Francophone meaning

frăngkə-fōn
A person who speaks French.
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A French-speaking person, especially in a region where two or more languages are spoken.
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French-speaking.
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Of or having to do with speakers of French.
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Alternative capitalization of Francophone.
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Alternative capitalization of Francophone.
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(chiefly Canada) French-speaking.
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(chiefly Canada) A person who speaks French.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of francophone - French Canadian

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
francophone
Plural:
francophones

Origin of francophone

  • Altered and reinterpreted from French Francophonie, with semantic influence from Latin Franco- (“French”) + Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnē), Franco- +‎ -phone

    From Wiktionary