Idea of progress: vocabulary

Idea of progress: vocabulary

to achieve = réaliser
to attempt = tenter
to be discriminated against = être victime de discrimination
to be of no avail = n’avoir aucun effet
to be on an equal footing = être sur un pied d’égalité
to be successful in doing something = réussir à faire quelque chose
to carry out an experiment = mener, effectuer une expérience
to commit oneself to doing something = s’engager à faire quelque chose
to create = créer
to cure = guérir
to develop = mettre au point
to doubt = douter
to endanger = mettre en danger
to evolve = évoluer
to fight for one’s rights = se battre pour ses droits
to give up = abandonner, baisser les bras
to hamper, to hinder = entraver, gêner
to improve, to better = améliorer
to keep up a tradition = maintenir une tradition
to live on one’s own = vivre seul
to manage = parvenir à
to meet with success = rencontrer le succès
to mend = réparer
to modify = modifier
to move = avancer
to question = remettre en question
to refine = perfectionner
to revolutionize = révolutionner
to shape = modeler, façonner
to share the household chores = partager les tâches ménagères
to succeed = réussir
to thrive = prospérer
to trample on/over = piétiner
to try = essayer
to unplug = déconnecter
to upgrade = moderniser
to warn = mettre en garde
to yield to men’s power = se soumettre aux pouvoirs des hommes

achievement = réalisation
advance = avancée
advantage = avantage
breakthrough, discovery = percée, découverte
DNA = ADN
drawback = inconvénient
experiment = expérience
failure = échec
family values = valeurs familiales
forerunner = précurseur
future = avenir
gender role = rôle attribué selon votre sexe
generation gap = conflit des générations
genetics = génétique
herald = héraut
landmark = date importante
mankind = humanité
milestone = étape importante
novelty = nouveauté
past = passé
pioneer = pionnier
philanthropist = philanthrope
progress = progrès
pros and cons = les pour et les contres
prospect = perspective
scientist = scientifique
single-parent family = famille monoparentale
submissive = soumis
technique = technique (n.)
threat = menace
visionary = visionnaire
weapon = arme

appalling = consternant
beneficial = bénéfique
benevolent = bienveillant
broad/narrow-minded = large/étroit d’esprit
clearsighted = clairvoyant
detrimental = nuisible
domineering = dominateur
ethical = moral
frightening, scary = effrayant
harmful = nuisible
malevolent = malveillant
momentous = d’une importance capitale
profitable = rentable
progressive = progressiste
research = recherche
revolutionary = révolutionnaire
sexual harassment = harcèlement sexuel
single = célibataire
technical = technique (adj.)
technological = technologique
threatening = menaçant
unethical = contraire à l’éthique

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