Definición de British en inglés:

British

Saltos de línea: Brit|ish
Pronunciación: /ˈbrɪtɪʃ
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Relating to Great Britain or the United Kingdom, or to its people or language.
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    • 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.
  • 2Of the British Commonwealth or (formerly) the British Empire.
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    • The inability of Britishness to act as a focus for Australian policies and priorities left a void in the Australian self-image.

sustantivo

(as plural noun the British) Volver al principio  
  • The British people.
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    • 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.

Derivativos

Britishness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

Old English Brettisc 'relating to the ancient Britons', from Bret 'Briton', from Latin Britto, or its Celtic equivalent.

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