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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} (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 of laws {n} (nation-state subject to rule of law) :: État de droit {m}
nation-state {n} (nation state or nation-state) :: État-nation {m}, 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 American {adj} (of the American Indians) SEE: Indian ::
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} (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 (dark blue) colour, see also: light blue; blue) :: bleu marine
navy {adj} (belonging to the navy) :: naval, marin
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} /niː/ (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}
Near East {prop} (region in Asia) :: Proche-Orient {m}
nearly {adv} /ˈnɪɹli/ (almost, but not quite) :: presque
nearness {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity ::
near post {n} (goalpost) :: prémière poteau {m}
nearsightedness {n} (property of being nearsighted) :: myopie {f}
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} /ˈnekɹə(ʊ)ˌmænsə/ (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}
necrophobia {n} (fear of death or corpses) :: nécrophobie {f}
necropolis {n} /nɛˈkɹɒ.pə.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, voisin
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 ideology) :: 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 {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} /nɛpˈtjuːniəm/ (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} /nəs/ (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.ˈsu.ki/ (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}
neuropsychiatry {n} (branch of medicine) :: neuropsychiatrie {f}
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/ (neutral, neither one thing nor another) :: 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
never in a month of Sundays {adv} (at no time) :: la semaine des quatre jeudis
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 ::
nevus flammeus nuchae {n} (malformation) :: nævus simplex {m}
new {adj} /nu/ (recently made or created) :: nouveau, nouvel [before a vowel], neuf
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 ˈmɛk.si.koʊ/ (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) SEE: Neolithic ::
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 {prop} (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) :: gentil, sympathique, sympa, agréable
nice {adj} (attractive) :: beau, joli
nice {adj} (having a pleasant taste or aroma) :: bon
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} /naɪˈoʊbiəm/ (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}
nitrogen dioxide {n} (the binary compound NO2) :: dioxyde d'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} /noʊˈbɛliəm/ (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} /noʊˈbɪlɪti/ (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
nociception {n} (physiological process underlying the sensation of pain) :: nociception {f}
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 {particle} /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 {adj} (Nordic) SEE: Nordic ::
Nordic {adj} /ˈnɔː(ɹ).dɪk/ (of or relating to the Nordic countries) :: nordique {m}
Nordic combined {n} (cross-country skiing and ski jumping) :: combiné nordique
Nordic countries {n} (the Nordic countries collectively) :: 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
normativization {n} :: normativisation {f}
normativize {v} (To make normative) :: normativiser
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 bobwhite {n} (Colinus virginianus) :: colin de Virginie {m}
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} /nəʊz/ (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/ (haemorrhage from the nose) :: saignement de nez {m}
noseclip {n} (device that holds a person's nostrils closed) :: pince-nez {m}
nosegay {n} (aroma, scent) SEE: aroma ::
nose leather {n} (rhinarium) SEE: rhinarium ::
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
nosology {n} (the systematic investigation or classification of disease) :: nosologie {f}
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} /ˈnoʊt.teɪkɪŋ/ (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, ça ne casse pas trois pattes à un canard
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 put too fine a point on it {phrase} :: pardonnez-moi l'expression, si vous me permettez l'expression
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}
novichok {n} (nerve agent) :: novitchok {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} (both NP and NP-hard) :: NP-complet
NP-completeness {n} (state of being NP-complete) :: NP-complétude {f}
NP-hard {adj} (hard) :: NP-dur
NPO {initialism} (non-profit organization) :: ASBL {f}
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}
nucellus {n} (tissue which surrounds and protects the embryo) :: nucelle {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} /ˈnjuːkliˌɔɪd/ (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} /ˈn(j)uːnəˌvuːt/ (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} /ˈnʌpʃ(ə)ls/ (wedding ceremony, see also: wedding) :: 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}
nyctophobia {n} (fear of the night) :: nyctophobie {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