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Questions concernant l'équivalent français d'une expression ou d'un mot d'une autre langue.

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Le « election denialism » : est-ce une forme de « dénialisme » ?

Le titre d'une manchette contenait le terme « election denialism ». Le denialism c'est la « [...] practice of rejecting propositions which are strongly supported by scientific or historical evidence, ...
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What's the translation of “staff research scientist" in French?

I am trying to translate from English to French different researcher positions: Research scientist = Chercheur. Senior research scientist = Chercheur senior. Principal scientist = Chercheur principal....
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Translation of ''bobinus''

The sentence is: "C'était des assiettées monstres et des hourras à plus finir... à faire crouler tout le bobinus..." What is the meaning of bobinus? Is it a variation of bobinard?
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Are there any translator collectives that are willing to consider requests for English subtitles of French documentaries?

Recently, I discovered a French documentary on the poet Paul Celan. It seems very interesting. Unfortunately, my command of the French language is not particularly good. I would therefore be ...
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Has any 19th century author used the term "Galles" for "Gauls" except Étienne Pivert de Senancour in "Obermann"?

Asking other questions (How and when was the name "Pays de Galles" constructed in French?) I found from a comment (see username in last part of that question) about an entry from a 19th ...
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La « crosse amovible de mitraillage/tir par rafales » : emploi et autres propositions ?

Je lisais qu'un an après la tuerie de la Saint-Valentin à Parkland en Floride (États-Unis) on avait réussi à faire étendre « en décembre l'interdiction des bump stocks à l'ensemble des États-Unis » ...
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Convey 'bleeding edge'

Bleeding edge, derived from cutting edge, has a negative connotation. Bleeding edge implies that a product or service is so new that its adoption could be harmful. Bleeding edge refers to a product ...
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Traduction de « a rundown on the sub and a précis of the stuff in your hand » : choix de mots et formulation ?

Just give him a rundown on the sub and a précis of the stuff in your hand. Fais un topo général. The Hunt for the Red October (1990), McTiernan, d'après l'oeuvre de Tom Clancy ; extrait de sous-...
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Conveying "learn/know enough (sth) to be dangerous"

This is something that it has puzzled me for some time. I'm feeling that a word-by-word translation would not work in French. How can one convey colloquially in French: Learn (or know) Enough to Be ...