[ frang-kuh-fohn ]
/ ˈfræŋ kəˌfoʊn /
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Also Fran·co·phon·ic [frang-kuh-fon-ik]. /ˌfræŋ kəˈfɒn ɪk/. speaking French, especially as a member of a French-speaking population.
a person who speaks French, especially a native speaker.
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Words nearby Francophone
francolin, Franconia, Franconian, Francophile, Francophobe, Francophone, Franco-Provençal, Franco-Prussian War, franc-tireur, franger, frangible
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How to use Francophone in a sentence
Oolu Is Bringing Solar Energy To West Africa’s Off-Grid PopulationLike Djamo, both startups are YC-backed and are the other Francophone startups to have made it into the accelerator.YC-backed Djamo is building a financial super app for consumers in Francophone Africa|Tage Kene-Okafor|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
In June 2019, it raised a pre-seed investment of $350,000 from private investors — arguably the largest round at this stage in the Francophone region.YC-backed Djamo is building a financial super app for consumers in Francophone Africa|Tage Kene-Okafor|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
She covers politics, culture, the environment and human rights in Francophone and Anglophone West Africa for the Voice of America.A Strongman's Last Stand|Julia L. Ritchey|April 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
ReferQuest isn't technically a matchmaking site, unless you're trying to match a Francophone nanny to your five-year-old.Online Dating Just Got Weirder|Laura Van Straaten|February 13, 2009|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Francophone
/ (ˈfræŋkəʊˌfəʊn) often not capital /
a person who speaks French, esp a native speaker
speaking French as a native language
using French as a lingua franca
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