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[mass noun] The form of the French language written and spoken by French Canadians.
- ‘As for those phrase-final prepositions in Canadian French and Mexican Spanish, I'll try to get back to them in a later post.’
- ‘The vocabulary and pronunciation of Canadian French differ from those of the French spoken in France.’
- ‘As I understood her talk, King's main argument for this view is a correlation between preposition-borrowing and preposition-stranding among different geographical variants of Canadian French.’
- ‘Doesn't the publishing company have editors that can find someone who knows Canadian French to help out in a case like this?’
- ‘The system is bilingual and voice recognition is excellent in both English and Canadian French.’
- ‘It's important to keep in mind that all this is separate from the stranding of prepositions at the end of relative clauses, which is allowed in some varieties of Canadian French.’
- ‘He learned about the cultures and the languages, learning Latin American Spanish, Canadian French, and English.’
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