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  • British English [r]: Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. [e]
  • British and American English [r]: A comparison between these two language variants in terms of vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation. [e]
  • Canadian English [r]: Any of the dialects of English, standard or not, that are used in Canada. [e]
  • Commonwealth English [r]: A blanket term for the English that developed during the British Empire separately from the United States of America. [e]
  • Crisps [r]: Extremely thin slice of potato, generally deep-fried and eaten cold as a snack. [e]
  • Doghouse [r]: Small shed commonly built in the shape of a little house intended for a dog. [e]
  • English language [r]: A West Germanic language widely spoken in the United Kingdom, its territories and dependencies, Commonwealth countries and former colonial outposts of the British Empire; has developed the status of a global language. [e]
  • English phonemes [r]: A list of abstract sound units and their various spellings. [e]
  • English spellings [r]: Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters. [e]
  • French words in English [r]: French words and phrases in English, including a catalog. [e]
  • International Phonetic Alphabet [r]: System of phonetic notation based on the Latin alphabet, devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language. [e]
  • International System of Units [r]: Metric unit system based on the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole and candela. [e]
  • Japanese English [r]: English as used by native speakers of Japanese, either for communicating with non-Japanese speakers or commercial and entertainment purposes. Includes vocabulary and usages not found in the native English-speaking world. [e]
  • Languages of the United States of America [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • New York City [r]: The largest city in the United States of America and a world center of finance, commerce, communications, and the arts. [e]
  • Noah Webster [r]: (1758-1843) US lexicographer who compiled the American Dictionary of the English Language and wrote a widely used Speller for use in schools in the teaching of reading and writing. [e]
  • O (letter) [r]: The fifteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • Obama, Fukui [r]: (小浜市 Obama-shi) city in Fukui prefecture, Japan, famous for its historical connections to China and sharing its name with a U.S. presidential candidate; population about 34,000. [e]
  • Official English movement [r]: Campaigns in the USA which call for English to be made the only official language of the country; a common name for this is 'English Only', often used by civil liberties groups to describe the debate, but supporters usually prefer 'pro-English' or 'official English'. [e]
  • Public [r]: Shared by, open or available to everyone, well or generally known, universally available or without limit, done or made on behalf of the community as a whole, open to general or unlimited viewing or disclosure, frequented by large numbers of people or for general use, or places generally open or visible to all pertaining to official matters or maintained at taxpayer expense. [e]
  • Q (letter) [r]: The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Railroad [r]: Technology that allows vehicles to travel on networks of fixed rails. [e]
  • Singapore English [r]: Varieties of English spoken in Singapore, including Singapore Standard English (SSE) and Singapore Colloquial English (SCE, or 'Singlish'). [e]
  • Thalassemia [r]: A group of hereditary hemolytic anemias in which there is decreased synthesis of one or more hemoglobin polypeptide chains (National Library of Medicine). [e]
  • Theatre (building) [r]: A structure in which theatrical or dramatic works, often simply called "plays," are performed. [e]
  • Trigonometric function [r]: Function of an angle expressed as the ratio of two of the sides of a right triangle that contains that angle; the sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant. [e]
  • U (letter) [r]: The twenty-first letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • United States of America [r]: Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada. [e]
  • Wrench (tool) [r]: A fastening tool used to tighten or loosen threaded fasteners, with one end that makes firm contact with flat surfaces of the fastener, and the other end providing a means of applying force [e]
  • Y (letter) [r]: The twenty-fifth and penultimate letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Z (letter) [r]: The twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet. [e]