or Francophil adjective Date: 1887 markedly friendly to France or French culture • Francophile nounFrancophilia noun

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  • francophile — [ frɑ̃kɔfil ] adj. • 1591, repris 1834; de franco et phile ♦ Qui aime la France et les Français, soutient la politique française. N. Un francophile. ⊗ CONTR. Francophobe. ● francophile adjectif et nom Qui est ami de la France et des Français.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Francophile — 1875 (adj.), from FRANCO (Cf. Franco ) + PHILE (Cf. phile). “A newspaper word” [OED]. Its opposite, Francophobe, is recorded from 1890 (implied in Francophobic; Francophobia is from 1862) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Francophile — [fraŋ′kōfilfraŋ′kə fīl΄] n. [ FRANCO + PHILE] a person who strongly admires France or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc.: also Francophil [fraŋ′kōfil] …   English World dictionary

  • Francophile — Is a person with a positive predisposition or interest toward the government, culture, history, or people of France. This could include France itself and its history, the French language, French cuisine, literature, etc. The opposite of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Francophile — Francophil Francophil, Francophile Francophileprop. n. An admirer of France and everything French. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Francophile — Francophilie La Francophilie désigne, chez une personne étrangère à la France, son goût prononcé pour les aspects culturels et civilisationnels développés par ce pays. Elle est aussi appelée gallomanie à l étranger. Sommaire 1 Francophilie en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • FRANCOPHILE — adj. des deux genres Qui aime la France et les choses de France …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Francophile — Francophilia /frang keuh fil ee euh, feel yeuh/, n. /frang keuh fuyl /, adj. 1. friendly to or having a strong liking for France or the French. n. 2. a person who is friendly to or has a strong admiration of France or the French. Also, Francophil …   Universalium

  • Francophile — 1. noun One who loves France, the French people, or French culture. 2. adjective Loving France, the French people, or …   Wiktionary

  • Francophile — one who loves France or the French Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

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