American English


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American English

n.
The English language as used in the United States.

Amer′ican Eng′lish


n.
the English language as spoken and written in the U.S.
[1800–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.American English - the English language as used in the United StatesAmerican English - the English language as used in the United States
English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
AAVE, African American English, African American Vernacular English, Black English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular, Black Vernacular English, Ebonics - a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
Translations
americká angličtina
Amerikanisches Englisch
amerikanenglanti
anglais américain
amerikai angol
inglese americano
アメリカ英語米英語米語
amerikansk-engelsk
amerykański angielski
amerikansk engelska
Amerikan İngilizcesi
美國英語
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