Vocabulaire (2 min) du Daily News du 19 juillet 2019

If and when this building in London called Oakwood Timber Tower 1
is completed,


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If and when this building in London called Oakwood Timber Tower 1
[sera termin�],

it will be the tallest man-made


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it will be the tallest [cr��e par l'homme]


wooden structure in the world.


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[en bois] structure in the world.


Currently, that record is held by this


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[actuellement], that record is held by this


18-story building in Norway.


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[de 18 �tages] building in Norway.

Wooden skyscrapers are a natural answer to
climate change,


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"Wooden [gratte-ciels] are a natural answer to climate change,

wood actually locks carbon dioxidewhen it's being made,


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wood actually [enferme] carbon dioxidewhen it's being made,

while concrete construction, which is normally used
for skyscrapers, emits CO2.


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while [b�ton] construction, which is normally used for skyscrapers,
emits CO2.

These "plyscrapers" are they're called are just as strong
and just as safe


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These "plyscrapers" are they're called are just as strong
and just as [s�rs]

as steel and concrete, say experts:


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as [acier] and concrete, say experts:

In here what you see is a big block of wood made out of
glued individual pieces,


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"In here what you see is a big block of wood made out of
[coll�es] individual pieces,

individual strips of


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individual [bandes] of


timber.


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[bois].

Any one of these timber strips could be slightly
weaker or slightly stronger,


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Any one of these timber strips could be slightly [plus fr�les] or
slightly stronger,

by combining many of them we generate something of
known properties,


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by combining many of them we generate something of [connues] properties,

Also one four-story wooden building saves the world a year's
worth of emissions from 500 cars,


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Also one four-story wooden building saves the world a year's
[d'�quivalent] of emissions from 500 cars,


according to US government estimates.


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[selon] US government estimates.

wood absorbs carbon, as it grows.


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wood absorbs carbon, as it [pousse].

Well, I say to them that it can sound crazy but actually,


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"Well, I say to them that it can sound crazy but [en r�alit�],

if we want the cities to develop sustainably,


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if we want the cities to develop [de mani�re durable],