- 1a sound that is slightly different from another sound, although both sounds belong to the same phoneme and the difference does not affect meaning. For example, the/l/ at the beginning of little is different from the/l/ at the end.
- 2(Canadian English) a person who comes to live in Canada, especially Québec, from another country, whose first language is neither French nor English
Within French-speaking Québec, anglophone, allophone, and Aboriginal minorities also exist.
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