(=trust) confiance f
one's faith in sth sa confiance dans qch
→ my faith in the medical profession
→ You're destroying my faith in the medical profession ...
to have faith in sb/sth avoir confiance en qn/qch
→ I've got faith in human nature.
→ I have a lot of faith in her.
to lose faith in sb ne plus avoir confiance en qn
to lose faith in sth ~ne plus avoir confiance dans qch
People have lost faith in the government. Les gens n'ont plus confiance dans le gouvernement.
to place one's faith in sb mettre sa confiance en qn
to place one's faith in sth mettre sa confiance dans qch
→ She had placed a great deal of faith in Mr Penleigh
(=religious belief) foi f
→ She had deep religious faith.
→ I don't think his faith should be ridiculed
people of all faiths les gens de toutes confessions
→ The College welcomes students of all races, faiths, and nationalities
the Catholic faith la foi catholique
→ His children were raised in the Catholic faith
in good faith en bonne foi → This report was published in good faith but we regret any confusion which may have been caused.
act of faith
n acte m de foi
article of faith
n article m de foi
→ For Republicans it is almost an article of faith that this tax should be cut.
n guérisseur (-euse) m/f
faith healing , faith-healing
n guérison f par la foi
n bonne foi f
leap of faith
n acte m de foi
→ It requires a significant leap of faith to believe that we can succeed where so many others have failed.
to take a leap of faith, to make a leap of faith faire acte de foi
→ Take a leap of faith and trust them.