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German and French differ in their phoneme inventories. In particular the French nasal vowel variants (as in sang, en, quinze, bon or brun) are missing in German¹ and they are not part of the native speaker’s sound inventory. Thus the “correct” pronunciation is the original French one, but German native speakers may only be able to vocalize these sounds to a ...
I doubt there is a general answer for this question. I'd say like in French, but still with a different pronunciation. Whereat a French would pronounce it not like a German. But if someone knows French, that might be again a different situation. So it might depend on the speaker. For instance leo.de gives Chance and Engagement (close to French) but ...
It is interesting that the pronunciation examples sound the same to you. To me as a native German speaker they are easily distinguishable. I find the pronunciations of Rock and Ruck by user patu on dict.cc very good. Actually, the u in Ruck is not as in ruby, but as in hook.
I want to add, as a complement to Martin H.'s answer, where the pronunciation of 15 is evoked, the following map from the Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache
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