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    "Anglophone countries"


    It added: "Scottish employers tend to circumvent rather than address language skill needs by exporting only to Anglophone countries or those where they can easily find English speakers."

    More: BBC News - Foreign language skills 'cost Scottish businesses'
    Do we have an antonym for "Anglophone countries?" I do mean those countries being dominated by non-native English speakers.

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    Re: "Anglophone countries"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post

    It added: "Scottish employers tend to circumvent rather than address language skill needs by exporting only to Anglophone countries or those where they can easily find English speakers."

    More: BBC News - Foreign language skills 'cost Scottish businesses'
    Do we have an antonym for "Anglophone countries?" I do mean those countries being dominated by non-native English speakers.
    We don't have a single word for it, no. You would have to say "non-Anglophone countries". There are lots of terms for countries with a different native language (Francophone countries, Hispanophone countries etc).
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: "Anglophone countries"

    Also, if you had established an Anglophone context, you'd be understoof if you talked about other countries as being 'heterophone' (although that word is rare and in fact means something else!)

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