The tag has no usage guidance, but it has a tag wiki.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

7
votes
1answer
89 views

Why do professions have no article when used after être?

When you're referring to a job, you use the correct indefinite or definite article: un médecin l'informaticienne However, when you are saying to be a [profession], the article is omitted: ...
1
vote
2answers
155 views

“General manager” in French

I'm trying to translate "General manager" into French. Naturally, it would be "manager général", but when I search for it on Google, nothing shows up. It seems like this is not a correct translation. ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

What is a “Certified Quality Engineer” in French?

One of my friend is supposed to be a "Quality Engineer", but I don't know how to say that in French. After a few googling, I found that the notion of Quality Engineering is something more American, ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Difference entre le « cadre » et l'« employé/ouvrier »

Quelle est la différence entre le « cadre » et l'« employé/ouvrier » ? J'ai déjà fait une petite recherche mais je n'arrive pas à comprendre la différence.
6
votes
4answers
198 views

Comment appelle-t-on une femme qui gagne sa vie de l'écriture ?

Une femme qui gagne sa vie en écrivant est une ? Dans un bouquin, j'ai vu le mot "écrivaine", mais mon livre de grammaire dit que le bon terme est "femme écrivain".
1
vote
2answers
110 views

Ingénieur en « automatique » ou en « automatisme » ?

Je m'interroge sur le domaine qu'on appelle en anglais « automation ». Est-ce qu'on dit : « Il est en automatique. » ou « Il est en automatisme. » ? Et le domaine est celui d'automatisme ou ...
8
votes
4answers
1k views

How would you translate “Full-stack engineer”?

A full-stack engineer is an I.T. engineer that is knowledgeable in all fields concerning the conception, development and deployment of software projects and especially web projects (As opposed to a ...
9
votes
5answers
5k views

What is the feminine of doctor (médecin)?

What is the feminine of doctor (médecin)? I can't understand if there is feminine form for almost all professions. Can you explain me please?
4
votes
1answer
282 views

Some words/phrases from the world of software development

I'm preparing a technical document in French for the software development company I work for. What I would like is to know if the following terms I'm using are correct: Team Lead: Leader ...
4
votes
2answers
158 views

The name of a person who controls a bridge?

If I say: He was a bridgetender for some years. How would I translate that into French?
14
votes
7answers
532 views

Traduction de « performer »

Le mot anglais performer se traduit généralement comme interprète. Cependant, il est possible, en anglais, d'utiliser ce même mot dans un contexte péjoratif : He's no artist, he's just a ...