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Englishnoun

uk   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/  us   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/

Englishadjective

uk   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/  us   /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
(Definition of English from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Englishnoun [U, not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪŋ·ɡlɪʃ, -lɪʃ/
the ​language of the ​United Kingdom and the ​UnitedStates, used also in many other ​parts of the ​world: American/British/​Canadian/Australian English
English English is also a ​subject in ​school where you ​study the English ​language, ​literature, and writing.
(Definition of English from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Arabic اللُّغة الإنْجِليزيّة…
in Malaysian Inggeris…
in French anglais…
in Russian английский язык…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英語…
in Italian inglese…
in Turkish İngilizce…
in Polish (język) angielski…
in Spanish inglés…
in Vietnamese thuộc nước Anh…
in Portuguese inglês…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับประเทศอังกฤษ…
in German englisch…
in Catalan anglès…
in Japanese 英語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英语…
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“English” in British English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
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April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

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