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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    before 23rd June 2016, the possibility of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union; a blend of the words 'British' or 'Britain' and 'exit'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has raised the possibility of a ‘Brexit', a British exit from the European Union.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/01/2013
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    after the referendum held on 23rd June 2016, the fact that the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union

    Many businesses are concerned about the effect Brexit will have - or has had already in some cases - on their companies.

    England voted strongly for Brexit, by 53.4% to 46.6%, as did Wales.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/06/2016
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