Francophile


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Fran·co·phile

 (frăng′kə-fīl′) also Fran·co·phil (-fĭl′)
n.
A person who admires France, its people, or its culture.

Fran′co·phile′ adj.
Fran′co·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə, -fēl′yə) n.
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Francophile

(ˈfræŋkəʊˌfaɪl) or sometimes not capital

Francophil

n
a person who admires France and the French
adj
marked by or possessing admiration of France and the French
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Fran•co•phile

(ˈfræŋ kəˌfaɪl)

also Fran•co•phil

(-fɪl)

adj.
1. friendly to or admiring of France or the French.
n.
2. a person who is friendly to or admiring of France or the French.
[1885–90]
Fran•co•phil•i•a (ˌfræŋ kəˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə) n.
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Francophile

a person with a fondness for France and things French.
See also: -Phile, -Philia, -Phily
Gallophil.
See also: France
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Francophile

Someone who admires France, its culture, or its people.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Francophile - an admirer of France and everything French
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
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Translations

francophile

[ˈfræŋkəʊfaɪl] Nfrancófilo/a m/f
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Francophile

[ˈfræŋkəʊˌfaɪl] nfrancofilo/a
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