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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From _America_ +‎ _-an_, or via Modified Latin _Americanus_ (Latin americanus) with the same etymology.

From America +‎ -an, or via Modified Latin Americanus (Latin americanus) with the same etymology.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /əˈmɛɹɪkən/ * (US) IPA(key): /əˈmɛɹəkən/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈmɛɹɪkən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈmɛɹəkən/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

AMERICAN (_plural_ AMERICANS) * An indigenous inhabitant of the Americas; an American Indian. (Now chiefly with qualifying word.) [from 16th c.] * 1711, Joseph Addison, _The Spectator_, 56.1: The AMERICANS believe that all creatures have souls. * 2012, Jonathan Keates, ‘Mon Père, ce héros’, _Literary Review_, 402: Within a few months the ‘slave Alexandre’ had been successfully transformed into what, across the Channel, was called a ‘blackamoor dandy’. Parisians preferred the more politely euphemistic term ‘AMERICAN’. * An inhabitant of the Americas. More often this is specified as either _North American_, _Central American_ or _South American._ _Every AMERICAN's origin is, historically speaking, by immigration, if scientific speculation that points to a human origin in Asia and a migration to the New World over frozen Bering Strait turns out to be correct._ * Originally, a native or inhabitant of the British North American colonies of European descent; now, a person born in, or a citizen or inhabitant of, the United States of America. [from 17th c.] * 2008, Chris Moss, _The Guardian_, 9 Aug 2008: They say AMERICANS don't walk. Well, they do in the Navajo Nation - because even if northern Arizona has gigabytes of photogenic vistas, getting out of the car is the only way to get your boots covered in desert dust and soak up the silence. SYNONYMS * Western Hemispherian, New Worlder DERIVED TERMS * Central American * North American * South American * Americanoid TRANSLATIONS

American (plural Americans)

  1. An indigenous inhabitant of the Americas; an American Indian. (Now chiefly with qualifying word.) [from 16th c.]
  2. An inhabitant of the Americas. More often this is specified as either North American, Central American or South American.
    Every American's origin is, historically speaking, by immigration, if scientific speculation that points to a human origin in Asia and a migration to the New World over frozen Bering Strait turns out to be correct.
  3. Originally, a native or inhabitant of the British North American colonies of European descent; now, a person born in, or a citizen or inhabitant of, the United States of America. [from 17th c.]

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PROPER NOUN
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English - Proper Noun

AMERICAN * The English language as spoken in the USA; American English. * 1942, We sat down in the central square and drank coffee and a man came up and spoke to us in AMERICAN. — Rebecca West, _Black Lamb and Grey Falcon_ (Canongate 2006, p. 756) TRANSLATIONS

American

  1. The English language as spoken in the USA; American English.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

AMERICAN (_comparative_ MORE AMERICAN, _superlative_ MOST AMERICAN) * Of or pertaining to the Americas. More often this is specified as either "North American" or "South American." * Of, from, or pertaining to the United States of America, its people or its culture. _Thanksgiving is an AMERICAN tradition._ _He married an AMERICAN woman in order to get an AMERICAN passport._ * 1851, Herman Melville, _Moby-Dick_, Chapter 1 Should you ever be athirst in the great AMERICAN desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied with a metaphysical professor. USAGE NOTES Sometimes (usually outside of the USA) used pejoratively (see also anti-Americanism). SYNONYMS * Western Hemispherian, New Worlder * (US American): United Statesian, USAian, Usanian, Usonian, US American, US-ian; (_in Cockney rhyming slang:_) Septic, Usonan HYPERNYMS * (US American): North Atlanticist TRANSLATIONS

American (comparative more American, superlative most American)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Americas. More often this is specified as either "North American" or "South American."
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the United States of America, its people or its culture.
    Thanksgiving is an American tradition.
    He married an American woman in order to get an American passport.

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Sometimes (usually outside of the USA) used pejoratively (see also anti-Americanism).

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - DERIVED TERMS
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English - Derived Terms

Look at pages starting with American.

Look at pages starting with American.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* Yankee * Yank

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* North America * South America * United States of America

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* amacrine * cinerama * in camera


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