Definition of Francophile in English:

Francophile

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Pronunciation: /ˈfraŋkə(ʊ)fʌɪl
 
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noun

  • A person who is fond of or greatly admires France or the French: I’m a committed Francophile [as modifier]: ordinary aspects of Provençal life which Francophile Brits find so fascinating
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    • I remember working years ago with a challenging client who kept rejecting brochure designs for a Francophile real estate development because they ‘weren't French enough.’
    • At their head was Winston Churchill, a lifelong Francophile with a deep admiration for French military prowess.
    • For Francophiles looking for a big-picture look at French society, there are rich details to be had here about government, education, economics and the unique perspective of the French.

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