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also an·glo·phone  (ăn′glə-fōn′)
An English-speaking person, especially one in a country where two or more languages are spoken.

An′glo·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
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(Languages) a person who speaks English, esp a native speaker
(Languages) speaking English
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(ˈæŋ gləˌfoʊn)

n. (sometimes l.c.)
an English-speaking person, esp. a native speaker of English.
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A. ADJanglófono
B. Nanglófono/a m/f
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adj (= English-speaking) → anglophone
n (= English speaker) → anglophone mfAnglo-Saxon [ˌæŋgləʊˈsæksən]
nAnglo-Saxon(ne) m/f
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