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Flashcards in Voc 8 Deck (28):
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lancer au début des 80's

to launch in the early 80s (in the late)

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de manière convaincante, efficace

tellingly

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prochaine élection

upcoming election

4

perdre de son rayonnement

to lose its shine

5

tomber physiquement

to falldown

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remonter le temps (régresser)

to turn back the clock

7

experience syn

to face, to witness, to go through (positif) ≠ undergo (négatif)

8

pays émergents

emerging countries

9

lancer un appel à qq

to launch an appeal to someone

10

la belle époque

heyday

11

le bilan

the toll, the fallout

12

lourde, qui balaye tout

far-reaching, sweeping

13

très important, colonne vertébrale

backbone, spine

14

automatisation

automation

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increasingly syn

growly

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better off antonyme

worse off

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raisonnable

sensible

18

devenir la loi

to become the gospel

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challenging syn

daunting

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être contradictoire

to be antithetical, to be antagonistic

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to fall syn

to decrease, to decline, to wane, to go down dramatically

22

to plunge = chuter

to nosedive, to plummet, to collapse

23

to increase

to go up

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to skyrocket

to soar, to go to the roof

25

to amplify

to magnify

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to blame

to hold responsible for

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crédibilité

trustworthiness

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céder à

to pander to, yield to