compound in French and example sentences

compound in French

Pronunciation
n. enceinte, cour, limite, quartier; composé, combinaison
v. composer, mélanger
adj. composé, combiné

compound in English

Pronunciation
(f) n. compound

Example Sentences

All life is based on chemistry and all living things are composed of chemical compounds.
Toute la vie est basée sur la chimie et tous les êtres vivants sont constitués de composés chimiques.
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Carbon monoxide is a poisonous substance formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon compounds.
Le monoxyde de carbone est une substance mortelle qui résulte de la combustion incomplète de composés carbonés.
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That's a highly energetic and unstable compound. Don't make it.
C'est un composé à haute énergie et d'une forte instabilité. Ne le fabrique pas !
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The pain of the compound fracture was almost unbearable.
La douleur de la fracture compliquée était presque insupportable.
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Often these problems are compounded by poor health and housing stock and a culture of drug dependency.
Souvent, ces problèmes sont aggravés par des conditions sanitaires et de logement déficientes et par la toxicomanie.
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In my opinion, the quantities of these compounds that are permitted are way too excessive.
J'estime que ces substances sont autorisées dans des proportions beaucoup trop grandes.
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The production and sales of compounds that attack the ozone in the atmosphere' s upper layers have in fact decreased since 1989.
La production et la commercialisation de composés qui attaquent l'ozone des couches élevées de l'atmosphère ont en réalité diminué après 1989.
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It recognises that discrimination against women is often compounded by discrimination on other grounds.
Le document reconnaît que la discrimination contre les femmes est souvent mêlée à d' autres types de discrimination.
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Because I know, for example, that there are also problems with the management of nitric compounds.
Car, par exemple, je sais qu' il existe aussi un problème dans la gestion des liaisons nitriques.
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This applies firstly to permitted minerals and their compounds.
Cela concerne d' abord les sels minéraux autorisés et leurs composés chimiques.
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Of course chemical compounds still need to be submitted to scientific tests.
Les composés chimiques doivent évidemment encore faire l' objet d' une vérification scientifique.
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As for volatile organic compounds, we are, in actual fact, still missing part of the legislation.
Pour ce qui est des composés organiques volatils, il nous manque en fait encore une partie de la législation.
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In answer to Mr de Roo' s questions, I want to say that the Commission has completed two studies on volatile organic compounds.
Pour répondre à la question de M. De Roo, je voudrais dire que la Commission a réalisé deux études sur les composés organiques volatiles.
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Organotin compounds are needed for the production of PVC film as long as there is no equivalent alternative available.
Ces derniers sont nécessaires à la production de films de PVC, alors qu' il n' existe pas d' alternative de qualité égale.
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It is not PVC, but particularly vegetable, fruit and garden waste which is generating the chlorine compounds.
Ce n' est pas le PVC mais notamment les déchets de légumes, de fruits et de jardin qui engendrent la formation de composés du chlore.
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The most important fact is the presence of an ingredient in the compound feedingstuff and not necessarily its exact quantity.
Le plus important est de mentionner la présence d'un ingrédient donné dans des aliments composés pour animaux et non son poids exact.
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Although an outright ban on the adding of ammonia or ammonia compounds would have been preferable.
Une interdiction claire sur l'ajout d'ammoniac ou de composés d'ammoniac aurait cependant été préférable.
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To compound matters there were communication problems because of the natural language barriers.
S'y ajoutaient les problèmes de compréhension dus aux barrières linguistiques naturelles.
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Compounded over a 40-year savings period this could significantly reduce overall scheme returns.
Ramené sur une période d'épargne de 40 ans, ce manque à gagner peut considérablement réduire le rendement global.
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The second challenge is the humanitarian one, which preceded the war but has been compounded by it.
Le deuxième défi est de nature humanitaire. Il précédait la guerre, mais y a été associé.
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Synonyms for compound
1. aggregate: composite, mixture, preparation, synthesis, suspension, blend, combination
2. composite: intricate, complicated, complex, mixed, combined, difficult, involved
3. combine: complicate, confuse, coalesce, join, mix, unite, bond
4. intensify: make intricate, multiply, confound, complicate, exacerbate, augment
Verb forms for compound
Present participle: compounding
Present: compound (3.person: compounds)
Past: compounded
Future: will compound
Present conditional: would compound
Present Perfect: have compounded (3.person: has compounded)
Past Perfect: had compounded
Future Perfect: will have compounded
Past conditional: would have compounded