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n- {prefix} /ɛn/  :: n-
N {abbr} /ɛn/ (north)  :: N {m}
n00b {n} (beginner) SEE: newbie  ::
n/a {initialism} (not applicable)  :: non applicable
n/a {initialism} (not available)  :: non disponible (N/D)
nab {v} /næb/ (to grab or snatch)  :: choper [Europe], pogner [Canada]
Nablus {prop} (Nablus)  :: Naplouse {f}
nabob {n} /ˈneɪbɑb/ (an Indian ruler)  :: nabab {m}
nabob {n} (someone of great wealth)  :: nabab {m}
nabob {n} (someone with grandiose style or manner)  :: nabab {m}
NaCl {n} (sodium chloride) SEE: sodium chloride  ::
NaCl {n} (table salt) SEE: table salt  ::
nacre {n} (pearly substance on the interior of shells) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
nada {pron} (nothing) SEE: nothing  ::
Nadia {prop} (female given name)  :: Nadia
nadir {n} /ˈneɪ.dɪɹ/ (point of the sky)  :: nadir {m}
nadir {n} (figuratively the lowest point)  :: fond {m}
nadiral {adj} (at a nadir)  :: nadiral {m}
naevus {n} (abnormal area on skin) SEE: mole  ::
naïf {n} (one who is naive) SEE: naif  ::
NAFTA {acronym} (North American Free Trade Agreement)  :: ALÉNA
nag {n} /ˈnæɡ/ (old useless horse)  :: rosse {f}, haridelle {f}, rossinante {f}, carne {f}, canasson {m}
nagging {adj} (causing persistent mild pain)  :: persistant
Nagorno-Karabakh {prop} /nəˌɡɔːnəʊ kɑːɹəˈbɑːk/ (region in South Caucasus)  :: Haut-Karabakh {m}, Haut-Karabagh {m}, Artsakh {m}
Nagorny Karabakh {prop} (Nagorno-Karabakh) SEE: Nagorno-Karabakh  ::
Nagykanizsa {prop} /ˈnɒckɒniʒɒ/ (town in Hungary)  :: Nagykanizsa
nah {interj} /næː/ (no)  :: nan
Nahuatl {prop} /ˈnɑːwɑːt(ə)l/ (language)  :: nahuatl {m}
Nahum {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Nahum {m}
naiad {n} /ˈneɪæd/ (female deity)  :: naïade {f}
naif {n} (one who is naive)  :: naïf
nail {n} /neɪl/ (on fingers and toes)  :: ongle {m}
nail {n} (spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials)  :: clou {m}
nail {n} (archaic English unit of length)  :: seize {m} (actually a 16th of an ell or 2.9″)
nail {v} (employ a nail as a fastener)  :: clouer
nail {v} (catch)  :: choper
nail {v} (accomplish something completely and successfully)  :: envoyer
nail {v} (hit a target effectively with some weapon)  :: toucher
nail {v} (engage in sexual intercourse)  :: fourrer, emmancher, baiser
nail clipper {n} (nail trimmer)  :: couple-ongles
nail cutter {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
nail file {n} (A file for shaping one's fingernails and toenails)  :: lime à ongle {f}
nail gun {n} (gun which drives nails)  :: cloueur {m}
nail polish {n} (cosmetic lacquer)  :: vernis à ongles {m}
nail polish remover {n} (solvent used to remove nail polish)  :: dissolvant {m}
nail scissors {n} (small scissors)  :: ciseaux à ongles {m}
nail trimmer {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
Nairobi {prop} /naɪˈɹoʊbi/ (capital of Kenya)  :: Nairobi
Naissaar {prop} (island in northern Estonia)  :: Naissaar
naive {adj} /naɪˈiv/ (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)  :: naïf {m}, naïve {f}
naive {adj} ((art) simple, childlike style)  :: naïf {m}, naïve {f}
naivety {n} (naïveté) SEE: naïveté  ::
Nakba {prop} (Nakba)  :: nakba {f}
naked {adj} /ˈneɪkɪd/ (not wearing any clothes)  :: nu
naked {adj} (lacking some clothing)  :: nu
naked {adj}  :: nu {m}, nue {f}
naked as a jaybird {adj} (naked)  :: nu comme un ver
naked as the day one was born {adj} (completely naked)  :: nu(e) comme un ver
naked eye {n} (unaided eyesight)  :: œil nu {m}
nakedness {n} (state of being naked)  :: nudité {f}
Nakhichevan {prop} (historically an Armenian region, currently a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan)  :: Nakhitchevan {m}
Nakhodka {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Nakhodka
Nalchik {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Naltchik {m}
namaste {n} /ˈnʌməsteɪ/ (a greeting)  :: namasté
namaz {n} (prayer) SEE: prayer  ::
namby-pamby {adj} (insipid and sentimental)  :: gnangnan
namby-pamby {n} (one who is insipid, sentimental or weak)  :: gnangnan {m}
name {n} /neɪm/ (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)  :: nom {m}
name {n} (reputation)  :: nom {m}
name {v} (to give a name to)  :: nommer, dénommer
name {v} (to mention, specify)  :: choisir, élire
name {v} (to identify, define, specify)  :: préciser
name {v} (to publicly implicate)  :: identifier, appeler
name {v} (to designate for a role)  :: nommer
name brand {n} (trademark)  :: marque déposée {f}, marque de fabrique {f}
name card {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
named {adj} /ˈneɪmd/ (having a name)  :: nommé
name day {n} (feast day of a saint)  :: fête {f}
named pipe {n} (extension to the anonymous pipe)  :: canal nommé {m}
nameless {adj} (having no name)  :: sans nom, innomé
namely {adv} /ˈneɪmli/ (specifically)  :: nommément, c'est-à-dire, à savoir
name names {v} (identify specific people)  :: citer des noms
namepiece {n}  :: objet éponyme
nameplate {n} (A plate or plaque inscribed with a name)  :: plaque {f} [de nom]
namesake {n} /ˈneɪmseɪk/ (person with the same name as another)  :: homonyme {m}
namespace {n} /ˈneɪmspeɪs/ (conceptual space)  :: espace de nom {m}, espace de noms {m}
Namibia {prop} /nəˈmɪbi.ə/ (Republic of Namibia)  :: Namibie {f}
Namibian {n} (a person from Namibia or of Namibian descent)  :: Namibien {m}, Namibienne {f}
Namur {prop} (province)  :: Namur {m}
Namur {prop} (city)  :: Namur {m}
nancy {n} (a homosexual)  :: folle {f}
NAND {n} (binary operator)  :: NON-ET {m}
nanny {n} /ˈnæni/ (child's nurse)  :: nounou {f}, nourrice {f}, bonne d'enfants {f}
nanny {n} (female goat) SEE: nanny goat  ::
nanny goat {n} (female goat)  :: chèvre {f}, bique {f} [colloquial]
nano- {prefix} /ˈnænoʊ/  :: nano-
nanobiotechnological {adj} (of or relating to nanobiotechnology)  :: nanobiotechnologique
nanobiotechnology {n} (any of several forms of biotechnology employing devices on the nano scale)  :: nanobiotechnologie {f}
nanocar {n}  :: nanovoiture {f}
nanocephaly {n}  :: nanocéphalie {f}
nanoconductor {n} (a nanoscale conductor)  :: nanoconducteur {m}
nanocormia {n}  :: nanocormie {f}
nanodiamond {n} (a nanoscale fragment of diamond)  :: nanodiamant {m}
nanodisk {n} (a nanoscale disk)  :: nanodisque {m}
nanodrug {n} (a drug containing nanoparticles)  :: nanomédicament {m}
nanoelectrode {n} (a nanoscale electrode)  :: nanoélectrode {f}
nanoelectronic {adj} (describing any electronic device constructed on the nano scale)  :: nanoélectronique
nanofarad {n} (electrical unit)  :: nanofarad {m}
nanomanipulation {n} (the manipulation of nanoscale objects using nanotechnology)  :: nanomanipulation {f}
nanomechanism {n} (any nanoscale mechanism)  :: nanomécanisme {m}
nanometer {n} (nanometre) SEE: nanometre  ::
nanometre {n} (subunit of length)  :: nanomètre
nanomotor {n}  :: nanomoteur {m}
nano-ohm {n} (unit of electrical resistance)  :: nanoohm {m}
nanoparticulate {adj} (composed of nanoparticles)  :: nanoparticulaire
nanophanerophyte {n} /ˌnænoʊˈfænəɹəˌfaɪt/ (any phanerophyte between about 10 and 80 inches in height)  :: nanophanérophyte {m}
nanophotonic {adj} (of or pertaining to nanophotonics)  :: nanophotonique
nanopowder {n} (agglomerate)  :: nanopoudre {f}
nanoprocessor {n}  :: nanoprocesseur {m}
nanoribbon {n} (a nanostructure in the form of a ribbon)  :: nanoruban {m}
nanorobotic {adj} (relating to nanorobotics)  :: nanorobotique
nanorobotics {n} (the science and technology of designing and manufacturing nanoscale machines, especially robotic machines)  :: nanorobotique {f}
nanoscopic {adj} (having a scale expressed in nanometers)  :: nanoscopique
nanoscopy {n} (the application of nanotechnology to the imaging of objects at nanoscale)  :: nanoscopie {f}
nanosecond {n} (measure of time)  :: nanoseconde {f}
nanosponge {n} (a sponge that has nanosize holes, especially one used for biomimetic detoxification)  :: nanoéponge {f}
nanotechnology {n} (science and technology of creating nanoparticles)  :: nanotechnologie {f}
nanotribology {n} (the branch of tribology that studies friction at the nanoscale)  :: nanotribologie {f}
nanotube {n} (A carbon molecule, in the shape of a tube)  :: nanotube {m}
nanowire {n} (wire whose width is of the order of nanometers)  :: nanofil {m}
nanoworld {n} (the sphere of influence of nanotechnology)  :: nanomonde {m}
Nantes {prop} (a city in west France)  :: Nantes
Naomi {prop} /neɪˈoʊmi/ (Biblical character)  :: Noémi {f}
Naomi {prop} (female given name)  :: Noémie {f}
nap {n} /næp/ (a short period of sleep, especially during the day)  :: sieste {f}, somme {m}
nap {v} (To have a nap)  :: faire une sieste, faire un somme
napa cabbage {n} (type of Chinese cabbage)  :: chou chinois {m}
napalm {n} /ˈneɪ.pɑːm/ (inflammable substance)  :: napalm {m}
nape {n} /neɪp/ (back part of the neck)  :: nuque {f}
naphtha {n} /ˈnæpθə~ˈnæfθə/ (naturally-occurring liquid petroleum)  :: naphte {m}
naphtha {n} (liquid distilled from petroleum)  :: naphte {m}
naphthalene {n} (white crystalline hydrocarbon)  :: naphtalène {m}
naphthalenic {adj}  :: naphtalénique
napiform {adj} /ˈneɪ.pɪ.fɔɹm/ (shaped like a turnip)  :: napiforme
napkin {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
napkin {n} (sanitary napkin) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
napkin {n} /ˈnæp.kɪn/ (serviette)  :: serviette {f}
napkin ring {n} (ring holding napkin)  :: rond de serviette
Naples {prop} /ˈneɪ.pəlz/ (province in Italy)  :: Naples {m}
Naples {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Naples {m}
Naples yellow {n} (yellow pigment, lead(II) antimonate)  :: jaune de Naples {m}, jaune d'antimoine {m}
Napoleon {prop} (Napoleon Bonaparte)  :: Napoléon
Napoleon {prop} (male given name)  :: Napoléon
nappy {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
nappy rash {n} (rashes in the diaper area)  :: érythème fessier {m}
narcissism {n} /ˈnɑɹsəˌsɪzm/ (excessive love of oneself)  :: narcissisme {m}
narcissist {n} (one who shows extreme love for himself or herself)  :: narcissique
narcissistic {adj} /ˌnɑɹ.sɨˈsɪs.tɪk/ (having an inflated idea of one's own importance)  :: narcissique {m} {f}
narcissistic {adj} (obsessed with one's image and ego)  :: narcissique {m} {f}
narcissus {n} (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)  :: narcisse {m}
Narcissus {prop} (mythical youth)  :: Narcisse
narcolepsy {n} (sleeping disorder)  :: narcolepsie {f}
narcoterrorism {n} (terrorism as a factor in narcotrafficking)  :: narcoterrorisme {m}
narcotherapy {n} (narcotic therapy)  :: narcothérapie {f}
narcotic {n} (class of drugs)  :: narcotique
narcotic {n} (numbing drug)  :: narcotique
narcotize {v} /ˈnɑɹ.kəˌtaɪz/ (to use a narcotic to induce narcosis in)  :: narcotiser
Narnia {prop} /ˈnɑː(ɹ).ni.ə/ (a fictional land)  :: Narnia
narrate {v} /ˈnæɹeɪt/ (to relate a story)  :: raconter, conter, narrer
narrate {v} (to give an account)  :: rapporter, relater
narratee {n} (someone to whom a story is narrated)  :: narrataire {m}
narration {n} /næˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of recounting or relating)  :: narration {f}
narrative {adj} /ˈnæɹətɪv/ (telling a story)  :: narratif
narrative {n} (systematic recitation of an event)  :: récit {m}
narrator {n} /ˈnæɹeɪtəɹ/ (in story)  :: narrateur {m}, narratrice {f}
narrator {n} (in film and television)  :: narrateur {m}, narratrice {f}
narrow {adj} /ˈnæɹoʊ/ (having small width)  :: étroit {m}
narrow {v} (to reduce in width or extent)  :: réduire, rétrécir
narrowly {adv} (by a narrow margin; closely)  :: étroitement
narrow-minded {adj} (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)  :: têtu
narrow-minded {adj} (intolerant, bigoted or prejudiced)  :: intolérant
narrow-minded {adj}  :: borné {m}, bornée {f}
narrowness {n} (state of being narrow)  :: étroitesse
narthex {n} /ˈnɑɹθɛks/ (vestibule leading to the nave)  :: narthex {m}
Naruto {prop} (Japanese city)  :: Naruto
narutomaki {n} (kamaboko)  :: narutomaki {m}
Narva {prop} (City in Estonia)  :: Narva {m}
narwhal {n} /ˈnɑɹʍəl/ (Arctic cetacean)  :: narval {m}, licorne de mer {f}
Naryan-Mar {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Narian-Mar {m}
NASA {prop} (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)  :: NASA {f}
nasal {adj} /ˈneɪzəl/ (pertaining to the nose)  :: nasal
nasal {adj} (having a quality imparted by means of the nose)  :: nasal
nasal bone {n} (either of two small oblong bones which form "the bridge" of the nose)  :: os nasal
nasal cavity {n} (air-filled space behind nose)  :: cavité nasale
nasal concha {n} (bony plate in the nasal cavity)  :: cornet nasal
nasality {n} (state or quality of being nasal)  :: nasalité {f}
nasalization {n} (articulation such that air flows through the nose and mouth)  :: nasalisation {f}
nasalize {v} (allow air to flow through the nose during the articulation of a speech sound)  :: nasaliser
nasalness {n} (quality of being nasal)  :: nasalité {f}
nasal polyp {n} (growth in the nose)  :: polype nasal {m}
nasal septum {n} (septum in the nose)  :: cloison {f}
nasal vowel {n} (nasal vowel)  :: voyelle nasale {f}
nascent {adj} /ˈneɪ.sənt/ (emerging; just coming into existence)  :: naissant, émergent
nase {n}  :: hotu {m}
nasogenian {adj}  :: nasogénien
Nassau {prop} /ˈnæsɔː/ (capital of the Bahamas)  :: Nassau
Nasserism {n} (an Arab nationalist political ideology based on the thinking of the former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser)  :: nassérisme {m}
Nasserist {n} (a proponent of Nasserism)  :: nassériste {m-f}
nasturtium {n} /næsˈtɝʃəm/ (genus)  :: grande capucine {f}
Natalia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Natalie  ::
Natalie {prop} (female given name)  :: Nathalie
Natasha {prop} /nəˈtɑʃə/ (female given name)  :: Natacha {f}
natation {n} /næ.teɪ.ʃən/  :: natation {f}
natatorial {adj}  :: nageur {m}
natch {adv} /nætʃ/ (naturally)  :: ben ouais
Nathan {prop} /ˈneɪθən/ (biblical prophet)  :: Nathan
Nathan {prop} (male given name)  :: Nathan
Nathanael {prop} (biblical Apostle)  :: Nathanaël
Nathanael {prop} (male given name)  :: Nathanaël
Nathaniel {prop} (cognate of the name) SEE: Nathanael  ::
nation {n} /ˈneɪʃən/ (community of people)  :: nation {f}
nation {n} (sovereign state)  :: état {m}, État {m}, Etat {m}
national {adj} /ˈnæʃ(ə)nəl/ (of or having to do with a nation)  :: national
national anthem {n} (official song of a nation or country)  :: hymne national {m}
national assembly {n} (National Assembly) SEE: National Assembly  ::
National Assembly {prop} (national legislature)  :: Assemblée nationale
National Convention {prop} (assembly holding executive power during the French Revolution)  :: Convention nationale {f}
national day {n} (day marking a country's establishment)  :: fête nationale {f}
national debt {n} (money owed by the government of a nation)  :: dette publique {f}
national emblem {n} (official emblem of a nation or country)  :: emblème national {m}
nationalisation {n} (making private assets public)  :: nationalisation {f}
nationalism {n} /ˈnæʃənəlɪzəm/ (idea of supporting one's country and culture)  :: nationalisme {m}
nationalism {n} (support of one nation's interests to the exclusion of others) SEE: jingoism  ::
nationalist {adj} (of or relating to nationalism)  :: nationaliste
nationalist {n} (advocate of nationalism)  :: nationaliste {m} {f}
nationalistic {adj} (of, relating to, or advocating nationalism) SEE: nationalist  ::
nationality {n} /ˌnæ.ʃəˈnæl.ɪ.ti/ (membership of a nation or state)  :: nationalité {f}
nationality {n} (nationalism) SEE: nationalism  ::
nationalization {n} (nationalisation) SEE: nationalisation  ::
nationalize {v} /ˈnæʃənəlaɪz/ (to make a private asset public)  :: nationaliser
nationally {adv} (in a way relating to the whole nation)  :: nationalement
national park {n} (national park)  :: parc national {m}
national security {n} (safety of a country)  :: sécurité nationale {f}
National Socialism {n} (ideology of Adolf Hitler's NSDAP)  :: national-socialisme {m}
national sports team {n} (national sports team)  :: sélection
national treasure {n} (something deemed to be of value to an entire nation)  :: trésor national {m}
nation-state {n} (nation state or nation-state)  :: État-nation {m}
native {adj} /ˈneɪtɪv/ (belonging to one by birth)  :: maternel
native {adj} (characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning)  :: autochtone {m} {f}, indigène {m} {f}
native {adj} (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin)  :: natif
native {adj} (biology: which occurs of its own accord in a given locality)  :: endémique {m} {f}
native {n} (native speaker) SEE: native speaker  ::
native language {n} (one's first language learned in childhood) SEE: mother tongue  ::
native soil {n} (homeland)  :: terre {f} natale
native soil {n} (natural habitat)  :: environnement {m} naturel, source {s} première
native speaker {n} (person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue)  :: locuteur natif {m}, locutrice native {f}
nativity {n} (Nativity) SEE: Nativity  ::
Nativity {prop} (birth of Jesus)  :: Nativité {f}
nativity play {n} (the production/performance)  :: mystère de la nativité
nativity scene {n} (nativity scene)  :: Crèche de Noël, crèche
NATO {prop} /ˈneɪ.toʊ/ (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)  :: OTAN {f}
natrolite {n} (mineral)  :: natrolite {f}
natter {v} /ˈnætɚ/ (to talk idly)  :: bavarder, blablater, papoter
Natterer's slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara de Natterer
natty {adj} /ˈnæti/ (Smart and fashionable)  :: chic, élégant
Natufian {adj} (relating to a Mesolithic-era people)  :: natoufien
Natufian {n} (someone of, or pertaining to, the Natufian culture)  :: Natoufien {m}, Natoufienne {f}
natural {adj} /ˈnæt͡ʃ.ə.ɹəl/ (relating to nature)  :: naturel
natural {adj} (without additives)  :: naturel
natural {adj} (as expected)  :: normal, naturel
natural child {n} (child born to unmarried parents)  :: enfant de l'amour {m}
natural disaster {n} (natural phenomenon)  :: désastre naturel {m}
natural fiber {n} (fiber which is obtained naturally)  :: fibre naturel {m}
natural gas {n} (mixture of gaseous hydrocarbons associated with petroleum deposits)  :: gaz naturel {m}
naturalist {n} (a person who advocates naturalism)  :: naturaliste {m} {f}
naturalistic {adj} (of or relating to naturalism)  :: naturaliste
naturalization {n} (act of granting (or getting granted) citizenship)  :: naturalisation {f}
naturalize {v} (to acclimatize an animal or plant) SEE: acclimatize  ::
naturalize {v} /ˈnætʃəɹəˌlaɪz/ (to grant citizenship)  :: naturaliser
natural join {n} (Type of join)  :: jointure naturelle
natural language {n} (a human language developed naturally)  :: langue naturelle {f}
natural law {n} (An ethical theory)  :: droit naturel {m}
natural log {n} (natural logarithm) SEE: natural logarithm  ::
natural logarithm {n} (logarithm in base e)  :: logarithme naturel, logarithme népérien
naturally {adv} /ˈnætʃ(ə)ɹəli/ (in a natural manner)  :: naturellement
natural number {n} ((only) positive integer)  :: entier naturel {m}
natural person {n} (human being)  :: personne physique {f}
natural preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural resource {n} (source of wealth that occurs naturally)  :: ressource naturelle {f}
natural science {n} (science involved in studying phenomena or laws of the physical world)  :: sciences de la nature {f-p}, sciences naturelles {f-p}
natural selection {n} (natural selection)  :: sélection naturelle {f}
nature {n} /ˈneɪtʃɚ/ (the natural world)  :: nature {f}
nature {n} (essential characteristics)  :: nature {f}
nature {n} (primitive state of being)  :: nature {f}
nature {n} (everything related to biological and geographical states)  :: nature {f}
nature preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
nature reserve {n} (area managed to conserve natural features)  :: réserve naturelle {f}
naturism {n} /ˈneɪ.tʃəɹˌɪz.əm/ (the belief in or practice of going nude or unclad)  :: naturisme {m}
naturopathy {n} (system of therapy)  :: naturopathie {f}
naughty {adj} /ˈnɔti/ (bad; tending to misbehave or act badly)  :: méchant, malicieux, malin, vilain
naughty {adj}  :: risqué
naumachia {n} (recreation of sea battles in Ancient Rome)  :: naumachie {f}
naupathia {n} (seasickness)  :: naupathie {f}
Nauru {prop} /nɑːˈuː.ɹuː/ (Republic of Nauru)  :: Nauru
Nauruan {n} /nɑːˈuː.ɹuːn̩]/ (person from Nauru)  :: Nauruan, Nauruane {f}
Nauruan {adj} (pertaining to Nauru)  :: nauruan
nausea {n} /ˈnɔzi.ə/ (feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit)  :: nausée {f}
nausea {n} (strong dislike or disgust)  :: nausée {f}, dégoût {m}
nausea {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
nauseous {adj} /ˈnɔːʃəs/  :: nauséeux {m}
nautical {adj} /ˈnɔːtɪkl/ (relating to ships, shipping, navigation, and seamen)  :: nautique
nautical mile {n} (nautical: a unit of measure equal to 1852 metres)  :: mille nautique, mille marin
nautilus {n} /ˈnɔ.tɪ.ləs/ (marine mollusc of the family Nautilidae)  :: nautile {m}
Navajo {n} /ˈnæv.ə.həʊ/ (person)  :: Navajo
Navajo {prop} (language)  :: navajo
naval {adj} /ˈneɪvəl/ (of or relating to a navy)  :: naval
Navarran {adj} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarran {n} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarre {prop} /nəˈvɑːɹ/ (autonomous community of Spain)  :: Navarre
Navarrese {adj} (from Navarre)  :: navarrais
Navarrese {n} (someone from Navarre)  :: Navarrais {m}
nave {n} /neɪv/ (the middle or body of a church)  :: nef {f}
nave {n} (hub of a wheel)  :: moyeu {m}
navel {n} /ˈneɪvəl/ (remnant of umbilical cord)  :: nombril {m}
navel-gazing {n} (excessive focus on oneself; self-indulgent introspection)  :: nombrilisme {m}
naïveté {n} /nɑˌiːvˈteɪ/ (lack of sophistication, experience, judgement or worldliness; artlessness; gullibility; credulity)  :: naïveté {f}
navicular {adj} (Shaped like a boat)  :: naviculaire
navicular bone {n} (bone)  :: os naviculaire {m}
navigability {n} (state of being navigable)  :: navigabilité {f}
navigable {adj} (for a body of water: sea, river etc.)  :: navigable
navigatable {adj} (navigable) SEE: navigable  ::
navigate {v} /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (travel over water)  :: naviguer
navigate {v} (move on the internet)  :: naviguer
navigation {n} (canal) SEE: canal  ::
navigation {n} /nævɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship)  :: navigation {f}
navvy {n} (laborer)  :: terrassier {m}
navy {n} /ˈneɪvi/ (sea force)  :: force navale {f}, marine {f}
navy {n} (department)  :: force navale {f}, marine {f}
navy {n} (navy blue colour)  :: bleu marine {m}
navy {adj} (Having a navy colour)  :: bleu marine
navy {adj} (Belonging to the navy)  :: naval, marin
navy blue {adj} (navy blue (adjective)) SEE: navy  ::
navy blue {n} (a dark blue color)  :: bleu marine
nay {conj} /neɪ/ (or even)  :: ou plutôt, voire
Naypyidaw {prop} /ˈneɪpjɪˌdɔː/ (capital of Myanmar)  :: Naypyidaw
Nay Pyi Taw {prop} (Naypyidaw) SEE: Naypyidaw  ::
Nazarbayev {prop} (surname)  :: Nazarbaïev {m}
Nazarene {adj} (Of or pertaining to Nazareth or its people)  :: nazaréen {m}
Nazarene {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Church of the Nazarene)  :: nazaréen {m}
Nazarene {n} (A person from Nazareth)  :: Nazaréen {m}
Nazarene {n} (A member of the Church of the Nazarene)  :: Nazaréen {m}
Nazarene {prop} (epithet of Jesus Christ)  :: Nazaréen {m}
Nazareth {prop} /ˈnæzəɹəθ/ (Nazareth)  :: Nazareth {m}
nazi {adj} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
nazi {n} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
Nazi {n} /ˈnɑːtsi/ (member of the Nazi party)  :: Nazi {m}, fasciste {m}
Nazi {adj} (pertaining to the Nazi Party or Nazism)  :: nazi, naziste
Nazianzus {prop} /ˌnæzɪˈænzəs/ (Town in the region of Cappadocia)  :: Nazianze
Nazification {n}  :: nazification {f}
Nazism {prop} /ˈnɑːtsɪzəm/ (the ideology of Adolf Hitler’s NSDAP)  :: nazisme {m}
NB {prop} (New Brunswick)  :: NB
N-bomb {n} (neutron bomb) SEE: neutron bomb  ::
n-butane {n} /ɛnˈbjuːteɪn/ (hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)2CH3)  :: n-butane {m}
n-dimensional {adj} (having arbitrary number of dimensions)  :: de dimension
N'Djamena {prop} /əndʒɑːˈmeɪnɑː/ (capital city of Chad)  :: N'Djamena {f}, N’Djaména {f}, Ndjamena {f}
NDP {prop} (New Democratic Party)  :: NPD
née {adj} /neɪ/ (used to indicate maiden name of a woman)  :: née {f}
neanderthal {adj} /niːˈæn.dɚˌtɑːl/ (of or pertaining to Homines neanderthalenses)  :: néandertalien
neanderthal {n} (a primitive person)  :: homme de Néandertal {m}
neanderthal {n} (a Homo neanderthalensis specimen) SEE: Neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {adj} (of or pertaining to Homines neanderthalenses) SEE: neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {n} (a primitive person) SEE: neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {n} /niˈændəɹθəl/ (a Homo neanderthalensis specimen)  :: homme de Néandertal {m}
Neapolitan {adj} (pertaining to Naples)  :: napolitain
Neapolitan {adj} (ice cream)  :: tranche napolitaine {f}
Neapolitan {n} (inhabitant or resident of Naples)  :: Napolitain {m}, Napolitaine {f}
Neapolitan {prop} (language of Naples, Italy)  :: napolitain {m}
neap tide {n} (tide which occurs when the moon is in its first or third quarter)  :: marée de morte eau {f}
near {adj} /nɪɹ/ (physically close)  :: près, proche
near {adj} (of an event, approaching)  :: proche
near {adv} (having a small intervening distance with regard to something)  :: près
near {prep} (in close proximity to)  :: près de
near {v} (come closer to)  :: approcher
near {adv} (nearly) SEE: nearly  ::
nearby {adj} (adjacent)  :: proche {m} {f}
nearby {adv} (close to)  :: à proximité
Nearctic {adj} (relating to the Neartcic ecozone)  :: néarctique
near-death experience {n} (experience by people whose heart and brain have temporarily ceased to function)  :: expérience de mort imminente {f}
nearly {adv} /ˈnɪɹli/ (almost, but not quite)  :: presque
nearness {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity  ::
near post {n} (goalpost)  :: prémière poteau {m}
nearsightedness {n} (myopia) SEE: myopia  ::
neat {n} (cattle) SEE: cattle  ::
neat {n} /niːt/ (cow, bovine)  :: bétail
neat {adj} (tidy, free from dirt)  :: net, ordonné
neat {adj} (chemistry: with no solvent or cosolvent)  :: pur {m}, pure {f}
neatness {n} (the state of being neat)  :: netteté {f}
nebris {n} /ˈnɛbɹɪs/  :: nébride {f}
nebula {n} /ˈnebjələ/ (a space cloud)  :: nébuleuse
nebulosity {n} (the characteristic of being nebulous)  :: nébulosité {f}
nebulous {adj} /ˈnɛbjʊləs/ (ill-defined)  :: nébuleux
necessarily {adv} /ˌnɛsəˈsɛɹəli/ (of necessity)  :: absolument, nécessairement
necessary {adj} /ˈnɛsəˌsɛɹi/ (needed, required)  :: nécessaire
necessary {adj} (such as must be)  :: nécessaire
necessary condition {n} (logical statement)  :: condition nécessaire {f}
necessary evil {n} (unfavorable thing that must be done or accepted)  :: mal nécessaire {m}
necessitate {v} (to make necessary; require something to be brought about)  :: nécessiter, rendre nécessaire
necessity {n} /nɪˈsɛsəti/ (quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite)  :: nécessité {f}
necessity {n}  :: nécessité
necessity is the mother of innovation {proverb} (necessity is the mother of invention) SEE: necessity is the mother of invention  ::
necessity is the mother of invention {proverb} (a person in need will find a way)  :: La nécessité est la mère de l'invention, Nécessité fait loi
necessity knows no law {proverb}  :: nécessité fait loi
neck {n} /nɛk/ (the part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals)  :: cou {m}, nuque {f} (nape of the neck)
neck {n} (the part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck)  :: col {m}
neck {n} (the tapered part of a bottle toward the opening)  :: goulot {m}
neck {n} (the extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted)  :: manche {m}
neck {v}  :: tordre le cou
neck and neck {adj} (very close in progress)  :: coude à coude
necklace {n} /ˈnɛkləs/ (jewelry)  :: collier {m}
necklace {n} (method of execution)  :: supplice du pneu {m}
necktie {n} (strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front)  :: cravate {f}
necro- {prefix} /ˈnɛkɹəʊ/ (related to death)  :: nécro-
necrocracy {n} /nɛˈkɹɒkɹəsi/ (government that still operates under the rules of a former, dead leader)  :: nécrocratie {f}
necrology {n} /nɛˈkɹɒlədʒi/ (listing of people who have died)  :: nécrologie {f}
necromancer {n} (person who practices necromancy)  :: nécromancien {m}
necromancy {n} /ˈnɛkɹəˌmænsi/ (divination involving the dead)  :: nécromancie {f}
necrophage {n} (organism)  :: nécrophage {m}
necrophilia {n} /nɛkɹoʊˈfɪli.ə/ (pathological attraction to dead bodies)  :: nécrophilie {f}
necrophilia {n} (pathological fascination with death)  :: nécrophilie {f}
necropolis {n} /nɛˈkɹɒ.pɒ.lɪs/ (large cemetery)  :: nécropole {f}
necropsy {v} /ˈnɛkɹɒpsi/ (to perform a necropsy)  :: nécropsie
necrosis {n} (localized death of cells or tissue)  :: nécrose {f}
necrotic {adj} (of or pertaining to necrosis)  :: nécrotique
nectar {n} /ˈnɛk.təɹ/  :: nectar {m}
nectarine {n} /ˈnɛk.tə.ɹin/ (fruit)  :: nectarine {f}
nectary {n} (gland that secretes nectar)  :: nectaire {m}
need {n} /niːd/ (something required)  :: besoin {m}, nécessité {f}
need {v} (to have an absolute requirement for)  :: avoir besoin de
need {v} (to want strongly)  :: avoir besoin de
need {v} (to be obliged to)  :: être obligé de, nécessiter
needle {n} /ˈniː.dl/ (implement for sewing etc.)  :: aiguille {f}
needle {n} (indicating device)  :: aiguille {f}
needle {n} (sensor phonograph stylus)  :: saphir {m}
needle {n} (leaf of conifer)  :: aiguille {f}
needle {v} (to pierce with a needle)  :: coudre
needle {v} (to tease in order to provoke)  :: taquiner, monter qqn, asticoter
needlecraft {n} (art or process)  :: travaux d'aiguille {m-p}
needlefish {n} (slender fish)  :: aiguillette {f}
needle in a haystack {n} (idiomatic)  :: aiguille dans une botte de foin {f}
needlenose pliers {n} (a variety of pliers with long, narrow extensions)  :: pince à long bec
needless {adj} (not needed)  :: superflu, inutile
needless to say {adv} (obviously)  :: cela va sans dire
needlework {n} (process of working with a needle)  :: couture {f}, travaux d'aiguille {m-p}
needlework {n} (product of working with a needle)  :: ouvrage {m}
needs {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
needy {adj} /ˈniːdi/ (in need, poor)  :: dans le besoin {m} {f}, nécessiteux {m}, nécessiteuse {f}
neener {interj} (a hostile taunt)  :: lalalalère, na
ne'er cast a clout til May be out {proverb} (advice not to change from winter clothes)  :: en avril ne te découvre pas d'un fil, en mai fait ce qu'il te plait
ne'er-do-well {n} (good-for-nothing) SEE: good-for-nothing  ::
nefarious {adj} /nɛˈfɛəɹi.əs/ (sinful, villainous, criminal, or wicked, especially when noteworthy or notorious for such characteristics)  :: infâme, scandaleux, criminel
negation {n} (act of negating something)  :: négation {f}
negation {n} (denial or contradiction)  :: négation {f}
negation {n} (negation in logic)  :: négation {f}
negative {adj} /ˈnɛ(e)ɡəˌɾɪv/ (not positive or neutral)  :: négatif
negative {adj} (of electrical charge)  :: négatif
negative {adj} (mathematics: less than zero)  :: strictement négatif
negative {adj} (linguistics: denying a proposition)  :: négatif {m}
negative {n} (photography)  :: négatif {m}, film négatif {m}
negative clause {n} (negative clause, negative sentence)  :: phrase négative {f}
negative verb {n} (auxiliary verb used for negation)  :: verbe négatif {m}
negative zero {n} (computing: representation of zero)  :: zéro négatif {m}
Negev {prop} /ˈnɛɡɛv/ (a desert in southern Israel)  :: Néguev {m}
neglect {v} /nɪˈɡlɛkt/ (disregard)  :: négliger
neglect {v} (fail to care for)  :: négliger
neglect {v}  :: négliger
neglect {n} (act of neglecting)  :: négligence {f}
neglect {n} (habitual lack of care)  :: négligence {f}
neglect {n}  :: négligence
neglected {adj} /nɪˈɡlɛktɪd/ (suffering from neglect)  :: négligé
neglectful {adj} (tending to neglect)  :: négligent
negligence {n} (failure to exercise a standard of care (law))  :: négligence coupable {f}
negligent {adj} (careless) SEE: careless  ::
negligent {adj} /ˈnɛɡ.lɪ.dʒənt/ (culpable due to negligence)  :: négligent {m}, négligente {f}
negligently {adv} (in a negligent manner)  :: négligemment
negligible {adj} (able to be ignored or excluded)  :: négligeable
negotiate {v} /nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ (confer to reach an agreement (intransitive))  :: négocier
negotiate {v} (arrange a mutual agreement (transitive))  :: négocier
negotiate {v} (coping with, getting over)  :: négocier
negotiation {n} /nɨˌɡowʃiˈejʃn̩/ (process of achieving agreement)  :: négociation {f}
negotiator {n} /nɪˈɡoʊ.ʃi.eɪ.ɾɚ/ (One who negotiates)  :: (to end up with a bad situation, to free hostages) négociateur {m} négociatrice {f}, (to buy goods with a better price) négociant {m}
negotiator {n} (A diplomat, moderator)  :: négociateur {m}, négociatrice {f}, diplomate {m} {f}
negress {n} /ˈniːɡɹɪs/ (A black female)  :: négresse {f}, noire {f}
negritude {n} /ˈnɛɡɹɪtjuːd/  :: négritude
negro {n} (Negro) SEE: Negro  ::
Negro {n} /ˈniːɡɹo/ (person with dark skin)  :: nègre {m}
negroni {n} /nəˈɡɹoʊni/ (coktail made from gin, Campari and vermouth)  :: negroni {m}
Negrophobia {n} (the fear, hate or dislike of Black people)  :: négrophobie {f}
negrophobic {adj} (having a fear or loathing of black people)  :: négrophobe
Negros {prop} (island)  :: Île du Negros
Nehemiah {prop} /ˌniː(h)əˈmaɪə/ (book of the Bible)  :: Néhémie
Nehemiah {prop} (male given name)  :: Néhémie {m}
neigh {n} /neɪ/ (the cry of a horse)  :: hennissement {m}
neigh {v} ((of a horse) to make its cry)  :: hennir
neigh {v}  :: hennir
neighborhood {n} /ˈneɪbɚˌhʊd/ (nearby area)  :: voisinage {m}, environs {m-p}, quartier {m}
neighborhood {n}  :: quartier {m}, voisinage {m}
neighboring {adj} (Situated or living nearby or adjacent to)  :: adjacent
neighbour {n} /ˈneɪbɚ/ (a person living on adjacent or nearby land)  :: voisin {m}, voisine {f}
neighbour {n} (fellow human)  :: prochain {m}, prochaine {f}
Nei Mongol {prop} (Inner Mongolia) SEE: Inner Mongolia  ::
neither {determiner} /ˈnaɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (not one of two; not either)  :: aucun des deux
neither {pron} (not either one)  :: aucun
neither {conj} (not either (used with nor): neither X nor Y)  :: ni X ni Y
neither {conj} (also not)  :: non plus
neither {adv} (similarly not)  :: non plus
neither fish, flesh, nor good red herring {phrase} (unsuitable for anything or anybody)  :: ni chair ni poisson
neither fish nor fowl {n} (something or someone not easily categorized; something that does not fit in a group or situation)  :: mi figue mi raisin
nekton {n} (organisms in the ocean)  :: necton {m}
Nelson's elk {n} (wapiti subspecies)  :: cerf wapiti {m}
Neman {prop} (river to the Baltic Sea)  :: Niémen {m}
nematic {adj}  :: nématique
nematode {n} /ˈnɛməˌtoʊd/ (small invertebrate animal)  :: nématode {m}
Nemean Lion {prop} /ˌnimi.ən ˈlai.ən/ (mythical lion of Nemea)  :: Lion de Némée {m}
nemesis {n} (archenemy) SEE: archenemy  ::
Nemesis {prop} /ˈnɛməsɪs/ (Greek goddess of retribution)  :: Némésis {f}
nemorous {adj} /ˈnɛməɹəs/ (full of trees)  :: boisé
nene {n} /ˈneɪneɪ/ (Branta sandvicensis)  :: bernache néné {f}
Nenets {prop} (language)  :: nénètse {m}
Neo {prop} (male given name)  :: Néo
neoclassicism {n} (movement)  :: néoclassicisme {m}
neocortex {n} (part of mammal brain)  :: néocortex {m}
neocyte {n}  :: néocyte {m}
neodymium {n} /nɪə(ʊ)ˈdɪmɪəm/ (chemical element)  :: néodyme {m}
neofascism {n} (right-wing political movement)  :: néofascisme {m}
neofascist {adj} (of or pertaining to neofascism)  :: néofasciste
neofascist {n} (a follower of neofascism)  :: néofasciste {m} {f}
neogothic {adj}  :: néo-gothique {m} {f}
neokoros {n}  :: néocore
neo-Lamarckian {adj} (relating to Neo-Lamarckism)  :: néolamarckien
neo-Lamarckian {n}  :: néolamarckien {m-f}
neo-Latin {adj} (of or pertaining to Neo-Latin)  :: néo-latin
Neo Latin {prop} (New Latin) SEE: New Latin  ::
Neo-Latin {n} (New Latin) SEE: New Latin  ::
neoliberalism {n} (political movement)  :: néolibéralisme {m}
neolithic {adj} (hopelessly outdated)  :: néolithique
Neolithic {adj} /ˌni.oʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/ (of or relating to the New Stone Age)  :: néolithique
Neolithic {prop} (the New Stone Age)  :: néolithique {m}, Néolithique {f}
neologism {n} /niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm/ (recently coined word)  :: néologisme {m}
neomodern {adj} (of or pertaining to a "new simplicity" in reaction to the complexity of postmodern architecture and eclecticism)  :: néomoderne
neon {n} /ˈni.ɒn/ (element)  :: néon {m}
neonatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the time immediately birth)  :: néonatal
neonate {n} (newborn infant) SEE: newborn  ::
neonaticide {n}  :: néonaticide {m}
neonatology {n} /ˌniːəʊnəˈtɒlədʒi/ (branch of medicine that deals with newborn infants)  :: néonatologie {f}
neo-Nazi {n} (person who believes in a Nazi ideology)  :: néo-nazi {m} {f}
neo-Nazism {n} (the ideology held by neo-Nazis)  :: néonazisme {m}
neonicotinoid {n} (class of insecticides)  :: néonicotinoïde
neo-pagan {adj} (of or relating neo-paganism)  :: néopaïen {m}
neopaganism {n} (modern or revived form of paganism)  :: néopaganisme {m}
neophilia {n} (love of new things)  :: néophilie {f}
neophobia {n} /niːəˈfəʊbɪə/ (fear of new things)  :: neophobie
neophyte {n} /ˈni.əˌfaɪt/ (beginner)  :: néophyte
neoplasm {n} (abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue)  :: néoplasme {m}, tumeur {f}
neoplastic {adj} (relating to neoplasm)  :: néoplastique
Neoplatonic {adj} (of or pertaining to Neoplatonism)  :: néoplatonicien
neoprene {n} /ˈniɵpɹin/ (synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, used in various consumer products)  :: néoprène {m}
neoteny {n} /niˈɑːtəni/ (retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult)  :: néoténie {f}
neoteny {n} (sexual maturity of an organism still in its larval stage)  :: néoténie {f}
Nepal {prop} /nɪˈpɔːl/ (Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal)  :: Népal {m}
Nepalese {adj} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {n} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {prop} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepali {adj} /nəˈpɔːli/ (pertaining to Nepal)  :: népalais {m}, népalaise {f}
Nepali {n} (person)  :: Népalais {m}, Népalaise {f}
Nepali {prop} (language)  :: népalais {m}
nephelinite {n} (rock)  :: néphélinite
nephew {n} /ˈnɛf.ju/ (fraternal or sororal nephew, see also: fraternal nephew; sororal nephew)  :: neveu {m}
nephew-in-law {n}  :: beau-neveu
nephritis {n} (inflammation of the kidney)  :: néphrite {f}
nephrocyte {n}  :: néphrocyte {m}
nephrolith {n} (kidney stone) SEE: kidney stone  ::
nephrologist {n} (physician)  :: néphrologue
nephrology {n} (branch of medicine that deals with the kidneys)  :: néphrologie {f}
nephron {n} (basic structural and functional unit of the kidney)  :: néphron {m}
nephrosis {n} (disease)  :: néphrose {m}
nephrotoxic {adj} (poisonous to kidney tissue)  :: néphrotoxique
nephrotoxicity {n} (The state or condition of being nephrotoxic)  :: néphrotoxicité {f}
nephrotoxin {n} (Any nephrotoxic substance)  :: néphrotoxine {f}
nepotism {n} /ˈnɛp.ə.tɪ.zəm/ (favoring of relatives or personal friends)  :: népotisme {m}, copinage {m}
Neptune {prop} /ˈnɛptuːn/ (eighth planet of the solar system)  :: Neptune {m}
Neptune {prop} (Roman god of the ocean)  :: Neptune {m}
neptunium {n} (chemical element)  :: neptunium {m}
ner {interj} /nɜː/ (an interjection)  :: nananère, nananananère
nerd {n} /nɝːd/ (intellectual, skillful person, generally introverted)  :: nerd {m}
nerite {n} (mollusk)  :: nérite {f}
neritic {adj}  :: néritique {m} {f}
Nero {prop} /ˈnɪəɹəʊ/ (Roman Emperor from 54 to 68)  :: Néron {m}
Neronian {adj} /nɪˈɹəʊnɪən/ (pertaining to Nero)  :: néronien
nervation {n} (patern of nerves)  :: nervation {f}
nerve {n} /nɝv/ (bundle of neurons)  :: nerf {m}
nerve {n} ((botany) vein; grain in wood)  :: nervure
nerve {n} (stamina)  :: nerf {m}
nerve {n} (audacity)  :: toupet {m}, culot {m}, cran {m}
nerve {v} (strengthen) SEE: strengthen  ::
nerve {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage  ::
nerve agent {n} (weapon of mass destruction) SEE: nerve gas  ::
nerve cell {n} (cell of the nervous system)  :: cellule nerveuse {f}, neurone {m}
nerve fibre {n} (axon) SEE: axon  ::
nerve gas {n} (weapon of mass destruction)  :: gaz innervant {m}
nervosity {n} (nervousness) SEE: nervousness  ::
nervous {adj} /ˈnɝː.vəs/ (easily agitated)  :: nerveux
nervous {adj} (apprehensive, anxious)  :: nerveux
nervous {adj} (relating to the nerves)  :: nerveux
nervously {adv} (in a nervous manner)  :: nerveusement
nervousness {n} (state or quality of being nervous)  :: nervosité {f}
nervous system {n} (system which coordinates the activity of the body)  :: système nerveux {m}
-ness {suffix} /nɪ̈s]/ (appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being...", "the quality of being...", or "the measure of being...")  :: -ité, -esse {f}
Nessie {prop} (nickname for the Loch Ness monster)  :: Nessie {f}
Nessie {prop} (female given name)  :: Nessie {f}
nest {n} /nɛst/ (bird-built structure)  :: nid {m}
nest {n} (place for depositing eggs)  :: nid {m}
nest {n} (snug residence)  :: nid {m}, chez-soi {m}, chez-moi {m}
nest {n} (retreat)  :: refuge {m}
nest {n} (hideout)  :: repaire {m}
nest {v} (to build or settle into a nest)  :: nicher, nidifier
nest {v} (to settle into a home)  :: emménager
nest {v} (to successively neatly fit)  :: s'emboîter
nest {v} (to successively place inside another)  :: emboîter
nest box {n} (birdhouse) SEE: birdhouse  ::
nested {v} (embedded) SEE: embedded  ::
nested {v} (successively fit inside another)  :: imbriqué
nested {v}  :: imbriqué
nestle {v} /ˈnɛsəl/ (to settle oneself comfortably and snugly)  :: se pelotonner, se nicher
nestle {v} (to press oneself against another affectionately)  :: se pelotonner
nestling {n} (small bird)  :: oisillon {m}
Nestorian {adj} (related to the teachings of Nestorius)  :: nestorien {m}
Nestorian {n} (A member of a "Nestorian" church)  :: nestorien {m}, nestorienne {f}
net {n} /nɛt/ (mesh of string, cord or rope)  :: filet
net {n} (device for catching fish, butterflies etc.)  :: filet {m}
net {n} (interconnecting system)  :: réseau {m}
net {adj} (remaining after expenses or deductions)  :: net {m}
net {n} (The amount remaining after expenses are deducted, profit)  :: netto {m}
netball {n} (sport)  :: netball {m}
netbook {n} (economical notebook computer)  :: netbook {m}, miniportable {m}, miniportatif {m}
nether {adj} /nɛð.ɚ/ (lower)  :: inférieur
nether {adj} (beneath the earth's surface)  :: souterrain
Netherlander {n} /ˈnɛðɚˌlændɚ/ (someone from the Netherlands)  :: Néerlandais {m}, Néerlandaise {f}
Netherlandic {prop} (Dutch) SEE: Dutch  ::
Netherlandish {prop} (Dutch) SEE: Dutch  ::
Netherlands {prop} /ˈnɛ.ðə.ləndz/ (country in northwestern Europe, see also: Holland)  :: les Pays-Bas {m-p}, la Hollande {f}
Netherlands {adj} (pertaining to the Netherlands)  :: néerlandais, hollandais
Netherlands Antilles {prop} (former autonomous territory)  :: Antilles néerlandaises {p}
net income {n} (gross profit minus operating expenses and taxes)  :: résultat net
netiquette {n} (appropriate conduct online)  :: nétiquette {f}
netizen {n} (member of Internet community)  :: netizen {m}
net profit {n} (the gross revenue minus all expenses)  :: bénéfice net {m}
netsuke {n} /net.ˈ (miniature sculptures)  :: netsuke {m}
nettiquettely {adv}  :: nétiquettement
nettle {n} /ˈnɛt(ə)l/ (stinging herb of genus Urtica)  :: ortie {f}
nettle {v} (of the nettle plant etc., to sting causing a rash)  :: piquer, irriter
nettle {v} (to pique, irritate, vex or provoke someone)  :: piquer, irriter, vexer
nettle {v}  :: piquer, irriter, vexer
nettle {n} (deadnettle) SEE: deadnettle  ::
nettle-rash {n} (itchy areas of the skin) SEE: urticaria  ::
net weight {n} (weight of a product)  :: poids net {m}
network {n} /nɛtwɝk/ (fabric or structure of fibrous elements)  :: tissus {m}
network {n} (interconnected group or system)  :: réseau {m}
network {n} (multiple computers and other devices connected together)  :: réseau informatique {m}, réseau {m}
network {v} (interact socially)  :: réseauter, établir un réseau de contacts
network {v} (to interconnect a group or system)  :: mettre en réseau
network {v}  :: [1] mettre en réseau , construire un réseau , diffuser sur l 'ensemble du réseau , [par le réseau] relier , parcourir
network card {n} (computer card)  :: carte réseau {f}
networking {n} (act of connecting computers into network)  :: mise en réseau
networking {n} (meeting new people)  :: mise en réseau, réseautage {m}
network subsystem {n} (subsystem in a GSM network)  :: sous-système réseau
Neuchâtel {prop} (canton)  :: Neuchâtel, le canton de Neuchâtel {m}
Neuchâtel {prop} (city)  :: Neuchâtel
neural {adj} /ˈnʊɹəl/ (of or relating to the nerves)  :: neural
neural crest {n} (ectodermal material)  :: crête neurale {f}
neuralgia {n} (nerve pain)  :: névralgie {f}
neuralgic {adj} (pertaining to or affected by neuralgia)  :: névralgique
neural plate {n} (bundle of ectoderm)  :: plaque neurale {f}
neural spine {n}  :: neurépine {f}
neurasthenic {adj} /ˌnʊɹəsˈθɛnɪk/ (pertaining to neurasthenia)  :: neurasthénique
neuro- {prefix} /ˈn(j)ʊɹoʊ/ (relating to nerves or the nervous system)  :: neuro-
neurobiology {n} (scientific study of nerve and brain fuction)  :: neurobiologie {f}
neurodystonic {adj}  :: neurodystonique
neuroepithelial {adj} (of or relating to the neuroepithelium)  :: neuroépithélial
neuroglobin {n}  :: neuroglobine {f}
neurohypophysis hormone {n} (either of two peptide hormones)  :: hormone de la neurohypophyse {f}
neurolemma {n} (neurology: the outermost nucleated cytoplasmic layer of Schwann cells that surrounds the axon of the neuron)  :: neurolemme {f}
neurological {adj} (dealing with the study of the brain)  :: neurologique
neurologist {n} (doctor or scientist who practices or specializes in neurology)  :: neurologue {m} {f}
neurology {n} /n(j)uˈɹɒlədʒi/ (branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders)  :: neurologie {f}
neuroma {n} (tumor composed of nerve cells)  :: névrome {m}
neuromuscular {adj} (pertaining to the voluntary control of muscles by nerves)  :: neuromusculaire
neuron {n} /ˈnʊɹɑn/ (a cell of the nervous system)  :: neurone {m}, cellule nerveuse {f}
neuronal {adj} (of, or relating to a neuron)  :: neuronal
neuropeptide {n} (peptide that function as a neurotransmitter)  :: neuropeptide {m}
neuroscience {n} (scientific study of the nervous system)  :: neuroscience {f}
neurosecretion {n} (synthesis and release of hormones by neurons)  :: neurosécrétion {f}
neurosecretion {n} (a hormone so secreted)  :: neurosécrétion {f}
neurosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: névrose {f}
neurosurgeon {n} (brain surgeon)  :: neurochirurgien {m}, neurochirurgienne {f}
neurosurgery {n} (surgical discipline focused on treating the nervous systems)  :: neurochirurgie {f}
neurosurgery {n} (surgery of the brain)  :: neurochirurgie {f}
neurotic {adj} (Overanxious)  :: névrotique, psychotique
neurotic {n} (person who has a neurosis)  :: névrotique {m} {f}, psychotique {m} {f}
neurotoxin {n} (type of toxin)  :: neurotoxine {f}
neurotransmission {n} /nuɹoʊtɹænzˈmɪʃən/ (transfer of impulses between neurons)  :: neurotransmission
neurotransmitter {n} (substance responsible for sending nerve signals across a synapse between two neurons)  :: neurotransmetteur {m}
neurotypical {adj} (having normal way of processing information)  :: neurotypique {m} {f}
neurulation {n} (nervous system formation)  :: neurulation {f}
Neustria {prop} /ˈnjuːstɹɪə/ (western part of the Frankish empire)  :: Neustrie {f}
neuter {adj} /ˈnuːtɚ/ (neither the one thing nor the other)  :: impartial {m}
neuter {adj} (grammar: having a form which is not masculine nor feminine)  :: neutre
neuter {adj} (having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones)  :: asexuel
neuter {adj}  :: neutre
neuter {n} (the neuter gender (grammar))  :: neutre {m}
neuter {v} (to remove sex organs from an animal)  :: castrer, châtrer
neutral {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹəl/ (not taking sides in a conflict)  :: neutre
neutral {adj} (neither beneficial nor harmful)  :: neutre
neutral {adj} (biology: having no sex)  :: neutre
neutral {adj} (physics: possessing no charge)  :: neutre
neutral {adj} (chemistry: neither acidic nor alkaline)  :: neutre
neutral {n} (position of gears)  :: point mort {m}
neutral current {n} (exchange current)  :: courant neutre {m}
neutralino {n} (hypothetical particle)  :: neutralino {m}
neutralisation {n} (neutralisation) SEE: neutralization  ::
neutralise {v} (to make inactive or ineffective)  :: neutraliser
neutrality {n} /nuˈtɹæləti/ (state of being neutral; taking no part on either side)  :: neutralité {f}
neutralization {n} (neutralization)  :: neutralisation {f}
neutrino {n} /njuːˈtɹiːnoʊ/ (en elementary particle with extremely small mass and no electric charge)  :: neutrino {m}
neutrino astronomy {n} (study of neutrinos)  :: astronomie neutrino {f}
neutron {n} /ˈn(j)uːtɹɒn/ (subatomic particle)  :: neutron {m}
neutron bomb {n} (atomic bomb that produces a greater amount of neutrons)  :: bombe à neutrons {f}
neutron diffraction {n} (interference process)  :: diffraction de neutrons {f}
neutron interferometer {n} (device)  :: interféromètre à neutrons {m}
neutronium {n} (neutron star material)  :: neutronium {m}
neutron optics {n} (field of study)  :: optique neutronique {f}
neutron scattering {n} (technique)  :: diffusion neutronique {f}
neutron spectrometry {n} (field of study)  :: spectrométrie neutronique {f}
neutron star {n} (star composed of neutrons)  :: étoile à neutrons {f}
neutrophil {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹəfɪl/ (easily stained by neutral dyes)  :: neutrophile
Nevada {prop} /nɪˈvædə/ (US state)  :: Nevada {m}
never {adv} /ˈnɛ.vɚ/ (at no time)  :: jamais
never again {adv} (at no time in the future)  :: plus jamais, jamais plus
never ever {adv} (emphatic never)  :: jamais de la vie, jamais du tout, au grand jamais
neverland {n} (an ideal or imaginary place)  :: pays imaginaire {m}
never mind {v} (it is not important)  :: tant pis, ça ne fait rien, peu importe, qu'importe, ce n'est pas grave
never mind {v} (do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something))  :: [about someone or something] ne vous préoccupez pas de [formal], [informal] ne te préoccupe pas de, [about doing something] il n'y a pas besoin or, [followed by que and the subjunctive] informally pas besoin; Never mind about paying me back - Il n’y a pas besoin que vous me remboursiez
never mind {v} (I was wrong; I withdraw my previous statement)  :: [informal] laisse tomber
nevermore {adv} (never again) SEE: never again  ::
never say die {interj} (do not despair)  :: ne vous laissez pas abattre, ne baissez jamais les bras, il ne faut jamais baisser les bras, accrochez-vous, tenez bon
never say never {phrase} (never say never)  :: ne jamais dire jamais
nevertheless {adv} /ˈnɛvɚðəlɛs/ (in spite of what preceded)  :: néanmoins, toutefois, pourtant, malgré tout, nonobstant, cependant
nevus {n} (benign lesion on skin) SEE: mole  ::
new {adj} /n(j)u/ (recently made or created)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (additional, recently discovered)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (current or later)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (distinguishing something established more recently)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (in original condition, pristine)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel], neuf
new {adj} (refreshed, reinvigorated)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel], autre
new {adj} (of recent origin)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (strange, unfamiliar)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (recently arrived or appeared)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
new {adj} (inexperienced, unaccustomed)  :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel]
New Age {n} (a modern spiritual and religious movement)  :: Nouvel-Âge {m}
Newari {prop} (Newari language)  :: Nepâlbhâsa {m}
newb {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
newbie {n} /ˈnjuːbi/ (new (inexperienced) user or participant)  :: néophyte {m} {f}, béotien {m}, débutant, profane {m} {f}
newborn {adj} (recently born)  :: nouveau-né {m}
newborn {n} (recently born baby)  :: nouveau-né {m}, nouveau-née {f}
New Britain {prop} (island)  :: Nouvelle-Bretagne {f}
New Brunswick {prop} /njuː ˈbɹʌnz.wɪk/ (province in eastern Canada)  :: Nouveau-Brunswick
New Caledonia {prop} /ˈnu ˌkæl.ɪˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (overseas territory of France)  :: Nouvelle-Calédonie {f}
New Caledonian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to New Caledonia)  :: néo-calédonien
New Caledonian {n} (person from New Caledonia)  :: Néo-Calédonien
Newcastle disease {n} (disease of poultry)  :: maladie de Newcastle {f}
newcomer {n} /ˈn(j)uˌkʌmɚ/ (one who has recently arrived in a community)  :: nouveau venu {m}, nouvel arrivé {m}
newcomer {n} (new participant in some activity)  :: débutant {m}, débutante {f}
New Delhi {prop} /njuː ˈdɛli/ (capital of India)  :: New Delhi, [Frenchified] Nouvelle-Delhi
New Democrat {n} (member of the New Democratic Party)  :: Nouveau démocrate
New Democratic {adj} (of the New Democratic Party)  :: Nouveau démocratique
New Democratic Party {prop} (party)  :: Nouveau Parti démocratique
newel {n} /ˈnu.əl/ (central pillar of staircase)  :: noyau {m}
New England {prop} (six states of the United States)  :: Nouvelle-Angleterre {f}
newer {adj} /ˈn(j)uɚ/ (More recent)  :: plus récent
newfangled {adj} /ˌnuˈfæŋ.ɡəld/ (modern, unfamiliar or different)  :: d'un nouveau genre
Newfoundland {prop} /ˈn(j)uˌfaʊnd.lənd/ (Island off the coast of Eastern Canada.)  :: Terre-Neuve {f}
Newfoundland and Labrador {prop} (Province in eastern Canada)  :: Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador {f}
New Guinea {prop} (large island)  :: Nouvelle Guinée {f}
New High German {prop} (modern German language)  :: haut-allemand moderne {m}
New Holland {prop} (obsolete: Australia)  :: Nouvelle Hollande
New Ireland {prop} (island)  :: Nouvelle-Irlande {f}
New Jersey {prop} /nuːˈdʒɝzi/ (a northeast state of the United States of America)  :: New Jersey
New Latin {prop} (Latin after the Middle Ages)  :: néolatin {m}, néo-latin {m}
newly {adv} (In a new manner)  :: nouvellement, récemment
newlywed {n} (a recently married person)  :: nouveau marié {m}, nouvelle mariée {f}
New Mexico {prop} /nu ˈmɛʊ/ (US State)  :: Nouveau-Mexique {m}
new moon {n} (phase of moon when in conjunction with sun)  :: nouvelle lune {f}
New Orleans {prop} /ˈn(j)uː ɔɹˈliːnz/ (city)  :: La Nouvelle-Orléans {f}
news {n} /n(j)uːz/ (new information of interest)  :: nouvelles {f-p}, informations {f-p}, actualités {f-p}
news {n} (reports of current events)  :: téléjournal {m} [on television]
news agency {n} (organisation that gathers and distributes news)  :: agence de nouvelles {f}
newsagent {n} (retail business)  :: kiosque à journaux {m}
newsagent {n} (person)  :: marchand de journaux {m}
news anchor {n} (presenter of news broadcasts)  :: présentateur de nouvelles {m}, chef d'antenne {m} [Canada]
newscaster {n} (one who delivers the news)  :: présentateur {m}, présentatrice {f}
news conference {n} (press conference) SEE: press conference  ::
newsfeed {n} (a feed of news content)  :: fil d'actualités
newsletter {n} /ˈn(j)uzˌlɛtɚ/ (publication)  :: bulletin {m}, lettre d'information {f}, infolettre {f}
New South Wales {prop} (one state of Australia)  :: Nouvelle-Galles-du-Sud {f}
newspaper {n} /ˈn(j)usˌpeɪpɚ/ (publication)  :: journal {m}
newspaper {n} (paper on which newspapers are printed)  :: papier journal {m}
Newspeak {prop} (fictional language)  :: novlangue {f}
newsprint {n} (inexpensive paper used in newspapers)  :: papier journal {m}
newsreader {n} (news anchor) SEE: news anchor  ::
newsroom {n} /ˈnjuːzɹuːm/ (the office of a news organisation)  :: salle de rédaction {f}, rédaction {f}
newsstand {n} (open stall where newspapers and magazines are on sale)  :: kiosque, kiosque à journaux {m}
New Stone Age {prop} (Neolithic period)  :: Néolithique {m}
newt {n} (type of salamander)  :: triton {m}
New Taiwan dollar {n} (currency of Taiwan)  :: nouveau dollar de Taïwan {m}
New Testament {prop} (second half of the Christian Bible)  :: Nouveau Testament {m}
newton {n} (derived unit of force)  :: newton {m}
Newtonian {adj} (related to Newton)  :: newtonien {m}
Newtonian {adj} (pre-Einsteinian in physics)  :: newtonien {m}
Newtonian {n} (supporter of Newton)  :: newtonien {m}
New World {prop} (North America and South America)  :: Nouveau Monde {m}
New World monkey {n} (families of primates found in Central and South America)  :: singe du Nouveau Monde {m}
New World Order {prop} (vision for the world)  :: Nouvel Ordre Mondial {m}
New Year {n} (January 1 in the Julian and Gregorian calendar and the days following)  :: le nouvel an {m} or le jour de l'an {m}
New Year's Day {n} (holiday occurring on January 1st)  :: jour de l'an {m}, Nouvel An {m}
New Year's Eve {prop} (holiday on December 31st)  :: Saint-Sylvestre
New Year's Eve {prop}  :: réveillon
New Year's resolution {n} /ˈnjuː jɪəz ˌɹɛzəˈluːʃ(ə)n/ (vow one makes for the coming year)  :: bonne résolution {f}
New York {prop} /nuː ˈjɔɹk/ (state)  :: New York, État de New York {m}
New York {adj} (of a style, particularly of food, originating in New York)  :: new-yorkais, new-yorkais {m}, new-yorkaise {f}
New York {prop} (city) SEE: New York City  ::
New York City {prop} (large city in the USA)  :: New York, Ville de New York {f}
New Yorker {n} (a native or resident of New York City)  :: New-Yorkais {m}, New-Yorkaise {f}
New Zealand {prop} /nju ˈziː.lənd/ (country in Oceania)  :: Nouvelle-Zélande {f}
New Zealand {prop} (attributive form - relating to New Zealand)  :: néo-zélandais
New Zealand dollar {n} (official currency of New Zealand)  :: dollar néo-zélandais {m}
New Zealander {n} (a person from New Zealand or of New Zealand descent)  :: Néo-Zélandais {m}, Néo-Zélandaise {f}
New Zealandress {n} (female New Zealander)  :: Néo-Zélandaise {f}
next {adj} /nɛkst/ (following in a sequence)  :: prochain, suivant
next {adj} (being closer to the present location than all other items)  :: proche
next {adj} (nearest date, time, space or order)  :: prochain
next {adv} (On the first subsequent occasion)  :: puis, après
next {prep} (on the side of)  :: à côté
next {n} (the one that follows after this one (in languages with a definite article that is generally required in this sense))  :: le suivant
next {prep} (next to) SEE: next to  ::
nextly {adv} (next) SEE: next  ::
next of kin {n} (closest blood relative, often heir to inheritance)  :: parent {m}
next of kin {n} (spouse, close friend, close relative)  :: proche {m} {f}
next to {prep} (beside; alongside)  :: à côté de
next to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
next to nothing {pron} (very little)  :: trois fois rien
next year {adv} (year after this one)  :: l'année prochaine, l'an prochain
nexus {n} /ˈnɛk.səs/ (connection)  :: nexus {m}
ney {n} (a type of flute)  :: ney {m}
NG {abbr} ((petrochemistry) natural gas)  :: GN {m} [gaz naturel]
NG {abbr} ((Internet) newsgroup)  :: NG {m}
négligée {n} /ˈnɛɡlɪʒeɪ/ (nightgown)  :: nuisette {f}, négligé {m}
NGO {n} (non-governmental organization)  :: ONG
NHL {initialism} (National Hockey League)  :: LNH {f}
niacin {n} (water-soluble vitamin)  :: niacine
Niamey {prop} /njɑːˈmeɪ/ (capital of Niger)  :: Niamey {m}
nib {n} /nɪb/ (tip of a pen)  :: plume {f}
nib {n} (bill of a bird)  :: bec {m}
nibble {v} (eat with small bites)  :: grignoter
nibble {n} ((computing) A unit of memory equal to half a byte, or four bits)  :: nibble, quartet {m}, semioctet {m}, tétrade {f}
Nicaea {prop} /naɪˈsiːə/ (ancient city)  :: Nicée
Nicaragua {prop} /ˌnɪk.əˈɹɑ.ɡwə/ (a country in Central America)  :: Nicaragua
Nicaraguan {adj} (pertaining to Nicaragua)  :: nicaraguayen
Nicaraguan {n} (person from Nicaragua)  :: Nicaraguayen {m}, Nicaraguayenne {f}
nice {adj} /naɪs/ (pleasant)  :: (person) gentil {m}, gentille {f}, sympathique {m}{f}, sympa [informal] {m}{f}; (thing) agréable
nice {adj} (attractive)  :: beau {m}, belle {f}, joli {m}, jolie {f}
nice {adj} (having a pleasant taste or aroma)  :: bon {m}, bonne {f}
Nice {prop} /niːs/ (city in France)  :: Nice {f}
nice guy {n} (man who is unappealing to women)  :: nice guy {m}
nice guys finish last {proverb}  :: qui se fait brebis le loup le mange
nicely {adv} /ˈnʌɪsli/ (pleasantly)  :: agréablement
Nicene {adj} /ˈnaɪ.siːn/ (all senses)  :: nicéen
Nicene Creed {prop} (official creed of the early Christian church stating tenets of the Christian faith)  :: Symbole de Nicée {m}, Foi de Nicene {f}
nice to meet you {phrase} (pleased to meet you) SEE: pleased to meet you  ::
niche {n} /nɪt͡ʃ/ (cavity, hollow, or recess)  :: niche {f}
niche {n} (ecological function of an organism)  :: niche {f}
niche {n} (position of opportunity)  :: niche {f}
Nicholas {prop} /ˈnɪk.ə.ləs/ (male given name)  :: Nicolas
nick {n} /nɪk/ (slang: police station or prison)  :: poste {m}, taule {f}, zonzon {f}, gnouf {m}
nick {v} (slang: to steal)  :: piquer
Nick {prop} /nɪk/ (Diminutive of the male given name Nicholas)  :: Nico
nickel {n} /ˈnɪk.əl/ (element)  :: nickel {m}
nickel {n} (coin)  :: pièce de cinq cents {f}
nickel {v} (to plate with nickel)  :: nickeler, nickeler
nickname {n} /ˈnɪkneɪm/ (familiar, invented given name)  :: surnom {m}
nickname {v} (to give a nickname to)  :: surnommer
Nicodemus {prop} (biblical Pharisee)  :: Nicodème
Nicola {prop} /ˈnɪ.kə.lə/ (feminine form of Nicholas)  :: Nicole
Nicole {prop} (female given name) SEE: Nicola  ::
Nicopolis {prop} (city in Epirus)  :: Nicopolis
Nicosia {prop} /ˌnɪkəˈsiːə/ (capital of Cyprus)  :: Nicosie
nicotine {n} /ˈnɪkətiːn/ (addictive alkaloid derived from tobacco)  :: nicotine {f}
nicotine patch {n} (adhesive patch)  :: timbre à la nicotine {m}
nictitating {adj} /ˈnɪktɪteɪtɪŋ/ (winking, blinking)  :: nictitant, clignotant
nidamental {adj}  :: nidamentaire
nidicolous {adj} (tending to stay at the nest or birthplace)  :: nidicole
nidiform {adj} /ˈnaɪdɪfɔːm/ (nest-shaped)  :: nidiforme
nidify {v} /ˈnɪd.əˌfaɪ/ (to make a nest)  :: nidifier
Nidwalden {prop} (Canton)  :: Nidwald
niece {n} /niːs/ (fraternal or sororal niece, see also: fraternal niece; sororal niece)  :: nièce {f}
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's husband.) SEE: niece  ::
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's wife.) SEE: niece  ::
niece-in-law {n}  :: belle-nièce
Niederkorn {prop} (canton)  :: Niedercorn
nief {n} (fist) SEE: fist  ::
Nietzschean {adj} /ˈni.t͡ʃi.ən/ (pertaining to Nietzsche or his writings)  :: nietzschéen
Nietzschean {n} (a supporter of Nietzsche's ideas)  :: nietzschéen {m}, nietzschéenne {f}
Nietzscheanism {n} /ˈni.t͡ʃi.ənɪzəm/ (philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche)  :: nietzschéisme {m}
nifty {adj} /ˈnɪfti/ (good, useful)  :: [colloquial] chouette {mf}
nigella {n} /naɪˈd͡ʒɛlə/ (flower)  :: nigelle {f}
Niger {prop} /ˈnaɪ.dʒə(ɹ)/ (country)  :: Niger {m}
Nigeria {prop} /naɪˈdʒɪə.ɹɪə/ (a country in Western Africa)  :: Nigeria {m}
Nigerian {n} (person)  :: Nigérian {m}, Nigériane {f}
Nigerian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Nigeria, the Nigerian people or culture)  :: nigérian
Nigerien {n} /niːˈʒɛəɹi.ən/ (person)  :: Nigérien {m}, Nigérienne {f}
niggard {v} (a miser or stingy person) SEE: skinflint  ::
niggardly {adj} /ˈnɪɡɚdli/ (withholding)  :: avare, pingre, mesquin
nigger {n} /ˈnɪɡə(ɹ)/ (negro person)  :: nègre, négro {m} {f}
nigh {adj} /naɪ/ (near, close by)  :: proche, près
nigh {v} (to approach)  :: s'approcher
night {n} /naɪt/ (period between sunset and sunrise)  :: nuit {f}
night {n} (evening or night spent at a particular activity)  :: soirée {f}, nuit {f}
night {n} (night spent at a hotel)  :: nuit {f}, nuitée {f}
night {n} (quality of sleep obtained during a night)  :: nuit {f}
night {n} (nightfall)  :: soir {m}
night {n} (darkness)  :: nuit {f}, noirceur {f}, obscurité {f}
night and day {adv} (day and night) SEE: day and night  ::
nightcap {n} (warm cap worn at night)  :: bonnet de nuit
nightclub {n} (establishment that is open late at night)  :: boîte de nuit {f}, discothèque {f}
nightdress {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightfall {n} (the close of the day; the coming of night)  :: tombée de la nuit {f}
nightgown {n} (sleeping garment worn by women)  :: chemise de nuit {f}, nuisette {f}, liseuse {f}
nighthawk {n} (night owl) SEE: night owl  ::
night heron {n} (species of heron)  :: bihoreau {m}
nightie {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightingale {n} /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl/ (bird)  :: rossignol philomèle {m}, rossignol {m}
nightjar {n} /ˈnaɪtdʒɑː/ (nocturnal bird of the family Caprimulgidae)  :: engoulevent {m}
nightlife {n} /ˈnaɪtˌlaɪf/ (Selection of nocturnal activities)  :: vie nocturne {f}
nightlight {n} (a small, dim light or lamp left on overnight)  :: veilleuse {f}
nightmare {n} /naɪt.mɛəɹ/ (dream)  :: cauchemar {m}, mauvais rêve, mauvais rêve {m}
nightmare {n} (experience)  :: cauchemar {m}, tourment {m}
nightmarish {adj} (resembling a nightmare)  :: cauchemardesque
night owl {n} ((idiomatic) one who stays up late at night or goes to bed late)  :: couche-tard {m} {f}, noctambule {m} {f}, oiseau de nuit {m}
nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
nightshade {n} /ˈnaɪtʃeɪd/ (plant of genus Solanum)  :: morelle {f}
night shift {n} (period)  :: poste de nuit) {m}
night shift {n} (group of workers)  :: équipe de nuit {f}
nightshirt {n} (shirt-like garment) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightstand {n} (small table placed at the head side of a bed)  :: table de nuit {f}, table de chevet {f}, liseuse {f}
night terror {n} (sleeping disorder)  :: terreur nocturne {f}
nighttime {n} (hours of darkness)  :: nuit {f}
night vision {n} (ability to see in the dark)  :: vision de nuit {f}, nyctalopie {f}
nightwandering {adj} (wandering at night)  :: noctivague
night watchman {n} (person who guards at night)  :: veilleur de nuit {m}
nihilism {n} /ˈnaɪəˌlɪz(ə)m/ (negation of one or more aspects of life; extreme philosophical scepticism)  :: nihilisme {m}
nihilism {n} (rejection of all moral principles)  :: nihilisme {m}
nihilism {n} (Russian anarchistic doctrine)  :: nihilisme {m}
nihilist {n} /ˈnaɪɪlɪst/ (person who accepts nihilism)  :: nihiliste
nihonium {n} /nɪˈhoʊ.ni.əm/  :: nihonium {m}
Niigata {prop} (a city of Japan)  :: Niigata {f}
Nijmegen {prop} (city in the Netherlands)  :: Nimègue
Nike {prop} /ˈnaɪkɪ/ (Greek goddess of victory)  :: Niké {f}
nikud {n} (system of diacritics for Hebrew)  :: nikkudot {m}
Nile {prop} /naɪl/ (river)  :: Nil {m}
nilgai {n} (large antelope of northern India)  :: nilgaut {m}
nimble {adj} /ˈnɪmbl̩/ (quick and light in movement or action)  :: agile {m} {f}, fulgurant {m}, preste {m} {f}, leste {m} {f}
nimble {adj} (quick-witted and alert)  :: vif {m}, vive {f}
nimbostratus {n} (cloud type)  :: nimbostratus {m}
nimbus {n} /ˈnɪmbəs/ (circle of light; halo)  :: nimbe {m}
nimbus {n} (rain cloud)  :: nimbus {m}
Nimrod {prop} (biblical king and hunter)  :: Nemrod
Nina {prop} /ˈniːˌnə/ (female given name)  :: Nina
nincompoop {n} /ˈnɪŋ.kəm.puːp/ (silly or foolish person)  :: crétin, abruti, demeuré, cornichon, gourde, imbécile, simplet, débile, niais, nigaud, dadais, sot, ravi, benêt, cloche, con, connard, mal cuit, démoulé trop tôt, bercé trop près du mur
nine {num} /naɪn/ (cardinal number)  :: neuf
nine {n} (the digit or figure 9)  :: neuf
nine {n}  :: neuf {m}
nine-banded armadillo {n} (Dasypus novemcinctus)  :: tatou à neuf bandes {m}
nine hundred {num} /ˈnaɪn ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 900)  :: neuf cents
nine o'clock {n} (the start of the tenth hour)  :: neuf heures {f}
ninesome {n} (group of nine)  :: neuvaine {f}
nineteen {num} /ˈnaɪn.tiːn/ (cardinal number)  :: dix-neuf {m}
nineteenth {adj} /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number nineteen)  :: dix-neuvième (before the noun) (abbreviation 19ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) dix-neuf (after the name) (abbreviation XIX)
nineteenth {n}  :: dix-neuvième {m}{f} , dix-neuvième {m}
nine thousand {num} (9000)  :: neuf-mille
nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine {num} (cardinal number 9,999)  :: neuf-mille-neuf-cent-quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
nineties {n} (the decade of the 1990s)  :: années quatre-vingt-dix {f-p}, années 90 {f-p}
ninetieth {adj} /ˈnaɪnti.əθ/ (ordinal form of ninety)  :: [France, Quebec] quatre-vingt-dixième, [Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland] nonantième, 90ème
ninetieth {n} (person or thing in the ninetieth position)  :: [France, Quebec] quatre-vingt-dixième {m} {f}, [Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland] nonantième {m} {f}
ninetieth {n} (one of ninety equal parts of a whole)  :: [France, Quebec] quatre-vingt-dixième {m}, [Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland] nonantième {m}
ninety {num} (90)  :: [Belgium, Switzerland, Congo-Kinshasa, Rwanda] nonante; [France, Canada, former French colonies] quatre-vingt-dix
ninety-eight {num} (98)  :: quatre-vingt-dix-huit
ninety-five {num} (95)  :: (Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland): nonante-cinq; (France, Quebec): quatre-vingt-quinze
ninety-four {num} (94)  :: quatre-vingt-quatorze
ninety-nine {n} (cardinal number 99)  :: quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
ninety-one {num} (cardinal number ninety-one)  :: quatre-vingt-onze
ninety-seven {num} (97)  :: quatre-vingt-dix-sept
ninety-six {num} (96)  :: quatre-vingt-seize
ninetysomething {n} (nonagenarian) SEE: nonagenarian  ::
ninety-two {num} (92)  :: quatre-vingt-douze
ninhydrin {n} (organic compound: 2,2-dihydroxyindane-1,3-dione)  :: ninhydrine {f}
ninja {n} /ˈnɪn.dʒə/ (person trained in stealth, espionage, assassination and ninjutsu)  :: ninja {m} {f}
Nintendo {n} /nɪnˈtɛndəʊ/ (Nintendo Entertainment System, or other video game system made by Nintendo)  :: Nintendo {f}
ninth {adj} /naɪnθ/ (ordinal form of nine)  :: neuvième (before the noun) (abbreviation 9ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) neuf (after the name) (abbreviation IX)
ninth {n} (something in the ninth position)  :: neuvième {m} {f}
ninth {n} (one of nine equal parts of a whole)  :: neuvième {m}
niobic {adj} (relating to niobium)  :: niobique
niobium {n} (chemical element)  :: niobium {m}
Niçoise salad {n} (salad)  :: salade niçoise
Niort {prop} /njɔɹ]/ (commune in Deux-Sèvres, France)  :: Niort
Nip {n} (offensive: a Japanese person) SEE: Jap  ::
Niphon {prop} (Honshu) SEE: Honshu  ::
nip in the bud {v} /ˈnɪp.ɪn.ðəˈbʌd/ ((idiom) to prevent at an early stage)  :: étouffer dans l'œuf, tuer dans l'œuf
nipple {n} /ˈnɪp(ə)l/ (projection of mammary gland)  :: mamelon {m}, téton {m}, tétin {m}
nipple {n} (artificial nipple for bottle feeding)  :: tétine {f}
nipplewort {n} (Lapsana communis)  :: lampsane {f}
Nippo- {prefix} (relating to Japan or Japanese)  :: nippo-, japono-
nip point {n} (point of convergence with a rolling part)  :: angle rentrant {m}
Nipponese {adj} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
Nipponese {prop} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
nipponize {v} (to make or become more Japanese)  :: nipponiser, japoniser
nipponize {v} (to convert to Katakana or to enable to work with the Japanese script)  :: nipponiser, japoniser
nipponize {v} (to translate into Japanese)  :: traduire en japonais
nippy {adj} (rather cold (of weather))  :: frisquet
niqqud {n} (nikud) SEE: nikud  ::
nirvana {n} /nɪɹˈvɑnə/ (cessation of suffering)  :: nirvana {m}
nirvana {n} (Buddhist state of bliss)  :: nirvana {m}
nit {n} /nɪt/ (egg of a louse)  :: lente {f}
nitpick {v} /ˈnɪt.pɪk/ (to correct minutiae or find fault)  :: pinailler, chercher la petite bête, chicaner, chipoter
nitpick {v} (to pick nits)  :: chercher les poux
nitpicker {n} /ˈnɪt.pɪk.ə(ɹ)/ (one who nitpicks)  :: pinailleur, coupeur de cheveux en quatre, [slang] enculeur de mouches
nitpicking {n} (any process of finding or pointing out tiny details or errors)  :: pinaillerie {f}, pinaillage {m}, ergotage {m}, chicane {f}
nitrary {n} (place where potassium nitrate is produced)  :: nitrière {f}
nitrate {n} /ˈnaɪˌtɹeɪt/ (any salt or ester of nitric acid)  :: nitrate {m}, azotate {m} [rare]
nitrate {v} (To treat, or react, with nitric acid or a nitrate)  :: nitrater
nitrene {n} (organic compound)  :: nitrène {m}
nitric {adj} (pertaining to nitrogen)  :: nitrique
nitric acid {n} (HNO3)  :: acide nitrique {m}, acide azotique {m}
nitride {n} /ˈnaɪtɹaɪd/ (compound of nitrogen)  :: nitride
nitriding {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹaɪd.iŋ/ (method of hardening steel)  :: nitruration {f}
nitrilate {v}  :: nitriler
nitrogen {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹə.dʒən/ (chemical element)  :: azote {m}
nitrogenous {adj} (of nitrogen)  :: azoté
nitroglycerine {n} (the compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate)  :: nitroglycérine {f}
nitro-hydrochloric acid {n} (aqua regia) SEE: aqua regia  ::
nitrometer {n} (apparatus)  :: nitromètre {m}
nitromuriatic {adj} (pertaining to nitric acid and muriatic acid)  :: nitromuriatique
nitrous {adj} (of or relating to nitrogen)  :: nitreux
nitrox {n} (mix of nitrogen and oxygen)  :: nitrox {m}
Niue {prop} /ˈnjuːeɪ/ (Republic of Niue)  :: Nioué
Niuean {n} (person)  :: Niouéen {m}, Niouéenne {f}
Niuean {prop} (language)  :: niouéen {m}
Niuean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Niue)  :: niouéen
Nivkh {prop} (language)  :: nivkhe {m}, nivkh {m}
Nièvre {prop} (département)  :: Nièvre {f}
Nivôse {prop} /niˈvoʊz/ (the fourth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: nivôse {m}
nix {n} /nɪks/ (colloquial: nothing)  :: ne...rien or rien
nixtamal {n} (hominy) SEE: hominy  ::
Nizhny Novgorod {prop} (large city in Russia)  :: Nijni Novgorod {m}
Nkore {prop} (Nyankole) SEE: Nyankole  ::
no. {n} (number)  ::
no {determiner} (not any)  :: pas de, [singular only] nul {m}, [emphatically] aucun {m}
no {determiner} (used to show an activity is forbidden)  :: [followed by an infinitive] défense de, [followed by an infinitive] interdiction de, [adjective] interdit
no {particle} (used to show disagreement or negation)  :: non
no {particle} (used to show agreement with a negative question (in some languages this response is the usual word for "yes"))  :: non
no {n} (a negating expression)  :: non {m}
no {n} (a vote not in favor)  :: non {m}
No {n} (Noh) SEE: Noh  ::
Noah {prop} /ˈnoʊə/ (biblical character)  :: Noé {m}
Noah {prop} (male given name)  :: Noé {m}
Noah's ark {prop} (the vessel built by Noah under God's instructions, as described in Genesis)  :: arche de Noé {f}
nobelium {n} (chemical element)  :: nobélium {m}
Nobel Prize {n} /ˈnoʊˌbɛl ˈpɹaɪz/ (international prize)  :: prix Nobel {m}
no biggie {n} (not a big deal)  :: pas de problème, aucun problème, pas de souci, aucun souci
nobility {n} /noʊˈbɪlɨti/ (noble or privileged social class)  :: noblesse {f}
nobility {n} (the quality of being noble)  :: noblesse
noble {n} /ˈnoʊbəl/ (aristocrat)  :: noble {m} {f}, aristocrate {m} {f}
noble {adj} (having honorable qualities)  :: noble, aristocratique {m} {f}
noble gas {n} (element of group 18 of the periodic table)  :: gaz noble {m}
nobleman {n} (man of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat)  :: noble {m} {f}
noble rot {n} (fungus)  :: pourriture noble
noblesse oblige {n} /noʊˌblɛs əˈbliʒ/ (the honourable obligation that is the responsibility of those of high rank)  :: noblesse oblige {m}
noblewoman {n} (a woman of noble rank)  :: noble {m} {f}
nobly {adv} /ˈnoʊbli/ (in a noble manner)  :: noblement
nobody {pron} (not any person; the logical negation of somebody) SEE: no one  ::
nobody {n} /ˈnoʊ.bə.di/ (unimportant person)  :: moins-que-rien {m}
nobody's perfect {phrase} (phrase to remind that we all fail at times)  :: nul n'est parfait
no comment {interj} ("official" refusal to relay any further information)  :: sans commentaire
no comment {interj} (refusal to say the obvious impolite retort)  :: sans commentaire, no comment
noctiferous {adj} ((obsolete) bringing night)  :: noctifère {m} {f}
noctilucent {adj} ((meteorology) glowing at night)  :: noctiluque
noctilucin {n} (fat-like substance) SEE: noctilucine  ::
noctilucine {n} (substance responsible for the bioluminescence)  :: noctilucine {f}
noctilucous {adj} (luminescent)  :: noctiluque
noctivagant {adj} (nightwandering) SEE: nightwandering  ::
noctule {n} /ˈnɑktʃul/ (bat of the genus Nyctalus)  :: noctule {f}
nocturnal {adj} /nɑkˈtɚnəl/ (primarily active during the night)  :: nocturne
nocturnality {n} (being active at night)  :: nocturnité {f}
nocturne {n} /ˈnɒktɜːn/ (a dreamlike or pensive composition)  :: nocturne {m}
nod {v} /nɒd/ (incline the head up and down)  :: dodeliner, hocher
nod {v} (gradually fall asleep)  :: dodeliner
nod {n} (instance of moving one's head)  :: signe de la tête {m}, hochement {m}
nodal {adj} (Relating to a node)  :: nodal
node {n} (computer attached to a network)  :: nœud
node {n} (vertex of a graph of a network)  :: nœud {m}
nod off {v} (fall asleep)  :: somnoler {f}
no doubt {adv} (without a doubt)  :: pas de doute, sans doute
nodular {adj} (of or relating to a nodule or modules)  :: nodulaire
nodular {adj} (similar in form to a nodule)  :: nodulaire
nodule {n} /ˈnɑːd͡ʒuːl/ (rounded mass)  :: nodule {m}
Noel {prop} /ˈnəʊ(ə)l/ (male given name)  :: Noël
no entry {phrase} (entry is forbidden)  :: défense d'entrer, entrée interdite, accès interdit
noetherian {adj} (math)  :: noethérien
noetic {adj} /noʊˈɛt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the mind or intellect)  :: noétique
noetic {adj} (originating in or apprehended by reason)  :: noétique
noetically {adv} (in a noetic way)  :: noétiquement
no fear {interj} (no way) SEE: no way  ::
no-fly zone {n} (an airspace in which aircraft, especially military aircraft, are forbidden to fly)  :: zone d'exclusion aérienne {f}
Nogai {prop} (language)  :: nogaï
Nogai {prop} (person)  :: Nogaï
Noh {n} (Japanese musical drama)  :: {m}
no hard feelings {phrase} (no resentment)  :: sans rancune
no holds barred {adj}  :: sans restrictions (literally, "without/no restrictions")
no idea {interj} (I don't know)  :: aucune idée
noise {n} /nɔɪz/ (various sounds, usually unwanted)  :: bruit {m}, vacarme {m}, brouhaha {m}
noise {n} (sound or signal generated by random fluctuations)  :: bruit {m}
noise {n} (technical: unwanted part of a signal)  :: bruit {m}
noise {n} (level of variation in gene expression)  :: bruit
noise {n} (rumour or complaint)  :: bruit {m} [dated]
noiseless {adj} (silent)  :: silencieux
noiselessly {adv} (in a quiet manner)  :: sans bruit
noise pollution {n} (excessive noise)  :: nuisance sonore {f}, pollution de bruit {f}
noisily {adv} (in a noisy manner)  :: bruyamment
noisome {adj} /ˈnɔɪ.səm/ (morally hurtful or noxious)  :: désagréable {m} {f}, nuisible {m} {f}
noisome {adj} (hurtful or noxious to health)  :: nocif {m}, insalubre {m} {f}, malsain {m}, toxique {m} {f}
noisome {adj} (offensive to the senses)  :: répugnant {m}, dégoutant {m}
noisy {adj} /ˈnɔɪzi/ (making a noise)  :: bruyant {m}, bruyante {f}, tonitruant {m}, tonitruante {f}
noisy {adj} (full of noise)  :: bruyant {m}, bruyante {f}
noisy miner {n} (grey bird)  :: méliphage bruyant {m}
no kidding {interj} (exclamation of amazement)  :: sans blague
nolens volens {adv} (willing or unwilling) SEE: willy-nilly  ::
nolle prosequi {n} (declaration that a prosecution will not proceed)  :: relaxe {f}, arrêt des poursuites {m}, abandon des poursuites {m}, abandon de poursuites {m}, cessation des poursuites {f}, ordonnance de classement {f}
no longer {adv} (not any more)  :: neplus
nomad {n} /ˈnoʊmæd/ (a member of society or class who wander with their herds)  :: nomade {m} {f}
nomadic {adj} /nəʊˈmæd.ɪk/ (of or relating to itinerant herdsmen)  :: nomade
nomadic {adj} (of or relating to any habitually wandering person)  :: nomade
no matter {adv} (regardless of)  :: peu importe, n'importe, qu'importe
no matter {adv} (it's unimportant)  :: peu importe, ça ne fait rien
no matter what {pron} (whatever)  :: quoi que ce soit, peu importe
nom de Web {n} /nɒm də ˈwɛb/ (pseudonym used on the World Wide Web)  :: pseudo {m}
nomenclature {n} /ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃəɹ/ (set of names or terms)  :: nomenclature {f}
nomen gentilicium {n} /ˈnəʊmɛn d͡ʒɛntaɪˈlɪsɪəm/ (name designating a Roman citizen as a member of a particular gens)  :: gentilice {m}
nomenklatura {n} /nɒˌmɛnkləˈtjʊəɹə/ (list of posts in Soviet Union)  :: nomenklatura {f}
nominal {adj} /ˈnɒm.ɪnl̩/ (of or relating to a name or names)  :: nominal
nominalization {n} (use of a verb or an adjective as a noun)  :: substantivation {f}
nominalizer {n} /ˈnɑm.ə.nəl.aɪz.ɚ/ (nominalizer)  :: nominaliseur {m}, substantivateur {m}
nominate {v} /ˈnɑm.ɪ.neɪt/ (to name someone for a particular role or position)  :: nommer
nominative {n} (the nominative case) SEE: nominative case  ::
nominative {adj} /ˈnɒmɪnətɪv/ (giving a name, naming; designating)  :: nominatif {m}
nominative case {n} (case used to indicate the subject)  :: nominatif {m}
nominator {n} (One who nominates)  :: nominateur {m}
nominee {n} /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/ (a person named or designated to any office, duty or position)  :: candidat {m}, candidate {f}
nom nom nom {interj} (sound of a person chewing)  :: miam miam miam
nomogram {n} (diagram in which the relationship between three variables is represented)  :: nomogramme {m}, abaque {m}
-nomy {suffix} (system of rules, laws, or knowledge about a particular field)  :: -nomie
non- {prefix} /ˈnɒn/ (not)  :: non-
nona- {prefix} (nine)  :: nona-
nonagenarian {n} /ˌnɒnæd͡ʒɛˈnɛːɹɪən/ (one who is between the ages of 90 and 99)  :: nonagénaire
non-aggression principle {n}  :: principe de non-agression
nonagon {n} (A polygon with nine sides and nine angles)  :: nonagone {m}
nonalcoholic {adj} (containing at most trace amounts of alcohol)  :: non alcoolisé, sans alcool
nonaligned {adj} (not allied)  :: non-aligné {m}
nonalignment {n} (state of being nonaligned)  :: non-alignement {m}
non-binary {adj} (not binary)  :: non-binaire
non-binary {adj} (outside the gender binary, see also: genderqueer)  :: non-binaire
non-breaking space {n} (a variant of the space character)  :: espace insécable {f}
nonce {n} (a stupid or worthless person) SEE: goof  ::
nonce {n} (a nonce word) SEE: nonce word  ::
nonce {n} /nɑn(t)s]/ (a sex offender, especially one who is guilty of sexual offences against children.)  :: pointeur {m}
nonce word {n} (word invented for the occasion)  :: mot ad hoc {m}, hapax {m}
nonchalance {n} /ˌnɑːnʃəˈlɑːns/ (indifference; carelessness; coolness)  :: nonchalance {f}
nonchalant {adj} /ˌnɑn.ʃəˈlɑnt/ (casually calm and relaxed)  :: décontracté
nonchalant {adj} (indifferent; unconcerned; behaving as if detached)  :: [usually negative] désinvolte
nonchurchgoer {n} (one who does not attend church)  :: non-pratiquant
noncitizen {n} (someone who is not a citizen of the country in question)  :: non-citoyen {m}, non-citoyenne {f}
nonclustered index {n} (Index that contains a series of sorted pointers)  :: index non-cluster {m}
noncommissioned officer {n} (non-commissioned officer) SEE: non-commissioned officer  ::
non-commissioned officer {n} (person of authority in the military who has not received a commission)  :: sous-officier {m}
noncommittal {adj} /ˌnɑnkəˈmɪtl/ (tending to avoid commitment)  :: évasif
non-compete {adj} (describing contractual clause)  :: de non-concurrence
nonconformism {n} (refusal to conform to common standards, conventions, rules, traditions or laws)  :: anticonformisme {m}
nonconformist {n} (someone who does not conform to accepted beliefs, customs or practices)  :: anticonformiste {m} {f}
nonconformist {adj} (not conforming to established customs etc)  :: anticonformiste {m} {f}
nondescript {adj} /nɑndəsˈkɹɪpt/ (without distinguishing qualities)  :: banal, quelconque
non-deterministic {adj} (non-deterministic) SEE: nondeterministic  ::
nondeterministic {adj} (involving choices)  :: indéterministe
none {pron} /nʌn/ (not any person)  :: personne
none {pron} (not any thing)  :: aucun {m}, aucune {f}
nonego {n} (philosophy: part of the psyche)  :: non-moi {m}
nonempty {adj} (of set, such that it contains at least one element) SEE: non-empty  ::
non-empty {adj} (containing at least one element)  :: non vide
nonentity {n} (nonexistence) SEE: nonexistence  ::
none of your beeswax {phrase} (A riposte to badgering questioning, expressing a refusal to answer, and an insistence that the questioner cease prying any further)  :: occupe-toi de tes oignons (mind your own onions), ce ne sont pas tes oignons (this is not your onions)
nones {n} (midday) SEE: noon  ::
nones {n} (midday meal) SEE: lunch  ::
nones {n} /nəʊnz/ (8th day before the ides of a Roman month)  :: nones {f-p}
nones {n} (afternoon liturgical service)  :: none
non-esterified fatty acid {n} (non-esterified fatty acid)  :: acide gras non estérifié
nonetheless {adv} /ˌnʌnðəˈlɛs/ (nevertheless)  :: néanmoins
non-Euclidean {adj} (pertaining to non-Euclidean geometry)  :: non-euclidien
non-Euclidean geometry {n} (Any system of geometry not based on the set of axioms of Euclidean geometry)  :: géométrie non euclidienne {f}
no news is good news {proverb} (lack of information suggests nothing bad)  :: pas de nouvelles, bonnes nouvelles
nonexistence {n} (The state of not existing)  :: non-existence {f}
nonexistent {adj} (not existent)  :: inexistant
nonfiction {n} (written works intended to give facts)  :: nonfiction
nonflammable {adj} (not combustible)  :: ininflammable
nonfree {adj}  :: payant
non-governmental organization {n} (organization with no government participation)  :: organisation non gouvernementale {f}
nonillion {num} (1030)  :: quintillion
nonillion {num} (1054)  :: nonillion
noninterference {n} (policy of not interfering in the domestic policies of another)  :: non-ingérence {f}
nonkilling {n} (A precept or worldview)  :: non-meurtre {f}
nonlinear {adj} (of a system: whose output is not directly proportional to its input)  :: non-linéaire
nonlinearity {n} (state of being nonlinear)  :: non-linéarité {f}
nonmetal {n} (element that does not have the properties of a metal)  :: non-métal {m}
nonnegative {adj} (either zero or positive)  :: positif
nonpareil {n} /nɑnpəˈɹɛl/ (that has no equal)  :: sans pareil, nonpareil, sans égal, hors de pair
nonpareil {n} (6-point type)  :: nonpareille
nonpayment {n} (failure to pay)  :: non-paiement {m}
non-player character {n} (a character in a role-playing game or computer game)  :: personnage non-joueur {m} (PNJ)
nonplussed {adj} /nɑnˈplʌst/ (bewildered)  :: interloqué, déconcerté {m}, perplexe
nonplussed {adj} (unimpressed)  :: imperturbable {m} {f}, détaché {m}
nonpositive {adj} (either zero or negative)  :: négatif
nonprofessional {adj} (not professional)  :: non-professionnel, amateur
nonprofessional {n} (amateur)  :: non-professionnel, amateur
nonprofit {adj} (not seeking to produce a profit)  :: sans but lucratif, à but non lucratif
nonprofit {n} (nonprofit organization)  :: association sans but lucratif {f}, ASBL {f}
non-proliferation {adj} (ending the acquisition of nuclear weapons)  :: non-prolifération {f}
nonrepudiation {n} (assurance of digital sending or receipt)  :: non-répudiation
nonrivalrous {adj} (economics: not rivalrous)  :: non-rival
nonsense {n} /ˈnɑnsɛns/ (meaningless words)  :: bêtise {f}, absurdité {f}
nonsense {n} (untrue statement)  :: sottise {m} (s), n'importe quoi
nonsense {n} (damaged DNA sequence)  :: non-sens {m}
nonsense {adj} (resulting from the substitution of a nucleotide in a sense codon, causing it to become a stop codon)  :: non-sens
nonsensical {adj} (without sense)  :: absurde
non-smoker {n} (somebody who does not smoke tobacco)  :: non-fumeur {m}, non-fumeuse {f}
nonsteroidal {adj} (free of steroids)  :: non-stéroïdien {m}, non stéroïdien {m}
nonstop {adj} (without stopping)  :: sans arrêt
nonstop {adv} (without stopping)  :: sans arrêt
nonswimmer {n} (one who is not a swimmer)  :: non-nageur {m}, non-nageuse {f}
nonsymmetric {adj} (asymmetrical) SEE: asymmetrical  ::
nontotient {n} (integer)  :: anti-indicateur {m}
nonunion {n} (Lack of union)  :: désunion
non-venomous {adj} (not producing venom)  :: non toxique
nonviolence {n} (philosophy that rejects violence)  :: non-violence {f}, non-résistance {f} [dated], non resistance {f} [dated]
non-violent {adj}  :: non-violent, calme, doux
nonzero {adj} (not equal to zero)  :: non nul
noodle {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
noodle {n} /nuːdl̩/ (string or strip of pasta)  :: nouille {f}
no offense {phrase} (no offense)  :: sans vouloir vous vexer [formal], sans vouloir te vexer [informal]
nook {n} /nʊk/ (small corner formed by two walls)  :: coin {m}, angle {m}
nook {n} (hidden or secluded spot)  :: recoin {m}
nook and cranny {n} (small or remote place)  :: tous les coins et les recoins
nookie {n} (sexual intercourse)  :: baise {f}
noon {n} (midnight) SEE: midnight  ::
noon {n} /nuːn/ (midday)  :: midi {m}
no one {pron} /ˈnoʊwʌn/ (not even a single person)  :: personne, nul, qui que ce soit
noose {n} /nuːs/ (an adjustable loop or rope)  :: nœud coulant {m}, lacs
noosphere {n} /ˈnoʊ.əsfɪəɹ/ (noosphere, theoretical stage of evolutionary development)  :: noosphère {f}
no pain, no gain {proverb} (discomfort is necessary to achieve goals)  :: qui ne risque rien n'a rien [who risks nothing, gains nothing], qui ne tente rien n'a rien [who risks nothing, gains nothing], on n'a rien sans rien
no parking {phrase} (no parking)  :: stationnement interdit, défense de stationner
nope {v} /noʊp/ (informal "no")  :: bah
no problem {interj} (it does not pose a problem)  :: pas de problème, sans problème
no problem {interj} (no thanks or apology is necessary)  :: de rien; je t'en prie [informal]; je vous en prie [formal]; il n'y a pas de quoi, pas de souci [reply to "I'm sorry"]
no quarter {n} (no mercy for the life of a captured opponent)  :: pas de quartier
nor {conj} /nɔːɹ/ (nor)  :: ni
NOR {n} (NOT OR)  :: NON-OU {m}
Nordic combined {n} (cross-country skiing and ski jumping)  :: combiné nordique
Nordic countries {n}  :: Scandinavie {f}
Nord-Pas-de-Calais {prop} (region of France)  :: Nord-Pas-de-Calais {m}
Norfolk Island {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.fɔk ˈaɪ.lənd/ (external territory of Australia)  :: île Norfolk {f}
noria {n} /ˈnɔɹ.i.ə/ (a water wheel with buckets)  :: noria {f}
noria {n} (any machine using buckets)  :: noria
norm {n} /nɔːm/ (that which is normal)  :: norme {f}
norm {n} (math: function that maps vectors to non-negative scalars)  :: norme {f}
Norma {prop} (constellation)  :: Règle {f}
normal {adj} /ˈnɔɹməl/ (according to norms or rules)  :: normal
normal {adj} (usual, ordinary)  :: normal
normal {n} (mathematics: a line perpendicular to another)  :: normale {f}
normalcy {n} /ˈnɔɹməlsi/ (state of being normal)  :: normalité {f}
normal form {n} (math: standard way of presenting an object) SEE: canonical form  ::
normality {n} (state of being normal)  :: normalité {f}
normalization {n} (any process that makes something more normal or regular)  :: normalisation {f}
normalize {v} /ˈnɔː(ɹ).mə.laɪz/  :: normaliser
normally {adv} (under normal conditions or circumstances; usually; most of the time)  :: normalement
normally {adv} (in the expected or customary manner)  :: normalement
normally {adv}  :: normalement
normally black {adj} (opaque when voltage is not applied)  :: normalement noir
normally white {adj} (transparent when voltage is not applied)  :: normalement blanc
normal subgroup {n} (subgroup that is invariant under conjugation)  :: sous-groupe distingué {m}
Norman {n} /ˈnɔɹmən/ (a person from Normandy)  :: [male] Normand {m}, [female] Normande {f}
Norman {prop} (the Norman language)  :: normand {m}
Norman {adj} (of or pertaining to Normandy and its inhabitants)  :: normand
Normandy {prop} (region of France)  :: Normandie {f}
normative {adj} /ˈnɔɹmətɪv/ (of, pertaining to, or using a norm or standard)  :: normatif
normopath {n} (one who conforms to social norms)  :: normopathe {m} {f}
normopathy {n} (pursuit of conformity)  :: normopathie
normothermic {adj} /nɔɹmoʊˈθɝmɪk/ (having normal body temperature)  :: normothermique
Norn {prop} (language)  :: norne {m}
Norse {adj} /nɔɹs/ (of Scandinavia/Norway)  :: norrois {m}
Norse {adj} (of North Germanic languages)  :: nordique {m} {f}
Norse {prop} (Scandinavian/Norwegian people)  :: les Nordiques {m-p}
Norse {prop} (speakers of any North Germanic language)  :: les Nordiques {m-p}
Norse {n} (2½-point type)  :: microscopique
north {n} /nɔːθ/ (compass point)  :: nord {m}, septentrion {m} [old]
north {adj}  :: nord, septentrional, boréal
North Africa {prop} (the northern part of Africa)  :: Afrique du Nord {f}
North America {prop} (continent)  :: Amérique du Nord {f}
North American {adj} (relating to North America)  :: nord-américain
North American {n} (North American person)  :: nord-américain
North Atlantic Treaty Organization {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance)  :: Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord {f}
North Brabant {prop} (province)  :: Brabant-Septentrional
north by east {n} (compass point)  :: nord-quart-nord-est {m}
north by west {n} (compass point)  :: nord-quart-nord-ouest {m}, nord quart nord-ouest {m}
North Carolina {prop} /ˌnɔɹθ kɛɹəˈlaɪnə/ (state of the United States)  :: Caroline du Nord {f}
North Caucasus {prop} (region in the south of Russia)  :: Ciscaucasie {f}, Caucase du Nord {m}
northeast {n} (compass point)  :: nord-est {m}
northeast {adj} (northeastern)  :: nord-est
northeast by east {n} (compass point)  :: nord-est-quart-est {m}
northeast by north {n} (compass point)  :: nord-est-quart-nord {m}
North East England {prop} (official region of England)  :: Angleterre du Nord-Est
northerly {n} /ˈnɔɹðɚli/ (wind blowing from the north)  :: aquilon {m}
northern {adj} /ˈnɔɹðɚn/ (facing, situated in or related to the north)  :: septentrional {m}, septentrionale {f}, boréal
northern {adj} (of wind)  :: bise {f}
Northern Cyprus {prop} (a de-facto state)  :: Chypre du Nord {f}, République turque de Chypre du Nord {f}, RTCN
northerner {n} (person from the north of a region)  :: habitant du nord {m}, habitante du nord {f}, nordiste {m} {f}
Northern Europe {prop} (sociopolitical region of Europe)  :: Europe du Nord {f}
Northern European {adj} (Northern European)  :: nord-européen
northern flicker {n} (Colaptes auratus)  :: pic flamboyant {m}
northern fur seal {n} (Callorhinus ursinus)  :: ours de mer {m}
Northern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the north of its equator)  :: hémisphère nord {m}, hémisphère boréal {m}
Northern Ireland {prop} (Northern Ireland)  :: Irlande du Nord {f}
northernize {v}  :: septentrionaliser
northern lapwing {n} (Vanellus vanellus)  :: vanneau huppé {m}
northern lights {n} (the aurora of the northern hemisphere)  :: aurore boréale {f}
Northern Mariana Islands {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.ðɚn ˌmɛɹ.iˈæn.ə ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (archipelago)  :: îles Mariannes du Nord {f-p}, Mariannes du Nord {f-p}
Northern Marianas {prop} (Northern Marianas)  :: îles Mariannes du Nord {f-p}, Mariannes du Nord {f-p}
northern raccoon {n} (Procyon lotor) SEE: raccoon  ::
Northern Sami {prop} (most widely spoken Sami language)  :: same du Nord {m}
Northern Sea Route {prop} (a shipping lane in the Arctic Ocean)  :: passage du Nord-Est {m}, route maritime du nord {f}
northern shrimp {n} (Pandalus borealis)  :: crevette nordique
Northern Sotho {prop} (language)  :: sotho du Nord {m}
Northern Territory {prop} (Territory in northern Australia)  :: Territoire-du-Nord {m}
northern wild rice {n} (Zizania palustris)  :: riz sauvage {m}
North Frisian {prop} (Frisian language)  :: frison septentrional {m}
North Holland {prop} (province of the Netherlands)  :: Hollande-Septentrionale {f}
North India {prop}  :: Inde du Nord {f}
North Indian {adj}  :: nord-indien
North Island {prop} (one of the two major islands making up New Zealand)  :: île du Nord {f}
North Korea {prop} (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)  :: Corée du Nord {f}
North Korean {n} (person from North Korea)  :: Nord-Coréen, Nord-Coréenne {f}
North Korean {adj} (pertaining to North Korea)  :: nord-coréen
North Levantine Arabic {prop} (North Levantine Arabic)  :: Arabe levantin septentrional
north-northeast {n} (compass point)  :: nord-nord-est {m}
north-northwest {n} (compass point)  :: nord-nord-ouest
north pole {n} /ˌnɔːθ ˈpəʊl/ (northernmost point on celestial bodies)  :: pôle Nord {m}
north pole {n} (positive pole of a magnetic dipole)  :: pôle nord {m}
North Pole {prop} (northernmost point on Earth)  :: Pôle Nord {m}
North Rhine-Westphalia {prop} (state)  :: Rhénanie-du-Nord-Westphalie
North Sea {prop} (an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between Britain, Scandinavia and Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France)  :: mer du Nord {f}
North Star {prop} (Pole Star) SEE: Pole Star  ::
northwest {n} (compass point)  :: nord-ouest {m}
northwest {adj} (towards the northwest)  :: nord-ouest, du nord-ouest
northwest by north {n} (compass point)  :: nord-ouest-quart-nord {m}
northwest by west {n} (compass point)  :: nord-ouest-quart-ouest {m}
Northwest Territories {prop} (Territory in northern Canada)  :: Territoires du Nord-Ouest {m-p}
north wind {n} (wind blowing from the north)  :: vent du nord {m}, aquilon
North York {prop} (district in Toronto)  :: North York
Norway {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.weɪ/ (Scandinavian country)  :: Norvège {f}
Norway maple {n} (Acer platanoides)  :: érable plane
Norway pine {n} (Pinus resinosa) SEE: red pine  ::
Norwegian {prop} /nɔɹˈwiː.dʒən/ (language of Norway)  :: norvégien {m}
Norwegian {n} (native of Norway)  :: Norvégien {m}, Norvégienne {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norway)  :: norvégien {m}, norvégienne {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norwegians)  :: norvégien {m}, norvégienne {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Norwegian language)  :: norvégien {m}, norvégienne {f}, norvégophone {m} {f}
Norwegian Bokmål {prop} (Bokmål) SEE: Bokmål  ::
Norwegian Nynorsk {prop} (Nynorsk) SEE: Nynorsk  ::
nose {n} /noʊz/ (protuberance on the face)  :: nez {m}
nose {n} (snout, nose of an animal)  :: museau {m}, gueule {f}, trompe {f}
nose {n} (tip of an object)  :: nez {m}
nose {n} (skill in recognising bouquet)  :: nez {m}, odorat {m}
noseband {n} (part of a bridle or halter)  :: muserolle {f}
nosebleed {n} /ˈnəʊzˌblid/ (a haemorrhage from the nose)  :: saignement de nez {m}
noseclip {n} (device that holds a person's nostrils closed)  :: pince-nez {m}
nosey parker {n} (prying person)  :: fouinard {m}, fouinarde {f}
nosh {n} (blowjob) SEE: blowjob  ::
nosh {v} (to perform fellatio (on)) SEE: blow  ::
nosh {n} (slang: food) SEE: grub  ::
nosh {n} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {v} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
no shit, Sherlock {interj} (a riposte to someone who has just said something obvious)  :: bien vu l'aveugle
no smoke without fire {proverb} (gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact)  :: il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu
no smoking {phrase} (phrase used in notices indicating that the smoking of cigarettes is not permitted)  :: défense de fumer, ne pas fumer
no sooner said than done {phrase} (no sooner than something is said it will be done)  :: aussitôt dit, aussitôt fait
nosophobia {n} (excessive or irrational fear of contracting a disease)  :: nosophobie {f}
nostalgia {n} /nɑˈstældʒə/  :: nostalgie {f}
nostalgia {n} (longing for home or familiar surroundings) SEE: homesickness  ::
nostalgic {adj} (pertaining to nostalgia)  :: nostalgique
nostril {n} /ˈnɒstɹɪl/ (either of the two orifices located on the nose)  :: narine {f}, [unformally] trou de nez {m}, [for animals] naseau {m}
nostrum {n} /ˈnɑ.stɹəm/ (medicine or remedy which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects)  :: poudre de perlimpimpin, remède de bonne femme, orviétan
nosy {adj} /ˈnoʊzi/ (prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle)  :: fouineur {m}, fureteur {m}, curieux {m}
not {adv} /nɒt/ (negates meaning of verb)  :: ne ... pas, pas, ne [see entries for usage]
not {conj} (And not)  :: pas, non
NOT {n} (NOT)  :: NON {m}
notability {n} (quality of being notable)  :: notabilité {f}, notoriété {f}
notable {adj} /ˈnoʊtəbəl/ (worthy of notice; remarkable)  :: remarquable, notable
notable {n} (person or thing of distinction)  :: notable, personnage {m}
notably {adv} (in a notable manner)  :: notamment
not a chance {adv} (absolutely not)  :: jamais de la vie
not a minute too soon {adv} (just in time)  :: pas trop tôt
notary {n} (notary public)  :: notaire {m}
notary public {n} /ˈnəʊtəɹi ˈpʌblɪk/ (officer who can administer oaths and statutory declarations)  :: notaire {m}
not at all {adv} (not)  :: pas du tout
not at all {interj} (conventional reply to expression of gratitude)  :: de rien [it’s nothing], il n'y a pas de quoi, pas de quoi
not bad {adj} (reasonably good)  :: pas mal
notch {n} (V-shaped cut)  :: entaille {f}
notch {n} (such a cut, used for keeping a record)  :: encoche {f}
notch {n} (level or degree)  :: cran {m}
note {n} /nəʊt/ (memorandum)  :: note {f}
note {n} (musical sound)  :: note
note {v} (to notice with care)  :: noter, remarquer
note {v} (to record in writing)  :: noter, prendre note {f}
note {n} (banknote) SEE: banknote  ::
notebook {n} /ˈnoʊtˌbʊk/ (book)  :: cahier {m}, calepin {m}
notepad {n} (bound pad of paper)  :: bloc-notes {m}
notetaking {n} (writing pieces of information)  :: prise de notes
note value {n} (musical notation)  :: valeur de note {m}
not even {adv} (constitutes an emphatic negation)  :: même pas
not-for-profit {adj} (not aiming for profit) SEE: nonprofit  ::
not give a toss {v} (give a shit) SEE: give a shit  ::
no, thanks {phrase} (no, thanks)  :: non merci
no thank you {interj} (polite way of saying no)  :: non merci
nothing {pron} /ˈnʌθɪŋ/ (not any thing)  :: rien, ne + verb + rien
nothing but {adv} (nothing but)  :: rien que
nothing flat {n} (very short amount of time)  :: un rien de temps
nothingness {n} (state of nonexistence; the condition of being nothing)  :: néant {m}
nothingness {n} (void; emptiness)  :: vide {m}
nothing to write home about {pron} (not exceptional)  :: ce n'est pas le Pérou
nothing ventured, nothing gained {proverb} (if one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits) SEE: no pain, no gain  ::
notice {n} /ˈnoʊtɪs/ (act of observing)  :: remarquer
notice {v} (to observe)  :: remarquer
notice {v} (to detect)  :: s'apercevoir, remarquer
noticeable {adj} (worthy of note; significant)  :: remarquable
noticeable {adj} (capable of being seen or noticed)  :: repérable, détectable, remarquable
noticeably {adv} (to a detectable degree)  :: sensiblement
notice board {n} (bulletin board) SEE: bulletin board  ::
notice period {n} (period between receipt of the letter of dismissal and last working day)  :: période de préavis {f}
notification {n} /ˌnoʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (Act of notifying)  :: notification {f}
notification {n} (A specific piece of information serving to notify)  :: notification {f}
notify {v} /ˈnoʊtɪfaɪ/ ((transitive) to give (someone) notice of (something))  :: notifier
not in the least {adv} (not at all)  :: pas du tout, du tout, pas le moins du monde
not in the slightest {adv} (not in the least) SEE: not in the least  ::
notion {n} /ˈnoʊʃən/ (mental apprehension of whatever may be known or imagined; an idea; a conception)  :: notion {f}
notorious {adj} (known widely and infamously)  :: notoire
notoriously {adv} /nəˈtɔːɹɪəsli/ (In a notorious or notable manner)  :: notoirement
no trespassing {phrase} (phrase forbidding access to a place)  :: défense d'entrer, entrée interdite
not so fast {phrase} (stop doing something)  :: pas si vite
Nottinghamian {adj}  :: nottinghamien
Nottinghamian {n}  :: nottinghamien {m}
not to mention {conj} (much less)  :: sans parler de
not to say {conj} (Even; perhaps; almost)  :: pour ne pas dire
not touch something with a ten foot pole {v} (to avoid at all costs)  :: éviter à tout prix
notwithstanding {adv} (never the less) SEE: nevertheless  ::
notwithstanding {conj} /ˌnɑtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/ (although)  :: bien que
notwithstanding {prep} (in spite of)  :: en dépit de, nonobstant, malgré
not worth a brass farthing {adj} (worth nothing)  :: ne pas valoir tripette
not yet {adv} (expected to happened but has not for the moment)  :: pas encore
Nouakchott {prop} (capital of Mauritania)  :: Nouakchott
nougat {n} /ˈnuɡət/ (a confection of honey and roasted nuts)  :: nougat {m} (nougatine {f} in the case of brown nougat)
nought {n} /nɔːt/ (zero)  :: zéro
noughts and crosses {n} (game) SEE: tic-tac-toe  ::
Nouméa {prop} (capital of New Caledonia)  :: Nouméa {m}
noumenal {adj} (of or pertaining to the noumenon)  :: nouménal
noumenon {n} /ˈnuːmənɒn/ (thing as it is independent of any conceptualization, see also: thing-in-itself)  :: noumène {m}
noun {n} /naʊn/ (grammatical category (narrow sense))  :: nom {m}, nom substantif {m}, substantif {m}
noun {n} (grammatical category (broad sense))  :: nom {m}
noun {v} (convert into a noun) SEE: substantivise  ::
noun adjunct {n} (noun adjunct) SEE: attributive noun  ::
noun class {n} (a category into which nouns may be organised)  :: classe nominale {f}
noun clause {n} (subordinate clause)  :: proposition substantive {f}
noun phrase {n} (phrase that can serve as the subject or the object of a verb)  :: locution nominale {f}
noun substantive {n} (noun) SEE: noun  ::
nourish {v} /ˈnʌɹ.ɪʃ/ (to feed and cause to grow)  :: nourrir
nourishment {n} (something that nourishes; food)  :: nourriture {f}
nous {n} /nuːs/ (reason in philosophy)  :: nous {m}
no use {n} (pointless; useless)  :: inutile
nouveau riche {n} /ˌnu.voʊ ˈɹiʃ/ (new money)  :: nouveau riche, arriviste {m} {f}, parvenu {m}
nova {n} /ˈnəʊ.və/ (sudden brightening of a star)  :: nova {f}
Novara {prop} (province)  :: Novare
Novara {prop} (town)  :: Novare
Nova Scotia {prop} /ˌnoʊ.və ˈskoʊ.ʃə/ (province in eastern Canada)  :: Nouvelle-Écosse {f}
Nova Scotian {n} (Inhabitant of Nova Scotia)  :: Néo-Écossais {m}
Novatian {prop} (Roman priest)  :: Novatien
Novatian {adj} (relating to Novatian)  :: novatien
Novaya Zemlya {prop} (archipelago in Russia)  :: Nouvelle-Zemble {f}
novel {adj} /ˈnɑvəl/ (new, original, especially in an interesting way)  :: nouveau {m}, nouvelle {f}, original {m}, originale {f}
novel {n} (work of prose fiction)  :: roman {m}
novelist {n} (author of novels)  :: romancier {m}
novella {n} (short novel)  :: nouvelle {f}, court roman {m}
novelty {n} (state of being new)  :: nouveauté {f}
novelty {n} (new product)  :: nouveauté {f}
November {prop} /noʊˈvɛmbəɹ/ (eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: novembre {m}
November {prop} (N in the ICAO spelling alphabet)  :: Nicolas
novemdecillion {num} (1060)  :: nidalee {m}, nidalee {m}
Novgorod {prop} /ˈnɑvɡəɹɑd/ (city)  :: Novgorod {m}
novice {n} /ˈnɒvɪs/ (beginner)  :: débutant {m}
Novi Sad {prop} (largest city of the Serbian province of Vojvodina)  :: Novi Sad {m}
novity {n} (novity) SEE: novelty  ::
Novokuznetsk {prop} (city)  :: Novokouznetsk {m}
Novorossiya {prop} (an area north of the Black Sea)  :: Nouvelle Russie {f}
Novosibirsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Novossibirsk {m}
now {adv} /naʊ/ (at the present time)  :: maintenant
nowadays {adv} /ˈnaʊ.ə.deɪz/ (at the present time)  :: actuellement, de nos jours, aujourd'hui, présentement [Canada]
nowadays {adv} (in the current era)  :: de nos jours
now and again {adv} (now and then) SEE: now and then  ::
now and then {adv} /ˌnaʊ ən(d) ˈðɛn/ ((idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently)  :: de temps en temps, de temps à autre
no way {interj} (absolutely not)  :: en aucune façon, pas question, jamais de la vie, pas moyen
no way {interj} (indicates astonished disbelief)  :: pas possible, sans blague, sans dec
nowhere {adv} (in no place)  :: nulle part
nowhere else {adv} (in no other place)  :: nulle part ailleurs
nowheres {adv} (nowhere) SEE: nowhere  ::
nowhither {adv} (to no place) SEE: nowhere  ::
nowise {adv} /ˈnoʊwaɪz/ (in no manner)  :: d'aucune façon
no wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
now or never {adv} (now or never)  :: maintenant ou jamais
no worries {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome  ::
Nowruz {prop} /nouˈɹuːz/ (Iranian New Year)  :: Norouz {m}
now that {conj} (since)  :: maintenant que
noxious {adj} /ˈnɒkʃəs/ (harmful)  :: nocif {m}
nozzle {n} /ˈnɒzəl/ (short tube)  :: ajutage {m}
nozzle {n}  :: bec {m}
NP-complete {adj} (hard)  :: NP-complet
NP-completeness {n} (state of being NP-complete)  :: NP-complétude {f}
NP-hard {adj} (hard)  :: NP-dur
nshima {n} (porridge made from maize or sorghum)  :: nshima {m}
nth {adj} /ɛnθ/ (occurring at position n)  :: énième, n-ième
nth {n} (the item at position n)  :: énième {m}, n-ième {m}
nu {n} /nuː/ (name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν)  :: nu {m}
nuance {n} /ˈnuː.ɑːns/ (minor distinction)  :: nuance {f}
nuance {n} (subtlety or fine detail)  :: nuance {f}, subtilité {f}
Nubia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Nubie {f}
nubile {adj} /ˈnubaɪl/ (marriageable)  :: nubile
nubuck {n} (type of brushed leather)  :: nubuck {m}
nuchal {adj}  :: nucal
nuclear {adj} /ˈn(j)ukliɚ/ (pertaining to the nucleus of a cell)  :: nucléaire
nuclear {adj} (involving nuclear energy)  :: nucléaire
nuclear {adj} (of a weapon: deriving its force from nuclear energy)  :: nucléaire
nuclear age {n} (age when nuclear technology was developed)  :: âge nucléaire {m}, âge atomique
nuclear chemistry {n} (application of chemical techniques to the solution of problems in nuclear physics)  :: chimie nucléaire {f}
nuclear data {n} (compilation of experimental and evaluated data describing nuclear properties)  :: données nucléaires {f}
nuclear energy {n} (energy released by a nuclear reaction)  :: énergie nucléaire {f}
nuclear fission {n} (nuclear reaction that releases energy)  :: fission nucléaire {f}
nuclear fusion {n} (the combining of the nuclei of small atoms to form the nuclei of larger ones)  :: fusion nucléaire {f}
nuclear physics {n} (branch of physics)  :: physique nucléaire {f}
nuclear power {n} (power from nuclear reactions)  :: énergie nucléaire {f}
nuclear power plant {n} (type of power plant)  :: centrale nucléaire
nuclear power station {n} (type of power station) SEE: nuclear power plant  ::
nuclear reaction {n} (process)  :: réaction nucléaire {f}
nuclear reactor {n} (device)  :: réacteur nucléaire {m}
nuclear war {n} (war fought using nuclear weapons)  :: guerre nucléaire {f}
nuclear waste {n} (type of waste) SEE: radioactive waste  ::
nuclear winter {n} (predicted drop in global temperature following a nuclear war)  :: hiver nucléaire {m}
nuclease {n} (any of several enzymes capable of cleaving the phosphodiester)  :: nucléase {f}
nucleic {adj} (referring to the nucleus)  :: nucléique {m} {f}
nucleic acid {n} /nuˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd/ (acidic chainlike biological macromolecule)  :: acide nucléique
nucleiform {adj}  :: nucléiforme
nucleoid {n} (the irregularly-shaped region within a prokaryote cell where the genetic material is localized)  :: nucléoïde {m}
nucleolus {n} (part of nucleus of a cell)  :: nucléole {m}
nucleon {n} (a proton or a neutron)  :: nucléon {m}
nucleosome {n} (repeating subunit in chromatin)  :: nucléosome {m}
nucleosynthesis {n} (process that leads to synthesis in stars)  :: nucléosynthèse {f}
nucleosynthetic {adj} (of or pertaining to nucleosynthesis)  :: nucléosynthétique {m} {f}
nucleotide {n} (monomer constituting DNA or RNA)  :: nucléotide {m}
nucleotidic {adj} (of or pertaining to a nucleotide)  :: nucléotidique
nucleus {n} /ˈnuːkli.əs/ (core, central part of something)  :: noyau
nucleus {n} (physics: massive, positively charged core of an atom)  :: noyau {m}
nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells)  :: noyau {m}
nucleus {n} (linguistics: centre of a syllable)  :: noyau {m}
nuclide {n} (nucleus specified by its atomic number and atomic mass)  :: nucléide {m}
nude {adj} /n(j)uːd/ (without clothing or other covering)  :: nu {m}
nude {n} (image depicting a human in a state of undress)  :: nu {m}
nudism {n} /njuː.dɪzəm/ (the belief in or practice of social, non-sexual nudity)  :: nudisme {m}
nudist {n} /ˈnudɪst/ (person who practices nudism)  :: nudiste {m} {f}
nudity {n} /ˈnudɪti/ (the state of being without clothing on the body)  :: nudité {f}
nudiustertian {adj} /n(j)ʊdi.əsˈtɜʃɪən/ (Of or relating to the day before yesterday)  :: avant-hier
nugatory {adj} /ˈnjuːɡətɔɹi/ (trivial, trifling)  :: insignifiant
nugatory {adj} (ineffective, invalid)  :: inefficace, non valable
nugget {n} /ˈnʌɡət/ (small chunk or clump)  :: pépite
nugget {n} (inexperienced fighter pilot)  :: bleu {m}
nuisance {n} /ˈnuːsəns/ (minor annoyance or inconvenience)  :: embêtement {m}, nuisance {f}
nuit blanche {n} (all-night event)  :: nuit blanche {f}
nuke {n} /njuːk/ (Nuclear weapon)  :: bombe atomique, arme nucléaire
nuke {n} (A microwave oven)  :: micro-ondes, four micro-onde
nuke {n} (Nuclear electrical power generation station)  :: centrale nucléaire
nuke {v} (To cook food or beverages in a microwave oven)  :: micro-onder
nuke {v} (To completely destroy)  :: atomiser, anéantir
null and void {adj} (invalid, cancelled, unenforceable)  :: nul et non avenu
nullary sum {n} (empty sum) SEE: empty sum  ::
nullify {v} /ˈnʌlɪfaɪ/ (to make legally invalid)  :: annuler
null result {n} (a result that does not support the hypothesis)  :: résultat nul {m}
null set {n} (empty set) SEE: empty set  ::
null set {n} (negligible set)  :: ensemble négligeable {m}
numb {adj} /nʌm/ (without the power of sensation)  :: gourd, engourdi
numb {v} (to cause to become numb)  :: engourdir, endormir, anesthésier
numbat {n} (small marsupial)  :: numbat {m}, myrmécopie à bandes {m}
number {n} /ˈnʌmbə/ (abstract entity)  :: nombre {m}, numéro {m}
number {n} (numeral)  :: chiffre {m}
number {n} (mathematics: number)  :: nombre entier {m}, entier {m}
number {n} (used to show the rank of something in a list or sequence)  :: numéro {m}
number {n} (quantity)  :: nombre {m}
number {n} (grammar: state of being singular, dual or plural)  :: nombre {m}
number {n} (performance)  :: numéro {m}
number {v} (label with numbers; assign numbers to)  :: numéroter
numberful {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
number one {n} (top-ranking person)  :: numéro un
number one {n} (urine or urination euphemism)  :: ["small errand"] petite commission
number plate {n} (license plate) SEE: license plate  ::
Numbers {prop} (fourth book of the Bible)  :: Nombres {p}
number sign {n} (hash) SEE: hash  ::
numbersome {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
number system {n} (set of numerals)  :: système de numération {m}
number-theoretical {adj} (of or relating to number theory)  :: arithmétique {m} {f}
number theory {n} (branch of pure mathematics)  :: théorie des nombres {f}
number two {n} (feces or defecation euphemism)  :: grosse commission ["big errand"]
numbness {n} (absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation)  :: engourdissement {m}
numerable {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numeral {n} /ˈnuməɹəl/ (word or symbol representing a number, see also: noun numeral)  :: chiffre {m}
numeration {n}  :: numération {f}
numerator {n} (in a fraction)  :: numérateur {m}
numeric {adj} (of, or relating to numbers) SEE: numerical  ::
numerical {adj} /n(j)uˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to numbers)  :: numérique
numerical analysis {n} (study of algorithms)  :: analyse numérique {f}
numerology {n} (study)  :: numérologie {f}
numerous {adj} /ˈnuməɹəs/ (Indefinitely large numerically)  :: nombreux
Numidia {prop} (region in northern Africa)  :: Numidie {f}
numismatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a coin, coins, currency)  :: numismatique {m} {f}
numismatics {n} /ˌnuː.məzˈmæ.ɾɪks/ (study of coins)  :: numismatique {f}
numismatist {n} (one who collects coins and/or currencies)  :: numismate
nummular {adj} (numismatic) SEE: numismatic  ::
numnah {n} (pad placed under a horse's saddle)  :: amortisseur {m}
nun {n} /nʌn/ (member of a Christian religious community of women)  :: nonne {f}, religieuse {f}, bonne sœur {f}, moniale {f}, nonnain {f}
nunatak {n} /ˈnʌnətæk/ (mountaintop surrounded by glacial ice)  :: nunatak {m}
nunation {n} (suffix in Arabic)  :: tanwīn {m}, nunation {f}
Nunavummiuq {n}  :: Nunavummiuq
Nunavut {prop} /ˈnʊ.nəˌvʊt/ (territory in northern Canada)  :: Nunavut {m}
nunchaku {n} /nənˈtʃɑːkuː/ (weapon)  :: nunchaku {m}
nuncheon {n} (afternoon snack)  :: goûter {m}
nuncio {n} (one who bears a message) SEE: messenger  ::
nuncio {n} /ˈnʌnʃiˌoʊ/ (title used for Catholic clerics)  :: nonce {m}
nunnery {n} (residence for nuns)  :: couvent {m}
Nuoro {prop} (province)  :: Nuoro
Nuoro {prop} (town)  :: Nuoro
nuptial {adj} /ˈnʌp.ʃəl/ (pertaining to wedding and marriage)  :: nuptial {m}, nuptiale {f}, nuptiaux {p}
nuptials {n} (wedding ceremony)  :: noces {f-p}
nuraghe {n} (type of megalithic building)  :: nuraghe {m}, noraghe {m}
Nuragic {adj} (of or relating to an ancient Sardinian civilisation)  :: nuragique
Nuremberg {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Nuremberg {m}
nurse {n} /nɝs/ (person who takes care of other people's young)  :: nourrice {f}
nurse {n} (person trained to provide care for the sick)  :: infirmière {f}, infirmier {m}
nurse {v} (to breast feed)  :: allaiter, donner le sein
nurse {v} (to care for the sick)  :: soigner
nurse {v} (to treat kindly and with extra care)  :: soigner
nurse {n} (wet nurse) SEE: wet nurse  ::
nursemaid {n} (child's nurse)  :: nounou {f}, nourrice {f}, bonne d'enfants {f}
nursery {n} /ˈnɝs(ə)ɹi/ (a place where nursing is carried out)  :: crèche {f}, pouponnière {f}
nursery {n} (place for the care of children)  :: crèche {f}
nursery {n} (place for cultivation of young plants)  :: pépinière {f}
nurseryman {n} /ˈnəːs(ə)ɹɪmən/ (person who rears and sells plants in a nursery)  :: pépiniériste {m} {f}
nursery rhyme {n} (short poem or song for children)  :: comptine {f}, chanson enfantine {f}
nursery school {n} (a school for pre-school children)  :: école maternelle {f}, jardin d'enfants {m}
nurse shark {n} (any shark of the family Ginglymostomatidae)  :: requin nourrice {m}
nursing {n} (breastfeeding) SEE: breastfeeding  ::
nursing bra {n} (bra specifically designed for breastfeeding mothers)  :: soutien-gorge d'allaitement {m}
nursing home {n} (place of residence)  :: maison de repos {f}
nurture {v} /ˈnɜːɹ.tʃəɹ/ (to nourish or nurse)  :: nourrir
nurture {v} (figuratively, to encourage)  :: favoriser, alimenter
nut {n} /nʌt/ (hard-shelled fruit)  :: fruit sec {m}, noix {f} [literally ‘walnut’ but often used generically]
nut {n} (that fits on a bolt)  :: écrou {m}
nut {n} (slang: insane person)  :: fou {m}, folle {f}
nut {n} (slang: testicle)  :: couille {f}
nut {n} (musical instruments: small piece that holds the strings at the proper spacing)  :: sillet {m}
nutation {n} (astronomical term)  :: nutation {f}
nutcracker {n} (implement for cracking nuts)  :: casse-noix {m}, casse-noisettes {m}
nuthatch {n} (passerine bird from the family Sittidae)  :: sittelle {f}
nut job {n} (someone who is insane)  :: taré {m}, tarée {f}, débile {m} {f}
nutmeg {n} /ˈnʌtmɛɡ/ (tree)  :: muscadier {m}
nutmeg {n} (seed)  :: noix de muscade {f}, noix muscade {f}
nutmeg {n} (soccer/football sense)  :: petit pont {m}
nutmeg {v} (to flavour)  :: muscader
nutria {n} (coypu) SEE: coypu  ::
nutrient {n} /ˈnuː.tɹi.ənt/ (substance that provides nourishment)  :: nutriment {m}
nutrient {adj} (providing nourishment)  :: nutritif
nutrition {n} /nuˈtɹɪ.ʃən/ (nutrition)  :: nutrition {f}
nutritional {adj} (pertaining to nutrition)  :: alimentaire {m} {f}
nutritionist {n} (an expert or specialist in nutrition)  :: nutritionniste
nutritious {adj} /nuːˈtɹɪʃəs/ (providing nutrients)  :: nutritif
nuts {n} (nut) SEE: nut  ::
nuts {adj} /nʌts/ (insane)  :: cinglé, dingue
nuts and bolts {n} (inner workings of something)  :: rudiments {m-p}
nutshell {n} /ˈnʌtʃel/ (the shell that surrounds the kernel of a nut)  :: coque de noyau {f}
nutty {adj} /ˈnʌti/ (containing nuts)  :: plein de noix
nutty {adj} (barmy, crazy, mad)  :: cinglé, fou, dingue
Nuuk {prop} (capital of Greenland)  :: Nuuk {m}
nux vomica {n} (strychnine tree)  :: vomiquier {m}
nuzzle {v} (touch with the nose)  :: fourrer son nez
Nyankole {prop} (lect)  :: runyankole {m}
nychthemeral {adj} (lasting one day and one night)  :: nycthéméral
nychthemeron {n} /nɪkˈθi.mə.ɹɑn/ (one day and one night)  :: nycthémère {m}, nyctémère {m}
nyctography {n}  :: nyctographie {f}
nylon {n} /ˈnaɪlɑn/ (substance)  :: nylon {m}
nymph {n} /ˈnɪmf/ (mythology: minor water, forest or mountain deity)  :: nymphe {f}
nymphalid {n}  :: nymphalidé
nymphet {n} (A sexually attractive girl or young woman)  :: nymphette {f}
nymphomania {n} /nɪmfəˈmeɪnɪə/ (excess of sexual behaviour or desire in women)  :: nymphomanie {f}, andromanie {f}
nymphomaniac {n} /ˈnɪɱfoʊ ˈmeɪniæk/ (woman with excessive sexual desire)  :: nymphomane {f}
nymphomaniac {adj} (of woman: having excessive sexual desire)  :: nymphomane
Nynorsk {prop} /ˈnjuːnɔːsk/ (one of the two major Norwegian (written) languages)  :: nynorsk {m}, néo-norvégien {m}
nystagmus {n} /nɪˈstæɡməs/ (rapid involuntary eye movement)  :: nystagmus {m}
Nyx {prop} (the primordial goddess of night)  :: Nyx