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I am writing my thesis in French but I am not allowed to write any word in English. The problem is that some technical words are not usually into French, how can I translate them?

For example, these words are very hard for me to translate:

  • backhaul
  • plug-and-play
  • ...

Also words that belong to someone cannot be translated like the name of an algorithm "quicksort" or the name of a model, ...

I would like to hear your suggestions.

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Can you please ask one question at a time. I can see 3 questions in what you wrote. –  Laure Jul 11 at 14:52
    
Backhaul = "Télécommunication" ou "Réseau d'accès". Plug-And-Play doesn't have a translation (it's a marketed name, it's the same as many English products that don't have a translation, we just don't translate it). IE: Quicksort(English) = Quicksort(French) –  Sifu Jul 11 at 15:34
    
I am curious to know where you are doing your thesis... –  fkraiem Jul 12 at 16:00

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The translation of many technical words can be found on Wikipedia that going to the English articles then switching to French, e.g.:

Then http://www.linguee.fr/ if another great resource, e.g.:

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