Definition of standard English in English:
The form of the English language widely accepted as the usual correct form: children often use native forms at home and speak standard English at school
More example sentences
- The use of standard English characterizes the upper classes.
- The official language is standard English - patois is very rarely spoken today.
- Standard English, with correct grammar, is spoken in formal situations.
Definition of standard English in:
- British & World English dictionary
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