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Flashcards in Tw² 23 nov Deck (25):
1

saisir

to grip/to grasp/to catch

2

le lancement

the roll-out

3

bâcler

to botch

4

to gut

vider

5

combler une place vacante

to fill a vacancy

6

briser, anéantir

to dash

7

reconnu coupable

found guilty

8

un pot-de-vin

a bribe

9

soudoyer

to bribe

10

plaider coupable de

to plead guilty to V+ing

11

inflitré

undercover

12

faire face à

to face smth

13

condamner qqn à 5 ans de prison

to sentence someone to five years in jail

14

1 an avec sursis

one year on probation

15

filibusters

obstructionnistes

16

évincer

to oust

17

tant-attendu

long-awaited

18

to signal

signaler/indiquer (attention : signalled)

19

ambassade

embassy

20

imminent

impending

21

abuser de plus en plus des droits de l'homme

to abuse human rights on an increasingly grand scale

22

nommer, désigner

to appoint

23

gaz de schiste

shale-gas

24

convoquer

to summon

25

calomnier, diffamer

to malign