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1

jaillir

to spurt out, gush forth, spring out, etc.

2

la prison or emprisonner

jail (n) or to jail (v)

3

jars

gander - a male goose.

4

pot, jarre

a wide-mouthed container made of glass or pottery:

5

journey

un séjour, un voyage or trajet.

6

justement

exactly, in fact, rightly, or speaking of which.

7

juste.

fair

8

Kidnapper

to kidnap

9

un ravisseur / une ravisseuse.

a kidnapper

10

un label

official label or certification, such as where a product comes from or a guarantee of its quality.

11

un manque

a lack

12

laid

an adj for ugly

13

il a posé son porte-documents sur la table

he laid his briefcase on the table

14

elle était déposée au sol.

she was laid on the ground

15

un lame

strip (of wood or metal), slide (of a microscope), or blade

16

boiteux, estropié, faible.

adjs for lame

17

langage

jargon or other kinds of specialized language

18

le langage and to the more general term la langue.

language

19

large

adj for wide, broad, or expansive. It can also mean generous or ample.

20

la lecture

a reading

21

grand, vaste, gros, important.

large

22

un levier or une manette

a lever

23

libéral

ideology of Libéralism, which, generally speaking, believes in individual rights, freedom of thought, limited power, rule of law, market-based policies, and transparent government. The market-based policies in particular tend to be favored by political parties on the right.

24

un pou

louse

25

Licencier

make redundant, dismiss, or lay off.

26

license

avoir une license pour or acheter la vignette de as well as a noun: un permis or une authorisation.

27

lime

lime or lime tree, but it more commonly refers to a file (metal or nail file).

28

allumer or éclairer.

to light

29

liqueur

is a sweet, flavored alcoholic beverage: J'ai bu une liqueur après le dîner - I drank a cordial after dinner.

30

L'alcool est son vice unique.

liquor - any alk. beverage

31

littérature

literature, writing

32

documentation, (publicitaires

literature,brochures

33

livide

pallid, pale, insipid, feeble

34

blafard, vilain, furieux, or furibond.

livid

35

location

something that is available for rent, such as a house or car. C'est pour un achat ou pour une location ? - Is it to buy or to rent?

36

emplacement

location; C'est une emplacement convenable à une boulangerie

37

logeur

landlord - the person who rents out rooms.

38

locataire, pensionnaire.

person who stays in rooms

39

Losange

diamond-shaped

40

une pastille (pour la toux).

lozenge

41

lover

to coil.

42

un/e amant/e.

a lover

43

Luxure

lust

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luxe

luxury