"canker" translation into French

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"canker" in French

EN canker
volume_up
{noun}

1. medicine

canker (also: chancre)
This pest causes canker in citrus fruits and the subsequent appearance of black patches on the skin of oranges.
Ce parasite provoque un chancre chez les agrumes et fait apparaître ensuite des taches noires sur l’écorce des oranges.
canker (also: ulceration)

Synonyms (English) for "canker":

canker

Context sentences for "canker" in French

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EnglishUnfortunately, over the last decade and a half, instead of generating revenues to the treasury, it has turned into a canker for the whole society.
Malheureusement, cette dernière décennie et demie, au lieu de générer des revenus, c'est devenu un véritable cancer pour toute la société.
English(BG) I take the floor in order to draw your attention to a canker affecting the rights of over a million citizens in Bulgaria's capital city.
(BG) Je prends la parole afin d'attirer votre attention sur un fléau qui pèse sur les droits de plus d'un million de citoyens dans la capitale bulgare.
EnglishThe means and resources donated by the European Community would not be used for healthy growth, but would serve to further strengthen the canker of underground organisations.
Les moyens, les ressources mises à disposition de la Communauté européenne n'alimenteront pas le corps sain des populations mais, renforceront au contraire le cancer de la criminalité organisée.