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English translation of 'sujet'

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[syʒɛ ]
Word forms: sujet, sujette
être sujet à [personne][vertige, mal de mer] to be prone toto suffer from; [sautes d’humeur, comportement] to be liable to
Elle est sujette au vertige. She suffers from vertigo.
[chose] to be subject to
être sujet à des modifications to be subject to change
Les vols intérieurs sont fréquemment sujets à des modifications d’horaires et à des annulations sans préavis. Internal flights are frequently subject to change of timetable or to cancellation without notice.
sujet à caution [affirmation, version, chiffres, bilan] questionable
Son explication est sujette à caution. His explanation could be called into question.
masculine noun/feminine noun
[de souverain] subject
masculine noun
1.  (matière à réflexion, étude ou discussion) subject
C’est un sujet intéressant. It’s an interesting subject.
sujet de conversation topic of conversation
être un sujet de plaisanterie [personne] to be the butt of a joke
Sa moustache en guidon de vélo est un sujet de plaisanterie pour ses amis. His friends joke about his handlebar moustache.
2.  (Education, University) [de thèse, mémoire] subject
sujet d’examen examination question
3.  (Biology) (comme cobaye) subject
sujet d’expérience experimental subject
4.  (cause)
être un sujet de qch to be a cause for sth
un sujet de mécontentement a cause for dissatisfaction
avoir sujet de se plaindre to have cause for complaint
5.  (autres locutions)
au sujet de about
c’est à quel sujet ? what is it about?

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Example Sentences Including 'sujet'

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Concernant la notoriété d'Henri Troyat et du sujet, la décision rentrera certainement dans les annales judiciaires et / ou littéraires.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Et la fatalité, comme chacun sait, n'est pas un sujet d'étude scientifique.
Salomon, Jean-Claude Le tissu déchiré. Propos sur la diversité des cancers
Il se pique d'histoire et je sais que la Seconde Guerre mondiale est un sujet sensible.
Basset-Chercot, Pascal Le baptême du boiteux
Il y a eu désaccord au sujet des journalistes, querelle au sujet des critiques littéraires.
Colombier, Jean Béloni
Les appels des organisations de secours et des ONG sur place sont à ce sujet sans équivoque, et pressants.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Sur plusieurs destinées individuelles de gens qui venaient me voir au sujet des Etats-Unis, j'ai eu des flashs catastrophiques.
Marie Claire

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'sujet' in Other Languages

British English: subject /ˈsʌbdʒɪkt/ NOUN
The subject of a conversation, letter, or book is the person or thing that is being discussed or written about.
We got on to the subject of relationships.
  • American English: subject
  • Arabic: مَوْضُوع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: assunto
  • Chinese: 主题
  • Croatian: tema
  • Czech: téma
  • Danish: emne
  • Dutch: onderwerp
  • European Spanish: asignatura
  • Finnish: aihe
  • French: sujet
  • German: Gegenstand Thema
  • Greek: θέμα
  • Italian: materia
  • Japanese: 主題
  • Korean: 주제
  • Norwegian: tema
  • Polish: temat
  • European Portuguese: assunto
  • Romanian: subiect
  • Russian: предмет
  • Latin American Spanish: asunto
  • Swedish: ämne
  • Thai: หัวข้อ
  • Turkish: konu
  • Ukrainian: предмет
  • Vietnamese: chủ đề
British English: topic /ˈtɒpɪk/ NOUN
A topic is a particular subject that you write about or discuss.
The weather is a common topic of conversation.
  • American English: topic
  • Arabic: مَوْضُوع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tópico
  • Chinese: 话题
  • Croatian: tema
  • Czech: téma
  • Danish: emne
  • Dutch: onderwerp
  • European Spanish: tema asunto
  • Finnish: aihe
  • French: sujet
  • German: Thema
  • Greek: θέμα συζήτησης
  • Italian: argomento
  • Japanese: 話題
  • Korean: 주제
  • Norwegian: emne
  • Polish: temat
  • European Portuguese: tópico
  • Romanian: subiectde discuție
  • Russian: тема
  • Latin American Spanish: tema
  • Swedish: ämne
  • Thai: หัวข้อ
  • Turkish: konu
  • Ukrainian: тема
  • Vietnamese: chủ đề
British English: liable ADJECTIVE
susceptible If people or things are liable to something unpleasant, they are likely to experience it or do it.
She will grow into a woman particularly liable to depression.
  • American English: liable
  • Brazilian Portuguese: passível
  • Chinese: 易于…的
  • European Spanish: propenso
  • French: sujet
  • German: anfällig für
  • Italian: soggetto
  • Japanese: 陥りやすい
  • Korean: ~하기 쉬운
  • European Portuguese: passível
  • Latin American Spanish: propenso
British English: subject matter NOUN
The subject matter of something such as a book, lecture, film, or painting is the thing that is being written about, discussed, or shown.
Then, attitudes changed and artists were given greater freedom in their choice of subject matter.
  • American English: subject matter
  • Brazilian Portuguese: conteúdo
  • Chinese: > 主题著作、讲话、电影或绘画的
  • European Spanish: tema
  • French: sujet
  • German: Stoff
  • Italian: argomento
  • Japanese: テーマ
  • Korean: 주제
  • European Portuguese: conteúdo
  • Latin American Spanish: tema


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