Definition of British in English:
1Of or relating to Great Britain or the United Kingdom, or to its people or language.
- In fact, the first seven presidents of the United States were born as British subjects.
- We would not have had a united movement and we would have failed a generation of British Muslims.
- Friends say she is rather shy, retiring and eccentric in the best British sense.
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The British people.
- We might also consider why so many Americans hate the British and all other Europeans.
- The courage of the Indian troops who fought with the British and the Gurkhas was never in doubt.
- To the British and Americans, however, it was central to their conduct of the war.
- Example sentences
- However, I am quite happy to remain British, indeed I am proud to be so - that does not make me any less proud, as part of my Britishness, to be Scottish.
- The narratives that have been most effective, most striking, in this election have been the fringe narratives of the nature of Britishness and the danger it is in.
- Our relationship with Europe has added another dimension in how we see ourselves: our Britishness is part of Europe and part of the global entity as well.
Definition of British in:
- British & World English dictionary
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