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British

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inglés, -esa
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British
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British billion
N

un billón
a British billion



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English Definitions

British
N
the people of Great Britain
British
of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture
British Cabinet
N
the senior ministers of the British government
British capacity unit
N
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
British capital
N
the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
British Columbia
N
a province in western Canada
British Commonwealth
N
an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
British Crown
N
the symbol of the power of the British monarchy
British East Africa
N
the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar
British Empire
N
a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand
British empiricism
N
the predominant philosophical tradition in Great Britain since the 17th century
British Guiana
N
a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
British Honduras
N
a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control
British House of Commons
N
the lower house of the British parliament
British House of Lords
N
the upper house of the British parliament
N
a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint
British Isles
N
Great Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
British Labour Party
N
a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
British monetary unit
N
monetary unit in Great Britain
British Parliament
N
the British legislative body
British people
N
the people of Great Britain
British pound
N
the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
British pound sterling
N
the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
British shilling
N
a former monetary unit in Great Britain
British system
N
a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint
British thermal unit
N
a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories
British Virgin Islands
N
more than 40 northeastern Virgin Islands (15 inhabited); a dependent territory of the United Kingdom
British West Africa
N
the former British territories of western Africa, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast
British West Indies
N
the islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad
N
a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
N
an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)
Britishism
N
a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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