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Anglophone

[ ang-gluh-fohn ]
/ ˈæŋ gləˌfoʊn /
(sometimes lowercase)
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noun

an English-speaking person, especially a native speaker of English.

adjective

of or relating to speakers of English.

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Origin of Anglophone

First recorded in 1965–70; Anglo- + -phone
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglophone

Anglophone
/ (ˈæŋɡləˌfəʊn) often not capital /

noun

a person who speaks English, esp a native speaker

adjective

speaking English
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