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frank

adjective uk   /fræŋk/ us  
honest, sincere, and telling the truth, even when this might be awkward or make other people uncomfortable: a full and frank discussion There followed a frank exchange of views. The magazine, which gives frank advice about sex and romance, is aimed at the teenage market. To be perfectly frank with you, I don't think she's the woman for the job.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly

frank

verb [T] uk   /fræŋk/ us  
to print a mark on a stamp so that the stamp cannot be used again, or to print a mark on an envelope to show that the cost of sending it has been paidThe postal system
(Definition of frank from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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