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Franglais

[frahng-gley; French frahn-gle] /frɑŋˈgleɪ; French frɑ̃ˈglɛ/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
French spoken or written with a large admixture of English words, especially those of American origin.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; blend of French français French and anglais English
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British Dictionary definitions for Franglais

Franglais

/French frɑ̃ɡlɛ/
noun
1.
informal French containing a high proportion of words of English origin
Word Origin
C20: from French français French + anglais English
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Word Origin and History for Franglais
n.

"French marred by many English words," 1959, from French, from français "French" + anglais "English."

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