(=unable to see)
→ She's blind.
blind in one eye aveugle d'un œil, borgne
→ She's blind in one eye.
a blind person un(e) aveugle
to go blind perdre la vue, devenir aveugle
→ He went blind.
to be blind to sth (fig) ne pas voir qch
→ I realized how blind I was to his faults.
→ All the time I was blind to your suffering.
to turn a blind eye fermer les yeux
→ I can't turn a blind eye when someone is being robbed.
to turn a blind eye to sth, to turn a blind eye on sth fermer les yeux sur qch
→ Teachers are turning a blind eye to pupils smoking at school.
[faith, panic, trust] aveugle
→ her blind faith in the wisdom of the Church
→ They ran out in blind panic.
→ She slammed the window down and pulled the blind.
(=people) les aveugles mpl , les non-voyants mpl
→ What do you think of the help that's given to the blind?
→ We're collecting for the blind.
→ an organisation that helps the blind
vt aveugler → The acid went on her face and blinded her. → The strong sunlight blinded him. to blind sb to sth empêcher qn de voir qch to blind sb to sb's faults empêcher qn de voir les défauts de qn → He never allowed his love of Australia to blind him to his countrymen's faults.
n impasse f
→ This type of music is a blind alley.
n (British) virage m sans visibilité
→ He tried to overtake on a blind corner and crashed into a lorry.
(=occasion) rendez-vous m arrangé (avec quelqu'un qu'on ne connaît pas)
(=person) inconnu (e) m/f (avec qui on a rendez-vous)
n (in car, plane)
angle m mort
to have a blind spot about sth (fig) ne rien comprendre à qch
→ Ford always had a terrible blind spot about these things.
n (FINANCE) organisme indépendant de gestion d'actifs organisme indépendant de gestion d'actifs
→ His shares were placed in a blind trust when he became a government minister.
colour-blind , (British) color-blind (US)
[person] daltonien (ne)
→ Sixteen times as many men are colour-blind as women.
[system, organization] sans discrimination raciale
→ ... the introduction of more colour-blind anti-poverty programmes ...
→ He said he wanted a color-blind government where everybody is treated the same.
[study, experiment] en double aveugle
→ In a double-blind trial, there were definite improvements.
n (British) store m
n store m vénitien