Francophone

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Francophone

A person, company, or country for which French is the primary language. Because of the historical importance of French as an international language and of France as a world power, French is one of the most common languages in international commerce.
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Last Sunday, Michaelle Jean, a Canadian stateswoman who served as Governor General from 2005 to 2010, became the third leader of the International Francophony Organisation and the first woman to hold the post.
French Department at NUML had major role in setting up the tradition of celebrating the Francophony week in Pakistan.
the language of the other not as a "field" language, in the field of literature we need to move from Anglophony, Lusophony, Francophony, etcetera.
The francophone West African states belong to the same organizations or institutions headed by the system of Francophony. They have almost identical language policies.
French cocktail SoirAe - Celebrating the Francophony, Capital Club, Bahrain Financial Harbour, 8pm.
The event will celebrate francophony days in the UAE on the silver screen among others festivities as part of March, Francophone month.
This meeting took place on the sidelines of the President's attendance of the 14th Francophony Summit held in Kinshasa.
In 2007, the store was named Lauriers de la PME for service excellence within the francophony of Canada.
She's eyeing a grand return to the stage in her grandest vehicle, A IiSor--aka Eleanor of Aquitaine, but given a French twist, like the rest of Wainwright's puttin'-on-the-Berlitz-Ritz francophony libretto--the opera in which she scored her final triumph before it triggered (we're never sure how) her vocal collapse.A young journalist, a longtime fan, conies to see her, prompting visions of her glory days and new fantasies, artistic and romantic, conveniently intertwined.
Film director Yamina Benguigui, who was named Junior Minister for Francophony and French Living Abroad, arrived in six-inch heels and dark glasses.
* The statue of the general De Gaulle, which is placed at the entrance from Charles De Gaulle Square and which was unveiled during the Francophony Summit in Bucharest, in September 2006.