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Definition: (adj) - French-speaking

Il y a beaucoup de pays francophones en Afrique - There are a lot of French-speaking countries in Africa

un/e Francophone - a person who speaks French

Note that the adjective takes a lower-case f and the noun takes a capital F. Learn more: French capitalization

Related: la francophonie - the phenomenon of speaking French;

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Pronunciation: [fra(n) kuh fuhn]Audio Link
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