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English

noun uk   us   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
[U] the language that is spoken in the UK, the US, and in many other countries: American/British English Do you speak English?
the English [plural] the people of England

English

adjective uk   us   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
in or relating to the English language: an English teacher an English translation relating to or from England: English films/food/people English law Is she English?
Translations of “English”
in Arabic اللُّغة الإنْجِليزيّة…
in Korean 영어…
in Malaysian Inggeris…
in French anglais…
in Turkish İngilizce…
in Italian inglese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英語…
in Russian английский язык…
in Polish (język) angielski…
in Vietnamese thuộc nước Anh…
in Spanish inglés…
in Portuguese inglês…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับประเทศอังกฤษ…
in German englisch…
in Catalan anglès…
in Japanese 英語…
in Indonesian Inggris…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英语…
(Definition of English from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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