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carrot

  

      n  
   (=vegetable)   carotte    f  
   (=inducement)   carotte    f     
→ Higher education grants are a carrot with which to entice students        


carrot and stick   , carrot-and-stick  
      adj  
[approach, policy, tactics]  
alternant la carotte et le bâton  
→ This carrot-and-stick approach has paid off        
→ The government is proclaiming a carrot-and-stick approach to the problem.        
to use a carrot and stick approach      manier la carotte et le bâton  
→ Congress wants to use a carrot and stick approach to force both sides to negotiate        
carrot cake  
      n   gâteau    m   à la carotte
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
carrot n.
carotte

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
fane de carrotte
n.
gâteau à la carotte
n.
fana de carotte
[Med.]
exp.
minicarotte
n.
politique de la carotte et du bâton
n.
technique de la carotte et du bâton
n.
technique de la carotte et du bâton
n.
politique de la carotte et du bâton
n.
politique de la carotte et du bâton
n.
technique de la carotte et du bâton
exp.
manier la carotte et le bâton
exp.
tendre la carotte à qn
[Fig.]
n.
petits pois et carottes
exp.
une livre de carottes
exp.
Des carottes ou des petits pois? - Ni l'un ni l'autre merci.
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'carrot' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
carrot top
n.
carrot cake
n.
carrot royale
n.
carrot purée
nfpl.
grated carrot
n.
carrot cut ; carrot fit
[Fashion] Slim-fit jeans that are very loose at the crotch, hipster-style, can be called carrot jeans etc.
exp.
the carrot and the stick
exp.
the carrot or the stick ; punishment or reward
La récompense ou la punition. Meaning when one receives something from another, one can either grant punishment or reward.
n.
core samples ; carrots
[Tech.]
nm.
beef stew with carrots
[Gastr.] Ils ont mangé un boeuf-carottes. They had beef stew with carrots.
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