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An English - French translator which provides translations in the context of sentences, distinguishing itself from other similar sites. Each search accesses dozens of databases and produces examples of the word in actual use. Don't use Google Translate!
FORVO is a pronunciation guide with a truly vast collection of audio clips. Just look up a word and listen to the many (in most cases) examples of female and male speakers.
If you have used the Bescherelle in the past, this site will be a breath of fresh air. The verb you look up is conjugated in all tenses. End of story.