Definition of American English in English:

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American English

Pronunciation: /əˈmerəkən ˈiNG(ɡ)liSH/


The English language as spoken and written in the US.
Example sentences
  • This derives from Beijing Mandarin and is about as similar to that dialect as American English is to British English.
  • When we do read in translation, we are normally reading books translated into standard British English or standard American English.
  • The differences in words and meanings of words between British English and American English are a constant source of interest and amusement to me.

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Syllabification: A·mer·i·can Eng·lish

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