Spaces and Exchanges – Vocabulary

SPACES AND EXCHANGES  

Vocabulary

rosetta_stone

abroad = à l’étranger

réaliser = to achieve

affluent = prospère

agreement = accord

alien = étranger

area = lieu

balanced = équilibré

bargain = affaire

to bargain = marchander

bargaining = marchandage

beneficial = profitable

better-off = plus riche

to boost = stimuler

border = frontière

to buy = acheter

challenge = défi

to challenge = mettre au défi

cheap = bon marché

citizen = citoyen

citizenship = citoyenneté

to compete against/with= rivaliser/être en concurrence avec

competition = concurrence

convenient = pratique

costly = onéreux

coyote = passeur

to cross = traverser, franchir

customs = coutumes, douanes

to decrease = diminuer

dependent = dépendant

detrimental = préjudiciable

to develop = développer

developed = développé

developing = en voie de développement

to discriminate = faire de la discrimination

discrimination = discrimination

discriminatory = discriminatoire

to enable = permettre

to evolve = évoluer

to exchange = échanger

expensive = cher

to fail = échouer

fair = juste, équitable

fair trade = commerce équitable

fear = crainte

to fear = craindre

fearful = craintif

to flee = fuir, s’enfuir

flow = flux

foreign = étranger (adj.)

foreigner = étranger (n.)

gap year = année de césure

globalization = mondialisation

goods = biens, marchandises

grant = bourse

to grant = accorder

guest = invité

homesick = qui a le mal du pays

homesickness = mal du pays

illegal = illégal

immigrant = immigré

to immigrate = immigrer

immigration = immigration

to improve = améliorer

to increase = augmenter

to jeopardize = mettre en danger

job = emploi

labour force = main d’œuvre

to manage = gérer, parvenir, réussir à

migrant = migrant

to migrate = migrer

mobility = mobilité

native = indigène

needy = dans le besoin

newcomer = nouveau venu

partner = associé

poor = pauvre

prejudice = préjugés

prejudiced = qui a des préjugés

profitable = lucratif

profit = gain, bénéfice

real = réel, vrai

to reward = récompenser, gratifier

rewarding = gratifiant

rich = riche

to rise = se soulever

to seek = chercher, rechercher

to sell = vendre

to set = installer

to settle = s’installer

to shatter (a dream) = briser (un rêve)

to smuggle = faire passer clandestinement

smuggler = passeur

solidarity = solidarité

space = espace

to stagnate = stagner

to starve / to starve someone = mourir de faim / affamer

stowaway = passager clandestin

stranger = inconnu

to study = étudier, faire des études

sustainable = durable

threat = menace

to threaten = menacer

trade = commerce

to travel = voyager

trip = voyage

unbalanced = déséquilibré

undocumented = sans papiers

unfair = injuste

virtual = virtuel

wealthy = riche

to welcome = accueillir

well-off = riche, nanti

worthwhile = qui en vaut la peine

to yearn for = aspirer à

 

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