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la taille

size

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la dimension

dimension

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le format

format

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la superficie

surface, surface area acreage

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l'aire (f)

area, zone

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la zone

zone, area

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la région

area

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la surface

surface

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l'étendue (f)

extent

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l'espace (m)

space

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la place

space, room

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spacieux

spacious

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la grandeur

size, magnitude

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grand

tall, high, big

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grandir

to grow, increase, expand

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grandissant

growing, ever growing, increasing, ever-increasing

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petit

small

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minuscule

minuscule, minute

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compact

compact

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la longueur

length

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allonger

to lengthen

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rallonger

to lengthen

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raccourcir

to shorten

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écourter

to shorten

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la largeur

width, breadth

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élargir

to widen, broaden

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s'élargir

to widen, become wider

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la hauteur

height

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la stature

stature

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la profondeur

depth

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approfondir

to deepen

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au plus profond de

in the depths of

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l'épaisseur (f)

thickness; depth (snow)

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au plus épais de

in the depths of

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la grosseur

size, weight; fatness

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gros

big, large, thick, heavy

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le gros de

the bulk of

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les poids et mesures

weights and measures

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le poids

weight

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peser

to weigh

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vendre au poids

to sell by weight

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la balance

scales

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le gramme

gram

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la livre

pound

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le kilo

kilo

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la tonne

ton, tonne

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des tonnes de

tons of

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la mesure

measurement

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mesurer

to measure

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prendre la mesure de

to take the measurements of

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l'unité de mesure (f)

unit of measure

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les mensurations (f)

measurements

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le pouce

inch

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le pied

foot

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le mille

mile

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le millimétre

millimetre

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le centimétre

centimetre

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le mètre

metre

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le kilomètre

kilometre

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le hectare

hectare

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la régle

ruler

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l'échelle (f)

scale

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la proportion

proportion

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proportionné à

proportional to

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proportionnel à

proportional to

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proportionnellement

proportionately

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la capacité

capacity

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le volume

volume

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volumineux, -euse

voluminous, bulky

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la quantité

quantity, amount

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la somme

amount (money)

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le montant

amount, total (money)

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abondant

abundant, plentiful

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l'abondance (f)

abundance

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la profusion

profusion

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considérable

considerable

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considérablement

considerably

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énorme

enormous, massive

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vaste

vast

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insuffisant

insufficient, scanty

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insuffisamment

insufficiently, scantily

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simple

mere

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la minorité

minority

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le minimum

minimum

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minimum

minimum

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la majorité

majority

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la plupart

most

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le maximum

the maximum

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maximum

maximum

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nombreux

numerous

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multiple

multiple

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la multitude

multitude

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innombrable

innumerable, countless

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la masse

mass, bulk; body, expanse (water); bank (cloud)

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masser

to assemble, gather together, mass

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massif, -ve

massive, heavy

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la portion

portion

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la part

portion, slice, share

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la partie

part

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partiel

partial

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en partie

partly

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partiellement

partly, partially

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le morceau

piece

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la section

section

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partager

to divide up, share out

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se partager

to be divided up, to be shared

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le partage

dividing up, sharing, factoring

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la fraction

fraction

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le fragment

fragment

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fragmentaire

fragmentary

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le pourcentage

percentage

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le bout

scrap

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la trace

trace

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la tranche

slice

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couper en tranches

to slice

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la pile

pile (neat), stack

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le tas

pile, heap

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empiler

to pile (neatly), stack

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s'empiler

to pile up, be stacked

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entasser

to pile

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s'entasser

to pile up; to squeeze, pack, pile into

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tasser

to pack down, push down, cram

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se tasser

to bunch up, squeeze up

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l'augmentation

increase (size, quantity, price, salary, number, dose, difficulty, interest)

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augmenter

to increase (size, quantity, price, salary, number, dose, difficulty, interest)

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la croissance

growth, development (person, plant, industry, economics)

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croître

to grow, increase (person, plant, company, town), to swell (river); to rise (wind)

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s'accroître

to increase, augment (number, fortune, share)

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l'accroissement

increase, growth (number, production, population)

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grossir

to increase (sum); to magnify; to become louder (noise)

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agrandir

to make bigger, enlarge, widen, extend, blow up (photograph)

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s'agrandir

to grow, expand (town, family); to become wider

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l'agrandissement

expansion; enlargement (photograph)

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le développement

growth, development (body, muscle, intelligence), expansion (industry)

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se développer

to grow, develop (person, plant, economics, body, muscle, intelligence); to expand (industry)

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s'amplifier

to grow, expand, develop (thought, tendency), amplify (sound), magnify (image)

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pousser

to grow (child, plant, hair, beard, tooth)

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faire pousser

to grow, cultivate

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l'expansion (f)

expansion (economy); spread (theory, belief, doctrine)

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l'expansionnisme

expansionism

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expansionniste

expansionist (body)

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la propagation

propagation (species), spread (rumour, news, propaganda, disease)

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propager

to spread (rumour, news, propaganda, disease)

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la diffusion

diffusion, spreading, circulation, broadcasting

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diffuser

to spread (news, ideas), circulate, broadcast, diffuse (heat, light)

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répandre

to spread (news); to spill, scatter; to shed (light, tears); to give off (smell)

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se répandre

to spread (liquid, fire, unrest) ; to become widespread (view, opinion, method)

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répandu

widespread

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allonger

to lengthen, stretch, extend

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s'allonger

to lengthen, stretch, become longer; to grow taller (child); to drag out

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l'allongement

elongation, lengthening

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allongé

elongated, long; stretched out, recumbent, supine

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étendre

to spread out, open out; to extend (limb, powers, business, research), stretch, hang out (washing)

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s'étendre

to stretch out; spread (disease, weather); to expand (city), to broaden(research), to widen (knowledge)

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étendu

spread out, sprawling (conurbation), extensive, wide-ranging, widespread, broad

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l'extension (f)

extension

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étaler

to spread (butter, jam), strew; to spread out (newspaper, map); to display, lay out (merchandise)

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prolonger

to extend (time and space), prolong

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se prolonger

to go on, persist, last, continue

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la prolongation

extension

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gonfler

to inflate (tyre, price), pump up, blow up; to swell (river); to swell up(limb, joint, wood); to rise (pastry)

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se gonfler

to swell (river, chest)

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enfler

to cause to swell (limb, joint, river)

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ajouter à

to add to, increase

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s'ajouter à

to add to

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le supplément

supplement, excess

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supplémentaire

additional, supplementary

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multiplier

to multiply

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se multiplier

to multiply

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doubler

to double

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tripler

to triple, treble

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la diminution

decrease (dimensionss, quantity, price, volume, consumption, speed),reduction, cut

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diminuer

to decrease (dimensions, quantity, price, volume, consumption, speed),diminish, reduce, cut, bring down

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la réduction

reduction, decrease; discount

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réduire

to reduce, lessen, cut, bring down (dimensions quantity, price, volume, consumption, speed), scale down, downscale (staffing, production),shorten (text)

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contracter

to contract (to contract)

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la contraction

contraction (body, liquid, muscle, throat)

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comprimer

to compress (air, gas) ; to reduce (expenses)

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la distance

distance

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garder ses distances

to keep one's distance

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près (adv)

near

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proche (adj)

nearby, close (space, time degree)

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voisin

neighbouring

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avoisinant

nearby, close

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de prés

closely

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loin (adv)

far

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éloigné (adj)

far, remote

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lointain (adj)

far, distant

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le lointain

distance

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épaissir

to thicken; deepen

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l'épaississant (m)

thickener

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dans le sens de la longueur

lengthways

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dans le sens de la largeur

breadthways

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le cubage

cubic content

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le tonnage

tonnage

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le rapport

ratio

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dans le rapport de ... à...

in the ratio of ... to...

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dans le rapport de ... contre ...

in the ratio of ... to ...

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l'ampleur (f)

fullness, roominess, scope, extent, scale

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sans grande ampleur

of limited scope

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prendre de l'ampleur

to increase in scale/scope

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ample

roomy; extensive; wide-ranging

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amplement

fully, amply

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le grain

grain

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être à l'échelle

to be to scale

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en miniature

in miniature

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la cylindrée

capacity (machine, cylinder, engine)

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encombrant

bulky

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le soupçon

trace

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l'atome (m)

atom

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la particule

particle

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la poignée

handful

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maigre

meagre (money, food)

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misérable

measly

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copieux

copious

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dilater

to dilate (pupil); to distend (stomach); to expand (metal, gas, liquid)

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se dilater

to dilate, distend, extend

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la dilatation

dilation, extension, swelling (part of the body)

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un surcroît de

excess, extra

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amoindrir

to lessen, weaken, diminish

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s'amoindrir

to lessen, weaken, grow weaker

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amenuiser

to thin down

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s'amenuiser

to dwindle (money); to lessen, grow slimmer (hope)

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rétrécir

to shrink, take in (garment); to narrow make narrower (passage, conduit, opening, road); to contract (pupil)

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le rétrécissement

shrinkage (garment), narrowing (passage, conduit, opening, road);contraction (pupil)

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l'amas (m)

heap, pile

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tout un amas de

a whole heap of

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amasser

to pile; store up, amass, accumulate

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s'amasser

to pile up, accumulate

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l'écart (m)

distance, gap, space; difference

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être à l'écart

to be out of the way

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écarté

out-of-the way, remote

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écarter

to move apart, separate

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jauger

to gauge, size up

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la jauge

gauge

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l'envergure (f)

wingspan, scope, scale, range

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calibrer

to grade, calibrate

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le calibrage

grading, calibrating

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le mètre à ruban

tape measure

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la balance de cuisine

kitchen scales

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le pèse-personne

bathroom scales

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la bascule

weighing machine

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l'arpentage (m)

surveying, measuring

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l'arpenteur (m)

surveyor

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la borne

milestone; boundary stone; marker

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le bornage

demarcation, boundary marking

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échelonner

to space out, place at intervals

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l'échelonnement (m)

spacing out, placing at intervals, staggering, grading

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ménager un espace entre

to make a space between

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ménager une place pour

to make space for

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le fourmillement

milling, swarming, teeming (insects, people)

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fourmiller

to mill, swarm, teem (insects, people)

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fourmillant

milling, swarming, teeming (insects, people)

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le grouillement

milling, swarming (people, insects)

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grouiller

to mill, swarm, teem (people, insects)

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grouillant

milling, swarming, teeming (people, insects)

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le brin

scrap (cloth); strand (thread) ; touch

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le tronçon

section (tube) ; stretch (road)

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le calibre

calibre, bore

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la parcelle

fragment; plot (land)

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parcelliser

to divide up (land)

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parcellaire

fragmented

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répartir

to divide, share out, distribute

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se répartir

to be divided up, split up

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la répartition

sharing out, dividing, allocation

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le morcellement

dividing up, parcelling out, splitting up

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morceler

to divide up, parcel out, split up

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lotir

to divide into lots (ground); to divide up (inheritance)

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le lotissement

sharing out, dividing up (inheritance)

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l'amoncellement

heap, heaping up, piling up; banking up (clouds)

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amonceler

to pile up (wealth, evidence) ; to bank up (clouds); to drift into banks(snow)

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s'amonceler

to pile up, accumulate (mail, wealth, evidence)

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pulluler

to proliferate, multiply

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pullulant

proliferating, multiplying

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la pullulation

proliferation

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