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Britishadjective

us   /ˈbrɪt̬·ɪʃ/ short form Brit
of or coming from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Britishplural noun

us   /ˈbrɪt̬·ɪʃ/
people from Great Britain
(Definition of British from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “British”
in Vietnamese thuộc về nước Anh…
in Spanish británico…
in Malaysian orang British…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับอังกฤษ…
in French britannique…
in German britisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英國的…
in Russian британский…
in Turkish Büyük Britanya veya Birleşik Krallığa ilişkin, ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英国的…
in Indonesian dari Inggris…
in Polish brytyjski…
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