AQA French GCE Vocab

French A2 Vocab from the topics:
L'environnement,
La société multiculturelle,
Probl
èmes sociaux contemporains.

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What is the French for 'putrescible'?
Biodegradable
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What is the French for 'household waste'?
Les ordures ménagères
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What is the English for 'global warming'?
Le réchauffement de la planète
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What is the English for 'la fonte des calottes glaciaires'?
Melting of the ice caps
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What is the English for 'gourmand'?
Greedy
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What is the English for 'fluvial'?
Using rivers
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What is the French for 'harmful'?
Nuisible
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What is the French for 'to have the upper hand'?
Avoir la cote
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What is the English for 'croître'?
To grow
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What is the English for 'l’épuisement'?
Exhaustion
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What is the French for 'price hike'?
Une flambée des prix
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What is the French for 'energy policy'?
La politique énergétique
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What is the English for 'inépuisable'?
Inexhaustible
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What is the French for 'wind turbine'?
Une éolienne
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What is the English for 'la mise en œuvre'?
Construction
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What is the English for 'la croissance'?
Growth
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What is the French for 'carbon footprint'?
Une empreinte écologique
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What is the English for 'la durabilité'?
Sustainability
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What is the English for 'la récolte'?
Harvest
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What is the English for 'la chasse'?
Hunting
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What is the French for 'a victim of'?
Un proie à
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What is the French for 'asylum'?
Un asile
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What is the French for 'their low income'?
La faiblesse de leurs revenus
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What is the French for 'overcrowded'?
Surpeuplé
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What is the English for 'la zone frontalière'?
Border zone
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What is the French for 'shanty town'?
Le bidonville
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What is the English for 'le terrain vague'?
Waste land
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What is the English for 'le/la beur'?
2nd generation of North African living in France
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What is the French for 'root'?
La racine
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What is the English for 'la banlieue'?
Suburb
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What is the French for 'the rate of unemployment'?
Le taux de chômage
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What is the English for 'une émeute'?
Riot
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What is the French for 'to be forced to'?
Être contraint de
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What is the English for 'le déchirement'?
Breakdown
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What is the French for 'custom'?
La coutume
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What is the English for 'prison avec sursis'?
Suspended sentence
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What is the English for 'taguer'?
To graffiti
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What is the English for 'le/la SDF'?
Homeless person
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What is the French for 'redundancy'?
Le licenciement
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What is the English for 'défavorisé'?
Underprivileged
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What is the French for 'branded as scum'?
Traité de racaille
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What is the French for 'charitable foundation'?
Une association caritative
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What is the French for 'aux prises avec'?
Struggling against
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What is the English for 'la délinquance'?
Crime
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What is teh French for 'offense'?
Le délit
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What is the English for 'une infraction'?
Breach
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What is the English for 'le cambriolage'?
Burglary
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What is the French for 'reoffending'?
La récidive
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What is the English for 'mettre en place'?
To set up
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What is the English for 'périscolaire'?
Outside school
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What is the French for 'punishment'?
La répression
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What is the French for 'to trigger'?
Déclencher
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What is the English for 'le décryptage du génome'?
Decrypting of the human genome
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What is the French for 'cure'?
La guérison
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What is the English for 'des poursuites'?
Legal proceedings
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What is the English for 'incarcérer'?
To send to prison
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What is the French for 'capital punishment'?
La peine capitale
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What is the English for 'la réclusion à perpétuité'?
Life imprisonment
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What is the French for 'testimony'?
Le témoignage
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What is the English for 'une empreinte digitale'?
Fingerprint
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What is the English for 'une remise de peine'?
Sentence reduction
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What is the French for 'detention centre'?
Une refeute
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What is the French for 'aggravated assault'
Coups et blessures
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What is the English for 'le détournement de fonds'?
Embezzlement
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What is the English for 'le vol à la tire'?
Pickpocketing
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What is the French for 'shoplifting'?
Le vol à l'étalage
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What is the English for 'un assassinat'?
Murderer
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What is the French for '****'?
Un viol
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What is the French for 'leading technology'?
La technologie de pointe
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What is the English for 'les retombées'?
Side-effects
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What is the English for 'mettre au point'?
To develop
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What is the French for 'researcher'?
Un chercheur
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What is the English for 'faire des expériences'?
To experiment
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What is the French for 'genetic engineering'?
Le génie génétique
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What is the French for 'embryo'?
Un embryon
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What is the English for 'un généticien'?
Genetic engineer
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What is the French for 'nucleus'?
Un noyau
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What is the French for 'breakthrough'?
Une percée
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What is the English for 'étiquetage'?
Labelling
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What is the French for 'Mad Cow disease'?
La maladie de la vache folle
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What is the English for 'le croisement'?
Crossbreeding
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What is the French for 'foot and mouth disease'?
La fièvre aphteuse
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What is the English for 'le patrimoine génétique'?
Genetic heritage
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What is the French for 'yield'?
Le rendement
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What is the French for 'household waste'?

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Les ordures ménagères

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What is the English for 'global warming'?

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What is the English for 'la fonte des calottes glaciaires'?

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What is the English for 'gourmand'?

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Thomasin Sayers

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Brilliant, twinnie !!!!! ***

Nat

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Q7 - harmful IS nuisible! other than that, FANTASTICALLY helpful quiz ^.^

Annika Mathews

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Really useful to test yourself on vocab :)

Rachel

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this is very useful, thank you!

Dafydd Owen

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Now THIS is what I like to see boyo! Thanks a million for all this fantastic vocabulary and for your presence on this website. You know it's people like you that restore my faith in humankind and makes me remember why I took A level French! I wish you all the best of luck with your exams and life! Thank you brigthening my day :)

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