Definition of General American in English:

General American

Syllabification: Gen·er·al A·mer·i·can

noun

  • (In nontechnical use) the variety of English spoken in the greater part of the US, particularly with reference to the lack of regional characteristics.
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    • So the midwestern dialect, which General American is closest to, really grew out of the midwestern accent.
    • I'll have more to say about how it differs from General American and other English accents in this section.

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