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Fran·co·phone

or fran·co·phone  (frăng′kə-fōn′)
n.
A French-speaking person, especially in a region where two or more languages are spoken.
adj.
French-speaking.

Fran′co·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

Francophone

(ˈfræŋkəʊˌfəʊn)
n
(Peoples) a person who speaks French, esp a native speaker
adj
1. (Languages) speaking French as a native language
2. using French as a lingua franca

Fran•co•phone

(ˈfræŋ kəˌfoʊn)

adj.
1. (of a population, country, etc.) French-speaking.
n.
2. a speaker of French.
[1895–1900]
Translations
ranskankielinenranskantaitoinen

Francophone

[ˈfræŋkəʊfəʊn] nfrancophone mf
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Runners-up search subjects to the Top Ten list were: Bill Gates, stocks, automobiles, jewelry displays, "piscines" (swimming pools to the Francophonic searchers) and "emuladores" (games to the Spanish-speaking searchers).
Lovingly compiled by Ken Braun, FRANCOphonic is a boxed set of two CDs containing nearly two and a half hours of recordings with a 48-page booklet of authoritative sleeve notes and rare photographs.
Cotonou (Benin): Declaration et plan d'action, Paris, Organisation internationale de la Francophonic, 2001; UNESCO, Declaration universelle de l'UNESCO sur la diversite culturelle, Paris, UNESCO, 2001 [UNESCO.
The company needed a name for the new line -- something that could set it apart from the francophonic beauty products on store shelves: something Italian.
A similar type of Francophonic humor occurs in the work of James Hogg, the rustic Scottish novelist--also frequently given to puns-whose origins in the Border country likewise ensured that accented English would be a personally-meaningful issue.
It adopted the French model that demanded that all immigrants integrate into francophonic culture.
It was also advantageous that I am a bilingual French speaker with a keen passion for Francophonic Africa.