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L’ordre public

AQA A2 Level French social issues vocabulary -public order

FrenchEnglish
abattre to shoot
l'accusé the accused
acquitter to acquit
l'appel appeal
arrêter to arrest
l'assasinat murder, attempted murder
l’attentat (m) murder attempt
l’audience hearing
la bagarre fight
la bande gang
le blanchiment money laundering
le bracelet électronique electronic tagging
le cambriolage burglary
le chantage blackmail
commettre to commit
la condamnation sentence
condamné convicted
le coup de feu gunshot
la cour (de justice) court
le crime crime
la criminalité criminal behaviour
le CRS riot police
le dealer dealer
le décès/la mort death
décharger to acquit
le décret decree
la défense defence
déposer plainte to lodge a complaint
la déposition statement
le détenu prisoner
écrouer to lock up
l’émeute (f) riot
l'emprisonnement imprisonment
emprisonner to imprison
s'enfuir to flee
engager le procès contre to take action against
l’enlèvement kidnapping
l'escroquerie swindle
exercer l'effet de dissuasion to act as a deterrent
faire appel to appeal
faire le procès à to take proceedings against
faire la virée to go joyriding
le filou crook
le flic (argot) cop
les forces de l’ordre forces of law and order
la fraude fraud
l'homicide involontaire manslaughter
impliqué involved
incendier to set fire to
l’inculpation (f) charge
infliger (la peine) to impose (a penalty)
l’insécurité insecurity
interpeller to arrest
le juge judge
le jugement verdict
les jurés members of the jury
juridique legal
le jury jury
légitime legitimate
la loi law
la manifestation demonstration
mettre en examen to charge
le meurtre murder
le meutrier murderer
mortel(le) fatal
le notaire solicitor
la peine de mort death penalty
plaider to plead
la plainte complaint
la police the police
la politique pénale penal policy
les poursuites (f) prosecution
poursuivre to prosecute
poursuivre en justice to take to court
le pouvoir power
la preuve proof
la prison prison
le prisonnier prisoner
la procédure judiciare legal system
le procès trial, case
se prononcer to reach a verdict
prouver to prove
la punition punishment
le pyromane arsonist
le racket extorsion
la réclusion à perpétuité life imprisonment
reconnaître coupable to convict
le ripou (argot) bent copper
la sécurité law and order
le signal électronique electronic tag
témoigner to give evidence
le témoin witness
le témoinage evidence
tenir en garde à vue to hold in custody
tirer sur to shoot
le trafic des drogues drug trafficking
le traficant trafficker
le travail d'utilité collective community service
le tribunal court
le vandalisme vandalism
le verdict verdict
la victime victim
le viol rape
le vol theft
le vol à l’étalage shop lifting
le vol à main armé armed robbery
le voyou thug
la délinquance crime, criminality
il le vaut bien he/they deserve(s) it
fournir to provide
parvenir to succeed
entraîner to entail, to lead to
soi oneself
aboutir to end up
le délit offence
une infraction breach, infringement
enregistré recorded
la voie publique public highway
le taux d’élucidation clear-up rate
le semestre term (of six months)
une atteinte attempt, attack
les biens goods, property
le récidiver re-offender
la récidive reoffending
dissuader to deter
à peine hardly
engorgé overcrowded
obsédé obsessed
apaiser to quell, to appease
une échelle scale
le dispositif measure, arrangement
mettre en place to set up, to put in place
le milieu environment, setting
périscolaire outside school
le brevet certificate, diploma
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