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Eng·lish

English

 
pronunciation:
Ing glihsh
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of England or its people, culture, or the like.
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or in the language of that country, and others.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a pl. verb) the natives or citizens of England or their descendants, collectively (usu. prec. by the).
definition 2: the language of this country, also standard in various other countries such as the United States, or a manner of speaking that language.
Australian English.pidgin English
definition 3: (sometimes l.c.) a spinning motion given to a ball, as in billiards.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: Englished, Englishes, Englishing
definition 1: to translate into English.
definition 2: to adapt the pronunciation or spelling of to English; anglicize.
derivation: Englishness (n.)
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