British English

noun

Definition of British English

: the native language of most inhabitants of England; especially : English characteristic of England and clearly distinguishable from that used elsewhere (as in the U.S. or Australia)

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1866

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British English

Definition of British English for English Language Learners

  • : the English language used in England


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