[+fruit] trognon m
an apple core un trognon de pomme
→ She finished her apple and threw the core away.
to be rotten to the core
[institution] être complètement pourri
→ The whole industry, he says, is `rotten to the core'
[+earth, planet] noyau m
→ The planet probably has a molten core.
(=centre) cœur m
→ ... the core of Boston between Beacon Hill and the waterfront.
[+nuclear reactor] cœur m
[+problem] cœur m
→ ... the core of industry's problems in the Third World
[values, issues, beliefs] central (e)
→ Integrity has always been one of the core values of the Institute.
→ He has invigorated Channel 4's schedule, while remaining true to our core values of innovation, diversity and creativity.
[activities, skills] fondamental (e)
→ The course also teaches them core skills in communication.
→ Respondents saw core competencies like leadership, creating and embracing change, development of skilled labour, and communication as pressing issues facing their company.
[+apple] enlever le trognon de → Wash and core four large cooking apples.
n trognon m de pomme
n abbr (US) ( Congress of Racial Equality)
n activité f principale
n tronc m commun
n matière f principale
[pornography] soft * inv