french french  /f ˈrɛntʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
  2. (n) the people of France
  3. (n) United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)
  4. (v) cut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking
  5. (adj) of or pertaining to France or the people of France

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • Reformer going her own way dounia bouzar is showing political and religious leaders how french muslims can balance the demands of their country with those of their faith.

News

  1. French business lobby adopts new guidance on "say on pay"

    PARIS (Reuters) - The French business lobbies Afep-Medef have adopted a new "business code" recommending wider adoption of "say on pay" measures that give shareholders a bigger say on top management pay packages, the groups said in a statement on Sunday. "Shareholders will get to vote on pay packages in general assembly meetings from next year," the statement said. ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. French Market narrows exec search to 4

    The French Market Corp. has selected four finalists for the position of executive director. The Times-Picayune reports ( http://bit.ly/13zzsHg ) that the public agency provided little information about the four, who were interview this past week.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. French court says Twitter must reveal source of racist tweets

    A French court of appeal has rejected a move by Twitter seeking to shield the identities of those responsible for posts last year contravening French laws on hate speech and carrying the hashtag #unbonjuif (a good Jew). The appeals court upheld a ruling in a case brought last November by the French Jewish Students Union (UEJF) and four other French antiracism organizations, seeking to compel ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PC World

Quotes

  1. "I feel sad for all the fans and everyone who supports the French team," said Domenech. "It's the hard and harsh reality of our situation. So I have a genuine sense of sadness."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Raymond Domenech Source: Toronto Star

  2. "French and American troops are helping defend a young democracy in Afghanistan," said Bush, who was taking Sarkozy at midday Wednesday to Mount Vernon, which was the Virginia home of George Washington.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  3. Asked if that meant he feared an attack on next year's tour, Armstrong responded: "Yeah. There are directors of French teams that have encouraged people to take to the streets ...... elbow to elbow."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Age

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