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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An expression that is limited to English as spoken by Englishmen (especially as contrasted with American English).

Usage examples (28)
  • His Briticism got him in to the role in the play.
  • He even used the term Briticism to designate an English locution rejected by 100% Americans.
  • By the way, is the term "maths" in general usage, or is it just a Briticism?
  • I wondered what Phidias would have said to the "cuttings," and whether the Miss Binghams imagined it a Briticism. for more
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