à la française

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à la fran•çaise

(a la frɑ̃ˈsɛz)

adj. French.
in the French manner or style.
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Closing his eyes, he bowed a la francaise, without taking leave, and trying to attract as little attention as possible, he left the room.
Une tres belle opportunite se presente a la Francaise pour rallier la finale dans une partie de tableau qui a rapidement ete desertee par les grosses tetes d'affiche, Maria Sharapova et Victoria Azarenka en tete.
Among the more interesting essays dealing with Italian influences in France are Marina Marietti's "Les Rucellai en France: marchands, humanistes, diplomates," Francesco Furlan's "Reception florentine et fortune francaise de Leon Battista Alberti," and Jean-Louis Fournel's "Lectures francaises de Guichardin: verites historiques et ebauches d'une raison d'etat a la francaise.