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English definition of “franc”

franc

noun [C]     /fræŋk/ (written abbreviation fr)
the standard unit of money used in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg before the introduction of the euro , and also used in Switzerland and in many African countries Currencies
(Definition of franc noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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