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1

mettre un terme à

to bring smthg to an end/to a close

2

approuver

to approve of sb doing smthg

3

désapprouver

to disapprove of sb doing smthg

4

reprocher

to blame sb for doing smthg

5

critiquer

to criticize sb for doing smthg/ to be critical of sb for doing smthg

6

respecter

to respect people's rights

7

faire respecter

to have people's rights respected

8

bafouer

to deny the rights of people to.../to scorn international law

9

mépriser

to scorn/ to despise

10

le mépris

to show contempt for

11

supprimer

to eliminate/to eradicate (plus fort)/to put an end to/to do away with

12

apporter (au sens figuré)

to bring about

13

avoir du mal, des difficultés à

to have difficulty doing smthg/ to find it hard to do smthg

14

Ils ont demandé aux gens ce qu'ils en pensaient/les gens furent interrogés

they asked people what they thought/people were asked what they thought

15

demander qqch

to ask (someone) for smthg

16

Ils n'acceptent pas le fait que/ Ils refusent l'idée selon laquelle

they do not accept the fact that/they refuse the idea that

17

dépendre de

to depend on