(=speed) rythme m
people who prefer to live at a slower pace les gens qui préfèrent vivre à un rythme plus lent
to do sth at one's own pace faire qch à son rythme
The computer will allow students to learn at their own pace. L'ordinateur permettra aux étudiants d'apprendre à leur rythme.
the pace of change le rythme du changement
→ Many people were not satisfied with the pace of change.
to keep pace with sth [+developments, new technologies, technological advance] être en phase avec qch
→ This means we need to keep pace with developments in new technologies
→ outmoded art forms should be jettisoned to keep pace with technological advance
→ The music industry has struggled to keep pace with new technologies
[+demand, growth] faire face à
→ US airports would upgrade facilities to keep pace with the growth in passenger numbers
the company is struggling to keep pace with demand la compagnie a du mal à faire face à la demande
to keep pace with inflation suivre l'inflation
→ to ensure that investments keep pace with inflation
Earnings have not kept pace with inflation. Les revenus n'ont pas suivi l'inflation.
to keep pace with the times évoluer avec son temps
→ training techniques had not kept pace with the times
to set the pace
(=set the standard) donner le ton
→ As the super-rich set the pace, everyone else spends furiously
to set the pace for sth donner le ton à qch
→ They set the pace for the development of the fuel-cell car