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Altered from the Middle French françois, from the Old French françois, franceis, from France +‎ -ois, corresponding to the Medieval Latin franciscus, from Late Latin Francus (“Frank”, the name of a tribe).


  • IPA(key): /fʁɑ̃.sɛ/
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  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [fɾɔ̃se]
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français (feminine singular française, masculine plural français, feminine plural françaises)

  1. Of or pertaining to France.
    Il est l'un des entrepreneurs français les plus connus. - “He's one of the most well-known French entrepreneurs”.
  2. (Louisiana) Anybody with French ancestry or who is Francophone.


français m (uncountable)

  1. The French language.
    Il parle très bien français.He speaks French very well.
    Elle a fait beaucoup d'efforts pour améliorer son français.
    She made a lot of effort to improve her French.

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