French Vocab List

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Health

Masculine

le tabagisme = addiction to smoking

le tabagisme passif = passive smoking

le SIDA = AIDS

l'alcool = alcohol

un toxicomane = drug addict

le cancer du poumon = lung cancer

un préservatif = a condom

le sexe sans protection = unprotected sex

un centre de réadaption = a rehabilitation centre

le stupéfiant = drug / narcotic

 

Plural:

les drogues dures = hard drugs

 

Feminine:

la drogue = drugs

la toxicomanie = drug addiction

la cirrhose du foie = cirrhosis of the liver

la gueule de bois = hangover

l'ivresse = drunkenness

la conduite en état d'ivresse = drink-driving

la poussée de stupéfiants = drug-pushing

la guérison = cure

l'interdiction = ban

la boulimie = bulimie

 

Verbs:
se droguer
= to take drugs
boire à l'excès
= to drink to excess
fumer
= to smoke
nuire à
= to harm
empêcher
= to prevent
répandre
= to spread

 

Food and Drink

Masculine:
le vin
= wine
un régime équilibré
= a balanced diet
l'alcool = alcohol
un additif = additive
un gastronome = a gourmet
un repas = a meal
un en-cas = a snack
un viticulteur
= wine grower

Plural:
les fast-foodeurs
= those who eat fast food
les boissons (f) (non-) alcoolisées
= (non-) alcoholic drinks

Feminine:
la nourriture = food
la matière grasse = fat content
la consommation = consumption
la cuisine traditionnelle = traditional cooking
la cuisine saine = healthy cooking
la culture biologique = organic farming
la santé = health
la forme = fitness
l'anorexie = anorexia
la boulimie = bulimie

Verbs:
manger
= to eat
boire = to drink
être au régime = to be on a diet
perdre du poids = to lose weight
maigrir = to get thinner / lose weight
devenir populaire = to become popular

Transport

Masculine:
le permis de conduire = driving licence
le code de la route = Highway code
un couloir de bus
= a bus lane
un péage = a toll
le chemin de fer = the railway
le réseau autoroutier = the motorway network
l'excès de vitesse = speeding
un poids lourd = a HGV
un routier
= lorry driver
un embouteillage = traffic jam

Plural:
les transports en commun = public transport
les heures d'affluence = rush hour

Feminine
la circulation
= traffic
une voiture particulière
= a private car
une subvention
= a subsidy
la sécurité routière
= road safety
une zone piétonne = pedestrian area
une piste cyclable = a cycle track
la capacité = capacity
une amende = a fine

Verbs:
conduire = to drive
décongestionner = to relieve congestion
réduire = to reduce
encourager = to encourage
interdire = to ban
polluer = to pollute

permettre (à) = to allow

Transport

Masculine:
le tourisme
= tourism
l'afflux
= influx of people
un estivant
= holiday maker
un voyage
= a trip
le circuit touristique
= the tourist circuit le coût de la vie = the cost of living
un retour à la nature
=

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