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  1. French is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language, and by about 180 to 260 million people as a second or third language, with significant speakers in 54 countries

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 20, 2009
  2. French is written using the 26 letters of the Latin alphabet, plus five diacritics (the circumflex accent, acute accent, grave accent, diaeresis, and cedilla) and the two ligatures (œ) and (æ)

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 20, 2009
  3. (IPA: fʁɑ̃sɛ)

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  4. Most native speakers of the language live in France, where the language originated

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 20, 2009
  5. Most of the rest live in Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Francophone Africa, Luxembourg, Monaco, or in the United States

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