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In Canadian English, a Québécois (IPA: ) is a native or resident of the province of Quebec, Canada, especially a French-speaking one. The term may also refer to Quebecers of French-Canadian descent or to Quebec French, a variant of the French language spoken by over 80 percent of Quebec's population.

As an adjective, the word refers to Quebec's francophone culture or population.

In French, the word Québécois refers to a native or resident of Quebec or Quebec City. Its English equivalent is Quebecer or Quebecker (pronounced [kwəˈbɛkɚ] or [kəˈbɛkɚ]).

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