English meaning

ĭng'glĭsh
The people of England.
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The definition of English is someone or something that is from England.

An example of English is Queen Elizabeth II.

An example of English is the meal fish and chips.

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A spinning motion given to a ball, as by striking it on one side.
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To translate into English.
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The people of England.
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A translation into or an equivalent in the English language.
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A course or individual class in the study of English language, literature, or composition.
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To adapt into English; Anglicize.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of England or its people or culture.
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Of or relating to the English language.
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A translation into or an equivalent in the English language.
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A course or individual class in the study of English language, literature, or composition.
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To translate into English.
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To adapt into English; Anglicize.
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Of England or its people or culture.
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Of the language of England and the U.S.
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Of or pertaining to those residents of the U.S. and Canada who are not Amish.
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The West Germanic language spoken by the people of England and the U.S., and in the Commonwealth, Liberia, etc.
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The English language of a specific period or place.
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A characteristic way of using this language.

Broken English.

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The equivalent in the English language; English translation.
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A school course or class in the English language or its literature.
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A size of printing type, 14 point.
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To translate into English.
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To apply the principles of English pronunciation, spelling, etc. to; Anglicize (a foreign word)
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To give English to (a ball)
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(US) Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling.

You can't hit it directly, but maybe if you give it some english.

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English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
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Of or pertaining to England or its people.

Those immigrants Anglicised their names to make them sound more English.

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Of or pertaining to an Englishman or Englishwoman.
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Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.

An English ton.

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(Amish) Non-Amish.
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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 is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.

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(collective plural) The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.

The Scottish and English have a history of conflict.

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(Amish, collective plural) The non-Amish.
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A surname​.
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One's ability to employ the English language correctly.

My coworker has pretty good English for a non-native speaker.

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The English-language term or expression for something.

What's the English for ‘à peu près’?

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Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.

The technical details are correct, but the English is not very clear.

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(countable) A regional type of spoken and or written English; a dialect.
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(printing, dated) A kind of type, in size between pica and great primer.
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(archaic) To translate, adapt or render into English.
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English means the language of the United States and England.

An example of English is the word music.

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English is defined as the language spoken by people of England and the United States.

An example of English is the language most people speak in London.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of England or its people or culture.
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Of or relating to the English language.
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the English
  • The people of England.
  • Those residents of the U.S. and Canada who are not Amish.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the English

Origin of english

  • Middle English from Old English Englisc from Engle the Angles
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old English Englisc from Engle the Angles
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English, from Old English Ænglisc (“of the Angles”), from Ængle (“the Angles”) +‎ -isc, a Germanic tribe. Compare German Englisch, French anglais and Spanish inglés.
    From Wiktionary