Definition of Académie française in English:

Académie française

Line breaks: Acad|émie fran|çaise
Pronunciation: /əˌkadəmiː frɒ̃ˈseɪz, akademi fʀɑ̃sɛz/

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  • A French literary academy responsible for the standard form of the French language and for compiling and revising a definitive dictionary of the French language.

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