Associations to the word «Franc»


FRANC, noun. Former unit of currency of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, replaced by the euro.
FRANC, noun. Any of several units of currency, some of which are multi-national (West African CFA Franc (XOF), Central African CFA Franc (XAF), the Swiss Franc (CHF)) while others are national currencies.

Dictionary definition

FRANC, noun. The basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes.

Wise words

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