Meaning of “franc” in the English Dictionary

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"franc" in British English

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francnoun [ C ]

uk /fræŋk/ us /fræŋk/ written abbreviation fr

Examples from literature

  • Blanche gave her five hundred francs. 
  • Its visit had lasted thirty seconds and cost a hundred francs. 
  • Our apartment costs us six thousand francs a year in rent, we have four servants, we eat thirty thousand francs' worth of food in a year. 
  • There were not ten francs in the house. 
  • You'll have to lend me twenty francs! 

(Definition of “franc” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)