Crises

Political French Vocabulary Words

démissionner to oust, to resign
le comité committee
diriger to be in charge of, to manage, to direct
le débat debate
le rassemblement rally, gathering
le porte-parole spokesperson
recenser to take a census of

Other Political Vocabulary Words

écarter to open, to move farther apart, to move aside
saluer to wave, salute, greet, or acknowledge
appuyer to rest on, to lean on, to press (as in a button)
éclater to burst, explode, rupture
gifler to slap, humiliate
tenter to attempt
serrer to hold tightly, to grasp, to squeeze
tenir to hold, to prevail, to keep
retenir to keep from, to prevent, to restrain
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