir
collect {v} (to get from someone)  :: percevoir, récupérer
collect {v} (to accumulate items for a hobby)  :: collectionner
collect up {v} (to find and put together)  :: amasser
collectable {n} (collectable) SEE: collector's item  ::
collected {adj} /kəˈlɛktɪd/ (Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus)  :: posé
collectible {n} (collectible) SEE: collector's item  ::
collection {n} /kəˈlɛkʃən/ (set of items)  :: collection {f}
collection {n} (multiple related objects)  :: collection {f}
collective agreement {n} (contract on terms and conditions of employment)  :: convention collective de travail {f}
collective buying {n} (group buying) SEE: group buying  ::
collective noun {n} (noun referring to a group of similar things)  :: nom collectif {m}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively)  :: collectivisme {m}
collectivity {n} (a body of people considered as a whole)  :: collectivité {f}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing)  :: collectivisation {f}
collector {n} /kəˈlɛktɚ/ (person or thing that collects)  :: collectionneur {m}, collectionneuse {f}
collector {n} (person who is employed to collect payments)  :: percepteur {m}, encaisseur {m}, collecteur {m}
collector {n} (amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor)  :: collecteur {m}
collector's item {n} (item worth collecting)  :: objet de collection {m}, pièce de collection {f}
college {n} /ˈkɑlɪd͡ʒ/ (group of colleagues)  :: collège {m}
college {n} (academic institution)  :: université {f}
college {n} (institution of higher education)  :: université {f}, fac {f}
college {n} (specialized division of a university)  :: faculté
college {n} (politics: electoral college) SEE: electoral college  ::
collegiality {n} (power and authority that is shared among peers)  :: collégialité
collide {v} /kəˈlɑɪd/ (to impact directly, especially if violent)  :: entrer en collision, heurter
collider {n} (particle accelerator)  :: collisionneur {m}
collie {n} /ˈkɒli/ (group of dog breeds)  :: colley {m}
collier {n} /ˈkɑliɚ/ (person)  :: mineur {m}
colliery {n} /ˈkɑl.jɚ.ɪ/ (underground coal mine)  :: houillère {f} (in Belgium: charbonnage {m})
colligation {n} (formulation of a general hypothesis)  :: colligation {f}
colligative {adj} (property)  :: colligatif
collinear {adj} (on the same straight line)  :: colinéaire
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck  ::
collision {n} /kəˈlɪʒən/ (instance of colliding)  :: collision {f}
collocation {n} /ˌkɔloʊˈkeɪʃən/ (grouping of words that commonly occur together)  :: collocation {f}
colloid {n} /ˈkɒlɔɪd/ (stable system of two phases)  :: colloïde {m}
colloquial {adj} /kəˈloʊ.kwi.əl/ (of oral communication language)  :: familier, parlé
colloquialism {n} (colloquial expression)  :: expression familière {f}
colloquium {n} /kəˈləʊkwiːəm/ (academic meeting)  :: colloque {m}
colloquy {n} /ˈkɒ.lə.kwi/ (conversation, dialogue)  :: colloque {m}, conversation
collude {v} (to conspire)  :: faire collusion, comploter, colluder [law, dated]
collusion {n} /kəˈluːʒən/ (conspiracy)  :: collusion {f}
colluvium {n} (a loose accumulation of rock and soil debris at the foot of a slope)  :: colluvion {m}
cologne {n} /kəˈloʊn/ (eau de Cologne)  :: eau de Cologne {m}
colon {n} /ˈkoʊlən/ (punctuation mark)  :: deux points {m-p}
colon {n} (the last part of the digestive system)  :: côlon {m}
colonel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (commissioned office in the armed services)  :: colonel {m}
colonial {adj} /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl/ (Of or pertaining to a colony)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (US: Of or relating to the original thirteen colonies of the USA)  :: colonial
colonial {adj} (US: Of or relating to the style of architecture)  :: colonial
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy)  :: colonialisme {m}
colonialistic {adj} (of or pertaining to colonialism)  :: colonialiste
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony)  :: coloniser
colonist {n} /kɒlənɪst/ (a founder of a colony)  :: colonisateur {m} {}, colonisatrice {f} {}
colonization {n} (process of establishing a colony)  :: colonisation {f}
colonizer {n} (colonist) SEE: colonist  ::
colonnade {n} (a series of columns at regular intervals)  :: colonnade
colonoscopy {n} /kɑləˈnɑskəpi/ (examination of the colon using a colonoscope)  :: coloscopie {f}, colonoscopie {f}
colony {n} /ˈkɑləniː/ (region or governmental unit)  :: colonie {f}
colony {n} (group of organisms)  :: colonie
colophon {n} /ˈkɒləfən/ (end note about author and manuscript)  :: colophon {m}
colophon {n} (printer notice at the end of a book)  :: achevé d’imprimer {m}
colophony {n} (rosin) SEE: rosin  ::
coloproctology {n} (branch of medicine) SEE: proctology  ::
coloproctology {n} (colorectal surgery) SEE: proctology  ::
color {n} /ˈkʌl.ɚ/ (spectral composition of visible light)  :: couleur {f}
color {n} (particular set of the visible spectrum)  :: couleur {f}
color {n}  :: couleur {f}
color {adj} (conveying color)  :: en couleur
color {v} (give something color)  :: colorer, teinter
color {v} (draw using crayons)  :: colorier
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow)  :: rougir
color blind {adj} (unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors)  :: daltonien
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired)  :: daltonisme {m}
color coordinate {n} (coodinate of color)  :: coordonnée colorimétrique {f}
coloration {n} (act of coloring)  :: coloration {f}
colorectal {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to the colorectum)  :: colorectal
colorectally {adj}  :: colorectalement
colored {adj} /ˈkʌləɹd/ (having a particular kind of color)  :: coloré, de couleur
colored {adj} (colorful)  :: coloré, de couleur, en couleur
colored {adj} (influenced pervasively but subtly)  :: marqué, teinté
colored {adj} (US: of skin color other than the white, particularly black)  :: de couleur
colored {adj} (South Africa: of neither black nor white skin color)  :: métis
colored {n} (colored person)  :: personne de couleur {f}
colored {n} (colored article of clothing)  :: couleurs {f-p}
colored pencil {n} (pencil with coloured core)  :: crayon de couleur {m}
colorful {adj} /ˈkʌləfəl/ (possessing prominent and varied colors)  :: coloré
colorful {adj} (interesting, multifaceted)  :: coloré
colorimetric {adj} (analytical chemistry: of or pertaining to colorimetry)  :: colorimétrique {m} {f}
colorimetric {adj} (obtained by using a colorimeter)  :: colorimétrique {m} {f}
colorimetry {n} (science of measuring colours and assigning them numeric values)  :: colorimétrie {f}
coloring book {n} (a type of book)  :: livre de coloriage {m}
colorization {n} (a process to add color to movies)  :: colorisation
colorize {v} (to add color to)  :: coloriser, colorier
colossal {adj} /kəˈlɒsəl/ (extremely large)  :: colossal
colossus {n} (a statue of gigantic size)  :: colosse
colossus {n}  :: colosse {m}
colostomy {n} (incision)  :: colostomie {f}
colostrum {n} /kəˈlɒstɹəm/ (a form of milk)  :: colostrum {m}
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour television {n} (television in colour)  :: télévision en couleur {f}
colourant {n} (a pigment, dye etc added to something to change its colour or hue)  :: colorant {m}
colourless {adj} /ˈkʌlə(ɹ).ləs/ (having no colour)  :: sans couleur, incolore
-colous {suffix} (having a specified habitat)  :: -cole
colposcope {n} /ˈkɒlpəskəʊp/ (a form of endoscope)  :: colposcope {m}
colt {n} /koʊlt/ (young male horse)  :: poulain {m}
colt {n} (novice)  :: jeunot {m}
colter {n} /ˈkoʊltəɹ/ (cutter attached to the beam of a plow)  :: coutre {m}
colubrid {n} (snake in the family Colubridae)  :: colubridé {m}
colugo {n} /kəˈluːɡoʊ/ (arboreal gliding mammal)  :: dermoptère {m}, galéopithèque
columbarium {n} (a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns)  :: columbarium {m}
columbine {n} /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn/ (any plant of the genus Aquilegia)  :: ancolie {f}
columella {n} (any of various small structures in plants or animals)  :: columelle
column {n} /ˈkɒləm/ (upright supporting member)  :: colonne
column {n} (chemistry : object to separate components)  :: colonne
column {n}  :: colonne {f}
columnist {n} /ˈkɒ.lə.mɪst/ (regular writer of a column)  :: chroniqueur {m}
colza {n} (cabbage variety)  :: colza {m}, chou {m}
coma {n} /ˈkoʊmə/ (Deep sleep)  :: coma {m}
coma {n} (Cloud surrounding a comet nucleus)  :: chevelure {f}, coma {f}
comarca {n} (a traditional region or local administrative division found in parts of Spain, Portugal, Panama, Nicaragua, and Brazil)  :: comarque
comb {n} /koʊm/ (toothed implement for grooming the hair)  :: peigne {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles)  :: crête {f}
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)  :: peigner, coiffer
comb {v} (to separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers)  :: peigner
comb {v} (to search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb)  :: passer au peigne fin, ratisser
comb {n} (structure of cells made by bees) SEE: honeycomb  ::
comb jelly {n} (ctenophore) SEE: ctenophore  ::
comb over {v} (fine-tooth comb) SEE: fine-tooth comb  ::
comb through {v} (fine-tooth comb) SEE: fine-tooth comb  ::
combat {n} /ˈkɑmˌbæt/ (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory)  :: combat {m}, bataille {f}, lutte {f}
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory)  :: combattre
comber {n} /ˈkɑmbɚ/ (Serranus cabrilla)  :: perche de mer {f}
combinable {adj} (able to be combined)  :: combinable
combination {n} /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of combining)  :: combinaison {f}
combination {n} (one or more elements selected without regard of the order)  :: combinaison {f}
combinatorics {n} (a branch of mathematics)  :: combinatoire {f}
combine {v} /ˈkɑm.baɪn/ (bring two or more things or activities together)  :: combiner
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination  ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester  ::
combine harvester {n} /ˈkɑmˌbaɪn ˈhɑɹvəstəɹ/ (combine)  :: moissonneuse-batteuse {f}
combined {adj} /kəmˈbaɪnd/ (resulting from adding together)  :: combiné
combo box {n} /ˈkɒmbəʊ bɒks]/ (GUI widget)  :: boîte combinée {f}
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn  ::
combustible {n} (material capable of burning)  :: combustible {m}
combustion {n} /kəmˈbʌs.tʃən/ (the act or process of burning)  :: combustion
combustion {n}  :: combustion
combustion chamber {n} (space in a heat engine)  :: chambre de combustion {f}
come {v} /kʌm/ (to move nearer)  :: venir
come {v} (to arrive, to appear)  :: arriver
come {v} (to orgasm)  :: jouir, venir
come {v} (to become)  :: devenir
come a long way {v} (to make significant progress)  :: faire du chemin, parcourir du chemin
come about {v} (to come about)  :: se passer
come across {v} (give an appearance or impression)  :: avoir l'air de
come across {v} (find, usually by accident)  :: tomber sur
come after {v} (to pursue)  :: suivre
come after {v} (to succeed, to be the successor of)  :: suivre
come again {v} (could you repeat that)  :: pardon ?
come at {v} (To attack)  :: attaquer
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place)  :: revenir
come between {v} (to affect negatively)  :: provoquer une séparation, séparer
come by {v} (to get (trans.))  :: mettre la main sur ...
come clean {v} (to confess)  :: avouer, se confesser
come down {v} (graduate) SEE: graduate  ::
come down {v} (descend, fall)  :: descendre, tomber
come down to earth {v} (idiomatic expression)  :: redescendre sur terre
come down with {v} (to show symptoms of an illness)  :: tomber malade
come from {v}  :: venir de
come full circle {v} (complete a cycle of transition, returning to where one started)  :: boucler la boucle
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter  ::
come in handy {v} (to prove to be useful or helpful)  :: être utile
come into force {v} (become valid or active)  :: entrer en vigueur
come into play {v} (to become involved, start to play a role)  :: entrer en jeu
come off {v} (become detached)  :: se détacher, se décoller
come on {v} /ˈkʌm ˌɔn/ (to meet)  :: tomber sur
come on {interj} (expression of encouragement)  :: allez, vas-y
come on {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: mais enfin, mais voyons, c'est pas vrai
come on {interj} (hurry up)  :: allez
come on {interj} (expression of exasperation/impatience)  :: mais enfin, à la fin
come on to {v} (make a romantic or sexual advance to)  :: [slang] draguer
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet  ::
come out {v} (to exit)  :: sortir
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference)  :: sortir du placard, faire son coming out
come to {v} /kʌm ˈtu/ (recover consciousness after fainting)  :: revenir à soi
come to {v} (to total, to amount to)  :: monter à
come to {v} (to reach, to arrive at)  :: arriver à, atteindre
come to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
come to pass {v} (to happen, to occur)  :: se passer
come to power {v} (To be installed in high office)  :: arriver au pouvoir
come to someone's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone)  :: venir en aide
come to terms with {v} (to accept or resign oneself to something emotionally painful)  :: se résigner à, se résoudre à
come to think of it {adv} (now that I think about it)  :: maintenant que j'y pense
come together {v} /ˈkʌm tʊˈɡɛðə(ɹ)/ (to assemble, congregate)  :: affluer, s’assembler, s’unir
come true {v} (to become real)  :: se réaliser
come up with {v} (to invent, create)  :: inventer
come what may {adv} (idiomatic)  :: advienne que pourra, quoiqu'il arrive
comeback {n} /ˈkʌmbæk/ (retort or answer)  :: repartie {f}
comedian {n} /kəˈmiːdi.ən/ (entertainer)  :: humoriste, comique
comedienne {n} /kəˌmiːdiˈɛn/ (female comedian)  :: comédienne
comedy {n} /ˈkɑm.ə.di/ (a choric song of celebration or revel)  :: comédie {f}
comedy {n} (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone)  :: comédie {f}
comedy duo {n} (comic pairing) SEE: double act  ::
come-hither {adj} (seductive)  :: aguicheur {m}
comely {adj} /ˈkʌmli/ (pleasing or attractive to the eye)  :: avenant
comestible {adj} /kəˈmɛstɪbl̩/ (suitable to be eaten; edible)  :: comestible
comet {n} /ˈkɒmət/ (a celestial body, generally with a tail)  :: comète {f}
comeuppance {n} /kʌmˈʌpəns/ (an outcome which is justly deserved)  :: châtiment {m}
comfort {n} /ˈkʌm.fɚt/ (contentment, ease)  :: confort {m}
comfort {n}  :: confort
comfort {v} (to provide comfort)  :: consoler
comfort {v} (console) SEE: console  ::
comfort woman {n} (forced prostitute)  :: femme de réconfort {f}
comfort zone {n} (circumstances in which a person feels relaxed)  :: zone de confort {f}
comfortable {adj} /ˈkʌmft.əb.əl/ (providing physical comfort and ease)  :: confortable
comforting {adj} (giving comfort)  :: rassurant {m}, rassurante {f}
comfy {adj} /ˈkʌmfi/ (comfortable)  :: confortable
comic {adj} /ˈkɑmɪk/ (being funny)  :: comique {m} {f}, cocasse {m} {f}
comic {adj} (related to comedy)  :: comique {m} {f}
comic {n} (comedian)  :: comédien {m}
comic {n} (cartoon story)  :: bande dessinée {f}, BD {f}
comic book {n} (book or magazine)  :: bande dessinée {f}
comic relief {n} /ˈkɑmɪk ɹɪˈliːf/ (inclusion of a humorous character or scene)  :: faire-valoir comique {m}
comic strip {n} (series of illustrations)  :: bande dessinée {f}, bande {f}, strip
comical {adj} /ˈkɑmɪkəl/  :: comique
comics {n} (artistic medium)  :: bande dessinée, BD {f}, bédé {f}
coming {n} /ˈkʌmɪŋ/ (act of arriving; an arrival)  :: venue {f}, arrivée {f}
coming out of the closet {v} (self-disclosure of sexual orientation)  :: coming out {m}, sortie du placard {f}
comitative case {n} (case used to denote companionship)  :: comitatif {m}
comitia {n} (a popular legislative assembly in ancient Rome)  :: comices
comitology {n} /ˌkɒm.ɪˈtɒl.ə.dʒi/ (art of resolving issues by committees)  :: comitologie {f}
comma {n} /ˈkɑm.ə/ (punctuation mark ',')  :: virgule {f}
command {n} /kəˈmænd/ (order)  :: commandement {m}
command {n} (unit of military personnel)  :: commandement {m}
command {n} (computing: directive to a computer program)  :: commande {f}
command {v} (to order)  :: commander, ordonner
command {v} (to hold, to control)  :: diriger
command line {n} (text prompt)  :: ligne de commande {f}
command post {n} (headquarters of unit or commanding officer)  :: poste de commandement {m}
commandant {n} /ˈkɒməndænt/ (a commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division)  :: commandant {m}
commandeer {v} (to seize for military use)  :: réquisitionner
commandeer {v} (to force into military service)  :: enrôler de force
commander {n} /kəˈmændɚ/ (One who exercises control and direction of a military or naval organization)  :: commandant {m}, commandante {f}
commander {n} (Commander in an honorary order)  :: commandeur {m}
commander in chief {n} (Supreme commander of the armed forces of an entire country)  :: commandant en chef {m}
commanding general {n} (commanding officer) SEE: commanding officer  ::
commanding officer {n} (officer in command of a military unit)  :: commandant {m}
commandment {n} (a command or edict)  :: commandement {m}
comme ci comme ça {adv} (neither well nor poorly)  :: comme ci comme ça
comme il faut {adj} /ˌkʌmilˈfoʊ/ (proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards)  :: comme il faut
commemorate {v} /kəˈmɛməˌɹeɪt/ (to honor the memory of someone or something)  :: commémorer
commemorate {v} (to serve as memorial to someone or something)  :: commémorer
commemoration {n} (act of commemorating)  :: commémoration
commemorative {adj} (serving to commemorate)  :: commémoratif
commemorative {n} (commemorative postage stamp)  :: commémoratif
commence {v} /kəˈmɛns/ (To begin, start)  :: commencer
commend {v} (to congratulate or reward)  :: féliciter
commend {v} (to praise)  :: féliciter
commend {v} (to entrust)  :: recommander
commensurate {adj} /kəˈmɛnʃəɹət/ (proportionate; of a similar measurable standard)  :: commensurable
commensurately {adv} (In a commensurate manner.)  :: proportionnel
commensurately {adv} (With equal measure or extent.)  :: convergent,correspondant
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe  ::
comment {n} /ˈkɑmɛnt/ (spoken remark)  :: commentaire {m}
comment {n}  :: commentaire {m}
comment {v} (to remark)  :: commenter
comment out {v} (disable a section of source code)  :: commenter
commentation {n} (act or process of commenting)  :: commentation {f}
commentation {n} (utilization of comments in a source code)  :: commentarisation {f}
commentative {adj} (that occurs outside of the context of the film's action, and therefore cannot be heard by the film's characters)  :: commentatif
commentator {n} /ˈkɑmənˌteɪtəɹ/ (person who comments)  :: commentateur {m}
commenter {n} (one who comments)  :: commentateur
commerce {n} /ˈkɑm.ɚs/ (large scale trade)  :: commerce {m}
commerce {n} (coitus)  :: rapports {m-p}
commercial {n} /kəˈmɝʃəl/ (advertisement in a common media format)  :: publicité {f}
commercial {adj} (of or pertaining to commerce)  :: commercial
commercial at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
commercialization {n} (the act of commercializing)  :: commercialisation {f}
commercially {adv} (in a commercial manner)  :: commercialement
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commie {n} (communist (pejorative))  :: coco {m} {f}
commiserate {v} /kəˈmɪzəɹeɪt/  :: compatir
commiseration {n} (act of commiserating)  :: commisération {f}
commission {n} /kəˈmɪʃən/ (fee charged)  :: commission {f}, commission d'agent immobilier {f}, courtage {m}
commission {v} (send to do something)  :: charger, missionner
commission {v} (order a work of art)  :: commander
commission {v} (put into active service)  :: mettre en service
commissioner {n} (someone commissioned to perform certain duties)  :: commissaire {m} {f}
commissioning {n} (process)  :: mise en service {f}
commit {v} /kəˈmɪt/ (to entrust; to consign)  :: confier, commettre, remettre
commit {v} (to imprison)  :: consigner
commit {v} (to do (something bad); to perpetrate)  :: commettre
commit {v} (to pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger)  :: s'engager
commit {n} ((computing) making changes in the current database transaction permanent, visible and accessible to all users with the right access)  :: commit {m}
commit adultery {v} (commit adultery)  :: commettre un adultère
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself)  :: se suicider
commit to memory {v} (to learn by heart)  :: apprendre par cœur
commitment {n} (promise or agreement to do something in the future)  :: engagement {m}
commitment {n} (being bound emotionally/intellectually)  :: engagement {m}
committee {n} /kɑmɪˈtiː]/ (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose)  :: comité {m}, commission {f}
committee {n} (guardian) SEE: guardian  ::
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication  ::
commo {n} (commie) SEE: commie  ::
commode {n} (low chest of drawers)  :: commode {f}
commodity {n} /kəˈmɑdəti/ (anything movable traded)  :: produit {m}, bien {m}
commodity {n} (undifferentiated good)  :: bien de consommation courante {m}
commodore {n} /ˈkɑmədɔɹ/ (a naval officer)  :: commodore
common {adj} /ˈkɑmən/ (mutual)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common {adj} (usual)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity)  :: commun {m}, commune {f}
common {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinaire
common {adj} (grammar: of the gender resulting from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine genders)  :: (genre) commun
common alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder  ::
common ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior)  :: frène commun {m}
common bean {n} (plant)  :: haricot {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird  ::
common cockchafer {n} (Melolontha melolontha)  :: hanneton {m}, hanneton commun {m}
common cold {n} (mild infection)  :: rhume
common columbine {n} (common columbine / Common Columbine, Aquilegia vulgaris)  :: ancolie commune {f}
common currency {n}  :: monnaie courante {f}
common dandelion {n} (most common and well-known dandelion)  :: pissenlit commun {m}
common denominator {n} (common denominator in mathematics)  :: dénominateur commun {m}
common denominator {n} (common denominator in a category)  :: dénominateur commun {m}
common eland {n} (antelope)  :: antilope canna
common fraction {n} (fraction with two integers)  :: fraction d'entiers {f}
common gender {n} (a grammatical gender)  :: genre commun {m}
common good {n} (general interest of the population as a whole)  :: bien commun {m}
common grackle {n} (Quiscalus quiscula)  :: quiscale bronzé {m}
common gull {n} /ˈkɑːmən ˌɡʌl/ (Larus canus)  :: goéland cendré
common hepatica {n} (Hepatica nobilis)  :: anémone hépatique {f}
common kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus)  :: faucon crécerelle {m}
common law {n} (legal system of England and its former colonies)  :: common law {f}
common law {n} (law of general application)  :: droit commun {m}
common law {n} (law based on court judgments and opinions) SEE: case law  ::
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver  ::
common man {n} (the average citizen)  :: monsieur Tout-le-monde, l'homme de la rue {m}, citoyen lambda
common millet {n} (proso millet) SEE: proso millet  ::
common minnow {n} (a widespread species of minnow)  :: vairon {m}
common name {n} (a name by which a species is known to the general public)  :: nom vernaculaire
common noun {n} (noun that denotes any member or all members of a class)  :: nom appellatif {m}, nom commun {m}
common quail {n} (bird in the pheasant family)  :: caille {f}
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding)  :: bon sens {m}, sens commun {m}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus)  :: musaraigne carrelet {f}, musaraigne commune {f}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus)  :: corégone lavaret {m}
commoner {n} (a member of the common people)  :: roturier {m}, homme du peuple {m}, plébéien {m}
commonly {adv} /ˈkɑmənli/ (as a rule; usually)  :: fréquemment
commonplace {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinaire, banal
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché)  :: lieu commun {m}
commons {n} /ˈkɑmənz/  :: communs
commonwealth {n} /ˈkɑmənˌwɛlθ/ (form of government)  :: communauté, richesse commune
communal {adj} /kəˈmju.nəl/ (pertaining to a community)  :: communautaire
communal {adj} (shared by a community; public)  :: commun {m}
communicable {adj} (able to be transmitted between people or species)  :: communicable, communiquable
communicant {n} (person who receives Communion)  :: communiant {m}, communiante {f}
communicate {v} /kəˈmjunəkeɪt/ (to impart information or knowledge of; to make known, to tell)  :: communiquer
communicate {v} (to receive or take part in Holy Communion)  :: communier
communicate {v} (to express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means)  :: se communiquer
communicate {v}  :: communiquer
communication {n} /kʌˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act or fact of communicating anything)  :: communication {f}
communication {n} (concept of exchanging information)  :: communication {f}
communication {n} (a message)  :: communication {f}
communication {n} (body of data exchange)  :: communication {f}
communication {n} (instance of data transfer)  :: communication {f}
communication {n} (connection between tissues)  :: communication {f}
communicator {n} (one who communicates)  :: communicateur {m}, communicatrice {f}
communiqué {n} /kəˌmjuːn.ɪˈkeɪ/ (official announcement)  :: communiqué {m}
communism {n} /ˈkɒm.juˌnɪzm̩/ (philosophy)  :: communisme {m}
communism {n} (society)  :: communisme
communist {adj} /ˈkɒmjənɪst/ (of or relating to communism)  :: communiste
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy)  :: communiste {m} {f}
community {n} /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ (group sharing a common understanding)  :: communauté {f}
community college {n} (secondary school) SEE: secondary school  ::
community language {n} (unofficial language spoken as a local lingua franca) SEE: lingua franca  ::
community service {n} (alternative penalty)  :: travail d'intérêt général {m}, travaux communautaires {m-p} [Quebec]
communize {v} (To impose Communist ideals on people)  :: communiser
commutative {adj}  :: commutatif {m}, commutative {f} , abélien {m}, abélienne {f}
commutativity {n} (mathematics, physics: The state of being commutative.)  :: commutativité {f}
commute {v} /kəˈmjuːt/ (to regularly travel to and from work, school etc.)  :: faire la navette
commute {v} (math: to be commutative)  :: commuter
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work)  :: navetteur {m}, pendulaire {m} {f}
comorbidity {n} (presence of one or more disorders)  :: comorbidité {f}
co-mother-in-law {n} (mother of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: co-belle-mère {f}
compact {adj} /ˈkɑmˌpækt/ (closely packed)  :: compact
compact {adj} (having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space)  :: compact
compact {adj} (topological sense)  :: compact
compact disc {n} (optical disc used to store data)  :: disque compact {m}, CD {m}
compact disk {n} (CD) SEE: compact disc  ::
compactness {n} (state of being compact)  :: compacité {f}
companion {n} /kəmˈpænjən/ (someone with whom one spends time or keeps company)  :: compagnon {m}, compagne {f}
company {n} /ˈkʌmp(ə)ni/ (in legal context, a corporation)  :: société {f}, entreprise {f}, firme {f}, compagnie {f}
company {n} (group of individuals with a common purpose)  :: compagnie {f}
company {n} (social visitors)  :: compagnie {f}
company {n} (companionship)  :: compagnie {f}
comparability {n}  :: comparabilité
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar  ::
comparable {adj} /ˈkɑmp(ə)ɹəbl̩/ (able to be compared)  :: comparable
comparatist {n} (a person who carries out a comparative study)  :: comparatiste {m} {f}
comparative {adj} /kəmˈpɛɹ.ə.tɪv/ (of or relating to comparison)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {adj} (using comparison as a method of study)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {n} (grammatical construction)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative {n} (word in comparative form)  :: comparatif {m}
comparative advantage {n} (the ability to produce a particular good at a lower relative opportunity cost than another producer)  :: avantage comparatif {m}
comparative degree {n} ((grammar)) SEE: comparative  ::
comparative linguist {n} (linguist whose field is comparative linguistics)  :: linguiste comparatif
comparative linguistics {n} (a branch of historical linguistics that is concerned with comparing languages)  :: linguistique comparée {f}
compare {v} /kəmˈpeɹ/ (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another)  :: comparer
comparison {n} /kəmˈpɛɹɪsən/ (act of comparing or the state of being compared)  :: comparaison {f}
comparison {n} (evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things)  :: comparaison {f}
comparison {n} (state of being similar or alike)  :: comparaison {f}
comparison {n} (ability of adjectives and adverbs to form three degrees)  :: degrés de comparaison [degrees of comparison]
compartment {n} /kəmˈpɑː(ɹ)tmənt/ (chamber)  :: compartiment {m}
compartment {n} (part into which an area is subdivided)  :: compartiment {m}
compartment {n} (mound beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand)  :: terrasse
compass {n} /ˈkʌm.pəs/ (instrument to determine cardinal directions)  :: boussole {f}
compass {n} (area)  :: portée {f}, étendue {f}
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses  ::
compass point {n} (any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass)  :: point cardinal {m}
compass rose {n} (a circle indicating directions)  :: rose des vents {f}
compassion {n} /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ (deep awareness of the suffering of another)  :: compassion {f}
compassionate {adj} /kəmˈpaʃənət/ (having, feeling or showing compassion)  :: compatissant
compatibility {n} /kəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪti/ (the capability to exist without mutual interference)  :: compatibilité {f}
compatible {adj} /kəmˈpætəbəl/ (capable of easy interaction)  :: compatible
compatible {adj} (able to get along well)  :: compatible
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: compatriote {m} {f}
compel {v} /kəmˈpɛl/ (exact by force)  :: obliger
compel {v}  :: contraindre
compendium {n} (short, complete summary)  :: recueil {m}, compendium {m}
compensate {v} /ˈkɒmpənseɪt/ (to make up for; to do something in place of something else; to correct or fill)  :: compenser
compensation {n} /ˌkɒmpɛnˈseɪʃən/ (act or principle of compensating)  :: compensation {f}
compensation {n} (that which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent)  :: compensation {f}
compensation {n} (extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors)  :: dédommagement {m}, indemnisation {f}
compensation {n} (recompense or reward for some loss or service)  :: dédommagement {m}, émolument {m}, indemnisation {f}
compensation {n} (equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate)  :: compensation {f}, contrepartie {f}
compensatory lengthening {n} (lengthening of a vowel which occurs when a following consonant is lost)  :: allongement compensatoire {m}
compersion {n} /kəmˈpɝʒən/ (taking joy in seeing a loved one love another)  :: compersion {f}
compete {v} /kəm.ˈpiːt/ (to contend)  :: rivaliser
competence {n} /ˈkɒmpətəns/ (the quality or state of being competent for a general role.)  :: compétence {f}
competence {n} (the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.)  :: compétence {f}
competency {n} /ˈkɒmpətənsi/ (linguistics: implicit knowledge of a language’s structure)  :: compétence {f}
competently {adv} (in a competent manner)  :: avec compétence, de façon compétente
competition {n} /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən/ (action of competing)  :: compétition {f}, concurrence {f}
competition {n} (contest for a prize or award)  :: concours {m}, compétition {f}
competitive {adj} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/ (biochemistry: inhibiting an enzyme)  :: compétitif
competitiveness {n} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪvnəs/ (state of being competitive)  :: compétitivité {f}
competitor {n} (person against whom one is competing)  :: compétiteur {m}, compétitrice, concurrent
compilate {v} /ˈkʌmpaɪleɪt/ (assemble from a collection)  :: compiler
compilate {v} (produce executable)  :: compiler
compilation {n} /kɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/ (act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources)  :: compilation {f}
compilation {n} (that which is compiled)  :: compilation {f}
compilator {n} (compiler) SEE: compiler  ::
compile {v} /kəmˈpaɪl/ (assemble from a collection)  :: compiler
compile {v} (produce executable)  :: compiler
compiler {n} /kəmˈpaɪlɚ/ (computer program)  :: compilateur {m}
compiler {n} (a person who compiles)  :: compilateur {m}, compilatrice
complacency {n} (feeling)  :: complaisance {f}
complacent {adj} (uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements)  :: suffisant
complain {v} /kəmˈpleɪn/ (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)  :: se plaindre
complain {v} (to make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge)  :: porter plainte
complainant {n} (plaintiff)  :: plaignant {m}
complaint {n} /kʌmˈpleɪnt/ (grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining)  :: plainte {f}
complaint {n}  :: plainte {f}, réclamation {f}
complement {n} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (something which complements)  :: complète
complement {v} (to complete)  :: compléter
complement {v} (to provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides)  :: complémenter
complementarity {n} (state of being complementary)  :: complémentarité {f}
complementary {adj} /ˌkɑːmpləˈmɛntəɹi/ (acting as a complement)  :: complémentaire
complementary angles {n} (pair of angles)  :: angle complémentaire {m}
complemented class {n}  :: classe complémentée {f}
complementizer {n} (form of subordinate conjunction)  :: complémenteur {m}
complete {v} /kəmˈpliːt/ (to finish)  :: accomplir, terminer
complete {v} (to make whole or entire)  :: compléter
complete {adj} (with everything included)  :: complet {m}, complète {f}
complete {adj} (of metric space: such that every Cauchy sequence converges in it)  :: complète {f}
completed {adj} /kəmˈpliːtɪd/ (finished)  :: accompli, terminé
completely {adv} /kəmˈpliːtli/ (in a complete manner)  :: complètement
completely {adv} (to the fullest extent or degree)  :: complètement
completeness {n} (state or condition of being complete)  :: complétude {f}
completion {n} /kəmˈpliːʃən/ (making complete; conclusion)  :: achèvement
completion {n} (law: conclusion of an act of conveyancing)  :: exécution {f}
complex {adj} /kəmˈplɛks/ (intricate)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {adj} (not simple or straightforward)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {adj} (in mathematics)  :: complexe {m} {f}
complex {n} (in chemistry)  :: complexe {m}
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem  ::
complex analysis {n} (the branch of mathematics that studies holomorphic functions)  :: analyse complexe {f}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi)  :: nombre complexe {m}
complex plane {n}  :: plan complexe {m}
complex sentence {n} (sentence containing one independent clause and a dependent clause)  :: phrase complexe {f}
complexify {v} (make something more complex)  :: complexifier
complexion {n} /kəmˈplɛkʃən/ (appearance of the skin on the face)  :: teint {m}, complexion {f}
complexity {n} /kəmˈplɛk.sɪ.ti/ (The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement)  :: complexité {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication)  :: complexité {f}
compliance {n} /kəmˈplaɪəns/ (act of complying)  :: conformité {f}
compliance {n} (medical: accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan)  :: observance {f}
compliancy {n} (state of being compliant) SEE: compliance  ::
compliant {adj} /kəmˈplaɪənt/ (willing to comply)  :: docile, obéissant, accommodant
compliant {adj} (compatible with or following guidelines)  :: conforme
complicate {v} (to combine intricately)  :: compliquer
complicated {adj} /ˈkɒmplɪkeɪtɪd/ (difficult or convoluted)  :: compliqué, alambiqué
complication {n} (act of complicating)  :: complication {f}
complication {n} (a disease)  :: complication {f}
complicit {adj} /kəmˈplɪs.ɪt/ (associated with or participating in an activity, especially one of a questionable nature)  :: complice
complicity {n} (The state of being complicit)  :: complicité {f}
compliment {n} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement)  :: compliment {m}
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion)  :: complimenter, faire un compliment, faire des compliments
complimentary {adj} /kɑmpləˈmɛɾ̃əɹi/ (in the nature of a compliment)  :: flatteur, laudatif
complimentary {adj} (free; provided at no charge)  :: gratuit
compline {n} /ˈkɑːmplɪn/ (last of the canonical hours)  :: complies {f-p}
comply {v} /kəmˈplaɪ/ (to yield assent)  :: se conformer, respecter, acquiescer
component {n} /kʌmˈpoʊnənt/ (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity)  :: composant {m}
comport {v} /kəmˈpɔː(ɹ)t/ (to be in agreement)  :: se conformer à, s'accorder avec, être en agrément avec, se mettre d'accord, tomber d'accord
comport {v} (to behave (usually reflexive))  :: se comporter, se conduire, se tenir
comportment {n}  :: comportement {m}; comportement {m}
compose {v} /kəmˈpoʊz/ (to make something by merging parts)  :: composer
compose {v} (to make up the whole; to constitute)  :: composer
compose {v} (to construct by mental labor; to think up)  :: composer
compose {v}  :: composer
composed {adj} /kəmˈpoʊzd/ (showing composure)  :: calme, posé
composer {n} (one who composes music)  :: compositeur {m}, compositrice {f}, compositeur de musique {m}, compositrice de musique {f}
composite {adj} /kəmˈpɑːzɪt/  :: composé, combiné
composite {n}  :: composite {m}
composite {v} (to make a composite)  :: composer
composite bow {n} (bow made from horn, wood and sinew)  :: arc composite {m}
composite key {n}  :: clé composite {f}
composite particle {n} (subatomic particle)  :: particule composite {f}
composition {n} (synthesis as opposed to analysis) SEE: synthesis  ::
composition {n} (essay) SEE: essay  ::
composition {n} /ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ (proportion of different parts to make a whole)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} (general makeup of something)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} (mixture or compound)  :: composition {f}
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art)  :: composition {f}, œuvre {f}
composition {n} (Object-oriented programming)  :: composition
composition {n} (printing: typesetting) SEE: typesetting  ::
compositor {n} (typesetter) SEE: typesetter  ::
compost {n} /ˈkɑmpoʊst/ (decayed remains of organic matter)  :: compost {m}
compost {v}  :: composter
composure {n} (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession)  :: calme {m}, quiétude {f}
compote {n} /ˈkɑmpoʊt/ (fruit dessert)  :: compote {f}
compound {n} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined)  :: complexe {m}
compound {n} (group of buildings for the same purpose)  :: complexe {m}
compound {adj} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (composed of elements)  :: composé
compound {n} (anything made by combining several things)  :: composé
compound {n} (chemistry: substance made by chemical combination of elements)  :: composé
compound {v} (to put together)  :: composer
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word  ::
compound bow {n}  :: arc à poulies
compound butter {n} (mixture)  :: beurre composé
compound key {n}  :: clé composée {f}
compound sentence {n} (a sentence that has two or more independent clauses, joined by a conjunction and/or punctuation.)  :: phrase complexe {f}
compound word {n} (word composed of others)  :: mot composé {m}
comprador bourgeoisie {n} (section of an indigenous middle class)  :: comprador {m}
comprehend {v} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnd/ (to cover)  :: comprendre
comprehend {v} (to understand)  :: comprendre
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended)  :: compréhensible {m} {f}
comprehension {n} /kɑmpɹɪˈhɛnʃn̩/ (thorough understanding)  :: compréhension {f}, entendement {m}
comprehensive {adj} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnsɪv/ (broadly or completely covering)  :: complet, exhaustif
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities)  :: école moyenne {f}
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge  ::
compress {v} /kəmˈpɹɛs/ (to press together into a smaller space)  :: comprimer
compress {v} (to encode digital information into less bits)  :: compresser
compress {v}  :: comprimer, condenser
compress {n} /ˈkɑmpɹɛs/ (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds)  :: compresse {f}
compressed air {n} (air increased in pressure)  :: air comprimé {m}
compressibility {n}  :: compressibilité {f}
compression {n} /kɒm.pɹɛʃ.ən/  :: compression, réduction, concision
compressor {n} (device that produces pressure)  :: compresseur {m}
compressor {n} (device that reduces the range of an audio signal)  :: compresseur {m}
comprise {v} /kəmˈpɹaɪz/ (be made up of)  :: contenir, comprendre
comprise {v} (include)  :: comprendre
comprise {v} (compose)  :: être composé de
compromise {n} /ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/ (settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions)  :: compromis {m}, concession {f}
compromise {v} (to cause impairment of)  :: compromettre
compromise {v} (to breach a security system)  :: compromettre
comptroller {n} /kəmpˈtɹoʊləɹ]/ (the chief accountant of a company or government)  :: contrôleur
compulsorily {adv} (in a compulsory manner)  :: compulsivement
compulsory {adj} (mandatory)  :: obligatoire
compulsory {adj}  :: obligatoire
compulsory purchase {n} (government's right to expropriate private land)  :: expropriation {f}, expropriation pour cause d'utilité publique {f}
compunction {n} /kəmˈpʌŋk.ʃən/ (a pricking of conscience)  :: scrupule {m}, remords {m-p}
computation {n} (the act or process of computing)  :: calcul {m}
computation {n} (the result of computation)  :: résultat
computational {adj} (of or relating to computation)  :: informatique, computationnel
computational linguistics {n} (interdisciplinary field)  :: linguistique informatique
computative {adj}  :: computatif
compute {v} /kəmˈpjuːt/ (reckon or calculate)  :: computer, calculer
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense  ::
computer {n} /kəmˈpjutɚ/ (device)  :: ordinateur {m}
computer architecture {n} (conceptual structure)  :: architecture des ordinateurs {f}
computer architecture {n} (science)  :: architecture des ordinateurs {f}
computer engineering {n} (branch of engineering)  :: génie informatique {m}, ingénierie informatique {f}
computer game {n} (electronic game)  :: jeu vidéo {m}, jeu informatique {m}
computer graphics {n} (representation and manipulation of pictures by computer)  :: infographie {f}
computer language {n} (language associated with computers)  :: langage informatique {m}
computer program {n} (software)  :: logiciel {m}
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture)  :: informatique {f}
computer scientist {n} (one who studies or practises computer science)  :: informaticien {m}
computer system {n} (system for computing)  :: système informatique {m}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus  ::
computerization {n} /kʌmˌpjuːtəɹaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the act of computerizing)  :: informatisation {f}
computerize {v} (equip with a computer or a computer system)  :: informatiser
computing {n} /kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ/ (action of using a computer)  :: utilisation d'un ordinateur {f}
computing {n} (the study, field of computers and computer programming)  :: informatique {f}
computing {n} (calculation) SEE: calculation  ::
comrade {n} /ˈkɒmɹeɪd/ (mate, companion, or associate)  :: camarade
comrade {n} (companion in battle, fellow soldier)  :: camarade {m} {f}
comrade {n} (fellow socialist or communist)  :: camarade {m} {f}
comrade {n} (title used in leftist circles)  :: camarade
comrade in arms {n} (brother-in-arms) SEE: brother-in-arms  ::
comradeship {n} (the company of others)  :: camaraderie {f}
con {n} /kɒn/ (disadvantage of something)  :: inconvénient {m}, inconvénients {m-p}, contre {m}
con {n} (a convicted criminal, a convict)  :: taulard {m}
con {n} (a fraud)  :: duperie, escroquerie, arnaque {f}
con {v} (to trick or defraud, usually for personal gain)  :: duper, escroquer
con artist {n} (scam operator, conman)  :: escroc {m} {f}, arnaqueur {m}, arnaqueuse {f}
con game {n} (malicious breach of trust)  :: abus de confiance {m}
concatenate {v} /kənˈkætəneɪt/ (link together)  :: enchaîner, concaténer
concatenate {v} (computing: to join two strings together)  :: concaténer
concatenation {n} /kɑn.ˌkæt.ɪ.ˈneɪ.ʃən/ (series of links united)  :: enchaînement {m}
concatenation {n} (programming: joining two or more character strings)  :: concaténation {f}
concatenation {n} (programming: result of joining two or more character strings)  :: concaténation {f}
concave {adj} (curved inward)  :: concave
concavity {n} (the state of being concave)  :: concavité {f}
conceal {v} /kənˈsiːl/ (to hide something)  :: dissimuler, cacher
concede {v} /kənˈsiːd/ (to yield or suffer; to surrender)  :: concéder, céder, admettre
concede {v} (to grant, as a right or privilege)  :: concéder
concede {v} (to admit to be true)  :: concéder que, reconnaître, admettre
concede {v} (to yield or make concession)  :: céder
concede {v} ((sports) to have a point scored against)  :: concéder
conceit {n} /kənˈsiːt/ (overly high self-esteem)  :: vanité {f}, orgueil {m}
conceit {n} (idea, literary device)  :: concept {m}
conceited {adj} (vain and egotistic)  :: vain {m}, vaniteux, orgueilleux, suffisant, prétentieux
conceited {adj} (having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself)  :: prétentieux, vaniteux
conceited {adj}  :: vaniteux, orgueilleux, prétentieux {m}, narcissique
conceitedly {adv} (in a conceited or egotistical manner)  :: frivolement
conceivable {adj} /kənˈsiːvəbl̩/ (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable)  :: pensable, imaginable
conceive {v} /kənˈsiːv/ (to develop an idea)  :: concevoir
conceive {v} (to become pregnant)  :: concevoir, tomber enceinte
concentrate {v} /ˈkɑn.sən.tɹeɪt/ (bring to, or direct toward, a common center)  :: concentrer
concentrate {v} (increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore)  :: concentrer
concentrate {v} (focus one's thought or attention)  :: se concentrer
concentrate {v}  :: [1,2] concentrer, [3] se concentrer
concentrate {n} (A substance that is in a condensed form)  :: concentré {m}
concentrated {adj} (not dilute)  :: concentré
concentration {n} (proportion of substance in a mixture)  :: concentration
concentration {n} (The amount of solute present in a solution)  :: concentration
concentration {n} (The act or process of concentrating)  :: concentration
concentration {n} (The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid)  :: concentration
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained)  :: camp de concentration {m}
concept {n} /ˈkɒn.sɛpt/ (something understood and retained in the mind)  :: concept {m}, notion
conception {n} /kənˈsɛpʃən/ (initiation of an embryonic animal life)  :: conception {f}
conception {n} (an image, idea, or notion formed in the mind)  :: conception {f}
conceptual {adj} /kənˈsɛptʃuəl/ (of, or relating to concepts or mental conception; existing in the imagination)  :: conceptuel
conceptualisation {n} (the act of conceptualising, or something conceptualised)  :: conceptualisation {f}
conceptualize {v}  :: conceptualiser
concern {n} /kənˈsɝn/ (that which affects one’s welfare or happiness)  :: inquiétude, souci.
concern {n} (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person)  :: soin, souci, préoccupation
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company)  :: importance, intérêt
concern {v} (to be of importance to)  :: concerner, interesser, toucher
concern {v} (to make somebody worried)  :: inquiéter, préoccuper
concerning {prep} /kənˈsɝnɪŋ/ (Regarding)  :: à propos de, au sujet de
concert {n} /kənˈsɝt/ (agreement in a design or plan)  :: concert {m}
concert {n} (musical accordance or harmony)  :: concert {m}
concert {n} (a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part)  :: concert {m}
concert hall {n} (building)  :: salle de concert {f}
concertation {n} (form of dialogue and co-decision)  :: concertation
concertina {n} /ˌkɑnsɚˈtinə/ (the musical instrument)  :: accordéon {m}
concertmaster {n} (the first violin in a symphony orchestra)  :: premier violon {m}
concerto {n} /kənˈtʃɛɹtoʊ/ (a piece of music for one or more solo instruments and orchestra)  :: concerto {m}
concession {n} /kənˈsɛʃən/ (something, such as an argument, that is conceded or admitted to be wrong)  :: concession {m}
conch {n} /kɒntʃ/ (marine mollusc)  :: conque
conch {n} (shell of this sea animal)  :: conque
concierge {n} /ˌkɑn.siˈɛɹʒ/ (one who attends to the slightest desire of hotel guests)  :: concierge {m}
concierge {n}  :: concierge {m}
conciliatory {adj} /kənˈsɪl.i.əˌtɔɹ.i/ (willing to conciliate)  :: accommodant
concise {adj} /kənˈsaɪs/ (brief and precise)  :: concis
concisely {adv} (in a concise manner)  :: concisément
conciseness {n} (property of being concise)  :: concision {f}
conclave {n} /ˈkɑn.kleɪv/ (set of apartments within which the cardinals are secluded)  :: conclave
conclave {n} (group of Roman Catholic cardinals)  :: conclave
conclavist {n} (personal aide of a cardinal at a papal conclave)  :: conclaviste {m}
conclude {v} /kən.ˈkluːd/ (to end)  :: conclure
conclusion {n} /kənˈkluːʒən/ (end, final part)  :: conclusion {f}, fin {f}
conclusion {n} (outcome)  :: conclusion {f}
concoct {v} /kəŋˈkɒkt/  :: concocter
concomitance {n} (occurrence or existence together)  :: concomitance {f}
concomitant {adj} /kənˈkɑːmətənt/ (following as a consequence)  :: concomitant
concord {n} ((grammar) Agreement of words with one another) SEE: agreement  ::
concord {n} /ˈkɒn.kɔɹd/ (A state of agreement; harmony; union)  :: concorde {f}
concordance {n} (agreement) SEE: agreement  ::
concordant {adj} (agreeing, correspondent, harmonious)  :: concordant – Feminine: concordante
concourse {n} (a large open space in a building where people can gather)  :: hall {m}
concrete {adj} /ˌkɑnˈkɹiːt/ (particular, perceivable, real)  :: concret
concrete {adj} (not abstract)  :: concret
concrete {adj} (made of concrete)  :: de béton
concrete {n} (building material)  :: béton {m}
concrete {v} (cover with concrete)  :: bétonner
concrete {v} (solidify, become concrete (actual, real))  :: concréter [old], concrétiser
concrete class {n} (in software - a class that can be instantiated)  :: classe concrète {f}
concrete interface {n} (an interface that has a one-to-many relation)  :: interface concrète {f}
concrete method {n} (a method of a concrete class)  :: méthode concrète {f}
concrete mixer {n} (cement mixer) SEE: cement mixer  ::
concrete noun {n} (noun that denotes a tangible thing)  :: nom concret {m}
concretely {adv} (in a concrete manner)  :: concrètement
concubine {n} /ˈkɑŋkjəbaɪn/ (a woman who lives with a man, but who is not a wife)  :: concubine {f}
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress  ::
concubine {n} (slave-girl) SEE: slave-girl  ::
concupiscence {n} /kənˈkjuːpɪsəns/ (Ardent desire)  :: concupiscence
concur {v} /kənˈkɝ/ (To unite or agree)  :: être d'accord
concur {v} (To meet in the same point)  :: convenir
concurrent {adj} (happening at the same time; simultaneous)  :: concomitant
concussion {n} /kənˈkʌʃən/ (a violent collision or shock)  :: choc {m}
concussion {n} (an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain)  :: commotion {f}, commotion cérébrale {f}
condemn {v} /kənˈdɛm/ (to confer eternal divine punishment upon)  :: condamner
condemnation {n} (act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong)  :: condamnation {f}
condemnation {n} (act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty)  :: condamnation {f}
condemned {adj} /kənˈdɛmd/ (having received a curse to be doomed to suffer eternally)  :: condamné {m}
condemned {adj} (having been sharply scolded)  :: condamné {m}
condemned {n} (person sentenced to death)  :: condamné {m}, condamnée {f}
condensate {n} (product of condensation)  :: condensat {m}
condensation {n} (the act or process)  :: condensation {f}
condensation {n} (physics: conversion of a gas to a liquid)  :: condensation {f}
condensation {n} (chemistry, the reaction of two substances with the simultaneous loss of water)  :: déshydratation {f}, condensation {f}
condensation {n} (condensate) SEE: condensate  ::
condense {v} (to decrease size or volume)  :: condenser
condense {v} (to transform something into a liquid)  :: condenser
condense {v} (to be transformed into a liquid)  :: se condenser
condensed milk {n} (milk that has been reduced to syrup)  :: lait concentré sucré {m}, lait condensé {m}
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor  ::
condenser {n} (device designed to condense a gas into a liquid)  :: condenseur {m}
condescendence {n} (condescension) SEE: condescension  ::
condescending {adj} /ˈkɔn.dɪ.sɛnd.ɪŋ/ (assuming a tone of superiority or a patronizing attitude)  :: condescendant
condescension {n} /kɑndiˈsɛnʃən/ (act of condescending)  :: condescendance {f}
condiment {n} /ˈkɒn.dɪ.mənt/ (something used to enhance flavor)  :: condiment {m}
condition {n} /kənˈdɪʃən/ (requirement, term or requisite)  :: condition {f}
condition {n} (health status of a patient)  :: condition {f}
conditional {n} /kənˈdɪʃənəl/ (grammar: mode/mood)  :: conditionnel {m}
conditional {n}  :: conditionnel {m}
conditional {adj} (limited by a condition)  :: conditionnel
conditional {n} (limitation) SEE: limitation  ::
conditional mood {n} (conditional) SEE: conditional  ::
conditional sentence {n} (probation) SEE: probation  ::
conditional tense {n} (conditional mood)  :: temps conditionnel {m}
conditionality {n} (state of being subject to conditions)  :: conditionnalité
conditionally {adv} (under specified conditions)  :: conditionnellement
conditioning {n} /kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ/  :: conditionnement
condolence {n} /kənˈdoʊləns/ (comfort, support or sympathy)  :: réconfort {m}
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died)  :: condoléances {f-p}
condom {n} /ˈkɑn.dəm/ (flexible sleeve worn on the penis)  :: préservatif {m}, capote anglaise {f}, [informal] capote {f}, [Quebec] condom {m}
condominium {n} /kɒndəˈmɪnɪəm/ (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly)  :: copropriété {f}
condominium {n} (the system of ownership by which such condominiums operate)  :: (France/Luxembourg) copropriété {f}, (Switzerland)