British English

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British English

n.
The English language used in England as distinguished from that used elsewhere.

Brit′ish Eng′lish


n.
the English language as spoken and written in Great Britain.
[1865–70]
Translations
inglese britannico
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She spoke English without an accent, or rather with that distinctively British accent which, on his arrival in Europe, had struck Newman as an altogether foreign tongue, but which, in women, he had come to like extremely.
They love doing this play, and a lot of them are talking in a British accent when they are not on stage.
During their interview, the former POTUS asked Prince Harry if he needs to speak faster and if he needs to have a British accent.
She said that she had watched the entire run of teen drama Skins to help her pick up a British accent, helped by the One Direction star's own northern heritage.
Vekic was coached by Brit David Felgate, is based in Monte Carlo and goes out with Stan Wawrinka - but has a British accent after spending so much time here.
He said: "It's like a posh British accent, received pronunciation kind of thing.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A jihadist with a British accent and affiliated with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility for abducting a Swiss missionary in Mali in January.
Speaking with what sounds like a British accent the child points into the distance and says in English: "We are going to go kill the kaffir (non-believers) over there.
THE cut-glass voice of Downton Abbey's Lady Mary has become the most in-demand British accent in the US.
LONDON, Shawwal 24, 1435, Aug 20, 2014, SPA -- British authorities launched a hunt on Wednesday for a man with a British accent whose voice featured on an Islamic State (IS) video purporting to show the beheading of an American journalist, as Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond voiced concern about Britons joining Islamist militants overseas, Reuters reported.
journalist featuring comments by a man with a British accent.
Even among friends if you are an Arab or Asian with an American or British accent, you are perceived to be cooler than someone who does not have one, almost like you are classier.

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