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Brit·i·cism(brĭt′ĭ-sĭz′əm) also Brit·ish·ism (-shĭz′əm)
A word, phrase, or idiom characteristic of or peculiar to English as it is spoken in Great Britain.
a custom, linguistic usage, or other feature peculiar to Britain or its people
Brit•i•cism(ˈbrɪt əˌsɪz əm)
a word, phrase, or other feature characteristic of or peculiar to British English.
a word or phrase characteristic of speakers of English in Britain and not usually used by English speakers elsewhere.See also: English
a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of or restricted to British English. Also called Britishism. Cf. Americanism, Canadianism.See also: Language
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|Noun||1.||Briticism - an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)|