FRENGLISH / LES MOTS FRANÇAIS DE L'ANGLAIS

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à la mode (a) = fashionable - après-ski / après ski / apres ski (n) = after-ski pastimes - bon mot (n) = witty remark - brochure (n) = information booklet - clientèle/clientele (n) = customers - communiqué/communique (n) = official statement - debut (v) = to start - debut (mod.) = initial - déja-vu/dejà-vu/dejà vu (n) = feeling of having experienced something before - en route (loc. prép.) = on the way - etiquette (n) = accepted behaviour - fiancé/fiance (masc.), fiancée/fiancee (fém.) (n) = boy/girl to whom one is engaged - fête/fete (v) = to celebrate - gaffe (n) = blunder - grande dame (n) = woman of eminence - haute cuisine (n) = high-class cooking - hotelier (n) = hotel manager - impromptu (a) = improvised - impasse (n) = deadlock - jeunesse dorée (n) = young people of wealth and fashion - joie de vivre (n) = exuberance - louche (a) = disreputable - maître d' (n) = manager of a hotel dining-room - marque (n) = make - née (loc.) = born with the name - œuvre (n) = body of work - petite blonde (n) = small fair-haired girl - pied-à-terre (n) = small town house used for short periods - questionnaire (n) = series of questions - raconteur (n) = teller of anecdotes - roman à clef (n) =  novel in which actual people appear under fictitious names - sachet (n) = small sealed packet - sans (prép.) = without - trompe l'oeil (mod.) = painted to give the illusion of reality - tour de force / tour-de-force (n) = impressive achievement - venue (n) = meeting-place - vis-à-vis / vis-a-vis (loc. prép.) = in relation to

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