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EnglishEn‧glish1 /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/ noun  1 SLL[countable, uncountable] the language used in Britain, the US, Australia, and some other countries Do you speak English? leaflets written in plain English (=English that is easy to understand)2 the English3 [uncountable] literature written in English, studied as a subject at school or university She decided to major in English.
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Englishan English teacherWhat grade did you get in English?plain English'The theory of informed consent'? What does that mean, in plain English?I wish they'd write in plain English, instead of all this business jargon.
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EnglishEnglish2 adjective  1 SANrelating to England or its people the English countryside under English law2 relating to the language used in Britain, the US, Australia, and some other countries English grammar
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