Hay 4 definiciones de Frank en inglés:

Frank

Silabificación: Frank
Pronunciación: /
 
fraNGk/

sustantivo

  • 1A member of a Germanic people that conquered Gaul in the 6th century and controlled much of western Europe for several centuries afterward.
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    • 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(In the eastern Mediterranean region) a person of western European nationality or descent.
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    • Since the eighth century most probably the designations Franks and Frankish extended beyond the boundaries of the Frankish tribe.

Origen

Old English Franca, of Germanic origin; perhaps from the name of a weapon and related to Old English franca 'javelin' (compare with Saxon); reinforced in Middle English by medieval Latin Francus and Old French Franc, of the same origin and related to French.

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Hay 4 definiciones de Frank en inglés:

frank1

Silabificación: frank
Pronunciación: /fraNGk
 
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adjetivo

Derivativos

frankness

sustantivo
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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.

Origen

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.

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frank2

Silabificación: frank
Pronunciación: /
 
fraNGk/

verbo

[with object]
  • 1Stamp an official mark on (a letter or parcel), especially to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.
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    • 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.
  • 1.1 historical Sign (a letter or parcel) to ensure delivery free of charge.
  • 1.2 archaic Facilitate or pay the passage of (someone): English will frank the traveler through most of North America

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  • An official mark or signature on a letter or parcel, especially to indicate 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]
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    • 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.

Derivativos

franker

sustantivo

Origen

early 18th century: from frank1, an early sense being 'free of obligation'.

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frank3

Silabificación: frank
Pronunciación: /
 
fraNGk/

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North American
  • short for frankfurter.
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    • 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.

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