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Frenchnoun

uk   us   /frentʃ/
[U] the ​language that ​peoplespeak 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, ​itspeople, or ​itslanguage: French ​food/​culture/​music We used to ​spendourholidays in a ​small French ​town.

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(Definition of French from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “French”
in Korean 프랑스의…
in Arabic فِرَنسي…
in Malaysian kentang goreng…
in French frites…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法語…
in Italian francese…
in Spanish patatas fritas…
in Vietnamese khoai tây chiên…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 法语…
in Indonesian kentang goreng…
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