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Queen's English

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Definition of Queen's English in English:

noun

[mass noun] (the Queen's English)
The English language as written and spoken correctly by educated people in Britain: they were reciting the words faultlessly in the Queen’s English
More example sentences
  • When even the Queen doesn't speak Queen's English, what is happening to our language?
  • An Irishman called Murphy has been educating himself to speak the Queen's English.
  • Along the sandy trail echoes of Brits speaking Castilian Spanish and Spaniards speaking the Queen's English could be heard.

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