Pronunciation: (brit'ish), [key]
1. of or pertaining to Great Britain or its inhabitants.
2. used esp. by natives or inhabitants of Great Britain: In this dictionary, “Brit.” is an abbreviation for “British usage.”
1. the people native to or inhabiting Great Britain.
2. See British English.
3. the Celtic language of the ancient Britons.
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