Anglicism


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An·gli·cism

also an·gli·cism  (ăng′glĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1.
a. A word, phrase, or idiom characteristic of or peculiar to the English language.
b. A Briticism.
2. A typically English quality.

[From Medieval Latin Anglicus, English; see Anglican.]

Anglicism

(ˈæŋɡlɪˌsɪzəm)
n
1. (Linguistics) a word, phrase, or idiom peculiar to the English language, esp as spoken in England
2. an English attitude, custom, etc
3. the fact or quality of being English

An•gli•cism

(ˈæŋ gləˌsɪz əm)

n. (sometimes l.c.)
1. a Briticism.
2. an English word, idiom, etc., occurring in or borrowed by another language.
3. the state of being English; characteristic English quality.
4. any custom, manner, idea, etc., characteristic of the English people.
[1635–45; < Medieval Latin Anglic(us) English + -ism]

Anglicism

1. a word, idiom, or feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language.
2. U.S. a Briticism.
3. any manner, idea, or custom typical of the English people. Also called Englishism.
See also: English
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anglicism - an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)
formulation, expression - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
2.Anglicism - a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
custom, usage, usance - accepted or habitual practice
Translations
англицизъм
anglicizamanglizam
anglicism

anglicism

[ˈæŋglɪsɪzəm] Nanglicismo m, inglesismo m

anglicism

nAnglizismus m
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