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English meaning

english - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture; " English history"; " the English landed aristocracy"; " English literature"
  3. 3. Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so- called Anglo- Saxon race.
  4. 4. See 1st Bond, n., 8.
  5. 5. Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.
  6. 6. The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
  7. 7. A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
  8. 8. A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
  9. 9. To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
  10. 10. To strike ( the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.
  11. 11. Collectively, the people of England; people or persons.
  12. 12. The language of England or of the nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
  13. 13. To translate into the language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
  14. 14. Pertaining to England or its people.
  15. 15. The people or language of England.

english - examples of usage

  1. At last these English seem to be good for something. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. But isn't he English? - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. If you have anything to say to me you can say it in English." - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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