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Early Modern English Tweet Definition of Early Modern English Like Definition of Early Modern English on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. the form of the English language written and spoken from the end of the 15th to the mid 17th centuries
     
Edo Tweet Definition of Edo Like Definition of Edo on Facebook
noun 
  1. Former name of Tokyo (æ±æ¸)
     
Egyptian Tweet Definition of Egyptian Like Definition of Egyptian on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.
  2. The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Egypt, the Egyptian people or the Egyptian language.
     
English Tweet Definition of English Like Definition of English on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The English language, a language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States of America, and other parts of the world.
is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.
  1. One"s ability to employ the English language.
My coworker has pretty good for a non-native speaker.
  1. Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.
The technical details are correct, but the is not very clear.
  1. The English-language term or expression for something.
What"s the English for "í  peu près"?
  1. (collective plural) The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
The Scottish and have a history of conflict.
verb (English, es)
  1. (archaic) To render into English.
adjective 
  1. English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
  2. Of or pertaining to England or its people.
  3. Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
an ton
     
Englishman Tweet Definition of Englishman Like Definition of Englishman on Facebook
noun (Englishmen)
  1. A male native of England.
  2. (in plural) people of either sex who are natives of England
     
Englishwoman Tweet Definition of Englishwoman Like Definition of Englishwoman on Facebook
noun (Plural: Englishwomen)
  1. A female native inhabitant of England.
     
Erie Tweet Definition of Erie Like Definition of Erie on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. One of the Great Lakes of North America
  2. A city in Pennsylvania
     
Erse Tweet Definition of Erse Like Definition of Erse on Facebook
noun 
  1. A name sometimes given to that dialect of the Celtic which is spoken in the Highlands of Scotland; -- called, by the Highlanders, Gaelic.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Celtic race in the Highlands of Scotland, or to their language.
     
Eskimo Tweet Definition of Eskimo Like Definition of Eskimo on Facebook
noun 
  1. A member of the Eskimo.
proper noun 
  1. A group of peoples inhabiting the Arctic, especially of North America.
  2. Any of several languages of the peoples of the same name.
adjective 
  1. Of, or relating to the Eskimo.
     
Estonian Tweet Definition of Estonian Like Definition of Estonian on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from Estonia or someone descended from such people.
proper noun 
  1. The official language of Estonia.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the country of Estonia, its people or their language.
     
Ethiopian Tweet Definition of Ethiopian Like Definition of Ethiopian on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from Ethiopia or of Ethiopian descent.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Ethiopia, the Ethiopian people or the Ethiopian culture.
     
Eurasian Tweet Definition of Eurasian Like Definition of Eurasian on Facebook
adjective 
  1. A member of the Caucasoid and/or Mongoloid racial classifications of humanity; any person native to the Eurasian continent.
     
European Tweet Definition of European Like Definition of European on Facebook
noun 
  1. Person living or originating from Europe, or sometimes only European Union.
adjective 
  1. Related to Europe or, the European Union.
     
even Tweet Definition of even Like Definition of even on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, archaic, or, poetic) evening, Evening.
verb 
  1. To make flat and level.
We need to even this playing field; the west goal is too low.
adjective 
  1. Flat and level.
Clear out those rocks. The surface must be even.
  1. Without great variation.
Despite her fear, she spoke in an even voice.
  1. Equal in proportion, quantity, size etc.
The distribution of food must be even.
  1. (arithmetic) (no comparative or superlative) Leaving no remainder when divided by 2.
Four, fourteen and forty are even numbers.
adverb (notcomp)
  1. (context, archaic or rhetorical) exactly, just, fully
I fulfilled my instructions as I had promised.
You are leaving tonight? — Even so.
  1. Implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality
Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn sometimes.
Did you make it through the front door?
That was before I was born.
  1. Emphasising a comparative
I was strong before; but now I am stronger.
     
Ewe Tweet Definition of Ewe Like Definition of Ewe on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An ethnic group who inhabit southeastern Ghana, Togo and Benin.
  2. The Niger-Congo language, belonging to the Gbe family, spoken by these people.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Ewe people or language.
     

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