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English properNoun

  /ˈɪŋlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡləʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡəlɪʃ/
  • The language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, North America, and other parts of the world.

English adjective

  /ˈɪŋlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡləʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡəlɪʃ/
  • Of or pertaining to the people of England (to Englishmen and Englishwomen).
anglais, anglaise
  • Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.

English noun

  /ˈɪŋlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡləʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/ , /ˈɪŋɡəlɪʃ/
  • (in the plural) The people of England, Englishmen and Englishwomen.
anglais, anglaise, anglaises
  • (uncountable) Facility with the English language, ability to employ English correctly and idiomatically.
  • The English term or expression for some thing or idea.
  • The English text or phrasing of some spoken or written communication.
  • (printing, dated) A size of type between pica (12 point) and great primer (18 point), standardized as 14-point.

english noun

  • (uncountable, North American) Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in pool, billiards or bowling; spin, sidespin.

Englishness noun

  • The quality, state or characteristic of being English.
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