- 1A member of a Germanic people that conquered Gaul in the 6th century and controlled much of western Europe for several centuries afterwards.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- As Roman Christians, the Franks eventually helped conquer and convert the Goths and other barbarians in western Europe.
- Between the fourth and eighth centuries A.D., most of both portions were conquered by the Franks.
- The Franks and other Germanic tribes were never absorbed into the Roman world, rather, they added a Germanic impression to that world.
- 1.1 • dated (In the eastern Mediterranean region) a person of western European nationality or descent.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Since the eighth century most probably the designations Franks and Frankish extended beyond the boundaries of the Frankish tribe.
Más definiciones de FrankDefinición de Frank en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.
- 1Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters: a long and frank discussion to be perfectly frank, I don’t knowMás ejemplos en oraciones
candid, direct, forthright, plain, plain-spoken, straight, straightforward, straight from the shoulder, explicit, unequivocal, unambiguous, unvarnished, bald, to the point, no-nonsense, matter-of-fact; open, honest, truthful, sincere, guileless, artless; outspoken, bluff, blunt, brutal, unsparing, not afraid to call a spade a spadeNorth American • informal on the up and up
- Without these, it was difficult to engage in open and frank discussions of professional matters.
- We had very frank discussions on the matters at hand and there are differences of opinion.
- In general, focus group discussions consisted of honest, open and frank opinions of what the students thought about the class.
- 1.1Open, sincere, or undisguised: Kate looked at Sam with frank admirationMás ejemplos en oraciones
- He had been smiling when he walked in, only now his eyes wandered down my frame with frank admiration that my cheeks burned.
- The young pro-reform forces admire his righteous, sincere and frank personality which makes him fearless in the face of authority and willing to speak for disadvantaged groups.
- I want to be as frank and sincere as possible in trying to address what I believe are some of the fundamental problems and what I think some of the possible solutions to them could be.
- 1.2 Medicine Unmistakable; obvious: frank ulcerationMás ejemplos en oraciones
- On examination, a frank abscess was not seen, and she was admitted for intravenous antibiotic treatment.
- When electrocardiographic abnormalities occur in association with chest pain but in the absence of frank infarction, they confer prognostic significance.
- Difficulties with word usage are rare in persons with Huntington's disease, as are frank aphasia or impairments in semantic memory.
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- Openness and frankness from the start could have prevented it.
- His traits of honesty and frankness are always appreciated.
- These days the arguments in favour of maximum openness, frankness, and the sharing of information are well known and largely accepted.
Middle English (in the sense 'free'): from Old French franc, from medieval Latin francus 'free', from Francus (see Frank: only Franks had full freedom in Frankish Gaul). Another Middle English sense was 'generous', which led to the current sense.
- 1Stamp an official mark on (a letter or parcel) to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid: each cover will be franked with a specially designed postmark [with two objects]: the letter is franked 30 centavosMás ejemplos en oraciones
- There were some obvious mistakes in amongst all the realism too - modern buttons on a printed fabric shirt, fibreglass insulation in the ceiling and modern stamps and franking on some letters.
- Volunteers stuck labels, folded letters, franked envelopes and filed mail bags to send more than 10,000 copies of the new brochure out to the public.
- The advertising service covers stamped, personal mail, but not business mail which is usually franked, rather than stamped.
- 2 (as adjective franked) British Denoting dividends and other payments carrying a tax credit which can be offset against advance corporation tax by the company which receives them.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Shareholders will be paid a fully franked dividend of 16c, bringing the total year payout to 30c.
- No fewer than 11,585 people in these suburbs owned at least $6,332 million worth of shares in companies paying franked dividends.
- The final fully franked dividend of 13c, up 1c, will be paid on October 29.
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- An official mark or signature on a letter or parcel, indicating that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.[formerly as a superscribed signature of an eminent person entitled to send letters free of charge]Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Several candidates explained in great detail the advantages incumbents have in fundraising, media access and, in the case of federal officials, the frank.
- Members of both Houses of Parliament had the privilege of free postage (save for the penny post) and gave large numbers of franks to friends, constituents, or even business colleagues: the privilege was not abolished until 1840.
- He felt a jab of dread as he saw the frank and the crest on the cover.
early 18th century: from frank1, an early sense being 'free of obligation'.
- short for frankfurter.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Burgers, franks and sausages are made from soy, egg or wheat protein, and may contain other beans & grains.
- Even with pretty strict standards, about half the burgers, nuggets, franks, and sausages qualified for a thumbs up.
- On Sunday, they planned to grill up some kebabs and franks out on the patio for lunch.