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Frenchnoun

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

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Frenchadjective

uk   /frentʃ/ 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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(Definition of French from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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 francés, 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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