American English

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Alternative formsEdit

  • American-English (esp. adjective)

EtymologyEdit

1806 (US), American + English. As an adjective, 1892.

Proper nounEdit

American English

  1. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in the United States, contrasted with British English and that of other places.
  2. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in North America, contrasted with British English and that of other places.

SynonymsEdit

  • (English of North America): North American English

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AdjectiveEdit

American English (comparative more American English, superlative most American English)

  1. Of or relating to, or spoken or written in American English.

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See alsoEdit

  • Category:American English derivations
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