Tiers (Le)

April 19, 2008

Meaning – Third

Pronunciation – tee-air

Un tiers plus deux tiers font un – One third plus two thirds equals one

(Lit. One third plus two thirds makes one)

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Délit (Le)

April 18, 2008

Meaning – offense/misdemeanour

Pronunciation – deh-lee

Il est décédé suite à un delit de fuite. – He is deceased following a hit-and-run.

(Lit. He is deceased following a crime of evasion)


Avocat (Le)

April 14, 2008

Meaning – lawyer

Pronunciation – ahvohcah

Il est avocat d’assises – He is a criminal lawyer


Recyclage (Le)

April 11, 2008

Meaning – recycling

Pronunciation – reh-see-klahjuh

Nous devons faire du recyclage pour sauver l’environnement – We must recycle to save the environment

(Lit. We must do recycling to save the environment)


Pas (Le)

April 9, 2008

Meaning – footstep/footprint/stride

Pronunciation – pah

Vous devez faire le premier pas – You must make the first step


Trésor

January 24, 2008

Meaning – treasure/finances, treasury (admin.)

Pronunciation – tray-sohr

J’ai trouvé le trésor! – I’ve found the treasure!


Destinataire

January 14, 2008

Meaning – addressee/recipient

Pronunciation – dehs-tihnah-tair

Le destinataire n’habite plus à cette adresse – The recipient no longer lives here.

(Lit. The addressee live no more at this address)