Fiche de vocabulaire anglais

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A
abroad = in an another country
to accomplish = to aim to = to achieve
according to (someone else) ≠ in my opinion = to my mind = to me = as far as I’m concerned = I think = I believe
to account for = to explain
the accountability = the responsibility
to be accused of doing something
to achieve = to reach = to realise
to acknowledge= to recognize = to admit
to advise – an advice = an information (collective) ≠ a view = an opinion
an advocate = a supporter = a defender = a proponent ↔ an opponent
to afford = to allow
after (preposition) – afterwards (adverb)
after = subsequently ↔ before = prior to
to agree on something - to agree with someone
an agreement = anarrangement = a decision
to aim = to intend
to air = to diffuse = to express
the allegiance = the fidelity = the faithfulness
the alleviation = the reduction
an alliance – an ally
an ambassador – an embassy
an appeal = a call
to appoint = to designate
aptly : judicieusement
the area : le champ ≠ the field :le domaineto arise – arose – areasen = to come from
to assess : estimer
the assets : les atouts
to attempt = to try
to attend : assister à, participer à
the average = the balance = the equilibrium
awful = horrible
B
B.C. = before Christus  A.D. (_Anno Domini_)
to back someone = to support someone
the backlash : la réactiond’hostilité
to be in charge of = to have the responsibility /to be responsible for something
to be to : obligation in the past
on behalf of = in the name of
beheaded : décapité
benevolent ↔ cruel
to be bend = to be forced = to be compelled
to betray → a traitor → treasonable
biased = slanted = not objective
a bill = a project of lawbitter : amer ↔ soft
a binding decision = an official decision that links = a restrictive compulsory
to bind = to attach = to link
a blend = a mix = a mixture
to bolster = to urge = to promote = to encourage intensely
a boundary = a border = a limit = a frontier = an edge
a branch = a department
a breakdown = a collapse = a failureto break down = to collapse = to fall down = to be destroyed
a breakthrough = a sudden advance/progress
to bring about : entraîner
broad = large = wide
C
a capsule statement = a short,brief explanation
a catch = a limit = a problem
the censorship : la censure
the chance = the opportunity = the luck
a charge = an accusationto charge with = to accuse of
to take charge = to take the responsibility
the charisma - charismatic
civil (adjective) ≠ a civilian (noun)
the Civil War = the Secession War ≠ a civil war = any civil war
to claim = to essay
the cleansing = the make-up remover ≠ the cleaning
a clearing house = an informal channel for distributing theinformation
a commercial = an advertisement = an ad
to commit a crime
to compel = to force
to compose = to make up – a component
compulsory = obligatory
to conceal = to hide
to conjure up = to make appear
the consciousness = the awareness
to contend = to argue
the contravening = the opposition
a coterie =people sharing the same values
the council ≠ the advice
countless = a lot = impossible to count
to lead = to rule = to run = to direct = to be at the head of a country
a coup : un coup d’Etat
a crackdown = a period of repression
a crisis  the crises
crisp = precise = clear
a criterion  the criteria
a critics : un critique...
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