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American English

noun

: the English language used in the U.S.

Full Definition of AMERICAN ENGLISH

:  the English language as spoken in the United States —used especially with the implication that it is clearly distinguishable from British English yet not so divergent as to be a separate language

Examples of AMERICAN ENGLISH

  1. There are many differences between British English and American English.

First Known Use of AMERICAN ENGLISH

1805

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