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Etymology

Old English Bryttisc "Britons" [1].

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
British

Plural
-

British

  1. With "the", the citizens or inhabitants of Britain collectively.
  2. With "the", the citizens or inhabitants of the UK collectively.
  3. (history) The ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain, also called Ancient Britons.
  4. The British English language.

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Adjective

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Positive
British

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. of Britain
  2. of the UK
  3. (history) of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain. Also Brythonic.

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