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standard

switchboard. As an adjective, it's the same as standard.

2

une norme, un critère, un niveau

standard

3

station

transportation stops: station d'autobus (bus stop), station de métro (subway station), station de taxis (taxi rank). It can also be used, as in English, to refer to an observation or research station.

4

placer, poster, or installer

to station

5

la gendarmermie

police station

6

store

blind, shade, or awning.

7

mettre en réserve

store

8

string

G-string or thong.

9

une ficelle, un fil, une corde.

a string

10

convenir à

to suit

11

supplier

to beg, beseech, or implore.

12

fournir, procurer, or approvisionner.

to supply

13

provision, une réserve, un stock, or une alimentation

noun, supply

14

supporter

to support or hold up, as well as to endure or put up with something.

15

soutenir

to support qua enduring something

16

un chirurgien.

a surgeon

17

susceptible

sensitive, touchy, or thin-skinned, or else capable or likely (est-il susceptible de... - is he capable of / likely to...)

18

sensible, ouvert, or accessible à


prédisposé à (une maladie).

susceptible

19

sympathie

to friendship. In literary French, it can mean sympathy, compassion

20

compassion, condoléances

sympathy

21

compatissant or de sympathie.

sympathetic

22

sympathique

nice, likeable, friendly, kindly.

23

un tarif

price list or rate as well as a tariff.

24

timbre

a stamp or the timbre of a voice/instrument

25

bois d'oeuvre

timber

26

un pneu.

a tire

27

fatiguer or lasser,

to tire

28

tirer

to pull (to draw, too?)

29

ton

noun - tone, pitch

30

une tonne or un tonneau

a ton

31

tongs

flip-flops or thongs (for your feet - the other kind of thong is un string).

32

pinces.

tongs

33

tour

masculine, refers to a walk around, trip, turn, or lathe. Une tour is a tower

34

un voyage or une visite

a tour

35

tourniquet

something that revoles: turnstile, revolving door, turbine, but it can also indicate a tourniquet or court-martial.

36

trafiquer

to traffic in the sense of something illegal (guns, drugs, etc). In addition, it means to tamper with or doctor, as in On a trafiquer les freins - Someone tampered with the brakes.

37

traîner

to pull or drag, or to lag behind.

38

former, instruire, entraîner.

to trainer

39

trépasser

to pass away

40

s'introduire sans permission

to trespass

41

Truand

gangster

42

truc

thing, trick, thingamajig.

43

un camion

truck

44

truculent

vivid, colorful, racy, larger than life

45

brutal, aggressif.

truculent, angry, predisposed to fight

46

un type

guy or bloke. In the normal register, it can mean type, kind, or epitome. Quel type de moto ? - What kind of motorbike? Le type de l'égoïsme - The epitome of selfishness.

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un type, un genre, une espèce, une sorte, une marque,

type