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noun English pronunciation in American English /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the main language that people speak in the U.K., the U.S., Canada, Australia, and some other countries. There are different varieties of English, for example American English, British English, and South African English.
  2. 2

    the English

    [plural] the people of England. You use Englishman or Englishwoman to talk about one English person

    The English are often regarded as being cold and reserved.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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