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By Deryle Lonsdale

A Frequency Dictionary of French is a useful device for all newcomers of French, offering an inventory of the 5000 most often used phrases within the language.

Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French consisting of written and spoken fabric either from France and in another country, this dictionary presents the consumer with targeted info for every of the 5000 entries, together with English equivalents, a pattern sentence, its English translation, utilization records, and a sign of sign up edition.

Users can entry the pinnacle 5000 phrases both in the course of the major frequency directory or via an alphabetical index. during the frequency directory there are thematically-organized lists of the head phrases from a number of key issues corresponding to activities, climate, garments, and relatives terms.

An attractive and hugely resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will permit scholars of all degrees to get the main out in their learn of French vocabulary.

Deryle Lonsdale is affiliate Professor within the Linguistics and English Language division at Brigham younger college (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is affiliate Professor of French and division Chair of the French and Italian division at Brigham younger collage (Provo, Utah).

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Why is that lady aiming a gun at you? eighty one | 293 2750 assassiner v to homicide, assassinate • il mourut murdereré – he was once assassinated seventy two | 465 2751 optimiste nadj(f) positive • êtes-vous optimiste quant à l'avenir des jeunes? – are you positive concerning the way forward for the early life? seventy four | 411 2752 instaurer v to institute, introduce • notre nouveau directeur a instauré un programme pour travailler en équipe – our new director all started a teamwork application seventy four | 420 2753 isolé nadj distant, remoted, insolated • dans quelques semaines, on sera isolés par los angeles glace – in a couple of weeks, we are going to be remoted through the ice seventy eight | 336 2754 revendiquer v to assert • l'attentat n'a pas été revendiqué – no accountability has been claimed for the assault sixty six | 571 2755 secouer v to shake • elle secoue mes couvertures dans tous les sens – she shakes out my bedding in each course sixty eight | 530+l 2756 extraordinary nadj(f) unusual, peculiar • les effets de l. a. maladie sont bizarres – the results of the affliction are weird and wonderful sixty four | 624-n 2757 abus nm(pl) abuse, misuse, breach • il y a ecu des abus sexuels – there has been sexual abuse seventy five | 398 2758 procédé nm processus • c'est un procédé continuel chez moi – it really is an ongoing technique with me seventy five | 396 2759 pêcheur nadj fisherman • les pêcheurs sont les hommes de los angeles liberté – fishermen are males of freedom sixty four | 607 2760 beginner nm,nf beginner • j'ai ecu des mom and dad amateurs de théâtre – i've got mom and dad who love the theater seventy nine | 330 2761 remorse nm remorse, regretfully • aux vacances, nous nous séparions sans remorse – on holiday, we separated with no regrets seventy two | 455 2762 accroissement nm bring up • nous sommes tous atterrés par l'accroissement du chômage – we are all overwhelmed by means of the expansion in unemployment sixty seven | 558 2763 trimestre nm zone; 3 months • les views sont bonnes pour le troisième trimestre – the outlook is sweet for the 3rd sector fifty two | 904-l +n -s 2764 onde nf wave • c'est comme une onde de choc – it really is like a surprise wave fifty four | 852 2765 spatial adj spatial, house • los angeles Station spatiale internationale n'a aucun rôle militaire – the overseas house Station has no army function sixty seven | 549 2766 brut adv,nadj uncooked, crude • los angeles floor totale brute de ce bâtiment est de 215. 000 m2 – the full unfinished sector of this development is 215,000 sq. meters sixty two | 660+n -s 2767 éventuellement adv in all probability • des sanctions seront éventuellement prises – sanctions will ultimately be taken sixty nine | 513 2768 vache adj(f),nf cow • dans d'immenses champs des vaches mâchaient – cows munched in monstrous fields seventy three | 421 2769 gris nadj(pl) gray • c'était une poule grise – it used to be a gray chicken fifty nine | 735+l -s 2770 aise nadj(f) convenience, pleasure, excitement, ease • je suis mal à l'aise dehors – i'm uneasy within the outdoor seventy five | 393 2771 agression nf agression • les agressions contre les femmes ont increaseé – aggression opposed to girls has elevated sixty nine | 510 2772 loisir nm rest • je dresse des chevaux dans mes loisirs – I groom horses in my relaxation time seventy nine | 316 2773 chaleur nf warmth • le soleil et los angeles chaleur devenaient en outre excessifs – the sunlight and the warmth have been turning into excessive sixty two | 642+l 2774 ranger nm,v to tidy up, positioned away • il variety les deux tasses de café dans l'évier – he locations the 2 espresso mugs into the sink sixty nine | 501 2775 partage nm department, slicing, sharing • l. a. frontière régie jusqu'au partage de l'ombre et de los angeles lumière – the border extends to the place the shadows and the sunshine divide seventy six | 373 2776 étoile nf megastar • nous couchions à l. a. belle étoile – we slept lower than the celebs seventy one | 472 2777 mystère nm secret • il y a des mystères que je ne peux résoudre – there are mysteries that i cannot get to the bottom of sixty six | 570+l 2778 quasi adv,nm virtually, approximately • on entretient un lien quasi mystique avec son will pay natal – we hold a virtually mystical reference to our local nation seventy six | 378 2779 description nf description • nous commençons par une brève description de mon père – we commence with a short description of my father sixty three | 626 2780 serbe nadj(f) Serbian • un vieil homme serbe a été tué par balle – an previous Serbian guy used to be shot lifeless fifty one | 903-l +n 2781 biologique adj(f) organic, nature • les études sur les effets biologiques des radiations sont restées rares – stories on organic results of radiation were infrequent sixty nine | 498 2782 universitaire nadj(f) college, educational • j'étais occupée à des travaux de recherches universitaires – i used to be busy doing collage learn paintings sixty seven | 540 2783 emparer v to grab, seize, take hold of • il n'était pas attainable de s'emparer de l. a. clef – it wasn't attainable to snatch the major seventy five | 382 2784 dent nf teeth • elle repart en grinçant des dents – she walks away gnashing her enamel sixty four | 602 2785 neutre adj(f) impartial • mais mon travail n'est pas neutre et objectif – yet my paintings isn't really impartial and target eighty one | 278 2786 aîné nadj oldest • mon fils aîné a onze ans – my oldest son is 11 years previous 70 | 476 2787 trahir v to betray, supply away • personne ne te trahit, personne ne t'humilie – not anyone is betraying you, not anyone is humiliating you sixty eight | 510 2788 intelligence nf intelligence • je n'insulterai pas votre intelligence – I will not insult your intelligence sixty six | 568 2789 admirer v to recognize • j'admire ce que vous faites – i love what you do sixty six | 562+l 2790 licence nf licence, allow • il pourra imposer des stipulations de licence particulières – he can impose person stipulations on licenses 60 | 696+s 2791 rigueur nf harshness, severity, rigidness, rigor strictness • l'optimisme est en revanche de rigueur dans les assurances – however optimism is essential in coverage dealings seventy three | 430 2792 maternel adj motherly, maternal • ils s'écrivaient en yiddish, leur langue maternelle – they wrote to one another in Yiddish, their first language eighty | three hundred 2793 métal nm steel • ils ont été équipés de détecteurs de métaux – they have been built with steel detectors seventy four | 408 2794 palais nm(pl) palace, palate • los angeles Garde du palais n'est guère efficace – the palace protect is not any longer effective sixty three | 620 2795 belge nadj(f) Belgian • nous voudrions féliciter l. a. présidence belge pour l'initiative – we want to congratulate the Belgian presidency for the initiative fifty nine | 704 2796 brutal nadj brutal • je trouve leur méthode de revendication brutale, injuste – i locate their reclamation strategy brutal, injust seventy six | 366 2797 extraire v to extract, mine, quarry, pull out, eliminate • l'ingénieur a extrait l'expertise empirique des pilotes – the engineer extracted empirical services from the pilots seventy six | 373 2798 signification nf value • cette appellation a une signification politique très claire – this exchange identify has a truly transparent political importance sixty nine | 502 2799 filer v to spin, run, get out • terminons le reportage et filons d'ici – let's cease our reporting and get out of the following sixty one | 666 2800 automatique adj(f) computerized • los angeles perte de mémoire est presque automatique – lack of reminiscence is sort of computerized fifty five | 814+n -s 2801 accrocher v to hold up, dangle on, submit • les manifestants ont accroché une pancarte – the demonstrators publish a poster 70 | 474 2802 soreness nm bread • ça grille le soreness pendant qu'on le tranche – it toasts the bread whereas it really is being sliced sixty eight | 516 2803 plateau nm plateau, tray, set, level • il repose los angeles bouteille vide sur le plateau – he units the empty bottle at the tray seventy two | 436 2804 répétition nf repetition, practice session • on recommence les répétitions ce soir – this night we resume the rehearsals sixty nine | 491 2805 diminution nf aid, lowering • les shares de poissons sont en diminution, voire en disparition – fishery assets are declining, even disappearing sixty five | 577 2806 assortment nf assortment, sequence • j'ai une assortment des lettres inédites de Freud – i've got a suite of Freud's unpublished letters 70 | 477 2807 gène nm gene • ils collent des gènes ensemble, je crois – they splice genes, i believe forty four | 1111-l +n -s 2808 permanence nf permanence, accountability, provider • les deux pieds doivent rester en permanence dans le triangle – either ft needs to stay within the triangle seventy six | 369 2809 reine nf queen • il a appartenu à une reine … l. a. reine de Perse – it belonged to a queen … the queen of Persia sixty seven | 523 2810 privatisation nf privatization • los angeles privatisation des entreprises du Kosovo a enfin commencé – the privatization of businesses in Kosovo has ultimately started sixty one | 662-l +n 2811 correspondance nf correspondance, connection • il avait brûlé un tas de correspondances, de carnets de notes – he burned a pile of letters, notebooks seventy eight | 328 2812 planter v to plant, pitch • vous achèterez vos bulbes d'oignons à planter – you will purchase the onion bulbs to be planted sixty eight | 513 2813 strictement adv strictly • nous ne sommes pas strictement obligés – we are not strictly obligated seventy seven | 348 2814 violation nf violation, transgression • cela constitue une violation de sa probation – that constitutes a contravention of his probation sixty seven | 536-l 2815 reimbursement nf repayment, clearing nous avons offert une reimbursement aux provinces qui ont perdu de l'argent – we provided reimbursement to the provinces that misplaced funds seventy six | 357 2816 lycée nm highschool • il est professeur de philosophie au lycée – he is a highschool philosophy instructor seventy one | 450 2817 con nadj silly • on va le finir, ce con – we are gonna take out that a**hole fifty seven | 740-n +s 2818 combinaison nf blend • il était le seul à avoir l. a. combinaison et tu l'as tué – he by myself knew the combo, and also you killed him fifty eight | 718-s 2819 injustice nf injustice, unfairness • l'inégalité nourrit l'injustice, le soupçon et les préjugés – inequality feeds injustice, suspicion, and prejudice seventy five | 387 2820 reportage nm document, reporting • selon le reportage, son intervention aurait été annulée – based on the document his speak was once canceled seventy one | 461 2821 déception nf unhappiness, let-down • l. a. déception pourrait n'être que temporaire – the discontentment may well in basic terms be transitority eighty | 294 2822 soucier v to care approximately, exhibit problem for • tu n'as pas à te soucier de tes manières ici – little need to fret approximately your manners right here seventy nine | 315 2823 plafond nm ceiling, roof, greatest • il y a des caméras dans le plafond – there are cameras within the ceiling seventy three | 415 2824 opérateur nm operator • nous ne pouvions même pas appeler une opératrice – we could not even name an operator fifty nine | 693-l +n 2825 camarade nm,nf buddy, comrade, buddy, mate • je me hâtai de revoir mes camarades – I moved quickly again to work out my comrades seventy one | 441 2826 traduction nf translation • alors, lis los angeles traduction – so, learn the interpretation sixty three | 599 2827 compréhension nf realizing, comprehension • je vous suis reconnaissant de votre compréhension – I thanks on your realizing seventy one | 446 2828 réglementation nf legislation • ces réglementations échappent au contrôle des parlementaires – those laws will break out parliamentary keep an eye on sixty two | 631-l +s 2829 déplorer v to deplore • il déplore l. a. montée des superstitions – he deplores the upswing in superstition seventy one | 456 2830 mobiliser v to mobilize, name up • il espère mobiliser le peuple – he hopes to mobilize the folks sixty seven | 531 2831 encadrer v to border, teach • les élèves seront encadrés par environ 850.

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