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Frenchnoun

uk   us   /frentʃ/
[U] the language that people speak in France, Belgium, parts of Canada and other countriesthe French [plural] the people of France
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Frenchadjective

uk   us   /frentʃ/
belonging to or relating to France, its people, or its language: French food/culture/music We used to spend our holidays in a small French town.
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Translations of “French”
in Arabic فِرَنسي…
in Korean 프랑스의…
in Malaysian kentang goreng…
in French frites…
in Italian francese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法語…
in Vietnamese khoai tây chiên…
in Spanish patatas fritas…
in Portuguese francês…
in Thai มันฝรั่งทอด…
in German Pommes frites(pl.)…
in Catalan francès…
in Japanese フランスの, フランス人の…
in Indonesian kentang goreng…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法语…
(Definition of French from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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