Definition of North American English in English:

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North American English

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
The English language as spoken and written in Canada and the US. See also American English.
Example sentences
  • In nearly all varieties of North American English, /t/, /d/ and /n/ turn into a short tongue-tip tap when they precede a vowel and are not in the onset of a stressed syllable.

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