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Etymology 1

From French franc, “free”, in turn from the name of an early Germanic confederation, the Franks.

Adjective

frank (comparative frank, superlative er)

Positive
frank

Comparative
frank

Superlative
er

  1. Honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt.
    May I be frank with you?
Translations

Noun

Singular
frank

Plural
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  1. (uncountable) Free postage, a right exercised by governments (usually with definite article).
  2. (countable) The notice on an envelope where a stamp would normally be found.

Verb

Infinitive
to frank

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to frank (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To place a frank on an envelope.

Etymology 2

Shortened form of frankfurter.

A frank on a bun.

Noun

Singular
frank

Plural
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  1. A hot dog or sausage.
    Buy a package of franks for the barbecue.
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Estonian

Noun

frank

  1. franc

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