(=help) aide f
→ He was forced to turn for aid to his former enemy.
with the aid of sb avec l'aide de qn
→ With the aid of her teacher, she was able to pass all the exams.
with the aid of sth à l'aide de qch
→ walking with the aid of a walking stick
→ He produced the designs with the aid of a computer.
to come to sb's aid venir en aide à qn
→ coming to the aid of the people of Somalia
→ Horrified neighbours rushed to his aid as he fell.
(=assistance, relief) (to country, people)
billions of dollars in aid des milliards de dollars d'aide
→ We have pledged billions of dollars in aid.
humanitarian aid aide f humanitaire
→ flights carrying humanitarian aid
government aid aide f gouvernementale
→ government aid to private firms
in aid of en faveur de
→ a charity performance in aid of the Children's Hospital
→ a concert in aid of cancer relief
(=useful device) aide f
→ aids to help disabled people in the home
teaching aids supports mpl pédagogiques
[effort, operation] d'aide humanitaire
→ The UNHCR is co-ordinating the aid effort
aid convoy convoi m d'aide humanitaire
→ From Brest we organised an aid convoy with 150 tonnes of materials. Food, blankets, medicines.
[+person, organization, process] aider
→ a software system designed to aid hospital managers
→ Investment will aid the economic recovery.
(provide assistance, relief or support to)
[+country, people, industry] aider
→ state intervention to aid private industry
→ efforts to aid the refugees
to aid and abet (LAW)
[+criminal] être le complice de → She was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for aiding and abetting him. [+crime] se rendre complice de → He was charged with aiding and abetting her suicide. → Stobie was on trial for aiding and abetting the murder in 1989 of Pat Finucane.
( artificial insemination by donor)
(US) ( Agency for International Development) agence américaine pour le développement international agence américaine pour le développement international
n organisation f humanitaire
n travailleur (-euse) m/f humanitaire
→ Aid workers are concerned for the safety of those in villages cut off by the landslides.
n (British) appareil m auditif
n premiers secours mpl , premiers soins mpl
→ They gave first aid to the victims
n trousse f à pharmacie, trousse f de premiers secours
n aide f alimentaire
→ Eighty five percent of the population is dependent on food aid.
n appareil m acoustique
n aide f juridique, aide f judiciaire
n gadget m sexuel
n support m visuel