French - definition, transcription

Amer.  |frentʃ|
Brit.  |frɛn(t)ʃ|

noun

- the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France (syn: french)
- the people of France (syn: french)
- United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931) (syn: french)

verb

- cut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking(syn: french)

adjective

- of or pertaining to France or the people of France(syn: french, gallic)

Examples

Natives of Quebec speak Canadian French.

How do you ask for directions in French?

Excuse / pardon my French!

French Guiana

French the potatoes

French cooking

He said something in French.

What is the French word for car?

A letter written in bad French

He chose history as his major and French as his minor.

She's interested in learning French.

French is her first language.

French and English are closer to each other than either language is to Chinese.

She is my favorite French writer.

She mastered French in college.

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